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Winter Wishes

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This stamp set of 7 images, WINTER WISHES, is lovely and nostalgic!

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Do you remember sledding on these wooden sleds??

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I stamped the sled in Early Espresso ink and then used my AquaPainter filled with water to "bleed" the brown ink and color the wood. QUICK & EASY!! The card base is Mossy Meadow color.

Winter Wishes Stamp Set

#139742 wood - $25

#139745 clear - $18

Shop & Order HERE

Winter Wishes

 


Jingle All the Way Bundle

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SEVENTEEN product bundles in the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog 2015! WOW - $AVE 15% when you purchase Bundles!! This is the Jingle All the Way BUNDLE which creates a lovely winter scene using the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper for a snowy effect.

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The base card is Night of Navy cardstock paired with Silver Foil Paper for an icy look!

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I used Home for Christmas Designer Series Paper to line the envelope because the lyrics are "Silent Night!" LOVE Stampin' Up!'s product coordination - it's the BEST!!

Jingle All the Way BUNDLE - $ave 15%

#140861 wood - $34

#140862 clear - $29.75

13 Stamp images & 3 Coordinating Edgelits

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Jingle All the Way BUNDLE


Festive Fireplace Bundle

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What fun to create your own fireplace scene! Can you hear the fire crackle??

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Here you can see I die cut the stockings and mantle greenery. I ALSO die cut the brick using the Hearth & Home Thinlits which is a window frame - I snipped out the window panes to modify the window into a fireplace.

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And the finished card and envelope - a traditional Christmas theme!

Festive Fireplace Bundle $aves 15%

#140860  - $39

13 photopolymer stamp images

and 9 Framelit Dies

Festive Fireplace Bundle $39

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Cup of Cheer

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YUM! Nothing like a cup of hot chocolate during a blizzard! I remember those days fondly! That's why this stamp image appeals to me.

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I stamped the cup in Basic Grey ink. Then I stamped it again in Real Red ink and cut it out - cutting off the steam and back rim of cup. Using dimensionals I mounted the cup over the grey image, lining up the rim.

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Love these sweet papers called

Merry Moments Designer Series Paper Stack 6X6".

 

Cup of Cheer Stamp Set of 4 images

#139762 wood - $23

#139765 clear - $17

Cup of Cheer

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Acorny Treats

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Need party favors, office treats, or lunch box surprises?? Try these!! The Acorn Builder Punch is FUN and versatile!!

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I chose individually wrapped Lifesavers and attached a colorful punched ACORN with a mini brad.

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Here is a closer look! Such a cute treat with a heartfelt message!

Acorny Thank You Bundle $aves 15%

#140841 - $28

10 stamp images & corrdinating Punch

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  Acorny Thank You Bundle $28


Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies

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Peek out the window! Just think of all the possibilities for scenes! I was fiddling with my brayer and thought these deep colors looked like the last moment before nightfall!  The silhouetted birds and branches are from the popular Serene Silhouettes Stamp Set.

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Simple and sweet this would be appropriate for many occasional!

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This similar card shows the window frame turned sideways with the trim cut off. This is the same piece of brayered background as the card above.

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IT's FUN peeking out the window!!

Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies

#139666 - $20

(also available in a bundle)

Hearth & Home Thinlits $20

Hearth & Home Thinlits Samples


Vintage Leaves Bundle

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Let's make some colorful Autumn leaves with the awesome Vintage Leaves Bundle! You will need the following:

    *Watercolor Paper

    *3 Classic Ink Pads: Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry

    *Aqua Painter filled with water

Next, lightly wet the watercolor paper and apply areas of color - you can even be a little messy about it! I chose to blend the colors into each other. LET DRY completely, then:

    *Stamp leaf images onto dry Watercolor Paper using Archival Black Ink

    *Die Cut images with the coordinating Leaflets Framelits Dies

Now you have a "pile of leaves to play in!" I mean "with!" LOL

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I love all the RANDOM shading that results!!

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SO FUN!! I double-matted using Basic Black to accent those black veins in all the leaves! Now look inside- 102_5408

Click by tomorrow to see another card I made with my "pile of Autumn Leaves!"

Vintage Leaves BUNDLE $AVE 15%

#140235 - $43.25

6 photoploymer images & 6 Die Images

Vintage Leaves Bundle

 

 

 


Peaceful Wreath

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Get started on those Christmas cards!! Peaceful Wreath Stamp Set coordinates with the Wonderful Wreath Framelits, which SAVES time by eliminating fussy cutting!

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Tip: to get a MORE realistic wreath, I used

four different green Stampin' Write Markers.

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The base card is Brushed Gold Cardstock. The background paper is from the Merry Moments Designer Series Paper STACK #139595.

This is a Christmas CLASSIC!

Wonderful Wreath Framelits

#135851 - $25

Seven Dies

Wonderful Wreath Framelits $25

 


Acorny Thank You BUNDLE

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I've had so much fun creating with Acorny Thank You BUNDLE!! Get it quickly because Autumn is almost here! I love the Woodland Embossing Folder #139673 to pair with the cute acorns!

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Here are my tips: on the Woodland background, a used the FINE tip of my Basic Grey Stampin' Write Marker to mark the indentation in the tree branches! Also, I cut the Soft Suede layer 1-3/4" wide, then centered the 2" Circle Punch to remove a space to highlight the acorn! FUN!!

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Peek inside & you can see I'm NUTS about YOU!!

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The completed set is strikingly Autumn!! Get this BUNDLE and $AVE 15%!!

Acorny Thank You Bundle

#140841 - $28

10 photopolymer images & coordinating punch


Detailed Vintage Leaves

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Check out this awesome detailed leaf from Vintage Leaves Stamp Set of 6 photopolmyer images with coordinating  Leaflet Framelit Dies!

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The leaf is indented by dimensionalizing the white layer around it. It gives a unique look.

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I had a scrap of brayered cardstock on my desk. I thought it might  make a lovely leaf...and I love the results!! I stamped the Vintage Leaf in the NEW Archival Basic Black Pad! Try it!!

Vintage Leaves BUNDLE $aves 15%

#140235 - $43.50

6 photopolmyer stamps &

6 Framelit Dies

Vintage Leaves Bundle