Animal Outing Birthday

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The Animal Outing Stamp Set has 3 of the cutest little characters, a giraffe, rhino and kangeroo ~ perfect for birthday cards for the ‘littlies’ in our lives.  I have chosen some lovely bright colors and the Giraffe for my card, which gave me a chance to pull out my Watercolor Pencils for a little coloring and blending.

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Christmastime is Here ~ part 2

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Last week I shared the Christmastime is Here Suite and promised to share another card – once again I have focused on the gorgeous Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper – did I say last time that it had gold foil accents on one side? On today’s card I show one side of the paper with the foil accents and flip it over to show the pretty seasonal print on the other!

I just want to remind you though, that this suite is only available while supplies last so please don’t delay – order yours today! 🙂

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Magnolia Thank you ~ DSP Panel Card

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Magnolias have become so popular this year – we had a Southern Magnolia in our garden at our former house, the blooms were superb but sadly only lasted about a day.  The leaves were a lovely, shiny deep green on the top side and  kinda gingery furry underneath – we loved them until they got into the pool and choked up the pool cleaner!

I have used  the lovely Magnolia Lane DSP for my focal point for my card today which was my thank you card for my  customers who shopped with me for their SU goodies in September.

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Christmastime is Here Suite!

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It’s always fantastic when Stampin’ Up! brings us new products and today I’m sharing one of them, so introducing the…………. Christmastime is Here Suite which was launched yesterday and has no ‘end date’ so you can purchase  ‘while stocks last’ !

This is a beautiful bundle of products – stamps, dies, paper, ribbons, embellishments, and you are going to love all of it! I will share each of them over the coming weeks – today’s card showcases the decorative paper, ribbon and Gold Glimmer Dots with a little bit of stampin’ and die-cuttin’

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Wonderfully Wicked ~ Storybook Fancy Fold

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Happy Halloween!  hard to believe we are at that time of year again – later today we will have the ‘littlies’ come knocking at the door to collect their candy (sweeties)  We just love to see them in their costumes.  It is due to be a cold evening so we shall be wrapped up ourselves waiting for them to come by.

So here is my final Halloween card for 2019 using the Storybook fun fold paired with some of the Monster Bash Suite of products from the 2019 Holiday catalog and a video to show how everything goes together.

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Breast Cancer Courage Card

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  I, as many of you, have friends that have either gone through this journey or maybe currently walking the path,  so this is my card to honor each and every one of them.

This design would work very well for any other the other ‘courage’ ribbons – simply change out the colors to the appropriate one.

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Tasteful Textures – Happy Card

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Today I have paired Calypso Coral and Cherry Cobbler – not a color combination I would have thought would go together until I tried it – you have to be adventurous, get those inks out and work with them – you will surprise yourself on how the wonderful colors we have in the Stampin’ UP! color families go together!

My stamp set is Tasteful Textures, it has three lovely designs and six greetings – you can’t do better than a stamp set with images and greetings!

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Let’s Celebrate ~ For the Love of Felt

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So I have to confess and tell you today’s card is made with a stamp set that I ordered in error – I think I must have either misread the catalog number or twisted a couple of digits around!

For the Love of Felt Stamp Set was designed to be part of the For the Love of Felt Project kit, a fun kit with felt embellishments and other supplies to make 12 cards and a cute presentation box. ( I have added a link to the kit below in case you are interested!)

I guess I could have returned the set but I decided to make it work for me and came up with the following design……………..

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Harvest Hello – Autumn Card

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I think it is safe to say that autumn has finally arrived in North Texas, we had a cold front come thru late last Tuesday which plummeted our daytime temp from mid 90’s down to the mid 40’s! and we had 1/2 of rain!

Today’s card features  a quintessential symbol of autumn – the pumpkin, the Harvest Hellos Stamp Set has a coordinating Apple Builder Punch which is just perfect for creating pumpkins.  I chose to use the ‘Hey There Pumpkin’ greeting  – there are several in the set to choose from although I feel ‘Hey there…’  would be great for a birthday card, maybe a ‘just because’ card.

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