SSINK Window Cards- Recycling!

I’m one of those people who have a hard time throwing things away!  Even old Christmas Cards!  I’ve found a way to recycle them that I’m really happy with:  Window Cards using last year’s cards.

This was a really FUN project!  These are some of my old Christmas Cards, framed using Hearth & Home Thinlits!  You can purchase the Thinlits for just $20 and do the same with your cards this year!  Here’s some finished cards:

Can’t wait to send this one back to the grandparents!!  And the last one isn’t a Christmas Card, but I love the colors & had to show you.

Which one do you like best?  Does anyone recognize their card from last year?!!  I’d love to hear your comments!

Now go over the the SSINK PAGE to see some more Window Card ideas!

Favorite Tree Stamp!

Today the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration Team Friday Favorite theme is “Tree Stamp Sets”.

My favorite tree stamp set?  Lovely As a Tree.  This classic stamp set has been with Stampin’ Up! since 2001.  It can be used year round & I never get tired of using it!

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Lovely As A Tree Clear-Mount Stamp Set 127793
Price: $20.00

I decided to make a red & green card for Christmas.

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Love the Holidays Fancy Foil Designer Vellum!  The trees are very shiny & so pretty!

Card Details:

  • Stamps:  Lovely As a Tree, Oh What Fun
  • Ink:  Real Red, Versamark
  • Paper:  Emerald Envy Card Base (5 1/2 X 11, score at 4 1/4), Real Red (2 1/2 X 4 1/4), Whisper White (2 1/4 X 4 & 2 1/2 X 4 1/4), Holidays Fancy Foil Designer Vellum (2 1/2 X 4 1/4)
  • Accessories:  Duet Banner Punch, Red Foil Sheet, Real Red 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon, Very Vanilla 1/2″ Lace Trim

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Be sure & head over to the SSINK gallery to see other Tree Stamp Set ideas!

Thanks for stopping by today!  Hope to see you tomorrow at the Maui Big Shots! Holiday Craft & Bake Sale!

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Ornamental Pine

You may not think of Hawaii as having pine trees, but there are a bunch of them if you hike upcountry Maui in an area called Polipoli.  I have lots of wonderful memories of hiking there with my husband & my girls & exploring a cave, which my girls called the  “Cave of Wonders”.  Here’s Jenny & Malia, who will both be graduating from college in a couple of months.  Time flies…IMG_20140913_0005 (2)

 

This simple card uses the set Ornamental Pine, along with Gorgeous Grunge.

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Come to my Card Class tomorrow or Saturday and this is one of the cards you can select to make.

Click here for details on the classes…

October Class… Sign Up Today!

I seem to have more than usual going on lately, but I’m having a class in October (2 dates to choose from) because there are just so many cute new things to make!!!

IMG_6446Here’s one of the cards we’ll be making.  Pretty & sparkly, I just love it!!  Some of you already have this Stamp Set:  Festival of Trees.  Such a versatile set with a punch to match!  The sentiment is from the Good Greetings Hostess Set, which is FREE through Oct. 31 for the hostess with a $300 party!

October Stamp Class (2 dates to choose from)

Tuesday, October 7 (3pm to 7pm – Open House Style)

Saturday, October 11 (9am to 1pm – Open House Style)

*Important:  these classes will be Open House style…come when you can & leave when you need to…  I’ll also have different projects to choose from!  Choose one…choose them all!  IMG_6453

CHRISTMAS CARDS  3 cards with matching envelopes

$8 or FREE with $16 orderIMG_6454

ASSORTED CARDS

$8 or FREE with $16 orderIMG_6462

GIFT CARD SET

$10 or FREE with $20 order

I hope you’re able to attend!!  Please leave comments below!  I LOVE your comments 🙂

Please RSVP & let me know which project(s) you want to make and which day.

Bring someone who hasn’t stamped with me and you’ll BOTH RECEIVE A FREE GIFT!

Aloha, Cheryl

 

 

Christmas A La Carte…Nov. 8th

I’m excited to finally be able to announce this big event:  Christmas A La Carte!  Crystal, Anne, and I will be hosting this class on November 8, 2014 at the Maui Masonic Lodge in Kahului.

This will be Open House style…come when you can and make what you choose!  The hours are 9am – 2pm.  You do need to prepay by October 22nd.  And bring your own adhesive (or purchase from me at the event). calc_flyer-001As an added incentive…if I receive your payment by October 4th, you’ll receive a cute gift from me!!

Can’t wait to see you at the fun class!!