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Stampin' Up! Incentive Trip & This Little Piggy

She Believed She Could

Hello Friends,

I'm  back in my office today, after an amazing vacation to Thailand compliments of Stampin' Up!.   I still remember ordering my starter kit because I wanted a discount on my crafting supplies.  I never in my wildest dreams would have imagined a Stampin' Up! Thailand Incentive Trip was in my future.

This Little Piggy

Today's card features one of the cuties from the 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Catalog-the This Little Pig stamp set.  The clouds mask (Pattern Party Decorative Masks) and Embossing Paste are the perfect compliment to the "She Believed she could" flying pig.  The embossing pasted gives the clouds a fun texture.


Learn Tips and Tricks of using Embossing Paste with this video from the Stampin' Up! home office.
This Little Piggy Stampin' Up!
The embossing pasted gives the clouds a fun texture.
The Little piggy was super easy to color with my Watercolor Pencils.  If you don't have these yet, they are a must have.



  • For every $50 (on a single order, price before shipping and tax) you spend between July 1-31,  you’ll earn a $5.00 Bonus Days coupon that you can redeem between August 1 – 31, 2017.    Find Out More Here
Stampin' Up! Starter Kit

Give yourself the Best Gift in the Catalog.  The $99 Starter Kit paves the way for you to enjoy a discount on all your Stampin' Up! supplies.  Who knows where that kit may take you.  

Greek Isles

The Stampin' Up! Incentive Trip for 2019 is the Greek Isles!

Just Purchase Your $99 Stampin' Up! Starter Kit by July 31 and you will receive:

  • Your choice of up to $125 worth of any current Stampin' Up! products!
  • a FREE Essentials Gift Pack including Paper Snips, SNAIL Adhesive, Grid Paper, two D Blocks (one for you and one for a stamping friend!), and a Bone Folder. That’s an added value of $52!
  • the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set from the holiday catalog for FREE ($20 Value).  With so many basic items included with your kit, you’ll be able to spend your Starter Kit dollars on the fun stuff—like your favorite stamp sets and accessories! 


Get $72 worth of BONUS products when you purchase the $99 Starter Kit and join Stampin' Up! in July.  No Risk.  No obligation to purchase anything further.  No Penalty to drop!

 Here's the extras you get by joining during July:

Basic Pack Carols for Christmas

 We are looking for new team members from all across the United States and I'd love to have you join our team!

Hobby Demonstrators Always Welcome


 Thanks to Fusion Card Challenge for today's Card Sketch.

Have a fabulous day,



You too can make this...

Here is list of supplies and tools used:  Click the Product to Shop Online

Daisy Punch for Making Coneflowers

Daisy Punch Stampin' Up!

Hello Friends,

Good News!  The Daisy Punch is back in stock and is available to order.  Yippee!   The Daisy Punch can be ordered separately or in the Daisy Delight Bundle.   And did you know that the Daisy punch makes more than just daisies?  Today, the Daisy Punch makes a coneflower or Echinacea.


Double Scoop Coneflower

Yes, I am an avid Paper Crafter, but I am also a gardener.  I have been on the alert to find the gorgeous Double Scoop Cranberry Coneflower ever since I saw them on Pinterest.  So far, I have been unable to locate them in any garden center, so I decided to try my hand at creating Paper Double Scoop Coneflowers.   What do you think?  Are they a good likeness?  Love that Daisy Punch!

Daisy Punch Stampin' Up!

Are you wondering how I made Coneflowers with my Daisy Punch? 

Daisy Punch

To get the rich color of the Cranberry Double Scoop Coneflower, I stamped my daisy using Berry Burst Ink onto Melon Mambo Card Stock.  Next, I snipped the daisies in half and stacked them.

Dying Yarn for Pompoms

To make the pompom centers, I colored some cotton yarn with my Berry Burst Reinker and a little water.  As you can see the results were fabulous.

Would you like to see the Daisy Delight Bundle as daisies too?


Dalsy Delight Stampin' Up!

 Check out this Blog Post on How to Make Paper Daisies pretty enough for the Garden.


Daisy Delight Sneak Peek

Or this simple Daisy Delight Card Blog Post.

Curtain Call

The Berry Burst and the Melon Mambo combo ties in perfectly for this Sorbet Curtain Call Challenge.

Daisy Delight Stampin' Up!

Supplies used for today's Coneflower Projects

Daisy Delight Bundle (Save 10% when you bundle) or Sold separately-Daisy Punch and Daisy Delight Stamp set

Melon Mambo Card Stock

Berry Burst card stock, Ink, reinker and Crinkled Seam Binding

Chocolate Chip and Old Olive Card Stock and Gold Foil Sheets

Stitches Shapes Dies and Layering Ovals Dies

Layered Leavess Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and the Big Shot

Versamark Ink, Gold Emboss Powder, Embossing Buddy and Heat Tool

All Things Thanks Stamp Set

Glue dots and Stampin' Dimensionals

Basics Pack 1 Washi Tape and Clear Tiny Treat Boxes

Cotton Yarn


My June Gift is the adorable Bitty Bows.  Place a $75 or more order (before shipping & tax) in my Online Store using the June Hostess Code.


Have a fabulous day,



A Little Wild

A Little Wild Stampin' Up!

Hello Friends,

The A Little Wild Bundle was designed for making Baby Gifts and Cards, but don't stop there.    Lions, Bears and Elephants make terrific cards and gifts for children of all ages.  Today's Birthday Card and Gift Bag was designed for my grandson who soon turns 5.   Scroll down for a Stampin' Up! Video Tutorial using the A Little Wild Bundle.

Handmade with Love

What do you do when you are putting the finishing touches on a really cute project and THIS HAPPENS?  Do you scream and leave the room?  Do you trash it and start all over?  Or do you get creative and add embellishments?  Just as I was adding the last little honey bee, my hand landed in my watercoloring palette and onto my card.  Boo Hoo!  What to do?

A Little Wild Stampin' Up!

 My solution....the adorable Balloon Honeycomb Embellishments from the Birthday Memories Suite.  Cute, cute, cute!  Hint:  Apply your balloons with glue dots.


Happy Birthday, Lincoln!
It's hard to believe that you are turning 5 already.

 A Little Wild Stamp Set and the Little Loves Framelits dies make adorable gift tags and cards.  Watch the video for more project ideas using the A Little Wild Bundle.

Handmade Child's Birthday Card

I made my Gift Bag with the Gift Bag Punch Board.  Tip:  To make a flap for the top of your bag, simple flip your bag over and punch the top too.

My Project Supply List-Click on the Product to Shop Online


My June Gift is the adorable Bitty Bows.  Place a $75 or more order (before shipping & tax) in my Online Store using the June Hostess Code.


Have a fabulous day,