Global Stamping Friends – Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration!

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Happy New Year Friends!
I’m so excited to be participating in the first blog hop of the year with the Global Stamping Friends. This month’s theme is all about the new Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration! The new catalog is live today and what a way to celebrate!

To see the new Catalogs, Click Here

For more information on Shopping, Hosting or Joining during Sale-A-Bration, click HERE.

My great friend Dawn and I always host a Bingo catalog kickoff. It is so much fun! We both choose a suite of products to work on and showcase at the event. This year is no different and I’ve chosen the Peaceful Poppies Suite. I don’t want to give too much away so I’m going to show you only some designer series paper and one beautiful stamp set called Peaceful Moments. I can’t get enough of the perfect font and perfect sayings in this stamp set.

Thank you for hopping along with us today. Next up is Tricia Butts. I know she’s got something wonderful to show us.

Stamp ‘N Hop – Sketch Challenge

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Welcome to November Stamp ‘N Hop! You are visiting Jenn Charles. This month we are challenging ourselves to make a project using the sketch below.

I’ve made a Christmas card today to use with this sketch. The Everything Festive Stamp set is versatile for many holidays this season. The designer series paper is my favorite in the Holiday Catalog. I absolutely fell in love with the Most Wonderful Time Project Medley. The gold throughout the paper is a perfect match with the tinsel that’s included.

I matted the designer series paper with Real Red cardstock. These cute candy canes and the banner they are on are stickers that are exclusive to this medley. There’s so much you can do with all that’s included.

Here’s a close up of that gold dispersed in the double sided designer series paper. It’s so shiny!

Thank you for hopping along with us today. Up next is Mo Rootes. I can’t wait to see what she came up with for this sketch.

Stamp ‘N Hop – CASE Yo’Self!

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Welcome to the monthly Stamp N’ Blog Hop. This month’s theme is all about CASE’ing. Not just CASE’ing anyone, but CASE’ing ourselves! I’ve been pulling out old scrapbook pages to CASE for my scrapbook club so when I saw this month’s theme, I thought perfect! I went back into my archives and revived a past post. You have just arrived from Pia. You are currently visiting Jenn Charles from USA. Thank you for stopping by.

Reading through all of my old posts really took me back to when I first started my blog. Not much has changed in my style. I still love plain and I still love the blues that Stampin’ Up! provides…especially Bermuda Bay. The difference I have noticed is that I add a lot more layers now. Here is the card I chose to CASE. I loved this stamp set. I do believe I still have it somewhere around here collecting dust!

It’s pretty cute, right? I’m not really sure why I put that gorgeous glitter star on there as an embellishment except that maybe it represented Converse? Anyway, if you click on the photo, it will take you all the way back to January 2018.

Today, I’ve decided to case the whole card using the newest snowman suite called Let It Snow. The blue in this suite is Coastal Cabana and it’s my new favorite! I love the Real Red in this designer paper. The Real Red layers really help it POP!

Once again, thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope that you have found inspiration to CASE one of your own projects. Please click on the Next Arrow to hop along with the rest of us. Don’t forget when visiting to leave them a little love.

Up Next is Annette Ball. I can’t wait to see what she has created for us.

GSF Blog Hop – Trick or TREATS!

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Welcome to October’s Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop. You are visiting Jenn Charles from the USA. Today’s theme is Treat Holders! My littles and I like to give treats out to the teachers, their friends, family and our Awana groups! Of course it would be nice if everything were different but who has time for that? The holder I made today is simple to put together but easy enough to change up to make it look different enough for everyone to feel special.

My kids are at the ages where everything is hilarious. Even my daughter tells dad jokes. I never noticed before but a lot of food has jokes on it. Popsicle sticks, oatmeal packets and of course Laffy Taffy. I decided to make a treat holder for these funny treats. A couple banana ones didn’t make it because they are my faves!

I made them to fit two because you can never have too many laughs (or candy, let’s be real)!

You can see on the orange one that I used one piece of dsp to wrap around the bottom. On the next photo you can see that I used 4 small piece of cardstock to decorate. You can do either way and I’ve added both dimensions below.

I hope you enjoyed my treat boxes. I have the dimensions at the end of the post.

Let me just leave you with this:
-What was the judge’s drink order?……..Just-ice!
-Why did the fungus downsize?…….There was too mush-room.
-I need to fix my pen………..Do you have any TIPS?
-How can you tell if a shop is new?…….No store-age!
My kids are cracking up! Hope you got some new jokes to tell someone later. Laughter is definitely the best medicine!

Thank you for hopping along with us. Next up is Rachel Macleod. Please take the time to leave a comment for the participants. They love to hear what you think! Have a fantastic Halloween!

Blog Hop Roll Call
1. Jenn Curtis Charles
2. Rachel Macleod
3. Amanda Farlinger
4. Libby Dyson
5. June Olsen
6. Jan Musselman
7. Tricia Butts
8. Kimberley Anne Morris
9. Angélique Stempelkeuken
10. Marieke Bart

How to make the Laffy Taffy double treat holders:
4 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ cardstock
Score on the 7 1/2″ side at: 1 1/4″, 2 1/2″, 3 3/4″, 5″, 5 5/8″ and 6 7/8″
Score on the 4 1/2″ side at: 1 1/4″ and 2 1/4″

DSP: 2 pieces 1 1/8″ x 3 1/8″ for handles
4 pieces 7/8″ x 1 1/8″ for sides or one 7/8″ x 5″ to wrap around.