Flip over calendar ~ December Poinsettias

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Here we are – December 2022 – where did that year go?

Last year I had such fun sharing my flip over calendar at the start of each month that I have decided to do the same for my 2022 calendar. This was designed for a stamp camp in November 2021, we had such fun making them and my ladies have made me promise to do another for 2022.

I have spent the last few weeks designing the calendar for 2023 – I will continue to share them each month starting in January and I will share a card using the same elements to show that the designs can be used more than once!

So today I share Christmas Poinsettias and Pine Cones

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New Team Member Welcome Card and Note Pad

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During October Stampin’ UP! had a special offer for those crafters who decided to join Stampin’ UP! as a demonstrator. When I have a new member to my team I also send them a small welcome gift as well as a handmade card and notepad as a thank you for choosing me!

Today I am sharing the card and notepad I made for my newest team member. If you are interested in joining my team then click here for more info 🙂

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Timeless Greeting ~ Masculine Card Kit

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First of all Happy Thanksgiving to all my readers – I wish you, your family and friends a peaceful day.

I have said on many occasions that I struggle with cards for the fellas in my life…….. so imagine my delight when Stampin’ UP! introduced a new kit at our recent demonstrator get together called OnStage! The kit contains everything you need to make 8 cards, including envelopes, ink spot, clear block, embellishments, adhesives and an exclusive stamp set. Today I am sharing one of the two cards I made with the Timeless Greetings Kit ( I already posted one off before I could take a picture of it 🙂 )

If you are looking for a great Christmas gift for a friend or family member then this is one for you.

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A Lot of Crackers ~ Decorated Treats for all Occasions

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I love to have treats to give if we have guests or even if we have been invited to dinner, taking a little treat for each person makes my heart happy. The Cracker and Treat Box Dies are just perfect for whipping up a whole bunch of them, just choose the colors to meet your occasion. As for filling them…………. I give lots of ideas in the video. 🙂

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Contempory, Fun Fold Christmas Card Idea

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While I love the traditional red and green colors of Christmas, I sometimes like to pull a few different ones into cards – today I have gone with greens, a traditional Shaded Spruce and paired it with Parakeet Party, then added an easy funfold. To add a little seasonal festiveness I have used the pretty Wintry Embossing Folder and some gold ribbon!

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Faux Tile Slimline Inspirational Card Idea

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I use my Simply Score Scoreboard all the time to add a center score to my card bases – however it never really features in any of my card classes or blog posts !! Today’s card shares a technique where the scoreboard is the major tool….. followed by my Heat Tool!

The video explains how to create this technique as well as how to color up ribbon to match our color scheme ~ enjoy

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