Parade of Holiday Cheer

Good Morning! It is bright and crisp here. Sun shining down on new fallen snow with outside temperatures in the negatives. Although it is pretty, it is not my kind of weather! Much prefer gentle warm breezes while sipping a refreshing kombucha. Looking forward to those days already!

Let’s stay in the moment and current season for now. I’ll share swaps received at #Onstage November 2016 in Madison in the next few posts. I’ll stack ’em deep in case you need holiday inspiration. Here goes!

My design…I learned that the cut designer series paper can’t be jumbled around in the storage container because then the patterns don’t match! I created a video to share how to cut the angle perfectly every time here.

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Unknown designer…

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I Love You designed by Tina Petko…

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The next two flew all the way from Maryland! Andrea Haines created both of these. The Tidings of Comfort and Joy card will be scrapbooked for sure! Andrea blogged about her journey with Gingi here.

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Check back tomorrow for another stack of holiday inspiration! If you would like to order any of these products, my online store is open 24/7. I appreciate your business! Thank You!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

 

Build It Framelits in Basic Gray

Last of day of sharing projects that I created as a display stamper for Stampin’ Up!’s Madison convention in November. We were asked to create 15 projects so I decided to split them up using three different accent colors. Today’s accent color is basic gray. I used an ancient technique we learned so long ago…creating our own designer series paper using inks and rubber stamps! The patterns on the very vanilla paper were all hand stamped by me using the Nailed It stamp set and delightful dijon and basic gray inks.

Both smiley face stamps are part of the Nailed It stamp set. There is a frowny face too šŸ˜¦

Our kraft tag a bag gift bags make quick gift card holders. Hmmm…I’ll try to get a video posted on that. The cello bag with the visa card inside is our medium clear envelopes. Neat alternate uses for both products!

We will be back to holiday cards in the next post! See you then!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

 

Build It Framelits in Old Olive

In case you missed yesterday’s post, I was a display stamper at a recent Stampin’ Up! convention. I can share my Urban Underground Suite projects with you now. Enjoy the soothing old olive tones!

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Stamp set is the new Urban District on page 47 of the spring Occasions catalog. I also used the Urban Underground Embellishments. The Build It framelit was used to create the ruler outline in the photo directly above. Let me know if you need help identifying the regular catalog products which you can order through my online store.

One more day of Urban Underground Suite ideas and then we return to Christmas holiday cards!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Build It Framelits in Real Red

I was chosen as a display stamper for Madison’s Onstage Stampin’ Up! convention in November! I was not allowed to share what I created to show at convention until after all demonstrators were allowed to preorder these products. So here is what I created using the Urban Underground Suite!

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Build It Framelits are new as well as the coordinating stamp set Nailed It. Both are on page 48 of the spring Occasions catalog. See the fun hexagon embossing? Create the same deep etching using the hexagons dynamic textured impressions embossing folder on page 47 of the spring Occasions catalog. I just received my shipment of these catalogs along with the Sale-a-bration brochure! Let me know when you can stop by to pick up your copy!

Papers used on these projects are real red, delightful dijon and very vanilla cardstock. Serene Scenery is the designer series paper. Real red is the ink. Ribbon is delightful dijon mini striped measuring 5/8 inch wide. The gift card envelope and trims thinlits were used to create the unique tag shapes and the photo mat on the scrapbook page, the real red layer on the card, the flap layer on the star party favor and also the nailed it gift card holder. The only project I did not use this thinlit was the petite cafe bag!

It was fun to receive a bundle of supplies to create with and then share the projects with my stamping friends at convention. Check back tomorrow for another suite of projects.

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

 

Paper Pumpkin = Paper Crafting Kits for Kids

I asked my stamping friends to help with #givingtuesday by donating a Paper Pumpkin paper crafting kit to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison. The kits arrived at my house later last week. I delivered them to RMHC of Madison after inserting an acrylic block.

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Paper Pumpkin is an all inclusive paper crafting kit that creates hand stamped greeting cards and party favors. Everything needed to create the projects are included the box: stamps, inks, papers cut and scored, die cuts or stickers and ribbons. Glue dots help make assembly easy for the newbies. The kits will be included in welcome bags so that children receiving care at the nearby hospitals can take it with them to the hospital or back home with them. Parents can get involved during creation time since photo instructions are included in the box too.

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If you would like to get on the donor list, the cost is $20. I’ll cover the cost of the acrylic block and deliver the kits to the house. Thanks for donating!

Update: Wendy saw this post and is donating a kit! Thanks Wendy!

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Super Awesome Stamper Shirley