Category Archives: Embossing

The .1%

No, this isn’t a political post! When I started my blog, I promised to keep it 99.9% Stampin’ Up! products. This post is the .1%. My friend Liz showed me a very cool technique, and she loaned me several stamps … Continue reading

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A Day Without Coffee

…is a sad day, indeed!  My daily minimum is two cups a day, and this morning, my curling iron broke while I was rushing to get ready.  (My grandmother would say I was being “hoodly.”)  It fell on my second … Continue reading

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Cheerful Treat

Here’s another quick post for you.  I made this card for a friend of mine who is also a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator.  I’m sending something that has to go in a “legal” sized envelope, so I made a 9-1/2″ x … Continue reading

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Garden Stakes

Come down off the chair, Mom.  It says, “Garden Stakes,” not “garter snakes!”  My parents have one of the loveliest yards I’ve ever seen.  The grass is like a carpet, and Dad has flowers everywhere.  The other day, they were … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  I almost missed it.  This isn’t really a St. Patrick’s Day card; we usually do a shamrock or a leprechaun with a pot of gold or a rainbow at our March workshops.  I was going to … Continue reading

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Twitterpated Basket

I finally took a short break today to stamp.  I wanted to make a little Easter basket for our workshops this month.  With the Big Shot, scallop envelope die, embossing folders and punches, this was a really simple project. I’ve … Continue reading

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Leather & Metal

I was playing with the new Petite Purse die tonight, and wondered if I could make a briefcase with it.  I’m thinking it needs to be a little more square, so I’ll have to “futz” with the die.  But I … Continue reading

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Friends from around the World

One of the things I love about this century is the way the world has shrunk.  We have friends all over the world, and with the internet, we can “hang out” any time we want. Several years ago, one of … Continue reading

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Tissue Box Card

Even though I make covers for my tissue boxes, I still tend to pick tissues in pretty boxes.  And the latest box kind of matches the gnome cover I made for the January blog hop.  When I got it out … Continue reading

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A Sigh Is Just a Sigh

Being the only female in a house full of men has its advantages and disadvantages.  They outnumber me and we’re always going in four different directions, so keeping the house looking the way I want it is next to impossible.  … Continue reading

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