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Clear and Simple Stamps | Build-a-Wreath: Fall Stationery

Clear and Simple Stamps | Build-a-Wreath: Fall Stationery

Fall is right around the corner and we couldn’t be happier! With just a week to go, we are breaking out our Build-a-Wreath: Fall stamp set to create an adorable set of stationery to celebrate the change in seasons. We love the many options packed inside each Build-a-Wreath set to provide a wide variety of wreath style images and scenes perfect for any time of year.

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Clear and Simple Stamps | You're My Lobster Favor Tags

Clear and Simple Stamps | You're My Lobster Lollipop FavorsWe are gearing up for a Hampton’s style white party and need cute favors…enter these adorable lobster lollipops and fun favor tags! You know we love a good pun, and couldn’t pass this one up.  We also love to mix and match our stamps and dies to create the perfect pairing for all the ideas we dream up in our head – you know during the middle of the night when you can’t sleep because you want to see how cute that project will really turn out. Yup, we’ve all been there haven’t we? Well no need to pull an all nighter assembling these tasty favors because they come together in a pinch!

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Clear and Simple Stamps | Hello Fall Stationery

Clear and Simple Stamps | Hello Fall Stationery It’s officially the first day of Fall! We have to admit, we’ve been celebrating Fall for a few weeks now. Let’s just say when Pumpkin Spice Lattes hit the scene, that was our cue to break out the autumn decor and start piping wafts of cinnamon through the office.

We loved this collage stationery project from the recent Pumpkin Spice Latte Issue (which you can view here) so much, that we’re sharing a fun how-to for creating this adorable note card.  We grabbed a stack of stamps, a handful of markers, a few CSS Hybrid ink pads, a mix of writing pens and got to work.

Clear and Simple Stamps | Hello Fall Stationery Supplies available at www.clearandsimplestamps.comThe steps are very simple, and you can have fun creating collages for all sorts of favorites using your stash of CSS stamps. What might take the longest is placing each image. We recommend placing your dry stamps onto your card base and move them around until you find a layout that you like to mimic on your card front.Clear and Simple Stamps | Hello Fall Stationery - how to

  1. Stamp your images in Perfect Little Black Dress ink onto an A Blanc Check cardstock panel.
  2. Stamp leafy images from Build-a-Wreath: Fall to fill in open gaps.
  3. Hand write descriptions for each image using a multiliner pen.
  4. Color images with markers, and adhere to card base.
  5. Add highlights to images with a white gel pen.

We’re super excited for Fall to finally arrive, and can’t wait to share more of our #CSSFallFaves with you…

Clear and Simple Stamps | Hello Fall Stationery


Shop this project [here] and celebrate Fall by creating a set of collage style notecards…


 


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Merry Christmas in any language is part of the sweet sounds of the holidays. We love to turn on our iTunes radio to the Christmas channel and let the music of the season fill the air. If you listen closely you can even hear us singing along as the day goes by – it’s starting to feel a little like Santa’s workshop here as we pack boxes, stock inventory, and create new projects to share.

When creating for the holidays, we are always mindful of designing simple card ideas that are great for mailing and easy to mass produce. The key is to create an interesting focal point and pairing of complimentary colors. Once the design is complete, recruit a few helpers for assembly and your holiday cards are ready to mail.

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Joyeux Noel

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We started by selecting a color story that was a combination of a warmer version of traditional holiday colors: Rouge Ruffles, Kraft Like a Rockstar Green and a punch color of Say Yellow to All Your Fans.

From there we layered a simple sentiment “Joyeux Noel” from the Nutcracker Holiday set and filled in a scene with a mix of images from different sets.

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Are you creating with Clear and Simple Stamps? We’d love to see!
Tag your photos #clearandsimplestamps so we can find and share your CSS projects…

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JOYEUX NOEL SUPPLIES

  1. Nutcracker Holiday
  2. Baby Shower
  3. Build-a-Wreath: Winter
  4. Rag Doll Carlie: Wish
  5. Hearts Plus

OTHER: Simple Adhesive, Perfect Little Black Dress Ink, A Blanc Check Cardstock, Kraft Like a Rockstar Green Cardstock, Rouge Ruffles Ink, Kraft Like a Rockstar Green Ink, Say Yellow to All Your Fans Ink, Copic Trio Starter Kit 2

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Style Watch

Gift card giving has a new look with Clear & Simple Stamps Gift Card Inset Dies. Of all the products in Collection 9, this is one of my absolute favorites!

The Gift Card Inset Dies allow you to create an area for a gift card opening on anything…leaving tons of possibility for customization…

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Style Watch: Style Board Inspiration

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Reach for a few holiday favorites with this fun CSS Color combo from today’s project:

Rouge Ruffles | Kraft Like a Rockstar Green
Cre’me de la Cream | Kraft Like a Rockstar

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Style Watch: Gift Card Packaging Kit

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If you’re like me, you hesitate to hand out gift cards, because they can seem a bit impersonal. But when you package them up using today’s Style Watch project, I think you may feel a little differently. With a few handmade touches, your gift card becomes a beautiful & special handcrafted present.

Scroll down for a list of supplies used to create today’s SW edition, and then I’ll see you over at Damask Love for more photos and tips about this simple project.

Keep it Crafty,
Amber KG

–>PS – there is a fun bonus video where I show you how the Gift Card Inset Dies work {here}

 

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Want to Create Your Own?

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Purchase your Clear and Simple Stamps supplies to create your own Gift Card Packaging Kits.

{GIFT CARD PACKAGING KIT SUPPLIES}
1. Gift Card Inset Dies  | 2. Gifted | 3. Alpha Monogram Mini | 4. Nutcracker Holiday | 5. A4 Note Card Dies | 6. A4 Pocket Fold Die | OTHER: 1/4″ Simple Adhesive, A Blanc Check Cardstock, Kraft Like a Rockstar Cardstock, Dare to be a Diva Red Ink, Designer Paper, Store Gift Card (not pictured: Bow Trio: Mini, Favor Flags Dies, Red/White Twine)

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Visit Style Watch for more stylish holiday gift ideas!

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 Looking for more inspiration?
Download the CSS Daily Papercrafting App {2.0.1} available on iTunes

{You can download the CSS App from iTunes – more info here}

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Style Watch

The holidays are upon us and Collection 9 has everything you could ever want to make this the most stylishly handmade holiday ever.

Among the many dies and stamps sets in this collection, I am especially in love with the products that let me personalize food gifts…because you know how much I love a yummy treat!

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Style Watch: Style Board Inspiration

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Find inspiration in the warm CSS Color combo from today’s project:

My Style Blueprint | 24 Karat Gold | Rouge Ruffles
Cre’me de la Cream | Kraft Like a Rockstar

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Style Watch: Hot Cocoa to Go-Go

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For today’s Style Watch, I’ve combined a little bit of the old with some of the new to create adorable hot cocoa mugs that are ready to go with just a bit of milk. You’ll love how these are packaged and you’ll love how easy they are to assemble.

Scroll down for a list of supplies used to create today’s SW edition, then join me at Damask Love for photos and tips on creating these for yourself with your new Clear and Simple Stamps goodies!

Keep it Crafty,
Amber KG

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{HOT COCOA TO GO-GO SUPPLIES}
Beverage Cozy Die | Shapes: Star Combo | Bow Trio: Mini | Tea Tag Dies | Well Preserved Jars: Cocoa | File It: Kits (coming soon) | Apothecary: Sweets | Baby Shower | Flurries Combo | Designer Mix Twine | Rouge Ruffles Ink | Golden Tiara Ink | Brown Leather Satchel Ink

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Visit Style Watch for more stylish holiday gift ideas…

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 Looking for more inspiration?
Download the CSS Daily Papercrafting App {2.0.1} available on iTunes

{You can download the CSS App from iTunes – more info here}

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