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.



Global Scrapbooking Blog HOP-What Little Boys are Made of

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Welcome to this month’s Scrapbooking Global Blog Hop. You are visiting Jenn Charles. Our theme this month is What little boys are made of and it was so fun!

After having three calmer daughters, my son seems like a tornado! He’s a handful who is constantly bored and wanting to do something, anything, at all times. From riding bikes to cuddling, he does everything with such a passion. He is also a lover of Jesus Christ. He’s the first to pray in times of fear or trouble and always gives thanks for the good stuff. I am very blessed.

If you know me then you know I love the wood grain papers. This one is in the holiday catalog in the fall paper. The designer series paper is called Come tin gather. The colors are gorgeous! The gears and hearts are perfect for this little boy.

Thank you so much for hopping along with us this month. Up next is Heike.