Posted in 2021-2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, Christmas, Designer Series Paper, Fun/Fancy fold card, Gift Card Holder, Gratitude/ Thanks, Snowflakes, Winter Holiday

Stampin’ Up!® Snowflake Wishes Thank You Fun Fold Friday Gift Card Holder

Still looking for a gift for the Holidays? Consider giving a gift card in a thank you note! This Snowflake Wishes Thank You Fun Fold Friday Gift Card Holder is a great gift for anyone who helps you out on a regular basis. For example, the young man who mows your lawn, the housekeeper, the bank teller, the mail/package delivery person, the grocery clerk- you get the idea. Everyone loves to be appreciated, especially during the holidays!

Measurements

Snowflake Wishes Fun Fold Friday Thank You Card

  • Gorgeous Grape Card Stock (CS): 4 1/4 x 11 inches scored at 2 1/2 and 5 1/2 inches and 2 3/4 x 4 inches.
  • Highland Heather CS: 4 x 6 inches.
  • Basic White CS: 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches and 4 x 5 1/4 inches.
  • One Wonderful Snowflake

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Stamping Your Own Designer Series Paper (DSP)

Start out by stamping the largest snowflake in Highland Heather Ink onto the 4 x 6 inch Highland Heather CS. Then Stamp Off once when stamping the next to the largest snowflake.

Next use the Gorgeous Grape Ink and the medium sized snowflakes to stamp in the empty spaces.

To finish this card piece, stamp in Misty Moonlight Ink using the group of tiny snowflakes. This may not look great at this point, but when it is cut up and adhered to the card it will look fantastic!

More Stamping

The next step is to stamp the front of the card. Start by using the Misty Moonlight Ink to stamp the sentiment “Thank You Snow Much” onto the 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inch Basic White CS. Then Stamp Off once using the largest snowflake with Highland Heather Ink. Using the next to the largest snowflake, stamp at full strength using Highland Heather Ink.

Use the Gorgeous Grape Ink to stamp a medium sized snowflake around the edges.

Finish this card piece by stamping the group of medium snowflakes in Misty Moonlight Ink.

Use the Misty Moonlight Ink with the group of medium snowflakes to stamp around the upper left-hand corner of the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Basic White CS. This will be the inside of the card.

Assembling the Snowflake Wishes Thank You Gift Card Holder

The first step is to cut up the DSP that you made. Cut at 2 1/4 inches and 3 1/4 inches.

Fold the Gorgeous Grape CS card base at the 5 1/2 inch score line. Then fold at the 2 1/2 inch score line. Adhere the 2 3/4 x 4 inch DSP to the left and the 2 1/4 x 4 inch DSP to the right.

Adhere the 4 x 5 1/4 inch Basic White CS to the inside. Then adhere the 1 x 4 inch DSP to the right-hand side of the Basic White CS.

Punch the end with the Label Me Lovely Punch to create a notch.

Turn the card front over and apply Tear & Tape Adhesive to the upper and lower edges. Tip: Use the Take Your Pick tool to peel the protective cover off.

Fold the card front to adhere the edges and make the pocket for the gift card.

Adhere the Basic White CS card front to the corresponding Gorgeous Grape CS. Lay on the front of the card base to get positioning.

Tip: Flip the card front over to see where to adhere the Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Finishing Touches

Add a finishing touch by applying the Wonderful Snowflake.

And of course-add Bling! The Rhinestone Basic Jewels will add some extra sparkle!

Voila! Such a wonderful way to thank those around you!

You can see some more Holiday Thank You card ideas HERE and HERE.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I am very appreciative of you. My blog would not be successful without you!

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Have a very Happy Holiday Season!

Theresa

Posted in 2021 Stampin' Up! July-December Mini Catalog, Decorative Masks, Gratitude/ Thanks

Bruno & Kylie Bertucci’s Demonstrator Training Program Blog Hop-December 2021-Stampin’ Up!® Penguin Place Thank You Card

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Thank you for joining me for our last Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Monthly Team Blog Hop for 2021! I am excited that you could join us today because I know you will get lots of ideas and creative inspiration to bring into the New Year! My Penguin Place Thank You Card is made using the Adorning Designs Decorative Masks and the Blending Brushes.

I belong to a group of Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin’ Up!® business. I am a Demonstrator in Arizona, USA. If you are not already an amazing Demonstrator, or do not have a fabulous Demonstrator and live in the USA, I would love to be your most awesome Demonstrator! I really appreciate your support. Be sure to visit all the different blogs and see all the inspiring creations!

The theme for the cards today is: Thank You. I have many customers who support me and I like to send them a Thank You card every once in awhile. The following set of cards is for my fabulous customers which I will be sending to anyone who orders during the month of December 2021.

I had so much fun making the background for these thank you notes. I made 24 using different colors. To make all the penguins, I used the Stamparatus. It goes quickly that way! The “Thanks” sentiment is from the Simply Succulents stamp set.

I also used the snowflake mask and Blending Brush to add some snowflakes to the inside.

I hope you have an great end of 2021! An “Attitude of Gratitude” is very helpful at this time of year. Thank you so much for visiting today!

Have an awesome day!

Theresa

Posted in 2021-2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, Gratitude/ Thanks, Snowflakes

Kylie’s International Blog Highlights Gallery- December 2021- Stampin’ Up!® Snowflake Wishes Thank You card

Today I am taking part in Kylie Bertucci’s Monthly International Blog Highlights Gallery. The theme is- Thank You. It is so important to thank those who inspire us. Those who help us out. Those who have our back.

On this gallery, you can see thank you cards made by people from all over the world! I hope you enjoy my Snowflake Wishes Thank You card and take the time to see everyone else’s inspiring creations by visiting the gallery. You can get to the gallery by selecting the “Vote For Me” button at the end of this blog.

The Thank You sentiment if from the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set. All of the stamped snowflakes are from the Snowflake Wishes stamp set. The Stampin’ Up! color is Pacific Point. I ended up with several packages of the Wonderful Snowflakes, so I really wanted to make a card with them.

Using the Blending Brushes

To create the background I used the Blending Brush with Pacific Point Ink on Basic White Card Stock (CS). A few tips:

  1. Gently swirl the Blending Brush on the ink pad in a circular motion.
  2. Touch your scrap paper before blending the color onto your Basic White CS.
  3. Move the Blending Brush in a circular motion with light pressure, then medium pressure as the color leaves the brush.
  4. Go slow to keep the color blending on smoothly. You will need many layers.
  5. The Blending Brushes do take some practice. My goal is to eventually have a very smooth transition of color.

The Wonderful Snowflakes are super fun! When the light hits just right you see a rainbow!

I added lots of the Rhinestone Basic Jewels for sparkle! Voila! Such a pleasant Thank You card to send off!

Please vote for my card when you visit the Gallery by selecting the “Vote For Me” button below. Thank you!

Ciao!

Theresa

Posted in 2021-2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, beginner stamper, Designer Series Paper, flowers, Fun/Fancy fold card, Gratitude/ Thanks, Mystery Stamping

Fun Fold Friday- Stampin’ Up!® Artistically Inked Thank You Card

Join me today to make this gorgeous Artistically Inked Thank You card!

It is gradually getting cooler here in Arizona, but I am not quite ready to show Christmas cards yet. Today I have a Fun Fold that I had my Stamping Gems Team members make as a Mystery Stamping activity.

Fun Fold Friday is on!

Mystery Stamping is a fun way to make cards together. You give the clues one by one. Each person picks the paper and stamp set they want to use. All of the cards are uniquely different. Usually you do not show the finished card until the end.

Clue #1 Supplies

  1. Color Card Stock (CS) Color A: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches with score lines at 2 1/8 and 6 3/8 inches. (This is the card base and it is in portrait orientation.) You also need a 3 x 2 inch piece.
  2. Color CS Color B: choose a color to coordinate with Color A. Two 4 x 2 5/8 inches.
  3. Designer Series Paper (DSP) to coordinate with the Color A and Color B CS. Two 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches.
  4. Basic White CS: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 inches and 5 1/4 x 4 inches.
  5. A sentiment stamp to fit inside the 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 inch Basic White CS card piece.
  6. Images to make a border around the sentiment and the inside of the card.
  7. Coordinating ink, embellishments, adhesive and Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Clue #2

Stamp your sentiment onto the 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 inch Basic White CS. Stamp images around the sentiment.

Clue #3

Stamp the images around the outside edge of the 5 1/4 x 4 inch Basic White CS. Leave the center blank so one could write a note.

Clue #4

Adhere the sentiment to the 3 x 2 inch Color A CS. Adhere the 5 1/4 x 4 inch Basic White CS to the center panel of the 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch Color A CS.

Clue #5

Adhere the DSP to the Color B CS. Repeat for the other pieces. You should have two identical card pieces.

Clue #6

Bring the 2 side panels together so they meet in the center of the card. Apply adhesive to the back of the left half of one of the card pieces with the DSP on it. Adhere this to the top of the left-hand panel. Now apply adhesive to the back of the right side of the second DSP card piece. Adhere it to the bottom of the right-hand panel.

Clue # 7

Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the sentiment to the center of the upper DSP card piece.

Clue #8

Use embellishments as desired.

Voila! That is the Mystery Stamping Fun Fold using the Artistically Inked stamp set and Expressions in Ink DSP! The Mystery Stamping is a really fun way for my Stamping Gems Team and me to stamp together as part of our monthly team meeting.

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I hope you have some time to do some crafting this weekend! I find stamping and card making is so peaceful and relaxing.

Bye for now!

Theresa

Posted in beginner stamper, Designer Series Paper, Gratitude/ Thanks

Bruno and Kylie Bertucci’s Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Training Program Blog Hop- November 2021 Eden’s Garden Thank You Card

Welcome to my Eden’s Garden Thank You Card today. Thank you for joining me today for Bruno and Kylie’s Demonstrator Training Program Monthly Blog Hop! This Demonstrator Training Program is for Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators all over the world who are working towards bettering their business. The program has been so awesome so far! One thing I learned is how to participate in this Blog Hop!

Be sure to visit all the blogs and see all the unique Thank You cards from around the world! There are so many ideas and creative inspiration! If you wish to become a Stampin’ up! Demonstrator please see “The Start With Savings Starter Kit” information of the end of this blog.

I am so amazed with how beautiful the Eden’s Garden Collection is! The Ever Eden Designer Series Paper (DSP) has so many fabulous designs! I decided to use the DSP as the focus of my customer Thank You cards.

Measurements: Ever Eden DSP– 5 x 1 inch and 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches; Evening Evergreen Card Stock (CS) card base and 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches; Basic White CS 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches and 5 1/4 x 4 inches.

Add a few of the Garden Gems and Voila! A fast and simple Thank You Card to show off the fabulous Ever Eden DSP to my customers!

Be sure to click on the next person in line to see more amazing cards. You are at Theresa McEntee-Theresa’s Treasures-USA

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The Start with Savings Starter Kit promotion allows you an excellent opportunity to purchase your Starter Kit at a great deal! The Starter Kit is usually $99 which is already an awesome deal! For a limited time you may choose a custom Starter Kit for only $75!!!  This is an unbeatable bargain for Stampin’ Up! product with a value of $125! And you will become part of my Stamping Gems Team!

Have a most wonderful day!

Theresa

Posted in Emboss Powder, flowers, Fun/Fancy fold card, Gratitude/ Thanks

Kylie’s International Blog Highlights Gallery- November 2021- Stampin’ Up!® Eden’s Garden Thank You card

Hello and welcome to Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts! Today I am taking part in Kylie Bertucci’s Monthly International Blog Highlights Gallery. The theme is- Thank You.

In this gallery, you can see thank you cards made by folks from all over the world! I hope you enjoy my card and then take the time to see everyone else’s inspiring creations by visiting the gallery. You can get to the gallery by selecting the Vote For Me button at the end of this blog or by clicking HERE. I would be so grateful if you stop by and vote for my card!

Here is my Eden’s Garden Thank You card. The card is made more elegant by embossing with the Gold Emboss Powder onto the Ever Eden Cotton Paper and using the Gold Foil Sheets with the Eden Dies. The extra sparkle on the flower sprig is from the Garden Gems. The sentiment is part of the Nature’s Harvest stamp set which has a coordinating label die in the Harvest Dies.

The Eden’s Garden Collection is available for purchase now!

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Measurements

Card Base: Soft Succulent Card Stock (CS) 10 x 5 1/2 inches scored at 3 and 7 1/4 inches.

Basic White CS: 5 1/4 x 4 inches.

Ever Eden Cotton Paper: 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches

Evening Evergreen CS: 5 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches

Gold Foil Sheet: 5 1/2 x 2 inches

The sentiment label is created with a die cut Gold Foil Flower Sprig from the Eden Dies, an Evening Evergreen CS Stitched Rectangle from the Stitched Rectangle Dies and a label from the Harvest Dies. I used the Nature’s Harvest stamp set for the “Thank You” which is stamped in Evening Evergreen ink.

How To Emboss the Ever Eden Cotton Paper

When I first felt the Ever Eden Cotton paper it reminded me of tissue paper used in wrapping gifts, but thicker. The paper cuts well with the Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer. Be sure you have a fairly new blade. Cut the paper into four 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch pieces. In the photo on the left, I stamped one type of leaf in Versamark and used the Gold Emboss Powder followed by the Heat Tool. As you can see in the second photo, I stamped and embossed a second type of leaf.

In the left-hand photo, I stamped and embossed a third type of leaf. To finish it off, I stamped a fourth type of leaf. The resulting design turned out to make a great pattern!

How To Assemble the Card

Use the gorgeous Eden Dies to cut a border on the 5 1/2 x 2 inch Gold Foil Sheet, the 5 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch Evening Evergreen Card Stock (CS) and the edge of the 3 inch left hand panel on the card base.

Use the Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmer to cut the Eden Cotton Paper that has been embossed into two 5 1/2 x 2 1/8 inch strips. Use the Multipurpose Liquid Glue spread thinly and evenly to adhere the Ever Eden Cotton Paper to the panels on the card base as shown.

Adhere the Gold Foil and the Evening Evergreen die cuts together as shown. Adhere them to the lower panel as shown.

When you fold it up, it will look like this.

For the inside of this card I stamped another sentiment from Nature’s Harvest. To make it more interesting I stamped off once then stamped the main floral image from Eden’s Garden over the sentiment.

Add the Evening Evergreen CS Stitched Rectangle label to the card front applying adhesive only to the left side. Adhere the Basic White CS “Thank You” label with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Add the Gold Foil floral sprig and the Garden Gems.

The Completed Card

Voila! You have a gorgeous elegant Thank You Card!

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I am so happy you came to visit today! I hope you have some time to craft and make this gorgeous card!

Theresa

Posted in 2021-2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, Autumn, flowers, Gratitude/ Thanks, Nature

Kylie’s Stampin’ Up!® International Blog Highlights Gallery- October 2021- Love of Leaves and Color & Contour Fall Thank You card

Hello and welcome to Theresa’s Treasures Paper Crafts today! I have a beautiful fall card made with Stampin’ Up!® Love of Leaves and Color & Contour stamp sets. Stampin’ Up! has several colors that are perfect for fall! You will find everything you need in the Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.

Today I am taking part in Kylie Bertucci’s Monthly International Blog Highlights Gallery. The theme is- Thank You. In this gallery, you can see thank you cards made by people from all over the world! I hope you enjoy my card and take the time to see everyone else’s inspiring creations by visiting the gallery. You can get to the gallery by selecting the Vote For Me button at the end of this blog. Please stop by and vote for my card.

I am Theresa and I am a Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator in Arizona, USA. If you do not have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, live in the US, and would like a copy of the catalog, please send a request to my email: theresastreasures.az@gmail.com. I would love to help you get started on stamping and making you own cards!

Making the card-Stamping

The first step in making this card is to stamp all of the leaves from the Love of Leaves stamp set onto Basic White Card Stock (CS). The Stampin’ Up! ink colors for the leaves are: Granny Apple Green, Mango Melody and Cajun Craze. Next stamp the flowers from the Color & Contour stamp set onto Basic White CS. The outline of the flowers is inked in Cajun Craze. The flower color is Mango Melody.

Coordinating Dies

Now you can use the coordinating dies for the Love of Leaves stamp set- the Stitched Leaves Dies. These dies both cut and emboss! You can see the embossed stitching on each of the leaves. The upper edge of the background is embossed with one of the dies in this set.

To make the flowers more 3D, I used the round end of the cap on the Take Your Pick Tool to apply gentle pressure to the back of the flowers. This makes them more puffy.

Arranging the Pieces

Now that you have all the pieces, you can arrange them how you like. First adhere the Mango Melody background onto a Cajun Craze CS card base. Lay the leaves down on the card front first until you like the look. Then add the flowers. Next, adhere everything in place. Add the Genial Gems as desired to the flower center for extra sparkle.

The sentiment is stamped in Cajun Craze ink onto a 1/2 inch Basic White CS strip. Add the sentiment to your card.

Voila! You have a beautiful fall Thank You card! Feel free to decorate the inside of the card too!

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Posted in 2021-2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, Coloring Techniques, Gratitude/ Thanks, Techniques

Bruno and Kylie Bertucci’s Demonstrator Training Program Blog Hop- September 2021 Thank You Cards with the Alcohol Technique

Thank you for joining me today for our Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Training Program Monthly Blog Hop! I am so excited to show you a Thank You card made using the Alcohol Technique with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers by Stampin’ Up!®. The markers are available in the 2021-22 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog. Be sure to visit all the blogs and see all the different Thank You cards from around the world! I know you will get lots of ideas and creative inspiration!

The theme for the cards today is: Thank You. I am so grateful to have customers who support me. The following set of cards is for my fabulous customers who ordered during the last 3 months.

The Alcohol Technique with the Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers is so much fun! My sister was visiting and I let her try it. She had a ball! This card is made with Bermuda Bay and Night of Navy. This card is a regular A2 size card. I will not be describing the technique here, I did describe it in detail on my blog from September 6, 2021. The sentiment label comes from the Tasteful Labels Dies.

I will show you a lot of examples of my thank you cards. I used 2 stamp sets for the “Thank You” sentiment. The larger “Thank You” is from the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set. The small “Thanks” is in the From All Of Us stamp set. These cards are all from the Basic White Notecards and Envelopes #159232. Colors used include: Fresh Freesia with Blackberry Bliss, Misty Moonlight with Night of Navy and Rich Razzleberry alone (I just realized the Rich Razzleberry is retired, sorry).

These are both note cards as well. The one on the left is with Bermuda Bay and Misty Moonlight. The card on the right is with Blackberry Bliss and Rich Razzleberry.

I used the Stitched Triangle Dies to create the notecard on the right. Misty Moonlight and Night of Navy help create the card on the right.

So as you can see, each time you do the Alcohol Technique is turns out to be unique!

Thanks for stopping by Theresa’s Treasures. Look through the list below to see who is next in line for the Blog Hop.

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Posted in 2021 Stampin' Up! July-December Mini Catalog, 2021-2022 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, Autumn, Designer Series Paper, flowers, Gratitude/ Thanks, Nature, Punch, Punch Art

Kylie’s Stampin’ Up!® International Blog Highlights Gallery- September 2021- Daisy Punch Fall Thank You card

Welcome to Theresa’s Treasures today for my Daisy Punch Fall Thank You card. I am using the Daisy and Medium Daisy Punches along with the rich colors in the Regals Designer Series Paper stack. All of these products are available for purchase in the 2021-2022 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.

I am Theresa and I am a Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator in Arizona, USA. If you do not have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, live in the US, and would like a copy of the catalog, please send a request to my email: theresastreasures.az@gmail.com. I would love to help you get started on stamping and making you own cards!

Today I am taking part in Kylie Bertucci’s Monthly International Blog Highlights Gallery. The theme is- Thank You. On this gallery, you can see thank you cards made by people from all over the world! I hope you enjoy my card and take the time to see everyone else’s inspiring creations by visiting the gallery. You can get to the gallery by selecting the “Vote For Me” button at the end of this blog. Please remember to vote for my card!

About the Daisy Punch Fall Thank You card

Fall is one of my favorite times of year. I just love all of the rich colors which inspired me to make this Daisy Punch Fall Thank You card. I made this card with the following Stampin’ Up! colors: Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry and Old Olive. The Regals Designer Series Paper Stack which contains all of these colors is great for the background. The strips each measure 3/8 inch in width.

You also will see several embellishments I used to make the Daisy Punch Fall Thank You card extra special. The vintage Diamond Weave Ribbon #156507 and the Brushed Metallic Dots #156506 can be found in the 2021 Stampin Up! July-December Mini Catalog. The colorful sequins are from the Artistry Blooms Adhesive-Backed Sequins #152477 and can be found in the Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.

Voila! Such a lovely combination of fall colors in this Daisy Punch Fall Thank You card!

Please vote for my card when you visit the Gallery by selecting the “Vote For Me” button below. Thank you!

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Theresa

Posted in 2021 Stampin' Up! July-December Mini Catalog, Autumn, Avid Stamper, Gratitude/ Thanks, Grunge style, Nature, Outdoors, Vintage

Bruno and Kylie Bertucci’s Top 10 International Blog Highlight Winners Hop August 2021- Gorgeous Leaves Thank You

I am so honored and excited to be participating in today’s Top 10 Winners Hop for Bruno and Kylie Bertucci’s International Blog Highlights! I thank everyone who voted for my card in that hop. I combined a lot of elements to make this Gorgeous Leaves Thank You card. Saying “Thank you” is so important! You can never have enough Thank You cards. I am so excited to see everyone else’s projects too!

I primarily used the Gorgeous Leaves stamp set and Intricate Leaves Dies. Additional stamp sets used for this card included: Very Versailles (the background script) and Pansy Patch (Thank You sentiment). The label for the sentiment is from the Harvest Dies.

I took full advantage on the many fall colors Stampin’ Up!® has. The colors I used for this card are: Bumblebee, Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Cinnamon Cider, Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie and Old Olive.

Although they are difficult to see in this photo, the Genial Gems add a little sparkle to the Gorgeous Leaves Thank You card.

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