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Quick & Easy Balloon Adventures

Sometimes you just want to make a quick and easy card with no fiddling with punches and other tools. This card, made by fellow demonstrator, Martha Inchley, is perfect for that quick and easy card and the first card I’m going to show you in my new feature “Simple Saturday’s“. …

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Paper Pumpkin Birthday Gift for You!
D Mar 09, 2017  C All Occasion, Birthday, Paper Pumpkin   c 

In honour of Paper Pumpkin’s 4th anniversary, all subscribers will get an extra special kit in April. This kit has been designed by Sara Douglass, the CEO of Stampin’ Up! and we’ve been told the end result is stunning.  Her style is, “bold, vibrant, and artistic—with a little bit of…

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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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Glimmer Happy Birthday

I love this new glimmer paper from Sale-a-bration 2017.  I cut out the letters using the Large Letters Framelits Dies out of the Mint Macaron glimmer paper and the Bermuda Bay glimmer paper.  Then I cut out the letters with the Layering Circle Framelits.  Also from the Sale-a-bration promotion is…

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National Cupcake Day and the SPCA
D Feb 27, 2017  C 2 Step Stamping, Animals & Pets, Big Shot, Birthday, Colouring   c 

I’m posting this Sweet Cupcake card today in honour of  National Cupcake Day.  Many  of the Canadian SPCA’s are doing fundraising events in conjunction with this holiday.   We are HUGE cat lovers in our house, so I just make a donation to the Hamilton/Burlington SPCA.  Here’s a pic of the…

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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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Beautiful You Sneak Peak

Beautiful You is a new stamp set that is coming out in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalogue starting in January 2017.  Make sure you are on my mailing list to hear how to get your copy of the newest catalogues. We made this version in my recent stamp club class. …

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Do you give gift cards?

We all give gift cards!  For birthday’s, graduation, new babies, wedding and especially for Christmas! Gift cards can often seem impersonal, but if you package them up, in a creative way, they can turn into a VERY personal gift.  Because don’t GIFT CARDS deserve pretty packaging too? I’d like to…

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