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2012 Sale-a-bration ~ Let’s Celebrate!

January 28, 2012

It’s Stampin’ Up!’s biggest sale event of the year!  Sale-a-bration 2012!  Every years gets better and better…this year is no exception.  For details about the fabulous free items you can earn, view the Sale-a-bration page here.

My favorite free stamp set this year is Fresh Vintage:

Below are a few samples using this awesome set!  I created the cards in the first photo and the others were made by Donna Griffin.  She shared them with us at Stampin’ Up!’s Leadership conference last week in San Antonio, TX.

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Fossil Stone Christmas

November 19, 2011

This card was one of the projects for Technique Tuesday where we learned the Fossil Stone technique.  It’s an easy technique that has that “WOW factor”!

Fossil Stone technique with Crumb Cake and Baja Breeze inks.

Stamps: Serene Snowflakes, Four Frames, Tags til Christmas
Inks: Crumb Cake, Baja Breeze, Early Espresso
Paper: Baja Breeze, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Other: Top Note die, Big Shot, Decorative Label punch, Crumb Cake Seam Binding ribbon

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November Card Club

November 17, 2011

Don’t you just love snowflakes in pink?  This is one of the cards for November’s Card Club.  This card can easily be adapted to any winter occasion: Christmas, winter birthday, thinking of you, thank you card…etc.

Stamp sets: Serene Snowflakes,  Short and Sweet
Paper: Blushing Bride, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla
Ink: Blushing Bride and Soft Suede
Other:  Scallop Trim border punch, Pearls, Blushing Bride ribbon

Can’t join us for card club?  Contact me to order a kit so you can create the cards in the convenience of your own home!

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Christmas Stamp-a-Stack

November 14, 2011

Get a jump on your Christmas cards by attending one of the Christmas Stamp-a-Stack classes.  You’ll make 12 cards: 3 each of the 4 designs shown.  More details can be found here.

Dates/Times:
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 7 pm
Saturday, November 19, 11 am
Thursday, December 1, 2011 7 pm
Saturday, December 3, 2011 11 am

Sign up today!

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Spice Cake Fall Wreath

November 11, 2011

This is my CASE of the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Mini Catalog Fall Wreath made using the new Simply Scored tool.  I had so much fun creating this wreath that I’m going to create a Christmas one too.

Featured supplies include Spice Cake Designer Series paper, Spice Cake Designer buttons, Antique Brads, French Foliage and Hand-Penned Holidays stamp sets.

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Technique Tuesday class

November 9, 2011

Have you missed Technique Tuesday?  This class is held on the last Tuesday of every month.  Details can be found here.

In a recent class we learned the Wax Paper Emboss Resist technique.  What a fun one!  The featured project uses the Polar Party stamp set, Cherry Cobbler and Always Artichoke paper & ink and the new Dazzling Details glitter glue.  WOW it’s much more sparkly in person!  You can see the Wax Paper Emboss resist on the four panels.  We used the Snow Burst embossing folder to create the resist pattern.

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Spice Cake Designer Series Paper

October 13, 2011

WOW…this paper is my absolute favorite Designer Series Paper from Stampin’ Up! to date!  I’ve been a demonstrator for just over 2 1/2  years and this has to be my all time FAVORITE paper!  Below are a couple of cards featuring this DSP.  Consider signing up for the Fall Wreath Class which also highlights this great paper.