Hi Stampers, today we have a sketch challenge, Poinsettia Petals takes center stage with my card design.  The Heartwarming Hugs DSP paired beautifully with the bright red poinsettia to give this card a traditional Christmas touch. The sketch: Stampin' ...
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Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals Meets Heart Warming Hugs Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop and more...



Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals Meets Heart Warming Hugs Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, today we have a sketch challenge, Poinsettia Petals takes center stage with my card design.  The Heartwarming Hugs DSP paired beautifully with the bright red poinsettia to give this card a traditional Christmas touch.

The sketch:

Stampin’ Up! Poinsettia Petals:

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

DSP panel: Heartwarming Hugs 4 x 5-1/4

Small mat: Mossy Meadow 2-3/4 x 4-1/8

Art piece: Whisper White die cut with the  Stitched Rectangle Die that measures 2-5/8 x 4

Banner: Heartwarming Hugs 2 x 5-1/2 punched at the bottom with the Banner Triple Punch

The details:

  • Stamp the two small layers of the poinsettia flower from the Poinsettia Petals stamp set onto Real Red card stock with Vera Mark Ink
  • Sprinkle White Embossing Powder over the stamped images and heat emboss with your heat tool
  • Die cut the two stamped images out with the coordinating Poinsettia Dies
  • Glue the two poinsettia petal together
  • Stamp three small poinsettia leaves with Mossy Meadow Ink onto Mossy Meadow card stock
  • Die cut the three leaves out using the Poinsettia Dies

The Sentiment:

  • Stamp your sentiment from the Poinsettia Petals stamp on the Whisper White art piece with Black Tuxedo Memento Ink

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere the Heartwarming DSP panel to the card front
  • Adhere the 2 inch banner to the right side of the front of the card with Stampin Seal
  • Adhere the art piece to the Mossy Meadow mat
  • Wrap a piece of Real Red Ribbon from All the Trimming Ribbon Pack around this matted art piece
  • Attach the art piece to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your poinsettia to the right bottom of the art piece
  • Tuck in the three leaves

Finishing touches:

  • Add a Real Red bow from  All the Trimming Ribbon Pack to the left of the poinsettia
  • Add some Gilded Gems here and here for add sparkle to the front of the card and few in the center of the poinsettia

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather: 

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

Product List

 

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Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Curvy Christmas Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Curvy Christmas: Available in November!

The recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Real Red: 5-1/4 x 4

DSP panel: Classic Christmas 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

Curvy die cut panel: Whisper White 5-1/8 x 3-7/8 die cut with the Curvy Die

The details:

  • Stamp  the snowflake onto a piece of Whisper White card stock using the image from Snowflake Wishes in Sahara Sand Ink
  • Die cut this snowflake out using the die from So Many Snowflakes Dies
  • Die cut a large snowflake using the die from So Many Snowflakes in the Red Foil
  • Stamp some additional snowflakes on the Whisper White Curvy cut panel using smaller snowflakes from Snowflake Wishes stamp set in Real Red and Sahara Sand ink
  • Add up some additional tiny Real Red snowflakes using the stamp from the Curvy Christmas stamp set

The sentiment:

  • Adhere the Classic Christmas DSP to the Real Red mat
  • Adhere the  Whisper White die cut Quite Curvy panel to the top of the Classic Christmas DSP panel.
  • Place your sentiment from the Quite Curvy Stamp set into your Stamparatus and stamp the sentiment in Black Tuxedo Memento Ink onto the Whisper White die cut panel

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere the art piece panel to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere the Sahara Sand and Red Foil snowflakes to the front of the card with glue dots

Finishing touches:

  • Tuck a few  Rhinestone Jewels here and there on the front of the card and you are finished

Card inspiration:

Here is the card from the Thursday Blog Hop that inspired todays ‘ Alternate” look:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

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Stampin’ Up! Quite Curvy Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers,  Our challenge for this week is a color challenge using, Real Red, Old Olive, Garden Green, Soft Suede and Bumblebee.  We had to use at least 3 of the colors and I  must confess, I used all 5!  Enjoy the hop today and have fun stamping.

Today I am giving you a sneak peek at a product that will be in the upcoming mini catalog.  As a demonstrator, I could order early to showcase what some the great new products will be.  The  bundle I am using today is called  Quite Curvy and has a coordinating Curvy Die.   It was a joy using this new set so get your wish list started for this November release.

The color challenge:

Stampin’ Up! Quite Curvy:

The recipe:

Card base: Real Red 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Soft Suede: 5-1/4 x 4

DSP panel: In Good Taste 5-1/8 x 3-7/8 (It’s on sale too!)

Curvy die cut panels: Bumblebee 5-1/8 x 3-7/8 die cut with the Curvy Die

The details:

  • Stamp the leaf garland from the Quite Curvy stamp set onto Very Vanilla card stock
  • Color in the leaves with your Old Olive Stampin Blends
  • Die cut the garland out using the Curvy Die
  • Stamp the leaves and acorn from the Beautiful Autumn stamp set as follows
  • Stamp the outline image of the  maple leaves, oak leaves and acorn in Tuxedo Memento Black ink
  • Fill in the center of the maple leaf with the solid image stamp from Beautiful Autumn stamp set as follows:
  • 4 Bumblebee maple leaves (two of them are thumped around the edges with a Sp0nge Dauber and Real Red ink
  • Fill in the center of the oak leaf with the solid image from Beautiful Autumn stamp set as follows:
  • 1 Real Red Ink, 2 Garden Green Ink, 1 Bumblebee thumped with Garden Green
  • 4- acorns stamped in 3 generation Soft Suede for the body of the acorn and full strength Soft Suede for the top
  • Punch all the leaves and acorns out using the Autumn Punch Pack punches

The sentiment:

  • Adhere the In Good Taste DSP to the Soft Suede mat
  • Adhere both  Bumblebee die cut Quite Curvy panels to the top and bottom of the In Good Taste panel.   Leave about 3/4 inch gap between the top and the bottom (you might need to trim some of the Bumblebee  pieces at the top and bottom to insure the 3/4 inch gap.)
  • Place your sentiment from the Quite Curvy Stamp set into your Stamparatus and stamp the sentiment in Real Red Ink in the gap between the Bumblebee curvy shapes

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere the art piece panel to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere the leaf garland to the bottom curvy panel
  • Adhere your 4 clusters of leaves to the garland with Glue Dots
  • Adhere your 4 acorn on the  leaf clusters with a Mini Dimensional

Finishing touches:

  • Tuck a few Gold Glitter Enamel Dots and Red Rhinestone Jewels here and there on the front of the card and you are finished

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather: 

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Julie Johnston:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

Product List

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Stampin’ Up! Alternate Monday For Unto Us Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! For Unto Us:

The recipe:

Card base: Night of Navy 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Very Vanilla 4 x 5-1/4

DSP panel: Brightly Gleaming 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Art piece: 1- Copper Foil Sheet and 2- Night of Navy  3-3/8 x 4-1/8

Sentiment: Very Vanilla 1-1/2 x 3-3/4 punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The details:

 

  • Emboss the art piece with the Evergreen Forest Embossing Folder
  • Glue your art  piece onto the other two pieces of 3-3/8 x 4-1/8 Night of Navy card stock

 The sentiment:

 

  • Stamp your sentiment using the greeting from the For Unto Us stamp set with Versa Mark Ink
  • Heat emboss with Copper Emboss Powder

Putting the card together:

 

  • Adhere you Brightly Gleaming DSP to the Very Vanilla mat
  • Wrap a piece of Basket Weave Metallic Copper Ribbon about  1-7/8 inches from the bottom around the matted DSP panel
  • Adhere the panel to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your stacked panel embossed piece to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Attach your sentiment with glue dots

Finishing touches:

  • Adhere a Basket Weave Metallic Copper bow to the left side of the sentiment
  • Attach a few Star Designer Element to the sky of the art piece and one to the right side of the sentiment

Card inspirations:

Here is the card from our Thursday Blog Hop that inspired my “Alternate” look

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

Product List

 

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Stampin’ Up! Joyful Holly and Plaid Tidings Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today for our hop our theme is “PLAID”  What a better paper to use than the wonderful Plaid Tidings DSP (it is on sale now too!) I paired it up the the Joyful Holly stamp set.  The combination was fun and this card was oh so fast and easy!  This card will be a  great one to make several to give out during the holidays.

The theme:

 

Stampin’ Up! Joyful Holly and Plaid Tidings:

The recipe:

Card base: Cherry Cobbler 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Whisper White 4 x 5-1/4

DSP panel: Plaid Tidings 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Art piece: 3-Whisper White 3-3/8 x 4-1/8

Sentiment: Cherry Cobbler 7/8 x approx. 3-1/4  punched with the Triple Banner Punch

The details:

  • Stamp the 2 holly outline images from the Joyful Holly stamp set onto the left hand side of the art piece with Tuxedo Memento Black Ink
  • Stamp the solid holly image from the Joyful Holly stamp set to fill in the holly leaves using Shaded Spruce Ink
  • Stamp the holly berries from the Joyful Holly stamp set using Cherry Cobbler Ink
  • Emboss the art piece with the Subtle Embossing Folder
  • Glue your art  piece onto the other two pieces of 3-3/8 x 4-1/8 Whisper White card stock

 The sentiment:

  • Stamp your sentiment using the greeting from the Joyful Holly stamp set with Versa Mark Ink
  • Heat emboss with White Emboss Powder

Putting the card together:

  • Adhere you Plaid Tidings DSP to the Whisper White mat
  • Wrap a piece of Linen Thread around this panel 3 times about 1-7/8 inches from the bottom
  • Adhere the panel to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Adhere your stacked panel art piece to the front of the card with Dimensionals
  • Attach your sentiment with glue dots

Finishing touches:

  • Adhere a double Linen Thread bow to the left side of the sentiment
  • Color in some small Rhinestones with your Dark Red Stampin Blend
  • Attach the colored Rhinestones over and around the red berries on the card and you are finished

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

header for next blog button

And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Mary Deatherage:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Sue Prather: 

Karen Finkle:

Akiko Sudano:

Karen Ksenzakovic:

Julie Johnston:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $50.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 8 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

These are the products I used to make my card:

Product List

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