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Jo Anne
Conover, NC
Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator
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Happy Friday! I have a tutorial for you today using the Birds & Branches bundle. This card and tutorial were designed by me. Here are the instructions. Birds and Branches Supplies: Stamp Sets: Birds and Branches (152570) Birds and Branches Bundle (154107) Forever Fern #152559 Cardstock: Misty Moonlight (153081) Calypso... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Luv 2 Create
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Hello and happy Thursday. The Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge is CASing the catalog page 18. I decided to use the Celebrate Sunflowers bundle for my CASE. Begin with the Thick Whisper White card stock that measures 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, score, and fold at 4 1/4.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Luv 2 Create
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I've been stamping the last few days with the Arrange a Wreath bundle. I've posted some of my samples the last few days. I'll give you links to these a little later. Today I have three cards that I want to share. I'll talk just a little about each of... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the NC Blog Hop for June. You'll find us the last Sunday of each month at 8:00 pm. Our theme this month is Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue. In other words, we can pretty much choose anything we want! You might have just come by... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Luv 2 Create
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I've been playing with the Arrange a Wreath bundle, Arrange a Wreath stamp set and Wreath Builders dies. It's a lot of fun and a stamp set for all seasons, too. A wreath is always in style! I know it's a little early for Christmas, but why not! I think... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Luv 2 Create
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Today we have a beautiful card that I added to our Tutorial Medley group. It uses the Ornate Garden Suite. I was proud of this one. Here are the instuctions below. Ornate Garden Supplies: Stamp Sets: Ornate Style #152572, Ornate Thanks #149471, Ornate Style Bundle #154119 Cardstock: Highland Heather #146986,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge # 618. Today we have a sketch. This is a pretty simple sketch. Here is what I did with it. If you haven't seen the beautiful Whale of a Time Designer Series Paper, you are missing something. It comes in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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My sister Martha had a birthday recently. It gave me the perfect opportunity to use the Prized Peony bundle. I found that it might look hard, but it really isn't. It starts with a base of Petal Pink 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 and folded at 4 1/4. The Gray... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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I think I said this before, but I love the Zany Zebras stamp set. I can picture my granddaughter and I stamping away together. I'm going to have to take it with me the next time I see her. I have a zebra card for you using our new In... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Friday is here again already! I have a beautiful card and tutorial for you today. The card uses the set Forever Blossoms and is by Christi Waite. Isn't it lovely! Here are all the details. FOREVER BLOSSOMS CENTER STEP CARD All images © 1990-2020 Stampin’ Up! Supplies: Stamp Sets: Forever... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge #617. Today we have are using the colors Melon Mambo, Mango Melody, and Granny Apple Green. I hate to say this, but I'm just not a brights person. When I see colors like this I'm a little frightened. It's out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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My husband is a geography guy. He taught Middle School Social Studies where they focused on Europe, Asia, and Africa. When I showed him the World Of Good Specialty Designer Series Paper, he got really excited. His birthday is coming up in August, and I think this will be his... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Hello! I'm practicing doing a Facebook Live today. I did it with my team on their Luv 2 Create page. I think it turned out all right so I'm going to put it on YouTube and share. Here is the card I shared. This is made with Thick Whisper White... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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I think Forever Fern just might be my favorite bundle in the new catalog. Wait, I think I also say this about any of the bundles I'm currently using. Well, today, it's the Forever Fern bundle. It contains the Forever Fern stamp set and the Forever Flourishing dies. The base... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Happy Friday to you. I have another tutorial for you. This one uses the Painted Poppies stamp set. It is designed by Janet Goshorn. Want to know how Janet made this card? Here are all the details and measurements. Painted Poppies Supplies: Stamp Set: Painted Poppies (151599) Cardstock: Seaside Spray... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the One Stamp at a Time Blog Hop for June. We have a brand new catalog and we want to show it off! You are going to love all the ideas you'll get from this hop! Join in the fun! I have a fancy fold card for you.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Have you noticed the World of Good Suite on pages 24-26 of the Stampin' Up! 2020-2021 Annual Catalog? It makes great masculine cards, adventure cards, and travel memories. You just might want to check it out. Today I have a card using the Beautiful World stamp set, the World Map... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Good morning. I hope you are happy and well. I have ventured away from home for a few days. We are staying in our condo at Beech Mountain, NC. It's so nice to have a change of scenery for a few days. We have sheltered in place forever it seems.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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I can't seem to stop using the Celebrate Sunflowers bundle. You might wonder how many sunflower cards you can make, but it's not just sunflowers. I'll link to some of my other sunflower posts a little later. First here is my card for today. This card has a base of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to Tutorial Medley Friday. Today I have a beautiful card and tutorial by Debbie Henderson. She is using the Butterfly Wishes stamp set. I think this card is beautiful! Here's all the information. Butterfly Wishes Supplies: Stamp Sets: Butterfly Wishes (149346) Cardstock: Seaside Spray (150883), Whisper White (100730) Ink:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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As part of the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge I'll be featuring the Forever Flourishing dies. We have a color challenge using Purple Posy, Night of Navy, and Coastal Cabana. The Forever Flourishing dies are so pretty and intricate. There are beautiful leaf fronds. Just look at this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Today is the day we have been looking forward to! The 2020-2021 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog is live! Ordering can begin at noon Mountain Time. There are so many great bundles, stamp sets and embellishments. You are going to love it all! Today I want to feature the Celebrate Sunflowers... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
I didn't get this bundle on the preorder, but it goes on my order for Wednesday! I really love that background stamp. Beautiful card!
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Welcome to the Color Fusers Blog Hop for June. This time we are using Petal Pink, Melon Mambo, and Pool Party. I'm so glad that you are here! Please make sure that you visit all the posts for this hop. You'll get lots of great ideas for this color combination.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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Welcome to the NC Demo Blog Hop for May. We are all about celebrating our retiring products today. You might have just come from Tracy's blog or you may just be beginning the hop. Be sure you visit everyone! You'll get some great ideas! I'm going to tell you the... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2020 at Luv 2 Create
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