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Festive Fridays #0094 - Apple Day - Joyful Life

I am excited to be invited to be on the Design Team for Festive Friday Challenge! 

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Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.Festive Friday Badge used to linkThis week’s challenge #FF0094 - Apple Day.

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Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project and link up! #festivefridaychallenge  At Festive Friday, you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion. I hope you’ll make a card, scrapbook page or 3-D project and join us. You don’t need a blog to enter Festive Friday. Check out this link on how you can play along with this challenge.  If you want help entering, please email me at and I’d be happy to help you!  Again, your entry doesn’t have to have anything to do with Apple Day.

I had so many different ideas for this one.  I decided to use 4 of the elements.  I used Gingham, apples , Red and Circles.  I also used the adorable stamp set Joyful Life,  Here is my Card.  I will include the supplies below.

Joyful Live Stampin' Up Stampin With Diane Evans

and I even shined up the apples.

Joyful Life Stampin' Up! Stampin With Diane

Here are the measurements:

Poppy Parade: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored @ 4 1/4", 1 7/8" x 5", 3" x 3"

Basic Black: 4" x 5 1/4", 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" for circle, scrap for sentiment

Basic White:  2 @ 3 3/4" x 5", 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" for circle

I did a video.  Check it out.

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Now why not get some more inspiration from the Festive Friday Design Team?

FF #0094 Apple Day

For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the  Festive Friday Challenge Design team.

Ann Schach

Beth McCullough

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert

Melanie Hungerford

Helen Jennings

Stephanie Lanzalotto

Melva Peters


Diane Evans 

Joanne James

Are you inspired?

If you live in6a0120a5011b74970b022ad37c6c09200d-100wiCanada ,  I would love to be your demonstrator if you are not working with one already!  You can click on the supply list below to order any of these items through my online shop.  If you would like to receive a copy of the new Annual Catalogue and you don't have a demonstrator, please email me at to request a copy. 

Please be sure to use the current Host Code that is listed below or to the side of this post to receive a free gift from me. When you place an order using the Host Code, I'll send you my monthly tutorial to make cards.

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It isn't too late to register for our Retreat.  

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We're so excited to be host our retreat - Your Creative Escapes - Holiday Edition.

While we'd all like to be able to get together to stamp, that just isn't possible yet. The retreat will be held on Friday, October 22nd from 7-9pm and on Saturday, October 23rd from 8am to 8pm! The event will be hosted on Zoom as well as streamed to a private Facebook Group for the Make and Take Sessions.

The cost is $105 CDN which includes:

  • TWO stamp sets - Delivering Cheer (from the July to December Mini) and Tidings and Trimmings (from the Annual Catalogue)
  • Package of Brushed Metallic Dots
  • 6 Make and Take projects (includes the supplies, but you provide the adhesives and inks) and PDF instructions
  • Pillow gift
  • Prizes throughout the day

Sign up and pay by September 26th and you'll be entered into a draw for a Bundle AND you'll receive a Sale-a-Bration item (Level 1) of your choice.

Deadline for sign up is October 6th at 11:59pm Pacific.

There will be a raffle (tickets are extra) for additional prizes at the end of the day.

If you already own the Delivering Cheer stamp set, you can substitute another stamp set ($24 value).

If you already own the Tidings and Trimmings stamp set, you can substitute another stamp set ($24 value)

Add on Options

  1. Christmas Trimmings Dies (coordinates with the Tidings & Trimmings stamp set) $38.00
  2. Tailor Made Tags Dies $37

When you register, select the options that you want. Diane or I will be in touch with the information about payment (e-transfer, cash or cheque).

Go here to register.

Don't forget about my Monthly Card Class.

Your Creativity Awaits

The October Your Creativity Awaits Kit features the "Sparkle of the Season" Product Suite.  This suite is so much beautiful to create with and I know you're going to love the 4 cards that come in the kit including 2 fancy fold cards!

Here's what Your Creativity Awaits is all about!

Do you love to craft and and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks included?  Then, you will love "Your Creativity Awaits"!  Each month you receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF tutorial.  All for only $57 per month shipped to you or $53 local pick up!

Each month the Designer Team chooses a stamp set or bundle and designs fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit.  If you don't already own the dies or punch, you can add it to your kit or use what you have!

Your kit includes:

  • Feature stamp set
  • 8 cards (2 each of 4 different designs)
  • Exclusive Project tutorials
  • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)

After 6 consecutive months of membership, you will receive a thank you of $25 product credit (before shipping and taxes) to spend on what every you choose!

  • We announce the upcoming kit on the 15th day of the previous month
  • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
  • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin' Up!)

Cost per month:   $57 per month shipped or $53 local pick up

Available to Canadian Residents only.

October Kit features Sparkle of the Season - Add On Dies $47 extra

Register Now by emailing me at  Here is a sneak peek.


These cards are amazing in real life.

Now here is the supply list for the card above:

I hope that you are inspired.

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