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Cover of 2016-17 Catalog

The EXCITING new 2016-17 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog is almost here! It starts Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 1 am MTN. Time. Oh yes, some of us crazy stampers will be up in the middle of the night to order!! It's a GEM of a catalog!!

Along with a NEW catalog, there is a wonderful opportunity to JOIN Stampin' Up! beginning June 1st and get TWO stamps sets of your choice as a FREE EXTRA BONUS with your starter kit of only $99! I WELCOME you to my team...whether you are a discount purchaser or business builder! I can guide you with my 20 years of demonstrator experience! Give it a "TEST DRIVE" on JUNE 1st!


Ask me:

JOIN pic

June also offers a Host Reward Special: have a party or online party of $350 or more and receive $35 EXTRA to add to your Host Rewards!! AND your HOST REWARDS CAN ALWAYS BE USED TO JOIN AND PURCHASE A PERSONALIZED STARTER KIT!! AWESOME!

Tina Creates!


This is my friend, Tina. Don't you LOVE her RED eyeglasses!! She took my class on Friday and 24 hours later she had created ALL these No-Cut Card Folders she learned in class!! I've made lots too....but Tina has me beat! I count 24! Tina said, "I had sooooo much fun!" Plus Tina taught her cousin how to make them, too. I think Tina should be a demonstrator!

You can receive this adorable Card Folder and 4 coordinating note cards with directions by placing a $50 or more online order with me in MAY! See my special above.

Sneak Peek


Today I have a Sneak Peek for you from the NEW 2016-17 Annual Catalog that will begin June 1, 2016. This delicious "PINEAPPLE" is a new stamp shown in new COPPER Embossing Powder, a HOT trend!! Besides being yummy and sweet, pineapples are the symbol of "welcome!" The sentiment is a new greeting stamp set called "THOUGHTFUL BANNERS" that comes bundled with a punch! LOVE IT!!


The Emerald Envy color is a new 2016-18 InColor! You will LOVE the new catalog - it's a real GEM!! If you order from me regularly, watch your mail for your free copy. If you are in my local area, drop in and pick up your free copy at my Catalog Kick Off, Friday, June 3, 2016 anytime between 9:30-11:30 am. If you want to order thru me at my online store, please leave me a comment with your name and US mailing address. I'll send you a copy in exchange for your order in June.

Cottage Greetings


Today I went SIMPLE!! CLEAN!! This layer is popped up with a dimensional and a rhinestone added to the flower. This is a sweet stamp set called Cottage Greetings, #138940 in wood mount - $26 or #139962 in clear mount - $16.


The inside greeting is layered also.


If you are super busy, try going clean & simple!

My Little Lily & News


Today I must share pictures of our sweet Lily, FIRST grandchild!! These are professional pictures from one week of age. SO PRECIOUS!!


Such a sleepy little peanut!!


Check out those soft little pink lips!


The new family - Katie, Tim & sweet Lily! We miss her so much. NEWS: we are purchasing a condo near them in Illinois and plan to be "snowbirds!" I cannot wait to rock this grandbaby again.

(Stampers: Never fear, I'll be having events in both locations!!)

Hearth & Home Thinlit Unique Use


Check out this very unique use of the Hearth & Home Thinlit Die!! Adorable frosted French Doors made with four window frames and Vellum!!


Inside the doors...the NEW Mr. & Mrs. Mike Davis!! This is such a special wedding THANK YOU!! It was designed by the bride, Rachel Ruiz-Davis, a North Star Stamper team member! GREAT card, Rachel!! (The wedding was on Halloween hence the orange doors.)

A FIRST Mother's Day


Happy Mother's Day to all who are MOTHER's! It's the MOST important job in the world. We have a brand new MOTHER in our family since our daughter had her first baby just a month ago. And that called for a very special card!


I used the nursery colors to create a special card with two stamp sets: Botanical Garden & Something for Baby!!


The main color is Crushed Curry played off Basic Black for pop. I love making very special, specific cards for people I love!! Don't you??

Celebrate Motherhood!!



Have you purchased the #imbringingbirthdaysback stamp yet?  Join the ever-growing movement NOW!! These are fast, easy gender neutral birthday cards!!

#imbbb 2

I used the GO WILD Designer Series 6x6" Paper STACK #138441...I only have four sheets of this fun paper left!!


It's EASY to cover your envelope flap: adhere your designer paper to the flap first. Then, from the backside, simply cut off the excess following the edge of the flap!

#imbbb 3

Get it NOW!! Use it OFTEN!!


not shown in catalog


#143573 - $12

wood mount only

IBBB stamp

This is what you are missing...


I truly enjoy my subscription to Stmapin' Up!'s Paper Pumpkin! This month, the kit contained an extra thank you stamp set! It's called ALL ABOUT EVERYTHING and you cannot buy it, because it was a gift.

Everything - pp

One MILLION Paper Pumpkin Kits have been shipped, so shouldn't you get in on the FUN?? There is NOTHING to loose, because if you change your mind cancel anytime. Sign up before May 10th to receive the May Kit!! Kits are all prepped so you can SKIP TO THE FUN!!

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Paper Pumpkin in DC