Month: May 2021

Stampin’ UP! Floral Squares Dies with Birthday Chick Dies

May 31, 2021

The Stampin’ UP! All Squared Away stamp set is on backorder but the Stampin’ UP! Floral Squares Dies are available so I played with them over the weekend. I loved the CAS whimsy of this card:)

Since I used three floral dies on the card, it only seemed right to use a die cut for the sentiment so I pulled out my Birthday Chick Dies. Embossing the black panel with the Tasteful Textiles EF added texture for the Floral Squares Dies to sit on. I also die cut the flowers in Daffodil Delight, Polished Pink, and Mango Melody to add to the Floral Dies with some retired black rhinestones.

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Stampin’ UP! Inspired Thoughts Bundle

May 28, 2021

I wanted to try die cutting some leaves out of DSP with the Inspiring Canopy Dies and decided this variegated pattern in the Beauty of the Earth made a perfect spring tree.

Now, I know the background sky isn’t Cinnamon Cider colored but It matched so nicely with the DSP, don’t you think? I pulled out the Merry Merlot color for the card base. I liked the brightness of the Old Olive for the grass but Mossy Meadow would have looked good, too. A few scattered leaves on the ground cut off of the edge finished the front.

Pull one of the trees to the inside the card along with the grass, and you are done. To make the rolling grass hills, I started out with a 2-1/2″ x 4″ piece of Old Olive Cardstock and cut it in half.

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Card Swaps from the 2021 Stampin’ UP! Maui Incentive Trip

May 26, 2021

Oh, I have some sweet cards to show you today that I received at the Stampin’ UP! Maui Incentive Trip last week! Grab a cup of tea or coffee and walk through the new Annual Catalog as I show you some beautiful sample cards from fellow demonstrators on the trip…fewer than 1% of demonstrators acheive this trip.

I hope you enjoyed the card show…so many new stamps, dies, papers, and colors…if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me at or call/text me at 724-323-2296.

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You can peruse the NEW May 2021 to May 2022 Annual Catalog HERE

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January to June 2021 Mini Catalog HERE that ends on June 30, 2021

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Celebrate World Diversity Day with a Free Download

May 25, 2021


We’re celebrating what makes us unique through what brings us together: creativity! The United Through Creativity Digital Download features inclusive, multicultural, and multilingual craft elements that represent each of Stampin’ Up!’s markets. And, it’s free for all! Print your favorite pieces, color and create, then share to social media using hashtags #UnitedThroughCreativity and #DiversityDay!!


Here are some sample cards on display at the Stampin’ UP! 2021 Maui Incentive Trip I just returned from on Monday! I snapped some quick pics of them since they were so cute:)

Stampin’ UP! Inspired Thoughts Bundle

May 24, 2021

A cool winter card for these hot days coming upon us…

A clean and simple card using the Stampin’ UP! Inspired Thoughts Bundle with the Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper. Just a 2″ x 5-1/2″ strip of the blue winter pines bordered by some Misty Moonlight cardstock is all you need to dress up this card. I scattered some Snowflake Sequins (currently on the Clearance Rack) along with a little birdie die cut from the Beautiful Trees Dies in the Beauty of Friendship Bundle- you know….the other tree bundle in the catalog!

I added some white trees and a snowdrift to the inside with the coordinating sentiment.

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