Friday, December 19, 2014

More Sneaky Peeks!

I'm having a blast playing with my new toys from Stampin' Up!  Here are a couple more projects I made using some of the new designer paper stack called Adventure Bound:




This designer series paper is a real departure from the norm for Stampin' Up!  One side is a photo image and the other side is standard patterned paper.  I also used a new stamp set called Petal Potpourri and the coordinating Flower Medallion punch.  I can't resist a good flower set and when there is a coordinating punch I'm in 7th heaven.

These new products and so much more will be available for purchase on January 6, 2015.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Note Card Gift Sets

Tis' the season for gift giving and I made up 4 sets of these note cards to give this Christmas.  There are two of each color in each box with envelopes.





The stamp is an old one from Penny Black that I colored with distress markers and spritzed with water before stamping.  I love the water color look and this flower is just perfect for it.

I also made boxes for the cards.  I found some great box making videos by Connie Stewart here and she also has a great one on how to make the tool she uses to get lids that fit every time here.  If you struggle with making boxes Connie's video tutorials are definitely worth checking out.  Here's the cards all boxed up and ready to go:

I am thinking about making some little 3x4 note cards and boxing them up too so stay tuned to see how those turn out.  I'll have another Sneak Peek for you on Friday too so be sure to stop back.

Today is also my wonderful son's 39th birthday!  Happy Birthday sweetie!



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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Sneaky Peeks - New Occasions Mini and Sale-a-Bration Catalogs from Stampin' Up!

The clock is counting down towards the release of the new catalogs from Stampin' Up! Customers will be able to order from these catalogs on January 6 - only 20 days from now!

The Occasions Mini and Sale-a-Bration catalogs are some of the most anticipated of the year from SU.  This year they have outdone themselves.  I am in love with everything in them!  I made some samples from the sets that I received.  The first one is a new background stamp called Something Lacy and I see many cards using this in my future:





Both were stamped on white card stock using Baked Brown Sugar ink.  I colored in some of the design on the top one using my markers.  The sentiment is stamped with Basic Black craft ink and embossed with clear embossing powder.  So easy and, I think, very elegant too!

I will be back with more sneak peeks at the new items over the next few days.  I hope you like them as much as I do!
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Stamp Camp North - Dec. 13, 2015

As I mentioned before, I really love doing stamp camps.  Stamp Camp North is a wonderful group of gals - demonstrators and campers alike.  We had so much fun at our latest camp - it was our Christmas celebration and we even had an appearance by Santa!  Here are the projects (you can see mine here):










All the gals got to go home with one of these cute gift card holders:

and everyone got a door prize (including the demonstrators - YAY).  Those who got the door prizes made by Bernadette got to go home with some of these cuties:

We had a great time with great food, great projects and great company.  I am looking forward to participating in this camp in the coming year!

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