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 | Hello Fall Stationery

Clear and Simple Stamps | Hello Fall Stationery

Bring on the sweater weather, we are so ready for Fall. While we may still be a few weeks early ushering in the change of seasons, we just can’t help ourselves…we love Fall! Anybody else out there look forward to the crunch of leaves, change in colors, smell of pumpkin spice and apple pie wafting through the air? We pretty much transform the studio into an Autumn wonderland. Which certainly helps get you in the mood to create pretty stationery like this Hello Fall card… Read more


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COLLECTION 8: The Basics Series

We are always excited to share new Basics and additions to our CSS Faves. These are those go-to sets and dies that are perfect for creating the basics – labels, tags, backgrounds, and more. Today’s Collection 8 reveal will not disappoint!

With fun banners, which you may have caught a peek of throughout the week, new labels, an awesome plaid addition, and a sleek edger design there is a little something fun for everyone.

Create perfectly coordinated borders with this Edger Combo set. Dies work for both horizontal and vertical card orientation.

 

We are adding to one of our favorite sets with a wider series of stripes. Each plaid strip can cover a full A2 card base on a diagonal.

 

  • Banner Flags 1 {$24}
  • Includes (4) stamps
  • This set coordinates with the Banner Dies

This is one of a 3-part series for funky, wavy banners. Create with two different styles in two sizes.

 

  • Banner Flags 2 {$24}
  • Includes (4) stamps
  • This set coordinates with the Banner Dies

This is one of a 3-part series for funky, wavy banners. Create with two different styles in two sizes.

 

  • Banner Flags 3 {$24}
  • Includes (5) stamps
  • This set coordinates with the Banner Dies

This is one of a 3-part series for funky, wavy banners. Create with two different sizes in a variety of styles.

 

  • Banner Flags Dies {$30}
  • Coordinates with Banner Flags 1,2,3 and Writer’s Desk Too

Fun wavy banner dies, create with the coordinating dies or all on their own.

 

  • Labels 6 Combo {$25}
  • This is a combo set – includes (2) dies and (2) stamps

Add a decorative rectangle detail to any project. Dies nest for easy layering.

 

  • Labels 8 Combo ($42)
  • This is a combo set – includes (5) dies and (5) stamps

Add a decorative circle detail to any project. Dies nest for easy layering.

 

  • Labels 8 Fillers {$24}
  • This set coordinates with Labels 8 Combos and Shapes: Circles

Add decorative borders to the Labels 8 dies. Great for tags, labels,  fun focal points, and more.

 

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Autumn Stationery Set

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With the change in seasons upon us once again, it’s easy to be inspired by the warm colors of fall. We took our design cue from leafy trees and golden blooms of fall mums to inspire today’s fun project – a handmade, autumn stationery set.

The core of any stationery set starts with a card and matching envelope. With Autumn on the mind we reached for a definite CSS favorite – Fall Frenzy! Those puffy leaves mixed with the cute blooms creates a pretty image that will act as our stationery logo.

And what goes well with autumn flowers? Well, woodgrain of course. We stamped the woodgrain banner onto a coordinating die cut and adhere it to a stamped card base. The image on the base came from the Build-a-Wreath: Fall set. The tiny crow was added for a little fun detail.

For the envies, we created a little detail for each part. When you understand the anatomy of an envelope, it makes creating for them come together so quickly and is super fun.

How fab are those address labels?

The wide striped liner?

The imprinted envie flap?

The envie itself becomes a project all its own, and is definitely worth it! Once the card and envies have been designed, simply repeat until you have an entire card set.

We filled the Stationery Filer die with (10) notecards and matching envelopes. We wanted our filer to coordinate, and added a few decorative elements:

  • Wide stripes down the spine
  • leafy bloom logo,
  • and a framed out identifier tag

 

We love that this set of stationery can sit neatly on your desk and also double as office decor!

Are you excited to start stamping and die cutting with the new Basics and Faves reveal? Create your own stationery using your CSS stamps and dies…

 The Basics Series is now available for purchase [here]

Be sure to visit with the design team for more Collection 8 inspiration

 Jennifer Rzasa  |   Stephany Zerbe

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{AUTUMN STATIONERY SET SUPPLIES}
1. Stationery Filer Dies | 2. Wrapper Dies | 3. File It: Stationery | 4. Create-a-Plaid: Wide | 5. Build-a-Wreath: Fall | 6. Fall Frenzy | 7. Rag Doll Jake: Banner | 8. Banner Flags 2 + Banner Flags Dies | 9. Imprints 4 | 10. A Blanc Check Envies A2 | 11. Labels 6 Combo | OTHER: A Blanc Check Cardstock, Leek-ed to the Press Ink, Copic Trio Starter Kit, Dish All the Dirt Brown Ink

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CSS Daily App on iTunes

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 Looking for even more inspiration?

Download the CSS Daily Papercrafting App 2.0.1 available on iTunes

{You can download the CSS Daily App 2.0.1 from iTunes here}


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What’s your favorite season? We love the change in seasons – all of them!  Each season brings something wonderful to enjoy…even though we are experiencing the after effects of hurricane Sandy along the East coast today. But we love the change in seasons and created a fun story board of inspiration to spark your creativity…

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Group Project: Seasonal Inspiration

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It’s group project time, and it is all about creating fun projects inspired by each designer’s favorite season – we’ve even included a style board of seasonal photos for additional inspiration. With each month, comes a new challenge that is presented to the design team. This month features projects created by seasonal inspiration. Join the design team, as we share a project for {All Seasons}.  We’ve included a full list of participating CSS designers:

Lori / Jaclyn / Jennifer / Laurie / Kim

Dana / Tracy / Elena  / Audrey  / Amber

{images from Pinterest}

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A Happy Hello

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We chose the Autumn photo as our inspiration for today’s project. We were drawn to the warm fall colors against the soft, rustic, white wood.

For the Party Favor 5 we stamped a strip of On the Catwalk Cream cardstock with the leafy floral images from Fall Frenzy to cover the entire strip.  The set has two images with the flowers in a different orientation, which allows for more options to create fun frames and backgrounds.

For the hang tag, we simply die cut a Favor Flag from On the Catwalk Cream cardstock, colored two stripes with our Copic marker and added a sentiment.

A coordinating card makes for a fun and fall inspired gift ensemble.

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A Happy Hello Supply List:

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Design Team Inspiration

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Be sure to visit with each CSS designer for more “Seasonal” inspiration

Lori / Jaclyn / Jennifer / Laurie / Kim

 Dana / Tracy / Elena  / AudreyAmber

Did you check out the latest edition of Style Watch? Visit with SW Editor
Amber for a fun cardmaking kit that is great for gifting all year long.

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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 here}

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Fall is here. We welcome the rich autumnal colors and bounty of Fall icons – one in particular, the acorn. Paired with the bucket image from Craft Room {did we mention how versatile this set is}, and masked to overflow with cute acorns and leaves from the Autumn stamp set, we’ve created a fun card for Fall… Read more


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Style Watch {A Year in Review}

Fall is in the air. We had so much fun looking back at summer that we hate to see it go. But fall steps right up and we shift our focus onto going back-to-school. It is easily a favorite season. After all, fall fashions are always full of surprises and deep, rich colors with warm undertones. An apple, a true fall favorite is just one of the icons for fall. The simplicity of the apple image allows you the ability to use it as a pattern or just as a single, bold stamp…

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Forget something? There is one last thing to do before you pack away your fall clothes and start putting up your holiday decorations – sending out your Thanksgiving Day dinner “thank you” notes. Even if you brought a hostess gift, it’s always appreciated when you can send a little note to the host thanking them again for a wonderful time with family and friends… Read more


The seasons have shifted from fall to winter. Thanksgiving has past by and stores are in full blown holiday mode. In all the rush of the season, it is nice to take a quiet moment and reflect.  Today’s card does not feature a sentiment, just a simple leaf – a reminder to enjoy the little things… Read more