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Patty's Paper Drawer & Specials Tomorrow

 

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Special Announcements and Stampin' Up! SALE INFO starting tomorrow!!!

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About a month ago I saw an idea online with a beautiful drawer full of cardstock ready to stamp and use in card making, so I bought 2 each of the 8-1/2" x 11" Cardstock Assortment packages from Stampin' Up! plus 2 extra packs of Whisper White, and I created my own

Paper Drawer of Happiness !!!!

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Doesn't that just make you want to craft and create cards!?

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The drawer divider was from IKEA .. thank you to Christina's comment below.. here is the link to the drawer organizer at IKEA.  I have 2 in this drawer.

Below: on the right you can see my 1/2 sheets of all the colors and Whisper White, and then WHOHOOO... stacks of 2" wide pieces for my Scalloped Tag Topper punch and my Angled Tag Topper Punch!!  How lovely is THAT!?

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 If you'd like to do the same thing, below are the links to the paper packs I purchased.  If you don't relish the idea of cutting all that cardstock, consider taking it to FedEx Kinkos or Staples.. they can usually cut it for a very nominal fee.

I cut it in 1/2 first, then cut one of the stacks in 1/2 again for the 1/4 sheets.. hope that makes sense?  I did that with 2 packs of each assortment and 2 packs of Whisper White.

 

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THESE PAPER PACK ASSORTMENTS WILL BE ON SALE FROM OCT. 1 to OCT. 6!!

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On Sale Oct. 1 to Oct. 6, 2014!!!

Orders may be placed in my online store!

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Creative Challenge Club Sketch CCC15 Color Me Autumn

 

I don't know about you but the weeks are flying by this year! Can you believe it's almost October!?

It's Monday again and it's time for another Creative Challenge Club Sketch!

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I used the Autumn Accents Bigz Big Shot die to create my leaves, and a piece of Under the Tree DSP for my background tag.  You might recognize the black and white strip under the leaves, .. directions are in  THIS POST.

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Please play along with us this week... view the Design Team cards and upload YOUR card on our blog today! :) click here!

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I used the Crushed Curry and Cajun Craze papers from the Color Me Autumn DSP package (pg 41 Holiday catalog) to die cut the leaves, then sponged the edges with Pumpkin Pie ink.  Hello is stamped in Early Espresso on the Color Me Autumn paper with a stamp from Four You (pg 19 annual catalog).

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The tag was created with a 2" wide strip of Under the Tree paper (pg 5 Holiday catalog) and the Angled Tag Topper Punch. Tangerine Tango twine gives a pop of color and helps balance out the strip of Back to Black paper, too.

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Please Visit ALL of our Design Team members for lots of great inspiration!

Patty Bennett: http://www.pattystamps.typepad.com
Wendy Cranford: http://www.luvinstampin.com
Katina Martinez: http://lovinglifeslittleblessings.com
Jason Loucks: http://studioonyx.net
Cindee Wilkinson: http://www.justspongeit.com/?reqp=1&reqr=
Nicole Tugrul: http://becreativewithnicole.blogspot.com
Stacy Williams: http://www.stampnshare.com

 

 

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Don't Miss the Weekly Deals at Stampin' Up!

 

I'm very excited about the current weekly deals on Sale!!

  If you are viewing this between Sept. 23 and Sept. 29 you will be able to purchase my favorite Stampin' Up! Big Shot die - Party Pennants at a DISCOUNT!

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Patty's Favorite - Party Pennants Bigz Die!

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View All Weekly Deals in my online store

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Flower Patch Stampin' Up! note card

 

Just thought I'd take a break from some fall and Christmas ideas to bring you one of my favorite flower cards ... The Party Pennants Bigz die (for the Big Shot) is on sale this week through the end of the day on Monday, Sept. 29 (on the weekly deals), so I thought you might like to see a sample using this great die! 

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I die cut one of the pennants from the Party Pennants die with Whisper White cardstock on my Big Shot, and then stamped randomly on it with my Flower Patch stamp set (pg 156, #134207) in Crisp Cantaloupe, Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral and Old Olive.  Then I stamped a couple floewrs and punched them out with the Petite Petals punch to add over the stamped ones, and finally I stamped the large Beautiful Bunch flower in Blackberry Bliss on Whisper White, 2 times, and punched them both out with the Fun Flower Punch and added it to the card with Stampin' Dimensionals.

It was so fun to just punch a bunch of flowers and stamp a background and then start layering... it's like a pretty flower garden in the spring! 

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I layered the pennant onto DSP from the Sweet Taffy package and then onto a Whisper White Note Card.

Great pops of color, and great card for almost any occasion!

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Stampin' Up! Festival of Trees Donation

 

For our final activity at the Founder's Circle Retreat last week in St. George, UT, we divided into 3 groups and decorated 3 Christmas Trees with Stampin' Up! and other handmade decorations! These trees will be donated to the Festival of Trees event which benefits the Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT.  People will bid on these fully decorated trees! How fun is that!?

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There were approx. 130 of us on the trip and we were divided into 3 groups, and smaller teams within each group.  Each group decorated one tree.  Each team was in charge of making one kind of decoration, and some demonstrators were in charge of the actual decorating.

Our team was the Fa La La La La's and we were in charge of making these stars and Baker's Twine Ornaments:

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Shelli stopped by our table for a photo and to see how we were doing on our stars.

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If you don't recognize these fabulous stars, that's ok.. they are from a brand new kit that is coming in the October Holiday supplement!!!  If you don't have a demonstrator and need a supplement, let me know.. I'll be mailing them the 2nd week of October.

SNEAK PEEK of the Many Merry Stars Kit!

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The largest star in the kit was used as a decoration with the wrapped gift boxes!

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Here is Connie showing her adorably wrapped package!

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I wanted to share a few of the other beautiful ornaments that other teams were creating for their trees...

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Above/Below: Nordic Noel buttons (pg 15 Holiday Catalog) #135836 glued to Star Die Cuts (pg 231 Annual Catalog) #133723 with Multipurpose Glue (pg 204) #110755.

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Below: Joyce and Sara working on rosette star ornaments.

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Below: curled strips of Designer paper inside plastic ornaments with NOEL framelit die cuts in Silver paper (see below for ordering info for all supplies)

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How fun and simple.. punch 1" circles out of Silver Glimmer paper and attach to a styrofoam ball!

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 Well, how is that for just a ton of fun Christmas Ornament ideas!?

Here was our entire group in front of our finished tree:

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Founder's Circle 2014 Trip to Kanab

 

One of the highlights of the Founder's Circle Retreat is our bus trip from St. George to the Stampin' Up! Manufacturing Facility in Kanab, UT!  Every year there is something new to see and more to learn about the creation of our rubber stamps!

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This year we decided as a Founder's Circle group to "flash mob" the amazing employees and bring them treats, cards, signs and tokens of our appreciation for them!  As we got off the bus and were greeted by all of the amazing employees, we handed them treats and goodies and signs.. it was so fun to see them smile!! I created about 70 signs in My Digital Studio and had them printed through our My Digital Studio print service and we handed them out.

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When we first arrived, our group was treated to a super fun Make & Take project featuring the brand new Hello December Project Life by Stampin' Up! kit!  You are going to find this kit in the new Holiday Supplement coming out in Oct!!  If you do not have a demonstrator and would like one of those supplements, let me know.

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Below.. this is just some of the great product in the new Hello December Project Life Kit!

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Below.. a few of the Project Life cards I made to go in my December book.

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Below: Do you think Katina and Wendy are excited about this!!??  :)

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Below: I think Tami and Jill love it too!

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Below: my upline Sandy and I working on the Project Life cards.

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Below:  after working on the Project Life cards, we went upstairs to Shelli's apartment and she graciously took photos with everyone!

Left to Right: Katina, Shelli, Wendy and Patty

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Below:  Then we got to tour the rubber stamp making area of the facility

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Below:  Katina poses with a huge roll of rubber..  just think.. this rubber could become a stamp that finds its way to your house!!

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Below: Oh my .. is this just too much delicious paper!!?? yum!

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Below: Evelyn and Katina show off some of the fun free gifts we received at Kanab!

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Below: after the tour, we were treated to an amazing BBQ lunch!!

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Below: after leaving Stampin' Up! in Kanab, we stopped by the park down the street where all the recycled red rubber makes a great cushion under the play structures!

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Wendy, Katina and I decided to use the slide :)

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Below: we are posing with my upline Sandy, who is the leader of The Udderly Awesome group.  I am Sandy's direct recruit, Wendy & Katina are in my group, and Lee is also under Sandy.

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Well, Good Bye Kanab until next time... It's amazing to see the humble beginnings of a rubber stamp... you make it magical for us!!

Thank you Kanab employees for all you do to bring us such joy!

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And what a wonderful way to end a fabulous day... dinner with the Shelli and Sara at the Marriott Courtyard where we were staying!

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Founder's Circle 2014 Christmas Tag Ideas

 

I have a few more days of Stampin' Up! Founder's Circle photos to share with you!

The staff and concept artists go overboard with AMAZING ideas for the theme, decor, projects, gifts, and displays every year on our Founder's Circle Retreat!

This year the theme was "Home for the Holidays" and it was truly like being in a gorgeously decorated home in December all week!  I wanted to share the GREAT Christmas Tags they created and tied to jars of candy!

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You might even want to take a look at larger photos.. so I'll also post those here and link to all the supplies for your online ordering convenience at the bottom of this post.

Below: punched out trees from the TREE PUNCH wrapped with Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive Baker's Twine

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Below: Vintage Christmas tag with Lovely As a Tree stamp

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Below: Under the Tree paper punched with Tree Punch and stamped with Festival of Trees stamp. Basics Hodgepodge star clip is the perfect embellishment!

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Below.. .my personal FAVE with the Star Framelits and the Bright & Beautful stamp set.

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Below: I would never have thought to make a tag out of the Christmas Bauble stamp (pg 19 Holiday catalog)!  the Joy die cut is from the Wonderful Wreath framelit set.  Silver Glimmer Paper is the PERFECT finish!

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Below: Scalloped Tag Topper punch with Holiday Home stamp set and framelit bunde embellishment!

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Now, aren't you in the mood to stamp some Christmas tags!?  I am!!

 

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Stampin Up Specials, Weekly Deals & More

 

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 Stampin' Up! Weekly Specials

always start on Tuesday..

 

and since I don't ever want you to miss out, I try to post this link several times during the month, and it's always below my name at the bottom of every post if you miss my other posts.

 

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 I've had several more requests for the

Holiday Catalog Product Share

so I'm forming a few more groups.. if you want to be a part of a new group to receive all the products shown here, please

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then email me (pattystamps@comcast.net) to tell me "I'm in!"

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  Jason is listing on ebay for me and you can view all our

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Here is a quick video showcasing the products in the Holiday Catalog Product Sampler mentioned above! 

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Wicked Witch with Dress Up Framelits

 

One of my most popular projects and most repinned on Pinterest is the Wicked Witch Punch Art project I blogged last October.

130101-dress-up-framelitsI thought I'd take a quick minute to remind you that these amazing Dress Up Framelits are on the CLEARANCE RACK for ONLY $14.99 so if you did not get a chance to purchase them from the last catalog, get them now before they sell out! (see all the Clearance Rack items online in my store!)

 

See all my fun Dress Up projects here!

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Grab your supplies now so you have them in time to make fun Wicked Witch Halloween cards this year!

 

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Founder's Circle Update

 

Hi Friends,

Tonight I'm opting to link you to my Business Facebook page for more photos from our Founder's Circle events... If I don't pack my suitcase, I won't be able to fly home tomorrow, so.... I opted for quickly uploading to FB instead of a long blog post.

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Above... this is what I'm trying to get packed in addition to everything I came with! Stampin' Up! is VERY Generous to the Founder's Circle members! Thank you Stampin Up!

When you go view the page, be sure to click on and scroll through all the photos. I've been posting there quite a bit this week for you! :)

Thank you to everyone who took advantage of my Founder's Circle Specials!  Don't forget.. today is the last day to get your free goodies with your orders!

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If you are on my customer email list, you received a newsletter from me last week announcing a new Holiday Supplement from Stampin' Up! available in October... I can tell you that one of the fun products in that brochure is a kit that makes these great stars!!  They are so pretty and the kit comes with a TON of products!

If you do not have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and would like one of the Holiday Supplement brochures, please leave me a comment or send an email (PattyStamps@comcast.net) so I can mail one to you in October!

 

View My Founder's Circle Customer Special here!

I'll also be posting updates to my Facebook Page Here this week.

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Founder's Circle 2014 Stamping and Friends

 

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I absolutely love hanging out with my fellow Stampin' Up! Founder's Circle demonstrator friends at the annual Founder's Circle retreat.. I thought you would enjoy some photos of some of the fun we've been having!!

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 How about some fun stamping samples... do you see the new products!!??

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I don't know about you but I'm THRILLED to have more ideas to use with these great polka dot bags!!  And look how fun it is to punch it with the Confetti Star Boarder Punch! The Mingle All The Way stamp set on this tag is so cute!!  And check out the fun Old Olive Thick Baker's Twine too!

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Founder's Circle 2014 Swap Night

 

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How much more fun could we have than swapping stamped cards with 113 of our fellow Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Founder's Circle Achiever friends!?  Oh my.. we always have a blast!!  AND.. we always swap in our PJ's, so that's double fun, right!?

 The evening began with presentations by staff and Shelli and by 10 demonstrators. I volunteered to do one of the Bussiness Tip presentations. 

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Below: Linda giving a presentation.. Bonnie holding her Project Life pages:

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Let the swapping begin!!!!

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Milk and cookies after the swap!

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  And all the swaps I received from my fellow 113 stampin' buddies!

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You can see my swap below (Details Here) and a video about it here.

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Founder's Circle 2014 Welcome Activities and Dinner

 

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It's so exciting to be in St. George, UT at the Marriott Courtyard hotel once again for the annual Founder's Circle Retreat!  I am blessed to say this is my 7th Founder's Circle trip!  I am here with fellow Stampin' Up! Demonstrators who have achieved placing in the top 100 of the company!!  It's so fun to see my demonstrator friends and catch up, chat, mingle, network, eat, stamp, win prizes, see new products... we have a great 5 day retreat with all that and more!

Wednesday was arrival day for everyone and we were greeted with the most amazing Stampin' Up! special events team and Holiday decor.. our theme this year is "Home for the Holidays".  I hope you enjoy these photos of our welcome activities! We were greeted with a gift and cookies and then found the other 6 members of our groups (I am in the Fa-la-la-la group).

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We found our groups and were given a Gingerbread House kit to make.. we could use candies and Stampin' Up! accessories on our house!!

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We each received a lovely (wrapped!) gift after completing our house!

Our dinner was amazing as always.. there is always a theme for the week, and this week it's "Home for the Holidays", so the decor at dinner was like a gorgeous Christmas Dinner, complete with delicious ham dinner and bread pudding!

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This is our group.. the Fa La La La Las... Genevieve, Laurie, Candy, Patty, Susan Elise, Becky and Katina

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Below: lovely gifts for day 1... I can't show you what's in the small package yet.. it's new product... but I'll show you the other goodies another day.

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 As you can see, I'm set up and ready to bring you photos each day from this marvelous trip... hope you enjoy them! 

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So for the next few days we are definitely "home for the holidays"!

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Patty's Founder's Circle 2014 Customer Special

 

While I'm away at the Founder's Circle trip this week, I wanted to offer you, my faithful and amazing customers, a special treat!! OH Wait.. 2 special treats!

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Patty's Founder's Circle 2014 Swap Card

 

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Tomorrow I'm leaving for St. George, Utah to spend the remainder of the week with the top 100 Demonstrators in Stampin' Up!, plus the top Demonstrators from Canada.. it's a delightful annual trip for the Founder's Circle members.. I truly love this time to network with my fellow achievers!

Here is my Founder's Circle Swap Card that I'm taking with me!

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You may have seen my prototype in the video I posted on the weekend, but as you can see, I updated it and changed it a bit with the fun gravestone and another ghostie and added CUTE stamped eyeballs, too!
 

1 youtube 35 Don't miss the VIDEO HERE with instructions for making the card and tips for the Confetti Stars Border punch !

T  We swap in our PJ's and have a fun evening. Watch my blog this week for pix from St. George and our wonderful time together!! 

135868-gratitude-for-days-simply-created-kit  In the video that I mentioned above, I explained all the supplies I used in this card, including the cute little pockets from the Gratitude for Days kit on page 38 in the Holiday catalog.  I didn't use all of the patterns because a couple of them weren't really so Halloween-y, but these are the 8 patterns from the kit that I used:

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These were all the parts as I was getting ready to assemble to make the 113 cards:

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yep, it's a lot of parts.. we are each bringing 113 cards!

How fun is this.. I discovered that the eye stamps in the Freaky Friends stamp set are perfect for making eyes on the ghosties!!!  I die cut the ghosts using the Fun Fall framelits!

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Freaky Friends set, pg 45 #135158 wood, #135161 clear

Fun Fall Framelits, pg 46, #135856

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What do you think about the Fright Night tombstone!?  It's the new Tag Punch on pg 13 of the Holiday catalog (#135860), punched out in Smoky Slate cardstock, and stamped and sponged with Basic Gray ink!  The bat stamps are from 2 sets: Holiday Invitation (pg 49, #135074) and Holiday Home (pg 16 #135095), and the Fright Night stamp comes from the Holiday Cheer set (pg 35 #135188).

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