Creation Station Blog Hop: Halloween is to Die For!

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Welcome to the Creation Station Blog Hop for October!  This month we are sharing Halloween projects and cards.  We have tons of ideas to share, so be sure to hop all the way around to see what everyone has created!

mini-treat-bags-becreativewithnincole-comI combined several products for my half size Mini Treat Bags, love how everything works together so well!

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Half size mini treat bags are super fun to make and prefect party favors!  I kept my designs fairly simple so you could use these ideas and make them in multiples for your parties this year.

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Using COOKIE CUTTER HALLOWEEN and the coordinating COOKIE CUTTER BUILDER PUNCH make this something that would be simple to crank out a bunch of in a short amount of time.  I kept the stamping simple by choosing the characters that only needed black ink.  Just stamp and punch!

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Make your treats quickly by doing all of your steps assembly line style.  If you want to make several of one design, cut all your paper and assemble the mini treat bags then doing all your stamping to complete the treat.

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Let your Designer Series Paper do the work for you!  I didn’t have to do anything extra for my backgrounds, the fabulous HALLOWEEN NIGHTS DSP did the work for me!  I just added die cuts and bling!

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If you need favors for Halloween, I hope these tips and design ideas are helpful!  You’ll find all of the supplies listed at the bottom of my post, just click on the items you are interested in to find out more!

Now it’s time to check out the other great ideas from the Creation Station Design Team.  Up next is Dena’s fabulous blog, can’t wait to see what she made!  If you just started here, you can also go back and see what Julie’s made for us, she always has fantastic ideas!

As you are hopping through, leave comments to let us know what you think….we love to get your feedback!  Thanks so much for joining us this month for Halloween ideas!

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Creation Station: New Holiday Products

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Welcome to the Creation Station Blog Hop for September!  This month we are sharing cards and projects with our favorite products from the NEW 2016 Holiday Catalog.  We have tons of ideas to share, so be sure to hop all the way around to see everyone has created!

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I personally look forward to the new Halloween sets and accessories every year.  It’s such a fun holiday to create cards and treats for.  I am loving the fun SPOOKY FUN Bundle that has a great stamp set and thinlits.

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My first idea was a fun little Mini Treat Bag card.  This was SUPER easy to put together yet so cute!

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The treat bag was made with the HALLOWEEN NIGHT DSP and the MINI TREAT BAG THINLIT.  A few die cuts and a just a little bit of stamping later, I had a fun card ready to go!  Wouldn’t it be great to give this card with a treat sized bag of M&M’s or some other little candy tucked inside.  With the clean and simple design of this card, you could easily make a bunch of these for a party!

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This sweet little BAKER’S BOX is another quick and easy way to give spooky little treats.  The box is quickly and easily embellished with the HALLOWEEN NIGHT DSP.  I cut out a strip of the houses and wrapped it all the way around the box…easy peasy!  A bat and a simple sentiment make this another quick and simple treat to make for lots of trick or treater’s this year.

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Now that you have Halloween inspiration, let’s check out what the rest of the very talented Design Team has made.  The next stop is Sarah Klass and if you just started here, be sure to go back and see Jen Arkfeld.   As you are hopping through, leave comments to let us know what you think….we love to get your feedback!  Thanks so much for joining us this month for New Holiday Catalog Favorites!

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Creation Station Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Creation Station Blog Hop for July!  This month we are sharing cards and projects with the theme GIFTS FROM THE GARDEN.  We have tons of ideas to share, so be sure to hop all the way around to see everyone’s cards and projects!

Since we are going with a garden theme today, I used the new bundle JAR OF LOVE to create a fun little seed packet holder and matching gift card.

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I just love this bundle!!!  My brain hurts just contemplating how many different ways to use these cool Mason jars!  This little seed packet holder and card are a perfect little something to give as a thank you.

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To make the seed packet holder sturdy I used kraft cardstock.  I love this kraft color with the blues and coral….so pretty!  Have you guessed how I made the little pocket??  If you said ENVELOPE PUNCH BOARD you are right!  It was easy peasy.  Just cut the kraft cardstock 6″x 6″ and start at the 3″ line for scoring and punching.  Instead of scoring the last flap, leave it alone and cut it down instead.  I just left about a half inch of cardstock at the back to support the seed packets.

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The jar of flowers is pretty simple as well.  All the flowers and leaves were die cut with the coordinating EVERYDAY JARS FRAMELITS.  The flowers are Calypso Coral, the first layer is stamped off to give the variation in color.  The leaves are in Pear Pizzaz which looks beautiful with the coral.  I added in Dapper Denim as an accent color to tie in the color from the seed packet….worked out pretty well!!

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The gift card is done with all the same colors and made to fit the medium sized jar.  I cut the card base 7 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ with the focus all on the jar of flowers.  It compliments the seed packet nicely and gives you a way to add a little note to the recipient.

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I hope I provided you will a little inspiration for JAR OF LOVE.  Now let’s check out what the rest of the very talented Design Team has made.  The next stop is Mikaela Titheridge and if you just started here, be sure to go back and see Kimberly Van Diepen.   As you are hopping through, leave comments to let us know what you think….we love to get your feedback!  Thanks so much for joining us this month for GIFTS FROM THE GARDEN.

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Creation Station Blog Hop: All New Products!

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Welcome to the Creation Station Blog Hop for June!  This month we are all about NEW PRODUCTS!!!!  Yep, it’s that magical time of year when the new ANNUAL CATALOG is released with tons of new stamps and goodies to create with. We have tons of ideas to share, so be sure to hop all the way around to see everyone’s cards and projects!

I splurged and got new goodies shipped 2nd day air (EEK….so excited) so I have lots of new stamps and things to use.  The first thing I gravitated to was the awesome new SWEET CUPCAKE BUNDLE.

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I’m totally obsessed with the amazingly realistic cupcake frosting!  Isn’t this just too cool!

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The bundle has the Sweet Cupcake photopolymer stamp set and Cupcake Cutouts Framelits.  There are so many ways to use them alone or together….I can’t wait to come up with as many ideas as possible!

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I went a little bolder with today’s card versus the Peekaboo Peach card from yesterday.  This time POP OF PINK DSP was my inspiration.  The MINI TREAT BAG thinlit gives this card a fun playful design.  The inside of the card is just as bold as the outside using Melon Mambo, Whisper White and Basic Black.  I also added in a sprinkle of silver with glimmer paper and sequins.

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The cupcake itself is only two colors surprisingly enough!  The cupcake liner is Smokey Slate and the frosting is Melon Mambo.  I simply stamped with different tones of ink.  Layer one for both is full strength ink then layers two and three are stamped off once.  With the coordinating die cuts, I had them cut out and on the card in no time!  I also used my favorite new loopy die from the framelits to add bling.  I have a feeling that this loopy die cut will end up on more than just Sweet Cupcake cards! Ok….enough about how much I love this bundle, lets move on to what the rest of the team has to offer.

The next stop is DENITA’S awesome blog.   If you’ve just started here, you can also go back to ELIZABETH’S wonderful blog to see her project for today.  Be sure to hop all the way around to see all the fabulous new catalog inspiration!

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Masculine Birthday

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Welcome to the Creation Station Blog Hop for May!  This month we are featuring MASCULINE cards and projects, so be sure to hop all the way around to see all the fabulous ideas!

I created a birthday card for you that combines several items from the Occasions catalog….the SUNBURST THINLIT, NUMBER OF YEARS and PARTY WITH CAKE.

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The inspiration for this idea came directly from my husband.  It’s a running joke that he is 29 and holding…..and he’s said that the entire 17 years I’ve known him!  I can tell you he’s definitely not 29, but what’s the harm in letting him think he is??

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I started out with Basic Gray as my card base and added lots of splotches with GORGEOUS GRUNGE.  I just love how a little grunge can give a more masculine look and feel to a card when using the right colors.  Then I layered on a couple of sunbursts that had been cut down with circle framelits.  I added a little grunge stamping to both then offset them slightly.

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The die cut numbers from NUMBER OF YEARS are just too awesome and were the perfect addition to the center of the sunbursts.  I also added a couple of sentiments in the bottom right corner to complete the design.  “Let’s Party” from PARTY WITH CAKE was an obvious choice, it coordinated perfectly!  Just another example of how well the different stamp sets can work together!

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After the front was all grunged up, I had to do the same for the inside!  I used PARTY WITH CAKE again for the awesome sentiment and added lots of splotches.  I think Hubby is going to get a kick out of this card for sure!

Now let’s check out what the rest of the FABULOUS Creation Station Design Team has for you.  The next stop is KIMBERLY VAN DIEPEN’s awesome blog.   If you’ve just started here, you can also go back to DENITA WRIGHT’s wonderful blog to see her project for today.  Be sure to hop all the way around to see all the fabulous Spring inspiration!

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