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3 Cards | Spellbinders October Large Die Kit

Hello there,

Today I’m sharing 3 cards I created using the Spellbinders October Large Die Kit. This truck die is absolutely fantastic – it’s the reason I checked out the kits in the first place and I’m so glad I saw that sneak peek because I’m loving all of these kits so far. The really great part about this large die kit in particular, is how versatile it is – you can use this die set all year round! Here is the video of what I came up with:

Here are some photos of the finished cards:

1

This card is my favorite. I love the blue truck with the orange pumpkins, it’s so perfectly Fall.

1 inside

I stamped out this sentiment from the SSS Thankful Heart set using Lawn Fawn Hippo ink and brought in a little piece of the orange to finish up the sentiment.

1 close

Cardstock Colors: Nightshift Blue, Cement Gray, Steel Gray, Red Hot, Jelly Bean Green, Tandy Orange, Orange Fizz

2

As much as I love the truck die, I think the snow is what really makes the picture. I’m still thinking about adding some puffy dots of that marvy snow pen in the “sky” in addition to the sequins I added.

2 inside

This Mama Elephant Jingle Greetings stamp set is wonderful – you’ll see me use it lots more during the coming Christmas Series.

2 close

Cardstock Colors: Wild Cherry, Cement Gray, Steel Gray, Red Hot, Field Day, Chocolate Brown

3

I created this card using the sample that came with the die set (love that they include this!). I just made a few changes and I used some of the pattern paper that came in the October card kit.

3 inside

I used SSS Birthday Bits stamp set for the sentiments on this card. I love this font and go back to it time and time again when I’m creating birthday cards. It embosses wonderfully too!

3 close

Cardstock Colors: Bubblegum, Cement Gray, Steel Gray, Red Hot, Smooth White

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Thanks so much for stopping by to check out my cards. xoxo, Sarah


12 Days of Christmas · happy holidays

12 Days of Christmas | 6 Merry Merry Cards + Giveaway Winners!

Hello Everyone!

First things first, the winner of the YouTube giveaway is Bonnie Shults!

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And the Instagram winner is Abby!

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Today is also the beginning of my 12 Days of Christmas Series…I’m working with some of the Pebbles Merry Merry line. I though this set was absolutely adorable! You can check out the video here:

Here are some close ups of the finished cards:

1 front

I LOOOVE this mason jar sticker! I always find that with the sticker/ephemera sets I find one or two things I want about 10 copies of.

1 close up

Those iridescent snowflakes are definitely one of my favorite buys this year. That jar is jam packed and will last for quite a while.

1 inside

A perfect sentiment to go with a snow-filled shaker window.

2 front

Over the river and through the woods…I’m still singing it in my head.

2 close up

The snowy windows on the car are a great touch – I hope you can see that accent, a bunch of these stickers have a beautiful, sparkly glitter texture added to them.

2 inside

Year after year I go back to these Mama Elephant sentiments – they are fantastic, I think they go with just about any type of card you want to make.

3 front

#3 is for sure my favorite. These elves – too cute for words.

3 close up

Don’t be afraid to cut into ephemera to alter it if it’s not exactly what you need. I often cut into stamps to change sentiments and then totally forget about it with embellishments.

3 inside

I’ve used my trusty SSS Envelope Liner die to cut out some additional papers from this pack to give those envelopes a little something special.

4 front

I love the home-spunny look of this card. I think it would be just perfect to add to a plate of cookies you’re giving to the neighbors.

4 close up

Do you like gingerbread cookies? We make them every year and I always think they smell so good, but I don’t really like the taste of them.

4 inside

Could there be a more perfect liner for that envelope?

5 fronrt

Super simple, just really easy and to the point.

5 close up

That little bough of flowers at the bottom of the globe is really cute. I kept looking for an extra piece of ephemera that I could pop up there but there were no small flowers, so I went with the holly sticker instead. I still might go back and add some nuvo drops, because I never know when to stop 🙂

5 inside

That blue floral paper – so gorgeous!

6 front

Again that blue paper…ahh. I really love the mix of adding that pink chart too. It’s really different, but I think it works.

6 close up

I’ve been doubling up jute for bows on a lot of my recent cards. I like the look of the separate strands.

6 inside

How great is that unexpected pop of icy blue?

 

Thanks for stopping by today to check out my cards. xoxo, Sarah

 

Here are some links to products I used today:

Pebbles Merry Merry Collection:

Misti Precision Stamping Tool: Simon Says Stamp | Amazon

Mama Elephant Jingle Greetings

Mama Elephant Merry Greetings

Lawn Fawn Ink:

Sizzix Big Shot: Simon Says Stamp | Amazon

MFT – Blueprints 32 Dies

SSS – Envelope Liner Die

Scotch Double-Sided Foam Tape: Simon Says Stamp | Amazon

Fiskars Paper Trimmer: Simon Says Stamp | Amazon

Grafix Acetate: Amazon

ATG Gun: Simon Says Stamp | Amazon

Glue Dots: Simon Says Stamp | Amazon

Micropore Tape

1/2 Inch Scor Tape: Simon Says Stamp | Amazon

Spectrum Noir Shimmer Pen: Simon Says Stamp | Amazon

Stampin Up Dimensionals

Stampin Up Foam Strips

MFT Card Stock: