It’s December 1, so NATURALLY I’ve turned my attention to Valentine’s Day. Just kidding – I’m still in the Christmas mood (especially since it dipped into the 20’s last night with a little touch of snow, too!). Still, I have made a sweet-and-simple “Happy Heart Day” card – think of it as my love note to Christmas. Maybe? Just maybe? Here’s my card:
Tips, Tricks and Reminders
- Arrange a Wreath. The Arrange a Wreath Bundle covers a variety of holidays and celebrations – Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and Valentine’s Day. With “best wishes,” the set also covers weddings and new life ventures. Here’s a look at this versatile and fun bundle…please call it a “fun-dle”:Such great sentiments and images. I want to point out that the pear, hearts and eggs are created as pairs of stamps that coordinate with one die that cuts out both. That made cutting out my hearts so easy – I stamped the double-heart stamp twice with Melon Mambo and cut it twice to yield four pink hearts. So easy!
- White Space on a Gorgeous Plaid. I just love this pink and blue plaid pattern from the Plaid Tidings 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper from Stampin’ Up!’s August – December 2020 Mini Catalog. I’ve wanted to use it since the papers came out, but I needed to find the right way to showcase it. Here’s a look at the patterns and colors in this incredible pack of papers:I cropped my sentiment with a circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies. Rather than crop my sentiment with the circle that most closely fits the sentiment, I cropped it with a much larger circle. I knew I needed to would want a lot of white space to separate my simple sentiment from the plaid pattern behind it.
- Color Combination. Flirty Flamingo is not one of the colors represented in the Plaid Tidings 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper, but the shaded version of Melon Mambo in the patterns looks a lot like Flirty Flamingo. Here’s a closer look (you can click on this link to flip through all of these plaid pages in my online store): Together with Seaside Spray, these pinks look amazing! If you like this mix of Seaside Spray, Flirty Flamingo and Melon Mambo as much as I do, I hope you’ll save this for future reference:
Bundles: Arrange a Wreath Stamp Sets: Arrange a Wreath Papers: Plaid Tidings 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper, Melon Mambo, Seaside Spray, Thick Whisper White Inks: Melon Mambo, Seaside Spray Accessories: Wreath Builder Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals, Stampin’ Dimensionals
What do you think of my “love note to Christmas cards”? That plaid is pretty incredible, huh?
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Pumpkin in the Fungeon
Every month, I host a Zoom call with my Paper Pumpkin subscribers to share the new kit and some alternative ideas with it. It’s also a fun time for my customers to share what they’ve made. It’s great fun! To learn more, click on the image below:
If you’d like to learn a little bit about December’s Paper Pumpkin kit, CLICK HERE.
Stampin’ Up! has released a new bundle of goodies – the Curvy Celebrations promotion includes some early-release products and some products that are exclusive to this promotion. You are going to love them all. Here’s a flyer to give you more information about these products:
All of these products can be ordered right now – if you have issues, please let me know. To read more about this promotion, CLICK HERE.
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