Author Archives: Debra Burgin

Blossoming Basket Bundle

Did you get a chance to look at the new Sale-A-Bration offerings?  I love the Blossoming Basket Bundle (we’ll use it for March stamp camps and the 3/20 Let’s Color! class), especially after seeing this corporate video and Shannon’s ideas … Continue reading

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Birthday in bloom

I suppose there will come a time when Garden in Bloom retires, but I hope it’s not soon.  It’s one of my favorite two-step stamping sets.  I think it was one of the first photopolymer sets to have “pointers” as … Continue reading

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Stamp Review Crew: Petal Palette

Hello, stampers!  It’s time for another Stamp Review Crew blog hop, with all kinds of inspiration from one beautiful stamp set:  Petal Palette, from the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Occasions Catalog.  This mega collection of 15 red rubber stamps is one of … Continue reading

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Now more Sale-A-Bration for you!

The second product release of Sale-A-Bration has started!  As of February 16, there are three more fabulous products available as part of the regular Sale-A-Bration offerings.  Best of all, none of the first-release freebies have expired.  Just remember that everything … Continue reading

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A love-ly little bird

So here it is, Valentine’s Day.  I wish more people would see past the Hallmark romance fantasy and simply express love and affection and appreciation to a neighbor, coworker, or friend.  Someone needs you. Our relentless snow last week (“Nine … Continue reading

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It’s a cockatoo

I was mistaken about this bird; it’s a cockatoo.  Funny how many birds-as-pets stories I heard when this card was part of this month’s All-Occasions Stamp-a-Stack!  It’s one of the things I love most about this event — all the … Continue reading

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Just a flourished note

I love designing the quick cards for my All-Occasions Stamp-a-Stack events.  (So happy it was not this past weekend, when we were contending with so much snow!)  Here’s one that some of you may see in the next few weeks, … Continue reading

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Stripes and hearts

I was so happy to see two valentine sets in the 2018 Occasions Catalog.  I never tire of hearts, so Heart Happiness gave me lots to play with; I couldn’t wait to put ink to rubber to paper! This layout … Continue reading

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Registration for Inkspiration Saturday closes Friday!

Registration for 2018 Spring Inkspiration Saturday — my 25th and final all-day stamping event! — will close Friday, February 9. InkSat will be held Saturday, March 3, in Creston (just west of DeKalb) at St. John’s Lutheran Church.  The day … Continue reading

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Lovely heart

As I was coloring heart images for yesterday’s card, I thought about the Lovely Words Thinlits, new in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog.  I was able to earn the set of dies as a half-price item on an order last year, … Continue reading

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