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All Santa’d Out

It’s a wrap!  I finally finished up and mailed my Christmas and holiday cards.  My stamping capacity was maxed at 48 cards.  However, I’m so excited that everyone I love will get a little something handmade by me this year.  All Santas were stamped with …

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Saying Goodbye to Sassy Stems

I don’t know of a single stamp set that has gotten more mileage from me than Sassy Stems.  In my opinion, it’s one of Stampin’ Up!’s all-time classics for thank you notes, birthdays and sympathy cards.  Versatility extraordinaire.  As I did in yesterday’s article, I …

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Sentimental Journey

As much as the anticipation of seeing the new Stampin’ Up! Spring and Summer Collection is killing me, I feel pretty sentimental about some of my old favorites that will never be available again.  My 11 year old nephew received a much needed kidney transplant …

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Tis’ the Season to Be Stamping

Focusing on getting my blog rolling these past few weeks has pulled me away from getting my holiday cards done ahead of schedule (not that they ever have been but it’s such a responsible idea).  Fortunately (or unfortunately depending on if you need to be …

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I’m A Pretty Paper-Holic

There are so many gorgeous designer papers and I wake up daily vowing not to continue to hoard them.  Yes, I’m a Pretty Paper-holic.  There, I’ve said it.   Each day my 2-dimensional “friends” beg to come out of the drawer and become “one” with ink, …

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The Learning Curve

There are so many cool card making tools to try (and buy :).  I reviewed the wealth of brainpower on the SplitCoast Stamper Gallery to determine which circle cutting system I simply had to have. After great deliberation and much scientific research (OK, I asked …

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Feeling A Little Punch-y

One of the growing trends I see in the galleries is the use of multiple punches to layer tags and sentiments.  I love the look and thought I would provide a couple quick examples of my own from my ever growing holiday collection. Stamp Set:  …

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Stamping 911: A Case for a CASE

One of the great things about stamping and card making is allowing your creative side to rise and shine.  Part of what fuels my obsession is the enjoyment I get when I design a card and give it away to someone special.  However, when you …

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Watch My Banner Bloom!

My new “stampin’ pretty” banner is finally finished and loaded up for the virtual world.  I’m so excited.  The background color will change seasonally (reflecting Stampin’ Up colors), so please stop back.  It took over a month from the day I scribbled it out to …

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Cool Beans: Papertrey Stationery Kits

I decided to make something special for my sisters' birthdays (that's right, they're twins) this year.  I adored Nichole Heady of Papertrey Ink's stationery project and tutorial, shown here.  They took a bit of time (there's a lot here) but weren't terribly difficult.  The results …

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