J is for Joy

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! Today is all about the Joy of giving.  If you like kits that help you create a lot of beautiful tags quickly and easily then the Joy of Giving Tag Kit by Stampin’ Up! is for you! Check out this video to see how quick & easy you can make 30 tags with this kit.

Here’s a look at the kit and tags.  You get everything you need to make 30 tags, 10 each of 3 designs! The stamp set, ink spot, and a block are all included! You also get a designer box which you can use to store the tags for yourself or to give the tags or kit as a gift.

I love to make tags. It brings me joy to add that special touch to the gifts I give. This kit makes it simple to step up your tags quick & easy! Each tag folds in half so you can stamp “To” and “From” on the inside.

Click HERE to purchase the Joy of Giving Tag Kit and start your tag making journey.

WCMD 2019

Are you ready to stamp some cards? (The answer is always YES!) World Card Making Day is tomorrow! Saturday, October 5th, stampers from all over the world will be creating handmade kindness to share with others! In honor of this event I am offering FREE shipping today through Sunday on orders of $70 or more from my online store. Here’s how it works…Simply place your order online (using my link below) and then I will send you a check (in a handmade card of course) for the cost of your standard shipping. An added Bonus is that this order will qualify you for my Exclusive Monthly Tutorials featuring the All-Around Wreath Dies and coordinating stamp sets (Tidings All Around and Seasonal Wreaths) as well as a card kit from me.  All you have to do is stamp and assemble. You can check out two of the projects I’ve shared so far using the All-Around Wreath Dies and stamps HERE and HERE.

What’s better than creating a handmade card? Sending it of course! That’s why Stampin’ Up! is excited to announce the first annual World Card Sending Week from Sunday, October 6 to Saturday, October 12. We’re setting a goal to send 50,000 cards that week! I would love your help in reaching our goal. I hope you will find some time to create this weekend. Then keep track of how many cards you send from Oct. 6 – 12.  On October 12th I will ask you to leave a comment on my blog with how many cards you sent.  Let’s work together and send smiles across the world!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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The Purple Posy Ink is available to order to complete your 2019 In Colors! Click on the image below to order.

Did you miss out on the Exclusive monthly tutorials in September featuring the Gather Together Bundle? Order the bundle from my online store and I’ll send you the tutorials for FREE! Check out the card and gift box I created with this bundle. (*Click on the image to see the original post.)

Stampin' Up Gather Together Bundle with Decorative Mask technique Thanksgiving or Thank You card and gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

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A Bookmark for Back To School Night

 

Tonight was Back to School Night.  I always enjoy this evening getting to know the parents of my Pre-K students and establishing our partnership in learning.  I made bookmarks to give to each of the parents. Parents often ask me what they can do to help their child succeed in school. My #1 answer is always the same…Read to your child!  I hope this will be a little reminder.

Stampin Up Basic Butterfly Bookmark Idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I had fun making these in many different colors! I used Shimmery White cardstock. Each one measures 2 x 5 1/2. You can make 8 from 1 sheet of cardstock.

Stampin Up Basic Butterfly Bookmark Idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Basic Butterfly Bookmark Idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

They are quick & easy to make using the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Butterfly Basics Stamp Set, Bold Butterfly Framelits, some ribbon, baker’s twine, and Rhinestone Basic Jewels. I stamped the fern twice in Pear Pizzazz ink without reinking. I love this sentiment!

Stampin Up Basic Butterfly Bookmark Idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love to give books as gifts and enjoy making a handmade bookmark to tuck inside. There is plenty of room on the back to write a personal note. The Tag Topper Punch is the most used punch in my collection…a must have in my opinion.

Do you have a favorite book? Leave a comment and let’s see what everyone likes to read these days!

Have a wonderful evening!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

You can purchase any of the Stampin’ Up! products used to make today’s project from my online store. Click HERE to shop.

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A Gusseted Bag for Tic Tac Toe Challenge #13

Gusseted bag made using the Striped Treat Bags, Merry Little Labels with Everyday Label Punch , and the Holly Embossing Folder by Stampin Up. For tutorials and supplies visit www.juststampin.com

I love the gold and white Striped Treat Bags in the Stampin’ Up! annual catalog. You can use them for food, cards, gifts, or treats. You can stamp them, add texture by embossing, or go to town with all kinds of embellishments.  You can even turn them into a gusseted bag like I did on today’s project!

Gusseted bag made using the Striped Treat Bags, Merry Little Labels with Everyday Label Punch , and the Holly Embossing Folder by Stampin Up. For tutorials and supplies visit www.juststampin.com

Here’s this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge Board that inspired the elements I used for today’s project.

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It’s easy to pick 3 and create!  I went down the right side: sequin, lace, gold. Check out this video to see how to turn this flat bag in to a freestanding gift.

How cool and easy is that?! Just trim 1/8″ from the bottom then score at 1″ and score each side at 3/4″. Then it’s just a couple of snips up from the bottom to the 1″ score line and you’re ready to fold and adhere.  From flat to gusseted in just a few quick and simple steps! I scored my bag first then ran it through the Big Shot with the Holly Embossing Folder before making the cuts.  I just love how these bags are so versatile!

Gusseted bag made using the Striped Treat Bags, Merry Little Labels with Everyday Label Punch , and the Holly Embossing Folder by Stampin Up. For tutorials and supplies visit www.juststampin.com

I used the Merry Little Labels Stamp Set and coordinating Everyday Label Punch to decorate my bag. You will be able to purchase this set as a bundle (and save 10%) starting tomorrow (Sept. 1st) when the Holiday catalog goes live! The Merry Little Christmas (Mega) Suite contains products for all your holiday crafting needs: gift packaging, cardmaking, memory keeping, decor, and more! Stampin’ Up! trainer, Donna, shows you products from the suite, as well as some fun ideas for your Christmas crafting.

I love making my own tags and gift packaging and the products in this suite are perfect for that! I heat embossed the sentiment from Merry Little Labels with Gold embossing powder. I punched Gold Glimmer Paper using the Everyday Label Punch and adhered it behind the embossed label. I used the Gold Mini Sequin Trim with a piece of lace to tie around the ribbon. I attached the label to the bag with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Gusseted bag made using the Striped Treat Bags, Merry Little Labels with Everyday Label Punch , and the Holly Embossing Folder by Stampin Up. For tutorials and supplies visit www.juststampin.com

I hope you enjoyed today’s project. Everyone who ordered from me in August will receive one of these bags with their THANK YOU KITS! Emboss it or embellish it…the choice is up to you! I love to spoil my customers and I appreciate each and every order! I send out card kits and more each month to my customers. My card kits make it quick & easy to create using your new stamps! Everything is included to make cards and/or 3D items…you just need to stamp and send!

Be sure to check back tomorrow as the new Holiday Catalog goes live. I will have a cool video for you!

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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