stampin’ sunday blog hop – SAB favorite

Honey Bee - Avid by Tammy C. Wilson

02.23.20…..Happy Sunday, everyone! I can’t believe that February has almost come to a close! And…..it’s already time for another Stamping Sunday Blog Hop! For this Sunday’s hop, we are featuring the our favorite products from the current Sale-A-Bration catalogs. We hope you have a chance to hop along with us today! You won’t want to miss any of the wonderful projects created by our amazing designers!

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Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00), including the Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper that I used on this card!

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

Today, I’m sharing three cards (beginner, casual, avid) using the Golden Honey Designer Specialty Designer Series Paper…one of the SAB items that you can earn for FREE! (The avid card is featured above.) I’ve also included complete instructions underneath each card, so you can scroll right to the card that suits your fancy and start creating!

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stampin’ up! artisan design team blog hop – peaceful poppies

Artisan February 2020 - Peaceful Poppies - Tammy C. Wilson

2.20.2020…..Happy Thursday, everyone!  Hope you’ve had a chance to carve out some time for a bit of creativity this week!  If you’re already hopping along with us today, you probably just came from Stesha’s blog.  Aren’t her projects amazing!?!  If you’ve just started your hop, the Artisan Design Team is featuring the Peaceful Poppies Suite!  The team has some super creative and colorful projects to inspire you today, and you will not want to miss a single one!

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The Peaceful Poppies Suite not only includes the Painted Poppies Bundle and the Peaceful Moments Bundle, but some fabulous coordinating accessories that make it super easy to create any project you can imagine!  And, while you are putting together you order….

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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stampin’ up! artisan design team blog hop – coordination product

February 2020 Coordination Product Release

02.02.2020…..Happy Friday, my stampin’ friends!  Hope everyone’s had a chance to squeeze in at least a bit of stamping and papercrafting this week!  If you’re already hopping along with us today, you probably just came from Stesha’s blog.  Isn’t her card gorgeous!?!  If you’ve just started your hop, the Artisan Design Team is featuring the SAB Coordination Products!  The team has some absolutely amazing projects to inspire you today, and you will not want to miss a single one!

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Last month, I shared one of the new die sets from SAB Coordination Product Release…..the Nature’s Thoughts Dies!  I just love how this die set coordinates with the Positive Thoughts stamp set, from the new January – June 2020 Stampin’ Up!  Mini Catalog.  Check out all of the amazing samples from January’s blog hop here!

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Today, I’m super excited to share another one of the new die sets from the SAB Coordination Product Release…..the Special Day Dies!  This is just the cutest die set!!!  It coordinates perfectly with all of the stamps in the Special Someone stamp set!  And you know what that means, my stamping friends…..no more fussy cutting!!!

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always and forever…

Peaceful Poppies Elements - Forever Blossoms by Tammy C. Wilson02.07.20…..Welcome to the weekend, my stampin’ friends!  As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I am sooooooo loving the Peaceful Poppies Elements! Today, I created a card using the the Peaceful Poppies Elements, which come “pre heat-embossed” on watercolor paper.  All you have to do is grab your Aqua Painter and add some color!  So much fun!!!  If you haven’t ordered the Peaceful Poppies Elements yet, you’ll want to add them to your wish list right away!  And, don’t forget…

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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peaceful poppies elements…

Peaceful Poppies - Peaceful Moments - Elements by Tammy C. Wilson02.05.20…..Happy Wednesday, everyone!  I’ve been having soooooo much fun creating projects with the Peaceful Poppies Suite!  The stamps, the dies, the accessories, the DSP, the colors…I love it all!!!  That being said, I actually had not had a chance to play with the Peaceful Poppies Elements yet…..until today!  Using these elements made my projects come to life, quickly and easily!  If you haven’t ordered the Peaceful Poppies Elements yet, you’ll want to add them to your wish list right away!  And, don’t forget…

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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these are the moments…

Peaceful Moments - Golden Honey DSP by Tammy C. Wilson

01.31.2020…..Welcome to the weekend, my stampin’ friends!  I’ve been having so much fun creating projects with the Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper! And…the best part about this paper is that you can earn it for FREE, when you place $50+ order  during Sale-A-Bration!

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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tgifc#249 – valentine’s day…

Peaceful Moments - Golden Honey - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

01.31.2020…..Happy Friday, everyone! It’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, we have a “love-ly” Theme Challenge for you…..Valentine’s Day! That’s right, my stampin’ friends, it’s time to start feelin’ the love…..and just go crazy!!!  I hope you have a chance to play along with us this week, over at TGIF Challenges. We would love to see what you create!

By the way, if you haven’t ordered the Peaceful Moments stamp set yet (which I used to create this card), you’ll want to add it to your wish list right away!  And, don’t forget…

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

And…the Golden Honey Designer Series Paper that I used on this card is just one of the items that you can earn for FREE!

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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stamping sunday blog hop – peaceful poppies suite…

Peaceful Poppies by Tammy C. Wilson01.26.20…..Happy Sunday, everyone! I can’t believe that January has almost come to a close! And…..it’s already time for another Stamping Sunday Blog Hop! For this Sunday’s hop, we are featuring the gorgeous Peaceful Poppies Suite from the January – June 2020 Mini Catalog.  We hope you have a chance to hop along with us today!  You won’t want to miss any of the wonderful projects created by our amazing designers!

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By the way, if you haven’t ordered any products from the Peaceful Poppies Suite (which I used to create this card), you’ll want to add them to your wish list right away!  And, don’t forget…

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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#tgifc247 – you rock…

Music from the Heart - You Rock by Tammy C. Wilson

01.17.2020…..Happy Friday, everyone! It’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, we have a super fun Theme Challenge for you…..Happy Birthday! That’s right, my stampin’ friends, put your party pants on…..and just go crazy!!!  I love making cards of any kind, but birthdays cards are probably my favorite!  I hope you have a chance to play along with us this week, over at TGIF Challenges. We would love to see what you create!

By the way, if you haven’t ordered the Music from the Heart stamp set yet (which I used to create this card), you’ll want to add it to your wish list right away!  And, don’t forget…

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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stampin’ up! artisan design team blog hop – from my heart…

Artisan January 2020 - From My Heart - Tammy C. Wilson

1.6.2020…..Happy Thursday, everyone!  This post is all about the love!!!  If you’re already hopping along with us today, you probably just came from Stesha’s blog.  Aren’t her projects amazing!?!  If you’ve just started your hop, the Artisan Design Team is featuring the From My Heart Suite!  The team has some fabulously “love-ly” projects to inspire you today, and you will not want to miss a single one!

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Along with the Heartfelt Bundle in the From My Heart Suite, all of the coordinating accessories in this suite make is super easy to create any Valentine project you choose!  And, while you are putting together you order….

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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life is better…

Painted Poppies - Peaceful Moments by Tammy C. Wilson

01.12.2020…..Happy Sunday, my stamping friends!  I’ve been having so much fun with the new Peaceful Poppies Suite!  It is such a beautiful collection of products, and the possibilities are endless!  That being said, I decided to switch up the poppy color for this card, and add in a bit of So Saffron Perennial Essence Vellum Cardstock.  I just love the unexpected twist that it adds to the card!  If you haven’t ordered the Peaceful Poppies Suite yet, you’ll want to add it to your wish list right away!  And, don’t forget…

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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roses are red…

From My Heart - Heartfelt - ADT by Tammy C. Wilson

1.09.2020…..Happy Thursday, friends!  Are y’all just loving the new January – June 2020 Mini Catalog, and…have you picked a favorite product yet???  I don’t know about you, but it is soooooo difficult for me to chose just one!  However, one of my favs is definitely the From My Heart Suite!  Along with the Heartfelt Bundle in this suite, all of the coordinating accessories in this bundle make is super easy to create any Valentine project you choose!  And, while you are putting together you order….

Don’t miss the SALE-A-BRATION!

For every $50 you spend in regular Stampin’ Up! products, you can earn FREE merchandise (minimum value of $15.00)

Browse through the new SALE-A-BRATION catalog!

There is no limit to how much your can earn during SALE-A-BRATION, but this yearly special ends on March 31, 2020.

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stampin’ up! artisan design team blog hop – coordination product…

Positive Thoughts - Nature's Thoughts by Tammy C. Wilson

01.03.20…..Welcome to 2020, everyone!  I am sooooooo excited about today’s post, as this is my very first post with the Stampin’ Up! 2020 Artisan Design Team!!!  (Yes…I’m still pinching myself!)  I am beyond humbled, and incredibly honored to be a part of this absolutely amazing team!  I hope that you’ll join us on this year-long journey……full of creativity, color, and oodles of inspiration!

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Today, I’m sharing one of the new die sets from SAB Coordination Product Release…..the Nature’s Thoughts Dies!  I just love how this die set coordinates with the Positive Thoughts stamp set, from the new January – June 2020 Stampin’ Up!  Mini Catalog.  And you know what that means, my stamping friends…..no more fussy cutting!  Be sure to emphasize what a time-saving feature this is. All of your customers are going to love it!!!

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#tgifc245 – color challenge – label me bold

Label Me Bold - Happy Birthday - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

01.03.2020…..Happy New Year, everyone! Yes, my stamping, friends, it’s Friday once again, and you know what that means…..it’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, we have a wonderful color challenge for you…..Very Vanilla, Rich Razzleberry, and Blackberry Bliss!  Since Blackberry Bliss has been one of my long time favs, I’m super excited about this challenge!  I hope you have a chance to play along with us this week, over at TGIF Challenges. We would love to see what you create!

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stamping sunday blog hop – mini 2020 favorite…

Timeless Tropical - Aloha - In the Tropics by Tammy C. Wilson

12.29.19…..Happy Sunday, everyone! Yes, my friends, it’s time for another Stamping Sunday Blog Hop, and I am super excited to share these cards with you today!

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This is my first post with products from the new Stampin’ Up 2020 Mini Catalog, which by the way, is jam-packed with incredibly amazing stamp sets and accessories! It was so hard to choose a favorite, but I finally decided on the Tropical Oasis Suite.  I absolutely love this entire suite, from the Timeless Tropical Bundle, to the coordinating dies, to the DSP and all of the accessories!  Sooooooo much fun!!!

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The new January June 2020 Stampin’ Up! Mini Catalog will be released in less than one week!  You may begin placing your customer orders on January 3, 2020!  

With all of that being said, I’m sharing three cards (beginner, casual, and avid) using the Tropical Oasis Suite. (The avid card is featured above.)  I’ve also included complete instructions underneath each card, so you can scroll right to the card that suits your fancy and start creating!

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#tgifc243 – use your favorites – heartwarming memories…

Snowman Season - Let It Snow - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

12.20.19…..Happy Friday, everyone! Christmas Day is literally just around the corner, and…..it’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, we have a super fun challenge for you…..Use Your Favorites! That’s right, my stampin’ friends, choose your favorite product(s) from the 2019 Holiday Catalog, and…..just go crazy!!!  Since I pretty much love everything in the catalog, I’m super excited about this challenge!  I hope you have a chance to play along with us this week, over at TGIF Challenges. We would love to see what you create!

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christmas cheer…

Perfectly Plaid - Cheer by Tammy C. Wilson

12.13.2019…..Wow!  I just can’t believe that Christmas Day is less than two weeks away!  It’s been a “flurry” of activity this month….from holiday parties, shopping ’til I drop, work, and just spending some quality time with friends and family.  That being said, I didn’t want to miss a chance to create another card with the Wrapped In Plaid Suite from the 2019 Holiday Catalog.  This catalog will soon be expiring on January 2, 2020.  So…..if you have not ordered all of your favs from this catalog, you’ll want to place your order as soon as possible!

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#tgifc241 – special season…

Christmas Layers - Perfectly Plaid - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

12.06.19…..Happy Friday, everyone! December is just flying by, and…..it’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, we have a gorgeous Color Challenge for you…..Whisper White, Seaside Spray, and Silver Glitter! I’m super excited about this challenge, and I just love the wintery feel that this color combo evokes! I hope you have a chance to play along with us this week, over at TGIF Challenges. We would love to see what you create!

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stamping sunday blog hop – night before christmas…

Night Before Christmas - Memories & More - Mini Pizza Box by Tammy C. Wilson

11.24.19…..Happy Sunday, everyone! November has almost come to a close, and Christmas is just around the corner! And…..it’s already time for another Stamping Sunday Blog Hop! For this Sunday’s hop, we are featuring the Night Before Christmas Suite from the 2019 Holiday Catalog.

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This is such a fun, festive suite, and I love that it not only includes stamps, dies, and Designer Series Paper, but a Memories & More Card Pack as well. That being said, for today’s projects, I decided to focus on the Night Before Chrismas Memories & More Card Pack, and then added in some little sentiments from the Well Said stamp set. The four little 3″ x 3″ cards that I created fit just perfectly inside the Gold Mini Pizza Box. (If you wish, you can also include some 3″ x 3″ envelopes inside the box as well. I’ve also included complete instructions underneath each project, so you can scroll right to the project that suits your fancy and start creating!

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#tgifc239 – product spotlight – ’tis the season

All-Around Wreath - Itty Bitty Greetings - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

11.22.19…..Happy Friday, my stampin’ friends!  It’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, we have a Product Spotlight Challenge for you…..Dry Embossed Vellum.  As luck would have it, I’m obsessed with embossing folders, so I was super excited for this challenge!  I hope you have a chance to play along with us this week, over at TGIF Challenges.  We would love to see what you create!

For this week’s card, I started with a piece of Whisper White Cardstock, and embossed it with the Woodland Embossing Folder.  Underneath, I layered a another piece of Whisper White Cardstock and then used a few Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere the entire panel to a Whisper White Thick Cardstock base.  I then used a bit of Perennial Essence Vellum  Cardstock (in Petal Pink) along with the Winter Knit 3D Embossing Folder, and also tore one edge of the vellum.

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2020 stampin’ up! artisan design team…

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11.17.19…..Hi everyone!  I just returned from the Stampin’ Up! Onstage event (#onstage2019) in Las Vegas, which was absolutely amazing! (More to follow on that…)  And…..this is a much different post than my usual weekly post, but it’s super exciting, to say the least!  I was selected to be one of the 16 members of the 2020 Stampin’ Up Artisan Design Team, from around the world!

Above is the gorgeous, personalized memento that all the Artisan Design Team Members were awarded which included a Welcome letter, a beautiful engraved bracelet from Tiffany’s and a personalized Artisan Design Team stamp.

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Back on August 12th at 12:25 p.m., I received a call from Natalie White, along with Cindy Schuster and Melody Hyde (all from the Stampin’ Up! corporate office in Riverton, UT), letting me know that I had been selected for the 2020 Artisan Design Team.  Along with  my speechlessness, complete shock, and happy tears, I was beyond ecstatic!!!  However…..I had to keep it a secret until it was announced at Onstage this weekend (…that was the hard part!).

Starting in January, I will be participating in a monthly Artisan Design Team blog hop, which will showcase products and projects from our catalogs.  My work will also be featured on the corporate Facebook page and Instagram account as well.

With all of that being said, I am incredibly humbled and honored to be a part of this amazingly talented team, and am looking forward to sharing this journey with all of you during the coming year.  Thank you to Stampin’ Up! for giving me the opportunity of a lifetime!  I’m over the moon!

Wishing you creativity always,

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#tgifc237 – sketch challenge – perfectly plaid

Perfectly Plaid - Winter Knit - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

11.08.19…..Happy Friday, everyone!  Believe it or not, it’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, we have a Sketch Challenge for you.  Since this sketch is perfect for just about any type of card, I decided to pair it with the Perfectly Plaid Bundle.  I hope you have a chance to play along with us this week, over at TGIF Challenges.  We would love to see what you create!

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#tgifc236 – color challenge – gather together

Gather Together - Leaves - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

11.01.19…..Happy Friday, my stampin’ friends!  Yes….it’s really is November 1st already, and those fall days will soon be gone!  That being said, it’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, we have a Color Challenge for you…..Pear Pizzazz, Early Espresso, and Calypso Coral.  As luck would have it, these are three of my most favorite colors, so I was super excited!  I hope you have a chance to play along with us this week, over at TGIF Challenges.  We would love to see what you create!

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stamping sunday blog hop – itty bitty christmas…

Christmas Layers - Snowman Season - Pillow Box by Tammy C. Wilson

10.27.19…..Happy Sunday, everyone! October has almost come to a close, and it’s already time for another Stamping Sunday Blog Hop! For this Sunday’s hop, we are featuring the Itty Bitty Christmas Bundle from the 2019 Holiday Catalog.

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This is such a fun, festive bundle, and I love that it includes three large dies, as well as four mini dies. For both of today’s projects, I used one of the large dies from the bundle, and also combined it with a couple of sentiment stamps from the Snowman Season Bundle. I’ve also included complete instructions underneath each project, so you can scroll right to the project that suits your fancy and start creating!

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#tgifc235 – gather together…

Gather Together - Tags - TGIF Challenge by Tammy C. Wilson (zoom)

10.25.19…..Happy Friday, stampers! Another week has flown right by, and it’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, our Project Challenge is…..Tag, You’re It! Yes, my friends, it’s time to get inspired and create some fun and festive tags!  I hope you have a chance to play along with us today over at TGIF Challenges!  We can’t wait to see what you create!

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ho ho ho…

Perfectly Plaid - Trees - Ho Ho Ho by Tammy C. Wilson

10.13.19…..Happy Sunday, everyone! I’ve been having a wonderful time creating cards and projects with Perfectly Plaid Bundle, along with all of the festive accessories included in the Wrapped in Plaid Suite!  However…..today I thought it would be fun to use the Perfectly Plaid Bundle with an unexpected color combo!

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#tgifc233 – christmas wishes…

Winter Woods - Christmas Layers Dies - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

10.10.19…..Happy Friday, y’all! I can’t believe it’s time for another TGIF challenge! We have a super cool Sketch Challenge this week, and I’m hoping you’ll have a chance to play along. We’d love to see what you create!

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going batty…

 

To Every Season - Halloween - Bats by Tammy C. Wilson10.02.19…..Welcome to Wednesday, my stampin’ friends!  Halloween is upon on us, and I today I wanted to share a Halloween card To Every Season Bundle (from the 2019 Stampin’ Up Holiday Catalog).  This is such a fun, versatile set!  It not only includes images, sentiments, and punches for Halloween…..but Fall, Thanksgiving, Winter, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day as well.  If you don’t have this set yet, you’ll want to order it soon and start creating your projects for all of the upcoming holidays!

For the Halloween projects I shared with you a couple of weeks ago, I used very non-traditional color combos.  However…..this week I’m going “old school” and using Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black.  Gotta love it!!!

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#tgifc231 – Woven Threads Inspiration

Woven Threads - Praisewothy Prose - Scripty - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

09.27.19…..Happy Friday, my friends! Yes, it’s time for another TGIF Challenge! And this week…..we are using Page 12 (Woven Threads Suite) of the Stampin’ Up 2019-2020 as our inspiration! The color combo (2019-2021 In Colors), layouts, Designer Series Paper, and accessories on this page are just gorgeous! We hope you have a chance to play along with us today! We would love to see what you create!

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stamping sunday blog hop – tags tags tags…

 

Tags Tags Tags - Halloween - Mini Pizza Box by Tammy C. Wilson

092219…..Happy Sunday, stampers!  Wow…this month is just flying by, and it’s already time for another Stamping Sunday Blog Hop!  For this Sunday’s hop, we are featuring the Tags Tags Tags Bundle from the 2019 Holiday Catalog.

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This is such a fun bundle, and I love that it includes three different holidays …..Halloween, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day.  I know I’ll be using this bundle for all three holidays, but I thought I’d use it create a Halloween card and Mini Pizza Box today, since Halloween is just around the corner!  I’ve also included complete instructions underneath each project, so you can scroll right to the project that suits your fancy and start creating!

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#tgifc229 – a halloween hello…

Tags Tags Tags - Halloween - TGIF by Tammy C. Wilson

09.13.19…..Happy Friday, stampers!  Here in Northern California, the hot summer days are quickly changing to cooler days, and even cooler evenings.  And…..once those temps start dropping, I start thinking of all of the colorful Fall projects that I want to create!

That being said, it’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, we have a Sketch Challenge to inspire you…..and it also worked perfectly with this Halloween card. I hope you have a chance to play along with us today!  We can’t wait to see what you create!

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gather together…

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090619…..Welcome to the weekend, everyone!  It’s hard to believe that it’s already September, and Fall is officially a couple of weeks away!  That being said, I’ve been busy creating lot of fun, fall projects (including the card above) using the Come to Gather Suite from the new 2019 Stampin’ Up Holiday Catalog.  This wonderful collection of products includes the Gather Together Bundle (Gather Together Stamp Set + Gathered Leaves Dies), as well as the gorgeous Come to Gather Designer Series Paper.  Love, love, love!

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#tgifc227 – embossing powder…

Painted Harvest - Tin Tile by Tammy C. Wilson

08.30.19….. Happy Friday everyone! This week just flew by, and it’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week, the focus for our Product Spotlight is embossing powder. I absolutely love using embossing powder, and I’m super excited to share this card with you! Hope you have a chance to play along with our challenge this week…and, don’t forget to check out the rest of the posts from our talented group of designers!

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stamping sunday blog hop – holiday catalog favorites 2019…

Gather Together - Pinewood Planks - Corrugated by Tammy C. Wilson

08.25.19…..For this Sunday’s hop, we are featuring some of our favorite products from the Stampin’ Up! 2019 Holiday Catalog!  For me, as I’m sure it was for the rest of our team,it was sooooooo hard to pick a favorite!  There are just so many amazing stamp sets and products…with endless possibilities!

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That being said, I finally decided to use the new Gather Together BundleI’m sharing three cards (beginner, casual, avid) created with this bundle.  (The avid card is featured above.)  I’ve also included complete instructions underneath each card, so you can scroll right to the card that suits your fancy and start creating!

Please note:  You may begin placing orders from the NEW 2019 Holiday Catalog on September 4, 2019.

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#tgifc225 – inspiration challenge

Well Said - Scripty by Tammy C. Wilson

08.16.19…..Happy Friday everyone!  I am beyond thrilled to share this card with you today, as this is my first post as a member of the TGIF Challenges Design Team!  It goes  without saying that I am soooooo excited to to be a part of this amazingly talented group of designers!  Hope you have a chance to play along with us today!  Image may contain: text

For today’s TGIF Inspiration Challenge ( #TGIFC225), we are featuring cards that are “all on black”.  I absolutely love this challenge!!!  I tend to use white or more subtle backgrounds, so it really challenged me to think outside of the box!

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butterfly gala…

Butterfly Gala - Well Said by Tammy C. Wilson

08.12.19…..Happy Sunday, everyone!  Hope you had a wonderful weekend, and were able to spend at least a little bit of time stamping and creating!  To create this card, I decided to have a little fun with my Butterfly Gala stamp set, along with my Subtles Designer Series Paper.  They really pair well together, and I just love the patterns that are included in paper!

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very versailles (#gdp201)…

Very Versailles by Tammy C. Wilson

08.05.19…..Happy Monday, everyone! Today, I’m sharing the card that I created as my Guest Designer Color Challenge card, over at the Global Design Project (#GDP201) this week. The color combo for this challenge is Mossy Meadow, Merry Merlot, and Pretty Peacock. I’ve been using a lot of subtle color combos lately. So…. it was a fun change to design a card using these rich, fall colors…..along with the Very Versailles stamp set!

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always grateful…

Praiseworthy Prose - Botanical Bliss by Tammy C. Wilson

08.02.19…..Happy Friday, my stampin’ friends!  It is really August already?  Really???  Where did June and July go?  Nevertheless, no matter what month of the year it is, it is always a good time to stamp!  And….there is never not a good time to let someone know how much you appreciate them!  That being said, I created the thank you card, using another watercolor background technique, which by the way I seem to be a little obsessed with at the moment.  Hope you enjoy it!

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stamping sunday blog hop – pigment sprinkles or inked background…

Praiseworthy Prose - Eyelet Lace - Scripty by Tammy C. Wilson

07.28.19…..Happy Sunday, everyone!  I am super excited to share these cards with you today, as this is my first post as a member of the Stamping Sunday Design Team!  Needless to say, I am thrilled to be a part of this talented group of stampers!

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For this Sunday’s hop, we are featuring projects using pigment sprinkles or an inked background.  That being said, I’m sharing three cards (beginner, casual, avid) using the same inked background.  (The avid card is featured above.)  I’ve also included complete instructions underneath each card, so you can scroll right to the card that suits your fancy and start creating!

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chalkboard blessings…

To a Wild Rose - Scripty - Well Written by Tammy C. Wilson

07.27.19…..Welcome to the weekend, my stampin’ friends!  Hope you’ve had a chance to do something creative this week.  Some of my creativity the last couple of weeks has been inspired by the Stitched Rectangle Dies.  They are so versatile, and just perfect for cutting out sentiments and stamped images.  However, I’ve also been having a great time using these dies to create mini frames for my cards and projects. That being said, I thought it would be fun to create a framed “chalkboard” for today’s card.

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always thinking of you…

Very Versailles - To a Wild Rose - Stitched Rectangles - Scripty by Tammy C. Wilson07.19.19…..Happy Friday, everyone!  The weekend is almost here, and summer is heating up quickly in Northern California!  Time for trips to the lake, outdoor barbeques, and…..linen.  Linen…huh???  I love to wear cool, linen clothing when then temperatures starting climbing and that, my stampin’ friends, was the inspiration for this card.  Subtle shades, neutral colors, linen-like textures, and even Linen Thread were incorporated into this design.  Hope you enjoy it!

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simply wonderful…

Bloom & Grow - Woven Threads - Stitched by Mine by Tammy C. Wilson07.12.19…..Welcome to Friday afternoon, my stampin’ friends!  Once again, this week has seemed to just fly by!  I have to say that I love the title of this blog post, because “simply wonderful” is one of the best ways to describe the new 2019-2020 Stampin’ Up Annual Catalog.  The “wonderfulness” of the new catalog is beyond…!

Those of you that follow my blog know that I love to add dimension and texture, using a mix embossing folders, DSP, accessories, and more.  That being said, today’s card is an fun blend of many of those products.

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life is better (#gdp197)…

Butterfly Gala - Well Said - Eyelet Lace by Tammy C. Wilson

UPDATE (07.15.19)…..This morning, I was excited to find out my card was not only one of the winners for this week’s Global Design Project #197 (#GDPwinner), I was also honored to be chosen as the Guest Designer for the next Global Design Project Color Challenge! I can’t wait to see what the color combo will be! 😃

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07.12.19…..It’s hard to believe the weekend is almost here!  Hope you are able to squeeze in a little time these next few days to do something creative!  That being said, my “something creative”  was inspired by this week’s Global Design Project Color Challenge (#GDP197).  I also had not used my Butterfly Gala stamp set in awhile, and I thought it would be just perfect for this project!

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little pockets of goodness…

Stitched Nested Labels - Woven Threads - Parcels & Petals by Tammy C. Wilson

070519…..Welcome to Friday, everyone!  Hope y’all had a wonderful 4th of July!  It was a gorgeous day here in Northern California…with lots of festive, local celebrations and events.  So much fun!

The new 2019-2020 Stampin’ Up Catalog is in full-swing, and I just can get enough of all of the amazing new products!  One of my new favs is the Stitched Nested Label Dies.  While the dies are just perfect for creating cards, I’ve also been using them for other projects as well…..such as my “little pockets of goodness”.  I thought that name was quite fitting, since each pocket is filled with one of my favorite little chocolate squares!

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blessed…

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06.28.19…..Omg! Where has the week gone? Hope everyone is have a wonderful Friday afternoon! In my last post, I mentioned that I’ve become obsessed with the new To a Wild Rose Bundle. And…..I will continue to stand by that statement! However, this time I paired it with the Parcels & Petals Bundle as well. I’ve mentioned several times how much I love mixing products from different bundles and suites. It’s so much fun to pick and choose products to create my own “custom blend”. Hope y’all enjoy it!

Whenever you order a one of the many amazing “bundles” that Stampin’ Up has to offer, versus buying the products individually, you will automatically receive a 10% discount!

(This includes the To A Wild Rose Bundle and the Parcels & Petals Bundle that I used to create this card.)

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a wild rose…

To a Wild Rose - Woodland by Tammy C. Wilson06.21.19…..Happy Friday, stampers!  I have to admit that it took me a minute to start creating cards and projects with the new To a Wild Rose Bundle.  However, I’ve quickly become obsessed with it!  That being said, I couldn’t help creating another card with this gorgeous set!  (By the way…..for those of you who also love to layer, this card should defintely fill that niche!)

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