Country Home Meets Many Blessings

Here’s a combination of Many Blessings and Country Home stamp sets! I love the farmhouse feel of this stamp set, but wanted it to be a little more festive, so mixed it with Many Blessings.

This is how I created the project above.

First I stamped Many Blessings on Whisper White cardstock, but put a post-it-note where the crock is, as shown below.

Then I cut a mask out of a post it note, as shown below.

Place the mask over the Many Blessings stamped image, and stamp the larger floral stamp from Country Home stamp set. Then stamp the bottom container.

The rest is simple, just color it in, fussy cut, and then place it on the front of your card!

Pazookie Christmas Treats

Do you know what a “pazookie” is? It’s a half baked cookie and then you add ice cream on top after you take it out of the oven. That is one of my favorite desserts! I figured out a way to make individual pazookies and gave them as a party favor! They are individual servings in a small Kerr jar. Then when they get them home they just pop the jar in the microwave for 15-20 seconds and add their ice cream!

You can use your favorite cookie dough, but I went the easy route and just bought pre-made Toll House cookie dough. I have the instructions on the tag below. FUN easy gift!

Here’s the assembly line! LOL

Farmhouse Christmas Ornaments

We had so much excitement in our family this week with a new grandaughter, so I’ve been away from my projects for a few days! I’m back and it and want to share what we made at our weSTAMP Christmas party! We created these 3-D ornaments using Farmhouse Christmas! There are mica flakes inside that shake and move around to simulate snow.

Later I took a little extra time and personalized some of the trucks. I just shrunk down photos of my kids and put them in the truck. You can see I even added the new baby in this one! These ornaments will be gifts for my kids. I just love personalized things!

Dan has a blue truck (like the one below) so I put our son’s kids in that one. They LOVE his truck and always want to ride in it when they are here!

Some other notes:

I added dots of snow on the background piece (Pool Party) using liquid glue and Dazzling Diamonds.

To make sure the ornament stays closed, just wrap Tear & Tape around the seam of the ball, then cover with ribbon.

I purchased these ornaments at Hobby Lobby. There is a pattern inside the bulb so you can trace that to get the exact size you need for the background piece!

Dog-Themed Christmas Gift + Team Party

We had our annual Team Christmas Pot Luck and what a wonderful evening we had! Fun, friends, food, stamping, gift and exchange (and STEALING) and celebrating the Christmas season!

The theme for our gift exchange was “My Favorite Things”. Each gal brought their “favorite thing”, wrapped Stampin’ Up style, of course! I chose a dog-themed gift – my gift was a Rae Dunn “BARK” dog dish (I am a Rae Dunn collector) filled with a Peppermint Oreo BARK. (Get it? BARK? LOL)


The recipe I used for the Peppermint Oreo Bark can be found HERE:

I LOVE theme gifts, so I searched high and low for a Christmas/dog gift bag. The tag had a dog bone cookie cutter attached to it, along with a hand-stamped tag featuring the cute little dog from the stamp set Bella and Friends. I added a candy cane to his mouth to make it a Christmas tag.

Here are some photos from our evening!
Tune in tomorrow, I’ll show you the make and takes we made!
I LOVE my team so much!!!!! Here’s a group photo of those who could attend. You should come join this fun group of gals! Email me and I’d love to share with you how you can get in on the FUN! Tomorrow we get to pre-order from the new Spring and Sale a Bration catalogs! One of the many PERKS to being a demonstrator!!!

CASED Projects


Some days I need to just whip out some projects and not have to think! That’s why I’m so thankful for swaps and Pinterest!

These boxes projects (above) I found on sweet Angie Juda’s blog, and you can find an easy video tutorial HERE! I just changed the sentiment on this.

I was in a “Control Freaks” swap and received a card like this from Melissa Stout. She’s amazing!! You can see her post on this card HERE.

This card sketch was CASED from Julie Gilson, and her card can be found HERE!

My team Christmas party is tonight so I’ll have more photos to show you from our get together!!! Stay tuned!

Peaceful Poinsettia Card

Here is the last of our Stamp a Stack cards from my class this month. For the life of me, I can’t find the Pinterest post where I got this idea! I hate when I forget to PIN something! If you see it, please let me know and I will update my blog, giving credit where credit is due! I just changed out the paper on this. Don’t miss the tiny little stitching line above the Designer Series Paper! It’s all in the DETAILS! The Stitched Labels Framelits are often overlooked because it is hard to see everything you get in that set in the catalog photo.

Pretty soon we will be migrating to Valentine’s Day and spring cards! Can you believe it???

Christmas Keurig Gift Card Holder

How about a Starbucks themed Christmas gift! Who doesn’t like a Starbucks gift card? This project is for sale on my blog. I came up with it last year, and updated it this year with new paper and stamps! Can you see where the gift card goes? It’s in the back of the Keurig machine.

You can find the post to purchase it HERE.

NOTE: The PDF Tutorial for purchase shows the Halloween version. You just have to substitute the current stamps and paper – it’s simple to convert these patterns to whatever season you want!

Here’s another version!

Sketch Challenge – Signs of Santa Christmas Card

We do a sketch challenge each month for my team – here’s my rendition! Here’s the sketch below:

Making Christmas Bright Card

Another Stamp a Stack card that the gals made this month! The lights aren’t attached at the bottom, so they move around as you move the card!

This is one of my favorite Christmas sets and we all received it on the Incentive Trip to Alaska!

Last two days of the Holiday Extravaganza Sale! Tools and ink are on sale!!! Nov. 27-28  – sale prices are limited quantity!

Painted Harvest Christmas Tree Tag

Do you remember the card I made using Painted Harvest HERE? How about a smaller version of this on a Christmas tag?

Not to mention PAINTED HARVEST AND ITTY BITTY GREETINGS STAMP SETS ARE BOTH ON SALE TODAY AND TOMORROW!

Please use Hostess Code AENJW9R7 if your order is under $150.
Don’t delay, quantities on sale at the price are limited!

 

Click on graphic below to shop now!

 

 

Dashing Deer Bundle – Don’t Delay!

One of my most well attended classes is my annual Christmas Stamp a Stack class. We made a dozen cards, and this was one of the designs! Simple and elegant. The gold glimmer paper is super shiny – I wish you could see this in person!

Don’t wait long on the Dashing Deer Bundle! It’s low in inventory and they won’t be restocking it! Once it’s gone it’s GONE! Hurry!

 

FaceTime Live Tomorrow at 12PM MST

Hi Stamping Friends!

Be sure and join my new Facebook group page HERE! I will be doing a Facebook LIVE tomorrow for you on that page (12PM MST) – it will be awesome to have you join me there!

Thanks for your kind sweet words about the Christmas tree card! My video was so bad, but I’m TRYING! LOL I’ll keep working improving my skills. Sorry you can only see 2/3 of it from the top. In case you missed it, it’s on that Facebook page I was just talking about. Click on the link in red above.

Click here for PDF of Painted Harvest Christmas Tree Card  that I showcased in my last post. Remember, if you order $35 from my online store HERE, you will receive the completed card in the mail!

Recipe and links for ordering: