Make It Monday Double Feature - Create either the the Merry Christmas card or the Life is Beautiful card - download the FREE tutorial at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the December 11, 2017 blog post!

I’m excited about this brand new feature for December here at Simply Simple Stamping!  I call it the Double Feature.  What is it?  Whenever possible I will share with you a Christmas card or project but will also create a ‘non-Christmas’ version.  This will allow you to use the idea even if you have completed your Christmas projects for this holiday season.  Are you excited?  I hope so!  I am looking forward to create DOUBLE the fun in December!

For today’s Make It Monday, I have 2 cards that are the same but totally different themes.  My first card is a gorgeous deep cherry poinsettia card.  I absolutely LOVE how this card turned out!

Make It Monday Double Feature - Create either the the Merry Christmas card or the Life is Beautiful card - download the FREE tutorial at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the December 11, 2017 blog post!

It’s so quick and easy too!  You can create this stunning Christmas card OR…

Make It Monday Double Feature - Create either the the Merry Christmas card or the Life is Beautiful card - download the FREE tutorial at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the December 11, 2017 blog post!

…why not create it as a soft “Life is Beautiful” card, like this one?

I thought the poinsettia card turned out so nice.  I do hope you like it.  It was fun to use the Eastern Medallion thinlits in a totally different way.

Make It Monday Double Feature - Create either the the Merry Christmas card or the Life is Beautiful card - download the FREE tutorial at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the December 11, 2017 blog post!

My Christmas sentiment is from the Snowflake Sentiments stamp set but any of your Christmas sentiments will work.    It’s the die cut poinsettia that makes this card a WOW!

Make It Monday Double Feature - Create either the the Merry Christmas card or the Life is Beautiful card - download the FREE tutorial at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the December 11, 2017 blog post!

I think both cards are very pretty!

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Now it’s YOUR turn to create!  Want to work off your mobile device?  Just take it to your stamp space and work from here.

Make It Monday Double Feature - Create either the the Merry Christmas card or the Life is Beautiful card - download the FREE tutorial at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the December 11, 2017 blog post!

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Would you rather save the document to your computer?

Download the free MERRY POINSETTIA CARD tutorial HERE

Can I make a recommendation?  Create a file in your “Documents” on your computer and call it MAKE IT MONDAY so you can always find the downloads whenever you need them.  Or, you can always search the Categories (right side bar) and click on Make It Monday.  You will see all of them in one place.

Make It Monday Double Feature - Create either the the Merry Christmas card or the Life is Beautiful card - download the FREE tutorial at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the December 11, 2017 blog post!

Here’s what you’ll need to create the MERRY POINSETTIA CARD.  Use what you have, order what you need.  Just click a pic!  

*Also available in Wood Mount

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Make It Monday Double Feature - Create either the the Merry Christmas card or the Life is Beautiful card - download the FREE tutorial at www.SimplySimpleStamping.com - look for the December 11, 2017 blog post!

Here’s what you’ll need to create the LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL CARDUse what you have, order what you need.  Just click a pic!  

 

Download the free LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL CARD tutorial HERE

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TODAY ONLY!!!!!!!!!!!

FREE SHIPPING ON ANY SIZE ORDER FROM STAMPIN' UP! Monday, December 11th (until 11:50pm MT) Order today from www.SimplySimpleStamping.com

I know how much you guys LOVE free shipping and TODAY Stampin’ Up is offering FREE SHIPPING on any size order!  WAHOO!  Be sure to use the December Host Code X3AMDUHN on your order and you’ll get a Holiday Treat from me!  Remember, this offer ends at midnight tonight (mountain time)!!!

Tell Santa that TODAY is the day to place his order for you!!

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It was a busy theatre week for us!  We had Ginny’s special program on Wednesday and Thursday.  Friday night we attended “Noises Off” at Oklahoma City University.  Christina was the Assistant Director for this show.  It was an awesome opportunity for her to work with a professional director.  The show was absolutely hilarious and VERY well done.  OCU is a theatre school so I knew it would be great.  I was really proud of Christina and all her hard work on the show.

Funny story…. while she was working beside him, his phone buzzed.  Without thinking, Christina glanced over it at and the name on the phone said “BEN PLATT”.  Dan the director just click “decline”.  Christina looks at him and said, “Did you seriously just decline a call from Ben Platt?”  He says, “Yeah.  I can call him later.  I was his high school drama teacher.”  (Note: Ben Platt was a Tony winner this year for “Dear Evan Hansen”)

Then on Saturday, one more show to squeeze in.  Rich and I have season tickets to the community theatre we perform at and we went to see “Almost, Maine” – a really awesome show that is really 9 mini shows in one.  It’s about love… and the loss of love. It was directed by my good friend Rebecca and she did an outstanding job!

Sunday (yes, there’s more) it was time for Ginny’s Christmas recital.  We enjoyed hearing all the kids but listening to Ginny belt out “Santa Baby” was just the best!

December is always so crazy busy but I am happy as I look ahead to the coming week that it is nice and quiet.  Yay!

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Use the December Host Code X3AMDUHN on your order of $30 or more and receive a HOLIDAY TREAT from Connie along with your Thank You card! Order from www.SimplySimpleStamping.comThank you all so much for joining me today.  I hope you enjoyed the Double Feature cards.  That was really fun to do!  Can’t wait to see what I can double up on for the rest of  December!

Enjoy that free shipping offer today!!!  I am so excited about that!

Use the DECEMBER HOST CODE X3AMDUHN on your order of $30* or more and I will include a Holiday Treat in your thank you card!  It’s kinda like getting something fun from Santa only from me and all for using that Host Code.  What a sweet deal!

Remember, if your order is over $150.00*, DON’T use the Host Code and earn Stampin’ Rewards (Rewards start at $15) plus you’ll also receive the free gift from me!  See?  I know you love free!

*Before Tax & Shipping – One Holiday Treat per person

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