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Stamping Essentials

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2021 @ 1:31 pm in Projects | No Comments »

It seems like a lot of  stamping staples are retiring this year.  We were told that this is because of the cyclical nature of non-consumable items such as punches and dies.  Once everybody has them, the demand (and sales) go way down until another group of new crafters arises.  That tells me we better get […]

Girls need a purse!

Posted: Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 @ 3:17 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I had so much fun making this little purse gift bag and matching card.  What little gift would you put inside for Mother’s Day or a girlfriend gift?  I tucked a little paper-crafted lipstick and a note inside the darling pocket. Just to let you know, the cardstock color I used is a sneak peek […]

Crafting With Kids

Posted: Thursday, April 8th, 2021 @ 5:26 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Before it’s too late to get, I want to hop on and share the April Paper Pumpkin kit.  I’m so excited that this will be a fun, colorful kit that is great for crafting with kids or gifting to anyone! Here’s a video showing a few of the cute popsicle shaped cards and fun ways […]

Retiring favorite stamp sets – part 2

Posted: Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 @ 2:43 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Last time I showed you some, and here are some more favorite Stampin’ Up! stamp sets and bundles that are retiring soon.  I hope that these cards I made in the past give you some fun layout ideas for your own papercrafting projects. We have Field Journal for the nature lover.  Perfect for coloring with […]

Retiring Favorite stamp sets

Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 @ 3:01 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Last time I showed you some of the awesome discounts on retiring dies, punches and more.  Today I have some projects with favorite retiring bundles and stamp sets. Timeless Tulips is NOT retiring, but it will no longer be at the bundled discount after May 3.  I wanted to show it today since it is […]

My Top Picks – Retiring Stampin’ Up!

Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 @ 2:25 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I’ve listed  some of the best sale items from the retiring Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.  Be sure to pick up any matching stamp sets that are also retiring. Tip:  If the dies are discounted, get the stamps and dies separate.  If not, bundles are always 10% 0ff. Just click on the thumbnail photo to see […]

Easter Cards

Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2021 @ 9:42 am in Projects | No Comments »

I predicted that the Arrange a Wreath bundle was retiring and I was right.  Unfortunately, the dies are in Low Inventory, so I hope you can grab this great bundle for all occasions before it is gone for good  (see product photos at the end). Here are the Easter cards I made this week: I […]

Stampin’ Up! Retiring List

Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 @ 3:07 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Since the Stampin’ Up! Retiring List is posting soon, I want to give a rundown of what’s happening when.  The calendar is a bit confusing now, with catalogs ending at different times, and a couple of out of publication offerings too! The 2020-2021 Annual Catalog ends on May 3, but the retiring list and LAST […]

2 ways to make shaker cards

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 @ 11:43 am in Projects | No Comments »

I’m a big fan of shaker cards.  They are so fun to play with, no matter how old you are.  So I made this one for St. Patrick’s Day.   And then I had to make some butterfly shaker cards too! But first – FREE SHIPPING MARCH 17, 2021. If you missed it, be sure to […]

St. Patrick’s Day Card

Posted: Saturday, March 13th, 2021 @ 1:26 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I went with the green today and gathered up some supplies.  I had some cool sequins that I haven’t used before,  so it was a perfect time to try a shaker card for St. Patrick’s Day. I saw this shaker card technique at a Stampin’ Up! virtual event last year and have been waiting for […]