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Wendy Cunningham
Creative minds are seldom tidy!
Interests: stamping, cake decorating, cooking, reading, technology, scrapbooking, education, ebay, boating
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I. Love. Halloween. Maybe it's because my mother was the equivalent of the Grinch of Halloween - handing out nickles and turning off the porch light early. Maybe it's all of the fantastic costumes I conjured in my head as a child. Whatever the reason, Halloween starts early in my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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After Lolo's first birthday party, I put together a Thank You card for all the people who shared our day and made it so special! MDS2 Made it super simple. This is a totally digital representation, but in real life, I created the photo and "Thanks" area with MDS2, had... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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Can't believe it's been a year since Logi entered our lives! So much has happened... so many things to be thankful for as we are truly blessed. Here are a few pics of his day and some of the things I created for the celebration. Note: I covered the personal... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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It's been a while since I've been able to update you all on my creative life... what an incredible two months! Since my last post, I've had a few fun classes on pocket cards and pop-up cards. Before I share those with you, I'd like to show you the final... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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We had a great time at last month's Fancy Folds class. Fancy folds really do add so much to a card! I started the class off with the most complex of the three projects so everyone's brain was fresh and ready to attempt the Cascading Card. Here's a great tutorial... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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That's for sure:) What an amazing weekend... the weather was GORGEOUS, I got to fit in some QST (that's Quality Stampin' Time), Julian and April danced the night away at prom, and we topped it off with a birthday BBQ with good friends! Here's a card I made for the... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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So excited for today... it's a BIG day! I have a workshop this afternoon and I am super, super psyched! It's with a hostess from many years ago who got in touch recently about scrapbooking :) I'm bringing some super sweet projects and samples, including this: Remember this digital layout... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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As many of you know, our youngest son, Logan, was born with many special health needs. It has been a very challenging time for our family, but we are lucky. My friend, Amanda, invited me to join her team Heroes for Ethan. She is walking in memory of her son,... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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Stampin' Up! announced which accessories are retiring from the 2010-2011 Idea Book and Catalog today! Those retiring accessories are available while supplies last and some have been discounted up to 70%! Download the retired accessories list here. Order online for the best chance of getting all the items on your... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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I am so excited to share some projects I put together for a coworker who is hosting a baby shower. I am obsessed with banners and any reason to make a new one will suffice. I've also always wanted to put together a diaper cake and here was my chance.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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The 2011-2012 Retiring List is here! To make room for new stamps and accessories, it is necessary to say goodbye to some of our favorites. Check out the size of this list! Download your own copy of the Retiring List, make your own list, and check it twice because these... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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What a surprise this morning! I logged on to create this post and learned that Tiffany Bauer featured my card organizer in her Crafty Picks! Thank you, Tiffany! The first card from my Totally Terrific Techniques class featured the Stampin' Mist Resist technique. I stumbled across this technique and directions... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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The ladies just left from my Totally Terrific Techniques class and I am super excited to share the projects we made! I have to wait for daylight to take decent pics, so here's a layout I created in My Digital Studio in the mean time. This layout was SUPER simple... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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I love eating cupcakes to make cupcakes! Two years ago I finally learned the secret to getting a nice, fat swirl of frosting on top (it's all in the tip! Bigger tip = bigger swirl. Who'd have thought???). Since then I've had fun playing with all sorts of cupcake designs... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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Friday was a very special day... it was my BFF's birthday. Jen is such an amazing person, and I am truly thankful to have her and her family in my life. She makes me feel so special. AND she stamps! Who could ask for more?!?!? I wanted to make her... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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Friday night was the Mixed Bunch Stamp Camp and we had a blast! I shared three projects featuring this set from the Occasions Mini Catalog and some of the coordinating accessories. Everyone left excited to use the stamp set that came with the Stamp Camp! Here is one of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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I've been blinging up my nails lately because Logan is so into watching my hands. He's fascinated with them! He would rather watch my hands than play with toys, so I figured I would make them sparkly! I tried a glitter nail polish but had to put on layer after... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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Today I made my debut back in the world of workshops with a group of amazing ladies who love to create! Thank you to my hostesses and friends for such a warm welcome. We spent time going over the latest from the Occasions Mini Catalog and all Sale-A-Bration has to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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I love making cards and scrapbooking, but one way I love to use my paper crafting stash is creating items to decorate my home. Here is a group of candles I spruced up with belly bands: The Simply Scored Tool makes it so easy to make these rosettes! I used... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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I truly am one lucky girl. I am surrounded by blessings in my life each and every day. Some of the greatest blessings in my life are my friends. I'm not sure how I ended up with so many loving, caring people in my circle of friends, but I am... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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I had so much fun last night at my Sale-A-Bration Open House with a group of amazing ladies! It's a great feeling to be back in my groove, sharing what I love. I shared my latest projects and demonstrated the fabulous Simply Scored Tool and new Diagonal Plate. Cardstock: Very... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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I came across a tutorial for these delicious Leprechaun S'mores Hats and couldn't resist making some for Ben's class! I had some trouble getting the chocolate tempered, so they are a bit lumpy... but very tasty! Here's a link to the tutorial. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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I have been playing with Stampin' Up!'s Simply Scored tool and having a blast! This tool made its debut in the in this year's Idea Book and Catalog, but I am just now having a chance to explore everything it can do. This card uses the Simply Scored tool for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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Nothing compares to stamping into the wee hours of the morning with my friend Kathy! I'm surprised the rest of the house could sleep with the sounds of stamps tapping ink pads, heat tools whirring, and our non-stop chatter. This was just what I needed to get my creative mojo... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at Wendy Stamps
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As my due date approached, I was feeling great. Everything was moving along, the hernia issue resolved and the baby looked healthy at all of my appointments. I got busy with my hands to pass the time. I finished up a rag quilt using the scallop square Big Shot die.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2012 at Wendy Stamps