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Stampin’ Up! Z-Fold Snowy Carols of Christmas

Good morning, y’all – it’s Monday.


How in the world does the weekend fly by so darned fast?!?  Sigh…

If you were able to join me last night on my Facebook Live video – thanks so much!  I hope you enjoyed it.  If not, here’s a link to the video on YouTube!

The layout on the front panel was inspired by the sketch this week at the Fusion challenge blog!

The video shows you step-by-step how to make this card.  It starts with a Pool Party base, cut to 5 1/2″ x 10 3/4″ and scored and folded at 4 1/4″ and then at 3 1/4″ from that fold. One cool thing about this kind of card is that it fits inside a normal A2-sized envelope! 🙂

The large end panel – which is the same size as the inside of a regular A2 card – is stamped with the little sparkle image from Carols of Christmas in Pool Party ink and the flourish in Tranquil Tide.  I used my Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to line the images up.

The sentiment, also from Carols of Christmas, is stamped in Tranquil Tide on a piece of Whisper White card stock, matted on Tranquil Tide and then Fast Fuse’d into the card on the center panel. Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Fun Fold Carols of Christmas Video Sneak Peek

Mornin’, peeps!  Welcome to another Sunday Sneak Peek.

I just made that up.

Yes, I really am that clever!

As has become my norm, I’m giving you a teensy look at the card we’re going to make tonight on my Facebook Live video at 8pm Eastern.  Here’s a link to the page, in case you don’t have it.

This is another one that uses the Carols of Christmas stamp set and bundled Card Front Builder Thinlits.  I might be loading you guys up with cards made with this cute bundle, cuz…1 Aug is just around the corner.  Like…on Tuesday!  And that’s when you can get this super-set for yourself!

I made this one with Tranquil Tide and Pool Party. And…Delightful Daisy DSP.  Here’s the sneaky peek…

As the post title implies, it’a a fun fold – a lot simpler than the one we did last week!  But still fun – and a nice little surprise for the recipient. Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Be Merry Carols of Christmas

Good morning, y’all!  Hope you’re getting your weekend off to a great start! 🙂

My card today is quick and easy – I let the beautiful Be Merry DSP from the Annual Catalog and the new Carols of Christmas bundle do all the work for me.  Add a little bling and…take a look-see:

And – don’t forget – you can get the Carols of Christmas stamp set and the matching Card Front Builder Thinlits dies starting on Tuesday, 1 Aug!!! Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Garden Girl Sweet Thoughts

Good morning, y’all – it’s Friday!  Yeah yeah YEAH!!  This has been…a week.  That’s all I’m going to say about it.  So I am way more than ready for a weekend and two blissful days of not hearing my work phone whistle at me to tell me yet another e-mail has come in and WOULD YOU PLEASE DO SOMETHING ABOUT … fill in the blank!!

Just sayin’.

I made a fun little card for you today that uses the Garden Girl stamp set…well, without the actual girl!…and a sentiment from the Ronald McDonald House Charities stamp set for the year Sharing Sweet Thoughts.  Take a look-see:

My layout is inspired by this week’s sketch at The Paper Players. Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! This is a Public Service Announcement!

Hey guys – this is my second post for the day – if you’re looking for my card from the Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop this morning – check it out right here!

I wanted to tell you about a couple things coming up so you can mark your calendars!  Ready?

First off – if you happen to live in Georgia or just feel like a road trip – we’re having a Garage Sale!  Five or Six of us in Amy’s team are getting together on 13 Aug and selling our retired Stampin’ Up! goodies.  And there’ll even be other non-Stampin’ Up! products to peruse.

That’s right – we’re cleaning out the craft room and you can benefit!

So – if you’re around, come on over!  Great deals to be had – and no shipping!!  Whoo-hoo! Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Magical Mermaid Memories and More!

Happy happy HAAAAAWWWWMP Day!!  Hope your week is going well!

First the big news, in case you missed it yesterday!  The DAISY PUNCH IS BACK IN STOCK!  Don’t know for how long – hopefully for good, but…I sure wouldn’t hang too long before you snap it up!  Here’s a link to them in my Online Store (don’t forget to add the host code, y’all!!).

Now, you might think I’d have used the Daisy Punch in my card for today, but…that makes way too much sense, doesn’t it? Of course I didn’t use the Daisy Punch.  I used the Magical Mermaid stamp set.  And…a card from the Color Theory Memories & More Card Pack.  Take a look-see:

My layout was inspired – a little loosely, maybe! – by the sketch challenge at CAS(E) This Sketch: Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! The Daisy Punch is IN STOCK!!

Hey, y’all!  The Daisy Delight Bundle and Daisy Punch are available right now in the online store.  Get ’em quick!!  Here’s handy links to then in my Online Store!  Whoo-hoo!!!

TTFN Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Sorry For Everything on a Whole Lot of Lovely

Good morning, y’all.  It’s Tuesday – and there’s exactly one week left in the month of July.  Which means there’s exactly one week left to…earn Bonus Days coupons and (more importantly!!) join us in Stampin’ Up! and cash in on the additional $72 in free goodies in the Essentials Pack.  Folks – really, now.  Do not miss this.  If I told you that you had to sign a 2 year contract with Stampin’ Up! – that would be one thing.  But all these free goodies…and at least a 20% discount…AND you can quit anytime?  Come on!  Not jumping on that is just…cray cray!! 🙂

My card for today is a pretty one – but for a sad occasion.  My friend’s friend lost her yellow lab recently.  So…an appropriate card was requested!  I used my usual non-Stampin’ Up! dog stamp and combined it wth the new Sorry For Everything stamp set and the oh-so-lovely Whole Lot of Lovely DSP.  Take a look-see:

As you can see, I opted for a no-sentiment card front.  Hold yer horses – the inside says it all! Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Daisy Delight Corner Pop-Up Card – and Blog Candy!

Hey, y’all – it’s Monday!  Bleh.  No.  Really.

Bleh bleh bleh!!  Yes, I’m happy to be home, but…I’d like a month of weekends, please!  And no work.  And no specter of future travel to places in Utah….I say again. BLEH BLEH BLEEEEEHHHHH!!

Okay – my self-blehing pity party is over.

Thank you for listening!

If you were able to join me last night on Facebook (thank you!) you saw me make today’s fun-fold card.  If you weren’t able to join – here’s a link to the video on You Tube!  Enjoy…

This card technique has been seen a lot on Pinterest these days, but the card I saw that really struck me and inspired this one is from Flutterbyheidi!  Check out her card right here!

I used the Daisy Delight stamp set and matching Daisy Punch to make this one.  And a little bit of Wood Textures DSP.  Take a look-see:

Oh wait – yes, that’s quite pretty, no doubt.  But here’s the fun part! Continue reading

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Stampin’ Up! Full Up Finn Fan Fix…Finally!

Good morning, y’all…from Georgia!  Whoo-hoo!!

Got home in decent time yesterday, unpacked, took the card back.  

Just to be clear – “unpacked” means…got the stuff out of the car and into the house.  Not “unpacked” as in all the stuff back where it belongs! 🙂

Oh – and petted a certain four-legged little man…

And y’all – then I just flat crashed. Continue reading

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