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Brand New Kit

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This is the NEW Fancy Friends Kit! It's contents will make 6 quick notes with envelopes. This is awesome for creating on the go! Stamp on a plane or in a car. It's a great gift idea for anyone who loves to create. It is listed in my online store under "kits." Click HERE.

Chock-Full of Cheer

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This is the same stamp set as yesterday, but with MORE sparkle! Candy Canes are "classic!"
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Add sparkle to your cards with Stampin' Up!'s Glimmer Paper in Red, Silver, or Champagne!
Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Chock-Full of Cheer #126715 Wood mount OR #126717 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Whisper White # 100730, Real Red # 102842
  • Ink: Real Red # 126949, Gumball Green #126861
  • Accessories: Silver Glimmer Paper #124005, Rhinestones #119246, Jolly Jingles Jumbo Wheel #120864, Jumbo Handle #103661

Chock-Full of Cheer

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A cheery design in Tempting Turquoise and Real Red colors! This card measures 4.25" X 4.75".

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Jolly Jingles Jumbo Wheel is perfect "Flap Art!"

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Chock-Full of Cheer #126715 Wood mount OR #126717 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Whisper White # 100730, Real Red # 102842, Tempting Turquoise #102067
  • Ink: Basic Black #126980, Real Red # 126949, Tempting Turquoise #126952
  • Accessories: Mitten Builder Punch #127824, Brights Designer Buttons #119747, Island Indigo Baker's Twine #125575, 3/16" Corner Punch #119871, Jolly Jingles Jumbo Wheel #120864, Jumbo Handle #103661

NEWS FLASH-

Just announced:

SPOOKTACULAR SALE

Oct. 29th ONLY

15% off all stamps

 This means all stamps in the current catalogs including:

Background stamps, Personalized stamps, Cookie Press stamps, and single-image stamps!!

Not included: Hostess stamps, Bundled stamp sets,

digital stamps.

Get your orders ready for SPOOKTACULAR MONDAY:

order right here, by email or phone!


Dazzling Diamonds

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Thank you Tami of TamiWaddellCreates for this sparkly Christmas Cheer. LOVE it! Dazzling in person!

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The "SECRET" to this card: Attach Stampin' Up!'s Multipurpose Adhesive Sheet to White Cardstock and peel off leaving the adhesive on the cardstock. Press on your ribbon scraps, then sprinkle with Dazzling Diamonds Glitter. Dump off the extra glitter and attach the cardstock behind the cut out shape. LOVELY!

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Sweet Essentials #126455 Wood mount or #126457 Clear mount
  • Ink: Gumball Green #126861
  • Cardstock: Raspberry Ripple #126842, Gumball Green #126840, Whisper White #100730
  • Accessories: Big Shot Die Cutting Machine # 113439, Lacy Brocade Embossing Folder #127819, Holiday Ornaments Framelits #127816, 5/8" Organza Ribbon #114319, Green Ribbon Scraps, Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets #120805, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter #102023

Blooming with Kindness

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Soft with a sparkle! Blooming with Kindness stamp set is a collection of very useful sentiments and a lovely Mum flower image.

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I heat embossed white ink onto Whisper White cardstock and then sponged that image. That's called the "resist technique" because the embossed ink "resists" the sponging.

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Blooming with Kindness #126420 Wood mount or # 126422 Clear mount Blooming with Kindness
  • Cardstock: Midnight Muse #126843, Whisper White #100730, Pretty in Pink #100459
  • Ink: Midnight Muse #126860, Pretty in Pink #126955, Versamark #102283
  • Accessories: Silver Glimmer Paper #124005, White Stampin' Emboss Powder #109132, Heat Tool #129053 Stampin' Sponge #101610, Basic Rhinestones #119246, Large Scallop Edgelits #127019, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine #113439, Dimensionals #104430

Sweet 1st Birthday

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Our grand niece is turning ONE! I made a sweet "little girl" dress card to send our special wishes!

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MEMORABLE MOMENTS Stamp Set gives me the specific sentiment I need!

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Memorable Moments #126680 Wood mount or #126682 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Whisper White #100730, Pool Party #122924, Daffodil Delight #119683
  • Ink: Island Indigo #126986
  • Accessories: Daffodil Delight Seam Binding #125583, 3/16" Brights Brads #119740, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack #118309, Sticky Strip #104294

Illuminate Glimmer Watermark Ink Pad

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This background was created using the NEW Illuminate Glimmer Watermark Ink Pad. It makes a tone-on-tone with SHIMMER! It's difficult to photograph, but  lovely when you can tilt and tip the image to catch the light. It works with colored cardstocks, also.

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Snowflake Soiree #127922 Wood mount or #127925 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Whisper White #100730, Brushed Silver #100712
  • Ink: Illuminate Glimmer Watermark #126857, Refill #128333 Illuminate pad
    Accessories: Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch #119275, Rhinestone Jewels #119246

SEVENTY new items have been added to the CLEARANCE RACK! Click the link at the top of this page & check it out!

Fourth Birthday

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"I DIG YOU" is a great little boy stamp set! Here I used bright primary colors. The clouds are actually the TOP of the Cupcake Builder Punch!

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I placed all my sentiments from Memorable Moments stamp set on ONE block for easy positioning! To see more samples with this or other stamp sets, click the link in the list on the right.

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: I Dig You #122720 Wood mount OR #122722 Clear mount, Memorable Moments #126680 Wood mount OR #126682 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Whisper White #100730, Gumball Green #126840
  • Ink: Gumball Green #126861, Basic Black #126980, Pumpkin Pie #126945, Tempting Turquoise #126952, Sahara Sand #126976
  • Accessories: Stampin' Sponge #101610, Brights Brads #119740, Dimensionals #104430, Cupcake Builder Punch #121807

Christmas Card Stack #1 is TODAY! Sign up for Christmas Card Stack #2 coming Nov. 16th @ 9am! The holidays are creeping up!

Memorable Moments

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I used the clear mount Memorable Moments Stamp Set and arranged all the images onto one block, then stamped. I didn't have to stress over lining anything up perfectly. So simple!

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Memorable Moments #126680 Wood mount or #126682 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla #101650, Riding Hood Red #111348
  • Ink: Riding Hood Red #126968
  • Accessories: Fan Fair Designer Series Paper #126918 Fan Fair DSP
    Red Glimmer Paper #121790, Large Scallop Edgelit #127019, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine #113474, BoHo Blossoms Punch #119858, Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint #116806, Metallic Brad #119741,Very Vanilla Seam Binding #120999, Dimensionals #104430

Perfectly Preserved versatility

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Did you recognize this image? It's in the VERSATILE Perfectly Preserved Stamp Set of 14 images.

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This card is so sweet and simple! Couldn't be easier! Purchase any Stampin' Up! products HERE!

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Perfectly Preserved #126690 Wood mount or #126692 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Island Indigo #122923, Very Vanilla #101650
  • Ink: Island Indigo #126986, Wild Wasabi #126959
  • Accessories: Small Oval Punch #120908, 1-3/8" Square Punch #119877, Metallic Brad #119741, Dimensionals #104430, Orchard Harvest Designer Series Paper #126895

Nancy’s Holiday Special

Oct. 15 – Nov. 15, 2012

Purchase MAKE A MITTEN Stamp Set from me and I’ll mail you four cute cards made with this set! Your purchase may be placed online, email, phone, or in person. You may combine your order with other items. In fact, I recommend the coordinating Mitten Builder Punch. I appreciate your orders.

View my “Make a Mitten” video!


Joyous Celebrations

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Joyous Celebration Stamp Set of 9 images fits perfectly into this fancy fold card design! Start with cardstock cut 4-1/4" X 11". Scored at 2-1/2" and 6-7/8".

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Don't forget to add a POP of Glimmer Paper to your holiday designs!

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Joyous Celebrations #128066 Wood mount or #128069 Clear mount

Joyous Celebrations

  • Cardstock: Gumball Green #126840, Cherry Cobbler #119685, Very Vanilla 101650
  • Ink: Gumball Green #126861, Cherry Cobbler #126966, Basic Black #126980
  • Punches: Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border #119275, 1" Square #124094, 1-1/4" Square 119865, 1-1/4" Scallop Circle #127811, 1-3/8" Circle #119860, 1-3/4" Scallop Circle #119854
  • Accessories: Metallic Brad #119741, Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper, Champagne Glimmer Paper #127885, Dimensionals #104430

Ornament Keepsakes BUNDLE

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It's such a CLASSIC Holiday card to send your friends!

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Ornament Keepsakes BUNDLE: SAVES 15% #129949 Wood mount or #129950 Clear mount, Lovely as a Tree #115026 Wood mount or #127793 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Whisper White #100730, Brushed Gold #102935, Cherry Cobbler #126119685
  • Ink: Always Artichoke #126972, Versamark #102283
  • Accessories: Cherry Cobbler 3-1/2" Scalloped Tulle Ribbon #127841, Emboss Buddy #103083, Heat Tool #129053, Gold Stampin' Emboss Powder #109129, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine #113474, Dimensionals #104430

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Snowflake Soiree

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This color combo is Pool Party and Basic Grey, sorry it looks black.

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A POP of Silver Glimmer Paper is perfect for this simple design!

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Snowflake Soiree #127922 Wood mount or #127925 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Whisper White #100730, Pool Party #122924, Basic Gray #121044
  • Ink: Pool Party #126982, Basic Gray #126981
  • Accessories: Silver Glimmer Paper #124005

 


Perfectly Preserved BUNDLE

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It's harvest time and I miss seeing farmers in the fields of golden crops.

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This "bundle" of Perfectly Preserved Stamp Set and the Cannery Framelits Dies makes a great fall greeting.

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Order this bundle now by clicking the SHOP NOW link on the right.

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Perfectly Preserved BUNDLE #129943 Wood mount or #129944
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla #101650, Cajun Craze #119684
  • Markers: Daffodil Delight #119677, Lucky Limeade (in assotment) #123002
  • Dies: Cheron Embossing Folder #127749, Scallop Square Bigz Clear Die #115950, 3" Circle Originals #122125, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine #133439
  • Accessories: 2-1/2"Circle Punch #120906, Orchard Harvest Designer Series Paper #126895, Brights Glimmer Brad #121006, Dimensionals #104430

Noel

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This is the lovely NATURAL COMPOSITION SPECIALTY Designer Series Paper! I heavily sponged the paper with Real Red ink and a Stampin' Sponge. The images are pre-embossed on the Designer Paper and resist the sponged color. It's gives a striking result!

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Knotted 3-1/2" Scalloped Tulle Ribbon adds texture.

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Greetings of the Season #128030 Wood mount or #128033 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla #101650, Brushed Gold #102935
  • Ink: Real Red #126949
  • Accessories: Cherry Cobbler 3-1/2" Scalloped Tulle Ribbon #127841, Holiday Ornaments Framelits Die #127816, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine #113474, Stampin' Sponges #101610, Dimensionals 104430, Natural Composition Specialty Designer Series Paper #126917 Natural Composition DSP

 


Snowflake Soiree

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Confession time: as a northern transplant, I really have trouble getting in the holiday mode - it's just too warm here in SW Florida. I promise to post more holiday ideas starting today! What better way to begin, than Champagne Glimmer Paper!!

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A Soft Suede snowflake is elegant and stately. Such an easy design to reproduce in mass!

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Snowflake Soiree #127922 Wood mount or #127925 Clear mount
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla #101650, Soft Suede #115318
  • Ink: Soft Suede #126978
  • Accessories: Champagne Glimmer Paper #127885, Metallic Brad #119741, Dimensionals 104430

Purchase all your holdiay card supplies right HERE! Don't forget to get out my SHOPPER REWARDS in the top right column!


Spooky Owl

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You know I LOVE Glimmer Paper! Here it makes a GREAT spooky full moon with an Owl Punch silhouette.

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The bat was created using the Elegant Butterfly Punch. See my tutorial HERE.

Supplies list:

  • Cardstock: Tangerine Tango #111349, Midnight Muse #126843, Basic Black #121045
  • Punches: Owl Builder #118074, Bird Builder #117191, Elegant Butterfly #127526
  • Accessories: Silver Glimmer Paper #124005

Perfectly Preserved

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LOVE this jar in the Perfectly Preserved Stamp Set! I stamped the jar on Watercolor Paper so I could use an Aqua Painter to achieve a water effect.

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I added Dazzling Details to the blossom.

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Perfectly Preserved #126690 Wood mount or #126692 Clear mount
  • Ink: Jet Black StazOn #101406, Calypso Coral #126983, Pool Party #126982
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla #101650, Calypso Coral #122925
  • Accessories: Watercolor Paper #122959, Dazzling Details #124117, Designer Printed Brad #122940, Festival of Prints Designer Series Paper Stack #126904, Scallop Trim Border Punch #118402, Calypso Coral Ruffled Ribbon #122976, Dimensionals #104430

French Foliage for Fall

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This card is for all my Oregon, IL friends who will be at the Autumn on Parade Festival this weekend! Hope you have GREAT weather!

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This French Foliage Stamp Set reminds me of leaf prints on the sidewalk. Miss all those gorgeous Maple colors this time of year.

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This set is perfect for collage designs.

Supplies List:

Stamps: French Foliage # 120845 Wood mount or #121166 Clear mount Fr. Foliage

  • Cardstock: Whisper White # 100730, Cajun Craze #119684, More Mustard #100946, Old Olive #100702
  • Ink: Cajun Craze #126965, More Mustard #126964, Old Olive #126953, Soft Suede #126978
  • Accessories: BoHo Blossoms punch #119858, Modern Label punch #119849, Square Lattice Embossing Folder #119976, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine #113439, Brights Glimmer Brads #121006, 3/16" Brights Brads #119740, Stamping Sponges #101610, Dimensionals #104430

Success with a Dendrobium

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I'm so proud of myself - I got my first orchid to re-bloom!! This is a Dendrobium I bought last year. I told myself I would not buy any more orchids until I knew I could get them to re-bloom.

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I actually have two stalks blooming, so now I want to run out and buy MORE! This orchid sits outside my office window in the screened breezeway. This morning I saw a "tiny" baby anole lizard on it.


Perfectly Preserved

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Lots of November birthdays to stamp this month! Love the way Stampin' Up! "pairs" stamp images and Designer Series Paper to perfectly coordinate!

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I simply used the colors from the Orchard Harvest Designer Series Paper for my color combo - can't go wrong!

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A simple card with good impact thanks to that coordinating Designer Series Paper.

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: Perfectly Preserved #126690 Wood mount or #126692 Clear mount (Also available in a Bundle) Perfectly Preserved
    Cardstock: Very Vanilla #101650, Early Espresso #119686, More Mustard #1000946, Lucky Limeade #122926
  • Ink: Lucky Limeade #126984, Garden Green #126973, Early Espresso #126974
  • Accessories: Orchard Harvest Designer Series Paper #126895, Decorative Label Punch #120907, 3/16" Metallic Brads #119741, Dimensionals #104430

Drum rollllll...the oustanding demonstrators in my group for September are-
Shari Ball from Mt. Morris, IL
Mary Elliott from Oregon, IL
A huge congrats gals and send me your prize selections within seven days please!

Snow Flurry

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This is a "simply" impressive holiday card! So easy.

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I cut TWO snowflakes at once with the Snow Flurry Bigz Die.

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I LOVE Glimmer paper because it gives HUGE impact!

Supplies List:

  • Stamps: More Merry Messages #126400 Wood mount or #126402 Clear mount
  • Ink: Early Espresso #126974
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla #101650, Gumball Green #126840, Brushed Gold #102935
  • Accessories: Snow Festival Designer Series Paper #126908, Brights Glimmer Brad #121006, Champagne Glimmer Paper #127885, Snow Flurry Bigz Die # 127813, Big Shot Die Cutting Machine #113474 Big Shot