Archive for December, 2007

Wishing You Cheer


Our First Project was a gift card with envelope

  • Stamp Set: Wishing you Cheer
  • Cardstock: Real Red, Whisper White, Old Olive
  • Ink: Classic Basic Black
  • Accessories: Stampin'Write Markers: Real Red, Bashful Blue, Old Olive, Basic Black – Bashful Blue – Round Tab Punch – Bashful Blue Brad


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Cold Play Snowman

Our 2500_club_project_2_copy_5nd Project is this cute little Kit Kat Snowman

  • Stamp Set: Cold Play
  • Cardstock: Basic Black, Whisper White
  • Ink: Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Pretty in Pink, Wild Wasabi
  • Accessories: Red Gingham Ribbon, Dauber, Word Window Punch, 1 1/4" square punch, corner rounder

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I can see so many fun things to do with this project – use it for Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Valentines and what about the Spring May Basket!  Just change the colors, the stamp set and you have a cute little basket treat for any occasion or holiday.


Start with a 5 x 5 piece of cardstock, score on each side at 1 1/2 inches.


Cut from the top edge on the vertical score marks just to the horizontal mark, repeat on the bottom.  Then fold up the sides and adhere to make a small basket. 


Add a handle 1/2" x 5"


Decorate your Pearson mints.  These are done by punching two pieces of Almost Amethyst® Cardstock with the scallop punch and adhering one to the bottom and one to the top of the mint with glue dots.  Then 1 3/8 in circle punch in Certainly  Celery®, stamp Circle of Friendship© "Holiday Hello" on Whisper White® Card stock and then punch with the 1 1/4 circle punch.  Stamp the image again on Certainly Celery® and punch the love-peace-joy with the 1/2 circle punch and adhere with a dimensional.

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Today was my Direct Recruits Christmas Party — There are many advantages to being part of my Stampin'Up! team and this is one of them.  I love planning and getting ready for this special event and hopefully they will know how much I value their friendship and hard work throughout the year.  The day started out with a Breach followed by the always exciting hand stamped gift exchange and of course stamping!  I thought it would be fun to share all our hand stamped gifts and projects. So sit back and get ready to browse through some inspiring ideas!


Diva Christmas Party Table Setting – I stamped 4 cork coasters with the Perennial Favorites one for each season. 

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My gift for the gift exchanged.  Stamped tiles and altered composition book.

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Brenda Knickrehm's hand stamped gift.   She wrote a neat poem in the frame about our Diva Stamp and Shares which will be our new Diva Statement of the Heart.


Paulette Dunn's Pretties Candle and box… she had done these for a Holiday Gift Class.


Joanna Middendorf's Gift – altered Clip Board


Lori Hovey's Gift – Altered Wooden Box and Acrylic Coasters


Mary Beer's gift – Altered paint Can with Chocolate and neat Snowflake ornaments inside.


Julie Rutter's Gift – Altered tin with cards & altered tin pail with chocolate treats.

Gift from downline to me — what a wonderful surprise.


Julie Rutter gave me this cute Stamped Tin and Cards along with the little pail tin above with nugget stamped treats. 


Joanna Middendorf gave me this neat little plexi photo frame post it note pad.

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Paulette Dunn's card size tab album – she did this for a class and it was very successful – using DSP, tap punch, crop-a-dile and more.

Thanks so much Diva's

A Definitely Diva Stampers Day is not complete without stamping.   Their M&T was the project below.  This project was inspired by Carbria Turnbow.


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