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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Let Us Sit Together and Drink Coffee

I love the coffee card that Claire Broadwater made for today’s challenge at Sunday Stamps, so I decided to use those colors to make a coffee card of my own! I used the fun sentiment from the Balloon Celebration stamp set (which I really bought for the words and not the balloons). Stamps: Balloon Celebration … Continue reading »

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You Make My Heart Happy

I had a great day today. Every two years my school puts on a Young Women’s Conference, with powerful and ground-breaking women from all fields speaking to middle and high school girls. This year my daughter was finally old enough to attend. And it truly made my heart happy to listen to these messages of empowerment with … Continue reading »

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Baker’s Box Creations– January Bonus Project for Craft Project Central

This tutorial includes three different treat and gift boxes made with the Baker’s Box Thinlits Dies. There’s a little treat box that holds a Ghirardelli candy bar perfectly, a tall Baker’s Box that can hold a full-size candy bar or anything around the same size, and a wide Baker’s Box that can hold a lot of treats or a … Continue reading »

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2016 Year of the Red Monkey

Gung Hay Fat Choy! February 6th is the Lunar New Year and the start of the Year of the Monkey. But not just any monkey. This is a Fire year, so it is considered the Year of the Red Monkey, which is very lucky. The Friday Mashup is having a challenge in celebration of this … Continue reading »

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Know What I Love?

I’m going to be offering a Valentine card making class for my faculty next week, so I wanted to come up with something simple yet elegant. (The Bear Hugs set has the cute cards covered!) This week’s colors from Pals Paper Arts were perfect. (Ack! I just realized that I used Blushing Bride instead of … Continue reading »

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Hello, My Friend!

What’s black and white and red all over? Today’s card! I used the Sale-a-Bration stamp set Hello, which puts the focus on the sentiment and can be used for a variety of occasions. Stamps: Hello Ink: Real Red, Archival Basic Black Paper: Real Red, Whisper White, Neutrals Designer Series Paper I used the sketch from … Continue reading »

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Little Letters Felt Board Birthday Set for Craft Project Central

What can you do with the Little Letters Thinlits?  A lot!  This tutorial will walk you through how to use your thinlits in some fun ways!  Learn how to create felt letters with a felt board, a felt letter holder, and a festive birthday card!  We will use both the positive die cut letters and the negative spaces they … Continue reading »

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Stampin’ Up Weekly Deals, My Paper Pumpkin Special, & Sale-a-Bration!

Weekly Deals Here are this week’s Weekly Deals, don’t forget that they are only available while supplies last (or through February 1, 2016) Paper Pumpkin Prepaid Subscription Sale What could possibly make Sale-A-Bration even better?  Getting Paper Pumpkin involved of course!  It just might be the easiest way for you to earn FREE* Sale-A-Bration items. 3-Month Prepaid Subscription … Continue reading »

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From My Heart

There are so many fun and bright Designer Series Papers in Stampin’ Up’s new Occasions Catalog! It’s My Party is my favorite, but  Have a Cuppa is bright and fun as well. I really let it do the work on this clean and simple Valentine. Stamps: Groovy Love Ink: Melon Mambo Paper: Melon Mambo, Bermuda … Continue reading »

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Oh, Hello Little Birdie

The Sale-a-Bration stamp set Honeycomb Happiness has an odd combination of images — a bird, an ice cream cone, and a balloon — but they are all so cute it doesn’t even matter! They are designed to be used with the Honeycomb Embellishments. I was drawn to the little birdie with his curious expression today. Stamps: … Continue reading »

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