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You’re in my autumn thoughts

This September camp card has been a favorite — it’s easy and pretty fast and gorgeous.  And I have Sarah Klass to thank for that! Here’s a design element worth using:  the monochromatic embossed panel lightly adhered to the card base. … Continue reading

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Oh, Santa!

I can’t get enough of Stampin’ Up!’s intricate dies, so I was a goner when I saw this Santa in the Holiday Catalog.  I’m not alone:  last weekend’s Jingle Jumpers made 71 of of the 75 card kits I prepared for … Continue reading

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Merry Gingerbread Man

When I advertise for my annual Jingle Jump (as in, “get a jump on your jingle”) stamp camps, I say the cards will take about 10 minutes to make.  I think this came in well under that time — probably the … Continue reading

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A reprieve of sorts

We got the surprising news that the Thoughtful Branches bundle and its components (stamp set and Thinlits dies) have not sold out and will continue to be available until the supplies are depleted.  Good news for those of you who … Continue reading

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Bird on Fence

For last month’s Stamp Review Crew blog hop on Thoughtful Branches, I created an apple tree card using some of the same elements you see in this August camp card.  This one was challenging enough to complete, what with the competition for the … Continue reading

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Oh, those hydrangeas!

You’ve probably seen a lot of hydrangeas created with the Thoughtful Branches set, haven’t you?  It’s hard not to make a beautiful card with this set and its coordinating Beautiful Branches Thinlits Dies. Because I love Blushing Bride with Flirty … Continue reading

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Leaf and flower

I love this card, CASEd from Vivienne Holden and created by Darlene Johnson, because of its simplicity and striking color combination.  It would make a beautiful sympathy or wedding/anniversary card.  Note that the Stylish Stripes embossing folder is retired and no longer … Continue reading

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A happy hello … with scribbles

Did you know that Swirly Birds is the most popular set in the Stampin’ Up! 2016-2017 Annual Catalog?  I didn’t, until this week, but I’m not surprised.  And it was a good choice for my first-ever Splash of Inkspiration last … Continue reading

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Really, how many floral sets does a person need?

When we were drooling over browsing through the new catalog back in April in Salt Lake City, I flagged just about every new floral set I saw.  The reality, of course, is that I will not actually buy all of them. … Continue reading

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Stamp Review Crew: Jar of Love

Welcome to this edition of the Stamp Review Crew twice-monthly blog hop!  Our focus this time is the Jar of Love set that made its debut in the latest Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.  If you like old jars or preserve fruit … Continue reading

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