Category Archives: Stampin’ Blends

Preparing to color

When I first start experimenting with Stampin’ Blends on a stamped image, I pull the markers I think I’ll use (at least those that aren’t packed for camp!) and create a palette, like this: As you can guess, this was specifically … Continue reading

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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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Blended Merry Christmas

This is my Christmas edition of Blended Seasons, another August camp project.  The “fancy fold” is one I’ve done many times, and it always works.  This card base is 8½” x 4¼”, scored on the long side at 5½”.  The large … Continue reading

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Vellum Overlay card

Kelly Acheson designed this card that features a unique approach to vellum and heat embossing.  I love it, especially because I am able to use the Stamparatus to ensure perfect alignment.  Here’s what the card looks like when closed: The … Continue reading

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Thanks to the giraffe

When I was 19, I worked at Toys “R” Us for the summer.  Other college friends earned big money, but not me.  On the other hand, I was in air conditioning, had reasonable hours, and learned how to use a … Continue reading

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Velkommen, new Stampin’ Blends!

No, the Stampin’ Blends have nothing Norwegian about them, but we just returned from a quick trip into the Norwegian heritage area of Wisconsin, so it’s on my mind! While I was keeping up with business concerns, I was thrilled … Continue reading

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Oh, daffodils!

For some reason, this was not the spring for daffodils in my garden beds.  Too wet?  Too cool?  Squirrels?  If you’re a gardener, you understand this dance. I was glad we made this card at stamp camp in April, as … Continue reading

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Springtime Foils duo

I think this is the last of my Sale-A-Bration projects.  Actually, I have two final cards — these are simple and so we made five cards instead of the usual four in camp this month.  Here’s the first, colored with … Continue reading

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Spring Blossoming Basket

I hope you’ve been able to earn this FREE Sale-A-Bration bundle!  I’ve seen beautiful cards produced with the stamp set and embossing folder used together and also individually.  I’m happy that this folder will be part of the upcoming Stampin’ … Continue reading

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