Stampin’ Up! Ugly Sweater Card

Recently my upline held a little fun challenge for her downlines, ready… An ugly sweater challenge.  How fun, right?!

You’d think making an ugly sweater card would be easy, but it ironically was challenging.  Making something ugly goes against everything I try to do.

So here we go.

Ugly sweater #1:

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In case you didn’t get a good enough view to appreciate the ugliness…

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Now for Ugly Sweater #2:

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Ugly, right?!

Enjoy!

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Stampin’ Up! Year End Closeouts Start December 1!

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Stampin’ Up! has been doing a little year-end cleaning, and they’ve got some great deals to offer you!  Their Year-End Closeouts will include holiday retiring products, clearance rack items, and current high-inventory catalog products.  A detailed list of items included in this Year-End Closeout will be announced December 1st.  Check back then for more details!

CURRENT HOST CODE: ETU6PYK6

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

STARS REWARDS PROGRAM:

If you aren’t familiar with my Stars Rewards Program, click here.  For every $25 you spend (before shipping and tax), you earn one star.  Once you have 12 stars, you receive $30 worth of free product of your choice.  It’s a great way to earn free product!

 

 

Stampin’ Up! Snowman

The other day I posted a card in which I stamped a snow background onto Early Espresso cardstock.  You can see that card here.  Before I settled on the Early Espresso, I started out with Basic Gray cardstock.  In the end I didn’t use it.

When thinking about my card today, I saw the Basic Gray stamped with snowflakes and decided to use it.  After all, you can’t wait a well snowflake stamped card!

So I used Basic Gray as my base and stamped the snowflakes from the Greetings with Santa stamp set in White Craft Ink.

snowman-stamp-it-up-with-jaimieI created my snowman using the Swirly Scribbles Framelits.  I cut out the three different sized circles in Whisper White and then trimmed them down a bit.  Before adhering it to the Basic Gray, I placed a piece of Real Red cardstock underneath it.

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Over the snowman’s neck I placed a Real Red ribbon knot.  Towards the bottom I placed a strip of Basic Black banner.  I then used the Mountain Adventure’s sentiment which I stamped in Versamark and sprinkled with White Embossing Powder which I then heat embossed.  I cut it out using the Layering Ovals.

Enjoy!

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The inspiration for today’s card comes from The Paper Players challenge this week.

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CURRENT HOST CODE: ETU6PYK6

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

STARS REWARDS PROGRAM:

If you aren’t familiar with my Stars Rewards Program, click here.  For every $25 you spend (before shipping and tax), you earn one star.  Once you have 12 stars, you receive $30 worth of free product of your choice.  It’s a great way to earn free product!

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Happy December 25th

The inspiration for today’s card comes from the challenge over at Freshly Made Sketches this week.

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My card uses Garden Green as its base and then is layered with a pattern from the This Christmas DSP over some Very Vanilla.

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I created my numbers using the Layering Circles (Cherry Cobbler and Very Vanilla) and the Number of Years Stamp Set (Garden Green) and coordinating framelits.  Underneath the 25 I cut out a banner in Garden Green using the Bunch of Banners Framelits.

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I then used the Labeler Alphabet to create my “Happy December.”  Before adhering the circles, I wound around the DSP some Garden Green Baker’s Twine a few years.

Enjoy!

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ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA:

Stampin’ Up!’s Online Extravaganza is going on now!  During the Online Extravaganza you can save up to 40% on select products!

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For a look at all the items up for sale, check out the Online Extravaganza Sale in my store.

To take full advantage of these great deals, today I’m offering an UPGRADE of your free gift from me!  Receive a free item(s) of $8 $15 from me!

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At checkout be sure to use the host code: VD9S9Ms6.  If you’re unsure where to enter the host code, take a look at the picture below:

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STITCHED FROM THE HEART SALE – 25% OFF COORDINATING STAMPS

Now through November 31st select stamp sets are 25% off.  Click here to open up a PDF with the list of stamp sets that are on sale.  Click here to head over to my online store to shop for the framelits and stamp sets!  (Sale prices not reflected below.)

 PRODUCT LIST:

Christmas Pines – Window Spray

These last few days have been a bit of a whirlwind, the good kind.  The kind that you come away from saying – That was so much fun!

But I was finally able to get back into my craft room today and create and it felt so good.

Now the inspiration for today’s card was not my own.  I came across a beautiful non-Stampin Up card on Pinterest and knew I wanted to create one similar.  So just a heads up that it’s not completely original.

My card uses Early Espresso as its base on which I stamped the snowflake trio from the Greetings from Santa Stamp Set in Early Espresso.  I then used the Hearth & Home Framelits to cut out a window and window box in Very Vanilla.

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I then created a window spray using the Christmas Pines Bundle.  I used a variety of greens (Always Artichoke, Garden Green, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz), browns (Crumb Cake, Soft Suede), and Cherry Cobbler.  I added a few rustic bows using Linen Thread and the Gold Baker’s Twine from the Trio of Baker’s Twine.

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Lastly, I stamped the sentiment in Cherry Cobbler from the Christmas Pines Stamp Set and mounted it over a pattern from the This Christmas DSP.

Enjoy!

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ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA:

Stampin’ Up!’s Online Extravaganza is going on now!  During the Online Extravaganza you can save up to 40% on select products!

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For a look at all the items up for sale, check out the Online Extravaganza Sale in my store.

To take full advantage of these great deals, tomorrow I’m offering an upgrade of your free gift from me!  Receive a free item(s) of $8 $15 from me!

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At checkout be sure to use the host code: VD9S9Ms6.  If you’re unsure where to enter the host code, take a look at the picture below:

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STITCHED FROM THE HEART SALE – 25% OFF COORDINATING STAMPS

Now through November 31st select stamp sets are 25% off.  Click here to open up a PDF with the list of stamp sets that are on sale.  Click here to head over to my online store to shop for the framelits and stamp sets!  (Sale prices not reflected below.)

PRODUCT LIST:

Greetings from Santa with Stitched Framelits

Happy post Thanksgiving!  Are you in a turkey coma today?  Did you go out shopping last night/this morning?

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and this one certainly didn’t disappoint.

For my card today, I’m going to be honest, I was a little hesitant to share.  But alas, I was so busy with Thanksgiving prep and kid’s school events this week that a card for today just didn’t happen.  So I’m sharing a card that we made at my November Make & Take party.

Why the hesitation?  Because it uses the Stitched Framelits which are non-orderable right now.  So if you didn’t snatch them up, consider this is a tease for when they are orderable again.

So here we go…

The base for my card is Garden Green.  I then took a pattern from the Warmth & Cheer Stamp Set and layered it on some Basic Black.

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I cut out four circles with the Stitched Framelits, one in Basic Black, one in Garden Green, and two in Whisper White.

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I used the Greetings from Santa Stamp Set to create my trees.  I inked up the tree stamp in Garden Green and stamped twice the tree on the Whisper White, giving it a darker and lighter effect.  The sentiment comes from the Stitched with Cheer Stamp Set.  Behind it, I placed a little Basic Black banner and some Gold Thread.

Enjoy!

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BLACK FRIDAY FREE SHIPPING FROM STAMP IT UP WITH JAIMIE & IMPORTANT UPDATE:

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For Black Friday, receive FREE SHIPPING on any order.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: 

I’m not sure what I was thinking, but in order for me to give you free shipping today, you have to place the order through me.  Send me a message, an e-mail (stampinjaimie@gmail.com), or click on contact me in the menu above to let me know what you’d like to order.

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For Cyber Monday, receive an UPGRADED gift from me.  For every $50 spent, get a free item(s) worth $8 $15 from me using host code:  VD9S9MS6.  Just e-mail me what you’d like!

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Happy Thanksgiving & Thankful Card

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First off, Happy Thanksgiving.  I pray you’re having a great day with those you love and together we count our many blessings!

Today the Happy Stamps Blog Hop brings you a layout sketch.

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My card today uses Garden Green as a base.  I then layered some Soft Suede cardstock which was dry embossed in the Woodland TIEF on Whisper White cardstock.  I then took a pattern from the Warmth & Cheer DSP and adhered some Linen Thread around it in a bow.

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Next I created my sentiment from the One Big Meaning Stamp in Delightful Dijon.  I cut the Whisper White out using the Stitched Framelits and the Delightful Dijon cardstock using the Layering Ovals.

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Last, I layered the sentiment with a little fox.  His body was stamped in Crumb Cake, legs in Soft Suede, and eyes and nose in Momento Black.

Enjoy!

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Now click on the button below to swing over to Amy‘s blog and see what she created for our blog hop.

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  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Jari Francis
  4. Kristi Gray
  5. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here

STAMP IT UP WITH JAIMIE DEALS NOVEMBER 21-28 AND ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA:

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For Black Friday, receive FREE SHIPPING on any order.

IMPORTANT UPDATE:  I’m not sure what I was thinking, but in order for me to give you free shipping tomorrow, you have to place the order through me.  Send me a message, an e-mail (stampinjaimie@gmail.com), or click on contact me in the menu above.

cyber-monday

For Cyber Monday, receive an UPGRADED gift from me.  For every $50 spent, get a free item(s) worth $8 $15 from me using host code:  VD9S9MS6.  Just e-mail me what you’d like!

PRODUCT LIST: 

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Stampin’ Up! Mountain Adventure

Today’s card was inspired by challenges over at Global Design Project and Sunday Stamps.

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My card starts with Garden Green as my base.  I dry embossed using the Softly Falling TIEF on Whisper White and layered it on Basic Black cardstock.

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I took a strip of Soft Sky and layered it on Garden Green.  On the Soft Sky I used the Mountain Adventure Stamp Set and stamped the skis and snowboard in a pattern in Soft Sky.

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I stamped the mountain and land (Basic Black) and trees (Garden Green) on a piece of Whisper White and cut it out and a Garden Green scalloped square using the Layering Squares.  I used an aqua painter to paint a shadow against the mountain in Soft Sky.

I stamped the sentiment in Garden Green, matting it on Soft Sky cardstock and added some Silver Thread behind it.

Enjoy!

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ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA:

Stampin’ Up!’s Online Extravaganza is going on now!  During the Online Extravaganza you can save up to 40% on select products!

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For a look at all the items up for sale, check out the Online Extravaganza Sale in my store.

To take full advantage of the deals this week, Stamp It Up With Jaimie is offering DOUBLE STAR REWARDS November 21st to 24th.

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At checkout be sure to use the host code: VD9S9Ms6.  If you’re unsure where to enter the host code, take a look at the picture below:

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I do have other offers coming through this week:  Black Friday – FREE SHIPPING and Cyber Monday – Upgraded free item(s) of your choice worth $15 for every $50 order.

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Stampin’ Up! Joyful Nativity

Good morning.

I know I’ve done it before, but I just love the effect so much that I did it again here – I stamped in Night of Navy on the Night of Navy cardstock the star stamp from the Christmas Pines stamp set as a background.

joyful-nativity-stamp-it-up-with-jaimieI then offset from one another a piece of Silver Foil Sheet and another piece of Night of Navy cardstock (matted on Whisper White).  On the Night of Navy I stamped the Joy from the Joyful Nativity stamp set in Versamark, sprinkled white embossing powder on it, and heat embossed it.  I also did the same stamping for the angel, this time fussy cutting her out, and attaching it with a dimensional.

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I knew I wanted to use the phrase “To The World” with the Joy, but decided to make it myself using the Labeler Alphabet Stamp Set.  To finish it off I added a few Silver Enamel Dots.

Enjoy!

joyful-nativity-stampin-up-stamp-it-up-with-jaimieMy card was inspired by the challenge over at Global Design Project this week.

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ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA BEGINS NOVEMBER 21ST

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For one week only, November 21-28, you can save up to 40% on select products.  To sweeten the deals, Stampin’ Up! will be having 24-hour sales on the first and last day of the promotion, featuring special products available for that day only.  You can even get a sneak peek AND save on products that will be on the future holiday catalog retiring list. You won’t want to miss out on this great opportunity to stock up and save!  Click here to go to my post with more details and a link to a PDF file with all the detailed items included throughout the seven days.

STAMP IT UP WITH JAIMIE DEALS NOVEMBER 21-28:

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From November 21st to November 24th, receive DOUBLE star rewards for every increment of $25 spent (before tax & shipping) using host code: VD9S9MS6.  Not familiar with my program, check it out here.

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For Black Friday, receive FREE SHIPPING on any order using host code: S6QQ664W.

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For Cyber Monday, receive an UPGRADED gift from me.  For every $50 spent, get a free item(s) worth $8 $15 from me using host code:  VD9S9MS6.  Just e-mail me what you’d like!

CURRENT HOST CODE: ETU6PYK6

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

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Stampin’ Up! Christmas Jar

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Today’s Happy Stampers Blog Hop is a color challenge.  I hope you enjoy hopping between our blogs to see what everyone’s created.

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My card today starts with the Cherry Cobbler as its base.  I layered it with Whisper White cardstock that was dry embossed using the Softly Falling TIEF.  I then took four patterns from the This Christmas DSP and adhered them over the Whisper White.

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Next I created my Christmas Jar using the Jar of Love and Greetings from Santa Stamp Sets.  The jar itself was stamped in Cherry Cobbler and cut out using the coordinating Everyday Jars Framelits.  I took the tree from the Greetings from Santa Stamp set and stamped it in Garden Green.  I inked up part of the shorter stem to create a stand for the tree.

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I stamped the Happy Christmas from the Stitched with Cheer Stamp Set in Garden Green to place below the jar.  Lastly I stamped the holly in Garden Green (stamping off for the lighter color) and the berries in Cherry Cobbler (stamping off for the lighter color) from the Stitched with Cheer Stamp Set.

Enjoy!

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Now click on the button below to see what Amy created.

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  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Jari Francis
  4. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here

MY THANKFUL NOVEMBER CHALLENGE:

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Yesterday marked the first day of my Thankful November Challenge.  For each Thank You card you send in the month of November, your name goes in my mason jar and at the end of the month I’ll give away a FREE clear One Big Meaning stamp set!!  Just e-mail (stampinjaimie@gmail.com) me proof of your card and you’ll get an entry.  Cards do not have to be homemade and there is no limit as to how many you can send.  Let’s be very thankful this month!

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON STITCHED SHAPES FRAMELITS:

The new Stitched Shapes Framelits were such a hit, they sold out in two weeks!!  This being said, they are soon to be placed on backorder and then on November 21st will go on non-orderable status.  We don’t know when they will be available for order again.  Therefore, if you’ve been wanting to get them – don’t wait!!!  Click here to purchase them in my store.

CURRENT HOST CODE: ETU6PYK6

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

STARS REWARDS PROGRAM:

If you aren’t familiar with my Stars Rewards Program, click here.  For every $25 you spend (before shipping and tax), you earn one star.  Once you have 12 stars, you receive $30 worth of free product of your choice.  It’s a great way to earn free product!

PRODUCT LIST:

Stampin’ Up! – Season of Joy

My card for you today was inspired by this week’s challenges over at CAS(E) this Sketch, Just Us Girls, and The Paper Players.

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My card today starts off with Emerald Envy as its base.  I layered it with some Silver Foil Sheet and then Mint Macaron cardstock.

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I took one of the pine stamps from the Christmas Pines stamp set and stamped it in Emerald Envy at the top and bottom twice.  I added a few silver sequins around them.

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Lastly I stamped the frame and sentiment from the Christmas Pines stamp set in Real Red, fussy cut them out, and then adhered it to a panel of Silver Foil Sheet using dimensionals.

Enjoy!

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IMPORTANT UPDATE ON STITCHED SHAPES FRAMELITS:

The new Stitched Shapes Framelits were such a hit, they sold out in two weeks!!  This being said, they are soon to be placed on backorder and then on November 21st will go on non-orderable status.  We don’t know when they will be available for order again.  Therefore, if you’ve been wanting to get them – don’t wait!!!  Click here to purchase them in my store.

STAMP SET SALE GOING ON NOW!

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Now through November 31st select stamp sets are 25% off.  Click here to open up a PDF with the list of stamp sets that are on sale.  Click here to head over to my online store to shop for the framelits and stamp sets!  (Sale prices not reflected below.)

CURRENT HOST CODE: ETU6PYK6

Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me!  If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift.  The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog.  See something you like?  Check out my store.

STARS REWARDS PROGRAM:

If you aren’t familiar with my Stars Rewards Program, click here.  For every $25 you spend (before shipping and tax), you earn one star.  Once you have 12 stars, you receive $30 worth of free product of your choice.  It’s a great way to earn free product!

PRODUCT LIST: