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Stampin’ Up! Most Wonderful Time of the Year Product Medley- a returning favorite!

July 10, 2020

More Christmas in July…with some product I got last year and never played with until a few days ago! The Stampin’ Up! Most Wonderful Time of Year is a returning favorite.

I am thrilled I pulled out this Most Wonderful Time of the Year Product Medley. It is beautiful!!!
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Product Medley will be available in the Holiday Catalog on August 4. The Most Wonderful Time Product Medley  includes: the Most Wonderful Time of the Year stamp set/dies, 48 sheets of 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper (8 each of 6 double-sided designs), 12 gold foil card fronts (4 each of 3 designs),  7 sticker sheets, 10 yards of white/fold tinsel trim, and 58 gold adhesive-backed faceted stars.

The deer is from one of the sticker sheets.

You can order the whole Most Wonderful Time of the Year Product Medley OR you can just get the REFILL kit without the stamp set/dies and tinsel. Personally, I think the DSP with gold foil accents in the REFILL kit is the BOMB and easily used with other stamp sets!! Make sure to check it out when the catalog goes live on August 4th!!!

I used a sentiment from the returning stamp set Merry Moose. The sentiment seemed to go so well with the calm and serene DSP on the front.

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Stampin’ Up! Prized Peony Bundle Video Tutorial

July 6, 2020

The Stampin’ Up! Prized Peony Bundle ….
what a great bundle with the versatile Peony Dies and the beautiful Prized Peony stamp set!

The Designer Paper with the Petal Pink and Gray Granite color palette is just so subtly gorgeous!
The Peony Dies are fabulous! They cut out all three of the flowers and leaves plus the four step 3D peony with layered die cut leaves! theere is also a lovel scalloped edge die. I made a video showing how unbelievably easy it is to make the 3D die cut peony.


The font is so pretty with the thank you and sympathy sentiments in the set.

The big peony bloom and the two smaller ones are wonderful…

The Peony Garden Suite has the Prized Peony Bundle, the Peony Garden DSP, the Square Vellum Doilies, the Elegant Faceted Gems, the Dainty Diamonds Embossing Folder and rhe Gray Granite Shimmer Ribbon. You can order them all with one item # 154129.

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Card Base: 5-1/2″ x 11″ scored at 1-1/4″, 3-3/8, 7-5/8″ and 9-3/4″ on the 11″ side
DSP on front folds: (2) 1″ x 5-1/4″, (2) 1-7/8″ x 5-1/4″ on back folds
Belly Band: Gray- 1-1/4″ x 10″, White- 1″ x 10″, pink- 1/2″ x 10″
Flower: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ and scraps for leaves and sentiment



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Stampin’ Up! So Much Happy Bundle Video Tutorial

July 1, 2020

I am smitten with the NEW Stampin’ Up! So Much Happy Bundle! It is so cute! I loved working with the NEW In Colors Just Jade and Magenta Madness with the coordinating In Color Enamel Dots.

So, here is the card I made AFTER making my video…when I was cleaning up after the video, I  saw how much better the card looked with the cardstock shadow being a different color than the Designer Series Paper! Hmmm…why didn’t I do that initially?

Things that make you go-hmmm?

Well, here is the video for you showing how to easily make this card:



The shadow is still cool but so much better with the contrast, am I right????

The So Much Happy Bundle has versatile sentiments in it, not just for birthdays…


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Cardstock Base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ on the 8-1/2″ side
Whisper White outside and inside: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Cardstock Shadow: 2-1/4″ x 6″
DSP: 2″ x 6″


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Stampin’ Up! Basket of Blooms with Field of Flowers

June 29, 2020

How about a cute little ensemble of potted posies?

I used the Stampin’ Up! Basket of Blooms stamp set and the Small Bloom Punch.

I paired it with the awesome Field of Flowers stamp set. I played with some different colors- Gorgeous Grape, Bumblebee, Flirty Flamingo, Magenta Madness, and Pumpkin Pie. I easily fussy cut the terracotta pot out of Terracotta Tile Cardstock. I put a little pennant end on each side of the sentiment strip. The Field of Flowers has super sentiments and images…and comes with a border punch that cuts out the little flowers!

A simple little decorating on the inside.

I also made a card that I colored in the images.  I used Shaded Spruce ink and Blends markers for the stems and Gorgeous Grape ink and Highland Heather Blends for the flowers. I added in some retired Glitter Enamel Dots to the middle of the flowers. I also added a little linen thread bow.

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Stampin’ Up! Game On

June 26. 2020

Well, here’s my hubby’s birthday card…

My card, or should I say his card,  got a few oohs and aahs at our family take-out pizza dinner, too! It’s nice when your kiddos comment on the cards you make:) It was super easy to fussy cut the cards, too.

The Happy Birthday sentiment comes from the Itty Bitty Birthday stamp set. I am on my lost pack of retired black rhinestones but the red ones are still available:)

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