Gourd Goodness Take 2

Same but Different

After creating my Gourd Goodness card for last Thursday’s challenge, click here to see it, I decided it needed a little something extra.

So….

I added a few extra details to “jazz” it up a bit.

Stampin' Up! Gourd Goodness card featuring two step stamping for beautiful details. For instructions click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #twostepstamping #gourdgoodness

What did I use to create this Gourd Goodness beauty?

(scroll down for complete supply list and links)

Stamp Set: Gourd Goodness

Paper: Very Vanilla, Cajun Craze

Ink: Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede and Early Espresso

Accessories: Pinewood Planks embossing folder, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Squares Framelits, Copper Metallic Thread

It’s All in the Details:

  • monochromatic background with texture – the embossing adds a subtle detail without screaming “Hey LOOK at me!” keeping the focus on the gourds and the message.
  • two step stamping tip:
    • lighter color (Pumpkin Pie) on the less detailed image
    • darker color (Cajun Craze) on the more detailed image
    • Soft Suede stamped off once for less detailed stem and full strength for detailed stem
    • Early Espresso: sentiment

Stampin' Up! Gourd Goodness card featuring two step stamping for beautiful details. For instructions click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #twostepstamping #gourdgoodness

Thank Goodness for You Card – Cardstock Measurements
  • Thick Very Vanilla: 4-1/2″ x 11″ (card base)
  • Very Vanilla: 4′ x 5-1/4″ (embossed layer), 2-3/4″ square (gourd image) and 1-3/4″ square (sentiment)
  • Cajun Craze: 3″ square (scalloped square)

 

Gourd Goodness Take 2 Color Combo - Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede, Early Espresso. For details click through to my blog #crckedpotstamper #stampinup #colorcombo #gourdgoodness

 

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~Dawn

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Gourd Goodness Shopping List (click on products to shop online)

 

Stampin' Up! Gourd Goodness card featuring two step stamping for beautiful details. For instructions click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #twostepstamping #gourdgoodness

 


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  • There is no limit to the number of times the Merry Patterns Stamp Set may be earned, but only one set can be redeemed per qualifying order
  • Orders must be closed by 11:50 PM (MT) on October 31
  • The Merry Patterns Stamp Set is in addition to Stampin’ Rewards
  • The Merry Patterns Stamp Set may not be exchanged for another stamp set

 

 

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We also carefully designed our Season of Style projects so crafters of all skill levels could feel a sense of accomplishment and say: “Wow, I made all of this cute stuff myself!”

Important note: To get October’s kit you must subscribe by 11:50 PM (MT) on October 10 at https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2121697


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DSC#253: Gourd Goodness

Gourd Goodness was not on my original “I want this stamp set NOW!” list but that quickly changed.

Why?

  • the sentiment
  • the two step stamping details
  • the variety of gourds…Gourds galore in this stamp set! Decorate your house AND your projects with these plants and bring some color into that fall!

My project for today is part of the DOstamper STARS Thursday Challenge.

 

DOstamper STARS Thursday Challenge #253 Home Sweet Home Challenge shared by Dawn Thomas. For details, please click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup

I was inspired by the beautiful pumpkins on the square pillows resting on the neutral colored sofa.

Stampin' Up! Gourd Goodness card featuring two step stamping for beautiful details. For instructions click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #twostepstamping #gourdgoodness

The detail on the pumpkins is what sold me on this stamp set – they look like I might have some super secret technique or talent but I don’t, instead I have a great stamp set that did all the shading and details for me.

Wow-so simple.

This card went together is a matter of minutes and looks like I spent much more time and energy on it than I actually did.

You will love how quickly you can make a handful of these beauties to send out those special people in your life.

I like to keep a couple cards in my hand bag to give to people I meet throughout my day…

the clerk at the grocery store,

the barista at the coffee shop

the nurse at the doctor’s office

or the any one that looks like they could use a little “pick me up”.

 

What did I use to create this Gourd Goodness beauty?

(scroll down for complete supply list and links)

Stamp Set: Gourd Goodness

Paper: Very Vanilla

Ink: Peekaboo Peach, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede and Early Espresso

Accessories: Pinewood Planks embossing folder, Stitched Shapes Framelits

It’s All in the Details:

  • monochromatic background with texture – the embossing adds a subtle detail without screaming “Hey LOOK at me!” keeping the focus on the gourds and the message.
  • two step stamping tip:
    • lighter color (Peekaboo Peach) on the less detailed image
    • darker color (Pumpkin Pie) on the more detailed image
    • Soft Suede stamped off once for less detailed stem and full strength for detailed stem
    • Early Espresso: sentiment

Stampin' Up! Gourd Goodness card featuring two step stamping for beautiful details. For instructions click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #twostepstamping #gourdgoodness

Thank Goodness for You Card – Cardstock Measurements
  • Thick Very Vanilla: 4-1/2″ x 11″ (card base)
  • Very Vanilla: 4′ x 5-1/4″ (embossed layer), 2-3/4″ square (gourd image) and 1-3/4″ square (sentiment)

 

Color Combination-Gourd Goodness card. Featuring Peekaboo Peach, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede and Early Espresso. For details click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #colorcombo #gourdgoodness #handstamped



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~Dawn

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Gourd Goodness Shopping List (click on products to shop online)

 

Stampin' Up! Gourd Goodness card featuring two step stamping for beautiful details. For instructions click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #twostepstamping #gourdgoodness

 


October Promotions

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Designer Series Paper Sale – ends Oct 31

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Merry Patterns Host Promotion – Sept/Oct

 

Details

  • Promotion period: September 1–October 31
  • The Merry Patterns Stamp Set is exclusive to the host promotion and will not be available after October 31
  • In order to qualify, the event merchandise total must reach $300 USD/$375 CAD (before shipping and handling)
  • There is no limit to the number of times the Merry Patterns Stamp Set may be earned, but only one set can be redeemed per qualifying order
  • Orders must be closed by 11:50 PM (MT) on October 31
  • The Merry Patterns Stamp Set is in addition to Stampin’ Rewards
  • The Merry Patterns Stamp Set may not be exchanged for another stamp set

 

 

Paper Pumpkin Promo – ends Nov 10

Season of Style Paper Pumpkin Holiday promotion available now thru Nov 10, 2017. You won't want to miss two straight months of perfectly coordinated Christmas cardmaking and gifting projects—with everything you need delivered straight to your door. And because our kits are pre-cut and ready to assemble, you can get that handmade, heartfelt touch in plenty of time for gifting. #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #paperpumpkin #seasonofstyle

Have you ever noticed that the Christmas holidays sometimes sneak up on us? And since getting behind on holiday prep is so easy to do, now is the perfect time to sign up for Paper Pumpkin (or renew your subscription). Why? During October and November, subscribers will receive two straight months of perfectly coordinated Christmas cardmaking and gifting projects—with everything you need delivered straight to your door. And because our kits are pre-cut and ready to assemble, you can get that handmade, heartfelt touch in plenty of time for gifting.

We also carefully designed our Season of Style projects so crafters of all skill levels could feel a sense of accomplishment and say: “Wow, I made all of this cute stuff myself!”

Important note: To get October’s kit you must subscribe by 11:50 PM (MT) on October 10 at https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2121697


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Stampin’ Up! Statement of the Heart

To love what we do and share what we love, as we help others enjoy creativity and worthwhile accomplishments…in this we make a difference

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Cracked Pot Stamper Color Combination

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Last Minute Halloween Treat Ideas

Halloween is coming!

Today I wanted to share some Last Minute Halloween Treat Ideas.

I am famous for being a “Last Minute Lucy” but today is a new day.

Below are some Hershey nugget Halloween treats made with all sorts of goodies from the 2017 Holiday catalog.

Here are my projects:

Halloween Blog Tour - Last Minute Halloween Treat Ideas. Featuring a Spooky Cat, Jack-O-Lantern and chocolate. For details, click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup

Here is how simple these are to make…

  • Wrap Hershey nuggets in Designer Series Paper (1″x3″), adhere Fast Fuse or Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets.
  • Tray for nuggets: cut card stock (1-7/8″x5″) and score 1/4″ from edge on each of the long sides
  • Slide tray and nuggets into cellophane bag (2″x8″-item #141703)
  • Topper: cut cardstock (2-1/2″ x 4″), score at 2″, adhere to top of cello bag with Fast Fuse.
  • Give away & enjoy making someone’s day a little nicer!

These little goodies are always a hit at the craft sales or when given as little gifts to co-workers, teachers, etc.

Always take the scenic route.

~Dawn

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October Promotions

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Stampin’ Blends Exclusive Early Release for Demonstrators ONLY – end Oct 15

Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers celebrating New Year with exclusive Early Demo Release. Click through to my blog for the details. #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #stampinblends

Stampin’ Blends are artist-quality alcohol markers in 12 exclusive Stampin’ Up! colors.  I’ve been looking forward to getting these new alcohol markers!  Right now…Demonstrators can get them exclusively until Oct. 15th

DO YOU WANT THEM NOW?

  • Customer launch date has not been announced yet.
  • So if you’re someone who just cannot wait to get your hands on them, join my stamping community today!.
  • You will be able to get your hands on the 26 Markers (with Color Lifter, Bronze and Ivory Markers), when you ADD the Stampin’ Blends to your Starter Kit for only $99  (choose a total of up to $125 of products), plus free shipping (for another 10% savings)!
  • NOTE:  Only available to demonstrators (or new demonstrators) during the early release period of October 1-15.

Have a question?  I’d be happy to give you more information.  Email me.  I look forward to welcoming you to the stamping family!

Designer Series Paper Sale – ends Oct 31

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Buy 3 Get 1 FREE Designer Series Paper Sale. New Year for Stampin' Up! with lots of specials. For details, click through to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #dsp #B3G1

 

Paper Pumpkin Promo – ends Nov 10

Season of Style Paper Pumpkin Holiday promotion available now thru Nov 10, 2017. You won't want to miss two straight months of perfectly coordinated Christmas cardmaking and gifting projects—with everything you need delivered straight to your door. And because our kits are pre-cut and ready to assemble, you can get that handmade, heartfelt touch in plenty of time for gifting. #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #paperpumpkin #seasonofstyle

Have you ever noticed that the Christmas holidays sometimes sneak up on us? And since getting behind on holiday prep is so easy to do, now is the perfect time to sign up for Paper Pumpkin (or renew your subscription). Why? During October and November, subscribers will receive two straight months of perfectly coordinated Christmas cardmaking and gifting projects—with everything you need delivered straight to your door. And because our kits are pre-cut and ready to assemble, you can get that handmade, heartfelt touch in plenty of time for gifting.

We also carefully designed our Season of Style projects so crafters of all skill levels could feel a sense of accomplishment and say: “Wow, I made all of this cute stuff myself!”

Important note: To get October’s kit you must subscribe by 11:50 PM (MT) on October 10 at https://www.paperpumpkin.com/en-us/sign-up/?demoid=2121697


♥ ♥ ♥

Stampin’ Up! Statement of the Heart

To love what we do and share what we love, as we help others enjoy creativity and worthwhile accomplishments…in this we make a difference

♥ ♥ ♥



 

 

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