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Year-end Closeout Sale

Filed under: Projects — December 3, 2019 @ 4:09 pm

It’s hard to believe, but the Holiday Catalog period is coming to a close.  It officially ends January 2nd, but already some items have sold out, because it was such a stellar collection of products this year.  Catch the Closeout sale HERE at my shop.

The Toile Tidings wrapping paper is included in the sale.  Wrap a gift or make your own gift bags!

The Wrapped in Plaid Suite continues to be very popular.  The paper is still available while supplies last, but will retire.  The Stamp set and punch bundle will be 10% off only through December, as will all the bundles.

Snowman Season is another bundle that will carry over, but not at the discount.   Unfortunately, the paper is sold out.

Do you have someone asking you for a shopping list?  Here you go!

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson

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Christmas Cards and More

Filed under: Projects — November 26, 2019 @ 4:20 pm

Stampin’ Up! has outdone themselves with this Holiday catalog.  Sales have been very strong, in fact several items are sold out already.  The tree punch is in low inventory, so I would grab one quickly.

I’ve made so many different Christmas cards this season that I don’t have time to post them all.  I do have pdfs available with a Stampin’ Up! purchase for these projects from my recent Card Classes:

And here are some lovely project photos provided by Stampin’ Up! for demonstrators to use:

And below is where you can find these product suites.   It’s easy to purchase the items separately and even easier to grab the whole suite.

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson
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Stampin’ Up! OnStage

Filed under: Projects — November 20, 2019 @ 5:24 pm

I had a fabulous time at OnStage.  It was great to see Stampin’ Up! demonstrator friends and play with new products.  Here are a few quick photos:

We picked up our bags and a gift at CentreStage – a dinner for leaders.

Hmmm, perhaps some meerkat stamps are in our future!

I love this picture of the new catalogs with my friends in the background hard at work on their #OnStage2019 make&takes.

A few of us in Hartford earned a march across the stage for this milestone award. It only took me 20 years to get there, but it was fun to meet some new friends to share the excitement.

Thank you for supporting my home business!

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson

Christmastime is Here

Filed under: Projects — November 5, 2019 @ 2:44 pm

Here are some more Christmas Rose projects.  Of course, I had to make my purse from the new Designer Series Paper.  I’ll fill these with the cards I made – just wait until my next post for my favorites.

Here’s an easy way to make multiples:  Use the gold-edged cards & envelopes.  Just fussy cut or die cut the large rose clusters from the paper.

And here are a few more projects from Stampin’ Up! artists:

Only available while supplies last, you will want to add this fun suite to your collection.  I would at least get the paper – it is so beautiful.  I’m getting several packages myself!

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson
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Christmas Time is Here and Trimmer Too

Filed under: Projects — November 1, 2019 @ 7:48 am

Just look at everything you can get in this brand new suite!

First the stamp set – just wow.

And the dies:

Next the Designer Paper.  I would grab a few packages of this right away.  It has beautiful gold metallic accents and I predict will be the first thing to sell out.  There is also some gorgeous gold ribbon and embellishments.

Here are just a few project you can make with the Christmastime is Here suite.

Did you notice the rose bracelet that is part of the suite?  I love it!

And the new Stampin’ Up! trimmer is finally available too!

You might want to run right over to my online shop!  Or if you want a discount on all your products, add them to your demonstrator starter kit.

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson



Magnolia Lane Christmas Flowers

Filed under: Projects — October 29, 2019 @ 10:46 am

I mentioned last time that my favorite patterns of Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper are now available in bulk.  And here is a great way to turn it into Christmas Paper!

Magnolia Lane, Stampin' Up!, Craftdoc, Christmas Cards

The secret is to color the flowers with Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends.  So easy!

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson

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Flash Sale Today

Filed under: Projects — October 23, 2019 @ 10:08 am

It’s here – but only until midnight – A rare flash sale from Stampin’ Up!

Stampin' Up! Flash Sale

Why not combine some of the stamp sets on sale together with the gorgeous Feels Like Frost Designer Series Paper?  Just stamp in Night of Navy ink right onto the paper for a quick, elegant card.

Feels Like Frost, Beautiful You, Rooted in Nature, Stampin' Up!,

Here I used sentiments from the Beautiful You and Rooted in Nature stamp sets, and mounted on Seaside Spray Cardstock.

Check out the sale here and happy shopping!

Oh – by the way – another fun item was added to the store today without fanfare, the bulk Magnolia Lane DSP – check it out here.

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson

Flash Sale – Stampin’ Up! stamps

Filed under: Projects — October 21, 2019 @ 10:23 am

Mark your calendar!  Set an alarm!  For one day only you can find over 50 stamp sets on sale.  This includes some Stampin’ Up! favorites such as Waterfront, Painted Harvest, Rooted in Nature and Beautiful You.  I can’t wait to add to my collection!  Here is the list and at the bottom of this post are thumbnails of all the sets.  It will include the sale price when you click on Wednesday.

Did you get your October Paper Pumpkin.  Isn’t it beautiful?  Refills should be available later today in my store.  And guess what? The name of the kit is Winter Woods and it matches the Winter Woods stamp set that will be in the flash sale!  So add this set to your list.

With any purchase, get my October CardClass tutorials featuring Wrapped in Plaid (above).  I loved playing with all the different trees.

Here’s a project I didn’t have room to add.  You could use this layout for many fun cards.

I just used the Tailored Tag punch to add rows of the beautiful plaid papers.

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Harvest Hellos

Filed under: Projects — October 17, 2019 @ 11:05 am

Here’s a fun bundle for you to play with for fall.  The punch does double duty – both pumpkins and apples!  Stampin’ Up! hit it out of the park on Harvest Hellos.

Today’s Tips:

Stamp on Designer paper and punch – so easy!

Stamp on Whisper White cardstock and color with Stampin’ blends.

Stamp on colored cardstock – the third card is by Barbara Waldsmith and was sent to me for #worldcardsendingweek  I love how she made a basket for the apples.

And here’s where you can grab this fun bundle in my store.

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson

Wrapped in Plaid

Filed under: Projects — October 14, 2019 @ 2:44 pm

Here are some more projects with the cute Perfectly Plaid bundle.  The sentiments and colors suggest Christmas cards, but why not change it up for some fall cards?

Purchase this great bundle or any other products this month, and I’ll send you my CardClass pdfs for Perfectly Plaid (the 3 cards above and more).

Happy crafting,

Kim Wilson
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