12 Weeks of Halloween 2017- Week 11- Stampin' Up! Halloween Box for Notepad Gift

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Week 11 of the 12 Weeks of the Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects is a neat box for a notepad gift.  I wanted to create some fun Halloween packaging for these little "treats" for my daughters. 

The little owl from the Spooky Cat stamp set can be stamped onto this moon and branch print from the Spooky Night Designer Series Paper.  Let's take a look in the how-to video below.

Click here to see Week 11 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects on You Tube.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut Pumpkin Pie card stock to 8" x 9 1/2".
  • Score at 1/2", 4 1/2", 5", and 9".
  • Turn and score at 1/2".
  • Cut Spooky Night Designer Series Paper to 3 3/4" x 7 1/4".

Here's the Stampin' Up! Supply List for today's project.  Simply click the links to shop!

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Tuesday Tip: Using Acetate Overlays in Cardmaking

Cutting CardstockFor the Inside of Your Cards-2This week's tip is the response to a couple of inquiries from my Facebook group regarding using acetate overlays in paper crafting and cardmaking. 

Now, if my memory serves me correctly, these inquiries were pre-Harvey so it's taken me a while to get around to it but it's always been on my to-do list.

The overlays that you'll see in today's video are from two Memories and More collections that I will be sure to list below. 

Let's take a look at the video then we'll talk a little more about it...

Click Here to see this tip video on using acetate overlays in card making on You Tube.

The little snowman on the first card is colored with the soon to be available Stampin' Blends!

Here's the finished "hello" card below...

Acetate-overlay-cardmaking-tipHere are the two Memories and More kits that were used in making the cards for today's video.

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Want To Make A Halloween Card?

Stampin-up-halloween-card-2017-aIf you want to make a fun Halloween card to send, try this version that's featured for today's Makeover Monday. 

I have a friend whose birthday is on Halloween and I usually send her greetings in grand Halloween style! 

I believe that I have mentioned a couple of times {wink} that the Spooky Cat stamp set (and, bundle with the cat punch)  and Spooky Night Designer Series Paper has been my favorite suite for crafting my Halloween treats and projects this year.  It's just so darn cute and this little owl is no exception!  Look how cute it is perched on the branch on the brilliantly coordinated designer paper print!

The inspiration for this card is from one of my designs from last year.  Take a look then read on for details on today's card.

Click Here this Halloween card video tutorial on You Tube.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • The moon designer paper print piece is cut to 3" x 3" and mounted on a piece of Basic Black cardstock that is 4" wide by 3" tall.
  • The card base is cut from Pumpkin Pie at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2".
  • Back layer of designer paper is 4" x 5 1/4".
  • I cut 2 strips of striped designer paper at 1/2" x 4" to substitute for the washi tape in the original card.
  • Lace trim with a loopy bow is substituted for the twine in the original.

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Here are the Stampin' Up! products used on today's Halloween card:

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Thanks for checking in for today's Halloween card and I hope you'll create one and send to a friend!

 


12 Weeks of Halloween 2017- Week 10- Stampin' Up! Tic Tac Treat

Halloween-2017-tic-tac-treat-holderWelcome to Week 10 (already?!) of our 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween projects featuring this cute Tic Tac treat holder!

I found these Halloween Tic Tac treats at a local fabric store and thought it would make a good little Halloween gift for those who try to stay away from candy.  Have anyone in mind?  If you can't find this Halloween version of Tic Tacs, pick up a pack in orange or white and it will coordinate beautifully with the stamps, ink, and paper.

Let's take a look at the how-to video tutorial for the Week 10 Halloween Project...

Click here to see Week 10 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween on You Tube.

Here are the supplies used for today's Halloween project. 

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Halloween-2017-tic-tac-treat-holder-2Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut designer paper to 3" x 5 1/4". 
  • You'll need a scrap piece of Very Vanilla approx. 3" x 3".
  • Cut a piece of designer paper  1" x 12" and score at every 1/8" to make a medallion.
  • If you choose to use a Basic Black Starburst on your project, you will need a piece approx 3" x 3".
  • A Hot Glue Gun will be helpful in attaching the medallion and punched pieces.

Thanks for checking in for today's 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween project and I'll be back tomorrow with the first in my Christmas card series for 2017!


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- World Card Making Day 2017 Christmas Card

World-card-making-day-christmas-card-projectThis past weekend, we celebrated World Card Making Day on my Facebook page and this 2017 Stampin' Up! Christmas Card project was of the cards shared in a video there.  It is a remake of the card seen in the video posted here today for our Makeover Monday.

The traditional Christmas colors in this card are showcased in this Be Merry Designer Series paper collection (144111) which is included in the month-long designer series paper special, Buy 3, Get 1 Free. (Buy 3, Get the 4th Pack Free.)  This special includes a select group of papers that are listed below:

Catalog Item Description Price
Annual (p. 189) 144180 Just Add Color Specialty Designer Series Paper $13.00
Annual (p. 189) 144137 Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper $11.00
Annual (p. 189) 144118 Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper $11.00
Annual (p. 188) 144111 Be Merry Designer Series Paper $11.00
Annual (p. 188) 144163 Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper $11.00
Annual (p. 188) 144155 Coffee Break Designer Series Paper $11.00
Annual (p. 188) 144185 Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper $11.00
Annual (p. 188) 144110 Whole Lot of Lovely Designer Series Paper $11.00
Annual (p. 187) 144168 Petal Garden Designer Series Paper Stack $10.00
Annual (p. 187) 144193 Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack $10.00
Annual (p. 187) 144177 Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack $10.00
Holiday (p. 29) 144629 Christmas Around the World Designer Series Paper $11.00
Holiday (p. 49) 144613 Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper $11.00
 
 Let's take a look at the video tutorial that was the inspiration for this card.
 
 

You can also find this Christmas card video on You Tube HERE.

Here are the supplies used in today's Makeover Monday Christmas Card project. 

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Now's the time to start your Christmas cards with this one as a great idea for gift cards and you can shop 24/7 in my online store for convenience and shipping straight to your door!


World Card Making Day!

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Let's celebrate World Card Making Day!   Join us on our Facebook page HERE tomorrow morning!

Here's what you can expect:

  • Card Making videos!
  • LIVE video presentation!
  • Giveaways!
  • Ordering Incentive!

If you aren't able to join us from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, you'll be able to access the content throughout the weekend!  

Hope to see you there for our World Card Making Day Celebration on our Facebook Page!


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Make A Spooky Night Halloween Box

Spooky-night-halloween-box-aToday's makeover is another Halloween box made with the Spooky Cat stamp set and Spooky Night Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up!

This wide-eyed owl can be stamped right on to the branch on this piece of the Spooky Night paper.  And, don't worry, you can make about 20 of these with the two sheets of this print that come in each designer paper pack.  The reverse side is used for the sides and back.  If  your choose a different pattern for those, you can make up to 32 of these with the owl stamped directly onto the paper.

The project HERE was the inspiration for this Halloween box.  Take a look for the how-to...

You can also find this Halloween box video on You Tube HERE.

Here is the supply list of Stampin' Up! products for today's Makeover Halloween Box.

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut Very Vanilla for box to 4 1/8" x 7". Score long side at 2 3/8", 3 1/4", 5 5/8", 6 1/2".  Turn and score on short side at 7/8".
  • Cut Basic Black: One piece to  1/8" x 3 1/8" and two pieces- 3/4" x 3 1/8".
  • Cut Spooky Night paper for moon background and back piece to 2" x 3".  You'll want to trim the moon piece where most of the moon is visible.
  • Cut two strips of Spooky Night for sides: 5/8" x 3".
  • Fussy cut the witch hat from Spooky Night paper.

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12 Weeks of Halloween 2017- Week 8- Treat Box with Merry Cafe

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Welcome to Week 8 of the 12 Weeks of 2017 Halloween Projects with this fun treat box featuring the Merry Cafe stamp set and Spooky Night Designer Paper from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog!

Although this particular treat (pictured) above is made for coffee drinkers, you could also fill with sweet treats using the same construction method.

Today's how-to video is in two parts.  Let's take a look at the assembly! Here's Part 1...

And, now, Part 2:

You can also view this 2017 Halloween treat on You Tube at the following links: Part 1 and Part 2.

Here is the Stampin' Up! supply list for this weeks 2017 Halloween Project:

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  Halloween-treat-box-2017-8bLisa's Inklings:

  • You'll need about a 4" x 5" piece of Basic Black for die cutting and stamping.
  • Use a scrap piece of Pumpkin Pie card stock to die cut the lid. 
  • Cut the Spooky Night DSP: One piece at 1" x 9" and anothter at 1 1/2" x 12".  You'll need another piece approximately 4" x4" to die cut the cup.
  • Ribbons are cut at approximately 6 1/2".  Linen thread cut to 8".

Here's another look at this Merry Cafe' Halloween treat from a top point of view.

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Need the supplies to create this project?  Simply click the links below.  If this is your first time shopping with me (Lisa Brown, Ink and Inspirations), visit lisabrown.stampinup.net and click the "shop now" button.

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Be sure to check out last week's Halloween project HERE!

Thank you for tuning in for Week 8 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects and I'll see you in the next post here on inkandinspirations.com!


Tuesday Tip: Cardmaking 101- Undercover Secret

Tip-undercover-secretCardmaking 101 and Undercover Secret may not seem like a likely combination (and, even a little risque)but I'm sure you'll love this tip that's featured today!

Several of the new designer series paper collections in the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog have some wonderful images that can be fussy cut or die cut to use on your cardmaking and other paper crafting projects.

 

Here are the three collections below.  One Christmas themed, one Halloween themed, and one perfect for Autumn paper crafting:

If you are in love with Designer Series Paper as much as me, you'll understand when I say that it's just so hard to cut into that beautiful paper!

Well, today's tip will show you how to get the most of these beautiful paper collections especially when using these special images that can be cut and used as a focal point or lovely accent on your projects.

Let's take a look...

 

If you are unable to watch the cardmaking tip video above, hop on over to my You Tube channel HERE.  Be sure to subscribe so that you'll get notice of all of my new videos.

Was I right?  Isn't this a great tip?  No one who receives your paper crafting/cardmaking projects will ever know this little secret!  Talk about a way to stretch your supplies!...gotta love that!

Ready to go undercover? Here are the designer series papers that you'll need!

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Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Make A Cute Halloween Treat Bag

Happy-halloween-treat-bag-stampin-up-aToday's fun makeover is this cute Halloween treat bag using products from the Stampin' Up! Spooky Cat suite.  When making Halloween treats, we all love easy and cute, right?  This one is a good size for a few mini chocolate bars or other wrapped candies.

Let's take a look at the original video for the how-to:

Can't see the video above? You can tune in and watch this Halloween treat bag video on You Tube HERE.

Here are the supplies used for the new version of the Halloween treat bag.  Simply click the links to read more about each product or to shop!

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • For bag, cut the designer paper to 4 1/2" x 6 1/2".  Score on long side at 2", 3", 5", 6". 
  • Turn and score at 1" to form box bottom.
  • Banner piece is cut at 1 1/2" x 6 1/2".

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12 Weeks of Halloween 2017- Week 7- Halloween Treat Tubes

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Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects feature these cute Treat Tubes from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.  The stamped label is from the adorable Labels to Love stamp set that covers several occasions and holidays! 

These tubes are an easy way to create treats for a group.  You can see in the above photo that these can hold a few kernels of candy corn.  Here are a few other ideas:

  • Shelled sunflower seeds
  • Hot Cocoa drink mix
  • Reeses Pieces
  • M & Ms
  • Red Hots
  • Any small candy or treat that will fit in the tube!

Let's take a look at the video tutorial for today's Halloween project below:

Click HERE to see Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects on You Tube.

Below is the Stampin' Up! Product List with the supplies used in today's Halloween project.  Simply shop by clicking the links/photos below.

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 Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut Very Vanilla card stock to 4" x 4" for stamping and punching.
  • Cut Basic Black to 3" x 3".
  • Cut Spooky Night DSP strips to 1" x 3".

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  • Merry Patterns Host Promotion: Host a party or place an order of $300 or more by October 31st and you will earn the FREE Merry Patterns Stamp Set.

Thanks for checking in for Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Halloween Projects and shop now to get your supplies to start creating these spooky treats!


Tuesday Tip: Rubber Stamping 101- A Little Time Saver for Photopolymer Stamps

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Hello and welcome to a little saving tip for this week for rubber stamping!  In particular, I wanted to share this method for stamping the "potions" in the little bottles seen on this Halloween project yesterday. 

This is especially helpful for two step stamping with photopolymer stamps...stamping one image then a coordinating over top.

One of my Stars Team member recently shared this tip at our virtual team meeting.  (Thanks, Kristen!)  I thought it was a great tip so wanted to record a video tutorial for you and share it here.

This little time saver is one for your photopolymer (our totally clear) stamps.  Let's take a look at this quick video!

Click here to see this time saving tip for stamping with your photopolymer stamps on You Tube.

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used in the complete Halloween project using this tip.  Easy ordering...just click the link!

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  • Merry Patterns Host Promotion: Host a party or place an order of $300 or more by October 31st and you will earn the FREE Merry Patterns Stamp Set.

Hope you find today's time saving tip helpful and if you have a question that you'd like for me to try to answer in a tip video, please leave a comment her below this post!


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Make a Halloween Cracker

2017-halloween-crackerThis Halloween project for Makeover Monday is a remake of a treat holder modeled after Christmas crackers.  Made with the Envelope Punch Board, these don't make a popping or cracking sound but the shape mimics the original.

Let's take a look at the original video tutorial...

Click Here to see the original video for making this Christmas Cracker with Stampin' Up! products on my You Tube channel.

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used for today's Halloween project. 

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  • Merry Patterns Host Promotion: Host a party or place an order of $300 or more by October 31st and you will earn the FREE Merry Patterns Stamp Set.

Halloween-2017-crackerFill these "crackers" with some fun Halloween treats to hand out to those precious little super heroes and princesses!  You can make a pretty basket filled with these to use as part of your Halloween decor. 

Thanks for tuning in for this fun Halloween project and I'll see you in the next post with a tip for stamping the little bottles of Halloween potion!


12 Weeks of Halloween 2017- Week 6- Spooky Pizza Box

Stampin-up-halloween-2017-6bWelcome to Week 6 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween with this Spooky-licious Pizza Box that will hold some fun treats.

These boxes are a great for embellishing for gifts or edible goodies.  Available in the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog, you can use these for crafting special gifts for any occasion.  And, even better, these are easy to assemble with no adhesive required!  How about that??

Let's go ahead and take a look at the video for this Halloween project.

You can also view this Spooky Treat Box for Halloween 2017 HERE on my You Tube channel.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut Pumpkin Pie 12 x 12 Card Stock- (1) 3 1/2" x 3 1/2", (4) 3 1/2" x 1"
  • Cut Spooky Night DSP- (1) 3 1/4" x 3 1/4", (4) 3 1/2" x 3/4", (1 strip) 1 1/2" x 12"
  • Very Vanilla Card Stock- You'll need approx. 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" for punching and fussy cutting
  • You can see how to create the pleated medallion HERE.


    Stampin-up-halloween-2017-6aHere are the supplies that I used on today's 12 Weeks of Halloween Video. I also used a hot glue gun to attach some of those fancy embellishments!

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  • Merry Patterns Host Promotion: Host a party or place an order of $300 or more by October 31st and you will earn the FREE Merry Patterns Stamp Set.

Thanks for tuning in for this week's 2017 Stampin' Up! Halloween Project featuring those new Mini Pizza Boxes from the Holiday Catalog!


Makeover Monday Video Tutorial- Patriot Day Card

Patriots-day-stampin-up-card-1Today's makeover and Stampin' Up! card idea is in honor of Patriot Day and those who lost their lives on September 11. 2001. 

The sentiment "Be the Change" is fitting, don't you think? We can all do our part to make this country and our world a better place.

After searching through my stack of designer series papers,  I found this Cherry Cobbler striped pattern in my Be Merry DSP collection and a couple of Dapper Denim pieces from the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack completed the red, white, and blue color combo.

Let's take a look at the Fourth of July card that inspired today's makeover...

You can see this Fourth of July card video on You Tube HERE.

Here is the Stampin' Up! Supply List for today's makeover...

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card base is cut 4" x 11"; Thick Whisper White.
  • Cut 2 1/4" x 4" of the Cherry Cobbler Stripe.
  • Cut Color Theory DSP Stack pieces: 1 1/4" x 4", 1/2" x 4".
  • Use Heart from Wood Crate Framelits to cut Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper.

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  • Merry Patterns Host Promotion: Host a party or place an order of $300 or more by October 31st and you will earn the FREE Merry Patterns Stamp Set.

Thank you for tuning in for today's Stampin' Up! card idea in honor of Patriot Day.