Stamper's Dream Final Blog Hop

October 18, 2011

Good Tuesday morning, everyone!!  I hope that you had a wonderful rest of your weekend, and a great start to your week!!  Today's post comes with a little bit of sadness, but also happiness for the owner of Stamper's Dream.  Michelle has decided that it is time to focus more on living her life, and will be closing down Stamper's Dream.  I have had a great time being a team member this year, and I wish Michelle all the best in the future!!  This will be the last blog hop that we participate in, so be sure to hop along and leave everyone a little bit of love!

Everything in the store is 20% off with the coupon code Farewell2U. Just enter on the checkout page in the coupon section and it will take 20% off the lowest marked price of the items in your shopping cart! There is a $20 minimum to activate the coupon, and there will be no free shipping during the liquidation.

I decided to create a festive Christmas card for this blog hop!  Of course, I have created it for some challenges...and those will be listed at the bottom!  Here is what I created!
"Tis the Season" supplies: 
Cardstock: Coredinations (red) & Bazzill Basics (kraft)
Paper: My Mind's Eye (Lost & Found Christmas 6x6 pad) & GCD Studios (Scandia Jul: Scandinavian Holiday Stripe)
Stamps: JustRite Stampers (Deck the Halls & Merry and Bright sets)
Ink: Close to my Heart (Pigment: vanilla cream) & Clearsnap (Pigment: truffle)
Ribbon: Michael's brand
Felt embellishment: Making Memories
Button: Fancy Pants
Twine: May Arts
Glitter: Doodlebug Designs
Ornament die: Spellbinders (2010 Heirloom Ornaments)
Diecut Machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft

Instructions:  Make card from red cardstock.  Cut text paper slightly smaller, and adhere to the front.  Cut a strip of red dot paper, and adhere to the right side of the card.  Stamp the ornament to kraft cardstock, then diecut.  Pull the button off the snowflake, glitter it, then adhere the button back to the middle.  Adhere the entire snowflake accent to the middle of the stamped ornament, then adhere it to the right side of the card.  Tie a bow from dotted ribbon, thread a button around the center of it with twine, then adhere to the top of the ornament.  Cut a banner edge to a strip of text paper, stamp the sentiment to it and adhere it slightly tucked under the left side of the ornament.

I hope that you have a wonderful rest of your day!  I will be back tomorrow with another blog be sure to come on back! ♥♥♥ 

Until later,
~Lea L.

Lovely Challenges I used Today:
-CR84FN #40- color challenge (red, brown, kraft)
-Creative Belli #128- chunky glitter
-Crazy 4 Challenges #109- create for an upcoming holiday
-Wee Memories challenge #72- holiday madness
-Cupcake Craft challenge #164- buttons and bows


  1. Gorgeous Creation!!!

    Happy Celebrations... :D

    Ash... :)

  2. Beautifully done, Lea! Thanks so much for everything!!! There are no words...

  3. What a beautiful, vintage card. Love the brown polka dotted ribbon.

  4. LOVE it! Beautiful ornament and card!

  5. oooohhhh, this is cool! love it! so nostalgic and wonderful!

  6. Your card is so pretty! I really like the red buttons and the glittery snowflake.
    Thanks for sharing! :)

  7. I love this card. It's gorgeous and I love the colours you've used on this fabby Christmas card. Thanks for playing at Cupcake this week. x

  8. Such a great card :) Thanks for joining us at cupcake this week.

  9. Stunning! I love that edged ribbon!

  10. Hi Lea!!! Your card is fabulous!!! Love the stamps...especially white on kraft!!! Sparkly!!! Loves & Hugs

  11. Wow what a gorgeous card I love the ornament/decoration
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week

  12. Lea, Gorgeous card. Love all of the different textures you have included.

  13. i love that stamp set Lea. your card is fantastic.

  14. Gorgeous card Lea! Love the beautiful ornament and shimmery snowflake! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

  15. A gorgeous creation, as usual! I LOVE the sparkly snowflake!

  16. Gorgeous, Lea! I love *everything* you make, girl! It's been an honor to be on the SD team with you, and I'll continue stalking your blog long after SD's doors close!

  17. Very Pretty! Love Love Love your snowflake. TFS

  18. A stunning Christmas card - love the ornament with the glitzy snowflake! Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

  19. Beautiful card with wonderful colors. I love how your snowflake just sparkles. Thanks for playing along with the Creative Belli Challenge.

  20. Oh my, this is a beautiful card. I love the vintage feel. Great dp's, love the ornament die cut and bow, and that sparkly snowflake is amazing! Thanks for joining us at CR84FN!

  21. Beautiful!!!! Love your sparkly snowflake! Thanks for playing along with us at Wee Memories.

  22. Lovely to see you taking part in the Ooh-la-la challenge. Love your cards and this one is no exception, you have such a distinctive style

  23. Beautiful card, love the colors you used. Thanks for joining us at Wee Memories Challenge.

  24. Stunning Lea!!! WOWZAS! Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN!


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