#tgifc349 – biggest thanks…

12.31.2021…..Happy Friday, my stampin’ friends! It’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! So here we are, wrapping up another year, bringing a calendar year to a close. How appropriate then is this week’s challenge…it’s all about CLOSURE! Just add a closure to your card, using…ribbon, a belly band, a fancy flap, or whatever suits your fancy!

We hope you have a chance to join us this week! We can wait to see what you create!

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stamping sunday blog hop – january to june 2022 mini catalog sneak peek…

12.26.2021…..Happy Sunday, my stampin’ friends! I can’t believe that December 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 “sneak peek” projects created with products from upcoming Stampin’ Up! January – June 2022 Mini Catalog!

For my three notecards, I used the following new products for my “sneak peek” from this new mini catalog…..the Eclectic Garden Stamp Set, Happy and Heartfelt Stamp Set, and the Hive 3D Embossing Folder. This catalog is jammed packed with loads of amazing stamp sets, dies, stamp sets, and accessories!

Starting January 4, 2022, customers can begin ordering from the new January – June 2022 Mini Catalog! Don’t miss out!

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you’re the nicest…

12.24.2021…..Happy Friday and Merry Christmas, my stampin’ friends! The Heart & Home Suite is one of my favorite suites from the upcoming Stampin’ Up! January – June 2022 Mini Catalog! And…I just couldn’t wait to create another with it! Hope this card inspires you to create a fun, “after Christmas” thank you card…or two…or more!

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artisan design team – december 2021 – bloom where you are planted…

12.17.2021…..Happy Friday, my stampin’ friends! I’m so excited to share my December monthly showcase projects for the Stampin’ Up! 2021 Artisan Design Team! For this month’s projects, I was asked to use products from the fabulous Bloom Where You are Planted Suite from the Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog! Hope this inspires you to create some wonderful cards or projects with these amazing products!

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but this is also the last blog post for the 2021 Stampin’ Up! Artisan Design Team. Spending this year creating projects side-by-side with this amazingly talented group of designers has been nothing short of spectacular! The year has just gone by in the blink of an eye, and I think I’m still in denial that it is coming to an end. I will sooooooo miss this being part of this dream team!!! Love you all!!!

I want to thank everyone that follows me through my blog, Facebook, and/or Instagram! I appreciate it so much, and I will still be continuing to post projects on a regular basis, just as before. Stay tuned for lots more cards, projects, and inspiration! 

Congratulations to the 2022 Stampin’ Artisan Design Team members!!! You’ll want to following along with all of them as they begin their year-long journey of creativity and inspiration! (At the end of this post, you’ll find the list of the 2022 Stampin’ Up! Artisan Design Team members.)

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12.13.2021…..Happy Monday, my stampin’ friends! The Peaceful Place Specialty Designer Series Paper is one of my favorites from the current Stampin’ Up! July – December Mini Catalog! So…I just had to create another card with it! I also thought it would be fun to give this card a “farmhouse” Christmas vibe, so I added some snowflakes that I created with the Stitched Snowflake Dies and In Good Taste Designer Series Paper. Hope this card inspires you to pull out your holiday DSP collection, and create a few more last minute cards!

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12.11.2021…..Happy Saturday, my stampin’ friends! So last night, I got to join the ever so fabulous @stampwithbrenda for her downline meeting! Thank you so much for inviting me, Brenda! Soooooo much fun!!! Can’t wait to do it again!

That being said, we had a fun time creating “Tammy bows”, and then each of her downline added one of them to a super cute Mini Paper Pumpkin Box that Brenda designed! Well, I absolutely loved Brenda’s design, so….I just had to CASE it! Hope this project inspires you to CASE one of your favoriate projects, as well!

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merry & bright…

12.09.2021…..Happy Thursday, my stampin’ friends! Today, it’s a cold, snowy day where I live, so I decided to create yet another card using those cute, festive Wonderful Snowflakes! And…this time I layered two of them together, and also added two more snowflakes that I cut out with the Stitched Snowflake Dies! Hope this card inspires you to create some festive snowflake projects, as well!

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ho ho ho…

12.06.2021…..Happy Monday, my stampin’ friends! Today, I decided to CASE a card that’s been an old fav of mine, which I created back in October 2019! And…I decided to recreate it in two different color palettes…warm and cool. I changed up the layout just the tiniest bit, and used Blending Brushes to add some shading behind the trees. Hope these two cards inspire you to CASE one of your old favs as well!

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#tgifc345 – joy…

11.05.2021…..Happy Friday, my stampin’ friends! It’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! It’s color challenge week…It’s always a fun week for us! We LOVE color challenges, and based off of all the great cards y’all usually share with us on Color Challenge weeks – you love them too!

We’re so excited to have you join us for this week’s Color Challenge….Pool Party, Just Jade, and Misty Moonlight! Hope it inspires you to create to your heart’s content, whether it’s cards or other creative paper projects!

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