happy birthday…

08.31.21…..Happy Tuesday, my stampin’ friends! I just can’t believe that this is the last day of August…and September is on it’s way! Can’t wait for those beautiful autumn days…and cool evenings! That being said, I decided to create a fall-themed birthday card, using the Intricate Leaves Dies and the Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper. Hope this card inspires you to get going on your fall projects!

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stampin’ fancy friday – fancy florals challenge…

08.30.21…..Happy Monday, everyone! Today, I wanted to share a card that I created for this month’s Stampin’ Fancy Friday challenge! It is a “Fancy Florals” Challenge, so all of our team members created projects with our favorite Stampin’ Up! floral stamp sets and dies.

There were so many wonderful products to choose from, but I finally decided to go with the Pierced Bloom Dies to create this card. I die cut the flowers and leaves from Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper, and used my Water Painter to add subtle washes Coastal Cabana, Balmy Blue, and Soft Sea Foam. 

We’d love you to have you join us on this month’s challenge!

Tag us at #stampinfancyfriday when you post projects inspired by our monthly challenge.

We’d love to see what you create!

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#tgifc331 – wildly grateful…

08.27.21…..Happy Friday, everyone! It’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! And….this week’s TGIF Inspiration Challenge is “Walk on the Wild Side”! So grab a stamp set with animals, leaves, animal print, whatever, and join us for this week’s challenge! Hope this challenge inspires you to just go “wild”, and create to your heart’s content! We would love to see what you create!

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artisan design team – august 2021 – evergreen elegance & whimsy and wonder…

07.25.2021…..Happy Tuesday, everyone! I’m so excited to share my August monthly showcase projects for the Stampin’ Up! 2021 Artisan Design Team! For this month’s projects, I was asked to use products from the Evergreen Elegance Bundle (Evergreen Elegance Stamp Set + Evergreen Border Punch), from the Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog, and…the Whimsy and Wonder Designer Series Paper, from the Stampin’ Up! August – December Mini Catalog. Hope this inspires you to create some cards or projects with this wonderful products!

There have also been a few changes to the way the Artisan Design Team is sharing projects this year. The team has been divided into three groups, and each group is assigned a different collection of products to create with. This means an even greater variety of projects and inspiration. And…instead of the monthly blog hops, the team will have a greater presence on the Stampin’ Up! Corporate Facebook Page and their Instagram account as well.

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#tgifc329 – congratulations…

08.13.2021…..Happy Friday, everyone! It’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week’s TGIF Challenge is “Sketch Challenge”! That’s right, my friends…we have a wonderful, creative sketch to inspire you and get those creative juices flowing! Hope this inspires to create to your heart’s content! We would love to see what you create!

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happy birthday…

08.01.21…..Happy Sunday, everyone! Today I decided to do something that I really enjoy, but haven’t done in awhile! I pulled out my little baskets of scraps and unused elements, and…decided to create a card with what I found inside! Even the card base was a leftover from a previous project I was working on. The only “new” elements that I added to my card were the little gems and pearls. Hope this card inspires you to dig through your treasure trove of scraps, and create something new and unexpected!

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