A Mini Treat Bag for Tic Tac Toe Challenge #4

Stampin Up Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Die gift card holder idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp


It’s Thursday so that means it’s time to play Tic Tac Toe!  I am so excited to be the designer for this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge.  Of course my Tic Tac Toe Challenge is an abc board.  I hope you will pick 3 and play along! We have extended the contest until Tuesday at noon (CST) to enter. You do not need a blog to play along. Click HERE for all the details. Here’s this week’s challenge board.


I used all 9 elements on my project this week. Can you find them?

Stampin Up Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Die gift card holder idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Die to make a gift card holder. I embossed the bag using the Layered Leaves 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  The DSP is from the Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper Stack. Happy Birthday is heat embossed using Dapper Denim Ink , VersaMark, and Clear Embossing Powder. (I love this shade of blue.) I colored the flowers using my blender pen and In Color Inks in Dapper Denim and Lemon Lime Twist. I added a Perfect White Accent to my ribbon.

The mini treat bag is so easy to make using the dies.  Check out this short video to see how to put it together as well as some of the different projects you can make using these dies.

I love the versatility of these dies! Know what else I LOVE…the new 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Layered Leaves!!! You can create deep, dimensional embossed impressions so quick & easy.  It is a little different process to emboss because it is a thick folder. You need to spritz the paper first with water to get a deep impression.  Here’s a quick (3 min.) video explaining how it works and how to make your embossing “sandwich”.

I love the final results and can see using this embossing folder again and again.  It really adds a quick & easy WOW to any project!

Stampin Up Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Die gift card holder idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stamp Set: Label Me Pretty  Ink: Dapper Denim, Lemon Lime Twist, VersaMark  Papers: Lemon Lime Twist, Dapper Denim, Shimmery White, Whisper White, Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper  Tools & Accessories: Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Dies, Layered Leaves 3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Pretty Label Punch, Clear Embossing Powder, Blender Pen, Stampin’ Spritzer, Lemon Lime Twist Finely Woven Ribbon, Dapper Denim Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Dapper Denim Baker’s Twine, Perfect White Accent, Tear & Tape, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Hole Punch

I hope you will play along with the Tic Tac Toe Challenge. It is really easy and fun to do!  I had never done a challenge before the TTTC and couldn’t believe how easy it is to create by simply choosing the elements from the challenge board. I knew I wanted to use the In Colors so I pulled the In Color DSP and Dapper Denim (for blue) and decided that I liked Lemon Lime Twist with the blue. I decided to include “gift” from the board and I immediately thought of a gift card holder. All I had to do was choose a stamp set and cardstock and let the items dictate what I create.  It is a fun way to make something different.  I am amazed at how quick & easy it is to come up with an idea when you have the items right in front of you. I did not start out intending to use all 9 elements but it just came together once I started to create using the different elements in front of me. Give it a try! Click HERE to see what the design team and others created this week.

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Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’


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Here’s the links to some fun fold card inspiration from my ABC series.  I hope you will pick one to create and participate in my fun fold card swap. *You do not need to make one from my series…feel free to make any fun fold card. I will showcase all the cards on my blog in July.

My ABC Fun Folds from A-E

My ABC Fun Folds from F-J

My ABC Fun Folds from K-O

My ABC Fun Folds from P-T

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Label Me Pretty for Secretary’s Day

Last week was Secretary’s Day.  I teach at a small private school and our secretaries wear many hats.  They are pretty amazing and go above and beyond the call of duty!  I made these little gifts for them.


I am a sticky note addict and would be lost without my list of things to do and remember! I found these sticky notes at the Dollar Store and love how they match perfectly with one of the new In Colors, Lemon Lime Twist.


I shared how I made the sticky note holder in a previous post.  You can click HERE for the measurements and directions. I used the new Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper Stack which features the 2017-2019 In Colors. I love the patterns in this set (they are from the Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper)!


Do you notice anything else new?

I used the new Pretty Label Punch and Label Me Pretty Stamp Set on the front of the holder. These will be available as a bundle when the new catalog debuts on June 1st.


I think everyone could use a sticky note holder at home or the office. I need to put one by the phone so my husband can write down who called me when he takes the message. (He always forgets to tell me!) Make one for yourself and one to share. Here’s another look at today’s project and the supplies I used to create it.


Stamp Sets: Label Me Pretty, Flourishing Phrases  Ink: Peekaboo Peach, Lemon Lime Twist, Tempting Turquoise  Papers: Pear Pizzazz, Peekaboo Peach, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White, Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper Stack  Tools & Accessories: Pretty Label Punch, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Trimmer, Stampin’ Dimensionals, sticky note pad, golf pencil



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Just Stampin’


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