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Halloween Tiny Tiered Tray

I don't usually post on Saturdays but I thought I would  pop in and share with you a little project that I made just for fun.  Decorated tiered trays are a trend in home decor and I love it.   Here's my little baby step into the tiered tray trend,


This tray is only about 5-1/2" tall so it is small and not overwhelming to fill.  I decided that I would try and decorate it primarily using supplies I already had in my craft room.  Fortunately I have a lot in my craft room to work with.  

Bats and pumpkin - Seasonal Swirls dies

Pumpkin leaves - Christmas Cheer dies

Clouds - Give It A Whirl dies

Swirl candies - Gingerbread dies

Spider web - Frightful Tags dies

Big Pumpkin - Layering Circles dies

Black Glitter Cats: Cat Punch

Thanks for stopping by and cheers to a great weekend!



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Tag Buffet

It has been a busy, busy week here on the blog and I am ending the week with a fun Festive Friday Challenge.  


The Festive Friday Challenge is the one with the Inspo list.  To participate in the challenge all you need to do is create a project using 3 of the items on the list.  Your card doesn't need to be a Christmas projects but it does need to have 3 items from the list.  There are a few other rules and you can see them here.   

I chose to use red, green, bells and tags from the list.  I kind of cheated a bit by using the Tag Buffet kit.  There was very little stamping involved except for the sentiments  


Earlier in the fall I purchased this black wooden sled.  I didn't have any particular project in mind I just thought it was cute and might be fun to decorate.  It unfortunately just sat in my craft room sad and neglected.  I was cleaning up a bit and found the sled and 2 tags fit perfectly on it.  Another example of craft room kismet.   Now the sleigh is happy , no longer sad and neglected and hanging on the front door.  

Now be sure to check out what the rest of the Festive Friday design team created  #FF0074 Christmas.

Ann Schach

Beth McCullough

Melanie Hungerford

Helen Jennings

Stephanie Lanzalotto

Melva Peters

Judy Rozema

Thank you for stopping by!


A little more about the tags.  They were made using the Tag Buffet kit, which is being retired and is on the Year-End Close Out and 50% off!  Check out the list here!


What's New at SU...Peaceful Poppies Suite

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Welcome to the What's New at SU! blog hop.  I am happy that you are joining us. We are a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrator from around the world.. Today we will be sharing ideas using the products in the Peaceful Poppies Suite in the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog. I know you will find a lot of wonderful ideas!

The product I chose to feature are the  Poppy Moments Dies from the Peaceful Poppies Suite.  These dies are one of my very favorites from the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog.  They are big, bold and make quite a statement.


I got this idea from BJ Peters.  She used something called screen lathe for the wood pieces but I wasn't able to find that product.  I went to the hardware store and bought an 8 ft long piece of what I think is molding.  It is flat on one side and rounded on the other.  We cut it to 6" lengths and sanded the cut edges.  I painted the front and ends of the wood pieces a couple of times using black acrylic paint. It is also a good idea to paint the back side of the wood.  

The Whisper White CS I used measures 5-1/2" x 5-1/2".  I stamped the sentiment from the Here's to Strong Women set in Tuxedo Black Memento ink.  The poppies were cut using Cherry Cobbler for the outline and Poppy Parade for the base with Basic Black for the centers.  The leaves were cut using Mossy Meadow as the outline and Old Olive for the base.  


When positioning the flowers remember that the wood pieces still need to be attached, so you do not want to position the flowers or leaves all the way to the top or bottom edge of the paper.  The wood pieces are secured to the paper using Tear & Tape Adhesive.  You need to also attach a cord of some kind to hang it.  I used the Black 1/8" Cord which is currently on the Clearance Rack for $2.40!  I added some additional Tear and Tape to secure down the cord.  I cut strips of Basic Black CS to cover up the back of the wood.  This little step goes a long way to adding a finishing touch to the project.

Thank you for stopping by and now it is time for you to see what the talented Cheryl Hamilton has created for you!


If you have just come from Cheryl's blog then hop this way and see what Cynthia McQueen has created for you.



Here's a list of all the stops on the What's New At SU Blog Hop!

January 2020 Blog Hop Roll Call

Judi Anderson- Judi Stamps

Diane Browning- 24-7 Inkspiration

Cynthia McQueen- A Crowning Creation

Sharon Burkert- As the Ink Dries

Cheryl Hamilton- Create With Cheryl

Tricia Butts- Tricia's Stamping Creations

Joyce Whitman- Stampin’ Scrapper

Linda Moore- Moore Fun Stampin’

Brenda Copper- Stamping with the Copper Cropper

Heather Cooper- Playing with Papercrafting

Loni Spendlove- Creative Juice by Loni

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