Sunday, November 23, 2014

Online Extravaganza

Online Extravaganza starts on Monday with select items and bundles at discounted prices. Plus, there will be limited-time doorbusters on November 24 and December 1. You don't want to miss them! This sale lasts from November 24 through December 2, or while supplies last. 

Learn more about these deals and discover which products (including select Textured Impressions Embossing Folders) are going on sale here.

During Online Extravaganza, a few of our past Paper Pumpkin refill kits will be 20% off and available to ALL customers. (Please note that refill kits do not include stamps or ink.) On Monday, we will add two new kits to the existing Paper Pumpkin past kits offering (available to current subscribers only). 

Visit on Monday to see the latest kits available. 

Check out the specials in the comfort of your own home, contact me if you have any questions!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Oh Santa!

Hello there!  Have you made your first Christmas card of the season?  Well this is mine, and I am happy to say "bring on Christmas"!  Let's jump start your Christmas card stash with this great sketch from the Pals Paper Arts.  Link up before Tuesday at noon, ET for your chance to be a PPA pick!


As soon as I saw the sketch, I knew a gate fold card that resembled Santa would be perfect.  Out came my hoarded shimmery white card stock, champagne glimmer paper and gold buttons.  Gate folds are very easy, you just have to have an element to help hold the "gate" closed.

I was going to have my sentiment from November's My Paper Pumpkin hold Santa's belt closed, but I thought that holly berries and leaves would work nicely.  The flower fair framelits and punched red circles made cute and different holly leaves.

It's hard to see, but the white is shimmery white card stock, it's one of my favorite ways to add some oomph to your projects.

I had a fun time working on this card, it was a great way to usher in the Christmas season.  I know you are all super busy, but now is the time to start your Christmas projects.  Stampin' Up! has some wonderful supplies that can help you achieve a perfect handmade Holiday.  You can shop at my ONLINE STORE right now to plan your projects.

Thanks so much for stopping by, I hope you were inspired, enjoy!


Thursday, November 6, 2014

Thankful for You!

Hello there!  Thanksgiving is upon us, now that Halloween is in the past.  The Pals Paper Arts have a great color challenge this week, just perfect for jump starting your Thanksgiving projects.  Grab your provisions and create something fun, link it up by Tuesday, November 11, for your chance to be a Pals Pick!


So y'all know that I love to make a turkey card each year, you can see the previous cards HERE and HERE.  This year I thought the Four Feathers bundle would be a fun way to update my turkey, of course I had to add gold to really add some shine.

The owl builder punch makes a great turkey body just by snipping the ears off, the heart that is included in that punch makes a great waddle.  I used gold foil paper for added shine.  This is my second try making a turkey using the four feathers bundle, I will share my first try at the end of the post.

This Thankful for You stamp was included in the October My Paper Pumpkin kit, it was just what my card needed.  Have you tried the new venetian crochet trim?  It is soft and delicate and so very pretty. A Gold button and bakers twine ties all of the gold together.

It was quite fun trying to come up with a new way to make a different turkey, Tate loves it and proclaimed it "cute".

Here is my first turkey that I made, I loved the embossed gold, but it turned out bigger than I anticipated and was too much for the card.  I was going for a more elegant looking turkey, and I think this one works that way.  I will have to incorporate into a banner or table decoration.

So grab your Four Feathers stamp set and matching Feathers framelits dies and create something different than what you might suspect.

We have been keeping busy as usual!  Mackie's high school sailing is in full swing with a regatta a few weeks ago at the Coast Guard Acadamy.  Tate decided on Batman for Halloween, he so loves to trick or treat!

I am always Thankful for You, my loyal blog readers, I truly appreicate you.  Thanks so much for stopping by, I hope you were inspired, enjoy!

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