Archive for September, 2012

Stamping and the Great White North

DT alumni Lynda Benden made this coaster using our Geese stamp.  It’s time to start thinking about those hand-made gifts you promised yourself you’d make this year – this is a great idea!

And the great white north?   Well, lately I’ve been listening to my Itunes music as I work, trying to weed out those songs that make me wonder “What Was I Thinking” when I copied it?   I’m something of a hoarder when it comes to songs on Itunes.  I hear a song I like, on the radio, in a movie, or I’ll admit it – on The X Factor,  and I get the CD from the library and to save time I just copy the whole CD.   So, I’m weeding.   But this also gives me a chance to hear songs that just bring a big grin to my face or have me dancing around the shop.   Today it was “Take Off” – remember?   Doug and Bob McKenzie?  Beauty eh?  Here’s a link in case you need a reminder…if you’re a child of the 80’s I dare you not to grin and sing along!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BFPt001PYU

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A Halloween card to DIE for!

Jeanne Jachna made this card using the new Pumpkin Die and Happy Halloween Small (which is included in the Ghost With Pumpkin Cling Set).

All Halloween Stamps (and this die) are 20% off through Sept 26th.

 

 

 

 

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Halloween Candy Pouch

Halloween projects are a great way to break out of the card-making “box”.  So many great projects that are just a step away from what you’re used to doing on your cards!    Here’s an adorable candy pouch that Miriam Napier created for the SS DT Halloween challenge this week.     She simply added a tag made using the new Ghost With Pumpkin.

All Halloween Stamps and Dies are 20% Off Through Sept 26th.

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Irresistible Halloween Cards and Projects

This week’s challenge for the Serendipity Stamps Design Team was to create Halloween projects.   What fun creations!   Now I REALLY can’t wait for October’s cool weather, colorful leaves, and little kids dressing up and knocking on my door begging for candy!   Jeanne Jachna set the mood just right with this card she made using our Witch Silhoutte.   And just to help everyone get prepared we’re offering….

20% Off All Halloween Stamps!

That’s right – any stamp (or die!) you choose from the Halloween Category is 20% off through Wed Sept 26th.

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Retro Cards – Remember The 70’s?

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Today – Wed 9/12 is the last day to get your free item at www.serendipitystamps.com

Last week our Design Team’s Challenge was to create “That 70’s Card”  and the ladies really outdid themselves!    Here’s a gallery of their cards.   Click each to see a larger version.   But also take a minute to check out their blog posts.   You’ll be flooded with memories of those treasured flowered bell bottoms and Telly Savalas (be sure to comment and let me know if you remember Telly or what other memories the cards & stories dredge up!).  Cathy, Helen, Pauline, Miriam, Jeanne, Jenny, Amy, Sue.

 

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Ornament Die Card Tutorial

Serendipity Stamps Design Team Member Jenny Gropp has posted a tutorial on her blog  that shows you, step by step, how to make this beautiful card using our new Ornament Die and Stamp Set.  Be sure to visit and let her know what you think.   Then head over to www.serendipitystamps.com and take advantage of our Buy 3 Get The 4th Free special!

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Ghosts and Snowmen

 

Serendipity Stamps Design Team Alumni Kathie Bailey made these two cards using our new stamps Ghost With Pumpkin and Snowman With Watering Can.  Head over to www.serendipitystamps.com and stock up during our “Buy 3 Get the 4th Free” sale!

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