Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Sending S'more Holiday Cheer


I've been having lots of fun in my craft studio recently :) Today I'm sharing a couple of cards I made using the S'more Holiday stamps and coordinating dies as well as the Graham Cracker Cuts (all from The Greetery). So cute!!!


I purchased these goodies last year and unfortunately never got around to using them. Ugh. Does that happen to anyone else? I get way too excited and wrapped up in ALL of the fabulous holiday releases, and I end up buying WAY MORE than I ever have time to use before the holidays are here and gone. This year I've tried really hard to resist buying new holiday-themed products so I could make use of all the awesome, neglected, NBUS (Never-Before-Used-Schtuff) in my stash. I confess...I have ordered a few things...but not much...hahaha!

I took this same design and made another in green:

I had a blast making these cards! Linking this up at NBUS Challenge 31. Big thanks to Darnell for hosting this challenge and encouraging us creatives to use our "schtuff" ;)

Thanks for visiting! Have a fantastic day!!!



Stamps: S'more Holiday (The Greetery)

Ink: Vanilla Cream, Hazelnut, Almond Butter, Milk Chocolate (Altenew); Icing On The Cake (Catherine Pooler); Cranberry, Evergreen, Mushroom (Concord and 9th); VersaMark (Tsukineko)

Embossing Powder: White (Hero Arts)

Cardstock: Thick Basic White (Stampin' Up); Kraft (Recollections); True Black (Papertrey Ink)

Patterned Paper: (The Paper Studio - purchased at Hobby Lobby)

Dies: S'more Holiday (The Greetery); Graham Cracker Cuts (The Greetery); Stitched Rectangle Word Windows (MFT); Stitched Rectangles (Lil' Inker)

Adhesive: 1/8" Double-Sided Tape (Lawn Fawn); 1/4" Double-Sided Tape (Scrapbook.com) 


Saturday, October 2, 2021

Heartwarming Memories

Happy World Card Making Day!!!

Today I'm sharing a card I made using this fabulous sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches:

I just recently purchased the Snowman Season stamp set from Stampin' Up :) It's sooooo incredibly cute!!! I absolutely ADORE every image in this set, and the sentiment I've used on my card below totally melts my heart.

I hope you have a chance to get crafty and have some fun today!

Thanks for stopping by!


Stamps: Snowman Season (Stampin' Up)

Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento (Tsukineko), VersaMark (Tsukineko)

Embossing Powder: White (Hero Arts)

Copic Sketch Markers: BG10, C0, R22, YR15, YG13

Cardstock: Basic White (Stampin' Up), Smokey Shadow (Papertrey Ink)

Patterned Paper: Random Dot - Mint (The Paper Studio)

Dies: Large Cross-Stitched Rectangle Stackables (Lawn Fawn), Everyday Sentiment Banners (Lawn Fawn)

Embossing Folder: Snowflakes (Sizzix)

Enamel Dots: Farmhouse Christmas (Carta Bella)

Adhesive: Double-Sided Tape (Scrapbook.com), Foam Mounting Squares (X-Press It)

Friday, October 1, 2021

Pumpkin Gift Card Holders

 Happy Friday! Today I'm playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - "Anything Goes" and sharing some festive little pumpkin gift card holders I made. These were inspired by the new Patchwork Pumpkin products over at Honey Bee Stamps AND also inspired by a super fun video by MayMay Made It Crafts (you can watch her YouTube video HERE.)

I had to tweak MayMay's instructions a bit as I don't have very many oval or circle dies (GASP!!!). I know!!! Better remedy that situation ASAP ;) Since the ovals I DO have weren't tall enough...and I didn't have a circle that was large enough...I just used what I had, built my pumpkins and then adhered them onto a 4" x 2 3/4" blank notecard. Not as neat and tidy as MayMay's...but still cute, right?!?!

I left the inside of the notecards blank, so they can be used for Halloween, Thanksgiving or just general Autumn-themed gifties. But I did use the Gift Card Grooves Dies from MFT to die-cut some little slots for holding the gift cards in place:

And of course once I got rolling on this I just kept right on going. Ha!

 I made six. Two of each color scheme. Here's a look at the whole pumpkin patch:


What do you think??? Do you have a favorite???

Thanks for visiting!!!

Have a fantastic weekend!



* = same for all designs

"Orange Pumpkin Gift Card Holder" :

Patterned Paper: Halloween Harvest (Honey Bee Stamps), Gingham Galore - Fall (Honey Bee Stamps)

Cardstock: Smokey Shadow and Kraft (Papertrey Ink)

* Dies: Petite Ovals Small Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Stitched Leaves (Lawn Fawn), Gift Card Grooves (MFT), bow from Mini Treat Bag (Stampin' Up)

Specialty Cardstock: Neutrals Glitter Paper Pack (Concord and 9th)

* Tool: Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper (We R Memory Keepers)

* Adhesive: Double-Sided Tape (Scrapbook.com), Glue Tube (Lawn Fawn), Mini Glue Dots

"Aqua Pumpkin Gift Card Holder":

Patterned Paper: Perfectly Plaid Fall 6x6 (Lawn Fawn), Harvest Festival (Honey Bee Stamps), Let's Polka 6x6 (Lawn Fawn), Knock On Wood 6x6 (Lawn Fawn)

Cardstock: Aqua Mist, Kraft, Rustic White (Papertrey Ink)

"Black and White Pumpkin Gift Card Holder":

Patterned Paper: Harvest Festival (Honey Bee Stamps), Halloween Harvest (Honey Bee Stamps)

Cardstock: Smokey Shadow and Kraft (Papertrey Ink), Solar White (Neenah)

Specialty Cardstock: Neutrals Glitter Paper Pack (Concord and 9th)