Snow Globes with the Still Scenes Bundle from Stampin’ UP!

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It is a couple of weeks since the 2019 Holiday Catalog was released with lots of different holiday themed goodies for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and a little Valentine.  To be honest I have focused mainly on Halloween but not yet started on Christmas.

I thought I would share one of Stampin’ UP!’s video’s featuring the Still Scenes Bundle which allows your to create cards with  a snow globe – amongst other things – I am so excited to see the Snow Globe Scenes Dies which has a great tree scene, polar bear AND  reindeer.

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Crumb Cake and Good Morning Magnolia

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Today’s card is a very simple design – using the beautiful Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set.  I try to use just one stamp set on a card and I particularly liked that this set has 3 great greetings that will fit into the punch I wanted to use as well as smaller flowers and leaves for decorating my envelope and the inside of the card.

I chose to use the ‘thinking of you’ sentiment, perfect for almost any occasion, the ‘hello’ sentiment would be perfect for a birthday and the ‘thank you’……. just speaks for itself 🙂

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Happy Birthday with a Cross Stitch Bear

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Most crafters do  more than one craft, papercrafting is my first love closely followed by embroidery – mainly counted cross-stitch these days although I used to do a lot of free-form embroidery back in the day!

My great-niece turned 6 at the beginning of this month so I decided to  marry my two favorite crafts together by stitching a small piece then building a card base to fit it in – it was a lot of fun I might try it again sometime!

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Wiper Card using Come Sail Away ~ Video Tutorial

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I love fancy folds and have shared many on my blog – some of them with video tutorials – today I have a really super fold and have designed it for the fellas in our lives!

By making it a guy card I was able to use one of my favorite suites  from the 2019 – 2020 Stampin’ UP! annual catalog – Come Sail Away – stamp set, dies, designer series paper and embellishments that all compliment one another beautifully making my designing so much easier!

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Magnolia Blooms, Scalloped Note Cards with a touch of Watercoloring

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Tucked away  on page 168 of the 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog are some of the cutest notecards – they have a dainty scalloped edge to the card as well as the envelope.  The Scalloped Notecards and Envelope pack contains 20 cards with envelopes – 5 each of 4 different colors.

I chose to use these along with the Magnolia Blooms Stamp Set and some water color pencils to make the Thank You cards for my lovely customers who shopped with me for their Stampin’ UP! supplies in July.

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Happy Retirement Adirondack Chair and Follow Your Art

Hello Paper Crafting Friends ~ welcome back to my corner of the world.

It is so lovely to hear that someone is retiring – how wonderful to be able to get to that stage in your life when your time is your own to do with what you want – when you want to do it! So when a dear friend’s husband announced he was retiring in August it was the perfect occasion to celebrate with a card for him.

Today’s card has a tiny bit of stamping using the Well Said stamp set then some die cutting with the coordinating Well Written Dies.

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2019 Holiday Catalog is now LIVE!

Hello Paper Crafting Friends ~ welcome back to my corner of the world.

Woop, Woop!!! – the 2019 holiday catalog is here, and it’s time to answer the call of creativity ~ 63 pages of Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and yes a little Valentine’s as well – great ideas for your holiday cards and gifts.

If you have shopped with me this last year you will already have received your copy or it is here waiting for you – there is a link a little further down for you to download the PDF.  If you would like your very own copy fill in the form to request one and I will send it to your FREE 🙂

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August Ink . Stamp . Share Blog Hop

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  Melissa’s post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME . This month’s theme is using products from the Holiday Catalog – known in some parts of the world as the Autumn/Winter Catalog

I have chosen to use some of the Monster Bash Suite – the Wonderfully Wicked Bundle, Monster Bash DSP and Monster Bash Enamel Shapes.

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Ink & Share Scrapbook Blog Hop ~ Summer

Welcome to the  Ink & Share Scrapbook blog hop,  we are  group of international Stampin UP! demonstrators sharing our ideas and creativity with you.

You will have either arrived from  Rochelle’s  post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME.  This month we have a  ‘Summer ‘  theme.  Summer always evokes flowers in my mind so I focused on using the flower stamp sets and punches Stampin’ Up has available.

Once again I have chosen to use a 12 x 12 page – mainly because Stampin’ UP! has 12 x 12 card stock in all its colors which gives me a fantastic choice but also because they have the 12 x 12 Page Protectors and Albums.

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