Davette's Crafting Designs

August Blog Hop - Inspired by Dawn

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Hello Everyone,

Thanks for stopping by to check out my blog!

 

Today we are CASEing Dawn!

How fun is that!!!

 I scrolled through post after post and had about 10 saved to chose from.

It was harder than I thought it would be!!

I ended up choosing this adorable gift bag and decided to make it a bit bigger. 

 

English Garden Gift Bags Dawn Griffith

Here's my project:

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this DSP

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Supplies Used:

  

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Love What You Do        148042

Sweet Cake Framelits      145617

Stitched Seasons Framelits       149013

Inks:

Mint Macaron       147106

Tranquil Tide     144085

Shimmer Pear Pizzazz Ribbon  144153

Artisan Pearls    146927

Share  What You Love  DSP   146926

Metallic Brads       146929

Multipurpose Glue   110755

Tear & Tape   138995

Dimensionals      104430

Card Stock:

Mint Macaron     138337

Tranquil Tide     144246

Whisper White    100730

Old Olive    100702

Wink of Stella     141897

Envelope Punch Board 133774

 

 Measurements / Instructions

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DSP  10 1/2 x 10

Score on 10 1/2" side at  2, 5, 7, 10

Score on 10" side at 2, 8

 Cut out pieces as shown in diagram above.

Below is what it should look like.

 

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Fold  over and place Tear & Tape on Tab. Fold other side

in and adhere together. 

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 Stand up and pinch just the top 1" of the bag

Round the flap corners using the Envelope Punch Board  

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 Punch holes and string ribbon through and tie a bow

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Cut the tags out , stamp sentiment and embellish with pearls

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Cut out bow and color with Wink of Stella

Here is a second one I made using the Animal Expedition DSP 

 

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I hope you enjoyed my project this month!

Until Next Post,
Crafting Hugs to you....

 

Be sure to check out ALL of the other Fabulous projects by my fellow Glitter Queens!

  

August Hop Lineup:

Dawn Griffith

Michelle Veller

Davette Strange Miller       You are Here

Sheila Curry-Myers      Up Next

Dee Slater

Beth Bolinger

Wendy Kimbrell

 

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net

Christmas in July

Hello Everyone,

Thanks for stopping by to check out my blog!

 

Today I am show casing "Serene Garden bundle" , "Graceful Glass Vellum" , Stylish Christmas and the "Tufted" Embossing Folder.

Here is my project.

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Inside view

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The Dove/Bird on this card is a technique that I picked up from Dawn Griffith. (Thanks Dawn)

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Supplies:

Serene Garden Bundle    148395

Graceful Glass Vellum      146344

Tufted Embossing  folder 146335

Stylish Christmas (Sentiment)  146773

Granny Apple Green Card Stock  146990

       "            "          "      Stampin Blend  146877

        "           "          "       Marker  147160, 147157

Bermuda Bay Card stock  131197

       "            "    Stampin Blend  144579

       "            "    Marker  147157

Coastal Cabana Card stock  131297

     "               "       Marker  147157, 147160

Whisper White Card stock    100730

Pool Party marker  147156

Silver Glimmer paper  146960

Window Sheet  142314

Stazon Ink  101406

Black Memento Ink  132708

Coastal Cabana Ink  147097

Mini Dimensionals  144108

Dimensionals  104430

Glue Dots  103683

Tombow liquid glue  110755

Measurements:

Granny Apple Green (2)     5 1/2  X  4 1/4

Bermuda Bay    3 7/8  X  5 1/8 , Inside  3 1/2  X  4 3/4

Coastal Cabana    4 1/4  X  3 1/4

Whisper White   3  X  3,  3 1/4  X   11 Scored at 4 1/2, 9

Silver Glimmer paper   4  X  5 1/4,   4 3/8  X   3 3/8,  3 1/8  X  3 1/8,  2 1/2  X  2 1/2(for Dove)

Graceful Glass Vellum   3  X  3

Window Sheet    2 1/2  X  2 1/2

Instructions:

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Layer card stock as shown and run through the Tufted embossing folder.

Separate card stock and add the Glimmer paper layers by punching holes

with a hole punch in the Glimmer paper and attach to card stock using Dimensionals,

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Stamp the Dove on Window Sheet  in Stazon Black and let it dry.

Then Cut out Dove.  Also cut Dove out of glimmer paper.

When coloring Dove on window sheet 

BE SURE TO COLOR ON THE BACK SIDE OF WINDOW SHEET

Use Stampin Blends to color  the Dove on the  Window Sheet.

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Use the regular Markers to color on the Vellum.

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 Attach Dove to Glimmer paper with Glue dots.

Attach Dove to Vellum with Glue dots as well as the Vellum to the 3 x 3  whisper white card stock.

Stamp sentiment and Doves on inside layer .

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Fold score lines. 

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Adhere back of sentiment side of card stock to small Bermuda Bay layer, then add that to back layer of card.

Put adhesive on 2 " strip and lay card front on top of back layer.

Here's another look at completed project.

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 I hope you enjoyed my post.

 

 

 

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net

Glitter Queens June Blog Hop



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                                                      It's  Blog Hop time again!

                                We are Highlighting the New Stampin Up Catalog!!!

                                 Welcome back! I hope you are enjoying my projects.

                               

                                       A "Stained Glass" Book Mark is my project for this Hop.

             I am featuring the Painted Glass Bundle, Graceful Glass Vellum, Enjoy Life

                                    stamp set  and some New Stampin Blend colors.  Whew!!!

 

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 I really Enjoy coloring on vellum. I didn't know that until I started to work with the Graceful Glass Vellum

after On Stage in April 2018.

 

Supplies used on this project:

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 Painted Glass Bundle    148362

(Painted Glass stamp set  147461, Stained Glass Thinlits 146347)

 Graceful Glass Vellum   146344

 Enjoy Life stamp set   148190

   Card Stock:

   Coastal Cabana   131297   ( 3  x  5 1/2 )

   Bermuda Bay   131197     ( 7/8  x  5 3/8 )

   Whisper White    100730   ( 2 3/4  x  5 1/4 ) cut 3

 Powder Pink Shimmer ribbon  144151

 Pool Party Shimmer ribbon  144152

Silver/White Twine   145569

   Stampin Blends:
   Petal Pink   147272

   Lovely Lipstick   147281

   Highland Heather   147276

   Old Olive   144597

   Pool Party   144605

   Bermuda Bay   144600

Clear Wink of Stella   141897

Black Memento Ink   132708

Coastal Cabana Ink   147097

Detailed Trio Punch   146320

 

Layer Vellum on Whisper White CS,  add remaining layers of B.Bay and C.Cabana

Color Vellum

Stamp sentiments and Butterflies on 2nd piece of W.White card stock.  Adhere to back of Book Mark.

Stamp 2 butterflies on last piece of W.White  card stock, Color and die cut them out

Punch hole and thread ribbons through  Book Mark. Tie off with Silver/White twine.

Adhere Die Cut Butterflies to back of Book Mark

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Here is a close up of my coloring on the butterflies

 

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Front and back view

 

Finished Project (Smiles)

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 Hope you enjoyed my project today!


Until Next Post,
Crafting Hugs to you....


         Be sure to check out ALL of the other Fabulous projects by my fellow Glitter Queens!
                                                Here is the Blog Hop Line Up:

 

                                                                             Dawn Griffith

                                                                             Davette Strange Miller   You are here

                                                                             Dee Slater    NEXT

                                                                             Tracy Bradley

                                                                             Wendy Kimbrell

                                                                              Beth Bolinger

 

 

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net

May Glitter Queens Blog Hop

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   This Months Blog Hop is about Highlighting  The Retirement List!

   Sad to see some of these items leaving BUT, Happy Happy Happy to see all of the New items coming in!!!!

So, Here is my project for this Month...

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 These will be great for my up coming Craft Show.

 

 Supplies Used:

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 144059     Hello Friend stamp set   (Retired)

138281       Lots of Labels    (Retired)

144110        Whole Lot of Lovely   DSP   (Retired)   6 x 6

144153        Pear Pizzazz 3/8" Shimmer ribbon   12"   or     144152        Pool Party 3/8" Shimmer ribbon  12"

104430       Dimensionals

110775         Tombow Liquid Glue

144220        Rhinestones

126889        Stampin Trimmer  ( For scoring)

103579        Paper Snips

 

 

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 Steps:

Score at  1 3/8"  

 Turn 1/4  turn to the right and score at the  1 3/8" mark only down to the previous 1 3/8" score line.

Score  at the 2 3/4"  mark all the way down to bottom of paper.

Now score at the 4 1/8'' mark only down to the previous 1 3/8" score line.

Last score line is at the 5 1/2" mark all the way down to the bottom of the paper.

Now fold all of the LONG score lines only.

Cut all of the score lines that are only the 1 3/8" inches long.

Cut out the small rectangle as shown here.

Put a thin layer of Tombow glue on the 1/2" strip to form your  container.

Fold the 4  flaps in to make a squared bottom and glue them shut.

 

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 Punch a hole(s) in the center of the top and fill it with goodies of your choice. ( Candy, gum, lotions, hand sanitizers.....)

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Run ribbon through holes and make a bow.

 Stamp sentiment on Pool Party CS using Tranquil Tide ink.

Cut out using Lots of Labels die  # 2.

Also cut out die # 3 in Soft Suede CS.

Punch out leaves using Retired Bird punch and layer under sentiment using Dimensionals.

Add some Rhinestones for some bling!   Attach sentiment with more Dimensionals.

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        My inspiration came from one of my Team mates Nancy Taylor.  She made the sample in the middle, as a team swap a couple months ago, and I knew I was going to be making more!!!  Are they not a great gift Idea?

       

 Hope you enjoyed my project today!
Until Next Post,
Crafting Hugs to you....

Be sure to check out ALL of the other Fabulous projects by my fellow Glitter Queens!

Here is the Blog Hop Line Up:

Dawn Griffith
Dee Slater
Beth Bolinger
Cheryl Pierce Smith
Michelle Veller
Tracy Bradley
Debi Galloway
Davette Strange Miller     You are here

 

 

 

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net

Tranquil Tulips

Hello Everyone,

 Thanks for checking to see what I've been up to lately.. I had so much fun with this stamp set Tranquil Tulips (143767)

This layout was from a card challenge, From Dawn Griffith, that I was in and I had a card order from a friend that Buys a Birthday card from me for his wife every year, So I decided to knock off both projects in one!

I am Very pleased with the end result, and so were they!!!! ( Smiles )

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Here is the card that I made for my On Stage Swaps using this same stamp set.

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Supplies used:

Tranquil Tulips    143767

Cake Soiree      145745  (Happy Birthday)

Flourishing Phrases    141534    ( Inside Sentiment)

Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits   142749

Inks:  

Flirty Flamingo     141397

Peekaboo Peach    141398

Daffodil Delight     126944

Lemon Lime Twist       144086

Black Memento   132708       

Cardstock  :

Lemon Lime Twist     144245

Flirty Flamingo        141416

Whisper White        100730

Silver Glimmer paper        135314

Layered Leaves Embossing Folder     143704

 

Hope you enjoyed my project today!

Until Next Post,

Crafting Hugs....

 

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net

April Glitter Queens Blog Hop

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I Love making others SMILE...... and a card is a great way to do that!

This Month we are focusing on Birthday cards! 

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I loved the Spring Time Foils Designer Series Paper from Sale A Bration!!!!

It is my favorite DSP EVER!!!!!!!

I am using Bouquet Bunch Framelits as the main focus of my card today.  Paired with this DSP and Silver/Gold Foil, I can't go wrong..... (Smiles)

Here is the inside of my card.

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Measurements:

Card Base   8 1/2 x 5 1/2  scored at  4 1/4

Silver Glimmer paper  4 x 5 1/4

Spring Time Foil DSP   3 3/4 x 5

  Steps:

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Cut out these pieces using scraps of Gold/Silver foil and Gold glimmer paper. ( The inside of the square is 2")

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A little TIP  I use when trying to get something straight.... Line it up on your Paper Trimmer. You can see it from the top and the bottom!!!!

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Start gluing down each layer using Tombow.

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 Now tape off the part of the stamp that you are not wanting to show. Ink it up, THEN take off the tape before you stamp it.

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 Banner cut the ends with your snips. Then layer it on a piece of Silver foil sheet and banner cut those ends.

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Use Dimensionals to attach the sentiment to card front.

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Stamp the inside of card

 

SUPPLIES used:

 Whisper White CS    100730

Silver Glimmer paper    135314

Gold Glimmer paper    133719

Silver Foil paper     132178

Gold Foil paper     132622

Spring Time Foils DSP     147193

Memento black ink     132708

Paper Snips     103579

Rhinestones     144220

Whisper White envelopes      107301

Dimensionals     104430

Tombow liquid glue    110755

Timeless Textures    140517   ( Inside of card)

Cake Soiree    145745     ( Sentiments )

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 Bouquet Bunch Framelits      143659

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 Layering Squares Framelits     145372

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Blog Hop Line Up:

Dawn Griffith

Davette Strange Miller   You Are HERE

Dee Slater    NEXT UP

Beth Bolinger

Cheryl Pierce Smith

Michelle Veller

Tracy Bradley

Debi Galloway

Wendy Kimbrell

Holly Fearnow

 

Be sure to check out ALL of the other Fabulous projects by my fellow Glitter Queens!

 

I hope you enjoyed my post today!

Thanks for stopping by.

 

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net

February Glitter Queens Blog Hop Treat Holders

 

February Blog Hop

Hello Everyone and Welcome ,

     Glad you could join us!

Here is my Mini Treat box Holder....( and a matching card I made from my leftover 3x3 swaps)

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I used the  "Sure Do Love You"  Bundle for this project with a little tweeking!

 

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I started off with a piece of   DSP cut at 4 1/4 X 8 1/2 .

I placed 1 end right up to the straight edge just before the tabs. Now bring up the other end all the way up to the top of the lid. place it in the Big Shot and run it through.

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Now place the straight edge in the corner of the Score Board and score at 3 1/4  & 3 3/4  to create a bottom for the box.  Fold all of the score lines.

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Cut out the tabs in the center on both sides. 

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Now punch out a tab with the 3/4" circle punch as shown.

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Put some Tombow on the outside flaps and put the Mini treat box together.

Now we are going to take the sentiment "Just For You" and tap it in the Versa Mark, then into the Melon Mambo Ink Pad then right onto your Card stock.  Sprinkle clear Embossing powder on it and heat set it with your Heat tool.    Voila' ...... Now you have a shiny sentiment that catches your eye!         It is so much prettier in person!

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Cut it into three pieces and place Mini Dimensionals on the backs of each word.

Stamp the large heart in Melon Mambo and cut it out with the matching Die.  Also cut out 1 in gold foil. Cut a small heart out with Gold foil as well.

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Attach the large hearts together with Tombow liquid glue.

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Attach hearts to Treat box with Dimensionals.

Add some embellishments then

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Fill with your favorite treats!!

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Here is the card opened.

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Thanks for stopping by our Blog Hop.

Be sure to visit all of the other Glitter Queens and their Amazing Projects!!

 

 Dawn Griffith

Michelle Veller

Tracy Bradley

Davette Strange Miller    You Are Here

Dee Slater

Beth Bolinger

Cheryl Pierce Smith

 

 

 

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net

January Glitter Queens Blog Hop " All Things New"

Hello Everyone!!!!

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    Welcome to this months Blog Hop!

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Today I am show casing the  Cake soiree Bundle {147627} from the 2018 Occasions Catalog as well as the Celebrate You {146840} thinlits dies.

 

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So I started with a 4.25" X 11" piece of card stock.

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I scored it at 5.5" and  9".

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My card Card front is 4" X  5.25.

I used the 2nd to the Largest  "Lots of Labels" Framelits to cut out the center of the card,  then embossed it using the Garden Trellis Embossing Folder for added Dimension.  { I will save the piece that I cut out and use it on a later Project}

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Turn card front over and place large dimensionals on the bottom section below the score line as shown in picture. Turn over and attach.

Now place mini dimensionals on card front as shown in picture.  Attach cake stand with Tombow.

I used embossing powder and Versa Mark to create these elegant looking cakes. I cut them out and assembled them like so.

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I used silver foil and silver Glimmer paper on this project.

Assemble card front.

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Attach CELEBRATE using tombow. This acts as a stopper to keep  the card open while being displayed.

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Now stamp the envelope as a finishing touch!

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 Here are a couple Cake toppers  I made as well....

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Hope you enjoyed my project today!

Thanks for stopping by

Until Next Post, Crafting Hugs to you...

 

Here is this months Hop

Dawn Griffith   UP NEXT

Dee Slater

Michelle Veller 

Tracy Bradley

Davette Strange Miller      YOU ARE HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net

December WOW cards with some Bling Bling

Hello Everyone,

 

 Just posting my pictures of December 4th  card classes.

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I used the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits, Musical Instruments Framelits, Merry Music Specialty DSP, Red/Silver Glimmer paper, Basic Black CS, Whisper White CS20171207_082319

On this card I used The Trim Your Stockings Thinlits for the Bells in Red Glimmer paper and the Green Glimmer paper, Polka Dot Basics embossing folder, Holly Berry Builder punch, Whisper White CS, 

 

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And last but not least My Minnie and Mickey Cards. 

I received the Minnie Idea as a swap card at our Stamp A Palooza last  September. I wish I could remember her name to give her credit ( Sigh)....So from Minnie , came mickey (Smiles)

I used Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Polka Dot Basics embossing folder, Bow punch, Real Red CS, Basic Black CS Whisper White CS.

 Here are the Pictures from my December 18th card class. 

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Here I started with  the Wedding and Anniversary cards.  I used Garden Trellis embossing folder, Café Builder framelits,  Flourish thinlits, Cake Soiree bundle, Celebrate You thinlit dies, Gold/Silver Foil sheets, Gold/Silver Glimmer paper, Versa Mark, Gold/Silver Embossing Powder, Very Vanilla CS, Whisper White CS .

For the Sympathy card I used up some retired DSP/Embellishment/So Detailed thinlits, Soft Sky CS, Gold Thread, Thoughts & Prayers stamp set, Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by!

Until next post,

Crafting Hugs to you!

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net

Bridesmaid and Maid of Honor cards

Hello everyone,

    Just wanted to share  a Special order I made for one of the young ladies at our church.

She wanted a card that she could place a picture on one side and a small personal note on the other side.

The dress was a lot more time consuming than I thought it would be, but they did turn out really pretty!

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Thanks for stopping by!

Until my next post,

Crafting Hugs to you!

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Until my next Post remember,

"Today is fresh with no mistakes"

Davette,

Your Crafty Stampin Up Demonstrator

nanathequeenofscrap@hotmail.com

My online Stampin Up store

HTTP://Davettesdesigns.stampinup.net