Tasteful Textures – Happy Card

welcome back to my corner of the world.

Today I have paired Calypso Coral and Cherry Cobbler – not a color combination I would have thought would go together until I tried it – you have to be adventurous, get those inks out and work with them – you will surprise yourself on how the wonderful colors we have in the Stampin’ UP! color families go together!

My stamp set is Tasteful Textures, it has three lovely designs and six greetings – you can’t do better than a stamp set with images and greetings!

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Just a Note Butterfly Gala Card

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

It is a while since I used my Butterfly Gala Stamp Set – it has 5 great greetings – the one that really draws me is “A Little Note’

This can be used for practically occasion – A little note.… to say Happy Birthday, A little note…… to say Thank you.  A little note.… to say Get Well Soon, A little note …. to say I’m thinking of you.  you get the idea – who wants some of this type of card in their stash for those times you need a card…. like NOW?

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June Ink . Stamp . Share Blog Hop ~ 3D

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 Anastasia’s post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME . This month’s theme is 3D. ……………. oh and I just love to do 3D projects! So today I have chosen to do a home decor piece using the Magnolia Memory Dies from the new 2019 – 2020 Stampin’ UP! catalog.

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Fond Farewell ~ One For All Fancy Fold

LAST DAY FOR 2018 – 2019 Catalog

Today is the last day of for the   Stampin UP! 2018 – 2019  annual catalog and by tomorrow some  well-loved and well-used  stamp sets and other products will be retired.  In the last few weeks I been using  my blog posts to share some of the things that are retiring – along with links so that you can put in your order so you don’t miss out.

So the final card using retiring products I am sharing  uses the One for All  Stamp Set ~ along with Share What You Love Designer Series Paper – both of which I have used and shared extensively – and has a fancy fold and a video to go along with it.

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Fond Farewell ~ One For All Birthday for a Guy

Today is the last day of May 2019 …………… oh where did May go?  and we have just 4 more days before the  Stampin UP! 2018 – 2019  annual catalog retires and well-loved and well-used  stamp sets and other products retire.  In the last few weeks I been using  my blog posts to share some of the things that are retiring – along with links so that you can put in your order so you don’t miss out.

Today’s card uses the One for All  Stamp Set ~ along with a little help from the Gallery Grunge Stamp Set (which is not retiring ) and some Copper Foil Card.

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Pop of Petals Side Step Fold – Video Tutorial

I just love this card – it has flowers, it has pink, it has lace and it has sparkle – all my favorites in one tidy package.

The sidestep fold is very impressive looking but is easy to do if you have a good paper trimmer with a scoring blade as well as cutting blade – which is exactly what the Stampin Trimmer is!  The fold also gives you lots of surfaces to decorate which is how I have managed to get all my favorites in 🙂  Continue reading

Soft Sea Foam Christmas

I know there  is still some time before the Christmas holidays, but that time flies by so fast ~ who else can’t believe it is mid-October already?

So a little planning ahead is in order and today’s card is one I really love, using one of my new favorite colors, Soft Sea Foam paired with Mossy Meadow ~ not traditional Christmas colors I hear you say,  but  I do like to use contemporary ones.

Although I used a the greeting from the Star of Light stamp set the other features of the card are from  the Sprig Punch and embossing with the Blizzard Thinlets Die.,,,, yep – embossing with a die – who knew you could do that?

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Fall ~ Ink & Share Scrapbook Blog Hop

Welcome to the 3rd in Ink & Share Scrapbook blog hop,  I am delighted to be taking part  again.  You will have noticed a change to our ‘livery’ but we are the same group of international demonstrators sharing our ideas with you.

You will have either arrived from  Jo Blackman’s post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME .   This month’s theme is  FALL  ~ we are just about to start fall here in North Texas, the weather is so unpredictable that it could last until next spring or we could get a a viscous winter with ice storms.

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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