Friday, September 14, 2018

Global Stamping Friends Extraordinary Blog Hop - 2018 Holiday Catalog

Welcome to the September 2018 Extraordinary Edition of the Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop, featuring Stampin' Up!'s newly debuted Holiday Catalog! You'll see projects from stampers from around the world--I'm in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Note: I can only sell to customers in the US, so any prices are in USD)

We generally hop the first Friday of each month, but today is an additional hop! I actually have not yet taken the opportunity to order from the Holiday Catalog, but I still wanted to feature a "holiday" project:
(see specific Product Purchase Links below the Blog Roll)

I'm having some browser issues, so more pictures of this project will be coming up shortly. My computer is still on Windows XP and Firefox has finally ended even their Extended Service Release versions, so I just need to buckle down and get a new computer. Right now, it seems like I have to close my browser while I deal with my pictures...the programs aren't playing well together.

I really love the Gorgeous Grape and Granny Apple Green together for Halloween projects, especially with the black and white contrasting highlights. I think the circles in the Polka Dot Basics Embossing Folder, the Pick A Pattern Washi Tape, the little Gorgeous Grape punched circles, and even the eyes of the bats and the ghost, really do a great job pulling the whole card together.

I wanted to get some pictures to show you how I made this project, but since I'm running so late as it is, I think I'll save that for a Facebook Livestream! I'll come back in on this post and add a link to that video after I'm able to do it, so you check it out. Hopefully you can see just from the pictures how I punched Whisper White Cardstock using the Pretty Label Punch, and tore part off to make the ghost. And then I punched Basic Black Cardstock with the Pretty Label Punch, and took some "bites" out of it with the same punch, to get the bat shape. Then I used the two different sized little circles from the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch for the eyes on each creature, and also to punch some Gorgeous Grape dots for embellishments.

While you're waiting for me to get that video link posted, you can check out the Halloween (and other holiday) stamp sets and supplies in the Holiday Catalog. Click below to view or download the PDF, or just kick back with your favorite digital device and browse my Online Store.

Holiday Catalog PDF (approximately 11.2MB)

Stampin' Supplies: Itty Bitty Greetings stamp set, Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad, Gorgeous Grape Cardstock, Granny Apple Green Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock, Basic Black Cardstock, Pretty Label Punch, Cookie Cutter Builder Punch, Pick A Pattern Washi Tape, Polka Dot Basics embossing folder, Tombow Liquid Adhesive, SNAIL Adhesive, Stampin' Dimensionals, Paper Snips, Paper Trimmer (for cutting & scoring). (see Product Purchase Links below the Blog Roll)

If you are in the US and you want to get a hard copy of the NEW Stampin' Up! 2018 HOLIDAY Catalog, drop me an email with your mailing address, and we can get that coordinated!

Click the Next arrow below to see Rachel's Holiday Catalog creations!
(or check out the Blog Roll below the arrow for navigation)


Stampin' Supplies Product Purchase Links:

Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

SEPTEMBER Monthly Perks Code: BSFXB2BD
(if your order total equals or exceeds $150, please do NOT use the Monthly Perks Host will have earned Stampin' Rewards of your own!)

Get your Stampin' Supplies in my ONLINE STORE, and Be sure to check out these Deals:
CLEARANCE RACK (Up to 60% OFF Retired Product)
BUNDLE & SAVE!!! (Annual Catalog Product Bundles at 10% OFF Everyday!)
BUNDLE & SAVE!!! (HOLIDAY Catalog Product Bundles at 10% OFF Everyday!)

~Kimberley Morris Colorado Springs, CO
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  1. Aren't you the clever girl! Creating your own Bats and a ghost from a punch. I love it.

  2. Very cute project Kimberley. Thanks for sharing

  3. Love the punch art - so clever! The colours really pop and are perfect for Halloween. Thanks for sharing x

  4. Great idea for that label punch! And those colours work so well for Halloween.

  5. Cute card design. I love the punch art and the colors are wonderful. :)


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