Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Craft Fair Series Chocolate Nugget Treat Holders

One of my biggest sellers during Craft Fair Season are my Nugget Treats.  I make three different versions; one that is generic. One that is Thanksgiving theme, and the other Christmas theme.  
The treats make great gifts for co-workers, family, friends, hair stylist, you name it.  
The card stock holder is cut 2 x 5 and scored on the long edge at 1/4" on both sides.  The chocolate is wrapped with a 1 x 3 inch piece of Designer Series Paper.  I use the Everyday Label Punch and either the 1 1/2 inch circle punch or my retired oval punch.  Bags are purchased from Amazon with an item number of X001RP994V and measure 2 x 12, which I cut down to size once packaged.
Adding my grandmothers ribbon adds a special touch.  I embellish the Christmas tags with a pearl.  The stamp set I use for Christmas theme is Itty Bitty Christmas.  Thanksgiving and generic packages are embellished with fun greetings.
I always add my personal information on a label created at avery.com.  There are so many templates to select from and it's a free service the site offers.
When you are mass assembling, you need to be super organized.  Here is a picture showing you how I line up the chocolate and paper.

I hope you give this a try.  You can follow along by clicking on the video link here.

Check out the list of supplies down below, which you can purchase from my online store.
Happy stamping and crafting.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Clearance Rack Updated! - While Supplies Last

New items have been added to the Clearance Rack in the online store. Supplies are limited, and with discounts up to 60%, products will go quickly. Shop now and stock up.  Head over to https://KarenMcNall.stampinup.net

Some of my favorites are below!  

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Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits Dies

         Stampin' Write Markers New Color Assortment

Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Paper Pumpkin - Winter Woods

The holiday season will be here before we know it.  Along with putting up the Christmas tree and spending snowy nights by the fire, I have the perfect Christmastime papercrafting idea that can become an annual tradition!
You will love this holiday season, in October and November I are offering back-to-back coordinating kits, one with Christmas cards, the other with Christmas tags. Both kits make it easy for you and your family and friends to add a handmade, personal touch to your holiday giving—without a lot of fuss. It’s Christmas made easy with Paper Pumpkin!
Here are the kit details:

October Kit
Kit Details:  Makes 10 cards and envelopes
Card Size:  4 1/4" x 5-1/2" (10.8 x 14 cm)
Envelope Size: 4-1/2" x 5-3/4" (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
Coordinating Colors:  Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

November Kit
Kit Details:  Makes 24 holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.
Coordinating Colors:  Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce

The October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

To subscribe to Paper Pumpkin, click here.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Paper Pumpkin Bone Appetit

  • Are you ready for a "HAND"-made Halloween? Subscribe by September 10th and you will receive this exclusive Halloween kit.  
  • If you have friends and neighbors who love Halloween, this is a great opportunity to all order the kit and have a crafty afternoon making Halloween goodies.  The kit provides everything to you will need for spooky crafting fun.
  • Projects are simple and fast to make. Don't you want handmade Halloween touch without the fuss?
Click here to subscribe today!

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper Sale & Holiday Catalog Goes Live September 4th!

Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog & Designer Series Paper Sale Starts September 4th!

What more can you ask for?  We all love Designer Series Paper, aka Pretty Paper!  Back by popular demand is the Designer Series Paper Sale.  During September 4-30, 2019, you can buy three packages of select Designer Series Paper, and get one FREE!  Yes FREE!  Take advantage of the savings just in time for your holiday crafting projects.  Stock up on some of your favorites and perhaps try a few new designs if you do not already have them.

Here's the chart detailing the select designs that have been chosen from my online store.  It's really hard to name my top three favorites, but I really like the Perennial Essence, Garden Lane, and Pressed Petals.  The quality of our Designer Series Paper is amazing!  I love to make cards, craft with it and make 3D projects as well.  If you follow me on YouTube, you will see how I use the pretty paper in most of my projects.  Notebooks, journals, magnets, cards; you name it. 

$11.50 usd/$15.75 cad
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$14.50 usd/$20.00 cad

Ordering Details Here:
  • Only Designer Series Papers listed in the table above qualify for this promotion. You may mix and match papers from any of the listed papers.
  • There is no limit to how many times you can buy three packages of Designer Series Paper, and get one free during this sale.
  • When you place your order for three packs, a prompt to add a free Designer Series Paper will appear.
  • In my online store, if you order four packages of the same qualifying Designer Series Paper, you will need to enter three together and then order the fourth free item separately.
  • Designer Series Paper ordered with Stampin’ Rewards does not qualify for this sale.

Garden Lane Designer Series Paper

Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper

Pressed Petals Designer Series Paper

Don't forget, the Holiday Catalog goes live and you will be able to start placing your orders here.  Make sure you use my hostess code so you can benefit from freebies from me.  Also, don't miss out on Perks From Gram!  Gram wants you to qualify!

Happy September 4th!  It's what you have been waiting for!  Click here to enjoy the savings and ordering from the Holiday Catalog.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

Craft Fair 2019 Series - Mini Composition Notebooks

Today I’m bringing you Episode 9 in my Craft Fair 2019 Series.  I love how these Mini-Composition Notebooks came together.  They make great gifts and are a wonderful seller for me at my craft fairs. I used a lot of retired Designer Series Paper.  I love the quality, designs, and versatility of our paper.

Looking for pretty paper?  Order from my online store September 4-30, 2019 and purchase 3 packs of any design and receive a pack for FREE!  September is a great month to enjoy additional savings to make your projects go a long way.

This is the front of the min-composition notebook.

Follow along on my Youtube channel to see my step-by-step tutorial.  Click here to be brought to the post.  Make sure you subscribe, like, and share the video as well.  Click here.

This is the inside showing your the coordinating two-sided paper.

This is how I will display 32 mini-composition note.books.

For all the Stampin' Up! products, refer to my supply list below.

Happy stamping and papercrafting today!


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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Craft Fair 2019 Series: List Pad Holder with Coordinating Pen

I'm super excited to show you my new addition to my Craft Fair inventory.  I created these super cute list pad holders, which has a holder for a pen so you are able to keep everything together.  What's even better is that the holder is re-usable!

I used up a lot of retired card stock and Designer Series Paper, so that's great as well.  

For my focal point, I like to use positive sentiments. Customers seem to really enjoy the stamping that I include.

If you would like to follow along, click here to head over to my YouTube channel to learn how to create these as well.  Make sure you subscribe to my channel and click the notification button so you can see future videos as well.

Here are the dimensions of the holder, including the score lines and Designer Series Paper dimensions as well.

Card stock holder base is 8 3/4 (height) x 8 7/16 (length).
Score on the length side at 3 5/8, 4, and 4 3/8.

Designer Series Paper;
Front Outside/Inside:  3 1/4 x 8 1/2 (2 pieces)
Back Outside:  3 3/4 x 8 1/2
Middle Strip:  Matching card stock cut 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 and Designer Series Paper cut 1 1/2 x 3 1/4

You will need scraps of matching card stock plus white or vanilla card stock for your embellishment.

At the bottom of my blog post are all the suggested Stampin' Up! supplies that you can purchase from my online store by clicking here.

Other supplies I used to create the holder and put it all together include:

Pens - purchased on sale wherever I can find them.
List Pads - suggested stores that sell them are Walmart and any Dollar Tree.  
Packaging Bags - Click here for the Amazon link.
Adhesive:  ATG Tape

I hope you enjoy these list pad holders as much as I do.  Stay tuned for more Craft Fair videos coming your way.

Thanks for following along,

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