August 29, 2017

Spooky Cat Pizza Box

Hello and Happy Tuesday! I know, this week is off to a bumpy start and well today won't be any different. Let's just say, I am soooo grateful for my crafty friends and the solace of my craft room because my real job is testing my strength and resilience. Now don't get me wrong, I love my real job of Clinical Informatics; however, whenever there is an implementation of brand new can rest assured there is going to be something you discover that doesn't work as it should and it doesn't matter how much testing you did before go-live...well today is the day. We go live with our brand new Emergency Room documentation fingers crossed all goes well and those things you know are going to go wrong aren't anything too difficult to overcome....Is it too late to go back to bed? Ok, well enough about all that.
Today, I have a cute little treat box for you using the new stamp set, Spooky Cat that goes live Friday! Anyone else doing the happy dance? I know that I am. Anyway, I used the coordinating DSP, Spooky Night and stamped the cute little owl onto the tree branch over the moon and cut it into a 3" square. I layered it onto a piece of Basic Black cardstock cut 3.25" square and adhered it to the pizza box top.To complete it, I took a strand of the mini black sequins and added to the top with a glue dot and then tied a bow using the beautiful black crochet trim and added that also with a glue dot. I then stamped the Happy Halloween in Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock cut .5" x 3" and bannered one end and slipped it under the crochet trim with a glue dot.

I thought this came out so cute and it was really easy to make.. It would make a great treat box for the small packages of candy corn or a few small snack size Hershey bars. Let me know what you think in the comments below. Now, I have just one other it just me, or does anyone else think of Phoebe on the '90's show Friends and her song, "Smelly Cat" every time you say Spooky Cat? Please tell me I'm not alone here!
And don't forget, today is Tuesday for Tips! Here is a quick video on how to clean and keep clean your Stampin' Scrub.
 I hope you find this helpful.
Happy Stamping,

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August 24, 2017

Quick, Easy and Adorable Fall Treat Holder

Good Morning and Happy Thursday! I hope you're all having a fantastic day.
Today I want to share with you an easy, quick and absolutely adorable treat holder perfect for a Fall occasion.
This little treat holder was pretty easy to make, using the Wood Crate die and some Crumb cake cardstock. To begin, I cut 2 pieces of of the Wood Crate out of Crumb cake cardstock and put them together creating the crate. To determine the size for the rest of the treat holder, I measured the base of the crate and came up with 1.5" x 3.25" and used those measurements to determine the remainder of the treat holder. Using those measurements, I cut a 12" x 12" piece of Crumb cake cardstock 3.25" x 12" and scored it at 5.25" and 6.75" and adhered the base of the crate between the two score lines. I then folded the ends up and placed them together and using the Classic Label punch, I punched the "handles".
I then created a belly band using a 12" x 12" piece of the Painted Autumn DSP cut 1.75" x 8" and wrapped around the bottom portion of the treat holder and adhered with Fast Fuse. I punched a scrap piece of Daffodil Delight with the Daisy Punch x 2 and sponged the petals with the Daffodil Delight ink and a sponge dauber and put them together and added a piece of Early Espresso punched at .75" to the center. I added this to the treat holder with a Dimensional. and stamped the greeting from the Seasonal Lantern stamp set (available September 1st) with Early Espresso ink onto a piece of Very Vanilla cut 0.5" x 3.75" and bannered the ends with my paper snips and added it to the treat holder with Stampin' Dimensionals. To finish the project off, I used a added some Bulls-eye Caramels (a favorite in our house) to a cello bag and placed into my crate, and to tie the handles, I used a piece of the .25" Copper Trim and frayed it out a bit (I think next time, I will pull it and fray it before I tie it) 
And that completes today's project. I really hope you enjoyed it. Please leave a comment below and let me know your thoughts. If you would like to see more from Kreative Heart and would like to receive free tutorials straight to your inbox, then join my mailing list. In the meantime, have an amazing day and I will see you next time.
Happy Stamping, 

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August 22, 2017

Tuesday's Tips and So Much More

Hello and happy Tuesday. And you know what that means right? Yep, I have a brand new tip to share with you because don't you just Hate it, and I do mean Hate with a capitol H, when your photopolymer stamps lose their "sticky" and fall off the block....and have you noticed, they fall off AFTER you get it all inked up and you're hovering over your project just ready to connect it with your paper in just the right place, and WHAM O! it falls off the block and plops, inky side down, in the worst possible spot of your project? Happens every time, but, alas, there is a way to restore the sticky to your stamps. Check out the video here:
I also wanted to let you know, that Stampin' Up! has added a number of amazing products onto the Clearance rack last week at some UH-mazing prices, so be sure to check them out. Just make sure, if you shop that you use the Host code you can find over to the right; and whatever you do, don't wait because when this stuff is gone, it's gone forever.

Paper Pumpkin is also on sale this month for first time subscribers. Yes, if you sign up by September 10th, you will receive the September kit 50% off! That's $9.98 +tax for your first kit then 19.95 +tax there after. Paper Pumpkin makes a great gift for the busy crafter in your life or the young crafter too. It's a great way to grow your ink color collection as well as collect some great photopolymer stamp sets too. These kits are all inclusive making them great for taking on the road with you as well. Just some food for thought.

Stampin' Up! has an early release stamp set to get us started on our Christmas crafting to help us alleviate the big seasonal rush; Carols of Christmas bundle. So many possibilities with this one bundle. The Card Front Builder Framelits alone are just amazing.
As August begins to wind down, time is running out on using those bonus coupons you earned in July! Don't let those expire on you, use them today toward your Clearance Rack purchase and/or the Carols of Christmas early release stamp set? Don't miss out on the awesomeness. Just as a reminder, if you order is less than $150, use the host code at the right. 

If you have placed an order with me within the year, I had the new holiday catalog sent to you if you're not local to me, otherwise I hand delivered them; however, for those that receive them by mail, you should start seeing them arrive at any time. If you do not receive your catalog by then end of this week, please let me know and if you are brand new here and would love a catalog, please reach out to me so that I can get one into your hot little hands...there is nothing like sitting with your favorite beverage going through the pages one by one. Yes, come September 1st, you can view the catalog on line, but it just isn't the same experience, so contact me today to get your catalog and I will get it into the mail for you for the cost of shipping only.
Have a great day and Happy Stamping,

August 19, 2017

Painted Harvest - A Sneak Peak into the 2017 Holiday Catalog

Hi there and happy Saturday! I have to tell you, I am so in love with this 2017 Holiday catalog! Once again, the Stampin' Up! designers have gone and done it again! They have out done themselves; just when you think it's impossible they pull it off! And this Painted Harvest stamp set and Painted Autumn Designer Series paper is just the tip of the iceberg. If you would like to see a sampling and you missed my Facebook live, then head on over and check it much awesomeness to see over there on that video and while you're there, please take a second to like my page. I would really appreciate it a great deal. 
Anyway, here is today's card I made using the Painted Harvest stamp set. This is just an awesome set with a really pretty watercolor effect when you do the layering 2-step stamping. 


Begin with a standard card base 8.5" x 5.5" of Very Vanilla scored and folded at 4.25". Cut a piece of the DSP 2" x 5.5" and adhere to the left side of the card front. Stamp the first layer of the sunflower in Peekaboo Peach ink and the second more detailed stamp in Tangerine Tango. Cut this layer with the largest square in the Stitched Shapes Framelits collection. Layer this onto a piece of Early Espresso cut with the 2nd largest scalloped square in the Layering Squares Framelits collection and adhere to the card front. Stamp the sentiment onto a scrap piece of Tangerine Tango with Early Espresso ink and cut this out with the 2nd to the smallest oval in the Stitched Shapes Framelits collection and adhere it to the bottom right of the card front using Stampin' Dimensionals.
I hope you enjoyed today's card and it gets you thinking about what you can do with this set when you can get your hands on it. The holiday catalog items will be available for customers beginning September 1st. Please let me know your thoughts on the card in the comments below and don't forget, if you earned any coupons in July, you need to use them up this month and if you place an order, be sure to use the August hostess code found on the right hand side of the screen. And, we also have a really awesome deal on Paper Pumpkin this month, it you have never tried it, now is the time, if you sign up before September 10th, you will receive the September kit for 50% off! I guess that covers it for now. Have a great weekend!
And I wish you all Happy Stamping!

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August 15, 2017

Carols of Christmas - The Bundle that Keeps on Giving

Good Morning and Happy Tuesday! So, what do you think of the new changes here? I really hope you like them. And the best news, I didn't loose anything! And, no matter which address you type in, or links you use, you will be directed to to the right place! Yes, that's right, if you use or, you will still find your way here! Yes, that excites is the little things.

Anyhoo, I wanted to remind you that the Carols of Christmas Bundle is now available for purchase! Stampin' Up! has offered this up as an early release for customers and this bundle really is UH-MAZING! The Card Front Builder Thinlits alone are just too cool and then the stamp set is gorgeous, so together, you have one stinkin' awesome bundle. I could play with this set all day. There are just so many ideas floating around out there. Did you check out the blog hop we did a few days ago? If you missed it, you really need to follow along on this, it will really knock your socks off. Talk about a million ideas! Here's the link if you missed it - Christmas in July - Carols of Christmas Blog Hop
And here is today's card, using the very same bundle.

Feel free to let me know what you think in the comments below. I really hope you enjoy it. And don't forget, this is Tuesday's Tips, and today I have a great tip for you on tying bows! You can find it over on my YouTube channel; I hope you find this helpful and please submit your questions for more tips and tricks that I can share with you in the up coming weeks.
In the meantime, Happy Stamping,

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