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Stampin' Up!|Kelly Acheson
Wisconsin
Join me in my passion for rubber stamping and paper crafts!
Interests: Stamping of course! Scrapbooking - deer hunting - bear hunting - fishing
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First - if you missed it - the CLEARANCE RACK was updated yesterday with some amazing deals!!! Click here to see what they are: CLEARANCE RACK Here's a super easy, clean and crisp card that I made when I first got this stamp set...way back in April! It was part of the fun I have with new products and my besties when we were in Wyoming at Barb's house. I immediately fell in love with Lemon Lime Twist and it looks outstanding with black - right? LOVELY FRIENDS is the name of the stamp set - it has a couple... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at A Stamp Above
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First - if you missed it - the CLEARANCE RACK was updated yesterday with some amazing deals!!! Click here to see what they are: CLEARANCE RACK And now on to our feature film...EPISODE 48 of Wait...WHAT? This video will show you how to make an origami inside for your card that will rock your socks!!! Watch it here: If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. Ohhhhhh la la! I really started this whole process so I could show you how to do the inside origami fold...but also needed a card to put it... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Stamp Above
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Stampin UP just updated the Clearance Rack--WOWSERS there are some good deals on here! Get em while they last!!! Got a July Bonus Coupon you need to use? You can rock that clearance rack with your coupon!! :) Click here to go to my store: CLEARANCE RACK Here are just a few of the items on sale: Click here to see them all: CLEARANCE RACK Thanks so much for taking time out of your busy day to check out my blog! And as always - your orders are greatly appreciated! You can follow me on Facebook here (click on the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Stamp Above
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HELLO FRIEND meets DAISY DELIGHT for a bright and cheerful card! I received this card in a swap and just love the tiny daisies stamped on the greeting and all around the outside edge - aren't they cute? Again Stampin' Up! has a winner with all their color coordinating products - we have Daffodil Delight cardstock, ink and matching ribbon and let's not forget about the DELIGHTFUL DAISY DESIGNER SERIES PAPER - OOOO LA LA~ This embossing folder is one of the new 3D DYNAMIC TEXTURED IMPRESSIONS EMBOSSING FOLDERS called LAYERED LEAVES. Spectacular!!! Dimensions: Whisper White Thick 5-1/2 x 8-1/2... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Stamp Above
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Do you love this color combination? I thought it was so bright and pretty! The Daisy Bundle is back in stock - OH MY - it was so popular that it was on backorder for a while. YOU CAN GET IT NOW!!! Instructions: Add the colored strips of cardstock to the long strip of white and trim it so the edges are flush and it measures 3 7/8" wide. Add this to the Basic Gray layer and then to the card base. Stamp greeting on the wide strip of Bermuda Bay in Bermuda Bay ink and the trio of small... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Stamp Above
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I love getting a surprise in the mail every month!!! Who wouldn't??? Paper Pumpkin is not only a surprise but a whole box FULL OF FUN! My gift to you... Each month I collaborate with a few other demonstrators and we challenge ourselves to come up with alternate ideas using the kit. When you subscribe to Paper Pumpkin through me - I'll share 7 different ideas with you, complete with all the dimensions, photos and instructions to make them. So you'll have an arsenal of ideas to use with each kit you receive! Stampin' Up! has an promotion on Paper... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Stamp Above
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HAPPY FRIDAY! Today I'm featuring another great card using the OH SO ECLECTIC BUNDLE! I have had a BLAST with all the products from this suite. It's so dang pretty! Here's a simple card I made with the big jewel and the matching DSP - NATURALLY ECLECTIC. Also featured in my video are 20 more swap cards that I received using this bundle - OH MY GOSH! You can watch my video and see all the cards here: If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. Dimensions: Soft Sky - 11 x 4-1/4 scored... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Stamp Above
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Welcome to the ONE STAMP AT A TIME (OSAT) blog hop! You might be arriving here from Andrea Tracy-Tucker's blog or you might be popping in for the first time here. Regardless of how you got here - please make sure you scroll down to the NEXT button so you can continue on the hop. We have some great Kid's Cards/Back to School projects for you this month! Each blog will show you a card and a 3-d item...that can be a gift bag or box or some type of home decor item or a treat holder...the skies the limit... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Stamp Above
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Welcome to EPISODE 47 of my Wednesday tip video called Wait...WHAT? I have a great project for you today featuring a SNEAK PEEK at a beautiful stamp set coming to you in the HOLIDAY MINI CATALOG September 1st! I'm giddy with excitement over how pretty this card turned out! It was just an image in my head...and I made it come alive! Watch my video showing you all the tips on making one of your own here: Do you love it??? The inside uses the exclusive stamp set called YOU'RE DELIGHTFUL: Dimensions: Peekaboo Peach 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 Basic Black 4... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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We have a CARD BUFFET on Saturday 8/12 in Neenah from 9am - 1pm!!! Email or message me if you want to join us! And now - on to our regularly scheduled program: Orange is the new LEMON!! LOL! Did I get ya? I love this LEMON ZEST bundle - you can make any color of fruit you want and today it's oranges! My friend Connie Stewart designed this card - I love it! Cutting & Scoring: Crumb Cake – 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score and fold at 4 ¼” Crumb Cake – 1 ½” x 4” plus 1... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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I'm on a roll sharing summer cards lately - IT IS MY FAVORITE TIME OF THE YEAR! Here's a great card using the POCKETFUL OF SUNSHINE bundle - super fun!!! BE A VIP! When you place an order with me - you get to be in my VIP group!!! This is a private Facebook group where I share EXCLUSIVE projects! That's right - these are not shared anyplace else! The next bundle that I'll share is an awesome set of cards using this POCKETFUL OF SUNSHINE bundle - DON'T MISS IT! Order below by clicking on any of the products... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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For some of us - it's that time already!!! Time to be thinking about your Christmas cards!!! Lucky for us - Stampin' Up! just released the CAROLS OF CHRISTMAS bundle one month early!!! That's right - you can get this bundle right away! Check out this awesome video they produced to show you some of the incredible features that come with it: Down below I've put together some of the other items you might need to go with your Christmas card creating! Here are some gorgeous samples for you: Thanks so much for taking time out of your busy day... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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OH MY - when you woke up this morning did you think you'd be looking at a beautiful card like this? LOL! Bet you didn't!!! I do think this is one of the easiest BEAUTIFUL cards I've ever made! I'm using the LOVELY WORDS THINLITS dies - they are super fun! I show you all of them in the video. I even made a video for you to prove it! You can watch my it here: If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. Here's a close up of the HUGS die and that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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Here's the other card I was telling you about on Tuesday - I love this one too! All the bright chairs are screaming SUMMER FUN - my FAVORITE time of year!!! I would almost take 2 summer seasons instead of winter! Almost...because you know how I love the season of giving, and of course...PRESENTS! LOL! You can see in this close up that I used the FLICKING TECHNIQUE with my marker to add some flickers of black. It's a great way to tone down the white - don't you think? Doesn't this just look like heaven? I call my back... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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How about a super fun and easy background that kinda reminds me of a sunset? That's what I have for you today! I'm calling it the BLOCK STAMPING technique. Check out my video here: If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. Dimensions: Rich Razzzleberry 4-1/4 x 11 scored at 5-1/2 & scraps Wood Textures DSP 4 x 3 Shimmery White 3-1/2 x 3-1/2 Whisper White (inside) 4 x 5-1/4 Click on any of the products to go right to my Stampin' Up! store to order: Product List 118485 $8.50 145348 $54.00 144177 $10.00... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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Happy August...can it be August already? Where did July go??? Doesn't this just scream SUMMER FUN??? That's my pool in the background! I think this card gets my point across in a very colorful way - JUST RELAX AND BREATHE! I had a blast making it. I love bright colors and this chair is the BOMB. The Colorful Seasons bundle is a MUST HAVE for every stamper. When you place a $50 order with me - I have a 14 card tutorial that I'll give you as a gift so you'll have a bunch of ideas right from the start!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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How cute is this??? Can you see the salt on the rim? What a fun card!!! Supplies: Stamps: Lemon Zest Clear-Mount Stamp Set [143808] Ink : Lemon Lime Twist Classic Stampin' Pad [144086] , Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad [132708] Card Stock : Lemon Lime Twist Cardstock [144245] , Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [100730] , Basic Black 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [121045], Vellum 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock [101856] Tools & Adhesive : Sponge Daubers [133773] , Tear & Tape Adhesive [138995] , Stampin' Trimmer [126889] , Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush [141897], Stampin' Dimensionals... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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I have another fun fold for you today!!! I'm not sure that it has a name - but it's super easy and very impressive! I've been struggling with my photography lately so I decided to head outside to take my photos of this card...isn't that water in the background beautiful? This card uses the Lemon Zest bundle - which includes the stamp set LEMON ZEST and the LEMON BUILDER PUNCH. This is such a fun combo - you can make cards that feature oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruit - LOVE! Check out my video to get all the tips to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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Welcome to A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop!! I am so excited to have you join in the hop whether you are stopping by from the amazing Rick Adkins blog or this is your first stop, I'm super excited to have you here! This month's kit POSITIVELY PICTURESQUE is so cute! I love the little images and the greetings and those die cut card fronts are the BOMB! The anticipation is REAL PEOPLE! I love getting my PAPER PUMPKIN KIT in the mail every month because I LOVE SURPRISES! Here's July's kit: Here are the alternate projects that I came... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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Here's a GREAT technique called Collage Stamping - super easy and fun! Check out my tip video - filled with lots of tips here: If the video doesn't play - click to HERE watch it on my blog. Dimensions: Whisper White 4 x 5-1/4 & 1-1/2 x 4-1/4 Basic Black 3-1/8 x 4-3/8 Daffodil Delight 4-1/4 x 11 & 3 x 4-1/4 Click here to place an order and see the details for these products: Product List 143662 $21.00 141489 $27.00 143982 $15.00 143263 $110.00 110755 $4.00 126944 $6.50 132708 $6.00 100730 $9.00 119683 $8.00 121045 $8.00 104430 $4.00 Three... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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Isn't this pretty??? That background is actually a NEW stamp called MARBLED BACKGROUND on page 165 in the big catalog. It gives you that shaving cream background without any mess!!! LOVE... Supplies: Stamps: Marbled Background Stamp (143755 w or 144772 c), Colorful Seasons (143726), Inside: Birthday Blossoms (139167 w or 139471 c) Stamp Pads: Bermuda Bay (131171), Pool Party (126982) Paper: Pool Party (122924), Whisper White (100730), Thick Whisper White (140272) Misc.: Big Shot (143263), Seasonal Layers Thinlits (143751), Bermuda Bay Stitched Satin Ribbon (144183), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Mini Dimensionals (144108), Bone Folder (102300) Measurements: Thick Whisper White: scrap for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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Stampin’ Up! Supplies: PAPER – Berry Burst (144243), Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack (144193) OTHER – Perfect Days Memories & More Card Pack (144209), Berry Burst Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon (144191), Lovely Words Thinlits (143733), Big Shot (143263), SNAIL (104332), Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108), Mini Glue Dots (103683), Stampin’ Trimmer (126889), Clear Faceted Gems (144142) Instructions: Adhere Color Theory Designer Series Paper to card base with SNAIL adhesive. Cut a narrow strip of adhesive from a sheet of Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. Use to adhere the “HELLO” acetate card from Perfect Day Memories & More card pack by placing small... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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WHAT IS STAMP CLUB?.....It's a fun place to relax and have fun stamping with other crazy people that love it as much as you do!!! I have openings in my Tuesday or Thursday groups Details: We meet in Neenah once a month HERE at 6:30 pm We make 3 projects - you'll learn the latest and greatest in stamping trends & techniques, fabulous layouts, fun folds, moving cards, punch art and so much more You'll make new friends that are as crazy about stamping as you are - stampers are the NICEST people We meet once a month for 10... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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VIDEO FIXED!!! After several calls on the phone with APPLE - I have my video repaired and reloaded - not a good way to spend the day!!! Happy FRIDAY PEEPS! There's a slide show in this video of 25 different cards made with the HAPPY BIRTHDAY GORGEOUS BUNDLE - check it out below. Isn't this a fun card? Everyone loves an easy fun fold - it's prefect for this HAPPY BIRTHDAY thinlit! I received this card in a swap - created by Cathy Miller. Watch my video for some great tips and 25 swap cards made with the HAPPY BIRTHDAY... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2017 at A Stamp Above
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I'm a sucker for a fun fold! And bright colors...and a stamp set that's easy to create with...and anything that goes BLING...and...I could go on and on. I love the bright colors the PICK A PATTERN DSP provides me and my BLING comes in with the BLACK SHIMMER RIBBON - it's hard to see in the photo - but trust me - that glimmer makes me smile! This is a super easy fun fold. You simply fold the card base in half and then fold again on the 1-1/2" score line to create the little pocket. Easy peasy lemon squeezie!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at A Stamp Above