V is for Valentine

Welcome back to my ABC Holiday 2019 Series! Throughout this series I have been sharing all kinds of cards, gifts, and ideas to help make your holidays as easy as ABC! Today I have a card & gift to share with you. I used the Everything Festive Stamp Set with the Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper to create this Valentine card and Hershey Nugget treat box.

Stampin' Up! Everything Festive Stamp Set and Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper Valentine card and Hershey Nugget Treat Box idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This card could be used for anytime of the year to let someone know you love them.

Stampin' Up! Valentine Card Idea made with Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper, Everything Festive Stamp Set, and Stitched Nested Dies - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The designer series paper and gold shimmer ribbon I used are part of the Christmastime is Here Suite which is only available this month (while supplies last).  Here’s the details if you would like to make this card:

Materials & Measurements

  • Cherry Cobbler:  5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4 for card base
  • Gold Foil: 2 1/4 x 4 1/4, 3 1/4 x 4 1/4, 1/4 x 6 for envelope flap,  scraps to cut hearts from Stitched Be Mine Dies
  • Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper: 2 x 4 1/4, 3 x 4, 2 x 6
  • Whisper White: 2 x 3 1/2 to stamp sentiment in Cherry Cobbler Ink and cut with Stitched Nested Die, 4 x 5 1/4 for inside card
  • Gold Glimmer Ribbon: ~10 inches to wrap around DSP layer and tie a simple knot

You can use this card “formula” with other DSP and sentiments for any occasion. The ribbon layer and sentiment layer are popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Stampin' Up! Valentine Card Idea made with Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper, Everything Festive Stamp Set, and Stitched Nested Dies - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love to give cards and little gifts that coordinate.  Here’s a simple Hershey Nugget Treat Box made from a 6 x 6 piece of Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper.

Stampin' Up! Hershey Nugget Valentine treat box Idea made with Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper, Everything Festive Stamp Set, and Stitched Nested Dies - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The Gold Foil Hearts are cut from the Stitched Be Mine Dies and added with Glue Dots. I followed Julie DiMatteo’s Video Tutorial for the Hinged-Lid Box.

Materials & Measurements

  • Christmastime is Here Specialty DSP – 6″ x 6″
    • First cut off a 2″ x 6″ piece and cut that into 4 – 1″ x 3″ pieces for the Hershey’s Nugget wraps
    • Then, with the remaining 4″ x 6″ piece, cut of 1/8″ from the 6″ side so you have a 4″ x 5-7/8″ piece
    • Score all 4 sides of the 4″ x 5-7/8″ piece at 5/8″
    • Then, along the 5-7/8″, score at 2-5/8″ and 3-1/4″

Fold and burnish along the score lines. Cut and notch the score lines on the long sides as shown below.

Stampin' Up! Hershey Nugget Valentine treat box Idea made with Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Add adhesive to the notched tabs, fold and tuck to assemble the box. Use the 1/2″ Circle Punch to cut a notch on the top of the box.

Wrap the Hershey Nuggets with 1 x 3 DSP strips. (*I used Glue Dots on each end of the DSP.) Here’s what the box looks like when you open it.

Stampin' Up! Hershey Nugget Valentine treat box Idea made with Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper, Everything Festive Stamp Set, and Stitched Nested Dies - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

You can make this simple treat box for any occasion! What a “sweet” little treat to make for those you love!

I am in Hartford, Connecticut today for the Stampin’ Up! OnStage Event.  I have been looking forward to attending this event with my stamping friends and getting to see and play with new products that will be coming out in the 2020 Occasions Catalog in January.  I will be sharing sneak peeks of the new products and ideas when I get back!

Have a great day!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Product List for Valentine Card & Box (Click on image to view in my online store.)

Paper Snips

$10.00

Christmastime is Here Suite *Available while supplies last!Christmas Time is Here banner

Christmastime is Here flyer  *View all the products in the suite!

Y is for Thinking of You

Welcome to my ABC Card Series! Throughout this series I’ve been sharing a variety of cards for every occasion. I love to make Thinking of You cards because they are so versatile.  You can use them for birthdays, sympathy, get well, or no reason at all. Great card to let your friends and family know you are there for them! Here’s my quick & easy card for today!

Stampin' Up! Good Morning Magnolia and Pressed Petals Thinking of You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The sentiment comes from the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set.  I love the font on this! Here’s the details if you would like to make this card.

  • Mossy Meadow Cardstock – 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, scored at 4 1/4, scraps to punch leaves.
  • Pressed Petals DSP – 3 3/4 x 5 1/2
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock – 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 to cut Stitched Nested Labels Die
  • So Saffron Cardstock – scraps to punch 2 medium daisies

I stamped the sentiment with Mossy Meadow Ink and attached the daisies with Stampin Dimensionals.  I tucked in the punched leaves with Glue Dots.  I wanted to recreate the look of the DSP so I colored the Perennial Essence Floral Centers with the Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends. I adhered the Stitched Label to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  I used the Mossy Meadow Linen Thread from the Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack to make the bow and attached it with a Glue Dot. Quick & easy!

Stampin' Up! Good Morning Magnolia and Pressed Petals Thinking of You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Everything you need to make this card is listed below.  You can click on any image to view in my online store. *If you need Designer Series Paper I suggest you wait until next week as Stampin” Up! is offering a special Buy 3, Get 1 FREE Sale in September on select packs. (*See below for details!)

Use your leftover pieces of DSP and cardstock to decorate your envelope for beautiful coordination!

Stampin' Up! Good Morning Magnolia and Pressed Petals Thinking of You card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I hope YOU have a wonderful Labor Day weekend! Prayers for those in the path of the hurricane!  Stay safe!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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Product List

Leaf Punch

$16.00

Coming September 4th!  BUY 3, Get 1 FREE!

DSP Sale 2019

Here’s the list of the select papers that will be included in the sale! (The paper I used on my card today, Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper, is included.  Yippee!!!)

2019 Designer Series Paper Sale

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E is for Encouragement

Welcome to my ABC Card Series! Throughout this series I’ll be sharing a variety of cards for every occasion from A to Z! Today’s card is for times when we want to encourage a friend or family member.  Good Luck is the perfect sentiment to send someone for an upcoming surgery, exam, interview, new job, etc.  My friend, Margie, has been wanting a stamp set like this. I hope she likes this card!

Stampin' Up! Believe You Can Good Luck card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

My Stampin’ Up! order came last week and I received the Believe You Can stamp set as a Host Reward. (Ask me how you can earn this stamp set for your collection!)

Stampin' Up! Believe You Can Stamp Set - Ask me how you can earn this stamp set! - Jeanie Stark juststampin.com StampinUp

I love how you can change the sentiment in the banner for different occasions. (I am also in love with the quote from Teddy Roosevelt.) This is a versatile stamp set and one I knew I had to have!

I colored the stamped image with my Stampin’ Blends and cut it out with the new Stitched Nested Labels Dies. These double stitched dies cut the image and the border piece.  Double whammy! I can use the leftover piece on another card!

Stampin Up Stitched Nested Labels Dies - to order visit www.juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I used one die to cut the stamped image and a larger die to cut the Designer Series Paper.  I like the way it looks like another layer with the border from the card base  You can see how it’s stitched around the edges.

Stampin' Up! Believe You Can Good Luck card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I thought the leaves on the Garden Lane Designer Series Paper would be a good background for the stamped image.  The designs in this paper pack are all soft shades of green. You can use this paper with many different color combinations.

Stampin' Up! Garden Lane Designer Series Paper - Visit juststampin.com to order - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin' Up! Believe You Can Good Luck card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s all the details if you would like to make this card:

  • Card Base: Mint Macaron Cardstock 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″. Score and fold at 4-1/4″.
  • DSP Layer:  5-1/4″ x 4″.  Cut the center using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies and glue to card front.
  • Stamped Layer: Whisper White Cardstock 2-1/2″ x 4-1/2″. Stamp the image and sentiment using Memento Black Ink.  Color with Stampin’ Blends: Rich Razzleberry  Combo, Mint Macaron Combo, Petal Pink Combo, and So Saffron Combo. Cut with the Stitched Nested Label Dies and glue to the center of the card base.
  • Color Rhinestone Basic Jewels with Stampin’ Blends and adhere to flower centers.
  • Embellish the envelope with a 1/4″ strip of Mint Macaron cardstock and a 2 x 6 piece of DSP.  Trim around the flap with Paper Snips.

Stampin' Up! Believe You Can Good Luck card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I bet you know someone who would appreciate this card! This is what I love about creating and sharing cards…encouraging and supporting others with a little handmade kindness!

I’ve been busy getting my Product Share Buffet orders ready to ship!  You are going to love the new “suite” selections.  If you missed out on my Product Share Buffet, Click HERE to read all about it.  If there is enough interest I will do a second round. (Afterall, it is an All You Can CrEATe Buffet!!!  LOL)

Have a great day!
Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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NEW Updated Color Swatch Book $10

Stampin' Up! 2019 Color Swatch Book and Color Coach - to order visit juststampin.com - Jeanie Stark StampinUp  

This stack of color is my “go to” when I’m looking for colors to combine. I can fan them out and try different colors together to see how I like them. It makes my color selections simple. I have all 53 Stampin’ Up! colors on a ring with dividers by collections. Each piece of cardstock is individually labeled. If you are a demonstrator, this is a perfect way to show all of our paper! And now it’s even better because you can download the NEW Stampin” Up! Color Coach (*See below) and adhere it to the back of each color swatch and have instant color combinations at your fingertips. Be the ultimate In Color matchmaker!

Stampin Up Color Coach and Swatch Book - Available from Jeanie Stark www.juststampin.com StampinUp

My color swatch ring fits perfectly in this Stampin’ Up! stamp case. This case stacks perfectly with standard stamp cases so you can keep everything organized together!

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Email me (j.stark@myactv.net) to order the Stampin’ Up! Color Swatch Book for $10 (plus $5 S&H) then download the resources below (optional) to adhere on the back for the ultimate Color Coach.

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