Gum Holder Tutorial and Productivity Tip!

Did you know that chewing gum can increase your productivity? According to studies, chewing gum has incredible effects (speeds up reaction time, boosts cognitive abilities, combats sleepiness, and reduces stress)! My son is starting a new business this week and my daughter has her first major grad school test so I thought I would send them both a little something “Extra”.

Stampin' Up! Gum Holder Box tutorial for chewing gum with Playful Pets- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This gum holder is fun and simple to make. I had to make my daughter the cat version (as Storm is her “study buddy” these days) and went with some retired Country Club DSP for my son. (His new business adventure is virtual golf.) You can customize the colors, etc. for someone in your life! I’d like to thank Tracy Bradley for the inspiration for this gum holder box idea!
Here’s the details:

Measurements:

Cardstock for box: 3 1/2 x 8 1/2
Score on the long side @ 3 1/8, 3 5/8, 6 3/4, 7 1/4
Score on the short side @ 1/2, 3
DSP: 2 3/8 x 1 1/8, 2 3/8 x 2

Directions:

  • Cut small square and rectangle from short side (* photo below).
  • Cut 1/2 inch squares from the middle section.
  • Punch or die cut circle notch from the top of the box.
  • Use Tear & Tape or Liquid Glue to adhere the sides.
  • Add DSP panels.
  • Pop up die cut or punched shape with Stampin’ Dimensionals to slide lid under to keep box closed. *Tip: Fold the lid over and add 2 Dimensionals just under the lid. Add a third dimensional on the bottom of the die cut piece.

Here’s a few more photos for you!

Stampin' Up! Gum Holder box dimensions - visit juststampin.com for more information and inspiration - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin' Up! Stitched Be Mine Dies and Playful Pets Box Idea to hold a pack of gum - Jeanie Stark StampinUpStampin' Up! Forever Fern and Playful Pets Gum Holder Box idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
I included the productivity information (from business coach, John Sanpietro) in the cards I sent with their gum. You can click on the link below to print.

PRODUCTIVITY TIP- chewing gum

Have a great day! Chew some gum and be productive.  🙂
Stay safe! Stay well!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Forever Fern Pop Up Gift Card Holder

Today’s thank you card is a pop up gift card holder for a friend who came to my rescue this summer when a major home project took a disastrous turn! The So Sentimental stamp set had the perfect sentiment!Stampin' Up! So Sentimental and Forever Greenery pop up gift card holder
I have made this pop up gift card holder before; however, I used cardstock instead of designer series paper. I chose to use the Forever Fern Designer Series Paper because it matched the restaurant gift card. I just love it when everything coordinates!

Stampin' Up! Forever Greenery pop up gift card holder

I stamped the inside with the greenery stamp from the Forever Fern stamp set using Garden Green ink. Then I added color to the leaves using Old Olive Stampin’ Blends. I still have plenty of room to add my personal message.

Stampin' Up! Forever Fern Stamp Set and Forever Greenery pop up gift card holder

Here’s the details to make this card:

Stamp Sets: So Sentimental (Bundle), Forever Fern  Papers:  Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper, Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper, Garden Green, Soft Sea Foam, Pear Pizzazz, Whisper White cardstock  Inks: Garden Green, Old Olive Blends  Accessories:  Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Classic Label Punch, Greenery Embossing Folders, Gilded Gems, Tear & Tape, Stampin’ Seal, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Measurements

  • Card Base (Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper): 5 1/2 x 11 scored at 4 1/4, 5 1/2, 6 3/4
  • Belly Band (Soft Sea Foam cardstock): 1 3/4 x 10
  • Garden Green: 2 1/2 x 4 cut with Stitched So Sweetly Dies
  • Whisper White: 2 1/2 x 3 stamped and cut with Stitched So Sweetly Dies, 3 3/4 x 5 (inside)
  • Pear Pizzazz: 4 x 5 1/4 (inside layer)

*For assembly directions you can view the photo tutorial from my previous post HERE.

Wrap the belly band around the card and gently crease and secure with Stampin’ Seal. *It should be able to slide on and off. Emboss the belly band with the Greenery Embossing Folder for some added texture.  Adhere the sentiment layer, Garden Green Stitched So Sweetly die cut, and the Gold Laser-Cut piece together. Adhere to belly band with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Add Gilded Gems. The belly band slides off to open the card.

Stampin' Up! So Sentimental Bundle and Forever Greenery Suite fun fold pop up gift card holder idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I hope you enjoyed today’s card. Have a great day! Stay safe! Stay well!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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  • Peaceful Poppies –  Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the Painted Poppies Bundle or the Peaceful Moments Bundle. If you purchase both the Painted Poppies Bundle and the Peaceful Moments Bundle I will send you all three kits to create each of the cards featured in the tutorials!

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Chalkboard Easel Card Tutorial

Yesterday I posted several card ideas for teachers, school employees, or your favorite student. Back to school this year is certainly different during the current pandemic. With so many changes facing teachers, students, and parents, it’s nice to let them know you’re thinking of them.  Everyone loves to feel appreciated and these easel cards are quick & easy to make to brighten someone’s day!

Stampin' Up! In Good Taste thank you and inspirational chalkboard easel card card ideas for teachers or students - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s the details to create a chalkboard easel card:

Measurements

  • Card Base (Thick Very Vanilla): 4 1/4 x 11 scored at 5 1/2
  • Basic Black: 3 3/4 x 3 3/4
  • In Good Taste Designer Series Paper: 2 strips 3/4 x 4 1/4, 2 strips 3/4 x 5 1/2

Directions

  1. Fold and burnish the card base.
  2. Line up the open end of the card base at the 3/4″ mark (along the right side of the trimmer) and cut up to the 1″ mark.  Flip the card and do the same on the other side of the card.
  3. Turn the card sideways so the cut marks line up at the 1″ mark (along the right side of the trimmer). Start at 3/4″ and cut to the 3 1/2″ mark (to remove piece between the cut lines).
  4. Stamp sentiment on black cardstock with Versamark Ink and emboss with white embossing powder using the Heat Tool.
  5. Use a sponge or tissue to dab White Craft Ink around the sentiment. Swirl in a circular motion as if you were erasing a chalkboard.
  6. Adhere black piece to card base.
  7. Adhere DSP strips along the top and bottom first, then adhere DSP along the sides overlapping the top and bottom piece.
  8. Embellish chalkboard as desired.

Here’s a little more details for each one…

Stamp sets: Harvest Hellos, Celebrate Sunflowers. Die cut letters using Playful Alphabet Dies. Create medal with Layering Circles Dies, Stitched Stars Dies, and Misty Moonlight 1/4″ Ribbon.

Stamp Sets: Nothing Better Than, Daisy Lane, Forever Fern. Embellish with Stitched Stars Dies.

Stamp Sets: Free As A Bird, Ornate Thanks, Good Morning Magnolia. Die Cut greenery from Sunflowers Dies. Punch vase from Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper using Vases Builder Punch. Create banner using Banners Pick A Punch. Flower punched from Confetti Flowers Border Punch.

Stamp Sets: Massive Thanks, Good Morning Magnolia. Create Banner using Banners Pick A Punch and Stitched Stars Dies.

Create a coordinating Post It Note Gift using the Apple Builder Punch and Plaid Tidings Designer Series Paper. Click HERE or on the image below to view the original post for directions.

Stampin' Up! Apple Builder Punch and Plaid Tidings Mini Post It Note Holder idea for back to school - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s another idea for a great little gift/treat holder for a student or teacher. *Click HERE to view the original post.

Have a great day! Stay safe! Stay well!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Whisper White Craft Stampin' Pad

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Just Stampin’ Rewards

I appreciate each and every order! Here are the things you can expect when you place an online order with me in September:

  • Handmade thank you card in the mail with any order.
  • 3 FREE Exclusive Tutorials featuring the stamp/bundle of the month when you order $40 or more (before tax & shipping).  New tutorials every month! September tutorials feature the Arrange A Wreath Bundle. *Remember to add the current host code when you check out. Current Host Code: T6C2VFBK
  • Free card kit –  Purchase the Arrange A Wreath Bundle and get a free card kit to make one of the cards featured in the tutorial. *Click on the image below to purchase

Exclusive Tutorials FREE with Purchase (*In addition to rewards above! Please remember to add the host code!)

  • Celebrate Sunflowers – Get 3 exclusive tutorial with the purchase of the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Jar of Flowers – Get 3 exclusive card tutorials with the purchase of the Jar of Flowers Bundle. (Click HERE to view one of the cards included in the tutorials.)
  • Ornate Garden – Purchase the Ornate Styles Bundle or Ornate Thanks Bundle and receive 3 exclusive card tutorials. If you purchase both the Ornate Styles Bundle and Ornate Thanks Bundle I will send you all three kits to create each of the cards featured in the tutorials!
  • Timeless Tulips – Get 3 Exclusive Card Tutorials PLUS my 3D Tulip Treats Tutorial (Click HERE to view tulip treats) with the purchase of the Timeless Tulips Bundle!
  • So Sentimental – Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the So Sentimental Bundle.
  • Peaceful Poppies –  Get 3 exclusive tutorials with the purchase of the Painted Poppies Bundle or the Peaceful Moments Bundle. If you purchase both the Painted Poppies Bundle and the Peaceful Moments Bundle I will send you all three kits to create each of the cards featured in the tutorials!

Product List (Click on any image to view larger in my online store.)

Join my team and get extra rewards this month! Plus have access to my exclusive monthly tutorials!

Get & Go Starter Kit Special

Stampin' Up! Get & Go Starter Kit Promotion - Join my team Sept. 1-30 and earn 2 free stamp sets plus cardstock pieces to create 16 cards - visit juststampin.com for more informaton - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Includes 16 Card Kits, 2 FREE Stamp Sets, and MORE!!!

  • For $99 you GET $125 in products that YOU get to choose PLUS…
    • Two FREE stamp sets (Queen Anne’s Lace and So Much Love)
    • 16 Card Kits and Envelopes
    • Basic Rhinestone Jewels
    • FREE SHIPPING
  • Use Card Kits for your personal crafting, to craft with a friend, OR for your first class or event.
  • Click Here for a few FAQs about being a demonstrator.
  • Click HERE to Join NOW!

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or want more information!  I’d love to chat!