A Pocketful of Happiness

Welcome to my 12 Days of Giveaways! Let’s start right off with today’s winner….Congratulations to Deanette! Email me (j.stark@myactv.net) your address and I’ll put a kit in the mail for you to make the votive candle boxes! I am having so much fun sending little gifts in the mail and I love reading all the comments! There’s still many gifts to go in my 12 Days of Giveaways!  All you have to do is leave a comment on my blog for a chance to win each day! Today’s project is one I recently sent to everyone who took advantage of my Free Shipping offer (through Cyber Monday). I hope they like their “pocketful of happiness”.

Stampin' Up! Pocketful of Happiness In Color note card / gift card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I knew I wanted to use the Pocket Dies.  The die makes the perfect pocket to slide in a gift card, cash, or in this case a check (to cover the cost of their shipping charges). The Pocketful of Happiness Stamp Set coordinates with the dies and is one of my absolute favorites from the annual catalog! I have used it for so many birthday and thank you cards. It has great sentiments I use all the time!

Stampin' Up! Pocketful of Happiness Stamp set - for inspiration and ordering visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can color the images with blends, markers, watercolor pencils, etc. I was inspired by Erica Cerwin’s tone on tone card and adapted it for my note cards. I loved making these cards using the different patterns in the 6 x 6 In Color DSP.

Stampin' Up! Pocketful of Happiness In Color note card / gift card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These are really quick & easy to make! The DSP measures 3 x 4 1/2  and is adhered to a cardstock layer that is 1/8 larger. Stamp the pocket image in the same color ink as the cardstock and cut with the die.  Fold and burnish the score lines and add adhesive to the folded flaps (I recommend Tear & Tape or Liquid Glue). Add Wink of Stella to the dove and a couple pearls on the flowers. I used the Delightful Tag Topper to punch a 2 x 3 1/4 piece of Whisper White cardstock to put in the pocket (along with the check). A simple knot with the Scalloped Linen Ribbon adds a nice touch and makes it easy to pull out the stamped note. Inside the card I stamped the pretty floral image at the top and added a sticky note to write a personal message.  That way they can remove the sticky note and reuse the card to send to someone else! Pretty clever don’t you think?!

These make great birthday cards if you want to give cash or a gift card! Stamp the birthday sentiment from the set and you are done! Who wouldn’t love a pocketful of happiness like that?! Here’s some of the other ones I made using more In Colors!

Stampin' Up! Pocketful of Happiness In Color note card / gift card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

How perfect is that floral image for the envelope?! Do you have a favorite In Color or DSP pattern? Leave me a comment and you could be the next winner in my 12 Days of Giveaways! The ladies at the post office are getting in on the fun as much as I am!  They want to know what’s in the envelopes I’m mailing out each day! They feel the envelopes and try to guess! LOL I’m lucky I live so close as I spend a lot of time there!!

Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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  • The Delicata Metallic Inks and refills, the Moose punch and the Brightly Gleaming and Feels Like Frost paper packs are sold out of the Holiday mini catalog, and no longer available. Make sure you place your order for what you want as many of the seasonal offerings run out near the end!
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    Here’s the winners so far:
    Day 1 – Diane – Snowman gift card kit
    Day 2 – Kim Johnson – favorite Christmas card
    Day 3- Judy B. – Wine tag kit
    Day 4 – Carol B. – fun fold punch kit
    Day 5 -Deanette – votive candle box kit
    Day 6 -???- Pocketful of Happiness gift card note card
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Pocket Dies

$25.00

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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Paper Snips

$10.00

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G is for Get Well

Welcome to my ABC Card Series! Throughout this series I’ll be sharing a variety of cards for every occasion from A to Z! I have a Get Well card idea for today. (I never seem to have extra of these on hand when I need one.)

Stampin Up! Healing Hugs Get Well card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used the Healing Hugs Stamp Set, Bird Ballard Designer Series Paper, and Layering Circles Dies. I chose one of the new In Colors, Rococo Rose, for the flower and ribbon.

Here’s all the details if you would like to make this card:

  • Card Base: Crumb Cake Cardstock 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
  • Layer 1: Rococo Rose Cardstock 4″ x 5 1/4″.
  • Layer 2: Whisper White 3 3/4″ x 5. Stamp design in crumb cake in lower right.
  • DSP Layer:  3 1/2″ x 4″.  Adhere to Whisper White.
  • Wrap a piece of Rococo Rose Ribbon around the white layer and adhere on back.  Add ribbon bow to the card with Glue Dots.
  • Stamp sentiment and leaves in Crumb Cake ink and flower in Rococo Rose ink on Whisper White cardstock. Cut sentiment with Layering Circles Die.  Fussy cut leaves and flower.
  • Use Layering Circles to cut Whisper White and Crumb Cake circles.  Adhere together with Snail Adhesive.  Attach to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • Embellish the envelope with a 2 1/4″ x 6″ piece of DSP.  Trim around the flap with Paper Snips.

Stampin Up! Healing Hugs Get Well card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s another Get Well card idea I shared previously which uses another great stamp set, Dandelion Wishes, along with another new In Color, Seaside Spray.

Stampin' Up! Dandelion Wishes and Woven Threads get well card idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The Dandelion Wishes and Healing Hugs Stamp Set are available in the New Cling Mount. Click HERE to learn All About Cling Stamps.

I love the sentiments in both of these stamp sets!

Stampin Up Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set - To order visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set
Stampin Up! Healing Hugs Stamp Set - To order visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Healing Hugs Stamp Set
Have a Great Day!
Just Stampin’
Jeanie

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Paper Snips

$10.00

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  • Bonus Days Are Back!

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