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Mukibug
Seattle, WA
Teacher, Creative Coach, Advisor, Friend
Interests: rubber stamping, shopping, reading, swimming, teaching, paper crafting, water aerobics
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I wanted to share this new video from Stampin' Up! about our "NEW" Simply Scored Diagonal Plate! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my Simply Scored tool and now I can score DIAGONALLY!!! http://youtu.be/vkNFzMa1azw Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2012 at Mukibug
I'VE JUST POSTED URGENT NEWS FROM STAMPIN' UP! ABOUT DISCONTINUING COLORS BEING SOLD OUT. READ NOW. Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2010 at Mukibug
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INSPIRE. CREATE. SHARE. My Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Business Websites (DBWS) at www.aby.stampinup.net has recently been renovated to include a blog page! I invite you to come over and visit my new and improved site. Mukibug will continue to be accessible through the end of the 2010 year. Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2010 at Mukibug
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W A R N I N G ! This post contains extremely exciting information which may cause uncontainable excitement. Prepare those in your close proximity! Stampin' Up! announced an exciting RENOVATION to their COLOR FAMILIES! It is dramatic enough to be called a COLOR RENOVATION! I have a lot of great information to share with you. Let's start at the beginning . . . Stampin' Up! has been doing exhaustive research over the past several... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2010 at Mukibug
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Painting by Harry Anderson Mary Magdalene stood weeping outside Jesus' tomb. She stooped to look inside and saw two angels, who asked her why she wept. Mary said she did not know where Jesus' body had been taken. As she turned back, Mary noticed someone standing there. It was Jesus, but she did not recognize Him until He spoke her name. The Savior explained that He had not yet ascended to His Father in Heaven... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2010 at Mukibug
TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK TALK . . . See What All The TALK Is About! Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2010 at Mukibug
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I'm calling these Wonderful Mother's Boxes only because of the sentiment I've rubber stamped on the lid. Really, this box is unique because the lid is actually the drawer of the Matchbox! I just flipped the drawer to the top and designed a box to go underneath it! The boxes can be as tall as you need them to be and the "Matchbox" lid will just finish it beautifully. MUKIBUG TIPS: I used the Sending... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2010 at Mukibug
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I have been excited to share this card with you. I played around and created this paper flower. It is easy to create. This card is one of five projects we will be making for Stamp Camp this month. I hope everyone locally will be able to join me next week for Stamp Camp. MUKIBUG TIPS: Notice the Polka Dot embossing on the Regal Rose™ background cardstock and the flap of the envelope. Both were... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2010 at Mukibug
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Mar 15, 2010
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This is our wonderful Simply Adorned™ 1" Square Charm I jazzed up a little bit! Our EXCLUSIVE Stampin' Up! Simply Adorned™ Jewelry is fabulous! I love how the charms pop all the way open, to allow for easy access. The glass on the front is beveled to allow for dimensional designs. The coolest thing about this 1" Charm, it has glass on the front and back (only the front glass is beveled). Can you believe... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2010 at Mukibug
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Welcome to all my friends from Little Birdie Secrets.com! Creativity can be expressed in so many forms as the Little Birdies often show us. My love is with paper crafting and rubber stamping. I enjoy playing with the paper and transforming it. I love cards with dimension. You can buy flat printed cards anywhere; a card with character and dimension is CREATED! Please remember that our SALE-A-BRATION Promotion, offering lots of FREE product, ends March... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2010 at Mukibug
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Yes, it happens more often than you probably realize. I've got to be honest with you all. I do not like this card. I had this idea in my head and then it somehow evolved into this . . . This card is for the Paper Pals Arts Color Challenge #33 (Garden Green™, Certainly Celery™ and Kraft). There were other ways I would rather have worked out this card- but I just ran out of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2010 at Mukibug
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Let someone know, how much they inspire you, with this inspirational Butterfly Box Card. There's even enough room to place a small gift inside the box. Mukibug Tips: The finished dimensions of the box are 3-1/2" wide X 2-3/4" tall X 3-1/2" deep. Here are the PDF Dimensional Instructions for creating the box. Download March_Gift_Box_Pattern and Download March_Gift_Box_Lid_Pattern The vivid colors of the Shades of Spring Designer Series Paper™ determined the ink colors I used... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2010 at Mukibug
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Welcome to this months Spring Hop! This is way beyond the "waffle cone"! This cone is fun paper crafting delight with no calories. Everything is Pixie Sticks™ and Lollipops™ here and it only takes a quarter sheet of 12" X 12" Tea Party Designer Series Paper™ to create this sweet cone. What will you put in yours? Mukibug Tips: I put cotton balls in the bottom of the cone to give a soft place for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2010 at Mukibug
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Learn how to mount and use our FABULOUS new CLEAR MOUNT RUBBER STAMPS! Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2010 at Mukibug
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The WELCOME NEIGHBOR Designer Series pad of paper that I received for FREE as part of the SALE-A-BRATION promotion is so cute! I also earned the Good Neighbors™ clear-mount rubber stamp set, too. Check them out on pages 6 & 7 of the SALE-A-BRATION Catalog. They are just too cute. The paper makes for darling quick and easy cards. All I added to this cute designer series paper was some rubber stamped clouds in Bermuda... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2010 at Mukibug
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I am CRAZY about our Kaleidoscope Designer Series Paper™ (see below) and you can see why with this simple "celebrate" card. Mukibug Tips: The clear button on the top was created easily by using the 3/4" Circle Punch™ on the Kaleidoscope Designer Series Paper™. I used the Paper Piercing Tool™ to poke the holes in the button. The Circle Circus™ rubber stamp set was perfect for the stamped design behind the buttons. The only rubber... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2010 at Mukibug
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Yeah! Here comes Spring and "It's Time to Bloom!" I love how people come up with mechanical ideas for cards and 3-D items. This is an "easel" card and I love the movement. SPRING is the theme for this weeks Paper Pal Arts Challenge #32 and our Shades of Spring Designer Series Paper™ has Spring printed all over it! Oh, it may look like a regular card, coming out of the envelope, but it springs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2010 at Mukibug
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Just a little splash of color with these five bright butterflies! This is another one of those BIG SHOT cards! It's only 4-1/4" X 4-1/4" but it's loaded with lots of action. This is the first chance I've had to use my *new* Stampin' Up! Lattice Bigz Die™. I love it! Every time I look at it I see something different. Sometimes it's congruent circles, another time it's four petal flowers, then there are times... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2010 at Mukibug
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Sending thoughts & love in a hand stamped card is the kindest way to express your feelings. This card expresses gentle concern with the soft tones of MELLOW MOSS™ and CLOSE TO COCOA™ cardstock. With all the Stampin' Up! Exclusive matching colors, any project goes together quickly. One of my most favorite things about Stampin' Up! is all the coordinating product for any paper crafting project. Mukibug Tips: The jumbo scallop trim on the front... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2010 at Mukibug
Spring is almost here and now you have three new digital downloads to help add new life to all your My Digital Studio projects! You and your customers will love these new ribbons, Designer Series papers, and 3-D box patterns, and they’ll make the perfect addition to your My Digital Studio library. TO ORDER Stampin' Up! Products On-Line 24/7, CLICK HERE Item Number Name Price 121063 Satin Ribbon - Digital Download $3.95 120171 Mini Project... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2010 at Mukibug
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A little something cozy and soft for when you're not feeling well. "I hope you feel better soon", is the sentiment shared on the inside of the card. The softness of the crinkled paper looks and feels like flannel. The finishing touch is the beautiful 5/8" SATIN RIBBON tied in front. Mukibug Tips: After rubber stamping the VERY VANILLA cardstock with two rubber stamps from the KIND & CARING THOUGHTS rubber stamp set; I rounded... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2010 at Mukibug
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Hand making a personalized rubber stamped card is a sweet gesture and sentiment in a difficult time. As I create a card for these occasions, I am thinking of the individual who will receive the card. I am adding embellishments that will help to cheer up a day. It's a way I can share the love and care I have for them. Mukibug Tips: I stamped my "thought" sentiment first, using the WHIMSICAL WORDS rubber... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2010 at Mukibug
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Our current OCCASIONS MINI CATALOG is packed with so many fun PAPER CRAFTING products. I had fun cleverly disguised the Mini Milk Carton into a charming birdhouse on a white picket fence! Our new Stampin' Up! Mini Milk Carton Bigz L Die™ is a BLAST! This was a Paper Pal Arts Inspiration Challenge #31. Wide open challenge, huh! My little birdhouse actually lifts off the fence to reveal a hidden treat in the picket fence... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2010 at Mukibug
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If at first you DO succeed, try not to look ASTONISHED! Just roll with the luck and take it like it's an every day occurrence. I'm having fun using the HEART TO HEART PUNCH™ to make all my four leaf clovers. Are you ready for Spring? Mukibug Tips: Rubber stamp the tall green INSPIRED BY NATURE™ grass before adding your 1/4" X 4-1/4" Old Olive™ trim. The cute polka dot pattern comes from the SHADES... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2010 at Mukibug