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Archive for November 6th, 2015

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Welcome to the Serendipity November Blog HopWe are showing off some fabulous new Christmas images & dies! If you arrived here from Jenny’s Blog ,  you are in the right place..if not, you may want to head over there first. This is also for the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC518) & I was inspired by THIS.
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The Prize – One $20 gift code will go to one random commenter from the blogs.  So be sure  to visit all the blogs because you don’t know which one the winner will be drawn from. You have through Sunday November 8 to leave comments on the blogs for a chance to win. Mary will  announce a winner on Monday Nov 9. Special: 
Buy 3, Get the 4th (least expensive item) free.   Offer good Friday November 6 through Sunday November 8 .  We have something new…a “Stamp of the Month”. Each month a different image will be 50% ff. This month- it’s the Skating Snowman Be sure to check out the great deals on the Clearance Stamps!
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My card today is all about these wonderful dies from Serendipity Stamps. The Cottage die really reminded me of a birdhouse all dressed up like a Gingerbread house so that’s the direction I went w/ the colors. I even found a piece of brown dp in my stash w/ Gingerbread houses & patterns on it…perfect for the background & behind the door & window. I also cut the little scallop shingles out of it to trim the roofline & bottom. The tan c/s was embossed on an angle (the stripes are vertical on the folder) & some red trim for the door, window & chimney. The little bird was die cut out of red & I added the black to his face so he’d really look like a cardinal. The Season’s Greetings was die cut twice & stacked for a little dimension.

Here’s a look at the inside using the new Have Yourself greeting.
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Stamps: Serendipity Stamps – (inside – Have Yourself
Paper: Neenah white, red,dp (Pebbles – Home for Christmas)
Ink:   Versafine sepia (inside)
Accessories:  Serendipity Bird, Season’s Greetings, Cottage dies, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies, stitched rectangle dies, Sizzix embossing folder (Alpine set)

Now I’ll send you on to Karen’s blog..I’m sure she’ll have something fabulous to show you!

Please be sure to visit all of the DT Blogs to increase your chance of winning! Here’s the order in case you get lost.