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Thirteen Christmas Cards Alternatives Combining Oct & Nov 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kits!

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This is the last push to finish ALL of my Christmas cards. I made thirteen cards, all but two are fancy shmancy to send to family and friends.

I just did a final count and with the 13 shown in the video I have 64, not including 10 notecards I dressed up from a project gift card pack made in October.

I still have to go over this set, finalizing the bling, stamping the inside and...

Video - +20 Alternatives November 2022 Paper Pumpkin - From The North Pole

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Like the coordinating October 2022 kit, this one had multiple unique designs. This means that there are many more options and directions you can go with this kit.

I WILL be making a part two that combines the october kit supplies with this months supplies.

I am short Christmas cards so they will all be extra fancy while still being within the parameters for a non-machinable USPS...

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2022 - Episode 26 - Featuring Santa Express DSP Scene Cutouts

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I am not a fan of fussy cutting, but these two cards were so fun to make.

I walk through the finer details about how I created these and two changes I made based on Libby's critical eye.

It is fun to craft with friends, especially those who can point out ways to improve your skills, enjoy!

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2022 - Special USPS Postage & Mailing Rules + The Last Thanksgiving Card Goes To The Mailbox

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Are you confused about USPS postage and the rules for mailing your cards? Watch this video explaining the current rules as well as the stamps used for mailing lumpy/bumpy cards.

I also share my final Thanksgiving card that I popped into the mailbox (a mere 2.5 mile round trip bike ride on the most fabulous trail in Florida IMO) before 4pm this afternoon. Enjoy!

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2022 Episode 24 - Thanksgiving Kraft Note Card Gift Set Featuring Rustic Harvest DSP

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I am sharing a special project this episode. A Thanksgiving kraft note card gift set that you can use for yourself, or give to others. This set uses half of a set of Kraft Note Cards & Envelopes and next week I will share a Christmas Kraft Gift Card Set. 

Video - +30 Alternatives - October 2022 Paper Pumpkin - Ho Ho Ho

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The annual October Paper Pumpkin kit is always the Christmas card kit, followed by a coordinating November kit with tags, or some other 3D project, like gift bags and one year there were coordinating stockings!

I was in no hurry with this kit as my focus was on my mom who was in the hospital. I worked on this kit in between chatting with her while she awaiting myriad tests and...

Video - Winter Is Coming 2022 Episode 21 - Special Halloween Edition!

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I have had the pleasure of making three Halloween cards this year! Here are the two made with current Stampin' Up! products. I had two switch to filming with my old snake arm and it was too shaky. I had to think outside the box and the second video came out much better, but by then I had finished most of the assembly. Enjoy!