Shine A Light On Peace for the Pals Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Pals monthly blog hop. We’re so glad you’re here! December is time for glitz and bling with  “All that Sparkles & Shines”. Today we feature projects that sparkle or shine. Maybe even a little of both.

You may be starting the hop here or coming from a previous Pal’s blog. Either way, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find the full line-up below to help you move, or “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

I live in Maryland not far from the Antietam National Battlefield. One of our family traditions is to visit the battlefield the first weekend in December for their Annual Memorial Illumination. It is the largest memorial illumination in all of North America and this year marked their 30th anniversary. Each luminary (over 23,000) represents a soldier’s sacrifice during the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War. (I’m a bit of a history buff.) There are no words adequate to describe the event…to see these hallowed grounds lit up is unbelievably surreal!

Antietam National Battlefield

I was inspired by my recent visit to create this set of luminaries.

Stampin Up Large Letter Framelits Peace Luminaries for Christmas Home decor idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These are simple to make. For each one I cut a 5 x 8 1/4 piece of Garden Green cardstock and scored each at 2, 4, 6, and 8. I used the new Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies (available Jan. 3rd in the Occasions Catalog) to cut the shape out for my light to shine through. I was so excited when I saw these dies in the new catalog! You get 13 different sizes which feature stitching inside and outside the frame! How cool is that?!

Stampin Up Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I cut my vellum at 1 7/8 x 3 1/2 and adhered it to the back with glue dots. I cut the letters from the Dashing Along Designer Series Paper using the Large Letter Framelits and adhered these to the vellum. I used Tear & Tape along the 1/4 edge to secure together.

A battery operated tealight fits inside for a nice glow. I added some Gold Metallic-Edge Ribbon to tie it together for that “sparkle and shine”.

Stampin Up Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies and Large Letter Framelits Peace Luminaries for Christmas Home decor idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can make these to give as a gift or decorate your mantle or bookcase. These make the perfect night lite for a child’s bedroom (you could spell out the child’s name) or any room (use any die).

Here’s a few more photos of the Illumination.

I am thankful for our men and women in the Armed Forces throughout the world.  My thoughts and prayers are with those who lost their lives, so the world may someday enjoy world peace.

Stampin Up Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies and Large Letter Framelits Peace Luminaries for Christmas Home decor idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s hoppers. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created. Don’t forget to show us some love by commenting on our creations. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, January 9, 2019 when our Hoppin’ Pals share projects “From the Heart”. Don’t miss the fun.

Pals Blog Hop Line-up:  

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  3. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  4. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  5. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’ ***You are HERE.
  6. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  7. Denise Hoepfner at The Mountain Magpie
  8. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  9. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  10. Linda Suarez at All Night Stamping
  11. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  12. Leah O’Brien at Stamping By The Bay
  13. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  14. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  15. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  16. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  17. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin’
  18. Sandra Conner at Pretty Provisions
  19. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom

Have a peaceful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Cut & Ready Card Bases Available Now – Quantities Are Limited!

Cut & Ready Card Bases - Limited Quantities - Jeanie Stark www.juststampin.com StampinUp

Create a stack of cards in no time with Cut & Ready Card Bases!!! Stampin’ Up! has asked a small group of Demonstrators to offer these awesome card bases to their customers for a limited time and in limited quantities (to see how they sell). These cut and ready card base packs are perfect for making multiples, like holiday cards, party invitations and more. Each base is cut to 8-1/2” x 5-1/2” and scored at 4-1/4.”  *Please note: The card base packs are retired colors and available while supplies last.

Stampin Up Cut & Ready Card Bases- Quantities Limited! - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Click HERE to view/print the flyer. Add some to your orders now if you like them and want to see more of them!  The card bases will be available through December 31 while supplies last!

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Make A Difference with Personalized Place Cards

I love to entertain, especially over the holidays.  I’m not much of a cook (my husband does most of the cooking in our family) but, I am all about the presentation! I am getting a head start on some personalized place cards using the Make A Difference and Blended Seasons stamp sets.

Stampin Up Blended Seasons and Make A Difference Personalized Name Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These are really fun to make! Yesterday I shared two Christmas cards I made with the holly from the Blended Seasons stamp set. (If you missed that post you can view it HERE.) While I had everything out on my desk, I cut a bunch of 2 x 3 Thick Whisper White cardstock and stamped the holly using Memento ink. We usually have between 20-25 people for Christmas Eve dinner (that’s just our immediate family) so I thought it would be a good idea to get a head start. I plan to take these with me when we take my daughter back to college next week and color them at the hotel at night. Adding the names with the Make A Difference stamp set is a breeze as it is a photopolymer stamp set so its easy to see where to stamp the letters.

Stampin Up make A Difference stamp set - Jeanie Stark www.juststampin.com StampinUp

Just think of all the possibilities with this stamp set…you can make any sentiment you want! Check out this short video as Brandi from the Stampin’ Up! home office shares some more ideas with this stamp set.

I have used candy canes on a holiday buffet table before to label different food items but I think the personalized place card is so special! I used a rubber band to hold the three candy canes together then covered it up with ribbon tied in a bow. Quick & easy!Stampin Up Blended Seasons and Make A Difference Personalized Name Card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The Blended Seasons Stamp Set will be available August 1 -31 while supplies last.  It is a limited edition bundle that I know you will love and use year round! Plus Bonus Days is coming in August where you earn $5 coupons for every $50 you purchase! Get your wish list ready. I’ll share all the details next week.

I really enjoyed reading everyone’s comments yesterday about your Christmas cards.  I am amazed at how many some of you make!  WOW!  I make between 60-75 (all the same) to send to family and friends.  Of course I play around and make several cards each year until I decide on “the one”.  I always seem to find people to give the “extra” cards to each year.  You can never spread too much cheer!!

I promised to pick a random winner from the comments to send a little gift to along with one of yesterday’s cards. The winner is…….. #4 Mary Grunder!!!  Congratulations Mary!  Email me (j.stark@myactv.net) your address and I will put your goodies in the mail.  Thanks to all who left comments.  I have missed you!!!

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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April Paper Pumpkin…You Are My Anchor

I love the beach and all things nautical so you can see why this month’s Paper Pumpkin is one of my all time favorites! Check out this video showcasing this month’s kit!

Most of the time I use the contents of the kits and make my own cards but this month I could have easily followed the directions and made them exactly as shown in the kit and been thrilled with the result. The kit includes supplies for 20 cards and 4 boxes! I love the 3 x 3 note cards and gift boxes and I thought about keeping a set for me and giving the other 3 sets as gifts. The 3 x 3 cards are great for gift enclosures and/or notes to tuck in lunchboxes and briefcases; however, I decided to play around and turn some of them in to cards I could send in the mail.  I love the stamps and the dies included in this kit! I recommend Paper Pumpkin subscribers purchase the note cards & envelopes so they can continue to use the stamps sets and ink included in their kits to make more cards. They are a great deal for 20 cards and envelopes! Each month I send my Paper Pumpkin subscribers exclusive alternative projects ideas using the products in their kits.   I know there are others like me that may not want to make multiples of the same card. I like to change it up a little. Here is an adorable matchbook treat holder I made using just the supplies in the kit. Perfect for a lifesaver candy!

Stampin Up Paper Pumpkin You Are My Anchor Matchbook Treat Holder - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These are not only fun, they are quick & easy to make!

I cut 1″ off the 3 x 3 note card so it measured 2 x 6.  Then I turned and cut 3/8″ off one end so it measured 2 x 5 5/8. I lined it up on the score board so the 3″ score lined up at the 3″ mark and then I scored it at 1/2 and 3 1/4.

Stampin Up Paper Pumpkin You Are My Anchor Matchbook Treat Holder - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Fold the score lines and staple an individually wrapped lifesaver under the 1/2″ flap. Stamp the sentiment above in Island Indigo Ink and tuck in the top flap.  I followed the directions in the kit to decorate and adhere the life preserver using glue dots, twine, and mini stampin’ dimensionals. Adhere to the front and that’s all there is to it!

These little treats are great to have on hand to give out as you go through the drive thru to pick up your morning coffee or give to friends, hairdressers, “helpers” throughout the day, etc.

If you are new to Paper Pumpkin, you can get your first two months at half price!  That’s a great deal! You need to subscribe on or before May 10th to take advantage of this promotion. Click HERE to join. (*Click on Monthly Subscription/ Subscribe and enter the code: SAVEFIFTY0418.)

Paper Pumpkin promotionWhen you subscribe to Paper Pumpkin through me I will send you FREE Step-By-Step PDF Tutorials with 3 (or more) alternative project ideas in the months you receive the kit.  *The tutorials will be sent via email at the end of each month you receive the kit. (Last month I sent 6 extra ideas!) As a Paper Pumpkin subscriber you also have the opportunity to order past kits and refill kits.  *Past kits are available while supplies last! Several kits are currently on sale!

Paper Pumpkin Spring Cleaning Sale

Spring has sprung, and Paper Pumpkin has decided to do a little spring cleaning as they blow out select items in our refill and past kit inventory, beginning April 25. Anyone may purchase the kits listed below (not just Paper Pumpkin subscribers) until May 9 or while supplies last. We will then permanently discontinue these items.

Paper Pumpkin Spring Cleaning

Grab one or more of these and give Paper Pumpkin a try! * Some have already sold out. Here’s a peek at what’s currently available at the time of this post.

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Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie 

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Sister Corda Blog Candy

Today is Sister Corda’s birthday.  It breaks my heart that she passed away 3 days ago. I had planned to share her birthday card today; however, I am going to share some blog candy in her honor instead. img_9443

If you know me or follow my blog, you have heard about Sister Corda. She was an amazing woman in so many ways! At 90 years old she was my oldest “Paper Pumpkin Player”, still made her delicious homemade candy to give to others, volunteered each week at the homeless shelter, helped out in my Pre K classroom, walked daily, and was completely devoted to her faith. She taught for many years and made a difference in so many lives! If you couldn’t remember something, you’d ask Sister Corda…she had a mind like a steel trap!

I had the pleasure of introducing Sister Corda to card making. I still remember the excitement and joy on her face when she made her first card. She continued to have just as much joy with each and every card she made.  She followed my blog daily (and would have something to say if I missed a day or two).  Often she would be waiting in my classroom in the morning with a list of items she needed or to show me something she created. Just recently she was so excited to start stamping her handmade Christmas cards and wanted a Wink of Stella brush.  I made this little bag (adapted from Pootles) to put it in to gift to her but never had the chance to give it to her before she went to the hospital.

Stampin Up Fresh Florals In Color gift bag idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

We all have people who come in and out of our lives and some make a difference. Sister Corda has been a huge blessing in my life! Leave me a comment with the name of someone who has been a blessing in your life.  I will choose a random winner to send this gift bag with the Wink of Stella.

Sister Corda also enjoyed my “Just Stamping Card Kit and 3D Project Buffet To Go” kits and each month she would tell me to “put her on the list”.  In her honor I will be gifting one of my project kits each month.  Everyone who places an order for the kit will have their name in a drawing and one lucky recipient with receive “Sister Corda’s kit” for FREE. This month I am offering a special “Holiday Edition” of my monthly kit to go.  For details and ordering information click HERE. I will draw a winner prior to sending Paypal invoices (on the 26th) and let one lucky recipient know they are receiving their kit for FREE this month.

Sister Corda was truly an inspirational woman. She had such an impact on me and my family. My friend Paula said it best, “How lucky are we to have been blessed with the opportunity to witness complete devotion and love by a person who touched each of our hearts in a very personal way.”  Sister Corda would have been 91 years old today.  Here’s a few photos from her 90th birthday celebration at my home last year.

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Wishing you many blessings in life!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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K is for Kit…Be Merry

Welcome to my Holiday ABC series!  Today I am sharing a fun kit from the Holiday catalog… the Be Merry Kit. This all-inclusive kit has everything necessary to make 12 rosette ornaments (6 each of 2 designs). These are so festive and fun to make!

Stampin Up Be Merry Kit festive ornaments and tags - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Look at everything that comes in the kit!

Stampin Up Be Merry Kit - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can hang them on your tree or wreath or use as gift tags or on packages.

I love the idea of putting them on gift bags and packages and then the recipient can hang on their tree! (I used a piece of washi tape to adhere the string inside the bag.  It’s easy to remove to hang the ornament.)

I added the circle tags to the back.  The Cheers to Years Stamp Set is great for making a tag for a bottle of wine or champagne and there are so many stamp sets that have to and from stamps (Labels to Love, Snowflake Sentiments, Tags & Trimmings…).

Check out this video to see how quick & easy these are to put together!

I had so much fun making these and love that I have a head start on tags/gifts! These would be great to give as a little gift to coworkers! Here’s a few close ups!

Stampin Up Be Merry Kit festive ornaments and tags - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Be Merry Kit festive ornaments and tags - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Be Merry Kit festive ornaments and tags - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can purchase the Be Merry Kit used to make today’s project from my online store. Click HERE to shop or click on the product images below. *Anyone who shops with me in October will receive one of these ornaments in their thank you kit.

Stampin Up Be Merry Kit - Thank you gift for shopping with me - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Many thanks to all who commented on yesterdays post.  I hope you will play along with the Tic Tac Toe Challenge this week.  The winner of yesterday’s fun fold card is Mary Ann H. from NJ.  Mary Ann, email me (j.stark@myactv.net) your address and I will pop the card in the mail to you.

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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A Quick & Easy Box for Tic Tac Toe Challenge #15

I needed a quick & easy box for a little gift. I admit I am often last minute but this was an unexpected special request for a little baby girl.  What could be more special than homemade?! This little gift box was simple to make using the Window Box Thinlits.Stampin Up Window Box Thinlits gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used elements from this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge board to create this sweet gift box.

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I made Tic Tac Toe two ways: across the top and down the left side. I love how fun and easy it is to create by just choosing elements from the challenge boards each week! The floral squares are cut from the Whole Lot of Lovely Designer Series Paper. I stamped the sentiment from Colorful Seasons inside the bottom of the box using the same color ink as the cardstock, Powder Pink.  It will be a nice surprise when they take the gift out.

Stampin Up Window Box Thinlits gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

One of the things I love about these boxes is the versatility! You can easily reuse this box as a little nightlight by putting a battery tealight inside. Click HERE to see a video, photo tutorial with directions, and 4 more box ideas I made using these dies.

There’s still time to play along with this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge. Challenges run from Thursday – Tuesday with winners announced on Wednesday.

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

Do you like making cards and 3D projects but don’t have everything you need?  Do you find you have limited time to craft and wish there was a way to make it quick & simple? Well, if you answered yes to either of these questions, I have just what you’re looking for…my “Just Stampin’ Card Kit and 3D Project Buffet” TO GO! Click HERE for more information.

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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My Favorite Holiday for the PALS Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals September 2017 Blog Hop. Thank you so much for joining us today. This month our theme is “My Favorite Holiday”.  Sit back and enjoy the view while the Pals treat you with projects for the upcoming Autumn and Winter holidays.

Whether you’re just starting the hop, or have come from a previous Pal’s blog, you’ll find the line-up toward the end of my post to help you move along.

Stampin Up Spooky Night gift idea using Clear Acetate box, Pick a Pattern Washi Tape, and Spooky Night Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Every holiday is my favorite holiday! I decided to share a fun Halloween treat that is a great alternative to candy. So many kids nowadays have allergies so I thought this would be a different treat that also works as a fun game-to-go for the car. I love the acetate boxes in the holiday catalog and seem to be using them for more than just cards. (You can click HERE to see another project I made with these boxes.)

I used several different designs from the Spooky Night Designer Series Paper for this project. There are so many fun patterns to choose from!

Stampin Up Spooky Night Designer Series Paper. For inspiration and ordering visit www.juststampin.com
Coordinating Colors: Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Very Vanilla

I adhered a 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 piece of DSP inside the acetate box with glue dots. I made the tic tac toe board on top with Pick A Pattern Washi Tape. The cute cat and jack-o-lantern erasers came from the Dollar Tree.

Stampin Up Spooky Night gift idea using Clear Acetate box, Pick a Pattern Washi Tape, and Spooky Night Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I cut a 4 1/2 x 12 piece of DSP to make a belly band to wrap the gift. I cut and adhered (2) 1/2 x 12 strips of coordinating DSP to the top and bottom of the belly band and simply wrapped it around the box and adhered in the back. I cut circles in Very Vanilla and Black using the Stitched Shapes Framelits and Layering Circles Framelits. I punched the cat from the DSP using the cat punch. The jack-o-lantern is fussy cut from another piece of DSP. The bakers twine makes a nice cat collar and the Basic Black Shimmer Ribbon ties is all together for a nice presentation.

I adhered these to the circles cut from the Stitched Shapes Framelits and Layering Circles Framelits.

It’s easy to just slide the belly band off to open.  The game pieces store inside the acetate box and are ready to play wherever you go!

I adhered these to the circles cut from the Stitched Shapes Framelits and Layering Circles Framelits.

This Halloween treat will last a lot longer than candy! It is a simple and inexpensive little treat to give. You can easily adapt this for different holidays by simply changing the DSP and erasers.  It would make a great stocking gift for Christmas or use different colored hearts for Valentine’s Day for a “lovely” little gift. Think of the possibilities that could go “inside the box”.

Stampin Up Spooky Night gift idea using Clear Acetate box, Pick a Pattern Washi Tape, and Spooky Night Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Papers: Spooky Night Designer Series Paper, Very Vanilla, Basic Black  Tools & Accessories: Acetate Card Box, Cat Punch, Stitches Shapes Framelits, Layering CIrcles Framelits, Pick A Pattern Washi Tape, Basic Black Baker’s Twine, Basic Black 3/8″ Shimmer Ribbon, Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Tear & Tape Adhesive

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

Thank you so much for hopping with the Stampin’ Pretty Pals today. Please take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on October 11, 2017 for “Wicked Folds”. Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. Don’t forget to leave us a comment. We’d love to hear what you have to say about our Favorite Holiday.  Bye the way, what’s your favorite holiday?

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  3. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  4. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  5. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  6. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  7. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  8. Su Mohr at Aromas and Art
  9. Stesha Bloodhart Stampin’ Hoot!
  10. Amy Hoptay at Craft Carnivore
  11. Lisa Pretto at Ink Big Academy Stamps
  12. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  13. Nancy Gleason at My Stampin Space
  14. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stampin’ Habit!
  15. Corinne Blake at The Creative Compendium
  16. Debbie Mageed at Secret Stamper
  17. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  18. Patti MacLeath at Paper Crafts by Patti
  19. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin
  20. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  21. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  22. Becky Retzer at Just In Thyme Crafts
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Back to School with Coffee Break Suite

Today is the day teachers go back to school. It’s going to be a long day!!!  I am not a coffee drinker; however, many of my coworkers are, including my assistant. I made this little welcome back gift for her.

Coffee Cup Sticky Notepad and matching pen made with Stampin Up Coffee Break Designer Series Paper. For directions and more visit www.juststampin.com

I know she will get a kick out of this coffee cup sticky notepad. We have lists for everything (and then we lose the lists)! I found the sticky notepad at Walmart. The idea came from fellow demonstrator, Dawn Olchefske (DOstamping with Dawn).

The “coffee rings” print from the Coffee Break Designer Series Paper was the perfect choice to decorate my little gift. (If you saw the paper “coaster” my assistant uses for her coffee cup you would agree! LOL) Here’s a look at the other patterns.

Coffee Break Designer Series Paper by Stampin Up. For inspiration and more visit www.juststampin.com
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I used Dawn’s measurements to cut the DSP then changed it up a bit to decorate mine. Cut a 3/4″ x 8″ strip of wood grain pattern DSP and adhere it to the center of 2″ x 8″ piece of “coffee rings” DSP.  Wrap the DSP around the coffee cup sticky notepad and adhere together in the back. Next, I wrapped my ribbon around and tie a bow.  The sentiment from Watercolor Wings is stamped in Early Espresso ink and cut out with a banner framelit. I used some Linen Thread to tie it to the ribbon. Quick & easy gift!

I cut a 7/8″ x 3 1/2″ piece of the coffee bean print DSP to line the R.S.V.P. pen  These pens are easy to take apart.  Just roll the DSP around the pen barrel and insert inside. Love how it makes a matching gift set!

Coffee Cup Sticky Notepad and matching pen made with Stampin Up Coffee Break Designer Series Paper. For directions and more visit www.juststampin.com

If you didn’t want to give a pen you could always add a treat instead.  I made another one and this time I added some coffee bean candy.  I was so excited to see the treat tubes in the Holiday catalog (on page 53)! These were in a former Paper Pumpkin kit and were a huge hit!!! I bought several refill kits and filled them with all kinds of goodies for Halloween, birthdays, Christmas, etc.  I can’t wait to start decorating and filling them again!

Coffee Cup Sticky Notepad and candy treat tube made with Stampin Up Coffee Break Designer Series Paper. For directions and more visit www.juststampin.com

Which one do you prefer…matching pen or treat tube?

Check out this video to see more ideas using products in the Coffee Break Suite.

You can save 10% by purchasing the Coffee Cafe Stamp Set and Coffee Cups Framelits Dies in a bundle. It’s a great set to make cards and gifts for the coffee drinkers in your life.

Coffee Cafe Bundle by Stampin Up. For ideas and more visit www.juststampin.com. You can SAVE 10%!

Here are some more ideas created by the Stampin’ Up! Design Team to inspire you.

Coffee Break Suite by Stampin Up! Visit www.juststampin.com for ideas and more. SAVE 10% on the bundle!

There’s also a new stamp set in the holiday catalog, Merry Cafe, that coordinates with the Coffee Cup Framelits! It will be available to order on Friday and it has some cool sentiments for fall and holidays!

You can purchase the products from the Coffee Break Suite in my online store now.  Click HERE to shop.

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Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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A Treat from the Sea

Treat Box using the Stampin Up Popcorn Box Thinlits, Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper, and the Eclectic Layers Thinlits. For directions and ordering visit my blog at www.juststampin.com

My daughter loves sea glass and really has an eye for finding these gems at the beach. She hit the jackpot this summer when we were in Massachusetts. (One day alone she found over 40 pieces!)

On our way home from Georgia we stopped at a Cracker Barrel for dinner. I am always on the lookout for different little candies and small gifts. This bag of candy caught my eye and I knew it would be the perfect little gift to send to my daughter.

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I love to make little bags or boxes for gifts and the gem print from the Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper was perfect for my sea glass candy. I used the Popcorn Box Thinlits to make my treat holder.

Treat Box using the Stampin Up Popcorn Box Thinlits, Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper, and the Eclectic Layers Thinlits. For directions and ordering visit my blog at www.juststampin.com

I cut the die out 4 times…2 from Soft Sky cardstock, and 2 from the DSP.  I adhered the DSP to the cardstock using the bold tip end of the Multipurpose Liquid Glue before adhering my box together. I made a bow using the gorgeous Lemon Lime Twist Ombre Ribbon and cut the gem from the Eclectic Layers Thinlits. Check out this video to see how to put the popcorn box together!

As you could see in the video, you can make so many different boxes for so many occasions using the dies in this set. These dies are so versatile and make it quick & easy to create fun projects!

Stampin Up Popcorn Box Thinlits Dies. For inspiration and ideas visit www.juststampin.com
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I’m off to the post office to send these little “gems” to Georgia.

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Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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With Love for Tic Tac Toe Challenge #12

Treat box made with Stampin Up Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper, Wood Crates Framelits, and Labels to Love Stamp Set. For details and more visit my blog, www.juststampin.com

I left a piece of my heart in Georgia earlier this week.  I am finally home after moving my daughter back to college, watching the eclipse, and dealing with 16 hours of traffic, construction, and several accidents on the drive home! I need some stamping therapy!

I made this little box for my daughter. I tucked it in with her stuff for her to find after we left.

Treat box made with Stampin Up Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper, Wood Crates Framelits, and Labels to Love Stamp Set. For details and more visit my blog, www.juststampin.com

I’ve made little boxes like this before. They can hold a Rocher chocolate or in this case, a big Hershey kiss! You can click HERE to see the previous post with the measurements and tutorial. I changed it up a bit this time and punched two holes at the top to thread the ribbon through to tie a bow. You could just as easily add a library clip or binder clip.

I chose elements from this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge board.  I hope you will pick 3 and play!  I went down the left column: love, gold, die cut.

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The beautiful gold foil paper is from the Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper, the heart die cut is from the Wood Crate Framelits, and the sentiment is from the new Labels to Love Stamp Set (available Sept. 1).

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Stampin’ Up! Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper
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Stampin’ Up! Wood Crate Framelits
Labels to Love Stamp set
Stampin’ Up! Labels to Love Stamp Set

This stamp set coordinates with another new item in the Holiday Catalog, the Everyday Label Punch.  I love the versatility of this stamp set. You can make cards and treat holders for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Valentines, or any occasion (using the blank label)! I used the little “Made with Love” sentiment on my box.

Treat box made with Stampin Up Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper, Wood Crates Framelits, and Labels to Love Stamp Set. For details and more visit my blog, www.juststampin.com

Stamp Set: Labels to Love (avail. Sept. 1) Papers: Very Vanilla, Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper, Gold Foil  Ink: VersaMark Tools & Accessories: Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Wood Crate Framelits, 1/8″ Gold Ribbon, 1/8″ Hole Punch (retired), Gold Metallic Thread, Gold Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Please take some time and visit the Tic Tac Toe Challenge to check out what the design team and others created. I hope you will find some time to create and add your project to the line up!

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Be sure to check out my NEW Designer Series Paper Share! Get it your way…6×6, 6×12, or 12×12. Get it all and save by sharing! Click HERE for details!

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.

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  • Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits. Prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscriptions can be discounted with Bonus Days coupons.
  • Coupon codes expire August 31st.