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Tropical Chic Bundle from Stampin’ UP! GDP 143

By Wendy | June 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Happy summer day to you! Today’s card featured the gorgeous Tropical Chic Bundle from Stampin’ UP! I created this card to play along with the Global Design Project challenge, click HERE to see it. This card SCREAMS summer to me.  The colors the foliage and flowers used. If you look closely I even used some of the beautiful Tropical Elements embellishments (say that 5 x fast).  I feel like these embellishments bring a lot to the card but are not overly obvious.  CLICK HERE to purchase those. Here are some ideas that Stampin’ UP! created using the Tropical Chic Bundle.  Aren’t they beautiful?  I just wanted to share more ideas in case you weren’t convinced that you need this bundle in your life. Supplies used on this card are listed below.  You can click on any of the images to purchase the item in my online store. Reminder + Minimum […]

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Treat Time Bundle

By Wendy | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

I love this adorable bundle.  I love it even more paired with Tropical DSP (designer series paper). There are some quick tips in my video for you.  This bundle is super easy to use. Supplies used on my project in my video are listed below.  You can purchase them by clicking on the images below. Reminder + Minimum purchase of $50 will receive an exclusive Class To Go kit  (see it here) + If you order is $150 or more please DO NOT use the host code, you will still receive the free goodies. + Free gifts mailed at end of the offer period (between 25th and 30th of each month) + One free gift per month, use rewards punch cards for added bonus (CLICK HERE) + Subscriptions to Paper Pumpkin do not count towards your free gift order. + Offer is only through me, Wendy Cranford, not through Stampin’ […]

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Darling Label Punch Box Facebook Live

By Wendy | June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Today I am doing a fun facebook live event at 10:30am PST featuring the Darling Label Punch Box. I will also have a fun giveaway.  I choose the winner live at the end of the event.  So if you can tune in live that’s the best thing to do. CLICK HERE to purchase the Darling Label Punch Box Here is the replay of  my Facebook live from today!  Hope you enjoy it.

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What Summer Has Looked Like

By Wendy | June 15, 2018 | 7 Comments

Our summer break started on June 1st. However, it’s been anything but a break.  We have taken on a lot of home repairs and improvements.  While this is nothing to complain about for sure, I have to admit it’s been trying on my patience and energy. Between keeping up with work (my favorite thing to do), running my kiddo around and making sure she gets fun summer time, and the home improvement stuff… I am wiped out. The photos above are what the house use to look like.  Here is what things are looking like right now. The house has been painted and as you can see everything around it has been torn away.  I don’t even have stairs going in to the front of the house HAHA! I am a pretty clean person.  I like my home to be clean, and right now it’s a nasty mess of dust. […]

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June Class To Go LAST CHANCE

By Wendy | June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Check out June’s Class To Go kits!!!!  Today is the LAST CHANCE to order this awesome class. OPTION 1 Purchase just the exclusive videos $20 – CLICK HERE to purchase Video link will arrive in your email when you complete your PayPal transaction. OPTION 2 Purchase the exclusive videos and card kits $25 – CLICK HERE to purchase What you get: 8 kits are included, 4 designs, 2 of each design All embellishments, die cuts and punched items are included Stamp sets, adhesive, coloring items, inks, are NOT included in this kit Shipping is FREE  Shipping to US Only No refunds or exchanges Available while supplies last Orders shipped within 3 business days Video for each card/project will be included in the email that you receive after you place your order.  Save that email. OPTION 3 – Best Deal For Your Money!!! $32 For an extra $7 get a stamp set. […]

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Follow Your Dreams Bundle & Tips

By Wendy | June 12, 2018 | 2 Comments

Today’s card is just a fun and beautiful card I made to have on hand. I love to send encouraging cards to those doing well in their businesses or at their jobs.  Working hard is a wonderful attribute and I find that these days you see less people who dream big and work hard. (boy that makes me sound old) ‘ TIP: + I used my TSquare Ruler and a pigment pen to draw a line on each side of the word big. + T his helps draw your eye to the word and anchor it. + When I stamped it originally it just felt like it was floating in the air.  Drawing the line made it all come together nicely. Here are a few other fun ideas using this beautiful bundle from the Stampin’  UP! catlaog.   Supplies used on this card are listed below.  You can purchase them […]

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Calligraphy Essentials Project Kit Facebook Live

By Wendy | June 11, 2018 | 5 Comments

Today’s Facebook live was super fun. We did some fun brush lettering.  A couple of people got special cards lettered coming their way. You can purchase this kit by click HERE. Reminder + Minimum purchase of $50 will receive an exclusive Class To Go kit  (see it here) + If you order is $150 or more please DO NOT use the host code, you will still receive the free goodies. + Free gifts mailed at end of the offer period (between 25th and 30th of each month) + One free gift per month, use rewards punch cards for added bonus (CLICK HERE) + Subscriptions to Paper Pumpkin do not count towards your free gift order. + Offer is only through me, Wendy Cranford, not through Stampin’ UP! + Offer is only available to online orders, not in person orders.

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Summer Color Combinations

By Wendy | June 7, 2018 | 2 Comments

Today’s card is inspired by the Global Design Project challenge.  The color combo they chose screams summer time. It made me think of warm summer nights at my grandparents, sitting on their back porch, eating apple pie and listening to the frogs and crickets and Gramps tell stories.  I miss those days so much. It is funny how a simple color combination can evoke a feeling that is so strong.  Or a memory that you thought was gone.  Colors, sounds, music, smells are all so powerful in bringing memories to life again. Anyway, that’s a little deep for a card making session.  But it’s the truth and I wanted to share. On to the card. I obviously used the colors above Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, and Rich Razzleberry.  I used them in an ink blending technique which is one of my very favorite techniques to use. TIPS: When ink blending, […]

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The Pull Up Accordion Card

By Wendy | June 6, 2018 | 5 Comments

The pull up accordion card is a fun new card that a lot of people are making.  I saw this card created first at Mixed Up Craft’s You Tube channel.  It’s a super easy card to make but packs a BIG punch. I have created a free PDF Tutorial for you to print and use.  All you have to do is sign up to get my emails and the tutorial will be delivered to your inbox. Here is another card I made using the Garden Impressions designer series paper. I love the Garden Impressions paper.  It’s beautiful and full of summer joy. Here is a quick video tutorial to show you how this card comes together. Supplies I used on this card are listed below.  Click on any of the images to purchase them in my online store. Reminder Minimum purchase of $50 will receive an exclusive Class To Go […]

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Serene Garden from Stampin’ UP! Samples

By Wendy | June 5, 2018 | 3 Comments

Serene Garden stamp set from Stampin’ UP! is what I would consider a “sleeper” stamp set. What is a sleeper set? This is a set that generally looking at it doesn’t seem appealing.  HOWEVER, when you use it.. WOW! I think this one will not be a huge seller at first but after people see how beautiful and versatile it is they are going to want it! FOR SURE! I have a little trick for you with this stamp set.  You can make it appear as a full frame stamp set by adding a couple of straight lines. There are also some beautiful samples of this stamp set in the new catalog.  You can check them out below. Supplies used on the card I created are listed below. Reminder Minimum purchase of $50 will receive an exclusive Class To Go kit If you order is $150 or more please DO […]

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