Monthly Archives: April 2016

My Crazy Life

I didn’t blog on Wednesday, because…well, I just didn’t get time. My son Wes is back on night shift, so I have Miss Amelia five days a week. At least two days a week, it’s a short day, because when … Continue reading

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Faux Leather Flower Pin Gift Set

Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate it than with beautiful, colorful flowers. Make this pretty flower pin with a faux leather look. Learn how to give texture to plain cardstock and make easy Do-It-Yourself jewelry. If you … Continue reading

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Retiring Products

Stampin’ Up! has announced the retiring products from the 2016 Occasions and 2015-16 Annual Catalogs. See the retiring stamps here. Click here to see everything else. Remember, if there are retiring products you want – especially accessories – you need … Continue reading

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OnStage Live 2016

I had such a wonderful time at the Stampin’ Up! #onstage2016! I hadn’t planned on going. Our Front Royal Oratorio Society had a concert Saturday and Sunday, so I planned to stay home so I could sing in the concert. … Continue reading

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Packaged to a “TEA!”

Planning a tea party and need some favors?  Or maybe you want to make some cute little gifts for the tea, coffee, or hot cocoa lover in your life?  This tutorial ensemble covers them all- favors, tea bag and K-cup … Continue reading

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Another Stamp Off Friday

It’s another Stamp Off Friday! This is a watercolor challenge from Susan. Susan’s taking classes on watercoloring, so she’s an expert! Me – not so much, but I do love to watercolor. Instead of stamping an image and watercoloring it, … Continue reading

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Birthday Slider

No, not a burger or chicken slider. A slider card. I saw a super cute card on my friend Jackie’s blog (here), and I had to give it a shot. It was one of those ideas that pops into your … Continue reading

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Botanicals Card Set & Gift Box

With this tutorial, learn some creative and trendy ways to use the botanicals images and coordinating dies.  Two of the cards demonstrate fun ways to use the stamps to create two different wreaths, and there are two trendy designs, neither … Continue reading

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March Demo Challenge, part 2

Here are the last four projects from our March demo meeting. The challenge for March was to design a project for a shoebox swap that would take no longer than seven minutes and would include at least one retiring In … Continue reading

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March Demo Challenge, Part 1

We have a lovely group of demonstrators who meet every month for challenges, swaps, meetings, and just to have fun. Some of them are on my team, but others are “orphans” who don’t have a local upline or sidelines. We … Continue reading

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