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A Toucan of My Appreciation – Bonanza Buddies

Happy Anniversary to me!  Two years ago today, January 23, 2018 I joined as a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator.  One of the best decisions I’ve made. It was the beginning of December and I was recovering from shoulder surgery and couldn’t drive so my husband had dropped me off at a Walmart near his work while… Continue reading A Toucan of My Appreciation – Bonanza Buddies

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Fun Friday with Bonanza Buddies

Welcome to Fun Friday!  When I am deciding on what stamp sets to purchase, I like to look for possibilities...and by that I mean...how versatile is this set of stamps?  Can I use it for something else?  Will the designs on the stamp set go with other sentiments? Or blend well with other stamp sets?… Continue reading Fun Friday with Bonanza Buddies

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Mixed Up Monday – Bonanza Buddies

Hello....it’s a New Year...well almost two weeks in...and I’m bringing back Mixed-Up Mondays.  Every Monday, I’ll be posting a project that mixes items from the new 2020 Mini Catalog and the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog.  We have a new Mini Catalog....and checking out all the goodies, it’s easy to forget to use the stamp sets or… Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – Bonanza Buddies

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Stamping on Wood

Yes, it’s true....you can stamp on something besides paper!  I’ve seen projects stamped on little cloth bags, shirts, coaster tiles, and my favorite....maybe because it’s the only one that I have tried....wood!  Small wooden slices, cut from a tree.  I have a friend who saved a branch that they cut from the bottom of their… Continue reading Stamping on Wood

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It’s All About the Paper – Feels Like Frost

It’s been a long week and as I’m writing this it’s only Tuesday.  So today I am sharing a super simple Christmas Card made with one of the prettiest sets of Designer Series Paper in the new 2019 Holiday Catalog, Feels Like Frost. See that beautiful scenery?  Each paper in the Feels Like Frost Designer… Continue reading It’s All About the Paper – Feels Like Frost

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Country Home Hello

With all the fun new stamp sets in the 2019 Holiday catalog, it’s easy to forget about all the other stamp sets in the 2019-2020 catalog that are waiting for someone to pay them attention.  Today’s card features one of those stamp sets, Country Home.  Just pair them up with a little of the new Come to… Continue reading Country Home Hello

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Color Challenge – Ink & An Aquapainter

I recently took part in a color challenge.  The challenge was to use three specific colors in a card and to use products that are in Stampin’ Up’s 2019 Holiday Catalog. It doesn’t seem like these colors: Pretty Peacock, Merry Merlot and Pear Pizzazz would be a great combination, but it just so happens that… Continue reading Color Challenge – Ink & An Aquapainter

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More Cardinals – Toile Christmas

Good Morning!  I’m back again with another cardinal card!  You can see the first one HERE. This time it’s very monochromatic and easy to make!  Here is is: Classic Christmas colors of Red & White (or in this case Very Vanilla) make this card an easy winner in the simple category.  The Toile Tidings Designer… Continue reading More Cardinals – Toile Christmas

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A Ghoulish Halloween

I’m backing up the holidays....Last week I showed you this Christmas card: Pine Trees & Perfectly Plaid )  and then showed you more of a Thanksgiving card yesterday: A Card(inal) for Many Occasions....so it only makes sense to back up the calendar a bit more and share a Halloween card today. This card is super simple and… Continue reading A Ghoulish Halloween

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A Card(inal) for Many Occasions

Don’t you just love a play on words?  I spent this past week-end crafting for almost 16 hours a day.....at a Home for the Hoiidays Retreat in Northern Virginia with about 20 other crafters.  I made 27 cards and 3 fancy box treat holders, all with a holiday theme. Four are Halloween Cards, twenty six… Continue reading A Card(inal) for Many Occasions