Oh Holy Night…

I hope you all can get to your Church’s Christmas Eve Service!

It is a great reminder as to what the Season is all about.

Jesus is the reason for the season, not Santa.

After all, it is the Birth of THE Savior that we celebrate!

Just like you and I have Birthdays we still celebrate,

some of us more than others, we celebrate Jesus’ Birthday.

No one really knows the day he was born…

…or the time of year…

…I’ve heard maybe in July, but the Roman Catholic Church changed

the time to December, to give the cold winter month, something to celebrate!

It’s fine…because, I celebrate Jesus everyday!

I want to wish you ALL a very

Merry Christmas!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and the Hope of Christmas, to you ALL!

 

Last But not Least….!

Hello Folks!

As of this writing, there is no news of my SIL.

No news is good news!

This will probably be the last Card Post until after the New Year.

Today’s Cards are a Sneak Peek from the

Sale-A-Bration Catalog!

Starting Jan 3, 2020 till March 31, 2020,

For every $50 you spend on regular product from either

the Annual Catalog or the New Mini Catalog…

…you can earn, FREE, a product from the Sale-A-Bration Catalog (SAB)!

(The Sale-A-Bration Catalog also has 2 items, at the back of the catalog,

that you can earn FREE for a $100 purchase too!)

One of the Perks of being a Stampin’Up! Demonstrator…

…you get to Pre-Order one month ahead of time from the new Catalogs!

You also can EARN SAB items ahead of time too!

This item below is one of the FREE SAB items you can EARN!

 

Here it is!

It is named, Kerchief Card Kit!

It is an ALL-INCLUSIVE KIT!

You get everything to make 8 Cards!

AND the envelopes too!

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Here is a picture of the 8 cards you make!

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Everything to make these cards is included!

These Cards turned out Prettier than I thought they would!

Here is Card #1

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The only thing I added were the Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots!

Everything else here is included in the kit!

 

How I completed the inside!

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I used another stamp set from a previous Paper Pumpkin Kit and

the Very Versailles stamp set for the leaves! I also used the Delicata Golden Glitz Ink

for the leaves too! The insides are BLANK, you choose to stamp what you want,

or leave blank for a long note to a friend!

I made these 4 cards, birthday cards!

 

Card #2

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Again, all I added was the Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots to the Card!

Everything you see here is included in the kit!

 

How I finished the inside!

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Again the Very Versailles stamp set for the leaves and

I am not sure what stamp set, this sentiment came from…

…it may be a Paper Pumpkin too, not sure and I forgot to write down.

I see I may be earning a couple of more of these kits!

These Cards are just Beautiful!

 

Here is a picture of the 2 different Cards!

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A Pleasant Surprise! This EARN has bang for it’s $50 earn!

 

Until Next Year…Have a Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!

A Feminine Birthday!

Hello All!

The 4th and Final Card from the Christmas Card Kit!

I opted to make this one a Feminine Birthday card, since

yesterday’s was a Masculine Card!

 

Here is the Card!

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The base and mats color, is Merry Merlot!

Not a color I use often enough!

I paired this up with Very Vanilla too!

 

Here is the finished inside!

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I had some fun with this To A Wild Rose stamp set!

 

Again, sowing both cards!

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HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Merry Merlot- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

scrap for greeting mat             3.25″ x 3.25″ scallop square’s mat

Very Vanilla- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″   scrap for greeting

3.25″ x 3.25″ piece to die cut the scallop square from

DSP:

Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP- 4″ x 5.25″ front panel

(this DSP is coming soon to the New Mini Catalog premiering on Jan 3, 2020)!!!

STAMP SETS:

To A Wild Rose- roses and leaves

Piece of Cake- greeting

My Favorite Things stamp set- inside sentiment

INK:

Merry Merlot- greeting, and inside sentiment

Roses: front and inside

Merry Merlot, Blushing Bride, Rococo Rose- 3 step stamping

Mango Melody- rose center

Leaves: front, inside, and on greeting label

Mossy meadow, Pear Pizzazz

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Layering Squares Dies- scallop square on front

Everyday Label Punch- greeting label and mat

Here is the Card, once again!

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I really need to jump into this color!

By the Way, the dark color for the DSP said Cherry Cobbler!

I thought it went well on the Merry Merlot!

Until the next Post…Blessings and Love to you ALL!

A Masculine Birthday!

Hello All!

I am back with the 3 Card from the Christmas Card Kit Club, I belong to!

I decided to use all the elements and make a Masculine Birthday Card, instead!

 

Here is the Card!

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I used the Soft Sea Foam panel and greeting label, and the Oval Frame from the kit.

I used the Rustic Retreat Stamp Set and colored in with the Stampin’ Blends!

I did add the sponged in sun to the picture (it isn’t on the stamp set)

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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I added the background layers to inside of the card!

I die cut a scalloped oval and stamped on it and added!

 

Here are the 2 Cards!

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I added a Shaded Spruce mat to the Soft Sea Foam greeting label!

STOCK AND MEASURES TO MAKE THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Whisper White Thick- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Whisper White Regular- 3″ x 4″ piece to stamp front image,

3″ x 4″ piece to cut and stamp inside scalloped oval

Shaded Spruce- 4″ x 5″ piece to die cut and dry emboss the frame

.50″ x 2.5″ to punch out greeting label mat

Soft Sea Foam- 3.5″ x 4.75″ cut and dry emboss

.50″ x 2.5″ to punch out the greeting label. After punching out this label, re-insert into the punch on one side, from the front of the die (the label hole) and re-punch to make label a bit smaller than the mat.

STAMP SETS:

Itty Bitty Birthdays- greeting

Rustic Retreat- front scene

Perennial Birthday- inside sentiment

INKS:

Soft Suede- front scene, inside sentiment

Shaded Spruce- greeting, inside sprigs

Mango Melody- used to sponge in the sun

Old Olive- background trees

STAMPIN’ BLENDS:

Cabin: Ivory and Bronze,

White Gel Pen- roof

Light Old Olive- to color in ALL the trees

Light and Dark Smokey Slate- to color in the chimney

Light Pool Party- for the sky

Dark Soft Sea Foam- the grounds

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting and embossing machine

Heirlooms Frames Dies and 3D Embossing Folder- oval frame

Layering Ovals Dies- scallop oval, inside

Classic Label Punch- greeting label and mat

 

Here is the Card, again!

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I didn’t have the Light & Peace Stamp Set required to make this

the Christmas Card…I decided to make it a masculine Birthday Card, instead!

ON ANOTHER NOTE:

I was sent some pics and video of my SIL. Her Sons brought their sons to visit her. She was smiling and pretty alert for the visit. It was beautiful!

These Posts you are getting are all being set up ahead of time for now.

 

Until the next Post…Blessings to you ALL!

 

Last Christmas Card for 2019!

Hello Friends!

This will be the last Christmas Card of this year!

This one and yesterday’s cards will go in the box for next year!

Here is the Card!

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These Cards are again from the Christmas Club set. The original design was

the angel from the Light & Peace Stamp Set from the Holiday Catalog!

I don’t own the stamp set and decided to use what I had!

I used the Wrapped In Plaid DSP, the Pine Tree Punch,

 the old Blizzard Die for the 2 Snowflakes AND the retired

Snowflake Sentiments Stamp Set!!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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Mimicked the front, again!

Used a smaller snowflake from the Blizzard Die, and

added a Gold Glimmer Enamel Dot to the center of the snowflake!

 

Here are both Cards!

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From the Christmas Club Kit I received…all parts are pre-cut.

All I have to do is stamp and piece together.

Since, I changed it up…I punched out the trees and

die-cut the snowflakes for my cards!

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES TO REPLICATE!

CARDSTOCK:

Poppy Parade- base, 4.25″ x 11″ score @ 5.5″ fold in half on the score

Whisper White- front and inside panels

Gold Foil Paper- snowflakes

DSP:

Wrapped In Plaid- scrap pieces to punch out the trees

STAMP SET:

Snowflake Sentiments- greeting and inside sentiment

INK:

Night of Navy- greeting and inside sentiment

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Stitched Nested Labels- front and inside panels

Pine Tree Punch- front and inside trees

Blizzard Die- 3 gold snowflakes

ACCESSORIES:

Gold Glimmer Enamel Dots- center of inside snowflake on tree

(to make it look like a star!)

Here is the Card and inside, again!

Enjoy your Christmas! Blessings to you ALL!

 

Are you Christmas Carded Out, Yet?

Hello All!

Just a jump in to show a few cards I have been working on.

I joined a Christmas Card Club…I get supplies for 8 Cards each month.

Many times, I do not have the stamp set the woman is showcasing.

No problem, I will improvise another stamp set,

or totally change up the style or Occasion of the card!

As I have done and will show you over the next 4 days!

Here is Card #1

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I totally made these my own.

There will be no pics of her cards’… mine are way off from her cards!

 

How I did the inside!

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Mimicked the front!

I think it is the angle, but the White rectangle looks crooked, it isn’t!

 

A shot of 2 cards made!

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With the second Card, I had cut a larger rectangle with a larger

Stitched Rectangle Dies…less Gold Shimmer Paper showed.

I didn’t realize it till I glued it to the Shimmer paper. Oh well,

at least we know the same person won’t get both cards!!!!!

I do like more Glimmer showing!

STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Bermuda Bay- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Gold Glimmer Paper- front and inside mats, 3 3/8″ x 4 6/8″

Very Vanilla- 3 1/8″ x 4 3/8″ (the size to show more Glimmer Paper!)

STAMP SET:

Christmas Gleaming- all stamping

INK:

Bermuda Bay- greeting, inside sentiment, flourish above ornament

Delicata Golden Glitz Ink- ornament

ACCESSORIES:

Metallic Edge Ribbon, Very Vanilla- bow on front

Here is the Card Again!

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This is very Elegant in itself!

Until the next Post…Blessings to you ALL!