Sneak Peek

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When a friend needs a long-distance hug, send a special card you made!

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This detailed look was created with the LACE DYNAMIC TEXTURED IMPRESSIONS EMBOSSING FOLDER #148530 coming Jan . 3rd in the NEW 2019 Occasions Catalog! Before embossing, I dragged the Sea Form Ink Pad across the inside of the folder to add soft color in the impressions!

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The base card is Sea Foam with a layer of Basic Grey. Send a card to someone who needs a hug!

 


Pinch Box and Pattern

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Today, I have an adorable little party favor box and PATTERN for you! Mine are made with the All is Bright Designer Series Paper #147892 and hold three Dove Chocolates.

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Just "PINCH" the sides of the top edge to pop open! The All is Bright Paper Clips #147893 are perfect to close the top with a festive touch!!

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The first one you make, use scrap card stock and get the feel of the pattern.

Here is the pattern as my holiday gift to you! ENJOY!

Pattern here: View this photo

 

 

 


2019 Sneak Peek

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I've been PLAYING with NEW stamps!! Here is a peek at the lovely hibiscus flower from the Humming Along Stamp Set in the 2019 Occasions Catalog.  I love to play with color using Stampin' BLENDS!!

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After coloring, I like the shimmer of Clear Wink of Stella #141897 on most flowers!! It applies quickly and dries fast. You will definitely see more of this lovely tropical flower beginning Jan. 3, 2019.

If you purchase a min. of $50 from me annually, you will receive FREE catalogs from me. WATCH your mailbox in the last half of December for your 2019 Occasion Catalog and 2019 Sale-A-Bration Promo!! (USA only)


Swaps

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The cheerful colors of these flowers grabbed my eye on this swap card made by Dawn Miller. The Beautiful Promenade Bundle #148389 flower colors are NEW Gorgeous Grape, Melon Mambo, and Pumpkin Pie! GREAT combo for a happy feeling!

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These flower are a TWO - STEP design: two images are stamped to create all the detail!

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Lovely card, Dawn. Thanks for swapping with me!

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This swap was made by Elizabeth Barnes of Canada. It's has a lovely softness by combining NEW Balmy Blue and NEW Gray Granite.

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The Foliage Frame Framelits #146353 in the Gray Granite color add LOTS of texture to the circular design.

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Very sweet, professional looking creation, Elizabeth! Glad we swapped!


Swaps

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I'm so sorry I've be unable to blog!! My new laptop got hung up at the Geek Squad for my data transfer!! This is a clever swap card by Kathy Van Helsland. Half of the front opens for your message.

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Here is the inside. The red card stock measures 8-1/2 X 3-1/4" scored at 4-1/4".

 

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This is an easy layout, but very unique! Are your Christmas cards in the mail yet?? Half of mine have been sent!

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Such a cute Birthday card for anyone!! This is a swap, sadly without a name.

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This perfect paper is Broadway Bound Specialty Designer Series Paper #146277.

 

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Swaps

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Kathy Johnson of Forest Hill, MD is the creator of this crisp, pretty swap card! It features Serene Garden Bundle of 8 stamps and 6 dies #148395.

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Kathy used Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers for the color. Very nice, Kathy!

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This is a nice, simple holiday card I received as a swap, but don't have a name to give credit. This stamp set is the versatile Sheltering Tree #137163.

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Wink of Stella #141897 adds frosty shimmer to the wintery tree! Lovely!

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More Swaps

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As promised, more of my favorite OnStage swaps from last week. This unique layout caught my eye! Jo Ann Harris created this card using Peaceful Poinsettia Bundle #149962, New Blackberry Bliss Cardstock and Blends Markers.

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The images are heat embossed with Silver and this poinsettia is shimmered with Wink of Stella #141897.

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I especially love the slashes of Silver Glimmer Paper!! #146960

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Here is a DELIGHTFUL birthday creation by Jackie O'Bryan of KS. Black really POPS the colors!! This is the cute Broadway Birthday Bundle #148321.

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Check out this UNIQUE detail: she ran a circle of Window Sheet #142314 thru the Subtle Embossing Folder # 143706!!! Very interesting texture!!

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All the color strips are popped out using the Foam Adhesive Strips #141825! This is a HAPPY card for ANYONE's Birthday!


Swaps

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Here are two lovely swaps I received at Stampin' Up!'s OnStage last week. Always fun to see different styles of stamping. This card was created by Karen Biedronski of Maryland. The images are heat embossed with Copper and the flowers are painted with Frost White Shimmer Paint #147046. Stamps: Swirly Frames #146519, Love What You Do #148042, Beautiful Promenade #146842. Colors: Fresh Fig, Powder Pink. 

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Great Textures and Shine!!

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This swap card is cheerful and springy! Unfortunately the creator did not add her name, so I'm unable to give her due credit. Stamp Set: Perennial Birthday. Colors: Highland Heather, Mango Melody.

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A very cheery card for celebrating!! My next post will have two more favorite swaps. 

 


OnStage 2018 Highlights

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An International WELCOME to Stampin' Up!'s 30th Anniversary OnStage (convention) in Orlando, Florida!

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The LOOT! Stampin' Up! had lots of gifts and giveaways to celebrate!!

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The first day was an Epcot Playday to thank upper titled demonstrators!

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I made sure to visit the Moroccan Venue. It brought back wonderful memories of visiting Morocco several times while my hubby was stationed at the Rota, Spain Naval Base.

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Waiting with Barb's Team for MainStage to start : Melissa Hunting, Jennifer Lawyer, Nancy Ferb, Barb Faulkner.

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Demonstrators ALWAYS swap ideas. Here are my 107 swaps after trading!

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Exciting announcement and inspiring demonstrations!

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My TEAM member, Linda Niemeyer, receiving recognition for $500,000 in Career Sales!! HURRAY for Linda!!

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My TEAM that attended: Barb Faulkner, Silver Elite; Nancy Ferb, Gold Elite; Michelle Miller, Silver Elite; Karen Euhus, Bronze; Linda Niemeyer, Bronze Elite; and below Shari Ball, Silver. SO thrilled to have them attend!!

Shelli's family 2018

The amazing Shelli Gardner family! What an ACCOMPLISHMENT to begin a business in your living room and 30 years later you are INTERNATIONAL in 10 countries!! It is my pleasure to be a Gold Elite Demonstrator and represent this fantastic company for 22 years.

Thank you SHELLI & Sara!!

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Merry Christmas to All Gift Card Holder

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Everyone needs Gift Card Holders for the Holiday. This one is very easy!

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Cut base card stock 4-1/4" x 11", and score at 5-1/2" and 8-1/2".  Use about a 1" circle punch to punch a thumb hole in the edge of the card stock. This edge folds to the inside of the card and is attached only on the side edges with strong adhesive like Tear & Tape #138995. Attach the inside layer that is 4" X 2-1/2". Last, close your card and attach the front layer so it hides the inside layer. The lovely sentiment is from the Merry Christmas to All Stamp Set #147702.

 

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