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Happy World Cardmaking Day!

Posted: Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 @ 11:16 am in Projects | No Comments »

I love making cards!  They are quick art projects without any artistic talent required.  The art work is already done with stamps designed by our amazing Stampin’ Up! artists.  You get to enjoy the creative process of choosing colors and layouts or just copy designs that you see in the catalog or online.  Card making […]

Paper, Paper, Pretty Paper and a Shaker Card

Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2020 @ 10:11 am in Projects | No Comments »

Yes, I do have a weakness for pretty paper.  There are 15 of my favorite Stampin’ Up! papers on sale for the entire month of October. Here is the list: And here is one of the many cards I have made with these favorite papers. Don’t you love how the waves in the Designer Paper […]

Starter Kit – Do the math

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 @ 1:53 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I actually got out my calculator for today’s Lunchtime Live on Facebook.  I did a little math to show how much money you can save by purchasing the Stampin’ Up! starter kit during the September Get & Go promotion. Let’s give a quick recap – starter kit cost is $99 plus tax (free shipping) = […]

Comfort & Hope

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 @ 1:46 pm in Projects | No Comments »

If you are reading this post on September 23, there is a 24 hour sale on stamps!  This only happens once a year, so check out the list of over 50 stamp sets. Comfort & Hope is one of the stamp sets included in the Stampin’ Up! sale.  I had fun making these #simplestamping cards […]

Beach Glass and Stamps

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 @ 1:34 pm in Projects | No Comments »

If you are reading this post on September 23, there is a 24 hour sale on stamps!  This only happens once a year, so check out the list of over 50 stamp sets here. I had fun one day making quick cards with beach glass and pebbles.  I live near Lake Erie, so we have […]

24-Hour Stamp Sale

Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 @ 2:55 pm in Projects | 1 Comment »

Check them out at my store.  Don’t blink – this is a flash sale! Happy shopping, Kim Wilson

Dies vs Punches

Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 @ 12:03 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Which are your favorite – dies or punches? Advantages of dies :  easier to store, more variety in size Advantages of punches:  faster to use, don’t need an expensive machine I love both and use both almost every day! Did you catch my review of the new Stampin’ Up! Cut & Emboss Machine? It only […]

Inlaid Die Technique

Posted: Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 @ 2:35 pm in Projects | No Comments »

My technique for the September Card class is the Inlaid Die Technique.  This fun technique I have turned into yet another two-fer card.  More 2-way cards are featured in this previous post on 3 ways to get 2 cards for 1. For the inlaid die technique, you literally just add back die-cuts into the negative […]

September Stamping

Posted: Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 @ 3:32 pm in Projects | No Comments »

It’s always a wild day when the Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack updates.  I go for the paper first – what about you?  Kits?  Ribbon?  Embellishments?  Punches?  Check them all out at my store. As well as enjoying some discount therapy, I’m celebrating my 22nd Stampiversary!  It was 22 years ago that I decided to purchase […]

3 ways to get 2 cards for 1

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 @ 12:16 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I love when you can get twice the bang for your buck (and time) when crafting.  Here are 3 ways to make what I call 2-fer cards with your die cuts. 1. Split Card Technique This technique works best with a large die such as Blossoms in Bloom.  Adhere the nesting die-cuts together and cut […]