Author Archives: Debra Burgin

Springtime Garden Impressions

I’m happy to be moving into a quieter few weeks, with time to catch my breath and regroup. So now, a look back at last weekend’s annual Host Appreciation event. This living room display showed product and samples from the … Continue reading

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Annual Heartfelt Inkspiration Garage Sale starts tomorrow!

Get ready to shop for the stamp set, accessory, or paper crafting tool of your dreams at the 2018 edition of this annual event! Thursday, June 14, 2:00-7:00 Friday, June 15, 2:00-7:00 615 Emmert Dr, Sycamore Hundreds of retired Stampin’ … Continue reading

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A floral tag for a friend

Well, for many friends, actually.  This was one of the projects at my appreciation event for my hosts of the prior catalog year. Until you actually use them for yourself, the concept of the Botanical Tags Thinlits is a little … Continue reading

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Almost time to party!

This is an unusual extended weekend for us, with an early Father’s Day gathering here (as my other stepson is in town) and two host appreciation events.  Believe me, there is list after list posted around the house! This is … Continue reading

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Girls with pearls

When Barbara Bush died in April, I heard several references to her pearl necklaces.  That made me remember the pearls I used to wear pretty regularly when I was younger and working outside the home.  My sisters gave me pearl … Continue reading

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I don’t remember where I first saw this term, but I don’t think it had anything to do with ink.  I love the way it describes putting items in order of the colors of the rainbow:  red, orange, yellow, green, … Continue reading

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Stamp Review Crew: Beautiful Bouquet

I was surprised to find that I haven’t participated in a Stamp Review Crew hop for 3½ months — not because I didn’t want to, but usually I didn’t have the set for the hop.  As you may know, the … Continue reading

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Diana, you’re a winner!

I apologize for being a bit late with the announcement, but Diana Giesen, your guess was the closest to the actual total of $71.71 in my coin jar, and you win the Stampin’ Up! 2018-2020 In Color Stampin’ Write Markers!  … Continue reading

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Welcome, darling!

The Stampin’ Up! 2018-2019 Annual Catalog is finally here! You’ll be able to order from this catalog at around noon MT.  You can find my online store here — and thank you! Meanwhile, just for a bit of fun this … Continue reading

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10th Annual Great Coin Jar Contest

I can’t believe it — it’s the end of the Stampin’ Up! catalog year and time to enter your guess in the 10th Annual Great Coin Jar Contest!  It’s this simple:  guess the amount of money in this quart jar … Continue reading

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