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I wanted to pop on to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! I am truly thankful to all of you who follow my blog, shop with me, and take the time to leave comments! You inspire me! I feel blessed to be able to share my Stampin’ Up! projects with you! I hope you are able to enjoy a day with family and friends and reflect on the blessings in your life.

I am offering FREE Shipping on any online order (of $50 or more) placed through me today through Cyber Monday, December 2nd! Here’s how it works… simply place your order through my online store (or email me) as you normally would.  I will send you a check (in a handmade card) to cover the cost of your shipping! In addition, your order would qualify you to receive my EXCLUSIVE monthly tutorials and thank you gift! I appreciate your support and thank you for choosing me to be your demonstrator and creative coach!

I’ll be back tomorrow to continue with my 12 Days of Giveaways!  *Click HERE to leave a comment to enter to win.

Have a Blessed Day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

You can purchase any of the products you need for your holiday cards & gifts from my online store. Click HERE to shop! For orders under $150 please use the host code.

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November News & Updates….

  • The Delicata Metallic Inks and refills, the Moose punch and the Brightly Gleaming and Feels Like Frost paper packs are sold out of the Holiday mini catalog, and no longer available. Make sure you place your order for what you want as many of the seasonal offerings run out near the end!
  • TODAY THROUGH CYBER MONDAY Enjoy FREE Shipping (from me) for online orders of $50 or more!
  • MAILING LIST: If it’s been a while since you placed a Stampin’ Up order, be sure to do so by November 29th so you remain on my mailing list for the new Spring 2020 Catalog and the Sale-A-Bration 2020 brochure!
  • FREE Tutorials
    Christmas Gleaming Bundle…Orders of $40 or more receive EXCLUSIVE monthly tutorials (via email). The tutorials this month feature card ideas using the Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set and Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack (Nov.) *These ideas are not posted on my blog!
    Tidings All Around ….Get 3 FREE card ideas using the Tidings All Around Bundle with the purchase of this bundle.
  • 12 Days of Giveaways Make sure you subscribe to my blog so you don’t miss out when I post.  Simply leave a comment to enter to win! Prizes change daily!
  • Christmastime is Here Suite Click HERE to check out all the products from the Christmastime is Here Suite or download the flyer HERE. Only 2 days left to order!
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  • Paper Pumpkin – Click HERE to subscribe by December 10thPaper Pumpkin Dec 2019December’s kit features:
    • 12 full-sized cards, 4 each of 3 designs.
    • This kit includes a super-versatile stamp set complete with 13 sentiments that can be used for occasions ranging from wedding, to get well, birthdays, and more!
    • Coordinating colors: Crushed Curry, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive, Shaded Spruce, Terracotta Tile

 

 

 

Lighted Wreath Tutorial

Yesterday I shared a fun fold lighted wreath card using the All-Around Wreath Die and Tidings All Around Stamp set.  These are available as a bundle (Save 10%) and are so versatile for year round use! I have been making so many wreath projects and they all look so very different! Not only that, they are just plain fun and the dies are so easy to use to create! Here’s a look at the lighted fun fold card.

Stampin' Up! TIdings All Around Bundle and Christmas Bulb Builder Punch fun fold Christmas wreath card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s the details if you would like to make this fun fold card…

Measurements

  • Very Vanilla card base:  4 1/2″ x 10 3/4″ scored at 3 5/8″ and 7 1/4″, 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ for sentiment
  • Mossy Meadow: 2 pieces 4″ x 4″ each to cut wreath dies
  • Old Olive: 2 pieces 4″ x 4″ each to cut wreath dies
  • Vellum: 4″ x 4″ to cut 3″ Circle Die
  • Scraps of Crushed Curry, Real Red, Pretty Peacock, Gorgeous Grape, Old Olive, and Smokey Slate to punch bulbs
  • DSP: Night Before Christmas 1 1/4″ x 4 1/2″

Directions

  • Fold and burnish score lines on card base.  Fold bottom up and top down for a trifold card.  The bottom piece is slightly smaller than the top so it closes easily.
  • Cut a solid and leaf wreath in Mossy Meadow and Old Olive. Layer the Old Olive leaf wreath on top of the solid base wreath with a few Glue Dots. Layer the Mossy Meadow leaf on top of Old Olive off setting it a little so the leaves don’t line up and the wreath looks fuller.
  • Cut a 3″ Circle using the Layering Circle Dies. Glue to the back of the wreath then add the Mossy Meadow solid wreath to give it a finished look and add depth.
  • Using the 2 1/4″ Circle Punch, center the punch along the top piece and push it in as far as it will go and punch.Tutorial to make fun fold lighted wreath - Jeanie Stark Stampin' Up!
  • Center wreath over the circle opening and adhere to the front panel with liquid glue.
  • Make a bow with Real Red Cotton Ribbon and attach to the wreath with Glue Dots.
  • Stamp tops to bulbs with Smokey slate ink on ~1/2 ” strip of Smokey Slate cardstock.  Punch with Bulb Builder Punch.
  • Punch assorted colors of cardstock with Bulb Builder Punch. Adhere tops to bulbs with Liquid Glue and adhere to wreath with Glue Dots. Add highlights with a white gel pen.
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  • Open the top of the card and fold the bottom piece up.  Center and stamp sentiment in Black ink. * You will only see this sentiment through the front of the wreath when the card is closed.  When the card is open and displayed the sentiment is actually on the bottom of the card.
  • Fold the sentiment piece down and add the strip of DSP along the edge.  Stamp greeting on Very Vanilla cardstock and layer with Real Red cardstock.  Adhere to DSP with Stampin’ Dimensionals. *The popped up greeting will hold the card in place when it is displayed.  Add a battery operated tea light behind the wreath so it glows. You have plenty of space inside for a handwritten note or other sentiment.

Stampin' Up! TIdings All Around Bundle and Christmas Bulb Builder Punch fun fold Christmas wreath card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

FREE Tutorials…This month I am offering 3 Exclusive PDF card tutorials using the All Around Wreath Dies and coordinating stamp sets. You can get these tutorials FREE with a purchase of $40 or more from my online store. (These ideas will not be shared on my blog.) In addition, you will receive a handmade thank you card from me along with a card kit for any order each month! I love to make and send cards and I appreciate your support!

Today is the last day to sign up for my “Decorative Masks Kit To Go”! You will receive the 4 NEW Decorative Masks (found in the Holiday catalog on page 35) along with a photo tutorial and kit to make 4 cards (using each of the different masks). You don’t want to miss out on these fun techniques! Order my kit by Oct. 10th! Click HERE or on the card below for all the details.

Stampin' Up Gather Together Bundle with Decorative Mask technique Thanksgiving or Thank You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

What’s better than creating a handmade card? Sending it of course! That’s why Stampin’ Up! is excited to announce the first annual World Card Sending Week from Sunday, October 6 to Saturday, October 12. We’re setting a goal to send 50,000 cards that week! I would love your help in reaching our goal. I hope you will find some time to create this week. Then keep track of how many cards you send from Oct. 6 – 12.  On October 12th I will ask that you to leave a comment on my blog with how many cards you sent.  Let’s work together and send smiles across the world!

Have a wonderful day! Check back tomorrow for the next project in my ABC Holiday 2019 Series! M is for…?????? Any guesses?

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

*Host Code Exclusive! All orders placed through my online store are eligible for my FREE monthly gifts (Exclusive tutorials, card kits and more!). Please use the current host code below. *If your order is $150 or more, do not use this code as You become the hostess and get the Rewards! Don’t forget to check out the Clearance Rack and SAVE $! Click HERE to shop. 

October Host Code:  FG7M24JM

Product List for Fun Fold Wreath (Click on image to shop my online store.)

Today is the last day to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin to get the Christmas cards kit for October! Click HERE to subscribe!

Paper Pumpkin Winter Wonders

Paper Pumpkin is offering back-to-back coordinating kits in October and November, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. Both 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! Here’s the details about the Holiday Kits:

October Kit

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

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.

Click HERE to subscribe today! *Order by Oct. 10th to receive the October card kit

K is for Kits

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! Kits are great to give as gifts or buy for yourself to make your holidays stress free and easier than ever! Here’s a look at the new Christmas Countdown Project Kit.

This kit is amazing! It includes enough supplies to create 25 mini boxes, plus a sturdy outer box to hold them all. When my kids were little I always had a different handmade advent calendar with activities for each day. I love how these sturdy hand-crafted boxes can be used year after year for a great holiday tradition! You could fill the boxes with small treats or do what I did and put a note in each box with a special activity to do each day.  (We would be doing most of these things anyway but this made it something special to look forward to each day.) My kids were always so excited to get up and see what fun thing we were going to do that day. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.

  • read a Christmas story (I always had a new book for them to unwrap.)
  • pick out (or make) a new ornament for the tree
  • write a letter to Santa
  • visit Santa at the mall
  • go to the tree farm to pick out the tree
  • decorate the tree
  • choose an “angel” from the angel tree at church
  • shop for child/family in need
  • bake cookies
  • make Christmas tags
  • play Christmas music and wrap presents
  • watch a Christmas movie together (either a new one or family favorite)
  • go for a drive to look at the holiday lights
  • do a random act of kindness

Here’s a little secret from me to you….I would fill the box with blank notes and just write on it the night before.  Let’s face it, who wants to predict what will work two weeks from now?! Shhhh…don’t tell my kids I did that! LOL

Here’s a quick video showcasing the kit. (*You do not need the stamp set to complete this kit! IMO)

This would be a great early holiday gift to give to friends, family members, or teachers (Imagine the joy the kids in school could enjoy as they anticipate a fun fact or activity each day)!

You can get even more bang for your buck by turning the boxes around and decorate the other end to use for another countdown activity throughout the year….days til the end of the school year, family vacation, etc. Or use the boxes for storage of small items…embellishments in your craft room, jewelry, hair ties or bows in a child”s room, nuts & bolts in the workshop, paper clips, brads,etc. in the office…. The possibilities are endless!!!!

Stampin' Up! Christmas Countdown Project Kit alternative idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Click HERE to add one or more of these kits to your shopping cart! If you are local to Hagerstown, Maryland and want to get together to make the Christmas Countdown Project Kit, email me (j.stark@myactv.net) for available class times.

I also offer monthly card kits. You can receive cards and projects in the mail cut and ready to stamp and assemble for quick & easy crafting ideas! This month I am offering a special “technique kit” to go. Do you want to learn how to make different cards like the one below using the Basic Patterns Decorative Masks? Sign up for my “Decorative Masks Kit To Go”  and you will receive the 4 NEW Decorative Masks (found in the Holiday catalog on page 35) along with a photo tutorial and kit to make 4 cards (using each of the different masks). You don’t want to miss out on these fun techniques! Order by Oct. 10th! Click HERE or on the card below for all the details.

Stampin' Up Gather Together Bundle with Decorative Mask technique Thanksgiving or Thank You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

What’s better than creating a handmade card? Sending it of course! That’s why Stampin’ Up! is excited to announce the first annual World Card Sending Week from Sunday, October 6 to Saturday, October 12. We’re setting a goal to send 50,000 cards that week! I would love your help in reaching our goal. I hope you will find some time to create this week. Then keep track of how many cards you send from Oct. 6 – 12.  On October 12th I will ask that you to leave a comment on my blog with how many cards you sent.  Let’s work together and send smiles across the world!

Have a wonderful day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

*Host Code Exclusive! All orders placed through my online store are eligible for my FREE monthly gifts (Exclusive tutorials, card kits and more!). Please use the current host code below. *If your order is $150 or more, do not use this code as You become the hostess and get the Rewards! Don’t forget to check out the Clearance Rack and SAVE $! Click HERE to shop. 

October Host Code:  FG7M24JM
Click on the image below to order the Christmas Countdown Project Kit!

FREE Tutorials…This month I am offering 3 Exclusive card tutorials using the All Around Wreath Dies and coordinating stamp sets. You can get these tutorials FREE with a purchase of $40 or more from my online store. In addition, you will receive a handmade thank you card from me along with a card kit for any order each month! I love to make and send cards and I appreciate your support!

Did you miss out on the Exclusive monthly tutorials in September featuring the Gather Together Bundle? Order the bundle from my online store and I’ll send you the tutorials for FREE!

Click on the bundle to order!

Paper Pumpkin Winter Wonders

Paper Pumpkin is offering back-to-back coordinating kits in October and November, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. Both 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! Here’s the details about the Holiday Kits:

October Kit

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

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.

Click HERE to subscribe today! *Order by Oct. 10th to receive the October card kit.

Get your craft area organized! Today is the last day to SAVE 15% during the Stamp-N-Storage Fall Sale!

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I love my Stamp-n-Storage products!  They help keep my craft space organized so I can find what I need to get creative! Click HERE to see how I organize my craft space with Stamp-n-Storage.

SHOP THE FALL SALE AND SAVE!

  • 15% OFF Storewide Sale with Coupon Code: FALL2019
  • FREE SHIPPING in the Domestic U.S.
  • FREE Pop-Up Waste Basket with orders over $50*

*Orders over $50 qualify for a FREE Pop-Up Waste Basket now through Monday, October 7, 2019! Just add the Pop-Up Basket to your shopping cart and the discount will be applied during the checkout process. Remember to use the coupon code!

Click HERE or on the Stamp-n-Storage image below to go to their website.

PLEASE NOTE:  I receive a small affiliate fee when you use my Stamp-n-Storage shopping links. However, I can’t say enough about how these quality products help me stay organized and I highly recommend them.