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Gifted Hands, Ink!
West Bend, Wisconsin (but serving stampers across the US)
I love designing cards and find that I seldom create a card by folding it in half.
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Welcome to the June Blog Hop. In this HOP demonstrators from around the world will share cards with their favorite suites in the new catalog. One of my favorites is the Bloom Where You Are Planted Suite on page 80-81 in the catalog. It is a real sleeper that is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2021 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Plentiful Plants is one of my favorite new sets! I am working on a class with these dies and stamp set. I posted a challenge for my customers on my Gifted Hands Ink Facebook page. Three customers stepped up. I sent them two plants from the DSP, succulent vellum, a... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2021 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Welcome to our April Blog Hop! Demonstrators from around the world are designing cards with soon to be retired Stampin’ Up products showcasing a technique. I have designed two cards with the Bay Window Card Technique that one of my downline, Janet, taught at our downline meeting! The directions look... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2021 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Welcome to our April Blog Hop! Demonstrators from around the world are designing cards with soon to be retired Stampin’ Up products showcasing a technique. I have designed two cards with the Bay Window Card Technique that one of my downline, Janet, taught at our downline meeting! The directions look... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2021 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
I like to sign up for Paper Pumpkin not as a monthly subscription, but purchase them after watching Stampin’ Up!s videos. If you have the new blending brushes, this month’s Paper Pumpkin is for you! It includes four sky related stencils - clouds, a sun, starry night and a mountainous... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2021 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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There is nothing better than a bowl of berries or a card with berries on it! This month’s New at SU Blog Hop features Saleabration sets! One of my favorites is the berries! This set is called Berry Blessings and includes the BEST designer’s series paper pack! Join me and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2021 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Welcome to the New at SU! February Blog Hop featuring lots of love and hearts with Valentine themed cards for you to duplicate. This group is a group of demonstrators from around the world that LOVE to spread their love through cards! My card this month is a Slimline card... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2021 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
As usual, my video is sideways again but features a few of my favorite things from the new mini catalog as well as features a special way to win a Mini Cut and Emboss Machine Monday night! Yes January 11th at 8 pm is the drawing. Details in the video!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2021 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Where can you get a $20 shadow box frame AND a 12 by 12 Valentine or a LOVE themed class to make a memorable 12 by 12 piece of art for inside your frame in your choice of black and white or pink, FOR LESS THAN THE PRICE OF THE... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2021 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
Stampin’ Ups! Supplier for Whisper White Cardstock is closing. They have found another supplier. Below is a video comparing the new Basic White and the original Whisper White Cardstock. If you are in love with our current Whisper White, you are allowed to purchase two of each item while supplies... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
View the video below for a run through of what is on sale in the holiday mini! Sale starts tomorrow while supplies last. New items on the clearance rack too! https://youtu.be/xuMnp3DTtb0 Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Place an order with me TODAY ONLY and over 600 items in the catalog are 10% off including bundles, ink pads and colored cardstock! Lots of embellishments too! Use hostess code JRMSWXDF if your order is under $150 and your order will be shipped directly to you and your name... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Welcome to our New at Stampin’ Up! Holiday Blog Hop! Join demonstrators from around the world that are excited to share holiday projects made with some amazing products in the holiday mini catalog! Today I will be sharing a share! Ten of my downline created a three by three square.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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I just wanted to welcome all of you to my blog. Whether you’ve been with me for a long time or just a little, I thought maybe we should get to know each other better! You probably can tell that I am a little camera shy! At my age, photos... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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L Enjoying the beautiful weather tonight and creating beautiful easy cards with a new stamp set called Enjoy the Moment. A video with directions are on the link below.... https://youtu.be/cPkU9Rfg4AQ Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Beautiful sky tonight as we come to the end of another day of stamping at convention. For a virtual event, it has been awesome! Love the new catalogs coming out for January! Dragonfly Garden was featured in the make and takes. Below are my versions! Please excuse the sideways view.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Love these little Paper Pumpkin Boxes! This was a retreat project from a October filled with some goodies! I love the banners! I cut the Halloween corner between The words and used it on the side. This Valentine card is cut like yesterday’ post. I just substituted the DSP. Some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Welcome to the New at Stampin’ Up! Blog Hop featuring Festive Holiday cards designed by Wonderful Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world! My card will feature both the In the Pines Bundle as well as the Festive Corners bundle. This card is super simple to make and super cute.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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The customers that attended my mystery card Zoom Meeting on World Card making day and posted to my Facebook Page Gifted Hands Ink!, received this version of the card from me! I adore this Snowflake paper that is in holiday mini and ON SALE this month! Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Our Zoom meeting is over and those that joined us successfully created a card with this quick and easy design. Below are several different variations of the card as well as a link to the video! Enjoy creating beautiful cards using DSP to help you choose your color scheme! Link... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Check out my video showing you some tips and tricks for using your banner punches. Pair them with some of the beautiful card and envelope packs in the catalog and you have cards in minutes! Enjoy! I am having problems loading the video here, so if the link does not... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
Pat Ertman is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Pat Ertman's Personal Meeting Room Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/5341144503?pwd=VnRxeEVYQnBuVHJ1N0QrKytBd1pPZz09 Meeting ID: 534 114 4503 Passcode: 386346 https://youtu.be/VTF73iXjw9w Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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This Saturday is World Card Making Day! To celebrate, make a mystery card with me from the comfort of your home. I will post a link to a Zoom Meeting on Saturday at one. Cut the pieces I ask you to with the DSP of your choice. Then grab your... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!
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Our downline took a frame we saw online and made it our own! It looks just like a quilt. It is super easy to make if you use the stitched triangle dies! If you want a kit for it, I will cut and send you the pieces for the class... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2020 at Gifted Hands, Ink!