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Control Freak Blog Tour - Fall and Gratitude projects



WELCOME to the October 2014

  Control Freak

  Blog Tour!!!

Our theme this month:

Stampin' Up! projects featuring

Fall and Gratitude themes


   You have probably reached me after visiting Mary Brown's wonderful blog, and if not, be sure to travel backwards on the tour and visit her! :)

Card #1: Gratitude for Days Thank You Cards

featuring the Gratitude for Days Pockets on pg 38 of the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog


I just love these pretty pockets, and you may remember that I used all of the orange, yellow and green ones for my Halloween Founder's Circle swaps.. so I had all the blue and gray ones left over for Customer Thank You cards!


The kit comes with the pockets, journaling cards for inside the pockets, and some stickers, twine and clips so that you can make this into a "30 days of gratitude" banner if you wish.  See all the details on pg 38 of the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.


So who am I grateful for? Well, LOTS of people, but definitely at the top of my lists are my amazing Stampin' Up! Customers.  These are a few of the Thank You Cards I mailed out for customer orders in August.



My 2nd Project for our tour today:

Thanks card featuring the Seasonally Scattered thanks image and leaves and acorns from the For All Things Stamp set. Both sets can be found in the Holiday catalog (pgs 41 and 43).


The trick on this simple thanks card is to avoid stamping over the word thanks with the leaves, so that it remains white and crisp with a lot of contrast to the pretty fall colors. 



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  • Gratitude for Days Kit, pg 38 Holiday Catalog #135686
  • Gratitude for Days stamp set, pg 38 Holiday catalog #136818
  • Fun Flower Punch, pg 219, #133785
  • 1-1/4" circle punch, pg 221 #119861
  • 1-3/8" circle punch, pg 221 #119860
  • Four You stamp set, pg 19, #130535 / 130538
  • Whisper White cardstock #100730
  • Seasonally Scattered set pg 43 Holiday catalog #135020 / 135023
  • For All Things stamp set, pg 41 Holiday Catalog #135152 / 135155
  • Tangelo Twist ink pad pg 179, #133646
  • Pumpkin Pie ink pad pg 180, #126945
  • Daffodil Delight ink pad pg 180, #126944
  • Hello Honey ink pad, pg 179, #133643
  • Early Espresso ink pad, pg 183 #126974


Please continue our tour this month and visit Wendy Weixler's Wonderful blog!



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Carol Carriveau

Loving your Thanks card!

Debbie Henderson

Great way to use the kit for the projects you made for the hop!

melissa davies

LOVE what you did with the kit - great versatility! Thanks for the little tip with the adhesive, too!

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