Monthly Archives: July 2010

Chalk It Up!

The new color kit for the Stampin' Pastels (chalks) is available to order – and just in time for the Virginia tax holiday.  Wooohooo!  Other states are also having holidays, too.  I know Texas's is very good – the limit … Continue reading

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It Was the Best of Dies, it was the Worst of Dies

I think I finally mastered the Baskets & Blooms die!  I'm so thrilled.  I found two patterns last night that use the die – but they make cute little bins and baskets without having to add the basket bottom.  You … Continue reading

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Sales Tax Holiday!

 This post will remain on top through August 8.  Scroll down to see new posts! The state of Virginia is having a sales tax holiday for school supplies up to $20.00 per item August 6 – 8. Because school supply … Continue reading

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Inspired by Karen

Karen brought me another lovely flower today, so I was inspired to create this. I sponged some River Rock ink on Naturals Ivory card stock.  then stamped the flowers and grass (yes, there's really grass, but it's a little hard … Continue reading

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Convention “CASE”

If you hang around stamp forums at all, you'll see the word CASE pop up.  It stands for "Copy and share everything," so if someone says, "this idea was CASEd," it just means the idea wasn't original.  It could be … Continue reading

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Scalloped Paper Flower Tutorial

These are the cutest little paper flowers, and they’re so easy to make.  You’ll probably have to scroll a lot, but I’ll try to fit the pics to the instructions.  Here we go…. Punch scallop circles from card stock.  I … Continue reading

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Hostess Promo and Something Different…

Now is a great time to hostess a workshop!!  From today through Aug. 31, hostess with a qualifying workshop can select an extra $25 in hostess benefits!   Hostessing a workshop is lots of fun!  Contact me to set a date.  … Continue reading

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Poppies, Pears and Pumpkins

I decided to take a vintage break and do another "Swap Case."  This is the card Amy made. Isn't this cute?  It uses the Garden Whimsy set and the Island Oasis designer paper from the summer mini.  I love it!  … Continue reading

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Shoebox Makeovers

What a terrific time we had yesterday at the shoebox swap!  I'm so proud of all "my stampers."  Every card was so much fun!  (They all came to me knowing how to stamp already, so I can't really take credit … Continue reading

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Extra Hostess Benefits!

I stamped all day yesterday and have nothing to show for it.  I got paper cut and ready for the shoebox swap, I finished an order for cards (and made a darling little box to put them in), I made … Continue reading

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