Thursday, October 15, 2009

More Meeting Photos

Check out the fun we had at our monthly Demonstrator Meeting! Jo Dee (first photo) demonstrated Stampin' Up!'s watercolor crayons, and Trisha (second) showed us these awesome jars decorated with Stampin' Up!'s Spooky Expressions Decor Elements Vinyl Rub Ons p.7 of the Definitely Decorative brochure, $4.95 for THREE faces! (The spider is Spooky Spider, p.7, $5.95 for small).

Holiday Gift Class

These are the projects from my Holiday Gift Class this weekend. It was great!
The "Ho Ho Ho" bag uses Stampin' Up!'s Ho Ho Ho On Board Chipboard p.17 in the mini, $12.95. For that price, you get 3 sheets of 12x12 chipboard that is completely covered in silver glitter! You get 3 large "Ho's" total, and 6 small "Ho's" total.
I attached the letters using Crystal Effects, p.192, $6.25.
The matching card is made with Just Beclause p.19 in the mini catalog, $14.95. Santa is stamped in Basic Black (which is waterproof) and colored in with Stampin' Up!'s Aqua Painters p.192, $16.95 (set of 2) and the ink from lids of our ink pads.
It also uses our Real Red, Whisper White, and Old Olive Cardstock plus the awesome 3/4" Polka Dot Grosgrain ribbon p.183, $8.95 (10 yards) - attached with Mini Glue Dots p.192, $4.95 (300).

Everyone got to make 2 of the trees from Stampin' Up!'s O Christmas Tree Pop-Up Die p.29 in the mini catalog, $42.95. This tree can also be attached inside a card so it "pops up" when you open it. It also uses the Scallop Circle Die p.199, $19.95, the Stampin' Up! Backgrounds I Texturz Plates p.195, $11.95 (for 6 images), and the Tree Decorations Sizzlit Die p.29 in the mini catalog, $5.50.

And, they made the Gingerbread House and FOUR matching cards to go inside!
Stamps: Simple Snowflake p.208, $7.95; Wandering Words p.16 (mini), $25.95; Tasty Sweet p.24, $19.95; Serene Snowflakes p.26 (mini), $20.95
Cardstock: Whisper White, Real Red, Kraft, Chocolate Chip, Real Red, Old Olive, transparencies
Ink: Real Red, White Staz On p.190, $11.95 (includes in refill)
Other supplies used: Clear Rhinestone Brads (84) p.179, $10.95; Jumbo Snowflake Punch p.186, $15.95; Mat Pack p.191, $9.95; Paper Pirecing Tool p.191, $3.50; Holiday Lounge Designer Paper (12 sheets) p.162, $9.95; Scallop Edge Punch p.186, $15.95; Trio Flower Punch p.186, $15.95; 1” Circle Punch p.186, $10.95; Corner Rounder p.186, $6.95; Silver Elastic Cord (25 yds) p.27 (mini), $4.95; Dazzling Diamonds Glitter p.180, $4.50; 2-Way Glue p.192, $3.50; Mini Glue Dots (300) p.192, $4.95; Sticky Strip (10 yds) p.192, $6.95; Stampin’ Dimensionals p.192, $3.95; Whisper White Envelopes (40) p.168, $6.50; scissors; pencil; ruler; ¼” circle punch; paper cutter/scorer; FOIL; curtain template; sticker sheets; Real Red & Chocolate Chip Marker p.156-157, $3.25 (except for In Color Markers, sold in set on p.155)

1. House Dimensions (uses 3 sheets of 8 ½ x 11 cardstock):
Base: 8 ½ x 11 – Score at 3 ¼”, turn and score at 1 ¼” on each end
Lid (Roof): 6 x 11 – Score at 3 ¼” and 7”
Sides (2): 4 ½ x 8 ½ - Score at 2 ¼ THEN mark at 5 1/2” from bottom and mark center at top (for point of roof)
2. Use Sticky Strip to assemble house.
3. Roof: scallop punch 18 pieces of chocolate chip cardsock. Attach with sticky strip.

The also made a jar full of peppermints with the Jingle All the Way Decor Elements Vinyl Rub On p.8 of the Definitely Decorative Brochure, $9.95.

A Favorite Card

This has by far been the most popular Christmas card I've done this year! The trees (Lovely as a Tree p.110, $27.95) are stamped on Stampin' Up!'s Glossy Cardstock, p.159, $5.95 (25 sheets) in VERSAMARK Ink, p.190, $7.50. Then set two ink pads side by side (Brocade Blue and Bashful Blue). Roll the Brayer p.192, $12.50 on the two ink pads at the same time (half will be light blue and half darker). Sort of move the brayer up and down to fill the empty spot in the center. Then roll the brayer on the cardstock. The VersaMark ink will RESIST the ink and the trees will show up!! It's like magic. You do have to roll the brayer several times until the blue ink evens out - don't panic if it doesn't look cute at first. Then stamp your greeting last in Night of Navy.
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Scrapbook Pages

These cute pages use the Wide Oval Punch p.186, $15.95 to make the pumpkins. They also use the Taffy Alphabet p.149, $43.95 and the Chocolate Chip 1 1/4" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon p.183, $8.95 (10 yards).

Another fabric hairclip

My assistant and downline, Karrie Richie, made this one for me!! It's made from the Flower Folds die, p.201, $42.95 (cuts 4 different size flowers at one time). These flowers are also great to attach to quilts! I have this die and have bought fabric, I just need to make some of my own!

6x6 Tile Class

These decorative tiles make great gifts!
How to make: stamp with Craft Ink (p.155-157, one pad $7.50 or 12 spots $25.95), cover with Glassy Glaze Enamel (p.188, $4.75), shake off excess, cook in oven for 10 minutes at 350 degrees! Easy! When I have this class, the guests can use any of my stamps and choose their own colors. These are for decoration only, they are not heat safe.

Holiday Photo Card Kit

The Holiday Photo Kit comes with enough supplies to make 12 cards and includes 12 envelopes for $19.95 (p.175). You can customize your cards - the branch image, photo border, and image with greeting are stickers you can apply anywhere you want! It comes with other stickers, too. The dots on the bottom are printed on the cardstock. The greeting was stamped by me from Christmas Greetings, p.175, $10.95 (set of 2 stamps).

Santa Bag

Check out this cute bag that looks like Santa's Suit! The tag is made from Stampin' Up!'s Exclusive Two Tags die (p.198, $21.95) plus the Scallop Circle punch.