Let’s Be Friends Forever

Stampin Up gift tag using Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Eastern Beauty and Birthday Blossoms stamp sets. For more gift and card ideas visit www.juststampin.com

My friend Caroline loves to garden and she is always there with dinner and/or a pretty flower bouquet for anyone who needs it. She also appreciates and sends homemade cards. It saddens me that she is moving…her presence will be missed at our monthly birthday dinners and book club meetings as well as the many sporting events she attends supporting and cheering her children and friends. I made these tags to go with the favors for her going away party. img_4612

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stampin Up gift tag using Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Eastern Beauty and Birthday Blossoms stamp sets. For more gift and card ideas visit www.juststampin.com

The sentiment from Eastern Beauty stamp set was the perfect choice to go with the “Forget Me Not” seed packets. I stamped it on a piece of 2 x 4 1/4 Very Vanilla cardstock in Wisteria Wonder ink. I also stamped some flowers from Birthday Blossoms.  I cut a piece of Wisteria Wonder cardstock the same size as the Very Vanilla then punched the top of both pieces with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch and sponged the edges with a sponge dauber. I offset the pieces and adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals then added a few Pearl Basic Jewels.

Stampin Up gift tag using Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Eastern Beauty and Birthday Blossoms stamp sets. For more gift and card ideas visit www.juststampin.com

I wrapped the seed packets in clear cellophane bags and tied the tag with Very Vanilla ribbon. Here’s a photo of Caroline with her “Forget Me Not” floral cake.

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To quote Caroline,”Farewell never tasted so sweet!”

Hopefully we sent her off in style til we meet again!

Stampin Up gift tag using Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Eastern Beauty and Birthday Blossoms stamp sets. For more gift and card ideas visit www.juststampin.com

Stamp Sets: Eastern Beauty, Birthday Blossoms  Ink: Wisteria Wonder  Papers: Very Vanilla, Wisteria Wonder  Tools & Accessories: Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Sponge Dauber, Pearl Basic Jewels, Very Vanilla Ribbon, Stampin’ Dimensionals

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T is for Tunnel Fold

Welcome to my ABC’s with Fun Folds series. Today’s fun fold is a Tunnel card.  It is so cool when you open it up to reveal the “tunnel” on the inside of the card.

Stampin Up Fun Fold Tunnel Card using High Tide stamp set. For directions, supplies, and inspiration visit www.juststampin.com

Stampin Up Fun Fold Tunnel Card using High Tide stamp set. For directions, supplies, and inspiration visit www.juststampin.com

I love lighthouses! When I first saw the High Tide Stamp Set I knew I had to have it. I enjoy visiting lighthouses during our travels and learning the history of each. I made this card for my husband for Father’s Day.  I am usually very last minute; however, this year I am going to be away for Father’s Day so I needed to make his card before I left. I love this sentiment from High Tide…it works for Father’s Day as well as other occasions. Parenting is not always easy and it helps to have someone to support you with the tough decisions. I feel like we got lucky in the kid department…we are blessed with two wonderful children and we are so proud of both of them.

Let’s get to today’s card…

You need two 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ sheets of card stock. The “window” piece is scored at 2-1/8, 4-1/4″ & 6-3/8″. I used Shimmery White and Marina Mist.

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Die cut a window in the center of the window piece (I used the Layering Circles Framelits).

The “base” piece is stamped before folded in half. I did a watercolor wash on the top portion of my card using Soft Sky Ink and my Aqua Painter. I stamped the water with Marina Mist ink then sponged it with a sponge dauber.

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Adhere the left panel and the right panel of the window piece to the base piece.

Decorate the front of the card as you like.  I used Shimmery White cardstock and did the same watercolor wash, stamping, and sponging as I did on the inside. I used Sahara Sand around the base of my lighthouse. The lighthouse is a two step stamp.  I used Dapper Denim and Smoky Slate then fussy cut the lighthouse.

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I stamped the sentiment from Crazy About You in Marina Mist and layered this piece on a piece of 4 x 5 1/4 Marina Mist. I wrapped some Linen Thread and tied and bow before adhering it to the card base. It really is a simple card with a WOW factor when you open it! Some simple stamping on the envelope flap and it’s done! (A week ahead…I think this might be a record for me!! LOL)

Stampin Up Fun Fold Tunnel Card using High Tide stamp set. For directions, supplies, and inspiration visit www.juststampin.com

Stamp Sets: High Tide, Crazy About You Inks: Marina Mist, Sahara Sand, Dapper Denim, Smoky Slate, Daffodil Delight  Papers: Marina Mist, Shimmery White  Tools & Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, Sponge Daubers, Aqua Painter, Linen Thread

During my last alphabet series I had a quiz for the letter Q.  The school year is almost over so it’s time for a test. Let’s have some fun for a chance to win a special treat. (Yes, only a teacher would think taking a test is fun!) Below are some photos from a few of the lighthouses I have visited during our travels. Leave a comment with your answers and I will choose a winner using random.org. Good Luck!

  1. Where was the first lighthouse built in the United States? (Hint: It is the state where I grew up.)
  2. What is the name of the lighthouse pictured below and where is it located? (Hint: It is the tallest lighthouse in the U.S.)

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3.  Where is this lighthouse located? (What country? Hint: Use your observation skills!)

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4. What state are both of these lighthouses located? a) Maine b) Georgia c) North Carolina

5. On what island is this lighthouse located? (Hint: It’s the setting for Anne of Green Gables.)

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6. On which Massachusetts island is this lighthouse located? (Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket?)

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7. The location of this lighthouse is one of my favorite places to visit.  Where is it? a) Cape Cod, Massachusetts  b) Cape May, New Jersey  c) Bar Harbor, Maine

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8. The location of this lighthouse is one of my favorite places to visit.  Where is it? a) Cape Cod, Massachusetts  b) Cape May, New Jersey  c) Bar Harbor, Maine

 

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I hope you enjoyed these photos of different lighthouses. I apologize for the quality… I was in a hurry and just took a photo of a photo for these directly from my scrapbooks. (I wish I was a better photographer!)   I hope this inspires you to have fun with the High Tide Stamp Set! Don’t forget to leave a comment with your answers.  I will announce the winner on Monday.  You have until 11 pm (EST) Sunday evening to enter!

I almost forgot… T is also for Tic Tac Toe! Our very first Tic Tac Toe Challenge begins this Thursday, June 8th! That’s tomorrow! Visit us now to read up on the rules so you are ready to play along with us and s-t-r-e-t-c-h your creativity!

 

Have a terrific day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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L is for Lemon DSP

Welcome to the ABC’s with DSP!  This month I am featuring projects showcasing Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper. Today’s projects are made using the lemon DSP from the Fruit Stand DSP pack.

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My daughter loves lemonade so I decorated this jar lid with the lemon DSP and filled it with the “Singles To Go” lemonade for her.

And of course I made her a matching card to go with it.

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Jar of Love with Fruit Stand DSP    www.juststampin.com

The base of this card is crumb cake cardstock cut at 4 1/4 x 11 and scored at 5 1/2.  The lemon dotted DSP measures 4 x 5 1/4.  I cut a strip of the lemon DSP 1 1/2 x 5 1/4 and layered it on a piece of whisper white.  I tied a piece of organza ribbon around the layered piece and adhered it on top of the other DSP. I cut the lemon out of the DSP and stamped it before adhering it on top with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I stamped the jar on vellum then sponged it using Daffodil Delight ink on the back of the vellum.  I cut it out using the matching framelits.  I cut another jar with the lemon DSP and adhered it to the back of the jar using the foam adhesive strips. Then I adhered the jar to the card. I slipped the straw in between the vellum and the DSP.  I cut the lemon from a scrap of DSP and adhered it to the jar with a glue dot.  I think it makes a cute set together.

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Jar of Love and Fruit Stand DSP   www.juststampin.com

Here’s the coordinating envelope.

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www.juststampin.com  Jar of Love lemonade

Here are some tea bag holders I made using the lemon DSP and the envelope punch board.  You can click HERE to see the original post.

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