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Welcome to my Holiday ABC series. Today I am “shaking it up” for P! I used my Paper Pumpkin Pining for Plaid kit (October 2017) with the Pretty Pines Thinlits and Carols of Christmas Bundle to make this “Peaceful” Christmas card . If you missed out on last month’s kit, don’t worry as you can still create this fun shaker card with products in the Stampin’ Up catalog. I like to make and share alternative ideas with my Paper Pumpkin subscribers and this card is just one example of how you can change it up a bit to make it your own.
My card base is from Paper Pumpkin; however, you can cut a piece of the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper for the front of your card. I love the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set and have used it a lot to create cards and boxes for the holidays. The Peace on Earth sentiment fit perfectly in the precut card front in the Paper Pumpkin kit. I love how my Paper Pumpkin saves me time! You always have the choice of turning over the prestamped image and stamping your own sentiment on the back or cut a piece of 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 Whisper White to stamp an image or sentiment and another piece 4 x 5 1/4 to cut the circle using the Layering Circles Framelits. The window sheets, dimensionals, and sequins were included in the kit but you can order any of these items from my Stampin Up store. To assemble you attach the window sheet with glue dots to the back of the circle cut out. Then add the dimensionals around the circle and fill with some sequins. Remove the backing from the dimensionals and adhere the sentiment so it faces the front.
Then just add dimensionals to the top and bottom and adhere to the card base.
I added the pine branches from the Pretty Pines Thinlits and the trees and deer from the Card Front Builder Dies. You can purchase the Card Front Builder Dies with the Carols of Christmas stamp set and save 10% on the bundle!
I love the matching envelopes in the Paper Pumpkin kit. You can always cut the Merry Little Christmas DSP and add to the flap on the back of your envelope to tie it all together if you don’t have the kit.
I am so excited that the November Paper Pumpkin kit is designed to coordinate with the cards in October’s kit. We’ve been told it is a “gifting project”. I love having cards and gifts to match; however, you don’t have to have the card kit to make the projects in the November kit. They can stand alone or be used together. If you want to get that handmade holiday touch without the fuss sign up by Friday, November 10th to get the November Paper Pumpkin kit. Click HERE to sign up.
You can purchase the Stampin’ Up! products to make today’s project from my online store. Click HERE to shop or click on the images below.
Have a wonderful day!
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Welcome to my ABC Holiday Series. Evergreens are a holiday symbol and the focal point on my card today.
I chose elements from this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge to create my card. It’s not often I make a card without a sentiment on the front. That’s one of the things I really enjoy about the Tic Tac Toe Challenge…. I try different things. Here’s this week’s board that inspired my card today:
I made tic tac toe 2 ways…down the left row and across the bottom. It was easier than I thought! I hope you will pick 3 and play along this week!
Yesterday I shared a project I made using the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set. (If you missed that post you can see it HERE.) Today’s card uses the Card Front Builder Dies from the Carols of Christmas Bundle. I love that Stampin’ Up offers a 10% savings when you purchase the bundle!
Today’s evergreen card is for my nephew. He recently purchased his first home and it’s in the woods with lots of trees and animals. He has been busy renovating his home so I made this card with a pocket for a gift card. Here’s the details how I made it.
I started with a 4 1/4 x 10 piece of Garden Green cardstock. I scored it at 4 1/4 and 8 1/2. I layered a piece of 4 x 4 DSP from Be Merry Designer Series Paper on the front. I used the Layering Circles Framelits to cut 3 circles. I embossed the white piece using the Gently Falling Embossing Folder. I cut the bottom off the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper circle and adhered it to the white layer. I used the Card Front Builder Dies to cut the evergreen trees from Garden Green cardstock and the deer from Chocolate Chip cardstock. I love all the layers with texture and sparkle!
I used the grid paper to line up my card before adhering the circle layer to make sure it was 5 1/2″ tall so it would fit in a standard envelope. I wrapped the Quilted Christmas Ribbon around the front of my card and tied a simple knot.
I cut a 4 x 4 piece of Whisper White cardstock and stamped the sentiment from Carols Of Christmas. I added Tear & Tape as shown to hold my gift card and used a 1 1/4 x 4 piece of matching DSP on the inside of my card.
I love to decorate my envelopes to coordinate and tie it all together.
Click HERE to see what the other designers created for the Tic Tac Toe Challenge this week then pick 3 in a row and go create something! You can do it!!!
To see more ideas using the Carols of Christmas Bundle Click HERE.
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 to order.
Have a wonderful day!
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*OCTOBER ONLINE ORDER SPECIAL…I am giving away the Merry Patterns Stamp Set for FREE to 1 lucky winner in October! Anyone who places an online order using the host code will be entered in a drawing to win this stamp set. The winner will be announced November 1st after all October orders are complete!
Say hello to a new world of colorful creativity! One of the perks of being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator is getting sneak peeks at new products and being able to order early. Demonstrators (and anyone who signs up between October 1st – 15th) can purchase the new Stampin’ Blends before the are released (sometime before the end of the year). You could get the Stampin’ Blends Marker Collection (all 26 colors plus the color lifter) with “no strings attached” as part of your $99 starter kit. I welcome hobby demonstrators! Click HERE for more information and to join my team! Questions? Email me and we can arrange a time to chat!
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World Card Making Day is October 7th. In celebration of this day, Stampin’ Up is offering 15% off select card making essentials, plus a deal on Fast Fuse Adhesive (BUY FAST FUSE ADHESIVE AND GET TWO REFILLS FOR FREE) October 1–10! Don’t miss out on this chance to stock up on card making staples to keep celebrating all year long. Click Here for the WCMD flyer.
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