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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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Brayered Background Technique & Video

In today’s edition of “Film Friday”, I’ve got a card using Stampin’ Up’s Sponge Brayer and the lovely Irresistibly Floral Designer Series Paper.  See what accessories might retire on Monday, when Stampin’ Up! retirement list comes out.  Make sure you are on my newsletter list to a get a copy…

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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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Beautiful You with Paper Piecing

The Beautiful You stamp set is THE most popular stamp set in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions 2017 catalogue.  Have you got your set yet? And the Paper Piecing technique is perfect on this stamp set.  Simply stamp the image twice. Once on the white cardstock and once on the designer…

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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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Happy Valentine’s Day

I’ve got another cute Valentines swap card to share with you today.  This one, I got from Ellie Blake of Toronto.  Ellie used the stamp set from the Stampin’ Up! 2017 Occasions Catalogue that I’ve been featuring the past week on my blog called Sealed with Love.  The saying and…

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Jolly Friends is Retiring!

Jolly Friends is such a cute stamp set!  I love this “Moose” card made by Sofi Daniels of Burlington, ON.  Sofi did such a nice job colouring the moose and added shading.  And the blue punched out hat is adorable. The hat is the Jolly Hat Builder Punch and you…

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