Darling Donkeys – Love You Always Treat Boxes

Valentine’s is approaching and it is always fun to package up the goodies we give in sweet wrapping. Today I am highlighting Stampin’ Up!’s no adhesive Love you Always Treat Boxes (154285 – $12.25cdn for 10 food safe boxes). You can decorate these boxes for any occasion really – this one I gave it a bit of a Valentine feel, but kept the sentiment neutral so it can be used any time of the year.

The size of these boxes is great too. I fit two cookies in this one. A twine combo pack and some chocolate would also fit nicely.

The base of this box is extra sturdy and fits together without adhesives at all. It is easy to assemble – but not exactly obvious how to do it. So the first part of my video below goes over how to assemble the Love You Always Treat Box.

Product List
Love You Always Treat Box
$12.25
Snail Mail Designer Series Paper
$15.75
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$13.25
Darling Donkeys Cling Stamp Set
$0.00
Real Red Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$8.25
Bronze & Ivory Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$12.00
Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
$12.00
Paper Snips
$13.50
Tailored Tag Punch
$24.00
Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack
$9.50
Stitched So Sweetly Dies
$44.00
Blending Brushes
$16.25
Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Resin Hearts Embellishment
$9.50
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$5.50
Stampin' Dimensionals
$5.50
Mini Stampin' Dimensionals
$5.50
Tear & Tape Adhesive
$9.50

You can earn the Darling Donkey set I used on this box for free with a qualifying purchase. For all the details about Sale-a-bration and the free products you can earn check out my website: https://www.stampinup.ca/categories/sales-specials/sale-a-bration?dbwsdemoid=2189587

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Darling Donkeys – FMS469

This week’s sketch challenge at Freshly Made Sketches (FMS469) was exactly what I needed to use up some paper scraps on my desk. I grabbed 3 different 4″ X 1/2″ strips, added some details by stamping and embossing them and voila, perfect background.

I love this little donkey – he is so fun and cute! It is also so nice that I got this stamp set for free – and you can too! Right now Sale-a-bration is happening, which means for every $60 or $120 you spend you can earn a free SAB item.

Product List
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Thick Cardstock
$11.25
Poppy Parade 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Crumb Cake 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Bermuda Bay 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Darling Donkeys Cling Stamp Set
$0.00
Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$8.25
Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends Markers Combo Pack
$12.00
Bronze & Ivory Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$12.00
Tasteful Textile 3 D Embossing Folder
$12.25
Stitched Shapes Dies
$41.00
Layering Circles Dies
$48.00
Matte Black Dots
$9.50
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$5.50
Stampin' Dimensionals
$5.50

If you have a big wish list and would like to become a discount shopper, I recommend purchasing some of what’s on your wish list in the Sale-a-Bration Starter Kit. That’s how you’ll be able to get your hands on 200 sheets of this pretty monochromatic 6×6 patterned paper, too. (That paper is the free gift that is in the Sale-a-Bration Starter Kit available through the end of February. Click here for more details about Sale-a-Bration.)

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A Touch of Ink

I love how easy it is to create with this stamp set. The images are beautiful and simple to colour.

On this card I used Stampin’ Blends to add colour to the butterfly wings. It is also simple to use the two step stampin’ images to colour the butterfly. You can check out my video to see all the details of this card.

Product List
Basic Gray 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$13.25
Balmy Blue 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Magenta Madness 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
A Touch Of Ink Photopolymer Stamp Set (English)
$0.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$8.25
Balmy Blue Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Balmy Blue Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
148544
$12.00
Magenta Madness Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$12.00
Purple Posy Stampin' Blends Combo Pack
$12.00
Opal Rounds
$10.25
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$5.50
Stampin' Dimensionals
$5.50
Stitched Shapes Dies
$41.00
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$163.00

This stamp set is part of the amazing Sale-a-bration FREE offerings. Check out the whole Sale-a-bration catalogue by clicking the image below. Or contact me directly to get a paper copy of the catalogue.

Happy Stampin!

Leah Dixon

leahdixon41@gmail.com

604-317-4882

leahdixon.stampinup.net


January 2021 West Coast Creators Blog Hop

I am so lucky to be a part of a fabulous team – The West Coast Creators. The group is full of creative inspiration and challenges, support, and good friends. For this month’s hop I was playing around with the new Pretty Perennials stamp set and dies from the Stampin’ Up! Jan – June Mini Catalogue. I was also inspired by the TGIF Sketch Challenge #298. I love these flowers and how the die accents make them pop. The font for the sentiments was the real eye-catching part of this set for me – it just makes me HAPPY!

Thanks for hopping along with us!

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To create this card I stamped the flowers in 2nd Generation Flirty Flamingo, Calypso Coral and Crushed Curry. Then I die cut the flowers and added accents in the same colours using the coordinating dies. The sentiment was stamped in Bermuda Bay and then fussy cut. The background is Smoky Slate, embossed with the Pine Planks Embossing Folder. The circle in the back is cut using the largest Stitched Shapes circle out of Fine Art Floral 12 X 12 DSP. I embellished the flower centers using Opal Rounds. I think these are my new FAVOURITE embellishment!

Product List
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Thick Cardstock
$11.25
Smoky Slate 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Fine Art Floral 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Designer Series Paper
$15.75
Granny Apple Green 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Flirty Flamingo 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Calypso Coral 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder
$13.50
Pretty Perennials Bundle
$61.00
Stitched Shapes Dies
$41.00
Tailored Tag Punch
$24.00
Flirty Flamingo Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Calypso Coral Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Crushed Curry Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Opal Rounds
$10.25
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$5.50
Stampin' Dimensionals
$5.50
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$163.00

Right now is also Sale-a-bration, which means that every $60 or $120 purchase earns you free Sale-a-bration items! Contact me for details or click here to check out the catalogues for yourself.

Want everything in the catalogue? Then join my team to get a 20% discount on all your purchases. This is truly the best deal in the catalogue!

Happy Stampin’!

Leah Dixon

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Approaching Perfection Splish Splash Challenge Card

I am so happy with how this card turned out! You never know what you are going to get when you start splashing a smooshing inks. This card was inspired by The Spot Creative Challenge #145.

I started by splattering ink using my water painters and ink refills onto a piece of watercolour paper. Then I splattered some Wink of Stella. When I create backgrounds like this I tend to work with multiple papers so that I can use up all of the water colour that I create. It is also nice to have ready to go water coloured backgrounds for other projects. Next I stamped the Happy Birthday from the FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set Approaching Perfection in Bermuda Bay and a row of candles from the same set in Poppy Parade, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry and Pacific Point. I punched those out using the Label Me Lovely Punch and mounted the whole image on a 2-1/4″ black circle. After that, I embossed a strip of 1-1/4″ X 3-1/2″ Bermuda Bay cardstock with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder and snipped the ends with the Tailored Tag Punch. I tied a double strand of white twine and made a bow. The black and white DSP I used is from the True Love 12X12 DSP pack in the new Jan – June Mini Catalogue. The rest is pretty straight forward gluing, adhering with Dimensionals and embellishing with a dash of sequins. You’ll find a full list of supplies below.

Product List
Bermuda Bay 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$13.25
True Love Designer Series Paper
$15.75
Approaching Perfection Cling Stamp Set
$0.00
Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Poppy Parade Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Calypso Coral Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Crushed Curry Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Pacific Point Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Label Me Lovely Punch
$24.00
2 1/4" (5.7 Cm) Circle Punch
$24.00
Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack
$9.50
Tasteful Textile 3 D Embossing Folder
$12.25
Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper
$12.25
Water Painters
$16.25
Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush
$11.00
Poppy Parade Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill
$5.00
Calypso Coral Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
$5.00
Crushed Curry Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
$5.00
Granny Apple Green Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
$5.00
Pacific Point Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
$5.00
Highland Heather Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
$5.00
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$5.50
Stampin' Dimensionals
$5.50
Artistry Blooms Sequins
$9.50

Happy Stampin’!

Leah Dixon – Canadian Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator

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Any purchase from our Annual or Mini Catalogue of $60 or $120 qualifies you to earn the FREE stamp set used in this card ( or a wide variety of other Sale-a-bration items). Check out the catalogue by clicking here.

If you are finding your wishlist is huge – why not join my team and get a 20% discount on all your purchases. You can find more information about the benefits of joining my Team here or click the image to join now.


Approaching Perfection Masculine cards

I always seem to be in need of masculine cards ( that are NOT exclusively for golfers or office workers). Here are two quick and simple cards I created using the FREE Approaching Perfection stamp set. From now until Feb 28th, for every $60 or $120 before taxes you spend, you can earn a FREE Sale-a-bration item! It is the best time of year to stock up on basics and splurge on some new items from our Jan – June Mini Catalogue.

Here is a video showing how I made these cards, or you can scroll down to see a full supply list.

Do you love this stamp set as much as I do? Then contact me to register for my Approaching Perfection card class or click the image below to go directly to my event page. Don’t live in Canada? Sorry, I can’t send you the card bits, however contact me if you would like to purchase the PDF for this class so you can make them on your own.

Product List
Night Of Navy 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$13.25
Well Suited 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Designer Series Paper
$15.75
Approaching Perfection Cling Stamp Set
$0.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$8.25
Matte Black Dots
$9.50
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$5.50
Paper Trimmer
$34.00
Product List
Basic Gray 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Smoky Slate 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Well Suited 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Designer Series Paper
$15.75
Pacific Point 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$13.25
Stitched Shapes Dies
$41.00
Tasteful Labels Dies
$42.00
Approaching Perfection Cling Stamp Set
$0.00
Night Of Navy Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Smoky Slate Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Well Suited Twine Combo Pack
$9.50
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$5.50
Stampin' Dimensionals
$5.50
Paper Trimmer
$34.00
Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine
$163.00

Happy Stamping!

Leah Dixon – Independent Canadian Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator

leahdixon41@gmail.com

leahdixon.stampinup.net

604-317-4882


OMBRE DSP SWEET STRAWBERRIES CARD

I am SO excited to share with you today a card created using the Sweet Strawberry bundle and the FREE Ombre DSP. Why is the DSP free? Today is the start of SALE-a-bration! For every $60 or $120 you spend you can earn FREE product.

Click on the catalogue images in this post or on the side bar to see the full offering.

This is the best time of year to stock up on essentials like Basic White cardstock and envelopes, dimensionals and your Paper Pumpkin subscription. On top of all of the rewards you can earn with Stampin’ Up! I am offering a Sale-a-bration Celebration for my customers. Save the date: March 19th – 7pm!

Ok – so here is a photo of the card, my video showing how to make this great card and a link to all the product used.

I hope some of the tips in the video helped ( how to use a builder punch and how to store extra pieces).

Happy Stampin!

Leah Dixon – Port Coquitlam, BC, CANADA

leahdixon.stampinup.net

Product List
Granny Apple Green 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Basic White 8 1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$13.25
Oh So Ombre 6" X 6" (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper
$0.00
Sweet Strawberry Bundle
$43.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$8.25
Rococo Rose Classic Stampin’ Pad
$10.25
Poppy Parade Classic Stampin' Pad
$10.25
Granny Apple Green Stampin' Pad
$10.25
2" (5.1 Cm) Circle Punch
$24.00
2 1/4" (5.7 Cm) Circle Punch
$24.00
Pearl Basic Jewels
$6.75
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$5.50
Stampin' Dimensionals
$5.50
Mini Glue Dots
$7.25
Paper Trimmer
$34.00


Black and Whisper White colour challenge

Today I was taking a break from prepping for the new year and the new January – June mini catalogue. This card was created for the TGIF Challenge #297.

I enjoyed playing with the Daisy lane stamp set and of course using my favourite sentiments from the Peaceful Moments stamp set.

There are many little details on this card that I think make all the difference. First of all, the ferns were added with White embossing powder and the bottom of the black cardstock was dry embossed with the Dainty Diamonds embossing folder and then brushed lightly with Wink of Stella. At the top of the card I sponged white ink on the edges and then also brushed it with Wink of Stella. The Clear Epoxy Droplets add that rainy BC touch and the centers of the Daisy also received a Wink of Stella shimmer.

I loved the challenge of using only Black and White as a contrast to the VERY colourful stamping I have been doing recently.

Happy Stampin!

Leah

Product List
Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$12.00
Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock
$13.25
Daisy Lane Cling Stamp Set
$31.00
Daisy Punch
$24.00
Versamark Pad
$13.00
White Stampin' Emboss Powder
$8.25
Heat Tool (Us And Canada)
$41.00
Peaceful Moments Cling Stamp Set (English)
$29.00
Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
$8.25
Dainty Diamonds 3D Embossing Folder
$12.25
Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush
$11.00
Whisper White Craft Stampin' Ink Refill
$6.00
Sponge Daubers
$7.00
Frosted & Clear Epoxy Droplets
$12.25
Whisper White 1/4" (6.4 Mm) Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon
$10.25
Mini Glue Dots
$7.25
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
$5.50
Stampin' Dimensionals
$5.50

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