Monday, November 26, 2012

Cyber Monday at Raisin Boat!!

Hi everyone!  Just in case you don't receive the newsletter from Raisin Boat, you don't want to miss this amazing sale.  WOW!!

Here's a clipping from the newsletter - be sure to visit RAISIN BOAT for more details.

Buy any 4 Raisin Boat stamp sets, get any 1 stamp set free!
You choose the sets! Don't miss our brand-new set releases below...

Buy any 4 of our new Short Cuts, get a package of Pretty Labels Short Cuts (any color) free!
You'll love these easy and quick ovals, circles, frames, and other pre-cut cardstock pieces that you can layer!

Buy our new acrylic memory display PLUS any stamp set, and get a free recipe or calendar printable download!
What a great gift idea to make recipe books or calendars with this adorable Heidi Swapp memory display! See samples below.

Save big on our rectangle window tins!
Get our rectangle window tins for just $1.99 each - a more than 33% savings! Check out our samples below for ideas on the fun goodies you can put inside.
Buy 1 package of our new holiday Innies and OutiesTM, get any 1 package free!
Our 8 different new holiday Innies and OutiesTM verse packages finish your holiday cards the quick and easy way!

Before you go score on this amazing sale, let me share a project that I made....

Now, I don't just love RB stamps - I LOVE LOVE love the card stock.  The quality of the Boathouse Collection card stock is amazing!

I found a tutorial on You Tube for this beautiful wreath.  Using a punch I picked up at Michael's over the weekend, I punched out snowflakes using Brighton Beach White and Varsity Blue card stock.  I cut a 3-3 1/2" circle and about a 2" circle in the center to create the base.  I glued down the first layer of snowflakes in white and then added the blue on the front and back.  Then added another layer of white snowflakes to the front.  Then I went totally bling-y.  I added rhinestones and then used Glitter Liner (Holo Iridscent) pen to add more sparkle.  Added ribbon that I had in my stash that matched the Varsity Blue perfectly.  But you don't need to worry, Raisin Boat has ribbon in stock at very reasonable prices.  Then I took a scrap of silver ribbon and stamped the greeting on it to make a banner.  When stamping on ribbon, you want to use StazOn, it's the only ink that won't bleed and smear your words.

Here's the tutorial that followed.  Now let me wish you HAPPY SHOPPING!

Stamps: No Loss for Words
Ink: Jet Black (Staz-On)
Card stock: Brighton Beach White, Varsity Blue
Tools: snowflake punch, circle cutters
Embellishments: rhinestones, ribbon

3 Encouraging Thoughts:

Chrissy said...

This is so beautiful Melissa, oh! I can see lots and lots of these on a tree, gorgeous colours..


Jessi Fogan said...

How gorgeous! I love this idea...I wonder if I have enough time to make these for my sister's ornaments for the year? Maybe I can enlist the kids for the punching :)

Debbie said...

This is so pretty!!! I'm case-ing this idea!!!

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