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September 2010

Pumpkin Fence Video Added

Hi Everyone! I posted the video tutorial for the Pumpkin Fence Punch Art this morning within the original post. Again...a great project for using up some scrap! Happy Crafting! ~Dee

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Punch Art Pumpkin Card

P1040865Hi Everyone! Here's a card that uses punches to create most of my images. 119863  oval punch 
makes the pumpkins, 117191 the leaf from the bird punch, 119857 word window for the fence posts! Thank you from Just Believe stamp set (116948 wood or 120453 clear mount) punched with 120907 Decorative label. Video below! Happy Crafting! ~Dee 

 

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Little Frankenstein

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Hi Everyone! I needed to take the weekend off from posting re: craftroom disaster recovery! As tempted as I was to let myself get distracted, I had to try to tackle the beast. lol I had 2 trays of scraps, ideas started and stopped half way...you get the picture. I sorted my scraps (see my posting of organizing with ziplocks) and decided to use them as inspiration of this little guy.

Cardbase of whisper white 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Hair, face and body all 1" x 1". Basic black, old olive, Wicked Fun paper
Arms and legs from Word Window punch. Old Olive and Basic Black
3" x 2 1/2" Pumpkin Pie
3 1/4" x 2 3/4" Whisper White
3 1/2" x 3" Rich Razzleberry

To make our little Frankenstein:P1040862
Cut black square about in half. With scissors, cut hair
Cut black word window in half to make legs. 
Adhere old olive arms in center of pumpkin pie. Adhere legs directly under arms. (butt up against) Adhere body over legs and arms.

Adhere hair on old olive face. Round corners at bottom optional. Draw face. Adhere on body. 

Layer pumpkin pie, whisper white and rich razzleberry. Adhere on base.

Take 1/8" black taffeta ribbon and adhere on base. Stamp Happy Halloween from the Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set with basic black. Punch with Word Window and layer on Pumpkin Pie punched with Modern Label.

Happy Crafting! ~Dee 

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Hostess Appreciation Party

Hi Everyone! I soooo appreciate my hostesses! On October 1st, I'm holding my First Annual Hostess Appreciation Party!They will be treated to some exclusive Stampin' UP! items I picked up at convention. PLUS a variety of Make-n-Takes, some tasty goodies and knowing these girls, plenty of giggles!  

If you're interested in hosting a Workshop/Party, please let me know! For fall workshops, I'll show your guests how to make homemade holiday cards and/or gift giving presentations. Or any theme of your choice. PLUS the Holiday Mini has many projects that can be done as a Family Craft. I'm confident that even your 'noncrafty' friends and family will have a good time!

Plus all the fabulous benefits for hosting a workshop! Always great for helping to check a few more things off the wish list. For a little more info about Hostessing, click on the Host a Workshop Page found on the right.

Contact me today and we'll get your workshop scheduled! Then next year, you can join the party :) deeslater@ymail.com

Thanks everyone and Happy Crafting!~Dee

 

 

 

 

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Fall Y'all Card Class

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Hi Everyone! October's Card Class and Card Class to Go are now available for sign-up! Click on over to my Classes page on the right for all the details. Happy Crafting! ~Dee

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Greeting Card Kids Halloween Card

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Hi Everyone! I used my Watercolor Pencils 101879  and Aqua Painters 103954 to color in my Greeting Card Kid (119887 wood mount & 120633 clear mount). I admit to still be a novice in water coloring. But as the saying goes, " in order to create a masterpiece you have to master the pieces." :) So jump in there with me and give it a try. It's not hard and who doesn't like to color? lol I punched out the image with 118874 XLarge Scallop Circle.  Other materials used:

Whisper White card stock 100730  8 1/2" x 5 1/2" scored in half for card base
Pumpkin Pie 105117 card stock 5 1/4" x 4"
Using the Top Note Die 113463 - use Basic Black 121045 and Old Olive 100702 - cut each image in half. Combine to make one complete image.
Stamp sentiment from Teeny Tiny Wishes 115370  on Old Olive from Basic Black ink 101179.
Punch out with Word Window 119857
Punch out 2 Modern Label 119849 images with Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black cardstock. Use half of each and combine for one label. Layer sentiment on top.

Happy Crafting! ~ Dee

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Vintage Birthday

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 Hi Everyone! This continues with the vintage theme inspired by the Holiday Mini! I'll be posting a video soon on how to make this card with the paper flower. It's super easy. This card would most likely have to be hand delivered. If mailed, I would use a bubble envelope and note it will need extra postage. 
Materials: , Crumb Cake card stock, Deck the Hall DP 120810, Cherry Cobbler card stock and ink and Antique Brads. Happy Crafting! Dee

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