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Stitched All Around Bundle Facebook Live Event & Giveaway

By Wendy | May 21, 2018 | 5 Comments

It’s MONDAY! That means it’s time for us to get crafty together on Facebook live at 10:30am PST.  CLICK HERE to go to my Facebook page. You won’t want to miss it, because I will be showing off the new Thank You gifts for June, which features the Stitched All Around bundle. The Stitched All Around bundle is such a versatile bundle and should definitely be at the top of your wish list. We are getting SUPER close to the new catalog and there are some things I need to remind you about! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE WISHLIST & ENTER TO WIN CLICK HERE TO REQUEST A NEW CATALOG (shipping required if you haven’t ordered CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR MY PAPER SHARE (offer ends May 31st) Hope to see you live on Facebook today! If you missed my Facebook live from yesterday (Sunday 5/20, you can watch […]

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Simple 2 Step Up: Varied Vases Bundle

By Wendy | May 18, 2018 | 4 Comments

Quite possibly the best part of the Varied Vases Bundle from Stampin’ UP! is the fact that Mary Fish, my friend and sideline created this set.  Let me tell you, it screams Mary. She is elegant, and petite and creates clean and simple cards that are just outstanding. Today I tried really hard to channel my inner Mary to create with her amazing bundle.  Varied Vases Bundle will be available to purchase on June 1st. I sometimes struggle with color combinations. So here is your simple tip for the day.  Go to Pinterest and search “color inspiration or color combinations” and you will be delighted with all the ideas that pop up. Here is the one that I found that I just loved.  I substituted the light pool blue in this for the new Soft Sea Foam color.  I really love how it the card came together. One more look […]

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Lilypad Lake Facebook Live Replay #GDP138

By Wendy | May 17, 2018 | 3 Comments

Today I am featuring the Lilypad Lake Bundle from the brand new 2018 – 2019 Stampin’ UP! Catalog. I live in an area that has both egrets and herons.  They are beautiful birds.  I felt like I could make this either bird either one depending on how I colored it. The most fun part of this card is I did it all live on Facebook.  You can catch the replay below. Since I had extra die cuts left over, I also made a card with the boats.  As you’ll find out in the FB live replay, I couldn’t quite figure out how to use the boats on the same card as the heron. (NOTE:  The lighting on the photo below isn’t awesome, I took the picture in the late evening! YIKES) I should also mention that I got the sketch idea, or layout for this card from the Global Design […]

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How To Emboss with Dies & Framelits

By Wendy | May 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

Today’s cards feature a lot of embossing but they are ALL super simple cards to make. I was so taken by the Stitched Labels Framelits & stamp set.  I just love them.  I had to make some cards featuring all the shapes and then paired that with the new 2018-2020 Stampin’ UP! In Colors, which are probably my most favorite set of new in colors we’ve had since I started with Stampin’ UP! Here is a quick tutorial on how you stack all the stuff to make the awesome embossed image you see here!     Supplies used on these cards are listed below.  Some of the items are not available to purchase until June 1st.  You can purchase the in color stamp pad assortment NOW! YAY!  They are on backorder, but if you get your order in now you can be in the line up to get them as […]

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Hamburger Punch Art For Dad

By Wendy | May 15, 2018 | 4 Comments

Don’t all Dad’s love hamburgers?  There must be a contract somewhere that Dad’s have to sign when they have a baby, and in it is “must like hamburgers” If you don’t sign the contract, forget about it, you’re not a Dad, you didn’t pass the ultimate test. Anyway, I digress. Today’s card is a hamburger card.  I’ve seen this oh, about 1,000 times on pinterest by about, oh 1,000 different demonstrators, but I try to always give credit where credit is due.  So here are a couple of people I found that had made hamburger punch art: Dawn Olchefske & Kitty Van tHof I wanted to show you the current Stampin’ UP! products I used to create this hamburger and the potato chips. Coming up in May I am going to be doing my second Sip & Craft night.  We are going to make these two cards, but one of […]

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Countdown To New Catty Begins featuring Layering Alphabet Edgelits

By Wendy | May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Join me on Facebook live on Monday 5/14 to check out the new layering alphabet edgelits. These dies are so awesome and SUPER simple to use. Add them to your new catalog wish list and order them on June 1st. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD & PRINT A WISH LIST June 1st – June 15th I am offering a fun giveaway.  If you complete a wish list for products and you send me a copy of it (you can mail a copy or email me a photo of it)  you will be entered to win a awesome gift.  I will choose the winner June 16th!  When you get your catalog start working on that wish list.   Supplies used on the project featured on the Facebook live event are listed below.  Click any of the images to purchase them in my online store. Reminder Minimum purchase of $50 will receive an […]

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Simple 2 Step Up feat. Seaside Shore (retiring set)

By Wendy | May 11, 2018 | 1 Comment

I have to say I love this stamp set but hardly used it over the last year.  It’s so cute too. I almost feel guilt over not using my stamp sets more. HAHA! Do you ever wish you could lock yourself in your craft space for like a week and just craft and craft and craft?  Have someone bring you all your meals, already prepared, not have to put on make up or even worry about what you’re wearing.  Just craft away day after day! Doesn’t that sound blissful? Anyway, I digress. I created these two cards to use for birthdays or thank you’s. Check out the video below! Supplies used on these cards are listed below.  You can purchase them in my online store.   Seaside Shore Clear-Mount Stamp Set – 141625 Price: $21.00 Night Of Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad – 126970 Price: $6.50 Lemon Lime Twist Classic Stampin’ […]

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Something For The Mama’s

By Wendy | May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s time for Mothers Day! I am blessed to say I have a lot of really wonderful women in my life. The Window Shopping box framelit from Stampin’ UP! makes a simple and elegant box for holding something special for Mom. I created a video showing how to put this cute box together. Listed below the video you’ll find all the products I used on this box. Supplies used to create this cute box.  Click on any of the images to purchase them in my online store.  Some of the products will not be available for purchase until June 1st. Window Box Thinlits Dies – 142762 Price: $38.00 Big Shot – 143263 Price: $110.00 Precision Base Plate – 139684 Price: $25.00 Very Vanilla 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock – 101650 Price: $9.00 Classic Label Punch – 141491 Price: $18.00 Mini Glue Dots – 103683 Price: $5.25 5/8″ (1.6 Cm) Burlap Ribbon […]

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2018 Annual Catalog Paper Share Reservation Open

By Wendy | May 8, 2018 | 4 Comments

Each catalog I like to put together a paper share or paper sampler. What is a paper share? A paper share is a fantastic way to get your hands on a sample of EVERY new paper in the 2018 Annual Catalog. You will receive a quarter of every single package of paper, that is 1/4 of the pack! I order all the paper.  I cut it into 6″ x 6″ sheets.  I sort it.  Package it and label it.  Then I mail it to you. What is the cost? You will receive over 175 pieces of designer series paper.  You pay just $56, shipping included. How do you get it? Fill out the form below to be invoiced $56 for the 2018 Annual Catalog Paper Share.  If the form doesn’t come up you can also CLICK HERE.   The fine print: Paper share is available to US addresses only Invoices […]

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Truly Tailored Facebook Live Event

By Wendy | May 7, 2018 | 2 Comments

Today I will be going live on Facebook to share these two cute cards. They are super simple to make. But I have an awesome trick for you on the one with the 1″ strips. Every Monday at 10:30am PST (11:30am MST, 12:30pm CST. 1:30pm EST) I go live on Facebook to share some fun stuff and do giveaways! If you can’t catch me live you can catch the replay on Facebook or on You Tube.  I will be uploading my FB lives to You Tube. All the supplies I used on my card is listed below. **for some reason my images would not work today, so you can click on the link next to the name of the item.** Truly Tailored Clear-Mount Bundle [147752] – Price: $34.00 – http://msb.im/JMq White Stampin’ Emboss Powder [109132] – Price: $5.00 – http://msb.im/JMr Heat Tool (Us And Canada) [129053] – Price: $30.00 – […]

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