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Stampin' Up Gift Packaging Class - A few fun photos!

I have to say, that the Holiday Gift Packaging Class, yesterday, was a big hit. We had a great time creating fall and Christmas gift ideas both in the morning and evening classes. The attendees made 10 Holiday projects- gifts included!

Thanks to all who attended, for making the day extra fun and special!

Lori and Jan are excited to create their first project of the day, using the mini acetate boxes. Some yummy Ghirardelli chocolate and a candle fill the two boxes and are ready for gift giving!

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We decorated a mini pizza box with the Foil Frenzy designer paper and a shiny foil snowflake.

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Inside were 5 mini 3x3 cards and matching envelopes. How darling!

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So perfectly snug in the cute little Stampin' Up Mini Pizza Box.

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Leah and Cheryl were excited to see that chocolate was one of the main ingredients in their first project.

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Here they are showing off their favorite creations of the day.

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Jan and Lori also had a few favorites- especially, the Seasonal Chums set- because they loved the cute little deer (which they named Chip- just in case you needed to know-lol)

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Here's Chip :)

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He's a little treat tube candy holder. Here's a look at the inside:

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Well, thats all for now, folks. I'll be sharing more of the projects and pics later this week.

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Until the next time...

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Christmas Cards by My Talented Team

 

I wanted to share some of the swaps that my team created for our #1 Stampers Meeting swap this month.

These ladies are so talented and creative. I love seeing their fabulous designs each month and look forward to seeing what they will come up with.

This amazing swap was made by the uber talented Mary Ann Hazlett. She is so good at fine details and 3D projects. This card was made with the Hearts Come Home bundle in the Holiday Catalog.

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Here's a look at it opened:

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This beauty is by Tonya Beatty. Tonya makes such delicate and pretty cards, with a unique twist. I always love seeing her wonderful ideas.

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Here's a cute little card by a cute little teammate- Teresa Fisher. I like the simple and fun nature of this card. This card was made with the Merry Cafe stamp set from the Holiday Catalog.

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The Christmas Quilt bundle is a favorite of mine and this card shows exactly why I love it. Tina DeSalvo made this colorful and and cute Christmas card that would be perfect to send to friends and family this holiday season.

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And last by not least, one of my favorite stamp set bundles, ever- Night in Bethlehem. This gorgeous card was made by Sue Brennan. I adore the colors that Sue used and how she made them pop, by sponging around the edges with the elegant eggplant ink. So pretty!

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I hope you enjoyed all these beautifully made cards, by some of my incredibly talented team members.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.

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Sneak Peek- Holiday Gift Packaging Class

I thought I'd share a quick peek at the Stampin' Up treat tubes from the Holiday Catalog, that we will be making at my Holiday Gift Packaging Class this week.

We are making 10 projects all together. I think the treat tubes are fabulous and so fun! Fill them will all sorts of candy or treats.

I matched the candy to the stamped image theme: red hots for Rudophs "nose" and Reeses's pieces to match the pumpkin pie pumpkin!

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I got the cute idea for the reindeer on a toothpick from my friend Cindy. She always has fun ideas to share! See her blog here.

I'm looking forward to sharing the other amazing holiday projects with my attendees this Wednesday.

Thanks for taking a "peek" at my blog today!

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Carols of Christmas Class Card

This shiny card was made at Kim's Card Class last week and was one of the favorites of the night. I almost ditched this idea, because I wasn't excited about the outcome. I'm glad I didn't because the ladies loved it.

I used the Carols of Christmas stamp set and coordinating Card Front Builder dies to make this card.

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I also used the Stitched Shape Framelits for the large circle that I stamped Peace On Earth in early espresso ink. The other ink colors are cherry cobbler and tranquil tide. I also used the new Year of Cheer designer paper and the beautiful new Foil Snowflakes. I cut the snowflake in half and tucked it under the stitched circle.

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Just how darling is that little gold foil deer- so sweet!

I hope you enjoyed my Carols of Christmas card. I know the ladies at class were happy to get to re-create it.

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Stampin' Up! Night In Bethlehem- Beauty in Blue

I think this just may be my favorite of all favorites, in the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. The more I use it, the more I love it.

The Night of Bethlehem stamp set and Bethlehem Edgelit dies were used for this monochromatic-ish Christmas card. I decided on all blue colors in different shades to keep it subtle and serene.

I used soft sky, marina mist and dapper denim inks from dark to light as I shadowed each set of buildings one over the next. I got this idea from the sample in the Holiday catalog, where the artist used the same shadowing, only with different colors.

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I paired the blue colors with silver glimmer paper and silver foil sheets to not only, compliment, but blend with the subtle hues of blue.

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I started with dapper denim, then stamped next in marina mist and finally, soft sky ink. The cut out images were attached with dimensionals.

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I wanted to stamp the images on soft sky cardstock to give it a softer background and not so bold as if I were to stamp it on a whisper white background. However, I did use whisper white on the inside of the card for a nice crisp background for the inside verse.

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A few sparkles were added to the sky with the rhinestone jewels and ombre glitter enamel dots. We made this card at my team meeting and a close version of this same card at my card class last week.

I think everyone enjoyed using this gorgeous stamp set as much as I did!

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Window Card - Stampin' Up Christmas Quilt

Here's a fun and simple window card, using the star and framelits from the Christmas Quilt Bundle. I used the Quilt Builder Framelits to cut the window on the front flap of the garden green card.

I then stamped the star with the Christmas Quilt stamp set in garden green and pool party. I love these two colors together. It makes an interesting and unique color combination for Christmas cards- think ice and pine trees...

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I added a strip of the Quilted Christmas designer paper across the front of the card to pull in more of the star pattern and ink colors.

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I mounted the stamped star image on a square of pool party cardstock and attached it inside the card, directly behind the window that I cut out.

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A strip of silver metallic edge ribbon tied in a knot and attached with a glue dot is mounted on the top corner of the card and an Enamel Shape is centered in the middle of the cut out window.

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Its the perfect little non traditional Christmas Quilt window card to send out this season.

Thanks a bunch, for stopping by today!

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