Stampin’ Up! Winter Wonder and Merry Cafe Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, I just returned a few days ago from the Stampin’ Up! Convention and boy was it fun. We were able to cheer on all the wonderful demonstrators and sit and learn about the company.  The highlight for me was getting my hands on the new Spring Catalog and Sale-A-Bration catalog. (I am squealing)  I will be sharing more about that later so on to our hop.  Today we had a color challenge.  The colors are beautiful and Stampin’ Up! has so many wonderful DSP papers that work great with the combination.  My problem is, I do not have any of the papers so I had to get creative.  Our color challenge was Pool Party, Emerald Envy and Red.  Enjoy the hop

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Here is the color challenge:

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Stampin’ Up! Winter Wonder and Merry Cafe:

Stampin' Up! Winter Wonder and Merry Cafe card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is the recipe:

Card base: Real Red 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Whisper White 4 x 5-1/4

Art Piece: Pool Party 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

  • Run your Pool Party through the Big Shot with the Winder Wonder EB
  • Adhere your art piece to the mat
  • Attach a piece of red ribbon around your mat and art piece
  • Attach this stack to the card base

The details:

Stampin' Up! Winter Wonder and Merry Cafe card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

making the coffee cup:  I used the Merry Cafe and Coffee Cafe stamp sets and matching dies

  • Stamp the outline to the coffee cup in Real Red onto Whisper White card stock
  • Stamp the snowflakes in Emerald Envy onto the front of the coffee cup
  • Stamp Pool Party dots in between the snowflakes
  • Die cut your coffee cup
  • Stamp Christmas and Cheer onto Whisper White card stock and cut out with the coffee sleeve die
  • cut a piece of Emerald Envy card stock 1-1/4 inch high and just wider than the width of the coffee sleeve
  • Adhere this to the Christmas Cheer die cut sentiment and trim the sides but leave the top edge showing
  • Adhere this to the front of the coffee cup
  • Stamp the whip cream in Pool Party and the straw in Real Red, die cut these out and attach to the coffee cup
  • Make a cute red bow and adhere to the left side of the coffee cup (disclaimer: I was out of the new Real Red ribbon and had to resort to using some retired ribbon but any red ribbon will do)

More details:

Nov 16Stampin' Up! Winter Wonder and Merry Cafe card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Die cut three Real Red snowflakes from the Seasonal Layers dies and attach to the front of the card
  • Place small pearls on the snowflake and large pearls in the center of each Real Red snowflake
  • A touch of Wink of Stella on the whip cream finishes off the card

Alternate Color Idea:

Stampin' Up! Winter Wonder and Merry Cafe card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is another idea to change up the color a bit.

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

Here are the products I used to make this card:

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Stampin’ Up! “Alternate Monday” Cookie Cutter Christmas Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Cookie Cutter Christmas Card:

Stampin Up, Cookie Cutter Christmas, Christmas card, Kristi Gray Stampin Up demonstrator, www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is the card recipe:

Card base: Real Red 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Whisper White 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Merry Music Specialty Paper 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Small mat: Real Red 2-7/8 x 3-7/8

Art piece: Whisper White 2-3/4 x 3-3/4

  • Adhere your DSP to the Whisper White mat
  • Adhere this stack to the card front
  • Attach your gold foil snowflake in the top right corner of your card front (on top of the DSP stack)

The Details:

Stampin Up Cookie Cutter Christmas card by Krisit @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

 

  • Ink the Sentiment from the Merry Cafe stamp set in Real Red and Black ink
  • Run your art piece through the Big Shot using the Pinewood Planks EF
  • Adhere your art piece to the Real Red mat
  • Stamp the Gingerbread People in Soft Suede ink onto a piece of scrap Whisper White card stock and punch them out with the Cookie Cutter Builder punch
  • Adhere the Gingerbread people to the art piece with dimensionals
  • Punch out a bow tie, hair bow and buttons from Red Glimmer paper with the Cookie Cutter Builder punch and glue onto the Gingerbread people.

More Details:

Stampin Up Cookie Cutter Christmas card by Krisit @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Wrap a loop of 1/8 inch Real Red ribbon around the top of your art piece
  • Attach your art piece to the front of your card with dimensionals
  • Add a loop of 1/8 inch silver ribbon to the right corner of the Real Red ribbon
  • Add a double 1/8 inch Real Red ribbon bow on top of the silver ribbon
  • The final touch is a large Rhinestone  to the bottom of the art piece.

My card inspiration:

Here is the card from the hop that I used to inspire the Alternate Monday card.  You can see it here:

Stampin Up, Good Tidings, card by Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com, Christmas card,

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

Here are the products I used to make this card:

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Stampin’ Up! Glad Tidings Card for the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, I had fun inking up the Glad Tidings stamp set again to use for our hop.  Today we had a color challenge of Old Olive, Black and White.  Even though I used this stamp set in the past I think you will find that the cards look completely different.  Have fun with our hop and enjoy our card shares.

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Here is the color challenge:

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Stampin’ Up! Glad Tidings Card:

Stampin Up, Good Tidings, card by Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com, Christmas card,

Here is the card recipe:

Card base: Old Olive 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Whisper White 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Merry Music Specialty Paper 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Small mat: Old Olive 2-7/8 x 3-7/8

Art piece: Whisper White 2-3/4 x 3-3/4

  • Adhere your DSP to the Whisper White mat
  • Adhere this stack to the card front
  • Attach your gold foil snowflake in the top right corner of your card front (on top of the DSP stack)

The Details:

Stampin Up Good Tidings card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Stamp the holly leave (solid stamp) in Old Olive on the Whisper White art piece
  • Over stamp the second holly leaf (the detail stamp) in Basic Black ( I know that seems scary but trust me it really works and gives you the contract that is needed)
  • Stamp the solid berries in Real Red and over stamp the detail berry stamp in Cherry Cobbler
  • With your Stampin Write Marker ink the Sentiment from the Night of Bethlehem Stamp in Old Olive and Real Red inks
  • Run your art piece through the Big Shot using the Softly Falling EF
  • Adhere your art piece to the Old Olive mat

Stampin Up Good Tidings card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

More Details:

Stampin Up Good Tidings card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Wrap two loops of Black Bakers Twine around the top of your art piece
  • Attach this to the front of your card with dimensionals
  • Add a loop of mini sequin trim to the right corner of the Bakers Twine
  • Add a double Black Bakers Twine bow on top of the sequin trim
  • The final touch is a small Metallic enamel shape star to the bottom of the art piece.

The Inside:

Stampin Up Good Tidings card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

Here are the products I used to make this card:

 Product List

Stampin’ Up! Alternate Monday Color Theory Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Color Theory Card:

Stampin Up, Color Theory, card by Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is the Recipe:

Card base: Whisper White 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Basic Black 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Color Theory 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Small mat: Basic Black 4-1/8 x 2-7/8

Art Piece: Very Vanilla 4-1/8 x 2-7/8

Stamp your art piece with black ink using the Thankful Thoughts sentiment.

The Details:

  • Attach your DSP to the large black mat
  • Attach your small black mat and the sentiment piece at an angle to the matted DSP
  • Wrap your Berry Burst Ribbon around the bottom of the card
  • Adhere your mats to the front of the card base

More Details:

Stampin Up, Color Theory, card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Stamp 3 leaves from the Colorful Seasons stamp set
  • The large solid image maple leaf is stamped in Berry Burst and over stamped with the vein stamp in Basic Black
  • The tiny maple leaf is stamped in Berry Burst
  • The lacy Black maple leaf is die cut using Basic Black card stock and the matching die from the Seasonal Layers dies
  • Adhere the three leaves with glue dots onto the Berry Burst ribbon
  • Add a small Berry Burst bow the to the top of the bunch of leaves
  • The finishing detail is some Berry Burst Glitter Dots and Rhinestones

 

I had so much fun I made two more cards using the same formula.

Here is a card in Old Olive:

Stampin Up, Color Theory, Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com,

I used the Black Shimmer Ribbon and the Sentiment from Big on Birthdays.  The Art piece is embossed with the Petal Burst EF

Here is a card in Dapper Denim:

Stampin Up Color Theory card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Do you notice how I made this one run horizontal verses vertical?  By doing this it changes the design even more.

I used the Pinewood Planks EF and the sentiment is from Big on Birthdays. I added some of the striped Dapper Denim Ribbon too.

Here is the card inspiration from the blog hop:

You can view this card here:

Stampin Up, Wood Texture, Masculine card, Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

Here are the products I used to make this card:

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Stampin’ Up! Wood Textures Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Here is another Thursday blog hop to share with you today.  The hop for today was a sketch challenge so we could use any stamp and color combination.  I have some of the Wood Texture DSP that I thought would make some great manly birthday cards. I always have plenty of fluffy cards and decided to make some cards for the special men in my life.

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Here is the sketch:

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Stampin’ Up! Wood Textures:

Stampin Up, Wood Texture, Masculine card, Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is the Recipe:

Card base: Crumb cake 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Basic Black 4 x 5-1/4

DSP: Wood Textures 3-7/8 x 5-1/8

Small mat: Basic Black 4-1/8 x 2-7/8

Art Piece: Very Vanilla 4-1/8 x 2-7/8

Stamp your art piece with black ink using the Big on Birthdays sentiment and then run it through your Big Shot with the Pinewood Planks EF

The Details:

  • Attach your DSP to the large black mat
  • Attach your small black mat and the embossed sentiment piece at an angle to the matted DSP
  • Wrap the left end of your burlap ribbon around the bottom of the card on the left side and then cut a tail to the right side of the ribbon (I used Fast Fuse)
  • Adhere your mats to the front of the card base

More Details:

Stampin Up, Wood Texture, Masculine card, Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Stamp 3 leaves from the Colorful Seasons stamp set
  • The large solid image maple leaf is stamped in Crumb Cake and over stamped with the vein stamp in Basic Black
  • The tiny maple leaf is stamped in Crumb Cake
  • The lacy Black maple leaf is die cut using Basic Black card stock and the matching die from the Seasonal Layers dies
  • Adhere the three leaves with glue dots onto the burlap ribbon
  • Add a small Bakers Twine bow the to the top of the bunch of leaves
  • The finishing detail is a Metallic Enamel dot

The Inside:

Stampin Up, Wood Texture, Masculine card, Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is another versions:

I decided I would do another card and just change the Wood Texture DSP.  This card is identical except for the colors.  I used Very Vanilla, Black and Cajun Craze.

Stampin' Up! Wood Texture card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is our Team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

Here are the products I used to make this card:

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Stampin’ Up! Alternate Monday “Vintage Leaves” Eclipse Card

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Vintage Leaves Eclipse card:

Christmas card, Stampin Up, Vintage Leaves, Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com, eclispe card

 

Card base: Old Olive  5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Real Red 5-1/4 x 4

Art Piece: Whisper White 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

Here are the Details:

Christmas card, Stampin Up, Vintage Leaves, Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com, eclispe card

The art piece:

With your Vintage Leaves stamp set,  stamp the leaves onto your Whisper White card stock

  • The large oak leaves are inked in Old Olive and  Lemon Lime Twist
  • The green filler is stamped in Garden Green using the leaf stamp from Jars of Love
  • They berries are stamped in Real Red using the dot stamp from Jars of Love
  • The splatters were added with Daffodil Delight ink using the star cluster stamp from the Christmas Pines stamp set
  • When all the stamping was done I ran the art piece through the Big shot with the Cable Knit Embossing Folder

(I hope you can see the texture of the embossing folder, it really makes the card so beautiful, I am just not sure the photo captures it?)

The eclipse effect:

  • Run your  art piece through the big-shot with the Large Letter Dies spelling out “JOY”
  •  Attach the art piece to the Real Red mat
  • Adhere pieces of the Foam Adhesive Strips to the back of you letters and place them in the silhouette from the cut out letter shape
  • The letter “O” had an extra piece from the center of the letter, attach that into the back of the silhouette shape with liquid glue

More Details:

Christmas card, Stampin Up, Vintage Leaves, Kristi Gray, www.stampingwithkristi.com, eclispe card

  • Wrap a piece of red Mini Tinsel Trim around the matted art piece
  • Die cut two snowflakes from the Colorful Seasons dies, one in real red and two in gold foil
  • Adhere the snowflakes  to the band of ribbon underneath the bow and one to the right of the letter Y

Here is the card inspiration:

This was my card from the Thursday Blog Hop.  You can see it here:

Fall card, Stampin' Up!, Vintage Leaves,www.stampingwithkristi.com, Kristi Gray Stampin Up Demonstrator, Eclispe card,

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

Here are the products I used to make this card:

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Stampin’ Up! Vintage Leaves Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today I made an “eclipse” card.  They seem to be the rage right now and so I thought I would give it a try.  Can I say, this was so fun and really very easy to do.  Today our team had a color challenge of Tangerine Tango, Early Espresso and Lemon Lime Twist.  The Vintage Leaves stamp set was inked up to make my card today, a set that is perfect for a wonderful fall themed card.

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Here is the color challenge:

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Stampin’ Up! Vintage Leaves Eclipse Card:

Fall card, Stampin' Up!, Vintage Leaves,www.stampingwithkristi.com, Kristi Gray Stampin Up Demonstrator, Eclispe card,

Here is the card recipe:

Card base: Tangerine Tango 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Early Espresso 5-1/4 x 4

Art Piece: Very Vanilla 5-1/8 x 3-7/8

Here are the details:

Fall card, Stampin' Up!, Vintage Leaves,www.stampingwithkristi.com, Kristi Gray Stampin Up Demonstrator, Eclispe card,

The art piece:

With your Vintage Leaves stamp set,  stamp the leaves onto your Very Vanilla card stock

  • The large maple leaf (lower left corner) is inked in Tangerine Tango and sponged around the edge in Early Espresso
  • The large oak leaf (upper right corner) is inked in Lemon Lime Twist and sponged with Tangerine Tango
  • Medium flat leaves are Lemon Lime Twist
  • They tiny leaves are Tangerine Tango and a few Daffodil Delight leaves were thrown in just because!
  • To add some added texture to the card I added some second generation stamping using the flourish stamp from Timeless Texture  stamp set in Early Espresso
  • The splatters were added with Early Espresso using a stamp from Awesomely Artistic
  • When all the stamping was done, I ran the art piece through the Big shot with the Pinewood Planks Embossing Folder

(I hope you can see the texture of the embossing folder, it really makes the card so beautiful, I am just not sure the photo captures it?)

The eclipse effect:

  • Run your  art piece through the big-shot with the Large Letter Dies spelling out FALL
  •  Attach the art piece to the Early Espresso mat
  • Adhere pieces of the Foam Adhesive Strips to the back of your letters and place them in the silhouette from the cut out letter shape
  • The letter “A” had an extra piece from the center of the letter, attach that into the back of the silhouette shape with liquid glue

More Details:

Fall card, Stampin' Up!, Vintage Leaves,www.stampingwithkristi.com, Kristi Gray Stampin Up Demonstrator, Eclispe card,

  • Wrap a piece of Copper Trim around the matted art piece
  • Die cut two leaves from the Colorful Seasons dies, one in Tangerine Tango, sponged in Early Espresso and then a Copper Foil leaf
  • Adhere the leaves to the band of ribbon under neath the letter “F”
  • Add your double Copper Trim bow with a glue dot.
  • Adhere your art piece and mat to the Tangerine Tango card base
  • Enjoy your beautiful fall card

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

My Customer loyalty program & my way of saying THANK YOU for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

  • Earn a Butterfly for each $25.00 in Stampin’ Up! products that you order through me. (before shipping and tax)  Collect 20 Butterflies and earn  free product valued at $30.00
  • Current Butterfly Club members also receive all Stampin’ Up! catalogs for free!
  • Butterflies are calculated per order and cannot be combined with other orders made within the same month.

Here are the products I used to make this card:

 Product List

 

 

 

 

 

Alternate Monday Stampin’ Up! Pick a Pumpkin

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up! Pick a Pumpkin:

Fall card, Stampin Up, Pick a Pumpkin, card by Kristi Gray

Here is the card recipe:

Card base: Early Espresso 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Lemon Lime Twist 5-1/4 x 4

DSP: Painted Autumn 4-1/4 x 3-3/4

Art Piece: Very Vanilla 5 x 3

Art Piece mat: Early Espresso 5-1/8 x 3-1/8

  • Adhere the Lemon Lime Twist mat to your card base
  • Adhere the DSP to the Lemon Lime Twist mat

Here are the details:

Fall card, Pick a Pumpkin, Stampin Up, card by Kristi Gray, Stampin Up demonstrator Kristi Gray

 

(For each of the stamped pumpkins, I first inked up the pumpkin in the desired color ink and then I took my blender pen and *erased” the pumpkin color off the stem.  Then take your Stampin Write Marker and color in the stem with Lemon Lime Twist.  Proceed to do all the pumpkins with this technique

Using the stamps from Pick A Pumpkin:

  • Stamp the  tall pumpkin with Tangerine Tango
  • Stamp the tallest pumpkin with Cajun Craze, ( moved it up a bit so there were different heights)
  • Stamp the gourd with Peekaboo Peach
  • Stamp the short pumpkin next to the tall one with Tangerine Tango
  • Stamp the pumpkin faces with Basic Black ink
  • Run this through your Big shot using the Pinewood Planks EF
  • Adhere your embossed art piece to the Black mat and adhere to the front of the card with dimensional

More Pumpkins:

  • Stamp the pumpkin with the triangles in Peekaboo Peach ink onto a piece of Very Vanilla card stock
  • Stamp the two tiny pumpkins in Cajun Craze Ink onto Very Vanilla card stock
  • Die cut these three pumpkins and adhere to the front of the card with dimensionals (the left tiny pumpkin had double dimensionals for added height)
  • Add some Lemon Lime Twist leaves and vines to the the group of pumpkins
  • Add some wooden leaves to the pumpkin stems. I colored them a bit to bring more Early Espresso color into my card.

More Details:

fall card, Stampin Up, Kristi Gray, Pick a Pumpkin, Stampin Up demonstrator Kristi Gray

  • The sentiment is from the Tiny Tiny Wishes stamp set. It is stamped with Early Espresso ink and punched out with the Modern Label punch
  • Add a Lemon Lime Twist bow to the bottom on your sentiment
  •  Finish off with some gold metallic dots for added bling

Here is the card inspiration:

Here is my card from my blog hop, you can see it here:

Fall card, Pick a Pumpkin, Stampin Up, Kristi Gray, Stampin Up Demonstrator Kristi Gray, Halloween card

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

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Stampin’ Up! “Pick A Pumpkin” Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop

Hi Stampers, Today I will be sharing a fall card using the Pick A Pumpkin stamp set and matching dies. This card can make such wonderful cards for either Halloween or Fall themes so you will get a lot of use from this darling stamp set.  Our team had a sketch challenge this week to help us with our design.  Enjoy our hop today and Happy Stamping.

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Here is the sketch:

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Stampin’ Up! Pick A Pumpkin:

I turned my sketch horizontal for my design.

Fall card, Pick a Pumpkin, Stampin Up, Kristi Gray, Stampin Up Demonstrator Kristi Gray, Halloween card

Here is the card recipe:

Card base: Basic Black 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, scored at 4-1/4

Mat: Cajun Craze 5-1/4 x 4

DSP: Painted Autumn 4-1/4 x 3-3/4

Art Piece: Very Vanilla 5 x 3

Art Piece mat: Basic Black 5-1/8 x 3-1/8

  • Adhere the Cajun Craze mat to your card base
  • Adhere the DSP to the Cajun Craze mat

Here are the details:

Stampin Up, Pick a Pumpkin, card by Kristi Gray @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

(For each of the stamped pumpkins, I first inked up the pumpkin in the desired color ink and then I took my blender pen and *erased” the pumpkin color off the stem.  Then take your Stampin Write Marker and color in the stem with Lemon Lime Twist.  Proceed to do all the pumpkins with this technique

Using the stamps from Pick A Pumpkin:

  • Stamp the left tall pumpkin with Cajun Craze
  • Stamp the gourd with Peekaboo Peach
  • Stamp the next tall pumpkin with Tangerine Tango ( moved it up a bit so there were different heights)
  • Stamp the short pumpkin next to the tall one with Cajun Craze
  • Stamp the pumpkin faces with Basic Black ink
  • Run this through your Big shot using the Pinewood Planks EF
  • Adhere your embossed art piece to the Black mat and adhere to the front of the card with dimensional

More Pumpkins:

  • Stamp the pumpkin with the triangles in Peekaboo Peach ink onto a piece of Very Vanilla card stock
  • Stamp the two tiny pumpkins in Tangerine Tango Ink onto Very Vanilla card stock
  • Die cut these three pumpkins and adhere to the front of the card with dimensionals (the left tiny pumpkin had double dimensionals for added height)

More Details:

Fall card, Halloween card, card by Kristi Gray, Stampin Up

  • Add some small wood leaves on 4 of the pumpkins  using the Touches of Nature Elements
  • Adhere 3 tiny black Bakers Twines bows to 3 of the pumpkins
  • The sentiment is from the Labels to Love stamp set. It is stamped with Tangerine Tango ink ( I cut the sentiment apart to get the saying that I used)
  • Add 2 tiny wood leaves and another black bakers twine bow just below the sentiment
  •  Finish off with some tiny black sequins for added bling

Here is our team:

Alright, on with the hop!  Click the button below to hop over to see what the rest of the team created for you today:

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And just in case you get lost along the way, here is a list of the team members involved in the hop today:

Amy Koenders:

Shelagh Freemantle:

Mary Deatherage:

Jari Francis:

Kristi Gray:

Jaimie Babarczy:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

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Stampin’ Up! Alternate Monday’s Good Tidings

Hi Stampers, It’s Alternate Monday day.  That means I am sharing a card taken from the blog hop that I participate in each Thursday. I am taking either the sketch or color challenge and making a second card that is close to or similar to the posted card from the hop.  I want to inspire you to get different looks for your card by mixing it up a bit by color and design.  Today I used the same layout, with a twist and changed the colors to give the card an “Alternate” look.

Stampin’ Up Good Tidings:

Stampin Up Glad Tidings card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Here is the recipe:

Card base: Old Olive 4-1/4 x 11, scored at 5-1/2

Mat: Real Red 4 x 5-1/4

Art Piece:  Whisper White  3-7/8 x 5-1/8,  embossed with the Pine Wood Planks EF

The Details:

Stampin Up Glad Tidings card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Stamp 3 holly leaf images on the Whisper White card stock.  The solid image is stamped in Old Olive and the shaded layer is stamped in Always Artichoke
  • Stamp your Holly Berries in Real Red ink and stamp the second layer in Cherry Cobbler
  • Run your stamped art piece through your Big Shot using the Pinewood Planks EF
  • Adhere your art piece to the Real Red mat
  • Wrap your red  ribbon around the Art Piece and mat
  • Adhere your mats to the card base

More Details:

(I changed the contrast on this picture to help you see the detail in the Pinewood Planks Embossed background)

Stampin Up Glad Tidings card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

  • Cut a large Whisper White Stitched Framlits circle
  • Cut a large Real Red Scallop circle
  • Stamp your sentiment in Tuxedo Black in onto the White circle and the attach it to the Real Red scallop circle
  • Attach your sentiment to the card front with dimensionals
  • Stamp the small holly leaf image on Whisper White card stock, duplicating the colors from the large leaves
  • Fussy cut the small stamped leaf image and attach to the sentiment piece with a Mini Dimensional
  • Add your red double bow with a glue dot
  • The final touch is a large rhinestone on the sentiment piece for just a touch a bling

Here is the card inspiration:

Stampin Up Glad Tidings card by Kristi @ www.stampingwithkristi.com

Do you see the differences in the two cards?

The colors and papers have been mixed up.   One has the Merry Music DSP as the art piece the other is using the Pinewood Planks embossed art piece as the background.  The shape of the sentiment is also a different.  The bling and the ribbon were also changed up to give the cards a new look.

You can see it here:

Can I help you?

Do you need product to make this card and need a demonstrator? I would be happy to answer any questions or assist you.  You can either click the “shop with me button” which directs you to my online store or click the “contact me” button for further help.  Happy Stamping, Kristi

Here are the products I used to make this card:

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