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The Perfect Pear….

Sometimes your plans just don’t work out….like sharing samples last week of the Tutti-Frutti Suite. I live in California and we are very lucky to have been having some amazing weather so we headed to the beach for a few days to relax and enjoy the sun with friends and family.

Today I cleared off my desk and started to get back to what I started, creating with the Fruit Basket stamp set and Tutti-Frutti Designer Series paper….the perfect pear!

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  • Start with a card base of lemon lime twist CS (5 1/2″ X 8 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″)
  • Next emboss a piece of whisper white CS (3 3/4″ X 5″) with the Simple Stripes embossing folder and adhere to a piece of crumb cake CS (3 7/8″ X 5 1/8″), adhere to the lemon lime card base.
  • Make a banner with a 2″ strip of Tutti-Frutti DSP and flag the bottom with the triple banner punch
  • Wrap a 6″ piece of lemon lime twist ribbon around the top of the banner and tie in a knot, adhere to the front of the card.
  • Punch out 1 starburst in tutti-frutti DSP, die cut 1 stitched circle in whisper white and sponge the edges in crumb cake ink. With crushed curry ink and a sponge dauber color the back side of a metallic foil doilie and cut in half.
  • Stamp the basket in crumb cake ink on crumb cake CS and cut out. Stamp a couple pears in both crushed curry and lemon lime twist ink, punch out with the pear punch. Stamp “hello” in crumb cake ink on a scrap of whisper white CS, cut out and punch a 1/6″ hole. Wrap a piece of linen thread around basket and tie a bow with the tag.
  • Attach the basket to the stitched circle with dimensionals, add the pears with mini dimensionals.
  • Layer together by adhering 1 half of the doilie to each side of the starburst, attach the whisper white stitched circle next with dimensionals, and adhere to the banner below the knot and add acouple tutti-frutti sequins.

I love making cards that are general, they are perfect when you just want to say hello and brighten someones day or add a sentiment inside!

If you would like to create this card or want to create your own using the Tutti-Frutti Suite check out the supplies below!

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Heres a little bit of last weeks view, minus the dolphins….I love California beaches!
Thank you for stopping by, I hope you were inspired by my card and are ready to start creating one for you!
Jeanne Kooker
Independent stampin’ Up! Demonstrator since 2003


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Simple & Sweet!

“You Are The Sweetest” is just one of the sayings that is included in the Fruit Basket Bundle. This fun bundle has 4 punches that coordinate with the  pear, watermelon, strawberry and pineapple stamp images, add the Tutti-frutti paper stack, washi tape, sequinslemon lime twist ribbon and you will be set to create cards, treats and scrapbook pages.

Today’s card I created using the strawberry stamps, strawberry punch and the tutti-frutti 6 X 6 paper stack featuring night of navy, real red and lemon lime twist.


 Cutting Instructions:

  • card base- whisper white note card and envelopes
  • night of navy- cut 1 at 1 1/4″ X 5″
  • tutti frutti real red print – 1″ x 5″
  • tutti frutti night of navy print – 1/2″ X 5″
  • lemon lime twist – 3/4″ X 5″


  • along the bottom of the card stamp 5 strawberries in real red, stamp the 5 lemon lime twist tops.  (the Stamparatus is helpful in positioning strawberries)
  • punch out scallop border with the decorative ribbon border punch, adhere small scallop to edge of night of navy print.
  • adhere night of navy CS to top edge of note card, add real red tutti frutti print, add night of navy tutti frutti print.
  • stamp”you are the sweetest” in night of navy on a scrap of whisper white CS, punch out with classic label punch, punch a hole for the bakers twine with the 1/16″ hand-held punch.
  • wrap a 25″-30″ piece of white bakers twine around the card, tie into a bow, wrap linen thread around the bow, insert the tag and tie a bow to complete.

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Jeanne Kooker
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Day 4 valentine Treats

Valentines day is all about treats, this cute little purse will hold two Ghirardelli chocolate squares perfectly inside. This is day 4 of my Valentine Treat share, I am following my theme this week with product from the Painted with Love Suite  from the  Occasions Catalog. 

(see below for a complete list of product)


Paper-  melon mambo CS 1 at 4 1/2″ X 7″, Petal Passion DSP  1 at 2 7/8″ X 2″ , whisper white CS 1 at  3 1/2″ X 4″, (scrap for heart)

    • die cut 1 scallop oval (#2, the 2nd largest) in whisper white card stock  [I like to use  use TAGGERS by Bev Adams for sizing of my layering framelits]
    • die cutting 1 of the box framelit in melon mambo CS, score at 2 3/8″ and  2 3/4″, trim at score lines and cut off flaps (X)  See diagram below ⬇️
    • adhere the Petal Passion DSP to the front of the purse
    • trim the whisper white scallop oval to fit the purse flap and adhere
    • cover a piece of the whisper white scrap (1 1/4′ X 1 1/4″) with the melon mambo washi tape, die cut 1 heart
    • fold up your purse and adhere the sides with tear & tape or fast fuse
    • cut a 9″ piece of shimmery black ribbon, adhere to the inside top fold, loop to form handle and adhere overlapping for a clean finish.
    • attach heart with a glue dot, add rhinestone and fill with candy.
    • add a glue dot to the bottom of heart to closeFullSizeRender (3)

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Day 3 Valentine Treat Share

Day 3 Valentine Treats

This week is going by quickly, it’s day 3 of my Valentine Treat share with the Sure Do Love You bundle. I created this treat holder out of one of our NEW Whisper White Narrow Note Card Envelopes featured on page 19 of the Occasions Catalog along with the Painted with Love Suite. The envelopes work great and with 20 in a pack you will be able to create a lot of treats.



  • Die cut the 2nd largest stitched shape circle framelit out of the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper
  • Die cut a 2 3/4″ melon mambo scallop circle using the layering circle framelits, adhere to the stitched circle and cut in 1/2 (you have an extra set for another treat)
  • Stamp one of the conversation hearts from the Sure Do Love You bundle in basic black on whisper white card stock, die cut with the coordinating heart from Lots of Love Box framelits, die cut an additional one out of melon mambo card stock. Trim the white off the stamped heart and attach to the melon mambo one with a dimensional.
  • To create the holder you need to fold the bottom of the envelope in half
  • Fold that edge up 1/4″ to 1/2″, crease with the bone folder
  • Open up and fold back forming a”W”
  • Just above the front lower fold add a strip of melon mambo washi tape and adhere the conversation heart as pictured.
  • Adhere the scallop 1/2 circle to the flap, fold down and tie a piece of solid black and white bakers twine around the top with a bow, slide in your choice of candy…I used a mini Hershey bar .

Below are all the supplies needed to create this Valentine Treat, as you may have noticed from the past two days we are using most of the same product.  Click on any product and you will be at my online store!

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Jeanne Kooker

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Day 2 Valentine Treats

It’s day 2 of my Valentine Treat share with the Sure Do Love You bundle. Today I chose to wrap up a box of “Sweethearts”, you can choose to wrap up any box of candy just by adjusting the measurements of your base card stock. This is a fun treat to give, everyone is surprised when the pull up on the bow the candy comes right along with it 🙂

Sweethearts all wrapped up!



    • Cut 1 piece of melon mambo card stock 3 1/4 X 7″, lightly wrap round your box of candy pressing on all edges to get nice crisp edges. (The melon mambo may need to be different depending on your box of candy, measure all the way around and add 1-2″ for overlap)
    • Overlap on the back side and adhere, slip off and punch a 1/8″ circle through both layers near the top.
    • Cut a 20″ piece of the black shimmer ribbon, insert through the hole on the front and bring out the hole in the back, pulling the ribbon so it is equal in length on both sides.
    • Insert the box of candy slowly pushing the ribbon down with it, tie a bow on the top of the box. This will allow the box to slide up when you pull the bow.
    • On a scrap piece of whisper white card stock stamp the banner image from “Sure Do Love You” in melon mambo, stamp off on a scrap piece of paper first for a softer image. Stamp again in basic black and cut out the words as pictured, attach to the banner with dimensionals.
    •  Adhere 4 rows of melon mambo washi tape on a piece of whisper white card stock (apx. 2 1/2″ X 3″) die cut with the 4th from the largest smooth ovals, die cut another piece of whisper white with the 3rd from the largest scallop oval, adhere together with adhesive and then to the front of the box.
    • Die cut the larger heart from the Love You Lots Box framelits out of a scrap of Petal Passions Designer Series paper, attach to oval with dimensionals
    • Add the banner to the heart with dimensionals to finish off.

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Sure Do Love You!


Creating valentines and treats for friends has always been a favorite childhood memory of mine. I cannot believe Valentine’s day is only a month away, I hope these treats will INSPIRE you to start creating your valentine treats! I will be sharing a Valentine treat each day this week with step by step instructions for you. the first treat is this cute little box of KISSES.

Little Box of KISSES


    • Die cut a 1 5/8″ square from the Petal Passion Designer Series Paper using the square stitched shape framelits
    • Punch out a 1 3/8″ scallop circle from melon mambo card stock
    • Punch out a 1 1/4′ circle in basic black, adhere to melon mambo scallop circle
    • On whisper white card stock stamp the “Be Mine” from “Sure Do Love You” stamp set in melon mambo, die cut with coordinating “Lots to Love Box” framelit.
    • Adhere a 2 strips of melon mambo washi tape from the Basic Pack 1 Washi Tape to whisper white card stock and die cut a small heart from “Lots to Love Box” framelits
    • Assemble a clear tiny treat box and fill with KISSES or your favorite treat
    • Tie a 20″ piece of the basic black shimmer ribbon around the box and tie into a bow
    • Attach the stitched square to the front of the box with glue dots
    • Adhere the washi tape heart with adhesive, attach the “Be Mine” heart with a dimensional, add a couple rhinestones to finish it off.

Are you ready to get started? Below is a list of supplies I used to create this treat box, click on any item and it will take you to my online store.

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 Check back tomorrow for another Valentine treat!
Thank You for stopping by,
Jeanne Kooker