Get the full scoop on the 2016 Stampin’ Up Online Extravaganza!

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With Thanksgiving around the corner here in the US, that means that Black Friday sales and the kick off to Holiday specials!  Well, Stampin’ Up is no exception to the great deals!  They are running their Online Extravaganza for an entire WEEK with bonus deals on the first and last day.  And even better, they actually shared what is on sale to demonstrators early which means I can pass along the sneak peeks to you! Also a couple quick reminders: Use the hostess code DSUGDGH4 when shopping online with me to be eligible for your free copy of the Premium … Read More

Foxy Friend Fabulously Fun Birthday Card

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Last Friday was my monthly Creative Cards class – we normally meet the first Friday of the month, but with OnStage Local happening that first weekend of the month, I had to push it back a week.  Well, I was so glad I could because it gave me a chance to play with my new Stitched Shapes framelits (SO FUN!!) and since we had Christmas Cards and Tags classes scheduled for Saturday, I was free to play with all the other fun non-holiday items in my craft room. So out came the Foxy Friends stamp set and the coordinating A … Read More

Introducing the NEW Premium Tutorial Pack!

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I’m super excited to finally announce something new I’ve been working on…. the Premium Tutorial Pack!  You know I love my classes by mail (and don’t worry, those will still be coming out too) but there are so many great designers out there, I wanted to bring together some of the best to inspire and thank YOU!  My friends and customers. We’ve gathered an international group of super talented Stampin’ Up demonstrators – many of whom have designed for Convention and OnStage displays & presentations, as well as past members of the Artisan Design Team to design these exclusive projects!  Each … Read More

Sweet Christmas Card with Suite Seasons for the Fun n’ Crafty Blog Hop!

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Today is a fun post for me because not only am I going to share the swap card that I created for OnStage Local in Vancouver, BC last weekend – but it is also the Fun n’ Crafty Blog Hop!  That is right!  Some of the stampers from my group have gotten the band back together again and we are showcasing some holiday project ideas including many using the stamp sets that are in the 25% off sale this month!  So, make sure to check them all out. Keeping it Simple with the Suite Season stamp set So, for OnStage … Read More

Stampin’ Up OnStage Local Recap–November 2016

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I’m back after an amazingly inspiring and refreshing weekend up to Vancouver, BC Canada for the November OnStage Local event by Stampin’ Up!  This is the new event that replaces the traditional convention and happens every 6 months around the world.  This time, the closest location was up in Canada for the one day regional style event; and since that is only a few hours away, I just had to go!  I love these events because not only is it a chance to get my creative batteries recharged, but I always get to meet wonderful new people and reconnect with … Read More

ICS Blog Hop–Season of Gratitude

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Welcome to November and fun new blog hop with the Inspire, Create, Share gals!  We’ve decide to do something a little bit different this month and we are pulling out our Paper Pumpkin boxes for this month (technically they are from October, but hey, November’s kits don’t ship until after November 10th, so you have time to sign up for yours!) As I often do, I create the design the way the instructions tell us to for the first project, and then I start exploring what other options I can do to change things up!  I usually stick with trying … Read More

Bright Birthday Card with a Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Bouquet

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When I start working on a project, sometimes I have a plan in mind, but often I turn to pinterest or google image search to give me a starting point for my project.  Most of the time, I end up mixing and matching my favorite ideas from multiple cards into one card.  But sometimes I come across a card that I love so much that I just have to make it exactly as I see it.  Today is one of those cards!  Check out how fun and cheery it is: I saw this card by Shannon Kay on Pinterest and … Read More

Beautiful Backgrounds from Moroccan Nights

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Way back at Stampin’ Up OnStage in April, I was given the Moroccan Nights stamp set (love the perks of getting free stamps when you go to demonstrator events! ).  But the problem was, it wasn’t a stamp set I had really looked at before or thought was my style.  Which meant it sat on my shelf for a loooong time.  But sometimes we all need a challenge to grab that stamp set that is collecting dust and see what we can create with it.  You may be surprised, like I was, at what cool things can result. Turns out, … Read More

Cheery Thanks Peek-a-Book card with Pop of Pink Washi

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Are you like me and after you’ve taken a little bit of time off from getting into your craft room, you return to sit and stare at your supplies thinking, “I really want to make something cute, but have NO IDEA what to make or where to get started!” I swear, getting my groove back on can be the hardest thing for me in crafting.  Well, today, I wanted to share with you a project idea that is quick, easy, and is a great way to get over that missing mojo hump and get your crafting groove on.  The always … Read More

ICS Fall Fun Blog Hop

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It is fully October, if you couldn’t tell from all the Pumpkin Spice EVERYTHING that is in the stores and restaurants!  And that means that we are ready to head out of summer and jump into fall.  To help get you in the spirit and thinking of changing leaves, pumpkins, and all things warm and cozy… the gals at the Inspire, Create, Share blog hop group have put together another fun hop to share with you lots of Fall themed projects! I wanted to break out some of the great designer paper I had ordered from the Holiday catalog and … Read More

Bring on the Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month & the Ultimate Pink Blog Hop!

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Welcome to the first ever Ultimate Pink Blog Hop – a collection of ideas from Stampin’ UP! demonstrators all over the globe featuring shades of pink in honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Having had a grandmother who had to battle breast cancer, this is a cause that I know can affect anyone at anytime, and I loved the chance to participate in this fun way to play with all things PINK while raising awareness for this. I started by grabbing all my pink papers and had planned a “Thinking of You” card, but as things started coming together, it took … Read More

Festive New Years Card with Frosted Medallions

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Today I wanted to share another card from my Stamp & Share event which shows off a fun other color palette – Sweet Sugarplum Soft Sky Whisper White I used them with the new Frosted Medallions stamp set to create a pretty card that can be used for the winter holidays. Most of this card is pretty straightforward, but the one piece that you may not recognize is the pinky/purple patterned strip on the left side of the card.  That is actually the Fancy Frost specialty paper from the holiday catalog.  Now, if you are like me, I thought when … Read More