Introducing Hues of Happiness Suite

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I do love to use flowers on my cards, when a new catalog is released I found myself drawn to those stamp sets and decorative papers that feature them. Today I am sharing one of the suites from the 2022 – 2023 Annual Catalog using some of the samples that the talented designers at Stampin’ UP! created to showcase the each of the beautiful elements

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Spring Themed Sampler Idea

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Today I am sharing the 4th and final of 4 seasonal samplers that I have created for my lovely ladies who come to my classes – Spring is the theme for this one with lots of bright spring colors and elements. As always with samplers there is quite a few materials and tools used but the result is so worth it 🙂

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Winter themed Sampler Idea

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This time last year we were on the threshold of a vicious winter storm in which North Texas was below freezing for 139 hours, today it is a little on the chilly side but the sun is shining and we have brilliant blue skies!

Today I am sharing the 3rd in a series of 4 seasonal samplers that I have created for my lovely ladies who come to my classes – although it has a winter theme, I resisted the temptation to add any Christmas-specific elements. As always with samplers there is quite a few materials and tools used but the result is so worth it 🙂

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Family Love Garden Lane Sampler

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I love practically any type of papercrafting but I think my most ‘favoritest’  are samplers or  frameart, you can put lots of different items and techniques onto them without them appearing ‘over the top’

The sampler I am sharing today is one of the projects from my annual Stampin Getaway last October and features the serene Garden Lane DSP along with a whole host of punches,dies, ribbons and embellishments.

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From Trash to Treasures

We all know it’s good to recycle, but having a recycling bin in your house is just a reminder to take out the trash. However, those same items – empty bottles, cans, and packaging products – organized in a pretty basket labeled “Repurpose for Crafting”, are a springboard to creativity.

As Earth Day approaches, dig into that “repurpose” basket. Pull out an empty can, some old catalogs or magazines, and some brown paper and Styrofoam packaging to create a lovely floral bouquet and coordinating note card.  Need some inspiration? then try Buffy Cooper’s tutorial from Craft Project Central.


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