Happy Halloween!

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It's a beautiful day here for Halloween in Southwest Missouri!  It quite chilly with a cold breeze but the sun is out and the beautiful fall leaves are displaying their glory!

Today I wanted to share some other projects that I have been in production here in the studio.  Most of you know that I love to sew, especially for the granddaughters.  Here are the little Halloween dresses and ,of course, treats with Stampin' Up! tags that were packed and shipped to them recently.

Lyla loves comfy dresses so her dress is made from a stretch knit.  Mia's is a jumper in a cute cotton print. Here's a short video and the individual photos are below...

 

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IMG_1046Have a great day and Happy Halloween from "Honey" and her sweet Lyla and Mia!


12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 12!

12wks12bIt's the final week of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween here on Ink and Inspirations!  Where has the time gone!

For Weeks 12, we are finishing with a super easy and fun project that you can make it minutes. Let's turn a box of candy into a fun Halloween treat!

Here is the video tutorial for the last edition of this Halloween series...

For this project, all you need is a 6" x 10" pieces of designer series paper and an image or sentiment to embellish the front. Super easy!

Here are the supplies for today's Halloween project! Thank you for checking in today and I will see you tomorrow with another new card idea with the upcoming Christmas Time Is Here Suite!

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12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 11

12wkshalloween-11Today we have a cute mini open-top box for week 11 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects here on Ink and Inspirations.

The construction of the actual mini box is very simple and you can embellish it simply or fancy!  The tags you see in the photo above were some I created weeks ago and saved in a box for future use.  These were perfect for this little Halloween project!

Watch the video tutorial below for the how-to and an option that's super quick and easy.  Let's take a look!

Here are the Stampin' Up! products used for this project.  I truly appreciate your orders!

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Designer Series Paper is cut at 3" x 6".
  • Score the long side at 1-3/4", 2-3/4", 4-1/2", 5-1/2".
  • Turn the paper where the short side is up against the top.  What will be the bottom of the box should be on the left side.  Score at 1".

Shop the Online Store and use my Host Code, J2WE7TKD, to receive a FREE gift from me! This month...the beautiful Holiday Rhinestones!

If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!


12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 10

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It's time for Week 10 of the 12 weeks of Halloween with a sweet treat wrap using some of the fun Monster Bash Designer Series Paper from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.

As we enter these last few weeks before Halloween, you'll be seeing some cute and easy projects.  This one features an tube filled with miniature M & M's you can find at most stores!

Here is the supply list for this week's Halloween project. Just click the links to shop...I truly appreciate your business!

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Lisa's Inklings:

  • Designer Paper is cut  at 5" x 4-1/2".  You will fussy cut a photo from the designer paper to make one like in the video.
  • You'll need about at 2" x 3" scrap of Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black card stock for punching.
  • Make this treat for any occasion by coordinating your designer paper to your container.

When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, J2WE7TKD, to receive a FREE gift from me!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

Have you made any treats for Halloween?  I hope you are enjoying this Halloween series.  You can adapt these project ideas for any occasion! There's still time so shop now to get your supplies for this Halloween treat!


12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 9

Triangle-fold-box-for-halloweenWe are on the home stretch with our 12 Weeks of Halloween and this week we will be making this little triangle fold box.

The little "creatures" in the Boo To You Cling Stamp Set [150550] are just cute enough not to be scary.  This treat strays from the traditional Halloween colors.  Just color the little creature to match your paper.

Here's the video tutorial for this week's Halloween project with Stampin' Up! Boo to You!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut paper to 3" x 6". Score at 3".
  • Put a little mark at 1-1/2" on each short side.
  • Make a diagonal score from this mark to the 3" score on both sides as shown in the video.

Add these products to your cart to make this cute triangle treat!

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When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, J2WE7TKD, to receive a pack of the beautiful Holiday Rhinestones from the FREE gift from me!

  ***If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards for free product from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

Have you made any Halloween treats?  This one triangle fold box is fun and can be adapted for any occasion so give it a try!


12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 8

LB04NonIt's time for Week 8 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween!  This is a super easy treat pouch that I absolutely love to make all the time for any occasion!

This Monster Bash Designer Series Paper is precious...not scary; just fun! Get some now and start making some of these Halloween treats!

Want to see how easy it is to put together? Here's the video tutorial...take a look!

Lisa's Inklings:
Cut designer paper 5" x 5".
Basic Black: 2" x 3" to die cut frame and 2" x 6" to slice in thin strips for filler.
Pumpkin Pie Card Stock: You'll need about 2" x 3" for to die cut the piece for "eat drink and be scary".
Ribbon not necessary to hold the wrap together, it just makes it that much cuter!
Here is the supply list for today's project.  Just click the photos below to shop in my online store.

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If you enjoyed this project, be sure to check out this one made with the same Monster Bash designer paper.  And, if you're not a Halloween fan, you can still use these same ideas for other holidays or occasions!

When you shop the Online Store, be sure to use the Host Code, J2WE7TKD, to receive a FREE gift from me if your order is $50 or more before shipping and tax!  If your order totals, $150 or more before shipping and tax, no need to use the code.  You will earn Stampin' Rewards from Stampin' Up! and I will still send your gift!

Thanks for tuning in for Week 8 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween!  Now, don't delay! Get some of this cute Monster Bash paper now and start creating!


12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 7

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It's Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween here on Ink and Inspirations!  Today's project is an easy to assemble box for treats or even a small seasonal candle.  The Harvest Hellos Bundle [153037] takes center stage here.  The stamp and punch combo make for easy crafting for the fall!

Let's take a look at the Halloween project for this week!

Here are the supplies and specifics for today's projects.  Simple click the links to be taken to the online store.  Thank you for your support of my business!  I appreciate you! 
Use Host Code: 92ACNFY4 when placing your online order to receive a free gift from me.

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12wks-halloween-7bAre you enjoying the 12 Weeks of Halloween projects?  I hope these ideas are inspiring you to use your love of our craft and share it in a fun way this season.  If you don't create for Halloween, take these project ideas and make them your own for another holiday or special occasion!

Thanks for tuning in for today's Halloween project and I'll see you in the next post!

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Tags Tags and More Tags for Halloween and Christmas

Yesterday's Facebook Sunday Crafternoon was a fun LIVE broadcast with the Tags Tags Tags Bundle.

The projects featured different types of Halloween tags that you can make as well as a Christmas gift card holder.

Let's take a look at the Halloween projects first.

Halloween-candy-tagThe first is a 3" X 6" Gusseted Cellophane Bags [141704] colored with Stampin' Blends.  Fill with candy, tie on the tag, and you're ready to go!

Halloween-pencil-giftOur second Halloween project is an alternative to candy is a cute Halloween pencil all decked out with a tag!

Halloween-hello-tag-candy-boxOur last Halloween project for the day is this Coffin Box [150451] that you can fill with sweet treats with a dual-colored cardstock tag. The image is punched from the Monster Bash Designer Series Paper [150447] and backed with one of the Ornate Frames Dies [150664] in Pumpkin Pie.

Here is the supply listing for these Halloween projects:

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Next up is the cute Christmas gift card holder...

Tags-christmas-gift-card-holderYou'll have to watch the video to get the full project view but it's easy and fun!

Here are the supplies...

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Here's the video recording with the how-to of these projects...

Super cute, right? Time for you to get craftin' with the Tags Tags Tags Bundle #153042 from Stampin' Up!

 


12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 6

12wks-halloween-6aIt's time for Week 6 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween!  Here's a fun door tag to surprise family or friends with a fun Halloween treats.

If you've never heard of You've Been Booed, you can find out more about it HERE.

Let's take a look at the how-to to make this tag.

 

Here are the supplies for this project...thank you for your support! Host Code: 92ACNFY4

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Good news: Thanks to all of my wonderful customers, amazing team, and supportive family and friends, I have earned the incentive trip to Maui with Stampin' Up! for 2020.  I am deeply grateful and Jackie and I are so excited!

Secondly, we are in SE Texas with the horrible rains of Imelda and thankfully, we are still high and dry but in many areas, it is worse than Harvey in 2017.  Please keep our communities in your prayers.

I hope you are well and you'll find some time to have some Halloween fun with this Stampin' Up! Halloween project!


A Spooktacular Halloween 2019

Spooktacular-halloween-duoToday's projects are two fun Halloween 2019 treat-giving ideas using the wonderful Spooktacular Bash Bundle from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.
One is a treat pouch sized perfectly for miniature bags or bars of candy and the other is the tag to hang from a drink or other treat.
This bundle is a fun one for Halloween but if that's not for you, be sure you don't miss the beautiful ornate frames. These can be used for any occasion.
Now let's take a look at the video with these two projects!

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Cut card stock for the pouch to 4" x 6". 
With 4" side at the top, score at 1/2".
With 6" side at the top, score at 1-1/2" x 4-1/4".
You'll need another piece of the same color card stock cut to 2-1/2" x 3-1/4".
For the sentiment, stamp on Pumpkin Pie card stock (3" x 4") then die cut.
Choose a character from the designer paper to die cut with a small frame.

Tag

For tag, cut DSP (designer series paper) to 2" x 4".
Accent strip is cut 1/2" x 2".
You'll need approx. 2-1/2" x 3" to cut Basic Black tag and 2" x 2" to cut Gray Granite tag.

Here is the supply list for both of these projects.  Host Code: 92ACNFY4  

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Thanks for tuning in for today's Spooktacular Bash Halloween projects and hope you are inspired to create some fun this season!


2019 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog Launch!

2019-holiday-catalogIt's an exciting time and I'm here to announce my 2019 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog Launch on Wednesday, September 4, 2019!

I will be posting and going LIVE throughout the day over on Ink and Inspirations with Lisa Brown on Facebook!

If you are not on Facebook, I will be posting the projects here on the blog and on Instagram! If you're on Facebook, though...seriously, try to join us at some point during the day!

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10:00 am Central

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6:00 pm Central

Mark your calendars and set your alerts to join us of the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog Launch and sign up to get all the latest in your inbox!

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12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 3

12-wks-halloween-3Boy, do I have a fun project for Week 3 of the 12 Weeks of Halloween!  Look at this guy!  He'll pop up when you least expect it!

This fun Halloween character is one of three from the new Boo to you stamp set that will launch and be available on September 4, 2019, along with all the other fabulous products in the new Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog!

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This is a fast motion video that would have taken way too long if left at regular speed.  If you have any questions, please let me know!

Lisa's Inklings:

Here. are the Stampin' Up! Supplies needed to create this project.  Many of the items will not be available until September 4, 2019.  Thank you for your business and your support! 

Click on the photos below to order with Lisa:

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12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 2

2019-stampin-up0-halloween-2Here's Week 2 of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween projects with a cute little bag that holds some orange Tic Tac gum.  You are also getting a sneak peek of some brand new product from the 2019 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog!  Get your wish lists ready!

Let's take a look at this week's project...

 

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Cut designer series paper to 6" x 6". 
  • To score: Put what will be the top of the bag at the top of the scoring tool.  Score at 1", 2-3/4", 3-3/4", 5-1/2".
  • Turn what will be the top of the bag to the right. Score at 1", 4-1/2", and 5-1/2".
  • Clip and trim as seen in the video.

Seen in this video are products from the Spooktacular Bash suite. 

Spooktacular Bash Bundle

Monster Mash Designer Series Paper

Spooktacular Enamel Shapes

Black Scalloped Ribbon

Here are the supplies that are available now!

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I am having so much fun creating for you with these fun new products!  I can't wait for you to get your hands on them!

Specials and Promotions:

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Thanks for tuning in for Week 2 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween projects and I'll see you in the next post!

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12 Weeks of 2019 Stampin' Up! Halloween Projects - Week 1

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 Let's start of the 12 Weeks of Halloween Projects for 2019 with this home décor banner made with Stampin' Up! supplies!

I love using this simple style banner for Halloween but I have made kinds of styles!  Here is a look at two from past years HERE and HERE!

This one comes to you early in the season so you can have it ready when it's time to decorate.

Let's take a look at the first in a series of Halloween projects for 2019.

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Banner pieces are cut from Crumb cs and measure 4" x 5-1/2".  The banner end is hand-cut with Paper Snips as seen in the video.  You'll need about 1/2 sheet of cc to die cut the letters.
  • Cajun Craze cs is cut 1" x 4" for strips along the top of the banner.  You'll need about 1/2 sheet of Cc to punch the Starbursts.
  • You'll need about 1/2 sheet of Bb to punch the 2" circles.

Here are the Stampin' Up! supplies used for this project. Just click the links to read more or to shop.

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You will also need a die cutting machine, hole punch, ruler, and paper trimmer.

Don't forget adhesive! Try our tape runner style, Snail Adhesive [104332] with Snail Adhesive Refill [104331] or our Multipurpose Liquid Glue [110755].

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Decorative banners always make a fun statement in Halloween decor.  If you've never made one, try this idea! You will add your own touch to your Halloween decorating!

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Thanks for tuning in for Week 1 of the 12 Weeks of Stampin' Up! Halloween projects and I'll see you in the next post!

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12 Weeks of Halloween 2018 Week 12- Last Minute Idea You Can Make Today!

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Happy Halloween and welcome to our Week 12 (FINAL!) project using Stampin' Up! products! 

I am sharing an idea that is you can make today!  So, dig out those designer papers, a little ribbon, and some stamps to make a tag and you'll be ready to go.

Let's take a look at the video tutorial and you can get to work!

You can also find this video tutorial on YouTube HERE!  Be sure to subscribe and click on the "bell" to receive notice of all my new videos.

Lisa's Inklings: 

  • Measure the width of your box or candy bar.  I cut mine at 6" x 12" to get two pieces from one sheet of paper.
  • Use punches for a stamped image or sentiment.  Stack these up as seen in the video.
  • Ribbon, twine, or cording wrapped around the package makes a nice finishing touch.

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By just using stamps, ink, and paper with some punches and a ribbon or twine, you can create a really cute treat wrap that turns a simple box of candy into a really special treat.