Fun Fold for Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  Today, like most of you, I’m busy getting ready for the big day.  Along with working.  We have a new kitchen!  Just got the sink & dishwasher a few days ago…never been so excited to do dishes!

I’ve been playing around with this Fun Fold Card lately- called a Pop Up Panel Card.  It’s so much fun to make & really a surprise when opened!  I made a Thanksgiving Card using Moroccan Designer Series Paper.  The colors are gorgeous and remind me of fall.

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I used a 1 1/2″ belly band to close this card & love the way the Layering Circles Framelits cut out this medallion.  Here’s the inside:

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Card Details:

  • Stamps:  Acorny Thank You, Suite Seasons
  • Ink:  Cajun Craze, Emerald Envy, Delightful Dijon
  • Paper:  Emerald Envy, Delightful Dijon, Cajun Craze, Moroccan DSP
  • Accessories:  Acorn Builder Punch, Layering Circles Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Balloon Framelits, Enamel Shapes

Hope you all have a wonderful day tomorrow.  We’ve all been so blessed and I love that we have a day that focuses on that!

The Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration team is focusing on Thanksgiving today!  Be sure to check out what they’ve created by clicking HERE!

INKspiration Challenge #SSINKIC39

Thanksgiving is coming up soon!  One of my favorite holidays!!  My girls will be far away…but Pat & Mom are here and I’ll have a new kitchen!  Yea!  I’ve been doing dishes in the bathtub for over a month & eating take-out, so I’m ready to cook an amazing meal for Thanksgiving!

Here’s today’s challenge photo for Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration:

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I work for a podiatrist and he asked me to make bags for the doctors & nurses that refer to him.  Such a great idea, I think!  It’s special to commemorate Thanksgiving and “Being Thankful” for our blessings.

Here’s one of the bags (they’re all a bit different!)

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Thanks for stopping by today!  Be sure & take a look at what the other Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration Team has done for this challenge.  Maybe you’ll get some ideas for Thanksgiving decorating!

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Scarecrows & Mummies for Fall

Today I want to show off the projects we made in our September Clubs!  The theme today for the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration group is FALL, and these projects “fall” right into that category.Cookie Cutter Scarecrow Create With Cheryl

This fold is a Collar Fold Card.  I’ll give you all the details here, so that you can make it at home.

  • Stamps:  Cookie Cutter Halloween, Paisleys & Posies
  • Inks:  Black Stazon Ink
  • Paper:  Pumpkin Pie Base (5 1/2 X 11, score at 4 1/4), Halloween Night Specialty DSP (5 1/2 X 4,  then make a cut at 2 3/4″ that’s 1 1/2″ long- I just use my cutter & place the paper at the 2 3/4″ mark & move the blade down to 1 1/2″ then cut up from there), Smokey Slate, Basic Black, Whisper White scraps
  • Accessories:  Layering Circles Framelits, Cookie Cutter Builder Punch, Stampin’ Up! Markers

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Here’s a Halloween version of the Collar Fold Card:

Cookie Cutter Mummy Create With Cheryl

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Isn’t he a cutie?!!

We also decorated Petite Cafe Gift Bag.  These bags are very good quality & food safe.

Petite Gift Bag Create With Cheryl

Can you guess what I used to punch out the flower?  The balloon punch!  And I have to say I LOVE those gold binder clips!!  Very sturdy & shiny & cute!!Petite Gift Bag Create With Cheryl 2

Hope you enjoyed my projects today!  Let me know if you’re interested in trying out CLUB!  We meet once a month & you can come on either Saturday or Sunday.  I’m also thinking about starting a Monday Club if I get enough interest…

Basically, CLUB is FREE.  You just commit to placing a $25 order each month, and when it’s your turn, you get to be the hostess & get extra products that month!

Now, be sure & check out what cute cards the other SSINK gals have come up with!

So much to be thankful for!

At club last month we all made candles using or stamps. It was so much fun to see what everyone came up with!

Thanksgiving centerpiece

Thanksgiving centerpiece

I’m in Texas right now at a beautiful house on Lake Belton. In the next few hours this house will be filled with Hamiltons!  So for now I’m taking my cup of coffee up to the deck to enjoy the silence and hopefully see a few deer.

I’m so happy to be together with family this Thanksgiving, especially my two daughters. Malia left yesterday to go back to Orlando, but we had such a great visit. I’m also thankful for all of you and can’t wait to get back to stamping with you. Happy Thanksgiving!

Card for FMS210

I’ve been waiting for a card sketch that would challenge me to use the little left-over pieces from the Hearth & Home Thinlits.  I found it this week at Freshly Made Sketch #210!

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I have a pile of these little squares left over from cutting out windows, and I knew I would find some use for them.

  • Colors:  Tangelo Twist, Rich Razzleberry, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
  • DSP:  Into the Woods
  • Stamp Set:  Lighthearted Leaves
  • Accessories:  Into the Woods Elements & Cotton Ribbon

Here’s a few examples of my “Window Cards”:Joy Window Card

Halloween Window Card

Merry Wishes Window Card

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Pretty Leaves for November

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Leaves for November.  Don’t you love the colors?!  Blackberry Bliss, Crushed Curry, Wild Wasabi, Pumpkin Pie, and Soft Suede.  This stamp set is retired, but we have 2 current leaf sets that are beautiful!  Vintage Leaves and Lighthearted Leaves.

I’ll be on the mainland for part of this month & plan to search around for some pretty leaves like this!  Looking forward to seeing my two daughters!!  Miss them so much!

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Nov 2015 (2)

This is a mini blog hop!  So be sure to stop by Crystal & Anne’s blogs to see what they came up with for their November Calendars!

Maui Big Shots! Homework

Every 2 months the Maui Big Shots! (my downline) get together to share ideas, do some stamping, and eat!  They had some homework from last time and I couldn’t wait to see what they did with it!

Their assignment was to make something with the supplies they were given:

  • Lost Lagoon Card Base
  • Mint Macaron Card Stock
  • Real Red Card Stock
  • Real Red Satin Ribbon
  • Metal Rimmed Pearl

They didn’t have to use all supplies and could add things of their own.  Here’s the results:

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Marylou made this beautiful card using a stamp set that I can’t remember…  Marylou, comment & tell us what that is!  I love the dazzling diamond sparkles and the gorgeous lace at the bottom!  Marylou just couldn’t make the red work!  That was definitely the biggest challenge!

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Francine made this striking card!  And she says she doesn’t do cards well…  Hmmm…

  • Flurry of Wishes
  • Snow Flurry Punch
  • Scalloped Tag Topper Punch

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Yvette made this gorgeous card!!  Wow!  Must have taken a lot of concentration to line up those little ornaments so well!

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Here’s what I came up with.  That red!  It was really hard to use that but I just LOVE the results!

  • Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
  • Lighthearted Leaves
  • Leaflets Framelits Dies

PLEASE VOTE for your favorite and leave comments below!!  I’ll give a special prize to the winner!

Free Make & Take for Thanksgiving!

Last night we had our first Thanksgiving Make & Take and I want to show you the wonderful projects we made!

Francine's tissue holder

Project #1 was created by Francine and I just love it! It’s a small tissue holder and it’s really simple to make.  She’s used Into the Woods DSP from the holiday catalog for the pretty paper.

Francine is selling kits so that you can make these at home.  Just $10 for a kit that makes 5 holders (tissue not included).

Marylou's Curvy Box Turkey

Project #2 was created by Marylou.  Isn’t it adorable?!!  She’s used the Curvy Keepsake Box to make them, along with lots of punches.  Just add candy…

She has kits available for sale, also!  For just $10, you’ll be able to make 6 of these cute little turkeys.  I forgot to take a picture of his “back-side”.  That will be a surprise for you!

Thanksgiving pocket boxes

Project #3 was created by me.  You can choose to make either a candy box or a place-setting to decorate your Thanksgiving table.  I used the Pillow Box Framelit that is in the holiday catalog.

I also have kits available for $10 & you’ll have supplies to make 6.

We’re doing this same event again this Sunday, October 18th.

173 Hoohana #101 in Kahului behind Safeway.

Don’t miss it!!  Did I mention…IT’S FREE!

Please RSVP so that we have everything prepped!  Leave a comment to order kits to make at home.

Thanks for stopping by & hope to see you soon!

Cheryl

 

Kits for Sale!

I have made up some kits that you can purchase for quick & easy gifts for Halloween or Thanksgiving.

Cheryl's Sept Workshop

Here’s the Halloween treat! In the kit, you’ll find items to make 10 treats…$10.  Just add Hershey’s candies.

Halloween treat kit

For Thanksgiving I’ve used the Pillow Box Framelit to make these.  You could either make a candy holder or a place-setting for your table.

Thanksgiving pocket boxes

Here’s the kit that you can purchase.  $10 for items prepped to make 6 boxes.

Thanksgiving kit

I’m having a FREE MAKE & TAKE tonight at Fabmac Homes on Wakea Ave. in Kahului on Maui.  There’s room for more!!  Come & make this Thanksgiving kit, along with 2 more beautiful gifts!  Just reply to this post to let me know you’ll be coming.

Have a great day & thanks for stopping by!

Cheryl

Club Project for October

Just time for a quick post to show you one of the projects we’ll be making at CLUB this weekend!

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I found this beautiful idea HERE on Nicole Tugrul’s site.  Thanks for the wonderful idea, Nicole!

Create with Cheryl Lighthearted Leaves

I think these would be perfect as a place-setting for Thanksgiving!  Maybe before dinner, I’ll have everyone go around & write something specific that they are grateful for about that person!

You’re welcome to come to club as a guest!  Just make a $25 order that day.

2 dates to choose from:

Saturday, October 10th at 2pm in Haiku or Sunday, October 11th at 1pm in Pukalani.

Contact me for more information and to RSVP.