Country Home Plastic Frame Post it Note Holder

Yesterday I shared with you a treat tent that I made as a special surprise for my Peak Princess Day. This event is a special one that I hold twice a year to pamper my team and I love that I can do that. So today I thought I’d share the project we made and I remembered to take pictures this time so I can share those too. LOL!

So here is my classroom set up and ready for everyone. We played Bingo, laughed, shared, had some goodies and stamped together.

I’ve got such a great team who inspires me every day! I feel truly blessed to have such a wonderful team.

Here’s the project we made.

It’s a quick and easy project using the Country Home Stamp set and a inexpensive plastic frame. I’ve designed this one to hold a small package of post it notes since I wanted to include the sentiment.

Everyone got to choose their images and colored the images with their choice of Stampin’ Blends.

I love seeing all the different color combinations they did.

And of course what is a party without a little something to nibble on?

I couldn’t resist making some Twinkie Torte when I found some Pumpkin Spice Twinkies on a shopping trip.  It’s a recipe I’ve had since I was in High School and one of my favorites. The cinnamon was a bit much in the Twinkies for me, but the torte was pretty good with this fall flavor twist. I’ve had some questions about it so here is the recipe so you can try it too. And I found a yummy recipe for Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Pinwheels I couldn’t resist sharing with the team too. Tasty and sooooo easy to make – which is my kind of recipe.

 

Twinkie Torte

1 (12 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips

1/3 c. water

1/3 c. sugar

6 eggs, separated

2 c. whip cream or Cool Whip

9-10 Twinkies cut in half

Maraschino cherries

In saucepan, combine chips, water and sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until chips are melted. Remove from heat and add egg yolks one at a time, mixing well after each, and cool. Beat egg whites till stiff – gently fold into chocolate mixture. Place Twinkies, cream side up in 9×13 inch pan. Spread chocolate mixture over Twinkies. Top with whip cream and garnish with cherries. Refrigerate 12 hours before serving.

Enjoy!

Supplies:

 Stamp Set: Country Home (147678)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708/133456)

Paper: Country Lane Designer Series paper (147804), Stampin’ Blends, and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Layering Ovals Framelits Dies (141706) and Detailed Trio Punch (146320)

Other: Plastic Frame

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Falling for Leaves Treat Tent Video Tutorial

Today’s project that is a lot of fun to make since it includes a fast and easy technique that uses our Brusho Crystal Colors.

Shake and spritz and you’ve got a beautiful fall backdrop for your project! Got to love that and of course I can never resist using my Stampin’ Spritzers they are so much fun!

Want to see how their made so you can make some yourself? I’ve whipped up a quick video tutorial for you.

And how about a complete supply list with step by step directions too?

Falling for Leaves Treat Tent Video Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

 

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Falling for Leaves (*147680)

Inks: Merry Merlot Classic Ink (147112)

Paper: Joyous Noel 6×6 Glimmer Paper (147817), Merry Merlot (146979), and Shimmery White Card stock (101910)

Accessories: Brusho Crystal Colours (144101), Stampin’ Spritzers (126185), and Pretty Label Punch (143715)

*Falling for Leaves Bundle (147921)

 

 

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Trick or Tweet Folding Box

I love these little folding boxes that I shared with you the other day – so this time I’ve created one using the Trick or Tweet stamp set. After all we need to scare up some chocolate, right? And I couldn’t resist this little guy – he just makes me smile.

When you open up the lid and you’ll get a Halloween greeting and

Chocolate of course, (although you could put all kinds of things inside since it’s a pretty roomy box  if your guys don’t love chocolate.) I found these Russel Stover Carmel Brownie pumpkins at my local Ingles and couldn’t resist pickup up a few as gifts family.

(Sorry I think my photos are a bit off, it’s another rainy day here in Georgia which doesn’t my photo I hoping it’s just my screen.)

I’ve created a PDF tutorial with a complete supply list for you and of course, you can see the video on how to create this Folding Box HERE.

Trick or Tweet Folding Box Tutorial PDF

With all this rain it’s a great time to get some crafting in! Or at least that is what I’m telling my husband today. LOL!

Enjoy!

 

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Trick or Tweets (147725/147722)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708)

Paper: Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper (147531), Granny Apple Green (146990),  Gorgeous Grape (146987), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Basic Brads (146930),  Layering Circles Framelits Dies (141705), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334), and Assorted Stampin’ Blends

 

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Trick or Tweet Treat Box

I love to make little treat items for family and friends and so when I saw the Trick or Tweets stamp set in the Holiday Catalog I knew it would be perfect for this year’s Halloween treats.

Check out this cute little box I made using the set

My fellow stamper, Pam gave this cute little box idea last spring and so I wanted to give it a try myself. Turns out these little boxes are sooooo easy to make, that they are kind of addictive once you get going.

Or at least I couldn’t stop – LOL!  The images and color combinations were just a lot of fun to play with once I got coloring with my Stampin’ Blends.

I thought you might like to try some too for your treats so I’ve whipped up a quick video tutorial.

Trick or Tweets Treat Boxes Video Tutorial –

And of course I’ve included a complete supply list on my PDF tutorial for you.

Why not leave me a comment and let me know which combination is your favorite?

Trick or Tweet Treat Box Tutorial PDF

And why not stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing another fun little treat box with you?

Enjoy!

 

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Trick or Tweets (147725/147722)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708)

Paper: Pumpkin Pie (105117), Gorgeous Grape (146987), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Black 3/8″ Glittered Organdy Ribbon (147897), Scallop Tag Topper Punch (133324), Layering Circles Framelits Dies (141705), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334), and Assorted Stampin’ Blends

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Take Your Pick Tool Box Tutorial

Have you seen the Take Your Pick Tool in the Holiday catalog on page 30? I’m so excited about this tool with all it’s features. I’m using it all the time!

Not only can you pick up small items with the Putty end, you have a spatula so you can  pick up adhered card stock layers, a paper piercer and stylus. As usual Stampin’ Up! has done it again – creating a high quality tool to make our paper crafting easier. What could be better?

A lovely box to hold it and keep everything together of course. I went looking for a way to keep all the pieces together and here is what I came up with.

These boxes are easy to make and will keep everything together for you in one place. I really like the way my first box turned out, so much so I decided to add a magnetic flap to it – so you’ve got two options when making your own.

Here is a video tutorial for you, the PDF so you can print your own Take Your Pick Tool label and a PDF tutorial with the complete supply list.

Take Your Pick Tool Box Tutorial –

And I’ve given you cutting measurements in the PF for both the magnetic flap I’ve shown you and the non magnetic flap. Making it easy to create the version you’d like for your space.

Take Your Pick Tool Box Tutorial PDF

Printable Take Your Pick Tool Label PDF

The printable label is in both Blackberry Bliss and Basic Black so you can choose. And there are two sizes too for the Layering Ovals Framelits Dies or Tailored Tag Punch. Simply print on Whisper White card stock.

Enjoy!

Supplies: 

Paper: Share What You Love Designer Series Paper (146926), Basic Black (121045) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Take Your Pick Tool (144107), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334), Paper Snips (103579), and Tailored Tag Punch (145667)

 

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Country Home Folding Box & Tutorial

Today’s project was one that I made for my Holiday Catalog Kick Off this past Saturday. It’s a great little box and it folds flat which makes it a lot of fun and super when you need to travel with something.

It uses the Country Home stamp set a fast becoming a favorite of mine and who can resist the Tile Tin Dynamic Embossing Folder – so perfect for a vintage feel.

I found these yummy little Russell Stover Pecan Delights as treats to go inside. I think the wrapper looks like Cajun Craze, how about you?

I’ve made a video tutorial for you so you can make some too. Why not take a few minutes and check it out?

Country Home Folding Box Tutorial –

And how about a printable version? It includes a complete supply list and instructions to go with the video.

Country Home Folding Box Tutorial PDF

Enjoy! And why not stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing another tutorial with you using the Falling for Leaves stamp set.

NEW Items Added to the Clearance Rack

New items have been added to the Clearance Rack today – so why not check them out?  If you love Fast Fuse you’ll be excited to know that there is a limited supply available too!

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Country Home (147678)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708)

Paper: Blackberry Bliss (133675), Mint Macaron (138337), Cajun Craze (119684), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Tin Tile Dynamic Embossing Folder (147906), Metallic Brads (146929), Cajun Craze (147931), Blackberry Bliss Light (147909), Mint Macaron Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (147283)

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Team Time Sharing

I love getting together with my team monthly at our meetings. I have such a great group  and I look forward to seeing what they are creating each month. Today’s projects were all created by them – so why not take a few minutes and check them out?

I’m going to start with this first card that is perfect for this month – since it is done in red, white and blue

This card was made using the Dandelion Wishes stamp set (146744/146747), Celebrate You Thinlits Dies (146840) and our yummy Night of Navy Gingham Ribbon (144232)

Here is a fun pocket card using the Love What You Share Specialty Designer Series Paper (146926) and the coordinating stamp set, Love What You Do (148042)

And finally some fun 3d items for you

This cute little box was made with our Envelope Punch Board (133774) and the Make a Difference stamp set (146676). I love this fun polka dot pattern in the Love What You Share Specialty Designer Series Paper. It’s perfect for this project!

And how about this little box wrapped up with the yummy Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack (146329)?

And finally this cute little treat bag using the Treat Time Stamp Set (146623/146626) and our NEW Silver & Pool Party Baker’s Twine (147015).

What can I say I feel blessed – my team inspires me each time we get together.

Does this sound like fun to you? Would you love to join a group with those who love crafting as much as you? Add the fact that you’ll receive a discount on all these products you love and you can’t loose!

July is a great time to join with our special Ink Pad Promotion going on! You’ll get over $192 in product for just $99!!!

If you feel this is a good time to join Stampin’ Up! and my team, the Blue Mountain Stampers, contact me – I’d love to tell you more about joining and answer any questions you may have.

What are the Blue Mountain Stampers?

That’s the name of our stamping community. I enjoy welcoming new members to our group. We’re from all over. If you’re considering joining Stampin’ Up!, you may have questions about how I would support you as part of my team. I do offer a variety of ways to learn, grow and to have FUN as a Blue Mountain Stamper!

  • Exclusive Team Resource Page – videos, PDFs and more
  • Exclusive Face book Group – A great way to share and connect with other team members and share
  • Monthly Creative Challenges
  • Swapping Opportunities
  • Team Retreats
  • Meetings – both local and online/virtual
  • Monthly Crafting Day
  • Recognition & Incentives
  • Training available for workshops, clubs, classes and more!
  • Additional support and business coaching available

We have a very active group that share and answer each other’s questions on our Exclusive face book group.  If you’re looking for fun, a place to grow and share with others…You’ll fit right in!

Hobbyists are welcome!

  • Did you know?  90% of my Blue Mountain Stampers’ are Happy Shoppers – purchasing for themselves, (along with their family and friends.)  That’s right…you can just get a discount on products you love!
  • We welcome the hobbyist who’s looking to be a “happy shopper” (and save money), as well as those of you that want to build a business (and make money).
  • Everyone is welcome after all there’s room for both and everyone in between.

And there is NO Obligation when you purchase your starter kit – Join the Blue Mountain Stampers and see what it’s all about!

 

I won’t be posting tomorrow, but come on back by Friday when I’ll be sharing my #imbringingbirthdaysback card for July.

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Love What You Do Nugget Treat Video Tutorial

Today’s project is a quick little treat I wiped up for my Blue Mountain Stampers’ Weekend Treat for my team last weekend. Holding just 2 Hershey’s Nuggets it’s perfect for a little something. AND when I saw this Berry Burst Mini Ruffle Ribbon in my NEW Catalog order I couldn’t resist making something with it immediately. It’s simply gorgeous. LOL!

Want to see how I made this? Here is a quick video tutorial for you.

Love What You Do Nugget Treat Video Tutorial

And here is a printable PDF for you too!

Love What You Do Nugget Treat PDF Tutorial

Enjoy!

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Love What You Do (147143)

Inks: Berry Burst Classic Ink (147143)

Paper: 2017-2019 In Color Designer Series Paper (146963), Lemon Lime Twist Card stock (144245)

Accessories: Berry Burst 3/8″ Mini Ruffled Ribbon (146944), Scallop Tag Topper Punch (133324), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334)

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2018 Annual Catalog Kick Off & More

Saturday I held my 2018 Annual Catalog Kick Off and so I thought I’d share some information and photos from the event along with one of the projects too. After all who doesn’t love a tutorial?

These first photos are of some of the classroom displays, my son recently built this new cabinet for me. It’s still a work in process, but I’m loving it!

And everyone had a special treat at their place too. These were quick and easy to make with our 2″x 8″ Cellophane Bags (141703)

This sweet little nugget treat was made using our NEW 2018-2020 In Color Designer Series Paper (146963) and the Love What You Do stamp set (148042). It’s tied up with a quick little bow made from our Call Me Clove 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon (146951).

Here is what everyone’s spot at the table looked like

Everyone received a sweet treat, 2018-2020 In Color Book Mark, a Color Revamp Inventory Sheet in addition to a Shopping List, Catalog Corrections sheet, Catalog, and of course their Project supplies.

I thought you might want a couple of these things too. You’ll want to be sure to check out the Catalog Correction Sheet so you can mark your catalogs since there are some wrong prices listed in the 2018 Catalog.

Here you go – So you can print them off for yourself

2018 Annual Catalog Corrections PDF

2018 Color Revamp Color Collection Inventory Chart PDF

This chart includes Ink pads, refills, markers, blends, spots and card stock of both sizes! Simply print this off on a piece of Whisper White Card stock (double sided) and then score at the 3 5/8″ and 7 3/8″ marks along the long edge. It will fold easily into what you see above that way, and you can carry it along with you or tuck into your craft bag.

And of course – everyone got to stamp with the new colors and stamps!

It was a fun afternoon. Everyone seemed to enjoy the projects so much I thought I’d share them with you.

This NEW In Color just makes me smile-

Done in the bright and cheerful Pineapple Punch! How can you not love this cheerful In Color? This card is quick and easy to do. Why not check out my tutorial below and make some yourself?

Love What You Do Card Tutorial PDF

And here is the supply list for you.

Supplies:

Stamps: Love What You Do (148042)

Ink: Pineapple Punch Classic Ink (147141) and Memento Tuxedo Black ink (132708)

Accessories: Pineapple Punch 1/8” Grosgrain Ribbon (146953)

Adhesives: Snail Adhesive (104332) and Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

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Climbing Orchid & More

Do you enjoy orchids? If so you’re going to love this stamp set and coordinating Framelits since you can create a beautiful customization of  orchids for your paper crafting needs. Check out these wonderful cards using the Climbing Orchid Bundle (145334).

Beautiful, wouldn’t you say? I’ve given you the supply list below for this card. And here is another with a quick Sweet Surgarplum color wash as a background.

And these next cards use stamp sets that we’ll be saying goodbye to on May 31st. Stamp sets are still guaranteed as of today, but starting tomorrow it will be while supplies last.

These first two are done with the Magical Day Stamp set (145854/145857) which has been extremely popular.

And this one uses the Stylized Birthday single stamp (141828)

And Here is another card done in Crushed Curry and Elegant Eggplant using the Watercolor Wings stamp set (139424)

And how about a couple of cute little 3d items? this first one uses the Fruit Basket Bundle (145977) from the Occasions Catalog. It includes the Fruit Basket stamp set (145833) and the coordinating Itty Bitty Fruit Punch Pack (145657).

And this fun little box uses the Sweet Soiree Designer Series Paper (145564), Myths & Magic Glimmer Paper (145601) and the Berry Burst Finely Woven Ribbon (144133) that are retiring along with the Best Birds stamp set sentiment (141525).

Stop on back by again when I’ll be sharing some more wonderful projects with you.

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Climbing Orchid (143723)

Inks: Sweet Sugarplum (141395), Fresh Fig (144082), Lemon Lime Twist (144086), and Old Olive Classic Ink (126953)

Paper: Sweet Sugarplum (141418), Old Olive (100702), Fresh Fig (144242), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Orchid Builder Framelits Dies (143747), Layered Leaves Embossing Folder (143704), Sweet Sugarplum 3/8″ Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (144229), and Sponge Daubers (133773)

 

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