Hi All - can you believe it - less than a month till Christmas! And no - I am not even close to ready! But one way I stay on top of things is to host a Christmas card class every month. I start in January and if you come every month, January through November - you will have 44 completed cards ready to go in the mail December 1st. So make it a resolution to come join me each month in 2019! Below is one of the card designs we made at a recent class - and I really love it. That deer is so festive and fun - and ready to send holiday cheer.
Here is the inside of the card with a beautiful verse - and of course a stamped envelope!
I'll be back soon with more inspiration - so be sure to stop back! ~Maureen
Today I'm sharing a couple of the Hostess Gifts from my clubs this year - for one round I did a matching set of 3x3" cards in the Pizza Boxes we sell. I just love this idea for a gift -and have also sold many sets of these. So the first one uses the Share What You Love Designer series paper for the Annual catalog. This paper is exceptionally beautiful, as it has an added shimmer on many of the designs. All the cards and box needed were an added cut out, popped up flower and a cute sentiment. Just love how they turned out. You can see in the second picture that I also decorated the envelope flaps with a little of the DSP.
Another set I made featured the July 2018 Paper Pumpkin kit - instead of using all of the elements as shown in the kit - I decided to make hostess gifts. The top photo shows the pizza box decorated. While the bottom photo shows the four cards that were inside - so easy peasy to do with this amazing kit.
Hope you liked these ideas. Why not try a set of pizza box cards of your own. To order any similar products to those used in these cards you can go to my website - www.stampingwithmaureen.stampinup.net and hit SHOP - be sure to use the hostess code below for full benefits from me!
Sharing the two cards from my Everyday Cards class in October. I try to rotate out different types of cards in this class - and also offer a variety of sentiments. To see my upcoming classes click HERE. This month I saw a similar card on Pinterest and just really loved the simplicity and beauty of it. We used the Winter Woods set from page 27 of Stampin' Up's Holiday catalog - along with some simple reverse masking and sponging to get this beauty.
Here's a glimpse of the inside of the card.
Then for our other card we used the Wishing You Well set from page 35 of the same catalog. This card reminds me of fall wheat fields - by using Marigold as my color base. It could easily be green and add some red or yellow flowers for a summer bouquet, or flip it upside down and add purple flowers for a cluster of lavender drying. But my favorite part is that wispy bow.
Here is it again on the inside of the card - I just love how it looks like organza and you can see through the layers.
Then for this card we colored several gems with our Alcohol Blend Markers and then added them to the cluster. The basket weave embossing folder adds the finishing touch to this card.
Hope you like these cards - really perfect for this Fall Season. Stop back soon for some more inspiration. To order any products used in these cards you can go to my website - www.stampingwithmaureen.stampinup.net and hit SHOP - be sure to use the hostess code below for full benefits from me! See you soon ~Maureen
These five amazing products in the SNOWFLAKE SHOWCASE are available Now through Nov 30th ONLY - and I am offering a SPECIAL CLASS and profits of pre-sales will go to Hurricane Michael Relief efforts -
Catch a Snowflake Product Based Class
Hurricane Michael Relief Effort – ALL of my profits from the pre-order (by Nov. 9) of any of these products this month will be donated directly to the Hurricane Michael Relief Effort.Thank you for supporting this great cause.
PRE-ORDER:Either set (or both), the thinlit Dies and the White Velvet Sheets by NOVEMBER 9 – and you can attend this class for just $5.00.* You can email me your order; or put in on my website HERE - Click on SHOP and use the hostess code below.
We’ll be making the three cards above – plus a bonus 3D project.
Date: Sunday, November 18, 2018
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 PM
(NOTE: if this class fills up – I will offer the same class again from 5:30 – 7:30 PM)
Location: My Stamping Parlor – 2440 W. Twinoaks Dr., Prescott AZ86305
* You will be using a 2” strip of your white velvet sheets at the class.Everything else will be provided for you.The balance of the velvet paper, the set and the framelits are yours – and you will not have to use at the class.
Note: you can also attend class for $25 without a pre-order - see full info in class list below.
These stamps, framelits and accessories are ONLY available in the month of November – and they are simply beautiful.You won’t want to miss a chance to order and/or play with them.
Price of class includes light refreshments; and all materials prepped and ready to complete your projects.
Plus a doorprize drawing.
No purchase special at this event and no additional purchase necessary.
Limit 7 per session due to space limitation in room.Must email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and hold your spot, I will always confirm your place in the class by email or facebook messenger.
Class must be ½ full to avoid cancellation – so grab a friend (or 2 or 3) and come make something wonderful! Click here to see my full cancellation policy!
You can download the product flyer HERE to see sizes and more details.
Happiness Surrounds photopolymer $17.00
Snow is Glistening photopolymer $21.00
Snowfall Thinlits $39.00
Snowflake Trinkits - $8.00
White Velvet Paper - $5.00
Here again are the projects we'll make:
Hope you can join me in this great effort - even if you cannot make the class - by putting in your preorder by November 9! Thanks for stopping by! ~Maureen