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Jo Anne
Conover, NC
Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator
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Welcome to the NC Demo Blog Hop for October. One of the things I love about Stampin' Up! is the versatility of its products. Our task for this month is to take a stamp set and use it for two different occasions. I like that! You might have just come... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Luv 2 Create
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Are you ready for another Free Friday Tutorial? I'm sure you are! Today's card uses the Gnome for the Holidays stamp set. I did not design this card. I didn't buy this set. I'm so excited to share this fun fold sample with you! Too cute! Here are all the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Luv 2 Create
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Today we have a sketch for the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge # 635. I love this sketch! Here is the card I designed using the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper and the Copper Brushed Metallic card stock. With these materials and sketch, the card practically put... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Luv 2 Create
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Hello to you! I have been loving the August-December catalog! I love all of the samples in there. What an inspiration they are! The sample on page 72 showing the Dove of Hope bundle really caught my eye. If you haven't already noticed this section in the back, all of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Luv 2 Create
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I'm going to try to add in Free Tuesday Tutorials. Let me know what you think about that. I belong to a group of demonstrators that share tutorials with each other. You should benefit! I didn't make this card using the Ornamental Envelopes bundle. I do know that you are... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Luv 2 Create
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Good morning to you today! I'm so glad you have joined me. I'm sharing a card made using the Jar of Flowers bundle. This consists of the Jar of Flowers stamp set and the Jar punch. I love daisies so that is the inspiration for my card today. Start with... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Luv 2 Create
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Well, hello Friday! I have a downloadable tutorial for you today using the Poinsettia Petals bundle. Here is the card. Isn't it gorgeous! I'm sure you want all the details. Here they are! Poinsettia Petals & Evergreen Forest Supplies: Stamp Sets: Poinsettia Petals (153750), Bundle (155148) Cardstock: Soft Sea Foam... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge #634. We are using the colors Pretty Peacock, Cajun Craze, and Mango Melody. The Flight of Fancy stamp set is so cute. It has you covered for Halloween, Christmas, and Valentines. I'm using this set for our challenge today. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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To me the Snow Wonder bundle has a classic feel to it. That's what I was trying to achieve with the cards I have for you today. I have 2 very similar cards for you. This card has a base of Soft Suede that is 4 1/4 x 11 and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Last week my daughter Jessie celebrated a birthday. Of course I had to make her a card. Just a few days earlier, Jessie had made an announcement on Facebook using this picture and words. Sagan, Mommy, and Daddy are excited to announce that we are having a little pumpkin due... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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It's Friday! And that means that it's Free Friday Tutorial day! I have a card for you today made by the Peaceful Nativity bundle. You are going to love it! I love it! Here are all the details you need to know. Peaceful Nativity Supplies: Stamp Sets: Peaceful Nativity (153310)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge. This week we have a sketch challenge #633. Here is my card. I'm using the Snowflake Wishes bundle. The Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper has made a reappearance this fall. It was in the Holiday Mini last fall. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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I'm so happy to have you join me today. The Boho Indigo Product Medley is my favorite product in the Annual Catalog. That's saying a lot. Look on page 9 to read all about it. I have a fantastic interlocking gate fold card with that gorgeous Boho Indigo designer series... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop for October. This month we are using the colors Cinnamon Cider, Crumb Cake, and Cherry Cobbler. I'm so glad you are joining us. We hop the first Monday of the month. You might have just come from Melissa's blog. Wow! Don't these colors... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Are you ready for another FREE Friday Tutorial from the Tutorial Medley group? Today I have my offering to the group for October using the Wrapped in Christmas stamp set. This set is found on page 11 of the August-December Mini catalog. It's an all sayings set. Here is the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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The Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge # 632 is a color challenge. We are using the colors Mint Macaron, Cajun Craze, and Early Espresso. These are great fall colors and coordinate so well with the Gilded Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper. I decided to highlight this paper in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Do you love blues and vanilla? Do you love little prints? When I see little prints, it reminds me of my grandmother Mama Blackwell. She was a sweet white haired lady who loved to sew. She liked little prints with flowers. When I look at the designer papers from the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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This is the sale you have wanted! Selected designer series papers are 15% off. The best part is that this sale goes on for the whole month of October. SALES PERIOD: 1–31 OCTOBER All order types qualify for this promotion. There is no limit to how many packages of Designer... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the NC Demo Blog Hop for September. We always hop on the last Sunday of each month at 8:00 pm ET. I'm so happy you are here! Our theme for this month is fall. You might have just come from Amy's blog. Weren't you impressed with her ideas!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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I used to be a collector of gnomes. Have you ever heard of Tom Clark? He's a local to North Carolina sculptor. At one time he was super popular in the world of gnomes. I still have many of his works, but I'm not so much a collector anymore. In... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge #631. Today we have a sketch. Here is the card that I made using the Snowflake Wishes bundle. This is a simple sketch, but isn't the card cute! The base is Thick Whisper White 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, scored... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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24 Hour Stamp Sale, 23rd of September, 2020 Click Download US market_24 hour stamp sale Alphabetical Order for a printable PDF of sale stamps. I'll just say that I have a thing about leaves. I'll say that I don't need that leaf set, but I always end up buying it.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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This is the sale you have been waiting for! 15% off selected stamp sets from the Annual Catalog is here! The sale begins at 12:00 am MT and end at 11:50 pm MT on Wednesday, September 23rd. For us in the ET that's 10:00 pm Tuesday night to 9:50 pm... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Hello to you today! I'm glad you are here. We are making a one layer card using the Life if Beautiful stamp set. You can find this set in the August-December Mini catalog on page 51. Here are the details. The base of this card is Old Olive that is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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I have a downloadable Friday tutorial for you today using the Life is Beautiful stamp set. I love the 4 seasons depicted on this card, don't you! Here are all the details. Life is Beautiful Supplies: Stamp Sets: Life is Beautiful (154871) Cardstock: Whisper White (100730), Crumb Cake (120953) Ink:... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2020 at Luv 2 Create