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September 2013

12 Weeks of Christmas!!


I'm so excited to offer you 12 Weeks of Christmas Ideas--for the 5th consecutive year!!  We have some great ideas in store for you:  Cards, Thank you's, home decor, packaging, etc!!!  You don't want to miss this! 

Please sign up for my Newsletter and starting on October 2nd, you'll receive a new Christmas Idea each week!!  ***If you are already receiving my newsletters, there is no need to sign up again!

Divas Sketch Challenge #260

Happy Saturday!  Hope you're all having a great weekend so far! 

Check out this great sketch:


and, here's my card, based on this great sketch:


A fun, and simple Christmas card!  Here are the supplies I used:

  • Festive Flurry Stamp Set (131778w or 131781c)
  • Joy to the World Stamp Set (131796w or 131799c)
  • Pool Party Classic Ink (126982)
  • Pool Party Cardstock (122924)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Silver Glimmer Paper (124005)
  • Winter Frost Designer Series Paper Stack (132183)
  • Postage Stamp Punch (122344)

Be sure you check out the design team's creations on the UDI Blog!



Sketch Frenzy Friday

Good morning!  Aren't you glad it's Friday?!!  I sure am!  It's been a long week, and I'm ready for a weekend of stamping!!! :-)  To start you off, here's the sketch from the ladies at Sketch Frenzy Friday:


and my card:


I've been preparing and planning for my October Christmas Card Class, and this was one of the "rejects"!! LOL!!  I love the card, but others won out!!  Come to the October class and see what beat this card!!

Here are the supplies used on this card:

  • Joy to the World Stamp Set (131796w or 131799c)
  • Old Olive Stampin' Write Marker (1000796)
  • Cherry Cobbler Stampin' Write Marker (119681)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock (120953)
  • Old Olive Cardstock (100702)
  • Cherry Cobbler Cardstock (119685)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Season of Style Designer Paper (132340)
  • Regals Candy Dots (130932)
  • Big Shot (113439)
  • Apothecary Accents Framelits (127003)



Holiday Cards Class!

Here is one of the cards we made at the September Christmas Card class:


The idea came right from the Stampin' Up! website!!  We made this and two other cards--4 of each!  We all had a great time and are looking forward to the next class!!

Won't you join us for the October class?  It's going to be Sunday, October 6 from 2-4 pm.  You can register and get a peek at the three new cards HERE!!  Cost is only $20 (for 12 cards with envelopes!!)  Hope to see you there!

Nacho Average Challenges #56

Good morning!!  The ladies over at the Nacho Challenge Blog have a fun color challenge for you today!


These cards just screamed for leaves and fall, but I went another direction:


Supplies used:

  • Postage Due Stamp Set (132064w or 126397c)
  • Another Thank You Photopolymer Stamp Set (133454)
  • Pool Party Cardstock (122924)
  • Early Espresso Cardstock (119686)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock (101650)
  • Pool Party Classic Ink (126982)
  • Early Espresso Classic Ink (126974)
  • Cajun Craze Classic Ink (126965)



Sketch Frenzy Friday!

Good morning!!  Fun sketch over at Sketch Frenzy Friday today:


and, here is my fun and easy card:


This designer series paper was perfect for this sketch!!!

Fun stuff I used on my card:

  • Delightful Dozen Stamp Set (128547w or 122652c)
  • Black Stazon Ink (101406)
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock (101650)
  • Basic Black Cardstock (121045)
  • Basic Gray Cardstock (121044)
  • Witche's Brew Designer Series Paper (132185)
  • Witche's Brew Designer Washi Tape (132156)
  • Decorative Label Punch (120907)
  • 1" Circle Punch (119868)
  • Modern Label Punch (119849)


Nacho Average Challenges #55

WOW!! This was a HARD sketch for me!  I tried and tried making a "traditional" card, but couldn't come up with anything I liked!  So, I went to My Digital Studio, and gave that a try!  Not sure I like it any better, but I have to post something!! LOL!!  Be sure you check out the Design Team's creations on the NACHO BLOG -- they didn't seem to have any trouble!!

Here's the sketch:


and my digital card: