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Archive for August, 2017

Catch Up and Anniversary

Posted: Thursday, August 31st, 2017 @ 3:02 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Nineteen years ago today – before blogging, online ordering and Pinterest – I signed up to be a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator.  Here’s a picture of me at my first Stampin’ Up! Convention, back when stamping on walls was all the rage! For my latest picture and a special offer, see this earlier post.  I also […]

Carols of Christmas – Silver and Gold

Posted: Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 @ 5:09 pm in Projects | No Comments »

The kids are all back to school here and the fall crafting season has begun. If you can’t wait  to order from the new Stampin’ Up Holiday Catalog, I have some suggestions.  The Carols of Christmas bundle used on these 2 cards is available right now. Or if your wish list is longer, you can […]


Posted: Friday, August 25th, 2017 @ 10:10 am in Projects | 2 Comments »

Please help me celebrate my 19th Anniversary as a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. It’s hard to believe that I have been designing cards for classes and swapping at Stampin’ Up events for 19 years! I have boxes and boxes of wonderful cards and card fronts in my collection. But… I’m sure that if you make purchase […]

Paper Pumpkin kits

Posted: Thursday, August 24th, 2017 @ 8:18 am in Projects | No Comments »

I haven’t posted about the Stampin’ Up Paper Pumpkin kits in a while.  I usually save mine for traveling, but I do like to take a peek when the red box arrives in my mailbox. I loved the August kit so much… That I ordered a bunch of refills to make as gifts.   You […]

Happy Eclipse Day!

Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017 @ 8:37 am in Projects | No Comments »

One of the projects I worked on at my craft retreat last weekend was a card for today’s solar eclipse.  We will just see a partial in my area, but this is what I imagined the sky could look like in the areas of the country that will see a total eclipse. Today’s Tips: -Start […]

Craft Retreat and Daisy Punch

Posted: Friday, August 18th, 2017 @ 8:44 am in Projects | No Comments »

I’m heading out today for a weekend craft retreat.  It’s fun to get together with friends, not have to cook, and have time just for creative fun!  I should have lots more to share next week. Here’s another Daisy Punch card that I made.  Aren’t these fun colors?  I wasn’t sure about the new In […]

Clearance Rack and Daisy Punch

Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 @ 8:43 am in Projects | No Comments »

Just thought you would want to know: Dozens of new items have been added to the Clearance Rack, including some favorite designer papers, dies and punches.  This is just a partial screenshot: AND….The Daisy Punch is back on the Low Inventory List.  Which means if you are one of the few that doesn’t have it […]

Summer Catch Up

Posted: Monday, August 14th, 2017 @ 3:18 pm in Projects | No Comments »

While the pre-release of Carols of Christmas bundle was calling my name, I realized that there exist a bunch of forgotten cards that I made for my Delightful Daisy Suite series that are feeling rather left out of my blog. But first, a commercial break – check out this Stampin’ Up! special for Paper Pumpkin.  […]

Carols of Christmas

Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 @ 8:35 am in Projects | 1 Comment »

Have you ever taken a card completely apart and put it together again?  I wasn’t sure I liked how most of the ornaments from this Carols of Christmas card were covered by the large sentiment. Today’s Tip: -Cut apart your sentiment for an entirely different look! Happy Crafting, Kim Wilson Click on the pictures below […]

Carols of Christmas

Posted: Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 @ 3:29 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I wish I had more time to play with this delightful bundle that has been pre-released by Stampin’ Up this month.  Here is one easy but glamorous card I have completed, backing the die cut panel with Glimmer Paper. Today’s Tip: -Mount the top panel with Stampin’ Dimensionals to add some space between the trees […]