• June 1: FIRST DAY of 2017-18 Annual Catalog
  • June 1: New Catalog Open House, 4:30-6:30 pm
  • June 10: Technique Training, 10-noon
  • June 24: Stamp-A-Stack, 10-noon

Friday, June 23, 2017

Embossing Paste

This adds such a cool look and texture to cards!

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

3D Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folders

I love these new thicker embossing folders! Just remember to spritz your cardstock with water to get an even better impression!

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Home Life Bundle

Stampin' Up! is really coming out with some cool products that do cool things!

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Oh So Eclectic Bundle

Love the colors in this suite! Fun thinlits, too!

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Monday, June 19, 2017

A Little Wild Bundle

This bundle was also shown at OnStage in April. So cute! 

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Coffee Café Bundle

I don't drink coffee, but I know lots of people who do! This bundle will be perfect for them!

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

You Move Me Bundle

We saw a demonstration of this bundle at OnStage in April. So cool! 

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Hello Friend Heat Embossing Project Kit

Heat Embossing is such a WOW! Everyone loves it, and it's easy to do! If you haven't tried it yet, this kit is a great way to get started! Check out the great tips from Andrea!

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Love Today Planner Kit

The Planner was one of the first things on my wish list for the new catalog! I put mine together this weekend and think I'm really going to like it! Lots of room to write down the important stuff and fun ways to decorate it!

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Specialty Designer Series Paper by Stampin' Up!

A little bit of foil makes these papers special!

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

2017-2018 Annual Catalog Designer Series Paper Stacks

Another great video showing the Designer Series Paper Stacks! 

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Designer Series Paper (2017-2018 Annual Catalog)

I love how Stampin' Up! made videos showing all of the NEW Designer Series Papers! I love seeing the full designs!

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Memories & More by Stampin' Up!

Another video to share...this time it's about the NEW Memories & More line from Stampin' Up! Perfect for scrapbooking, card making, and MORE! I love all the coordinating products!

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Colorful Seasons Seasonal Layer Beach Chair Version 2

My second card for the Stamp Share For Leaders is a CASE (Copy And Share Everything) of my card that I made for our group Stamp Share in May. 

Colors: Chocolate Chip, Crumb Cake, Lemon Lime Twist, Real Red, Tempting Turquoise

I did the drink different this time. I cut it out with the framelit and Lemon Lime Twist cardstock (no stamping). It's designed to cut out the stamped image but it leaves a white border around it, so without the stamping, the straw seemed too big. I stamped it in Tempting Turquoise directly on the card and then covered up the glass with what I cut out. It made the drink a little bigger, which is always a good thing!

Friday, June 2, 2017

Happy Birthday Gorgeous Happy Birthday Thinlit

The Stamp Share For Leaders group had their New Catalog Pizza Party Wednesday night. I sent my cards in by mail, so I haven't gotten them back yet. I can't wait to see them because they are always awesome! We make 2 cards, 40 of each, so we end up with 80 different cards! Here's my first card:

Colors: Basic Black and Lemon Lime Twist

I am so glad Stampin' Up! is bringing back Adhesive Sheets! They make it so easy to attach dies cuts like this that are too skinny for SNAIL or Fast Fuse and too big for the Fine Tip Glue Pen which tends to dry before you can get the whole thing ready. I still had some of my old ones, so I used them for my swaps. I started by cutting 3 x 4" pieces to put on the Lemon Lime Twist layer:

Then I ran them through the Big Shot with the adhesive side up:

The other side looks like this:

The die cut piece pops right out and is ready to adhere:

But first, here's that layer attached to the Basic Black card base- bonus! No additional adhesive required!

When you attach the next layer, no one can tell that you cut out of it!
(sorry for the weird color- it really is black!)

I also tried this design in Basic Gray:

It would be great in any color combination! So quick and easy!

Thursday, June 1, 2017

2017-2018 Catalog Starts Today!

It's here!
Today is the day...the new
2017-2018 Annual Catalog
starts today!

We can start ordering at 1 pm Central time!

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Extra Host Rewards For June!

Today is the last day to order from the 2016-2017 Annual Catalog and 2017 Occasions Catalog! 

All items are available while supplies last! 
You can email, call or text me with your order until 8 pm tomorrow night if you can’t make it to the Open House (4:30-6:30 pm at the Building). 

Or order online until midnight:, click on “Shop Now”.

The 2017-2018 Annual Catalog starts tomorrow! Woohoo! 
We can start ordering at 1 pm! 

Want to earn some of the new items for FREE?
Host a party or book party!

Contact me to schedule a party or book party!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SNEAK PEEK: Soft Sayings All-Inclusive Card Kit

Another Sneak Peek video...this time it's a new card kit that will be in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog!

Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day

photo found on Google Images

Saw this on Facebook and decided to share it here:

Here are some ground rules for this Memorial Day Weekend:
1. Don't wish me a Happy Memorial Day - there is nothing happy about brave men and women dying.
2. It's not a holiday or a sale, it's a day of remembrance.
3. You want to know the true meaning, visit your local Cemetery or a VA Hospital.
4. Don't tell me how great anyone political power is. Let's talk about and honor those who gave their all so we can enjoy the freedoms we have.
5. Say a prayer, and then raise a glass and thank God for the men/women who are no longer here.
P.S. DO NOT "Thank" a living Veteran for his/her service... they'll get honored on Veterans' Day in November !!
This is a time to remember that the true price of Freedom is spent in the lives that defend it. Honor those brave souls that have, in a moment of courage, given the last full measure of themselves in order to secure Liberty.

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Enjoy the long weekend and stay safe!

Friday, May 26, 2017

Stamp-A-Stack The Wilderness Awaits

The last card from the May Stamp-A-Stack is a great guy card that could be used for any occasion. I took a picture of a swap one of the girls in our group received at Convention and CASE'd it.

Colors: Crumb Cake, Night of Navy, Very Vanilla

Also uses the Woodgrain Embossing Folder which is retired and sold out.

The stamp set is on the Retiring List! Masculine stamp sets are hard to find- if you like this one, don't miss out! Order today!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Stamp-A-Stack Build A Birthday

Third card from the May Stamp-A-Stack, parts of which are CASE'd from swaps I received. 

Colors: Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White

Also uses Rhinestone Jewels which are retired and sold out, but will be back in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog in new sizes!

The stamp set and embossing folder are both on the Retiring List! Don't miss out on them- order today!

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Stamp-A-Stack Botanical Blooms Rose Wonder

The second card from the May Stamp-A-Stack, CASE'd from a swap I received when this stamp set first came out, but I don't know who made it. I changed the colors.

Colors: Blushing Bride, Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, Pink Pirouette

Also uses Pearl Accents, which have been retired and are sold out, but will be back in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog with new sizes!

The Botanical Blooms stamp set and Botanical Builder Framelits are on the Retiring List! Don't miss out if you want them- order today before they're gone!

Monday, May 22, 2017

Stamp-A-Stack Balloon Adventures

The May Stamp-A-Stack was on Saturday! The first card we made was a fun birthday card that would be fun to receive for all ages! Instead of using the pop-up balloons inside the card, we put them on the front.

Colors: Crushed Curry, Emerald Envy, Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango, Whisper White

The stamp set, thinlits, and designer series paper are all on the retiring list. They're available until May 31st WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Don't miss out- order them today!

Friday, May 19, 2017

SNEAK PEEK: At Home with You Bundle

Hope you are enjoying these Sneak Peek videos! Today's shows a bundle that will be in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog. Such a cool idea!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

SNEAK PEEK: Wood Textures Suite

Another video of another great suite that will be in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog! We got to play with these at OnStage in April.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

SNEAK PEEK: Color Theory Suite

Watch this to see a new suite for the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog! Fun paper and one of my favorite new stamp sets and thinlits!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SNEAK PEEK: Happy Birthday Gorgeous Happy Birthday Thinlit

When I saw this Happy Birthday Thinlit in the new 2017-2018 Annual Catalog I knew I had to have it! I love the font (similar to the Stylized Birthday stamp!) and the size- perfect for the main image on a card! It comes in a bundle with a coordinating stamp set called "Happy Birthday Gorgeous". The flowers, leaves, and squiggle are from the set.

Colors: Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz, Wild Wasabi, Whisper White

Adding the Rhinestones was a happy accident. The flower stamps have a little tab on them to help line them up, but I got ink on one and ended up with a stray spot above the right flower. It started as a mistake, but ended up a creative opportunity!

Monday, May 15, 2017

SNEAK PEEK; 2017-2019 In Color Combinations

Stampin' Up! has made this awesome chart of Color Combinations for the new 2017-2019 In Colors! You're going to love these new colors! I wasn't sure about Lemon Lime Twist since it's kind of yellow, but it looks awesome with Basic Black and Basic Gray!

Which is your favorite? Get ready to order them on June 1st!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Stampin' Up!'s Statement Of The Heart

My awesome upline Betty gave us all a framed "Statement Of The Heart", which is Stampin' Up!'s mission statement, at our May Stamp Share. Just a reminder of why we do what we do!

I definitely love what I do, love sharing it with others, and hope I'm making a difference in someone's life by sharing my love of stamping!

And here's a Friday Funny in case that was too mushy!

Have a great weekend! And Happy Mother's Day!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

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Kim's Butterfly Basics Flourish Thinlit Circle

Kim is one of the newest members of our group and she did the second Make & Take for our monthly Stamp Share. She fits right into our group and we're really glad she joined us! 

Colors: Fresh Fig (NEW In Color!) and Whisper White

I love how Kim cut apart the Flourish and made it wrap around the circle!

Also uses Pearl Basic Jewels, which are on the Retiring List and have sold out. But never fear! They are coming back in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog in a new configuration! Instead of 50 each in 2, 3, and 5 mm they'll come in 3 (100), 4 (20), and 5 (20) mm. And no more connected strips. I always ended up cutting those apart any way! I'm excited to have more of the 3 mm size! Not too big and not too small!