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10/26/2018

Spooky Sweets Gift Ideas

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Happy Friday! Sorry I've been missing the last 3 months have been insane and a little rough for us. In August Hubby suddenly became unemployed. The contract that hubby was working on suddenly pulled the $$$ which then resulted in lawyers and here we are 3 month's later and still don't know when he'll be back to work. We were going to Onstage in Orlando Florida but now have had to cancel :( So sad that I will miss seeing my friends. I also want to say thank you to my customers for your support during this time you all are so great and I am so lucky to be your demo!

Spooky Sweets Bundle

My favorite Halloween Bundle out of the Holiday Catalog this year is the Spooky Sweets Bundle. It makes the perfect little 3 x 3 note cards too! These are great for giving to co-workers, friends, neighbors, customers, teachers, children's class mates and etc.

Spooky Sweets Bundle

This is the Spooky Sweets Bundle is it not just cute! It is available in wood mount item #149974 or clear mount item #149973. I love the imagery in the stamp set and love the bat punch. I'll be able to use it for halloween and for the kids year around. The first thing that popped into my head when I saw it is I am Bat Man. lol yeah maybe have watched that too much. It also coordinates with the Twinkle Builder Punch.

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Rubber Redneck Quick Shots:

  • Cut 1 Whisper White thick card stock at 3" x 6". Score at 3" on the Simply Scored Scoring Tool.
  • Cut 1 Mango Melody card stock at 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" and zip through the Big Shot with the Swirls and Curls Textured Embossing Folder.
  • Zip a piece of Basic Black card stock through the Big Shot with the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits. Adhere to the center of the Mango Melody card stock.
  • Cut a piece of Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper and adhere across the Mango Melody card stock.
  • Tie a piece of Solid Basic Black Baker's Twine around the layers and adhere the Mango Melody to the Whisper White card base.
  • Zip a piece of Vellum card stock through the Big Shot with the Stitched Shapes Framelits. Adhere to the card towards the right.
  • Ink the stamp from Spooky Sweets in Gorgeous Grape and stamp onto a piece of Whisper White thick card stock. Zip it through the Big Shot with the Stitched Shapes Framelits. Adhere to the card towards the left.
  • Using the Spooky Bats Punch; punch out a bat in Basic Black card stock. Adhere to the card front. Finish by adding a Metallic Pearl to the card.

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On the inside I added a piece of Toil & Trouble Designer Series across the bottom.

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And of course stamp the bats in Gorgeous Grape on a 3 x 3 Envelope. So cute I've listed a set of these in my Etsy Shop too!

Now my next project to share is something fun and different. I finished converting my Stampin' Up! wood stamps over to clear, we were going to burn the blocks in our stove to use as heating instead of just tossing them but then I got some crafty ideas in my head. lol

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I painted the wood blocks with orange chalk paint and using my silhouette I cut out faces. Then drilled holes at the top and painted a dowel in brown chalk paint and cut it down to create stems. I finished them by adding some Granny Apple 1/2" Textured Weave Ribbon to the stems. Are these not stinking cute? You can turn them around and use them for fall as we made them to be reversible! We made a batch up for close friends and listed them in my Etsy Shop too!

Spooky Sweets Bundle Baker's Box

Of course I need to create gift boxes to hold those cute little pumpkins to give :) The Baker's Boxes are perfect for holding gifts! I've also added the Baker's Boxes to my Etsy Shop too!

Rubber Redneck Quick Shots:

  • You will need 1 Baker's Box. I decorated the top only.
  • Cut 1 piece of Mango Melody and zip through the Big Shot with the Swirls and Curls Textured Embossing Folder. Adhere to the Baker's Box lid.
  • Cut 2 different patterns of Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper. Adhere to the Mango Melody card stock.
  • Cut a piece of Black 3/8 Glittered Organdy Ribbon and tie around the Baker's Box so it will slide off the box.
  • Zip a piece of Vellum card stock through the Big Shot with the Stitched Shapes Framelits. Adhere to the Baker's Box, make sure you don't attach it so the ribbon can slide off.
  • Ink the stamp from Spooky Sweets in Gorgeous Grape and stamp onto a piece of Whisper White thick card stock. Zip it through the Big Shot with the Stitched Shapes Framelits. Adhere to the right of the Vellum circle.
  • Using the Spooky Bats Punch; punch out some bats in Basic Black card stock. Adhere to the the Baker's Box. Finish by adding some Metallics Sequins.

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I filled the Baker's Box with purple filler and placed the wood blocks inside. Everyone loved getting these blocks too!

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05/11/2018

Family Gift: National Popcorn Day + Retired Lists

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Hello, hello lots of stuff going on for us around here sorry been missing in action. April is my normal crazy hectic month worse than Christmas (how is that possible even lol) Hubby and I went to Wisconsin and I attended Onstage were I got the New Catalog!! I had a blast! It was AWESOME!!! I'll have more about that this next week.

After getting back we started working on a lot of projects and they are taking way longer than we thought they would. lol Then I had several teeth break apparently I didn't have a good dentist, that lead me to a new dentist and some very not good news. Ughh I've had to have lots of major work done the past two months which has resulted to lots of pain, not being able to eat much and some pretty nasty migraines thus why I've been missing. Make sure you have a good dentist!!

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I have so much to share with you all! That I will be breaking up the info over a few days of blog posts so it's not so much at once! So be sure to stop back I plan on doing several blog posts a day or subscribe to my blog so you don't miss out on anything.

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Stampin' Up! released the Retiring List: It's that time of the year. Out with the Old and in with the New!! The Stampin' Up! Retired List has been released. Lots of items going so you'll want to get them before they are gone forever. Remember these items are while supplies last ONLY. Retiring stamps will be available at least through May 25, 2018.  Retiring accessories (designer series paper, dies, punches, ribbon and more) are ONLY AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.Some of the bundles are retiring however some of the product is being carried over to the new annual catalog (starts June 1). They will only be offered individually and no longer available for the 10% off the bundle so I recommend if there is a bundle you want on the retired list get it to save the 10%.

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Annual Stampin' Up! Catalog PDF List

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View the retiring Occasions Catalog products lists here in PDF Format

Details:

  • Promotion dates for retired Stampin' Up! items: April 9–May 31, 2018.
  • All retiring accessories and tools are available while supplies last.
  • Retiring stamps are available until May 25, 2018. After this date, all retiring stamp sets will be available while supplies last.
  • All retiring items will be discontinued after May 31.
  • May Hostess Code Promotion: May 1-31, 2018 Place any order size with me (before shipping and tax) and use Hostess Code: RZGAMXEP receive a package of Corrugated Elements FREE. (Please don’t use the hostess code if your order is $150 or more you will still receive the Corrugated Elements).
  • Holly's Catalog Promotion: April 9-May 26, 2018. Place a $50 or more through me Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Holly Krautkremer and receive the Annual Stampin' Up! Catalog + Goodie Package. (Roughly ships last week of may) No hostess code needed for this promotion.

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May 1-31, 2018 Place any order size with me (before shipping and tax) and use Hostess Code: RZGAMXEP receive a package of Corrugated Elements FREE. (Please don’t use the hostess code if your order is $150 or more you will still receive the Corrugated Elements).

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This retiring products list contains discounted items from the 2017–2018 annual and occasions catalogs.

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Ready to Pop Stamp Set
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  Today's project features 2 of the items on the retiring list the Ready to Pop Photopolymer Stamp Set & Popcorn Box Thinlit. I love these two items and I am sad to see them go since I really thought they were very versatile. I also used them to create one of the gifts I made for our family.

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Did you know there is a National Popcorn Day? I sure did not! lol When I saw it listed, I knew I wanted to do it immediately because I owned this set and die and because I LOVE popcorn. I actually pop it like how my family did when I was a kid on the stove in a pan. I just use Olive Oil instead of vegetable oil sometimes we melt butter and put it on there too. This was one of the family gifts for our year of gifts. If you would like to see more info about this awesome project we created and what I've shared so far click on the little tag on the left side of my blog labeled Year of Gifts or visit HERE or visit my pinterest board  Rubber Redneck Year Gifts to see them all in one spot.

The popcorn bowl came from Target's dollar spot. I walked in and there they were exactly 5 on the shelf left. WOW and too funny, they were $5 a piece but we both thought they were cool and wanted to included them. They were heavy and nice well worth the $5. I found read clear jars from the dollar spot at target and filled them with popcorn seeds. We also add microwave popcorn and some butter sprinkle stuff. I decorated the microwave popcorn with a bell band.

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Here is a top view to see inside the bowl better.

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Using the Ready to Pop Stamp Set I stamped the images then die cut them out using the Big Shot Die Cutting Machine, Popcorn Box Thinlits and Layering Ovals Framelits. Is this not stinkin cute? I then created the popcorn box out of Whisper White card stock again using the Big Shot Die cut Machine and the Popcorn Box Thinlit. I cut strips of Real Red card stock to make it look like the old time popcorn container. I had some left over red straws from the christmas gifts so I added them to the gift to. Overall the gift cost us around $15 per family not to bad if you would like to make this as a gift idea down the road.

Here is one that Stampin' Up! made using the Popcorn Box Thinlit.

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See so versatile would work for anything! They used the You've Got This Stamp Set which is another retiring stamp set this year too.

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03/10/2018

Family Gifts: Valentines Day Dragon Fly Dreams

I know Valentine's Day is over but great idea for you to do next year! Get a jump start! This is another gift we created for our family members and is part of the "Year Gift" we made. If you would like to see more info about this awesome project we created and what I've shared so far click on the little tag on the left side of my blog labeled Year of Gifts or visit my Pinterest Board HERE. Follow me on Pinterest so you don't miss out on anything!

Valentine Gifts

  I need something that didn't include candy (some family member's don't eat candy), would work for everyone and all ages (to make it easier on me). I had seen on pinterest ages ago paper firecrackers that someone had made, inside where rolos so I thought that idea would be perfect for all the males but instead of rolos I did a roll of pennies! The chapstick holder idea I saw something similar on a blog years ago somewhere and had saved it to my idea folder. Which Stampin' Up! obliged me by coming out with a bumble bee and thinlit. I swear they were reading my mind when I was planning out the year gifts! lol Then we printed out the fact sheet for Valentine's Day.

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The kids loved them! It's a very inexpensive gift too! I had a little under a $1 into this gift.

Rubber Redneck Quick Shots:

  • You will need a roll of pennies.  Cut a piece of Real Red card stock big enough to fit around a roll of pennies and to over lap the end.
  • Punch out a piece of Gold Glimmer Paper with the 3/4" Circle Punch.
  • Cut a piece of Black Pipe Cleaner and wrap around a pen or pencil to curl it.
  • Punch a hole through the Gold Glimmer Circle and run the piece of Black Pipe Cleaner through it. Then attach to the roll of pennies with a Glue Dot.

Supplies:
Paper: Gold Glimmer, Real Red
Acc.: 3/4" Circle Punch, Paper-Piercing Tool, Stampin' Pierce Mat
Misc: roll of pennies, black pipe cleaner

My next project used the following items.

Dragonfly Dreams Stamp Set

This is the Dragonfly Dreams Photopolymer Stamp Set item #142924. This came out last year and when I saw this I was soo excited as I love Dragonfly's! It is a gorgeous set!!

Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits

What makes this set even more awesome the matching Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits item #142749!! I LOVE these!!

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We have lots of chap-stick lovers in our family so I thought this idea would be perfect! I thought the Burt's Bee Chap-Stick was perfect for this little gift! lol

Rubber Redneck Quick Shots:

  • Cut a piece of Whisper White card stock the exact width of the length of the chap-stick you purchase.
  • Take the bumblee bee image from Dragonfly Dreams Stamp Set; ink it in Daffodil Delight and stamp onto the Whisper White card stock.
  • Zip a piece of Basic Black card stock through the Big Shot with the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits die cutting it out. Tip use the Big Shot Die Brush to remove all the little pieces. Then glue over the stamped bumble bee. So cute!
  • Take the stamp from Tin of Cards Stamp Set (retired) ink it in Tuxedo Black and stamp below the bumble bee.
  • Ink the stamp from Sealed With Love Stamp Set (retired) in Real Red and stamp below the greeting.
  • Cut a piece of Real Red card stock a little bit bigger than the Whisper White card stock.
  • Glue the Whisper White and Real Red card stock together.
  • Punch 4 holes using the 1/8 handheld Circle Punch through the layers.
  • Attach the chap-stick to the tag with Solid Whisper White Baker's Twine.
  • To finish add a heart to the bumble bee from the Metallic Enamel Shapes.

Supplies Used
Stamps: Dragonfly Dreams, Sealed With Love, Tin of Cards
Ink: Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red
Acc.: Big Shot, Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits, Solid Whisper White Baker's Twine, Metallic Enamel Shapes, 1/8 Handheld Circle Punch, Big Shot Die Brush

Sealed With Love Bundle

I had some fun Valentine Treat Bags that I got from Target's Dollar Spot. Everything was packaged into the bag and then I created a tag for the outside using the Sealed With Love Bundle that has since retired. I cut a piece of Whisper White card stock. Stamped the greeting in Old Olive and the hearts in Calypso Coral. I die cut out a piece of Real Red card stock using the Big Shot. I attached to the bag with a piece of sending love ribbons (retired).

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02/04/2018

Family Gifts: Super Bowl Sunday + Prize Winners

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! This year the Super Bowl is in our state and sadly I am not going to be at it nor our Vikings Team :( But I have an awesome Super Bowl Party Gift idea for you all! This is another gift we created for our family members and is part of the "Year Gift" we made. If you would like to see more info about this awesome project we created and what I've shared so far click on the little tag on the left side of my blog labeled Year of Gifts or visit my Pinterest Board HERE.

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This package contained so many fun things and was a blast to make!

  1. I found a Football Bingo Game On-line. I laminated it so Erasable Markers could be used over and over on it, so it could be used year after year. Here is the Bingo Game I found: Download Football-bingo-1-8
  2. When researching about the Super Bowl I found a Trivia Fact sheet that I thought was really interesting and thought the die hard sports fans in our family would like it. This is the website I found them on HERE. You can't print them so you will have to save as an image to your computer and then  print them out. The answers are right below each card.
  3. I picked up craft wood sticks at walmart and using my silhouette cut out the football shapes out of card stock and attached to the sticks. I did them in the Viking Colors.
  4. The cups we found at the Party Store they have a section with football theme items. We put the markers, little footballs, and little decorative sticks into the cups.
  5. I made a little football box that would hold juice boxes for the kids. I will have a video on how to make the box soon on my blog.

Here are some close ups.

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The ribbon on the sticks is actually ribbon from my grandma's stash she was big into crafts so it had some nostalgia to it giving it to her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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The little football box. I used White Washi Tape on it.

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To package the gift I recycled brown bags and used some white washi tape to decorate like a football too. lol

The second gift I have to share was for Groundhogs Day we kept this one pretty simple.

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Do you remember this image I shared long ago for our daily journal project? I love this cute image so much I printed it off onto card stock and turned it into a card for groundhog day! Then we printed out the history about groundhogs day. Hubby and I both learned some things we did not know.

 

The winners for the Christmas Leftover Giveaway are listed below along with what prize you won. I will be emailing you to get your address. Thank you everyone who participated in the giveaway!

Prize #1 Jingle Bells/Carol

Prize #2 6 x 6 Merry Moments Pad/Chris R

Prize #3 Gold Buttons/Sue Moulton

Prize #4 Mica Flakes/Pam

Prize #5 Christmas Trinkets/Chris R

Prize #6 Petite Cafe Bags/Stephanie Alton

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01/18/2018

Family Gifts: Christmas Countdown Day 14-16 + Giveaway

Today's shares are Day 14 - Day 16 of the family Christmas countdown gifts. If you would like to see all the Christmas countdown gifts check out my Family 25 Days Christmas Countdown Board on pinterest, follow me on pinterest so you don't miss out on anything!

Day #14 Roll a Reindeer

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How about Roll a Reindeer Game? I saw this game on pinterest and thought it would be a great family game and how perfect we had a reindeer stamp! Stampin' Up! sure knew what I was planning hehe. This uses the Cookie Cutter Christmas Photopolymer Stamp Set and Cookie Cutter Builder Punch item #140396. You will also need a Laminator and Printer.

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This is what the game looks like when you've created the reindeer. Pretty cute right?

Here is the PDF to print it off if you would like to create your own.

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Rubber Redneck Quick Shots:

  • Print off the Roll a Reindeer Game and Laminate all the sheets. Then cut out the pieces of the reindeer and put them inside one of our Standard Stamp Cases.
  • I printed off the title Roll-a-Reindeer onto Whisper White card stock.
  • I inked the stamp from Cookie Cutter Christmas Stamp Set in Early Espresso and stamped onto Crumb Cake card stock. I stamped 2 Reindeer. Punch them out with the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch.
  • Glue to the Whisper White card stock on either side of the title and then laminate the Whisper White card stock and slide into the sleeve on the Standard Clear Case.

Our boxes were Rudolph Theme. We added the Rudolph movie to the package this for me was a family classic that I grew up with when I was kid so I really wanted it in the package. I recommend on not waiting to buy this in December we had a hard time finding 4 of these and you will pay way more for them in December! lol Here is what all the boxes looked like packaged up. Everyone's boxes were different again due to the family size, number of kids or no kids and what they like.

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My brother's box we wanted to be funny with them they don't have kids but we put a kids craft kit in for them ;)

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This was Jamie's little brother's box we found this Rudolph ornament and instantly cracked up and thought of those two!

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This was hubby's middle brother's family package we added book and coloring activity book, chap-stick and an adorable baby hat.

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My cousin's family package had activity books for the little guy and craft ornament that used bells, springs and etc. perfect for the older kids. I got these at a craft store they just happen to have reindeer ones. lol

Supplies Used
Stamp: Cookie Cutter Christmas
Ink: Early Espresso
Paper: Whisper White, Copy Paper
Acc.: Cookie Cutter Builder Punch, Standard Stamp Cases, Laminator, Printer

Day #15 Christmas Treat Box

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I made a box to hold some tea packs, hot chocolate, candy canes I went with kinda a peppermint theme. The filler was something I found at Hobby Lobby and went perfect with the gift! The bottom picture was the card we put into the gift. We also decorated everyone's boxes different. I'll have a tutorial for the box down the road.

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Front View

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Side View

Rubber Redneck Quick Shots:

  • Create the box out of Basic Black card stock. Add a piece of DSP this was a retired piece I had left over.
  • Cut a piece of Old Olive card stock and stamp on it using the stamp from Candy Cane Christmas in Old Olive. Glue to the front of the box.
  • Finish by adding some Brights Enamel Shapes and fill with goodies.

Supplies Used
Stamps: Candy Cane Christmas, 25 Days
Ink: Old Olive, Cucumber Crush
Paper: Basic Black, Old Olive, Cucumber Crush, Retired DSP
Acc. 3/4 Circle Punch,  Brights Enamel Shapes

Day 16 Christmas Hand Soap

Christmas Hand Soap

We found some cute christmas hand soaps. We decorated them by adding a tag to the front of them. The second picture is the tag and card we created to put with the gift. I used retired 25 Days Stamp Set to create the tag and card.

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Rubber Redneck Quick Shots:

  • Cut a piece of Garden Green card stock and punch one end out with the Banner Triple Punch. On the other end score then tip through the Big Shot with the Layering Circle Framelits to die cut out the card stock so it will slide over the soap dispenser.
  • Add a piece of Warmth and Cheer Designer Series Paper.
  • Ink the stamp from Candy Cane Christmas Stamp Set in Cherry Cobbler and stamp onto a piece of Whisper White card stock. Zip through the Big Shot with the Layering Circle Framelits. Glue to the center of the Garden Green card stock.
  • Finish by adding a Rhinestone Basic Jewel.

Supplies Used
Stamp: Candy Cane Christmas
Ink: Cherry Cobbler
Paper: Whisper White, Garden Green, Warmth & Cheer Designer Series Paper
Acc.: Big Shot, Layering Circle Framelits, Triple Banner Punch, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Candy Cane Lane Designer Washi Tape

Rubber Redneck Christmas Leftover Giveaway #2

Our second Rubber Redneck Christmas Leftover Giveaway is a brand 6 x 6 retired Merry Moments DSP! Some of the paper is perfect  perfect to use any time of the year and would work great for valentine's day!

Rubber Redneck Christmas Leftovers Giveaway Details:

  • January 17-21, 2018 I will be randomly posting giveaways on my blog so be sure to check back through out the day so you don't miss out or subscribe to my blog!
  • Leave a comment on EACH Giveaway Blog Post and your name will be entered into the drawing for that giveaway. I will be drawing a total of 6 winners at the end of this giveaway event.
  • Prizes are only available to US residents only.
  • Prizes are non exchangeable and non refundable.
  • Winners will be announced on January 24, 2018 and the details on how to claim your prize will be posted!
  • Prizes will be mailed out the beginning of February.

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01/17/2018

Family Gifts: Christmas Countdown Day 11-13 + Giveaway

Happy New Year! I have lots to share with you all, as a heads up I will be posting several times a day to my blog. I want to wrap up all the christmas family gifts, December Daily, January Gifts and of course I have lots of fabulous new stuff to show you too! Since we are now at mid January I thought how fun would it be to do a special giveaway!!

Rubber Redneck Christmas Leftover Giveaway #1

Our first Rubber Redneck Christmas Leftover Giveaway is a brand new package of retired Mini Jingle Bells! These are perfect to use any time of the year and would work great for valentine's day!

Rubber Redneck Christmas Leftovers Giveaway Details:

  • January 17-21, 2018 I will be randomly posting giveaways on my blog so be sure to check back through out the day so you don't miss out or subscribe to my blog!
  • Leave a comment on EACH Giveaway Blog Post and your name will be entered into the drawing for that giveaway. I will be drawing a total of 6 winners at the end of this giveaway event.
  • Prizes are only available to US residents only.
  • Prizes are non exchangeable and non refundable.
  • Winners will be announced on January 24, 2018 and the details on how to claim your prize will be posted!
  • Prizes will be mailed out the beginning of February.

Today's shares are Day 11 - Day 13 of the family Christmas countdown gifts. If you would like to see all the Christmas countdown gifts check out my Family 25 Days Christmas Countdown Board on pinterest, follow me on pinterest so you don't miss out on anything!

Day #11 Gingerbread Man Day

Love that cute little gingerbread guy in the Cookie Cutter Christmas Stamp Set!

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These were all the goodies I created for the day 11 Gift. Of course I made every families a little different some how! lol I also by complete chance found gingerbread shaped cookie cutter. Some of the items can still be purchased and I have them listed below. This gift uses the Candy Cane Lane Suite from the 2016 Holiday Catalog that has since retired.

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I purchased those large wooden clothespins and modgepodged the Candy Cane Lane DSP from the Holiday 2016 Catalog onto it.  I added the gingerbread man from Cookie Cutter Christmas Stamp Set onto the front. Then found a recipe on line for gingerbread cookies. We have people in our family that are also gluten free so I had to also find a recipe that was gluten free. My helper however typed up the directions wrong and I didn't catch it. Whoops lol I added the cookie recipe we found.

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Little packet of coloring puzzles. I happen to find the puzzles at Hobby Lobby during my wanderings. lol I decorated a Kraft Tag a Bag Gift Bags. I decorated the bag with the Cookie Cutter Christmas and Candy Cane Christmas Stamp Sets.

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I wanted to put gingerbread cookies (my favorite) in the gift but of course I couldn't find any that would keep for a year. lol So I found this idea on pinterest. Thought it was super cute! I just copied the saying I found on line. Printed it off onto Whisper White card stock and decorated.

Day 12 Christmas Jars

Man I don't know about you all but I love getting gifts like this! Jars are so fun to fill with goodies!

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I filled a quart jar full of goodies! Everyone's jars were filled with different items. We did Holiday socks, candy, chap stick, $1 mittens, christmas stickers, change, travel games, and etc. I also filled them with fun christmas filler I found at Hobby Lobby. I had a blast creating these! If you want to create something like this at target and walmart they have a party isle and will have christmas theme things for little gifts for kids or hit the $1 Spot at Target. lol The front of the jar is the countdown card. I used the 25 Days retired stamp set.

On the left is the tag I created to go outside of the gift. I punched out a piece of Cucumber Crush card stock with the Banner Triple Punch. I used the 25 Days, Tin of Tags, and Project Life Date It Retired Stamp Sets.

Day 13 Jingle Bell Toss

Rubber Redneck Jingle Bell Toss

While researching ideas I stumbled upon this fun idea of using bells and miniature cups to create a game! I thought it was a must do because our family actually has a game with these cups only you use quarters and cards so when I saw this it was happening! lol However I didn't realize how hard it would be to find little miniature red cups. We went to so many stores trying to hunt them down. It was pretty funny. The bottom pictures are the Day 13 card and gift tag. They used the retired stamp sets 25 Days and Stitched with Cheer.

Tree Game

The base is created out of a canvas board and 2 miniature red cups on one end to prop it up. We hot glued them on.
On the top side you lay out the cups to look like an upside down tree. Hot glue those too.
Find a decorative christmas bag and fill with christmas bells. We had enough cups left over that hubby and I made one for us to. We had a blast playing it!

Then I typed up the directions on how to play.

Jingle Bell Toss
2 Players

Directions:

  1. Each player gets 6 bells of a single color.
  2. Stand a few feet away from the board. Toss 1 bell at a time and try to get it into the cups.
  3. Bells that land in the top row of the cups are worth 2 points each.
  4. Bells that land in the middle row and bottom row are worth 1 point each.
  5. After you have thrown all six bells in your color then it is your opponent’s turn to toss their bells. Any bell that lands in a cup that already has an opponent’s bell in it cancels out the points for both bells. Once both players have thrown all of their bells the round is complete and points can be totaled.
  6. Continue to keep playing rounds until someone’s score totals 21 at the end of a round then that person wins.

Supplies Used
Stamps: Cookie Cutter Christmas, Number of Years, 25 Days, Candy Cane Christmas, Tin of Tags, Project Life Date It, Stitched with Cheer
Ink: Real Red, Cucumber Crush, Garden Green, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Real Red Glimmer, Candy Cane Lane DSP, Brights DSP, Wrapped in Warmth DSP, Old Olive, Real Red, Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Cucumber Crush
Acc.: Big Shot, Layering Squares Framelits, Tags & Labels Framelits, Merry Tags Framelits, Cookie Cutter Punch, Banner Triple Punch, 1/8 Handheld Punch, Brights Enamel Shapes, Rhinestones, Mini Jingle Bells, Dazzling Details Silver, Candy Cane Lane Washi Tape, Baker's Twine Trio, Candy Cane Lane Baker's Twine, 1/8 Melon Mambo Stitched Ribbon

 

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12/19/2017

Family Gifts: Christmas Countdown Day 3 + Day 4

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Back with my last blog post for the day ;) Another batch of Family Gifts for their Christmas countdown. I am pinning everything to my Family 25 Days Christmas Countdown Board on pinterest too.

Day 3

It's important to write those letters to Santa so how about these AWESOME Santa Letter Board!! I made a couple of different ones so they weren't all the same. lol

Santa's Letter Board 3

The directions below are for this one but all the paper is the same measurement for all of them. Some of the product you can still purchase but some has retired. We picked up the frames at a craft store and then painted the frames. They took 2 coats.

To Create this you will need the following supplies:

  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Big Frame Board (I got this at a craft store)
  • Delta Red Paint
  • Foam Brush
  • Stampin' Up! Supplies

Rubber Redneck Quick Shots:

  • Cut 1 Sheet of Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper 11 3/4" x 11 3/4" for the background. I modgepodged this to the board.

Create a pocket:

  • Cut 1 piece of Basic Black card stock 1" x 11 3/4" score at 1/2", fold on the scored line and attach the bottom of the board inside.
  • Cut 2 pieces of Basic Black card stock 1" x 4" and score at 1/2" on each side. Glue each piece to the the sides of the board towards the bottom inside.
  • Cut 1 piece of the Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper in a different patter 5" x 11 3/4". Glue the dsp to the basic black card stock that is facing up forming a pocket.

Decorate:

  • Cut a piece of Gold Glimmer Paper 1" x 11 3/4". Slide so it goes into the pocket and glue to the board. This helps break up the patterns of the paper.
  • Die cut out the Gold Foil Sheet using the Big Shot and Santa's Sleigh Thinlits.
  • Stamp the deer in Tuxed Black Memento Ink onto Kraft card stock. Zip through the Big Shot with the Santa's Sleigh Thinlits. Color the reindeer hooves in using the Basic Black Marker.
  • Stamp the trees in Emerald Envy onto Emerald Envy card stock. Zip through the Big Shot with the Santa's Sleigh Thinlits. Add Dazzling Diamonds to the tree.
  • Assemble your scene and attach with Stampin' Dimensionals. I used the Baker's Twine Trio Pack to make reins.
  • Hot glue the Kraft Rope around the edges on the inside and hot glue a reindeer to the top right corner.

Santa's Letter Board 1

Santa's Letter Board 2

Awesome right? These were a blast to make but they do take about 2 days because of the painting. The Santa Letter slides right into the pocket. The Santa Letter I found on Pinterest and posted the PDF here for you all if you would like to print your own.

Download Dear Santa Letter

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The cards for my side of the family we put on them Redneck Made Elves Inc. My family is always making fun of me and calling me a redneck and hubby said he felt like a elf so we decided to be silly one night while making gifts. This is what happens when you go on little sleep and inhale fumes. lol

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I of course couldn't just keep them the same. lol

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The gift tags to go on the packages. I made these using the Big Shot and Merry Tag Framelits. These were fun to make.

That was it for day 3 gift! I really loved them and hope everyone did to.

Day 4

Was games for each family we found some cute games at Target and of course I forgot to take a picture of that too so all I have to show is the cards and tags we made.

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Cards were made from Basic Black and Whisper White card stock. I stamped the number in real red. I took the stamp from Oh, What Fun inked in Versa Mark and poured Silver Embossing Powder over it and heat set it.

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Tags for the outside of the packages. I used the Big Shot, Layering Square Framelits, Banner Triple Punch, This Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper and some misc dsp, 3/8 Glitter Ribbon and Rhinestones.

Supplies Used
Stamps: Santa's Sleigh, Number of Years, Cookie Cutter Christmas, 25 Days, Stitched With Cheer
Ink: Real Red, Old Olive, Emerald Envy, Memento Tuxedo Black, Versa Mark
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Emerald Envy, This Christmas DSP, Gold and Silver Glimmer Paper, Gold Foil Sheets, Brights DSP
Acc. Big Shot, Santa's Sleigh Thinlits, Large Number Framelits, Merry Tag Framelits, Many Marvelous Markers, Cookie Cutter Punch, Banner Triple Punch, 1/8 Handheld Circle Punch, Dazzling Diamonds, Silver Embossing Powder, Rhinestones, Metallic Sequins Assortment, 3/8 Glitter Ribbon Combo Pack, Kraft Rope Trim, Baker's Twine Trio Pack, Candy Lane Baker's Twine, Candy Lane Washi Tape, Heat Tool, Embossing Buddy

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12/17/2017

Family Gifts: Christmas Countdown Day 1

Back with the second half of this mornings post. I had to split it up into 2 posts today since it's a lot to share!

Day 1 Gift:

Block Calendars & Kid's Advent Countdown Calendar. The Block Calendars were handmade by us. I got this idea off of pinterest and I think the original maker is Melissa Stout to see her version visit her blog. Last year I shared some of the Stampin' Up! ones I created. I have so much craft stuff that my goal has been to try to use up all my none SU stuff and scraps! This gift worked perfect for that goal!

Calendar Block 1

This was made using the product from the 2016 Holiday Catalog and you can find the details on this blog post HERE. You can still purchase the Holly Berry Builder Punch, Santa's Sleigh, Santa's Sleigh Thinlits, and Large Numbers Framelits.

Calendar Block 2

This used some of my misc DSP Christmas Paper I had left over. I really liked the reindeer cut out in the Silver Glimmer Paper.

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This one was for the kido's. I stumbled across this Santa on-line on pinterest and as soon as I saw it I wanted to do this.

If you would like to make your own just click on the picture below and save to your computer and print it off.

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I of course really wanted my projects to include my biggest passion which is of course my stamping :) so I created this adorable bags to slip the Santa's into.

Gift Bag 1

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Details on how to make these bags by recycling paper bags can be found HERE.

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To package the Santa Countdown all up I used tissue paper to create a bag and decorated.

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We made cards to put in each gift too.

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This was the tag we created for the outside of the package.

That is all what was created for day 1! Lots of fun stuff and we had a blast making Day 1 Gifts.

Supplies Used
Stamps: Santa's Sleigh, Oh What Fun, Cookie Cutter Christmas, Number of Years, Stitched with Cheer, 25 Days, Candy Cane Christmas
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento, Craft Stampin Pad & White, Real Red, Old Olive, Garden Green, Cherry Cobbler
Paper: Warmth & Cheer DSP, Candy Cane Lane, Silver Glimmer Paper, Basic Black, Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Garden Green, Real Red
Acc. Many Marvelous Markers, Big Shot, Large Number Framelits, Santa's Sleigh Thinlits, Bunch of Banners Thinlits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Layering Circle Framelits, Banner Framelits, Holly Berry Builder Punch, Cookie Cutter Builder Punch, Banner Triple Punch, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, 1/8 Handheld Circle Punch, Rhinestones Basic Jewels, Dazzling Diamonds, Mini Jingle Bells, Linen Thread, 5/8 Burlap Ribbon, Baker's Twine Trio Pack, Cucumber Crush Thick Baker's Twine

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12/03/2017

The Stamp Review Crew: Wood Words

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Welcome to another The Stamp Review Crew Hop!! We are a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators who will be bringing you lots of ideas for one particular stamp set twice a month!! The 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, you can hop along from one blog to the next gathering all kinds of inspiration for one Stampin' Up! stamp set. Please note the blog doesn't officially start until Monday December 3, 2017 so some of the links may not work.

If you are following the hop in order you just arrived from Tanya's BLOG where she showed you all something fabulous! We are featuring the Wood Words Stamp Set (W) item #143925 (C) item #143928 from the Main Stampin' Up! Catalog. It goes with the Wood Crate Framelit Die item #143730. You can purchase these items together in a bundle and save 10% Wood Words Bundle (W) item #145315 (C)145316.

This past week didn't go as planned...well lets face it this past year has not gone as planned. lol Started the week off on new meds and they are making me not sleep so having a really hard time focusing on anything. Which no sleep makes my Rheumatoid Arthritis flare up bad. Hubby got sick and he's been a bigger baby than I normally am when I am sick (I felt like we had 6 kids this week lol poor guy). Plus so much more unplanned things that it made my normal crazy week, super crazy. lol Where am I going with this ramble well you've probably already seen this project all over the internet, but I haven't shared mine yet and I didn't want to pull out of the hop. I hate not making my commitments. So I decided to go for it + it saved my bacon! lol

Wood Words Bundle.

Last April I was able to attend Onstage in Minneapolis and this is one of the make and take projects we made. I had a blast at Onstage met up with old friends and made quite a few wonderful new friends! Love that about Stampin' Up!.

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Here are the 3 x 3 cards out of the box. Super cute aren't they? I love that Wood Textures Designer Series Paper too. Thank you Stampin' Up! for saving my bacon this weekend ;)

 

Now you'll want to head on over to Deb's  BLOG here I know you will love her project!! She always has something amazing to share :)

 

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08/15/2017

Clearance Rack Sale + Family Gifts: Box of Sunshine

Clearance Rack 2017

Stampin' Up! has added new items to the Clearance Rack!! Some awesome deals to be had!! Certain select items are 60% and available ONLY while supplies last!

Visit the Clearance Rack HERE

Rubberredneck Carols of Christmas

Stampin' Up! is offering this bundle early from the Holiday Catalog! Sweet!!

It is called Carols of Christmas. It is awesome!! I got mine last week when my holiday catalog pre-order arrived.

Download the Carols of Christmas Flyer.

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Rubber Redneck Box of Sunshine

Today's share is my box of sunshine. This is another gift we created for our family members and is part of the "Year Gift" we made. If you would like to see more info about this awesome project we created and what I've shared so far click on the little tag on the left side of my blog labeled Year of Gifts or visit HERE. I still plan on sharing everything I made some items used to create these gifts maybe retired. Ironic part when we created this little did we know hubby's grandpa would have a stroke so it was a much needed gift that week to cheer everyone up. For dh and I we were happy that it helped; that was gift enough for us!

Sunshine Sayings

This card I shared for the Stamp Review Crew Hop awhile ago but this was only part of the gift. :)

Rubber Redneck Quick Shots:

  • Create your card base from the Whisper White Thick card stock.
  • Zip a piece of Crushed Curry card stock through the Big Shot with the Sunburst Thinlit Die.
  • Ink the stamp from Sunburst Sayings Stamp Set (unfortunately this stamp set retired before I shared this project) however their is an image in the Inspired Events Stamp Set that you could used to make the dots, or use the Crushed Curry Marker and ruler to make your own dots.
  • Zip a piece of vellum through the Big Shot with the Stiched Shapes Framelits.
  • Ink the stamp from Sunshine Sayings Stamp Set in Versa Mark then Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and stamp onto the Vellum Circle. Pour Clear Embossing Powder over the image and heat set with the heat too.
  • Die cut out a piece of Basic Black card stock by zipping it through the Big Shot with the Sunshine Wishes Thinlit.
  • Finish off the card by added Silver Metallic Thread and Metallic Sequins.

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I didn't decorate every package but some of them I did and this was the outside of the box. I used shirt boxes and those worked slick! It happened to be a dreary day when I was creating these so it sure made the day better!

To decorate:

  • I cut some gift packing ribbon and curled with scissors.
  • Die cut out a piece of Crushed Curry card stock using the Big Shot and Stitched Shapes Framelits.
  • I die cut out sunshine again in Basic Black card stock using the Big Shot and Sunshine Wishes Thinlits.
  • Finished with a Rhinestone.

Box of Sunshine

When I got the year gift idea I knew I wanted to do a box of sunshine in it. I've done these in the past and they have been so much fun to create! Of course each family got some of the same gifts but also different gifts to suit that family likes. Some of the items were just by chance too. Hubby and I both busted out laughing when we found the google eye key change. The little coin purse and hand santizer was a happy accident. I was in the check out lane at one store and glanced over and there they where. lol

I added my stamping touch to it by die cutting out a piece of Crushed Curry card stock with the Sunburst Thinlit Die. Then stamping on it with the Sunburst Sayings Stamp Set. So much fun!!

Did you miss out on this die when it retired this past may? I have good news friends!! Right now the Sunburst Thinlit Die is in the clearance rack at a huge discount!! Awesome Sauce!! Get it before it's gone!! Clearance rack is only while supplies last!

Sunburst die

Supplies Used
Stamps~ Sunshine Sayings, Sunburst Sayings
Ink~ Crushed Curry, Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, Versamark
Paper~ Whisper White Thick, Basic Black, Crushed Curry, Vellum
Acc.~ Big Shot, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Sunshine Wishes Thinlits, Sunburst Thinlit Die, Metallic Sequins, Sliver Metallic Thread, Rhinestone Basic Jewels

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