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I just looked at the calendar and see that there are only 25 days until Spring arrives! And that means SPRING FLOWERS! Isn't that SIMPLY WONDERFUL!! SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Simply Wonderful Stamp Set (Sale-A-Bration) #139125-Wood / #139128-Clear, Pistachio Pudding Cardstock #131294, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, 2013-15 In-Color Designer Series Paper Stack (Crisp Cantaloupe), Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Flower Frenzy Bigz Die #133728, Spring Flowers Embossing Folder #137365, Whisper White Organza Ribbon #114319, Pearl Basic Jewels #119247, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301. CLICK HERE TO SHOP Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver,... Continue reading
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I either like the cards I make - or not. These three didn't make the cut! . . . . . . Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA Continue reading
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This design out of the Park Lane Designer Series Paper Pack caught my eye. It's been a long time since I quilted with fabric, but I still enjoy quilting with paper... This is just a little photo trick I put together in Publisher... It's simple but sublime. Don't you think? . . . Just sayin' SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Crazy About You Stamp Set #138856-Wood / #138859-Clear, Basic Gray Cardstock #121044, So Saffron Cardstock #105118, Park Lane Designer Series Paper #133694, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Square Lattice Embossing Folder (retired), Modern Label Punch #119849, Subtles... Continue reading
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This is my first attempt using the Butterflies Thinlits Die... SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Simply Wonderful Stamp Set (Sale-A-Bration) #139125-Wood / #139128-Clear, Blackberry Bliss Cardstock #133675, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Park Lane Designer Series Paper #133694, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Butterflies Thinlits Die #137360, 1" Circle Punch #119868, Neutral Candy Dots (Black) #130934, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #10301. CLICK HERE TO BUTTERFLY SHOP 24/7 Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA Continue reading
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This time of the year is SIMPLY WONDERFUL... Winter is coming to an end. Valentine's Day is near. Spring will be here before we know it. And it's SALE-A-BRATION time!! SALE-A-BRATION is a simply wonderful time of the year at Stampin' Up! For every $50 you spend in the Occasions Catalog or the Annual Catalog, you receive a free gift out of the Sale-A-Bration Brochure! Isn't that SIMPLY WONDERFUL! SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Simply Wonderful Stamp Set (Sale-A-Bration) #139125-Wood / #139128-Clear, Cherry Cobbler Cardstock #119685, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Stacked with Love Designer Series Paper Stack #137779, Jet Black StazOn Ink... Continue reading
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This stamp set is fun to use FOR kids and fun to use WITH kids! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Boys Will Be Boys Stamp Set #134135-Wood / #134138-Clear, Garden Green Cardstock #102584, Daffodil Delight Cardstock #119683, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Regals Designer Series Paper Stack (Garden Green) #130139, Jet Black StazOn Ink Pad #101406, Many Marvelous Markers #131264 (Garden Green & Daffodil Delight), Candy Dots Brad Base #132293, Brights Candy Dots... Continue reading
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I loved making this card kit because the Designer Series Paper is FABULOUS!!!! FREE DOWNLOAD Download Adventure Card Kit (3 PAGES / 16 COLOR IMAGES / DIRECTIONS) Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA Continue reading
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Christmas at our house began early and ended late! (...as in weeks early and weeks late!) Those weeks included the blessings of family get-togethers, an incredible beach trip, and many other end-of-the-year celebrations. But today, THIS VERY DAY, I'm back in my craft room to be crafty! I began by making this card with the Bow Builder Punch and the Butterfly Basics Stamp Set... Here's a close-up view. I didn't want you to miss the Pearl Jewels... Gotta' run. My craft room is calling my name! Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA Continue reading
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I'll have all the Christmas decorations packed away by the end of the day today! Yes indeed! Continue reading
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I made a batch of Santa's favorite cookies. A bunch for us and a few for him. I hope your Christmas Eve is magical too! Continue reading
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With last minute decorating and shopping to do, I'm running short on time - so posting a few of my Christmas cards from last year. Continue reading
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Giving a handmade card is especially magical at Christmas... Very Merry... I trimmed the bottom edge with Paper Snips... And a matching envelope seals the deal... SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Petite Pairs Stamp Set #128706-Wood / #122497-Clear, Cherry Cobbler Cardstock #119685, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Trim the Tree Designer Series Paper Stack #135824, Large Oval Punch #119855, Paper Snips #103579, Whisper White Organza Ribbon #114319, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301. CLICK HERE TO SHOP 24/7 Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA Continue reading
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Today is the last day to save a bundle! CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE SCOOP! Continue reading
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Our family had such a wonderful Thanksgiving. We gathered together for breakfast at 9AM, followed by the big meal at 2PM, then seconds at 8PM. We didn't go to our separate homes until 10:30 PM! There were so many blessings and so much GOODNESS, for which we were all very GRATEFUL... This simple bow tops the card... I used my old square punches to achieve the perfect layers... ...and extended the Autumn theme with the leaves... The leaves can be tucked inside the recipient's envelope. Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA Continue reading
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We sincerely appreciate the service of our Military... and remember them throughout the holidays... I coated the Dog Tags with Crystal Effects... SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: For Your Country Stamp Set #134219-Wood / #134222-Clear, Four You Stamp Set #130535-Wood / #130538-Clear, Garden Green Cardstock #102584, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Always Artichoke Stampin' Pad #126972, Trim the Tree Designer Series Paper Stack #135824, Crystal Effects #101055, Neutral Candy Dots #130934, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301. CLICK HERE TO SHOP 24/7 Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA Continue reading
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Download Online Extravaganza List! CLICK HERE TO SHOP FOR HOT DEALS For every $50 spent, receive 2 PKS of cardstock! You will also receive HOSTESS DOLLARS for your purchase of $150+ CLICK HERE TO SHOP 24/7 LINDA'S CLEARANCE RACK CLICK HERE TO VISIT MY DOLLAR STORE THANK YOU! Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Continue reading
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Autumn is the hush before winter. (French Proverb) I punched a hole in each corner to thread the ribbon through... After die-cutting and embossing the leaves, I curled them with my finger for a little dimension... A sliver of color around the greeting is enough... SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: And Many More Stamp Set #134273-Wood / #134276-Clear, Tangerine Tango Cardstock #111349, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Autumn Accents Bigz Die #127812, Woodgrain Embossing Folder #127821, Modern Label Punch #119849, 1/4" Handheld Circle Punch #134364, White & Tangerine Tango Two-Tone Trim #135838, Stampin'... Continue reading
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...from thankful me... SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Lots of Thanks Stamp Set #129687-Wood / #129690-Clear, Cajun Craze Cardstock #119684, Pear Pizzazz Cardstock #131201, Regals Designer Series Paper Stack (Cajun Craze) #130139, Cajun Craze Stampin' Pad #126965, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Autumn Accents Bigz Die #127812, Regals Candy Dots #130932, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Very Vanlla Medium Envelope #107300. CLICK HERE TO SHOP 24/7 Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA Continue reading
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Sunday after church we went to the Heathman Lodge (Hudson Grill) for lunch. While seated and waiting for our food, I admired the mural, painted high above on the wall. We eat there often, so I've looked at the mural many times, but with Thanksgiving just days away (11 to be exact), I decided to take a picture to introduce the theme of today's post... On the far left, and out of the view of my cell phone camera, Indians cook a meal over an open fire while the family on the right shares a feast together. At a glance,... Continue reading
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Even though the weather reports have been dreadful all week (ice and snow everywhere), I'm determined to celebrate AUTUMN, and all its beautiful colors, throughout November..... And besides, it's the time of year to be thankful... SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Truly Grateful Stamp Set #131730-Wood / #131733-Clear, Soft Suede Cardstock #115318, Old Olive Cardstock #100702, Very Vanilla Cardstock #101650, Brights Designer Series Paper Stack #130134, Soft Suede Stampin' Pad #126978, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Autumn Accents Bigz Die #127812, Fancy Fan Embossing Folder #127751, Scalloped Tag Topper Punch #133324, Baked Brown Sugar Thick Baker's Twine #135639, Brights Designer Button #130028,... Continue reading
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Here I am with a lineup of pretty autumn cards to show you, and there's a blizzard all across the USA. The beautiful fall leaves in my yard are covered with snow and ice!! Never-the-less, the autumn card I had previously posted with tomorrow's date is scheduled to load at 1:00 AM and that's the way it's going to stay! Burrrrrrrr! Continue reading
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I've enjoyed hearing from many of you who own the FOR THE BIRDS STAMP SET. In spite of that, most of you have admitted that you have yet to put ink on the rubber. Perhaps this little birdie will motivate you to do some stamping with one of the eight stamps in this cute-as-can-be set... In order to get the embossed stripes to go in opposite directions, I had to turn the red cardstock on its side... SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: For the Birds Stamp Set #132001-Wood / #126407-Clear, Marina Mist Cardstock #119682, Real Red Cardstock #102482, Smoky Slate Cardstock #131202,... Continue reading