Monthly Archives: July 2008

Anniversaries & Online Ordering!

This year we’re celebrating Stampin’ Up!’s 20th anniversary – and so many cool things have happened already this year!  The first semi-annual catalog came out in January.  Then we got our new web sites.  Next, Stampin’ Up! announced they’d accept … Continue reading

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Love this set!

This is a Level 3 hostess set from the Fall/Winter catalog called Window Dressing.  I love it!  Jackie sent me the link to a blog with a sample from this set – and it reminded me….I hadn’t had time to … Continue reading

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Home Again

Sorry I didn’t post anything yesterday.  We were out of town, and I thought I could get back in time to post.  No matter how hard I try, I can’t seem to squeeze 26 hours into 24! Stampin’ Up! posted … Continue reading

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25% Off Selected Retiring Accessories!

For the first time since I’ve been a demo, Stampin’ Up! is offering a special on selected retiring accessories.  The full RA list won’t be available until Monday, July 21, but there are some items listed on this flyer and … Continue reading

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Cool Scissors Tip!!

You know how after you trim the rubber to mount stamps or cut sticky strip or something else really sticky and your scissors gunk up?  Well – here’s the best tip ever.  To clean them, just spritz them with Stampin’ … Continue reading

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Bling without Bulk

First off — If you want any accessories (especially In Color ones), you may want to order ASAP.  At least 2 colors of ribbon (Purely Pomegranate and Blue Bayou) are sold out – and the retiring accessories list won’t even … Continue reading

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Simple Monochromatic

Today’s card is very simple.  I was playing with the VersaMarker.  One of the techniques for the book we’re starting on the 30th is VersaMarker.  For this one, I stamped the image (from Dreams du Jour, another sneak peek from … Continue reading

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I know it’s a weird place for ribbon….

….but I smeared ink and had to cover it up.  Here are two cards made from the Serene Spring Level 2 hostess set (available August 11, 2008).  Doesn’t it just make you want to hostess a workshop?   This uses … Continue reading

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Summer Craft Camp

I’ll post a card later today.  I’m working on one that uses a new Level 2 hostess set, "Serene Spring."  However, I have a small job to do for my DH* before I can play work.  In the meantime – … Continue reading

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No Middle Ground….

….With this little guy, it seems people either love him or hate him.  Personally, I think he’s cute, but Sock Monkeys were a big thing when I was growing up.  We were a farm family, and my grandparents and several … Continue reading

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