Gather Together Mini Shipping Treat Box

Today’s treat box was created special for my Holiday Catalog Kick Off last Saturday and it will filled with some chocolate goodies. I had a lot of fun making them for my guests.

Any how here is the treat – a made with one of our Mini Shipping Boxes, so it will hold quite a bit.

Clearly I had a thing for caramel when I was shopping since when I started filling the boxes I realized I’d picked up 4 different kinds. Or maybe it was because I was looking at the color coordinating packaging! LOL! Do you ever do that?

I really love how these treat boxes turned out and I can’t wait to share the fun technique for creating these wonderful little leaves and stamping on the wood element pieces that I used to decorate the box. No inky fingers! Ahh….. the magic of stamping.

Why not check out my video tutorial? Not only will you see just how easy these treats were to make but I’ll share a couple of tips and tricks with you too.

Gather Together Mini Shipping Box Video Tutorial

So what do you think? If you’d like to make some fall treats like this I’ve got a PDF with step by step instructions that goes with my video and it contains the complete supply list for you too.

Gather Together Mini Shipping Box Tutorial PDF

Enjoy! And then stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing one of the cards we made, along with tutorials too!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Gather Together (*150589)

Inks: Soft Suede (147115/115663) and Pretty Peacock Classic Ink (150083/150090)

Paper: Mini Shipping Boxes (149492), Come to Gather Designer Series Paper (150454), Cajun Craze (119684), and Crumb Cake Card stock (120953)

Accessories: Gathered leaves Dies (*150662), Come to Gather Ribbon Combo Pack (150456), and Tags & Feathers Elements (150455)

*Gather Together Bundle (153036)

**Suite of Products Bundle (153484)

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Good Morning Magnolia Tutorial

Today’s card packs a wow with it’s wonderful magnolia image – and Stampin’ Up! has made it so easy with this bundle of products to create all kinds of great projects.

Here is my September Thank You Card – done in brown natural tones of Crumb Cake and Early Espresso with a bit of shimmer added.

Like it? I’ve whipped up a quick tutorial for you today so you can see how quick & easy this card is.

Good Morning Magnolia Thank You Card Video Tutorial

And as always I like to include a step by step PDF for you also – so here you go

Good Morning Magnolia September Thank You Card PDF

Enjoy! And then stop back by next week when I’ll be sharing some projects that we made during my Holiday Catalog Kick Off with you.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Good Morning Magnolia (*149298)

Inks: Early Espresso Classic Ink (147112/147170)

Paper: Crumb Cake (120953), Early Espresso (119686), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Clear Wink of Stella (141897)

*Good Morning Magnolia Bundle (151087)

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#imbringingbirthdaysback in September with Gather Together

Ahh… the nip is in the air. Not – at least not for a while yet here in North Georgia. We’re having the hottest September in years. So it is kind of odd to watch all the leaves blowing across my yard when it’s in the 90s. I think mother nature is a bit confused this year.

The start of the school year and football season always makes me think of the fall color and cooler days, so I reached for the Gather Together Bundle to create this month’s birthday card.

What do you think? I used the Woven Threads Designer Series Paper for this card since I thought the texture was a great fit AND I love the fact it is part of our Buy 3 Get 1 FREE Designer Series Promotion this month.

While this set has some lovely sentiments and images,

it didn’t contain a birthday sentiment which I wanted for this project so I reached for the Seaside Notions set since I thought the font was perfect for this card. What do you think? Of course you could use the “Wishing you well” sentiment also.

Check out my video tutorial to see how I made this card.

Want to make some too? Here is a PDF tutorial for you.

#imbringingbirthdaysback September Gather Together Birthday Card PDF

Enjoy! And then stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing some swaps with you that I received last week.

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Supplies:

Stamp Set: Gather Together (*150589) and Seaside Notions (149278)

Inks: Merry Merlot Classic Ink (147112/147170), Cherry Cobbler (144575), and Cajun Craze Dark Stampin’ Blends (147908)

Paper: Woven Threads Designer Series Paper (149497), Merry Merlot (146979), Terracotta Tile (150884), Sahara Sand (121043), Mint Macaron (138337), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Gathered Leaves Dies (*150662), Layering Ovals Dies (141706), Linen Thread (104199), and Rhinestones Basic Jewels (144220)

*Gather Together Bundle (153036)

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Paper Pumpkin Gift of Fall

This month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit comes with a great stamp set and Merry Merlot Ink Spot – perfect for coloring with. And since I think monochromatic cards are always striking that’s where I started. So today’s card is one that I created simply by adding our Very Vanilla Note Cards, some card stock, and our Blender Pens! It is definitely what I consider #simplestamping which is always a great thing!

This card highlights one of our simple coloring techniques – and Blender Pens are a great tool to add to your supplies. Not only is it versatile it also gives you a lot of bang for your buck, since you’ll get 3 of them in your package. The options are endless, simply reach for your favorite color ink pad! This makes them great for a newer stamper just building their supplies or even a seasoned stamper like me.

Want to see how I created this card? I have shared this easy coloring technique in my video.

Paper Pumpkin August 2019 Gift of Fall Note Card Video Tutorial

And of course here is a complete supply list and measurements all in a handy PDF just for you!

Paper Pumpkin August 2019 Gift of Fall Note Card Tutorial PDF

Want A Splash of Color?

Love color? Here are some more cards I made using the same layout idea. They play with a bit of color from past Paper Pumpkin Ink Spots.

This first card still stamps the branches and sentiment in Merry Merlot but uses the Pretty Peacock and Merry Merlot ink spots to color the berries. And how about this one? This time I used Early Espresso to stamp the branches and added Crushed Curry to the mix along.

What do you think? Monochromatic or color? Why not leave me a comment and let me know which one you like?

Then stop back by when I’ll be sharing what I made with the left over pieces and the Paper Pumpkin Gift of Fall Add On Bundle.

Can you believe I’ve got all of this left over to create with?

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Supplies:

Stamp Set: Gift of Fall (August Paper Pumpkin)

Inks: Merry Merlot Classic Ink (150083/150090)

Paper: Very Vanilla Note Cards & Envelopes (144236), Merry Merlot (146979), and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: Blender Pens (102845)

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Toile Christmas Card Tutorial

Today’s card is one that I designed for my Team Retreat Shoe Box Swap and it was inspired by the card in the Holiday Catalog. Just goes to show, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel, you can just change it up a bit. This is what we call a CASE, or copy and share everything! lol

Inspiration can come from all places it doesn’t have to be just another card – color and patterns are all around us in our everyday lives. My daughter is always rolling her eyes at me when we are out shopping and I say “look there are flowers done in Terracotta Tile or like her dress years ago Calypso Coral! I love the fact that Stampin’ Up! keeps up with our color trends.

Here is the card – I just love cardinals so this was a set I just HAD to have!

I wanted a bold cardinal so for this project I used our Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends after paying around with the Watercolor Pencils and the Cherry Cobbler Classic Ink. The Disinktive stamp make this so easy to color since the shading is already there for you. You can see just how fast this card was to color with the Blends in my video.

Toile Christmas Shoe Box Card Video Tutorial

And here is a step by step PDF for you with everything you need to make this card.

Toile Christmas Shoe Box Card Tutorial PDF

While Christmas is a ways off – it never hurts to start thinking about your Holiday Cards – it always sneaks up on me! So let me make it easy for you to get ready for the holidays.

Watch for my Holiday Christmas Card Stamp A Stack and other classes to be posted soon to help you get ready. Stampin’ Up! will be making some changes and improvements to our website on September 10th and so I’ll be sharing everything after that.

Enjoy! And if you’d like to see the Holiday Catalog products in person, don’t forget I’ll be holding my 2019 Holiday Kick Off, September 14th – Drop in and play with some of the new goodies.

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Supplies:

Stamp Set: Toile Christmas (*150469)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708/133456), Cajun Craze (147931), Cherry Cobbler (144598), Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (144597) and Crumb Cake Light Stampin’ Blend (144582), and Color Lifter (144608)

Paper: Toile Tidings Gift Wrap (150436), Vellum Card stock (101856), Garden Green (102584) and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: Christmas Cardinal Dies (*150640)

*Toile Christmas Bundle (152367)

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Free as a Bird Thank You

I’ve become quite the bird watcher over the years here in Clarkesville, enjoying the hunt for just the right bird in my book as I learned about them. My son built some bluebird boxes years ago and they now dot our fence line around our house – we’ve been lucky enough to have at least a couple of them being used each season that I can watch as I sip coffee in the morning through out the nesting season.

So today’s card was created using the Bird Ballard Suite of products found on pages 90-92 of the 2019 Annual Catalog. The suite is filled with wonderful water colored images and soft colors which is right up my alley.

And since this set is perfect for coloring I reached for my Stampin’ Blends and started to create my own little bluebird.

While I was at it I figured I’d whip up a tutorial for you – so I’ve made a quick video and PDF so you can make some too if you want.

Free as Bird Thank You Card Video Tutorial

Free as Bird Thank You Card Tutorial PDF

Why not give it a try and make one yourself? What type of bird are you planning to color?

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Free as a Bird (*149468)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708/133456), Calypso Coral (144045), Pool Party (144605) and Crumb Cake Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack (144601)

Paper: Bird Ballard Designer Series Paper (149592), Whisper White Thick (140272), Calypso Coral (122925) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Triple Banner Punch (138292) and Layering Circles Dies (141705)

*Free as a Bird Bundle (151123)

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#imbringingbirthdays back in August with another tutorial

I love sending out birthday cards to my family and friends and so today I thought I’d share with you the one I did for the gals for August.

Created with our rich Merry Merlot and Rococo Rose it’s a quick and simple card to make but still packs a wow with it’s easy to make daisy focal point.

Check out my video to see just how easy this card was to make

Daisy Lane Card August #imbringingbirthdaysback Video Tutorial

And of course here is the coordinating PDF printable version

#imbringingbirthdaysback August Daisy Lane Card Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

And then stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing some of the fun we had at our team retreat from last weekend with you.

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Daisy Lane (*149325)

Inks: Merry Merlot (147112/147170) and Mint Macaron Classic Ink (147106/138331)

Paper: Merry Merlot (146979), Rococo Rose (150882), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Medium Daisy Punch (*149517)

*Daisy Lane Bundle (151118)

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To a Wild Rose July Thank You Card Tutorial

Do you love bold color? If so you’ll love this wild rose card that I’ve made using the Bright Collection color, Poppy Parade. Not only is it bright and bold, when you team it up with a 2 step stamp set like To a Wild Rose, you’ll get a wonderful color with lots of depth. Check out this month’s Thank you card using the set.

Like it? This project is one of those that Stampin’ Up! has included in our quarterly Demonstrator resource, Stampin’ Success. I just changed it up a bit. I love the fact that we get tips and projects to help us grow as stampers and Demonstrators. And everyone who has placed an order with me in July will be receiving one of these cards!

Here is a quick video tutorial for you and a printable PDF so you can make some to.

To a Wild Rose Thank You Card Video Tutorial

To a Wild Rose Thank You Card Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

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Supplies:

Stamp Set: To a Wild Rose (*149453)

Inks: Poppy Parade (147050/119791), Basic Gray (149165/149166), and Shaded Spruce Classic Ink (147088/147165)

Paper: Poppy Parade (119793) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

*To a Wild Rose Bundle (*151073)

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Daisy Lane Watercolor Wash Tutorial

It’s that time again another #imbringingbirthdaysback card – and while this card is being posted a bit later than I would like, I really like the way it turned out.

What do you think? I CASED this card from our Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator magazine with a couple of small changes. I really love this resource that I receive because I’m a demonstrator, our magazine is filled with ideas, tips and a lot more! I really look forward to getting it quarterly in the mail.

I’ve whipped up a quick video for you too.

Daisy Lane Watercolor Wash Card Tutorial

And of course I know you like to have something you can print off too – I always find it handy to have on hand. And no worries, I’ve included the video link too so you can find it easily again when you are ready.

#imbringingbirthdaysback Daisy Lane Watercolor Wash Card Tutorial PDF

And if you love this project did you know you can get an exclusive PDF tutorial for a boxed set using the Daisy Lane stamp set? Yep, it’s easy simply place a qualifying order and I’ll email you one. Make sure you have allowed me to contact you if you place the order in my Online Store so I can email it to you!

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Daisy Lane (*149325)

Inks: Pretty Peacock Classic Ink (150083/150090)

Paper: Pretty Peacock (150880) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Aqua Painter (103954), Pretty Peacock 1/2″ Scalloped Linen Ribbon (149751), Medium Daisy Punch (*149517), Gold Faceted Gems (144141), and Triple Banner Punch (138292)

*Daisy Lane Bundle (151118)

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Team Craft Time & More

Tomorrow is my Team Craft Time, this is a monthly event where we gather and craft together – it is a free style event where anything goes and it’s a lot of fun. We simply bring what ever we are working on and enjoy each others company while crafting.

Want to see some of what my team has been working on? Here are some of the swaps from the July meeting earlier this month everyone shared.

These first two cards use the Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper (149478) and the Memorable Mosaic Stamp Set (149226)

Don’t you love the new Timeless Label Punch (149516)? It not only coordinates with this stamp set, but it’s a great punch for all kinds of sentiments and comes in a Bundle too so you can save 10% when you purchase the stamp set and punch together!

And here is a lovely card made with the Magnolia Blooms stamp set (152729) found in our Experience Creativity brochure.

This brochure is filled with wonderful stamp sets and getting started bundles that are perfect for the new stamper, but great for the avid stamper too since products coordinating with items from the 2019 Annual Catalog, like this stamp set.

And here are two cards using the Butterfly Gala stamp set (148580) – LOL the swappers were surprised to see they were both inspired by the same project this month!

This first one is done in Grapefruit Grove

and this second one is done is 2018 In Color, Call Me Clover

And this final card is a Inside Block, fancy fold card using the Beauty Abounds stamp set (148726).

Such a fun card and we’ll be learning how Pat made this card during our August meeting – Sharing is the best!

Here are a couple of more pictures from the July Meeting where we always do some Make n’ Take projects and celebrate achievements together

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Getting Started with the Stamp Cleaning Pad

Have you seen this great new option for cleaning our stamps? I LOVE this particularly for our Photopolymer stamps since it helps clean those tough stains that discolor our stamps and make it harder to see through them. Check out my quick video showing you more.

Getting Started with the Stamp Cleaning Pad & Refill Video Tutorial

So what do you think? I think it’s a great add on to our Simply Shammy and Stampin’ Scrub cleaning options. Our Stamp Cleaning Pad (147047) is a great deal at just $7.50. You’ll make to make sure you order the Refill (149661) when you order your pad so that you don’t have to worry about running out of this great cleaning option.

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