Sunday Showcase

Happy Sunday! I have a showcase of projects for you today! I haven’t posted much lately but, now that the holidays are behind us, I am looking forward to blogging more often! I am super excited about the offerings in the new Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration! I just found out that many of you have not received your catalogs yet! Oh my! I called Stampin’ Up! as I had them sent directly to you and it seems there has been a delay in delivery due to the holidays.  They ensured me that they were sent out the week of Dec. 10th but bulk mail takes a bit longer to arrive.  If you have shopped with me in the last 6 months, I sent you a catalog.  Please email me and let me know if you received your catalogs or not.  If your catalog has not arrived by Monday, a new one will be shipped to you! I sincerely apologize for the delay and please know that you can view the catalogs online while you wait for yours to arrive. Click on the catalog images on the right or in the drop down menu across the top. (If you are viewing this in your email, you may need to click on the blog title first to view online.) I will also include the links below.

The holidays just flew by and amid all the Christmas festivities, celebrations, and annual cookie exchange, I was busy creating! I made table favors, treat holders, cards, tags, gifts, and projects for family and friends.  Most went out the door before I even had time to photograph them or blog.  Here’s a few I did mange to snap a shot before I gifted.

Stampin Up Copper Tin and Joyous Noel treat holder idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love the Copper Tins!  I embellished with my favorite DSP and filled 16 of them with my homemade cinnamon candy!  If I showed up on Christmas Eve without this candy I do believe my family would send me packing!  LOL  After 25 years it has become a Christmas tradition!  I used the Joyous Noel DSP but you could easily use other patterns. These would be great to fill for Valentine’s Day!  I layered 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 pieces of DSP on 3 x 3 Copper Foil.  I was inspired by fellow Pal, Brian King  Here’s a few more  designs.

Stampin Up copper tins treat holder idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

These tins can also be used to hold 3 x 3 note cards.  Check them out in the annual catalog and leave a comment below if you have another idea what you could gift in them.

My sisters are huge Scrabble players so I made each of them family frames with old tiles.  I like how it showcases our beautiful DSP.  You can easily change out the paper each season.  I chose DSP to match their home decor. I bet the new All My Love Designer Series Paper would look great as a background for Valentine’s Day!

Stampin Up Designer Series Paper family gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Designer Series Paper family gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Designer Series Paper family gift idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I made several gift card holders for my nieces & nephews. This pop up gift card holder is really quick & easy to make.  Just change the DSP for different occasions!

Stampin Up Takeout Treats stamp set and Dashing Along Designer Series Paper pop up gift card holder idea - Jeanie Stark Stampin Up

Stampin Up Takeout Treats Stamp set and Dashing Along Designer Series Paper pop up gift card holder - Jeanie Stark Stampin Up

Every year I make calendar cards and change them up a little.  The daisy punch and leaf punch made these quick & easy this year which was good because I made almost 50!

Stampin Up daisy punch and leaf punch calendar card idea - Jeanie Stark Stampin Up

Stampin Up daisy punch and leaf punch calendar card idea - Jeanie Stark Stampin Up

Click HERE to view a photo tutorial how to assemble the card base.

Every year I make 60-70 Christmas cards to send to family and friends. When we celebrated my daughter’s 21st birthday at Universal Studios this past year, I took the opportunity to snap a family photo. I thought this sentiment from the Snow is Glistening stamp set was perfect to go with our photo!

Stampin Up Snow is Glistening fun fold Christmas photo card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I hope you enjoyed my “homemade holiday” showcase.  If you have any questions about any of the projects feel free to email me or leave a comment below.  I’m looking forward to a new year of creating fun cards and projects!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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SALE-A-BRATION time is here!! Click HERE for all the details! Click on the images below to view the catalogs online.

Shine A Light On Peace for the Pals Blog Hop

December All that Sparkles and Shines post graphic

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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Products used to create Peace Luminaries:

Glue Dots

$5.25

Big Shot

$110.00

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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!

Year End Closeout

Get 10% to 50% OFF SELECT ITEMS!

Click HERE to see the Year-End Closeout Sale Items in my online store.

Click HERE to view/print the list of retiring and sale items.

*Note – even though the Holiday Catalog bundles are retiring, not all stamps and dies in  the bundles are necessarily retiring; however, they will no longer be offered at the bundle pricing in the new catalog.  Save 10% now on Merry Christmas to All, Making Christmas Bright, Dashing Deer, Winter Woods, and First Frost.

Takeout Treats For Any Occasion

I love to make 3D Projects and these treat boxes are quick & easy to make and just stinkin’ adorable! I used the Takeout Treats Thinlits (and the leaf from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits) for a simple fall/Thanksgiving treat. I made these for card club yesterday in less than an hour before the event!
Stampin Up Takeout Treats boxes for fall or Thanksgiving - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
The caramel Hershey Kisses were the perfect choice to fill these boxes for a “sweet” color coordinated treat!
Stampin Up Takeout Treats candy favors for Fall or Thanksgiving - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
I am not surprised that this die has been a huge seller and is on the low inventory list I shared the other day. (If you missed that post, click HERE.) If you like to make fun projects that are quick & easy, you need this set! Get it before it’s sold out and gone for good!

Stampin Up Takeout Thinlits Dies - visit juststampin.com for ideas and ordering - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
You just need a half sheet of cardstock to cut 2 of the box die to make the treat holder. I love that it cuts and scores all at once so you just fold, add adhesive, and decorate. The coordinating stamp set is so versatile with fun sentiments and imagery for treats you can create for any occasion.

Stampin Up Takeout Treats Stamp Set - visit juststampin.com for ideas and ordering - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Purchase the bundle and save 10%!
Save 10% on Stampin Up Takeout Treats Bundle - for inspiration and ordering information visit juststampin.com -Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Here’s two more simple treats I made that you can use for Christmas and Valentine’s Day.
Stampin Up Takeout Treats bundle and Sweetly Stitched Christmas candy favors - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Stampin Up Takeout Treats Valentine or Anniversary favor - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Want more inspiration? Check out what the Stampin Up! Design Team made.

Stampin Up Takeout Treats - for inspiration and ordering information visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
I love the stamped images on the background. Wouldn’t the stars be great in red, white, and blue for 4th of July favors?! You can see how versatile this set is to use for year round treats or table favors!
Stampin Up Takeout Treat boxes for all occasions - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Click on the images below to add this versatile set to your shopping cart before it’s too late!

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

Stampin’ Up! items used to create these projects:

Glue Dots

$5.25
Big Shot

$110.00

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Coming soon….

  • Online Extravaganza (November 23 – 28)! Check back tomorrow for more details.
  • The 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration! If you are not currently working with another demonstrator, I would love to be your creative coach! Email me if you would like to be added to my mailing list to receive the new catalogs. *I will be offering product shares for ribbon, Designer Series Paper, and “Suite” Samplers. Check back in December for more details!

Don’t miss out! Just 2 weeks left to shop the Limited- Edition Snowflake Showcase.

Snowflake Showcase Limited Time Only

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September News and Updates!

The 2018 Holiday Catalog is HERE!

Stampin Up 2018 Holiday catalog - Order your product shares today! www.juststampin.com Jeanie Stark StampinUp

It’s the unofficial start of the holiday season: The 2018 Holiday catalog is live! You can order all-new holiday products for the upcoming fall and winter season! Here’s a peek at some of the new products in action.

Remember, if earned any Bonus Days Coupons in August, you can redeem your coupons now thru September 30th.

Bonus Days Time to Redeem your coupons

  • Click HERE to view a tutorial on how to redeem your Bonus Days coupons.
  • See the Bonus Days FAQ’s HERE.

September Special…

Stampin Up Dashing Along Exclusive Designer Series Paper - visit www.juststampin.com for details. Jeanie Stark StampinUp

For a limited time (September 1 – 30), get FREE Designer Series Paper when you host a party with $250 in sales. You’ll receive this exclusive paper in addition to the fabulous Stampin’ Rewards you get when you host a Stampin’ Up! party.
Please note: This gorgeous paper is exclusive to the host promotion and won’t be available after the last day of September 2018. CONTACT ME TO LEARN MORE (j.stark@myactv.net). *In order to qualify, the event merchandise total must reach $250 USD (before shipping and handling)

Check out these project samples from the Stampin’ Up! Design Team.Stampin Up Dashing Along Exclusive Designer Series Paper project idea - visit www.juststampin.com for ordering and inspiration. Jeanie Stark StampinUpStampin Up Dashing Along Exclusive Designer Series Paper project idea - visit www.juststampin.com for ordering and inspiration. Jeanie Stark StampinUpStampin Up Dashing Along Exclusive Designer Series Paper project idea - visit www.juststampin.com for ordering and inspiration. Jeanie Stark StampinUpStampin Up Dashing Along Exclusive Designer Series Paper project idea - visit www.juststampin.com for ordering and inspiration. Jeanie Stark StampinUpStampin Up Dashing Along Exclusive Designer Series Paper project idea - visit www.juststampin.com for ordering and inspiration. Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Get ready for something spooky…

Order your Paper Pumpkin subscription today! Visit www.juststampincom Jeanie Stark StampinUp

No Tricks, Just Treats! There’s only 2 days left to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin to get the exclusive September Halloween kit that will contain enough supplies to make 24 treats!  I can’t wait!  I’ll have enough to give special treats to my students and some of the special kids in our neighborhood. Click HERE to subscribe now so you will receive the Spooky Treats kit! *You must subscribe by September 10th to receive this month’s kit.

UPDATES…

I am happy to say I am able to go back to school!  WooHoo!  I am not out of the woods yet and I have quite a few restrictions but my little ones will be the best therapy!  They will start school on Monday and I have been busy (with lots of help) getting my room back in order.  I am so excited!!!

Swap cards were sent out over a week ago (I hope everyone has received theirs by now). I will be sharing these awesome cards on my blog!  Please be sure to leave a comment especially when you see the creator of the card you received.

My 2018 Holiday shares are ready to ship next week!  Yippee! You are going to love these product suites!!

If you ordered my Just Stampin’ Buffet Kit, I am hoping to finish up the last of the projects this weekend so they will ship out next week!  If you ordered both the kit and my product shares, I will be shipping together to save on shipping costs.  Thank you for your patience!

Finally…many thanks to all who left comments on my blog for the kindness project.  I enjoyed reading them and I didn’t forget about the blog candy. The random winner is… Joy!  Congratulations! Please email me (j.stark@myactv.net) your address and I will send you the Kindness card as well as a sampling of the exclusive Dashing Along Designer Series Paper.

Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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