Monthly Archives: May 2018

Beautiful Day Butterfly Easel Card

Beautiful Day Butterfly Easel Card I started working on the Color Coaches today, and WOW! We punched a lot of 1/2″ circles. Of course, these little circles fly when you punch them, so I tried to catch them in my … Continue reading

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Gray Skies

Gray Skies I don’t know about where you live, but here in Northern Virginia, we’ve been bombarded by rain. It seems like it’s been raining for three weeks straight, but I know it hasn’t. Both weekends this month that we … Continue reading

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“New Color” Clubs

“New Color” Clubs Are you excited for the 2018-19 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog? I sure am! There are so many amazing new (and returning) products, and the new color palette is fabulous. To help you get all the new color … Continue reading

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You’ve (Still) Got This

You’ve (Still) Got This I love the You’ve Got This stamp set from Stampin’ Up!. Sadly, it will be retiring May 31, so if you’ve been looking at it and wanting to order it, do so quickly before it’s gone … Continue reading

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Big Time Thanks

Big Time Thanks At every Stampin’ Up! event, we receive an exclusive bag at check-in. Inside are lots of fun things – pens, a Prize Patrol pin, sometimes a water bottle or another gift, and at least one stamp set … Continue reading

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Butterfly Notes

Butterfly Notes While I was playing with Brusho and Foil Sheets, I decided to die-cut a few with the new Springtime Impressions Thinlits Dies from the new 2018-19 Stampin’ Up! Catalog. The butterfly was very delicate and lovely, but the … Continue reading

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Watercolored Blooms

Watercolored Blooms Just in case you haven’t decided you need the new stamp positioner from Stampin’ Up! – the Stamparatus – here’s another reason. I decided to do a little watercoloring with the retiring Birthday Blooms Stamp Set, Stampin’ Write … Continue reading

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Foiled Again

Foiled Again Several months ago, my friend Jackie showed a technique using Brusho on foil sheets. It’s spectacular! I used that technique for one of our Friday Challenges with the Tranquil Textures Stamp Set (new in the 2018-19 Stampin’ Up! … Continue reading

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Out with the Old Stamp-Off Challenge

Out with the Old Stamp-Off Challenge Welcome to another Stamp-Off Challenge with my friends, Susan and Jackie, and me. We’re saying, “Goodbye,” to some favorites this week. Because it’s been raining fairly non-stop for the past several days, I decided … Continue reading

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Passionate about Petals

Passionate about Petals First I want to sing a little song. Rain, rain, go away! Come again another day… Oh, my goodness. We’ve had so much rain that there’s nowhere for it to go, so it’s coming up through the … Continue reading

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