Botanical Butterfly Design Series Paper

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FREE Butterfly Paper! YES, Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper #149622 is a FREE item with a $50 (USA) purchase during Sale-A-Bration Promo!! One side is black and white!

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TIP: There are four sheets of Butterflies images (two of large butterflies and two of small) that fit the Butterfly Duet Punch #148523 in the Occasions Catalog!! Loosely cut around a butterfly image. Glue on a "handle" of scrap paper OR use a sticky note. This extension allows you to move the small image around for exact placement in the punch!! SIMPLE!!

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Circle Punches are 1-3/4" #119850 and 2" #133782. Use Wink of Stella Glitter Pen #141897 on the butterfly wings!! Great designs for sending CHEER!!

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NEW Cling Stamps

 

Beginning TOMORROW with the NEW 2019 Occasions Catalog & Sale-A-Bration Promo, Stampin' Up! is introducing New CLING Stamps! Please watch this video so you can properly care for and remove your new CLING stamps. The NEW Take Your Pick Tool #144107 is also handy to separate Cling stamps from blocks. (Please note: Stampin' Up! will not replace torn foam layers.)


Hello Cupcake

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Sale-A-Bration is almost here!! It starts Jan. 3, 2019!! Select a FREE item for EACH $50 you purchase (USA) and there is no limit!! Time to stock up and earn free stuff - YAY!! This is the SWEET "Hello Cupcake" Stamp Set of  TEN images!! Colors: Lovely Lipstick and Flirty Flamingo.


Thank You Thinlits

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It's time for THANK YOU cards!! This is a challenge I received from #DeniseWaddell, my Team Leader from California. Denise sent me an envelope with pieces of the adorable ALL MY LOVE Designer Sereis Paper#148576 from the upcoming  2019 Occasions Catalog. Directions: make a card and post it! I needed a Thank You card for a new customer so paired the designer paper with the THANK YOU THINLITS #146832! Perfect!

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I love petite print papers because they are easier to use than big splashy designs.

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I hope this makes the recipient SMILE!! 

GET READY!! The 2019 Occasions Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Promo begin Jan. 3rd!! It's the BEST time of year!


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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Dashing Deer Easel Card

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Here is a FUN "easel card" made with the Dashing Deer Stamp Set #147728! It's easy to create.

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Cut the base cardstock 4-1/4" X 11, scored at 5-1/2" and 8-1/4". Create your card and attach only the lower half of the front layer. Inside, place a "STOP" for the lower front edge of the card to rest against. I often place a sentiment on the "stop." The "stop" needs to be dimensionalized. Very simply and impressive! Try it!

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Enjoy Life Stamp Set

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Today, I am at Stampin' Up!'s 30th Anniversary Celebrate in Orlando, Florida!! These are my 100+ swap cards!! When Demonstrators get together, we always bring cards to swap. I'll go home with 100 different cards to inspire me.

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For this format, cut off 1" from the front edge of a standard card. Tuck it under the inside layer and fold it over the front of the card. It's very easy!! This stamp set is "Enjoy Life" #148190.

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Here you see where to tuck the 1" strip. I used the Neutrals Designer Series 6X6" Stack #146967.

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Inside. Try this fun FANCY FOLD!!

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Graceful Garden Stamp Set

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It's BLACK MAGIC Technique! How do you color on black cardstock?? #1 Heat emboss the image in White Embossing Powder. #2 Grab your BLENDS, alcohol markers, and start coloring the embossing. Easy and Impressive!

 

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The Stamp Set is called Graceful Garden #143849. I hadn't used this technique in a long time and my demonstrator friend Shari Wicks reminded me about it again. It's always a WOW!! Try it!

 

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Bouquet Blooms

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Mint Macaron and Tranquil Tide colors pair so easily! Bouquet Blooms Stamp Set #146503 is a sweet floral. A different embossing folder was used on each card.  Look closer...

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This background is the SUBTLE Embossing Folder #143706 that has a "linen look."

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This background is the TUFTED Embossing Folder #146335.

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Cute curliques for the inside!

 

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Climbing Orchid Stamp Set

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This special card is going out to an "Orchid Club Friend!" Technically, this Climbing Orchid Stamp Set #143723 should be called ARCHING Orchid! 

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The orchid is stamped in the NEW Highland Heather Ink Pad with Rich Razzleberry Ink for the centers and splatter. The centers are painted with Wink of Stella #141897 for shimmer!

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The base card is the NEW color cardstock, Gray Granite. Buy supplies now.

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Making Christmas Bright Stamp Set

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Interlocking Gate Fold cards are FUN and impressive!!

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Making Christmas Bright Bundle #149947 contains a Punch! This bundle is a good choice for this fancy fold format.

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The punched Christmas lights are layered onto the 1-3/8" Scallop Circle Punch #146139 and mounted on alternate sides of the center opening with Dimensionals. It's simple!

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The ADORABLE "All is Bright Designer Series Paper" #14789 pops this format!! Try this!

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Wishing You Well Stamp Set

 

FLASH SALE IS COMING OCT. 23rd. No details yet.

 

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How about a "FLANNEL-LOOK" card for Autumn? This NEW Buffalo Check Background Stamp #147797  creates a FUN and versatile layer for MANY occasions!

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This check is Momento Black Ink Pad on Cherry Cobbler card stock. The Wishing You Well Stamp Set #147864 works all year around!

 

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Same format using Bermuda Bay card stock with the Black Momento Ink Pad.

 

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This is the NEW Gorgeous Grape cardstock color with Black Momento Ink Pad.

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It's fun to try different colors when you find a layout that you love.

WHICH color is your Fave? Leave a comment.

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Accented Blooms Stamp Set

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I'm not good at watercoloring. I really enjoy my BLENDS alcohol markers, though.  The color goes on smooth without streaking. The DUO shades make shading easier for me. I actually LIKE open image stamp sets now, that need coloring. It's relaxing!

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This is the versatile Accented Blooms Stamp Set # 146681 paired with the coordinating Tailored Tag Punch # 145667. If you don't like to mail bulky ribbons, Stampin' Up! Twines are the answer!! Whisper White Solid Baker's Twine # 124262.

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These are some of the NEW Blends colors in Autumn shades! The "HELLO" sentiment makes a great general use card to have on hand all the time.

 

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Autumn is here!

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Country Home Stamp Set

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Country Home Stamp Set #147678 has been a joy for me! It's seasonal and homey! I LOVE the NEW Granny Apple Green Blends Duo #147274  on the olde metal pitcher!! It's a FUN FLASH of color!

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TIP: see the black line behind the pitcher? It "grounds" the image. Without the line, the image "FLOATS!" Amazing what a simple line can do for your image!!

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It's time to stamp for Autumn & Thanksgiving! Make a card, Send a card!!

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Dashing Deer Bundle by Stampin' Up!

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I need a masculine Christmas card to send to a Nursing Home. This Buffalo Check Background Stamp #147794 gives a "flannel look!"

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This deer silhouette is die cut from the Black Foil Sheets #147898.

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This deer is die cut from Gold Foil #132622. I applied Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets #144106 on both the Black and Gold Foils before die cutting with the Big Shot Die Cutting Machine #143263. The deer die cuts become "stickers," which are SIMPLE to apply!!

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Painted Harvest by Stampin' Up!

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Autumn has officially arrived! It brings a whole different color palette for papercrafters. I love the change! This is the Painted Harvest Stamp Set #144783.

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I love the NEW Corrugated Embossing Folder #148026 for great texture!! The NEW Sprigg Punch #148012  paired with the NEW Joyous Noel 6X6"  Glimmer Paper #147817 adds a spark to the design!

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Stamp for Autumn events today!!

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First Frost by Stampin' Up!

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Here is something different using First Frost Stamp Set #148420. The asymmetric design pops with a bit of Granny Apple Green punched with the Decorative Ribbon Border Punch #143721.

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This one substitutes an edge of ribbon for the punched strip. The images are shimmered with Clear Wink of Stella #141897.

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First Frost is such a pretty, versatile stamp set!!

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Just ONE single opening remains in my ONLINE STAMP CLUB! YOU better GRAB IT!

WHY JOIN??

    * Get 12 handmade cards, exclusive to this club

    * Get brand NEW colors for creating

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All you need to do is place a min. monthly $25 ONLINE order, October thru March! Order between the 1st and the 24th of each month. Order anytime, anywhere! Your October cards are waiting for me to mail to YOU! (US shipping addresses only)

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Spirited Snowmen by Stampin' Up!

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Such a HAPPY fellow because he is surrounded by HAPPY COLORS of Real Red and Granny Apple Green! This is an easy format: simply cut 1" off the right front edge of your basic card. That piece becomes the banner by tucking 1" under the inside Whisper White layer and folding back over the front! PRESTO!

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This arrow shows where the 1" banner tab is tucked under the inside white layer.

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Blends were used to color the Spirited Snowman #148072. Time to start those Christmas cards!

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