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Today I published my first newsletter in years. I have always been intimidated by the thought of coming up with topics month after month. Then I read an article on newsletters and got some great suggestions/ideas. The August newsletter is the result of that inspiration. If you haven’t signed up... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ UP! Queen Ann’s Lace and Ornate Layers A dear friend’s dad passed this past week. Sympathy cards are my least favorite card to make - for obvious reasons. But I had an idea for one bouncing around in my head for a while so I decided to give it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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A MONTHLY CRAFTING SUBSCRIPTION WHAT'S INSIDE? With a monthly Paper Pumpkin craft subscription box, you'll save time and money . . . and eventually build a collection of versatile Stampin’ Up! crafting supplies. GET CREATIVE EACH MONTH Your first kit comes with a FREE, clear stamping block. The box you... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ Up! Timeless Tropical and In The Tropics It's the first Monday of July and that means it's time for the Stamp Review Crew Hop. We are a group of Stampin' UP! demonstrators sharing a ton of ideas focused on a single stamp set. This week we're featuring the stamp... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ UP! Stitched Stars and Stitched Rectangles You can be very creative when you are properly motivated! I wanted to create a United States Flag for Independence Day. But what could make it unique? I decided to create a segment of the flag instead of the whole flag and used... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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Unbox and create your special edition May Paper Pumpkin kit, featuring new Stampin' Up! In Colors! Subscribe Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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I’ve had this stamp set for so long I’ve loved this stamp set but never did anything with it - until now. The problem was I was never quite sure how to color it. I tried colored pencils and watercoloring. It just didn’t look right. Then I tried Stampin’ Blends.... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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Yesterday I got the chance to review the new 2020–21 Stampin’ UP! Annual Catalog. There are so many things I like about this catalog, but I think the game changer in this catalog will be the new Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine. Oops I mean machines – plural. Yes, you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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I thought I would share a few of the Valentine’s cards I made this year: This one was for my partner Rick. It was inspired by one of my orchids that is now in full bloom and the Rare Blessings stamp set. Although you can’t really see it, the image... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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Just a quick post for all you cat lovers out there! Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2020 at Stampin-Style
Stampin' Up!s Coordination Product Release is here! We have new products that you will love. Join Brian as he walks you through all of the amazing products that coordinate with products from the current Sale-A-Bration and Mini 2020 catalogs. The products will be available starting February 4th thru March 31st... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2020 at Stampin-Style
My first Stampin’ UP! video share of 2020 has to be Peaceful Poppies from the January - June 2020 Mini Catalog (AKA Occasions Catalog). I have purchased just about everything in this suite of products. But if you buy only one product from this suite, make it the Peaceful Poppies... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2020 at Stampin-Style
Paper Pumpkin’s first kit of 2020 is all about L-O-V-E. Whether you want handmade favors for Valentine’s Day, a bridal shower, or a remarkably romantic wedding, this kit has your number: 20 treat bags, 10 mini cards and envelopes, and embellishments. It’s everything you need to celebrate your favorite friendships... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ Up! Promotions Here's the place to check in on all the wonderful promotions offered by Stampin' UP! Early releases, special discounts, and new product introduction are all part of this weekly post. Just click the pic to take you to the featured offering. Let me know what you think. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2020 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ Up! Promotions Here's the place to check in on all the wonderful promotions offered by Stampin' UP! Early releases, special discounts, and new product introduction are all part of this weekly post. Just click the pic to take you to the featured offering. Let me know what you think. Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2019 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ Up! Promotions Here's the place to check in on all the wonderful promotions offered by Stampin' UP! Early releases, special discounts, and new product introduction are all part of this weekly post. Just click the pic to take you to the featured offering. Let me know what you think. Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2019 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ UP! Nature’s Beauty and Feels Like Frost DSP I featured this stamp set two other times on my blog. (Nature Gathered Together and Nature’s Beauty Bunny) But it’s such a beautiful set I thought I’d share another card with you. We are up at our cabin in idyllwild where... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2019 at Stampin-Style
Thanks Carol! Glad you like it. The Vellum is just the right transparency to still allow the background to show through! Thanks again, Mike
Toggle Commented Dec 16, 2019 on Nature’s Beauty Bunny at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ Up! Promotions Here's the place to check in on all the wonderful promotions offered by Stampin' UP! Early releases, special discounts, and new product introduction are all part of this weekly post. Just click the pic to take you to the featured offering. Let me know what you think. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2019 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ UP! Nature’s Beauty and Feels Like Frost DSP I love nature, but I guess you already know that if you’ve visited my blog before. So when I saw Nature’s Beauty in the back of the 2019 Holiday Catalog I knew I had to have it. This couples so beautifully... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2019 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ Up! Promotions Here's the place to check in on all the wonderful promotions offered by Stampin' UP! Early releases, special discounts, and new product introduction are all part of this weekly post. Just click the pic to take you to the featured offering. Let me know what you think. Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2019 at Stampin-Style
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TIME TO SAVE! IT’S THE YEAR-END CLOSEOUT If you love great deals, our amazing Year-End Closeout is the best time to shop. You’ll get great discounts on retiring Stampin’ Up! products, including stamp sets and items from the holiday catalog. The Year-End Closeout happens only once a year, so make... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2019 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ Up! Promotions Here's the place to check in on all the wonderful promotions offered by Stampin' UP! Early releases, special discounts, and new product introduction are all part of this weekly post. Just click the pic to take you to the featured offering. Let me know what you think. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2019 at Stampin-Style
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Stampin’ UP! Gather Together Bundle and Chrismastime Is Here DSP Today my sister and I are sitting on the sidelines of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. She has never been to New York or, obviously, seen a Broadway play. At 82 years of age I think it's time. So were... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2019 at Stampin-Style