Pillow Box Bucket and a Special

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Hello! Wanted to share a really neat project I made with a Splitcoast Stampers Tutorial. It's a Pillow Box Bucket. I love when you can find different uses for things. The Pillow Box Die is cut out 3 times and assembled (with a little trimming) to make this:
I used Real Red Cardstock and the new, super yummy Christmas Cocoa Sepcialty DSP from the Holiday Mini. This paper is flocked! The sentiment is from a Level 2 Hostess set, Chistmas Punch. I loved Beate's idea of stamping off the damask image from Friends 24/7 for a background. I also took Jan Tink's idea of crimping a scallop border and wrapping it around the oval to fit. I omitted the handle - I thought it looked a little nicer this way. Can't wait to fill it with candy and put out around the holidays.
World Card Making Day Special: Are you particpating? Come to my Stamp Camp or make one on your own! or maybe you're planning your holiday cards? ALL orders from now til Saturday, Oct. 3rd will go in a drawing for a free stamp set! I have a whole box of sets to pick from. For every 4 orders, I'll draw a name.

Happy Retirement

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I volunteered to help out with the Sunshine Committee for my daughter's school and somehow I wound up being the committee. I make cards and get gifts for the special occassions that occur during the year. Here are two I did recently:
The colors look a little off here, but are nice IRL.
The fun part inside is the Look Here Pop up die. It's so easy and a big "wow". The first card uses the new Pendant Park set and Teeny Tiny Wishes and the second uses Upsy Daisy and a retired SAB set, Congrats.

I've got more to share but it has been super hectic going back to school, back to sports, back to work, etc. We're getting things sorted out, so bear with me. I'm really excited about some upcoming classes and will share them soon!

Magical Marquee Card

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Wow- this card is so much fun! The fabulous Jan Tink came up with it and even has a video tutorial for it HERE. Hopefully you can tell that the middle of the circle opens up to reveal my little witch. She happens to be retired but any image will do. The designer paper is the new Night & Day Specialty from the Holiday Mini and the stamp inside is a Level 1 Hostess set you can get for free! I think we'll have to make this kind of card for my next stamp camp - I just love it!