Miss Hammie knows what you’re thinking, “It’s Friday and she’s not here, broke her promise again”. Wrong, wrong, sooo wrong, I’m here , nah nah nah boo boo, looks like I fooled you.
However I have a question for my fellow crafters. When does inspiration strike for you? I know crafters that peruse Pinterest and “the Gram” for inspiration. I know crafters who glean inspiration from mail order catalogs. There are those among us that draw inspiration from the multitude of weekly card challenges you can find online. What gets your creative juices flowing? I’m being totally serious, I really want to know. You can enlighten me in the comments section. I know if I try to come up with an idea my creative juices (we’ve discussed them) totally dry up. I couldn’t come up with an idea in the exchange for access to the winning lottery numbers. Do you know when inspiration comes to me? In my dreams, I see my projects as clear as day and rush to get them done when I wake up. Now one of these projects, yes I promised two and two you shall get, I case’d from demonstrator extraordinaire Tami White. I love her, she’s the perfect balance of creative and wacky in her videos. The other project, who knows perhaps trees and leaves imprinted as I drove around Wednesday. Either way I’m happy with how they turned out. I’m sure you’ll like them as well. I’m in the midst of using both new and retired cardstock as I try to get organized. So if I don’t identify a color truth be told if I can’t remember when I got it we all know I can’t remember the name.
The sentiments for both cards came from the Painted Havest stamp set. I used Kraft cardstock and Old Olive cardstock for both cards.
I used Delightful Dijon and Soft Suede ink to create the flowers, Gumball green for the leaves and sentiment. I am falling in love with the Painted Harvest stamp set which I used for the flowers and leaves.
The next card is the one I dreamed about. Go figure main focal point, you got it leaves. The sentiment as I said earlier is from Painted Harvest. I used one of the ovals from the Stitched Shapes framelits dies to cut it out with the Big Shot. I used the Seasonal Layers thinlits dies to make the leaves from Old Olive, Berry Burst and two other colors, lol.
Two projects I promised, and two projects you received. Now on to business.
Stampin’ Up promotion and a teaser.
I told you previously about the Merry Patterns host set. You remember, you can’t buy it you need to submit a qualifying order of $300.00 before tax and shipping cost to earn it. You can host a workshop, you can submit an individual order or you and one or two friends can submit an order. It can be an IRL at your house get together or you can do an online event. It just has to be at least $300.00. If you’re interested in doing an online event let me know since you’ll need a code for your friends and family to use.
Now for the teaser, and if you guess the words Paper Pumpkin might be involved well winner winner chicken dinner you’re correct. Stampin’ Up has announced that the October and November kits will be coordinating kits that will help get you card ready for the holidays. I’ve been a subscriber since its inception and this is a first!
While the October and November kits work as stand alone kits if they were designed to work together why would you just get one? To take advantage of this just subscribe by Oct. 10th.
My Septembet hostess code ZDH4DXYP
Please use this code if you place any individual orders for under $300.00 before tax and shipping costs.
I look forward to your comments so don’t disappoint me. See you Monday