Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Merry Christmas

I like using the 5 petal flower punch to create poinsettias. Simply punch two of them out, distress them and off-set them with a gold glimmer brad in the center. After stamping the leaves, I used a blender pen to fill in the color just a bit.
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Supplies: Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive & Very Vanilla card stock; Old Olive Classic Ink; Blender Pen; Bells & Boughs stamp set; 5 Petal Flower and Lace Ribbon Border punches; Glimmer Brads.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Stocking Builder Punch

I'm liking this new punch from the Holiday Mini catalog! I couldn't decide which stocking I like more! It's hard to see, but I added some Dazzling Detail to the holly berries. Themini jingle bell adds just the right touch!

Supplies: Real Red, Wild Wasabi and Very Vanilla card stock; Christmas Greeting stamp set; Wild Wasabit Classic Ink; White Baker's Twine; Holly Berry designer series paper; Stocking Builder Punch; Mini Jingle Bells; The Big Shot & the 3" Circle Die; corner rounder punch.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Lolly or Rosette?

I'm not sure what these are called - I've heard both Lolly and Rosette. Regardless, they are fun to make and so easy with the Stampin' Up!'a Simply Scored Scoring Tool (item #122334, $29.95). It is on page 7 of the Holiday Mini catalog.

Supplies used: Red Glimmer Paper, Wild Wasabi and Very Vanilla card stock; Holly Berry Specialty Designer Series Paper and Buttons; Real Red Classic Ink; Red Glitter & 2-Way Glue Pen (for the outer edge of the rosette / lolly); Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine and Mini Jingle Bells; Christmas Greeting stamp set

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Love these Big Buttons!

When I first saw these big buttons I really didn't know what I would do with them. But after I started playing with them, I just love them! Our 1 1/4" circle punch fits perfectly on them! This card was one of our Hostess Club projects this month!

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Supplies: Pear Pizazz, Very Vanilla, Early Espresso and More Mustard card stock; Spice Cake DSP; Spice Cake Designer Buttons; Word Window, Modern Label & Blossom Petals punches; Square Lattice Embossing Folder & the Big Shot

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Elise is 3!

My granddaughter, Elise, turned 3 on Monday. She has been talking about her birthday for weeks with great anticipation! Elise is truly a girly-girl. Sounds like she had a great birthday! I just wish we could have celebrated with her!

Supplies: Regal Rose & Whisper White card stock; Black Stazon ink; Regal Rose, Marine Mist, Pear Pizzazz & Wisteria Wonder markers; Easy Events Stamp Set; Regal Rose 1/8 inch taffeta ribbon; Cheerful Treat (hostess only) DSP; Rhinestone jewel; 2-way glue pen and Dazzling Diamonds glitter; 2 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch.
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Monday, October 3, 2011

Fill My Stockings, Santa!

One of the displays I was planning on for the Holiday Mini Catalog was a banner of Christmas Stockings made with the Holiday Stocking Bigz L Die fro my fireplace mantle. A fellow demonstrator, Kathie, had already made one and brought it over for me to use. It was too big for my mantle. Kathie made hers for a much larger area but we found a great space for it and hung it up! Thanks so much, Kathie!
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Saturday, October 1, 2011

I Love Spice Cake!

These were fun cards to make - and so easy with the Big Shot! I used the Fun Flowers XL Bigz Die and the Spice Cake designer series paper and Big Buttons. The greeting is from Sincere Salutations. The background of the flowers was embossed with the Polka Dot embossing folder.

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