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Announcement: Major Stampin Up Product Changes Coming in New Catalog

Hi Friends!  The new Stampin’ Up! catalog will be premiering in just about SIX WEEKS!  Man, time flies!  I want to let you know about two major product changes so you have time to order important items before the changes take effect. Announcement One:  Stampin’ Trimmer Discontinuation This is a […]

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Timeless Textures Stamp Set 11 comments

Timeless Textures Stamp Set: Create Your Own Faux Designer Series Paper! Welcome, Stamp Review Crew Blog Hoppers!  If you’re following along, you’ve arrived from Shana Gaff’s blog.  I’m happy to share my creation for today’s hop using the Timeless Textures Stamp Set from Stampin’ Up!  The nine stamps that are included […]


Playful Pals Stamp Set ~ Cute Cards for Kids!

Playful Pals Stamp Set ~ Cute Cards for Kids! I have had the Playful Pals Stamp Set for several months now and I finally found some time to pull it out and make some really cute cards for kids.  I am a big fan of handwritten notes, and I believe it […]

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rose wonder stamp set

Rose Wonder Stamp Set

Rose Wonder Stamp Set I mentioned in my previous post that the Rose Wonder Stamp Set makes a wonderful addition to your stamping collection because of the many different sentiments that are included in the set.  Today’s card uses the “Happy Birthday” stamp and the Detailed Floral Thinlits, along with […]


Rose Garden Thinlits

Rose Garden Thinlits I’m so glad I decided to purchase the Rose Garden Thinlits and the coordinating Rose Wonder Stamp Set!  It took me awhile to figure out how to incorporate the rose images into my card-making style, but today’s card represents me in a lot of ways. I love […]

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pop of paradise stamp set

Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper

Blooms and Bliss Designer Series Paper I have to admit that upon first glance, I decided that I wasn’t going to order the new Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper.  The patterns just aren’t my style.  However, I participated in a “paper share” with one of my customers and the Blooms […]


Make Waves!! Swirly Scribbles Thinlits

Make Waves! Swirly Scribbles Thinlits We enjoyed a fun 2016-17 Annual Catalog Launch Party on Friday night.  I promised my ladies that as part of the party, we would make four cards.  Naturally, I came down with cardmakers block – it’s a real thing, I tell ya! – and for […]

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Pop of Paradise from Stampin’ Up!

Pop of Paradise My oldest daughter Adrienne has been obsessed with flamingos forever.  From a flamingo wallet to a flamingo shower curtain, she has it all.  She was absolutely thrilled when I showed her the new Pop of Paradise stamp set from the new Stampin’ Up! 2016-17 Annual Catalog.  She is smitten.   […]


Detailed Floral Thinlits Dies 2 comments

Detailed Floral Thinlits Dies Today is the first day of summer for the rest of the world, but where I live in south Florida, we experience summer year-round.  Not only does summer equal fun in the sun, but summer also means weddings!  We have already attended three weddings and we […]

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pyramid pals star

Pyramid Pals Star

Pyramid Pals Star Have you seen the Pyramid Pals Thinlits Dies?  You might think that the Pyramid Pals Thinlits Dies and the coordinating Playful Pals Photopolymer Stamp Set are just for creating cards and projects for kids.  Wrong! Did you know that you can make a Pyramid Pals star?  I […]