A BIG TIME THANK YOU FOR A FRIEND

I was recently asked to create a thank you card for a Manager who is moving away.  Of course, I was happy to do it and came up with this cute card using the Animal Outing Bundle (CM) (WM).

The crocodile background is meant to show the employees and of course, the rhinoceros is the manager!

I used a collection of our Stampin’ Blends to add colour and decorated the oval mat with a length of Black Cord and Leaf ribbon.  Word is that everyone loved it and we will wait to see what the manager has to say.

Here’s the list of products that I used. 

Leaf Ribbon

$11.00

Big Shot

$150.00

Glue Dots

$7.25

Take care and Happy Stamping to you.

IT’S TIME TO GET YOUR GIFT TAGS READY!

Have you finished with your Christmas gift shopping yet?  Do you have a good supply of Christmas Gift tags?  Maybe these will give you a little inspiration.

I’m always short on tags so put these together to add to my growing gift tag collection.  The colour scheme comes from The Paper Players challenge to use Real Red, Shaded Spruce and a colour of my choice(Whisper White).

The base for the tags was cut out of Real Red and Shaded Spruce with the Tag Topper Scalloped Punch.  I used the punch again to cut out the matching designer paper and went from there.  I really like the Sincerely Santa stamp set (WM) (CM) for it’s great greetings that are perfect for tags!

Have you checked out the list for the Year-End Closeout going on now?  Some of these items will go very quickly so make sure that you check them out in my Online Store.

It took a few things to create these gift tags – check out this list below.
Product List

Big Shot

$150.00

Glue Dots

$7.25

Have a great day and Happy Stamping!

THE FOCUS IS DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS

Hi and welcome!  Today I have another birthday card to show – another in the family line-up of December birthdays!

This one is for our nephew and I thought that the wood textures designer paper was a great backdrop for the greeting and small spray of leaves.  They were stamped first with Soft Suede ink and then I added some Old Olive ink with a small piece of sponge just to add a little colour!

The inside explains the “why” of It’s Your Day with a birthday greeting from the Sunshine Sayings stamp set.

CAS(E) this sketch provided the card layout which made it easy to put this whole idea together!

Here’s the list of products that I used.

Thanks for visiting today and Happy Stamping to you!

BIRTHDAY WISHES FOR MY LOVE

Hi and welcome to Cynthia’s Creative Corner!  December is a busy month not only because of Christmas but our family has quite a few birthdays happening as well!

Today’s card is a simple birthday wish for my husband!  He has blue eyes and looks great in blue, so I used that colour as the focal point!

Freshly Made Sketches posted a simple layout so it was easy to  follow along with it.

The Sunshine Sayings stamp set has some great sentiments and it was easy to choose the ones I wanted to use.  The hearts come from the Sunshine Wishes Thinlits Dies!

Here’s the list of everything I used.

Big Shot

$150.00

Thank you so much for visiting today and Happy Stamping to you!

YEAR-END CLOSEOUT IS GOING ON NOW!

There are lots of bargains to be had in this Year-End Closeout sale!  Many favourites from the Holiday Catalogue are saying good-by and now is your chance to get select items at a discount!  This sale closes on January 2, 2019!  These are “Last Chance” items and only available while supplies last.

I’ve downloaded the complete list so you can print it out.

Stampin’ Up! Year End Closeout-CA by cynthiajs on Scribd

Or, visit my Online Store to see all of the items!

TIME FOR A CLEAN CHRISTMAS CARD

Sometimes clean is the way to go – so that’s what I did with some Thick Whisper White cardstock and scraps of the Festive Farmhouse designer paper!

That lovely greeting is from the Beautiful Baubles stamp set and I used the matching dies so I could add that tiny bauble!

The layout for this card came from the new CAS(E) this Sketch challenge – simple and clean!

Check out the list of products that I used.  If there’s something there that you have on your list, just click on the picture to go directly to my Online Store.

Big Shot

$150.00

Glue Dots

$7.25

Happy Stamping!

LOVELY BAUBLES TO DECK YOUR HALLS

Welcome to you and thanks so much for stopping by on this wintery Monday!  Today’s card is a study in white and gold to show off the Beautiful Baubles stamp set.

Who wouldn’t want those beautiful baubles decking their halls?!

I started out with the great simple sketch from the Fab Friday challenge and went from there.

The Stamparatus is a fabulous tool to help keep the greeting and image exactly where you want them.  A little wipe with the embossing buddy before stamping helps to keep the embossing powder in the right place!

I also used our Multipurpose Liquid Glue to adhere those thin stripes of Gold Foil.  It’s tough stuff and dries clear!

Here’s the list of products that I used. 

Heat Tool

$41.00

Stamparatus

$67.00

Have a great Monday and Happy Stamping to you!

SINCERELY SANTA GOODIE BOX

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?  I’m a little late this year but have been busy making goodie boxes for small treats!

This one was created using our Lustrous White mini gable boxes but with a different technique.  I used the Sponge Brayer to add colour to the box itself.  This is Cherry Cobbler ink and I choose to leave it a lighter tone so the designer paper would stand out!  Here’s another angle.

TIP:  To keep the colour only on the outside of the box, I slipped a piece of printer paper inside the unopened box before using the brayer to add colour.

Now, i just need to create a few more to hold those special treats!

Here’s the list of products that I used.

Big Shot

$150.00

Glue Dots

$7.25

Stamparatus

$67.00

Are you going to be stamping and creating this weekend?  If so, then Happy Stamping!

BAUBLES AND SNOWFLAKES

Today’s card is a combination of baubles and snowflakes!  What do you do with leftover pieces?   Well, you create a new card of course!

I had been playing around with the Thinlits dies from the Beautiful Baubles bundle and the Snowfall Thinlits dies and left a few sitting on my table.  So…. I combined them for this card.  It turned out to be a little “busier” than my usual style but it’s cute!

Note:  The Snowfall Thinlits Dies are only available today and until 11:20PM tomorrow, so make sure that you visit my Online Store to get them before they’re gone for good!

Here’s the full list of products that I used.

Heat Tool

$41.00

Big Shot

$150.00

Stamparatus

$67.00

Happy Stamping!

THREE LOVELY TREES

The Snowflake Showcase products are soon going away on Friday, November 30, 2018!   So I took this opportunity to create just one more card to show off these three lovely trees with the Snow is Glistening photopolymer stamp set!

Don’t they look great on the background of Soft Sea Foam?  I stamped the tree 3 times, twice with Versamark and once with the Soft Sea Foam ink and then did a little heat embossing.  White emboss powder for the Soft Sea Foam trees and Clear emboss powder for the soft sea foam tree.  So lovely!

I arranged those trees according to The Paper Players sketch

and added some texture to the card front with the Softly Falling  embossing folder.

If you haven’t yet, make sure to get your favourites from the Snowflake Showcase items.

Here’s the full list of products that I used for these three lovely trees!

Heat Tool

$41.00

Stamparatus

$67.00

Big Shot

$150.00

Happy Stamping!

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