Hostess Thank You with Dollar Tree Candle

Hostess Thank You with Dollar Tree Candle

Hi Everyone! Today’s a travel day for me as I head to Orlando for OnStage. Tomorrow is Epcot with a special gathering for those that have a Silver Elite or above title. My teammate Davette Miller and I qualify. Stampin’ UP! is so good to us! I will try to do a quick post each day. I’ll be on my Create! with Dee Facebook  throughout the week too!

I found these super pretty candles at Dollar Tree. Such pretty, fall colors with gold lettering. I made several for craft fair and gave several to my family to share with others.

PS – don’t tell that it only takes about 5 minutes to make it gift ready!

  • Drop in cello bag
  • Die cut ovals and stamp
  • punch a hole
  • tie a ribbon

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What’s Up Wednesdays – Fall Cards with Stand Alone Stamps

What’s Up Wednesdays – Fall Cards with Stand Alone Stamps

Hi Everyone! Today’s What’s Up Wednesdays is about stamps that are not part of a bundle. Meaning they do not come with coordinating dies or punches.

I confess to gravitating toward the bundles when a new catalog is launched! But then go back and look at the possibilities of other stamps! And the background stamps or stamp sets add interest to your cards or projects!

So here are 2 cards using Non-Bundled, stand alone stamp sets that you many enjoy as much as I do! These cards are what we are making at my in-person classes this week.

General Instructions for Many Blessings Card Above: – Run Crumb Cake Cardstock layer and Pumpkin Pie Scallop thru the Subtle embossing folder. Stamp pumpkins as shown.  Layer crumb cake onto card base. Use the Detailed Trio Punch to punch ribbon holes at top. Color using Stampin’ Blends. Add linen thread and chicken wire element to card base and add pumpkin embellishment. I had some retired twine in my stash to use as my ribbon. Color rhinestones with Blends and add to the card.

General Instructions for Country Home Below: Stamp Buffalo Check using Crushed Curry ink. Stamp Gallery Grunge image in Soft Sea Foam ink. Layer unto Crushed Curry Cardstock then unto Very Vanilla card base. Add chicken wire element. Stamp images from Country Home then die cut using Layering Ovals. Color using Stampin’ Blends. Add to card. Add linen thread and rhinestones.


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Stacked Image Featuring Blended Seasons

Stacked Image Featuring Blended Seasons

Hi Everyone! Here’s my 2nd card using the stacked image technique featuring the Limited Edition Blended Seasons!

Here’s I triple layered the main leaf image. This card has a rustic elegance with the gold embossing and gold foil circle.

Gallery Grunge Stamp Set is my current favorite background stamp set! and was used for the embossed background image of partial wood plank.

Measurements:
Thick Very Vanilla 8-1/2 x 5-1/5: 4 x 5-1/4 plus scraps….I know right?! Minimum items for a WOW card 🙂

General Instructions: With background stamp – heat emboss image with gold emboss powder. On scrap very vanilla, stamp image 3 times. Punch out one with 2-1/4″ Circle Punch. Fussy cut or use an e-cutter other images. Stack the main image 2 more times: Base layer + 2. Add ribbon element in-between circles.

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Swirly Squiggles Pumpkin with Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper

Swirly Scribbles Pumpkin

Hi Everyone! Swirly Squiggles Thinlits Die was top of my list when the 2016-2017 Stampin' UP! Catalog came out. BUT I hadn't dreamed of the other shapes we are all creating. This card will be used in my local card class next week. They can sub out the sentiment but I wanted to show an "adult" Halloween card option!

How good is the PUMPKIN PIE GLIMMER Paper for Fall? So good! Great for Halloween and Fall bling on our cards and projects. PLUS image if your school colors had orange in it…Awesome!

The leaves are from last month's promotion Thoughtful Branches. Stampin' UP! still has some bundles available but now they are while supplies last.

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General Instructions:
Using the Big Shot Precision Plate – die cut the pumpkin from Swirly Squiggles and the leaf from Thoughtful Branches. Stamp images from Thoughtful Branches and sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes. Using Gold Wink of Stella – spatter gold flecks.

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Funky Pumpkins using Petals & Paisleys Specialty Designer Paper

Pumpkin Punch ArtHi Everyone! Todays card was inspired by some funky pumpkins I got over the weekend. I love the crazy looking ones. So I thought why not make a funky pumpkin out of the Petals & Paisleys Specialty Designer Series Paper out of the Holiday Catalog! Below is this card in mass production mode! It will be used in an upcoming swap. What's great is that it doesn't take a lot of paper and it was fun to mix and match the patterns within the Designer Paper to put together all kinds of funky pumpkins!.

DSCN6152I can't officially call it punch art because I used the Layering Oval Framelits. So I guess it's die cut art! Ink around the edges to make each section pop.

DSCN6151General Instructions – Die cut the ovals. Ink around the edges with a sponge dauber and Cajun Craze Classic Ink. Glue ovals together. Free hand cut stem and vine. Glue in the back. Run Very Vanilla Cardstock through the Big Shot using Pretty Paisley Embossing Folder. Ink raised images. Stamp and punch sentiment. Add Gold Thread and Linen Tread behind.

Materials:
Rich Razzelberry Cardstock 8-1/2 x 5-1/2
Very Vanilla Cardstock 4 x 5-1/4
Scraps of Cajun Craze and Mint Macroon Cardstock

 

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Curvy Keepsake -Grateful

Curvy KeepsakeHi Everyone! Here's a peak at my Thanksgiving place setter. A Curvy Keepsake box all decorated fall with a grateful sentiment.

Inside the box for the women (candy for the rest – well the ladies will get a candle AND candy), is a tea light. I got this PartyLite Autumn Glow scent from my friend Stefanie. The fragrance is amazing and I know my family will enjoy.

DSCN5754I tend to use candy as the go-to surprise inside the Curvy Keepsake. But this reminded me to use it for small gifts too! I think this would be fun to give the gals at work too. Especially if someone is trying to eat healthier.

Regal Cardstock Collection was used. I do like to show that a pack of the assortments really do go a long way and do not break the bank!

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General Instructions:

Die cut Curvy Keepsake out of Cajun Craze. Emboss using the Woodgrain embossing folder. Assemble.
Stamp and die cut leaves. Crushed Curry and Old Olive cardstock and ink.
Die cut sentiment from Season Frames using Gold Glimmer Paper.
Add bows using Linen Thread and Gold Metallic Thread.

 

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