Do you <3 gnomes, but don’t have a stamp? No problemo, girl. Here is an easy how-to make “A” gnome video for you!

Taking the Challenge

Challenge #1: The Paper Players “Into the Woods” Challenge looked like a fit. This is my first time trying this challenge. Since it is a well known fact that gnomes live in the woods, I thought this would be perfect. There are some cute samples over there including a to-go cup made with buffalo plaid.

Challenge #2: This is my first time for The Rainbow Card Metallic Challenge, and the gnome covers several metallic check marks. I used the

I’d love to see you take up the Gnome Challenge, too, and start the #GnomeFUNN #gnomevember invasion. Just use one of my tags #FUNNUniversity, #gnomeFUNN, or #marygunnFUNN, and I’ll be able to find your gnomes!

Holly Jolly Scrapbook Workshop

As a reminder, this month we will be creating at least 8 Christmas 12″x 12″ pages from the Holly Jolly Workshop (plus some Mix-in papers) on the online campus of FUNN University. Want to see what we are all about? Join us for a month, just for FUNN. FUNN U. is not like any virtual campus you’ve seen. We are all about being the support your need for the FUNN you want, and according to the feedback we are receiving, we are hitting the mark.

Card Care Clinic
Card Care Clinic Christmas Cards!!!

Look at what some of my FUNN friend card making elves made last Saturday! SEVENTY Christmas cards for a local nursing home. We had some warm soup, garlic bread, and lots of card making FUNN. Again, thank you for your excellent work, ladies!
Card Care Clinics are going to be monthly events, and is soon to be released as part of FUNN University. Stay tuned.

Upcoming FUNN this week on the campus of FUNN University
NOW – time to get your Holly Jolly on! Holly Jolly Intro, Prep & Cutting, and Assembly videos are up for you!
Wednesday – Business Espresso podcast “SCARY!”
Thursday – Cards+ One Lab – Plaids and Weaves, and, guys, the projects are CUTE!
Friday – Events 101 “Card Care Clinics”
Saturday – Gnome #2 – a Gnome of Letters. This is a FREE FUNN U. class on FB called LIVE from my MESK!

Social Media & FUNN mail, & events –
Monday – FUNNday MUNNday blog post
Tuesday – FUNN mail for my local friends. Sign up to receive your FUNN mail (our newsletter). Look at top of post on the right.
Wednesday – SHOUT OUT WEDNESDAY for your favorite of three projects on marygunnFUNN FB
Thursday – new card release
Friday – scrapbook tip
Saturday – FB LIVE called LIVE from my MESK! (my word for messy-desk) 10:00 a.m. Central on my FB page

Let gnome-one hold you back from the paper crafting FUNN this week. I will do my best to help!

Have questions about FUNN University? Close To My Heart products? Interested in scrapbooking, card making, and paper crafting? Starting your own Close To My Heart business? LMK. I’m always up for talking shop.

Best Friends Furever Workshop Kit with Stamp Sets
Best Friends FUREVER!

BTW, if you love cats and dogs, please look at the Best Friends FUREVER Special!
From my MESK! in the center of the FUNN U. campus, have a FUNNday, and hope to see you Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Central on my FB LIVE.



Mary GunnMary Gunn is the Founder and Head Professor of FUNN University. She has 20+ years experience in direct sales. She has 25+ years experience in teaching. She has combined her love for teaching and paper crafting in FUNN University. Please visit our online campus and take advantage of your first month as a gift.
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Windy Ellard
Windy Ellard
7 months ago

Your gnome is so adorable esp outlined in gold! I would say here hangs in the woods! Thanks for playing along with the theme challenge this week over at The Paper Players!

7 months ago

What a fun tutorial on gnome-making! Everyone should be able to draw a gnome! And we’re so glad you chose the Paper Players to show him off! I was gifted that SOTM and you’re right, it’s full of possibilities! Thanks for sharing this with the Paper Players this week!

Mary Gunn
Mary Gunn
7 months ago

Thank you, Leanne. Yes, everyone can draw this gnome! Thanks for your kind words, and I hope you will visit me at my MESK! Saturday for the next gnome. I’m glad to be a part of the Paper Players challenge, because I am a paper player, for sure!

7 months ago

There’s GNOME doubt about it–this is darling! Such a sweet creation! Thank you so much for joining us at The Rainbow Card Challenge! Hope to see you again soon! HUGS! 🙂 Mynn xx

Jacqueline Mantle
Jacqueline Mantle
7 months ago

Oh wow I am definitely going to do one of these or even many – he is soooo cute! Thanks so much for sharing your card at TRCC – hope to see you there again soon – Jacqueline xx

Lee Ann Barrett
Lee Ann Barrett
7 months ago

Well if this is not the most creative thing! And I love gnomes and I have no gnome stamps. I just may have to try this! So glad you joined us at The Rainbow Card Challenge this week!

Nandini Karmarkar
Nandini Karmarkar
7 months ago

Very cute card. The tutorial on the drawing is very helpful. Great to see you in our gallery and hope you will join us again soon! Please do visit my blog Paint Paper Scissors for more inspiration.
Nandini – Design Team member, Rainbow Card Challenges!

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