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Julie
I am a SAHM with a "new" wonderful husband and 2 kids who is totally addicted to stamping!!
Interests: I absolutely *heart* stamping and all related things. I am a Stampin' Up! independent demonstrator and I love it!
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I love using eyelets, since I got my Crop-A-Dile, (hated the banging!!), but never think to pull them out. Well, Lindsey suggested it, and I jumped on board. Whenever I think eyelets, though, I most always got with masculine themed... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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So, Lindsey and I decided for the challenge this week, we would go with the color scheme in the picture. The good news ... you don't have to use ALL the colors. Just pick a few that work and go... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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This week, Linds and I wanted another sketch, and I asked her if we could throw a twist on it. She easily agreed and picked her sketch. Here are the two choices ... You will notice this is the exact... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, this past weekend, Dylan turned 11. We have had many blessings with him and am excited to see where this life takes him. He is turning into such a young man, always willing to help out, loves to work... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, a little late today, but better that than not at all !! So, I'm glad I embossed one of the teacher cards, and am even happier that I never showed it to you, because I needed it this week.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Today is the day us Canadians show our pride in our country, and here is Grande Prairie, it is the city's centennial. BIG FIREWORKS extravaganza last night, it was awesome!! So for this weeks sketch, since Independence Day is also... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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So, for this weeks Stamping Friends Reunion challenge, Lindsey and I decided to dive into our year end thanks for teachers. Course, you can make any thank you card you want, but we both need the teacher ones ... lol.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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So, this week, Lindsey and I decided to do a tutorial from Splitcoast as our Stamping Friends Reunion Challenge. Kinda like a blast from the past, since neither of us had checked them out for awhile. I chose one called... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
If you are new to stamping, or even a seasoned veteran, there is al;ways something new to learn. I have well over 120 tutorials on here to get you started. Have yourself a browse through and try something you ahve... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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This week for the Stamping Friends Reunion, Lindsey and got out our stamps for the men. It is Father's Day on Sunday and we are here to give you a couple ideas. Here is mine ... I used the stamp... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, the boys wanted to make John a Father's Day card, so I headed to Pinterest and found this one. They got to pick the colors they wanted and we got to work. Here they are with the finished card... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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This weeks challenge was a hard one for me. For our Stamping Friends Reunion, we decided to CASE a card from each others blog ... how do you do that with so many good choices? I had 3 picked out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, a couple days late, but STILL HERE !! I am so glad that this Stamping Friends Reunion has gotten me stamping again. And along with it, some of my mojo has returned. Lindsey and I decided on another shaped... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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This week, Lindsey and I decided on "inspiration" as a theme for the Stamping Friends Reunion challenge. It is amazing what you can find in everyday life around you to give you the mojo you need to make a card.... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Lindsey and I made a realization last night - we forgot to make a card So, we came up with a card that can come together quickly, the one layer wonder. They can be fast, or can take long, depending... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, I have three Mother's Day cards to make, and here is another one I finished. I have also had quite a few comments on my butterflies, and how they are done, so I put together a tutorial for you!!... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, this weekend is Mother's Day ! Lindsey and I decided to make mother's day cards for our Stamping Friends Reunion challenge this week, and I went to town. I got out my punches, Sizzix, pearls and vellum out. I... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, back at 'er and on time !! This week, we pulled out another sketch. This one is a GREAT way to get rid of scrap patterned paper, OR to use with the big washi tape trend. Here is the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Completely in love with my new niece. I got to enjoy almost a week with her and the rest of my family over Easter. It was a nice break, but it is sure nice to be back home. Bought my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, Typepad had some serious issues and I could not predraft my Stamping Friends Reunion 14 card. They were hacked apparently !! Then I headed to Saskatchewan to spend Easter with my family and couldn't do it there. So, I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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I have been seeing what's called a "card-in-a-box" all over Pinterest, and had to try it for my self. essentially, it is a box card, that easily folds flat for mailing, and it is AWESOME in my humble opinion. It... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, as we were discussing the next cards to make, Lindsey said "How about Easter?". Oh my, it is THIS WEEKEND !! So, I got to stamping. Well, actually, only one stamp, but die-cutting and punching and piercing and, well... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Are you even remotely surprised? Lol The Inspiration Challenge was to go to a nail polish site, and find something there to take your ideas from. Well, the first set caught my eye (I wonder why), and I went to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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The challenge for Friday, over at Splitcoast, was to take a slice off your card. You take a 11 X 4.25 piece of CS, score it at 5.5, and then hack two inches off the front of the card !!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Today's challenge over on Splitcoast was to use or go with wind. Well, the only thing I could think of its trees, as the wind is seriuosly blowing through ours right now !! It is a good thing, because it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas