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By | August 11, 2014

When my daughter was much younger she used to call braces “sparkles on the teeth” and wished she could have them.  The jury is out if she will be getting them or not – but her friend is getting them tomorrow.  We both thought this was a great occasion to send a card, so she came up with… Read More »

August Card Class – A little bit of Everything

By | August 3, 2014

Sometimes you just need a stockpile of cards for that future occasion (especially when you’re not expecting it).  I hope this month’s class will help you out. A simple, yet elegant card.  You can certainly replace the “With Sympathy” with any sentiment.  A few techniques are used – masking, Aqua painters and some Crystal Effects (although it may… Read More »

50% off Your First Two Months!!!

By | July 25, 2014

That’s right – you get 50% off your first two months as a new subscriber to the awesome Paper Pumpkin.  Click on my Paper Pumpkin sidebar to start your subscription AND don’t forget to enter the code “HALFOFF2” to get your super discount. I haven’t put my July kit together yet, but a fellow demonstrator did and I… Read More »

Calling All Super-Heroes!

By | June 12, 2014

Didn’t we all have a Superhero when we were growing up?  I loved to pretend to be Batwoman while climbing the neighbor’s tree.  And, I did have a sweet pair of Wonderwoman underroes that I loved to wear as pajamas in the summer. Now, it’s your turn to play super-hero and create your own!  Look at this great… Read More »

Work of Art – I love this set!!!

By | June 10, 2014

I made these cards over the weekend using one of my favorite new sets, Work of Art.  The versatility is endless!!!  I can’t wait to make up some more designs, but housework is calling.   Here’s the complete set.  Wood #134111 $29.95, clear #134114 $21.95

Welcome New 2014/15 Catalog!

By | June 2, 2014

It’s finally here!  The new 2014/15 catalog.  I received mine about a month ago at the Stampin’ Up!’s Catalog Premiere Event and am loving every page of it.  If you would like your own copy, please contact me and I will get one to you.  I am sure your wish list will be  as long as mine.  Luckily,… Read More »

Join Stampin’ Up! for only $50!

By | May 28, 2014

For a limited time you can join Stampin’ Up! for just $50! This amazing opportunity will only last until June 30, 2014, so take what you already love doing—stamping and crafting—and make a little money while you’re at it! When you join Stampin’ Up! during this limited-time offer, you’ll receive:  $55 worth of products and free shipping –… Read More »

3 Secrets to being Happy

By | May 17, 2014

Nancy Kogan, CEO of Happier, Inc. created an app (Happier) that helps you keep track of the happy moments of your day. Research shows that people who focus on finding a few positive things about their life are happier, healthier and less stressed. Sounds like a good goal to me! These are her 3 Secrets to Happiness: 1.… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! + Project Life = A Match Made in Paper Heaven

By | May 5, 2014

Get ready for a scrapbooking revolution with Project Life! It helps busy people (so basically all of us) document life using photos and journaling in a quick, simple, and fabulous way. Stampin’ Up! has partnered with Becky Higgins, creator of Project Life, to offer a complete line of elite products. Becky explains, “It’s called Project LIFE because it’s… Read More »

Free Shipping & Retiring Lists

By | April 21, 2014

Free Shipping on all orders until Friday, April 25!!!! All of the items on the retiring lists are available from April 21 through June 4 or while supplies last, so order soon! Take advantage of the free shipping. Click here to see what’s on the lists: Retiring Stamp Sets & Accessories

By | April 16, 2014

BIG NEWS!!! Stampin’ Up! is so excited to let you know they’ve partnered with the amazing Becky Higgins to bring you the real deal-authentic Project Life products, now in exclusive Stampin’ Up! colors and designs. If you’ve somehow missed the Project Life craze and are wondering what it’s all about, I’ll fill you in: it’s a super simple,… Read More »

Personalized Name Stamp

By | April 10, 2014

Not only can this stamp be used as an address label, you can also use it for: Thank you From the classroom of (for a teacher gift) From the kitchen of Made with love This book belongs to From the desk of Just married Save the date Promote your business (add your name, website, and contact info) Item… Read More »

Just Say Hello

By | April 1, 2014

Have you seen Oprah’s “Just Say Hello” campaign? There’s no better and easier way to say hello to someone than to send them a card. It’s rare to receive a nice card in the mail these days, and it is certain to brighten their day. A hand-made card will put an even bigger smile on their face.… Read More »

Cute Spring Basket

By | March 28, 2014

Here’s the basket we are going to make at our upcoming Easter & Springtime Class on April 11. This is what I used: Crumb Cake, Pink Pirouette & Pear Pizzazz Card Stock 1 1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch (127811 $15.95) 1″ Circle Punch (119868 $12.95) 1/2″ Circle Punch (119869 $5.95) Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (118309 $16.95) Petite Petals… Read More »