SU More Merry Messages

SU Festive Flurry with More Merry Messages

I have been playing with my SU Festive Flurry Stamp set a lot and even used in the last two months for my classes but have not posted many things showcasing it so I decided it was up to bat for Dynamic Duos # 83 this week.

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It’s a Subtles challenge but boy is Marina Mist a statement color in my opinion. I used my Envelope Punch Board to create this Gift Card Holder… or Gift Certificate in this case.

SU Festive Flurry DD

SU Festive Flurry Gift Card inside

SU Festive Flurry Gift Card Open DD

To make the holder:

1. Start with a 4 1/4 inch by 11 inch piece of cardstock and score on the long side at 2 inches, 7 1/4 inches, and 7 3/8 inches.
2. Place the short end of the longest part that you scored on the Envelope Punch Board and punch (no scoring)  at 1 inch and 3 1/4 inches. Essentially you are punching in 1 inch on each side.
3. Fold in on the score lines. The 7 1/4 and 7 3/8 inch scores create somewhat of a matchbox fold.
4. You can fold the tabs in either way. I chose to have the middle tab out but many images I saw of this kind of card have the middle tab tucked in.
5. Decorate as desired…I simply put bordered DSP in about 1/4 inch on each Crumb Cake panel.

SU More Merry Messages and Blog Candy Winner

The winning random number  is 11…Meredith

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We are in the middle of packing for a big move so I thought a few minutes of crafting would help me keep my sanity…however, sitting in my crafty area only increased the stress looking at everything I have to pack! I did come up with this little 4 inch by 4 inch Christmas card. I used the sweet sketch from retrosketches # 92 and the cue word RIBBON from CASology # 73 , and the theme of EVERGREEN from The Paper Players # 174 this week. Oh, am I thankful for the inspiration from these wonderful sites to help me create especially when my mind is all over the place right now!

SU More Merry Messages Pine Branch

Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU More Merry Messages
INK: SU Garden Green
PAPER: SU Garden Green, SU Real Red, SU Whisper White, SU Regals Pattern Stack DSP (retired)
ACCESSORIES: SU Real Red Taffeta Ribbon
TOOLS: MS Pine Branch, Nestabilities Circle Dies
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Week 73 - Ribbon
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Christmas in July with SU More Merry Messages

It’s the last day of the month and just in the nick of time for Christmas in July at The Friday MashUp # 120. I Mashed It Up with the Christmas theme and Stripes. I am still in love with the retired SU Be of Good Cheer DSP but I am  super excited for the new  silver and blues coming up August 1st!! Our basement is decorated in an outdoorsy theme  with pines year round and when I snapped this photo, I got I little excited for Christmas…but definitely want summer to stick around for a while here in Pittsburgh!

SU More Merry Messages with Pine Branches

Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU More Merry Messages
INK: SU Cherry Cobbler
PAPER: SU Cherry Cobbler, SU Gumball Green, SU Be of Good Cheer DSP (retired)
ACCESSORIES: Random cherry button, SU Pearls
TOOLS: SU Window Collection Framelits, Nestabilities Circle Dies, MS Pine Branch punch

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SU More Merry Messages

 You know how making Christmas cards can become a bit monotonous when you are cranking  them out  when the holidays come around, and you are frazzled with everything you have to accomplish? Well, this was just plain fun today…and very clean and simple.  Actually, they will be easy to crank out come holiday season! This is one of the neat sets that is a carry-over item for the Christmas season from Stampin’ Up.

SU More Merry Messages

SU More Merry Messages Slanted

Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU More Messages
INK: SU Lucky Limeade, SU Cherry Cobbler
PAPER: SU Lucky Limeade, SU Cherry Cobbler, SU Very Vanilla, SU Festival of Prints (retired)
ACCESSORIES: SU Pearls
TOOLS: SU Tasteful Trim Bigz Die

I used Linda’s layout from Freshly Made Sketches # 94 and Ann’s theme of Christmas in July from The Paper Players # 153.

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SU Keepsake Ornaments

I got a little blingy today with the SU Keepsake Ornaments set. I used  Freshly Made Sketches #87 for my layout and Dynamic Duos # 54 for my color scheme. I used two different sentiment sets that complimented each other well-  SU Petite Pairs and More Merry Messages. One more to add to that Christmas card box…

SU Keepsake Ornaments Blues

Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Keepsake Ornaments, SU Petite Pairs, SU More Merry Messages
INK: SU Midnight Muse, SU Bashful Blue
PAPER: SU Midnight Muse, SU Bashful Blue, SU Whisper White
ACCESSORIES: SU Pearls, silver cord
TOOLS: CB Decorative Tile EF, SU Ornamental Keepsakes Framelits, SU Stamp-a-ma-jig

FMS Final - 87
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