Friday, December 3, 2021

Global Stamping Friends December Blog Hop Regals Collection


Welcome to the Gobal Stamping Friends December Blog Hop as we showcase projects created using the Regals Collection. You will be visiting with talented Stampin' Up! Demonstrators as they share their ideas and projects to help inspire you.
The Regals Collection has a wonderful assortment of colors that I love to use for late Summer and Fall card designs. The colors are warm and rich and have a muted hue to them that helps them work well together to create projects. For my card design today, I chose to use the new Blessings of Home stamp set combined with the new Gingham Embossing Folder, both from the upcoming January-June 2022 Mini Catalog that launches January 4th, 2022. I love the texture that the embossing folder adds to the Old Olive cardstock background and I chose to color the floral image with Stampin' Blends Markers to create a bright, bold look for the focal design. 
Products Used:
Blessings of Home stamp set (item #157930) Sneak Peek
Gingham Embossing Folder (item #157627) Sneak Peek
Harvest Dies (item #156504)
Stitched So Sweetly Dies (item #151690)
Garden Green Cardstock (item #102584) 
Old Olive Cardstock (item #100702)
Basic White Cardstock (item #159276)
Memento Tuxedo Black Pad (item #132708)
Versamark Pad (item #102283)
Metallics Embossing Powders (item #155555)
Real Red Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154899)
Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154897)
Old Olive Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154892)
Cajun Craze Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154879)
Basic Rhinestone Jewels (item #144220)
Measurements:
Garden Green Cardstock
Card Base - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (Scored at 4 1/4")
Old Olive Cardstock
Card Front - 5 1/4" x 4" Embossed with the Gingham Embossing Folder
Basic White Cardstock
Scalloped Rectangle die cut with Stitched So Sweetly Dies
Sentiment Label die cut with Harvest Dies
This clean and simple card design has an almost vintage feel to it. I love the way the Stampin' Blends Markers bring the floral image to life and make it pop against the Basic White cardstock. To step up the design, I embossed the Old Olive card front with the new Gingham Embossing Folder to add texture to the design and I heat embossed the sentiment with Gold embossing powder to add a touch of elegance. I added two small Basic Rhinestone Jewels to finish off the card and add a touch of bling. It was so much fun to create this card with some of the new products from the upcoming January-June 2022 Mini Catalog. These products will be available for customers to order beginning January 4th, 2022. Can't wait that long to get your hands on the new products? If you sign up to become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, you can choose products from the new mini catalog as part of your Starter Kit. Please contact me if you would like to learn more about this amazing opportunity. 
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog. I hope that my card design will help you explore the beautiful colors in the Regals Collection and create your own wonderful projects.
Now it's time to visit Jan's wonderful blog and see what she has to share with us. Just click the Next button below to visit her blog or use the Roll Call List below. We would appreciate it if you would leave us a comment and let us know what you enjoyed about our projects. I hope you enjoy the rest of our blog hop. 

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

We Create December Blog Hop Holiday Quickies

 
Welcome to the We Create December Blog Hop as we showcase quick project ideas to help you get ready for the holidays. With just a few weeks to go until Christmas, there are still wonderful projects you can create to share with family and friends that don't have to take a lot of your time. You will be visiting with our Design Team members as they share their projects and ideas to help inspire you.
One of the best ways to create Christmas cards quickly and simply is by using designer series paper. The designs create a beautiful background and you can get six card fronts from one 12"x12" sheet of designer series paper. For my quick Christmas card today, I chose to use one of the designs from the Sweet Stockings Designer Series Paper for the background and I die cut one of the stockings from another sheet using the coordinating Stockings Dies. The wonderful thing about this card design is that there is mininal stamping involved - just the sentiment, and you can create multiples of the same card in a short amount of time. This design is great for mailing as it has a low profile that won't cost you extra postage. This design would also be perfect for a masculine Christmas card for the guys in your life. 
Products Used:
Penguin Place stamp set (item #156410)
Stockings Dies (item #156288) Retiring
Stitched So Sweetly Dies (item #151690)
Sweet Stockings Designer Series Paper (item #156281) Retiring
Cherry Cobbler Cardstock (item #119685)
Basic White Cardstock (item #159276)
Old Olive Classic Ink Pad (item #147090)
Matte Decorative Dots (item #156289) Retiring
Stampin' Dimensionals (item #104430)
Measurements:
Cherry Cobbler Cardstock
Card Base - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (scored at 4 1/4"0
Sweet Stockings Designer Series Paper
Card Front - 5 1/4" x 4"
Stocking die cut with Stockings Dies
Basic White Cardstock
Scalloped Rectangle die cut with Stitched So Sweetly Dies
Clean and simple cards are my favorite style to create. I love being able to use designer series paper to create beautiful cards and it also gives me the option to create different looks by mixing and matching the paper designs. The Sweet Stockings Designer Series Paper has a wonderful combination of patterns and images that provides a lot of options for backgrounds and focal images for cards. For this card design, I wanted it to be suitable to send to both men and women so I chose the one of the stockings for my focal image and I love that I could use the coordinating dies to avoid having to fussy cut. The Stitched So Sweetly Dies are great for die cutting labels for the focal image and I had room at the bottom to stamp the sentiment from the Penguin Place stamp set with Old Olive Classic ink. For a touch of bling, I used two of the Cherry Cobbler dots from the Matte Decorative Dots and I love that they have a low profile that works well for mailing. The Sweet Stockings Designer Series Paper, Stockings Dies and Matte Decorative Dots are all part of the Stockings Suite in the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog and are part of the Last Chance Retirememt Sale which began today. These products are only available while supplies last, so don't wait too long to place your order. 
Thank you for visiting my blog. I hope that my card design will help you to create your own cards to celebrate the holidays and send them to family and friends. There are so many wonderful options to explore in the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog.
Now it's time to visit Tanya's blog and see what she has to share with us this month. Just click the Next button below to visit her blog. We would appreciate it if you would leave us a comment and let us know what you liked about our projects. I hope you enjoy the rest of our blog hop.

If you live in the U.S. and do not have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, please contact me and I would be happy to help you with your creative projects. You may also visit my Online Store to place your order and have it shipped to you. Don't forget to take advantage of the Last Chance Sale to get your favorite July-December 2021 Mini Catalog products before they disappear.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Paper Pumpkin Possibilities November Blog Hop Gifts Galore

Welcome to the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities November Blog Hop as we showcase alternative project ideas featuring the Gifts Galore Kit. You will be visiting with our talented Design Team Members as they share their ideas and projects to help inspire you to think outside the box. 
Once again, Paper Pumpkin has outdone themselves with a simply amazing kit. The cute gift packaging is just what I needed for this time of year to create Teacher Gifts for my son's teachers. So because I was using most of the supplies from my kit, I needed to come up with a different way to create my alternate project. One of my favorite things about each month's Paper Pumpkin kit, is the exclusive stamp set. So, I decided to create my projects using all the stamp images from this month's stamp set. 
Products Used:
Paper Pumpkin November Gifts Galore Kit
Tailor Made Tags Dies (item #155563)
Flirty Flamingo Cardstock (item #141416)
Basic White Cardstock (item #159276)
Balmy Blue Classic Ink Pad (item #147105)
Pale Papaya Classic Ink Pad (item #155670)
Mint Macaron Classic Ink Pad (item #147106)
Versamark Pad (item #102283)
Basics Embossing Powders (item #155554)
Metallics Embossing Powders (item #155555)
White 3/8" Glittered Organdy Ribbon (item #156408)
Basic Rhinestone Jewels (item #144220)
Measurements:
Christmas Card
Flirty Flamingo Card Base - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (Scored at 4 1/4")
Basic White 2 Layers - 5 1/4" x 4"
Christmas Tag
Large Tag die cut with the Tailor Made Tags Dies
For my projects, I decided to use non-traditional Christmas colors to create my designs. I wanted clean and simple designs that would be bright and cheerful. I chose to use Flirty Flamingo cardstock for the card base and gift tag to coordinate with the Flirty Flamingo ink spot in this month's kit. For the card design, I decided to add Balmy Blue, Pale Papaya and Mint Macaron Classic inks to go with the Flirty Flamingo and I used both White and Silver embossing powders to step up my designs. For the Christmas card, I stamped the presents with Mint Macaron, Flirty Flamingo, Balmy Blue and Pale Papaya Classic inks along the left side of the Basic White cardstock layer and heat embossed the ribbon image twice with Silver embossing powder. I also heat embossed the sentiment and embellished the card with Basic Rhinestone Jewels. For the inside of the card, I stamped the presents along the left side with Balmy Blue and Pale Papaya Classic inks and stamped the ribbon and sentiment with Flirty Flamingo Classic ink to complete the design.
For the Christmas Tag, I heat embossed the sentiment with White embossing powder using the sentiment and snowflakes image for the front and the To/From image for the back of the tag. I tied a piece of the White Glittered Organdy Ribbon through the hole to decorate the tag. I love the simplicity of the design and the way the embossing steps up the tag. 
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today. I hope that my Christmas card and gift tag will help inspire you to explore creating your own alternative projects with your Paper Pumpkin Kit. Not a subscriber? Click the link below to subscribe by December 10th to receive the Lots of Pun Card Kit.
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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Ink. Stamp. Share. November Monthly Blog Hop Christmas Tree Decorations

Welcome to the Ink. Stamp. Share. November Blog Hop as we share project ideas for Christmas Tree decorations. You will be visiting with talented Stampin' Up! Demonstrators as they share their projects and ideas to help inspire you for the holiday season. 
One of my favorite bundles in the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog is the Penguin Place Bundle. This cute stamp set and coordinating punch are so versatile and I wanted to show how you could create a fun ornament to hang on the tree using this bundle. I paired it with one of the Wonderful Snowflakes. The Layering Circles Dies are perfect for creating the base of the ornament and I used one of the small tags from the Tailor Made Tags Dies to attach the Silver Trim to hang the ornament on the tree. 
Products Used:
Penguin Place Bundle (item #156789)
Layering Circles Dies (item #151770)
Tailor Made Tags Dies (item #155563)
Playful Alphabet Dies (item #152706)
Wintry 3D Embossing Folders (item #155433)
Misty Moonlight Cardstock (item #153081)
Balmy Blue Cardstock (item #146982)
Basic White Cardstock (item #159276)
Basic Black Cardstock (item #121045)
Mango Melody Cardstock (item #146989)
2020-2022 In Color 6"x6" Designer Series Paper (item #155230)
Balmy Blue Classic Ink Pad (item #147105)
Mango Melody Classic Ink Pad (item #147093)
Memento Tuxedo Black Pad (item #132708)
Wonderful Snowflakes (item #156340)
Simply Elegant Trim (item #155766)
Mini Stampin' Dimensionals (item #144108)
Measurements:
Misty Moonlight Cardstock
Large Circle die cut with Layering Circles Dies
Basic White Cardstock
Large Scallop Circle die cut with Layering Circles Dies
Penguin face/body punched out with the Penguin Builder Punch
Hat & Scarf stamped with the images from the Penguin Place stamp set and fussy cut
Basic Black Cardstock
Penguin Body punched out with the Penguin Builder Punch
Mango Melody Cardstock
2 feet punched out with the Penguin Builder Punch
Balmy Blue Cardstock
Small Tag die cut with the Tailor Made Tags Dies
2021 die cut with the Playful Alphabet Dies
Misty Moonlight Designer Series Paper
Large Circle die cut with the Layering Circles Dies
This cute little ornament is easy to assemble and so much fun. I attached the Misty Moonlight Designer Series Paper Circle to the front of the Basic White Scalloped Circle and attached the Wonderful Snowflake to the center of the designer series paper adhesive. I punched out the pieces for the penguin and stamped the eyes onto the Basic White piece with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and stamped the beak with Mango Melody Classic ink. I attached the Basic White piece onto the Basic Black body and added the feet with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals to the bottom of the penguin. I attached the scarf and hat to the penguin and added the penguin to the center of the snowflake with Mini Stampin' Dimensionals. 
On the reverse side of the Basic White Scallop Circle, I attached the Balmy Blue tag to the top of the circle so that the end with the hole is above the top of the penguin. I embossed the Misty Moonlight cardstock circle with the snowflake embossing folder from the Wintry 3D Embossing Folders and attached it to the back of the Basic White Scallop circle so that it covers the bottom part of the tag. Add the 2021 die cut with the Playful Alphabet Dies, to the Misty Moonlight Circle, towards the center. To complete the ornament, tie a loop through the hole in the tag with a piece of the Silver Trim to create the hanger for the ornament. 
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog. I hope that my Christmas decoration will help inspire you to create your own wonderful projects to help you get festive for the holidays. The Penguin Place Bundle has been so popular that it has been hard to keep stock. If you love this bundle as much as I do, I recommend that you order it as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Now it's time to visit Jo's wonderful blog and see what decoration ideas she has to share with us. Just click on the Next button to visit her blog or use the Roll Call List to find your way. We would love it if you would leave us a comment and let us know what you liked about our projects. I hope you enjoy the rest of our blog hop. 

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Tricia Butts
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