Fab Friday featuring “Hey Chick” Stamp set

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

It’s finally Friday and that’s just fabulous!!  Plus I get to leave work early today … Yaaa Hooo!  Now this day is just getting better because I have 2 cards to share with you that were created by 2 of the members in of my team: Star’s by Design.

I like the “Hey, Chick” stamp set but I haven’t even had time to use it, so when the ladies shared their fabulous designs on our “Star’s by Design” Facebook page I was thrilled.

The first card I’m going to share is from Kathy …

Along with the “Hey Chick” stamp set, Kathy used the “Hexagons Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder to create the background.  The chick was cut out with the Layering Circle Framelits.  This card is just totally cute!!

Now our next card comes from Connie … It’s a show stopper!

How fun is this card!? I love how it showcases all the birds but let’s you know that it is a birthday card.  Connie also used the Hexagons Embossing folder on the Elegant Eggplant paper.  You can also see the “Hardwood” background stamp on the first section of the card on the red background … the red is carried through onto the 3rd section of the card.

Hey, Chick … what do you think?  Cute cards right! And this stamp set is just one of the FREE items you can get during Sale-a-bration. Let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks for hangin’ out with me today and checking out the talents of my team members.  We have a lot of fun … join us!

Here’s to a fabulous Friday, and a Happy St. Patrick’s day too!

Throwback Thursday: Happy Easter

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’m bringing back a really cute Easter card and a scrapbook page! With the products we currently have in our catalog today, you could easily recreate either of these two projects.

My “technique” that I was teaching when these were created was “Dying your Glimmer Paper”.  I taught my classes how to use your ink refills and either a sponge dauber or the Stampin’ Spritzers to color the Glimmer paper … NOW you don’t have too! With the beautiful colors of Glimmer Paper Stampin’ Up! has brought out for Sale-a-bration all you have to do is punch! No fuss required!

The first is my bunny card …

Both the bunny and the eggs were created with a combination of circle and oval punches … now, I think I would use the Layering Circle and Oval Framelits. You will have a greater choice of sizes this way. The little bunny tail was made with a flower punch.

I used the same format on my scrapbook page as I did on my card.  That is one thing that I have always taught in my classes.  Use what inspires you to create what ever you need.  How do you like the little chick I tucked inside the cracked egg? Again, made with the oval 🙂

OK, I have one more card that I want to share with you that I created using the “Dying your Glimmer Paper” technique …

You could easily recreate this card using the Sale-a-bration Glimmer paper. And you know what … the “Petite Petals” punch that I used to make this card is still in the catalog!!  You know what else would be cute … the Elegant Butterfly punch.

Just because something is old (Created 2014) … doesn’t mean it can’t be new again!

Thank you for stepping back in time with me today, I hope this inspires you to get creative and have some fun!

Have yourself a wonderful day ~


Below is a list of products I used and suggested products to create that projects shown.  You can purchase any of these items by clicking on the item.  Remember that you will receive a FREE Sale-a-bration item with a qualifying purchase of $50 or more.

Sale-a-bration Product of the Week: Inside the Lines Designer Paper

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

We’ve got less than 3 weeks of Sale-a-bration left, and I still have so many things to show you. Today I have more with the “Inside the Lines” Designer Series Paper.  Coloring books for adults are everywhere. They bring out the kid—and the Zen—in all of us!

Now you can jump on the trend with Sale-A-Bration’s Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper. I love showing this fun paper … Here are some of the many ways to use it!

#1. COLOR THERAPY: Use markers for detailed coloring like we did on this gorgeous box. Just cut the paper out with a die, color, relax, and then assemble.

#2. OUTSIDE THE LINES: Use sponge daubers on the paper for a quick and easy but awesome effect. Just look at how easy it was to color in our card with the sponge daubers.

#3. LEAVE IT ALONE: Don’t forget that the paper has a cool black-and-white look from the start. Use it as a background and add a vibrant element front and center like we did with our fairy.

Remember how Becky used the “Inside the Lines” Designer Series Paper?  Becky used the “Leave it Alone” way to use this awesome paper.  Here it is again …

Whether your like the color therapy or the quick and easy, you’ll love playing with this paper! You can get if FREE with a $50 purchase during our Sale-a-bration promotion. Stay and watch the video …

Stampin’ Up! trainer, Carrie, showcases the versatile Inside the Lines Specialty Designer Series Paper.


This exclusive 12″ x 12″ paper is only available when you make a qualifying purchase during Stampin’ Up!’s annual Sale-A-Bration event. Again, let me know if you need any help.

Thank you for checking in on me today!


It Could be YOU …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

How did you like Becky’s cards yesterday? Awesome right? Again, these cards were from our Star’s by Design (private) Facebook page I set up for the ladies in my downline where we share ideas, card samples and more. A downline are the people who have joined Stampin’ Up! and our Star’s family with me.

It wouldn’t seem fair if I didn’t share this wonderful opportunity with everyone. Why? … It’s a great time to join my Star’s and the Stampin’ Up! family.  It’s time to Craft your own future!
  It’s Sale-a-bration so when you sign up before March 31 … You’ll get:

  • $125 worth of product for only $99 plus tax
  • FREE Shipping ($12.50 Value)
  • Two (2) additional stamp sets of your choice! (Value up to $100+)

  Wow … That’s over $230 worth of product for ONLY $99 and doesn’t even include your business supplies: Case of each catalog: Annual and Occasions, Sale-a-bration catalogs, Order forms, postcards, etc.

It’s also a great time because we have a few weeks left in Sale-a-bration … what does that mean?  It means you can host a Kick-Off party and let your friends and family get in on the Sale-a-bration, who doesn’t want FREE stuff!!  Hey … I’d even come to help you if I can.  Don’t wait too long, you’ll want to get your kit soon.
You could have a Mystery Hostess party and draw a name out of those that ordered and they get the Hostess Rewards, or keep them for yourself to build your business!  I have many ideas to share with you!  

Think about it … contact me, let’s talk.  You can reach me at lindaluvs2stamp@aol.com

There is no obligation just to ask questions or Click HERE for more information.

Thanks for dropping by today ~

Simply Sunday: Guest Stamper … Becky!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I am excited today to share with you three beautiful cards that we created by one of my Star’s by Design team members; Becky Salminen. We have a fun contest going on, on our Star’s Facebook page and Becky was gracious enough to share her cards …

All three cards are created with the “Inside the Lines” Designer paper that you can get FREE during Sale-a-bration with a $50 purchase. The designer paper is teamed up with the “So In Love” bundle.

Becky’s first card was inspired by a card that she found on Pinterest … it used the largest of the three dies.  They are not difficult to make but are stunning to look at… she did a beautiful job.

The second card uses the circle dies and the elegant die from the “So Detailed” Thinlits dies that creates a “belly band”. The greeting comes from the So In Love stamp set which is included in the bundle.  You get both the stamp set and the dies in this bundle, you SAVE 10% and you’re only $2.50 away from the FREE Sale-a-bration item of your choice.

On the last of the three cards, Becky introduces color to her card … the splash of color really makes the card pop, even though they are lovely in Black and White as well.

You can easily create these beautiful samples with the “Falling in Love” bundle and the “Inside the Lines” Designer Series paper… and Becky’s awesome samples.  All three of the greetings Becky used come in the stamp set!

Thanks for stopping by today, I’m sure you have enjoyed Becky’s cards as much as the rest of our Star’s group did.  There’s always room, if you’d like to join us and join in on the fun!  JOIN THE FUN

There is Becky … in the pink and black on the far left side of the our Star’s Group! This was taken at the Stampin’ Up! OnStage event held in Madison, Wisconsin.  🙂  We had a lot of fun that day!

Thanks again, and I hope you have a beautiful day ~

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Here is a list of products used to make the cards shown today. You can purchase these and other Stampin’ Up! products at my online store by clicking on the links below each products. During Jan. 4-Mar. 31, 2017.  All $50 orders receive a free Sale-a-bration reward!


Make a Medallion Stamp Set

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I have another video to share with you. It highlights one of the brand new Sale-a-bration items! The Make a Medallion Stamp Set. They coordinate with the Layering Circles Framelits.

Carrie from the Stampin’ Up! home office shares many ways this diverse stamp set can be used–for both the beginning and experienced stamper!  After seeing the cute cards … I think you will love this set as much as I do!

Get the Make a Medallion Stamp Set for FREE with a qualifying purchase during Sale-A-Bration (through March 31, 2017)!  I will still share my card with you using the Inside the Lines Designer series paper, so be sure to stop back.

Thanks for stopping by. Hope you have a marvelous day!

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Need an Alternative?

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’d like to share with you some alternative projects created from the February Paper Pumpkin kit. It’s always fun to see what else you can do with the original items in the kit. I’m sharing from the Stampin’ Up! Get Inspired Blog post …

This kit will help you effortlessly plan the perfect birthday surprise for someone you love. Whether you’re sending wishes their way in a card, creating party invitations, or giving a gift card, the pull tab candle cards will help you pull it off with flare!


And since the kit name is Many Happy Birthdays, here are some more ideas to keep the flame of creativity burning bright. First, using just the kit components, you could turn the many happy birthdays cards into mini happy birthday cards by making a set of tiny cards.


Next, transform the pull-tab pocket card into a literal pocket card. Just assemble the card base, trim the bottom, snip the end corners at an angle, and add some adhesive at the bottom to seal it shut.


As always, hang onto that stamp set so you can use it on future projects—like this card. The geometric line images create simple background in any color scheme.


This kit is on fire! Don’t let the fun burn out—order many more refills today, while supplies last.


The Many Happy Birthdays Kit is just in time to celebrate our fourth birthday in March! We’ve come a long way and look FOUR-ward to many happy birthdays with our Paper Pumpkin peeps.


Don’t forget, right now you can skip to the Sale-A-Bration with Paper Pumpkin! Get a 3-month subscription for just $55 and instantly qualify for a FREE Sale-A-Bration item!

Stop back tomorrow and see what I’ve come up with!

Thank you for joining me today …

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