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Halloween Treat Ideas

I’ve compiled a bunch of great ideas for Halloween treats so you can prep for upcoming parties.  You can never start too soon!

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This first one is a card and treat together.  I used the BAKER’S BOX and HALLOWEEN NIGHTS DSP to create a fun BOX to put treats in.  This comes together so quickly since the DSP does a lot of the work for you!

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For this treat, create a MINI TREAT BAG with DSP and stuff it with goodies.  In this type of bag I like to put a little pad of paper along with pencils and stickers for kids to have something other than candy.  So many options with the awesome HALLOWEEN NIGHTS DSP.

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The MINI TREAT BAG thinlit can also be used to make half sized treat bags.  These are perfect for pixie stix, pencil or Twizler.  I decorated this set with COOKIE CUTTER HALLOWEEN and it came together so quickly!  Again, the DSP does a lot of the design work for you.

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If you don’t have die cuts to make the previous treats, why not make something simple and do a matchbox style treat.

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This is super easy to make and do multiples of.  What a fun way to give a treat at school or to hand out to everyone you know around town.  Check HERE for the dimensions if you’d like to make your own.

Would you like to have holiday gift and card ideas designed for you and ready to create??  The OCTOBER MINI SESSION from Create with Connie and Mary does just that!  We have 5 FULL TUTORIALS for you, all you do is sit down and craft!  The session opened today so you can see all these fabulous ideas NOW!!!  Just go to CREATE WITH CONNIE AND MARY and join in the fun!!!

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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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Spooky Treat Bag

Ok…I’m officially obsessed with the MINI TREAT BAG thinlit and the SPOOKY FUN BUNDLE!  So I have another treat bag for you today….they are just too fun to make!

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Isn’t this great!  This treat bag would be so cute stuffed with some Halloween treats.  And the best part is, you can do lots of these easily!

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Most of the project is die cuts, so if you need a bunch for a Halloween party it would be easy to accomplish.

Did you know there are some other great ideas available to you for the holidays and all the design work is done for you??  Well, the September Mini Session from Create with Connie and Mary is LIVE now and all the hard work is done for you!  Just sit down and create with our FULL TUTORIALS!  You get 5 each session and right now we are featuring NEW HOLIDAY PRODUCTS!!!

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Sets used for the SEPTEMBER Mini Session:

  • Cookie Cutter Christmas
  • Cookie Cutter Halloween
  • Basket of Wishes
  • Frosted Medallions
  • Jar of Haunts & Jar of Cheer
  • FALL BONUS PROJECT:  Purchase BOTH September and October 2016 Mini Sessions and get this BONUS FALL PROJECT using the Home Sweet Home Bundle and designed by Connie Babbert, perfect for your hostesses or to give as a gift!

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Spooky Fun Mini Treat Bag

Today’s idea is one that I’ve been thinking about for a few days now and finally got a chance to make last night.  I’ve combined SPOOKY FUN with a MINI TREAT BAG to create a Halloween card.

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Have you notice that I’m a bit obsessed with the MINI TREAT BAG cards???  I think this is the third one this week….but they are just so fun to create!

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I thought it would be cool to have a scene inside the treat bag that you can see through the window.  I used vellum card stock to show a little preview of what’s inside.  If you look closely you can see the shadow of the tree through the window.

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The brick wall paper from the HALLOWEEN NIGHT DSP was the perfect design for the card.  I kept the outside pretty simple with just a few pumpkins and a sentiment.  The real fun is inside!

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Instead of ribbon or some sort of tab, I used the moon and witch to pull the card out….way too fun!  That little gem of an idea came at the very last minute as I was looking for one more element to finish off the card.

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With the coordinating die cuts, this all came together so easily!  I only had to add a little bit of stamping…this really only took me about 25 minutes or so from start to finish!  My favorite die cut from this is the spooky tree….it really sold me on this bundle.  What do you think?  Do you prefer stamps that have a coordinating set of die cuts?

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I hope you enjoyed this tidbit of Halloween inspiration today!  Tomorrow I will have a fall idea for you as will the rest of the Create with Connie and Mary Design Team for our regular Saturday Blog Hop.

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Color Fusers Blog Hop: September 2016 – Part 1

Welcome to the first week of the September COLOR FUSE BLOG HOP!  Twice a month on the first and third Monday’s we’ll be bringing you inspiration through color!  September’s hops will feature four gorgeous colors.

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I picked a stamp set you may not have thought of for this set of colors.

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LIVE, LOVE, GROW is a favorite of mine!  I just love the sweet succulents and sentiments.  I know you would typically think of this set being in neutrals and greens, but I love the idea of throwing in a Sweet Sugarplum succulent along with the Mint Macaron plants.

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To make this a beautiful but functional card, I added a birthday greeting inside along with a couple more succulents.

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Let’s delve into the nitty gritty and talk about how all the colors from the challenge were used.  Obviously I love SWEET SUGARPLUM, I used it for the card base and one of the succulent plants.  It’s a great light purple that reminds me of the old Pale Plum that Stampin’ Up! had years ago when I first started stamping.  MINT MACARON comes into play with the other plants.  This pale green is such a lovely color and is a great stand out against the plum.  I added in the other two colors as accents.  FLIRTY FLAMINGO is used only with the ribbon for the inside card and the die cut “love” in my sentiment.  It works really well with the card and really adds that little bit of contrast that was needed.  Lastly, RICH RAZZLEBERRY was used with the small flowers on the largest plant.  I used the TREE BUILDER PUNCH to get the tiny flower that would work with the size plants in my terrarium.

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The inside is embellished a little with the lovely plants and a fun birthday greeting that is a combination of SUNSHINE SAYINGS and LIVE,LOVE,GROW.

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If you haven’t tried these MINI TREAT BAG cards, I highly encourage you to!  They are a bit smaller than a typical card so even though they are more 3D, they still fit into the Stampin’ Up! envelopes.  It’s a great way to step up you card making for the WOW factor.  If you’d like to give this style of card a try, check out the supply list below and click on any of the items you would like to order or know more about.

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I hope you have gotten some inspiration from my creation today.  There’s still lots more to see.  You can click on each of the links below to visit all of the talented stampers on our Color Fusers Design Team.

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Jo Anne Hewins

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Favorite Die Cuts

Welcome to another Create with Connie and Mary Saturday Blog Hop!  This week we are featuring our favorite die cuts!!

I have to admit, I had a REALLY hard time……I have way more than one favorite!!!  SO…..I ended up using THREE of my favorites!!

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Of course you already knew that I love the MINI TREAT BAG THINLITS but I also love the SUNBURST THINLIT and BUNCH OF BANNERS FRAMELITS.

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Add in FESTIVE BIRTHDAY DSP and BIRTHDAY BANNERS stamp set and you really have a party!!!  Aren’t all the bold colors and textures fabulous!!  I even threw in confetti with the SPRINKLES PUNCH for good measure!

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This is really a fun way to celebrate someone’s birthday!  They will feel so special getting such a bright and happy card!

Now, how about a supply list so you can make you own Festive Birthday card!

SUPPLIES:

STAMPS:   Birthday Banners

INKS: Emerald Envy, Melon Mambo, Tempting Turquoise, Crushed Curry

PAPER: Whisper White, Emerald Envy, Melon Mambo, Tempting Turquoise, Festive Birthday DSP

ACCESSORIES: Bunch of Banners Framelits, Sunburst Thinlit, Mini Treat Bag Thinlits, Sprinkles Punch,  1 3/8″ Circle Punch, Paper Snips, Hand Held Stapler, Stampin’ Trimmer, Bone Folder, Liquid Multi Purpose Glue, SNAIL, dimensionals

Next, let’s check out what the rest of the Design Team has for us today. Click Previous to visit the very talented Mary Brown and Next to see the very talented Debbie Henderson.

Thanks for hopping with us, we love inspiring you!  Happy Stamping!

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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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Candy Cane Treats

I’ve got a quick treat for you today that is easy and FUN!  It also gives another use for the MINI TREAT BAG THINLIT.

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I told you these were fun!  This is a great way to give a small gift to teachers, mail carriers, etc.

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I used the smaller die from the treat bag and cut out two to adhere together to create the pocket for the candy cane.  To make it a little fancier, I cut a 2″ x 6″ piece of Whisper White and punched a tag at the top with the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch.

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This long tag is a great place to write “to and from” for your gift.  It also secures the candy cane in the pocket.  I used a couple of glue dots to adhere the candy cane to the tag and added gold ribbon to the top.

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If you are looking for a treat idea, this is the way to go!  There are so many ways to embellish and lots of great designer paper patterns to choose from!

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