Happy Anniversary with Falling So In Love

All the products in the Falling In Love Suite from Stampin' Up! are so soft and beautiful. #stampcandy

I thought I posted this card many weeks ago, but it somehow slipped through the cracks. But I had to share it with you, because I think it’s just beautiful, if I do say so myself. I used products from the Falling In Love Suite and the So In Love Bundle, what I’m calling the Falling So In Love Suite (on pages 51 & 52 in the 2017 Occasions Catalog) to make this soft and pretty Happy Anniversary card. Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for some big news about Sale-a-bration! Here’s what I made:   Here’s …

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Yummy in My Tummy, says the Cute Little Monster

Cute little cuddly monster has a tummy full of love. Yummy in My Tummy stamp set by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

I’ve been itching to use the Yummy in My Tummy stamp set from the Occasions catalog. The creatures are ugly and adorable at the same time. I finally got around to playing with it for today’s card. I tried to create the effect of the monster being just barely visible in the darkness.   Here’s what I made:   This card is dark and kind of hard to photograph, so I took pictures from different angles, and even lightened up one so you can see the monster’s features better.   Here’s what I did: Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer: Basic Gray …

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Stylized Birthday for a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Are you wearing green today so you don’t get pinched? I was wondering how in the world that tradition ever got started, so of course I Googled it: “St. Patrick’s revelers thought wearing green made one invisible to leprechauns, fairy creatures who would pinch anyone they could see (anyone not wearing green). People began pinching those who didn’t wear green as a reminder that leprechauns would sneak up and pinch green-abstainers.” So there’s your history lesson for the day. You may think it odd that I’m posting a birthday card today instead of a St. Patrick’s Day card. Two reasons: …

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Spring Celebrations for the InKing Royalty March Blog Hop

Wish everyone a Happy St Patrick's Day with this quick and easy card, Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set, Sweet & Sassy Framelits, Project Life Cards & Labels Framelits, Gold Glimmer Paper, Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

I know I’m a couple days early, but I thought today’s St. Patrick’s Day card would fit in nicely with the Spring Celebrations theme of the March 2017 InKing Royalty Blog Hop.     What fun!  Stampin’ Up! catalogs are filled with so many great ideas for Spring-themed projects – Easter, birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Spring weddings…  We are excited to share our Spring Celebrations creations with you today.   Here’s what I made: Scroll down to see how I made it and what I used. Here’s the hop: After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over …

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Please Vote for My Card – All Things Thanks for Kylie’s Blog Highlight

This card is super easy to make with the All Things Thanks stamp set, 6x6 Glimmer Paper Assortment, Flourish Thinlits and May Flowers Framelits dies by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Today I’m sharing a card that I designed for my March Stamp Club gathering. All the projects we made used the newest Sale-a-bration items. This one uses the 6×6 Glimmer Assortment, which you can get for FREE with a $50 purchase, but only while supplies last! I also used the All Things Thanks stamp set, the Flourish Thinlits Dies, May Flowers Framelits Dies, and Aqua Painters. I used Shimmery White card stock (CS,) instead of the regular Whisper White CS, because you can watercolor on it without any pilling.   Also, today a group of us are being highlighted internationally by Kylie …

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Thanks a Bunch of Carrots with the Basket Bunch Bundle

Really simple thank you card made with the Basket Bunch Bundle and Party Animal DSP by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

I’ve been using the Basket Bunch Bundle a lot lately. And why not? It’s adorable and versatile. For today’s card, Thanks a Bunch of Carrots, I paired the bundle with Party Animal Designer Series Paper (DSP.) It’s a clean and simple card, but still fun.   Here’s what I made:   Here’s what I did: Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer: Whisper White Thick card stock (CS) to 4-1/4″ x 11″, then scored in half at 5-1/2″ Pumpkin Pie CS to 2-1/2″ x 3-3/4″ Party Animal Designer Series Paper (DSP) to 2-1/4″ x 3-1/2″ Whisper White CS to 2″ x …

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Love is in the Air with the Lift Me Up Bundle

Love is in the Air with this card made with the Lift Me Up bundle by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

It’s rare that I make a card with no layers, but I decided to step outside my comfort zone for today’s card. I stamped directly onto the card base using the Diagonal Stripe background stamp and the Lift Me Up stamp set, then added balloons cut with the Up & Away Thinlits dies. Oh, and you save 10% when you buy the Lift Me Up stamp set and the Up & Away Thinlits together as a bundle!   Here’s what I made:   Here’s what I did: Cut and scored with my Stampin’ Trimmer: Pool Party card stock (CS) to 5-1/2″ x …

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An Oh So Succulent Happy Mother’s Day Card

The Oh So Succulent stamp set and the Succulent Garden DSP combine to make this soft and sweet Mother's Day card. I also used the Layering Ovals Framelits, the Stitched Shapes Framelits, the Bunch of Banners Framelits, Banners for You stamp set, and Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set. All by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Gorgeous. Stunning. Amazing. You know, all those good words. They’re what I use to describe the Succulent Garden Suite of products in the 2017 Occasions Catalog (pages 20-21.) Even the word Succulent sounds so rich and beautiful. I used the Oh So Succulent stamp set and the Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper (DSP) to create today’s card. It was my swap card at a team meeting I attended Saturday. You can see more of the team swaps here. Scroll down to bottom of today’s post to see all the products in this suite.   Here’s what I made: The Tip Top Taupe looks a …

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Check It Out – 17 Team Swaps from Subway

Make this fun card by Missy Wiedeman using the Hey Chick and Dragonfly Dreams stamp sets, Tshirt Builder and Layering Circles Framelits sets by Stampin' Up! #candyhearts #stampcandy

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator extraordinaire Pam Morris had a team meeting at her parents’ Subway restaurant Saturday, and it was so much fun! Thanks again to her mom, Carol, for graciously hosting (tolerating) us! I love love love it when I can get together with other SU Demos, and this is a particularly fantastic group of people. And talented, too! (I’m not biased at all.) Today I’m sharing the team swaps with you. Prepare to be impressed! If you see a little candy machine full of hearts next to someone’s name, that means they are a member of my team, the Candy Hearts! …

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Baking Makes Life Sweeter with Perfect Mix by Judy Newsome

Sweet as can be Double Z Fold card made by Judy Newsome using the Perfect Mix stamp set by Stampin' Up! #stampcandy

Judy Newsome, another of my extremely talented team members (I’m showing off the Candy Hearts again!) created this incredible Double Z Fold card using the Perfect Mix stamp set from the 2017 Occasions catalog (page 35.) The Perfect Mix stamp set has 9 stamps: 4 images, 2 sentiments, and 3 images with sentiments.   Here’s what she made:   Here’s what she did: Cut and scored with a Stampin’ Trimmer: Blushing Bride card stock (CS) to 11″ x 4-1/4″, then scored with the long side at the top at 2-3/4″ and 5-1/2″ Blushing Bride card stock (CS) to 11″ x 1-1/2″, then scored …

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