Creating a Calendar Card with Days to Remember – Video Tutorial

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For the last 5 or 6 years I have created a flip over calendar using various Stampin’ UP! products, however the calendar part always defeated me in trimming and lining everything up – so I would buy the calendar parts. This year Stampin’ UP! introduced the Days to Remember Stamp Set which makes the whole process of stamping them ‘oh so very easy’ . Today I share a video on how I use this stamp set to create a calendar card and give you a sneak peak of my flip over calendar for 2022.

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Hey there ~ Cute Squirrel Card with hand colored ribbon

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I promised to share my voyage in learning how to use Stampin’ Blends. In this 6th video in the series, I share how to color ribbon to match your project and features the utterly cute Nuts about Squirrels Stamp Set.

I have shared before that often my ribbon drawer is the starting point for choosing colors for my projects but sometimes there just isn’t the color I need ! No problem ~ I can color up some of my own! As I explain in my video, today’s card is to welcome my great-niece into the family and I was looking for something cute but not pink so Pale Papaya and Calypso Coral it is and although I designed it for a new baby I think it would work for just about any occasion!

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Ornate Garden Suite ~ Early Release

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At the beginning of June we will have a new annual catalog!  One of the suites within it is now available for early release ~ starting today!  The Ornate Garden Suite is just stunning, with 2 stamp sets, 2 sets of dies, a 3D Embossing folder. DSP, ribbon combo pack and Gilded Gems.

I decided to just use one of the products with today’s card the Ornate Border’s Dies and to use a really vibrant combination of Highland Heather and Melon Mambo!

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Touches of Texture Sympathy Card

Sympathy cards are some of the hardest cards to  make and send – because it recognizes sadness.  But they can also bring comfort to the person on the recieving end as well as for the sender of the card – that they have acknowledged the loss of a loved one and the sorrow they are experiencing.

Today I chose to use the Touches of Texture Stamp set, because I just love the ‘cornflower’ image and the ‘scattered dots’ stamp within in the set. Continue reading