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When I saw the little rectangle envelope from the Love Notes Framelit Dies I thought it looked a lot like crayons. I left one side flap open for the tip of the crayon and closed the other 3 flaps. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Addicted to Stamping
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Here are some projects made using Stampin' Up's Sending Love Suite. The suite consists of Love Notes Framelits, Sending Love Glassine Sheets, Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack and the Sealed with Love stamp set. The products also coordinate nicely... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at Addicted to Stamping
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OnStage display samples using the Love Notes Framlits, the Sealed with a Kiss stamp set and the Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack. Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Here are some more of the samples I made for the OnStage event in Ottawa Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Another OnStage sample made with the Sending Love Designer Series Paper, Ignore the sideways hearts. When I cut the paper I was planning to make a horizontal card and completely forgot until I had all of the elements glued into... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Wishing everyone a wonderful Remembrance/Veterans Day. I don't have any samples with poppies to post so I thought I'd start posting my OnStage Display Samples while wearing a poppy. I hope that counts. This sample uses the Sealed with Love... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Love the details in the Flourish Thinlets. I cut the swirly foliage from Sahara Sand card stock and attached it to a back ground of the same colour. It seemed like it needed some colour so I added some of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Hand stamped Hungry Bear card Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Beautiful watercolour projects are popping up everywhere and it always makes me want to break out my paints and brushes again. Fortunately I don't have to dig into my old art supplies to get my fix; I have everything I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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It's been a busy summer. It always flies by so quickly. Although I've been spending more time stamping this summer than usual I realized that I haven't posted anything in a while. I've mostly been planning classes and working on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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I've been working on some punch art cards using Stampin' Up's new Blossom Builder Punch. The shapes from this punch are great for all kinds of interesting things. Sometimes I get so caught up in thinking outside of the box... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Some of the papers in the Serene Scenery DSP stack take a lot of will power to cut into. This seaside print is one of my favorites and it took a while to convince myself to be brave and use... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Stampin' Up's Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack is one of those products that you don't think you need but then can't live without. Since you only get a glimpse of the corner of each sheet in the catalogue you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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The images from the Lovely as a Tree stamp set have adorned my daughter Mackenzie's leg on many occasions. It started years ago on a stamping trip (oops I meant camping trip). Whenever our family went camping I always brought... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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I've been working on a new punch art class featuring the new Stampin' Up punches. My favorites are the ones with lots of different shapes like the Fox Builder and Blossom Builder punches. For the rock I tore and crumpled... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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I've been procrastinating about shooting videos since I lost my old movie maker program. It might not have been the latest and greatest but I knew how to use it. Since I had a lot of requests for a video... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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ETA: I've had several emails asking how I made out so I thought I'd share my exciting news. I got picked to be one of the display stampers for the Ottawa On Stage Event. Yay!!! I'm so excited! Now I'm... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Why is it that I always come across the neatest things online while I'm supposed to be cleaning my house? Then I have to try whatever project or technique caught my interest and put off cleaning my house even longer.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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One of the perks of being a Stampin' Up demonstrator is being one of the first to see the new catalogue. I look forward to when I can sneak off quietly and browse through my copy. I'm one of those... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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I made an "error" on a card a few posts ago and was anxious to repeat it. Originally I stamped in coloured classic ink... didn't like it... thought I could stamp the same image again in darker ink and line... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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I'm so happy this set will be sticking around for another year. It's in Stampin' Up's 2016 Annual Catalogue (Yay!) and it's one of my favorites. It has lots of line art images to color and several sentiments to go... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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What better way to pretty up a gift of boring gardening gloves than with some punch art flowers. I purchased a watering can from Ikea and stuffed it with gardening gloves. I made paper flowers using the Fun Flower and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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Although I get pretty excited every year just before the release of the new Stampin' Up Catalogue it's a little sad saying goodbye to some of my favorite retiring sets. This morning I was packing away my Sale-a-bration stamps and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
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I woke up this morning feeling awfully guilty (thanks Debbie and Ilsa). I haven't posted on my blog much in the last year and since I'm past most of the obstacles that have kept me from stamping it's time to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at Addicted to Stamping
I've had several requests for a video tutorial for my Gift Card Purse. It took some work to figure out the new movie maker program but I finally got it. It's a little scary how fast technology changes. Anyway here's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2015 at Addicted to Stamping
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