Meant to Be Tin Wrap

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I’ve been having fun creating little treats for my fellow stampers, family and friends. Today’s Tin Wrap is quick and easy to do – so you can make lots of them quickly! A plus for Valentine’s Day treats.

I thought this sentiment was a fun twist on the mints – get it? Meant….Mint…. lol

The tins I’ve used came from my local discount store and are cinnamon, but they are a standard size tin so you can use your favorite mints or tin.

Here is a quick Video Tutorial for you

Meant to Be Tin Wrap Video Tutorial

And of course a PDF so you can print it with a complete supply list and step by step directions.

Meant to Be Tin Wrap Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Meant to Be (*148626)

Inks: Cherry Cobbler Classic Ink (147083)

Paper: All My Love Designer Series paper (148576), Flirty Flamingo (141416), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Be Mine Stitched Framelits Dies (*148527) and Banner Triple Punch (138292)

*Meant to Be Bundle (150587)

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Bloom by Bloom Calendar Card

I had some more calendars that I wanted to use so I made this bright and cheerful Bloom by Bloom Calendar Card to send out. I know it’s almost the end of January but I think they will still bring a smile to the recipients face.

I’ve created a PDF Tutorial for this card and if you would like to see my earlier video tutorial that I shared with you showing you how I made these calendar bases for my Forever Lovely Calendar Card CLICK HERE.

Just a note: the video has been notated that I said the wrong measurement for the base on the video, but please know that the PDF is correct. Sometimes my mouth gets ahead of my brain. Ever have that happen? lol. But know that you start with a standard card base that is 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″.

Bloom by Bloom Calendar Card Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

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Supplies:

Stamp Set: Bloom by Bloom (*148820) and Incredible Like You (148708)

Inks: Call Me Clover (147142), Calypso Coral (147101), and Night of Navy Classic Ink (147110), and Versa Mark Ink Pad (102283)

Paper: Night of Navy (100867), Grapefruit Grove (146972), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Bitty Blooms Punch Pack (*148532), Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots (148805), Stampin’ Trimmer (126889), Paper Snips (103579), Heat Tool (129053), and White Embossing Powder (109132)

*Bloom by Bloom Bundle (150598)

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Forever Lovely Valentine Treat

I made today’s project as a little goodie for my team members and put one at everyone’s tables for the Winter Retreat this past weekend. I couldn’t resist these yummy little Creme Filled Wafer Rolls when I saw them and was hoping they were individual wrapped. However, that turned out not to be the case so our 2×8″ Cello Bags to the rescue!

I simply slipped 3 of the little sticks inside and sealed then decorated. I really like how they came together and think they turned out quite elegant with the Lovely Lipstick Foil Sheets. The little heart looks just like a chocolate box since I used the Tufted Embossing Folder. What do you think?

I’ve put a video together for you in case you’d like to make some of these treats too

Forever Lovely Valentine Treat Video Tutorial

And of course, I’ve got a complete supply list below for you along with a PDF tutorial too.

Forever Lovely Valentine Treat PDF

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Forever Lovely (*148624)

Inks: Lovely Lipstick Classic Ink (147140)

Paper: Grapefruit Grove and Lovely Lipstick Foil Sheets (Sale-a-bration 149712), All My Love Designer Series Paper (148576), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: 2×8″ Cello Bags (141703), Be Mime Stitched Framelits Dies (148527), All My Love Ribbon Combo Pack (148584), Triple Banner Punch (138292) and Tufted Dynamic Embossing Folder (146335)

*Forever Lovely Bundle (150580)

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Forever Lovely Calendar Card

I created today’s projects for my January Thank You Cards. They are a bit different from what I usually do since they contain a little calendar but I really like the way they turned out and hope everyone who receives them will enjoy them.


They are so easy to make and even better they fold flat for mailing.

Want to learn how I made them? I’ve filmed a Tutorial for you today and also typed up a PDF to go along with it so you can make some too if you would like.

FOREVER LOVELY CALENDAR CARD VIDEO TUTORIAL

January Thank You Forever Lovely Calendar Card Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Forever Lovely (*141624)

Inks: Petal Pink (147108), Mint Macaron (147106), and Soft Suede Classic Ink (147115)

Paper: Soft Suede (115318) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Lovely Flower Edgelits Dies (148526), Share What You Love Artisan Pearls (146927), Stampin’ Trimmer (126889), and Stamparatus (146276)

*Forever Lovely Bundle (150580)

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Hello Cupcake Mini Gable Box

Today’s project is one I made for every last week for my 2019 Occasions Catalog Kick Off using the Sale-a-bration stamp set, Hello Cupcake.

The Lustrous White Mini Gable Boxes made this project quick and easy since all I had to do was decorate and assemble, the box was already to go with a lovely shimmery finish.

Everyone seemed to enjoy the little treat box they found at their seats when they arrived.

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Want to learn how I made them? Here is a video tutorial for you.

Hello Cupcake Mini Gable Box Video Tutorial

And I’ve also got a written tutorial for you too with a complete supply list.

Hello Cupcake Gable Mini Box Tutorial (printable) PDF

Stop back by tomorrow and see one of the projects we made along with a tutorial for it too.

Enjoy!

Supplies:

Stamp Set: Hello Cupcake (Sale-a-bration 149714)

Inks: Powder Pink (147147), Coastal Cabana (147097), Soft Suede (147115), and Crumb Cake Classic Ink (147116)

Paper: Powder Pink (144244), Crumb Cake (120953), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Lustrous White Mini Gable Boxes (146961) and Silver & Petal Pink Baker’s Twine (146288)

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Rooted in Nature Faux Silk Tutorial

I started this project a while back and got side tracked. Does that ever happen to you? That being said, I’m not admitting to my stack of half finished projects  anything. LOL!

Well the good news is I finally finished it and love the way it turned out so I wanted to share it with you today.

What do you think? Can you see your favorite autumn photo in it? The color is a bit late here in this neck of the state so I haven’t gotten many pictures yet, but hope too still if the rain doesn’t wash things out.

This frame looks like it took along time and is complicated, but really isn’t difficult to do with a few basic supplies. The frame itself is one of those inexpensive $1 frames you can find at your local Walmart or craft store.

Here is a video tutorial for you showing you how I made it. This video is a bit longer than I normally do so I hope you enjoy it.

ROOTED IN NATURE FAUX SILK FRAME VIDEO TUTORIAL

And here is a companion PDF tutorial for you with a complete supply list that includes step by step directions on how I made the focal point.

Rooted in Nature Faux Silk Frame Tutorial PDF

Enjoy!

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Supplies:

Stamp Set: Rooted in Nature (*146479/146482) and Timeless Textures (140514/140517)

Inks: Crushed Curry (147115), Cajun Craze (147085), Soft Suede (147087), and Merry Merlot (147112)

Paper: Cherry Cobbler (119685), Pumpkin Pie (105117), Poppy Parade (119793),  and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: Nature’s Roots Framelits Dies (*146341), Big Shot Embossing Mats (146327), Bright Copper Shimmer Paint (147045), Stampin’ Spritzer (126185), 1 3/4″ Circle Punch (119850), 1″ Circle Punch (119868), and Stampin’ Sponges (141337)

Other: frame, white craft paint, rubbing alcohol, paint brush,  and white tissue paper

*Rooted in Nature Bundle 148352/148353

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Lemon Zest Treat Holders

I love lemon and so needless to say I find using the Lemon Zest Stamp Set a lot of fun to use. As I was wondering around my local Dollar Tree a couple of weeks ago I found this package of individual Lemonhead Candies, one of my favorites so I couldn’t resist picking up a couple of bags to use as treats.

This treat holder is quick and easy to make and folds flat when you don’t have the box inside so it’s great for travel too.

So not only did I create these for my October Card Class as a little treat, but they’ll be headed to Orlando with me next week as a swap during our OnStage Live event too.

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

Lemon Zest Treat Holder Tutorial

And of course I did a PDF for you too!

Lemon Zest Treat Holder (printable) PDF

Enjoy!

 

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Lemon Zest (143805/143808)

Inks: Pineapple Punch (147141), Call Me Clover Classic Ink (147139), and Memento Tuxedo Black Ink (132708)

Paper: 2018 In Color Designer Series Paper Stack (146963), Lovely Lipstick (146970), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Lemon Builder Punch (143712), 1 3/4″ Circle Punch (119850), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334) and Bone Folder (102300)

 

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Trick or Tweet Treat Tents

Today’s treat holder is a quick and easy one that you can make last minute for your holiday treat giving and it holds what else, chocolate! So it will be a hit with your chocolate lovers.

This treat was made using the fun little animal image from the Trick or Tweet stamp set – my favorite for making all those fun Halloween treats! And perfect for these Halloween wrapped chocolate Kisses I found this fall.

Check out this video tutorial so you can make some too.

Trick or Tweet Treat Tent Video Tutorial

And of course I’ve whipped up a PDF with a complete supply list for you too!

Trick or Tweet Treat Tent Tutorial PDF

 

Enjoy! And then stop back by tomorrow when I’ll be sharing some birthday inspired cards with you.

Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Trick or Tweets (147725/147722)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad (132708)

Paper: Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper (147531), Pumpkin Pie (105117),https://www.stampinup.com/ecweb/product/105117/pumpkin-pie-8-1-2-x-11-cardstock?dbwsdemoid=2048121 Gorgeous Grape (146987), and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

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

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Blue Mountain Stampers Team Time

Yesterday I shared my special team event project with you and so today I thought I’d share some of the wonderful projects my team brought to share at our October meeting. The share time covered everything from cards to 3ds.

This first little project holds a few mini candy bars and was made using the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper (147820) and the Candy Cane Season (147692) and Cookie Cutter Christmas stamp sets (142043) with their coordinating punches.

It’s topped off with our Cherry Cobbler Double Stitched Ribbon (144117) and Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine (147888).  Isn’t it adorable? I love the idea of combining the gingerbread cookie with the candy cane for this quick and easy treat.

And here is a beautiful box that was created with the Seasonal Layers Framelits Dies (143751). One of my favorites since it takes you through all 4 seasons.

And finally some bags and a box made with our Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper (146926) and Nature’s Poem Designer Series Paper (146338).

And of course we didn’t forget the Cards – This first one was made with the Daisy Delight stamp set (143669).

And this last one using the Accented Blooms stamp set. I just love the fall colors that were used on this card so I’m including the supply list for you below.

As I said yesterday, I appreciate and I’m inspired by my team each and every day. I’ve got a great group of wonderful and talented stampers!

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.

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Supplies: 

Stamp Set: Accented Blooms (146678/146681) and Best Birds (141525)

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black (132708/133456) and VersaMark (102283/102193)

Paper: Tranquil Tide (144246) and Whisper White Card stock (100730)

Accessories: Tranquil Tide 3/8″ Mini Ruffled Ribbon (146948), Stampin’ Write Markers, Clear Wink of Stella (141897), Tailored Tag Punch (145667), Softly Falling Embossing Folder (139672), and White Embossing Powder (109132)

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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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