Pretty Pines – Guest Stamper: Barb W.

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas…

I’m back up an running (for now) so I wanted to share a beautiful Christmas card from one of my club members, Barb … She is using the Pretty Pines Bundle. Since I do not have this set, thought I’d share.


I also want to remind you that these are the last few days in which you can get the great bundles in the Occasions catalog at a discount.  If they do carry over into the next catalog … they will not be bundled.

Barb also used the “Cable Knit Dynamic Impressions Folder” … these are different than our regular folder because it gives a deeper impression. If you’d want an even deeper impression,  give it a little spritz of water before running it through the BigShot.

With only a few days remaining of the Occasions catalog (ends Jan.3rd), I just wanted to share a quick reminder of my DECEMBER SPECIAL & that today is the last day…

When you place a $50 order with me, you will receive my Step Card with the written instructions, my two club cards and a hand stamped Thank You card. 

With the END OF YEAR CLEARANCE SALE going on right now, it’s a great time to stock up on some items you need, or give a gift to a stampin’ friend.



*** If you place an order of $150 or more (before shipping & taxes) you will receive all of the above items, hostess benefits (Do Not Use the Hostess Code) … Three (3 or more) Virtual Rewards points AND I will send you the NEW WATERCOLOR PENCILS for FREE beginning January 3rd when the Occasions Catalog is Live!!

You can find out more about my Virtual Rewards Points by clicking on the Loyalty Icon below or on the side bar to your right.

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Thank you for coming back to check out my post today, let me know if you have any questions.

Have a safe and Happy New Year’s Eve ~

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So in Love Stamp set & Detailed Thinlits

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I appreciate your loyalty as I limp through my computer difficulties … Today I have another SNEAK PEEK from the upcoming Occasions Catalog.

If you loved the Detailed Floral Thinlits dies, then you will love the new “So in Love Stamp set and Detailed Thinlits.  Grab a cup of coffee or hot chocolate and join me in watching this new video …

Carrie, from the training team at Stampin’ Up!, shares some beautiful project ideas and tips for using the So in Love Stamp Set and So Detailed Thinlits Dies from the 2017 occasions catalog.

If you haven’t seen the Detailed Floral Thinlits dies, check them out now …

Whether using the “Detailed Floral Thinlits Dies” or the “So in Love Detailed Thinlit Dies” you can create an elegant card or card wrap in just seconds. Delicate doesn’t have to be complicated!

Thank you for coming back to check out my post today, I hoping to be back with some final shares from our Holiday Catalog.

Have yourself an awesome day!

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A Sale-a-bration is Coming ….

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I want to share a new product with you… The Pretty Pocket Card Kit from our Sale-a-bration catalog.  Did you get yours?

Stampin’ Up! trainer, Donna, demonstrates how quick and easy it is to create beautiful cards using the Pretty Pocket Card Kit. Get this kit for FREE with a qualifying purchase during Sale-A-Bration–January 4-March 31

Thank you for coming back to check out my post today.

Have a warm and wonderful day ~

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Merry Christmas …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Just wanted to send you Christmas greetings on this wonderful day.  I hope you are having a joyous day with family and /or friends.

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I will be back with you shortly. Till then, take good care and share a holiday smile with someone who may need one.

Merry Christmas ~


Wednesday Wow … Sneak Peak!!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Hard to believe this year is winding down … it went so fast!! And before we know it, all the excitement of Christmas and the Holidays will die down as well, but don’t fret … January is just as exciting for all of us stampers and scrapbookers!

We are about to kick off our most exciting time of the year … Sale-a-bration and our NEW Occasions Catalog. Today I’m sharing a SNEAK PEEK with you …



Introducing our …

Sending Love Suite
With bold designs and traditional colors, this irresistible suite is one you’ll want to add to your stamping collection.  We’ll be using some of that holiday love we’ve stored up to keep the excitement going into next year for Valentine’s Day and beyond.

Just a reminder … If you’re looking for that last minute gift, I have Gift Certificates available for your stampin’ friends! Just contact me and I’ll get you all taken care of.

Thank you for checking out my blog today. Let me know if you recieved your 2017 Occasions Catalog yet. I always send one to myself so I know when they’re coming, and I haven’t gotten mine yet, but they should be coming soon!!

Have a great day today!




Shakin’ Up Christmas …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Yesterday I told you that I would “jazz” yesterday’s layout / card.

The left over piece from the tree out of 3-1/2″ x 4″ piece of Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper is now being backed with a piece of “Window Sheet” and the foam strips to create a SHAKER CARD!!


I used the “Mica Flakes” in the Holiday Catalog (pg.41) to use in my shaker card.

The background is also the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper and thought I would run it through the BigShot using our Softly Falling impressions folder. It is VERY subtle but adds a really cool touch to the card.

The greeting comes directly from the “Santa’s Sleigh” stamp set … You know I bundled this awesome duo. I then highlighted it with a touch of gold foil cardstock … it coordinates with the gold Mica Flakes.


I finished off the card and topped the tree with a gold star from the Metallic Shapes in the Annual Catalog and two of the circle shapes to anchor the greeting.

Thank you from stopping back today …

I hope your day is a good one. Stay Warm!


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