World Card Making Day 2016

wcmd_shareable-1_oct0116_naDo you remember the last time you received a card in the mail? In a sea of junk mail and bills, a card is a simple thing that really stands out to the person who receives it. Sending a card is a small gesture that shows just how much you care about that special someone in your life.

Today, October 1st, is  World Card Making Day , celebrate by making and sending a handmade card to someone who could use a little recognition, love, or just a boost (which is anyone, really!).

So here is the card I am sending to all my readers – you do matter and I value you following along in my card crafting journey.

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Stampin’ Up Featured Product ~ BIG SHOT

Oh boy ……………  do I love my Big Shot – from the very first time Stampin’ Up! started to sell it in 2008 to the present day it has been a part of my work bench – close and ready to use when needed.  Over the years the die cutter itself has not changed much but the accessories and dies now available are fantastic offering a whole range of designs and techniques, many of which I have shown in various cards and project on this blog.

So I think it is time to revisit the Big Shot – if you don’t have one you should certainly make the investment – and if you do but it doesn’t get used much – may be this post will encourage you to dust it off – purchase a few new products to use with it and make it your best buddy again!

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Stampin’ Up! Clearance Sale!!!!!!

60% saleOh my gosh!!!! I can’t believe this sale, and I’ve never seen anything like it!

A few weeks ago, Stampin’ Up! for the first time ever, announced retiring products from a Holiday catalogue, but even better than that, now they’ve added some of them into a year end sale and slashed the prices, some up to 60% off!!!!. But making the deal even sweeter is that they’ve brought past goodies out of retirement and added them too!

There is ribbon, Designer Series Paper, Punches, embossing folders, embellishments – and stamp sets.

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