Merry & Bright!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Big Shot, Christmas, Holiday

This lovely card, created by Nancy Grainger, features a window cut out of the top layer with a winter scene in the background.  The Dazzling Diamond Glimmer snow bank sparkles and goes perfectly with the sentiment, Merry & Bright! Thanks for visiting today.  Happy...

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Peace, Joy & Love

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Christmas, Holiday, Techniques

Peace This Christmas meets the Quilted Christmas Designer Paper on today’s card.  Embedded Embossing is the fun and easy technique demonstrated along with the Garden Trellis Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. Simply punch out varying sizes of coordinating designer paper and lightly glue them onto a cardstock layer.  Trim of any circles that extend over the edge and dry emboss.  This amazing technique is absolutely beautiful!  Try it today, use what you’ve got:  circles, squares, stars or any design or shape you’ve got on hand to create a beautiful background. Thanks for visiting today.  Happy...

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Night In Bethlehem

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Big Shot, Christmas, Holiday, Techniques

Today’s card features Night in Bethlehem from the Holiday catalogue with the Distressed Foil Technique, a CASE from my friend, Linda Heller, from the Stamping School.  What a great way to make the foil village look more natural. To give the foil a distressed look, you lightly sand the foil.  Try it with Silver, Gold, Copper or Champagne to see which one you like best!  Take some time to play and have fun with paper! Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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Elegant Ornaments!

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in 3D, Christmas, Holiday

This beautiful handmade ornament stores in a lovely Explosion box created with Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler cardstock and Be Merry Designer Series Paper, Stitched Felt Ornaments, Green Sprigs, 1/4″ Double Stitched Cherry Cobbler ribbon, Rhinestones and the Eastern Medallions Thinlits. These supplies are all current Stampin’ Up products.   This ornament was originally shared by Lisa Cornwall from the UK at the Stampin’ Up Share Fair in Thailand. This project was paired with an amazing 4″ Globe ornament.  This 3 hour class was a delightful surprise and delight to all attendees.  If you missed the Ornament class on the 19, there’s still one more Ornament Class on Friday.   Be sure to reserve your spot asap. Thanks for visiting today.  Happy...

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Holly Berry Happiness!

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Big Shot, Christmas, Holiday

Holly Berry Happiness is the stamp set featured on today’s samples, paired with the Holly Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Stitched Shapes and Layered Ovals collection .  Wink of Stella is a must! The only difference in the two cards is the color of the card base.  Which color do you like best?  Cherry Cobbler or Whisper White?  November customers will be receiving one of these with their order so I’d love your input. Thanks for visiting today.  Happy...

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Oh Christmas Tree!

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in Christmas, Holiday

Clean & Simple, using left overs!  This card was created for the Adult Special Needs Card Class I teach every Wednesday.  Attendees get an envelope with all the parts and they cut, tear, punch and glue to make a card like this with the help of their caregiver. It gives me pleasure to see the smiles on their faces when create a card such as this.  They look forward to returning week after week.   As I prepare the card kits, I use scraps and retired products so the card base and the embellishments on this card are no longer available for purchase. I would like to challenge you to create a simple card using left overs.  You never know when you’ll need a card, and what a great way to stretch your crafting supplies. Thanks for visiting today.  Happy...

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