Happy Friday! A lot of announcements from Stampin’ Up! today and some October ordering winners from me so make sure that you scroll all the way to the bottom of my post to see everything. 🙂
Sandi MacIver and I both have some fantastic Thanksgiving table items to share with you that we made with the Magnificent Maple stamp set from Stampin’ Up! I also added a few pieces from the Thankful Tablescape Simple Created Kit to complete my candle centerpiece.
I purchased these candles and the small wreath at my local craft store for a few dollars and I thought that I’d do a little stamping on the candles to make a Thanksgiving centerpiece.
Creating the candles was actually a really easy process. Just stamp the Magnificent Maple images on white tissue paper, then cut the tissue paper to fit around your candle. Put the stamped tissue paper around the candle and use your Heat Tool to melt the tissue paper into the wax. It only takes a few minutes and you’ve got an awesome, on-of-a-kind candle!
I wrapped pieces of the Birch Paper and Chocolate Chip Paper Ribbon from the Thankful Tablescape Simply Created Kit around the candles and adhered the bands together with Sticky Strip (but not to the candle so that you can slide the ribbon off if you decide to light your candles) in back.
I also layered an acorn and leaf (both DSP pieces came from the kit) that I cut with the Autumn Accents Bigz Die over maple leaf from the Thankful Tablescape Kit. I added a little bow from the Linen Thread, also included in the kit, and a Frosted Finishes Embellishment that I heat embossed with Pewter Stampin’ Emboss Powder, then Tangerine Tango Stampin’ Emboss Powder around the edges. **Quick tip: just press your Frosted Finishes Embellishment gently into your VersaMark Pad, then sprinkle with your choice of Stampin’ Emboss Powder to make your own embellishment. But make sure that you use a tweezer to hold the embellishment when you heat it, they become very hot!
I also created some little table tents by heat embossing the Maple leaf image in Tangerine Tango on the Chalkboard Labels from the Thankful Tablescape Kit and adhering them to the precut Tangerine Tango cards also from the kit. We do a non-traditional Thanksgiving meal at our house, I do a Prime Rib every year…if I have to take that much time to cook a meal, I want it to be something really good!
And I finished the table by creating name cards with the Journaling Cards, Chalkboard Labels and die cut leaves from the Thankful Tablescape Kit. I wrote the on the Chalkboard Labels with the White Stampin’ Chalk Marker, which is also in the kit!
So have I talked you into purchasing the Thankful Tablescape Simply Created Kit yet? It has so many great pieces, I’ve used a lot of them and still have lots left. The detailed list of items that I used to create my table items is at the very bottom of this post.
Now that you’ve seen my Thanksgiving table project head over to Sandi’s blog by clicking here to see her fabulous creation.
New Best of Snow Stamp Set from Stampin’ Up!
As part of Stampin’ Up!’s 25-year anniversary celebration, they’re bringing back some of their favorite stamp images from the last quarter century and combining them into 12 sets, which will release-one set per month-during 2013. Even better, along with some great classic images, each “Best of” set will also include a never-before-seen image!
Some things to remember:
- All Best of stamp sets will include 3-5 images, including a never-before seen image, and will be priced at $14.95.
- While they are releasing just one Best of stamp set per month (with a new theme each month), all of the Best of sets will be available until March 31, 2014.
- All Best of stamp sets are available in Clear-Mount only.
As a special incentive to collect the Best of stamps, Stampin’ Up! is including a collector’s card and 25-year proof of purchase sticker with every Best of set. Collect six stickers, and send it in to redeem a FREE set of your choice valued up to $14.95! Free sets must be redeemed no later than April 30, 2014.
Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up!
Click here to see the Weekly Deals from Stampin’ Up! in my online store. The Weekly Deals are only while supplies last and only available at these great prices through Monday, November 4.
Digital Scrapbooking Days Kickoff
Stampin’ Up! is excited for Digital Scrapbooking Days! They’re kicking things off with 50% off the Amped Up Ampersands Kit.
Over on MyDigitalStudio.net, their guest bloggers are sharing some projects to highlight this kit. Don’t forget, tomorrow Stampin’ Up! has a FREE download, another daily deal, guest bloggers, and even more fun on Digital Scrapbooking Day!
And we’ll finish with two winners. The Stamp With Amy K October ordering winners are…
$25 Gift Certificate Winner: Mariellen M
$25 Gift Certificate Winner: Mary L
Congratulations to both of you! I’ll be dropping you an email shortly. See my note below to find out how you can be entered to win one of two $25 gift certificates in November!
The Stamp With Amy K November Ordering Special:
During the month of November, I’m offering two give aways! For every $50 in product that you order through my online store (must be a single order of $50 or more before taxes and shipping), you’ll have your name entered to win one of two $25 gift certificates to purchase any current Stampin’ Up! products from me! I’ll be announcing the two winners on December 1.
A $50 purchase gets your name entered once, $100 gets your name entered twice, $150 gets your name entered 3 times, etc. For each qualifying order, you’ll also earn Running Shoe Rewards.
If you need any stamping supplies, I’d be very happy to be your Demonstrator. Just click on the Order Stampin’ Up! Online Now button on the right side of the screen to go directly to my online store or drop me an email if you have any questions.
- Visit my online store here.
- Shop the Clearance Rack here.
- Earn FREE Stampin’ Up! Products – Join my Running Shoe Rewards Program – My online customer thank you program!
- In addition to my online store, also take PayPal payments for orders – Check my Rewards page for more information.
- I offer gift certificates for Stampin’ Up! merchandise too! Click on my Gift Certificates page for more information.
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
Stamps: Magnificent Maple (131868 wood only)
Dies, Punches & Embossing Folders: Autumn Accents Bigz Die (127812)
Embellishments: Pewter Stampin’ Emboss Powder (124114); Tangerine Tango Stampin’ Emboss Powder (123106); Frosted Finishes Embellishments (132150); Thankful Tablescape Simply Created Kit (133463)
Card Stock: All pieces from the Thankful Tablescape Simply Created Kit (133463)
Ink: VersaMark Pad (102283); Crushed Curry Classic Stampin’ Pad (131173); Tangerine Tango Classic Stampin’ Pad (126946); Chocolate Chip Classic Stampin’ Pad (126979); White Stampin’ Chalk Marker (can be purchased individually 132133 or as part of the Thankful Tablescape Simply Created Kit 133463)
Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439): Heat Tool (129053)
Non-Stampin’ Up! Item: Tissue Paper
Adhesive: Sticky Strip (104294); Glue Dots (103683)