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November 2018

Stampin' Up! Tags & Tidings for Mass Production!

Hey there! I've been working on items for a craft fair this weekend, which of course means kicking into mass-production mode! I created a darling set of tags (more than one, actually) with the Tags & Tidings Bundle from the Holiday Catalog last week, so of course I wanted to make a bunch of them for the fair. I quickly realized some modifications were necessary if I wanted to be able to price them reasonably AND actually get a bunch of them made!

Find my original post about the tags HERE,

more HERE

and HERE.

Modified, there are more tags now than originally. Tags & Tidings has 16 different tags all in one stamp, so there's lots to choose!

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First I traded out Cherry Cobbler 1/4" Double-Stitched Ribbon for a darling Cherry Cobbler bow cut with a Farmhouse Framelits Die. The die cuts SIX bows simultaneously!  I adhered to the little tags with a dot of liquid glue.

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Next, instead of tying the Mossy Meadow Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine around the stiff 5/8" Striped Burlap Ribbon, I STAPLED the ribbon together, saving A LOT of tying time!

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I then tied the Mossy Meadow twine in a bow and adhered over the staple on the tag front, saving twine and time!

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All the rest of the tags are the same, but here's some close-ups of these adorable little gems!

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"For You":

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"Do Not Open Until Christmas":

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"Christmas Greetings":

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"Merry Christmas to You and Yours":

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Now that you know how to streamline the tag-making, here's your shopping list! Refer to my original tag post for the rest of the directions!

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps use Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Spirited Snowmen CASE and Twist!

Hey there! Today I have three cards to share with you, two based on a swap I received recently from Tamie Ackerson with the Spirited Snowmen stamp set:

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The Real Red/Whisper White card in the center is Tamie's, the two Night of Navy/Whisper White ones on each side are mine. Tamie's is all heat embossed with Silver powder.

My first CASE is Night of Navy layered on a Whisper White Thick card base. The snow couple is heat embossed with white powder, the sentiment from Merry Christmas to All is heat embossed with silver powder, and the snowflakes from Spirited Snowmen are heat embossed with white powder.

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After heating I added Clear Wink of Stella to the hats and bodies of the snow couple for extra shimmer!

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Inside I stamped the snowflakes with Night of Navy ink as well as the sentiment from the Warm Hearted Host Set.

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For my second CASE, I used all of the same stamps and embossing powders but added an extra touch to the snowflakes. Can you guess what it is?

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It's more Clear Wink of Stella!

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These cards are quick and easy, perfect for mass-production for your Christmas cards!

Here's your shopping list for today:

Shop in my online store:    http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps   use Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

The Snowflake Showcase ends tomorrow!

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The White Velvet Sheets are sold out from this special, but everything else is still available.

Here's a couple more ideas with this suite:

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Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Snowflake Sentiments with Inlaid Embossing!

Hey there! Today's card was created with Snowflake Sentiments stamps, Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper, and the Cable Knit Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I was inspired to create these cards by Lyssa Zwolanek, a friend from my Founder's Circle Days.

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I used the "Inlaid Embossing" Technique to adhere the strips of Festive Farmhouse Designer Paper to the Very Vanilla layer first, then embossing the entire layer with the Cable Knit Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. This technique makes the designer paper look like it has become one with the Very Vanilla paper!

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I stamped the Snowflake Sentiments greeting with Cherry Cobbler ink on a 2" x 4" Very Vanilla piece that I punched on one end with the Scallop Tag Topper Punch. After I cut down a piece of 5/8" Striped Burlap Trim to about 1/4" wide, I tied it in a bow through the ribbon slot. The tag is adhered to the card with dimensionals.

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I kept my inside stamping all Cherry Cobbler. I love those small flourishes from Snowflake Sentiments!

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My second version started with an Old Olive card base:

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Both cards were embellished with a sprig punched from a piece of Joyous Noel 6" x 6" Glimmer Paper.

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A closer view of the inlaid embossing:

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Today's shopping list:

 

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps   use Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

Today is the LAST DAY for the Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza! Tools & Ink are on sale for the last day today! Go to my online store, click "Shop Now", then "Online Extravaganza" on the left hand side. All sale items are while-supplies-last! The Cable Knit Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder is included in the sale! yay!

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Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Geared Up Garage Birthday for Logan, Another Sneak Peek!

Hey there! Yesterday I shared the card I created for Troy with the Classic Garage Suite, and today I'm sharing Logan's card with the same suite:
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I chose Basic Black, Tranquil Tide, Whisper White, Silver Foil, to coordinate with the Classic Garage 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper print.  I used the Big Shot Embossing Mats to emboss the Silver Foil with the gears thinlit that is originally intended to cut paper. The Embossing Mats let you turn just about any metal thinlit into an embossing medium! After I embossed the Silver Foil, I cut it with a Layering Oval Framelit, then layered it onto a Basic Black smooth oval and finally a Tranquil Tide scalloped one. I topped it with "Happy" cut from the Happy Birthday Thinlits Die, adhering with tiny dots of Liquid Glue.

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I couldn't resist adding a key from the Classic Garage Metal Elements.

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Inside I stamped the "nuts" across the top after inking them with Tranquil Tide, Basic Black, and Basic Gray Stampin' Write Markers. Stamping a second and a third time before re-applying more ink gave the shading of the colors. I added "Birthday" from the Happy Birthday Thinlet, also with Liquid Glue.

Happy Birthday Thinlit Tip: To use both words of the phrase, you will need to cut out two "Happy Birthday" phrases with the thinlit first. Then you will cut out "Happy" from one and "Birthday" from the other one. The leftover words will be discarded because they are cut in to to achieve complete and smooth letters.

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The Geared Up Garage set does have a car image, but I used a Garage Gears Thinlits Die to cut out the car directly from the Classic Garage Designer Series Paper.

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I used a piece of the same paper on the middle fold of this z-fold card.

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The Classic Garage Suite will be orderable beginning January 3rd, but order the Happy Birthday Thinlet today from the Online Extravaganza and save 10%! Today starts the third and final 2-day sale: Big Shot accessories and ink! Go to my online store for the complete sale list!

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Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps   use Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Geared Up Garage Birthday for Troy, a Sneak Peek!

Hey there! Two of my sons have November birthdays, so we celebrated their birthdays during our family Thanksgiving on Saturday.

In addition to making each son's favorite dessert, I also made them each a card to go with their gift. I had just received my Pre-Pre Order from the upcoming 2019 Occasions Catalog, so I used the new Classic Garage Suite to create Troy's card. I used the Lined Alphabet (from the Annual Catalog and on sale TODAY ONLY 10% off! in my online store!) with Classic Garage 6" x 6" Designer Series Paper and Classic Garage Metal Elements:

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The Lined Alphabet set is photopolymer, so it's easy to line up the letters to stamp the whole name or word all at the same time! I cut panels of Classic Garage designer paper to create the background for Troy's name that I heat-embossed with white powder on a Basic Black layer.

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"All Geared Up to Celebrate" is from the Geared Up Garage stamp set, stamped with black Memento ink and punched with the Classic Label Punch. The Classic Garage Metal Elements are adorable! I used glue dot to attach this tiny metal wrench!

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To give you an idea of how adorably cute and tiny these are, here's a dime beside the key!

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Inside and on the envelope I used the Birthday Wishes for You set, stamped with Memento black ink and colored with both light and dark Smoky Slate and the Light Mint Macaron Stampin' Blends.

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After I stamped the toolbox with Memento black, I used a Dark Real Red Stampin' Blend to color the box, and the Light & Dark Smoky Slate for the box trim and the tools.

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I'm planning to use this design for a swap and possibly my "Stampin' in the New Year" Stamp-a-Stack, so I created another card with the "bro" greeting. What other masculine titles could you use?

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All of these new products will be available to order on January 3rd, but you can order your Lined Alphabet today from my online store and get 10% OFF!

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http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps      use Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Sunday Swap Day November 25th!

Hey there and welcome to Sunday Swap Day on my blog!

First, a nameless creator designed this homespun card with the Beautiful Baubles Bundle:

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 Next,  Jan Farring also used Beautiful Baubles with Highland Heather, Whisper White, and Silver, for an elegant look!

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 A pretty Beautiful Baubles inside sentiment:

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 Kelly Acheson used the Beautiful Blizzard Bundle with the Big Shot Embossing Mats to create a fun background for the snowflakes:

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The Beautiful Blizzard Bundle has five fun greetings to use for more than just Christmas cards.

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 This card would be perfect for a birthday!

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 Night in Bethlehem was used by another anonymous creator (we made this card at class last week where I think I lost the name on the back) with the Black Ice Technique:

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The Black Ice Technique involves dragging the Jet Black StazOn pad lightly over the stamped images, then pressing the Versamark pad all over the piece. Sprinkling with Clear Embossing Powder and heating with the Heat Tool completes the technique.

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 Wrapping the Christmas Pines greeting layer with Silver Metallic Thread and adding a Silver Metallic-Edged bow is the perfect finishing touch!

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 Pretty inside all from Night in Bethlehem:

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Your supply list to shop:

 

Today is the first day of the second

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps    use Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

Don't miss the Online Extravaganza! Details in my online store!

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Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy
Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Tags & Tidings One Last Set of Christmas Tags!

Hey there! Did you shop till you dropped yesterday? I try to not shop on Black Friday, mainly because we have our family Thanksgiving on Saturday, and today's the day! The turkey is cooking, pies and desserts are being made, and are whole family will be here! yay!

I used the Tags & Tidings Bundle, Festive Farmhouse Designer Series Paper, Wood Textures 6" x 6" Designer Paper, and Sweetly Stitched Framelits to create another set of tags:

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 The Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine comes with three colors: Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, and  Mossy Meadow.

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 I tied little bows with the twine and then added them to my tags with a glue dot.

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 I punched the tag to with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch so I could thread Cherry Cobbler Cotton Twine for a tie.

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 This tag is perfect for all of those little treats you need to give to co-workers and friends!

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 LOVE the gingerbread boy!

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 Who's been naughty or nice on your list? Or maybe you can't decide?!

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 Each tag has its' own place to sign your name, courtesy of the Tags & Tidings Bundle!

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Today's shopping list:

 

Don't forget about the Online Extravaganza! Today is the last day of the first 10% off sale, with two more to come!

Yesterday and today:

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All items are while-supplies last, so don't delay! Here's the list of Extravaganza Exclusions, but if you click on the "Online Extravaganza" on the left side of my online store you'll only be able to order from what's on sale, so the exclusions won't matter!
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Sunday and Monday:

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Tuesday and Wednesday:

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Click on any of the above graphics or

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps     use Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza and More Tags & Tidings!

Hey there and happy Black Friday! Stampin' Up! has an Online Extravaganza lined up just for you!

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The Extravaganza has been divided into three 2-day sales, with each sale consisting of 10% off the designated items from the Annual Catalog.

The first sale is today and tomorrow, Friday and Saturday, November 23-24:

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Sale #1 includes:

PAPER & EMBELLISHMENTS

  • Bags
  • Brads and Buttons
  • Cards and Envelopes
  • Cardstock
  • Designer Series Paper
  • Embossing material
  • Glitter
  • Ribbons
  • Twine
  • Specialty Paper
  • Tags
  • Washi Tape

Sale #2 is Sunday and Monday, November 25-26:

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Sale #3 is Tuesday and Wednesday, November 27-28:

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Please note supplies are limited to a threshold determined by Stampin' Up!. All three  sales are while-supplies-last! Don't delay ordering from my online store, or contact me to order for you. I will submit an order at the end of each day and then can arrange delivery or pick up with you if you prefer.

 Click this link for the Extravaganza Exclusions List:

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Now to share some more Tags & Tidings Tags! For today's collection of tags I chose another print from the Festive Farmhouse Designer Paper to cut my 2" x 3" tags, then punched one end with the Scallop Tag Topper Punch. I cut 2" x 2 1/4" pieces of the more Festive Farmhouse paper with the nested hearts from the Sweetly Stitched Framelits, then layered on more Tags & Tidings pieces embossed with white on Wood Textures Designer Paper.

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 I love the plaid combined with the Wood Textures and the Mossy Meadow/sparkle print! I tied tiny bows with Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine to add with a glue dot.

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 Adorable!

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 I love the gingerbread man combined with the stitched heart!

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 I love every one of these tags! I can't decide which one is my favorite, can you?

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 Your shopping list:

Shop in my online store:   http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps    use Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

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Tags & Tidings Tags!

Hey there and Happy Thanksgiving Day! Take time to reflect on what's really important in life and all of  your blessings!

Today I have a tag set created with the Tags & Tidings Bundle, Sweetly Stitched Framelits, and Festive Farmhouse Designer Paper:

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 I used my Stamparatus to stamp the tags all at once on a sheet of Wood Textures Designer Paper with Versamark ink, then heat embossing with white powder. The Stamparatus lets me stamp more than once to make sure there is plenty of ink transferred and to accurately stamp a second (or third!) time.

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 I cut all 16 tags with the Christmas Tags Thinlets Die ALL AT THE SAME TIME!

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 I cut the trees with two Sweetly Stitched Framelits from a 2" x 2 1/4" piece of Old Olive so I could use both the positive and the negative on my tags.

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 I punched four 2" x 3" pieces of Festive Farmhouse Designer Paper with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch for the tag base, then went to work!

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 I tied snippets of Cherry Cobbler 1/4" Double-Stitched Ribbon for accent.

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 I love the look of the white-embossed images on the woodgrain paper!

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 Darling!

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 I love the varied shapes of these tags!

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 Each tag has it's own "to: from:" on the back, also from the Tags & Tidings Bundle!

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Here's your shopping list. If you place your order today you should have your supplies to start making your tags in about a week!

Shop in my online store:    http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps     use Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

The Stampin' Up! Online Extravaganza begins tomorrow! 10% Off almost everything in the Annual Catalog! Come back tomorrow for all the details!

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Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018


Stampin' Up! Tags & Tidings with Farmhouse Christmas!

Hey there! I'm continuing to play with the Tags & Tidings bundle and I decided to add in the adorable little truck from the Farmhouse Christmas set!

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 I stamped the Tags & Tidings image with Whisper White Craft ink on the Crumb Cake layer. While the craft ink dried, I stamped the Farmhouse Christmas truck with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Watercolor Paper, then colored with my Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers. I cut it out with a Festive Farmhouse Framelit, then used the "slope" thinlet, also from the Festive Farmhouse dies, to cut the Sparkle Glimmer Paper to create the "snow".

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 Coloring inside the super-thin lines of the "for you" image requires a very light touch with the brush tip of the Cherry Cobbler Stampin' Blend.

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 Inside I used my favorite sentiment from Farmhouse Christmas!

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Your shopping list for today:

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Shop in my online store:    http://bit.ly/shopwithCarolPayneStamps    using Host Code:   WV2MG2FS

Don't forget about the Snowflake Showcase, only available while supplies last or November 30th, whichever comes first! Get all of the details in my online store!

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Free Stamps! Details on the sidebar!

Fuzzy

Call me:  618-237-6281
Email me: carol@carolpaynestamps.com

Until tomorrow, have a Stampingrox! day!

All images ©Stampin'Up!™1990-2018