Author Archives: Debra Burgin

Hello wreath

I have used the large swirly circle from Swirly Scribble Thinlits Dies many times as a “grapevine” wreath.  This time I used it for a camp card last week and pre-cut all the wreaths.  If you’ve never used this die, … Continue reading

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More Merry Patterns

Some of my hostesses are on the verge of receiving this set with their workshop orders.  I’m crazy about it!  Just check out this Stampin’ Up! corporate video — and remember that this free set is only available during September … Continue reading

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Baby wipe birthday

When I was making up a bunch of thank-you cards last week, I tried out an old technique that was perfect for the autumn leaves I was creating:  the Baby Wipe Technique.  I learned this years ago, and in fact … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #4

Yesterday my husband and I celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary.  That’s amazing to me.  They said it would never last (including someone who sent me an anonymous, hateful letter), but no one counted on his forgiveness and grace and my … Continue reading

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Silver Christmas wreath

This is a classic Burgin Christmas card using the Hello Friend wreath embossed in silver.  It was a favorite at the September Jingle Jump. Instead of poky embellishments, I punched out circles from Red Glimmer Paper.  I used the retired … Continue reading

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Birthday Wreath

I love this wreath from Hello Friend — in fact, every image from this set.  Here’s a camp card from August: I tried to give it a late-summer look with flowers in Crushed Curry and Lemon Lime Twist.  This is … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #3

A funny thing happened to me when I went to pick up Peter from school yesterday.  Coming out as I was going in was a young man wearing an athletic team shirt that said Burgin. Now in my older years … Continue reading

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Register now for the next Jingle Jump!

Registration for the 2017 Jingle Jump (October) is at the bottom of this page — keep reading!  Please note that these projects are different from those made in September. Is this the year you’ll send out handmade holiday greetings? Then … Continue reading

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Little Trees

I had such a good time at the Jingle Jump this weekend, and I think the stampers did, too!  My goal is 10-minute cards, but I’m not sure I always succeed at that.  This one qualifies, though — especially since … Continue reading

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Make a note in your head

Yesterday I realized too late that I had not packed extra water for an afternoon excursion.  I told Peter I’d have to remember next time, and he said, “Make a note in your head, Gramma!”  I guess that’s a mental … Continue reading

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