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Archive for May, 2016

Retiring Soon

Posted: Saturday, May 28th, 2016 @ 2:45 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Here’s the last card we made at the May class, featuring the Going Global stamp set and World Traveler Folder.  I’m so sad to see these retire! Today’s Tips: -To get this definition from your embossing folder, ink up the inside of the folder that has the logo (the debossed side).  Then add your Sahara […]

Retiring Soon

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 @ 4:50 pm in Projects | No Comments »

And here is a card that we made at the May class, featuring the retiring Corner Garden background stamp.  This was kind of a sleeper for me in the catalog.  When I got a swap card like this one (using shades of pink), I just had to have it, and so did most of my […]

Retiring Soon

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2016 @ 7:39 am in Projects | No Comments »

For the next few days I will give my tips for my last Card Class.  Sorry these are so late!  Like yesterday, this card features the retiring Big News stamp set. Today’s Tips: -Lots of embossing folders are retiring – I gave everyone a choice and they all looked good with this layout. -Layer some […]

Retiring Soon

Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2016 @ 2:39 pm in Projects | No Comments »

We finally have some nice weather for gardening, so I’m just adding a few quick posts featuring stamp sets that retire on May 30th.  And some are on sale too at my website shop. These quick and easy cards feature the Dotty Angles and Big News stamp sets, and my favorite retiring color Lost Lagoon. […]

Party Planning Party

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 @ 11:16 am in Projects | No Comments »

Stampin’ Up! asked me to post during our 24 hour Party Planning Party.  The new catalog starts June 1 and we are brainstorming cool projects and fun events for June.  And there are even more Stampin’ Rewards just for June, so contact me to get your home or virtual party on the calendar today! I […]

Box Card

Posted: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 @ 10:05 am in Projects | No Comments »

First – today is the last day to sign up for the May Paper Pumpkin kit (here).  You won’t want to miss this one with the cute die cut panels: This is the box card I made for my mom’s birthday last month using the Number of Years stamp set and framelits.  The confetti is […]

Happy National Scrapbooking Day!

Posted: Saturday, May 7th, 2016 @ 8:41 am in Projects | No Comments »

I’m kicking off National Scrapbooking Day with a live event on my Facebook page.  I’ve never done this before, so we’ll see how it goes!  I’m featuring Project Life by Stampin’ Up! in the event.  If you are not familiar with this memory keeping system, here’s a video. I’ll post back later with my finished […]

Mother’s Day Cards

Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 @ 9:48 am in Projects | No Comments »

You still have a few days to make that Mother’s Day card!  Here’s an easy one using the “Remarkable You” stamp set.  These bold floral images are great for a quick card and the sentiment is perfect for many occasions.  Here, I paired it with Greatest Greetings on the inside. Today’s Tips: The spotlighting technique […]

Pre-Order Day and Paper Pumpkin

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 @ 9:41 am in Projects | No Comments »

Today is pre-order day for Stampin’ Up! demonstrators – always an exciting time as we anticipate a new catalog. If you purchase the demonstrator starter kit, you can choose the same new products and be first to get the new In Colors! Check out “Join the Fun” at my website. And here’s a sneak peek […]

Card Swaps

Posted: Sunday, May 1st, 2016 @ 1:46 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I haven’t been able to do much stamping during our home remodeling, so this is the perfect time to share some of the swap cards I received at #onstage2016.  For the past week I have shared my favorite cards made with retiring stamp sets. The first card, by Donna Johnson features the already sold out […]