Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Thankful for you treat pouches

Hello my stamping friends!  Today I am sharing a fun little treat pouch that I made recently.  I made 50 of them to be exact.  I love the little pillow box die and knew it would be the perfect thing for small favors for the teacher's dinner.  The PTA makes a dinner for the teachers during the parent teachers conferences and I am on the teacher appreciation committee this year.  I made cup cakes for their dessert, and I put one of these little pouches at each place setting.

I started by making the center images for the pouches.  I used markers to ink up the image, then punched them out with the 2 inch circle punch.

I was able to get 12 out of a sheet of 8 1/2 by 11 cardstock.

Next I cut out all the pillow boxes, using the Old Olive scraps to also pouch out the leaves. 

I wrapped some of the thin gold thread around my fingers and then I adhered it to the back of the main stamped image.

I then adhered my leaves, three paper and one burlap. 

I then attached the center piece to the pillow box, which I had wrapped with a fun strip of designer paper from the Into the woods collection. 

I closed one end of the box with my bone folder.  If you rub the bone folder against the scored edge the flap closes very nicely and you do not need to use any adhesive on the ends.

I filled the pouches with chocolates and mints.

I made ten in each color. I choose the colors straight from the colors in the designer series paper.

I hope you like my project.  Thanks for stopping by!!

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Weekly Deals

Amazingly, Stampin' Up! is still having a weekly deal on top of the fabulous Online Extravaganza!  Check them out! 

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Online Extravaganza Starts Now!!

The Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza starts now!! The list is huge with one day door busters on the first and last day!  The first one has paper packs buy 3 get 1 free!!  I will be grabbing some paper for sure, the Merry Moments and Timeless Elegance.  The list is long so click here to see the whole list.

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza begins on Monday!!

Hello everyone!  The details have just been released by Stampin' Up! and you can see all that will be on special starting Monday morning!  There are some 24 hour only door busters too!  Check it all out!!
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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Retiring Holiday items

It's hard to believe, but the Holiday season is right around the corner and will soon be over almost before it began.  Stampin' Up! is gearing up for the late winter/spring catalog, which will be released on January 5th!  They are making room for new items and getting ready to retire some older ones.  Click here to see a list of retiring items so that you can see if there are some must haves that you have not gotten yet.  Get them while you can!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

November My Paper Pumpkin ~ Mistletoe and Holly

I got my November My Paper Pumpkin today and it is so pretty!  I love it! It is called Mistletoe and Holly and contains supplies for 10 cards.

Here is what you get.  And I want to point out that Stampin' Up! says that you just need to add your favorite adhesive and you are good to go, but I have not had to break out any of my own adhesive to put the kits together in a long time.  and I always have left over dimentionals and glue dots.

Here is a close up of the stamp set.  Very nice, perfect addition to my stamp stash.  You also get a Cherry Cobbler ink stamp spot.

The cards are really pretty, I love the colors and the cute "berries".

The Mistletoe card is really nice to, with pearls for berries.  And do you see the fun envelopes?  The outside is Cherry Cobbler and the inside has a fun pattern.

Do you get My Paper Pumpkin?  Wish you did?  Click the My Paper Pumpkin tab to the right of my post and join.  Build up a get collection of stamps and ink, and make cute projects each month.  As a subscriber, you can also get past kit refills so that you can make more of the same projects, or make alternate projects with the supplies.  There is a whole Pinterest Page devoted to sharing other things you can do with your kits!  You can cancel at any time. What's there to lose?  There are two ways to join.  Pay month to month with a subscription, charged as you go.  Or, prepay for 1,3, 6 or 12 months and not get charged again until it runs out and you can choose to then just be done, or pre-pay again. 

Already get Paper Pumpkin?  Go to the Pinterest page to see what others are making with their kits!  See any you wish you could do, go to the Stampin' Up! store and see if there are refills or kits still available.   Check out these I found on Pinterest...
Both made with last Octobers kit, which has refills available, and lucky me I had three of the boxes left over so I now know what I am going to do with them! 
Check out what other past kits are available here.  

Thanks for stopping by!! Please feel free to contact me with any questions!  

Tuesday, November 17, 2015