Have a Hoot Halloween card
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Spooky Halloween Have a Hoot (Stampin’ Up!) Card

September 11, 2020 By

A few strips of Designer Series Paper, Black Glimmer Paper, the Have a Hoot stamp set, Peek-a-Hoot Dies and the awesome newly released Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine — all from Stampin’ Up! — go into the making of this fun Halloween card.   It all started out with two strips (3/4″ x 4-1/2″ of Plaid Tidings 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper and two strips (3/4″ x 5″)…

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2020 Holiday Mini Catalog – Holiday Card Swap Samples #8

August 30, 2020 By

Except for the car, this is almost a Grandma Moses type of scene.  It’s a bit primitive.  Quite simplistic and totally charming. Kathy Slamar created this card.     Product List Coming Home Bundle [155144] $46.75 Coming Home Photopolymer Stamp Set [153500] $18.00 Home Together Dies [153515] $34.00 Misty Moonlight 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [153081] $8.75 Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [100730] $9.75 Trimming The Town Designer Series…

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2020 Holiday Mini Catalog – Holiday Card Swap Samples #7….BOO!

August 29, 2020 By

You guessed it!  Today’s sample is a fun Halloween card created by Phyllis Strickland from Pennsylvania.  Is that a Covid-19 type mask or just a trick-or-treat type mask???  I’m sorry to say that Phyllis used a retired embossing folder, the Spider Web.     Product List Have A Hoot Bundle (English) [155208] $51.25 Have A Hoot Cling Stamp Set [153389] $23.00 Peek-A-Hoot Dies [153573] $34.00 Basic Black 8-1/2″ X…

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Poppy Parade card stock/Peaceful Poppies (retired) tri fold birthday card
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Tri-Fold Painted Poppies Birthday Card

August 28, 2020 By

Details for this post are a work-in-progress.  I wanted to secure the link for my Pinterest image a.s.a.p., hence the posting before all of the details are complete.   My friend Paula, from Mi Wuk Village, CA, the community we moved away from last December, asked me to make a special card for her soon-to-be-102 year old aunt.  Auntie loves RED and HIGH HEELS.  Unfortunately I couldn’t put my…

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2020 Holiday Mini Catalog – Holiday Card Swap Samples #6

August 28, 2020 By

Today’s card is another little break in the Holiday/Christmas card group, sharing a grateful, autumn  hand stamped card created by Donna Bagwell from northern Idaho.   Product List Beautiful Autumn Bundle (English) [155189] $50.25 Beautiful Autumn Photopolymer Stamp Set [153450] $17.00 Autumn Punch Pack [153609] $39.00 Early Espresso 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [119686] $8.75 Mint Macaron 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [138337] $8.75 Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Thick Cardstock…

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2020 Holiday Mini Catalog – Holiday Card Swap Samples #5

August 27, 2020 By

Today I’m happy to share card #5 with you, Snowflake Wishes, created by Carol Siers from Delaware.     Product List Snowflake Wishes Bundle (English) [155172] $55.75 Snowflake Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set [153444] $26.00 So Many Snowflakes Dies [153560] $36.00 Balmy Blue 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [146982] $8.75 Night Of Navy 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [100867] $8.75 Snowflake Splendor Designer Series Paper [153512] $11.50 Silver Foil Sheets [132178] $5.00…

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2020 Holiday Mini Catalog Holiday Card Swap Samples #4

August 26, 2020 By

Today’s card celebrates Autumn, the end of summer and the beginning of the holidays.     Product List Celebration Tidings Bundle (English) [155201] $46.75 Gather Together Photopolymer Stamp Set [150589] $17.00 Plaid Tidings 6″ X 6″ (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper [153527] $11.50 Blackberry Bliss 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [133675] $8.75 Cajun Craze 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [119684] $8.75 Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [101650] $9.75…

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2020 Holiday Mini Catalog Holiday Card Swap Samples #3

August 25, 2020 By

Today’s elegant card was created by Phyllis Strickland from East Earl, PA.   Product List Poinsettia Petals Bundle (English) [155148] $56.50 Itty Bitty Christmas Cling Stamp Set (En) [150513] $22.00 Pool Party 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [122924] $8.75 Real Red 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [102482] $8.75 Sahara Sand 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [121043] $8.75 Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [100730] $9.75 Plush Poinsettia Specialty Paper [153486] $11.00 Real…

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2020 Holiday Mini Catalog Holiday Card Swap Samples #2

August 24, 2020 By

Today’s card was created by Bobbie G from Texas:   Isn’t it a ‘smiler’?  Gnomes are so cute!   Product List Gnome For The Holidays Cling Stamp Set (English) [153322] $19.00 Whisper White 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [100730] $9.75 Shaded Spruce 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [146981] $8.75 Cherry Cobbler 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [119685] $8.75 Plaid Tidings 6″ X 6″ (15.2 X 15.2 Cm) Designer Series Paper [153527] $11.50…

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2020 Holiday Mini Catalog – Holiday Card Swap Samples

August 23, 2020 By

A few weeks ago I received ten hand stamped cards created by fellow stampers throughout the U.S. using products from the new August-December 2020 Mini Catalog.  For short I just call it the 2020 Holiday Mini (Catalog). I love the variety and creativity of my fellow stampers.  We all belong to an online group called SUDSOL, Simply Unique Demonstrators Sharing On Line.  I’ve belonged to this great, creative, sharing…

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Because Adulting is Hard

August 16, 2020 By

Because adulting is hard at times, one of Stampin’ Up!’s million dollar demonstrators had a stamp set created for the 20-21 Annual Catalog honoring just that task.  Connie Stewart also honored the importance of coffee, cookies and chocolate as well as a cocktail!   “Her set” can be found on page 91 of the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog.     I made today’s card for a group of friends who love to…

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Joyful Holly Christmas card
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Joyful Holly

July 24, 2020 By

It’s never really too early to start making your holiday cards and I have done just that with today’s Joyful Holly card.  My goal was clean and simple for this year.  What do you think? I used the new and fun two-step stamping set, Joyful Holly, for today’s card.  It’s actually a sneak peak of a set you’ll be able to purchase from the Stampin’ Up! Handmade for You…

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Card two, hey, friend
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Let’s Stamp….at the Avimor Community Center

July 18, 2020 By

Finally, after being in Idaho for seven months now (yes, really!), still with a garage full of boxes, I got myself organized enough to offer my favorite monthly class at the Avimor Community Center in the subdivision where we live.  This favorite class is the one I taught (more like facilitated) at the Little Library in the Woods in Mi Wuk Village, CA for fourteen years before moving to…

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We can all fit together
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We All Fit Together

June 16, 2020 By

In light of all that’s going on in our country (U.S.A.) I had an epiphany about a card I wanted to make using the recently retired Puzzle Pieces Thinlits.  Then add the opportunity of having my 11 year old grandson, Landen, spend the night with me a few days ago.  We played Quirkle, prepared crepe batter and then started a crafting project that he caught onto right away:  I…

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