Author Archives: Debra Burgin

Botanical friend

This month in camp, we’re making a note card with a duplicate of the focal piece on a larger card.  Smart stamping!  Stamping multiples isn’t my favorite activity — sometimes it has to be done — but especially when I’m … Continue reading

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A pot of sunflowers

If there’s a sleeper set in the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog, I think might be Many Blessings, on page 46.  This multi-season set is perfect for coloring — but don’t overlook the little stamps that coordinate with the bigger … Continue reading

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Pressure embossing with the Tin Tile folder

Towards the top of my wish list for the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog was the Tin Tile embossing folder.  This folder is designed to create extra-defined texture, and you know that because of the word “Dynamic” in its name. … Continue reading

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“I’d know you anywhere!”

Last Friday was Grandparents’ Day at Peter’s school.  The volunteers did a beautiful job with a breakfast, and the tables were decorated with globes or books: I really can’t help it:  I get emotional during tributes to just about anyone, … Continue reading

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Clearance Rack refresh!

New items have been added to the Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack in the online store!  Retired Designer Series Paper, punches, dies, ink, and embellishments are waiting for you, but supplies are limited — and with discounts up to 60%, products … Continue reading

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Celebrate plaid

You’re expecting something in a buffalo check, right?  No.  Today I’m sneaking into the holidays with this Jingle Jump card from earlier this month: I love this little set, Nothing Sweeter, on page 25 of the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday … Continue reading

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All that beautiful paper!

In preparation of this weekend’s Jingle Jump sessions, I’ve been cutting hundreds of pieces of Designer Series Paper from the new Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog.  It’s so beautiful, and if you ever doubted the value of Stampin’ Up!’s coordinated … Continue reading

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Let the holiday prep begin!

It doesn’t bother me that craft stores, both online and brick-and-mortar, start putting out supplies for the holidays early.  Like now.  Crafters need time to create, and it’s important to have materials available.  It does bother me to see holiday decorations … Continue reading

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Tin is “in”!

But I must admit that I’m not really a fan of galvanized tin.  The real stuff, that is.  I don’t like to touch it.  I like the looks of it on a birdhouse roof or as a garden sign, but … Continue reading

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Stamp Review Crew: Waterfront

Welcome to the first Stamp Review Crew blog hop of September!  Gulp.  I know.  This time we are playing with Waterfront, first appearing in the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Occasions Catalog, and now carried over into the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog — … Continue reading

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