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Two Must Have Tools To Use With Intricate Thinlets Dies

Stop using wax paper and dryer sheets with your intricate thinlets dies! There is no need to go to crazy lengths to die cut the beautifully detailed thinlets dies that Stampin’ Up! has available.  There are two must have tools that make using those intricate thinlets easy to use without poking out all of the… Read More »

Happy Mother’s Day Gift Bag with Fancy Favor!

Featured Retired Products:  Fancy Favor Bigz Die, Extra Large Tag Punch, Tea for Two Designer Series Paper, Pop-Up Posies Kit, and the Wonderful Mother Stamp Set I planned ahead for Mother’s Day this year.  I know!  I shocked myself!  I usually realize that, “Mother’s Day is tomorrow!”,  before I come up with a plan.  Since… Read More »

3 of 8: My Stampin’ Up! Card Challenge!

What do you get when you challenge yourself to make 8 completely different cards with the same 3 pieces of card stock?  You get 8 great cards and a lot of time relaxing while you stamp! Stampin’ Up! offers so many different stamp sets, tools and embellishments that it is fun to challenge yourself to… Read More »

2013 Trends: Hexagons!

The Hexagon is in!  I’m seeing cards and scrapbook page designs all over the place with hexagons everywhere!  I just couldn’t resist trying to figure out and easy way to cut nicely shaped hexagons without a punch!  Well, here it is! The new Honeycomb Embossing Folder (#129379) makes this a fun trend.  The embossing folder… Read More »

Stamping Technique: Inked Dry Embossing

You can add some great dimension to your cards by using a technique called Inked Dry Embossing.  You use a brayer to ink up the front inside of your embossing folder and then emboss your paper.  It really gives a beautiful effect. Here is an up close view of two samples. One is gumball green on… Read More »

2 Top Note Techniques Every Stamper Should Know!

I’ve been experimenting with my Bigz Dies and Framelits.  I found two new shapes that I can get using this tip with my Top Note Bigz Die.  I wanted to share them with you.  You need to know this!  I have 3 fun Top Note Project ideas for you today as well! These are the two… Read More »

What Do You Do With An Extra Penguin?

You make a Christmas tag of course!  All of the pieces for this project were extra things I had in my stash that had been cut for other things and never got used.  Every now and then, you have to go through that box of stamped images and pull out pieces to see what you can… Read More »

Peace on Earth

Ahhh… a project with a punch and two embossing folders.  Heaven.  That’s what I call this project.  When you get to play with all of the toys, it doesn’t even matter what the project looks like!  Of course it’s Raspberry Ripple, too! Materials and Links for this project: Papers, ink and ribbon:  Raspberry Ripple and… Read More »

WOW! Christmas Ornament, Jar Topper or Bag Decoration…You Decide!

I LOVE the project I made today.  I just could not resist getting out the Daydream Medallion Stamp Set and the Floral Frames Framelits and trying a new color combination for the ornament that I created a couple of days ago. A few weeks ago, I created a Christmas Card in Midnight Muse using the… Read More »