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March 2014

Blessed Easter Tulips with Hardwood Background Fence card

 

Easter is coming soon... Many of us are enjoying God's wonders in our gardens, like tulips and other beautiful flowers.. SO, that gives me "an excuse" to blog more stamped flower creations! :) 

Thank you for the amazing response to my Hardwood Background stamp fence card (here)!  When I showed it to my hubby he said, "How about a dog eared fence, have you tried that?"... well, I took the challenge!  Yep, guess what?! It's SUPER EASY with the Triangle Punch!!  check out my tutorial below for 2 easy steps to creating this fence, and see my VIDEO Tutorial here for more tips on using the Hardwood Backround Stamp from Stampin' Up!.

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I used the Blessed Easter tulip stamp from the Occasions Stampin' Up! catalog (pg 20) and stamped it twice on Watercolor Paper, then used the technique shown below to "color" the flowers.  I cut them out and added them to my beautiful fence with Stampin' Dimensionals :)

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How to Color the Tulips:

Use the Staz On Black ink pad and Watercolor paper, then follow the instructions below for "coloring" the tulips by stamping Real Red and Crushed Curry ink using the "brushstroke" stamp from the Happy Watercolor set.

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I stamped the Hardwood Background Stamp in Early Espresso ink onto Soft Suede cardstock, then applied Cajun Craze and Soft Suede ink with my Aqua Painter to give the fence more realistic texture and coloring.  And how about that EASY PEASY way to make the dog eared fence boards!!  :) :) whohoooo!

Last year the association in our neighborhood replaced the back fences for all of us... I noticed how irregular the colors are in the fence boards were so that's why I tried some different colors on this fence card.  The workers had to remove all of our vines and plants that had grown up all over the old fence for 20+ years.. so that's why my planter was so bare in this photo.. but we've replanted and have lots of pretties now! :)

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Yep, the "ramp" is for our squirrel friends :)

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Stampin Up! Sale a Bration 2014 - LAST CHANCE

 

REMINDER - SALE A BRATION 2014 IS COMING TO AN END!

The amazing annual promotion by Stampin' Up! will end on Monday, March 31!

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Place your online orders anytime - one free gift for each $50 you purchase ends 3/31!

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IKEA Field Trip Color Combo Ideas

 

Do you remember my blog post about our recent "Field Trip" to IKEA?  Part of the "mission" of our trip was to find inspiring color combos that we could translate into Stampin' Up! colors and use for creating cards and other crafty projects.  Below are 4 of my fave color combos from our trip and Stampin' Up! projects that work well for those colors.  Hope they give you some inspiration!

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You can find all of the paper, ink and accessories in the wonderful Stampin' Up! Colors in our online store right here

Be sure to visit Cindee, Lisa and Wendy today to see what fun color combos they came up with to share with you!

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Get Well Wishes for Mary

 

I made this card for my friend Mary.. I used photos I took from my garden this month and turned them in to a card for her.  My friend Joy went with Eric and I to deliver a floral bouquet and this card to her in the hosptial.  We are praying for you Mary!

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I stamped God is Love on a die cut tag and added that and some background stamping to the bottom of the card.  The stamp is from the Stampin' Up! Creative Elements stamp set, and God is Love is from the Trust God stamp set.

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March My Paper Pumpkin Cards with Photopolymer Stamps

 

I enjoyed this fun color combo in my March My Paper Pumpkin card kit from Stampin' Up!!  What do you think ... Island Indigo, Calypso Coral and Pool Party... nice and tropical!!!  And what fun.. look at these cool wooden element "thank you" embellishments!! wow!!! 

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Have YOU Subscribed to My Paper Pumpkin yet?  If you are looking for a fun 30 minute Creative Escape to do some crafting each month, then this program is for you!  The kits are $19.95 a month and that INCLUDES shipping.  The March kit had a 2 piece photopolymer stamp set, 8 cards and envelopes, 8 wooden element pieces, 2 ink spots and 2 sheets of champagne glimmer dots!

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I know some crafters just live by their stamp a ma jig... I'll confess something right now.. I don't know where mine is!  Yep, I know.. bad girl!  BUT.. the photopolymer stamps make it SOOO easy to see where you are stamping.. so I am loving these!

Photopolymer-stamps-my-paper-pumpkinGreat placement.. right?!

Isn't that cool that the Paper Pumpkin Kits now come with clear Photopolymer stamps!?

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Above: the March Paper Pumpkin Kit

Below:  you know me.... add a little flair to the kit.. right? :)

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Below:  the personalized stamp that I bought to stamp the back of all my My Paper Pumpkin kit projects!

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Look at these fun woodcuts that came in the kit!!  I'm saving the congrats pieces for my top 10 in sales this month! :)

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Below.. wow.. this fun kit even came with gold envelope liners!!  How FUN is that!? they coordinate perfectly with the cute glimmer dots that were in the kit!

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IKEA Field Trip for Craft Room Storage Ideas

 

It was time for another Shopping Excursion / Field Trip with some of my Stampin' Up! buddies... this time we met at the IKEA location in Sacramento, CA.  Cindee, Lisa, Wendy and I had a great time looking for unique storage solutions or organizing ideas for our craft rooms!

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We have decided to bring you a Mini Blog Hop with our findings from the trip, so please be sure to visit their blogs today for more fun photos!  

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Above:  We all HUGELY fell in love with this ginormous crafty table top... oh my gosh... I would LOVE to have this in my craft room so I could have friends over to stamp with me... but.. alas, my room is only 8'x8' so I'm afraid this would never fit... ho hum.

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Above:  In my dream craft room I will have a huge wall of these fun, versatile wall organizers... what fun it would be to fill up all these little cubbies with baskets, boxes, paper sorters, etc. !

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And seriously, who doesn't want like 4 of these Raskog Carts in their craft room!? What a great way to organize everything crafty from your Big Shot and dies to your ribbon and embellishments!!!  If I had space, I'd have 4 of the gray ones... ok.. maybe 2 blue and 2 gray... hmmmm.  Thanks LIsa, for demonstrating how easily these roll!

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All of these cute hanging containers were amazing... no wonder Wendy fell in love with them!!  Hang up a rod then just hang the containers!!

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 I think In my dream Craft Room I would also have a wall of these wardrobe type closets... they have beautiful drawers and shelving in them and everything is adjustable and customizable ... Oh Gosh.. who am I kidding.. I'd love to redo my bedroom closet to these too!   Cindee was having fun checking them out!

Ikea-dvd-rack-storage-drawer-liner<<  I got a couple of these.. they go in a drawer and then you can put the DVD cases (a.k.a. clear mount Stampin' Up! stamp set boxes) in them!! What a great way to organize those!!

 

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<<< I know this isn't really an organization idea, but, if I could have flowers in cute pitchers like this at all times in my office and in my craft room, I would be ONE HAPPY CRAFTER!!  My garden is just starting to bloom.. I have almost a dozen roses in bloom right now, so very soon I'll be filling vases and pitchers to have in my office and in my craft room...

THAT makes me HAPPY!

What makes YOU Happy?

Do you have something special in your craft room that just makes you

SMILE?

Share it with me in a comment below.. I'd love to hear about it!

 Don't forget to visit Cindee, Lisa, and Wendy on our IKEA Craft Room Blog Hop today!

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Happy Birthday Jenny and Jason!

 

The tale of Jenny and Jason...

23 years ago, our sweet Jason and his cousin Jenny were born 41 minutes apart on March 25.... AND they were born on their great-grandpa's birthday!!  So all 3 shared the same birthday for several years until great-grandpa "Boppie" Burns passed away.

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The photo above was taken on Jenny and Jason's 1st birthday, March 25, 1992.  My sister-in-law and I sure look young!!  LOL This is my brother's wife, Tami with our kiddos and "Boppie".  It was amazing to have our babies only 41 minutes apart on the same day!  (but 400 miles apart).

 

Jenny-jason-grandma-march-25-1992Above:  My mom with Jenny and Jason on their 1st birthday

Then...      

         and Now...

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Patty-eric-jason-march-25-1992Um ... wow.. talk about young.. :)  yes, we look younger!!

(and yes, Jason... You LOVED corn on the cob!!)

 Happy Birthday Jenny and Jason!

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Jason and I love to feed the squirrels and the birds in our backyard, so I snapped this photo of the squirrel on our fence and then I made a fence with the Hardwood Background stamp and put it over the photo! :)  See video tutorial here for making the fence.

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I stamped just the outline of the "love ya" "Just Sayin' stamp, then stamped happy birthday inside the outline and die cut it with the word bubble framelit dies and my Big Shot.

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 On the inside of his card I stamped one of the custom photopolymer stamps I ordered from Stampin' Up!, punched it with the 1-1/4" punch and then added one of the Essentials Wooden Elements arrows.

 Every year on his birthday I take a photo of Jason in front of our wisteria.. it ALWAYS blooms for his birthday :)

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and my roses are blooming soooo early this year!!!

Happy Birthday my sweet kiddo! :)  Love you!  Mom

 

Oh and a funny side note.... Jason saw this photo in the scrapbook and wanted me to share it with you .... this was my ENTIRE stamp collection back in 1992!!  LOL

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Edited: several of you have asked how my stamp collection has grown.. I recently posted my stamp room shelves with stamps in my blog post here... :) Yep, it's grown!

 

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Stampin Up In Colors on Sweet Sorbet SAB paper

 

Have you noticed the fun In Colors on the Sweet Sorbet Designer Paper offered by Stampin' Up! during Sale a Bration this year? 

Crisp Cantaloupe, Pistaschio Pudding and Summer Starfruit are the 3 In Colors in this paper.

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So, I thought why not use the In Color Boutique Details Embellshments with this pretty springy paper?

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To be sure to set them off against the busy patterned paper, I layered them onto 1/2 of a tag or label .. isn't that kind of a fun little design element?

I die cut tags with the Deco Labels framelit collection (TIP: I keep a stack of these already die cut on my desk) and stamped them with the Petal Parade Stamp set (another free item during Sale a Bration) and then I added greetings in Black to make them POP.  The greetings are from the Simply Create stamp set on pg 30 of the Occasions catalog.

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How To Video: Hardwood Background Stamp to create a Fence

 

Featured Product: Hardwood Fence Background Stamp

I'm super excited to share this How To Video with you! I will show you tips and tricks to create a fence with the Stampin' UP! Hardwood Background stamp!

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Please check out the video below for instructions for this fun project! 

  

If you are viewing this in an email, you will need to visit my blog to see the video.

 

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Isn't that just the best use of the Chevron Punch!?  I love it!  It was a total coincidence that I tried that punch.. it was on my desk when I was creating this card and voila.. it works perfectly!!! whohooo!

Hardwood-fence-chevron-punch-sponge-dauberSponge Daubers are perfect for giving dimension to these fence boards!

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Use your Petite Petal flower punch and printed Sweet Sorbet paper to create quick and easy flowers!

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I think I like the Pool Party background best.. how about you?

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Sale a Bration 2014 is coming to an End!

 

I know.. how can that be!?

Stampin' Up!'s Sale a Bration 2014 is coming to a close very soon!

March 31 is the last day to qualify for your FREE Sale a Bration gifts with each $50 order!

My personal favorite Sale a Bration item is the Good as Gold Card kit...

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This super fun card kit comes with the cards, envelopes, gold envelope liners, stickers, tags, twine (and more) .. all the supplies to make 8 great cards!

133324-scalloped-tag-topper-punchI decided to take one of the 8 cards and cut it into 8 pieces and make 8 tags using the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, then create 7 cards with those fun tags!

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I also added some twine from the Sweet Sorbet Accessories Sale a Bration package on each tag, and a few random embellishments that were on my desk, like doilies, clips, punched flowers, etc.

These are close up snaps of my 3 favorite cards out of the 7:

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I am using these for thank you cards for customer orders.. so I included one of my new personalized custom monogram stamps on the inside:

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So.. do you have a Good As Gold card kit stashed away for some rainy day card making?  If not, you can place your $50 online order anytime and select the Good as Gold kit as your free choice!  Remember, $100 orders select 2 free items, and $150 (or more) orders select 3 free items PLUS hostess benefits of $25 or more! 

Don't forget to record each $50 order on your FREE STAMPS with PATTY form.. you have until the end of June 2014 to redeem your form.

 

 

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Spring and Easter Control Freak Blog Tour

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WELCOME to the March 2014

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Our theme this month:

Spring and Easter ideas

 
You have probably reached me after visiting Heidi Baks' fabulous blog, and if not, be sure to travel backwards on the tour and visit her! :)

The first project I have to share with you is a cute punch art Easter Bunny featuring the Stampin' Up! Oval Collection framelits and oval punches.  Isn't she just TOO CUTE? (yes, she's a she!) :)

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I had seen this idea online and my upline Sandy shared this bunny idea with me as well.  I thought my little bunny would look cute in a green polkadot Easter basket (from the dollar spot in Target)! 

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Do you like her? I am trying to think of a name for her... hmmmm any ideas?

 

Punch-art-easter-bunny-ovals-framelits<<<<  You can die cut and punch all the pieces you need from a 6x6 piece of designer paper.  This double sided pattern was from the Calypso Coral Celebration Add-on kit (#133431) found on page 30 of the Occasions catalog. The brown polka dots are on the other side of this pattern.

I used both the Oval Collection Framelits (#129381) and 3 different oval punches to create this cutie pie Easter Bunny and her polka dot Easter egg!

The eyes are punched with the circle from the Itty Bitty Punch Shapes pack (#118309), and the nose is the Small Heart Punch (#117193). I used the Chalk Marker (#132133) on the eyes and a Basic Black marker to draw the whiskers and eyelashes.

 

I honestly think that the last 6 weeks could possibly be the fastest EVER! Where did the time go?  I haven't even had enough time to play with all my Sale a Bration goodies yet and Sale a Bration is almost done!

I know....WHAT!?  REALLY?  YES! it's almost done!

Well, since we have very little time left to share during Sale a Bration I wanted to share one of my favorite SAB card creations with you:

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 This is a pretty simple card and it just screams SPRING doesn't it!?

I just can't get enough of the gorgeous Sweet Sorbet Designer Paper choice this Sale a Bration!  It's so springy and colorful!  To receive your pack, enter item code 133521 as your free item with your $50 order online! You can click the shop online button at the top of my blog to place your order.

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I added 2 focal points to this card.. a punched tag using the Scalloped Tag Topper punch (#133324) and a die cut label from the Apothecary Accents framelit set (#127003).  I've stamped them with the Petal Parade stamp set, which is ANOTHER freebie item from Sale a Bration!!!  Doesn't that stamp set just go perfectly with the patterned paper!? You almost can't tell which part is stamped and which is the paper! :)

Thank you for coming along on the tour today!!  Please enjoy all of the other beautiful spring and Easter projects we have lined up for you!!

Click here or the link below to continue the tour Mary Brown's beautiful blog..  she is the next stop on our tour!

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Perfect Blend Coffee Cups Card for Any Occasion

 

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Sometimes we just need that cute card for a friend for no reason at all, right?  Or maybe you want to tuck in a little Starbucks gift card with a quick note... well, this is the perfect card for that!  The Perfect Blend Stamp Set from Stampin' Up! is so dang cute and you can dress it up almost like paper dolls with a patterned paper cup wrapper, different color lid, embellishments, etc.!

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You will find the Perfect Blend stamp set on pg 37 of the current Annual Stampin' Up! catalog. See below for my tip on stamping the cup wrapper on separate designer paper, then cutting them out to create all different looks on the coffee cups.

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I enjoyed embellishing my cups a bit... the Hello sweet friend greeting comes from the Six-Sided Sampler (hexagon) stamp set, currently found on pg 125 of the Annual Stampin' Up! catalog. The sweet little flower is a punch called the Petite Flower Punch, available in the limited time Occasions catalog, pg 33.

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You will find the enjoy sentiment in the Simply Celebrate stamp set on pg 30 in the Occasions catalog.. . I LOVE that stamp set!

The candy dot just finishes off the enjoy sentiment perfectly!

And seriously, who doesn't like festive red and white polkadots?! Too cute, right?  Those are from the Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper pack.  I embossed the background with the Honeycomb embossing folder, too.

STAMPING TIP: This is what I meant above when I said this set is kind of like "paper dolls"... you can stamp each section of the cup on different paper, cardstock, patterned paper, etc., cut them out and layer them like paper dolls!

 

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Fun Free Online Class from Stampin' Up!

 

Oh What Fun!

Stampin' UP! is offering a fun free online class on March 26!

Just purchase your bundle soon HERE in my online store and you'll be ready to create along with crafters across the country who tune in to this fun live event! 

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Order your All Wrapped Up Bundle today!

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 This fun live streaming event (on youtube) will also feature the Sweet Sorbet 12x12 Designer paper #133521 (FREE Sale a Bration product) so you might want to select that as your FREE item with your order above!

USE YOUR BUNDLE IN THE FREE CLASS:

When: March 26, 2014, at 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM, and 11:00 PM (all times MT). We'll demonstrate the same projects each time, so choose the one that's best for you.

Where: You don't even have to leave home. Come to www.youtube.com/stampinupvideo at your chosen time, and be prepared to stamp! We'll also award door prizes to random participants.

 

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May I Feature YOU on my Inspiration Board?

 

My Stampin' Up! Inspiration Board

You may remember several weeks ago I shared a blog post about a new desk area I was organizing in my office... this was space that our son used to use for homework but now he works at the computer in his room.. so... I took over! :)  Slowly but surely I have been reorganizing and using this extra space in my office.  I asked my sweet hubby to put up these 2 bulletin boards for me and I have been using them to display cards that I recieve.

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I would love to feature YOUR Stampin' Up! card on my board!!

Anytime you would like to send me a card, I'd love to add it to my board!  Once a month I will post some of the cards I receive.  I can assure you I will love them ALL but I will be posting a few of them each month to share with you! 

I love every card on my board right now, but I wanted to share these 3 cards with you today... aren't they amazing!?

BELOW:  Robbie the Robot was made by Shirley Kramer.. isn't he just too much fun!?

You can create this cute Punch Art Robot card using Stampin' Up! Punches, Brushed Silver cardstock (#100712) and the Just Sayin' Stamp set (wood: 133200 / clear: 133203)

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BELOW:  This beautiful floral card was made by Wendy Cranford - ummm GORGEOUS!

You can create this card by stamping and watercoloring the So Very Grateful Stamp set (wood: 133050 / clear: 133053)

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BELOW:  this super fun Word Bubble card was created by Mary Brown and I received it in a Control Freak swap we both participated in.

You can create it using Stampin' Up! Kaleidoscope Designer Series Paper and the Just Sayin' Stamp set (wood: 133200 / clear: 133203) or get the Bundle at a 15% discount with the stamp set and framelits!  (wood bundle: 134819 / clear bundle: 134820)

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So if you would like to mail a Stampin' Up! card for my Inspiration board, I would love to display it! Watch my blog for future board updates and photos.. YOU might be featured here!  Mail your cards to me at:  Patty Bennett, 125 Ben Lomond, Hercules, CA 94547.  Thank you!  I know I will love YOUR card!

 

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Hip Hip Hooray cards for my Luv 2 Stamp Group

 

Each month I love to recognize the top sellers in our Luv 2 Stamp Group... I send out a list of our top 25 in sales and send a card and small gift to the top 10. 

For January sales recognition, I sent these cards in February to the top 10... I used the Hip Hip Hooray card kit from Stampin' Up! in combination with a custom monogram photopolymer stamp that I created for our group!  Check out all 20 of the Hip Hip Hooray cards you can create with this kit!

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See all the Stampin' Up! Kits here


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I had so much fun creating lots of custom monogram stamps with all sorts of different information on them... isn't this one just too fun!?  You can see the stamps I've created so far here.

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You can see more about the Photopolymer custom monogram stamps here,

and order them online here.

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Speaking of my Luv 2 Stamp Group ... how fun is this.. I recently shared this with our group..

these are all the states where we have a Luv 2 Stamp Group member!

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 If you have any questions about becoming part of our Luv 2 Stamp Group click here for more info

If you are ready to join, click here

Right now (through March 31) you can select $150 of your choice of Stampin' Up! products for only $99 when you join Stampin' Up! and become part of our Luv 2 Stamp Group!

please contact me if you have any questions.. we'd love to have you as a part of our team!

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Order it, Find it, See it here:

  Shop Online Anytime and Earn FREE STAMPS

Earn FREE PRODUCTS during Sale a Bration!

Shop the Clearance Rack for discounted craft supplies

Weekly Deals ON SALE from Stampin' Up!

My Digital Studio weekly download releases

Patty's FREE VIDEO tutorials

Need a Stampin' Up! catalog?

Join the Fun! Join our Luv 2 Stamp Group!