O is for Ornaments

Welcome to my Holiday ABC series! I really enjoy decorating for the holidays and I love to put different theme trees throughout our home.  One of my favorite trees is our collection of White House ornaments given to us by my mother-in-law. My husband has continued the tradition of giving these ornaments to family and friends. I made some 3 x 3 cards to enclose with the ornaments we will give this year.

Stampin Up Seasons of Whimsy gift enclosure card idea colored with Stampin Blends - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used the Seasons of Whimsy Stamp Set and the New Stampin’ Blends (available today!) to create these cards. The exclusive Seasons of Whimsy stamp set is available with host rewards.  Contact me for more information on how you can earn this stamp set (found on page 3 in the Holiday Catalog). This is a great set for Christmas, New Year’s, and Valentine’s Day (or anytime you want to let someone know you love them)!

Stampin Up Seasons of Whimsy Stamp Set - For inspiration and ordering visit www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My card base is 3 x 6 Thick Whisper White scored at 3″. I stamped the ornaments on Thick Whisper White cardstock using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and colored them with the new Stampin’ Blends. I used both the light and dark markers on my ornaments then fussy cut them.  I added silver metallic thread to the back of each ornament and adhered with mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. My DSP measures 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 and is layered with Basic Black cardstock 1/8″larger. I attached Silver Bows with Glue Dots and added some Rhinestone Basic Jewels. Matching envelopes add the finishing touch.

Stampin Up Seasons of Whimsy gift enclosure card idea colored with Stampin Blends - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Seasons of Whimsy gift enclosure card idea colored with Stampin Blends - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The Stampin’ Blends made creating these cards & envelopes quick & easy!

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Say hello to a world of colorful creativity with Stampin’ Up!’s premier alcohol markers.  The new Stampin’ Blends are artist-quality alcohol markers in 12 exclusive Stampin’ Up! colors.  These markers make it easy to blend colors and create lovely works of art!! 

  • Add just the right amount of color where you need it with the brush tip or fine-point.
  • Each color (except Ivory and Bronze) has a light and dark shade marker, available individually or in a combo pack.
  • Press fit seal prevents air from entering the barrel and causing evaporation.
  • The nestable lids are easy to keep track of and have a tight fit for long-lasting color.

Stampin Blends Alcohol markers - For inspiration and ordering visit www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUpTo cover all the blending bases, Stampin’ Up! is  also offering a limited-time 16-card project kit and stamp set with beautiful line-art images.

Color Me Happy Stamp set

Color Me Happy Project Kit

You can purchase this kit as a bundle and save 10%. Look at these fun projects to color!

Color Me Happy samples

Here’s a great idea…Purchase the Stampin’ Blends Marker Collection (Trust me you are going to LOVE these!!) and the Color Me Happy Bundle.  When you purchase these together you become your own host and qualify for $16.00 in FREE Stampin’ Up! product. You can use your Host $ to get any of the exclusive Host only stamp sets (including the Seasons of Whimsy Stamp Set I used today) or any other products in the catalog or online (even Clearance items).  *You want to make sure you have Memento Black Ink to go with your Stampin’ Blends. You can order that for FREE with your Host $ too!  In addition, I always send thank you gifts, card kits, etc. each month to everyone who orders through me, even when you are the host! **This month, in addition to my thank you card kit for any order amount, I am sending some Stampin’ Dimensionals for any online order $70 or over. You can use these to pop up your images and/or sentiments in the Color Me Happy kit or your own creations! I love these and consider them my “Stampin’ Vitamins”.

Ready to learn more?  Watch these video tutorials (and see some cool project ideas)!


Check out the amazing line-up of products in this brochure! Click HERE to open.

Tuesday Newsday

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

I promised to announce the winner of the Merry Patterns Stamp Set today….Congratulations to Sheila Collins! Woo Hoo!!!

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin

Jeanie

To get a FREE thank you gift from me, simply enter the host code below at checkout. *If you have an order over $150, DON’T USE THE HOST CODE, but get your Stampin’ Rewards AND the free thank you gifts from me! Click HERE to shop.

November Host Code: VYUCFAYA

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Thank You, Friend

I’m still cranking out thank you cards! I received lots of yummy food from friends while recuperating so when I return the dishes and baskets I like to include a little note.  I love the Host Stamp Set in the annual catalog, Love You Lots.  The animals featured in this set make adorable note cards.

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How simple and cute is this 3 x 3 note card?! I started with a piece of Thick Whisper White cardstock measuring 3 x 6 and scored it at 3″. The real red layer is a 2 3/4 square and the stamped whisper white layer is a 2 1/2 square.  I stamped the ladybugs and sentiment with Basic Black ink and then colored the ladybugs with my real red marker. Next, I made an envelope using a piece of Designer Series Paper from the Sending Love 6 x 6 Paper Stack and the Envelope Punch Board. It is so simple to make your own envelopes following the simple directions right on the envelope punch board.  This is definitely one of my favorite tools as I use it for more than just envelopes.  You can make all kinds of candy treat holders, etc.  You get a lot of bang for your buck with this one… it is only $20 (item # 133774) and even has a built in corner rounder.

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Here’s a short video showcasing the Envelope Punch Board.

I dressed up my envelope with some organza ribbon and real red bakers twine (left over from the holiday catalog). I stamped and colored some more ladybugs then cut them out with the Layering Circles Framelits .  I added a scalloped circle cut in basic black and adhered this to the ribbon with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  This way the ribbon piece just slides off to open the envelope.

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Love You Lots Clear-Mount Stamp Set Item # 141801
Price: $9.00
 *This host stamp set is only available with Stampin’ Rewards.
Take a cute animal, add a heartfelt sentiment, and you have a one-of-a-kind, handmade-from-the-heart card. The animal images are also adorable on cards and scrapbook pages for children. This set is certain to become a go-to for your card making.

Sale-A-Bration is a great time to host a workshop and earn exclusive stamp sets like this one! It’s fun and easy! Contact me for more information (j.stark@myactv.net).

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Shop!

For every $50 you spend (before tax and shipping), you get a FREE Sale-A-Bration product. That means it’s the perfect time to purchase those products you’ve had your eye on while earning more products for free.  As an added bonus, Stampin’ Up! added three new Sale-a-bration products on February 21!

Click HERE to Shop.  February Hostess Code: K3VM6YBW

VIEW: Sale-A-Bration  – release 1
VIEW: Sale-A-Bration – release 2 (new)

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Host!

You can earn Host Rewards with sales of $150.  Place an order of $250 or greater or host a party with at least $250 in sales during Sale-A-Bration and you’ll earn $25 more in Stampin’ Rewards/Host Cash!!  You can even apply your Stampin’ Rewards toward a Starter Kit and become a demonstrator yourself!

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Join!

It’s the best time of year to join Stampin’ Up! During Sale-A-Bration, you can become a demonstrator for just $99 and choose TWO additional stamp sets for your Starter Kit—any stamp set, any price! (Excludes Sale-A-Bration sets and bundles.) Plus, the kit ships for free! Send me an email at j.stark@myactv.net if you have any questions or want to plan a time to chat. Click HERE and HERE for more information or click below to Join the Fun!

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Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

February Hostess Code: K3VM6YBW  

Use the Hostess code when placing your online order to receive my Just Stampin’ Card Buffet Kit with an online order of $50 or more. Click HERE for more information.

E is for Envelope DSP

Welcome to my ABC’s of DSP series! This month I am featuring projects showcasing Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper. Did you know Stampin’ Up! has Envelope paper? It is often overlooked in the catalog (page 176).  It is thin text-weight paper to use for making envelopes.  You get 20 sheets: 2 each of 2 double-sided designs in 5 colors. It comes in 12 x 12 sheets in the In Colors.  I enjoy making odd sized cards on occasion so this paper is great to make matching envelopes and you know how I love the In Colors! I used the 2016 – 2018 In Colors for today’s cards and project.

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3 x 3 In Color Gift Enclosure Cards

I love these 3 x 3 cards and they were quick & easy to make! (My kind of cards!!!)  I cut my cardstock 3 x 6 and scored it at 3.  I cut Whisper White at 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 and ran it through the Big Shot with the Elegant Dots Embossing folder before adhering it to my card. I like the way the dots on the embossing folder compliment the dotted envelope paper. I stamped the flower from the Flower Shop stamp set on Whisper White cardstock.  Then I stamped the sentiments from Tin of Cards Stamp Set on top using Basic Black ink.  I cut them out with the Layering Circles Framelits and glued them to a scalloped circle.  I cut a  4 inch piece of ribbon and attached it with glue dots. I popped the layered sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  The envelopes were easy to make using the Envelope Punch Board.  Check out this short video from Stampin’ Up! to see how simple it is to use!

I used the 2016-2018 In Color Envelope paper to make my custom sized envelopes.  I cut the paper at 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 and followed the directions on the punch board.  Here’s my finished cards and envelopes.

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Flirty Flamingo 3 x 3 card and matching envelope paper
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Peekaboo Peach 3 x 3 card and matching envelope
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Emerald Envy 3 x 3 card and matching envelope
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Sweet Sugarplum 3 x 3 card and matching envelope

After I finished these adorable cards I thought they would make a nice little gift.  So I pulled out a half size wood mount stamp case.  It’s the perfect size for these cards, envelopes, and some chocolate.  I only had 1 mini Hershey bar but you could easily add another in the box.

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Half Size wood- mount stamp case used as a card holder for 3 x 3 cards.

I made an insert for the case to keep the cards in place.  It measures 3 1/4 x 6.  I scored it at 3 1/2, 4 1/4, and 5.  Fold on the score lines and insert in the case.  I also cut a piece of Dapper Denim Envelope paper at 11 1/4 x 3 3/8 to slide into the sleeve on the cover.  I decorated the front to match the look of the cards.

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Half size wood-mount stamp case to hold 3 x 3 cards.

I hope you like today’s cards and project.  These stamp cases are wonderful storage containers for all kinds of things.  I use the half size to store my retired In Color ink refills.  It holds 5 refills and stands up on my shelf. You can purchase any of the items used to make today’s projects in my online shop.  You can click HERE to get started. Please use the Hostess Code 7DB3CBKS when you check out.  I’ve added a visual below to show where to enter the code. I always send a thank you gift each month when you order from me.  I appreciate each and every order!

Stampin’ Up! has a special offer for the month of October on select Designer Series Paper.

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Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

L is for Layering Framelits

Welcome to my ABC’s of Stampin’ series.  Today I am showcasing the Stampin’ Up! Layering Framelits.  Circles, Ovals, and Squares, Oh my! These shapes not only coordinate with many stamp sets in the catalog, they also work great for layering sentiments.

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Holly Jolly Layers Stamp Set

I created these tags and 3 x 3 gift cards quickly and easily using the Circles, Ovals, and Squares Layering Framelits and Holly Jolly Layers Stamp Set from the Holiday catalog. They are sized to coordinated perfectly.

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Holly Jolly Layers 3 x 3 gift cards
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Gift Tags using Layering Framelits and Holly Jolly Layers Stamp Set

I added some pearl jewels for the holly berries by coloring them with a red Sharpie marker. The little bell and ribbon are from the Holiday catalog.  I used Garden Green and Cherry Cobbler cardstock with This Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper.

Today is your Lucky Day! The Layering Ovals Framelits are on SALE this week only!  Save 25%!  You can create all kinds of mats and layers with these dies! You get 15 different dies in the set.

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Layering Ovals Framelits (15 dies)

 

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Here’s my Back to School Special for today…Purchase any of the Layering Framelits Dies and I will send you a card sample and kit using that set of dies as my thank you for shopping with me.  Click HERE to shop my online store and take advantage of the 25% off SALE on the Layering Ovals Framelits. Remember to use the Hostess Code 7CNZAUYM  when you check out. (I’ve included a visual below to show you where to enter the hostess code.)

Have a Lovely Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie