Enjoy the Moment – Inspirational Card Idea

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I think today’s card would fit most any occasion, particularly for a guy – which I struggle with. I chose the neutral colors of Very Vanilla with Mossy Meadow and Sahara Sand – I thought the combination was ‘peaceful’

Now I have some good news to share – for today November 17th and tomorrow, November 18th 2021 Stampin’ UP! have a seasonal sale for cardstock, ink pads and die sets from the 2021 – 2022 Annual Catalog – the card, ink and dies I used for today’s card are included in that sale……………………… scroll down for more info!!!

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Ink . Stamp . Share Blog Hop – One Sheet Wonder ~ November Showcase

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Once again  I am thrilled to be taking part  in the Ink . Stamp . Share blog hop.  We are a group of Stampin’ Up!®️Demonstrators from around the globe here to bring you inspiration through creativity!

You will have either arrived from Polly’s  post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME . We do not have a theme, but each of the talented artisans showcase what they are working on at this time each month. There will be techniques, fancy folds, 3D, new products and ideas – a veritable treasure chest for you to draw on every month.

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Thank you for Everything – Seashells Embossing Folder Idea

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A change of theme for today – with Thanksgiving and Christmas on the horizon we are going to need some thank you cards. I chose to feature the Seashells 3D embossing folder, just adding a simple greeting so the details of this embossing folder do not get lost. I am thinking this would make a really good masculine thank you card…….. change out the greeting and it would be a perfect masculine birthday card as well!!

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Campology ~ a card for the guys in our lives

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My posts have been a little tardy this last week due to a bad case of allergies and asthma that landed me in urgent care yesterday morning when I should have been writing my post!! Well I am now dosed up with antibiotics and steroids (one of which was in my ‘sit-upon’ ) and ready to go again 🙂 I like to write my posts within 24 hours of posting them so I know I am including the most up to date information -so I don’t prepare them days or weeks in advance.

I have shared before that masculine cards have always been a bit of a challenge for me – well for someone who loves flowers and sparkles that is understandable I guess, but the Campology Stamp Set is a great one for the guys and that is what I am showcasing today!

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Ink . Stamp . Share Blog Hop – October Showcase

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Once again  I am thrilled to be taking part  in the Ink . Stamp . Share blog hop.  We are a group of Stampin’ Up!®️Demonstrators from around the globe here to bring you inspiration through creativity!

You will have either arrived from Angie’s post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME . We do not have a theme, but each of the talented artisans showcase what they are working on at this time each month. There will be techniques, fancy folds, 3D, new products and ideas – a veritable treasure chest for you to draw on every month.

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In the Wild Leafy Thank You Card Idea

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I am getting very good at using my Designer Series Paper ~ I have shared in the past how much I love the decorative paper that Stampin’ UP offers and that I have a tendency to ‘save it’ rather than use it.

Today’s card uses some of the ‘In the Wild’ DSP which features tigers and leopards, but if you flip them over there are some lovely botanical and geometric designs which I chose to use, with just a simple greeting and a couple of punched leaves. I also used the Sweet Strawberry Bundle but there is not strawberry in sight!

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Textures & Frames with aTrio of Greens ~ Birthday Card Idea

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The Textures and Frames Stamp Set is featured in today’s card, one of the best things about this set is that you can get it for free if you place an order before Sept 30th 2021 as part of SALE-A-BRATION. To give you an idea on what you can do with this set I selected 3 of Stampin’ UP! greens and randomly stamped over a piece of Very Vanilla Card. When the card was all finished it struck me that it could be used for male or female, you could change out the colors, of course, but those greens are gonna work either way.

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Any Occasion ‘Hello’ Card ~ In Good Taste

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In the past I have shared that I love Designer Series Paper (DSP), I have also admitted that I tend to be a bit of a hoarder, always thinking that I will have the perfect project for that ‘some day’ so would save it for another day! I am trying to mend my ways and have been using it more and more!

I shared a card on Wednesday which featured DSP and to prove I am reforming I have another to share today, featuring the ‘In Good Taste’ DSP ~ which has a variety of wood and tile effect prints that make perfect backgrounds as well as focal points.

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