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‘Colorful’ Seasons: Favourite New Stamp Set

When I get a new catalogue, there are certain sets that just jump out at me that I want to create with and the Colorful Seasons stamp set is one of those must have stamp sets.  The stamp set is amazing and covers four seasons as you can see below. …

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Sneak Peek & Offer: Eastern Palace Suite

Exciting news to share today!   As of May 1st,  Stampin’ Up! is releasing some BRAND new products. These products will only be available in the new Catalogue that starts on June 1, 2017.  BUT, you can get your hands on some of the items in two specially made up bundles. …

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Sneak Peak: Ribbon of Courage Part 2

The Ribbon of Courage is a stamp set that will be available in the new 2017-2018 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue. See this post earlier this week for  Part One of this post which includes the background story on this stamp set.   And my last and final post on this stamp set…

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Favourite Retiring Stamp Set: Love & Affection

The Love & Affection stamp set (pictured below) is one of the stamp sets on the Stampin’ Up! retiring list. Stamps sets are guaranteed to be available for purchase until May 22nd. What I love about this stamp set is that you can stamp it in a solid colour like…

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Sneak Peek: Ribbon of Courage

I had the honour of doing a presentation on a new stamp set called the “Ribbon of Courage” at a Stampin’ Up! meeting recently in Toronto for 350 demonstrators.  Here I am on the stage presenting and just before with my “madonna” microphone on. I was given a new stamp…

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Favourite Retiring Items: Helping Me Grow

The Helping me Grow stamp set is one of the stamp sets that I’m sad to see retire from the Stampin’ Up! Catalogue. The large images look amazing as a focal part on a card.  On this sympathy card, I stamped the image with Basic Black ink and then just…

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Watercolour Spritz Technique

In honour of International Women’s Day, I thought I’d post this gorgeous card from Karen Duke of Spruce Grove, Alberta, using the lovely women stamps from the Stampin’ Up! set  Beautiful You. Karen did this amazing watercolour technique using her clear block.  She used her stamp pads to ink up…

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Masking with Avant Garden

Avant Garden is one of the most popular picks this Sale-a-bration.  It is no surprise that even though this stamp set is mostly flowers, that it was popular because it has lots of versatility.  In the Avant Garden stamp set, there are two different types os flower, both a watercolour…

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Metallic Ribbon Combo

I can’t get enough of this gorgeous metallic ribbon from Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-a-bration promotion.  This gorgeous card was created by a demonstrator in my group, Laura Seki from Hamilton, ON.  Laura use the metallic ribbon with the gold accents and matched that gold to the gold embossed saying.   The gold…

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