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2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Catalog Designer Series Paper Stacks

Hello Friends,
Do you love Designer Paper as much as I do?  Check out Stampin' Up!'s newest Designer Series Paper Stacks from the 2017-2018 annual catalog: 48 sheets (4 each of 12 double-sided designs) of exquisite 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) designer papers perfect for cards, memory keeping, and all of your papercrafting needs.
Side Note:  I'm itching to show you project ideas with my new stash from the 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog, but I injured my eye in the garden this week, so I need to lay low for a bit.  Hopefully, things will be good again in a few days.  Until then, enjoy today's video from Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up' 2017-2018 Catalog

2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogs-If you place an order through me in the past year, you will automatically receive an Free Annual Catalog from me.  Be sure to contact me if your address has changed, so that your catalog does not get sent to the wrong address.  Thanks!  New Customers who place an order with me will receive a free catalog too!



Have a fabulous day,


Merry Christmas, Good-Bye & Hello

Banners for Christmas

Hello Friends,

In today's post, we'll talk about 3 things-Merry Christmas, Good-Bye & Hello.

First, I would like to wish you a Merry Christmas.  As I mentioned in early posts, I will not be blogging December 21-28, 2016.  I'm taking time off to spend time with family and friends.

Stampin' Up! Retiring Stamp Sets including the fabulous Banners for Christmas and Christmas Magic Stamp Sets used on today's card are guaranteed available until December 21, after which they will be only available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.  All Retiring Product will be discontinued after January 3, 2017.

And finally, there's 2 Sneak Peeks from the 2017 Stampin' Up! Occasions Catalog included with today's Christmas Card.  Can you find them?


Banners for Christmas

Christmas Card Details

The Candy Cane and the sweet Christmas and New Years Banners are stamps from the Banner for Christmas Stamp set.  I stamped the candy cane with Real Red Ink.  Then, I stamped the banners with VersaMark Ink and Heat Embossed them with Gold Embossing Powder.

Have you found the 2 Sneak Peeks yet?  I'm jumping up and down giddy to announce that we will be getting a new Dynamic Embossing folder.  If you loved the Dynamic Cable Knit Embossing Folder, you are going to love the Dynamic Hexagons Embossing Folder.  I sponged over the embossed area with a bit of Bermuda Bay Ink.

The second Sneak Peek is the classy red & white Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack.  See it peeking around the edges?  There are 48 beautiful 6" x 6" of Red & White Paper.

Christmas Magic

I carried the Red and White theme through to the inside of my card, but this time in reverse.  I heat embossed white on red with stamps from the Christmas Magic Stamp set. 

I really do appreciate you.  See you again on December 29.

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2017 Occasions & Sale-a-Bration Catalogs are arriving in the mailboxes of all my Preferred Customers (Placed an order with me in the last 12 months.)  Note:  They were mailed separately and may arrive on different days.

New Customers-If you plan to place your next Stampin’ Up! order through me, Request Your  Catalogs Here.  Be sure to include your address, so that I know where to send your catalogs.  


Have a fabulous day,



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Christmas Magic Holiday Sneak Peek

Christmas Magic

Hello Stampers,

One of the many things that I love about being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator is Sneak Peeks and Preorders.  Today's projects were made with the Christmas Magic Stamp Set from the upcoming Holiday Catalog.  How many other Sneak Peeks can you find?

Christmas Magic Train

The stamps in the Christmas Magic stamp set are a little vintage and a little whimsical.  Who doesn't like the charm of a steam engine decked out for Christmas?  

There are 4 more Holiday Sneak Peeks of my Christmas Card.  Did you find them?

Candy Cane Lane Baker's Twine-The picture doesn't do this twine justice.  The red and white stripes hold a touch of glimmer.  It's beautiful!

Candy Cane Lane Designer Washi Tape-Love the classic look of red and white.  And the patterns of the 5 Candy Cane Washi Tape will take you to Christmas and beyond.

Sneak Peeks 3 and 4 are Copper Foil Sheets and Embossing Powder.  Copper is so trendy right now.  These are a must have for your craft room.

Coloring with Markers

The Steam Engine from the Christmas Magic is just so cool.  I enjoyed every minute coloring this beauty.  For a more saturated watercolor look, I like the apply ink to a clear block with my markers.  Then, I begin coloring with my Blender Pen.  Its fine tip is great for coloring tight spaces.  Hint: Add second and third layers of ink as needed on the lined or shaded areas.  I colored my greenery with a marker for an even richer Garden Green.

Christmas Magic Gift Bag

My North Pole Gift Bag was fashioned with the Gift Bag Punch Board.  I gave all the snow a hint of glimmer with my Wink of Stella Brush.

Grady and the wonder of burnt food

Oh, the things that children say.  Here's some thoughts from Grady, my grandson.

"Mom, that was really amazing! I didn't know food could burn like that. Wow!" 😂😂

Family legend has it that I am prone to burning things when occupied stamping.  For some reason my mind wanders and I loose all track of time when I am creating in my craft room.  Well, I challenge you to not let your mind wander when you see the 2016 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.  Let's just say, "It Rocks!".   Oh, and try not to burn anything.

2016 Holiday Catalog Stampin' Up!

My Preferred Customers (customers who have placed an order with me in the last year) will automatically receive a new catalog from me.  New Customers or wanna be customers may Request a Catalog Here.

2016 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog

September 1 - January 3, 2017


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