Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Fall SU Workshop

My daughter Stephanie had a Stampin' Up! fall project workshop on Sunday.  Boy, what a mouth full!  We make some pretty cute stuff.  
This first project is a Mason Jar holding 4 Hershey's Nuggets.  Cutest darned thing in the world.  Why do I love anything miniature??  I put a Brach's candy pumpkin next to it so you could get an idea of the size...as if the Hershey's Nuggets inside wouldn't be enough to do that!  This is made using the Cannery Set Framelit and the Perfectly Preserved Stamp Set.  You can get both as a bundle and save 15% I think.  If you're not familiar with framelits, that's what SU calls the little metal frames that cut out shapes that usually coordinate with a stamp set.  That way, you just stamp and then use the framelit through your Big Shot and magically, the shape is cut out.  There is also a framelit for the little "just for you" banner.  I don't mean to sound like a commercial but thought I should provide some info if someone wanted to know.  :o)
We made this Thanksgiving card with the Woodgrain embossing folder and Core'dinations paper.  The paper has a light center so when you emboss, tear or sand it, the lighter shade shows through.  We sanded this lightly with the sanding block to get the grain to show a little bit.  For the leaves, we used the Autumn Accents Die and finished the card off with a brushed bronze button and Baker's twine.

We used a CD envelope for this cookie envelope.  We sponged the envelope with Crumb Cake ink to darken it up a bit from the stark white that it was.  We used Orchard Harvest designer paper for the band and stamped the image on Crumb Cake cardstock.  The image is from a stamp set called Friendship Preserves.  The shape of the two images are cut out using a framelits set called Window Frames. Both the stamp set and framelit are sold as a bundle as the canning jar set is.

The last project is a notepad topper.  You know we're coming up on some holidays (gasp) and you'll need to start making shopping lists!  We used the same Orchard Harvest paper for this project.  We made the topper by covering the top with cardstock first and then used the Top Note die.  We cut it in half and overlapped it just a little.  It adds a cute shape to the notepad.  We tied on 3/8" stitched satin ribbon and a little stamped leaf and acorn from the Gently Falling stamp set.  We stapled a little piece of ribbon to the back of the notepad to keep the pencil attached.

 Here is a close up of the accents.

I got all my fall decorations up and we are finally having some cooler temperatures in Southern Cal.  The weatherman even said we might get a drop of rain in the next few days!!  Woohoo!!!!  I've been baking pumpkin desserts (and eating them...oh oh!).  I don't "do" summer very well.  lol
I was going to share pictures of the baby quilt I finally finished but this post was getting long.  What else is new?  lol  I'll post pics of that tomorrow.

1 comment:

The Other Barb said...

I love it when your daughter has a SU workshop...I get to "borrow" some great ideas! Thanks~