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Frosty Is Back

Best of 25 frost

Hello Folks. . .  Happy Tuesday.  Isn't he just the cutest – Frosty is back only a little smaller.  Today I would like to share an oldie but goodie.  Stampin' Up is celebrating 25 years this year and they are releasing the Best of 25 Stamp Sets.  Each month they will release a new stamp set with approx 3 to 5 images with one of them being a bran new image for just $14.95.  Even though they are only releasing one a month all the Best of 25 are available.  This month is Best in Snow #134387 featuring our adorable Frosty.  Click here to view the flyer.

Stampin Ups Best of Snow Stamp Set for November

My card base is Raspberry Ripple #126842, my next layer is a piece of Whisper White #100730 embossed with our Perfect Polka Dot folder #117335.  Next I used Primrose Petals #126841 with our Oval Framelits #129381.  The image is Frosty (ret) stamped with Black Stazon.  I colored him with some of my Copic Markers.  My ribbon is our 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon #126844.  I sparkled it up with some Dazzling Diamonds Glitter Glue.

I hope you enjoyed reminiscing with me.  Frosty is a Stampin' Up favorite.  Thanks for stopping by.  To place your order please click on the link below.  Have a super duper Stampin' Up day.  Until next time.  Toodles


Christmas Gift Giving Idea – Chapstick Holder

Stampin Up Chapstick Holder Polar Party Gift Ideas

Hello Folks. .   Today I have a great Christmas Gift Idea.  I would like to share this cute Chapstick Holder.  I used our Cherry Cobbler cardstock cut at 5 1/2 by 4 and scored at 2 1/2.  I turned it around and scored again at 2 1/2.  My designer paper is Be of Good Cheer (126896) and my stamp set is Polar Party (w122675/c122677).  You will just love ths set, so cute.  My tag is from Beautiful Season (w122680/c122682).  The little gift tag was just perfect for this.  I used markers to color my image.  I used Pear Pizzazz Seam Binding to keep it closed.  I also used three (3) mini glue dots to attach my chap stick.  These are just too cute and great stocking stuffers and Secret Santa Gfts.

Chap Stick Holders with Polar Pary Stamp Set

Stampin Up December Promotion All The CutenessNow that I have had my fun sharing it's time for a little Business.  On Dec 1st Stampin' Up announced a new promotion.  It's called "All The Cuteness Without the Work".  Stampin' Up as put together some easy gift giving bundles for this holiday season.   At 20% savings what a great way to say I'm thinking of you this holiday season .   There are two bundles for you to choose from — Trimmings and Tags #132769, and Petite Treats Bundle #132770.  This offer ends January 2nd.

The new Spring Catalog will be arriving to your house very soon.  I know you are saying Sandy we have to get thru Christmas first, but we are moving forward and our new Spring products will be available starting January 3rd thru May 31st 2013.  It is chocked full of new and exciting ideas for this spring.  Lots of new bundles that will save you $$$. 

Well, I'm going to sign off for now, next week is my final week to get ready for my next craft show – Dec 8th – at St. Charles West High School  If you are one of my locals I hope to see you there.  Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day.  Toodles

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Cased Christmas Ornament Card

SUO Polar Party Ornament Christmas Card Stampin Up Holiday Mini Spools Promotion

Hello Friends. . .  Today I'm featuring a darling stamp set called Polar
Party (W122675/C122677).  The card layout for this one is just too too
cute, don't you think?  I originally saw this card layout on Pinterest.
This card is posted on Splitcoast under the name flicflac Mama.  So
so clever, the creativity out there sometimes blows me away. 

My cardbase is Night of Navy, matted with Brushed Silver and matted
again with a piece of Whisper White.  I embossed it with our Northern
Flurry Folder and embellished them with Jewels.  Next I used our
Ornament Punch.  Place it as far up the card front as possible and
center.  I stamped my little bear with Black Stazon Ink and colored him
with markers.  Punched a 1/8" hole with my hand held punch and used
some silver cord (retired).  My sentiments, both inside and out come
from one of our Hostess Sets called Wacky Wishes.  I also stamped
the inside with snowflakes from our Snow Swirled Stamp Set.  Oh I
almost forget add a large Pearl to the top of his cap for a little pizzazz.

Just in case you can't see in the
the bear and his background
are raised with dimensionals.  This
is so cute and is a very impressive
Christmas Card to add to your stack
 If you have any questions please
I'm only an email away but I'm sure
you can get through it pretty easily,
just take your time. I also raised the
Whisper White piece with foam tape.
It worked like a charm.

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Supplies Used:

Stamp Sets:  Polar Party (W122675/C122677), Wacky Wishes
(W126410/C126412), Snow Swirled (W111690/C127799
Paper:  Night of Navy (100867), Brush Silver (100712), Whisper
White (100730)
Ink:  Night of Navy (126970), Marina Mist, Certain Celery, Real
Red, Night of Navy markers and Silver Gel Pen
Cool Tools:  Northern Flurry Folder (120902), Ornament Punch
(119847), Window Punch (119857)
Pretties:  Jewels (119246), Silver Cord (ret)

Thanks for stopping by, let me know what you think about this
project, I love your comments.  If you need a demonstrator I'm
here to help.  Have a wonderful day.  Toodles

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

SUO No Peeking Stampin Up Holiday Mini $99 Starter Kit

Hello There. . .  Today I would like to share my third Christmas
Stamp A Stack card.  Isn't it cute as a button.  My first two cards where
on the more serious side of Christmas so I wanted this on to be whimsy.
It turned out to be very traditional in style.  My stack is still a work in
progress.  I need a couple more cards to show my loyal following so
they can choose their favorites. 

My card base is Cherry Cobbler and is matted with one of our new
In Colors Gumball Green.  When the new catty came along I was
not sure I liked Gumball Green.  It seemed to green.  Somewhere
along the way I must have changed my mind because I have used
it all and need to order more.  Goes to show you never say
never.  The designer paper is to sing for.  I love this year's Christmas
paper Be of Good Cheer #126896.  It has some great colors and
patterns.  Woo Hoo!!!!!!!!

SUO No Peeking Stampin Up Holiday Mini $99 Starter Kit

My stamp is the whimsical No Peeking set (W126190/C126292) on
pg 23 of the catty.  All four images are just great.  Later I will show
you the tags that I made with them for my craft shows this fall. 
Too cute.  Of course my focal point is the snowman and I inked him
with Early Expresso and punched him out with a 1.5 circle punch non
SU.  For a substitute You can use our Circles #2 Originals Die #114526.
My scallop is from our 2 3/8" Scallop Punch #118874 and I pierced
it with out piercing tool.  For a little shine and glimmer I used our
Brights Glimmer Brads #121006.

I hope you have enjoyed my ramblings today and that I have
inspired you to start thinking about your Christmas Cards.  It's
never too early.  To purchase today's products you can shop
in my Stampin' Up ONLINE STORE 24/7
or email me directly.
I would love to be you go to demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by and stay tuned for even more cards and
gift ideas for the holidays.  Have a wonderful day.  Toodles


Christmas in July

SUO Hostess Set Four Season Christmas Card

Hello Folks. . .  I have a Christmas card to share with you today.

I cased is right from the catty.  You can find it on pg 202.

I'm using one of our Hostess Sets called Four Seasons.  You

can purchase this set when you have a $150 product order or

workshop.  My colors are Gumball Green and Real Red.  I

embossed my image with Real Red Craft Ink and punched it

out with our 2 1/2" circle punch.  My sentiment is from Teeny

Tiny Wishes punched with our Window Punch and Modern Label

Punch.  For a little more pizzazz I used some Cherry Cobbler

Bakers Twine.  Hope you enjoy this sneek peek of Christmas

in July and that it inspires you to start thinking about making your

own.  You know Christmas is just a hop skip and a jump away.  LOL

Have a great day folks, if you need supplies please shop in

my ON LINE Store, I sure do appreciate it.  See ya soon,  I'll

be at the ball park tomorrow in this insufferable heat.  105 degrees

here is St. Louie today.  WOW !!!!! 

Santa Suit Tote

Santa Suit Tote  Stampin Up Holiday Mini

Good Morning To Ya All. . .  Well I have one craft show done and one to go.  For all you locals I will be at St. Charles West this Sat. Dec 10th.  Today I have a craft fair project to share with you.  It's one of our die cut boxes called the Fancy Favor Die Cut Box (115965).  I decorated it to look like Santa's Suit.  It turned out darling.  My cardstock is Real Red (102482), Whisper White (100730), Basic Black (121045) and some of our new Silver Glimmer Paper (124005).  You can find the Glimmer Paper in the Holiday Mini.  The mini expires on Jan. 3rd, so place your orders soon.  My white strip was cut at 1 1/8" wide and I used my favorite punch, the Scallop Border Trim Punch (118402), santa'a belt was cut at 1" x 11" and for his buckle I first punched a square with our new 1" Square Punch (124094) the went back and centered the 1 1/4" Square Punch over my opening and punched again.  Viola' you have a perfect buckle.  Gotta love our punches!!!!!!  I finished it off with a 3/4" x 8.5 strip of Real Red for my handles and attached them with Red Brads from our Brights Collection (119740)

I hope you enjoyed my little tote bag.  Fill it with whatever you like, candy or a special gift for a special someone.  If you would like to make this tote and are in need of supplies please shop in my On Line Store.  It's open 24/7 for all your shopping needs If you have any questions about today's project or need any help in shopping please contact me.  I'm only an email away. 

We are getting close to crunch time.  Christmas will be here shortly.  To guarantee that your supplies/gifts arrive on time you need to place your orders now.  I also have gift certificates for family and friends that are hard to order for.  You know who I'm talkin' about.  LOL 

Thanks or stopping by and have a wonderful day.  My schedule is pretty hetic this week.  You know how it is, we always do last minute tweeking before a craft show.  Until next time.  Toodles

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Clean and Simple Christmas with Polar Party

SUO Polar Party Christmas Stampin Up FREE Big Shot Holiday Mini

Hi Folks. . .  Happy Monday and welcome to SandiesKorner.  Today I have a clean and simple Christmas Card for you.  But before I get to all the deets I want to take a moment and remind you of this months promotions.  There's a lot going on with Stampin' Up, so let's get right to it.

The FREE BIG SHOT Promotion has been extended till Nov 11th.  Yes, you heard right, click here and learn how you can get a Big Shot or $100 in Stampin' Up products for FREE.

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Earn an additonal $35 in Hostess Cash when you host a $300 workshop.  Click here for more deets on how you can earn a total of $85 in Hostess Cash to spend on your favorite Stampin' Up Products

Now on to the star of the show.  Even though this has several layers this card could easily be mass produced.  There's no rocket science here just layers.  My colors are Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Shimmery White, and Frostwood Designer Paper Pack.

Layer Sizes:  Whisper White 4.25" Square Base
Cherry Cobbler is 4" Square
Garden Green is 3 3/4" x 3"
Frostwood Designer Paper is 3 5/8" x 2 7/8"
Cherry Cobbler is 2 3/4" x 3 3/8"
Shimmery White is 2 5/8" x 3.25

My Sentiment is matted on a piece of Cherry Cobbler and nested with a piece of Shimmery White 1/8" smaller.  This layer will depend on the size of your sentiment.

My stamp set is Polar Party (W122675/C122677).  I colored my bear image with Copic Markers and added some Dazzeling Diamonds Glitter Glue.  This item is new and can be found in the Holiday Mini #124117.  My ribbon is also new and can be found in the Holiday Mini Cherry Cobbler Quilted Satin Ribbon #124105. 

SUO Christmas Stampin Up FREE Big Shot Promotion Stampin Up Holiday MiniI would love to be your Stampin' Up Demonstrator so if you would like to order supplies please click here to order at my On Line Store 24/7  or if you have any questions about this card or any other projects on my blog please contact me.  I would love to hear from you. 

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great start to this new week and have a super duper day.  Until next time.  Toodles

Using Plaids from Frostwood

Stampin' Up Holiday Mini Frostwood Designer Paper Delicate Doillies

Hello Folks. . . Happy Thursday

First things first I want to wish Kayleigh a Happy Happy 13th Birthday.  Today I will be spending a lot of time getting ready for her special evening.

My card today is a Christmas one, boy it's not that far away, maybe six weeks.  Now is the time to be making your Christmas Card list and gettin' those supplies ready to go.

The card I have to share today is clean and simple using some of our new desiger paper called Frostwood.  I'm a plaid lover so I especially like this designer paper pack.  My card base is Cherry Cobbler matted with Whisper White.  My next layer is Garden Green punched with my fav the Scallop Trim Border Punch and matted with a Houndstooth paper from Frostwood.  Next is another layer of Cherry Cobbler and some more plaid.  My focal poin it a Scallop Circle, pick whatever size you like, I nested it with some circles.  My stamp set is Delicate Doillies (W122590/C122592), boy I bet you are thinking that's not a Christmas set, but it works pretty darn good, don't you think?  It kind of has a quilt look to it so I added some bling for a little pizzazz.  My sentiment is from Petite Pairs (W122495/C122497).  It sure does feel good to have a matching sentiment set.  Now we have words for both the outside and the inside.  Good job Stampin' Up. 

Now it's your turn.  I would love to see some of your creations.  I'm always looking for new inspiration.

I hope you enjoyed this down home Christmas Card and that it gets you in the mood to make some of your own.  I would love to be your Stampin' Up Demonstrator, so if you need any supplies or have any questions please contact me.  You can place your orders in my On Line Stampin' Store or I would love to place the order for you.  Just email me with your choices and away we go. 

Thanks for stopping in today.  Until next time, have a wonderful stamping day.  Toodles

Snow Much Fun With Button Buddies

Good Morning Ya All.  Happy Thursday !!

Stampin Up Button Buddies, Snow Much Fun  Christmas Card Stampin Up Holiday Mini

Today I have a Christmas Card to share with you using the snowman stamp from Button Buddies

There are quite a few layers on this one.  My cardbase is Shimmary White, topped with a piece of Poppy Red DP from A Pocketful of Posies.  Next I pulled out a Baja Breeze piece from Pocketful of Posies  and mounted it on SW too.  I still have aother layer using a piece of Basic Black from the Neutral Designer Series Pater.  Now for the fun stuff.  For my pretty lacey circle I used a nestie but Stampin' Up now has a brand new die cut called Perfect Pennants that will work beautifully.  It's on my wish list.  LOL  I stamped my image on SW and nested it on a punched Basic Black circle.  For the red hat I stamped Mr. Snowman again in Poppy Red and cut it out with our Snips.  Easy Peasy!!!

For my sentiment I made a flag and stamped the words from Snow Much Fun.  Added a small flower from the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch for some added pizzazzzzzzzzz!!!  I tied a bow with our 5/8" Whisper White Satin Ribbon, placed a red button with our Cherry Cobber twine and tied another bow.

I'm still working on my medallions.  I hope to have them finished soon.  I have to decided on the size of the wreath.  I think I'm going with a 7" round.

Stampin Up Button Buddies and Snow Much Fun Stampin Up Holiday Mini 

Thanks for stopping by today.  It looks like it is going to be a lovely day here in ole' MO.  If you're in need of supplies please check the list below.  Until next time.  Toodles

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Stamp Sets:  Button Buddies W122735 C122737, Snow Much Fun W122560 C122562
Paper:  Shimmery White #101910, Pocketful of Posies #122354, Neutrals Patterns Designer Series Paper #117157, Baja Breeze #111352, Poppy Parade #119793
Cool Tools:  Scallop Trim Border Punch #118402, Perfect Pennants Bigz Dies #123126, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch #118309, Circle Punches

Check Out The New Holiday Stocking Bigz Die

Stampin Up Big Shot Bigz Die Cut Holiday Stocking SUO Holiday Mini SUO Christmas Gifts

Good Morning To Ya.  Today I have a fun project to share.  I'm
featuring a new product from the Holiday Mini.  It is the Holiday Stocking Bigz Die.  Oh so cute.  You can find it on
pg 24 of the Holiday Mini #124098.  It is just the right size to use as a stocking stuffer (candy canes, gift card, small goodies).
You can hang it on your tree or even your mantle.  I'm going to use them as gift card holders for my children this year. 

My colors are Cherry Cobbler, Shimmery White and designer
paper from the Frostwood Lodge designer paper pack.  You can also find that in the Holiday Mini on Pg 28.  If you are a plaid lover like I am Frostwood Lodge #124002 will be a must have.  There are many ways for you to decorate the cuff of this stocking.  This time I choose to use a new stamp set called Dear Santa W123832 C123834.  It is a small
set but packs a big punch.  I can't wait to make another one and use the new embellishments (Stitched Felt and Mini Jingle Bells)
on pg 30 of the Holiday Mini.

It's time to do some shopping and get your Christmas
giving gifts started.  What are you waiting for.  LOL
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. .

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Thanks for tuning in today.  I love it when you're here.  It makes my
day.  Have a wonderful stamping day and until next time.  Toodles