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Vintage Christmas Wishes for Guests

Hi, friends, it’s Chark here today to share some place cards I’ve made for the big holiday dinner. I’m using the Hero Arts Vintage Christmas Wishes stamps and they are so sweet and classic, they’re perfect for the fall and winter holidays.

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I’ve just written the names here, but of course stickers or some letter stamps would work too. I’m trying to decide if I should adhere these to a candy treat or just lay them on the plates. Either way, I think they’ll go great with the dinnerware.

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The extra little deer-in-the-woods tag will have to find his way into the table decor. I could glue him to the front of a big candle, attach him to a vase or add him to one of the bowls to decorate it. Hmmm…I still have some time to decide, but I’m thinking a vase that’s tied with some greenery and twine and filled with flowers might be just the thing.

Do you like to use your stamps for more than cards and scrapbooks? It’s one of my favorite things to do and this stamp isn’t just for Christmas. You could use the trees to create a background for a lot of different stamps. And if you use some colorful markers to make dots, you could create a fall scene easily. The script would be fabulous in some art journaling or on any kind of vintage cards.

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If you want to get some great deals for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales, you can still get them this week at the store, including the $75 Surprise Box for just $25! Or you can go with the Free Domestic Shipping on $50 or more (FreeShipping16), along with a free gift for all orders $50 and over, tons of great pricing in the sale section and it turns out, you can get all these together!! Hop on by soon to fill your cart with goodies for yourself, gifts for family and friends or fun surprises for all! And don’t forget, every purchase made at a2z Scrapbooking helps fund charities close to our heart—those supporting people with celiac and Behcet’s disease. THANK YOU!!

Hope you’ll join in with our new December Anything But a Card Challenge, and hope you win the $25 gift to the store!

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Happy Friday!

chark

Vintage Christmas Wishes

Elizabeth Craft Scallop Dies

Hero Arts Ombre Neon Chartreuse to Blue Ink

Pine Ink 

Summer Sky Ink

Earth Layering Paper

Red Cardstock

Kelly Hybrid Ink Cubes

White Notecards/Cardstock


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Autumn Favors

Hi, friends, it’s Chark here today with the fastest table favors ever. When I think fall, I think Thanksgiving and big family dinners. However, If you’re anything like me, you’re always 10 minutes behind schedule when you’re throwing a party. I love guests who show up 15 minutes later than I said 🙂 Dinner is usually on time, but I forget to change or touch up my hair or make the place cards. Luckily, you can make these in those 15 minutes and use them for favors and place cards.

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For these bags, I stamped an elf from a Lia Griffith set that also comes with leaf and mushroom stamps. That seems like fall to me, so I used kraft bags and Hero Arts Unicorn Ink in white. You could color these, but they look cute in white, and we’re working under a deadline here. I added the initials for the family (in their hats) to do place settings but you don’t have to stamp out their whole names. Still personalized but in half the time! And the Stamp & Cut Alphas fit perfectly in their little hats and they are on sale for $7.50 right now! Crazy inexpensive for dies and stamps.

IMG_8304Add a little candy bar, a lottery ticket or some little toy from the dollar store, fold the bag over and add washi tape to seal. You could hole punch and add ribbon, but that bread is ready to come out of the oven and you can’t find the hole punch.

You know it’s not a finished project until I add a little bling, so I popped on gold stars just like you got in school and called it finished. Ding! Time for guests, time for dinner and time to look like you spent tons of time on your favors.

Hope you’ll join in our October Fall Challenge with your Hero Arts products. Check this post for all the details, rules and inspiration from the DT. You could win $25 to the store!

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Happy Fall!

charkHero Arts Elves by Lia

White Unicorn Ink

Washi Tape

Gold Stars

Alpha Tabs Stamp & Cut

Kraft Bags