season’s greetings…

08.10.2022…..Happy Wednesday, my stampin’ friends! I just love using the trendy alcohol ink technique! And…..I thought it would be fun to combine it with a holiday themed card! Of course, I also had to use one of fave die sets….the Chic Dies! Hope this card inspires you to create some seasonal cards as well. It’s never to early to begin working on those holiday projects!

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#tgifc378 – favorite things…

07.22.2022…..Happy Friday, my stampin’ friends! It’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week we have a fabulous inspiration challenge for you! Yep…..it’s a “My Favorite Things” challenge! Just pick a few (…or more) of your favorite things that you love to create with…and just go crazy! It’s easy to create when you are inspired by “your favorite things”, so go ahead and show off your favorites!

For my card, I used the Splendid Stems Dies, along with…..the Vintage Bottle Punch and Vintage Bottle Shaker Domes. I also used a watercoloring technique (…my fave technique) to create the paper that I used to die cut the stems. I hope this inspires you to use some your favorite products and techniques, as well!

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#tgifc377 – christmas in july…

07.15.2022….. Ho! Ho! Ho! Happy Friday, my stampin’ friends! It’s already time for another TGIF Challenge! This week we have a Christmas in July Challenge for you! Yep…..It’s time to start spreading some holiday cheer, and rock some Christmas in July! We sure hope that you’ll join us!

For my card, I used the Majestic Mountain Dies, and a sentiment from the Christmas to Remember Stamp Set. I also used a non-traditional color combo…..Parakeet Party, Tahitian Tide, and Pacific Point. I hope this inspires you to use some unexpected color combos, as well!

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hey, there…

07.09.2022…..Happy Saturday, my stampin’ friends! I just love all of the new products in the Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalog, and two of my faves are the Sweetest Cherries Bundle and the Charming Sentiments Bundle! So…..I decided to combine them together on this card! Hope this card inspires you to “mix and match” a few of your favorite products on your projects as well!

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a sea of wishes…

07.04.2022…..Happy Thursday, my stampin’ friends! Now that those warm summer days are here, I’m definitely feeling those “beach vibes! And…..that I just couldn’t wait to create a card with the new A Fish & A Wish Bundle! Not only does the stamp set have some wonderful images and sentiments, but the Fish Builder Punch is just perfect for punching out the cutest little fish! Hope this card inspires you to create some “beach vibe” projects as well!

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stampin’ fancy friday – flower power challenge…

07.06.2022…..Happy Wednesday, my stampin’ friends! Today, I wanted to share a card that I created for this month’s Stampin’ Fancy Friday challenge! It’s a “Flower Power Challenge”, using any flower stamps, images, dies, and/or punches you want! How fabulous is that!?!?

I absolutely adore the new Cottage Rose Bundle (from the Abigail Rose Suite), so when I saw the theme for this challenge, I knew it would be absolutely perfect!

Be sure to join us to see what our Stampin’ Fancy Friday team created. We have 19 amazing projects to share, and each using a unique “flower power” inspiration from throughout the catalog!

Then…..you create a card or project, with inspiration of your own or…..use one from our team. Share your project on IG or FB and tag us by using #stampinfancyfriday or #fancyfridaychallenges in your post.

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life is better…

07.04.2022…..Happy 4th of July, my stampin’ friends! Now that summer is in full swing, I thought it would be fun to create a “beach vibe” card, using the Season of Chic Bundle! I also added lots of extra texture, and a sentiment from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set. Hope this card inspires you to create some “beachy” projects as well!

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happy july 4th…

06.29.2022…..Happy Wednesday, my stampin’ friends! With July 4th just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to create this patriotic card….using the new Alphabest Bundle! It includes the Alphabest Stamp Set, along with the Best Label Punch. Soooooo much fun! Hope this card inspires you to create some patriotic projects as well!

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stamping sunday blog hop – this with that…

06.26.2022…..Happy Sunday, my stampin’ friends! I can’t believe that June 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 projects created something brand new (from the Stampin’ Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalog, and…some returning (from the previous Stampin’ Up! 2021-2022 Annual Catalog). There are soooooo many amazing products in this BOTH catalogs, and it was really hard to choose just a few!

For my new products, I chose the adorable Happy Forest Friends Suite. There are so many wonderful images in this set, not to mention the Happy Forest Friends Designer Series Paper. For my returning products, I chose the Scalloped Contours Dies and the Scalloped Kraft Treat Boxes. And….my little 3″ x 3″ notecards fit just perfectly in the treat box!

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stampin’ fancy friday – catalog inspired challenge…

06.23.2022…..Happy Thursday, my stampin’ friends! Today, I wanted to share a card that I created for this month’s Stampin’ Fancy Friday challenge! It’s a “Catalog Inspired Challenge”, using the new 2022-2023 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog. How fun is that!!!

I absolutely adore anything shabby chic, so when I saw the projects created on page 98, using the Texture Chic Suite, my heart was full of inspiration! This suite has such an amazing mix of images and colors, and also includes the gorgeous Distressed Gold Specialty Paper.

Be sure to join us to see what our Stampin’ Fancy Friday team created. We have 21 amazing projects to share, and each using different inspiration from throughout the catalog !

Then you create with a some catalog inspiration of your own or use one from our team, share your project on IG or FB and tag us by using #stampinfancyfriday or #fancyfridaychallenges in your post.

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