Friday, December 15, 2017

Inky Divas Challenge - Week of December 4

Crystal posted a sketch challenge for the Week of December 4 and asked that we make a festive card.

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I had ordered the Foil Snowflakes and the Merry Little Christmas DSP from the Holiday catalogue and decided to use them on my card.  

Stampin' Supplies
Stamps - Home for the Holidays, Snowflake Sentiments
Ink - Smoky Slate, Basic Black
Card Stock - Whisper White, Basic Black, Merry Little Christmas DSP
Other - Foil Snowflake, Softly Falling Embossing Folder, Banner Punch, Layering Circles Framelits, Stitched Frames Framelits, Stampin' Dimensionals, Rhinestones

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Paper Pumpkin

This card uses elements from both the October and November Paper Pumpkin kits.  The plaid background is from the October kit, the greeting and leaves (antlers) are from the November kit.

Rachel Tessman always has very creative alternate projects for the monthly Paper Pumpkin kits and November was no exception.  One of her alternates was to create a reindeer with elements from the kit.  You can see the video HERE.  I don't have the punch Rachel used but I did find some that would do the trick.

Stampin' Supplies
Stamps - Carols of Christmas, November 2017 Paper Pumpkin Kit
Ink - Memento Black, Garden Green and Cherry Cobbler Markers
Card Stock - Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Cherry Cobbler, Soft Suede, Colour Theory DSP, Red Glimmer, October 2017 Paper Pumpkin Kit (plaid)
Other - 1/2" circle punch, Card Front Builder Dies, Leaf punch, googly eyes, Wink of Stella, Ornament Punch (retired), Gold Twine (retired), Mini Glue Dots, Stampin' Dimensionals

Friday, November 24, 2017

Inky Divas Challenge - Week of November 20

The challenge this week was to create Christmas gift tags.  We were asked to make at least two different tags and to use current Stampin' Up! products.  When I made the tags I didn't realise that the Gold Baker's Twine that I used is retired.

Stampin' Supplies
Stamps - Carols of Christmas, Merry Little Labels, Hearts Come Home
Ink - Memento Black, Versamark
Card Stock - Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Be Merry Designer Series Paper
Other - Every Day Label Punch, Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Hometown Greetings Thinlits, Stampin' Dimensionals, Corner Rounder, Gold Embossing Powder, White Embossing Powder, Cherry Cobbler 1/4" Double-Stitched Ribbon, Garden Green 3/8" Satin Ribbon, 3/8" Metallic-Edge Ribbon (Gold and Silver), Gold Baker's Twine (retired)

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Stampin' Up! Video - Stamparatus

Stampin' Up! has developed a new stamp positioning tool and have called it the Stamparatus.  It's not available right away but they will be taking reservations for it starting today - see the three reservation windows in the chart below the video.

November 16–30, 2017Approx. February 1, 2018
December 5–30, 2017Approx. March 19, 2018
January 15–30, 2018Approx. April 15, 2018

The Stamparatus will be included in the 2018-2019 Catalogue.

The cost in Canada is $65.00