Through the Year Planner

Are you a planner? Do you enjoy finding new ways to spruce up your journal with your set of “planner supplies” that you use on a regular basis?  I am a HUGE planner.  I have both electronic and paper calendars, lists, and notebooks – all in hopes that I actually remember something and get there on time. 🙂 The older I get, the more I need them.  As I was playing with the concept of bullet journal planning, I found that our Through the Year stamp of the month was a perfect addition to my planning supplies.

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I am a little behind in my November planning, but I found that using this stamp set made my life a little simpler.  I love the font used to create each month, that the words fit perfectly on my pages, and that there are little icon stamps included I can use throughout the year.  Here are a few of the pages I have been working on for the month of November.  As always, I have put the list of supplies used at the very bottom of this post.

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This month page came together so quickly.  I simply created the grid using a black journal pen, stamped the month and the icons, then started filling out the month.  As I said, I am little behind, and I am usually a weekly planner.

I always put more details on my weekly plan than I do my monthly plan.  The page below shows how I usually see my week.  I plan Monday through Saturday.  In our home, Sunday is for church and family so I have no “Plans” to keep.

 

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This page was created by stamping the month at the top of the page, writing the dates, creating the weekly grid, and adding a few icon stamps for decoration.  My time is limited, and, I am not one to decorate my planner much,  so I love that I could add the little “Leaf” stamps to decorate my page a little.

I do have other pages in my planner for doodling, workshops, and goal planning.  I like to keep track  of goals in all areas of my life.  They help to remind me what the “focus” is and often keep me on track.

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My goals are always manageable, simple, and personal.  Sometimes I achieve them and sometimes I don’t, but they are always something to strive for.

Again, this page was simple to create and will be even more enjoyable to fill in.

These are only a few ways that I used our Through the Year stamp set, but it can be used in so many more ways in your planners and journals.   Your imagination is your only limit.

I would love to see how you use this stamp set in your planner or journal.  Feel free to visit my Facebook page and post your latest creation.  Remember, this Through the Year stamp set is only available during the month of November. Visit the PROMOTIONS tab on my website to learn how you can purchase this stamp set for only $5.00 this month.  I can’t wait to see what you create!!

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Through the Year Stamp Set

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ShinHan Markers

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Marvy Uchida LePen™ Journaling Pen

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Metallics Markers

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Ruler

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Black Memento Ink Pad

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Fern Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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My Acrylix Blocks Starter Set

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Saffron Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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Goldrush Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

         
       

 

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Color Dare Card – Falling For You

I adore fall colors! I love their warmth and softness, so, of course, when I saw the Falling For You products, I knew they were a MUST have.  This week’s Color My Heart Dare challenge required to use of the Falling For You paper colors along with Saffron, Goldrush, and Fern plus one additional neutral color.  I chose to make this simple Thank You card along with two others using the Falling for You papers and stamp set.

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On this card, I used the Falling for You patterned paper with Espresso cardstock for the card base. The leaves were stamped with Fern and Goldrush ink, then cut out using the matching Thin Cuts. (LOVE THIS SET!)   I used the lighter side of the Saffron cardstock to stamp the sentiment.  I enjoyed this paper and stamp set so much that I made two other cards, duplicated them, and was able to make nine cards from one sheet of Falling For You paper.  (A few of them were Pinterest inspired.) Now I have a stock of Thank You cards to send to my wonderful customers. 🙂

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Don’t you just love these cards?  I am giving away this three card guide FREE to anyone who places and order on my website during the month of November. This guide will show you how to recreate all of these cards three times from one sheet of Falling For You paper.  That’s NINE CARDS that you can use yourself or give as a gift to a teacher or friend.

As always, I have listed the products used on these cards at that bottom of this post.  I hope you enjoy these Falling For You products as much as I do.  I can’t wait to see what you create!

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Falling For You Stamps + Thin Cuts

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Falling For You Paper Packet

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12 x 12 Espresso Cardstock

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12 x 12 Saffron Cardstock

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12 x 12 White Daisy Cardstock

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Goldrush Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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Fern Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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My Acrylix Blocks Starter Set

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White Card & Envelope Value Pack

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Black Memento Ink Pad

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White & Gold Ribbon

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ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Golden Yellow Marker

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ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Clay Marker

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ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Sap Green Marker

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Tombow® Permanent Adhesive

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3D Foam Dots

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Micro Glue Dots

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Thin 3D Foam Tape

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NonStick MicroTip Scissors

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SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer

Christmas Tunes Treats

Who doesn’t love getting sweet treats as a Christmas gift?  These little gift boxes are so simple  and inexpensive to make, that you will want to fill them with sweet treats for your family and friends this Christmas.  The metal tins were purchased in a 3-pack at the local dollar store, decorated with our B&T Christmas papers, then I added the tags I created with the Christmas Tunes stamp set.  Simple…easy…done!

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I know you will want to make some of these fun sweet treat tins so I have included  a Cricut® Design Space file and instructions to create these adorable tags. As always, the products I used for these tags are listed at the very bottom of this post.

Paper Needed: 12″ x 4″ White Daisy Cardstock, 6″ x 4″ Black Cardstock, 6″ x 4″ Almond Cardstock, 6″ x 4″ Linen Cardstock, 2¾” x 3¼” B&T Paper (Beary Christmas), 2¾” x 2″ B&T Paper (Silver & Gold)

Assembly Instructions For Wreath Tag:
1. Cut out the tags, circle, and sentiments using this Cricut® Design Space File.  (You will need to own Artbooking and Fling Std Font to cut out the images.)
2. Using the Christmas Borders “Snowflakes” background, stamp the images onto the Almond tag using VersaMark Ink, then sprinkle with Clear Embossing Power and use a Craft Heater to emboss.
3. Adhere the Almond tag onto the center of the White Daisy Tag.
4. Adhere the 2¾” x 3¼” Beary Christmas B&T Paper horizontally onto the tag, 1″ from the top of the tag, then place four Red Beary Christmas Dots onto the each of the corners.
5. Adhere the Sentiment onto the bottom right corner of the tag.
6. Using New England Ivy Ink, stamp the “Wreath” image onto the White Daisy circle, then adhere to the tag using 3D Foam Tape.
7. Using Cranberry Ink, stamp the “Banner” image onto a scrap of White Daisy cardstock, cut out the image, then adhere to the “Wreath” using 3D Foam Tape.
8. Create a decorative knot with a 6″ piece of White Burlap Ribbon then adhere to the top of the tag.
9. Loop a piece of White Twine through the holes and attach to the treat box then add a To/From sentiment onto the back of the tag.

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The Snow Globe tag was created in the same manner with a few alterations.  I stamped the image using Black Memento Ink, shaded the image with ShinHan markers, and added glitter to the Snow Globe with a Clear Shimmer Brush. Since the base of this tag is black, I use our Chalk Marker to write my To/From sentiment.

Remember, the Christmas Tunes stamp set is only available until October 31st. Visit the Promotions tab on my website to learn how you can purchase this set for only $5.00.  Please post projects you have created using this festive stamp set on my facebook page.  I always LOVE seeing other people’s projects. I can’t wait to see what you create!!

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Christmas Tunes Stamp Set

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Christmas Borders Stamp Set

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Cranberry Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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New England Ivy Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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Black Memento Ink Pad

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Beary Christmas Paper Packet

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12 x 12 Almond Cardstock

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12 x 12 Black Cardstock

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12 x 12 Linen Cardstock

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Silver & Gold Paper Packet

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VersaMark Ink Pad

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Ranger Clear Embossing Powder

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12 x 12 White Daisy Carstock

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Clear Shimmer Brush

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Craft Heater

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ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Carmine Marker

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2″ × 3 1/2″ My Acrylix® Block

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3″ × 3″ My Acrylix® Block

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2″ × 6 1/2″ My Acrylix® Block

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ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Warm Grey 4 Marker

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Beary Christmas Dots

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White Burlap Ribbon

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Basics Ribbon Pack

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White Twine

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Chalk Marker

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3D Foam Tape

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Bonding Memories Glue Pen

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Non-Stick MicroTip Scissors

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SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer

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Tweezers

 

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Cricut Air 2 Machine

 

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Christmas Tunes Layout

I must admit that it is difficult to keep myself from singing Christmas carols as I create with the Christmas Tunes stamp set.  During the month of October, I will be posting weekly projects using this stamp of the month in hopes that you are inspired to create projects of your own. This week, I have created a Christmas themed scrapbook layout with our Enchantment Fundamentals papers using the Snow Globe image as a simple accent.  You could easily change the color palette and use this layout to showcase your wintry photos.  As always, I’ve included a list of the products used to create this layout at the very bottom of this post.

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Paper Needed: 12″ x 12″ B&T Paper (Ruby Dots), 1¼” x 12″ B&T Paper (Ruby Stripes), 1″ x 12″ B&T Paper (Ruby Stripes), 4″ x 12″ B&T Paper (Fern Stripes), ¼” x 12″ B&T Paper (Fern Stripes), (2) ¼” x 12″ Silver Glitter Paper, 5¼” x 3¾” Fern Cardstock, (2) 5″ x 3½” White Daisy Cardstock, 3″ x 3″ White Daisy Cardstock , 3″ x 3″ Vellum Paper, 3″ x 9″ White Daisy Cardstock, 2″ x 4″ Ruby Cardstock

Techniques Used:
•  The tree border was created using the Tree Line Border Thin Cuts.  I drew a horizontal line 1¼” from the top of the paper then used that line to align the base of the Thin Cut across the paper as I cut out the border.  I used this same line when adhering the Silver Glitter Paper strip.
  The Snow Globe was stamped onto White Daisy cardstock using Black Memento Ink. ChristmasTunesLayout_SnowGlobe I shaded the base of the image using ShinHan™ Markers by blending Carmine, Warm Grey, and Lavender, then I added glitter to the base using a Clear Shimmer Brush.
  The top of the Snow Globe was created by stamping image onto  Vellum Paper.  While the ink was still wet, I sprinkled the image with Clear Embossing Powder, then heated the powder with a Craft Gun.  I also added glitter to the globe using a Clear Shimmer Brush.

 

Remember, the Christmas Tunes Acrylic stamp set is available until October 31st!  Contact me, or visit the Promotions tab my website to see how you can get this stamp set for only $5.00.

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Christmas Tunes Stamp Set

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Enchantment Fundamental Paper Packet

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12 x 12 White Daisy Cardstock

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12 x 12 Fern Cardstock

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12 x 12 Ruby Cardstock

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Black Memento Ink Pad

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Tree Line Border Thin Cuts

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Clear Embossing Powder

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12 x 12 Vellum Paper

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Craft Heater

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ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Warm Grey 4 Marker
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Clear Shimmer Brush

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ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Lavender Marker

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ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Colorless Blender Marker
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Thin 3D Foam Tape
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Tombow Permanent Adhesive
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Aluminum Cut Rail Paper Trimmer
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Microtip Scissors
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4″ x 5″ My Acrylix Block

 


Happy Together Layout

Last week, I used the the Flock Together Stamp of the Month to create part of this layout that will feature my family playing in the river.  On this week’s project, I used the stamps to create parts of the title and add a fun embellishment to the page.  You can use this simple, rustic layout for any type of outdoor photos.  At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I have used to create this layout.

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Paper Needed: 12″ x 12″ Colonial White Cardstock, 12″ x 6″  B&T Paper (I used Enchantment Fundamentals),  12″ x ¾″ B&T Paper (I used Rustic Home Fundamentals), (4) 3″ x 3″ Cardstock (I used Chocolate)

Here are a few techniques I used on this layout:

  • The ‘Wood’ border was created by using a scallop border punch on a 12″ x ¾″ piece of Rustic Home Fundamentals B&T paper.
  • The ribbon around the border is a piece of jute ribbon from the Rustic Fundamentals Ribbon pack.  I cut the piece of ribbon in half to make it thinner, wrapped it around to the back the page, then created a knot.
  • The title was created by combining fonts from the Artbooking and Artiste Cricut cartridges, then cutting them out from the Enchantment Fundamentals B&T paper.
  • The hearts in the title were stamped using Fern ink and the Flock Together Stamp Set.
  • The tabs on to the upper right side of the page were cut from 2″ x 1″ pieces of Enchantment Fundamentals and Rustic Fundamentals B&T paper.  I rounded the corners using a corner rounder to create the look of a tabs which will be perfect to label the photo’s date or location.
  • The “Love This” embellishment was created using the Flock Together stamp set and Desert Sand Ink.  I used a 1″ circle punch to cut the image from Colonial White Cardstock. To make the saying stand out, I used a Clay ShinHan Marker to trace the letters.

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Chocolate Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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ShinHan Twin Touch Clay Marker

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Memory Book Mini Glue Dots
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Micro-Tip Scissors

SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer

3L EZ Dots Adhesive
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Thin 3D Foam Tape

Easter Bunny Treat Bag

I love giving out little treats at Easter, and this bag was simple and fun to create using the Close to My Heart Easter Bunny stamp set.  You can alter this bag and make it your own creation by simply changing the colors, the stamps used, or by adding a name to the front flap.  I will be posting ideas for Easter treats all week so be sure to visit often. At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I have used to create this project.

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Assembly Instructions:
1. Cut a piece of cardstock to 8½” x 11″  (I used Glacier for the bag).
2. Score the cardstock on the long side at 1″, 4″, 6″ and 9″.
3. Score the shorter side at 2″ and 7″.
4. Fold up on each of the score marks, using a bone folder to burnish each of the folds.
5. Cut the cardstock in the places indicated in the picture below. NOTE: I cut my bottom flaps at a slight angle so that they fold neatly when creating the bag. 
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6. If desired, use a corner rounder on the corners of the top flap.
7. Create the bag by adhering the 1″ flap to the inside of the bag using a strong adhesive, then fold the bottom flaps in and adhere them together.  For a neater look, make sure the bottom front flap is adhered very last.
8. Slightly pinch the sides of the bag so that the top edges of the opening meet together, then fold the top flap down over the front of the bag and seal using a hook & loop dot.
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9. Cut a piece of cardstock at 1¼” x 3″ to create the decorative strip for the top flap. (I used Canary cardstock.)  If desired, use a corner rounder on the bottom two corners, then stamp your desired sentiment.
10. Attach the cardstock strip to the top flap, then wrap twine around the flap and tie in a decorative knot or bow.
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11. Using the Easter Bunny stamp set, stamp the desired images onto White Daisy cardstock, then shade the images using ShinHan markers. Cut out the images and adhere them to the front of the bag using Foam Tape.
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ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS: On the Thistle bag, I used the Flock Together stamp set to create the heart background with Pansy ink.  I cut out a 2¼” scallop circle from Pansy cardstock, then a 2″ circle from White Daisy cardstock to create the tag on the front of the box.  Both of these shapes came from the Art Philosophy Cricut® cartridge.  The sentiment was created using the writing feature in Cricut® Design Space.

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12″ x 12″ White Daisy Cardstock
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StampsFlock Together Acrylic Stamp Set

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Whimsy Ribbon Pack
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ShinHan Touch Twin Markers
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Hook & Loop Dots

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Bone Folder
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SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer
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Tea-rriffic Mother’s Day Card

The Tea-rriffic Stamp of the Month is the perfect set to have for creating Mother’s Day cards.  This week, I paired the stamps with our Heart Thin Cuts (currently 25% off) to create this fun card for Mother’s Day.   I’ll be sharing project ideas throughout the month with this stamp set, so be sure to visit often.  At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I have used to create this card.

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Paper Needed: 5½” x 4¼” B&T Paper (I used Adventure Fundamentals), 5¼” x 4″ White Daisy Cardstock, 3¾” x ½” B&T Paper (I used Adventure Fundamentals), 3½” x ½” B&T Paper (I used Adventure Fundamentals), 4″ x 4″ White Daisy Cardstock, 3″ x 1½” Vellum (I used Uptown Fundamentals)

Assembly Instructions:
1. Adhere the 5½” x 4¼” B&T Paper to the front of the card base.
2. Using Thin 3D Foam tape, adhere the 5¼” x 4″ White Daisy Cardstock to the center of the B&T paper.
3. Cut a chevron into one of the shorter sides on both of the ½” B&T paper strips. Layer the B&T paper strips onto the bottom of the 5¼” x 4″ White Daisy Cardstock.
4.  Using the Black Pigment Ink pad, stamp the “Mother’s Day Teacup” and the “Teabag” images onto the 4″ x 4″ White Daisy Cardstock, then sprinkle on Clear Embossing Powder and shake off extra.  Heat with heat gun until it is embossed. NOTE:  Use a small paint brush to brush off any unwanted embossing powder before heating.
5. Using ShinHan Markers, color the “Mother’s Day Teacup” and “Teabag” images, then cut them out. Note: I did not cut out the handle of the teacup. I am lazy sometimes. 🙂 teacupcoloring

6. Using a Piercing Tool or small hole punch, create a hole in the “Teabag” image. Thread a piece of White Twine through the hole and create a knot at the end.
7. Using the Small Heart Thin Cut, make three small hearts from the vellum. (I am so excited that these are 25% off this month!)
8. Adhere the “Mother’s Day Teacup”  and the “Teabag” onto the card, as shown, using 3D Foam tape. To create the “rising hearts”, fold each heart in half and adhere to the card by placing a strip of Liquid Glass on the fold, then adhering to the card. Liquid Glass can also be used to hold the “Teabag” knot in place on the teacup.

Stamps
Tea-rriffic Acrylic Stamp Set

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5½” x 4¼” White Cards & Envelopes, Value Pack

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Adventure Fundamentals

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Uptown Funudamentals

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12″ x 12″ White Daisy Cardstock

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Basics Exclusive Inks Mini Pigment Pads Set

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Ranger Clear Super Fine Embossing Powder

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Craft Heater

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White Twine

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Piercing and Embossing Tool Kit

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ShinHan Touch Twin Peacock Green Marker

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ShinHan Touch Twin Turquoise Blue Marker

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ShinHan Touch Twin Cherry Pink Marker

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ShinHan Touch Twin Colorless Blender Marker

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Marker Roll-up

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2″ x 2″ My Acrylic Block
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Liquid Glass
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Thin 3D Foam Tape
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Thin Cuts – Basic Hearts
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3″ x 3″ My Acrylic Block
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Micro-Tip Scissors
 
SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer
 
3L EZ Dots Adhesive

There’s Nobunny Like You Card

The February Stamp of the Month, Easter Bunny, is the most adorable stamp set I have seen. This week’s card could be made for Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or as a way to encourage a friend. I’ll be sharing project ideas each week with this stamp set, so be sure to visit often.  At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I’ve used to create this card.BunnyCardTwo.jpg

Paper Needed: 5½” x 4¼” White Card Base, 5¼” x 4″ Cardstock (I used Blossom),
3½” x 3½” B&T Paper (I used Hello, Lovely), 2¾” x 2¾” B&T Paper (I used Hello, Lovely), 1¼” x 3½” White Daisy Cardstock, 1½” x 2½” White Daisy Cardstock

Assembly Instructions:
1. Adhere the 5¼” x 4″ Cardstock to the center of the card base.
2. Using the Basic Circle Thin Cuts, cut a 2½” circle out of the center of the 3½” x 3½” B&T Paper. (Save the circle for another project.)
3. Using the Basic Circle Thin Cuts, cut a 2½” circle out of the center of the 2¾” x 2¾” B&T Paper. (Keep this circle.)
4. Using Memento Black Ink, stamp the Boy Bunny image onto the 1½” x 2½” White Daisy Cardstock. Shade the image using ShinHan Markers. Cut out the Boy Bunny image.
5. Layer the 2½” B&T Circle, the Boy Bunny image, and the 3½” B&T Square with the circle cut-out onto center of the card ¼” from the top of the cardstock. (I used Thin 3D Foam tape to adhere the Boy Bunny image and 3D Foam Tape to adhere the 3½” B&T Square.)
6. Using Memento Black Ink, stamp the sentiment onto the center of the 1¼” x 3½” White Daisy Cardstock. Cut a chevron onto each end of the cardstock. Using Thin 3D Foam Tape, attach the sentiment to the card below the 3½” B&T Square.
7. Add three Pink Enamel Gems to embellish the card.
8. Add a sentiment to the inside of the card if desired.


Easter Bunny – February Stamp of the Month

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5½” x 4¼” White Cards & Envelopes, Value Pack

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Blossom Cardstock

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Hello Lovely Paper Packet

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Pink Enamel Gems


Black Memento Ink Pad

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2″ x 3½” Acrylic Block

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3D Foam Tape

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Thin 3D Foam Tape

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Thin Cuts – Basic Circles

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ShinHan Twin Touch Warm Grey 7 Marker

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ShinHan Twin Touch Warm Grey 4 Marker


ShinHan Twin Touch Barely Beige Marker

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ShinHan Twin Touch Pastel Peach Marker

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ShinHan Twin Touch Clay Marker

ShinHan Twin Touch Colorless Blender  Marker

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Micro-Tip Scissors


3L EZ Dots Adhesive


SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer

Valentine Matchbook Treat

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Over the next few weeks, I will be posting some quick and easy gifts you can make for your family, friends, and co-workers.  With just a few supplies, you can make FIVE of these Valentine Matchbooks. A bag of candy can be placed inside using our Mini-Stapler to give as a sweet treat. At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I’ve used to create this project.

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Paper Needed: 12″ x 12″ Cardstock (I used Desert Sand), (5) 2¾” x 3¼” B&T Paper (I used Hello Lovely), (5) 3″ x 3″ White Daisy Cardstock

Assembly Instructions:
1. Cut the 12″ x 12″ cardstock at 8½”. Turn the cardstock 90′ and cut FOUR 3″ x 8½” strips. Take the 3½” x 12″ strip from your first cut and trim it to 3″ x 8½”. You will have FIVE 3″ x 8½” pieces of cardstock.
2. Place a 3″ x 8½” of cardstock horizontally on a trimmer. Using the scoring blade on the trimmer, score the cardstock at ¾”, 4½” and 5″. Repeatvalentinematchbook_sideview with each piece of cardstock.
3. Fold up on each of the scorelines to create the “matchbook”.
4. Adhere the 2¾” x 3¼” B&T Papers to the front of each matchbook.
5. Wrap a piece of ribbon around the front of each matchbook  1″ from the bottom. Tie a knot and secure in place with Glue Dots.
6. Using Black Memento Ink, stamp five Floral Heart images onto the White Daisy cardstock. Using ShinHan Markers, color the flowers on the images. If desired, use a Gold Shimmer Brush to add glitter to the center of the heart.
7. Using Black Memento Ink, stamp the sentiment onto the center of each heart. Cut out the Floral Heart images.
8. Adhere the Floral Heart image to the matchbook front.
9. Staple the treat to the bottom ½” flap. This creates the closure for the matchbook.
10. Add a sentiment to the inside flap of the matchbook if you desire.

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Adore You – January Stamp of the Month

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12″ x 12″ Desert Sand Cardstock

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Blush Shimmer Ribbon

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Gold Shimmer Brush 

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Hello Lovely Paper Packet

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ShinHan Twin Touch Light Orange Marker

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ShinHan Twin Touch Pastel Peach Marker


ShinHan Twin Touch Barely Beige Marker

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ShinHan Twin Touch Tender Pink Marker

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ShinHan Twin Touch Sap Green Marker

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ShinHan Twin Touch Pastel Green Marker

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ShinHan Twin Touch Leaf Green Marker

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2″ x 2″ My Acrylic Block

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3″ x 3″ My Acrylic Block


Black Memento Ink Pad

Marker
Roll-Up

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Mini Stapler

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Micro-Tip Scissors


3L EZ Dots Adhesive


SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer