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!


New Catalog Kick-Off Party!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Grab your catalog & favorite adhesive and join us for the annual

New Catalog Kick-Off Party!

There’s a party going on and you’re invited to a fun and exciting evening discovering all the wonderful additions to the new Stampin’ Up! Catalog!!

DATE: Monday, June 27th 

 PLACE: Moose Lodge (1721 Chestnut St, West Bend, WI)

Enter at the Lower Level by large parking lot

 TIME: 6:00 – 8:30

 COST: $20 for 10 awesome cards / includes envelopes

RSVP by Friday, June 24th


Here’s what you’ll experience at our event …

You will get a “hands on” feel of many fabulous new stamp sets as you move from table to table creating 10 awesome cards. This will also introduce to you some of our new designer papers, embellishments and more!

If that isn’t exciting enough … There will be boards that will showcase the stamp sets we are using. AND … they will be raffled off at the end of the night!! Just think… samples of your favorite NEW stamp sets!!

There will also be display boards so you can see close up the new designer papers, great embellishments, ribbon and more. PLUS a list of Upcoming Classes and Events!

Join us … for an evening of stamping, friends, and fun … and get your “hands on” that new catalog & experience how fun these new stampin’ supplies are to play with.  It’s going to be a great night!

Don’t forget to bring your favorite adhesive…

I’ll have everything else cut and ready for YOU!

Time to Celebrate!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

It’s time to celebrate birthdays!! Today I’m going to share a FUN card created with the “Party with Cake” and “Party Pop-Up” bundle. It is really easy to use and I have some great tips to add a pop of color without a mess.

My club members did cards similar to this one, and I’m hosting a class on February 25th to showcase all the things you can do with this fun, fun bundle. You’ll find full details in my events page.

First let me show you the card ….


Start with the “It’s My Party” Designer Series Paper … you can make endless cards with this paper stack, combine that with the “It’s My Party” cardstock pack and your ready to go!!

For our greeting … I omitted the “with cake” by putting a post-it note over it before inking up the stamp, then we pulled it off so only the words we wanted were inked.

Next, I took my “Perfectly Artistic” Designer Paper (ends Monday) from our Sale-a-bration catalog to make our balloons. I love our balloon punch with 2 sizes of balloon. (Also bundles with the Balloon Celebration Stamp Set) We tied a knot in our White Bakers Twine and attached it to the balloon with a “rolled up” glue dot!

Ahhhh … Let’s get to the inside and make this card REALLY POP!


How fun is this! And it’s really simple to do.  Fold your cardstock in half and use the crease to align your die – there are tabs on the die that you align with the crease.  I used the “Precision Base Plate” to use with my dies … then used the “Big Shot Die Brush” which helps the paper release from the dies.  I LOVE IT!!!

Here’s a great tip for coloring your die cut …


Slide a post-it note behind your cut out and one over it …


This simple technique allows you to color your pop up dies without getting ink all over everything else!


Your birthday person who receives this card will love the surprise inside! This is just one of the two dies in this bundle. I have listed the items needed to make this card, click on any of the items to get the details .


Thank you for checking out my blog today, hope you enjoyed the card and the stampin’ tips! I’d love to hear what you think … feel free to post your comments below.

Have a Fabulous Friday!



You’re Invited …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I have been teasing you this past week with samples from the new Occasions and Sale-a-bration catalogs, and have told you that I would be hosting a FUN Stamp Camp focusing on all the wonderful stamp sets and accessories! Here’s the details …


You will be creating 10 fabulous cards w/envelopes! 

DATE: Monday, January 25th

TIME: Doors Open at 6 pm

PLACE: Moose Lodge Hall / West Bend, WI 53095

RSVP by Friday, January 22nd

When good people gather, great things happen! Spend the evening stamping, snacking, chatting, and checking out all that is new in the Occasions and Sale-a-bration Catalogs!

You never know what surprises I will have planned …   Plus, it’s Sale-a-bration, and who doesn’t like FREE Stuff!!

Click Here to RSVP  / or call 262-334-1009

Please let me know if you have any questions about my Occasions / SAB Catalog Kick-Off Party.

Thanks much for stopping by …

Have a wonderful day!