My Happiest Season for the Pals Blog Hop

Blog Hop Badge August 2020Hello, welcome to the Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop! This month our Design Team is showcasing “My Happiest Season.” We hope you enjoy and will be inspired by them! Don’t forget to leave comments! We love hearing from you. At the end of my post, you will find the full line-up to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.

I love summer and the beach. It’s definitely my happy place! My card today is a slimline card created with Seaside Notions and the new Seabed 3D Embossing folder.

Stampin' Up! Seaside Notions and Well Written Dies slimline card and gift idea for any occasion - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The colors of this card remind me of a seaside resort. Our summer has certainly been different this year. Instead of our usual family vacation I have to imagine I am walking along the shoreline and combing the beach for shells and sea glass. Here’s my “collection” of shells to go with my card.

Stampin' Up! clear acetate treat box idea with Seaside Notions - Jeanie Stark StampinUp Stampin' Up! clear acetate treat box idea with Seaside Notions - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love to make cards and gifts to coordinate. The elegant sheer pool party ribbon was perfect to wrap up the Clear tiny treat box. I hope the recipient will enjoy the chocolate covered version of shells.

I heat embossed the shells and seahorse on Shimmery White using Versamark and Gold Embossing Powder. I colored them using an Aqua painter and pool party ink then fussy cut them and adhered to my projects with Stampin’ Dimensionals and Glue Dots. I even colored a few for the inside of the card. I love that there is a lot of room for a handwritten message or large stamped sentiment.

I am enjoying making these larger cards which fit perfectly in a #10 size business or “resume” envelope. You could make this card for any occasion using the Well Written Dies. These are so easy to adhere using the new adhesive sheets!

Stampin' Up! Seaside Notions and Well Written Dies slimline card and gift idea for any occasion - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Yesterday I shared another slimline card with all the measurements, tips, and photo tutorial to assemble. If you would like to make this style card, click HERE for directions.

What’s your “happy place” or happiest season? I’d love to hear from you! Leave a comment below! You can view the list of products I used to create this project below the line up!

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More inspiration awaits! Use the Blog Hop Line-up below to visit the rest of this month’s Design Team. My fellow Pals are excited to show you what they’ve created! Mark your calendars for our next blog hop on September 9th when our theme is “It’s the Sentiment that Counts.” The Design Team will showcase a sentiment as the focal point of their project. Don’t miss the fun! Until then, please stay safe and have fun in your craft room.

Pals Blog Hop Line-Up
  1. Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  3. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  4. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  5. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  6. Leah O’Brien at Honey Bee Stamping & More!
  7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  8. Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
  9. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
  10. Karen Buttery at Karen On The Lake Stamper
  11. Su Mohr at Aromas And Art
  12. Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
  13. Michelle Gleeson at StampinMojo
  14. Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  15. Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
  16. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  17. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  18. Diana Carr at The Secret Life of Paper
  19. Jen Roque at Stamp Camp with Jen
  20. Rosanne Mulhern at Heartfelt Stamping
  21. Pamela Sadler at Stampin’ Pink Rose
  22. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  23. Lori Pinto at LollyPop Paper and Ink
  24. Dacia Smith at My Creative Days
  25. Jennifer Michalski at Stamping Serenity
  26. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps INK
  27. Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
  28. Lynn Kolcun at Avery’s Owlery
  29. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  30. Lori Webb at Clever Copies

Have a great day! Stay safe! Stay well!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

Stampin' Up! Seaside Notions and Well Written Dies slimline card and gift idea for any occasion - Jeanie Stark StampinUp
Product List for Seaside Notions Slimline Card & Treat Box (Click on image to view in my online store.)

E is for Everything Festive

Welcome to my ABC Holiday 2019 Series! Throughout this series I will be sharing all kinds of cards, gifts, and ideas to help make your holidays as easy as ABC! The Everything Festive Stamp Set will make sure you’re not at a loss for words. Celebrate Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s, and Valentine’s Day all with one stamp set!
Stampin' Up! Everything Festive stamp set - for inspiration and ordering information visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can use the Timeless Label Punch, Stitched Nested Dies, or the different Layering Shapes Dies to highlight the sentiments on your projects.  I created four cards to share with you using the Everything Festive Stamp Set and Scalloped Note Cards & Envelopes.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Holiday card ideas using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used several common elements on each of these cards. The sentiments are from the Everything Festive stamp set, heat embossed and cut with the Layering Ovals Dies. I wanted to use the layered scallop around the sentiment to tie it in with the scalloped note cards & envelopes. Each card has a 1 1/2″ strip of Designer Series Paper layered with Foil or Glimmer Paper. The inside of the card has a 1/2″ strip of the DSP with a 1/4″ strip of the same foil or glimmer paper. I had so much fun decorating the envelopes too! Here’s a picture of each card and coordinating envelope.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive and Feels Like Frost Christmas card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This card uses the Feels Like Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper, Silver Glimmer Paper, and Silver Embossing Powder. I heat embossed the envelope with snowflakes from the Seasonal Wreaths Stamp Set.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Holiday card idea using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes and Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I couldn’t resist making another card with this gorgeous DSP from Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper. It’s layered with copper foil. The sentiment is heat embossed with copper embossing powder. Here’s a peek at how I layered the bottom of the card on the inside.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Holiday card idea using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The repeated layers ties it all together and the envelope gives a sneak peek at what’s inside.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Halloween card idea using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes and Monster Bash Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This is my favorite one! I just love the little spider on the envelope! My friend, Rosanne Mulhern (heartfeltstamping.com), was visiting for the weekend and she suggested adding the spider. We always have so much fun stamping together and bouncing ideas off each other. The DSP is from Monster Bash and the sentiment on the inside is from the Wonderfully Wicked Stamp Set. (The spider is from the coordinating Wicked Dies. *These are available as a bundle.)

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive and Wonderfully Wicked Halloween card idea using Scalloped Note Card and Monster Bash Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My last card is intended for Valentine’s Day; however, this sentiment could be used for any time of the year!

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Valentine card idea using Scalloped Note Card and Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I stamped the sentiment for this one in Real Red Ink then heat embossed it with Clear Embossing Powder. The red & white striped DSP is from the Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper and layered with Red Glimmer Paper. I added a red glimmer heart on the envelope with a glue dot.  It is punched from the Every Season Punch Pack.  I used the coordinating stamp set, To Every Season,  for the inside sentiment. (The stamp set and set of 4 punches are available as a bundle too!)

Stampin' Up! To Every Season Valentine card idea using Scalloped Note Card and Let it Snow Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I stamped the sentiment off to the side so I could write a personal message.

I just love how the Scalloped Note Cards & Envelopes were the perfect colors for my seasonal holiday cards! The note cards & envelopes come in a set of 20 (5 each of 4 colors: Balmy Blue, Old Olive, Powder Pink, Terracotta Tile). You can see more ideas for these note cards HERE.

Which card is your favorite?

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Holiday card ideas using Scalloped Note Cards & envelopes - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can purchase any of the products I used to create this cards from my online store.  Click on the images below to view and shop!

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Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Paper Pumpkin October 2019

Paper Pumpkin has just what you need this holiday season: In October and November, we are offering two back-to-back coordinating kits, one with 10 Christmas cards, the other with 24 Christmas tags. And the projects are easy and fun.  These kits make it easy for you to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin! Click HERE to subscribe.

October Kit *Subscribe by October 10th

Kit details: Makes 10 cards and envelopes

Card size: 4 1/4″ x 5-1/2″ (10.8 x 14 cm)

Envelope size: 4-1/2″ x 5-3/4″ (11.4 x 14.6 cm)

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit *Subscribe by November 10th

Kit details: Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.

Coordinating colors: Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.