Hello Harvest Bundle – Fun Fold Card

Greetings my friends. Today I have a pretty fall card to share and a project sheet (link below) to go with it! I was inspired by a card that I saw on Pinterest that was designed by Stampin’ Up Demonstrator Sherry Roth. I took her measurements for this fun fold and then switched up the design using the Hello Harvest Stamp & Die Bundle and the coordinating Rustic Harvest designer series paper.

This bundle is currently available in the July – Dec 2022 Mini Catalog. You can save 10% when you buy the bundle. And the paper that coordinates with this bundle is to die for. So rich and full of color.

The pictures below show how the card opens. It’s really a fun card and lets you use all your beautiful papers to do all the work for you!

The pumpkin was colored with Stampin’ Blend alcohol markers using the following colors: Pumpkin Pie Light & Dark, Pale Papaya Light and Dark and Soft Suede. I did a very quick high speed video tutorial on how to color the pumpkin – you can see it here but I will link it below too. I used Daffodil Delight and Mossy Meadow for the flowers and leaves. Get creative with your pumpkin color. Don’t be afraid to step outside the lines and choose a non-traditional color. Check out this one that Stampin’ Up created for the catalog. I love the blue!

I’d love for you to try making this fun fold card – and share it with me! Just tag me (#cardsbycheryl) in your post and I will tag you back in mine! Below is the link to the project sheet with full instructions. I hope you decide to make this card and share it!

Shop Stampin Up Perfect Partners

Hello friends. Oh my gosh…so much to share with you today I’m not quite sure where to start!

Today I want to talk about the Perfect Partners Promotion that is going on for the full month of September. Stampin Up created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog. 

If you already own the stamp set, you can purchase only the dies, but if you purchase the bundle, then you save 10%.

Keep scrolling to sneak peek the six new bundles. All dies from these 6 sets are available while supplies last – AND they were all designed to work with your Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine. Guys…when they are gone, they are gone for good. Get yours today!

World Card Making Day!

Guys – did you know that October 1st is World Card Making Day? Pretty cool huh?  Us card makers get our very own holiday – so we don’t need any excuses to put off that laundry or yardwork.  Its OUR day to craft!

This year, Stampin Up is hosting a FREE virtual card making event.  Saturday October 1st, 2pm – 5:00pm MT.  Registration is open now, but you don’t have to register if you don’t want to.  But, if you do, it will keep you up to date on the event and inform you of things you will want to prep in advance.

So mark your calendar and plan to join us virtually to craft along with your own supplies or you can order the products that will be featured and make all the projects that will be demonstrated.  There is no purchase is necessary to attend the event, it’s just more fun when you craft along, don’t you agree? 

How it will work is that a few days before the event I will share a link that you can use to connect from your computer and watch from the comfort of your own home/craft room.  You do not have to be a Stampin Up customer to join.  Everyone is welcome!  

During this event, we will make three cards – one from each of the bundles listed below.  Cottage RoseCottage Wreaths and The Warm Welcome Bundle is new (I don’t even have this one yet) and it will be available on September 1st. AND…If you place an order for any of the bundles by Oct 1st, you will get a FREE gift of Iridescent Pearl Basic Jewels. (these are so pretty and perfect for any occasion card).

To entice you even more to join us for this free event, when you order one or more of the bundles showcased for this event, using this host code: WYUX4Q69. I will send you a packet of prepared papers which will includes all of the precut cardstock needed to complete the projects that will be made during this event.  So, that means if you don’t have a specific color of the card stock that is used in any of the projects, I will have it ready and cut for you – so no additional purchase necessary.

To qualify for the free cardstock packets, you must place your order for at least one of the three bundles on the list by September 21st.  Your packets will ship out to you by September 24th.  

Don’t forget, that if your order is placed by August 31st and you purchase the Cottage Rose bundle OR the Cottage Wreath bundle, you will qualify for the Sale-A-Bration free product!

I do hope you decide to join us and register for this event.  I always look forward to this day every year and this year will be even better with a world-wide virtual event to keep us inspired!

Sending crafty hugs!
Cheryl

Mini Note Card Gift Set

Are you gearing up for the holiday craft fairs and need a fun item that would be a big hit at your craft table? Or, maybe this note card set would make a perfect gift for that sweet friend or family member. Either way – you can’t go wrong with having a stash of these cute little mini cards on hand – even if just for yourself. Why not surprise an exceptionally attentive waiter/waitress with cash tip tucked into one of these mini cards? Or, leave one for your housekeeper or mail person. Such simple little gestures go such a long way. I LOVE surprising people in this way. They really appreciate it.

The stars of this show are going to a trifecta of products. Rings of Love Designer Series Paper, Kraft 6×6 Paper Pack and the Basic White 3″ x 3″ Envelopes. Choose whatever sentiments you have from your stash, but I chose the “Little Card, Big thanks” from the Flowers of Friendship stamp set, and then the Happy Birthday sentiment came from the Lovely & Lasting stamp set. For embellishments, I just added some of my beloved Linen thread. While I adore this designer paper, there are SO many options and color combinations that you could use to create your own unique set of cards. Get creative!

For the card bases, just cut one of the 6×6 craft sheets in half and score at 3″. You can get two cards from one sheet. All in all, this project with the 6 note cards and the box with lid used up just 5 pieces of 6×6 Kraft paper. If you didn’t want to use the Kraft paper for the box, you can make the lid and the base of this with just one sheet of 8.5 x 11″ card stock. I’d recommend basic white thick so there is some extra sturdiness for the box.

I created a video to walk you through how this adorable gift set comes together. It’s really very quick to make the cards because there is very little stamping. I think tying the bows took the longest! :). Go ahead and scroll down to my YouTube link below and give it a watch. Jump ahead to the end if you just want to see how to make the box. I walk you through the process step by step.

Don’t forget the Rings of Love paper used in this project is a Sale-A-Bration item that you can get for free right now with a $50 purchase. I have four packs already – I love it so much. I plan to make some fun holiday cards with paper too.

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you are encouraged to go and make this little note card set on your own. Get creative with the papers you choose and the sentiments. You could make a variety pack of cards like: welcome baby, thank you, get well, congrats, happy birthday! These make great package tags too! Just punch a hole in the upper left corner of the card and tie it on a package with a pretty ribbon. Have fun with this set! I sure did!

Card Pack Inspiration – TODAY is the DAY!

Hello everyone! Today I thought I would talk about the memories and more card pack called Today is the Day. These card packs are a very affordable collection of colorfully decorated cards – usually double sided and typically there are a couple of different sizes to accommodate card makers and scrapbookers. Oh, and there are STICKERS too!

Here is what the pack looks like that I am showcasing today and I instantly fell in love with the color palette. But…now what? It can be a bit overwhelming at first, right? Looking through all of the different cards and thinking, NOW what do I do with these? Well….let me offer you some inspriation!

The other day when my box of goodies fromStampin Up arrived, I did not realize that this two products (the card pack shown above and the Kraft note cards shown below) would pair together PERFECTLY. And by the way, this Kraft card/envelope kit is a sleeper in the catalog – and many people overlook it. For just $10 you get 20 cards and envelopes AND a sturdy gift box with a lid.

These Kraft cards are note card size – so they are 3.5″ x 5″ – which, by the way totally go through the post just fine with one stamp. The rustic craft card base I thought paired perfectly with the Today is the Day card pack colors and so I decided to marry them together.

I have designed 10 cards for you using this card pack and the coordinating Kraft card bases & envelopes. I have made it SO EASY to make these cards from this kit with step by step instructions and cutting dimensions. Six pages of full color photos and instruction!

I’d like to share this PDF with you as a FREE gift from me when you purchase the bundle of Kraft note cards and the Today is the Day card pack. This awesome Kraft box is also part of the kit for storing your cards OR give this as a gift to someone who could use a stash of cards to have on hand. Even after you’ve created all 10 cards, there are so many more pieces leftover to continue creating with.

Here is a sneak peek at some of the cards I designed and that will be available in the PDF.

There is no stamping involved when making these cards so that step is already done for you! All you need is a paper trimmer/cutter and some adhesive. They are so fun and I LOVE the size. Just perfect to attach to a gift or leave a sweet note in your child’s lunch. As I mentioned, they also go through the mail just fine with one stamp.

Why not give this bundle a try? Here’s how you can get your kit:

Use my the link below to jump to my store and place your order for the card pack, Kraft note cards and a spool of linen thread. Once I see your order come through, I will email you the PDF and you will also get a special gift from me in the mail. For $25 you can make up to 20 cards and get a sturdy gift box with a lid to store them in or give as a gift. This would make a GREAT holiday gift too.

Also, if you’re still reading, I want to remind you that there are only 3 1/2 weeks left of Sale-A-Bration so get your orders in soon (great time to stock up for Christmas cards) and take advantage of the free products that you can earn with just a $50 purchase. In fact, when you buy the bundle as I explained above, you are half way there!

New Sale-A-Bration items were just added, so you have even more free products to choose from. Here is a peek at all of them.