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Friday, October 24th, 2014

Many FABULOUS Stars – wow!!!

My absolute favorite item featured in the Holiday Supplement is the Many Merry Stars Simply Created Kit and you will not believe how many beautiful stars you can make using it…

You read the blurp in the brochure and find out it makes 26 3-D stars, right?  Well nothing prepares you for exactly what kind of stars this kit makes until you see all of the beautiful finished stars in real life…

For an idea of scale, the large star at the back measures 15″ wide – WOWZER – this kit is AMAZING value for money at just $25.95 – THIS MAKES EACH STAR JUST $1 EACH!!!

Here they all are…EVERYTHING you need to make these stars is included in that kit…click on the photo below for a BIGGER picture & much better view…

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Order details:

AND REMEMBER – THIS KIT IS ONLY AVAILABLE WHILST SUPPLIES LAST – IF YOU WANT ONE, ORDER TODAY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!

Want to be tempted more LOL?!  Check out these cool videos from Stampin Up showcasing this kit…you are going to need to order one!

This one showcases the Kit…

And this one shows you additional ideas…

I hope this inspires you to get your hands on one of these Kits – they are so much fun to make, look absolutely amazing and are sure to be a huge hit with everyone who sees them!

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR MANY MERRY STARS KIT BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE!

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Little Furball inside a Pumpkin…

We have a naughty cat…a very naughty cat…in fact he is like a 2 year old who needs watching all the time LOL!  He steals food…eats anything he can find…gets stuck because he is so nosey and just has to climb into things he shouldn’t…

And so my card today was designed with him in mind!!!  This morning I purchased the jack o lanterns for the kids to carve next week…and last year not only did he try to eat them, he also climbed inside one of them when the seeds have been scooped out…

And here is my card featuring just that vision of him…LOL…isn’t this cute?!  This is the card that I will be mailing to my Paper Pumpkin subscribers tomorrow – they get a card each month to thank them for their subscriptions…

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That was my first version…and then when I saw it a few hours after posting it here, I thought it might need a little something extra and added a strip of ribbon as you can see below…which one do you prefer?

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I am so happy with how it turned out!  And I think my girls are going to flip when they come home from school and see it – they are BIG in to cats…

The card base…is Basic Black onto which I layered a piece of black that I textured using the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder (pg 226) – and added a strip of green polka dotted patterned paper from Brights Backgrounds DSP Stack (pg 185)…

The cat in the pumpkin…the cat was stamped using a stamp from You Little Furball (pg 112) – this is a fun cat themed set and it is super versatile!  I stamped the head onto a scrap of paper, cut it out and added it using a Dimensional for more of a 3-D look.

The pumpkins…were stamped using Tangelo Twist ink and two stamps from the set Fall Fest (pg 46 Holiday Catalog) which I cut out easily using a perfectly co-0rdinating die from the set Fun Fall Framelits (pg 46 Holiday Catalog)  – I then cut the largest pumpkin in half and used Dimensionals to add it onto of my cat image…

cat-halloween-closeupThe leaves…are stamped in Old Olive ink using another stamp from Fall Fest – I cut them out again using a co-ordinating die from Fun Fall Framelits and dotted them around my card.

WHEN YOU PURCHASE THAT STAMP SET WITH THE CO-ORDINATING FRAMELITS DIES TOGETHER IN THE FALL FEST BUNDLE YOU SAVE 15%!  Click HERE to find that Bundle!

The sentiment…is a stamp from Good Greetings (which is a Hostess set that you can get for FREE through October 31st – click HERE to find out more!) and I cut it out using a banner shaped die from Circles Card Thinlits

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The finishing touches…I added a Rhinestone Jewel the cat’s collar and bows made out of Linen Thread to the leaves on the pumpkins…

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I am super happy with how this card turned out – I hope my Paper Pumpkin subscribers like it!

Want to receive a card in the mail from me like this next month?

Subscribe to Paper Pumpkin with me and I will be mailing a card to you too! 

Paper Pumpkin is a monthly subscription service where you receive a fun orange box containing EVERYTHING you need to complete that month’s project – including inks & stamps!  And your first month you get a free clear block too!

You have two options to do this:

  • PRE-PAID SUBSCRIPTION – simply pop the item code onto your regular order and check out as usual (yes, this option will count towards Hostess Benefits on a qualifying order!) – choose from 1, 3, 6 and 12 month options – click HERE to find them – after checkout, you will receive an email with the redemption code & instructions in a follow-up email
  • AUTOMATIC MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION – visit www.mypaperpumpkin.com and set up your account – you can cancel at any time (even after just 1 month) with no penalty – its easy to do – no need to talk to anyone, just check a box to cancel!

Here are the images featured in the cute cat themed set ‘You Little Furball’ - click on the blue words below to view in the online store…

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Supplies used to make this card:

Stamps: You Little Furball (CM 134150/WM 134147), Fall Fest (135194), Good Greetings (CM 135017/WM 135014)
Inks: Memento Black (132708), Tangelo Twist (133646), Old Olive (126953)
Cardstocks: Basic Black (121045), Whisper White (100730)
DSP: Brights Backgrounds DSP Stack (130134)
Embossing Folder: Perfect Polka Dots (117335)
Dies:  Circle Card Thinlits (133480)
Misc: Linen Thread (104199), Rhinestone Jewel (119246), Glue Dots (103683), Dimensionals (104430)

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR STAMPIN UP SUPPLIES ONLINE!

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Patterned Paper Witches Broom Treat…

Now this is a one cute & simple treat to make but I think it looks absolutely fantastic!!!

You can use it as a gift all on it’s own, or use it as a cool witch-y tag for a larger treat – either way, it is sure to be well received!

All you need to make it is a licorice stick, a cello tube and some patterned paper – and I put together a FREE PRINTABLE TUTORIAL for you to make it easy for you to make some of your own – find the link to it in the post below!

Here is my Witches Broom Treat…I made two – one orange & one purple and I will gift them along with a couple of halloween colored nail polishes – you can see piccies below of the finished sets…

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Isn’t it CUTE?!  I absolutely love it and I promise you it is quick, easy & fun to make – you could easily make a bunch of these for class treats!

The broomstick…is simply a black Twizzler that I popped into a 1″ x 8″ Cello Tube Bag – find those perfect sized tube bags on pg 200 and in the online store by clicking HERE - and that is literally all you do to make the broomstick!

The broom…is a piece of 2 1/2″ x 12″ patterned paper – I thought that the polka dotted papers that you can find in Backgrounds Designer Series Paper Stacks (pg 185) are perfect for this:

The paper was scored twice & the fringe was made by using the fabulous Fringe Scissors (pg 215) – if you don’t have a pair of those yet you are missing out LOL – I do not know what I would do without them these days!

I then wrapped the paper around the broomstick and finally wrapped around some Linen Thread (pg 206) to give a realistic broom look…

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The tags…were made using stamps from Tee-Hee-Hee (pg 47 Holiday Catalog) and punched out using the Ticket Duo Builder Punch (pg 220) – I then pierced a small hole and attached my tag to the broom using a bow for a cute finishing touch.

These are for teacher gifts and so I wanted to add a little something extra to the package – I found some fantastic Halloween nail polish on sale at our local grocery store and popped them into 4″ x 6″ sized Cello Bags (pg 200), tied a bow around the top and added a little bat tag to each (the bat stamp is also in Tee-Hee-Hee and just LOVE how these two items look together…

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And here they are both together…

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Which color do you prefer?  I am torn between the purple and orange – I love them both!!!

WANT MY FREE TUTORIAL SO THAT YOU CAN MAKE YOUR OWN WITCHES BROOM TREATS? Click HERE to find it in my Project Tutorials section where you will find a printable version too!

Supplies used to make this project:

Stamps: Tee-Hee-Hee (135125)
Ink: Memento Black (132708)
Bag: 1″ x 8″ Cello Tube Bag (124134)
Paper: In Color 2014-16 DSP Stack (133705), Regals DSP Stack (130139)
Scissors: Fringe Scissors (133325)
Punch: Ticket Duo Builder (126883)
Thread: Linen Thread (104199)

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR STAMPIN UP SUPPLIES ONLINE!

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

This week’s Weekly Deals are here…for October 21st through 27th…

Here are this week’s Weekly Deals - they will be offered for ONE WEEK ONLY through Monday October 27th OR WHILST SUPPLIES LAST..

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And with the prices discounted by up to 50%, if you want anything at these great prices, hurry & get your order in before they’re out of stock!

CLICK HERE TO FIND THESE DEALS IN THE ONLINE STORE!

Click on the picture below for a larger view…

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Here is a list of what is on sale – click on the blue words below to view each item

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR WEEKLY DEALS!

Monday, October 20th, 2014

NEW Surprise HOLIDAY PRODUCTS have arrived!

 The fabulous Holiday Supplement is here and with it comes a bunch of new and wonderful Holiday items perfect for your card, decoration & memory keeping projects!

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Below are all of the new products featured in the Holiday Supplement - all are available NOW but ONLY WHILST SUPPLIES LAST!!! 

Below you will find ordering codes, a link to each in the online store, pictures and how much you get in each pack – and a link to view the brochure that showcases the new products along with ideas on how you can use them…

THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO REMEMBER IS THAT ALL OF THESE NEW ITEMS SHOWN BELOW ARE ONLY AVAILABLE WHILST SUPPLIES LAST!!!

Meaning if you want ANYTHING please order it NOW to avoid the disappointment of it going out of stock – once each product is sold out, it is GONE FOR GOOD!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE NEW HOLIDAY SUPPLEMENT ITEMS IN THE ONLINE STORE!

Here is the Holiday Supplement Brochure – click HERE to view it…

The Holiday Supplement is HERE!

HERE ARE ALL OF THE FABULOUS NEW PRODUCTS FEATURED IN THE HOLIDAY SUPPLEMENT - click on the blue words below to view each in the online store…

FOR DECOR MAKING:

Make some BEAUTIFUL decorative stars with this fun & easy to put together kit…

138104  Many Merry Stars Simply Created Kit – $25.95

Make your own 3D stars this season in a variety of sizes and patterns. Use them for ornaments, home décor, place cards, and more.  The largest star can take the place of honor on your front door or on your mantel.
In this kit you get enough die-cut & self-adhesive supplies to create a large 15″ 3-D star and 25 smaller 3-D stars, 5 each of 5 sizes – and all of the embellishments & greetings too!

Here is the cool stuff in this kit:

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 138105  Many Merry Stars Photopolymer Stamp Set – $15.95

Set of 16 stamps – images below – that co-ordinate perfectly with the Stars Framelits Dies which you can find by clicking HERE

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FOR CARD MAKING:

Stamps & a Kit PERFECT for easy & quick Holiday card making…

135689  Watercolor Winter Simply Created Kit – $24.95

You know you want to impress the neighbors with your Christmas card this year!  With this kit and a few stamps, you’ll be ready to go – this Kit makes 20 cards and includes card bases, envelopes, die-cut letters and shapes, linen thread and accents…this is what you get in this Kit…

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The suggested stamps that are perfectly sized to work with the kit above are…

136819  Watercolor Winter Too Photopolymer Stamp Set – $11.95

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FOR MEMORY KEEPING:

There are some FABULOUS brand new Project Life cards, accessories, stamps & albums/pages perfect for your Holiday Memory Keeping Projects!

135831  Hello December Card Collection – $9.95

Quickly document and organize memories from each day of the Christmas season!   Includes 71 Project Life cards – and they are amazing!!!

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135833  Hello December Accessory Pack – $14.95

Add a little extra something to your memory keeping!  This Kit includes:

  • 7 alphabet sticker sheets (4 silver foil, 3 red foil), 1 sticker sheet of words and phrases & 3 cork number sheets
  • specialty cards, 3″ x 4″ & 4 printed acetate overlays, 3″ x 4″ & 3 printed glassine envelopes
  • 80 sequins in 4 colors and 2 sizes
  • 21 die-cut wood shapes and words & 4 epoxy stickers, 1″ (2 designs)
  • Washi tape, 5 yds

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136562  December Wonderland Photopolymer Stamp Set - $15.95

Set of 13 stamps – great for Project Life projects AND your card making too!

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A stamp set available in both wood & clear moutn versions…a set of 18 stamps perfect for the run up to Christmas…

135131  12 Days of Christmas Clear Mount Stamp Set – $18.95

135128  12 Days of Christmas Wood Mount Stamp Set – $26.95

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135834  Cherry 6×8 Project Life Album – $9.95

Stamp on the cover…embellish the spine…this is the perfect album to keep your Holiday memories in!

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135874  Project Life Envelopes Pages – $4.95

for use with Project Life Albums – fab pockets to keep your Holiday trinkets inside of!

pl-envelope-pages135297  Project Life Photo Pages – $4.95

A variety of pages with different sized pockets to hold your photos & the Project Life Accessory Cards…

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CLICK HERE TO VIEW/ORDER THE NEW HOLIDAY SUPPLEMENT ITEMS IN THE ONLINE STORE!

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Wonderful fall wreath…

I finally got to play with the beautiful stamps in Wonderous Wreath and WOW are they fun to use!

There are very little signs of fall here in central Texas – except for the luxurious 50 degree mornings which I am LOVING – but to get me in the fall mood, I decided to use some stamps in Wonderous Wreath to make a  4×4 sized fall themed card…

You can find Wonderous Wreath on pg 9 of the Holiday Catalog -  the reason it is so fun to use is because is has a set of co-ordinating dies called Wonderful Wreath Framelits that make cutting out those stamped images a breeze!

Here is my card…oh how I love working with fall colors…

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And I cannot wait to see those colors on the trees in my backyard!!!

The card base…is sized 4×4 and is Soft Suede and onto it I layered a piece of Cajun Craze…

The wood background…is a fabulous large background stamp called Hardwood (pg 175) and it (like all background stamps) is now available in clear mount as well as wood – how cool is that?  I stamped this wood image using Soft Suede ink onto a piece of Soft Suede cardstock for a strong but not overpowering look…

The wreath…that lovely wreath is made using three stamps from the set Wonderous Wreath – you layer the stamps on top of one another and to make lining them up easy, each stamp has a tab at the top that you use as a guide…

The bottom stamp was stamped using Crushed Curry Ink, the next layer Cajun Craze and the top layer of berries is Blackberry Bliss – I then die cut this wreath out using two dies from Wonderful Wreath Framelits and wow what a result…

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The sentiment…is a stamp from the fall themed set Truly Grateful (pg 152) which is ON SALE THIS WEEK IN THE WEEKLY DEALS!  Get it for 25% OFF through TUESDAY – if you want one of these sets at this price, go grab it – click HERE to find it!

I then die cut out that sentiment using a banner style die from Circle Card Thinlits which fit it perfectly!

Finishing touches…I added a button from Regals Designer Buttons (pg 208) and tied a bow using a double piece of Linen Thread (pg 206)…I LOVE that double thread bow look…click on the photo below for a closer look…

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I am so excited that fall is on the way – all summers in Texas feel long & hot and so the great cool down that brings cool evenings and mornings are such a treat!!!

Here are the images that you get in Wonderous Wreath and the shapes that you get in Wonderful Wreath Framelitsclick on the blue words below to view in the online store…

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 Supplies used to make this card:

Stamps:  Wonderous Wreath (135047), Truly Grateful (131730), Hardwood (CM 133035/WM 133032)
Dies: Wonderful Wreath Framelits (135851)
BUNDLE: Wonderous Wreath Bundle (137624)
Inks: Crushed Curry (131173), CAjun Craze (126965), Blackberry Bliss (133642)
Die: Circle Card Thinlits (133480)
Misc: Regals Designer Buttons (130029), Linen Thread (104199), Glue Dots (103683), Dimensionals (104430)

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR STAMPIN UP SUPPLIES ONLINE!

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Tap Tap Tap Thank You…

Today I am showing you my Thank You cards that I am mailing out to all of my customers who placed an order with me during September…

They went out in the mail today and I hope that they will like it…this card uses the Tap Tap Tap stamp set that you can find on pg 126 of the Catalog and I love it for it’s versatility and old-time charm…

Here is my card…a simple black & vanilla color scheme with some cool features…

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I love monochromatic cards…I was sooo tempted to pop a splash of red onto this card but in the end decided to keep it simple and neutral…what do you think?

The card base…is Basic Black onto which I layered a piece of Very Vanilla…and then added a square of Typeset Specialty DSP (pg 184) on an angle…that paper fits SO well with this stamp set!

The spiral edged mat…I cut a piece of black cardstock to measure 4 3/4″ x 3″ and made that spiral edge using the Spiral Border Punch (pg 222) – and added it to my base using Dimensionals…

The main panel…the ruled paper & typewriter stamps are two different stamps!  I used masking to get this cool look and love how it turned out!

To do this I stamped the typewriter image onto a piece of scrap paper and roughly cut it out (nothing fussy – you just want the basic shape) – I then positioned that cut-out typewriter onto a piece of Vanilla cardstock, inked up my ‘ruled paper’ stamp and stamped it down onto that piece of Vanilla on an angle, and partially over the cut out typewriter…

When done, I removed the typewriter cut-out and then went ahead and stamped the typewriter image in it’s place – this is a fab and easy way to get a great looking image using two stamps!

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The black alphabet washi tape…it’s not actually washi tape LOL – but it looks like it, eh?  This image is from a stamp in the set Tape It (pg 37) – a stamp set that has washi tape style stamps!  LOVE it because you can make your washi images ANY color that you choose – and it’s so realistic looking too!

I stamped my washi image in black, cut it out and tore it to size, to give a more realistic washi-look…

The flower…is punched using a sweet floral punch from Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack (pg 222) and I attached it using a Glue Dot and added a Pearl (pg 209) in the center…

The finishing touch…it needed a little something more and so I added a banner – the ‘note’ banner is a stamp from Tap Tap Tap and I die cut it out using a perfectly matching die featured in Banners Framelits (pg 231) – this stamped image is not long so to make it so, I simply cut it in half and attached each piece top & bottom just underneath the black layer, to give the illusion that it is long!

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I love this card – and hope my customers will like it too – here are my customer thank you’s waiting to go out in the mail…

Every month I send out thank you cards in the mail just like this – as well as a package containing samples of new products and a Make & Take in the Mail Kit too!

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How do you get to receive these thank you cards and Make & take in the Mail Kits? 

ALL customers who order in a month with me get these goodies – both new customers & existing customers – all you have to do is place an order of ANY value in my online store and you will be on the list to get them too!

How do you find my online store?

RIGHT HERE – CLICK HERE TO PLACE YOUR ORDER AND GET YOUR CARDS & GOODIES!

Here are the stamp sets that I used to make today’s card:

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Supplies used to make this card:

Stamps: Tap Tap Tap (CM 134204/WM 134201), Tape It (CM 130715/WM 130712), Teeny Tiny Wishes (CM 127802/WM 128748)
Cardstocks: Basic Black (121045), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink: Memento Black (132708)
Designer Series Paper: Typeset Specialty (133704)
Punches: Itty Bitty Accents (133787), Spiral Border (119872)
Die: Banner Framelits (132173)
Misc: Pearls Basic Jewels (119247), Glue Dots (103683), Dimensionals (104430)

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR STAMPIN UP SUPPLIES ONLINE!

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The NEW stamp set GENTLE PEACE is here and WOW is it fab!!!

Stampin Up have just released a brand new and FABULOUS stamp set for Christmas called Gentle Peace…

It features a stained glass background with Mary, Joseph & Jesus in the foreground and it is just BEAUTIFUL…click HERE to find it in the online store!

Check out these sample cards just posted – this shows that this set isn’t just for stampers who love to color – it also looks fabulous simply stamped/embossed in white or black ink – I think I am in LOVE with this set…

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How did they make these cards?

The beautiful colored-in card…the card base is Crumb Cake and the wonderful embossed frame around that colored image is super easy to make using the Filigree Frame Embossing Folder (pg 15 Holiday Catalog)…

The image is stamped onto Whisper White cardstock using Memento Black Ink (pg 212) and colored in using the fabulous Blendabilities alcohol-based markers – the colors of Blendabilities used on this card are: Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight and Coastal Cabana – find them all on pg 212 and in the online store by clicking HERE

The classic white embossed card…the card base is Soft Sky onto which the image was stamped using Versamark Ink (pg 210), and embossed using White Embossing Powder which was heat set using the Heat Tool (pg 213)…

The ‘peace’ sentiment was stamped and attached to the card using a mini silver staple applied using the new Handheld Stapler – LOVE this size of mini staple – you can find them and the stapler on pg 16 of the Holiday Catalog or online by clicking HERE

I love both of these cards and cannot wait to get my hands on my stamp set so that I can play with it – it should be arriving at the end of this week!   If you want one of your own too, here are the order details:

Gentle Peace is a set of 4 stamps and these are the images in it…

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Supplies used to make these cards:

Stamps: Gentle Peace (139523)
Embossing Folder: Filigree Frame (135818)
Ink: Memento Black (132708)
Cardstocks: Crumb Cake (120953), Soft Sky (131203)
Blendabilities Markers: Cherry Cobbler (130995), Old Olive (130999), Daffodil Delight (130998), Coastal Cabana (131000)
Embossing: Versamark Ink (102283), White Stampin Emboss Powder (109132), Heat Tool (129053)
Misc: Handheld Stapler (135850), Silver Mini Staples (135847)

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR STAMPIN UP SUPPLIES ONLINE!

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

This week’s Weekly Deals are here…for October 14th through 20th…

Here are this week’s Weekly Deals - they will be offered for ONE WEEK ONLY through Monday October 13th OR WHILST SUPPLIES LAST..

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And with the prices discounted by up to 50%, if you want anything at these great prices, hurry & get your order in before they’re out of stock!

CLICK HERE TO FIND THESE DEALS IN THE ONLINE STORE!

Click on the picture below for a larger view…

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Here is a list of what is on sale – click on the blue words below to view each item

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR WEEKLY DEALS!

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Curvy Keepsake Halloween Treats…featuring a cute Frankenstein and Dracula duo…

I have been LOVING the Curvy Keepsake Box designs that I’ve been seeing and some of my favorites have been coming from my fellow teammates…

Both Darla Watson and Debbie Henderson have been going nuts over making cute treats and today I just had to make two of Debbie’s halloween designs…

And a very cute Halloween duo they are too…say hello to cute Frankenstein & cute Dracula…aren’t they AWESOME?!

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And so much fun to put together too!  The box bases are both made using the Curvy Keepsake Box Die (pg 11 Holiday Catalog) – and the cardstock colors Wisteria Wonder (Dracula) and Wild Wasabi (Frankenstein).

They are both accessorized slightly differently…all of the punches used to make these boxes are listed in the supply list at the end of this post!.

For Frankenstein:

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His face…his eyes are 1” white circles with 1/2” black circles inside and his eyelids are simply a 1” green circle cut in half…his nose is a 1” green circle cut in half and the corners are rounded using scissors…both his eyes & nose are attached to the box using Dimensionals.  His mouth & scars are drawn using a fine black marker and his bolts are made by punching the ends of an arrow shape using the What’s Up punch…

His hair..you simply use the Curvy Keepsake Die to cut a piece of black cardstock in the shape of the side of the box, draw the hair line onto it in pencil and cut it out using sharp scissors.

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For Dracula:

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His face…his eyes are 1” white circles with 1/8” black circles and eyelids made by cutting a 1” black circle in half…his nose is a 1/4” purple circle…his mouth is drawn using a black Marker and his triangular teeth were cut by freehand…his ears were made by punching a heart shape using the Sweetheart punch and cutting in half.

His hair…again, you simply use the Curvy Keepsake Die to cut a piece of black cardstock in the shape of the side of the box – you then punch out a piece of scrap using a 1 1/4” Circle punch and place on to the piece of black – draw around it – and then repeat a little further over – and cut around these lines using your sharp scissors…

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I love both of these cute monsters – thank you Debbie for the inspiration to get making a bunch of Halloween characters!

Not got the Curvy Keepsake Box Die yet

What are you waiting for LOL – you can make FANTASTIC stuff using this amazing die!  CLICK HERE to find it in the online store!

This is the shape of the die – you cut two pieces to make a box – AND those awesome tag dies come with it!

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DON’T DELAY – GET YOURS TODAY AND GET CRACKING ON MAKING SOME FABULOUS HOLIDAY TREAT BOXES!!!

MORE INSPIRATION IS COMING VERY SOON SO BE SURE TO SUBSCRIBE TO ME TO AUTOMATICALLY GET IDEAS IN YOUR INBOX – GET YOUR DIE NOW SO THAT YOU CAN PLAY ALONG!

Find the link to subscribe to my blog in the left side bar…

Supplies used to make these boxes:

Cardstocks:  Wisteria Wonder (122922), Wild Wasabi (108641), Basic Black (121045), Whisper White (100730), Basic Gray (121044)
Die:  Curvy Keepsake Box Thinlits (135853)
Punches:  1” Circle (119868), 1/2” Circle (119869), 1/4” Circle (134364), 1/8” Circle (134365), 1 1/4” Circle (119861), What’s Up (133781), Sweetheart (133786)
Misc:  Glue Dots (103683), Dimensionals (104430), Project Life Journaling Pen (135304)

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR STAMPIN UP SUPPLIES ONLINE!