Today, I am sharing a variety of sweet treats highlighting the How Sweet It Is product suite. I love the bright, colorful prints in the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper. What makes it even better is the Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies perfectly match some of the candy jar images. Plus the coordinating Sweetest Thing photopolymer stamp set offers more project options. The stamps and dies are in the Sweetest Thing Bundle.
The design inspiration for the sample cards is from the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper. Coordinating cardstock colors are used for sample cards. Each card measures is a 4″ x 4″square. The sentiments on each card are from the Sweetest Thing stamp set.
One of the fun products in the suite is the package of Sweet Cups. The sweet cups are perfect to package treats or small gifts. To cover the cup base, create a template by tracing a deconstructed cup or contact me for a template! Use cup template to cut a piece of the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper. Wrap the paper around the cup base and attach with strong adhesive. A coordinating piece of designer series paper is cut using the largest circle from the Layering Circles Dies (in the Annual Catalog).
Notice the sweet cup lid? The candy jar is standing upright. It’s easy to do. First, select the jar shape from the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper. Then cut the jar with the matching framelit from Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies. Next, cut a slit in the middle of the large circle designer series paper and slip the base of the jar into the slit. Bend the base to create a tab to hold the jar upright. Attach to the sweet cup lid using strong adhesive. To complete the embellishment, use the Sweet Pins & Tags accessory kit and Coastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green 3/8″ reversible ribbon to add the finishing touches.
This is a fun suite and the bright colors are wonderful for creating cheerful projects. You can place your order via my online store and be sure to contact me for the Sweet Cup template!
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What a sweet surprise! There is a lot of hype around the “How Sweet It Is” suite. It’s a fun suite that has so much color and sweetness wrapped into one. Use it to create all your birthday projects this year. The coordination is so perfect.
The bright colors scream fun! In addition to birthday projects, the Sweet Treat cups are perfect for creating treats for all occasions.
Another option you have is to just purchase the Sweet Thing bundle which consists of the Sweetest Thing stamp set and Jar of Sweets Framelits Dies. Just having these two products can give you the success to create amazing projects.
All our suites are in my online store. Don’t forget, during Sale-a-Bration, you can earn free product for every $50 purchase. Take advantage of this sale while you can because the sale will end on March 31st.
Be sure to check back on Monday for project ideas using the “How Sweet It Is” Suite! I have a variety of samples to share with you using this fun, colorful suite.
Have you seen the Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper on page 11 in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog? It is a gorgeous paper! The beauty of the Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper is the elegant design. In my opinion, the catalog photos do not do justice for the paper! A vellum print from the designer paper creates the primary background layer on the card below. The Floral Romance Suite includes the Wonderful Romance bundle with the Wonderful Romance Stamp Set and Wonderful Framelits Dies. The sentiment and coordinating leaf embellishments are easily stamped and cut using the Wonderful Romance bundle. The beauty of the Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) is that you do not need to add a lot of embellishment…let the paper be the feature!
Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper (5″ x 3-3/4″)
Pear Pizzazz Cardstock (card base: 4-1/4″ x 11″ – score at 5-1/2″; 3″ x 3-1/2″ for leaves)
Scrap of Mossy Meadow cardstock for small leaves
Whisper White Cardstock (card layer: 4″ x 5-1/4″, 2-1/4″ x 2-1/2″ for sentiment)
Fresh Fig Classic Stampin’ Ink Pad
Pear Pizzazz Classic Stampin’ Ink Pad
Fresh Fig 1/8″ Sheer Ribbon
Frosted Flower Embellishments
Adhesive and Stampin’ Dimensionals
Fold the Pear Pizzazz cardstock at score line to create a side fold card base.
Attach the Whisper White cardstock layer to the Pear Pizzazz card base with adhesive.
Use adhesive to attach the Floral Romance DSP to the Whisper White cardstock layer.
Stamp sentiment from the Wonderful Romance Stamp Set with Fresh Fig Classic Stampin’ Ink onto the small piece of Whisper White cardstock. Use the die from the Wonderful Floral Framelits Dies to cut the oval shape.
Stamp the large leaves shape using Pear Pizzazz Stampin’ Ink onto the Pear Pizzazz cardstock. Cut using coordinating framelit die. Use the small leaves dies to cut and emboss Pear Pizzazz cardstock to create three (3) leaves.
With the leaf framelit (stem with 5 leaves), cut a scrap of Mossy Meadow cardstock. Trim the two (2) small leaves to use on front of sentiment.
Layer the Pear Pizzazz leaf and the Mossy Meadow leaves behind the sentiment oval. Attach to card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Embellish the front of the card with the individual leaves and the Frosted Flower embellishments.
Finish by adding a triple loop bow tied using Fresh Fig 1/8″ Sheer Ribbon.
Be sure to add the Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper to your “must have” list! You will be able to create beautiful, elegant cards using the paper’s designs. Links for ordering are under the Project Materials tab located below.
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With all the products included in the Paper Pumpkin box each month, you can create alternate pumpkin cards. I like to experiment with the products and see what else I can come up with. There is nothing wrong with thinking outside the box, so see what you can come up with too. You will have so much fun doing it.
Here are a few I put together. It’s an adorable stamp set and creates the perfect cards for children to take to school.
If you are not a subscriber of Paper Pumpkin, you can sign up here. It’s always a nice surprise when that box arrives. I take it into my craft room and put my creativity to work. I wish Paper Pumpkin was around when I first started crafting. It’s a great way to help bring your creativity to life.
With Sale-a-Bration in full swing, you can really take advantage of some of the wonderful free products in the catalog this year. Take a look below to see how some of the Sale-a-Bration products tie into to the Occasions catalog. The coordination is wonderful when you are creating projects. It’s even better with butterflies all around the Occasions Catalog. One particular area is the Gingham Gala Suite that consists of the Butterfly Gala bundle. Let’s take a look at these products and see how they all coordinate.
Butterflies are so beautiful so I am very excited about all these products that coordinate together. Sale-a-Bration is all about earning those free products and expanding your craft supplies. Butterflies are all around this year in the form of the Butterfly Gala bundle. Enjoy all it has to offer and earn some of it for free.
Sale-a-Bration is truly a celebration each year when it comes around. It’s the most anticipated sale of the year. Earn free product as you shop the annual catalog and the brand new Occasions Catalog which has so many new Spring products. There are three ways to earn free product from the Sale-a-Bration catalog. Earn free product for every $50 you purchase (before shipping and tax), host a qualifying party and earn free product based on your sales or join my team and not only earn free products, but add the new Craft and Carry Tote to your supply order. So as you can see, you have options.
Have you received your copies of the new catalogs? If not, contact me and we can get one sent to you.
In the meantime, you can download them below and check out the new products.
You will also be receiving lots of information in my newsletter and on my blog in the coming weeks. I will share new product samples and some techniques on how to use your new products. Sale-a-Bration is such a great way to start off the new year.
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