Inspire Me Friday ~ Halloween Treat Bag

Hello, everyone!  I’m so excited that October has arrived because I love making Halloween projects for my little nieces and nephews!  I love the excitement of Halloween, the costumes and the scary stories, the coming of fall and the cooler weather…and who doesn’t love the candy?

My project this week features our newest release set, “Happy Mail,” paired with the fun “Beware” set.  I made a quick and easy treat bag for a little one…and I will likely make more!

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I punched circles from card stock that matched the polka dots on my treat bags (from the dollar section at Target — a great find!).  On one side I stamped “TO:” while I stamped the “FROM” on the reverse side.

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I combined stamps from both sets to make the topper for the bag. I thought the “open me if you dare” went perfectly with the upper-case OPEN ME!

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I also thought it was a fun touch to stamp “Happy Halloween” directly onto the bag. Can you spy it at the bottom?

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Have you made any Halloween projects using PRS stamps?  We’d love to see your creations!  Be sure to use #preciousremembrancestamps any time you post a project on social media!

Thanks for stopping by today!

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Inspire Me Friday ~ Gift Card Pillow Box

Hello, everyone!  It’s Judy here with my first project using the new release stamp set, “Happy Mail.”

I love all the little elements in this set!  I must admit, I fell in love with the sweet envelope as soon as I saw it…and that tiny little heart on it? Too cute!

For my project today, I used a pillow box die and cream card stock, then stamped the images using coral and tan inks.  I decorated both sides of the pillow box using the “Happy Mail” set along with a sentiment and little smiley face from the “Coffee Love” set.

Here is one side of the pillow box:

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Here is the other side of the pillow box:

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These PRS stamps make it so easy to decorate pillow boxes, and if you give a lot of gift cards (or cash, candy, or small gifts), this is an easy way to jazz up your packaging!

I hope you enjoyed my project today.  My next “Inspire Me Friday” post will focus on Halloween inspiration with this set!

Thanks for stopping by!

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Inspire Me Friday ~ To Do Lists

Hello, everyone!  It’s Judy here, sharing two bullet journal pages I made using the new Sketchy Alphabet set along with some other favorite stamp sets from Precious Remembrance Shop!

As soon as the school year comes to an end, I usually begin writing my summer “to do” lists.  I often write a new list each week, so this year I decided to make them a little more fun.  I bought a blank journal at the local craft store and thought it would be fun to combine my love of stamping with my love of list-writing!

Here is the first page I did, using the Sketchy Alphabet set to make my heading along with the Date stamp set.  I added some fun flowers from the Blossom set around the page border and the cute smiley face from the Coffee Love set.

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For my next page, I decided to highlight my love of coffee using the Sketchy Alphabet set along with the Coffee Love set, one of my all-time favorites!  I colored all of my stamped images with colored pencils.

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I have no doubt that I will be using my PRS stamps on future “to do” lists in my journal…and the Sketchy Alphabet set is perfect for personalizing my pages.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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Create It Wednesday ~ {HB2U Shaker Card}

I have had no shortage of exciting ideas for using the new {Sketchy Alphabet} Stamp set and today’s Create It Wednesday is my last chance to give you a little inspiration. If you love to text or can appreciate the millennial generation’s way of sending greetings, then you know a good HB2U (happy birthday to you…just in case you need a hip lingo refresher lol) makes a fab sentiment!

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How fun is a shaker card?! I die cut the balloons from the card front to fit my sentiment and used all kinds of fun confetti to sandwich between my acetate window and the base of the card front. I always use two layers of foam tap stacked on top of each other to leave enough room for my goodies to actually shake around. I stamped HB2U using the {Sketchy Alphabet} stamp set on some vellum. Hint- Staz-On ink is great for this and Copics work well on vellum to color in images, like I did here.

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A cute blue bow and it’s all ready to share! I hope you’ve enjoyed my creations using this new stamp set. If you’ve missed any of them, you can see them at the links below. Stay tuned for the talented Judy Marino’s wrap up on Friday! Thanks and go create 🙂

Release Day Project & Blog Hop {Sketchy Alphabet} Stamp Set

Create It Wednesday ~ {Sketchy Alphabet Bookmark}

Create It Wednesday ~ {Mexico Scrapbook Page}

Create It Wednesday ~ {Sketchy Love Spinner Card}

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Inspire Me Friday ~ Congrats, Grad!

Hello, everyone! It’s Judy here with my next {Inspire Me Friday} project using the new “Sketchy Alphabet” stamp set.

It is graduation season, and I am in need of several high school graduation cards this month.  With three teenagers of my own in high school, I find that they are invited to a lot of graduation parties as their older friends graduate.  Their high school color is green, so I used my “Sketchy Alphabet” set and added some green to the sentiment using colored pencils.

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The lovely green sequins are from our very own Lisa Elton’s “Sweet Pea” mix, and the graduation cap is a sticker.  I love the texture it adds to my card!

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I hope you are enjoying all of the Design Team projects using the “Sketchy Alphabet” set.  Be sure to share your own projects with us by tagging them #preciousremembrancestamps  or  #preciousremembranceshop…we’d love to see them!

Thanks for stopping by!

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Create It Wednesday ~ {Sketchy Love Spinner Card}

Today’s Create It Wednesday project is one that I’ve been dying to make…a spinner card! The letters from the {Sketchy Alphabet} Stamp Set were perfect for making my sentiment the star attraction of the card.

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This was easier than I expected it to be. I stamped “I [heart] U” twice and die cut them so that I would have a front and back to my spinner. The hearts all come from the {Positive Thoughts} stamp set; for the trio of hearts, I did some masking and coloring so they would be solid black. I sandwiched my string between the two pieces and glued it into place with a strong adhesive.

I created the frame and and card front using the same nesting dies and assembled the card by layering my pieces onto the card in this order: plenty of adhesive, string and spinner stretched across the window, tan & white striped cardstock, then red and pink border. It’s really important to get the order right…ask me how I know 🙂

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If you want to see a quick clip of this card in action, click the link below for the YouTube video (it’s not a tutorial).

Hopefully, you’ll give the spinner card a try and find awesome sentiments using the {Sketchy Alphabet} stamp set letters to catch somebody special’s attention! Thanks for stopping by and have an awesome hump day!

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Design It Monday ~ {Sweet P!}

Hi friends and welcome to another installment of Design it Monday! I have a personalized card for my little granddaughter featuring the Sketchy Alphabet set along with the Sweet Pea stamp set.

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I began with some patterned paper, a paper doily and a die cute doily. These were added to a marshmallow card base topped with a champagne card stock panel. Next came the pretty little pea pod that was colored with Copics then highlighted with Wink of Stella. There are a few dew drops on the pea pod and surrounding area made from Glossy Accents. I stamped my letters and number then punched them out with a 3/4″ circle punch. They’re added to the card with foam squares. I did some selective inking on the Sweet Pea sentiment.

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I added Wink of Stella on the number and letters too. After all, little girls do love sparkle! Who am I kidding, big girls love sparkle too!

I hope your week has gotten off to a good start. Thanks for visiting PRS today. Your comments always bring a smile to my face!

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Inspire Me Friday ~ #bestdadever

Hello, everyone!  It’s Judy here with a fun Father’s Day card using the new Sketchy Alphabet stamp set!

I don’t know about you, but it seems to me we frequently use phrases that follow a hashtag, especially in social media.  When I saw the hashtag in the Sketchy Alphabet set, I knew I would use it for a card like this.  With Father’s Day right around the corner, this presented the perfect opportunity!

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I simply stamped the sentiment using black ink across a white panel, then mounted on a black border using an old border punch.  I paired a strip of patterned paper onto a coordinating aqua blue card base and put it all together.  I kept the sentiment black and white, but you could easily color in the letters for a splash of color.

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Can you think of other “hashtag” phrases you could use on a card?  I think it is a great way to personalize your handmade cards.

I hope you enjoyed my card today!

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Design It Monday ~ {Happy Birthday!}

Hello and Happy Memorial Day! I don’t have a memorial card to share, but how about a birthday card! I’ve mixed images from several stamp sets with the numbers from the Sketchy Alphabet set.

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I created a mask then stamped the numbers inside the small jar from the Oh So Fun stamp set. The number 3 & 6 were placed close together and colored in to highlight the birthday being celebrated. My jar was fussy cut then placed over stamped images on a white panel. I used the grid-like tape from the retired Border Tape #1 set along with the circles from the Positive Thoughts set. I decided I wanted to add more of the aqua color inside the jar. The teeny heart from my Sweet Pea stamp set worked perfectly!

The sentiment and it’s frame (Oh So Fun stamp set) were added to a tag die cut then popped onto the card with foam tape. A couple of tiny rhinestones help to pull the gray colors together.

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope this card brought a smile to your face today!

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Inspire Me Friday ~ Hello, Friend

Hello, everyone, and welcome to my first {Inspire Me Friday} post featuring the new release stamp set, Sketchy Alphabet!

I was inspired to play with various colors based on the patterned paper I used on my card base.  The nice thing about this alphabet set is the ability to color the letters any color you want!  I used colored pencils to match the various stripes on my card base.

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Using my Mini Misti, I lined up the letters to spell “friend,” and then added the “hello” on top from the Positive Thoughts set.  I added color to the letters using colored pencils. The layered flower mimics the colors in the paper and in my letters.

I hope you are enjoying the Sketchy Alphabet set and how versatile it is for cards and other projects!  If you have projects to share using Precious Remembrance Shop stamps on Instagaram or Facebook, be sure to add #preciousremembrancestamps so we can check them out!

Thanks for stopping by!

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