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SU Christmas Quilt for the Fourth of July!

November 17, 2017

I got out my Christmas Quilt Bundle to play with this week.

Actually, I have not really stamped any of the cool images per se,

but the FRAMELITS, be still my heart…

Although its name includes Christmas, it is a quilt so…it can be used all year long!

My mind kept thinking Americana…so here is what I came up with for the Fourth of July or most importantly- Memorial Day as a thank you card for someone who serves or served our country.

Please forgive my lack of noticing the stray Snail Adhesive peeking through the corners on the top…photos are so revealing.

Why post a Fourth of July- Memorial Day card right before Thanksgiving?

Well, it is in the Holiday catalog so who knows if it will stick around?

Isn’t that cute little star in the middle neat?

It comes from the Quilted Christmas DSP- thanks Kay Kalthoff for the idea! I used the Happy Birthday Thinlits for the Gold Foil Happy and th. The die cut 4 comes from the Large Numbers Framelits.

I used the Star of Light stamp set (Christmas stamp in the Annual Catalog) to mimic fireworks and added a great  sentiment from the Marquee Messages Stamp Set.

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SU Night in Bethlehem

 

October 6, 2017

My favorite Christmas cards are ones with a nativity that remind of us of the birth of Jesus. This beautiful SU bundle called Night in Bethlehem conveys just that sentiment. Mary and Joseph traveling to find a place while shepherds see the sign in the sky announcing the coming savior.


Simple and detailed thinlits create a gorgeous background with the blessed couple stamped and die cut.  They are popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals. A beautiful Silver Foil star is also popped up in the sky. The inside show a wonderful sentiment and a shepherd gazing at the star announcing the birth of our Savior.

 

Getting ready to celebrate my daughter’s wedding weekend…pics to follow soon! 

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SU Smitten Mittens

September 4, 2017

I am smitten the new SU Smitten Mittens Bundle!

The stamps with coordinating framelits are just perfect to make a quick WOW card.

Take a look at this cutie I made with the bundle:

The detailed die cut mittens were attached over a solid white mitten, isn’t that neat?
And the Holly Berry Builder Punch added a cute little embellishment for the mittens. Although, I could have connected the mittens with some of the new Tinsel Trim, huh?

You will notice some new items from the Holiday catalog used on this card- the Quilt Top Embossing Folder and the Quilted Christmas 1/4″ Ribbon but you may be looking around the new catalog for the Designer Series Paper with the adorable mittens on it. Well, you won’t find it because it is in the Annual Catalog! You may have overlooked the Be Merry DSP since the holidays were not in sight when the Annual catalog come out in June.

It is super cute, and has a classic Christmas red, green, and white theme. Well, actually, it is Cherry Cobbler but it matches well with the Real Red in the new ribbon:) I love all the multicolored small patterned designs perfect for the bottom of a card.  My DSP is 2″ x 4″ so you get a lot of cards from one 12×12 piece of DSP.

*Think of all the cards you can design with a 2″ x 4″ piece of DSP on the bottom and some focal point on the top- a classic, easy template to use when designing any card.

I used a warm sentiment inside the card found in the SU Hearts Come Home stamp set-

another wonderful set in the new catalog!

Check out this SU video showing some fun ways to use the Smitten Mittens Bundle…

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SU Seasonal Bells

November 3, 2016

My van is packed, and I am off to Atlanta for the Stampin’ Up Onstage event Friday through Sunday then on my way back to my sweet stamping group in Pittsburgh! I wanted to share the swaps I am taking to share with other demonstrators in Atlanta…I just fell in love with the SU Seasonal Bells stamp set as I played around with it…so easy to stamp and punch out!


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I am also sharing these cards with LeAnne and the gang over at the Paper Players Challenge # 319. It’s a Tic-Tac Toe challenge- I am choosing Snowflakes (on my bells and one pattern on one of my cards), Patterned Paper, and Ribbon.

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Silver, silver bells…

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Gold bells, gold bells…

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I used the snowflake patterned paper on the card below:

*Big difference in night photo and day photo with my amateur photography skills and high ceiling lights that cast shadows:(

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Just a simple inside:

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This stamp set with its coordinating punch is perfect for not only Christmas but also for a wedding card! It has a cute little Mr. and Mrs. that can be stamped inside the bell image- just how sweet is that?

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I really love the This Christmas Designer Series Specialty Paper- 24 sheets in a pack with Vanilla and classic Christmas Real Red and Garden Green but also Black and Vanilla patterns-
be sure to check it out!

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November 5, 2016- Thanks, Claire, for The Paper Player’s Pick this week!

SU Star of Light Bundle

October 20, 2016

I think the Star of Light Bundle is one of my favorites in the Holiday Catalog… and it was one of the favorite cards we did at our Christmas Stamp-a-Stack this month, too:)

I love the sentiments that focus on the real meaning of the season… Jesus, the Light of the World.

 

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I love using non-traditional colors at Christmas…isn’t Elegant Eggplant just lovely? I often use Smokey Slate cardstock with the Silver Glimmer Paper. Vellum seemed just perfect to use with the star, too. Many of my gals thought the inside star was a stamp only to find out it was die cut with a thinlit allowing the Elegant Eggplant cardstock to peek through!

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This bundle has a lot of offer:

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