O is for Special Occasion

Welcome to my ABC Card Series! Throughout this series I’ll be sharing a variety of cards for every occasion from A to Z! There are many special occasions throughout the year which call for particular cards.  What’s more special than the miracle of a newborn?! My niece is having a baby boy so I made this card for her.

Stampin' Up! Well Written baby card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Owls are trendy in home decor these days and she is decorating her nursery with an owl theme.  I really wanted to use the owl from the Hoot Hoot Hooray stamp set (found in the Beginner Brochure) but I forgot to add it on my last order! (How many of you have done that before?) Check out this cute stamp set!

Stampin' Up! Hoot Hoot Hooray Stamp Set - for inspiration and ordering visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This set pairs an image and a sentiment for each occasion. There’s even a Hoot Hoot Hooray Bundle (similar to the Celebrate with Cake Bundle I shared the other day.) The bundle includes everything you need to create 20 cards for birthdays, new baby, celebration, friendship, support, and more.

Hoot Hoot Hooray Cards Bundle   Item #152871   

Stampin' Up! Hoot Hoot Hooray Bundle - Everything you need to create 20 cards for birthday, new baby, support, and more!- Visit juststampin.com for inspiration and ordering information - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Bundle includes
* Hoot Hoot Hooray Cling Stamp Set–6 stamps
* Clear Block D
* Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad
* 20 Whisper White Note Cards and Envelopes
* 13 Watercolor Pencils in Stampin’ Up! exclusive colors: Basic Black, Basic Gray, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Early Espresso, Melon Mambo, Old Olive, Pacific Point, Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, Rich Razzleberry, and Whisper White

Check out these adorable cards from the Stampin’ Up! Design Team.

Stampin' Up! Hoot Hoot Hooray note card ideas for new baby, birthday, celebration, and more! - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This stamp set will definitely be on my next order! For now, I had to use a retired owl I had in my collection! You can easily substitute any image and use this card design for many different occasions. It’s a quick & easy card to duplicate! Here’s the measurements:

  • 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Card base (Seaside Spray) scored at 4 1/4
  • 3 x 4 DSP

I added a 4 inch strip of the beautiful Scalloped Linen Ribbon with Tear and Tape. Then I stamped the image on whisper white and cut it with the Circle Stitched Shapes Dies.  I cut a Scalloped Circle from the Layering Circles Dies as a border. I thought it needed a little more color so I cut another circle from the Layering Circles Dies in So Saffron to go behind to make it look like the moon. What do you think?

Stampin' Up! Well Written baby card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I have been getting a lot of use out of my Well Written Dies lately!  I love word dies and this set is the Mother Load! (You can click on the product image below to enlarge and view in my online store to see all the different words.) It coordinates with the Well Said Stamp Set for many different sentiment possibilities. I layered the word die on a scrap piece of Whisper White and fussy cut around it to make it pop on the DSP.

I love to give books with or as gifts, especially for little ones! I found the perfect book to go with this owl themed occasion.  Hoot Hoot Hooray!

Stampin' Up! Well Written baby card. Give cards with books for birthdays or baby showers! For more inspiration and gift ideas visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Have an Outstanding Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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A New Look for the Wood Crate Framelits

I bet I’m not the only one who shops and sees color in Stampin’ Up! names! (My daughter bought a lovely Crushed Curry top! LOL)  I keep my color swatch book in my purse so I have it when I’m out shopping. (I also have one that I keep in my craft room.) You never know where you’ll find inspiration! Today I have a new look for the Wood Crate Framelits and a peek at some of the new Designer Series Papers.

Stampin Up 2019 -2021 In Colors and Yankee Candle votives - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Yesterday was my first venture out since I had surgery on my arm. My daughter drove me around to run a few errands. I felt like I hit the jackpot at the Yankee Candle store…votive candles were 1/2 price!  I pulled out my swatch book and found colors to match our new In Colors!  I was like a kid in a candy store.  I couldn’t wait to get home and create!

Stampin Up wood Crate Framelits and 2019-2021 In Color Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love all 4 of the new patterns in the 2019-2021 In Color 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper (though I will miss the polka dots!).  I cut 2 pieces of each using the Wood Crate Framelits.  The crates are so quick & easy to put together as it cuts and scores at the same time.  Just add adhesive to the flaps and bottom of one and adhere the two pieces together.  The new Scalloped Linen Ribbon (available June 4th) added a nice touch with a simple knot for a bow. Look at this beautiful ribbon!

Stampin Up 2019-2021 In Color ribbon product share - visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These candle crates are perfect little thank you gifts for hostesses, teachers, hairdressers (or friends who spoil you with gifts and food following surgery). What a great idea for craft fairs! Here’s a close up of each of the crates with the new In Color Designer Series Paper patterns. (These same patterns will be available in 6 x 6 paper packs for each color family.)

Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and 2019-2021 In Color Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Rococo Rose
Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and 2019-2021 In Color Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Terracotta Tile
Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and 2019-2021 In Color Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Pretty Peacock
Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and 2019-2021 In Color Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Seaside Spray

Do you have a favorite pattern?

These were so much fun to make I just couldn’t stop! Guess What?…The new Woven Threads Designer Series Paper (available June 4th) coordinates with the new In Colors!  Look at these fun mix of colors!

Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and Woven Threads Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Woven Threads Designer Series Paper

Here’s a close up of these fun designs…

Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and Woven Threads Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Purple Posy

Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and Woven Threads Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and Woven Threads Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and Woven Threads Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and Woven Threads Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I couldn’t help myself and I had to try a little mix and match.

Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and Woven Threads Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUpStampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and Woven Threads Designer Series Paper Yankee candle gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Hmmm….I think I like it better with the matching candles.  What about you?

So, are you convinced you need this die before it retires (or sells out)? Yesterday I shared some other ideas using the Wood Crate Framelits. If you missed that post, you can view it HERE.

I am excited about the new In Colors!  If you want to get your hands on these colors now, Click HERE to find out how!

Stampin Up 2019-2021 In Color Product Share - to order visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Would you like my Color Swatch Book for your purse and/or craft area? (Updated with the new 2019-2021 In Colors) Click HERE.

Stampin Up NEW Color Coach and Swatch Book - Available from Jeanie Stark www.juststampin.com StampinUp

Have a wonderful day! (Get to your local Yankee Candle Store and take advantage of the sale on votives!)

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

Product List (DSP and Ribbon will be available June 4th.)

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More Retiring Favorites…3D Dies

I make a lot of cards and I also love to make 3D projects. Stampin’ Up! makes it easy to make fun 3D gifts with dies you can just cut and assemble. I’m sad to see two of my favorite 3D dies are retiring, the Window Box Thinlits and Wood Crate Framelits. Here’s a look at the dies and a few projects I’ve made with them.

Window Box Thinlits

Stampin Up Window Box Thinlits - visit juststampin.com for ideas and inspiration - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These boxes make a beautiful presentation! They are so versatile and look different every time! They’re great for candy treats and small gifts!  My favorite is probably the night light with a battery operated candle.  These are so much fun to make to coordinate with home decors. *Click on the image to see the original post with more photos, coordinating cards, a video, and directions.

Stampin Up Window Box Thinlits ideas - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Wood Crate Framelits

Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits - visit juststampin.com for ideas and inspiration - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love how these dies make great packaging for small treats and gifts. You can fit candy,  tea bags, seed packets, sticky note pads, ribbons, 3″ x 3″ cards, and more! This is another versatile die!

Click on the images below to view the original post.

Sweet Treat holder using Stampin Up Wood Crate Framelits and Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack. For more card and project ideas visit www.juststampin.com

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I keep a crate in my craft area to hold the ribbons for projects I’m working on.  It keeps them from rolling all over the place and makes it easy to cut just what I need!

Stampin Up wood crate framelits ribbon holder - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Wood Crate framelits ideas for treats, 3x3 cards, and more - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Check back tomorrow to see some pretty gifts I made with the wood crate framelits! (And a sneak peek at some new Designer Series Papers and ribbon!)

If you like to make 3D gifts, click on these dies below and add them to your craft supplies.  You’ll be so glad you did!

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Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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  • Clearance Rack Refresh Up to 60% off on dies, designer paper, punches, embellishments and more!
  • Save 10% on Occasions & Annual Catalog Bundles
  • Last-Chance Products  Retiring Products
  •  Click HERE to Join Stampin’ Up! *Save 20% or more on every order!
  •  Limited Edition Everything is Rosy Kit- Click HERE to download the flyer.Everything is Rosy header