Paper Crafting Blog Hop Snowflake Splendor

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you showcasing December Celebrations. You may have arrived from Sandy’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

Best laid plans change. I love the Snowflake Splendor Suite. When I initially created this blog post, my plan was to use this suite. But then I got to designing without consulting my notes and came up with these square acetate box designs which are perfectly sized for a couple of candy store chocolate treats.

one for Christmas using a pattern from the Forever Greenery paper pack…

one for Valetine’s using the red velvet 12×12 inch paper…

Both use the beaded pearl trio embellishments found in the August-December mini-catalog. Snap them up quick because they did not make it into the January-June mini-catalog.

Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy’s blog and see what fun project she designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker YOU ARE HERE!
Tracy Held
Annette McMillan
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Amber Meulenbelt
Julia Mazur
Sandra Roberts
Sue McDonald
Carol Payne
Sandy Ward

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click here for details on what Stampin’ Up! offers in a welcome kit for.

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

Thanks for stopping by!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Love of Leaves

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you showcasing our fabulous Designer Series Paper. You may have arrived from Maureen’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

Love of Leaves stamp set, Stitched Leaves dies and In Good Taste designer series paper were my product picks for these hand stamped greeting cards. Card base colors are cajun craze, soft suede and mango melody.

the framelits have detailed stitching…

quick thank you card…

using a scrap piece of In Good Taste designer series paper…

Old World Paper embossing folder used on the card front…a little something stamped on the inside too…

supplies used to create three different looks….

Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Carol Payne’s blog and see what fun project she designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker YOU ARE HERE!
Carol Payne
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Krissi Hannahs
Amber Meulenbelt
Sandra Roberts
Sue McDonald
Sandy Ward
Maureen Rauchfuss

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click here for details on what Stampin’ Up! offers in a welcome kit for.

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

Thanks for stopping by!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Gift Bow Builder Punch

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you showcasing our fabulous punches. You may have arrived from Annette McMillan’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

I opted to use the Gift Bow Builder punch, the Celebration Labels dies and coordinating Celebration Tidings stamp set for a 6×8 inch cello bag topper. I slide the Pampered Pets stamp set inside the cello bag to show how large the bag is since the bag is hard to photograph. Create a coordinating gift note to slip inside the bag using the Celebration Labels dies too.

Supplies used to create the bag topper and gift note include products from the Pampered Pets Suite, the patterned paper, real red stitched ribbon and a bone trinket. Other products as shown in the photo below.

I created the kitty cat topper during a Lunchtime Facebook Live after this post was published.

Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog in Australia and see what fun project she designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Katie Johnson
Krissi Hannahs
Sandra Roberts
Sue McDonald
Sandy Ward
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan

I’ll be doing a Facebook Live on my page demonstrating how I made the bag topper, only using the kitty print instead, at noon, central time, September 16th. Join me live or on replay. Search for Super Awesome Stamper Shirley Merker on Facebook and you have found my page.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! A Super Awesome New Demonstrator promotion is going on right now! Click here and scroll to the Get and Go Starter Kit Promotion for details. Offer ends September 30th.

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

Thanks for stopping by!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Lunchtime Facebook Live link…

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Playing with Patterns

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you showcasing our fabulous product Suites. You may have arrived from Annette McMillan’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

I opted to use Playing with Patterns Suite which is showcased on pages 100-102 of the annual catalog.

This Suite features the Playful Alphabets Dies and Pattern Play photopolymer stamp set. The coordinating patterned paper package, Playing with Patterns, has modern designs in pops of purple posy, night of navy, coastal cabana and calypso coral shades. I opted for the dramatic combination of night of navy against purple posy.

Since the stamps are photopolymer, they can be coaxed into a gentle curve as stamped with the bottom sentiment.

Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog in Australia and see what fun project she designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Krissi Hannahs
Carol Payne
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Cindi Pratt
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click the Contact button above and let me know you are interested in learning about being on my team.

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

Thanks for stopping by!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Peony Garden

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Welcome to our Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring talented Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe including the USA, United Kingdom and Australia. We have a wide array of fun projects and design styles to share with you showcasing our fabulous designer series paper (dsp). You may have arrived from Annette McMillan’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

The color combo in the Peony Garden dsp is tranquil and perfect for summer wedding events.

Here is what I designed using the Peony Garden dsp…

Tip: Use tear and tape to secure an easy bow. Just place the ribbon back and forth, no knot required!

Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog in Australia and see what fun project she designed.

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker YOU ARE HERE!
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner 
Terri Stewart
Krissi Hannahs
Debbie McNeill
Katie Johnson
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan

Supplies used…

Peony Garden dsp

Beautiful Friendship stamp set

Elegant Faceted Gems

Gray Granite Shimmer Ribbon

Whisper White Cardstock

Basic Gray Cardstock

Dainty Diamonds 3D embossing folder

Layering Circles framelits

Wink of Stella (brushed over the dsp and stamped flowers to give a shimmery look)

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click the Contact button above and let me know you are interested in learning about being on my team.

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

Thanks for stopping by!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley