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Memory Box Elyse Tree and the Holiday Online Card Class…

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oh boo… should’ve put a partridge and a pear in the tree!  I was planning on putting a bird in the tree but I forgot when I started thinking the swirls looked like snow and then the snowflakes landed on there instead! haha!  I forgot to use the white Wink of Stella Glitter Brush pen on the snowflakes!  I’m going to add that!

I used the pretty Elyse tree die from Memory Box, HERE and mounted it on a piece of card-stock I just cut with the paper cutter.  The background is a Hero Arts stamp.  I stamped it with Clearsnap’s Frost White pigment ink on Desert Storm card-stock.

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The sentiment stamps are from Papertrey Ink.  I cut a strip ¾ inch wide, stamped with Onyx Black Versafine ink and trimmed the ends to make the banner.  The teeny flake is an old Fiskars 3 different corners snowflake punch.

Clever way to do the sentiment on a Z-fold card… so why did it take two pieces of card-stock to get the background stamped?! lol  I was close to changing the plan and using pattern paper! lol

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The Holiday Card Class is fun, simply because it’s out of the ordinary of what I usually do!  More than likely you will get a break tomorrow…no post from Pam!  Friday I hope to be back with a Magnolia Christmas card for Tilda’s Town challenges.

Happy stamping to you!  Thanks for looking and talk to you later!

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Joe Kool meets Holiday Online Card Class…

 

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Joe Kool visited our city bearing snow and cold yesterday!  He decided it was SNOW time!  It was still here this a.m. but the sun was out strong and melted it all away by afternoon…I’m sure Joe Kool will be back! haha  Gotta have a white Christmas!

I really hesitated signing up for this online class… didn’t register until Sunday!  In the past I’ve always struggled making the time to complete any of the assignments.   For this session there is a day between classes and that was just the break I needed to make one of the assignments! hip hip hooray!  I hope I can do some more!

What fun!  I love kraft, red, black and white! Throw in the washi tape, twine and a snowman and I’m smilin’!

Joe Kool is just one of the many awesome snowmen from Printworks Collection.  You can find him in the store HERE. The sentiment snow time HERE and Happy everything HERE.

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I stamped Joe with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Copic Sketch Markers.  Get a load of that sparkle!!!  You’ve heard about the Wink of Stella glitter brush markers?!  WAY cool, like Joe!  Check them out HERE! I used the white, red and dark green ones. (brushed right over the coloring) They dry fast too!

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Inside…a gift card holder crafted with vellum and washi tape.  I didn’t have a gift card to put in the pocket, so I put a piece of green card-stock in there for the photo. Now  you can see the white embossed happy everything!   (don’t mind the few specks of white…insert TIP…when you’re embossing on vellum… put a dark paper behind so you can see said specks! Just pretend they’re snow! All better now)

Snowflake punch is this one… HERE.

Challenges
Addicted to Stamps – punches or dies
Seize the Sketch  – sketch
Paper Playtime – sparkle
Shopping Our Stash – use something already out on your desk (wink of stella pens, copics, stamp pads, washi tape, twine)

Just plain fun!  Thanks for looking!  Love it when you stop by!  Always love to hear from you too!  Take care and stay warm!

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Memory Box class coming up…

 Christmas Class coming up…

I’d LOVE it if you could come!

Snow Place like Home

Join me Thursday Nov. 14th, 1 to 3 p.m.

@ Craft and Hobby Connection in Ottumwa, IA

404 Church Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501
641-954-9049

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday 11am-8pm
Saturday 10am-5pm

call 515-965-1102 or stop in to reserve your spot!

$20

Bring Basic Class Kit, liquid glue (Tombow Mono Multi) or glue pen, mounting squares, dbl sided tape, bone folder, adhesive eraser, tweezers, pencil, ruler, paper piercer; Optional: stylus set with mouse pad, Die Cutting machine such as Big Shot, etc.

Create 3 beautifully-detailed cards designed with snowy accents and pretty poinsettias from Memory Box! Plus, learn the mechanics to make an easel card and tips for cutting detailed dies.

Click photos to see full size…

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Classes also available as kits… email me!

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Memory Box Precious Mittens…

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A little non-traditional on the colors here but I love kraft with red and white…throw in the Memory Box color Pool and it’s a winter wonderland!

I used the NEW Sussex Globe and Precious Mittens dies… the NEW Walking in a Winter Wonderland stamp.

Red Glitter domes and small and medium pearls for a touch of bling… I love it!  Hope you do too!  (I put links below to glitter domes…I love them! used them last  year too)

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*** This is one of the cards I’ll be teaching in Sacramento, CA the weekend of August 3rd and 4th in the ‘Pam’s Favorites’ card class. It would be so awesome to meet you!  If you’re in the area join us for some creating fun!***  HERE is the store newsletter with all the class info…

Thanks for stopping by today!  I love hearing how much you’re loving the Memory Box dies and stamps! Thank you so much for the comments!  I love sharing what I’ve been up to!  Holler if you have any questions!

Supplies I used…

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Memory Box, Merry Christmas Winter Scene…

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I just had to post something snow related to cool us off here!  It is so hot and the humidity… can you say ‘thick’?!   So thankful for A.C.!

I love all the new frosty fun Winter dies in the Merry and Bright collection! I used several for this multi easel, easel card.

Look closely and you can see the new Mini Snowmen!

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New…
Winter Cabin Landscape
Bare Sapling
Mini Snowmen
Snowflake Burst
Grand merry Christmas

Past releases…
Evergreen Landscape
Deer Trio
Leaping Deer

Raspberry, White, Vanilla Bean and Sapphire (deep blue) Memory Box card-stocks

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*** This is one of the cards I’ll be teaching in Sacramento, CA the weekend of August 3rd and 4th in the Winter card class. It would be so awesome to meet you!  If you’re in the area join us for some creating fun!***  HERE is the store newsletter with all the class info…

Thanks for visiting today! Thank you for all the kind words during the blog blitz!  It’s always appreciated and so encouraging!

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Memory Box Holly Holiday Frame and Scene…

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Merry Christmas and to all a good night! I’m posting today on the Memory Box blog… the last day of the Merry and Bright Blog Blitz!  Be sure to click over and comment for a chance to win!

It’s been so fun to introduce this new collection from Memory Box!  I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing how the NEW dies and stamps look!  This is an A-6 size card.

My card today uses the NEW Holly Holiday Frame die set, Peace Script die, Holiday Hats dies, Mini Holly Leaves die, Deers in the Field stamp and “to all a good night” stamp. 

Memory Box Kraft, Cranberry and Dill note cards and card-stock…a couple red gems and it was done.  

I love the beautiful embossing on this NEW Holly Holiday Frame die… I used a dauber to add gold Delicata ink to the embossing while the die cut was still in the die.


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It was fun to work up a Christmas card with a masculine feel…

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A close up of the NEW Peace Script and NEW Mini Holly Leaves dies…


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*** This is one of the cards I’ll be teaching in Sacramento, CA the weekend of August 3rd and 4th!  It would be so awesome to meet you!  If you’re in the area join us for some creating fun!***  HERE is the store newsletter with all the class info…

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Here’s the card I posted yesterday on the Memory Box Blog… more NEW dies!  The gorgeous NEW Cluster of Carnations, NEW Bells are Ringing and the NEW Winter Joy dies.

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Thanks for stopping by today!   It’s been a lot of Christmas in July the last two weeks! Thanks for hanging out here with me! hehe    We’ll all be glad to have some cards done come December!

Supplies I used on my cards…

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Memory Box, Swirling Snowflakes, Manor House Scene…

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I’m sharing this card on the Memory Box blog today…be sure to click over for a chance to win the NEW Swirling Snowflakes die!  Isn’t it gorgeous?!

Love the NEW sentiment stamp… snow place like home,  the NEW Silent Snowfall, the NEW Manor House die, the NEW Pine Trio Outine and the NEW Pine Trio Background too!

 *** This is one of the cards I’ll be teaching in Sacramento, CA the weekend of August 3rd and 4th!  It would be so awesome to meet you!  If you’re in the area join us for some creating fun!***  HERE is the store newsletter with all the class info…

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I’d take some snow right now, here in Iowa!  It was so hot and humid yesterday.  At 8 p.m. it was still 90˚! We went out to go for a bike ride but came right back in! lol

I love making scenes with Memory Box dies and stamps!  A Sapphire notecard for the card base, Dill, Vanilla Bean, Sapphire and white notecards to cut the dies from.  Someone, please makes some snow! lol   OK – I’ll settle for staying inside in the air conditioning!

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Keep cool and stamp on!  yikes!  Thanks so much for stopping by and enjoying my snow! I’ll be back Friday with two posts!  This week of posting could easy be a record for me!  Never fear,  I won’t be able to keep it up! lol

Take care and thanks again!  I appreciate your comments and encouragement so much!

Supplies I used on my card today…

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Memory Box, Merry and Bright… NEW Gwyneth Flourish…

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The Blog Blitz for Memory Box continues this week!  Aren’t you loving the show and tell!  I look forward to checking the blog every morning and evening.

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 *** This is one of the cards I’ll be teaching in Sacramento, CA the weekend of August 3rd and 4th!  It would be so awesome to meet you!  If you’re in the area join us for some creating fun!***  HERE is the store newsletter with all the class info…

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So elegant,  so lovely… the NEW Gwyneth Flourish die.  Cuts and embosses like a dream…beautiful swirls…so classy!  So much to love with this release!

I also used the Pine from the NEW Pinecone Corner die,  the 25 ornament from the NEW Advent Calendar Set and the NEW Merry Christmas Flourish stamp, all from this new release!
 
Combined with the beautiful Poppystamps Poinsettia die, the Virtuoso Music die and the Cherise Label die. (isn’t it cool how the ornament dangles from the label?!) I used Memory Box Thistle, Juniper, Graphite and Raspberry card-stock and Thistle Moroccan card-stock.
Thanks for stopping by … it’s  Christmas in July!  So fun to share these wonderful new dies and stamps from Memory Box with you!  LOTS more to come!

Supplies used to create this card…

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NEW Memory Box Merry and Bright…

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Another nostalgic Christmas scene that brings back memories of growing up in the city.  Oh I had fun creating this card!  When I first saw the new release I spent hours pouring over what I could do with them all!  When they got here, I had to adjust a little but in the end,  I’m so happy with everything I’ve made so far!  I hope they inspire you and add creative energy to your day!  : )

*** This is one of the cards I’ll be teaching in Sacramento, CA the weekend of August 3rd and 4th!  It would be so awesome to meet you!  If you’re in the area join us for some creating fun!***  HERE is the store newsletter with all the class info…

I used a lot of dies and a new stamps too… I’ll link to them all below.  White card-stock for the card base, Memory Box Licorice, Granny Smith, Lagoon, Raspberry card-stocks, silver card-stock and Doodlebug Glitter paper for the snow and stars.

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Inside, I had to add the new Gift Bag die and the top hat from the Holiday Hats dies.  OH and that Washi Tape Stripes and have yourself a Merry little Christmas are both NEW stamps from Memory Box too!  Awesome!

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Can you tell I’m excited to share?!!! yea!  I’ll be back on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons with more cards for this class.

I sure appreciate your visits and comments!  I’m working away here and not getting back to everyone as good as I usually do but your words always bring a smile to my face and encouragement to my heart to keep working away!  ❤  Thank you!

***Click over to the Memory Box blog, HERE and comment for chances to win on the blog blitz posts! ***

Supplies I used on this card…

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Memory Box Marvelous Bridge step card…

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I had fun creating this step card for one of my classes in Ottumwa, Iowa!  It’s a city with a lot of bridges and hot air balloon festivities too!  I do have a few class kits left for purchase if any of you are interested.  They come with complete instructions, die cuts for three cards and I can stamp the sentiments for you if you’d like too. I would mail priority with delivery confirmation.  Email tab is under my blog header.

The Marvelous Bridge die is so cool!  I teamed it up with the new Dancing Butterflies die, Balloon die, Puffy Clouds and the Grand Old Oak tree.  Then from Poppystamps dies, I used the Picket Fence and Grassland dies.

Memory Box Dill, Granny Smith, Water, Licorice, Vanilla Bean, Dove Gray, Kraft, Raspberry and White card-stock.  Currant Distressed Dots paper.

So glad you stopped by! Happy Memory Box creating!

p.s. tomorrow the Memory Box design team starts showing the new Fall and Christmas release over on the Outside the Box, Memory Box blog, HERE  

Supplies I used to make this card…

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Memory Box dies… Just a Note

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I love this Honeyblossom Sprig die paired with the Corner Bow die, the Virtuoso Music die and the just a note sentiment stamp.  Memory Box Distress Dots and solids card-stocks die cut so easily!  A great quick and easy card to create!

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I used mounting squares behind the leaves, flowers and notes for a little 3-d…

And here’s one in Currant…

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Thanks for visiting today!  I appreciate it and love your comments!!!  Thank you so much!

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Copic Coloring Class Sept. 10th!

Check this out if you live anywhere near me…

I will be teaching a Copic Coloring Class Saturday, September 10th at 10 a.m. at the Craft and Hobby Connection in Ottumwa, Iowa.  The cost is $25 which includes one marker.  Limited number of spots…give Lisa or Jeremy a call at 641-954-9049, email address is craftnhobbycon@aol.com …   I’d love to meet you!

p.s. this is an amazing stamp store packed with stamps and supplies!  You’ll love the selection and tons of CC Designs too!