Timeless Tags Card & Class Annoucement

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

How are you on this fine Monday?  Me? I’m great … starting a much needed vacation! So while I got my computer running better, I’m power blogging so I don’t miss a beat while I’m gone.  I’ve got some great cards to show you this week!

Today we’re going to step it up a notch.  Yesterday I share two cards with you that used the “Falling in Love” Designer paper and the “That’s the Tag” Bundle, so today I took the pink card and I’m going to show you how you can “step it up” ….


We are taking the pretty flower cut from the Timeless Tags Framelits Die and we’re going to mount it to a piece of coordinating cardstock – Sahara Sand and then cutting out the same image in two different colors so we can “piece” those pieces into our original frame. Here are the results ….


Isn’t that pretty! The colors coordinate so nicely especially against that Bokeh background on our designer paper.

I have some great stampin’ tips for you when using this technique.  Mount the frame of your image onto your mat before you begin … I use the Fine Tip Glue Pen.  Set it aside for now.

When die cutting your colors: Only use a small piece of Pear Pizzazz to cut out your leaves, you do not need the entire flower, pop out the pieces you need and mount them directly into your frame. Again, I use the Fine Tip Glue Pen and put the glue into the recessed area of your frame.


Next, I used Blush Blossom for my petals – I die cut the entire image.  DO NOT POP OUT YOUR PIECES (Petals) Take them out as you assemble them, that way you will know exactly where that piece belongs.  When you are all done with your petals, you can pop out the other pieces and save your frame for the next card!


Lastly, I cut the center of the flower with a scrap piece of Pear Pizzazz. I also did a bit of paper piercing around the edge of my flowers center.

You could use a yellow if you wish, however I thought using just these two colors worked best and really brought out the sparkly color from out Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper Frame.


Hope you enjoyed my “Stepped Up” Timeless Tag card.  If you would like to learn how to do this “Hands On”- I’m hosting a TIMELESS TAG class on Wednesday, February 15th. / Cost $60

This class will include: That’s the Tag Stamp Set, Timeless Tags Thinlits Dies, Fine Tip Glue Pen, Paper Piercer, Stampin’ Mat and a minimum of 3 projects! Wow, that’s a basket full!!  BUT WAIT, I’m not done – YOU also qualify for a FREE Sale-a-Bration item of your choice!! A $75+ Total Value!!

MUST RSVP by FEB. 1st, 2017 to ensure we get all your supplies & goodies ordered by class time.  Limited seating: 8 attendee’s per class.  I will schedule a second if the first class fills.

You will learn: Hands On the Paper Piecing / Puzzle technique used on today’s card, plus additional tips and techniques that highlight the fabulous dies and stamps in the “That’s the Tag” Bundle!!


Hope to see you in my Timeless Tags class. You can also RSVP by calling me at 262-334-1009

Thank you for joining me today, I hope you have a fabulous Monday!

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Stampin’ Up! Special Offers Week 2

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I want to share with you the newest “Special Offers” … Week #2

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Every Thursday, Stampin’ Up! will announce the new deals for you to choose from. There are no limits and no strings attached–you can purchase any number of the sale items you want and there is zero minimum order.

See Week Two’s sale items below–click on any of them to go to my online stamp store! Got questions? Email me at lindaluvs2stamp@aol.com

I also want to send one last shout out to join me at my Holiday Catalog Launch Party.  Come see the newest stamp sets and accessories …

Holiday Launch Party

You’ll be making 10 great cards (envelopes included) all using the awesome new products for the Holiday Catalog! It’s not just Christmas … we want you too get a feel of all the new stamp sets and accessories.

CONTACT ME by end of day Friday, Sept.9th if you’d like to join us:  lindaluvs2stamp@aol.com

Thanks for joining me today, I hope your day is a good one!




Simply Sunday: Christmas Stocking

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

It appears as if I have been distracted by this beautiful Wisconsin weather today! A perfect day with all the windows in the house open, plus a planning session for my upcoming Holiday Catalog Launch Party and Holiday Retreat! But I’m here now and sharing a simply cute card using one of the bundles that will be featured at these upcoming events!

Our color pallet was based off the “Presents & Pinecones” Designer Series Paper which mats the “focal point” … the stocking and our greeting: Cherry Cobbler, Mint Macaron and Whisper White.


Who doesn’t love stockings by the fire at Christmas? This is the perfect bundle … with so many options to create your stockings, you wont’ have to make any two the same! You can stamp any of the 5 designs, you can use the different textures included in the framelits, or you can simply use the basic stocking die to cut out a stocking from any of your favorite designer papers! SO MUCH FUN to play with 🙂

If you haven’t signed up for the Holiday Catalog Launch Party … there is still time, and we would love to have you join us. There are going to be 10 fabulous cards and plenty of fun and surprises! Bring your camera! Contact me at … lindaluvs2stamp@aol.com  RSVP due by Sept.9th for Monday. Sept.12th.

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The “Holiday Retreat” has already filled to capacity … but there is always Spring of 2017!

Thanks for checking in on me today! I’ll be back tomorrow at my regular time.

Have a wonderful rest of your day ~




Let’s Party …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’d like to share a cute card with you and some upcoming stamping events. Let me begin with the “Thoughtful Branches” class … this is my second as the first filled up before I even got to send an e-mail invite! I announced the new date at the “Hostess Appreciation Party” and now ONLY 2 SPOTS are left!

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You will enjoy this class … you will learn “hand-on” different uses of your dies and how nice it coordinates with your stamp set. There will also be fun techniques and tips shared at this class. RSVP by 8/27.

If you are looking forward to getting your hands on the fabulous items in the NEW Holiday Catalog, then join me for a fun filled evening creating 10 cards for only $20 / envelopes included. This class will be much more than Christmas so RSVP and join me for a great evening…

Holiday Launch Party

This cute little card was created by the Stampin’ Up! staff and comes directly out of the catalog (one of the best places to find inspiration) It is also the card that made me want to have this stamp set and framelits in my own stampin’ collection.


I hope you can join us, and I thank you for taking time to check it all out.

Have a fabulous day!




Not Just Christmas …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Hope you had a wonderful weekend! Did you get your Holiday Catalog? Did you get time to savor all the delectable new products? If you did, then you know that it’s not just Christmas!! There is so much more.

Do you love Halloween? Ohhh … I do, and I have the cutest little gift bag to share with you today, straight out of the Holiday catalog.


Wouldn’t this make the cutest card!!  I don’t have many trick -or- treaters down my street so for those special kids that stop by will get this cute little bag filled with goodies!

If you want to play with some of those awesome stamp sets, dies and embellishments you see in the catalog, then please join me …

Holiday Launch Party

You must RSVP by Friday, September 9th as I will begin cutting all the cards for you.  All you need to bring is your basic stamp kit: scissors and your favorite adhesive. I’ll have everything cut for you and tucked into your envelope, ready to stamp!

RSVP by e-mail: lindaluvs2stamp@aol.com  or  by leaving a comment below.  It’s an all occasion card night using the goodies from the Holiday Catalog.

Thank you for coming over today and for those close to me, I hope to see you at the “Holiday Catalog Reveal Party”.

Have an awesome day ~



Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I have my Hall dates secured and now I can share some exciting upcoming events with you …

First, my “Thoughtful Branches” Class…  This will be held in my home, in my Stampin’ Studio. You will be making 3 fabulous cards and will learn “hands-on” how to best use this wonderful stamp set and coordinating framelit dies.


Next is my Hostess Appreciation Party…  This is an exclusive event that I have for my Hostesses and Club Members. If you were a Hostess or Club member 2014-15 or this past stampin’ year 2015 -16 – you will receive an invitation from me (watch your e-mail) Since I was unable to host this event last year … all of last years hostesses / club members are included!

For those of you who have purchased from me during this time and qualify as a hostess but live out of state, I will send you the Hostess gifts that my attendee’s receive at the party as a “Thank You”.

Hostess Invite

Then, Join me for my “HOLIDAY CATALOG LAUNCH PARTY” … You won’t want to miss this fun card making event! We’ll be using some of the fabulous stamp sets, designer papers and accessories from the catalog.  OH NO … It’s not just Christmas!!

My customers will receive their Holiday catalogs mid-August! Wait till you see all then neat stuff … then come and play with it at the Launch Party!! And it will be a party … trust me 🙂

Holiday Launch Party


I’ll also be sending out notices of my events by e-mail so you can RSVP from there.

THANK YOU … for stopping back today. I appreciate you taking time out of your evening to do so.

I’d love to see you at my events, they are fun, we have awesome cards, and you’ll meet some of the friendliest and best stampin’ friends around.

Have a nice evening and I’ll be back with more tomorrow.


Stampin’ News …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Hope you are enjoying this beautiful weekend. It’s nice and peaceful here (even though I’m at home) and I’m going to be in my Stampin’ Studio most of the day preparing for some exciting upcoming events.

First, let me remind you that today is the last day of our Bonus Days …

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Every $50 purchase will get you $5 Bonus Dollars to spend in August. Can’t wait to cash mine in (tee hee)

Tuesday, August 2nd is an exciting day … Stampin’ Up! is releasing “Thoughtful Branches” an exclusive, limited-time bundle.

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I am hosting a “Thoughtful Branches” card class at my Stampin’ Studio on Wednesday, August 10th (SAVE THE DATE) I’ll be posting and sending details tomorrow! I’ve got some fun tips for you … and some great cards!

August 2nd is also Pre-Order time!! Demonstrators get to begin ordering from the new Holiday Catalog … Can’t wait to show you all the awesome new stamp sets and some of the surprising items in the catalog!! You’ll be so happy 🙂

I will be hosting a “HOLIDAY CATALOG REVEAL” PARTY in September, just waiting on confirmation on the hall dates. I’ll know that later today and will also post that tomorrow!

Make sure you’re on my e-mail list so you get all the updates on upcoming Classes, Events and Retreats!

Keeping it simple today so I’ll see you tomorrow with more details.

Thanks for taking time out of your Sunday to visit me, and I’ll see you again tomorrow!

Have an awesome day!