Stampin’ Up! Window Wishes Thanksgiving Card

The house is warm and inviting, the candles are lit, and the turkey is in the oven! Today’s card uses the Window Wishes Stamp Set, Windows Dies, and the Painted Pheasant Stamp Set. Don’t you just want to step inside and get a whiff of all of the good aromas?

I started off by stamping the window wreath, candles and flames, then used the coordinating dies from the Window Dies set to cut these out. I also die cut the window outline, and the inside window frame as well as a bow for the wreath.

Next, I used the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder to emboss a Cajun Craze panel. After all, our little house is made of brick! The embossed panel was adhered to a Cajun Craze mat. A length of Satin Edged Ribbon was wrapped around the bottom of this panel and the ends were secured to the back using Tear & Tape. The panel was then adhered to the card front.

Daffodil Delight ink was used to blend ink across the window insert. I concentrated the ink towards the center of the window insert. The candles are giving off a nice glow – all to set the scene! Once the ink blending was completed, I fit the window outline and window insert together face down and used Stampin’ Dimensionals to hold the pieces together. The window unit was then adhered to the card front and slightly overlapping the ribbon.

The window frame was adhered to the inside of the window. The flames were adhere to the candles and these were adhered to the bottom of the window sill. The bow was attached to the wreath and the wreath was adhered towards the top of the window.

The “Happy Thanksgiving” sentiment was stamped in Cajun Craze ink onto a strip of Crushed Curry cardstock. Leaves from the Painted Pheasant Stamp Set were stamped in Crushed Curry on the sentiment label, and I cut the label at an angle on the right. The sentiment label was adhered to the bottom of the card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used a Textural Element on the card front which overlaps the bottom of the window and the sentiment label. The Textural Element was colored in with a Cajun Craze Stampin’ Blend.

For the inside card panel, I used a piece of Washi Tape to mask off about a 1/2″ on the right side of the panel. I then repeatedly stamped the leaf image from the Painted Pheasant Stamp Set in Crushed Curry ink to form a border. The Washi tape was removed and an additional sentiment was stamped on the inside card panel. The panel was then matted to a Cajun Craze mat and this unit was adhered to the inside of the card.

The same leaves were stamped on the envelope front and envelope flap to finish off the card.

I love Christmas, but I think Thanksgiving remains my most favorite holiday! How about you – which holiday do you prefer? Christmas or Thanksgiving? Let me know in the comments below!

You can view, download and print the pdf tutorial for today’s card by clicking on the image below.

Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit – Subscribe no Later than September 10!

Get your Halloween crafting on with the Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit. This month’s kit includes everything you need to make 18 absolutely adorable (and just the right amount of spooky) treat boxes – that’s 6 each of 3 unique designs! No need to let the season creep up on you (pun intended); subscribe and order your kit today. If you would like to receive this kit you must subscribe to Paper Pumpkin no later than September 10th!

Here are the details for the Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit:

  • This month’s kit contains enough elements to create 18 treat boxes—6 each of 3 designs. This all-inclusive kit includes printed box bases and tops, die-cut paper pieces, adhesives, and more!
  • The Spooky Treats Paper Pumpkin Kit includes an Orchid Oasis Classic Stampin’ Spot!
  • This kit’s stamp set puts the TREAT in trick-or-treat with fun, Halloween-themed sentiments and designs. Embrace the spooky season with ghost, bat, spider, and star images.
  • This kit also includes a special peek-through box top on one of the box designs.
  • Finished box size: 2-1/2″ x 3″ x 1″
  • Coordinating Stampin’ Up! colors include Basic Black, Gray Granite, Orchid Oasis, Fresh Freesia, Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie

What kind of treat will you fill your treat boxes with? I’m really fond of Dove milk chocolate!

If you’re not familiar with Paper Pumpkin, why not give it a try. Subscribe and each month, around the 20th of the month, you’ll receive your project box delivered directly to your home. Everything you need for your project is included in your monthly art box. All you have to do is open it up and get started. You’ll be able to make cards, treat bags, gift boxes and so much more with your monthly art box subscription. The subscriptions are for month-to-month, 3-months, 6-months or 12-months and you can start, pause or stop your subscription at any time.

Click on the image below if you’d like to sign up for a subscription to Paper Pumpkin.

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September Weekly Deals!

For the month of September Stampin’ Up! is offering weekly deals. Every week in the month of September Stampin’ Up! is offering a selection of discounted products. Have you taken a look at this week’s deals yet? I see some pretty awesome items and GREAT prices!

Here are the promotion details:

  • New products added each week on 1, 8, 15, and 22 September.
  • Promotion ends 28 September.
  • Product options and discounts vary based on inventory availability.
  • All order types qualify for this promotion (customer, demonstrator, workshop, and online).
  • Discounted items can be added to a Starter Kit.
  • Get the most up-to-date product information on the online store beginning 1 September.

Here are this week’s deals:

Each week’s deals end at:

Week 1: 1−7 September – Phone: Wednesday, 7 September 2022; 6:50 p.m. (MT), OEX/Online: Wednesday, 7 September 2022; 11:50 p.m. (MT)

Week 2: 8−14 September – Phone: Wednesday, 14 September 2022; 6:50 p.m. (MT), OEX/Online: Wednesday, 14 September 2022; 11:50 p.m. (MT)

Week 3: 15−21 September – Phone: Wednesday, 21 September 2022; 6:50 p.m. (MT), OEX/Online: Wednesday, 21 September 2022; 11:50 p.m. (MT)

Week 4: 22−28 September – Phone: Wednesday, 28 September 2022; 6:50 p.m. (MT), OEX/Online: Wednesday, 28 September 2022; 11:50 p.m. (MT)

Ready to see what this week’s deal is? Click the icon below to visit the online store.

Click here to view the flyer.

Perfect Partners Promotion! Die Sets Available Now That Coordinate with Existing Stamp Sets! Bundle and Save!

Stampin’ Up! has created six new dies that coordinate with stamp sets in the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These coordinating dies will only be available during this promotion and will not be offered in any catalog.   The promotion begins on September 1 and runs through September 30, 2022.

Starting 1 September 2022, customers can order these fun and festive dies and/or bundles. Dies coordinate with stamp sets from the 2022–2023 Annual Catalog and the July–December 2022 Mini Catalog. These six new dies sets are only available for a limited time. Save 10% off when purchasing the bundle.

These dies are exclusive to this promotion and are only available while supplies last. No quantity limits apply during the customer sales period. Qualifying orders qualify for Stampin’ Rewards and items can be added to a starter kit.

Products used to make today’s card are included below along with links to each item which will take you to my online store.

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