Join the PARTY: World Cardmaking Day

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Saturday October 5th is World Cardmaking Day and I’m inviting you to join me on Facebook to celebrate!!  There will be games, prizes, card making samples, specials and a whole lot of fun … so I invite you to join me!

The party begins at 9 am and goes to midnight!!  I’ll have fun games for you to join in on, exciting ways to WIN FREE products, and some awesome specials for you to take advantage of.  Meet me on my business Facebook page … Linda’s Stampin’ Escape.



I’m back with more Samples!!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I’m back!  I took a little break while I was down in Terra Haute, Indiana for a Stampin’ Up! event … our Great Lakes Leadership event.  I went with my friend and fellow demonstrator Gloria Helmbrecht. There we met with other Stampin’ Up! leaders and our Great Lakes Region Manager … Shannon West. We were there to learn more about our business and how to help our downlines, and that is why I was there!

Plus … there was swapping and samples (some of which I will share today) and share more in the upcoming days. Here is a cute display that my new demo friend Michelle made …

Several demonstrators shared their work to create a beautiful display of cards, many from the new 2019-2020 Catalog! And while I’m on that thought … my catalogs will be arriving shortly!! And if you’re a current customer of mine, you’ll have one with your name on it!! If you don’t have a demonstrator and would like a catalog, message me, I’d be honored to include you in my group of stamping friends.

Here is a sampling of bookmarks that someone made (I do not have a name to give the credit to). These were created from the Everythings Rosie Limited time promotion that is currently taking place, again, contact me if you would like more information.

Aren’t they adorable? I am hosting a class on Thursday with this kit. This was a pre-purchase class, so each participant in the class will come in to their kit and the supplies need to create the cards I designed. I’m looking forward to a fun evening with stampin’ friends.

My last share today is a card that a fellow demonstrator made using the new Hostess Stamp Set; New Wonders. I think this is one of the cutest Hostess sets and I just can’t resist getting it for myself!

I hope you enjoyed this little showcase, I’ll be back with more!! There a so many opportunities to connect with fellow demonstrators and stampers, if you are looking to find like minded individuals, new friends … or your “tribe” so to speak, message me … let’s talk.

Have yourself a beautiful day, and I’ll see you back here tomorrow.

Here is the link to purchase the Everything is Rosy product medley … If you purchases this through me before the end of the month when the promotion ends, I will send you a tutorial of all the project we are making in my Everything is Rosy Class! Thank you.

Reminder … Holiday Catalog Launch Party!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Just a friendly reminder that today is the last day to RSVP to the Holiday Catalog Launch Party.

If you were a Club Member or Hostess this past year … You won’t want to miss this event!!

RSVP now and be part of this fun filled night of stamping…
Invite your friends and enjoy a girls night out.
I’ll have all the work done for you, so let’s stamp & have FUN!

You can RSVP by phone 262-334-1009 or email me at:

Thank you so much for stopping by today … Make sure you come back tomorrow because I’ve got a card that will WOW you!!

Kick off the weekend right and have a fabulous Friday!!

Catalog Launch Party

Join the Party… Holiday Catalog Launch!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

There has been a lot of announcements lately and today I have another … A PARTY!!

The Holiday Catalogs are being delivered as we speak! Now it’s time to get your hands on the awesome stamp sets and accessories & create 8 wonderful cards with envelopes.

PLUS, If you were a Hostess of mine this past year or so … I have a special gift for you when you arrive!! Let’s Party!

If you were a Club Member or Hostess this past year … You won’t want to miss this event!!

RSVP now and be part of this fun filled night of stamping…
Invite your friends and enjoy a girls night out.
I’ll have all the work done for you, so let’s stamp & have FUN!

You can RSVP by phone 262-334-1009 or email me at:

Thank you so much for stopping by today … Make sure you come back tomorrow because I’ve got a card that will WOW you!!

Kick off the weekend right and have a fabulous Friday!!

Catalog Launch Party

Just think … What would it be like?

Hello Stampin’ friends ~

Today I want to share with you how it feels to be in my shoes when Stampin’ Up! shares an announcement …

This is the actual announcement from Stampin’ Up! ….

Holiday catalog is coming…

and have we got an event for you!

It’s time to pop some popcorn and get ready for three amazing holiday catalog videos that we’ll share over three days. So tell all your demonstrator friends to save the date and get excited to see new products. You will be able to watch the videos anytime you want, but you won’t regret watching them the moment they post at 1:00 PM (MT) each day. There’s a prize patrol for each video, and you have 24 hours from the time the videos post to enter before the prize patrol is closed.

  • You can only view the videos if you are logged in on the demonstrator website. Requiring you to log in ensures that only demonstrators will have access to this exclusive launch event.
  • You will have 24 hours from the time the videos post to participate in prize patrols. You may participate by completing the survey at the end of each video.
  • Don’t forget, the things you see in these launch videos are top secret. Please do not share anything from these videos until the catalog goes live on September 1.


Would you like to get in on the party?

YOU CAN … and you can get the deal of deals when you do! Join my team of Star’s and the Stampin’ Up! family before the 25th of July and start poppin’ that popcorn!

As a new demonstrator you will choose $125 worth of products (your choice) for Only $99 …

THEN YOU WILL GET… the Essentials Gift Pack which includes the Paper Snips, SNAIL Adhesive, Grid Paper, two D Blocks (one for them and one for a stamping friend!), and a Bone Folder. That’s an added value of $52!

The Cherry on Top … is the FREE “Carols of Christmas” stamp set – not yet released. Freebies and discounts are awesome, but …

A true benefit of being a demonstrator … the friendships you build with your (customers) stampin’ friends and fellow demonstrators!

Ready to join me? 

I appreciate that you checked out my blog today and read the entire content … I believe you should take us up on this awesome offer.

I’m here to answer any questions you may have … and after you get your kit and decide you don’t want to take this any further … that is OK! There is no obligation or penalty.

Have a wonderful week ~



Ho, Ho, Ho! Christmas in July promotion!!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’m here to share a wonderful opportunity with you and invite your to join in the fun. Stampin’ Up! has just announced an amazing package for new demonstrators! They call it … Christmas in July!

I think this is the best promotion for stampers thinking about joining! Why? Because of all the goodies they are “adding” to your kit!! Just check this out …

Ho, ho, ho! Our Christmas in July promotion makes it easier than ever to sign up to be a demonstrator! You will receive a FREE Essentials Gift Pack including Paper Snips, SNAIL Adhesive, Grid Paper, two D Blocks (one for them and one for a stamping friend!), and a Bone Folder. That’s an added value of $52!

(Not shown are the 2 – “D” size blocks)

And to give you a taste of the perks of being a demonstrator, we will also include the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the holiday catalog for FREE ($20)! It’s a pre-order stamp set in July for us demonstrators …. YOU will get it for FREE!

With so many basic items provided for you, you’ll be able to get your brand, new business off to a fast start—and spend your Starter Kit dollars on things like your favorite stamp sets and accessories!

Start Your Adventure Here for ONLY $99

Your Kit Ships for FREE! Even more savings!!

When you purchase the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit and become part of my Stars by Design Team, YOU choose how you want to sparkle!  I embrace my Stars who join just to support their love of stamping at a discount, those who want to earn some extra cash, and those who want to create a new and rewarding career!

We’d love to have you join our team of Star’s …

I will help you to build the business you want and love!

Happy Stampin’


Join us in Salt Lake City this November!

Here’s some of the benefits you will experience as a Star’s Team Member!

  • Enjoy 20% Instant Income on all purchases … a 20% savings on your orders / 20% cash back on customer orders! This means either way you’ll get paid right away – no waiting!
  • Opportunity to earn extra income on your personal purchases and customer sales … up to 38%. Plus, when you build a team you will receive additional income!
  • You’ll receive credit on your purchase … it counts towards your minimum sales requirements, plus you receive HOST benefits!!
  • You will enjoy the Star’s community of stampers … join us for team meetings, stamping events and retreat get-aways!
  • Be part of my new Facebook page where we’ll share tips, techniques, samples and more.
  • Participate in our card / shoebox swaps within our group
  • As a demonstrator you will also get to see the new catalogs first and have a chance to pre-order!
  • Enjoy the tax benefits of owning your own business, the flexibility to schedule around your family, and the ability to earn as much as are willing to work for.  There are no glass ceilings here.

If you would like to get together and discuss the opportunities … contact me at

If you’re ready to join my team CLICK HERE and then click on the JOIN NOW bar

I will contact you shortly!

More from OnStage plus Cutest Swap Card Ever!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Sorry for the delay … I am having so much trouble with my computer 😦  I just hope it lasts until I can get a new one in January.

I have more from our OnStage event and a cute really cute swap card! Let’s begin with a special invitation I received in the mail before I even left for the event …


This invitation was for the “Center Stage” event that was held on Friday night. It is for demonstrators who have reached the title of Silver Elite (formerly Manager) and above. We pick up our bags which include a great planner, pens, a little gift and a brand new stamp set that will be in the upcoming “Occasions Catalog”.


I have much to be grateful for … especially the wonderful stampin’ friends (customers) I have become to know during my journey. They support me and help me to achieve my goals. Without them, I would not be me … YOU have become that special to me.

We spend the evening getting some wonderful training from Stampin’ Up! and fellow demonstrators. We also get to catch up with old friends and make some new ones …


This is a picture of one of my table mates, she took the same! After our training we were treated to a wonderful dinner of Prime Rib and the most decadent cheesecake I ever had! Yum, Yum.

After dinner they made some announcements and shared information about upcoming events – Our next OnStage and surprised us with an awesome gift …


I LOVE THIS BAG … this one is definitely in my top 3 bags ever!! Stampin’ Up! gifts us with some really awesome bags!! You can’t see the tag but it says … “Because SPOILING YOU is so much fun”. I am so grateful to be associated with a company who truly rewards the efforts of their demonstrators! I’ve worked in many different types of employment and have never been treated like I am at Stampin’ Up!  When was the last time your boss sent you on a cruise?

Curious … drop me a line, I’d be happy to share the benefits with you. Take it for a test drive … there is no obligation to stay when you join us, but I’m sure you’ll want to.  When we chat, I can share with you all of the benefits offered to my group … Star’s by Design! Here are just a few that were waiting for them at our table when they arrived …


Have you noticed? Magic happens when Stampin’ Up! Staff and demonstrators get together for an event. WHY? Like stamps and ink, cardstock and punches, cellophane bags and treats … some things are just better together.  Will you join us in April 2017?  CLICK HERE (then Join Now) if your ready to join us!

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When you join our Stampin’ Up! family of Star’s … I’ll give you a call to welcome you, and answer any questions or concerns you many have.  First two to join us, will receive one of the lovely little Note Books I just gave my stars.

Now for that totally cute swap card …


I told you it was really cute! Swapping is another part of our Stampin’ Up! events that we love. I really would love to share this opportunity with you.

Thank you so much for hangin’ on till I got my computer working! It is appreciated.

Have a wonderful day ~


OnStage with Stampin’ Up!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I am back from a fun weekend away with my downline and fellow demonstrators as we attended one of the OnStage events hosted by Stampin’ Up! These events are like mini Conventions.  They host these all over the world and we were lucky enough to have them host one in Madison, WI.


Our Saturday event is open to all demonstrators and I spent my Saturday with some of my fun and fabulous downline! It was so great to see these ladies again and catch up. We’re spread all over Wisconsin but still find ways to connect.

From Left to Right ….Becky, Brenda (back) Debi (front), Kathy, Connie & Cheri.  Love those smiles … I am blessed with to have such a great group. I wish all of them could have came.  We all send our prayers to Mary Kate who is currently battling breast cancer.


I love to spoil my downline a bit so I made sure we had some sweet treats like Chocolate Stars (Our group name is Star’s by Design) and some Trail mix to nibble on. I also had some cute gifts … I’ll share those with you tomorrow. Not all the decorations were mine, Stampin’ Up! likes to spoil us too, more about that tomorrow as well …


We learned about the upcoming Occasions catalog and Sale-a-bration (not to far away!) and got to see some of the new products up close and even play with them!! Just one of the great perks of being a demonstrator! We are not allowed to share this yet, but it won’t belong before we’ll be sharing samples with you.

Until then, I will share two cute cards with you that Debi received when swapping. I wish I had time to make up my own swaps this year, because the Midwest is the greatest place to swap … many talented demonstrators!


Nuts for you and Swirly Swiggles were used to create this swap and the second card features the “Spotlighting” technique … Love this card!


Thank you for checking back and hanging out until I returned.  I will be back tomorrow with more fun from Madison and our OnStage event.

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like, or what you need to become a demonstrator … shoot me an e-mail ( I’d be happy to answer any of your questions or concerns, and what I provide for my downline members. CLICK HERE for information from Stampin’ Up.

Have an awesome day!


Star’s by Design On Stage!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Yes … I took the day off yesterday. I had a busy week and ended it spending time with some wonderful friends, my downline. On Friday I told you that I was going to the Center Stage event and Saturday the On Stage event hosted by Stampin’ Up!

Five of my downline members were able to attend the event, and it was wonderful spending time with them again. You know me, I love to see my friends face to face, easier to hug!

Stars Team

I’ll start with the bottom left and work my way across the group … First we have Connie (left), Becky (center), and Cheryl (right) … Second row is Debi (left) me (center) and Brenda (right). They look great! Me? I was a bit tired … I drank 3 cups of coffee at dinner the night before (silly me) I was up till 5 am. Only 1-1/2 hours of sleep but I wouldn’t have missed this gathering for the world!!

We’re always looking for more fun lovin’ friends who love to stamp too, to join our group! Be a Star!

Join SU

Wow … lots of fun and so much information was shared. Let me just say … YOU are going to LOVE the new Occasions Catalog! So many fascinating new items … I can barely sit still and will be working on a fabulous presentation for you (as soon as I can).  Right now we are not allowed to show anyone.


Until I can share the new Occasions and Sale-a-bration catalogs with you … I will continue to give you great ideas for the awesome products and stamp sets in the Holiday catalog!!

I announced last week that Stampin’ Up! was going to post a retirement list for the Holiday catalog …


We’re saying goodbye to retiring products from the holiday catalog; but before we do, we’re giving everyone an opportunity to order their favorites. Retiring products will only be available until January 4, or while supplies last, so now’s a great time to order them before they’re gone!


Dates: November 16, 2015-January 4, 2016 (or while supplies last)

Holiday  Catalog  Retiring List
These lists are updated daily to show the availability of all retiring products.  To download the PDF for a quick reference click the link on the “Side Bar” and you will always get the updated list. It looks like this …


OK … that is a lot of news to handle in one day! Please let me know if you have any questions … I’d love to help. If you are interested in any of the products from the Holiday catalog, I would suggest buying early … or they may not be available later.

Thanks for joining me today …

I hope your Monday is a great one!


Back with some fun …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Sorry I missed you yesterday … Life it seems has run past me and I’m still trying to catch up! lol

But I must say that time spent with my stampin’ friends always makes me smile! I have a few pics to share with you from our Catalog Kick-Off Party.


We had a wonderful group of ladies, some cool cards, a raffle of 7 boards of cards that highlighted the stamp sets we used, and a moment of darkness! Yes … darkness. A storm blew through and the lights went out for a second or two, and we were all glad, that’s all it was!



It’s always fun stamping and meeting new people! Everyone enjoyed our new location … I’m happy because I have booked the hall for 2 more stamping events!! Our “Hostess Appreciation Party” and our “Holiday Catalog Kick-Off” party!


Yes … we even get a bit silly! If you look in the background you will see a table full of our new Designer Series Paper! The ladies loved that they could touch and see the entire line of DSP. Most agree, it is even prettier in person!


I think everyone enjoyed each others company … as they can move around at their own pace. A nice relaxing evening and plenty of room. I am grateful for the wonderful group of ladies who come and stamp with me!

I also wanted to share a very special blessing …


my great-grandson … DJ. Mama and little Dee are both doing fine.

As you can see, my life is full of blessings (even when it tries to run me over) lol

Feeling blessed ~

Hope you are as well. Have a wonderful weekend.




Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I’d like to share a card that was created by Stampin’ Up! and can be found on my website.  It’s just one more place you can find card samples and projects I like to share.


This cute project was made with the Just Sayin’ and Hip Notes stamp sets, and the Word Bubbles Framelit Dies which are included in the Big Shot Sale!  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS


TODAY is the last day to SIGN UP for the kit that had demonstrators running to sign up, after they got a sneak peek at the August Paper Pumpkin at Convention this year!  If you’re a first-time subscriber, you’ll get 50% Off your first two months (just use coupon code HALFOFF2)


 If you haven’t tried Paper Pumpkin, Stampin’ Up’s monthly craft kits by mail, now is a great time to sign up … get 50% off your first two months.

Each month around the 15th you’ll receive a complete project kit.  Escape to your stamping area and create the fun project, or come over to my house and stamp -n- snack with your fellow pumpkin stampers!

Each Paper Pumpkin takes about 25 minutes to complete and includes everything you need except scissors. Keep the stamps and ink pads to use on other projects!

Have a wonderful day ~




It’s all so exciting ….

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

There is so much excitement going on around here, I’m having a hard time containing myself!

Last night I held my first BYOBox Paper Pumpkin Party!  It was a small gathering but we had a great time!  JOIN US … Once you’ve subscribed (through me) bring your PP Box and your favorite adhesive and we’ll have fun putting together the projects.  There are always yummy snacks, and I’ll share different ways to use your kit!  I send dates to subscribers each month .

Here’s what we did last night …


BUT, I’ll have more projects to share…  these will be for my Paper Pumpkin subscribers only.  If you don’t live near me … I will send you pictures and instructions of what we did at the BYOBox Party and a link to view the other samples!  You won’t miss a thing!

SIGN UP by August 10th to get the kit that had demonstrators running to sign up after they got a sneak peek at Convention this year!  If you’re a first-time subscriber, you’ll get 50% Off your first two months (just use coupon code HALFOFF2)


Yesterday you were invited to my Annual Holiday Stampin’ Retreat!  The perfect get-a-way to kick-off the holidays and make some awesome projects!  Retreat is the “calm” before the holiday storm.

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I’m also hosting a demonstrator retreat … we will also focus on the Holiday’s, do some stamping, swapping, talk shop, and just have fun.  Inspire * Create * Share … that’s what we do!

Speaking of Holidays … my Holiday Catalog goodies arrived yesterday!  Told you it was exciting around here!  An entire box just filled with Holiday Fun.  If you are one of my preferred customers or club members – your Holiday Catalog is on it’s way.  If you would like to know how you can get one, contact me at

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I also have my Hostess Appreciation Party on the 25th!  An fun event celebrating my Hostesses!  Food, Fun, Stamping, Door Prizes … and surprises!  Make sure you RSVP before the August 13th.

OH Yes …  the awesome Big Shot Sale!  Buy a Big Shot and get a FREE Bundle.  If you have a Big Shot … get one of the fabulous bundles at 15% OFFBS_US

It’s that time of year … I’m setting up my Stampin’ Clubs and upcoming classes.  A “HOT” New set of classes this year is “BLENDABILITIES” … Watch for further details.

See what I mean!  There are so many exciting events and promotions … it’s just a great time to be a stamper! 🙂

Let me know if you have any questions on the events or promotions that I have shared with you today.  It’s a lot to absorb, but it’s so exciting.

Have a wonderful day ~




Annual Holiday Stamping Retreat …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

I am pleased to offer you a magnificent stampin’ experience … Our Annual Holiday Retreat. This is a retreat in every sense of the word … and like no other… it is all inclusive!  Your weekend stay, all your meals, and the fabulous stampin’ projects are all included in one low price.

 We will be staying at the amazing Green Lake Conference Center in a stunning English Stone Manor nestled on the shore of beautiful Green Lake.

On October 24th, 25th, and 26th escape to a weekend free of stress, and begin your holiday season by being pampered and creating beautiful holiday cards and projects.


Fantastic News … you may begin arriving anytime after NOON!  Although we will not be serving a formal lunch, there will be appetizers and refreshments to welcome you and kick off our Holiday Retreat!


Join the festivities at our all inclusive Holiday Retreat

for only $199 (Early Bird) or $225 after RSVP date.  




Your Room
christian writing center bedroom

Prepare to indulge in comfortable and tranquil  surroundings of this beautiful English Manor.   

Experience the feel of yester-year and a relaxing lakefront atmosphere.  

 The rooms are assigned on a first come, first serve basis.   

The beautiful manors rooms accommodate 2 or 3 guests per room.

The Food

All your meals will be prepared for you and includes:

Dinner …

on Friday Night.

Breakfast … Saturday & Sunday Morning

Lunch & Supper on Saturday

Drinks include: Flavored water, coffee & more throughout your stay!

And Desserts!


Your  Projects
Simply Christmas Class

Your inclusive retreat stay includes  all projects…  

The majority of your cards & projects will be pre-cut for your convenience.

You’ll enjoy creating beautiful holiday cards and projects in a fun, yet relaxing environment.

We’ll have holiday music playing to enhance your experience and some
tasty snacks too! 

On October 24th, 25th, and 26th …

Escape to a simpler and more relaxing environment, while creating beautiful holiday cards -n- more at our “All Inclusive Holiday Retreat”!

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND … Our annual card swap!  Bring your card (swap count = 17) in a paper bag with $1 and we’ll put them up for the Card Contest!

  You’ll vote for you 3 favorites / Winner gets a $30 Shopping Spree!

(Full Details will be sent to attendee’s after registration closes)

Only $199 (Early Bird Special Pricing)

 $225 after August 15th, RSVP date


There will be ample downtime to do your own thing, whether its reading, exploring the beautiful grounds of the Green Lake Conference Center (which includes a look-out tower, hiking trails, the Worldwide Gift Store or the lake!) or just relaxing with friends!


Occupancy is based on First Come / First Serve…  

Space is Limited to 14


by FRIDAY, August 15th, For Early Bird Pricing  


Click Here to e-mail me   /or/  Call:  262-334-1009


We look forward to spending a memorable holiday weekend get-a-way with you!

Happy Stampin’
Linda & Eileen

Stampin’ Techniques …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

I hope you had a good weekend!

Today I am going to share with you a card that my Technique Clubs made.  I normally don’t share these cards on my blog, as the are “exclusive” to my club members (a benefit of being in my club) but today I’m sharing because I want to invite you to join one of my Stampin’ Technique Clubs when we begin again in fall.  Here are the current openings …

Saturday – 4 spots

Monday – NEW CLUB / Open

Wednesday – FULL

Thursday – 1 spot

We create a minimum of 2 cards and a 6 x 6 technique sheet.  Minimum order is $15 with 10 members. NO other fee’s required!!  Your class instruction and projects are FREE!  Plus, everything is cut and prepared for you… just stamp!


I’ve hosted groups as small a 6, and up to 12!  We don’t get any larger than 12 because each club member will receive the hostess benefits of free stamping merchandise at least once!!  Gather your friends and let’s stamp!!  Leave me a message if you are interested.



Let me know if you are interested in joining us this fall… it’s going to be a very special year – I’m celebrating 15 years with Stampin’ Up!  The entire year will be filled with fun and surprises!!

I will also be willing to “go to you” …. Gather 10 friends and family and create your own private club.  You can use my facility or I can come to your home providing you have the room for 11 people to stamp comfortably.

Thanks for stopping in!

Have a wonderful week.



Faux Pinwheel Technique

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

I hope you had a chance to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weekend we had!!  I actually got to hang my clothes on the line for the first time this year!  I just love that smell.

Today I am going to share with you the technique my Technique Clubs did this month – the “Faux Pinwheel” technique.

Normally I don’t share these cards on my blog, as the are “exclusive” to my club members (a benefit of being in my club) but today I’m sharing because I want to invite you to join one of my Stampin’ Technique Clubs when we begin again in fall.

We create a minimum of 1 card and a 6 x 6 technique sheet, but normally we do 2 full cards and our technique sheet.  Minimum order depends on the amount of people in the club… no other fee’s required!!  So … your class instruction is FREE, and everything is prepared for you… just stamp!

I’ve hosted groups as small a 6, and up to 12!  We don’t get any larger than 12 because each club member will receive the hostess benefits of free stamping merchandise at least once!!  Gather your friends and let’s stamp!!  Leave me a message if you are interested.


My first card was done with the Watercolor Wonder Designer Series paper.  The color pallet used is Whisper White, Tangerine Tango and Crisp Cantaloupe.  We created some added dimension with the Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder.  The cute little flower in the center was created with the Gingham Garden Washi Tape and the Boho Blossom punch.

You’ll Need to cut:

* Two … 2-5/8″ squares (Line between 2-1/2″ & 2-3/4″)

* Eight… 1-1/4″ squares (cut or punch) Can use cardstock or Designer paper / Cut 4 each


1) Start with one 2-5/8″ square and put the corners to top/ bottom / sides so it looks like a diamond. Use the lines on your grid paper to align your pieces.

2) Adhere the second 2-5/8″ square over the top, creating a Star of David shape. Keep adhesive to a small square in the center.

3) On the first 1-1/4″ square: Only put adhesive (on the right side) so you can tuck the last square one underneath it.
* Leave a little area showing when adhering your squares so it appears like you’ve added a mat.

4) Alternating designs, you can now adhere the rest of your squares to the main piece.

5) When you get to the last one, you will need to lift up the edge of the first square and tuck the last one under it, then add adhesive to the corner of the first one to secure it.


My second card used the Polka Dot Parade Designer paper with a Whisper White, Night of Navy and Old Olive color pallet.  The Pinwheel center is one of the beautiful Antique Brads.  I finished off the card with the 1/8″ Old Olive Taffeta Ribbon.

Here is a sample of our technique sheets … the are normally done on one sheet, but we also had a sample of our pinwheel, so the instructions needed to go on another sheet.


Besides Technique Clubs, I also host scrapbooking and cardmaking clubs… but the technique club is my most popular.  Let me know if you are interested in joining us this fall… it’s going to be a very special year – I’m celebrating 15 years with Stampin’ Up!  The entire year will be filled with fun and surprises!!

I have posted the ingredients for you below.  Click on any of the images for more information or to being shopping.

Thanks for stopping in!

Have a wonderful week.