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October 2013

Quick Halloween Tags!

Washi tape is such a fun, easy way to add a little bit of pattern to a project. The Witches’ Brew Designer Washi Tape was the perfect addition to this quick treat tag. I love how the skulls show through the die-cut H window (made using the Big Shot and the Typeset Alphabet Bigz Die). The chevron pattern tape adds a little pop of color in seconds.

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Supplies:
Stamps -  Halloween Hello Clear #131721 or Wood #131718 
Paper -  Silver Glimmer Paper, Basic Gray, Whisper White
Ink - Summer Starfruit
Accessories - Witches' Brew Washi Tape, Typeset Alphabet Bigz Die Set #127553 


Hello! Timeless Talk Flip Card

SeasonofstyledspstackHow fun is this card!  I paired the Season of Style Designer Series Paper Stack with the Timeless Talk stamp set to come up with this retro filp card.  This stack of papers has 48 sheets, 24 of each double sided design and they are certainly not just for Christmas.

 

 

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Of course. the Circle Card Thinlits Die set does all the cutting and folding for me.

I used our new Rotary Attachment and Small Scallop Blade for the Stampin' Trimmer to create this fun border on the Bermuda Bay strip.

Timelesstalkthinlit1closeI stamped the phone image in Bermuda Bay,  punched it out with the 2 1/2" Circle Punch, stamped the image again in Crumb Cake ink, punched out the dial with the 3/4" Circle Punch and popped it up on the main phone image with Stampin' Dimensionals.

I lined my Medium Crumb Cake Envelope with one of the patterns in the Neutrals Designer Series Paper Stack.  I creatd the liners with our new Envelope Liners Framelits Die set from the Holiday Catalog.

This was one of the cards that my club members made in September. 

I would love to have YOU join my Virtual Club and receive fun projects like this each month.  Is your wish list long but your budget is tight?  Join a Virtual Stamp Club to spread out your purchases.  You place a $37 order (before shipping & tax) through my Online Store at www.shoppingwithbarb.com and use the monthly Hostess Code.  Orders are due by the 12th of each month.  After you place six consecutive monthly orders of at least $37, you will receive $25 in hostess rewards and you can choose anything from any of our current catalogs.  Since you are long distance and cannot make it to class, I will make your monthly projects and mail them to you.  Please EMAIL me to join and I will give you the monthly hostess code.

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Have you gotten your Best of Autumn set yet? Stampin' Up! is releasing one each "Best of" stamp set each month in 2013 and if you purchase six of the "Best of" stamp sets, you will earn a FREE $14.95 set of your choice, click HERE for the details.


More Color Blocking with the Expressions Thinlits

A couple of weeks ago, I shared a card from one of my Technique Geek Classes (click HERE to learn more). You can view that card HERE.

Today's card was created in the process of making samples for that class. I think it is just so cool!  There is no stamping on this card, I used the Big Shot, Big Shot Dies and my Stampin' Trimmer with the Rotary Attachment.

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I started by taping various widths of card stock together and trimming the set to my desired size.  I used the "love" expression thinlit, from the Expressions Thilints set shown on page 36 of the Holiday Catalog, and ran it through the Big Shot with a strip of waxed paper so the die would release the greeting easily.  I ran the same greeting through again with Whisper White.  I placed the Whisper White "love" in the negative space so it would really pop.

I also cut a heart out of my strip piece and then cut another heart out of Strawberry Slush card stock.  The Strawberry heart was popped up in the negative space with a Stampin' Dimensional and I added a So Saffron Candy Dot for more interest.

The bottom edge of the card was trimmed with the Rotary Attachment for the Stampin' Trimmer using the Small Scallop Blade.  I added a skinny strip of Coatsal Cabana to the inside of the card so the color would show when the card is closed.

Supplies:
Paper: Coastal Cabana, Pistachio Pudding, Strawberry Slush, Crisp Cantaloupe, So Saffron, Whisper White, Naturals White
Accessories: Big Shot Machine #113439, Expressions Thinlits Dies #132171, Hearts a Flutter Framelits #130159, Stampin' Timmer #126889, Rotary Addition #129407, Small Scallop Rotary Cutting Blade #129410, Subtles Candy Dots #130933 
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Everydayoccasions1Order the Everyday Occasions Card Making Kit in my Online Store today and create 20 cards with envelopes for only $29.95.  The Occasions stamp set and Ink Spots included with the kit can be used over and over to create even more cards.  What a GREAT value!!

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These kits will make great Christmas Gifts!!