Thursday, September 17, 2020

Third Thursdays Blog Hop - Golden Rule Days

Welcome once again to our Third Thursdays Blog Hop! This month our theme for the hop is Golden Rule Days! Our posts will feature projects related to "school days"...could be teacher gifts, altered notebooks, anything that brings to mind school, school supplies, or school memories.
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My project is something I 'm calling a "creation station", using our NEW Mini Coffee Cups and Mini Coffee Carriers from the 2020 August - December Mini Catalog, as well as items from the Playing with Patterns Suite Collection from the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.

I started my project by using a Stampin' Spritzer, filled with alcohol, and about 20 drops of Highland Heather Ink Refill, to spray the Mini Coffee Cups to give them some color. Then I used the Warm Wraps Dies in the Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine, to cut out some cup sleeves from the Playing with Patterns Designer Series Paper. I added just a wee bit of Multipurpose Liquid Glue under the cup sleeves to keep them in place.

Then I started on the Coffee Cup Carrier, and used the same patterned paper as I did for the cup sleeves, but this time cut out some letters using the Playful Alphabet Dies. To get the letters to stand out, I first applied a strip of a Foam Adhesive Sheet to the back of the patterned paper, before die cutting. Then, all I had to do was remove the backing from each letter to expose the adhesive.

I stamped the greeting above the word CREATE, onto Whisper White Cardstock using the Night of Navy Ink Pad with the Pattern Play Photopolymer Stamp Set, which you can get in a BUNDLE with the Playful Alphabet Dies for 10% OFF. The patterned paper behind the word CREATE is also from the Playing with Patterns Designer Series Paper.

In the picture above, you can see the contents of the left side cup, including Paper Snips, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, our NEW Water Painter brushes, and of course...some chocolate bars wrapped in the Playing with Patterns Designer Series Paper.

This next picture (above) shows the contents of the right cup, including the Watercolor Pencil Assortment, the Take Your Pick Tool, and a couple more wrapped chocolate bars. On both cups you probably noticed the little hearts - those are also from the Pattern Play Photopolymer Stamp Set. I stamped them with the Night of Navy Ink Pad, on Coastal Cabana Cardstock. I just fussy cut them after stamping, and adhered with a Mini Stampin' Dimensional.

The shot above is focused on the bow I put on the Coffee Cup Carrier. It is comprised of all 3 of the different ribbons that come in the Playing with Patterns Ribbon Combo Pack. They are so pretty on their own, and even more gorgeous when used all together!

Stampin' Supplies: Pattern Play BUNDLE (Pattern Play Stamp Set + Playful Alphabet Dies), Whisper White Cardstock, Coastal Cabana Cardstock, Playing with Patterns Designer Series Paper, Night of Navy Ink Pad, Highland Heather Ink Refill, Stampin' Spritzer, Mini Coffee Cups, Warm Wraps Dies, Coffe Cup Carrier, Playing with Patterns Ribbon Combo Pack, Multipurpose Liquid Glue, Mini Stampin' Dimensionals, Foam Adhesive Sheets, Stampin' SEAL+ Adhesive, Paper Snips, Simply Shammy (to clean photopolymer stamps), Grid Paper, Stampin' Trimmer, Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine.

NEXT UP: Head over to see Jan's Golden Rule projects!

  SEPTEMBER 2020 Third Thursdays Blog Roll:
Kimberley Morris YOU ARE HERE
Jan Musselman
Susan Webster
Angie McKenzie
Tatiana Tobin

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  1. I think this is so clever Kimberley! I absolutely love it Creating is totally a guilty pleasure. Thanks for sharing!

  2. What a treasure for a teacher to receive! Filled with crafty supplies and chocolates - what more would be needed?!? Love that you spritzed the cups! Thanks for the inspiration. :)

  3. What a great project Kimberly. Love all that ribbon on top and use of the coffee cups and holder for craft supplies!


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