Vintage Christmas

Christmas Cards - 2010! This was a super simple, yet STUNNING, christmas card I created for my holiday mailing list. It was flat enough with no brads or anything hard that popped up to make mailing simple, too! With the use of the Big Shot and Embossing Folder, I was able to LITERALLY crank these out! :) All the while, having a blast knowing how much everyone was going to enjoy the card!


















Stamp Set:
Bells & Boughs

Paper and Ink:
Cherry Cobbler, Always Artichoke and Very Vanilla cardstock
Deck the Halls Designer Series Paper

Accessories:
Scallop Oval Punch
Extra Large Oval Punch
Scallop Trim Border Punch
Cherry Cobbler 1/2" Seam Binding
Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder and Big Shot
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Spotlight Hearth

This was created for our World Cardmaking Day Stamp A Stamp at the Hampton Inn! It was so much fun! The ladies in attendance made 40 cards (4 at each table) and had lunch, too! I think I was overambitious with this card, but it is beautiful and the ladies loved it!














Stamp Set:
Fireside Christmas
Woodgrain Background Stamp

Paper and Ink:
Soft Suede, Old Olive and Whisper White cardstock
Soft Suede, Chocolate Chip, Cherry Cobbler, More Mustard and Old Olive Stampin' Pad
Blender Pen

Accessories:
Linen Thread
1-3/8" Circle Punch
1-1/4" Circle Punch
Scallop Edge Border Punch
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Wedding Invitations J&K

As a wedding gift, I created invitations from my Brother and soon-to-be Sister-In-Law. Their colors: Deep Red, Navy Blue and White. My brother was in the Marines and is going to wear his dress uniform which is where the color scheme came from. Cherry Cobbler just came out and as soon as I saw that color, I knew it was the perfect deep red! Night Of Navy fit the bill for Navy Blue and of course, Whisper White is the perfect white! 110 Invitations and envelopes and 40 Thank You cards and envelopes, take a look at what I created for them...
























Stamp Set:
Northern Hearts

Paper and Ink:
Cherry Cobbler, Night of Navy and Whisper White cardstock
Whisper White Craft Stampin' Pad

Accessories:
Northern Flurry Embossing Folder and Big Shot

And below is the design of the thank you cards:















All the supplies are the same as the invitations, however, I used the ticket corner punch to add more interest to the greeting on the front.
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Halloween Kids

Aren't they CUTE?!?! I originally made just the little girl, but then decided that some would want a boy instead... So at my class, I gave everyone a choice! Same basic layout, but with whatever they chose to stamp on! I love how personalized you can make cards and how easy it is to switch things around!





















Stamp Set:
Fang-tastic

Paper and Ink:
Basic Black, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry cardstock
Basic Black, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry Stampin' Pad
Blender Pen

Accessories:
Scallop Edge Border Punch
Dauber
Spider Web Embossing Folder and Big Shot
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My Stampin' Space

I love looking at those stamp spaces I've seen online of huge basements or spare rooms decorated just for stamp classes! For most of us though, it's not practical or possible. Who says you need a large area for stampin'?! Not me! I have a 4x2 table, a small coat closet behind the front door and a small chest on the other side of the front door. That's it! Nothing more! Take a look at my stampin' space:























Everyone teases me about my "Stampin' Up! Shrine."  LOL!






















I take the space I can get! So, go get inspired by all those craft rooms out there! Take what inspires you most and incorporate it into your space. You'll find what works best for you!
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Happy "I Do" Day

Simple yet elegant! The use of our Textured Embossing Folder for the Big Shot make any card just POP with interesting textures that make you want to reach out and FEEL the card! As you can see with this card, there isn't a lot of elements going into the card, but LOOK at it! It took me 10 minutes to create a wonderful anniversary card! People will ask, "How did you do that?!"


















Stamp Set:
Word Play

Paper and Ink:
Marina Mist and Whisper White cardstock
Marina Mist Stampin' Pad

Accessories:
Vanilla Shimmer Smooch Spritz
Marina Mist 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon
Scallop Trim Border Punch
Big Shot
Elegant Lines Embossing Folder
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