Songs and Candles 1

I was really torn with doing something amazing for Friday 13 and all spooky but I also really wanted to continue out this week with the Merry Pattern stamp set. Today also marks an incredibly special day because it is also my 2 year Stampin’ Up! anniversary. So this may be a little bit of a longer post but bear with me.

Anyways here is the project that I created and since we are kicking off the weekend I will have 3 similar cards each day for you to use as inspiration. I am so excited that we have another paper with Christmas carols on it. What makes this paper even better is that it has a few different languages on it like German. For all my amazing German customers in the US I wanted to share that they have Stille Nacht (Silent Night) on one of the papers too!

The supplies that I used are below:

  • Paper: Real Red Cardstock, Whisper White Card Stock, and Merry Music SpecialtyIn Designer Paper
  • Ink Colors: Pool Party, Island Indigo, Emerald Envy
  • Embossing Powder: Gold
  • Stamp Set: Merry Pattern

Again this is such a simple design and with so much paper in our Designer Series Paper packs you can have all your Christmas cards created and sent in time to watch lots of Christmas movies without any stress.

So since it is a Friday I will have another Freebie with any order placed today! So this is how I am going to celebrate my Black Cat Loving friends and Friday 13!

So with any size order you place today using the hostess code below until the end of today you will get these super cute cats sent to you. You will get at least these two and if I am feeling witchy I may throw in a few more black cats!


So my last thing is sharing my Why I joined Stampin’ Up! with you. I had been looking for a craft in a box to be sent to me and found Paper Pumpkin and then realized I could also make this a business. I debated trying it because what if something went wrong I mean I loved to craft but really make this a business??? Crazy talk.. well that weekend my life flipped and a close friend passed away unexpectedly and I realized that life was wayyyy way too short to keep sitting on the sidelines. I mean honestly what was the true risk if I started this business? I spent $99 and got lots of cool great product and oh yea I get a 20% off everything I purchase. There really was no losing so I decided to join. I found someone to sign up under and have been learning and growing ever since. Sooo if you are sitting there thinking of all the reasons you shouldn’t do this I encourage you to stop and think of all the reasons you should!! I hope you will join me and I would love to answer any questions that you may have.

Make sure to join me again tomorrow as I continue on my 31 day blog challenge. Until tomorrow

Global Stamping Friends Hop 14

Hello and welcome to another great Global Stamping Friends blog hop. I truly look forward to this blog post every month because there are so many talented demos around the world participating. This month is all about Halloween and can you believe it, it will be here at the end of the month.

This is the fun 3×3 card that I created using the amazing Spooky Night Designer Series Paper that coordinates with the great cat stamp set. I finally got some ink on my owl stamp set and I am so loving how this turned out.

I also had so much fun creating the inside and using a few other types of stamps in the set too! I used Lemon Lime Twist (a new in color) and Pacific Point for the potion colors. I may have to do some more cards with just these potions. Also I absolutely love the witches hat too in this set.. Clearly I just love this set and I highly recommend you getting it before Halloween (which is coming up quick).

So if you love this card and project I have a super special for you. I am starting a Freebie Friday at least until Christmas (we will see how this goes) and you can get the following items as long as you place an order through my online store above.



If you enjoyed this project and want to purchase any of the products make sure that you are shopping with me and you can easily get to my online store by using the tabs at the top. Also make sure to use this month’s hostess code if you are under $150

Also a reminder to subscribe to my blog because I am participating in a 31 day blog challenge. I have a lot of great things planned for this month and I hope that you will enjoy them. You can also follow me on social media

Thanks so much for stopping by and make sure that you check out all the amazing projects this month on this hop.

Make sure to visit Narelle next and see what fun project she has created for us!

In case you get out of order you can go back and skip to anyone.

  1. Stephanie Nash
  2. Ellen Woodbridge
  3. Kimberley Anne Morris
  4. 4. Karie Beglau
  5. Angelique Stempelkeuken
  6. Jan Musselman
  7. Mary Ann Kay Rossiter
  8. Tricia Butts
  9. Jenn Curtis Charle
  10. . Christina Walker    **You are Here**
  11. . Narelle Fasulo
  12. Marieke Bart
  13. Sarah McDermott

Halloween 12 X 12 Project

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Halloween is almost here and the biggest question is are you ready? This fun project will be used for decoration in our home and it was really easy to make. This is one of the projects that you can make if you attend one of my classes or you can CASE (Copy and selectively edit) this project. I used our amazing Halloween Night Designer Series Paper (DSP) that gave me so many different options along with our fun Jar of Haunts. I was also able to use the shiny paper in the back ground while not having to actually cut it. If you are like me it is sometimes so hard to actually cut and use our DSP and all I want to do is hoard it, this allowed me to truly display it and be proud of it.

I cut out my grey and orange background pieces to be 3×3 inch pieces. I also wanted to use each pieces of the DSP both front and back. I love the haunted house scene and felt that it could stand alone. My other favorite aspect of this project is the scared mummy jar so I picked DSP that just had some fun more background aspects to it. I also cut out my 31 in our orange glimmer paper so that it would give it some extra sparkle.

This is also my 1 year celebration week with Stampin’ Up! and it has been a crazy amazing journey! I have learned so much about me and this company and I am just getting more excited each day that goes by. Make sure to check out my Facebook page and like it so that you can be in on all the daily give-aways that I have going on this week.

I love this business and that it gives me the outlets to become creative and that I can share this with you. If you are interested in joining my team I would love to talk to you about it! I love supporting my team in whatever their dreams are: whether it is becoming the next million dollar Stampin’ Up! demonstrator or being a Hobby Demonstrator that enjoys the awesome discounts and getting their hands on product early to everything in between.

If you would like to purchase any of these great products please use my online store link where you can securely purchase all the products and have them shipped directly to you. Also please use this month’s hostess code if your order is below $150. 

Thank you for stopping by. I would appreciate any re-shares of my blog on your social media outlets and I would love to hear from you.
Have an amazing Monday!


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