Cards - Christmas & Winter

Three CASED Cards from the Catalog with Lights Aglow Suite

The Lights Aglow Suite has just about everything you need to make beautiful Chirstmas cards - two gorgeous bundles, ribbon, special papers and gems - yum!

Tonight I shared three cards with this suite that I CASED (Copy and share everywhere or something like that ha ha) from the catalog. These cards are on page 30 of the Mini Catalog (July-December). The third card has a bit of a twist at the end that might surprise you!

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Aren't they pretty?

I really like the effect of using the Diorama Layering Dies to frame the tree on this card:

Lights aglow tree card2

Also, did you notice the gems on the tree? I used the Elegant Faceted Gems to finish decorating the tree.

The second card has a layer of embossed snowflakes behind the sentiment:

Lights aglow mint card2

The Real Red Mini Ruffled Ribbon adds just the right color accent. 

The third card is really a pocket card/gift card holder. Using kraft paper as the base with an attached belly band, you can slide the pocket in and out of it.  DSP is from the Celebrate Everything DSP pack, which is only available as a hostess item.

Lights aglow gift card holder2

Snowflakes are die cut from the gold Glimmer Specialty Paper. The layers on the belly band add dimension and interest to the pocket card.

Lights aglow pocket and inside card2

Lights aglow gift card holder band and pocket2

Click here to download the free PDF: Download Monday Simply Stampin' in the Meadow Oct. 2^J 2022 featuring CASED cards with Lights Aglow Suite

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Horizontal and Vertical Pop Up Block Cards

Oh you are going to want to make one of these beautiful cards!  It looks complicated, but it's not! And it even fits into Stampin' Up's medium envelopes (A2 size). It's another great way to showcase beautiful designer series paper, or even use up scraps of paper. Inspiration for these cards is from Frances Martin. I saw a video she had posted on YouTube. 

I designed a vertical card featuring the Christmas Scotties climbing on some presents! I think you will like it. But first the horizontal card.

The card below was created with the new Fitting Florets designer series paper.  The strips of paper are cut and placed in order to keep the original print pattern. You will find a free Project Sheet with all of the measurements below.  There is also a link to my YouTube replay.

Pop up block card fitting florets dsp 3

And here's what the card looks like from the top:

Pop up block card top

This next card has Santa Express designer series paper on it.  It was fun to cut it up and then see it come to life on the card!

Pop up block card santa express 4

 

And finally, here is the vertical card with the Christmas Scotties (this bundle is retiring!)

Pop up block card vertical Christmas Scottie 2

Isn't it adorable? 

You will find the Project Sheet with the measurements here: Download Monday-simply-stampin-in-the-meadow-11-28-22 Pop Up Block Cards

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Twisted Ribbon Cards with Christmas Banners Bundle

I love the look of the Twisted Ribbon Pattern on cards.  Have you made any cards using this beautiful pattern? This is my first time and I'm hooked! What a fun, creative way to make beautiful cards! Inspiration for my cards is from Sally at Get Crafty with Sally.  I watched her YouTube video and got inspired! There is a link below to the Free Project Sheet that you can download. There's also a link to the YouTube replay if you missed my live tonight. 

Anyways, here's the first card I made tonight: 

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I used contrasting paper from the Painted Christmas DSP for the ribbon twist. The banner from the Christmas Banners set goes nicely across the front. The Garden Green layer is embossed with the Wintry 3D Embossing Folder.  I love the Evergreen Pattern.

The second card is a little different in that the strips of paper for the ribbon twist are only 1/2" in width, and I actually used ribbon instead of paper for the lighter color.

Twisted ribbon ribbon card 2

And with the third card, I've laid out the pattern going horizontally across the front rather than vertically. I like the rustic look of this card:

 

Download the free project sheet here: Download Monday-simply-stampin-in-the-meadow-11-21-2022 Twisted Ribbon Cards with Christmas Banners Bundle2

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DELIGHTFUL CARDS WITH THE SWEET CANDY CANES BUNDLE!

Candy Canes take me back to Christmas's of my childhood - red and white hard candy with that peppermint smell and crunch! We usually had a few sprinkled in our Christmas stocking or hung on the tree. That's one reason I love the Sweet Candy Canes Bundle - the nostalgia and sweet memories from years gone by!

It's so easy to make eye catching cards with this bundle and also the beautiful designer series paper.  The DSP even has candy canes you can die cut out if you don't feel like stamping! 

Did I mention there is a free project sheet? The link for the project sheet is toward the end of this post.

This card highlights the combination of Pool Party and Real Red Colors with a touch of Basic White -

Sweet candy canes pool party card2

And don't you just love that large Basic White die cut? The tag is so cool with it's die cut circles in each end to pull ribbon through. So simple, yet adds a lot in looks and ease in making a beautiful card!

The next card is a card recipe that features designer series paper - 

Sweet candy canes dsp card2

The card base is only 5 1/2 x 5 1/2, so the dsp on the front also reveals the pattern on the back when the card is opened:

Sweet candy canes dsp card open2

This is a great card recipe to use up dsp with.

And last, I created a fun fold Gift Card Holder:

Sweet Candy Canes Bundle Gift Card2

This is another neat card recipe that uses the large die cut from the Scalloped Contour dies as the gift card holder.  Here's a look at the inside of the card:

Sweet candy canes bundle gift card open2

Click this ink to download the free PDF project sheet:  Download Monday Simply Stampin' in the Meadow 11-07-2022 DELIGHTFUL CARDS WITH SWEET CANDY CANES BUNDLE

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POP UP CARD AND MORE WITH CHRISTMAS SCOTTIE BUNDLE

I just love the Christmas Scottie Bundle! It's soooo CUTE and makes it so easy to make cute projects!  I have some fun ones for you! You will find a PDF with the supplies and measurements below, as well as a link to the YouTube FB replay.

The first of the three projects is a snack holder - easy peasy origami fold that you can use to dress up a lot of different treats.

Christmas scottie snack holder2

I have a beef stick in this one, but how about a doggie treat for your neighbor or family member that has a dog?

The tag base is die cut with one of the dies from the Celebrations Tags Die Set. The Scottie dog is layered on top, and then a banner with dog talk for "yum" - "woof woof!"

Watch the video tutorial to see how to do this easy origami fold.

The next project is a cute card with blocks of layers show casing DSP (designer series paper). I've used the Sweetest Christmas DSP which is on back order now, but will be available Oct. 24th or around there.

Christmas Scottie green and white card2

I used the Stamp-A-Ratus to stamp the Scottie in the lower right corner. When stamping such a large image it's a good idea to use that tool. Again, will find the measurements for this card in the free PDF link below.

And here is the Pop-Up-Card.  What a fun card to give and to receive!

Christmas Scottie pop up card2

When the card is opened these two cuties pop up inside!

Christmas scottie pop up card open2

Here's the PDF for these projects: Download Monday Simply Stampin' in the Meadow 10-17-22 fun projects with Christmas Scottie Bundle

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Fond of Autumn Cards and Tea Light Card

Send some cheer with these lovely cards featuring the Fond of Autumn Bundle. Fall flowers and foliage with sweet sentiments make this bundle a go-to for Fall cards.

I love the die that makes this detailed die cut featured on this card front:

Fond of autumn cajun card2

Then there's the die that cuts the large stamp into four small stamps.  I used one on the card above and two on the card below. These die cuts are from the same large image:

Fond of autumn garden green card 2

The large floral image is shown on the card below (yep, this is the image you can die cut into four pieces).

Fond of autumn tea light card2And here's the inside of this tea light card:

Fond of autumn tea light card open2

 Click here to download the free PDF with the supplies and measurements: Download Monday Simply Stampin' in the Meadow 9-26-22 featuring Fond of Autumn Cards and Tea Light Card

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One Basic Fun Fold, Three Different Layouts with the Season of Chic Bundle

I want to share three different cards with you that are based on one fundamental fun fold. There are pictures for each of the cards and a PDF to download with all of the measurements. You can also watch my YouTube video for more details (link below).

One thing I love about the Season of Chic Bundle is that you can use it for all of the seasons.  The Texture Chic Specialty DSP also includes paper for all of the seasons. I'm showing a Fall, Christmas, and Summer card.

The basic fold is an 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" piece of card stock scored on the 8 1/2" side at 4 1/4" and 7"(pictured below).

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For the first card, I am layering the front panels with Texture Chic Specialty DSP and also using one large piece to become the left side of the inside of the card. 

One fun fold pumpkin card 2

The inside looks like this:

One fun fold pumpkin card inside

The second card is a gift card or cocoa pouch holder. It is created similar to the first card, but horizontally and without the large piece of DSP. Again, find the links to the PDF and video tutorial below.

One fun fold gift card holder 2

One fun fold gift card holder2

The third card uses the same base for a z-fold card:

One fun fold z fold card2

Here's a view of the z-fold from the top:

One fun fold z fold from top2

And here is the card open:

One fun fold z fold open 2

You can click on the link below for the PDF with supplies and measurements:

Download Monday Simply Stampin' in the Meadow 9-19-22 (2) One Fun Fold Three Different Layouts with Season of Chic

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Three Fall Flower Garden Cards

When we think of Fall, we think of pumpkins, gourds and squash, but there are beautiful Fall flowers too!

I created three lovely cards with that in mind that feature Echinacea, Ranunculus and Mums (or daisies) - all beautiful flowers that are glorious in Fall array.

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Each card features something unique and different.

On the Ranunculas card I used the Water Color Pencils and then blended the colors together with the Blending Pen.

Measurements for this card:

Early Espresso Card Base - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4" and die cut with long Contour Scallop die on end (about 3/4" in).

Gingham Cottage DSP – 3 x 5 ½”; 1 ¾ x 5 ½”(inside)

Crumb Cake for Die Cut Scalloped Rectangle

Very Vanilla – 2 5/8 x 3 7/8 for front stamped piece; 2 ¼ x 5 ½” for inside sentiment piece.

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The card below features a flower bouquet and foliage from the Harvest Dies with the Vintage Bottle Shaker Dome. I also die water colored the flowers with our Water Color Pencils and the Blending Pen.

Measurements for this card:

Basic Black Card Stock 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"

Gingham Cottage DSP - 5 1/4 x 4"

Scrap piece of Very Vanilla for flowers

Scrap piece of Crumb Cake for grasses

Basic White 5 1/4 x 4" for inside sentiment

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The third card is my favorite. I used the Daisy Garden stamp and Gold Embossing Powder to create this card along with the Distressed Gold Paper to make the pumpkin.

Measurements:

Thick Very Vanilla - 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"

Blackberry Bliss - 5 1/4 x 4"

Basic White for inside sentiment - 5 1/4 x 4"

Fall flower garden cards gold embossed2

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September 2022 Sweet Notes Card Club

September is in the air! - Lingering summer warmth is fading with the cooler September mornings. A touch of color is starting to show in the canvas of the leaves in the trees along our hedgerow. Some of those colors remind me of the beautiful Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper, which is a part of the September Card Club Kit. I am featuring the Cottage Wreaths Bundle to create some beautiful cards!

Cottage wreath bundle ad sept. card class

What I love about this bundle is the variety of sentiments for Fall and Christmas!

Cottage wreaths bundle

What is Sweet Notes Card Club you ask:

Sweet Notes Card Club is a monthly subscription card club. The cost of the club kit is $42.00 per month, which includes the supplies to make these beautiful cards!

Included are:

*Supplies for 8 beautiful cards (4 different designs including envelopes and inside sentiment pieces). Everything is pre-cut for you except for the designer series paper you receive. 

In your kit will be:

*$25.00 of product (I have increased this from $20.00)

*Priority Shipping

*PDF tutorial and video tutorial

This month's $25.00 of product that comes in the kit will be:

  1. Twelve 12 x 6" pieces of Gingham Cottage Designer Series Paper (1 each of 12 different patterns)
  2. Cottage Wreaths Stamp Set ($19.00)

(If availability is a problem another product will be substituted.)

If you stay in for 6 consecutive months you get to pick any stamp set from current catalogs for FREE! This is my thank you to you for your participation.

Here are the class options:

Option #1 - I want it all -  Cottage Wreaths Dies with the kit, (which includes the stamp set) - $75.00

 Option #2 - I want just the kit (includes Cottage Wreaths Stamp Set and DSP) - $42.00

Option #3 - Just the tutorial - $15.00 (Free to my team members)

If you already own the stamp set you can substitute with another of equal value ($19.00). Just email me within an hour of registering for the class and let me know.

Registration is open until September 12, 2022.  Kits will be mailed out on or around September 23rd.

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Cards with Apple Harvest Stamp Set and Layered Strips Card Base

This card recipe is a great way to use up left over strips of paper in a beautiful way! The strips are layered diagonally on the front of the card base which creates a back drop of color and interest. Other layers include vellum, a Basic White circle and the beautiful stamped image from Apple Harvest Stamp Set. I love a card with lots of layers!

Apple harvest cards FB live22

As you can see, there are two cards.  One is a little more stepped up (the one on the left). I'm not sure which one I like better. How about you?

Here is the simpler card:

Apple harvest card paper strips2

Isn't it pretty? I love how the black embossed sentiment compliments the other colors.

Here is the other card. Extras include white embossed flowers and the Mini Ruffled Ribbon.

Apple harvest card stepped up2

Click on the link below to download the free PDF tutorial.

  Download Monday Simply Stampin' in the Meadow Aug. 29^LJ 2022 with Apple Harvest Stamp Set and Layering Strips Card Base

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"Squirrelly" Dutch Door Card

Let's celebrate early Fall with this cute Dutch Door Card featuring the Nuts about Squirrels Stamp Set.  It's so darn cute and so are they - unless they are in your attic of course. 

Nuts about Squirrels dutch door card2

I like this particular Dutch Door fold which I got in a swap years ago from Beth Erbelding. Her card featured a different stamp set and DSP.

Here's what it looks like with one side open:

Nuts about Squirrels dutch door open 12

And then here's the card fully opened:

Nuts about Squirrels dutch door open 22

Measurements:

Card Base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2" scored on each end at 2 1/8"

Card Stock (same color as base): 2 1/2 x 4" (two of these).

DSP - 2 1/4 x 3 3/4" (two of these)

DSP - 1 7/8 x 5 1/4" (two of these)

Card Stock - 5 1/4 x 4" for inside

 

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