Paper Crafting Blog Hop Small Bloom Punch

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I hope you are enjoying our Sale-A-Bration themed Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Blog Hop. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide array of fun projects to share with you! You may have arrived from  Krissi Hannahs’ blog. She had a fabulous project!

I picked the Golden Honey Specialty designer series paper as my second Sale-A-Bration pick instead of getting the coordinating stamp set for the Small Bloom punch. So I needed to use a stamp set I already had on my shelf to create color in the bloom punched shapes.  The splotchy images are in the Painted Poppies stamp set.

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the supplies used…

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Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy’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
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan
Krissi Hannahs

 

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.

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 to get the conversation started.

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

PPP Blog Hop Something for Everything

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Welcome to the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop! We will be sharing lots of ideas for using the December Paper Pumpkin kit, Something for Everything, in alternate projects. You may have arrived from Deb Naylor’s blog. She had a great project!

My first project pairs Paper Pumpkin stamps with supplies already on my shelf. Our Notecards and Envelopes are a great basic supply which are ready to use since they are cut and scored.

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Then I paired the just because stamp with snowflakes and stamen stamps from the Colorful Seasons stamp set in the annual catalog.

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Last, I cut one of the card bases included in the kit and attached the pieces to a Garden Green card base. It’s an unusual design but appropriate for the “hey friend, love you lots” sentiment included on the card.

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In case you want to see the Stampin’ Up! fast motion video using the original kit contents…

Thank you for joining us as we share the possibilities of Paper Pumpkin. Now hop over to Janey Backer’s blog to see what she designed.

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The Trucks

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I meant to post these trucks earlier this week. Sugar Cookie Social guests made them for what I intended to be a party favor to hold the snack sack and chocolate in the truck bed. I bought the snacks before I made a sample of the trucks as you can see the snacks are too large for the truck bed. A chocolate kiss would fit though.

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Have a nice day!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Good Morning Beautiful

As I write this post, Jim Brickman is playing his piano song “Good Morning Beautiful.” It’s a catchy tune that brings in a new day and amplifies the shining sun. I have lots on my schedule for today so need the extra peppy sun to help me through my day.

First up today is writing this post and officially declaring Christmas Holiday 2019 paper crafting done! All senior sessions have been held, neighbor cards have been delivered and greeting cards being sent near and far are on the postal trucks.

The volume of supplies I use around this time of year are fun numbers for me. This is just my best guess for the supplies used for the senior sessions as I tried to keep count while preparing supplies continually during the season.

I could probably make a 12 days of Christmas song out of it, maybe next year!

1000 red rhinestones

600 tied bows

420 holiday rhinestones

200 punched bows

46 rubber bands

36 sheets of designer series paper

28 packages of envelopes

24 packages of colored cardstock

6 packages of whisper white

5 packages Night Before Christmas paper

3 packages of glue dots

and lots of glue sticks!

I prepared 1114 kits for the seniors to assemble with all these supplies. That’s a lot of seniors I visited during the holiday season! Here is a sampling of the designs shared at the sessions.

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Wishing you a fun holiday week. Let the Scrabble games begin!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Gift Packaging

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I hope you are enjoying our gift packaging themed Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Blog Hop. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide array of fun projects to share with you! You may have arrived from Annette’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

My project looks likes a landscape card. Flip it open to reveal a pocket for a gift card, note or cash works too.

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Supplies used…visualize the scallop circle replacing the blueberry bushel circle in the design. I mailed all of the styles away using the scallop circle before realizing I did not take a photo of it.

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Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy’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
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Katie Johnson
Annette McMillan

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.

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 to get the conversation started.

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley