Thursday, November 28, 2013

Trees - AIS Linky Party #19

Happy Turkey Day,

I hope you have planned or have had a wonderful day celebrating Thanksgiving with your family and friends.  My family is gathering at home for the first time in six years.  Although it is nice to be at home for this holiday I do miss being on a trip at this time of year.  I am thankful for my family and friends and for our health and well being this year.

Today at An Inky Situation we are celebrating Trees.  I think most of us made Christmas or winter trees for our design project.  I know many of my friends will start putting their Christmas trees up for the season.  Here is my contribution for this week.

This was a quickie for me this week.  I had this mulling around in my head for the last two weeks.  I hand cut a triangle then glued 1/2" strips of patterned paper to the front and trimmed the edges.  Then I added a shadow mat to make the tree stand out.  For the background I cut three 1-1/4" x 5" strips of Real Red cardstock and added a 1" x 4-3/4" strip of paterned paper to the top.  I think this card is simple and sweet.

Stampin' Up! Supplies used:
Real Red cardstock
Cherry Cobbler ink
Teeny Tiny Wishes for the sentiment
Bitty Banners Framelits Die

All other papers are from my stash.  Trunk of the tree is from my ribbon stash.  Tree is mounted on 3D foam squares for a little dimension.

Join in on the fun with us at An Inky Situation for this week's challenge.

You can purchase the Stampin' Up! supplies I used at my online store HERE.
Remember to use the Monthly Mystery Code (active until November 29):  GASPNT9E

Thanks for stopping by for a looksee.

Happy Thanksgiving and many blessings,

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Friend to Friend - AIS Linky Party #18

Happy Thursday,

Welcome to another Linky Party with An Inky Situation!  This is Linky Party #18 - Photo Inspiration.

I love snowmen!  And this one is just such a cutie. 

Here is the photo inspiration for this card.

Here are the details:

Stampin' Up! Supplies used on this card:
Cardstock:  Tempting Turquoise (#102067), Melon Mambo (#115320) and Tangerine Tango (#111349)
Ink:  Pacific Point Stampin' Pad (#126951)
Stamp set:  Teeny Tiny Wishes (W #128748 or C #127802)
Adhesive:  2-Way Glue Pen (#100425)

Other supplies:
Cardstock and Patterned Paper from my stash
Cricut - Winter Frolic - Snowman 4 cut @ 3.5"
Cricut - Elegant Edges - Butterfly - Oblong cut @ 5.2", 4.9" and 4.5"

Play along with us at An Inky Situation.

Shop with me for supplies for a snowman card of your own or check out the Holiday Sale going on now at my online store. Shop with me HERE.

Blessings and Happy Crafting,

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Hurry and Get Your Tag It Box Bundles

Hello Friends,

Just a quick reminder that time is running short for getting your Tag It Box bundles.  These will only be available in my store until November 19.  So hurry in and pick up these delightful ways to wrap up a package in no time.

There are two bundles to choose from.
Item 135811 - Holiday Tag It Decorative Box Bundle $19.95
Includes:  Stamp a Tag Kit,
Cherry Cobbler 1" stitched Grosgrain ribbon (10 yards), and
Decorative Window Gift Boxes (6 boxes)

Item 135812 - Holiday Tag It Extra-Large Box Bundle $18.95
Includes:  Stamp a Tag Kit,
Cherry Cobbler 1" stitched Grosgrain ribbon (10 yards), and
Extra-Large Gift Boxes (3 boxes)

Shop with me HERE or click on the item you wish to purchase.
Remember to use the Mystery Hostess Code:  GASPNT9E

Thanks for stopping by!
Blessings and Happy Crafting,

Friday, November 8, 2013

Falling Leaves

Hello Friends,

I have a new card to share with you.  I was playing in the paper and ink today.  It was great fun!  The are not changing here in Texas just yet, but I am looking forward to the change.  It will only last a week or two in this area.  My neighbors Bradford Pear tree usually puts on a marvelous show ... from green to goldenrod to orange to cranberry red.  Here is my card in anticipation of the change.

I cut and folded a lattice edge into the side of the card.  What do you think?  Happy Thanksgiving is stamped on each leaf.  I am really proud of this card. 

Stampin' Up Supplies used:
Cardstock - Always Artichoke, Tangerine Tango and Crushed Curry
Stampin' Pad - Old Olive
Stamp set - Teeny Tiny Wishes - Clear Mount 127802 or Wood Mount 128748
Adhesive - 2-Way Glue Pen

Other supplies:
Cardstock and Patterned paper from my stash
ATG gun

Shop for your Stampin' Up! needs HERE.
Remember to use the Hostess Code:  GASPNT9E

This card will be entered in the following challenges:

Cupcake Inspirations # 235 - Fall Leaves
CARDZTV Go To Galz Link Party # 8 - Happy Harvest
Scrapbooker Phd #2 - Anything that Flies
Fantabulous Cricut #185 - Anything Goes Project - Signs of Fall

Thanks for stopping by for a looksee.
Blessings and Happy Crafting,

The Everyday Occasions Cardmaking Kit

Hello Friends,

I am really excited about this new kit from Stampin' Up! 

The Everyday Occasions Cardmaking kit contains everything you need (minus adhesive and scissors) to make 20 lovely cards.  It even comes in a wonderful box to store your cards in. 

The Everyday Occasions Cardmaking kit comes with:
  1. Cardstock and envelopes for 20 cards
  2. Twine, buttons, and clips
  3. Full-color Tips and Tricks brochure
  4. A cool, storable, giftable box
  5. Die-cut paper embellishments
  6. Stampin' Spots (R) (mini ink pads)
  7. Seven-piece Occasions Stamp Set and clear stamp block
All of this for $29.95.  That is about $1.50 per card ... now that is a deal and you get to say you made it yourself.  Bring out the artist in yourself or someone else. 

This would be a great purchase for a 'Girl's Cardmaking Night Out', Sunday school class party to make cards for members or visitors, or just to add to your stash of cards throughout the year.  The Everyday Occasions Cardmaking kit would be the perfect gift for your cardmaking friend or someone wanting to start making cards.

Click HERE to purchase your kit today!

Thanks for stopping by,
Blessings and Happy Crafting,

Thursday, November 7, 2013

AIS #16 - Turkey Time

Happy Thursday!

It's time to get Inky.  This week at An Inky Situation it is time for Turkey's.  Janis challenged each of the design team to make a card with a turkey.

Here is my Turkey card:

My little turkey is dressed in his 'sparkle' finery ... just had to give him extra 'sparkle.'  I am so excited to show off this card as I got to play with my new Framelits.  See the Happy Thanksgiving banner.  The little Banner was made with my new Bitty Banner Framelits Die (see below).  There is a coordinating stamp set that works with these dies.  It is called Itty Bitty Banners (see below).  I will show these off at a later date.
Bitty Banners Framelits Dies
Itty Bitty Banners Stamp Set
# 132022 Wood $ 15.95
#126257 Clear $ 11.95

For the sentiment I used Teeny Tiny Wishes ... one of my favorite stamp sets.

Shop with me HERE at my Stampin' Up! Online Store.
Hostess Code:  GASPNT9E
You can to pick up your set of Bitty Banner Framelits Dies and Itty Banners Stamp Set.

Thanks for stopping by!
Blessings and Happy Crafting,

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Weekly Deals - November 7 - November 13, 2013

Check out these Weekly Deals
Adorning Accents Textured Impressions Embossing Folders
Adorning Accents Textured
Embossing Folders
Price $6.71
Autumn Accents Bigz Die
Autumn Accents Bigz Dies
Cherry Cobbler 1 Grosgrain Stitched Edge Ribbon
Cherry Cobbler 1" Grosgrain
Stitched Edge Ribbon
Cupcake Punch
Cupcake Punch
Dress Form Pop' N Cuts
Dress Form Pop' N Cuts
Large Rhinestone Basic Jewels
Large Rhinestone
Basic Jewels
Pumpkin Pie Goodie Gear Simply Created Kit
Pumpkin Pie Goodie
Gear Simply Created Kit
World Spectacular Ensemble -- Digital Download
World Spectacular
Ensemble - Digital Download
Shop with me HERE at my Stampin' Up! Online Store.
November Hostess Code:  GASPNT9E
Thanks for stopping by!
Blessings and Happy Crafting,

Monday, November 4, 2013

Digital Scrapbooking Days - Day 4

Welcome to day four of Digital Scrapbooking Days.  Today's daily deal is 50 percent off the Modern Medley Overlays Kit.

Modern Medley Overlays Kit (NA, EU, SP)

The featured guest designer today is Mary Rogers.  She mixed in some of her favorite My Digital Studio downloads with the deal of the day-the Modern Medley Overlays.

Mary had this to say about her project:  "One of the best things about digital is how versatile each kit really is.  It really is okay to use a holiday themed kit for a back to school layout.  My daughter, who is special needs, typically has a hard time adjusting, but not this year!  It was something I really wanted to document.  A 'white space' layout is completely my style - I usually frame and place my photos first and then build my layers around them.  I think a title can be bold or really simple and journaling and telling the story is a must."

Other supplies used:  Winter Frost Kit, Hash It Out Greeting Card Kit, Festive Blooms, Brad Add-On Pack and the Anchored Stamp Brush Set.

Winter Frost
(NA, EU, SP)
Hash it Out
Festive Blooms
(NA, EU, SP)
Brad Add-on Pack
(NA, EU, SP)
Anchored Stamp Brush
(NA, EU, SP)
Here is a fun layout from Stampin' Up!'s brand new design team member, Amber Meadows.

"One of my favorite things about stamp overlays is that they give you the ability to create your own Designer Series Paper.  You can crop them, change the color or the opacity - you can even layer them for a completely custom look.  Endless possibilities, my friends!  Endless!

With this page I was able to use four different overlays from the Modern Medley Overlay Kit.  That's right - four on one page!  I began by cropping strips of three of my favorite overlays.  Once I started adding color I started to get really excited - and when I get that giddy feeling I know I'm on the right track with my design!  I added a fourth overlay under the first three and turned the opacity way down to 20 percent.  I just wanted to add some subtle interest there nothing that would compete with the other overlays.

Combining different patterns is one of my favorite ways to add interest to a layout and Modern Medley Overlays are perfect for the job.f  It's my new go to kit for my layouts.  You've got to give this one a try!"

Other supplies used:  Mis-Stitched, Fancy Frames, Tickets & Tags, Eyelets, Everyday Woodcuts, Corduroy Buttons, Designer Threads, Top Notch Woodcuts.

Don't forget to show Stampin' Up! how you used the Modern Medley overlays to be entered to win $20 worth of MDS downloads.  Upload your project to the My Digital Studio gallery and tag it "Modern Medley" by November 13 to be entered to win.  The My Digital Studio team will announce the winners on November 15.

Stampin' Up! will have more inspiration for you on Day five along with another Deal of the Day.

To purchase any of these items or to download the FREE MDS 30 day trial visit my online store HERE.

Thanks for stopping by!
Blessings and Happy Crafting,