ICS Blog Hop – Thinking of You!

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Howdy! 

Well, this is a crazy unexpected week! A long-term sub job started 2 weeks early because she had her baby already. Yikes! I’m actually writing this at school on my prep and then running home to finish this card and take the pictures!

So happy to be hopping with these wonderfully creative ladies from the Inspire Create & Share Blog Hop group! They have some serious talent and I am honored to hop with them! This month our theme is Thinking of you! It could be sympathy, get well, or anything we wanted. I chose to make a Get Well card. Always handy to have during Winter, for sure!

I used the Sale-A-Bration Hostess stamp set called Little Ladybug. I had to have this set since my nickname is Junebug and my business is Junebug Creations and I use a ladybug for it. It is so darling and the new dies that go with it are so fun!

I needed some inspiration and since I love challenges…I went and found 2 fun challenges…and discovered that one of them closed already…Oh, well! I will learn to check dates better, one of these days. 

Global Stampin’ Friends for the colors:

And the sketch was from CAS(E) the Sketch:

Brian King is one of the SU Demos that I follow so it was fun to get inspiration from him!

I even did some coloring…not my best talent, but I am working on it! Here it is…what do you think of my interpretation?

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Now on to see what Shirley Merker created for this month! Enjoy the rest of the hop!

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Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your own Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey! Please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts about this project. Feel free to CASE my projects and share them in the comments below! I love to see what others create! 

Blessings, June

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You all know I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Paper Pumpkin and here is some fun and exciting news to share about this amazing kit!

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  • Kit details: Makes nine cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 4-1/4” x 5-1/2” (10.8 x 14 cm)
  • Envelope size: 4-1/2” x 5-3/4” (11.4 x 14.6 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Rich Razzleberry, Rococo Rose, and Old Olive

The Lovely Day Paper Pumpkin kit coordinates perfectly with the Happy Birthday to You Stamp Set (item 152308), which is available as part of Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration promotion. You can get it for FREE by reaching the qualifying purchase amount of $50  by March 31, 2020. See details below.

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And now you can order dies to go with this Sale-A-Bration set and it will also coordinate with your Paper Pumpkin kit! I love all the coordinating! And that is why I love Stampin’ Up!
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PPP Blog Hop – Something for Everything

Howdy Everyone!

Welcome to the delayed December Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop where we share our alternates for the the latest kit. We delayed it due to all the holidays. We are showcasing the December Paper Pumpkin kit and the alternates we created early this month and then will showcase the January one at the end of the month. I love the inspiration that I get from these talented ladies! Join us for a fun hop with tons of ideas to turn your Paper Pumpkin kit into more than you thought possible!

I was excited to get my December kit…Something for Everything with 13 sentiments! That is amazing! All sorts of possibilities! I started off by creating the original cards designed for the kit. I typically make 1 of each to show at my Paper Pumpkin “Taste Testing” workshop where participants can come and make 3 cards and see if they like Paper Pumpkin. It’s a fun time!

I always make 1 of each of the designed cards. Here they are…

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This was an awesome kit that needed very little extras added. All I did was add some extra cardstock in Shaded Spruce, Grapefruit Grove, Old Olive, and Terracotta Tile for card bases and backdrops.

I made 6 alternates and they will be featured this week in 2 posts. Here 3 of them and the first is my favorite alternate. It will be the alternate that my Paper Pumpkin Clubbers make. It’s my first easel style card. I needed to use only the extras from the kit and the ‘skeletons’ because I have a number of Clubbers that make all the cards as is before we see each other to make alternates. That is how excited they are for getting their kits! 

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Besides adding the cardstock I also used the leaf punch to punch out a gold leaf that I cut to place 1 leaf below and 2 above. I also used the dog punch to cut the gold hearts out of the rest of the sticker page. Gotta love the ‘leftovers’ we can do so much with!!

And these are 2 other cards that I came up with…

I did end up punching out some leaves and sprigs from the back of the card that I stole the front from. Those 2 punches come in very handy quite often!!

Now on to Terri Takashige’s Blog to see what fantastic alternate she came up with! Enjoy!

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Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your own Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey! Please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts about this project. Feel free to CASE my projects and share them in the comments below! I love to see what others create! 

Blessings, June

Supplies Used to make card:
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When you place an order, please use the January Hostess Code ABBZNQVN. Any orders of $25 or more will receive a handmade ‘Thank you’ card from me!
If you place an order of $150 or more, please enjoy your well earned rewards and a handmade ‘Thank you’ card from me!! Thank you so much for letting me be your Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator!
You all know I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Paper Pumpkin so CLICK the picture below to see the cute new video they made!
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3 DAYS LEFT! Here is a great reason to Subscribe Before January 10th! Below is a description of what you are going to get…well, sort of… 😉 CLICK HERE or on the picture to see a Sneak Peek video giving some clues as to what is in the kit for January!
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  • Kit details: Makes 20 treat bags + 10 mini cards and envelopes
  • Card size: 3″ x 3″ (7.5 x 7.5 cm)
  • Envelope size: 3-1/8″ x 3-1/8″ (7.8 x 7.8 cm)
  • Bag size: 3-1/4″ x 4″ (8.2 x 10 cm)
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors: Crushed Curry, Highland Heather, Mint Macaron, and Rococo Rose

It’s not just for Valentine’s Day…it’s for anytime you want to express LOVE! Weddings, Anniversary, and all! It coordinates with some new products coming in our new mini catalog and Sale-A-Bration starting in January!

If you like what you see then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. I would be happy to have you in my Paper Pumpkin Club! Don’t delay!
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Sale-A-Bration

WHILE YOU ARE…CHECK OUT THE NEW MINI CATALOG!

January-June 2020 Mini Catalog

 

Clearance RackUpdated regularly! Check often! While supplies last! They just put STAMP SETS on here for the first time…click on the banner and go check them out! Remember to use the Hostess Code, please!

Click here to go to the Annual Catalog! Get ready to drool!🙂
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Sketch + Colors = Mom?

Howdy!

Was on a good creative roll this weekend and wanted to get the cards blogged before the challenges run out…seems to happen a bit to me lately!

So, here is the color combo from Fab Friday and the sketch from Sketch Saturday. They were some great inspiration for this card!

 

 

And here is my creation using these 2 wonderful inspirations!
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I used Wink of Stella on the wreath and the bow to give it a little more pizzazz…who doesn’t love a little sparkle, right? Here is a closer look…
Over all, I love the bright springy colors on this card! I am sure my Mother-in-Law will too!
Materials used were:
Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share and CASE with me! I love to see what others create!

Blessings, June

 

Until April 10th…don’t miss out!
More about the April Kit from Stampin’ Up!
  • Makes 9 cards (3 cards of 3 designs)
  • Includes an adorable gift box—in addition to your 9 cards
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Calypso Coral, Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Mint Macaron, and So Saffron.
What is a Distinktive stamp, you ask? It is a stamp that is a picture turned into a stamp! Very detailed and gorgeous! Here are a couple samples of what I mean:
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If you like the looks of these stamps…then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. 

 

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Happy Tails are Meant to Be!

Howdy!

How are you all today?! I am on my first day of Spring Break and happy for it! What better way to start it than telling you about this cute card I came up with to enter into the Sketch Saturday Challenge? I have fun with sketches and this one turned out cute!

Here is the sketch:

I figured I would change it up a bit and instead of going with circles, I went with a heart and puppy dog! Here is mine:

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And, since I am into different ways of folding cards lately…I went with a new fun one that I learned…it’s a double door kind of fold. First card I made I had the heart straight up, half on one side, half on the other. Then at my card class this week, Crystal said she was going wonky and I really liked that idea…so I went with a wonky heart too! I like this one better!

Materials used for this card are:

Here are 2 pictures of how it looks when you open it:

I left the inside blank so that I can write whatever to the person who gets the card. I may choose to put Very Vanilla cardstock inside to make writing easier because the inside is textured as well. Oh…when you use the paw and bone to stamp all over the front…stamp before you emboss…it’s easier! Just saying because I forgot to do it that way. 😉

Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share and CASE with me! I love to see what others create!

Blessings, June

Challenges this card has been entered into:

 

Current Happenings with Stampin’ Up! Click on any picture to get more information!
Until April 10th…don’t miss out!
More about the April Kit from Stampin’ Up!
  • Makes 9 cards (3 cards of 3 designs)
  • Includes an adorable gift box—in addition to your 9 cards
  • Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Calypso Coral, Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Mint Macron, and So Saffron.
What is a Distinktive stamp, you ask? It is a stamp that is a picture turned into a stamp! Very detailed and gorgeous! Here are a couple samples of what I mean:
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get well soon stampsget well soon stamps

 

If you like the looks of these stamps…then you will definitely want to sign up for Paper Pumpkin! Contact your demonstrator to get started or CLICK HERE* to subscribe with me as your demonstrator. Oh, and do you like FREE products? If you buy 3 months of Paper Pumpkin Prepaid, you get a Sale-A-Bration item! Find out more HERE

Until March 31st

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If you were still wanting some items from the Holiday catalog…check this out!

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Global Stamping Friends – Seasonal Fun

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Hello, Hello!

It’s that time again…First Friday of the month…hopping with my Global Stamping Friends! These are some amazing ladies who make some amazing projects so enjoy the hopping! This month’s theme is Seasonal Fun…so let’s have some fun and I will show you what I created!

I am all about snow right now! I live in Whitefish, Montana and we are supposed to have a lot more snow than we do right now!! Our ski mountain has been making snow to open yesterday. That is so sad! I figure if I keep making cards with winter scenes and lots of snow maybe we will keep getting snow! As a snowmobile rider, I want a lot more snow! I decided to “capture” some snow in a shaker card!

Here is my creation:

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I love purple! So using Gorgeous Grape is a joy! So happy for this new color from Stampin’ Up!! I kept this card simple using the Gorgeous Grape and Whisper White cardstock with a little bit of Tuxedo Black ink. The bow was inked with Gorgeous Grape and stamped off 2 times on other paper before using it on this card. I also used the framelits to make the snowflakes and used silver and lighter colors from the Metallics Sequin Assortment.

I used the Jars of Love stamp set

Jar Of Love Photopolymer Stamp Set

and Everyday Jars Framelit


Everyday Jars Framelits Dies

I used my Big Shot with the Softly Falling Embossing Folder on the Gorgeous Grape layer after I used the stardust stamp from the Christmas Pines stamp set to give it a background pattern. Also from that set are the front sentiment, punch out with the Everyday Label punch and the holly, which I used Garden Green and Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write Markers to ink the leaves and berries and then fussy cut them out. The inside sentiment is from Beautiful Baubles. The inside snowflakes are from the Colorful Seasons stamp set which was inked 1 time and stamped 3 times. Yep, my favorite technique! And I used 3 Pearl White sequin from the Adhesive Backed Sequin set.

 

 

 

 

I am so proud of myself for mixing up my stamp sets…I used to only use what it came with it instead of incorporating others. I am Out-of-the-Box now!! YAY! Finally!

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Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share with me! I love to see what others create!

Blessings, June

**If you like items that you saw me use, please your SU Demonstrator. If you don’t have a demonstrator yet, I am happy to assist you with your stamping and crafting needs! You can order by clicking on the blue words in the text or Click Here Now. Or you can leave me a comment and I will contact you. If your order is less than $150, please use December Hostess Code MHSJJNKY and I will send you a personal Thank You card and gift. If you place an order over $150, enjoy the rewards you’ve earned and receive a special Thank You from me in the mail as well!**

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Snowflakes Abound!

Hello, Hello!

It’s that time of year when I start thinking about snow! We live in Whitefish, Montana and when you live here you have to pick a winter hobby…besides staying inside crafting all the time, which would suite me, but not my guys! 😉

We chose snowmobiling! And this year we are all set with avalanche gear (of which I trust we NEVER have to use!) Now we wait for snow! It’s late this year, see my bare backyard?! I thought maybe if I start making snowy cards, it would start snowing…you think?

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And, since the…

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promotion is still going on until November 30th…I figured now was as good a time as any to play with snowflakes! In my last post, I was playing with the Happiness Surrounds stamp set that is quite versatile…it’s not just for Christmas, which is why I bought it!

For this new card I used the snowflake thinlits dies to make all my snowflakes with Whisper White cardstock.

Snowfall Thinlits Dies

Then I brought out an old stamp set, that I haven’t even used yet (I got it when we moved and had no time to play with it) called Santa Stache! It is so darned cute! I plan on using this one for a couple cards this year. My hubster has a ‘stache almost like this and the beard to go with it!

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Oh, and before I get into details about the card…EVERYTHING I used, except the stamp set, Big Shot, and snowflakes IS ON SALE 10% OFF UNTIL MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY 11/28. Click on the blue words and they will take you to my store. The snowflakes will not be sold after the 30th (Friday) of November. Don’t hesitate if you like what you see!

Together with Shaded Spruce cardstock for a base, Cherry Cobbler ink for the inside sentiment and distressing, Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends for coloring the hat, Dashing Along DSP for the triangle swatch of paper, and Whisper White cardstock for the rest, this is the card that I came up with:

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First I ran the thinlits through the Big Shot using the Precision Base plate, which is really really good for detailed dies like the snowflakes! Then I just dropped the snowflakes on the card to see what would look good. Once I made up my mind on the flow of the flakes, I had to glue them…I used the Tombo Liquid Glue and my silicone mat. Later I remembered that I have the Fine-Tip glue pen and would have made less mess had I used it! *sigh*

Then I stamped the Santa in Tuxedo Black Momento Ink on Whisper White cardstock and fussy cut using snips. I had already run the mustache through the Big Shot when I did the snowflakes. Why they didn’t do a framelit for the heads of this set when they did the mustache, I have no idea. At least it was not too detailed, so it was easy to fussy cut.

Usually I leave a small white border when I cut images out, just like the thinlits do, but this time I wanted the black edge. If I goof and don’t get all the white off or cut a little on the inside, then I use my Stampin’ Write black marker to “fix/hide” my errors.

I used dimensionals on the Santa and the sentiment to raise it up off the snowflakes. Also on the ‘stache to raise it off the face. I used a swatch of the Dashing Along DSP just to give it a pop of color. The sentiment on the outside and inside layer are distressed in Cherry Cobbler ink using my trusty sponge quarter. I also used the other sentiment from the set for the inside and it is stamped in the Cherry Cobbler. Love that deep red! Then I took the leaf stamp from the Happiness Surrounds stamp set and, using my Shaded Spruce ink pad, I stamped it 3 times without reinking. That’s a favorite technique of mine! Then I put adhesive on the back of the cardstock and stuck it inside the card.

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So, one last time. Here is my card. What do you think? Cute, huh? Love the 2 sentiments using “stache!” If you don’t believe me about my hubster, you can check out his ‘stache and beard in this previous post Here.

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Thank you for reading and taking this crafting journey with me! It’s nice to have you along! Enjoy your Stampin’, Scrappin’, and Craftin’ journey and feel free to share with me! I love to see what others create!

Blessings, June

**If you like items that you saw me use, please feel free to order them from your SU Demonstrator or , if you don’t have a demonstrator allow me to become your demonstrator and click here now. If your order is less than $150, please use this Hostess Code and I will send you a personal Thank You card and gift. If you place an order over $150, enjoy the rewards you’ve earned and receive a special Thank You from me in the mail!November Hostess Code

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Challenges this card has been entered into:

  1. HIMCR – #380 Any Holiday
  2. Crafting by Designs – Something Sweet
  3. A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge – Challenge #80 – Anything Goes
  4. Creative Craft Cottage – #113 Christmas is Coming
  5. Through The Craftroom Door – TTCRD Anything Goes Challenge Week 27th November
  6. 613 Avenue Create – #215 Anything Goes
  7. Crafting with Friends Challenge Blog – #76 Anything Goes