2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

The Sweetest Time – A Christmas Message

For someone who makes cards and other papercrafts for not only fun, but also as a business, I am notoriously late at getting my own cards in the mail.  It's no-one's fault but my own and I apologize that those of you on my list to receive cards will most likely be getting them after… Continue reading The Sweetest Time – A Christmas Message

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Curvy Celebrations!

Yesterday, Tuesday, November 3rd, the new Curvy Celebrations Products (there are two stamp sets!, dies and coordinating papers  became available for purchase!  This is a special group of products from the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog that Stampin’ Up is releasing as an early preview!  As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I was able to pre-order the… Continue reading Curvy Celebrations!

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“Checking” My List with Post-It Note Holders

Today I am going to share a quick and easy way to make a Post-It Note Holder.  If you want to carry these around in your purse or wallet, this little cover will help protect them....plus it looks cute too!I used Christmas Colors (and Christmas Designer Series Paper!) for these,  I gave all my customers… Continue reading “Checking” My List with Post-It Note Holders

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Just A Note, Playful Pets, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Playful Pets and Lane

If you know anything about Stampin’ Up’s Designer Series Paper, you might recognize the name of Playful Pets in the title of this post.  It’s one of the new Designer Series Papers that came out in the new 2020-22 Annual Catalog.   This cute little paper set is filled with little doggies and kitties, paw… Continue reading Playful Pets and Lane

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June 2020 Paper Pumpkin + Alternatives

NOTE:  Read all the way to the end!  I saved the best for last!It’s the end of June and time for another Paper Pumpkin post featuring the June  - Sunshine in a Box - Kit.  This kit made eight 5 1/2” x 4 1/4” cards - 2 each of four designs).  But before I show… Continue reading June 2020 Paper Pumpkin + Alternatives

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Ornate Garden, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Uncategorized

Ornate Garden of Daisies

I have finally had a chance to play around with some of my new stamps and dies.  Although the Ornate Garden Suite has been out since May as part of a special early release from the new 2020-2022 Annual catalog, I was too busy having fun with some of the stamp sets that were retiring.… Continue reading Ornate Garden of Daisies

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Forever Fern, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Uncategorized

Simple Forever Fern

Nothing is better than a simple card.  I missed easing into Monday....so today I am tackling Tuesday instead.  This card I’m going to share uses the Forever Greenery Suite of products.  There is a fantastic new stamp set, Forever Fern, and a matching die set called Forever Flourishing that is part of the suite.  When I first got the… Continue reading Simple Forever Fern

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Friendship, General Cards, Playing with Patterns, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Playing with Patterns – Circles!

I’ve got another super simple....ease into Monday... card for you today!  And it’s all about circles.  Little ones, big ones, patterned ones, plain ones....and even fuzzy ones!I used the new Playing With Patterns Designer Series Paper. There are lots of patterns to choose from...circles, big and little dots, bold diagonal stripes, skinny stripes, bright colors and pastels....it’s… Continue reading Playing with Patterns – Circles!

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One Sheet Wonder – Peaceful Poppies

It’s Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper Week on my blog.  All this week, I’ll be sharing projects using this set of papers.  It is one of the Designers Series Paper that is retiring, and is among my favorites, so I’m sad to see it go.  So I’m making the most out of using it.  This… Continue reading One Sheet Wonder – Peaceful Poppies

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DinoRoar – Just Paper

A new catalog is coming soon!  The 2020-2021 Annual Catalog will be out on June 3rd.  And with Stampin’ Up announcing the list of items that will be retiring from the current 2019-2020 Annual Catalog, I thought I’d better get going and used some of the items I have that I have never used before… Continue reading DinoRoar – Just Paper