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Hello, I Miss You!

Hello, I Miss You!

Over the years and many moves due to the military, I’ve left behind the dearest of friends.

While we may be miles apart the friendships stay fresh always.  One way to keep the friendship fresh is through a handmade card.

Today, I’m sharing a card using the Vertical Garden stamp set and one of my favorite Sale-a-Bration sets, Hey Chick.


Vertical Garden

The Vertical Garden stamp set is now available and perfect for many projects.  Make sure to check out the Vertical Garden Project kit, a home decor kit you will adore.

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Miss You, Vertical Garden, Hey Chicks, Stampin' Up!


Tips & Tricks 

  • Begin stamping the hello image using Delightful Dijon ink by stamping off several times and then stamping.  Each time you stamp, the image should get darker as you work your way towards the bottom of the card.
  • The small scallops were created by die cutting a large scallop square from Calypso Coral cardstock.
  • Attach the Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate over the Delightful Dijon cardstock.


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  • Attach the ribbon, acetate and cardstock using a stapler.


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Lastly, one of my favorite kits in the Occasions catalog is the Vertical Garden Project Kit.

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This is a perfect kit for spring,  I’m thinking a lot about spring with the recent cold snap here in Florida.  Click HERE to view the Vertical Garden Project kit and order yours to create today.

Be sure to see this kit in the video below.


Be inspired with more ideas using the Vertical Garden stamp set HERE  and HERE.

Plus don’t miss my favorite card using this stamp set HERE.

Take Advantage of Sale-A-Bration!

Sale-a-Bration is here and in full swing.  The Sale-a-Bration catalog is filled with great products to fit all different types of projects.

You may have seen this recent post using the Hey, Chick stamp set.  This set has become one of my favorites from the Sale-a-Bration catalog and you will find tremendous inspiration on Pinterest using this set.

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Tips & Tricks 

  • Use Watercolor Pencils to color each of the stamped images.
  • Archival Basic Black ink is perfect to use for all of your watercolor needs. Heat set the image before you watercolor.
  • My favorite tool to use for watercolor is the Aqua Painter.  Two pens come in a pack with a medium and fine brush tips.

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  • The Urban Underground Suite offers the perfect coordinating products to compliment the Hey, Chicks stamp set. My favorite is the Hexagons Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  This folder creates a deeply embossed image.
  • Use the Tags & Label dies for the greeting.


The Hey, Chick stamp set is FREE with a $50 purchase of products from my Online Store.

Click HERE and start shopping and earning FREE stamp sets.

New Exclusive Tutorial Available!

Exciting news.  The January Exclusive tutorial is available and it’s AWESOME.

12 beautiful projects to inspire your creativity.  Each project has step by step instructions.

You can receive this tutorial 2 ways:

  1. Purchase $50 in my Online Store and this tutorial will be sent to you for FREE- 59 pages of AMAZING creativity.
  2. Purchase the tutorial HERE for $15.  You will automatically receive the tutorial download after purchasing.

If you are a tutorial subscriber, this tutorial was emailed yesterday to you.  Please email me directly if you did not receive it.  


Price: $110.00

Hey Chick, Sale-a-Bration is Here!

Hey Chick, Sale-a-Bration is Here!

It’s hard to believe Sale-a-Bration is here.  The excitement of this promotion has been building for months!

Before I share today’s card, let me start with an apology.

If you read yesterday’s post, I completely led you astray on accident.

I edited the post late afternoon, but in case you did not see it I wanted to update you now.

The Glamper Greetings stamp set IS still be available!

I’m thankful for a kind demonstrator who helped me out with a carry over list from the Holiday catalog.  You can find it HERE.


Let’s Chat About Sale-a-Bration

This time of year is super exciting for so many reasons.

Today the new Occasions catalog products are available.  Now THAT is major excitement.  There are so many great stamp sets and accessories you are going to love.

Here are a few reasons why Sale-a-Bration is exciting…

  • Every $50 purchase you can choose a FREE stamp set from the Sale-a-Bration catalog.
  • Join Stampin’ Up! and receive TWO FREE stamp sets of your choice on top of your starter kit.  The starter kit is $99 and YOU can choose what goes in it.  To sum it up: You choose $125 retail product for $99 + 2 FREE stamp sets any price.
  • As a hostess, you can receive $25 extra when your party sales reach $250.


Hey, Chick! I’m FREE!

I love chickens, and especially a stamp set with chickens in it.

This Sale-a-Bration stamp set is going to be a HUGE hit and especially for those who love to watercolor.

The chicken images in this set are all line images, meaning they are open for you to color with your favorite coloring tools.


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Stampin’ Up! has added Watercolor Pencils back into our product line.  There are 12 pencils in the pack, each providing a creamy soft texture when coloring.

Tips & Tricks

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It’s been awhile since I’ve used Watercolor Pencils, but I love how easy they are to use with a Blender Pen on Whisper White cardstock.

Here are a few tips & tricks I used for this fun chicken card.

  • Stamp the image using Archival Basic Black ink.  Heat set the image using a heat tool, or let the ink dry very well before water coloring. I used a Blender Pen to water color the chicken image.
  • The Urban Underground Suite has perfect products to coordinate with the Hey Chick stamp set such as the designer series paper as well as the Hexagon Dynamic  Textured Impressions embossing folder,
  • Stamp the chicken and the greeting onto cardstock, then die cut using the Stitched Shapes Framelits.  These will be available mid-January.

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You can see all products used for this project below in the clickable links. 

  • Lastly, I added my favorite twine using the 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon, taking one piece of twine from the ribbon and curling a few times in my palm and stapling to the focal image.


Create & Sale-a-Brate!

Make sure to check out the new Occasions catalog products in my Online Store HERE.

Remember, you can choose a FREE stamp set like the stamp set I’m using today, Hey Chick, from the Sale-a-Bration catalog for every $50 you spend.

Click to view the Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration catalog online.


Is your wish list WAY TOO LONG? Join my team and not only do you enjoy a discount of amazing products, but also a community of stampers who love to share ideas and the love of stamping.

Become a part of a growing team of talented stamping artists and enjoy the abundance of opportunities that lie ahead.

This could mean being your best customer and receiving a discount or running your own stamping business with friends to cheer you on.  These friends will become lifelong friendships.  Being a part of my team, we help each other succeed.

If you want more information or have more questions, I would love to chat with you.  Just email me directly.

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You can find great stamp sets, ink, cardstock and amazing embellishments in my online store.

Click HERE and see the possibilities for creating fabulous projects this year.

I’d love to be your creative coach and share with you as you begin this hobby or if you are ready to step it up a notch.

Stamp with Me! See Online Classes Available!

Purchase $50 from my Online Store and receive my January Tutorial FREE.   

All online orders will receive a hand stamped card with a little surprise inside.

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