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Red Velvet Paper by Stampin' Up!

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It's so touchable, Red Velvet Paper #153490!! Here it is embossed with the Tin Tile 3D Embossing Folder #151801 for even MORE interest!

 

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The sentiment is Wrapped in Christmas #153481 and heat embossed in WHITE. Colors: Real Red, Shaded Spruce and Whisper White.

 

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Red Velvet Paper is GREAT for Valentines, too! Stock now!!

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Curvy Dies and Envelope Pattern

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Michelle Miller, friend and team member, sent me this sweet CURVY Christmas card idea!! So cute!! Michelle used the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper #153492 and the Pine Tree Punch #149521, a perfect pair!

 

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The Curvy Dies #154319 create a snowy winter hill! The base card is Mossy Meadow card stock. Peek inside...

 

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This envelope was created using the Stampin' Up! Trimmer #152392. Here is the A2 Envelope pattern:

 

A2 envelope using Trimmer See my Envelope VIDEO HERE.

 

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Paper Pumpkin equals BIG value

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AFTER I made the 8 October Paper Pumpkin cards from the kit, I had LEFT OVER die cuts to make these additional SIX cards!! So my kit made a total of 14 cards from a $22 kit!! Read MORE...

 

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And of course, these  9 photopolymer stamp images and an Ink Spot (little pad) are mine to make even MORE!!

 

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Celebrate Peggy Taylor

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A huge HAPPY STAMPIVERSARY to my friend, Peggy Taylor, for 25 years as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator!! Peggy (on left) and I roomed together at 12 or more Stampin' Up! events through the years! Thanks for all the GREAT memories Peggy!! Remember when I fell my on face and we spent the evening in the emergency room instead enjoying the theater??

 

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Here is the card I made for Peggy. I love to specialize the card for the specific event!

 

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Happy Dies #152708 and Playful Alphabet Dies #152706!

 

 


Warm and Toasty by Stampin' Up!

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Michelle Miller, team member and friend, created this CUTE winter birthday card from the holiday stamp set, Warm & Toasty #152615! This reminds me of the Coke Cola Bears!!

 

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This fun fancy fold shows off the designer paper! Base card is 5-1/2 X 11", scored at 3-1/2, and 7-3/4". SO VERY EASY!

 

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Trimming the Town Designer Series Paper #153491

 

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Thanks for sharing your very cute winter birthday card, Michelle! Love it!!

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Word Wishes Dies by Stampin' Up!

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One set of dies covers ALL the holidays! It's Word Wishes Dies #149629 with these twelve words:

New Years, Mother's, Happy, Easter, Christmas,Valentine's, St. Patrick's, Halloween, Merry, Father's, Thanksgiving, Day.

 

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For quick, clean application of thin dies, like this greeting, use the Adhesive Sheets #152334 which creates a "sticker."

 

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I sure have enjoyed using the 1-1/2" Metallic Mesh Ribbon #153550. It's "smash proof" when mailing! Try this easy Christmas Card!

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Poinsettia Place Suite by Stampin' Up!

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This elegant holiday card was created by my friend and team member, Barb Faulkner using the traditional Poinsettia Place Suite #155109. The gentle shimmer is Wink of Stella. SOOO pretty! Spruce  cherry

 

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The lovely background is the flocked Plush Poinsettia Specialty Designer Series Paper #153486. LOTS of wonderful textures in this creation!

 

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Barb, thank you for sharing this gorgeous Holiday card! It's elegant!!

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Harvest Hello by Stampin' Up!

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Pumpkins are appearing everywhere! Harvest Hello Stamp Set #150581 is perfect for your Autumn stamping needs because it includes both a pumpkin and an apple image coordinating w/ the Apple Builder Punch #150663!

Boo

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NEW Foam Adhesive Sheets #152815 pop up the BOO die cut, using the Playful Alphabets Dies #152706!

 

 

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The perfect plaids are Plaid Tidings 6X6" Designer Series Papers #153527!

 

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Put a BOO in someones mailbox!! They will love it! 

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Little Treats Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Need co-worker treats? Need table favors? Need Birthday treats? Little Treats Bundle #155204 is the solution!!

 

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This sweet and simple treat holder only requires ribbon or twine to secure the top - NO adhesive required! This box holds two Hershey's Nuggets or other small wrapped candy. The dies include images for Weddings, Halloween, Birthdays and Christmas!

 

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This Halloween Treat uses a tiny 1-1/2 x 2" piece of Magic in This Night Designer Series Paper #153517. Cajun  blk Little Treats Bundle

VERSATILE!!
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Cherish the Season Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Traditional Jingle Bells say Merry Christmas!! Cherish the Season Bundle #155154 is so festive and pretty! Red  Mossy

 

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These bells are colored with Stampin' Blends in Real Red and Mossy Meadow. The white is Shimmery White Card Stock.

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The section that opens measures 3 X 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4".

 

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The crisp gingham and classic polka dot background are the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper #153492. Start your Holiday cards SOON!

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Have a Hoot Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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What's a "two-fer?" A two-fer is ONE cut that creates TWO cards. Such as by using both the positive and negative die cut shapes! These cards started with one sheet of Whisper White Card Stock 4-1/4" x 3-1/2".  The three window shapes that were removed from the die cutting were recycled on the Halloween card saving TIME!!

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These ADORABLE cards were created by my friend and team member, Barb Faulkner. She used Have a Hoot Bundle #155208 and Stampin' Blends for color.

 

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SAVE TIME by making your Halloween cards and Christmas cards at the same time! Thanks for sharing this great idea with charming results, Barb!! Love it!!

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Celebration Tidings Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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Spooky with a touch of elegance! Check out this unique Magic in this Night Designer Series Paper #153517!

 

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This 1-1/2" Metallic Mesh Ribbon #153550 is CRUSH PROOF! SOOO FUN! Cajun  crumb  blk 20200813_090041

This sentiment is one of four in the Celebration Tidings Stamp Set #153456 that covers Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Valentines! Value packed!!

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Celebration Tidings Bundle w/ Dies #155201

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Loyal Leaves Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!


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These detailed skeletal leaves from Loyal Leaves Stamp Set #152544, create great MASCULINE cards!! Ink the leaves with Old Olive and then add Pretty Peacock edges using the "rock & roll" method, then print! Such GREAT detail!! Olive Peacock

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These two rectangles are the SAME size. Simply off set them for an interesting layer!

 

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Here is a totally different look in brown hues. Look how the 2020-2022 In Color 6 x 6" Designer Series Paper #153070 shows thru the skeletal leaves! Cinnamon Espresso 20200812_153006

The sentiment is layered using the Lovely Layers Pick a Punch #152883. Remember to stamp for the men, too!!

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Celebration Tidings Bundle

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Sneak Peek of Celebration Tidings Bundle #155201 in the August-December/Holiday Catalog beginning August 4th!! This versatile stamp set covers Fall, Christmas and Valentines! It's a winner with awesome layering dies!

 

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This is an EASY fun fold TAB CARD: make a standard card. Cut off 1" of the right front and use it as a TAB. Score the 1" strip at 1", fold and attach to the back of the card so the strip folds over the front of the card when it's closed!

 

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I mounted three stamps on one block for fast stamping on the coordinating die cut label. The label is attached to the 1" TAB strip.

 

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The plaid is from Plaid Tidings 6 x 6" Designer Series Paper Pack #153527. There are 24 different plaids for all types of needs! Get ready for the AMAZING NEW August-December/Holiday Catalog that begins AUGUST 4th!! HURRAY!!

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A Whale of a Time Suite by Stampin' Up!

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It's WHALE fun!! This whale was PUNCHED from the Whale of a Time 6x6" Designer Series Paper #152460 using the Whale Builder Punch #152699! Quick! Easy!

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The Whale of a Time Suite #154126 makes fun cards for any age!

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To create this square fancy fold card: cut base card 4 x 11", score at 2, 3-3/4, 7-1/4 and 9". Use a standard envelope instead of a square envelope which would require additional postage in the US. 

 

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Try it! Make a Card, Send a Card!

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Whale of a Time Suite Stampin' Up!

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This makes a BIG splash: the Whale of a Time Suite #154126!

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TIP: The Whale Builder Punch fits the large whale image on the Whale of a Time 6x6" Designer Series Paper #152460! I punched SIX whales from one 6x6" sheet!! What quick cards!!

 

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The Granny Apple Green "waterspout" is punched from the new Rainbow Glimmer Paper #153056. This is an adorable seascape collection for all ages! Watch for my next post, a fancy fold using this suite!

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Peony Garden Suite by Stampin' Up!

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Peony Garden Suite #154129 is a glamorous collection of soft shades and elegant flowers!

 

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Check out the delicate background image and lovely scalloped edge die! The designer papers are soft and easy to use.

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The loopy bow is 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon #151326 made into a multi-loop bow. I pulled all the loops downward and mounted the die cut peony on top. This card was colored softly with Stampin' BLENDS.

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Peony Garden Suite by Stampin' Up!

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The Peony is an essential classic garden perennial plant! This is such a lovely 3D flower die in this Peony Garden Suite #154129!!

 

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These colors are the calming Basic Grey and Petal Pink. The die cut Peony is sponged with Petal Pink to accent the many petals.

 

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The Peony Garden Designer Series Paper #152483 is soft and elegant!! 

 

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The flower petal die cuts  "insert" into the largest flower die cut. It's so unique and creates a very full, multi-petal flower! 

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Forever Greenery Suite by Stampin' Up!

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One word: ELEGANT! A beautiful card with a beautiful message! This is the Forever Greenery Suite #154143 of gorgeous coordinated foliage images and products!

 

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The gold leaves are an overlay in the the Forever Gold Laser-Cut Specialty Paper #152493! The paper also contains gold foliage accents. GORGEOUS!!

 

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This sentiment touches my heart! Many, many wonderful possibilities with the lovely Forever Green Suite of products!

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Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!

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As promised, equal time for kitty lovers! Cats love elevated perches to watch the world go by! So, this kitty had to be UP on a high shelf!! This is the ADORABLE Playful Pets Suite #154136, which includes the charming Playful Pets Designer Series Paper #152489.

 

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Playful Alphabet Dies #152706 spell out C-A-T with a punch of color!

 

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This happy cat is colored with Stampin' Up! BLENDS markers.

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Playful Pets Suite by Stampin' Up!

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What an ADORABLE suite of products for all us pet-lovers!! Meet Playful Pets Suite #154136 with BOTH dog and cat images!!

 

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This card is a standard "Z" fold. Cut base 11 X 4-1/4",  scored at 2-3/4 and 5-1/2".

 

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This happy dog was DIE CUT from the coordinating Playful Pets Designer Series Paper #152489!  I love the little PAWS die, too!!

 

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If you have a pet, this Suite is for YOU!! Equal time for CATS is coming soon!!

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So Much Happy Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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Here's a SNAPPY new multi-function bundle called So Much Happy Bundle #154076!! It's got so much to LOVE!!

 

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This giant "HAPPY" die just makes you SMILE!! 

 

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These BOLD, vibrant colors in the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper #152495 are a perfect party pairing!! Main colors are Night of Navy and Granny Apple Green. This card spans all ages. 

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Jar of Flowers Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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WHAT special treatment did I use on this adorable Jar of Flowers Bundle w/ PUNCH #154064??

 

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ANSWER: I punched a jar from a Window Sheet #142314 using the Jar Punch from the bundle to create GLOSS like real glass! Easy, Fast, Effective! All the stamping was done on the card stock, not the window sheet.

 

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The flowers are colored with Stampin' Up! BLENDS, alcohol markers. The "water in the jar" is the reversible stamp image - so handy!!

 

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EVERYBODY loves happy sunflowers!! Order NOW from the NEW 2020-2021 Annual Catalog - it's FABULOUS!!

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Celebrate Sunflowers

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I'm sharing MORE color combos for Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle #154065 using the same layout as my last post. This is Night of Navy and the NEW 2020-2022 In Color, Bumble Bee.

 

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Cherry Cobbler and the NEW 2020-2022 In Color, Cinnamon Cider!

 

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Blackberry Bliss and Bumble Bee!

 

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Don't forget THE TRICK: use the new Adhesive Sheets #152334 on the backside of your paper BEFORE die cutting!! Cut, peel the backing and apply the die cut = SIMPLE & CLEAN!! Basically, you are creating a "sticker."

New Annual Catalog begins NOON Mt. Time TODAY!!

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How to Easily Adhere Intricate Die Cuts

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I want to share a simple TRICK to adhere intricate die cuts so NO adhesive "oozes" out!! This is the STUNNING new Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle #154065!!

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THE TRICK: use the new Adhesive Sheets #152334 on the backside of your paper BEFORE die cutting!! Cut, peel the backing and apply the die cut = SIMPLE & CLEAN!! Basically, you are creating a "sticker."

 

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I created these 6 cards quickly using the Adhesive Sheets!!

 

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This is a NEW 2020-2022 In Color called Magenta Madness - SOOO happy & cheerful!!

 

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 Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle has limitless possibilities and is sure to be a FAVORITE!!

 

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This same layout features NEW Misty Moonlight, another new 2020-2022 In Color to love! It's a soft, yummy navy!! More Sunflower color combos are coming in my next post!

06-03-20 AC header and promo

JUNE PROMO: These NEW products begin JUNE 3rd at noon Mountain Time in the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog!!  Get $25 ADDITIONAL host rewards for your personal order OR book party total of $250 or more during JUNE! If you don't have a demonstrator and would like to order thru me, email me your US mailing address for your free copy: NancyFerb50@gmail.com

Sharing what I LOVE for 23 years!

 

 


To A Wild Rose Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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Flirty Flamingo Blends Combo markers colored this detailed To a Wild Rose Stamp Set #149452 using only the outline stamp image. This is a total different look from my last post where I used the 3-step stamping method. Click photo to enlarge. 

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This is a "Z" Fold card: cut 11 x 4-1/4", scored at 2-3/4 and 5-1/2".  The  sentiment "friend" is die cut from the Well Written Dies #148534 in black card stock.

 

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NO FUSSY cutting. Use the Wild Rose Dies #149547! This set is VERSATILE!

 

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Timeless Tropical Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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A GREAT GUY CARD made with Timeless Tropical Stamp Set #151497. Many struggle with masculine card creations. Let the Designer Paper set the theme! It's that simple!

 

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Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper #151252 contains this masculine art of the old "woodie" station wagons! 

 

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This is a simple "Z" fold base card: cut 11 X 4-1/4", scored at 5-1/2 and 8-1/4". Happy Birthday to the MEN!!

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Celebrate with Cake by Stampin' Up!

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Stampin' Up! has a BEGINNER BROCHURE! Did you know? That's where you find this sweet, simple Celebrate with Cake Stamp Set of 14 bold images #149501. It makes very quick cards when paired with the pre-packed Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes #131527.

 

Celebrate w cake $16

 

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Sadly, this stamp set is on the retiring list to make room for new cute stuff beginning June 3, 2020.

 

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Availability of this stamp set is guaranteed till May 22, 2020. It's quick, basic and makes a GREAT GIFT, too!!

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Hand-Lettered Prose Dies by Stampin' Up!

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These nicely-sized Hand-Lettered Prose Dies #149550 are RETIRING! At this moment, they are on the Last Chance List so get them while they are still available!! Add the crafty Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper #149489, also retiring and discounted to just $4.60! DEAL!

 

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When spelling a word on your card, remember 2 tips:

1 - Contrast your letters against the background so they POP

2 - Position letters together, not spread out, for easier reading

 

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This cute Follow Your Art Washi Tape #149490 is on the Last Chance List, too. Throw some in your shopping cart for only $3.60 for a 3-pack!!

#sendsunshine

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Witty-cisms Stamp Set makes EASY cards

 

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INSTANT CARDS! These puny little phrases make quick and cute cards using the Witty-cisms Stamp Set #151686. Get it quick before it retires June 2, 2020. Availability is guaranteed till May 22nd because Stampin' UP! manufactures our own stamps in KANAB, UTAH, USA!! The base cards are the handy Scalloped Note Cards & Envelopes #149610. Add two strips of any designer paper scraps cut 5 x 1/2". SIMPLE!

#sendsunshine

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My Favorite Retiring Set with a Punch

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I'll say a very sad goodbye to this cute retiring stamp set, Varied Vases #146644 which has a coordinating punch, Vases Builder Punch #147040. (The punch is NOT retiring.) This stamp set has been WELL USED!!

 

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I punched the vase using Black Foil Paper and added Wink of Stella shimmer to the blossoms.

 

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This sweet stamp set of 34 images is guaranteed available till May 22nd because Stampin' Up! manufactures its own stamps in Kanab, Utah.

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Ornate Layers Dies by Stampin' Up!

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Peaceful Moments Stamp Set #151595 contains this wonderful sentiment I have been sending frequently during this Covid-19 virus. It pairs so sweetly with the Ornate Layer Dies #152726, die cut in Mossy Meadow and Soft Sea Form card stocks!

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These ornate edges come out easily when you use the Take Your Pick Die Brush #149655 after die cutting!

 

20200425_164642Garden Lane Designer Series Paper #149488 has calming greens in many shades.

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Stamper Challenge during Covid-19 Virus

Stamper's Challenge:

Make Cards, Mail Cards

20200410_094707During this time of Covid-19 Virus, mail SUNSHINE!! I've been mailing lots of Daisy note cards because they are "cheery." WHO to send to? Send to your Christmas Card List!!

 

20200410_094749You can use any designer paper with this simple layout. I LOVE the 6X6" designer series paper stacks! These are quick, easy pre-cut note cards to get into the mail fast!

Just do it! You will feel good. The receiver will feel GREAT!

Stay healthy, my friends!


Fable Friends by Stampin' Up!

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This sweet little bunny is bringing you springtime wishes!! He is from the adorable Fable Friends Stamp Set #148670.

 

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Little "PETER" is colored with Stampin' Up! Blends: Light Smokey Slate, Light Mint Macaron, and Light Petal Pink.

 

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This precious spring card is on it's way to a nursing home to bring a smile! Make a Card, Send a Card...PLEASE!

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Botanical Prints Product Medley by Stampin' Up!

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I have a guest stamper today, friend and Team member, Shari Wicks. She created this snappy card from the Botanical Prints Product Medley #151301. WHAT is a product medley??

 

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A "product medley" is a grouping of products that coordinate, for the avid crafter to create their own designs. LOTS of parts that work great together!!

 

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The black and white designer paper really POPS this design!

 

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Shari did a great job of creating a VERY appealing card!

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Timeless Tropical Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

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Masculine "Z" fold that is easy and quick for a guy Birthday! Cut the coordinating Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper #151252 to 5-1/2" X 4". Then cut in half at 2-3/4" and you will have a matching seam on your card front!

 

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The base card is Soft Suede card stock cut to 11" X 4-1/4" and scored at 2-3/4" and 5-1/2". So simple!

 

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This stamp set is Timeless Tropical #151497.

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