Sunday, February 24, 2019

Broadway Bound Specialty Designer Series Paper

It's that time again when I am prepping for my monthly card class.  This month we are focusing on Birthdays.  We will be making four cards at my evening class on February 27th.  I thought I would try the Broadway Bound Specialty Designer Series Paper.  I don't have the stamp set that goes with the Suite, but I used what I had and thought Balloon Celebration and Picture Perfect Birthday worked well with each of the cards.
Broadway Bound Specialty Designer Series Paper146277

Bright party designs on one side, all-occasion designs with gold foil on the other side—all you need for glitzy and bold projects!

* 12 sheets: 2 each of 6 double-sided designs. 
* 12" x 12" (30.5 x 30.5 cm)

Coordinating colors: Basic Black, gold foil, Gray Granite, Lemon Lime Twist, Lovely Lipstick, Whisper White

Here is my line up of cards we will be making.  

Super fun paper to make great Birthday cards with.

Here is the product list.  I hope you enjoyed today's card.  Happy stamping and creating!

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Craft Fair 2019 Series 1 oz. Hand Sanitizer Boxes

Here's another option for you for your Craft Fair.  These cute 1 oz bottles of hand sanitizers are super cute boxed up and packaged.  This project is easy to produce and you'll have a bunch created in a jiffy.
I cut my card stock 8 1/2 x 9 and then scored along the 9" side at 3/4, 1 3/4, 4 1/4, 5.  Now take your card stock and you will cut 4 strips; 2 inches each (2 x 9).  The remaining two inch strip that wasn't scored will be used to punch out four circles with the 1 3/4 inch punch.
The pretty paper I used is cut 3 3/4 x 1 3/4 (2 pieces), 1 piece cut 3/4 x 1 3/4, and a final piece cut at 2 1/4 x 1 3/4.  
Using your trio punch, corner round the two largest pieces of your pretty paper along with the corners of the largest piece of card stock that isn't scored (see my video if this is too confusing).
Adhere your pretty paper using Tombo Liquid Glue.  I used the 7/8" scallop circle to cut a opening for the top of the hand sanitizer.  Place your sanitizer on the holder and then fold along the score lines and attach using the liquid glue.
I packaged up with clear bags which I had in my stash. The ribbon adds a nice touch.
Here's my video providing step-by-step instructions.

For all the Stampin' U! products I used for this project, please see my product list below.  You can purchase any of these items from my online store by clicking here.
Happy crafting today!
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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Craft Fair 2019 Series


Welcome back to another Craft Fair 2019 Series.  Today I focus on 2 oz hand sanitizers and how to create a box, tag, and packaging ideas for you.

To create the box, you will need a piece of specialty paper that is thick.  In my video, I used a retired paper, but you can use Share What You Love Specialty paper from my online store by clicking here.

I created a video for you to show you in detail how I scored, cut and added the tear and tape.  Here is the link:

My Stampin' Up! supply list is at the bottom.  Non-SU supplies that I used are:

Dollar Tree Supplies:
2 oz. Hand Sanitizers (they come three to a pack)

Jot Pop-up Stickers, Item #176130 1804.  I'm not sure if you can still purchase them but any embellishment will do.

White Decorative Shred

The clear plastic bags I found a few years back at my local Walmart.

I plan on selling my hand sanitizers for $3 each or 2 for $5.

Leave me a comment and let me know what you would like to see next.
Thanks for visiting today and have a crafty day!

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Happy Valentine's Day Near and Far

Happy Valentine's Day!  

Do you have any traditions for Valentine's Day?  My co-workers will be pampered with these sweet treats that I made over the weekend!

For my sweet treat's I used a clear envelope and filled with treats.  The Whisper White card stock is cut 5 x 4 and then scored at 2".  I adhered a strip of All My Love Designer Series paper to the front of the Whisper White.  The paper is cut 1 3/4 x 5.  Another strip is cut 3/4 x 5.  Using the Starburst punch along with the 1 3/4" circle punch made it super easy.  Lovely Lipstick is the ink color and I used Happy Valentine's Day from the Meant to Be Cling Mount stamp set.


This design can be easily turned into other special occasions and holiday treats as well.  I'll be making a few more for Easter.

For all the products listed above, you can click here to order from my online store.  Sorry no candy though!
Happy Valentine's Day!  

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Customer Rewards Program - Something for You!

Customer Rewards / Perks from Gram

Do you want to earn a $50 shopping spree on behalf of me?

I want to reward my loyal customers with Perks from Gram. Earn 10 points and earn a $50 shopping spree on me! It’s my way of saying “thank you” for being one of my best customers.


*  Each order increment of $50 before shipping and taxes will earn 1 point plus my monthly Hostess Rewards (must use Hostess Code when ordering).

Examples: An order of $50-$99.99 before shipping and taxes earns 1 point plus my monthly Hostess Rewards (when using Hostess Code). An order of $100-$150 before shipping and taxes, earns 2 points, plus my monthly Hostess Rewards. An order of $49.99 or less does not earn points or Hostess Rewards, but I will send you a thank you card in the mail that you can send to someone or keep for yourself.

*  Individual orders cannot not be combined to earn points.

*  Qualifying order increments exclude shipping, taxes and any Stampin’ Rewards overages (including 50% off items).

*  Only one customer per qualifying order. You cannot combine multiple customers.

*  I will keep track of your qualifying orders for you – no need to keep track yourself.

*  When you reach 10 points, I will email you requesting your $50 shopping spree order!

*  Your shopping spree cannot exceed $50. Shopping sprees do not count toward points.

*  You may choose products from any current Stampin’ Up! catalog or the Clearance Rack.

*  I will cover the cost of shipping & taxes (if applicable) on your shopping spree order!

Beginning January 1, 2019, points expire after one year from order purchase date.

*  Terms & conditions are subject to change without notice.

    As always, if you have questions, please send me an email at

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    Sunday, February 3, 2019

    Craft Fair 2019 Series Packaging Ideas for Candles

    Here's an idea for you today.  Let's take an ordinary candle from the Dollar Tree, create a tag, and transform into a nice packaging idea.  

    I plan to sell these at my spring craft fairs this year.  What a great gift for your special friend, relative, teacher, or co-worker.  It's quite simple so let me tell you how I mass produced over twenty of these candles.

    Both candles caught my attention while I was shopping.  I thought to myself; let's try and see if I can package into something that I could offer at my upcoming Spring craft fair.

    The tag is created using Share What You Love Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!.  Cut your specialty paper 2 x 3 1/2.  I then used the Scallop Tag Topper to create the top.  My Project Life corner rounder was used to curve the bottom corners.  I used Night of Navy ink and stamped Just for You from the Vibrant Vases stamp set.  The retired Washi Label punch helped create a nice banner that I adhered with two dimensionals.  The Pool Party Shimmer ribbon coordinated really nice with the paper and candles.

    The bags are from Walmart; you can find them in the bakery section.  I used a piece of Mint Macaroon card stock cut 2 x 4 for the bottom of the bag.  Added some decorative shred to add a bit of "cushion" in the packaging and also a nice decorative touch as well.

    I ended up typing the decorative hydrangea into the ribbon bow at the top. In my video, I showed you how you can add in the packaging as a different idea.  I actually like adding it to the outside of the package.
    Below is the supply list for all the Stampin' Up! supplies, which all can be purchased on my online store by clicking here.

    For my market, I plan to price the candles $3 each or 2 for $5.  I also offer a mix and match as well.

    To follow along my step-by-step video, click the image below.  

    Don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel.  I plan to bring you more Craft Fair 2019 ideas throughout the coming months.

    Happy stamping & crafting!

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    Monday, January 21, 2019

    Craft Fair 2019 Series Episode 2
    One of my new additions to my craft fair inventory last year were these cute little Ghirardelli treat holders.  They are super cute, and really easy to put together.  I'm bringing them back for 2019 and thought I would share with you today.  

    If you have 6x6 paper, and who doesn't or 12x12 for that matter, you can whip up a bunch in no time.  

    Supplies needed:
    6x6 pretty paper, Scoreboard, Corner Rounder, Embellishment, 1/8 inch hand held punch, ribbon, bakers twine, dimensionals, stamp and ink

    Here are the instructions for you to re-create.

    Fold your paper in half point to point.  Now take it to your scoreboard and score along the fold line 1/2 inch.  Then rotate so the longest line is at the top and score at 2 3/4.  Flip and score at 2 3/4 on the other side.

    Now burnish all of your score lines.  Fold the side flaps in and then fold up and over on the remaining score lines.   Use a corner rounder to round the top flaps and then  the 1/8" hand held punch to create a hole on the top of the holder.  Thread your ribbon through and then create a knot.  Add bakers twine to create a bow.

    If this is too hard to follow, you can watch me create the holder on my 
    YouTube video below.

    I used the Just for You sentiment from the Vibrant Vases stamp set.  Ink the sentiment in a coordinating/matching color. I die cut the banner using the Stitched Labels Framelits Dies.  

    Add one dimensional and add to the front.
    Here's a look at my bin with most of the prep work completed.  That way I am ready when my inventory runs low.  Just need the chocolate!

    I hope you are able to make these and give to a friend today!  Chocolate is cheerful!
    Happy stamping and creating!

    Happy stamping and creating!

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