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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

October Paper Pumpkin Alternate Project

Stampin' Up! October Paper Pumpkin
Wow, did you all see the October Paper Pumpkin...I know, I'm a little behind. The cute boxes are meant to be slices of pie...perfect to fill with treats. There are enough boxes in the kit to make an entire pie...but I think I would write guests names on the feathers and place them at each seat as cute place cards.

Alternate Christmas Project
(October 2014 Paper Pumpkin)
Alternate Christmas Project
Or how about this super cute alternative project?  Just punch out the Christmas tree with the Festival of Trees punch add a star and some red M&M's and you have the perfect Christmas Favor.

Stampin' Up! supplies used to create today's project:
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Happy Crafting!
Diana

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

1st Annual NY Christmas Card Camp

I've been back from my trip to New York for a week but I'm still trying to dig myself out. Why is it that a 2 week trip takes 2 weeks to prepare for and 2 weeks to recover from?

Paper Pumpkin Noel Party Pack
While in NY, we had our 1st (and possibly annual) Christmas Card Camp featuring the Stampin' Up! Paper Pumpkin Noel Party Pack. These are some of the alternate samples we came up with.



Happy Campers
Camp was loads of fun! We had a potluck supper with some super yummy food. I forgot to take pictures of food but here are some pictures of the campers hard at work!

The whole group of NY Christmas Card Campers at my sister Julia's house.

Brenda, Julia (my sister) and Joan (my mom)



Becca (my daughter), Ashley (my niece), Angela

Kate (my sister), Becca, Ashley

Launa with one of her cards.


Happy Crafting!
Diana

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Festival of Trees and Washi Tape


Today's card is also from our World Card Making Day party...I will eventually get them all posted.

Washi Tape Background
The background was made with strips of Stampin' Up! Washi tape...Gingham Garden (pink and yellow)  Witches Brew (text) and All is Calm (green triangles). The Gingham Garden and Witches Brew Washi tapes were both on the Stampin' Up! clearance rack and the All is Calm Washi tape is in the Stampin' Up! Holiday Mini Catalog.

Read Before You Tape
When I made this card, I liked the way the text on the Witches Brew Washi tape looked...I didn't think anyone would actually read it...they did...talk of haunted houses, witch hunts and death don't exactly go with the Christmas feel I was looking for.

Note: Witches Brew Washi tape is sold out on the clearance rack and no longer available.

Festival of Trees
The "A Merry Little Wish..." sentiment and the star on top of the tree were stamped with the photopolymer stamps included in the bundle. Instead of stamping the Christmas tree, I ran a piece of Old Olive cardstock through the Big Shot with the Decorative Dots embossing folder and then punched out the tree.

I like that you can use products in a variety of ways...not only the way they are bundled. The Christmas tree would also look good punched from a piece of designer paper.

Stampin' Up! supplies used to create today's card.
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Happy Crafting!
Diana

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Hello Fall!

Hello Fall!
Living in Florida, I haven't experienced a real Fall in 25 years. So, my youngest daughter and I traveled to Upstate NY to visit my oldest daughter and to have some Fall fun!  We have been to the apple orchard, two pumpkin patches and hiked a mountain to see some fall leaves. We return to Florida on Monday but according to the weatherman, we may see a little snow here on Saturday. 

For All Things
Today's card is one we made on World Card Making Day..,Yes, I am still working on getting them posted. I'm a little behind...as usual.

It was created with the Stampin' Up! For All Things photopolymer stamp set. I have to say that this is one of my top two items from the holiday catalog...For All Things and Fall Fest Bundle...but it is Fall...maybe my favorites will shift to Christmas items soon...I can be fickle like that. :-)

Stampin' Up! supplies used to create today's card:
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Happy Crafting!
Diana

Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals (10/28 - 11/3)


Oops....I posted the the new Stampin' Up weekly deals on my Facebook page yesterday...I forgot to post them here.

I always make posts updating you on specials and promotions on Facebook so be sure to like my page for the most up to date information!

Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals (10/28/2014 - 11/3/2014)
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Happy Crafting!
Diana

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Project Life by Stampin' Up! GIVEAWAY


Project Life by Stampin' Up!
Do you love to scrapbook? Have you heard of Project Life?  It's a super cool, super easy way to scrapbook created by Becky Higgins.

Stampin' Up! has partnered with Becky Higgins to bring you a whole line of authentic Project Life products in exclusive Stampin' Up! colors and designs.  It's a super simple, totally affordable way to scrapbook your photos.

Win FREE Project Life by Stampin' Up!
One lucky winner will win a complete Project Life by Stampin' Up! prize pack including every product available in the product line! You could also win one of 100 Project Life by Stampin' Up! Card and Accessory Packs.  Enter to Win Now!


Some of my favorite Stampin' Up! Project Life products:
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Happy Crafting!
Diana