Merry Christmas Monday Week #4

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Seasonal Chums stamp set #144948, The Little Things stamp set #144954, Pizza Boxes #144645, Winter Wonder Embossing Folder #144686, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Week #4 Merry Christmas Monday project was so much fun and turned out just the way I had pictured it in my mind.  A lot of times I have one idea in my head and when I go to put it on paper it turns out totally different.  This time it turned out just the way I imagined it.  I love it!

I have a little bit of everything on this project.  First of all I used the Seasonal Chums stamp set with coordinating Seasonal Tags Framelits, Winter Wonder embossing folder, At Home Framelits, our new Stampin' Blends markers and Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter.  

To make this project you will need the following products:

Mini Pizza Boxes #144645

Pool Party Cardstock #122924

  • cut 2 at 3 1/4" x 3 1/4"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 1 3/4" x 3 1/4"
  • cut at 2 1/4" x 2 3/4"
  • scrap for the sign

I stamped the front portion of the snowman with the Memento Ink and colored it with the new Stampin' Blends markers.  I used the Smoky Slate, Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight and Pool Party markers.  If you look real close you will see where I used the light Pool Party and went around the edges of the snowman.  This softened the look of the snowman and gave him some shading. This stamp set along with the Seasonal Tag Framelits are offered as a bundle, which is a 10% savings if ordered together.  You have to use the bundle item number when adding this product to your order to get the discount.  

To make the little sign I stamped the sentiment from the same stamp set and cut it out with the little rectangle from the At Home Framelits.  Take your white piece of cardstock and rip it to make the snow.  I then used my Fine -Tip Glue Pen and covered it with Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter for the snow to sparkle.  I cut a 1/8" piece from Early Espresso paper for the stick on the sign. 

The embossing on the Pool Party cardstock was made using the new Winter Wonder embossing folder.  

 

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This is what the inside of the box looks like.  I can't let it go undecorated so,  I used the stamp from the The Little Things stamp set that was made to go with the Mini Pizza boxes.  For the candy inside, I went looking around Target to find something different.  I ended up purchasing the Hershey Bells and they fit perfectly! 

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​Yes you read that correct!  Free shipping on all products on November 27th, from 12:01am until 11:59pm, Mountain Time.  Please notice the times are mountain times.  
There is no minimum order that you have to place.  You can order $3.00 or you can order $300.00 or more.  

SHOP HERE

This is the perfect time to get everything on your wish list.  

This is a perfect time to stock up on your crafting supplies or get  that crafty someone on your list their Christmas gift.  
 
For all orders of $50 or more in product I will send you a package of Stampin Dimensionals!!!  You know how we all love Stampin' Up! Dimensionals.  Make sure you use the Hostess CodeQ2MZGUAS. If you order over $150, don't use the hostess code because you will want to get the Stampin' Rewards for yourself.
 
If you have any issues ordering, please email me at stampinscraper13@gmail.com and I will be happy to help you.  

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and were able to spend time with your family and friends. 

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Small Business Saturday!!!

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Today is Small Business Saturday!!!  This is a great time to support your local business and other small business around the world. 

I love a sign that I saw and it said, "When you buy from a small business you are sending someone's child to dance class, play a sport or help them save money to send their child to college".  I never really thought about that until I read that.  Now, I am even more aware of buying from other small businesses.  

I am having a special today to help celebrate!  Anyone placing an order over $50, before shipping/handling and taxes,  with me today will get a spool of Christmas ribbon FREE! Make sure you use the Hostess Code Q2MZGUAS. If you order over $150, don't use the hostess code because you will want to get the Stampin' Rewards for yourself.

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza, Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, JoyceWhitman

Stampin' Up! is also having their Online Extravangza from now until November 26th!  You are going to love all of the beautiful items available at a discount with this sale.  

Download the flyer  HERE for all the details.  

Click HERE to begin your Christmas shopping! 

Have a wonderful Saturday and blessed holiday season!​
 
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Christmas Card Using Painted Harvest Stamp Set

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Painted Harvest Stamp Set #144783, Large Letters Framelits #141712, Garden Trellis Embossing Folder #143741, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I saw this card made by Jeanie Stark on Pinterest and thought it would be perfect for one of my Christmas card classes.  Thank you Jeanie for sharing it with everyone.  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Real Red Cardstock #102482

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 3 1/8" x 4 3/8"
  • cut a t 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" this is for the "J" and "Y"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"
  • cut at 3" x 4 1/4"

I found the easiest way to make everything line up is to stamp your wreath first and then attach you cut out letters.  The colors I used for my wreath are Pear Pizzazz, stamp this first, and Garden Green.  I used Real Red for the berries and for my sentiment inside.  I used the Nature Sings stamp set for the sentiment.  

The embossing on one of the Whisper White pieces was done with the Garden Trellis embossing folder.  I finished off the card with the 1/8" Solid Ribbon in Real Red.  

To decorate my envelope, I stamped the back flap with the wreath.  

It is a short post today as I am out shopping and spending time with Emily and Mr. Wonderful.  Have a great Friday and holiday weekend!

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Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours!!!  I hope and pray you have a blessed day.  I will be thinking of all of you and how blessed I am that you are in my life and a part of my fun and creative journey.  I couldn't do this without all of you and for that I am eternally thankful.     

Have a great day and don't eat too much turkey!

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My Thanksgiving Card

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Count My Blessings stamp set #144790, Painted Harvest stamp set #144783, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman
 

I just love the Count My Blessing stamp set!  I am excited to say that it is one of the products that is being carried over to the new Occasions catalog.  It is now being offered as a bundle in the Holiday catalog, but will not be a bundle in the new catalog.  So, if you want to save 10% now is the time to do so. 

This year I did the triple stamping technique on my Thanksgiving cards for my family.  This is a fun and easy technique that is so striking once you put it all together.  

To make this project you are going to need the following products:

Cajun Craze Cardstock #119684

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 3 3/4" x 5"
  • cut at 3 3/8" x 4 5/8"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 3 1/4" x 4 1/2"
  • cut at 3 5/8" x 4 7/8"
  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"

To do this technique you will want to put your three white pieces together (you will need one of each size above) but only with a little bit of adhesive.  What I do is put maybe a 1/4" piece of snail adhesive on the back of each piece and then tap the adhesive with your finger to get most of the stickiness off.  You want them to just be held together while you stamp and then you will take them apart.  

Once you have your three pieces together you can begin your stamping.  I stamped my sentiment, from the Count My Blessings stamp set, first that way I could see better where I wanted to put my flower.  A little tip for you for the green ferns is that I rocked the stamp from side to side while keeping it firmly in place.  This will help get the image on all three layers of paper.  I know, I just told you to rock your stamp!  LOL  The reason you don't want to rock your stamp, that you can get shadows around your stamped image. 

2 more days until Black Friday!!!  Are you a person who goes out and shops on Black Friday.  We sure are!  To help you with your shopping Stampin' Up! has their Online Extravangza going on now through November 26th.  See all the details below.

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It is time for Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza!!!!  

 Monday, November 20th through Sunday, November 26th.  

For the complete 2017 Online Extravaganza Wish List click HERE 

 

We'll also have an additional Flash Sale on Monday, November 27th (Cyber Monday).  Check back on Monday and I will have all the details for you.  

What is going to be on your wish list this year? 

Does your family and friends need ideas for you for Christmas?  I have a perfect way to let them know what you would like from Stampin' Up!  Send me your wish list and the names, phone numbers or email addresses of the people you would like me to contact.  I will handle everything for you and them.  As an extra bonus I will even wrap their gift to you!  How easy is that!  I know a lot of husbands that will love that!  

Send me your list at stampinscraper13@gmail.com with the subject line My Wish List.  

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As you may have already figured out, this post is coming out a little bit later than normal.  I have to admit that I have been spending time with our daughter, Emily, who is home from Texas.  We haven't seen her since July, so I am enjoying as much time with her as possible.  

Are you baking today for Thanksgiving?  We will be making our pies today!  I love to bake and we are going to try a new recipe this year.  A pecan pie cheesecake.  Doesn't that just sound delicious?  I can't wait! 

We go Black Friday shopping every year and have a lot of fun.  This year will be very different as Erica won't be able to come home for Thanksgiving because she has to work.  We are missing her so much.  Tomorrow morning Mr. Wonderful will go get a newspaper so we can look at everything that is on sale and make a game plan from there.  I know you can get everything online, but it just isn't the same.  We always have all the ads spread out on the family room floor while we watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade and make our list.  

One thing we do ahead of time is go out the weekend before and look for things, try on clothes, so we can go and just get what we want and not have to worry about that.  

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you have a fantastic day!

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Merry Christmas Monday Week #3

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Labels to Love stamp set #144967, Seasonal Chums stamp set #144948, Be Merry DSP #144111, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I have been wanting to do these little cups for a long time.  I was so excited when I saw them on Amazon and ordered them, three months ago.   I put them on them somewhere I wouldn't forget, and guess what, I forgot!  LOL  

When I finally found them I was so excited!  I would like to thank Shari Lackey for sharing her beautiful holder for these cups with the directions.  

These cups are perfect for a gift card holder too!  You can slip a gift card behind the band and fill the cup up with chocolate.   Perfect gift, chocolate and a gift card!

For both of the cups and holders I used the Be Merry designer series paper in our annual catalog.  For the green holder I used the Labels to Love stamp set and the red one I used the sentiment from the Seasonal Chums stamp set.  

You will need the following products to make the holders:

Cherry Cobbler Holder:

Cherry Cobbler Cardstock #119685

  • cut at 2 1/2" x 11"  score at 3/4", 3 1/4", 4" and 6 1/2"
  • cut at 3/4" x 6 1/2" 
  • scrap for the 1 1/4" circle

Whisper White Cardstock # 100730

  • cut at 2 3/8" x 3 5/8"
  • cut at 5/8" x 2 3/8"
  • scraps for the 1" and 1 3/8" circles

Be Merry Designer Series Paper #144111

  • cut at 3" x 7 3/4" for the cup
  • cut at 2 1/4" x 3 1/2"
  • cut at 1/2" x 2 1/4"

Garden Green Holder:

Garden Green Cardstock #102584

  • cut at 2 1/2" x 11"  score at 3/4", 3 1/4", 4" and 6 1/2"
  • cut at 3/4" x 6 1/2"

Cherry Cobbler Cardstock #119685

  • cut at 2 3/8" x 3 5/8"
  • cut at 5/8" x 2 3/8"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 1 3/4" x 2 3/4"

Be Merry Designer Series Paper #144111

  • cut at 3" x 7 3/4" for the cup
  • cut at 2 1/4" x 3 1/2"
  • cut at 1/2" x 2 1/4"

To make the cover for the cup I took apart a cup and made a template on a piece of copy paper.  I then traced around the template on to the back of the paper I wanted to use.  That way the pencil marks were not on the front of the cups. 

In the picture below it will show where to score the paper for the holder, use the 2" punch and put the Tear and Tape.  Sometimes, actually a lot of times, it is hard to line up a punch in the center of an area.  So, I have a  little tip for you.  Punch out a circle out of a different color than what you are going to use for your base.  Take that circle and put just a tiny bit of Snail Adhesive on the back of it, and put it where you are wanting to punch out the circle.  Line up the the white circle with the hole in the punch and punch.  You now have your circle perfectly centered.  Yay!!!

Be Merry Designer Series Paper #144111  cut at 3" x 7 3/4" for the cup cut at 2 1/4" x 3 1/2" cut at 1/2" x 2 1/4"

Here is another picture of the holder and cup so you can get a better look at it. 

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Labels to Love stamp set #144967, Seasonal Chums stamp set #144948, Be Merry DSP #144111, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

 

TODAY IS THE DAY!!!

 

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It is time for Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza!!!!  

 Monday, November 20th through Sunday, November 26th.  

24 HOUR STAMP SALE TODAY!!!

Select stamp sets will be 20% off for the first 24hours of the Online Extravaganza. 

This Stamp Sale starts November 20th 12:00 am (MT) and ends November 20th at 11:59pm (MT).  

See list below for everything included on this sale

 
ITEM # DESCRIPTION RETAIL PRICE DISCOUNT PRICE

139891

Remarkable You Wood

$45.00                    

$36.00 

139894

Remarkable You Clear

$33.00

$26.40 

140643

Bloomin Love

$17.00

$13.60 

141054

Éclosion d'amour

$17.00 

$13.60 

143775

Celebrate You Wood

$25.00 

$20.00 

143778

Celebrate You Clear

$18.00 

$14.40 

142982

Cool Treats

$27.00 

$21.60 

143440

Souhaits frais

$27.00 

$21.60 

138682

You're so Sweet Wood

$27.00 

$21.60 

139440

You're so Sweet Clear

$19.00 

$15.20 

140180

Juste comme ça

$19.00 

$15.20 

143949

Garden Girl Wood

$27.00

$21.60 

143952

Garden Girl Clear

$19.00 

$15.20 

143740

Good Vibes Wood

$27.00 

$21.60

145080

Good Vibes Clear

$19.00 

$15.20 

142871

Super Duper Wood

$27.00 

$21.60 

142874

Super Duper Clear

$19.00 

$15.20 

138764

Heartfelt Sympathy

$17.00 

$13.60 

140098

Des adieux du fond du cœur

$17.00 

$13.60 

144865

Every Good Wish

$18.00 

$14.40 

144862

Every Good Wish

$25.00 

$20.00 

145103

Que de bons vœux

$18.00 

$14.40 

144870

Good Tidings

$21.00 

$16.80

145124

Bouquet de houx

$21.00 

$16.80

142954

Milestone Moments

$21.00 

$16.80 

143426

À souligner

$21.00 

$16.80 

143689

More than Chocolate

$17.00 

$13.60

140653

Number of Years

$27.00

$21.60

141091

Au fil des ans

$27.00 

$21.60 

140386

Oh What Fun

$21.00 

$16.80 

140469

Hourra pour Noel

$21.00 

$16.80 

141934

Touches of Texture Wood

$45.00 

$36.00 

143251

Touches of Texture Clear

$33.00 

$26.40 

 

For the complete 2017 Online Extravaganza Wish List click HERE 

What is going to be on your wish list this year? 

Does your family and friends need ideas for you for Christmas?  I have a perfect way to let them know what you would like from Stampin' Up!  Send me your wish list and the names, phone numbers or email addresses of the people you would like me to contact.  I will handle everything for you and them.  As an extra bonus I will even wrap their gift to you!  How easy is that!  I know a lot of husbands that will love that!  

Send me your list at stampinscraper13@gmail.com with the subject line My Wish List.  

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have a blessed Monday!

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2017 Online Extravaganza Starts November 20th!!!

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza, Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, JoyceWhitman

It is time for Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza!!!!  

 Monday, November 20th through Sunday, November 26th.  

24 HOUR STAMP SALE!!! 

Select stamp sets will be 20% off for the first 24hours of the Online Extravaganza. 

This Stamp Sale starts November 20th 12:00 am (MT) and ends November 20th at 11:59pm (MT).  

See list below for everything included on this sale

 

 
ITEM # DESCRIPTION RETAIL PRICE DISCOUNT PRICE

139891

Remarkable You Wood

$45.00                    

  $36.00 

139894

Remarkable You Clear

$33.00

$26.40 

140643

Bloomin Love

$17.00

$13.60 

141054

Éclosion d'amour

$17.00 

$13.60 

143775

Celebrate You Wood

$25.00 

$20.00 

143778

Celebrate You Clear

$18.00 

$14.40 

142982

Cool Treats

$27.00 

$21.60 

143440

Souhaits frais

$27.00 

$21.60 

138682

You're so Sweet Wood

$27.00 

$21.60 

139440

You're so Sweet Clear

$19.00 

$15.20 

140180

Juste comme ça

$19.00 

$15.20 

143949

Garden Girl Wood

$27.00

$21.60 

143952

Garden Girl Clear

$19.00 

$15.20 

143740

Good Vibes Wood

$27.00 

$21.60

145080

Good Vibes Clear

$19.00 

$15.20 

142871

Super Duper Wood

$27.00 

$21.60 

142874

Super Duper Clear

$19.00 

$15.20 

138764

Heartfelt Sympathy

$17.00 

$13.60 

140098

Des adieux du fond du cœur

$17.00 

$13.60 

144865

Every Good Wish

$18.00 

$14.40 

144862

Every Good Wish

$25.00 

$20.00 

145103

Que de bons vœux

$18.00 

$14.40 

144870

Good Tidings

$21.00 

$16.80

145124

Bouquet de houx

$21.00 

$16.80

142954

Milestone Moments

$21.00 

$16.80 

143426

À souligner

$21.00 

$16.80 

143689

More than Chocolate

$17.00 

$13.60

140653

Number of Years

$27.00

$21.60

141091

Au fil des ans

$27.00 

$21.60 

140386

Oh What Fun

$21.00 

$16.80 

140469

Hourra pour Noel

$21.00 

$16.80 

141934

Touches of Texture Wood

$45.00 

$36.00 

143251

Touches of Texture Clear

$33.00 

$26.40 

 

For the complete 2017 Online Extravaganza Wish List click HERE 

What is going to be on your wish list this year? 

 

Does your family and friends need ideas for you for Christmas?  I have a perfect way to let them know what you would like from Stampin' Up!  Send me your wish list and the names, phone numbers or email addresses of the people you would like me to contact.  I will handle everything for you and them.  As an extra bonus I will even wrap their gift to you!  How easy is that!  I know a lot of husbands that will love that!  

Send me your list at stampinscraper13@gmail.com with the subject line My Wish List.  

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I am so excited today!!!  Emily is coming home tonight!  We have not seen her since July, which is too long!  I can't wait to give her a great big hug!  When she was going through Hurricane Harvey, she lives in Houston, all I wanted to do was hug her.  As a mother I don't think you ever get over your love to hug your kids.  

Tomorrow is Erica's birthday.  This will be her first birthday away from us, so I know it is going to be hard for her.  Thankfully she will be busy with work and my family is around her.  I have a little surprise for her, I hope she likes it.  Again, I just want to give her a birthday hug.  If you haven't figured it out yet, I love to give hugs. 

Maybe that is why I love doing daycare so much.  I am giving out hugs all day long and they are wonderful! 

Thank you for stopping by on the beautiful Friday.  I hope you have an awesome day and a wonderful weekend!

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Thoughts and Prayers and Jar of Love Fall Card

stampin up, Stampin' Up! Thoughts and Prayers stamp set #127805, Jar of Love stamp set #141587, Layered Leaves Embossing Folder #143704, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3 D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

One of my customers and dear friend, Stacy, had a workshop with me and wanted to use the Jar of Love stamp set for her cards we made.  As soon as she picked the date I had an idea on how to use this stamp set with a fall theme.  When I started making this card it didn't have any texture and I really didn't care for it.  I kept thinking, how was I going to make this better?  Then I thought about embossing it with one of our folders, but I already had the strips on the left taped down onto the card base.  Why not do it with the strips already there.  Either it was going to turn out good or really bad.  Thank goodness, it was good!   Yay!  I love how it turned out and so did Stacy.  I have used this technique quite a bit since.  

To make this card you will need the following products:

Cajun Craze Cardstock #119684

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Crushed Curry Cardstock #131199

  • cut at 1/2" x 5 1/2"

Pumpkin Pie Cardstock #105117

  • cut at 1/2" x 5 1/2"

Wild Wasabi Cardstock #108641

  • cut at 2 1/2" x 4 1/2"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 2 1/4" x 4 1/4"
  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

I am not sure if you noticed that I used a piece of the Cajun Craze cardstock the same size as the front of the card.  If you would like, you can emboss the front panel of the card instead of adding an extra piece of paper.  

When you are stamping the stems, the one on the left is stamped using the whole stamp.  However, on the right I didn't ink up about 1/2" of the stem on the bottom of the stamp.  This will give you two different heights of the flowers and still keep them within the jar.  The water in the jar was made using Soft Sky ink and  stamping it off first on a scrap piece of paper before stamping on your card front.  You want to make sure that it is light, but that you can still see it.  

I stamped one stem of the flowers in the inside of the card on the bottom left hand corner and on the envelope.  I used Stampin Dimensionals to pop up the stamped image and the Wild Wasabi cardstock. To complete the card I added a triple loop bow using the Linen Thread.

 

 

Don't forget tomorrow at 4:00pm is the day you can reserve your Stamparatus!!! 

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You are going to love this product!  It is everything you ever wanted in a stamping tool and more.  There is so much you will be able to do with this tool that will make your stamping so much easier and faster.  Watch the video below to see how awesome it is.

 

 

With the launch of this tool, Stampin' Up! is  trying something different: testing a new reservation system. It acts like a true preorder: you reserve your spot and we guarantee shipment as soon as the product arrives in our warehouse. 
There will be three reservation windows to get this product.  For each window, please not the following:

  • Reservation quantities are while supplies last.
  • You may participate in multiple reservation windows.
  • In order to reserve your Stamparatus, you are required to provide your credit card information.
  • Credit cards will not be charged until the Stamparatus ships from our facility. When you close your order, be sure to verify that your credit card and shipping information is correct.

The reservations windows are:

RESERVATION WINDOWS AVAILABLE TO SHIP
November 16–30, 2017 Approx. February 1, 2018
December 5–30, 2017 Approx. March 19, 2018
January 15–30, 2018 Approx. April 15, 2018

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DON'T FORGET THE FIRST RESERVATION WILL START ON NOVEMBER 16TH AND ARE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.  I have a feeling they are going to go very fast.  You will be able to order again on December 5th.  

Thank you for stopping by today.  I hope you have a wonderful Wednesday!

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      THE NEW STAMPARATUS IS HERE!!!!

I finally get to talk about our new STAMPARATUS with you!  I am proud to say that I was part of the Leader 2 Leader Program with Stampin' Up!   The Leader 2 Leader program is a group of demonstrators who volunteer our time in providing thoughts, input, and feedback in the development of this product and other future Stampin Up! products.   Do you know how long I have had to be quiet about it.  I know there were times that God put duct tape on my mouth so I didn't say anything.  I have been so excited to share it with you and now I can! 

You are going to love this product!  It is everything you ever wanted in a stamping tool and more.  There is so much you will be able to do with this tool that will make your stamping so much easier and faster.  Watch the video below to see how awesome it is.

 

It’s big news when something breaks the mold and changes everything. The Stamparatus will change the way you stamp, and before long, you’ll wonder how you crafted without it!

Why do YOU need one? You’ll fall in love with stamping all over again when you learn everything you can do with it!

  • Make multiples with ease
  • Consistently stamp crisp, clean images
  • If you want a darker impression, apply more ink and restamp—no need to start over
  • Make fewer mistakes, saving time and money
  • Easily create 2-step, 3-step, and 4-step stamped images using reversible plates
  • Develop new and specialized stamping techniques with adjustable stamping plates and precision placement

I need product details!

  • Compatible with Stampin’ Up!’s red rubber and photopolymer stamp
  • Foam mat to use with photopolymer stamps
  • Rulers and gridlines for quick measuring
  • 2 open sides so you can stamp on larger paper
  • 2 reversible plates: a total of 4 surfaces to work with
  • 2 magnets to hold the paper in place
  • Magnet storage areas
  • Retail Price–$49.00 USD/$65.00 CAD

Okay. I’ve have to have one. How do I get in line?

With the launch of this tool, Stampin' Up! is  trying something different: testing a new reservation system. It acts like a true preorder: you reserve your spot and we guarantee shipment as soon as the product arrives in our warehouse. 
There will be three reservation windows to get this product.  For each window, please not the following:

  • Reservation quantities are while supplies last.
  • You may participate in multiple reservation windows.
  • In order to reserve your Stamparatus, you are required to provide your credit card information.
  • Credit cards will not be charged until the Stamparatus ships from our facility. When you close your order, be sure to verify that your credit card and shipping information is correct.

The reservations windows are:

RESERVATION WINDOWS AVAILABLE TO SHIP
November 16–30, 2017 Approx. February 1, 2018
December 5–30, 2017 Approx. March 19, 2018
January 15–30, 2018 Approx. April 15, 2018

 

Download how to Reserve Your Stamparatus Tutorial  
Download Stamparatus Lanuch Q & A


DON'T FORGET THE FIRST RESERVATION WILL START ON NOVEMBER 16TH AND ARE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.  I have a feeling they are going to go very fast.  You will be able to order again on December 5th.  

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask me at stampinscraper13@gmail.com.  

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Merry Christmas Monday Week #2

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Seasonal Chums stamp set #144948, Seasonal Tags Framelits #144685, Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder #143708, Scalloped Tag Topper #133324, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I was on Pinterest last week looking for some inspiration for some gift card holders and I came across a card with a tag and holder on the front of it.  I thought it was interesting, because I hadn't seen anything like it before.  I can't remember who designed the card I saw, but thank you for sharing it with everyone.   The first thing I had to do was come up with a template on how to make this and the measurements.  Once I figured that out, I had to come up with a design. 

The first one I made, which I forgot to take a picture of, I made for Erica for her birthday.  I had so much fun making it, I thought it would be great to make another one for my Merry Christmas Monday series.  The above picture is the first one I came up with.  Isn't the little reindeer so cute?!  Oh, my goodness, I love him!  He is from the stamp set Seasonal Chums stamp set and has matching framelits, Seasonal Tags. There is also a snowman and a pumpkin in the set too.  

I colored him with the new Stampin' Blends markers, can you see the shading on him?  I used the dark and light Crumb Cake and Cherry Cobbler along with the dark Basic Gray, dark Daffodil Delight and the Bronze markers.  A reminder that when you use the Stampin' Blends markers you have to stamp your images with the Memento Ink.  

To make this project you will need the following products:

Crumb Cake Cardstock #120953

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8n 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 3 3/4" x 8 1/4"

Cherry Cobbler Cardstock #119685

  • cut at 4 1/8" x 5 3//8"
  • cut at 2 3/4" x  2 3/4"

Whisper White Cardstock #100730

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Below are pictures on how to make the tag and holder.

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You are going to score on the 8 1/4" side at 3 1/2" and then turn your paper to the 3 3/4" side and you will score at 1/2" on each side.  If you look at the second picture you will see how I cut and scored the paper at the same time.  You are going to cut down until you get the to score line (the 3 1/2" line)  and then you are going to score to the end of the paper.  You can see in the picture below what I am talking about.  

 
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After you have done your scoring and cutting, don't forget to angle the 1/2" pieces so they fold nicely.  Refer back to the first picture where you need to cut the flaps at an angle.  

 

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The next step is to mark the section that you just cut the flaps off of at 1 3/8" (this is the center of this end of your paper).  If you look at the picture you can see where I placed the mark.  

 

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The paper is going to be wider than the slot on the punch, but you can still use it.  You will need to slide the paper in the punch as it is shown in the picture above. Once you have it in the punch make sure your mark at 1 3/8" is in the center of the punch.  See the photo above to see the mark I made.

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Next, trim off the little tabs that are still on there.

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Add a strong adhesive, as shown above, I used the Tear and Tape, and burnish (use a bone folder to make a sharp crease on the score lines) and put it together.  Figure out where you want to put it on your card before adhering it.  With this strong of adhesive it is hard to take it off and move it.  

For the background on my card, I used the Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder on the Cherry Cobbler piece of paper.  Now, is the fun part, decorate the tag holder as you wish. 

Making the tag is super easy.  Take a piece of Cherry Cobbler cardstock and cut it at 2 1/2" x 4 1/2".   I used the Scalloped Tag Topper again, so it will match and you will have to slide it in the same way as the Crumb Cake piece.

With this set, the stamps have a front and back and they are attached.  It is designed that way so you can fold it in half and have a cute little tag all at once.  How awesome is that!  I cut mine apart, so I used the back piece to decorate the inside of the card.  For your envelope you could just stamp the front of the reindeer and color it if you wanted to or you could just leave it uncolored.  Either way, it will be beautiful.

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Isn't the back side of this deer just as cute as the front.  He is so stinkin' cute!

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Our carpet is finished!!! I love, love, love it!  One of my daycare kids told me it is so squishy.  Compared to our old carpet, that is 18 years old, it is definitely squishy.  LOL  I don't think I have worked that hard physically in a very long time.  It took them four days to finish all of it, but it was so worth it.  I really don't want to move any more furniture for a while.  You don't realize how much stuff you have until you have to move all of it.  Needless to say, there were a lot of trips to drop of things to Goodwill.  

Mr. Wonderful went to Michigan over the weekend to spend some time with Erica.  I know that made her very happy to see her daddy.  I love how she still calls us mommy and daddy.  I really wish I could have gone with him.  I haven't seen her since the beginning of September.  This is the longest we have gone without seeing each other.  We are hoping and praying she will be able to come for a few days at Christmas.  

Emily comes home late on Friday night (well, really Saturday very early in the morning).  We haven't seen her since July and I can't wait.  It is really hard being this far away from our girls.  We are blessed that she will be able to be home for a week and two weeks at Christmas. 

Oh my goodness!  Do not try to type up your blog post when you are very tired.  I have a very busy week this week, so I have been working a lot in my stamping studio this weekend getting prepared for it.  I was working on this blog post late last night and was literally falling asleep while I was typing.  So, I went to bed and finished it this morning.  It is a good thing I went back and reread it.  One section I wrote the same thing three times, three different ways.  Another section I typed what I heard on TV.  It would have been a very interesting and funny blog post if I had posted it.  Note to self, don't work on blog post when you are tired.  LOL  

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have a blessed week.

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