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Kindness Changes Everything

Kindness changes everything and you can spread a little kindness by sending handmade cards! They don't have to be fancy, they just need to be heartfelt. Blueberry Bushel card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Whisper White: 4" x 5-1/4" and 2-5/8" Stitched Square...

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So Glad We Are Friends!

Social media has changed the way we communicate with our friends. Although we may not have seen our friends for quite awhile we know what they are up to because they've posted all about it. We've seen their vacation photos, we've heard all about how their child's...

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Everything is Rosy!

They had me at hot pick and blue. I absolutely ADORE the colors in the NEW Everything is Rosy Product Medley from Stampin' Up! Melon Mambo and Night of Navy look so fabulous together! This is a get it while it's hot because it's only available while supplies last or...

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Add an Angle to Your Cards!

It's no secret that I love pretty papers and there are SO MANY different ways that you can use them on your cards! Pineapple Punch card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Floral paper: 3" x 5-1/2" (Cut on a diagonal to make two cards!) Whisper White: 2-5/8" x...

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Love What You Do

This month I'm celebrating my 20th Anniversary as a Stampin' Up! demonstrator. Believe me when I tell you that when I signed up it was only for the discount and I never imagined that 20 years later I would have taught thousands of people how to make their own greeting...

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Grab Retiring Products Before They’re GONE!

It’s that time again... Stampin’ Up! is retiring stamps and accessories from BOTH the 2018-2019 Annual and 2019 Occasions catalogs. As sad as it is to see these products go, there’s still time for you to get them before they’re gone. Stamp sets are guaranteed...

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Pretty Paper Birthday Cards

When it comes to buying new craft supplies, just give me ALL the pretty paper. Is that you too? Today I've got 2 quick & easy birthday cards that you can make with any of the pretty patterned papers that you have in your stash. Soft Sea Foam card base: 5-1/2" x...

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Lucky to Have a Friend Like You Card Ideas

The best card is the one you send, so today I have a couple simple ideas for cards that you can quickly make and send to a friend. Fresh Fig card base: 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" Flower paper: 3" x 4" Oval size: 1-7/8" x 2-3/4"   Let the pretty paper do the...

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It’s Time to Get Organized!

I don't know about you, but I find I'm my LEAST creative when my craft area is a mess. It's hard to even think about what I want to make next when I have supplies spread out all over the place and I can't find what I'm looking for. I call it "Creative Chaos". Luckily,...

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