Stampin’ Up!’s Merry Woodcuts for The Paper Players

I enjoy productive time in The Fungeon (that’s the mystical name I’ve given my stamping basement – the name, itself, breathes life into the dark, cinder-block room).  I’m happy when I can crank out a handful of cards in one sitting.  I also like when I can just play around with stamp sets, dies and colors – even if I don’t complete the ideas, that’s how I develop “leads” on many of my favorite projects.  When I saw this week’s challenge from The Paper Players, I knew exactly the card I’d be making because I had already been playing with the idea of this card.

‘Tis the season for silver and gold.  Here’s my card for this week’s theme challenge from The Paper Players:

Merry Woodcuts MDS Kit, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, PP218

And here’s the banner for Sandy’s challenge – silver or gold in a clean-and-simple card:

Tips, Tricks and Reminders

  • Merry Woodcuts.  This “Christmas Bliss” sentiment with its beautiful scrolliness (that should be a word!) can be found in two places:  the photopolymer set Christmas Bliss and the My Digital Studio (MDS) download Merry Woodcuts.  I used MDS for this project and paired it with my Cameo Silhouette to create a perfectly silver and perfectly cropped sentiment – the Silver Foil Sheets work perfectly in the Silhouette.  Woo hoo!
  • Silver and White.  I’m a fan of any card that is just white and a color – black and white, red and white, green and white – but silver and white knocks me off my feet – even when it’s the simplest of projects.  If you’d like a look-see at a gold and white project I made for Fab Friday, click here.
  • Dot the “i”.  After I pulled the sentiment off my Silhouette and tossed the scraps in the trash, I realized I had not pulled the dot off the i.  After running around in circles for about six minutes, raising my hands to the sky, fearing I’d have to cut it all over again (it wasn’t really that dramatic…or was it?), I decided to add a silver star using the Itty Bitty Accents punch.  It was the perfect accent to complete this clean and simple card.

Stamp Sets:  Merry Woodcuts Kit My Digital Studio Download  Papers:  All is Calm Specialty Designer Series Paper, Whisper White, Silver Foil Sheets  Accessories:  Itty Bitty Accents punch (star), Project Life Corner Rounder punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Merry Woodcuts MDS Kit, Stampin' Up!, Brian King, PP218

Thanks for stopping by today!

Brian

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Holiday Supplement.  If you missed Stampin’ Up!’s 2014 Holiday Supplement, check it out below.  Products are available on a “while supplies last” basis, so don’t miss out.

Holiday Supplement Cover Photo

Amazing Join Promotion.  Do you want to be a part of a dynamic and fun Stampin’ Up! group?  Now is a great time to buy the starter kit and give it a try – with no commitment and no penalty to drop.  During the month of October, when you sign up to be a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, you will earn one FREE package of Designer Series Paper each month for six months.  That’s a GREAT bonus to an already great deal.  You know I love Stampin’ Up!.  I’d love for you to enjoy Stampin’ Up! with me.  I also want you to earn free Designer Series Paper, so this seems like a win-win for both of us.

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Introducing…The 2014 Holiday Supplement

This is my second post today.  To see my project for this week’s Merry Monday challenge, please click here.

2014 HOLIDAY SUPPLEMENT

I’m so happy to introduce you to the 2014 Holiday Supplement.  All of the new items included here are offered on a “while supplies last” basis, so please don’t miss out.  To download a copy of this wonderful addition to the Holiday Catalog, please click on the picture below or download it from the sidebar:

Holiday Supplement Cover PhotoI like to save you time, so here’s a quick link to all the brand new products you can purchase from this supplement:

Last week, I shared my pictures of the Many Merry Stars Simply Created Kit with you – I think this is the standout hit from this catalog (click on the picture to read my original post).Many Merry Stars Kit, Stampin' Up!, Brian KingStampin’ Up! has released a couple of videos using this kit, and I think they are worth a look-see, so I’m sharing them with you today.

If you’d like to see a few more projects I’ve created with items in this supplement click here.

I hope you are as inspired by this supplement as I am.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Brian

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Amazing Join Promotion.  Do you want to be a part of a dynamic and fun Stampin’ Up! group?  Now is a great time to buy the starter kit and give it a try – with no commitment and no penalty to drop.  During the month of October, when you sign up to be a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, you will earn one FREE package of Designer Series Paper each month for six months.  That’s a GREAT bonus to an already great deal.  You know I love Stampin’ Up!.  I’d love for you to enjoy Stampin’ Up! with me.  I also want you to earn free Designer Series Paper, so this seems like a win-win for both of us.

If you are ready to join now – $99 for $125 of current product (your choice) with free shipping AND six months of free Designer Series Paper – click here.

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