Thank EWE card

I was very lucky to be especially spoiled this week for my birthday. This card challenge from Global Design Project (GDP308) was the perfect layout to help me create some Thank You cards.

I love how simple this layout is and so easy to adapt to any stamp set. For my card I used the FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set – Counting Sheep, mixed with the Biggest Wish stamp set and the Playful Alphabet dies.

The sheep on the background were heat embossed with White Stampin’ Emboss powder, I fussy cut the white sheep and embellished the whole card with Shaker Shapes since the Granny Apple Green matched the ink I had chosen.

I just love a good, punny card. If you want to recreate this card for yourself I’ve included a supply list below. Make sure to place your order before September 30th since that is when Sale-a-bration ends and the Counting Sheep stamp set disappears. Don’t wait!

Product List
Paper Snips
$13.50
Versamark Pad
$13.00

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Birthday Giveaway

September is one of my favourite months of the year. The fabulous crisp air, back to school and of course my birthday!

To celebrate this year I am giving away a Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine ($82 value).

I use mine all the time and I want you to have one on your desk!

The Rules:

  • Place an online Stampin’ Up! order with me from September 7-30 and get one entry for each $30 in Product Purchased (tax & shipping not included).
  • Example, if you spend $90, you’ll get 3 entries into the β€˜hat’. The higher your order, the more your name will be in the hat. Multiple orders will count too.
  • Orders over $60 will also earn Sale-a-bration rewards. It’s like double dipping!!
  • Entries close on the 30th September 2021 at 11.50pm PT – Canada Only. Giveaway is through Leah Dixon Only, not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!
  • One winner will be chosen using an online name picker. Winner will be announced on October 3rd, 2021.

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Good Luck!

No purchase necessary to enter to win… leave me a comment on this blog post and answer…What is the first thing you would make with your new Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine?

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Peaceful Prints Noel

Today I created a card using the bold Playful Alphabet Dies and the gorgeous Peaceful Prints DSP. This is the perfect combo since the purchase of the Alphabet Dies, Black and White Gingham Ribbon, and Matte Black Dots earns you the DSP for FREE right now!

I also love a good no stamping card once in a while. These are perfect to put together in front of the TV – I don’t need to worry about dropping an ink pad.

To put this card together, I cut a piece of 4″ X 5-1/4″ DSP, then I cut it at the 2-1/4″ mark. I flipped the top half over and glued both DSP pieces to a Real Red card base (8-1/2″ X 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″). Then I die cut the letters NOEL in a piece of 1-3/4″ X 3-3/4″ Basic White cardstock. I tied a ribbon around the bottom of the white outline piece and attached it to the card front with Dimensionals. I finished off the card by embellishing with Matte Black Dots.

Quick and easy!

Product List

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SU! CATALOGUE CASE

I needed some quick cards today for a group of people. So, I went to the Stampin’ Up! 2021-22 Annual Catalogue for inspiration.

This card uses a different stamp set and background, but the same layout and colours as the Forever Fern sample on p. 71.

Product List
Paper Trimmer
$34.00

Beginning Aug 3rd, 2021 you can even earn Sale-a-bration rewards for every $60CDN order you place.

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Snowman season

I wanted to create a card today using an oldie, but a goodie – Snowman Season. This stamp set has carried over from last year – but I still LOVE it!

The background was a quick creation using blending brushes and then splattering it all with water from my water painter. This technique can create beautiful snowy or starry skies depending on your background colours.

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3X3 Strawberry Gift Card

Before the pandemic, I loved to keep small gift cards on hand to pop into a bouquet of flowers or on top of a box of chocolates. Now that restrictions are lifting here in BC I am hoping to do a lot of visiting with friends this summer – which means I’ll need these little cards again. Yay!!

If you know my stamping, you’ll know I always look for inspiration around me, today I found it on these two blogs:

Some times I’ll even make a stack of 3X3 cards and package them up with the small square envelopes and give that as a gift to the hosts. These are quick and simple to make. If you want to make some yourself – check out the full supplies list below.

Product List
Blender Pens
$16.25
Genial Gems
$11.00
Paper Trimmer
$34.00
Simply Scored
$41.00

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Hello Fabulous!

Created a quick custom card today for a friend. The request was for a stack of girlfriend cards. I had a few older designs with cocktails and shoes etc… however, I was one card short – so off to my stamping table I happily went.

I never know where to start, so I chose a stamp set and then set off to find a challenge or some other inspiration. Here’s what I found:

I may need to make a few more of these – I LOVE the pink and gold – and I know a few fabulous gals I should be saying hello to.

Until June 30th only – when you buy more than $60CAD from me using the host code: U6M2HDBU I will mail you a pack of Genial Gems as a thank you gift.

Product List
Genial Gems
$11.00
Paper Trimmer
$34.00
Paper Snips
$13.50

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Sweet Strawberry – 1 card 3 ways

The Sweet Strawberry Bundle is one of my favourite Stampin’ Up! products right now. They just screamed summer to me.

Today I wanted to show how one fabulous bundle can meet the needs of beginning stampers all the way up to avid stampers.

The first card uses just the Sweet Strawberry bundle, 4 inks and Basic White cardstock. The water painters were used to create a fun splatter but the same effect can be created using any wet paintbrush.

The second card adds in some different cardstock colours and some DSP.

Finally I added in some 3D embossing, die cut labels, heat embossing, cardstock layers, new kinds of adhesives and embellishments.

Which one is more your stamping style?

To see all the details of these cards you can watch the video below or check out the full supplies list below.

Supplies List
Versamark Pad
$13.00

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Biggest Wish

Today’s card was a bit of a journey. I started out trying to create just a quick Catalogue Inspiration card for the TGIF Challenge #TGIFC317

Instead, I ended up smudging some black ink on the DSP of this card. I have to add some extra stamping to the card to cover up my smudges. In the end, it’s not my favourite card – but better than a nice card with a smudge on the front.

Here you can see the card I had envisioned, and the card I ended up creating to save the DSP.

If you’d like to see the whole process, check out my video below. You can also always join me at 9am (ish) on Tuesday mornings to see the live videos and chat with me while I create.

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Product List
Paper Snips
$13.50

Host a party ( or just place your own order over $275) to earn extra host rewards and the chance to buy the awesome Pattern Party 12X12 DSP.

Or if you really want it all join before May 31st to get an amazing deal. Choose $206CAD of product for only $135 ( free shipping!)

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Have A Peachy Day

The weather here in BC feels like summer and these peaches transport me to my childhood, summer days in Penticton. I created today’s card specifically for the Freshly Made Sketches challenge. If you haven’t tried your hand at a sketch challenge you really should. Such a great way to design cards and sometimes really stretches your creative thinking.

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I have been enjoying playing with the Sweet As A Peach bundle. I am getting ready for a Sweet As A Peach stamp camp being put on by myself and 6 other demos. There will be 14 projects total!! Registration has ended; however I still have two spots remaining for Option 2 and unlimited spots for people in the U.S. to order the PDF and attend the online portion. Click the image below for all the details.

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Here is a full listing of the products I used to create today’s card.

Product List

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