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Archive for October, 2014

Fall Fest

Posted: Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 @ 1:13 pm in Projects | No Comments »

The Fall Fest stamp set pairs with the Fall Fun Framelits (15%0ff for both)  for a fun Halloween card. Today’s Tips: -Use the Confetti Stars Punch on a Basic Black panel and add to a So Saffron card for yellow stars. -Fringe scissor make great grass from an Old Olive strip of Cardstock. SPEAKING OF […]

Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Giveaway

Posted: Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 @ 6:53 am in Projects | No Comments »

Enter to win one of every product HERE! Project Life is a revolutionary new way of memory keeping.  If you go back to some of my earlier posts, I show some of my first 2 albums.  I love how quick and easy the albums go together.  They make great gifts too!  Here’s a Project Life […]

Designer Rosettes

Posted: Monday, October 27th, 2014 @ 7:14 am in Projects | No Comments »

Looking for a creative element for your holiday packaging?  Try The Designer Rosette die for the Big Shot.  This die will make rosettes up to 10 inches in diameter.  Here is a photo of the pillow gifts I was sent for earning the Getaway Incentive trip.  Even though I didn’t go on the trip, it […]

October Paper Pumpkin

Posted: Saturday, October 25th, 2014 @ 10:40 am in Projects | 1 Comment »

Here are my tips and alternate projects for the October Paper Pumpkin by Stampin’ Up!   Paper Pumpkin is your creative retreat that comes to your mailbox each month.   This kit is called Sweet as Pie and has some great stamps for the holidays.  It makes 8 cute pie shaped boxes.  It also came with […]

Blended Bloom and Dotty Angles

Posted: Friday, October 24th, 2014 @ 1:56 pm in Projects | No Comments »

A few days ago, I posted some fun techniques with the Blended Bloom stamp.  Here is one more adding some dots with the Dotty Angles stamp set. Today’s Tips: – I used a reverse mask to keep the dots in the lines.  Or just cut out the flowers like I did with the other cards. […]

Fall Trees

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 @ 3:40 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I wanted to make some fall trees with the Festival of Trees stamp set and matching  Tree Punch.  I added in the Gratitude for Days stamp set for the leaves, sun and sentiment. Today’s Tip: – Make a shorter tree with the same punch!  Punch out your tree, adhere to a piece of scrap paper, […]

Back To Black Cards

Posted: Monday, October 20th, 2014 @ 11:34 am in Projects | No Comments »

I made this batch of clean and simple cards while I was at my Mom’s house.  I had a bunch of stamped Blended Bloom images and 4 x 2″ pieces of Back to Black Designer Series Paper.  I just added them to a Whisper White card stamped with the 4 sentiments from the Fabulous Four […]

Busy Fall Week

Posted: Thursday, October 16th, 2014 @ 8:10 am in Projects | No Comments »

I’ve had a busy week getting ready for a visit to my mom.  She wanted a dresser, so when I saw this at a neighbor’s garage sale I nabbed it.  The paint and new hardware cost more than the $20 I paid for the dresser! Now I need to gather up some projects for us […]

More Fall Cards

Posted: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 @ 4:48 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Here are some more Fall cards, this time with the Choose Happiness Stamp Set stamp set. Today’s Tips: -For a fun background, scribble some blendabilities markers on a heavy plastic gallon sized bag or other plastic item and spritz with alcohol to blend.  Then just place your Whisper White or other cardstock onto the bag.  […]

Fall Cards – For All Things

Posted: Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 @ 4:48 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I’m enjoying some different Color Combos with the For All Things Stamp set. Today’s Tips: – Try Island Indigo, Daffodil Delight and Crumb Cake. – Try Tangerine Tango and Crumb Cake   #stampinup