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Posted on March 28, 2017

Create a Custom Tee – Vintage Style!

Big Shot/ Die Cut/ Paper crafting/ Sale-A-Bration

Hey stampers! Hope you like this “vintage” style card, created with the Custom Tee stamp set by Stampin’ Up! A lot of us are having “big” birthdays this year, so I thought this card was just the ticket!

You can still grab the stamp set (or bundle to save 10%) until May 31. Instructions, including measurements follow. Just click on a picture to go right to my ordering site. (until March 31 you can still score a free Sale-A-Bration item!


  • Stamp Sets: Custom Tee (142916)
  • Card Stock: Peekaboo Peach (141417), Calypso Coral (122925), Whisper White (100730)
  • Stamp Pads: Memento Tuxedo Black (132708)
  • Misc.: T-shirt Builder Die (142754), Cupcake & Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack (142744), Silver Glimmer Paper (135314), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Silver 1/8” Ribbon (134583), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Glue Dots (103683), Dimensionals (104430), Bone Folder (102300)


  • Whisper White: 2 ½” x 4”, 3 ½” x 4 ¾” (for inside greeting and message)
  • Peekaboo Peach 5 ½” x 8 ½”
  • Calypso Coral: 2 7/8” x 4 1/8”
  • Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack 2 ½” x 1 1/8 (sunburst), 2 14” x 2” (tee)
  • Silver Glimmer: ¼” x 2 ½”
  • Silver 1/8” Ribbon:   8”


    1. Ink up Vintage verse from the Custom Tee set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink.
    2. Stamp Vintage on to the 2 ¼” x 2” scrap of Cupcakes & Carousels paper.
    3. Place the piece with Vintage on it in the Big Shot and cut it out with the women’s tee shirt framelits die.
    4. Adhere white card stock to Calypso Coral card stock layer with SNAIL adhesive.
    5. Adhere the sunburst 2 ½” x 1 1/8” piece of Cupcakes & Carousels paper to the bottom portion of the white piece.
    6. Peel the plastic backing of off the Silver Glimmer paper and adhere it with Glue Dots just above the sunburst paper.
    7. Adhere the Calypso Coral to the Peekaboo Peach card base.
    8. Place 2 Dimensionals on the back of the tee and adhere it to the card.
    9. On the rhinestone sheet, cut four rhinestones from the chain of attached rhinestones and adhere to the tee just below the word Vintage.
    10. Tie a bow with the silver ribbon and attach it to the card with a glue dot.

Would love to see what you create using the Custom Tee stamp set!


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Posted on March 21, 2017

Hello NEW Saleabration Choices and Goodbye Mint Macaron….

Announcements/ Paper crafting/ Sale-A-Bration

Great news…there are new Saleabration choices that just have been added! Sad news… we will soon be saying goodbye to 2015-2017 In Color Mint Macaron…sniff, sniff! This is my favorite In Color from that collection. Of course, all the beautiful colors in that set will be saying adieu as well.

BUT…it’s not too late to make sure you can continue to make projects like this using YOUR favorite 2015-2017 In Color, whichever one that is! Just click on a pic below to see the product used.


  • Stamp SetsFalling Flowers (139553w,139556c); Greatest Greetings (140703w,140706c)
  • Card Stock – Thick Whisper White (140272)
  • Stamp Pads – Mint Macaron (138326); Smoky Slate (131179)
  • Misc. – Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper (142778); 3/8” Mint Macaron Sheer Linen Ribbon (141656); 2015-2017 In Color Doilies (141674); Pearl Basic Jewels (119247); 2” Circle punch (133782); Wink of Stella-Gold (141898); Wink of Stella – Clear (141897); Mini Glue Dots (103683); Dimensionals (104430)


  • Thick Whisper White CS: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”
  • Ribbon: 10”


    1. Fold Thick Whisper White cardstock in half to form card base.
    2. Punch 2” circle from card front.
    3. Stamp ‘flourish’ image several times across card front using Mint Macaron ink.
    4. Stamp ‘sentiment’ using Smoky Slate ink.
    5. Tie ribbon around card front as shown.
    6. Center In Color Doily inside punched circle and adhere to inside of card base using Mini Glue Dots.
    7. Fussy cut a flower from the Succulent Garden DSP then paint with Wink of Stella – Clear. Add to center of doily with a Dimensional.
    8. Add Pearl Basic Jewels to flower center.
    9. Splatter card front with Wink of Stella – Gold by tapping handle.

If you order right away, you can also still get a free Saleabration product for every $50 purchase…NEW SAB choices have just been added!


Thanks for popping in today and I hope you score some Saleabration freebies right away! If you enjoyed this post, here’s another one you might enjoy! 🙂


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Posted on February 28, 2017

Glimmer Paper Video – Sale-A-Bration Style

Sale-A-Bration/ Stamping/ Tuesday Tips

Hey stampers! Today I wanted to share a video from the Home Office showing you lots of Glimmer Paper projects!

With any qualify order of $50 from any of our current catalogs you can get a pack of this yummy paper…for FREE!!!

You get four sheets of each color (Mint Macaron, Sweet Sugarplum, and Bermuda Bay) in the 6 x 6 paper stack and the colors coordinate with the Cupcakes and Carousels, Falling in Love, and Succulent Garden Product Suites in our Occasions Catalog.

There are so many fun things you can do with this paper and ! I know you’ll want to have some of this in your crafting supplies!

Just go to my store, pick out at least $50 worth of your favorite Stampin’ Up! products and add this item in (item #143831) at the end (if you forget, you will get a prompt telling you to choose a Sale-A-Bration item). Of course, you can choose any free item you’d like!


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Posted on February 23, 2017

Sale-A-Bration Tasty Truck – Quick and Easy

Announcements/ Sale-A-Bration

Hey stampers! I wanted to share a simple card today, one made with the Sale-A-Bration free stamp set, Tasty Truck. This has been a popular one with all my customers!

Directions, measurements and product links (including new Sale-A-Bration choices) follow at the end of this post.

Now, speaking of Sale-A-Bration…have you seen the new free choices that were just added on Tuesday? No? Here you go:

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Here’s some samples to check out.

I LOVE LOVE the glimmer paper. It won’t last, so get on over to my online store to place your $50 order and get this 6″ x 6″ glimmer stack for free!  Of course, you can place a larger order and get ALL the new items for free AND get hostess dollars to spend, too…woo hoo!!


  • Stamp SetsTasty Trucks (143300)
  • Card Stock – Whisper White Notecards and Envelopes (131527);
  • Whisper White (100730)
  • Ink – Basic Black (140931); Bermuda Bay (131171); Melon Mambo (126948); Smokey Slate (131179); Daffodil Delight (126944)
  • Misc. – Aqua Painter (103954); ½” Circle Punch (119869); Dimensionals (104430); Paper Snips (103579)


  • Whisper White Notecard & Envelope
  • Whisper White:               Scrap



  1. Stamp Truck using Basic Black Ink onto upper left of notecard
  2. Stamp cupcakes inside window
  3. Stamp an extra cupcake on Whisper White Scrap
  4. Punch out with ½” Circle Punch
  5. Stamp Greeting towards lower right of notecard using Bermuda Bay Ink
  6. Use thin strips of Whisper White Scrap, stamp the truck using Basic Black Ink…ensuring that the “side bar” is usable.
  7. Stamp greeting using Bermuda Bay Ink
  8. Use paper snips to cut out side bar, curing around the headlight
  9. Squeeze the ink pads to transfer ink into the lids
  10. Use aqua painters and ink from lids to color.

Use Stampin’  Dimensionals to pop up side bar and cupcake pieces


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Posted on February 15, 2017

Sweet Sugarplum Cheers

Announcements/ Sale-A-Bration/ Stamping

Hey stampers! I couldn’t resist sharing this adorable “Sweet Sugarplum Cheers” card, and give you a sneak peek of another new Sale-A-Bration choice being added by Stampin’ Up! later in the month!

Sweet Sugarplum is my faaaaaaavorite 2016-2018 In Color and the “Reverse Words” images will complement any card! You’ll be able to order this stamp set, 6″ x 6″ Glimmer Paper (in Bermuda Bay, Mint Macaron and…Sweet Sugarplum!), and the Make a Medallion Stamp Set starting on February 21. Set a reminder in your phone to score your freebies before they’re gone!

Instructions, measurements, and detailed supply list follows. Why not bookmark this post and then you’ll be able to order when the time comes; or, feel free to email me to order and I’ll take care of the rest!


  • Stamp Sets: Reverse Words (143316 w, 143319 c)
  • Card Stock: Sweet Sugarplum (141418), Whisper White (100730)
  • Stamp Pads: Sweet Sugarplum (141395)
  • Misc.:  Note Cards & Envelopes Whisper White (131527), Bitty Butterfly Punch (129406), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Sweet Sugarplum 3/8” Ruched Ribbon (141428), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Glue Dots (103683), Dimensionals (104430), Bone Folder (102300)


  • Whisper White:        2 ¾” x 4 1/8”
  • Sweet Sugarplum:   2 7/8” x 4 ¼”, scrap for butterfly punch
  • Sweet Sugarplum Ruched Ribbon:   15”



    1. Ink up Cheers Stamp from Reverse Words in Sweet Sugarplum ink.
    2. Stamp Cheers on to white card stock.
    3. Adhere white card stock to Sugarplum card stock layer with SNAIL adhesive.
    4. Wrap ribbon around the layered pieces and tie a knot.
    5. Place 4 Dimensionals on the back, using two of the Dimensionals to secure the ribbon so that it does not slide off.
    6. Fold a white note card and crease with the bone folder.
    7. Adhere the layered piece with the dimensionals to the note card.
    8. Punch out a Bitty Butterfly from the scrap of Sweet Sugarplum.
    9. Fold the butterfly down the center.
    10. On the rhinestone sheet, cut three rhinestones from the chain of attached rhinestones and adhere to the butterfly.
    11. Attach the butterfly to the card with a glue dot.
    12. Write a note inside and give this card to a friend to brighten their day!

Hope you enjoyed this Sweet Sugarplum Cheers sneak peek. See you soon! 🙂

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