Archive for December 2011

Merry Christmas Stampin’ Up!’s Make-A-Wish
D Dec 26, 2011  C Demonstrator   c 

Stampin' Up works with the  the Make-A-Wish Foundation foundation to grant the wish of at least one child every year, on behalf of our demonstrators and in lieu of an annual Christmas card. Three-year-old Birklee has a new wooden play set, a play set that she enjoys playing on with…

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I’m dreaming of a White Christmas
D Dec 24, 2011  C Punch Art   c 

My youngest wants snow for Christmas! Maybe this gorgeous Snowman Christmas card made for me by Shirley Hannah of Winona will help! Wising you and your family a Very Merry Christmas!

Stocking Punch Retiring!
D Dec 23, 2011  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

The Stocking Builder Punch, from the Holiday mini catalogue, is being retired by January 3, 2012.  Sometimes the punches continue to be available, but Stampin' Up! has warned us that this one will not be available.  So if you like this adorable punch that can punch out stockings, the toes,…

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Sprinkled Expressions Stamp Set Sneak Peak
D Dec 21, 2011  C 3D projects, Demonstrator   c 

Sprinkled Expressions is a stamp set you can earn for free during Stampin' Up's Sale-a-bration promotion starting on January 24, 2012.  With a $60 order you can get this set for FREE. We made this fun card calendar at a recent demonstrator meeting.   To  find out the perks of signing…

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Christmas Card Tree Stunner
D Dec 20, 2011  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

This Christmas card is a work of art! Made by Ann Fletcher of Burlington. Ann made this card to fit into a standard sized business envelope so it is long. The card is pieced together pieces of embossed white cardstock and the bottom is covered with tons of tiny white…

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Christmas card Share
D Dec 19, 2011  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

I love getting homemade cards at this time of year! I'd love to share them all, but I'm running out of time before Christmas, so I'll share just a few this week. This lovely card is from Sue McCreadie of Burlington, Ontario. I love that she has matched all her…

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Mouthwatering: Sneak Peak
D Dec 18, 2011  C Tips, Tutorials, & Techniques   c 

The Mouthwatering stamp set is another  new stamp coming out in the Occasions Mini Catalogue in January 2012. We made this card at a recent demonstrator get together.  What you can't tell from the photo is that the cherries are embossed with cherry scented embossing powder!!  Also new in the…

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Sneak Peak: Gnome Sweet Gnome
D Dec 17, 2011  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

I made this card using a new stamp set, Gnome Sweet Gnome, that will appear in Stampin' Up's new Occasions Mini Catalogue that starts on January 4th, 2011. I've used some new pleated satin ribbon (gorgeous!!), new twitterpated buttons and a new embossing folder on this card.  I love this…

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Pretty Christmas Packaging
D Dec 16, 2011  C 3D projects   c 

This was a little gift given to me by the oh so creative Katey Fisher of Oakville.  I love how Katey had the Starbucks gift certifcate in the little envelope (petite pocket die from Stampin' UP!).  But to make it all super special and pretty she packaged it all in a…

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