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Stamp-A-Stack Cards Part II

Here are the other two cards we made at Mary’s Stamp-A-Stack:


Stamps: Baroque Motifs, To Have and To Hold
Ink: White StazOn, Chocolate Chip
Paper: Groovy Guava, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Accessories: white organdy ribbon, Ticket Corner punch


Stamps: Great Grads
Ink: Basic Black, Basic Gray
Paper: Basic Black, Basic Gray, Whisper White
Accessories: Scallop punch, 1 3/8 inch Circle punch


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Stamp-A-Stack Cards

Here are two of the cards we made at Mary’s Stamp-A-Stack. Mary is the ultimate hostess and has a really wonderful group of friends and family who get together to make cards. The themes she chose this time were wedding, graduation, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day. Here are the Mother’s Day and Father’s Day designs:

Mother’s Day:

Stamps: Wonderful Favorites, Lovely as a Tree, Weathered
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Paper: Kraft, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Accessories: sponge

Yes, this is the same design you saw in the techniques post with a slight change in colors.

Father’s Day:

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Cards and pigtails…. and a missing tooth!

I apologize for being MIA. My baby turned 2 last week and school has started to become more demanding. I have several cards to share, plus pics of my darling Maddie in her first ever pigtails. I can’t believe she is 2 already. Where does the time go?!?!?! And to make me feel even MORE sad about my babies growing up, Justin lost his first tooth last night!!!

First, the cute kid pics:

Maddie Bday Pigtails

Maddie Bday Pigtails 2

Justin Tooth 1

Ok, on to cards:

Here is a card I made for a bridal shower I attended last weekend. The two backgrounds together are awesome and I know I saw someone pair them up on SCS, but I cannot remember who did it. If you haven’t tried them together, you should!!!

Bridal Shower Floral

Stamps: Floral BG, Polka Dot BG, All Holidays
Ink: Groovy Guava, Chocolate Chip
Paper: Groovy Guava, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Accessories: Large & Small Oval Punches, Chocolate Chip Satin Ribbon

Here is a card we made at my last Stamp-A-Stack. I used the Slit Punch to make the scallops along the edge of the card stock. Brilliant (and NOT my idea)! I cased this card from caspen1973 on CSC. You can see that card here.

Birthday SAS Enjoy Every Moment

Stamps: Enjoy Every Moment
Ink: Old Olive, Groovy Guava, So Saffron
Paper: Old Olive, Groovy Guava, So Saffron, Whisper White
Accessories: Old Olive 5/8 inch Grosgrain Ribbon, Slit Punch

One more! This is one I made for my husband, using the Cheers To You stamp set available in the UK SU! catalog. I had a very nice demo friend in the UK send me this set in a trade. It rocks! And no, you don’t need to adjust your eyes. The sentiment really *is* crooked. I had this whole stinkin’ card made and was so happy with it, but then decided to add “Happy Birthday” at the last minute. Of course, I screwed it up and didn’t have time to fix it. So please, do not make an appt. with your eye doctor!

Bart’s Birthday Card 08

Stamps: Cheers To You (only available in the UK)
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Staz-On Timber Brown
Paper: DP from At Home Simply Scrappin’ Kit, Brocade Blue, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Accessories: Round Tab Punch, Stickles (for the head on the beer)

I solemnly vow not to stay away for weeks again. I have been a bad, bad blogger, but I do have more cards to post!!!


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SAB Birthday Whimsy

Do you want to make this card? You can only get this stamp set during Sale-A-Bration!!! I cased this card from Teneale Williams. You can see her card here.

Sale-A-Bration is the perfect time to time place an order, host a workshop, or sign up to be a demonstrator!

Dates: February 1-March 17, 2008

Our Sale-A-Bration promotion gives everyone a reason to celebrate!

Promotion Details:

Customers: For every $50 purchase they make, customers will receive a free Sale-A-Bration product.

Hostesses: In addition to our regular hostess benefits, hostesses will receive a free Sale-A-Bration stamp set for workshops that reach $300 or more.

Recruits: Anyone who joins as a demonstrator during Sale-A-Bration can choose any stamp set–a value of up to $47.95–from the current catalog.

***In addition to the FREE stamp set from the current catalog, Stampin’ Up! is offering the starter kit for 20% off during Sale-A-Bration! The kit is regularly $199, but is now $159 until March 17th.***

If you have ever considered signing up as a demonstrator, I would love to talk to you more about it. Drop me an email or leave a comment on this thread and I will contact you. The starter kit is a great deal, with over $300 in product. During Sale-A-Bration, you also get to choose a free stamp set from the current catalog valued at $47.95 or less, too!! As a demonstrator, you receive a 20% commission, preorder opportunities for all of the catalogs and mini catalogs, and many other benefits. I *love* being a demonstrator and I think you will, too!

If you would like to place an order, all you need to do is send me an email with your order and your address. I can accept payment via paypal, credit card, check, or money order. Once I receive your order, I will contact you regarding payment.

I have more cards to share and hopefully some scrapbook pages as well, since I’ll be scrappin’ on Friday night with the Kristines 🙂


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Pretty Petals

Pretty Petal Thank You

Is this a gorgeous background stamp or what?!?! It is so versatile and I am completely in love with it!!! I made this thank you card for the youth services librarian who kindly allowed me to interview her for one of my class assignments. She was absolutely delightful to talk to and really made me wish I was working in her library 🙂

The Deets:

Stamps: Pretty Petals BG, Enjoy Every Moment {sentiment}
Ink: Wild Wasabi, Rose Red, Regal Rose, Pumpkin Pie
Paper: Wild Wasabi, Regal Rose, Whisper White
Accessories: Wild Wasabi Double Stitched ribbon, pink brads, Marvy punches

I’m working on some other card designs for an upcoming Stamp-A-Stack and will hopefully post those in the next couple of days. I have class for 5 hours tomorrow (oh joy) and will definitely not have time to stamp or scrap. I am recovering from both a sinus infection and an ear infection. Nice, huh?


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Valentine Stamp Camp Projects!

Whew! I’m on a roll! I have finished designing the projects for my Valentine Stamp Camp that will be held at my house on February 2nd. If you are interested in registering for the class, please email me or check out my Stampin’ Up! website for more details!

This one is my favorite:

Valentine Coaster Box

Stamps: One Of A Kind, Boho Backgrounds
Paper: Berry Bliss, Pretty In Pink, Whisper White
Ink: Pretty In Pink
Accessories: Scallop Punch, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, cello bag, Pretty In Pink taffeta ribbon

These are the 3 projects:

Valentine Stamp Camp Projects

You can find pictures of the 3 cards we’ll be making on the previous post!


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Cards for Valentine Stamp Camp

I’ve been stamping!!! I am waiting for my man in brown to bring me MORE new catalog goodies, but I was able to get the cards designed for my Valentine Stamp Camp:

Forever In My Heart Valentine Stamp Camp

Stamps: Forever In My Heart, Warm Words, Holidays & Wishes
Paper: Designer Prints Groovy Guava, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Groovy Guava, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Groovy Guava Double Stitched Ribbon, Dimensionals

Priceless Valentine Stamp Camp

Stamps: Priceless, Holidays & Wishes
Paper: Whisper White, Pretty In Pink, Purely Pomegranate
Ink: Pretty In Pink, Purely Pomegranate
Accessories: Purely Pomegranate Double Stitched Ribbon, Scallop Circle Punch, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, Dimensionals

Define Your Life Outline Valentine Stamp Camp

Stamps: Define Your Life, Jumbo Outline Alpha, Forever In My Heart
Paper: Whisper White, Pretty In Pink, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Pretty In Pink, Timber Brown StazOn
Accessories: Pretty In Pink Taffeta Ribbon, Aqua Painters

I will be posting the three Valentine projects we’ll be making probably this weekend. The man in brown isn’t going to be bringing my new goodies until Wednesday or Thursday.

If you are interested in signing up for this class, please email me. For more details, check out my new Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator website


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