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Archive for April, 2014

Clearance Rack and New Catalog

Posted: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 @ 11:45 am in Projects | No Comments »

Stampin’ Up! has just updated the Clearance Rack with some Holiday Favorites – washi tape, paper stacks, frosted embellishments and Expressions Thinlits to name a few.  My website store is HERE and my current hostess code is 6CQPDJXS. And….drumroll please…. I received my new catalog and a new stamp set at the Catalog Premiere Event […]

Stampin’ Up! Retiring Stamps

Posted: Thursday, April 24th, 2014 @ 8:15 am in Projects | No Comments »

Stampin’ Up! retiring stamp sets are flying off the shelves.  This is the first year that retired stamp sets are “while supplies last”.   And they are selling out quickly.  I’ve already crossed off over 30 items from my list and most are stamp sets.  Here is one of my favorites – Take Care.  It’s sold […]

Event Display Stamper

Posted: Saturday, April 19th, 2014 @ 3:17 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Once again, I am excited to enter the competition for Convention Display Stamper.  We have to post 3 cards, 1 scrapbook page and two 3D items that we have made.  Projects are judged on quality and creativity.  Since displays are based on a limited number of new products, I decided to make all my cards […]


Posted: Friday, April 18th, 2014 @ 10:25 am in Projects | No Comments »

April 21-25 Stampin’ Up! will be offering free shipping.  PLUS, the retiring products lists will be released on the 21st.  All products (including stamps) will be available only while supplies last, so I suggest you order early in the week.  My current hostess code is TAYCKP7U.  Don’t forget to check out the Weekly Deals and […]

Easter Side Step Card Part 2

Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014 @ 10:01 am in Projects | No Comments »

I decided to update my Easter Side Step card from 5 years ago.  The Tutorial is HERE – one of my most visited posts. Today’s Tips: – Use the fringe scissors to make some grass. -The Watercolor Wonder Designer Series Paper is PERFECT for making Easter eggs. -Teeny Tiny Wishes has a Happy Easter stamp […]

Posted: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 @ 9:17 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here are some more Easter Cards for your inspiration. Today’s Tips: -click on the photo to enlarge -Again, more Oval Punch eggs -The Punch Pack for the tiny flowers is ON SALE only until Monday.  My current hostess code is TAYCKP7U – contact me or order online here -Use the Paper Piercing Tool and Mat […]

Easter Treat

Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014 @ 9:07 am in Projects | No Comments »

I posted a photo a few days ago of some Easter Treat holders made with the Tag Topper Punches.  Here’s a close up of my favorite. Today’s Tips: -Use the Fringe Scissors to make a grass band around the bottom – it will hold a Cadbury Creme Egg! -Tie some twine around the Chevron Ribbon […]

Easter Cards

Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 @ 9:03 am in Projects | No Comments »

I’ll be posting some Easter Cards – both mine and swaps – over the next couple days.  I hope you can find some inspiration for your own projects. Today’s tips: -Use your punches!  The Petal Blossom punch is on the Clearance Rack.   Sponge the edges for definition.   Not shown here – the Watercolor […]

No Line Paper Piercing

Posted: Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 @ 1:10 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Here are some more techniques we learned at the last Erie Area Demo meeting.  Stamp Class is Tuesday – see my Facebook page or website for details. Today’s Tips: -For no line paper piercing (card by Pam), first stamp on the back of your panel in any color.  Pierce holes wherever there are stamped lines.  […]

Erie Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators

Posted: Monday, April 7th, 2014 @ 1:02 pm in Projects | No Comments »

We had a meeting Saturday of the local Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.  It’s always fun to see each other and share ideas.  Maybe you can join us next time!  BTW, new demonstrators get free Convention Registration this year ($300 value) and registration starts tomorrow! Here are some of our make and takes. By Barb and Kathy: […]