Wednesday Wow … Sneak Peak!!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Hard to believe this year is winding down … it went so fast!! And before we know it, all the excitement of Christmas and the Holidays will die down as well, but don’t fret … January is just as exciting for all of us stampers and scrapbookers!

We are about to kick off our most exciting time of the year … Sale-a-bration and our NEW Occasions Catalog. Today I’m sharing a SNEAK PEEK with you …

 

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Introducing our …

Sending Love Suite
With bold designs and traditional colors, this irresistible suite is one you’ll want to add to your stamping collection.  We’ll be using some of that holiday love we’ve stored up to keep the excitement going into next year for Valentine’s Day and beyond.

Just a reminder … If you’re looking for that last minute gift, I have Gift Certificates available for your stampin’ friends! Just contact me and I’ll get you all taken care of.

Thank you for checking out my blog today. Let me know if you recieved your 2017 Occasions Catalog yet. I always send one to myself so I know when they’re coming, and I haven’t gotten mine yet, but they should be coming soon!!

Have a great day today!

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Shakin’ Up Christmas …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Yesterday I told you that I would “jazz” yesterday’s layout / card.

The left over piece from the tree out of 3-1/2″ x 4″ piece of Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper is now being backed with a piece of “Window Sheet” and the foam strips to create a SHAKER CARD!!

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I used the “Mica Flakes” in the Holiday Catalog (pg.41) to use in my shaker card.

The background is also the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper and thought I would run it through the BigShot using our Softly Falling impressions folder. It is VERY subtle but adds a really cool touch to the card.

The greeting comes directly from the “Santa’s Sleigh” stamp set … You know I bundled this awesome duo. I then highlighted it with a touch of gold foil cardstock … it coordinates with the gold Mica Flakes.

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I finished off the card and topped the tree with a gold star from the Metallic Shapes in the Annual Catalog and two of the circle shapes to anchor the greeting.

Thank you from stopping back today …

I hope your day is a good one. Stay Warm!

 

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Simply Sunday … early Monday!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Last Saturday I shared a card with you that my Stampin’ Club members made. Can see the tree on the left?

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I cut the tree out of 3-1/2″ x 4″ piece of Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper, so of course we had left overs and we all know we are not going to throw that away!!

I showed my class a quick card they could put together with the leftover glimmer paper, and here it is …

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We used the Emerald Envy cardstock to back the cut out image … with a little sponging on that cardstock, you can create a bit more dimension.

We added texture to the background with the help of our Softly Falling impressions folder. This folder has really come in handy during our holiday season of cardmaking… I just love it.

I added a quick greeting from our … you guessed it – “Tin of Tags” stamp set! I used the 1-3/4″ Circle punch to punch out the greeting and a pop of Cherry Cobbler behind it.

Simple and cute and made from left overs! You gotta love that!

Sorry for the hit and miss postings, but I appreciate that you keep checking in on me. I’m still working on my posts and will get them to you as soon as I can. January and the new computer cannot come to soon!

My next post will be the same layout but stepped up!

Thanks again & have a wonderful day.

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Rudolph & Santa’s Sleigh …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Back today with the second of my two December Club Cards …

I used Santa’s Sleigh bundle.  I began with the Real Red base and the Candy Cane Lane Designer Series paper for my background. I then stamped Rudolf with Soft Suede onto Soft Suede cardstock …. then cut him out with the coordinating framelit…

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The sleigh was created by layering two of the die cuts … the main part of the sleigh was cut from the Gold Foil paper and then the ornate outside was cut from Real Red cardstock.

Rudolph’s reins were made with the Candy Cane Lane Bakers Twine … it connects the white from the background and the red from the sleigh so everything coordinates.

We did a partial tree using the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper, another thinlit from the bundle.  We finished off the card with our Greeting from the stamp set, the Metallic Enamel Shapes and a Rhinestone colored red for Rudolph’s nose.

Thanks for spending a part of your Saturday with me!

Enjoy the day ~

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Merry Christmas Wishes Card

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I have a quick post for you that showcases one of the cards that we did at my Holiday Catalog Launch party. Head over to page 24 of the catalog and hop in Santa’s Sleigh to follow along on the journey.

The card was cased from a fellow demonstrator … I fell in love with the simplicity yet beauty of the card.

We begin with the  Pretty Paisleys Textured Embossing Folder on page 47, and will emboss it on Very Vanilla cardstock. I love the way the embossed image frames our entire card.

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Our next step was to stamp the tree image inside the oval in Always Artichoke. I also used Always Artichoke to mat the embossed piece for a little extra pop of color.

You will need to stamp the deer in Soft Suede onto Soft Suede cardstock … Do same with the bow and gift package (Real Red ink onto Real Red cardstock) Then you will cut them out with the framelits included in your bundle.

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I used the new Burlap Ribbon from the annual catalog, and pulled a string out of it to use as my bow on the present. The gift was mounted with a Stampin’ Dimensional.

The greeting was stamped on a scrap piece of vanilla cardstock and I simply trimmed the edges by hand. You could also use the Triple Banner punch to make your banner.

We added a some holiday cheer to the inside of our card and a bit of our tree. The tree was also stamped on the envelopes so we had a nice coordinating card to mail.

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You could purchase the stamp set and framelits separately but it’s much better to save 10% by bundling! Besides, you are going to want the sleigh … I’ll be sure to share samples in the upcoming holiday season.

Hope you enjoyed our card as much as the group at the Holiday Catalog Launch party liked it.

I thank you for spending a bit of your Saturday with me.

Enjoy your weekend, and I’ll be back tomorrow with a little surprise for my Simply Sunday series.

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