Hi, there! Yes, I've stopped repeating titles in my posts. The Stampin' Up! 2022-2023 Annual Catalog has been out less than 2 weeks, but I've already gone through changing, "This is my favorite new product," at least half a dozen times. Today's favorite? The Sending Smiles Bundle. Not only that, I stumbled on it as a favorite almost by accident. A Fun Challenge Each week, one of the online … [Read more...] about Smile Across the Miles!
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Hi, there! I love this little birdie singing in the Spring! I've got a mockingbird outside my window who's cheering me on every morning. It reminds me of the old song, Mockingbird Hill. I don't know which version I like better: Patti Page, Burl Ives, or even Teresa Brewer (my favorite singer when I was a kid - am I dating myself? Sure, why not!) It's All "Sweet" But enough of that. Sweet … [Read more...] about Fun With New Stampin’ Up! Products – Part III
Hi, Everyone! I'm writing this on Mother's Day 2022 and am I having a great Mother's Day Weekend crafting! My husband and I have been spending so much time on chores related to our move from Hawai'i to Florida, that I've just not had the time that I'd to focus on my crafting. It just happened that I had only one little meeting on my schedule for this weekend. So I'm staying in my craft room and … [Read more...] about Fun With New Stampin’ Up! Products – Part II!
Greetings from Sunny Florida! Why, you might ask, am I making 4th of July Cards at the beginning of May? There's a simple answer: The Stitched Stars die set is about to disappear from Stampin' Up!'s catalog! As a demonstrator, I definitely don't have room to keep too many retired products in my Craft Room (even though, as a stamper, I'd love to!). I want to be able to have lots of new products … [Read more...] about Really Early 4th of July Cards – To Use the Stars Dies!
Greetings from Sunny Florida! I'm sure that, if you keep up with me and others related to Stampin' Up!, you've been hearing a lot lately about all of the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog products that will retire as of the end of the day, Monday, May 2, 2022. But those are not all current products that are going away. Read on! Waves of the Ocean Designer Series Paper Sales Period Ends! The main feature … [Read more...] about Last Chance for Waves of the Ocean Designer Paper!
Happy Monday, Everyone! The past few weeks have witnessed me crafting like crazy in my new Craft Room. What's the rush? It's that I have challenged myself to use as much of my stash of retiring Stampin' Up! Products as I can before they retire! One product that I've ignore much of the year is the Sweet Symmetry Designer Series Paper set. I am sure what happened is that I thought I'd have plenty … [Read more...] about A Race to the Finish!
Hi, Everyone! I just love everything that's in this card. Unfortunately, most of what I used to make it will be retiring all too soon. Daisy Lane Stamp Set and the Daisy Punch It seems as if the Daisy Lane Stamp set and its coordinating Daisy Punch have been around forever. Well, the punch has been around since the 2017-18 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog. It was introduced with the retired Daisy … [Read more...] about I’ll Miss This Daisy!
Hi, Everyone! I'm so glad to be back writing about what I've been making! And I have been making a lot of cards lately for several events. What with still moving into our home and all that entails, sitting at the computer and writing these articles has been impossible. But things have slowed down for a few days. So I'm taking advantage of the time to share with you some of what I've been … [Read more...] about Simple Stamping With Waves of the Ocean – With a Sketch!
What Fun I Had Making Valentine Cards This Year! Did you happen to see the article I posted yesterday? If not you might want to check it out before you read this quick article. Because I wouldn't have made these cards if I hadn't made those cards! Making Use of Leftovers Leftovers aren't just for the dinner table. They work great the Craft Room, too. Most of the hearts that I used for my … [Read more...] about Happy Valentine’s Day!
Happy Super Bowl Sunday, Everyone! No, my card today are not to celebrate the Super Bowl. Today was the day we finally unpacked all of our wall pictures and got them all (yes, all!) hung up on the walls of our new home. But I definitely had to finish off my Valentine Cards as I plan to give one of these cute little cards to everyone in one of the needlework clubs I've joined in my new … [Read more...] about Fun Little Valentines!
Hi, Everyone! I just love the products in this year’s first Stampin' Up! Sale-a-bration brochure. Today I’m sharing a card that I made with two of my favorites – Awesome Otters and Simply Marbelous Designer Series Papers. To really show off both of these, I used one of the dies from the Picture This die set from Stampin’ Up’s Annual Catalog and Stampin’ Blends that are new this very … [Read more...] about Sale-a-bration Goodies and More About the All Together Collection