Card of Comfort

Stampin' Up! Rose Wonder Color Me Happy - Peggy Noe - stampinupSo many times we need a comforting card to send to a friend. I needed a card like that recently. I love the Rose Wonder stamp set because it has some wonderful sentiments, and this verse is one of my favorites in the set 🙂

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It’s a nice, comforting verse and I think it will encourage my friend. I stamped it in Black Memento Ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock. Then I used a flower from a new stamp set called Color Me Happy, and I stamped three flowers around the sentiment.

Stampin' Up! Rose Wonder Color Me Happy Card - Peggy Noe - stampinup

I want you to see a close up of the flowers because I was able to use the new Stampin’ Up! alcohol markers called Stampin’ Blends. They won’t be available to customers for a while, but as a demonstrator I was able to get them early and play with them. I love the way they blend and move on the paper! Didn’t they turn out nice?

Stampin' Up! Rose Wonder Isaiah 4110 - Peggy Noe - stampinupAs soon as the Stampin’ Blends are available to customers, I’ll let you know RIGHT AWAY!! I can’t wait for you to try these fabulous markers!

In the meantime, I recommend the beautiful Rose Wonder stamp set. It’s one of my favorites! It has some great sentiments and a beautiful rose ~ how can you lose??  🙂

Thanks for stopping by today!

 

 

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Fun Friend Card for Tic Tac Toe Challenge

Stampin' Up! Coffee Cafe Card - Peggy Noe - stampinup Tic Tac Toe ChallengeI love the Tic Tac Toe Challenges…they are so much fun! My card for this week’s challenge is a green, fall, friendship card (first column on the left)! Here is the board:For the “fall” element of the card I did a watercolor wash on Shimmery White paper using Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight and Berry Burst inks. After the color wash dried, I splattered some Berry Burst ink over the paper in little dots.

Stampin' Up! Coffee Cafe Friend Card - Peggy Noe - stampinup Tic Tac Toe Challenge

For the green element I punched leaves using my favorite new Leaf Punch! I use this punch constantly ~ these leaves are so cute and you can just slip them in on any card 🙂 Here I added a few Gold Foil leaves for bling (!) and a few strands of Jute Twine.

Stampin' Up! Fall Coffee Card - Peggy Noe - Coffee Cafe stampinup

And, what is friendship but having coffee with a friend? I love this sentiment from the Coffee Cafe stamp set, and I added a sweet little coffee cup cut from the Coffee Break Designer Series Paper.

Stampin' Up! Tic Tac Toe Challenge Coffee Card - Peggy Noe - Coffee CafeSo tell me, what card would you make for this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge? I’d love to see your card over in the gallery! CLICK HERE to see what the other designers have done, and enter your creation!

 

 

 

 

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Wicked Folds Pals Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Pals October 2017 Blog Hop featuring some very “Wicked Folds”. Thank you so much for joining us today. Sit back and enjoy the view while the Stampin’ Pretty Pals treat you with their wickedly folded projects. Whether you’re just starting the hop, or have come from a previous Pal’s blog, you’ll find the line-up toward the end of my post to help you move along.

Stampin' Up! 1 Lovely Words Friend Card - Paggy Noe - stampinup

My card today is a fun tri-fold card disguised as a regular card!

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Who would know that this card unfolds with two more layers?

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The card opens to reveal an inside full of pretty pumpkins from the beautiful Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper.

Stampin' Up! 4 Painted Harvest Lovely Words - Peggy Noe - stampinup

This pumpkin panel lifts up to reveal the third section of the card.

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For the inside, I used the die-cut circle from the front of the card and affixed a banner with a nice sentiment from the Basket of Wishes stamp set. This is a fun fold and it’s a little surprise for the one who opens it!

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I have a template for you so that you can make this same card. It’s super easy! Start with an 8-1/2″ x 11″ piece of cardstock. The “X” below shows you the section you cut out. The dotted lines represent the places you will fold. Each section is 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2.” Easy, right?

Peggy Noe Trifold Card Template

To see all of the products I used to create today’s card, scroll down to the bottom of today’s post.

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Thank you so much for hopping with the Stampin’ Pretty Pals today. Please take a minute to mark your calendar for our next hop on November 8, 2017. Now hop along using the Blog Hop Line-up below. Don’t forget to leave us a comment.



 

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Quick and Easy Halloween Treats!

Stampin' Up! Painted Autumn Treat Bags - Peggy Noe - Painted Autumn

Are you looking for a way to make some quick and easy Halloween treat bags? It’s a snap with just a few supplies.

Stampin' Up! Painted Autumn Halloween Treats - Peggy Noe - stampinup

Use any treats you like. I love to use candy corn because it’s so colorful. I put the treats in cellophane bags, folded the tops of the bags and stapled them shut. Then I folded one Delicate White Doily on top of each bag and secured it with a decorated clothes pin.

Stampin' Up! Painted Autumn Fall Treats - Peggy Noe - Painted Autumn

The cute little pumpkin that is on the doily was fussy cut from a sheet of the Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper and adhered with some Fast Fuse Adhesive. The same paper was also used to decorate the clothes pin, and a bow of Linen Thread was double tied on the pin. Easy, right? See all the products I used in the list at the end.

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Fun, Fun, Fun!

Yesterday was our one-day retreat called Create the Day Away! We had SO much fun! It was here in San Diego…we had it in a beautiful hotel ballroom with a crystal chandelier! This is my friend Linda Foster. The two of us put on the retreat!

It was a fun day of crafting! We had demonstrations of techniques, lots of make and takes, games, and PRIZES!! Here are the attendees working hard on their projects…

We had a fun photo area. Here are some crafters having their photo taken!

We also had little gifts for all attendees at their places when they arrived. One of their gifts was a sweet and adorable 3″ x 5″ index card spiral-bound notebook made by Linda. Look at the beautiful cover made of the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper and tied with a gorgeous black and white striped bow!

We had a fun photo station where everyone could have their pictures taken and, of course, Linda and I had to get in on the action!

We are hoping to have another event in the Spring! If you’d like to be on our mailing list and receive notice of future events, please go to the website createthedayaway.com and put your name and email address on our mailing list!

 

 

 

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It’s Pumpkin Spice Latte Season!!

Stampin' Up! Merry Cafe Coffee Card - Peggy Noe - stampinup

Yep, it’s pumpkin spice latte season ~ yippee! Have you had one yet? A pumpkin spice latte, I mean. I’ve had two, one hot and one cold, and they were delicious!

Stampin' Up! Merry Cafe Pumpkin Spice Card - Peggy Noe - stampinup

My card today features the Merry Cafe stamp set in the Holiday Catalog. It coordinates with the Coffee Cups Framelits which I’ve also used on this card. These are such fun sets, I really love them! The cup is sitting on top of a layer of the Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper. This is on my favorites list ~ it’s one of my favorite papers ever!

Stampin' Up! Merry Cafe Autumn Harvest Card - Peggy Noe - stampinup

The beautiful Peekaboo Peach Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon ties it all up with a bow. This card really demonstrates fall for me, full of color and vibrancy and yummy tastes and smells 🙂

Stampin' Up! Merry Cafe Sunflower Card - Peggy Noe - stampinup

Merry Cafe Photopolymer Stamp Set
Item No. 144965  $17

Coffee Cups Framelits Dies
Item No. 143745  $30
I’d love to know your experience with pumpkin spice latte…do you like it? love it? hate it? Do you like coffee? I LOVE coffee! Leave me a comment HERE ~ I’d love to hear from you!

Stampin' Up! Merry Cafe Pumpkin Spice Latte - Peggy Noe - stampinupThanks for stopping by today! All the products used on today’s card are listed below. Click on any picture and it will take you right to my online store!

 

 

 

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Autumn Mini Pizza Box ~ Tic Tac Toe Challenge!

Stampin' Up! Painted Autumn Pizza Box - Peggy Noe - stampinup stampin upHave you ever seen mini pizza boxes? I hadn’t…until Stampin’ Up! came out with them! 🙂 This decorated mini pizza box is my interpretation of this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge. Here’s the Tic Tac Toe Board we are working with:

For my project I used the first column down on the left (ribbon, floral, patterned paper) and the middle row across (floral, yellow, die-cut/punch). I started out working with the items in the first column down, but after I finished my pizza box I realized that the middle row across also applied!

Stampin' Up! Mini Pizza Box - Peggy Noe - stampin upThis project has no stamping, did you notice? It’s true! The top of the pizza box is covered with the beautiful Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper. And the pretty sunflower is simply cut out of the same paper! Easy, right?

Stampin' Up! Mini Pizza Box - Peggy Noe - stampinupSo what do you put in these little cuties? Several Ghiradelli Chocolate Squares would fit, or a few tea bags in their foil packages. But my favorite thing to put in these boxes is a set of little 3 x 3 handmade cards with envelopes. It makes a lovely gift!

Thank you for stopping by today! Be sure to pop over to the Tic Tac Toe Challenge website HERE to see what the other designers have come up with!

 

 

 

 

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Sneak Peek of Merry Cafe and BOGO Sale!

Stampin' Up! Merry Cafe Coffee Love Card - Peggy Noe - stampinup

The Coffee Cafe stamp set is one of my favorites in the Annual Catalog. And what could be better than another coordinating coffee stamp set with sentiments for fall and winter? Merry Cafe is that very set, and it’s going to be available to customers on September 1st!

Stampin' Up! Coffee Cafe Stamp Set Love is Brewing Card - Peggy Noe stampinup

As demonstrators we can get products early…and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this cuteness! For today’s card I’ve combined this new stamp set with the Coffee Cups Framelits which have been available in the Annual Catalog. I love this sentiment: “love is brewing”! So cute!! And the font is just downright sweet! And guess what? One of the other stamps in this set says, “Hello Fall! it’s pumpkin spice latte season.”  You’re going to be seeing that one pretty soon!!!

Stampin' Up! Coffee Cups Framelits Dies Coffee card - Peggy Noe Stampinup

I’ve also used some of our new Spooky Night Designer Series Paper, also available September 1st. Look at the paper used for the cup, don’t you love all those multicolored little dots???Stampin' Up! Merry Cafe Fall Card - Peggy Noe - stampinupThe Coffee Cafe Bundle from the Annual Catalog contains the Coffee Cafe stamp set (photopolymer) and the Coffee Cups Framelits Dies (see below).

Coffee Cafe Bundle 10% Off
Item No. 145331
CLICK PHOTO TO ORDER!

Stampin' Up! Coffee Cafe Bundle 145331G - Peggy Noe - stampinup

This is a good bundle to order now, so you can fully use the Merry Cafe stamp set when it is available for purchase on September 1st! They ALL COORDINATE TOGETHER! Then on September 1st you’re all ready to order the Merry Cafe set! I have so many friends who love coffee shops…they are going to LOVE receiving cards made with this set!

And what better time to purchase a new stamp set than right now during my Buy One Get One Free Sale (only available through August 31st). You order a current stamp set from the Annual Catalog, and you may choose FREE one of my retired stamp sets and I will mail it FREE directly to you! Yeah!

To find out more and to see all the retired stamps I have, CLICK HERE!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! If you have any questions, please email me at peggy@prettypapercards.com!

 

 

 

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Sneak Peek ~ Beautiful Paper Rosettes!

Stampin Up! Be Merry Kit Rosette - Peggy Noe Stampinup

I love paper rosettes, what about you? They can be made by hand and I have to say, it does take a while. So if I ever find them pre-made I grab them up right away! Well, Stampin’ Up! has made me very happy – the new Holiday Catalog has a darling holiday kit called Be Merry, and this kit has 10 (seriously, 10!) beautiful pre-made white and gold rosettes!

Stampin Up Be Merry Kit Rosettes - Peggy Noe Stampinup

Look at these pretty guys! These rosettes are a full four inches around! The photo above was adjusted with an antique shading, and shows the white rosettes with the gold rim. There are five of these and 5 gold dotted ones.

Now I have to tell you that I didn’t put the kit together as I was supposed to 🙂 I couldn’t help myself, I just had to do a little something different! Instead of making the Christmas rosettes, my mind kept telling me…bows and lace! And these In Color Bitty Bows just look so cute right in the center of the rosettes! What can I say?

Stampin Up Be Merry Ornament Kit Rosettes - Peggy Noe Stampinup

Aren’t they adorable? These can be used as ornaments, package toppers, they could make a wreath, or even hang on a piece of jute and be a banner for the fireplace!

All of the Stampin’ Up! products are so versatile, I just love that. I’m going to put together another kit for you in the next few weeks so that you can see it assembled with the red and green holiday theme – as it’s supposed to be!!

PLACE A PRODUCT ORDER OF $75 or more (before shipping and tax) in my on line store this month and you can earn a spool of Linen Thread FREE. Linen Thread is going to be perfect for all your fall and holiday projects!

Find out all the details on my monthly host code giveaway HERE.

 

 

 

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New Painted Harvest Sneak Peek for Tic Tac Toe!

Today is a Tic Tac Toe Challenge day and I have a sneak peek for you! I want to show you my FAVORITE stamp set in the new Holiday Catalog! Yes, I know you’re thinking it should be a Christmas holiday set, but this fabulous fall set has stolen my heart!

The set is called Painted Harvest and it comes as a bundle with a great new leaf punch! This bundle will be available starting September 1st. Do you have a copy of the Holiday Catalog? All of my current customers receive a FREE catalog in the mail. If you would like one, simply place an order in my online store HERE, and I will send out your catalog right away!

Here is the Tic Tac Toe Board for this week’s challenge. For my card today I used the far left column: burlap, flower, leaf. Click on the board below to go to the website and see what the other designers have created! 🙂

This card has several layers that all combine to give depth and texture. On top of the card base is a layer of Whisper White card stock (5-1/4″ x 4″) bordered with washi tape on the top and bottom, and stamped all over with a cute little dotted stamp that is part of the Painted Harvest set. This gives a sweet background for the main feature!

The main feature is this beautiful sunflower ~ I LOVE it! I stamped it on Whisper White card stock and then fussy cut it with my paper snips. It’s raised up with dimensionals on top of a layer of bulap wrapped back and forth. After I punched the leaves out with the spiffy new leaf punch, I tucked them in behind the flower with a bit of Tombow Multipurpose Glue on the ends.

You are going to love this bundle! Get your wish list started for the Holiday Catalog…there are lots of great new items that you are going to want!

NEWS:  The Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack has been restocked and there are some amazing values! Click on the pink box above to see what’s ON SALE!

Here are some other ways you can stock up and save!

Thank you for stopping by today!

 

 

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