Independent Stampin'Up! Demonstrator!

Hey friends!
I've been a demonstrator with Stampin'Up! since 2011. I'm located in Bozeman, Montana, but have customers all over the country. I have a very fun and active downline called "Big Sky Stampers" and we get together in person and online to share what we love. My blog posts feature what I'm up to recently and I try to share new product information, tips and tricks and creative inspiration. You can shop from this site or find out more information about our products and becoming a demonstrator! Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, December 5, 2016

Christmas Joy and LIght

Hi stamper friends!
I hope you had a great weekend as we ushered in December!  Our house is all decked and we even found a spot for the tree after a little brainstorming in our new living room!  My mom was a pretty serious Christmas decorator but my family has taken it to soaring heights!  We really get into it.

As I was fiddling with different Christmas card ideas this season, I thought about something that could be a card but also a stand-up decoration. Here's my idea:

this is a version of an easel card, although the mechanics are a slightly different take. The outside base of the card is 11" x 4-1/4". I scored the card at 2-1/4" and 3-1/4". The top layer is adhered to the 2-1/4" side and the other flap is my easel base.  I used the Jar of Love framelits, copper foil and plenty of pine boughs and berries to decorate. I also used a battery-operated votive for my light in the jar.   I hope you like this fun and festive idea!  This could easily be adapted for other occasions and seasons as well. As usual, your imagination is the limit!

I'm excited for today... Mr. Brown (UPS) is due to arrive later this afternoon with my preorder box from the new Occasions Catalog which goes live on January 4th!  I can't wait to see what some of my choices look like in person (especially the paper) and then start creating!  Stay tuned as I switch gears away from Christmas and towards the New Year!

Just a reminder that many products are retiring from the Holiday Catalog Come January 3rd. If there's something you have been hoping to get, I would get it while it is still in stock as some things are only available while supplies last ;)  You can see everything that's available, some of it at great discounts, in the store. Click on the  "shop now" button and you are on your way!

Happy Stampin'!

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