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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  • YEAR-END CLOSEOUTS  December 3- January 2 (while supplies last).  Save on a selection of retiring and surplus items including holiday catalog items, stamp sets, and Paper Pumpkin past kits.
  • 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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    • 12 full-sized cards, 4 each of 3 designs.
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    • Coordinating colors: Crushed Curry, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce, Terracotta Tile

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Pocket Dies

$25.00

E is for Everything Festive

Welcome to my ABC Holiday 2019 Series! Throughout this series I will be sharing all kinds of cards, gifts, and ideas to help make your holidays as easy as ABC! The Everything Festive Stamp Set will make sure you’re not at a loss for words. Celebrate Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s, and Valentine’s Day all with one stamp set!
Stampin' Up! Everything Festive stamp set - for inspiration and ordering information visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can use the Timeless Label Punch, Stitched Nested Dies, or the different Layering Shapes Dies to highlight the sentiments on your projects.  I created four cards to share with you using the Everything Festive Stamp Set and Scalloped Note Cards & Envelopes.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Holiday card ideas using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used several common elements on each of these cards. The sentiments are from the Everything Festive stamp set, heat embossed and cut with the Layering Ovals Dies. I wanted to use the layered scallop around the sentiment to tie it in with the scalloped note cards & envelopes. Each card has a 1 1/2″ strip of Designer Series Paper layered with Foil or Glimmer Paper. The inside of the card has a 1/2″ strip of the DSP with a 1/4″ strip of the same foil or glimmer paper. I had so much fun decorating the envelopes too! Here’s a picture of each card and coordinating envelope.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive and Feels Like Frost Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This card uses the Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper, Silver Glimmer Paper, and Silver Embossing Powder. I heat embossed the envelope with snowflakes from the Seasonal Wreaths Stamp Set.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Holiday card idea using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes and Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I couldn’t resist making another card with this gorgeous DSP from Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper. It’s layered with copper foil. The sentiment is heat embossed with copper embossing powder. Here’s a peek at how I layered the bottom of the card on the inside.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Holiday card idea using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The repeated layers ties it all together and the envelope gives a sneak peek at what’s inside.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Halloween card idea using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes and Monster Bash Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This is my favorite one! I just love the little spider on the envelope! My friend, Rosanne Mulhern (heartfeltstamping.com), was visiting for the weekend and she suggested adding the spider. We always have so much fun stamping together and bouncing ideas off each other. The DSP is from Monster Bash and the sentiment on the inside is from the Wonderfully Wicked Stamp Set. (The spider is from the coordinating Wicked Dies. *These are available as a bundle.)

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive and Wonderfully Wicked Halloween card idea using Scalloped Note Card and Monster Bash Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My last card is intended for Valentine’s Day; however, this sentiment could be used for any time of the year!

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Valentine card idea using Scalloped Note Card and Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I stamped the sentiment for this one in Real Red Ink then heat embossed it with Clear Embossing Powder. The red & white striped DSP is from the Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper and layered with Red Glimmer Paper. I added a red glimmer heart on the envelope with a glue dot.  It is punched from the Every Season Punch Pack.  I used the coordinating stamp set, To Every Season,  for the inside sentiment. (The stamp set and set of 4 punches are available as a bundle too!)

Stampin' Up! To Every Season Valentine card idea using Scalloped Note Card and Let it Snow Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I stamped the sentiment off to the side so I could write a personal message.

I just love how the Scalloped Note Cards & Envelopes were the perfect colors for my seasonal holiday cards! The note cards & envelopes come in a set of 20 (5 each of 4 colors: Balmy Blue, Old Olive, Powder Pink, Terracotta Tile). You can see more ideas for these note cards HERE.

Which card is your favorite?

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Holiday card ideas using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can purchase any of the products I used to create this cards from my online store.  Click on the images below to view and shop!

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Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Wicked Dies

$15.00

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Paper Pumpkin October 2019

Paper Pumpkin has just what you need this holiday season: In October and November, we are offering two back-to-back coordinating kits, one with 10 Christmas cards, the other with 24 Christmas tags. And the projects are easy and fun.  These kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin! Click HERE to subscribe.

October Kit *Subscribe by October 10th

Kit details: Makes 10 cards and envelopes

Card size: 4 1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)

Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit *Subscribe by November 10th

Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

ABC Cards N-Z

I have really enjoyed this ABC Cards alphabet series and I hope you have too! Yesterday I shared a recap of cards A -M. (If you missed that post you can view it HERE.) Here’s the rest of the alphabet from N-Z! Click on the image to view the original post.

N is for Note

Stampin'Up! A Little Lace Thinking of You Scalloped Note Card idea with Daisy punch - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

O is for Special Occasion

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

P is for Paper Pumpkin

Stampin' Up! Seaside Notions alernative Paper Pumpkin Thinking of You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Q is for Quick

Stampin' Up! Quick & Easy corner fold card idea for any occasion - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

R is for Retirement

Stampin' Up! High Tide and Well Said retirement card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

S is for Sympathy

Stampin Up Flourishing Phrases and Healing Hugs Sympathy Card Idea using Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

T is for Thanks

Stampin' Up! Birds of A Feather Thank You Note Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

U is for Uplifting

Stampin'Up! Royal Peacock stamp set and Detailed Peacock Dies Uplifting card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

V is for Vellum

Stampin' Up! Celebrate With Cake Vellum Birthday Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

W is for Wedding

Stampin' Up! Piece of Cake and Lovely Flowers Wedding card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

X is for BoX

Stampin Up! Perennial Essence and Beauty Abounds fun fold box card idea for a friend - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Y is for Thinking of You

Stampin' Up! Good Morning Magnolia and Pressed Petals Thinking of You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Z is for Zoo

Stampin' Up! Animal Outing Kid card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Photos of these cards as well as a few of my other most recent cards can be found on my NEW Gallery Page. Click on the menu at the top.  I hope you enjoy this new feature! You can click on any photo in the gallery to see the original post with directions and materials to make it! (Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks!! LOL  Thanks to my awesome daughter for setting this up and helping me!!!)

What’s your favorite card from this series? Let me a comment below and you may be the lucky winner to receive one of these cards!

Now that I’ve shared a variety of card ideas from A to Z how about a card swap? We haven’t had one in awhile so let’s showcase some of your favorite creations. I prefer you use current products (so we don’t disappoint anyone when they want to recreate your card but can’t get what you used) but it is not mandatory. I want you to have fun creating and participate in the swap! Mail your card to me along with a self-addressed stamped envelope by September 27th. (Don’t wait to create!!!) I will swap out the cards and send you a card someone else has shared. I will showcase all the cards on my blog. I am excited to see and share your creations!  Who’s in?

Mail cards to me:

Jeanie Stark
12907 Lance Circle
Hagerstown, MD 21742

Be sure to check back tomorrow! I’ll have new tutorials available for my “Stamp of the Month” and drum roll please….. it’s the debut of the NEW HOLIDAY CATALOG!  Woo Hoo!!! Plus, select DSP will be on sale…BUY 3, Get 1 FREE!!! (See below for more details.)  I can’t wait!!!

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Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Paper Pumpkin September 2019

Halloween is nearly here! Paper Pumpkin has been busy and thought you might like “a hand” with your frightful festivities, so they designed September’s kit, Bone Appétit, with you in mind.

This kit includes 20 food-safe treat boxes, a unique and exclusive Halloween stamp set, and a spooky, special-edition box. September’s kit also gives new meaning to the word “handmade.” (Cue the scary laughter!)

Click HERE to subscribe by September 10 to get in on the fun.

Starting tomorrow, September 4th!  BUY 3, Get 1 FREE!

DSP Sale 2019

Here’s the list of the select papers that will be included in the sale! (The paper I used on my card today, Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper, is included.  Yippee!!!)

2019 Designer Series Paper Sale

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