Let’s Go Dashing Along! To A Sale!

I think it was during October that Stampin’ Up! offered the Dashing Along Designer Series Paper as a bonus for holding an event. I had some some of the paper was disappointed when it was no longer available. Guess what! It is back in stock. I was usingthe last bits of it to create these little treats for my friends. Oh, scroll down a bit to hear about the Sale!

 

Dashing Along Designer Series Paper, Envelope Punch Board, Stampin' Up!, diannescards.com

Do they look familiar? I made something similar at Thanksgiving. Check out that post here.

 

Design Notes for Dashing Along Treat Holders:

Really, believe me, these are so easy.

  1. For Ghirardelli Square, cut paper 4″ x 4″.
  2. Use the Envelope Punch Board and score and punch at 2″ on all sides.
  3. Fold on score lines.
  4. Add a little adhesive on the bottom flap.
  5. Close and decorate with twine, thread or thick ribbon. Add a sprig if you like.

 

Supply List for Dashing Along Treat Holders:

Dashing Along Designer Sereies Paper, Stampin Up!, diannescards.com

Aren’t these great papers?

This and That:

Year-End Closeout

Stampin’ Up is having a Year-End close out. Some items from the Holiday catalog are going to e discontinued and some of those are even on sale! Look at the list carefull, near the end are even some sale items from the Annual Catalog! And Merry Christmas to you!

Year End Closeout-US

 

Ready to order? Just click on any of the images in the Purchase List above and that will take you to my 24-7 on-line store. Remember to use this month’s Host Code, 4KGPMV99. If your order is $50 or more, I’ll send along a little gift including a hand crafted card. This is the area to look for when you order.

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Let’s Shine a Little Light!

Each year, during my December card class, I have an extra project for my friends to make as a little gift from me. This year everyone is making a Seasonal Tea Light.  It will be easy to make and so cute. Here’s my sample.

Tea light, Seasonal Tea Light, Seasonal Layers dies,Sweetly Stitched Dies, #GDP167, Stampin' Up!, diannescards.com

I also decided that this would be perfect for this week’s challenge over at Global Design Project.

#GDP167, stampin' Up!, diannescards.com

 

 

Design Notes for Seasonal Tea Light:

If you have a Simply Scored Tool, your life is made so much easier! I’ve made these tea lights before and also made a video. The tea light in the video has the same dimensions but is decorated differently. I used the Seasonal Layers Dies  for the snow flake and the Sweetly Stitched Framelits  and the Twinkle Builder Punch for the trees.

The measurements for the vellum are 4″ x 8 1/2″ and score at 2″, 4″, 6″ and 8″.

 

Purchase List for Seasonal Tea Light:

 

This and That:

Ready to order? Just click on any of the images in the Purchase List above and that will take you to my 24-7 on-line store. Remember to use this month’s Host Code, 4KGPMV99. If your order is $50 or more, I’ll send along a little gift including a hand crafted card. This is the area to look for when you order.

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Do you receive my blog posts by email? I hope so. What about my Newsletter? Right now I’m working on the Twelve Weeks of Christmas. Each Wednesday for the next few weeks you’ll receive a tutorial with loads of pictures for some great Holiday project. Just sign up by clicking on the icon below. Be sure to sign up for blog posts and Newsletters.

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Thanks for stopping by today.

Dianne

 

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All Wrapped Up in Country Lane

Honestly, I wasn’t going to send out a blog post today. If you receive my Newsletter (and I hope you do), today you received a tutorial for a lotion holder. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here. Though we are only having six for dinner, I’ve got lots to do. However, I saw a really cute candy holder on Pootles website early this morning and decided I had to make some for our table with some pieces of Country Lane Designer Paper that I had left over.

Country Lane Designer Series Paper, Envelope Punch Board, table favors, Thanksgiving, Stampin' Up!, diannescards.com

 

The size is a bit different than the ones that Pootles made but it was pretty easy to make the adjustment.

 

 

Design Notes for Country Lane Treat Holders:

Since I used Ghirardelli Square Mints for my treats, I had to change the size. I ended up using 4″ x 4″ pieces of Country Lane Designer Series Paper and punched and scored at 2″ on the Envelope Punch Board.

Country Lane Designer Series Paper, Envelope Punch Board, table favors, Thanksgiving, Stampin' Up!, diannescards.com

I added just a bit of adhesive on one flap and closed around the mint. To decorate, I used some Linen Thread, Corrugated Elements and some of the Leaves Trinkets. Done!

Country Lane Designer Series Paper, Envelope Punch Board, table favors, Thanksgiving, Stampin' Up!, diannescards.com

I know these will look great on my table with the Napkin Rings I made with the October Paper Pumpkin materials. See that post here.

Thanksgiving Napkin Rings, Brushwork alphabet stamp set, Friends of a Feather Paper Pumpkin Kit,

 

 

 

Purchase List for Country Lane Treat Holders:

 

Coming Up:

Online Extravanganza

Some of the biggest sales of the year are happening, which means some of the biggest savings are, too! Stampin’ Up! is no exception. I hope you are ready to save big, because Stampin’ Up! is throwing a spectacular six-day promotion with exclusive, limited-time deals. Get ready for Online Extravaganza!

Online Extravaganza will run for six days. During this time, Stampin’ Up!l be throwing three, 48-hour sales featuring a selection of products from the 2018–2019 annual catalog—all at 10% off! Each 48-hour sale will feature two product categories (e.g., paper, stamps, ink, etc.). When one sale ends, the next sale begins; this cycle will continue until Online Extravaganza is over. By the end, nearly every item from the annual catalog will have been sale!

Here are some details.

November 23–24 – That’s tomorrow Friday and Saturday!

PAPER & EMBELLISHMENTS

  • Bags
  • Brads and Buttons
  • Cards and Envelopes
  • Cardstock
  • Designer Series Paper
  • Embossing material
  • Glitter
  • Ribbons
  • Twine
  • Specialty Paper
  • Tags
  • Washi Tape

 

November 25–26

STAMPS & KITS

  • Stamp sets (clear-mount, wood-mount, and photopolymer)
  • Project kits
  • Card kits
  • Kit refills
  • Memories & More
  • Punch box kits

November 27–28

TOOLS & INK

  • Adhesives
  • Applicators
  • Cleaners
  • Cutting tools
  • Embossing folders
  • Framelits and thinlits
  • Ink Pads
  • Ink refills
  • Markers
  • Punches
  • Scoring Tools
  • Stamp blocks and cases

 

 

Hope you are having a great day. Gotta go make pies!

Dianne

Stampin’ Up! Turns 30!

During the past few weeks, I’ve posted a few things relating to Stampin’ Up!’s 30th year in business. Last week I was in Orlando for the annual convention and celebration of 30 years. What a great time! Fun and exhausting! Often times at convention, demonstrators make little gifts for one another. Unfortunately, it just wasn’t in my schedule this time. However, two of my down line got together and created a darling gift! It’s clear they know that Stampin’ Up! Turns 30!

Stampin' Up Turns 30, stampin' Up!, pizza box, diannescards.com

 

I love those little pizza boxes.

Stampin' Up Turns 30, pizza box, stampin' Up!, diannescards.com

And inside were some adorable note cards/ gift enclosure cards.

Stampin' Up Turns 30, stampin' Up!, diannescards.com

 

 

Right Now:

There are some things from the Holiday Catalog that have been so popular that they are selling out. If you’ve had your eyes on any of these things, GET THEM NOW! They are selling out and when they are gone, they will NOT be restocked.

 

Coming up:

ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA STARTS SOON

Online Extravaganza is coming next week! Deals start November 23 (Black Friday) through November 28. Check back on November 20 for more details.

Thanks so much to all of you who voted for my card. I came in 7th! I will be participating in a Blog Hop sometime soon!

Do you receive my blog posts by email? I hope so. What about my Newsletter? Right now I’m working on the Twelve Weeks of Christmas. Each Wednesday for the next few weeks you’ll receive a tutorial with loads of pictures for some great Holiday project. Just sign up by clicking on the icon below. Be sure to sign up for blog posts and Newsletters.

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Hope you are looking forward to a good weekend!

Dianne

 

 

Something for Dorothy

October 25th. My Mom’s birthday. She’s been gone since 2004, yet I think of her and miss her everyday. She had lots of great sayings. One of my favorite “Dorothy-isms” – “Life is short, celebrate everything”. I think I’ve inherited her zeal for celebrating anything and everything. (I once gave a puppy shower.) Thanksgiving was one of her favorite holidays and definitely is my favorite. In honor of Mom on her birthday, I made something she’d love, some napkin rings for our Thanksgiving table.

Thanksgiving Napkin Rings, Brushwork alphabet stamp set, Friends of a Feather Paper Pumpkin Kit,

I’m not sure how many will be joining us this year but at least I’ve got a start.

Design Notes for Thanksgiving Napkin Rings:

To confess, they were a lot easier to make than they may look. The leaves are all from the October Paper Pumpkin Kit, Friends of a Feather. I just stamped the monograms and then mounted them on some Fresh Fig and Copper Foil Circles.  I then added some Copper Twine which is also from the Paper Pumpkin Kit.

I used lots of Tear & Tape to make sure everything stayed on the Copper Foil Cylinder that goes around the napkin. If you are going to make something like this, be sure to use a Bone Folder to soften the Copper Foil before turning it into a cylinder.Then the paper will remain smooth and not show a lot of creases.

Thanksgiving Napkin Rings, Brushwork alphabet stamp set, Friends of a Feather Paper Pumpkin Kit,

I still have lots left to create the intended Paper Pumpkin cards! Here’s a look at the cards for this month.

Paper Pumpkin Oct. '18, Thanksgiving, Stampin' Up!, diannescards.com

You might want to check out the video showing how to assemble as well.

 

 

Supply List for Thanksgiving Napkin Rings:

 

 

This and That:

https://www.stampinup.com/ecweb/default.aspx

Ready to order? Just click on any of the images in the Supply List and that will take you to my 24-7 on-line store. Remember to use this month’s Host Code, UQQ7BE3N. If your order is $50 or more, I’ll send along a little gift including a hand crafted card.

 

Do you receive my blog posts by email? I hope so. What about my Newsletter? Right now I’m working on the Twelve Weeks of Christmas. Each Wednesday for the next few weeks you’ll receive a tutorial with loads of pictures for some great Holiday project. Just sign up by clicking on the icon below. Be sure to sign up for blog posts and Newsletters. .

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Need a catalog? I’d be happy to get one to you, just email me at [email protected]

 

Thanks for stopping by today.

Dianne

 

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