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Stamp Camp Recap

What a great time we had on Saturday! We had lots of giveaways, food and of course stamping!  We’re already planning on doing a spring camp.

Each attendee made a set of 5 Christmas tags, Fall Wine Bottle Tag (great for a hostess gift), Christmas Card & Candy Wrapper box, Fall Sour Cream Treat Holder, Halloween Treat Sticks, Witches Treat Hat, Halloween Easel Card, Turkey Poop Treat, Turkey Chocolate Treat Gift.  You still have a chance to make these for yourself… details below.

 Stamp Camp Projects

Holiday Stamp Camp 2011

Here are closer pics of the projects courtesy of my fellow demo friend Erica Cerwin of Pink Buckaroo Design.

This tag slips over a bottle of wine. Perfect for a hostess gift.

Super cute as a place card for Thanksgiving.

Another cute treat for Thanksgiving.

Gorgeous embossed card and candy wrapper.

I contributed these projects to the stamp camp therefore the more detailed pics. The witch hat treat box would be great for a dinner party place card. The easel card is perfect for a Halloween invitation or greeting.

Easy Halloween Treats!

Cute Christmas Tags! You can't have too many.

~Stamp Camp Project Kits $40.00~
Wish you could have come to spend the day crafting, chatting, winning and more? Well definitely register for next year’s Stamp Camp but if you would like to at least make the projects from this amazing day you are in luck!!! There are 4 to-go-kits available. Each kit has ALL the consumable supplies you need to make these projects. You will get a list of tools you need to complete these projects AND you will get private access to the tutorial videos for each project. You will be able to pause, rewind, or even stop and replay them as your schedule permits. Simply purchase the kit through the PayPal link below. If you are local we can arrange pickup, and if you are not then click on Option 2 Long Distance Mail to add $4.95 for shipping and I’ll mail it to you.

Stamp Camp Project Kit - Local

Option 2 Project Kit - Long Distance

If the Shoe Fits…Wear it for Halloween

This week’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments is Halloween!  I love this holiday and this year Stampin’ Up! has some very fun and spooky stamp sets.  Check them out in the holiday mini.

Since I love shaped cards I made a template of a witch’s boot.  I based it on the boot in the Spooky Bingo Bits  stamp set.  See card recipe below for template. I cut the boot out then embossed it with the Spider Web Embossing Folder then Smooched it.  I laced it up with Lucky Limeade ribbon and embellished with a fan fold.  I then  stamped the head of the witch in the Howl-O-Ween Creeps set on watercolor paper, with a blender pen I colored it with Pumpkin Pie and Lucky Limeade classic ink then used the Dazzling Details to add some sparkle.  Finished off the boot with Black Satin ribbon, taffeta orange ribbon and Rich Razzleberry button.

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Join us at Hand Stamped Sentiments and take the challenge.  We’d love to see your projects.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Witch Boot Card

Template:  Click here for template.

Size:  4.25” H x 5.50” W

Stamp sets: Howl-O-Ween Creeps, Tiny Tags, Wicked Cool

Paper: Basic Black, Digital DSP Frightful Sight Spiders, Watercolor paper, Whisper White

Ink: Whisper White Craft Ink, Pumpkin Pie, Lucky Limeade, Rich Razzleberry

Accessories: Black Satin Ribbon, Pumpkin Pie Taffetta ribbon, Rick Razzleberry button, Jewelry Punch, Scallop edge punch, 1-3/8″ Circle Punch, 2-3/8″ Scallop Circle Punch, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Dazzling Details, Iridescent Ice Embossing Powder, Blender Pen, Dazzling Details, Silver Foil Smooch Crop-a-dile

Come make more than 10 fabulous holiday projects! Get your friends together and sign up to have fun. There will be fall/Thanksgiving, Halloween and Christmas projects. These projects would be great as gifts for co-workers, friends, teachers, neighbors, or best yet- kept for yourself! There will also be door prizes and giveaways throughout the day (must be present to win).
FREE stuff during the camp
Earn tickets to enter for door prizes and giveaways. Here’s how…
10 tickets for signing up during the EARLY BIRD registration
8 tickets for registering a friend that is not already on my mailing list
5 tickets for every Stampin’ Up! $25 order (not including ship/tax) placed the day of the camp

We will also have a name badge contest. Make your own name badge and wear it to this event. The badge with the most votes will win a prize.

Stamp Camp Details:
Camp Date: October 1st from 10 AM- 4 PM
Camp Cost: $40 (includes lunch) if you register on or before Sept. 23rd
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: pre-pay now till September 9 and get 10 door prize tickets to help your chances to win even more!!
Registration pre-payment deadline is September 23rd – If you register after this date or pay at the door add $10 to the registration f

Location:  Point Bluff Clubhouse located in Roger’s Ranch
From Hwy. 281 and Loop 1604, travel west on 1604 to Bitters/Rogers Ranch Pkwy. exit, turn right into Rogers Ranch, left on Point Bluff Drive.  Clubhouse is on the right as soon as you go through the gate.
Want to Register- do it NOW, you don’t want to miss this event

Stamp Camp $40 (includes lunch)

Playing with Pennants and Banners

This week Hand Stamped Sentiments is having a Banner Bash!  Create any paper craft project using banners or pennants.  I’ve been wanting to use my new Halloween stamp set Howl-o-Ween Creeps so here’s a sneak peek of one of the monster images and sentiments.  This set is so much fun!  I can’t wait to create more Halloween items with this set.  I stamped the Frankenstein image on water color paper then used a blender pen and ink pads to color him.  I punched him out with 1-3/4 inch circle punch and sponged the edges with Basic Black ink.  Since the theme for the challenge is pennants I decided to create one large pennant using the Perfect Pennants die for the front of my card.  I then printed with My Digital Studio the DSP layers.  I used Cast a Spell and the Night Owl Digital kit.  I hope you’re inspired to start thinking about your fall and Halloween projects.  The Howl-o-Ween Creeps stamp set will be available on September 1st.

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Inside of card

Join us Hand Stamped Sentiments for our Banner Bash Theme Challenge!

Banner Bash #81

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Happy Howl-O-Ween Card

Size:  5.50” H x 4.25” W

Stamp sets: Howl-o-ween Creeps, Wicked Cool

Paper: Card base:  Pumpkin Pie, Card Stock:  Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black, Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry; DSP; Digital Paper Cast a Spell and Night Owl Digital kit, Watercolor paper

Ink: Basic Black, Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry, Perfect Plum

Accessories: Big Shot, Perfect Pennants Die, Scallop Trim Border Punch, 1-1/4” Square Punch, 1-3/8” Circle Punch,1-3/4” Circle Punch, Retired Bat Punch, 1/8” Pumpkin Pie ribbon, Basic Rhinestones, Blender Pen

Creating Wicked Cool Halloween Memories

I’ve recently started to get back to my scrap booking.  I created these Halloween layouts for my last workshop’s make and take projects and my guests had a lot of fun creating them.  I had them create the SPOOKY page and I showed the BOO! page as a companion page.  These were a lot of fun create so maybe now I can print all those great Halloween pictures of my friends and complete my Halloween scrap books.  LOL

 

Halloween 6x6 srap book pages

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I used the Wicked Cool Halloween stamp set.  The images are perfect for creating cards, scrap book pages and gift items.

 

Wicked Cool Stamp set – clear mount #120600 $14.95                     wood mount #118738 $19.95

 

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.
All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Wicked Cool 6″ x 6″ scrap book pages

Finished size: 6.00″ w x 6.00″h

Stamp Sets: Wicked Cool

Paper: Card stock:  Crumb Cake, Rick Razzleberry, Crazy Cajun, Old Olive, Basic Black, Whisper White

Ink: Basic Black, Crazy Cajun

Accessories: Big Shot, Timeless Type Alphabet Junior Stampin’ Up! Sizzlits Die, Two-Step Owl Punch (ghost), Scallop Trim Border Punch, Curly Label Punch, 5/8″ black grosgrain ribbon, Stampin’ dimensionals

Techniques: Stamping

A Halloween Treat

I created this box for my make and take for my September workshops.  Using the Matchbox die made this project super easy!  My guests loved using the Big Shot to create this box.

I first had them cut the box bottom from Pumpkin Pie and the top out of Basic Black card stock.  I had them fold the crease lines to the top then they ran it through the Big Shot with the Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder.  They assembled the top then smooched it with Silver Smooch.  The tag is cut from the same die.  You get three different tags along with this die.  So versatile.

They stamped the spider web on the tag then stamped ‘have a Wicked halloween’ on Pumpkin Pie then punched with the 1″ circle.  To pop up the sentiment they used a Stampin’ Dimensional and adhered off center so you could see the spider web.

For an extra elegant touch I had them add the Black Satin ribbon with mini glue dots and voila! An easy treat box.  My workshop guests then filled it with Hershey kisses.  The box is so elegant you can give them to Halloween dinner guests.  Of course the possibilities are endless for this box and can be made to fit the different holidays.  Have fun creating these boxes.

I have also submitted my treat box for the Challenge #10 Halloween Theme challenge from Really Reasonable Ribbon’s Ramblings blog.  So much fun!

Halloween Treat box

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Stampin' Up!'s Matchbox die

Stampin' Up!'s Matchbox die, item #114890

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.
All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Halloween Treat Box

Finished size: 2 11/16″ x 2 1/16″ x 1/2″

Stamp Sets: Wicked Cool

Paper: Card stock:  Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie

Ink: Basic Black

Accessories: Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder, Matchbox die, Basic Black grosgrain ribbon, mini glue dots, Stampin’ dimensionals, Silver Smooch Spritz

Techniques: Stamping, Die Cutting, Embossing

A Haunted Spooky Dresser

I’ve become addicted to creating spooky dressers.  In my previous post I created a witch in the dresser.  Today I created a haunted dresser.  I love the Wicked Cool stamp set and Two-step Owl punch.  The punch is so versatile.  You can create penguins, witch owls, tulips bats and ghosts.  For this card I created the bat and ghosts from the owl punch.  The bat tutorial comes from Bonnie Mountford’s blog. I got the idea for the ghosts from Diane Carr.     See my previous post to link to Jackie Topa’s dresser tutorial and for Patti Lee’s blog link.

I have also submitted my card for the PPA60 Halloween Inspiration challenge.  Stop by and take a look at all the fabulous Halloween cards.

Haunted dresses card

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All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.
All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Project info:

Haunted Dresser Card

 

Finished size: 4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets: Wicked Cool

Paper: Cardstock:  Basic Black, Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Cherry Cobbler

 

Ink: Whisper White Craft ink, Versamark

Accessories: Curly Label Punch, Two-Step Owl Punch, Scallop Trim edge Punch, 1″ circle Punch, 1-3/8″ circle punch for bat wings, Regular hole punch for scalloping the bottom of bat wings, Clear embossing powder for spider webs, Silver embossing powder for sentiment, Silver Glimmer brads, dimensionals, Sponge daubers, Heat tool

Techniques: Paper crafting, Punch crafting

I’ve become addicted to creating spooky dressers.  In my previous post I created a witch in the dresser.  Today I created a haunted dresser.  I love the Wicked Cool stamp set and Two-step Owl punch.  The punch is so versatile.  You can create penguins, witch owls, tulips bats and ghosts.  For this card I created the bat and ghosts from the owl punch.  The bat tutorial comes from Bonnie Mountford’s blog. I got the idea for the ghosts from Diane Carr.     See my previous post a link to Jackie Topa’s dresser tutorial and for Patti Lee’s blog link.

Witch in a Dresser and did I mention Fort Worth Regional

When I saw this card on Patti Lee’s blog I had to CASE it.  The template for this side step dresser card comes from Jackie Topa.  Click here for Jackie’s tutorial video for how to create this type of card.  I used the same colors and Wicked Cool stamp set Patti used.  Since I do not own the Curly Label punch I used the Tab punch instead and black Glimmer Brads I received at the Fort Worth regional.

Which leads me to mention I attended Stampin’ Up’s! Fort Worth Regional this past  Saturday.  It was a lot fun, informative and Shelli Gardner provided  inspiration.  We all need from time to time a reminder of what we need to be doing to achieve our goals.  There were some very talented demonstrators and SU home office staff present awesome projects and techniques.  This was my first SU event and loved it.  I was hoping to trade some of my Witch Halloween cards before the session started but due to a freeway closing did not arrive to the convention center early enough.  However I was able to trade throughout the session.  I will post  the cards I received in the next few days.  All I can say is the Fort Worth regional left me wanting more which is why I have made it a goal to go to convention.  If you’re a demonstrator and have not attended an SU event consider doing so.  You’ll be glad you did.  Now onto my card.

By the way I have also submitted my card to PPA60 Halloween Inspiration Challenge.  They have some great cards posted by the design team.

Wicked Cool Dresses

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All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.
All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Project info:

Witch in a Dresser card

 

Finished size: 4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets: Wicked Cool

Paper: Cardstock:  Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Whisper White

 

Ink: Rich Razzleberry Classic ink and marker, Basic Black ink, Pumpkin Pie marker, Old Olive marker

Accessories: Tab Punch, Black Glimmer Brads

Techniques: Paper crafting

Wicked Halloween

I just received  the Halloween stamp set Wicked Cool and I had to use it for the shaving cream technique challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  The tutorial for this technique can be found on SplitcoastStampers.   I had never tried this technique before because I thought it would be complicated but it’s not.  It was easy peasy and so much fun!  This is now one of my favorite techniques.  I used Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive and Pumpkin Pie ink to create the swirls in the shaving cream.  Each corner was stamped with the spider web and heat embossed with black embossing powder.

I stamped the hat and sentiment on Pumpkin Pie and embossed with clear embossing powder.  The shoes were stamped with Basic Black ink on Whisper White and sponged with Rich Razzleberry.  The bats were stamped on the cape with Versamark and heat embossed with clear embossing powder.  The template for the cape is below with card recipe.   I used taffeta Pumpkin Pie ribbon and black rhinestones on the cape.

I’ve also submitted this card to PPA60 Halloween Inspiration challenge.  Stop by and take the challenge.

Shaving Cream Halloween card

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All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.
All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Project info:

Wicked Halloween Card

Cape Template: Click here for cape template.

Finished size: 4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp Sets: Wicked Cool

Paper: Cardstock:  Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Basic Black

Ink: Re-inkers:  Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry;  Classic ink pad Basic Black

Accessories: Heat tool, Clear Embossing Powder, Black Embossing Powder, Black self-adhesive rhinestones, 1/8″ Pumpkin Pie Tafetta ribbon, Dimensionals

Techniques: Shaving Cream

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