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Paper Pumpkin for July 2014

Here is a quick video for our July 2014 Paper Pumpkin: I love this whole idea!  Now until September 10th, 2014 your first two months are 50% off!  Yea!  If you are interested in joining this craft kit just click on the paper pumpkin on the right hand side. If you would be so kind and put my name, Cherie Criswell, as your demonstrator.  Thank you.     :-) I wonder what August will be.  Hmmmmmmm........ Q: When do I need to sign up in order to get my Paper Pumpkin for a specific month? A: You need to sign up by the 10th of the month in order to receive your Paper Pumpkin for that month. If you sign up after the 10th―no worries! You will get your first kit the following month. You'll know your Paper Pumpkin is on its way when you receive your shipment confirmation e-mail.     Q: Is my subscription on auto renew? A: Yes, your subscription is on auto renew. However, you can skip a month or cancel at any time. Simply log on to your account and click &quo


I am sure by now you have heard about Stampin Up! Blendabilities.  (Stampin Up! version of Copic markers)  I have made some cards using these Blendabilities, but not to color.  In the picture below I used them for a background. I got this idea from Stamp with Jodi You can see where I messed up on the embossing on the lower right of the card.  Some of the stem is missing.  I figure that would be a great place to add a sentiment.  All is good. and....   After I shaded the background with Coastal Cabana, Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Blendabilities; I embossed the stamp in black.  Very vibrant colors! Now another way to use these blendabilities: First I must say I cased this from Brandys Cards, except I added the happy face to the sun. I did this with my Crystal Effects, let it dry over night and then colored it with Daffodil Delight blendabilitie.  Then I put the happy face on.  Good thing I have stamps, because an ar

Paper Pumpkin!

Wow, I just got my first Paper Pumpkin and I love it!!  You will have to understand that I am mostly a card crafter only.  Never say never!  I love this.  I still have one more bag to use & you can be sure I will.  I followed the directions for this just added the background of the stars and hearts.  I used the Starts and Hearts Decorative Mask (I used the ghost technique sponging originally with crumb cake ink then I just offset it and re-sponged with very vanilla)  Love the result of this!  5 to 6 letters work best, but I have a grandson-to-be (due to arrive in early December) that has eight letters.  A little bit of a challenge, but I think it worked out pretty well. This is so fun and perfect for the person who says I don't have the money or time to invest in a stamping hobby.  The cost is $19.95 (which includes shipping) a month and you get all the supplies except adhesive.  Everything is cut for you.  You receive with every kit a ink stampin' spot (a small ink pad