Holiday Catalog is HERE!!

Holiday Catalog is HERE!!

The new 2018 Holiday Catalog is HERE and it’s chock full of awesome new fall and winter products.  Stamps and dies, punches and Blends, Designer Series Paper and fantastic embellishments!  You may view the Holiday Catalog online here or contact me today for your free copy!

We used just a few of these new products is this month’s Christmas Card Club and everyone made some beautiful Christmas Cards.

DASHING ALONG DESIGNER SERIES PAPERS

AND DASHING DEER BUNDLE

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Here’s one of the cards we made using the Detailed Deer Thinlits mounted on Cherry Cobbler Cardstock embossed with the Hardwood Plank Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  Cherry Cobbler is a long time favorite color, a rich, vintage color.  So simple and so elegant!  The sentiment is from the new Timeless Tidings Stamp Set.

These cards, also, were made using this lovely Bundle.

Images ©Stampin’ Up! 2018

Images ©Stampin’ Up!  2018

All of these cards were created using the gorgeous NEW Dashing Along Designer Series Paper.  During September, if you host a qualifying party or place a qualifying order, it’s FREE!!  This offer only runs through September 30th.  Click here to read more!

Another new favorite from the new Holiday Catalog is the Flourish Filigree Stamp Set, which coordinates with the Pretty Little Label Punch.  That’s one of the absolute BEST things about Stampin’ Up! products–everything is coordinated for you!

Fluorish Filigree Christmas

The center and sentiment are stamped in Soft Suede, another of my favorite go-to products.  The sentiment was punched out with the Pretty Label Punch.  I also punched out a Real Red piece, then cut in half and adhered it to the back of the sentiment.  After I attached a strip of the Very Vanilla Tea Room Ribbon, I adhered the sentiment with Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Easy elegance!  Another great thing about this Flourish Filigree stamp set is that there are also Thanksgiving sentiments with it, making it even more versatile.

And the coordinating Pretty Label Punch.

Find all of these on my 24/7 Online Store at http://www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.

Want a FREE Catalog?

If you do not have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and want a FREE Holiday Catalog, just contact me and I’ll see that you get one!

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CHRISTMAS CARD CLUB

There are still TWO MONTHS remaining for our Christmas Card Club if you want to come join us.

Thursday, October 4th, 6:30-8:30 PM  

Thursday, November 1st, 6:30-8:30 PM

Make 8 Christmas Cards each month in this fun and creative Club. Each month you’ll create 8 Christmas Cards, 2 each of 4 designs, and have 16 Christmas Cards if you attend both months. Please bring scissors and all adhesives. Adhesive is available for purchase, also.
Cost of each Club Class is $15. RSVP by 3 days before each Class.  To Go Kits may be purchased with payment received by the day before the Class.

Best Route Suite Mini Album and Gift Bag Class

Best Route bag and album

Thursday, September 27th, 6:30-9 PM

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Best Route bag

Make a 16 page Mini Album and matching Gift Bag using the Stampin’ Up Best Route Suite with coordinated cardstock, Designer Series Paper, stamps, inks and embellishments. You’ll have a Mini Album ready for your pictures and story and a matching Gift Bag to store it or gift it! Lots of scrapbooking tips and tricks included!
Bring all adhesives and scissors. Adhesive is available for purchase.
Cost of this Class is $20. This is a prepaid Class.  Must RSVP BY September 24th with payment.

Come join Stampin’ Up! and the Crafting on the Hill Team when you purchase the Starter Kit Ultimate Bundle!

Contact me to find out more! 

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

 

Birthday Memories Suite and February Events Schedule

One of my favorite Suites from the Stampin’ Up Annual Catalog is the Birthday Memories Suite.  Bright and cheerful, colorful and very retro.  Loved it from the first time I got to play with it!  With the cold, gloomy winter weather we’ve had so much of lately, I’ve begun to be drawn to our more colorful Suites and decided I had to create a card with this adorable little girl.

Birthday Memories Card

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One of the BEST things about Stampin’ Up is how everything is coordinated for you.  The Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper is the background paper here.  The Birthday Girl, present and floral bouquet were all cut from the Designer Series Paper using the Birthday Friends Framelits Dies with the Big Shot.  The little girl  and the Daffodil Delight Double Stitched Ribbon are both mounted on Pacific Point Cardstock, which is one of my very favorite Stampin’ Up colors.  The sentiment was stamped using the Birthday Delivery Stamps Set.  See how it’s all coordinated for you?!  Makes creating beautiful projects so much easier!

I must admit that I came across a picture a couple of days ago that inspired this card.  One of those “long ago” pictures!  Yep, that’s me.

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We had a Fun Folds Cards Class and made these cards using this same Suite.  See how bright and cheerful this set is?

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And here’s the GREAT thing–the stamps, dies and Designer Series Paper are all three available in a Bundle that saves you 10%.  Purchase this set through March 31st and you’ll get a FREE Sale-A-Bration Item of your choice!

 

FEBRUARY CRAFTING ON THE HILL EVENTS SCHEDULE

February 5th, 6-8:30 PM 

Crafting on the Hill Monthly Team Meeting

Want to know more about Stampin’ Up and how you can join in the fun?

Our Crafting on the Hill Monthly Team Meetings are held the first Monday of each month. This is a monthly time for Team Achievement Recognition (with prizes!), an overview of Stampin’ Up news and events, as well as stampin’ time and the fun of being together as a Team. AND a Door Prize! Please feel free to join us to hear more about joining Stampin’ Up!

Light sandwich supper served beginning at 6 PM.

Please RSVP by Sunday, February 4th.

Sweet Soiree Sampler and Gift Box Class

February 8th, 6:30-8:30 PM 

Create an 8 X 8 frameable sampler using the new Stampin’ Up Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper and coordinating Embellishment Kit. You’ll also use one of the new Silver Mini-Gable Boxes to create a coordinating Gift Box. Keep them or gift them!

Please bring scissors and adhesive. Adhesive is available for purchase.

Cost of this Class is $15. RSVP with Payment by January 26th to register for this fun class!

Quick and Easy Cards Class

Three times to choose from!

February 12th or13th, 6:30-8:30 PM 

February 15th, 10 AM-Noon

 

This monthly Quick and Easy Cards Class is a great way to build your cards stash with some beautiful handmade cards. For this class we’ll be using Petal Pallete Suite to make 6 cards, 2 each of 3 designs, including envelopes and inside sentiments.

New Customers: You will receive a FREE copy of both the 2018 Occasions Catalog AND the Sale-A-Bration Brochure!

**Class is $15 or FREE with a $20 minimum product order. FREE Sale-A-Bration Product with each $50 Product Order!
**Please bring adhesives and scissors. I do have adhesive available for purchase.
**RSVP for this FUN class by Sunday,February 11th.
**Bring a friend and you and your friend select 3 handmade cards from my cards stash.
**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio just north of Jasper.

Stampin’ Blends Class

February 20th, 6:30-8:30 PM

 

Say hello to a new world of colorful creativity with Stampin’ Up’s premiere alcohol markers. These high quality dual tip markers each have a light and dark shade to give you the best blending experience.

This class includes:
1. Two Stampin’ Blends of your choice (suggest you choose a light and dark shade of two different colors)
2. Color Lifter Stampin’ Blend
3. One fourth of the Color Me Happy Project Kit
4. Time of instruction and practice with the Color Me Happy Stamp Set.

Class Supplies needed:
1. Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
2. Adhesive
3. Scissors
4. Bone Folder

If you do not have the Memento Ink Pad, you may add $6 to the class fee and I will order you one. I also have SNAIL adhesive runners available for sale.

Class fee is $28. Deadline to sign up and pay class fee is Thursday, February 8th, so class supplies can be ordered. You may let me know your color choices when you sign up and pay.

You may view the available colors at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.

ONE LAST EVENT FOR JANUARY!!  And it’s FREE!!

Paper Pumpkin Patch Party

January 30th, 6:30-8:30 PM

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Come find out more about Paper Pumpkin and how to earn FREE Sale-A-Bration Products!

Everyone who is one of my Paper Pumpkin Kit subscribers or customers is welcome to attend this FREE Event! Just bring your Kits, adhesives and scissors for some Paper Pumpkin Kit assembly FUN! I’ll have my inks available for use, as well as the stamp sets from past Kits.

If you are a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber, check out the past and refill Kits available on my store!

Not a subscriber yet? Come and play and make TWO FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit cards so you can see for yourself how much fun this monthly Kit really is and become a subscriber!

RSVP by Sunday, January 28th.

Stay safe and stay WARM!!  March 1st and SPRING are just around the corner!!

Contact me today to find out how to get your FREE Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure!

Want to know more?  Go to my website at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the “Join the Fun” tab.  Or contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

 

Painted with Love Sampler and Card

Painted with Love Sampler and Card

What a winter we’ve had here in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia!  Arctic cold temps (colder than Alaska!), snow and ice.  But I’ve begun my SPRING Countdown on my Facebook Page, which I’ve done for several years and now have requests for every year.  A fun way to look forward to spring!

But first…Valentine’s Day!!

Painted with Love Suite Sampler and Card

The Painted with Love Specialty Designer Series Paper is just so elegant and gorgeous, I’ve loved working with it.  The whole “Love”ly Suite can be found in the NEW Occasions Catalog. I love samplers because they’re just something pretty to create and enjoy, as home decor or a gift.  It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for awhile now, and have decided to offer a Class in February.  But today I really wanted to work with this Painted with Love Designer Series Paper to create a Valentine’s Sampler.

One of my favorite things about Stampin’ Up products is that everything is coordinated for you, which helped inspire me in the design of the Sampler.

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I used an 8 X 8 Melon Mambo base.  The Whisper White squares are 2 1/4″.  I used 9 different patterns from the Painted with Love Specialty Designer Series Paper cut into 2″ squares.  The accents are a gold Metallic Foil Doily, as well as hearts cut from the Lots to Love Box Framelits Dies in gold foil, Sweet Sugarplum and Powder Pink.  The large gold foil hearts are the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies.

I also created a coordinating card to go with it, using some of the same products on a different scale.  So easy when Stampin’ Up products are already coordinated for you!

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January Class Cards

Despite the weather, we were able to have the Quick and Easy Cards Classes last week and had a fun time creating some cards and a 3D project.

 

 

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We used the Lots to Love Box Framelits Dies to create a box decorated with the Painted with Love Specialty Designer Series Paper.  Calypso Coral Cardstock was placed behind the die cut image, then the die cut heart was used on one of the new Whisper White Narrow Note Cards and Envelopes.  You can fit four of these cute little cards in the box!

The Bloomin’ Love Stamp Set was used on the other card, stamped in Soft Suede Ink.  Strips of Whole Lot of Lovely Designer Series Paper provided the perfect background for this beautiful stamp. The sentiment is from the You’re So Inspiring Stamp Set in the new Occasions Catalog.

SALE-A-BRATION TIME!

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With EACH $50 Product Order, you earn a FREE product of your choice from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure.  That’s right–FREE!!!  And this year Stampin’ Up has added even more rewards for purchasing a $100 Product Order, including a coordinated Stamp and Dies Set.

And there are actually THREE WAYS to benefit during Sale-A-Bration!

  1.  Shop and get a FREE Sale-A-Bration Item with EACH $50 Product Order.  No limits to the number of FREE Sale-A-Bration Items!
  2. Host a party during Sale-A-Bration and get $25 EXTRA Stampin’ Rewards with a $250 party.  That’s in addition to the usual Stampin’ Rewards and the Hostess Gift you get from me!  Just invite several of your friends for some FUN stamping time and I’ll take care of the rest.  You can even host your party here at the Crafting on the Hill Studio.  Contact me today so we can get YOUR party booked.  Win-win!!
  3. JOIN THE CRAFTING ON THE HILL TEAM and get two FREE Stamp Sets!  Join the Crafting on the Hill Team January 3rd-March 31st and get TWO FREE STAMP SETS from the Annual or Occasions Catalogs, a value of up to $101!!!  That’s in addition to the Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit of $125 in product of YOUR CHOICE for $99, shipping included.  PLUS, you will get a 20% discount for at least six months and become a part of this FUN group of crafters!

Contact me today to find out how to get your FREE Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure!

Want to know more?  Go to my website at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the “Join the Fun” tab.  Or contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

 

Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Time are here!!

Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Time are here!!

TIME FOR THOUGHTS OF SPRING!!!

Even though we’re in the grips of arctic cold here in the Deep South, thoughts are turning toward Valentine’s Day and spring with the new Stampin’ Up Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration.  You’re going to LOVE these new products!

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The new Painted with Love Suite is just stunning, with lots of “bling” to it!  And it’s just one of the new products in this Occasions Catalog.  We’ll be using this gorgeous Painted with Love Designer Series Paper in next week’s Quick and Easy Cards Class to make a special little box.  Fun!  All customers will be receiving copies of the new Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure.  But if you just can’t wait, check out the PDF online version of the Occasions Catalog here and the Sale-A-Bration Brochure here.

 

One of the major harbinger’s of spring, of course, is daffodils, so I was absolutely thrilled to see Stampin’ Up’s new You’re So Inspiring Stamp Set–with daffodils!! An added feature is all of the sentiments included with this stamp set.  So many possibilities!!

 

The daffodils just pop when colored using the Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends.

Let’s talk about Sale-A-Bration!

There are THREE WAYS to earn FREE PRODUCTS with Sale-A-Bration, January 3rd-March 31st.

SHOP

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With EACH $50 Product Order, you earn a FREE product of your choice from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure.  And this year Stampin’ Up has added even more rewards for purchasing a $100 Product Order, including a coordinated Stamp and Dies Set.

One of my favorite products is the Lots of Lavender Stamp Set.  Here you see the stamped images colored with Rich Razzleberry, a perfect pairing! Lovely, isn’t it?!?  And this stamp set is FREE with any $50 Product Order!

 

HOST

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Host a party during Sale-A-Bration and get $25 EXTRA Stampin’ Rewards with a $250 party.  That’s in addition to the usual Stampin’ Rewards and the Hostess Gift you get from me!  Just invite several of your friends for some FUN stamping time and I’ll take care of the rest.  You can even host your party here at the Crafting on the Hill Studio.  Contact me today so we can get YOUR party booked.  Win-win!!

JOIN

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Join the Crafting on the Hill Team January 3rd-March 31st and get TWO FREE STAMP SETS from the Annual or Occasions Catalogs, a value of up to $101!!!  That’s in addition to the Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit of $125 in product of YOUR CHOICE for $99, shipping included.  PLUS, you will get a 20% discount for at least six months and become a part of this FUN group of crafting ladies!

That’s a possible $226 in Stampin’ Up Products for just $99!!

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Just contact me for further info, or go to www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the Join the Fun Tab to sign up today and start shopping! Now is the very best time to JOIN MY TEAM!!

January Class Schedule

LOTS of fun happenings this month to help us survive these dreary winter days!

Quick and Easy Cards Classes

Tuesday, January 9th, 6:30-8:30 PM OR

Thursday, January 11th, 10 AM-12 OR 6:30-8:30 PM

 

This monthly Quick and Easy Cards Class is a great way to build your cards stash with some beautiful handmade cards. For this class we’ll be using the Bloomin’ Love stamps and coordinating dies and the Painted With Love dies and Designer Series Paper to make 4 cards, 2 each of 2 designs, including envelopes and inside sentiments. We’ll also be making 2 cards using products from the NEW 2018 Occasions Catalog!

You will receive a FREE copy of both the 2018 Occasions Catalog AND the Sale-A-Bration Brochure!

**Class is $15 or FREE with a $20 minimum product order.  FREE Sale-A-Bration Product with a $50 Product Order.
**Please bring adhesives and scissors. I do have adhesive available for purchase.
**RSVP for this FUN class by Sunday, January 7th.
**Bring a friend and you and your friend select 3 handmade cards from my cards stash.
**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio just north of Jasper.

Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Kick Off Party!

Saturday, January 13th, 10 AM-1 PM

 

Time to meet the beautiful NEW Stampin’ Up 2018 Occasion Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Brochure and the new products!

**Make 2 cards and a 3D project using new Occasions and Sale-A-Bration products .
**Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and SPRING Birthday products.
**Cost is $10 or FREE with a $20 Product Order and FREE Sale-A-Bration product with each $50 Product Order placed at the party.
**Please bring scissors and adhesive–everything else is furnished!

**Games with Prizes
**Enter to win the Door Prize. FREE gifts with a minimum order!
**Refreshments will be served.
**RSVP by Thursday, January 11th.

THINK SPRING!!!

LOTS OF HAPPY KIT CLASS

Saturday, January 13th, 1-3 PM, immediately after the Kick Off Party!

 

This Class will be a time to assemble the new Lots of Happy ALL INCLUSIVE Card Kit.

There’s lots to love in this all-inclusive card kit. Create all-occasion cards, then add your own color using the included Watercolor Pencils. Makes 20 cards, 4 each of 5 designs, using the included Lots of Happy Stamp Set.
Includes set of 7 photopolymer stamps; clear stamp block; 20 printed card bases and coordinating envelopes; giftable kraft box; printed, gold foil, white, and vellum die-cut accents; white/gold foil labels; Basic Black Archival Stampin’ Spot; full-size Watercolor Pencils in Flirty Flamingo*, Lemon Lime Twist*, Old Olive, and Rich Razzleberry; Lemon Lime Twist 1/4″ Ombre Ribbon; Stampin’ Dimensionals®. Complete using your choice of adhesive (AC p. 202).

Cost of this class is $40, which includes your own complete Card Kit and some alternative ideas using items included in your Kit.  Please bring scissors and adhesives.

THIS CLASS WILL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW THE OCCASIONS AND SALE-A-BRATION CATALOG KICK OFF PARTY!

RSVP with payment by January 4th to be a part of this FUN Class.

STAMPIN’ BLENDS CLASS

Monday, January 22nd, 6:30-8:30 PM

 

 

Say hello to a new world of colorful creativity with Stampin’ Up’s premiere alcohol markers. These high quality dual tip markers each have a light and dark shade to give you the best blending experience.

This class includes:
1. Two Stampin’ Blends of your choice (suggest you choose a light and dark shade of two different colors)
2. Color Lifter Stampin’ Blend
3. One fourth of the Color Me Happy Project Kit
4. Time of instruction and practice with the Color Me Happy Stamp Set.

Class Supplies needed:
1. Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad
2. Adhesive
3. Scissors
4. Bone Folder

If you do not have the Memento Ink Pad, you may add $6 to the class fee and I will order you one. I also have SNAIL adhesive runners available for sale.

Class fee is $28. Deadline to sign up and pay class fee is Monday, January 8th so class supplies can be ordered. You may let me know your color choices when you sign up and pay.

You may view the available colors at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.

Paper Pumpkin Patch Party

Tuesday, January 30th, 6:30-8:30 PM

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Here’s yet another opportunity to get a FREE Sale-A-Bration Item!  If you’re already a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber or ready to sign up for the first time, just sign up for a 3 month Prepaid Subscription and get a FREE Sale-A-Bration Item!

Everyone who is one of my Paper Pumpkin Kit subscribers is welcome to attend this FREE Event! Just bring your Kits, adhesives and scissors for some Paper Pumpkin Kit assembly FUN! I’ll have my inks available for use, as well as the stamp sets from past Kits.

If you are a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber, check out the past and refill Kits available on the store!

Not a subscriber yet? Come and play and make TWO FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit cards so you can see for yourself how much fun this monthly Kit really is and become a subscriber!

RSVP by Sunday, January 28th.

Hope to see you soon!

Want to know more?  Go to my website at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net and click on the “Join the Fun” tab.  Or contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

Pick a Pumpkin Bundle Cards and Stampin’ Blends

Pick a Pumpkin Bundle Cards and Stampin’ Blends

Pick a Pumpkin Bundle

For many years, Thanksgiving has been a favorite holiday.  Though we should have grateful hearts every day, I love taking a special day to take the time to express that gratitude while surrounded by the ones we love.  Oh, yes…and to eat the food for which we are so grateful!  Yummy!

I love, love decorating for Thanksgiving, too, using lots of pumpkins–real ones on the front steps (hoping the bear doesn’t get them!), pumpkin shaped candles, pumpkin placemats.  All of it!  So, naturally, I immediately fell in love with our Pick a Pumpkin Stamps and Dies Bundle in our Holiday Catalog.  Have you seen it yet?  Here are a couple of cards I made using the stamps and dies.

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The Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper is used for the background, the rectangle accent and the “fussy cut” pumpkins.  The large pumpkin and leaf dies are from the Pick a Pumpkin Dies Set.  The sentiment is from the Wood Words Stamps Set.

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Cajun Craze and Tangerine Tango Inks were used here with the Pick a Pumpkin Stamps and Dies coordinated set.  The sentiment is from the Painted Harvest Stamps Set, and the background is the Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper.  A Crushed Curry Twine bow is the perfect accent!

Here’s the Pick a Pumpkin Stamps and Dies.  And it’s so versatile–those leaves could be used year round!

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LOVE, LOVE THE NEW STAMPIN’ BLENDS!

This is my very first experience with alcohol markers, and it’s like a whole new artistic world has been opened to me!  They make creating beautiful projects so much easier.

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This little Eskimo card was created using the Cookie Cutter Stamps and coordinated punch.  I used the Pool Party and Daffodil Delight Combo Packs to color his coat, gloves and boots.  The face was colored with the Ivory Blend and I used a touch of Calypso Coral light for the “rosy cheeks.”  Wink of Stella added to the “snow effect” on the igloo created with you Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, then die cut with the Layering Ovals Framelits Dies.  Such a cutie!

NOVEMBER QUICK AND EASY CARDS CLASSES

NEW CLASS ADDED TO THE SCHEDULE

 

This monthly Quick and Easy Cards Class is a great way to build your cards stash with some beautiful handmade cards. For this class we’ll be using the Count My Blessings Stamp Set and the Merry Mistletoe Stamp Set to make 6 cards, 2 each of 3 designs, including envelopes and inside sentiments.

There are three Class Times from which to choose:

Monday, November 13th, 6:30-8:30 PM 

Tuesday, November 14th, 10 AM-12 Noon 

Tuesday, November 14th, 6:30-8:30 PM

**Class is $15 or FREE with a $20 minimum product order. 
**Please bring adhesives and scissors. I do have adhesive available for purchase.
**RSVP for this FUN class by Sunday, November 12th and let me know which class you will be attending.  You may RSVP on my Facebook page or on my website.
**Bring a friend and you and your friend select 3 handmade cards from cards stash.
**Held at Crafting on the Hill Studio just north of Jasper.

ULTIMATE BUNDLE STARTER KIT

Did you know that for just $99 you can get the following:

  • Our Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit of $125 of products OF YOUR CHOICE for just $99, shipping included.  A FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit is also included.
  • A 20% Product Discount on ALL purchases for at least 6 months.
  • Become a member of the fabulously FUN Crafting on the Hill Crafters.

Want to know more?  Contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

Watercolor Christmas Project Kit Class

Watercolor Christmas Project Kit Class

 

 

Thursday, November 9th, 6:30-9 PM

Crafting on the Hill Studio

This is going to be a FUN Christmas Card Kit Class!

The Watercolor Christmas Project Kit makes 20 cards, 5 each of 4 designs, including gold foil lined envelopes. 
Kit includes:
* 20 card bases, 5 each of 4 designs, folded card size: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ 
* Envelopes with gold foil liners
* Cardstock 
*Printed die-cut accents and backgrounds
* Gold Mini Sequin Trim

 

Cost of this class is $25, which includes your own Watercolor Christmas Project Kit. I will furnish the Watercolor Christmas Stamp Set, Inks, and dimensionals. You just need to bring scissors and adhesives. 

I’ll be serving Christmas cookies to put us all in a festive mood for some fun Christmas crafting! We’ll also play a couple of Christmas games with PRIZES!!

To RSVP, payment MUST be submitted to and received by me BY NOVEMBER 1ST. Credit Cards are accepted. OR, you may order the Kit through my online store at www.craftingonthehill.stampinup.net.

Please contact me with ANY questions!

 

To learn more about the sponging technique, be sure and come to the December Quick and Easy Cards Class on Tuesday, December 12th at 10 AM or 6:30 PM.

Team Meeting and Open Stamp Time 

Thursday, November 2nd, 5:30-9 PM

This is a GREAT opportunity to come see and hear more about Stampin’ Up products and our Ultimate Starter Kit Bundle where you CHOOSE YOUR OWN products!

fall team meet

Time for our SPECIAL Crafting on the Hill Fall Team Meeting!!
–Meeting Time beginning at 6 PM. We will talk about joining Stampin’ Up, and FLEX POINTS, what they are, how YOU earn them, and how you can earn FLEX POINTS for OnStage Orlando next November, when Stampin’ Up will celebrate their 30th Anniversary. BIG Event!!!
–A soup and sandwich supper will be served, and you may bring chips, drinks and a snack, if you like.
–We’ll be making two projects, FREE to Team Members.
–After the meeting, we’re going to have our very first Open Stamp Time. Here’s what Open Stamp Time is:
**You bring your cardstock, DSP, scissors, embellishments and any type of adhesive you will need (probably need to bring LOTS!) You may also wish to bring stamps, dies or punches that I don’t have.
**Also, please bring your trimmer and stamp blocks (with your name on them). I’ll be sharing mine, of course, but have a limited number!
**You will have access to my Stampin’ Up inks, stamps, dies and punches.
**You will have a FUN time creating!!

This event is FREE to all Crafting on the Hill Team Members. There is a $10 charge for all others, but if you sign up to join the Crafting on the Hill Team that day, it’s FREE for you, also!!

Please RSVP by November 1st.

Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit

Did you know that for just $99 you can get the following:

  • Our Ultimate Bundle Starter Kit of $125 of products OF YOUR CHOICE for just $99, shipping included.  A FREE Paper Pumpkin Kit is also included.
  • A 20% Product Discount on ALL purchases for at least 6 months.
  • Become a member of the fabulously FUN Crafting on the Hill Crafters.

Want to know more?  Contact me TODAY and let’s get you started!

I’m here to be your Creative Coach and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®

 

 

Summer in the South…

There’s nothing quite like the delights of Southern Summers!  I love the long days and warm nights, the sound of the katydids at night, watermelon and snapping fresh green beans on the front porch.  The best part of the summer for me has been visiting with the grands–ALL of them!  Being with them in TN and Maryland has sidetracked my blogs this summer, but what joy for this Nana!  A favorite part of the summer for the kiddos is….

Bike Rides!

At the Crafting on the Hill Summer Stampin’ Team Party last week, we made a card using the fantastically fun Bike Ride Bundle.  I got my first bike for my 9th birthday, and it was BLUE, so I had to make this one blue!

Bike ride with logo

  • I stamped the bike body, tires and rear mount in Pacific Point, one of my favorite Stampin’ Up colors.  Bike rims are stamped with So Saffron.
  • The handles, seat, and brake are stamped with So Saffron, but you could also use a So Saffron marker.
  • The basket is the two stamp baskets, both stamped in Early Espresso.  The base was stamped full strength, the second stamp was stamped off.
  • The flowers were stamped in Wild Wasabi, then colored with Calyspo Coral and Wild Wasabi Stampin’ Write Markers.
  • The “road” and the banner are Crushed Curry from the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack.
  • The sentiment is from the Birthday Delivery Stamps Set (one of my favorites!), stamped in Pacific Point.  I used the Layering Ovals Framelits to cut out Pacific Point Cardstock and the sentiment.
  • Adhere the strip of Color Theory DSP. Mount the tires on Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Use glue dots to attach the bike body and rear mount to the tires, then attach to the card base.  Adhere the basket, then the flowers with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  • On each tire and the banner, I used coordinating Enamel Shapes.

Such a great summery card!

Here’s the Bundle I used:

Bike Ride Photopolymer Bundle

Item 145314

Paper Pumpkin Alternate Ideas–And Watermelons!

The June Paper Pumpkin Kit was One in a Melon and it’s luscious!  It was my first experience stamping images of one of my favorite fruits.  Yummy!

Here are couple of the alternates I made:

June 17 PP Kit alternates

The July Paper Pumpkin Kit is Perfectly Picturesque and it makes some stunning cards.

July 17 pp kit tulips

I altered the mountains to look more like the beautiful mountains of North Georgia!

July 17 pp kit mountains

I used the Eastern Palace Designer Series Paper–really liked how the colors coordinated.

July 17 pp kit hooray

Not a subscriber?  Become one today by going here

and get access to the refill for this and several other Kits.

I’m here to be your Creative Coach

and bring out your “inner crafter!”

 Just contact me and we’ll talk!

I ALWAYS look forward to hearing from you!!

The Blessed and Happy Stamper,

Dixie

All artwork copyright © Stampin’ Up!® and Dixie Stewart, Independent Stampin’ Up!®Demonstrator. The content of this blog is my sole responsibility as an independent Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator and the use of, and content of, the classes, services, or products offered on this blog is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up!®