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Tag Time

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Your Holiday cards should be in the mail. Now it's time to wrap gifts! My friend and Team member, Michelle Miller, used the Delicate Baubles Dies #156383 to create these fast gift tags!! The colors are Gorgeous Grape and Shaded Spruce.

 

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For these smaller tags, Michelle used the Giving Gifts Dies #156563. These versatile tags could also be used as tree ornaments - especially if your pet or toddler is intrigued by the tree decorations! Tie these cute tags on holiday food items you give!

Last ship last for Christmas delivery is Dec. 13th!

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Merriest Moments Bundle #stampinup

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Barb Faulkner, my friend and Team member, created this festive fancy fold card using the Merriest Moments Bundle #156783.

 

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The base card is 4-1/4 x  8-1/2", scored at 5-1/2". The layer is 3 x 8", scored at 4". Simple and impressive!

 

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The colors come from the versatile paper, Tidings of Christmas 6 x 6" Designer Series Paper #155718. Try this easy fancy fold!!

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Got Scraps?

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Don't you LOVE a fun "Scrap Card Design?" We all have scraps. Don't waste them! These strips are 3/4" wide and can be varied!

 

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Look closely! The strips are attached to RED FOIL PAPER #153510! Leaving a little gap between the strips, lets that foil paper SHINE!! It's a twist on the "OLDE Strip Card!" This paper is the Gingerbread & Peppermint 6X6" Designer Series Paper #156313.

 

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 Start in the middle with 1 or 2 strips at an angle. Build out perpendicularly. Let strips extend beyond the edge. When done, flip over and trim off excess. It's fun. You might as well make several cards while you are at it!! TRY IT!!

 


Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder #153576

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Joyful and shiny! Gab some Red & Green 12 X 12" Foil Paper #153510 for impact!! Foil paper is so pretty when embossed, and this is the Evergreen Forest 3D Embossing Folder #153576. The red layer is Red Velvet 12 X 12" Paper #153490.

 

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These doily layers were cut with the versatile Encircled in Beauty Dies #155546.

 

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The inside features a red foil snowflake cut with the So Many Snowflakes Dies #153560.  MAKE SURE TO USE ADHESIVE SHEETS #152334 on delicate dies for a clean, easy application of your die cuts!!

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Wonder & Whimsy 12 x 12 DSP #156329

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You can see why this card was a CLASS FAVORITE? The beautiful pink layer is Whimsy & Wonder 12 X 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #156329.

 

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These Wonderful Snowflakes #156340 are iridescent on one side and matte finish on the opposite side so can be colored. They would make perfect holiday "TABLE CONFETTI," too!!

 

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Use Basic Grey ink pad for the sentiment to keep the color SOFT!!

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Angels of Peace #156365

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Nothing better than a lovely angel for a religious Christmas image! Angels of Peace Stamp Set #156365 pairs perfectly with the Merry Melody 3D Embossing Folder #156392. I added a "whisper" of sponging to the musical notes with Blushing Bride ink pad.

 

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The base card is Mint Macaron with Stampin' Blends in Mint Macaron used for the Angel's dress. Wink of Stella #141897 makes the wings shimmer.

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Evergreen Elegance Stamp Set #153313

Evergreen Elegance-Bundle_Individual-Sample_3Here is a colorful, festive Christmas card idea!! This is the  Evergreen Elegance Stamp Set #153313 from the Annual Catalog. What a statement of colors: Melon Mambo, Poppy Parade, Petal Pink, Bumble Bee, Garden Green, Coastal Cabana, Pacific Point inks were used for the trees.  The base card is Coastal Cabana and measures 8-1/2" x 3-1/2". Make your holiday COLORFUL!! 

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Fancy Fold Greeting Card

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Show off pretty designer papers with this easy TRI-FOLD WITH BELLYBAND Fancy Fold format!! This lovely holiday paper is Whimsy & Wonder 12 x 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #156329.

 

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Cut the base card 5-1/2 x 11". Score at 1-3/4, 5-1/2 and 9-3/4".  Bellyband is 1 x 11". It's sooo easy and impressive!!

 

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The accent snowflake is from So Many Snowflakes Dies #153560. Try this FUN FOLD!!

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Pretty Pillow Box Dies #156321

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LOTS of holidays are coming that need little treats!! These Pretty Pillow Box Dies #156321 are the perfect answer!! They assemble in a flash and are adorable in small print designer papers!! Finished size is 3-1/2 x 2 x 3/4". These cuties were made by Barb Faulkner, my friend and team member!

 

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This sweet paper is Whimsy & Wonder 12 x 12" Specialty Designer Series Paper #156329.

 

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This delicious paper is Gingerbread & Peppermint 6 x 6" Designer Series Paper #156313.

 

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Contains 11 Dies for versatility.

 

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Christmas Season Bundle #156801

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Such a CLASSIC, TRADITIONAL collection of wintery stamp images: Christmas Season Bundle with Dies #156801 can be used all winter!

 

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This pretty Painted Christmas 12 X 12" Designer Series Paper #156292 reflects the images of the stamps.

 

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Try this easy Fancy Fold: the Evening Evergreen cardstock is cut 3 x 5-3/4", scored at 2-3/4".  Fold and mount onto the lower portion of a standard 4-1/4 X 5-1/2" base!

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Angels of Peace Stamp Set #stampinup

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Angels of Peace Stamp Set #156365 is just plain SWEET!! These colors are Fresh Freesia and  Basic Grey, with Silver Foil Specialty Paper #156457. The coloring is done with Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers.

 

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Pair this sweet image with Playful Alphabet Dies #152706 and Stitched Rectangle Dies #151820.

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Christmas Season Stamp Set and VIDEO

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Christmas Season Stamp Set #156293 is so versatile it creates winter Birthday Cards!! This is a simple masking technique. Please watch the short video posted below.

 

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It creates easy thank you cards, too. This is the same masking technique as in the video.

 

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This card has the holly images and Wink of Stella on the berries.

 

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Poinsettia Place Suite by Stampin' Up!

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Red Velvet Paper #153490 makes this gorgeous Poinsettia so rich and elegant! This festive Poinsettia Place #155109 card was created by my demonstrator friend, Peggy Taylor!

 

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The Poinsettia Place Designer Series Paper #153487 adds another traditional image to this lovely classic card!

 

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Thank you for sharing this pretty card with me, Peggy! 

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Little Treats Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Do you save extra project pieces?? I do. This was a "challenge day" to use up some left overs on my stamping desk!!

 

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I ALWAYS have Note Cards & Envelopes #131527 on hand. They are mailable and measure 5" x 3-1/2". They were perfect for these small images from Little Treats Bundle #153376 that were extras and too cute to throw away!!!

 

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This turned out so cute using scraps from Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper #153492! Be sure to add Note Cards & Envelopes to your next order. They are GREAT for Paper Pumpkin Kit left overs, too!! Available in White or Vanilla.

 

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Red Velvet Paper by Stampin' Up!

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It's so touchable, Red Velvet Paper #153490!! Here it is embossed with the Tin Tile 3D Embossing Folder #151801 for even MORE interest!

 

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The sentiment is Wrapped in Christmas #153481 and heat embossed in WHITE. Colors: Real Red, Shaded Spruce and Whisper White.

 

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Red Velvet Paper is GREAT for Valentines, too! Stock now!!

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Wrapped in Christmas by Stampin' Up!

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Wrapped in Christmas Stamp Set #153481 has the BEST holiday sentiments!! This one is heat embossed in GOLD.

 

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The Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper #153547 makes a quick, festive layer!! The Blue Adhesive-Backed Gems #152493 are the perfect color and sparkle for this Pretty Peacock card!!

 

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Be sure to finish off your presentation by decorating your envelope!!

 

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Curvy Dies and Envelope Pattern

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Michelle Miller, friend and team member, sent me this sweet CURVY Christmas card idea!! So cute!! Michelle used the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper #153492 and the Pine Tree Punch #149521, a perfect pair!

 

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The Curvy Dies #154319 create a snowy winter hill! The base card is Mossy Meadow card stock. Peek inside...

 

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This envelope was created using the Stampin' Up! Trimmer #152392. Here is the A2 Envelope pattern:

 

A2 envelope using Trimmer See my Envelope VIDEO HERE.

 

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Paper Pumpkin equals BIG value

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AFTER I made the 8 October Paper Pumpkin cards from the kit, I had LEFT OVER die cuts to make these additional SIX cards!! So my kit made a total of 14 cards from a $22 kit!! Read MORE...

 

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And of course, these  9 photopolymer stamp images and an Ink Spot (little pad) are mine to make even MORE!!

 

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BIG VALUE in Paper Pumpkin Monthly Craft Kits!! Try it!!

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Word Wishes Dies by Stampin' Up!

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One set of dies covers ALL the holidays! It's Word Wishes Dies #149629 with these twelve words:

New Years, Mother's, Happy, Easter, Christmas,Valentine's, St. Patrick's, Halloween, Merry, Father's, Thanksgiving, Day.

 

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For quick, clean application of thin dies, like this greeting, use the Adhesive Sheets #152334 which creates a "sticker."

 

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I sure have enjoyed using the 1-1/2" Metallic Mesh Ribbon #153550. It's "smash proof" when mailing! Try this easy Christmas Card!

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Poinsettia Place Suite by Stampin' Up!

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This elegant holiday card was created by my friend and team member, Barb Faulkner using the traditional Poinsettia Place Suite #155109. The gentle shimmer is Wink of Stella. SOOO pretty! Spruce  cherry

 

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The lovely background is the flocked Plush Poinsettia Specialty Designer Series Paper #153486. LOTS of wonderful textures in this creation!

 

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Barb, thank you for sharing this gorgeous Holiday card! It's elegant!!

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Cherish the Season Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Traditional Jingle Bells say Merry Christmas!! Cherish the Season Bundle #155154 is so festive and pretty! Red  Mossy

 

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These bells are colored with Stampin' Blends in Real Red and Mossy Meadow. The white is Shimmery White Card Stock.

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The section that opens measures 3 X 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4".

 

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The crisp gingham and classic polka dot background are the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper #153492. Start your Holiday cards SOON!

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Have a Hoot Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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What's a "two-fer?" A two-fer is ONE cut that creates TWO cards. Such as by using both the positive and negative die cut shapes! These cards started with one sheet of Whisper White Card Stock 4-1/4" x 3-1/2".  The three window shapes that were removed from the die cutting were recycled on the Halloween card saving TIME!!

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These ADORABLE cards were created by my friend and team member, Barb Faulkner. She used Have a Hoot Bundle #155208 and Stampin' Blends for color.

 

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SAVE TIME by making your Halloween cards and Christmas cards at the same time! Thanks for sharing this great idea with charming results, Barb!! Love it!!

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Winter Woods by Stampin' Up!

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This recent class favorite was cased from my friend and team member, Karen Kapfer. This stamp set is Winter Woods #151359. It's lovely in grey and shiny silver!!

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The Birch Tree trunks are not designer paper...they're a stamp. The punches are Leaf Punch, Sprig Punch and Story Label Punch for the sentiment. Very unique nature card, Karen. Thanks for sharing!

Happy Holidays!

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Toile Christmas Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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I LOVE realistic looking bird, animal and flower stamps!! This handsome Cardinal from Toile Christmas Bundle #152367 is very easy to color with Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers! The shading is already in the image!

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The Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper #150432 has been softened with a layer of vellum.

 

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The sentiments in this set have lovely banner dies!

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Snow Front by Stampin' Up!

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This is Snow Front Stamp Set #150483 which is the SAME set as my last post. What a DIFFERENCE! It's an entirely different look and feel. 

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Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper #150393 coordinates so well with the trees and snowman! A perfect pairing!

 

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The Real Red layer is embossed with Winter Knit 3D Embossing Folder #150645. This is an easy card, Try it!

 

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Snow Globe Shaker Dome Ornament

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Barb Faulkner, friend & team member, created this ADORABLE Holiday ornament using Snow Globe Shaker Domes #150442! She stamped the happy snowman from Snowman Season Stamp Set #150458 on two sides of Whisper White card stock cut to the size of the Dome base. After adding Snowflake Sequins #150443 to the Domes, attaching a twine hanger, she attached a dome to both sides of the Whisper White card stock.  Domes are self-adhesive! This is a quick, inexpensive little gift for teacher, neighbor or co-worker!!

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Thanks for sharing, Barb Faulkner!

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Quick Holiday Card

20190823_155354If you are procrastinating making your Holiday cards, this idea is for YOU! Quick & Cute & in the MAIL!! This card uses the HANDY Night Before Christmas Memories & More Cards & Envelopes #150440. The cards are pre-printed with a star border and have a white interior for easy messaging.

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Guest Stamper, Shari Wicks

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NATURE'S BEAUTY Stamp Set #150528 was chosen by Shari Wicks, fellow demonstrator, to create this soft, sweet bunny card which I cased. LOVE IT!!

 

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Do you recognize this Designer Paper?? It's MONSTER BASH DESIGNER SERIES PAPER #150447! It's PERFECT!

 

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This is a 4 x 4" Gate Fold card: cut base card 11 x 4" and then score at 2, 3-3/4, 7-1/4, and 9". This fits in a Stampin' Up! medium envelope. (Don't use a square envelope because it's extra US postage.)

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The realistic bunny is colored with Stampin' Up! Blends alcohol markers: Light Smoky Slate and Ivory. To create the snow, I dotted on SNOWFALL ACCENT PUFF PAINT #150691 and sprinkled it with ICE STAMPIN' GLITTER #150445. Then I heated the puff paint with a heat tool and the glitter adhered. You can also adhere the glitter with SHIMMERY CRYSTAL EFFECTS #150892.

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Sentiment is from MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL #147702. This is the perfect holiday card for a nature lover!! TRY IT!

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Ride with Me Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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Old "Trucks" are a current decor motif! Ride with Me Stamp Set #149312 is right on trend!! It's so cute and great for "guy cards," too!

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By off setting the sentiment and truck, I suggested "motion!"

 

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I added quick color to the truck with Stampin' Up! Blends alcohol markers and used Wink of Stella #141897 on the truck window.

 

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The background is Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper #150432 in Garden Green. 

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Christmastime is Here by Stampin' Up!

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The exquisite detail in this gorgeous CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE SUITE is fantastic! This suite has lots of purchasing options, but it's only available while supplies last so don't delay!

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This sample is colored with Stampin' Up! BLENDS alcohol markers: Lovely Lipstick Duo #147281 with Wink of Stella glitter pen #141897 on the berries. I LOVE the realistic details!!

 

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This die cut floral cluster was mounted onto Whisper White card stock embossed with the STYLISH SCROLL EMBOSSING FOLDER #150665.

 

 

Christmastime products

 

Christmastime order numbersThis very versatile suite can be used ALL WINTER for many occasions. Don't wait - supply is LIMITED!!

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Beauty & Joy Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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Beauty & Joy Stamp Set #150518 is a landscape topiary with two very detailed pots to plant your images in! These colors are Cherry Cobbler and Mossy Meadow - classics for the Holidays.

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The background layer is Stylish Scroll Embossing Folder #150665 which I have used for many cards lately! The 5/8" Woven Thread Trim #149499 gives a tasseled look with texture.

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Change seasons by using the little flower in this set with spring or summer colors! It's versatile! Try it!

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Stitched Stars Dies by Stampin' Up!

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Stars are a CLASSIC Christmas motif! STITCHED STARS DIES #150653 has 23 die images to choose from! The star on this card is the largest image. It's die cut from the fun MERCURY GLASS DESIGNER ACETATE #150441.

 

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The star is mounted onto NOBLE PEACOCK FOIL PAPER #149495 that has been embossed with the SUBTLE 3D EMBOSSING FOLDER #151775 for texture. "MERRY' is die cut with the MERRY CHRISTMAS DIES #147912.

 

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This very simple card achieves MAJOR IMPACT by using shiny, sparkly elements! Try it!!

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Used Stamp Sale in Rockford, IL

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My TEAM member is having a SALE:

 

Used Rubber Stamp Sale
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Sat., Oct. 19, 2019
8:00 a.m. – Noon

Julie Aurand, 20 year Demonstrator

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This Toile Christmas Bundle #152367 is realistic and gorgeous!!

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The cardinal was colored with the easy-to-use Stampin' Up! BLENDS alcohol markers in Real Red.

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The accents are Brightly Gleaming Specialty Paper #150429 in Pretty Peacock and Copper Foil Paper #142020. Get your Christmas cards made early!!

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Snowman Season Bundle

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There is nothing cuter than a happy FROSTY! This Snowman Season Bundle #152337 has a PUNCH!! 

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This is a simple format that can be reproduced easily for your holiday mailings! Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper #150393 is sooo adorable and contains coordinating images.

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The Whisper White layer is embossed with the Winter Knit 3D Embossing Folder #150645. Click the picture to see an enlarged view. It's time to start your Christmas Cards!! 

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Tidings All Around Bundle by Stampin' Up!

NEWS FLASH!!

Purple Posy is AVAILABLE!! It didn't not meet Stampin' Up!'s strict color requirements and had to be reformulated. It's now BACK: ink pad, refill and 2019-2021 InColor Pad Assortment!! HURRAY!!

Purple Posy

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Tidings All Around Bundle #152371 can give you so many different card designs!!

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This Holiday card uses the All-Around Wreath Dies from the bundle to create a stately wreath over vellum embossed with the Scripty 3D Embossing Fold #149634. Great texture and interest!

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This Autumn card features the the delicate stamped images from the stamp set. A "wreath" works for EVERY season by changing the colors and embellishments!

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Toile Christmas Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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RED = Christmas! What a GORGEOUS, realistic cardinal image in the Toile Christmas Bundle #152367 !! NO fussy cutting because the 10% off Bundle includes 8 coordinating dies!

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The Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper #150432 is a perfect match for this handsome Cardinal. The Cardinal was colored with Stampin' BLENDS Alcohol Markers: Real Red Duo and dark Daffodil on the backside of VELLUM. 

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Real Red Glimmer Paper #150427 is die cut with Heirlooms Frames Dies #152325. 

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