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Posted on March 13, 2018

Cardmaking Made Simple with DSP – NEW Facebook LIVE Class

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Cardmaking Made Simple with DSP – NEW Facebook LIVE Class! I'm thrilled to announce my latest Facebook LIVE class at my pre-launch price! You can either join me “live” or watch the recording later on your schedule.

In this class I'll show you how to use just one sheet of Designer Series Paper to create 8-10 cards like these:

Cardmaking Made Simple with DSP - NEW Facebook LIVE Class

Not only will you learn a great way to use up some of that pretty paper you've been hoarding (we all hold on to our faves!), I'll also share other tips and tricks to help you in your papercrafting!

My Stamp Slave, Dave (aka my hubby and partner in my business) recorded a short video to tell you more about this class. Watch HERE.


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Posted on March 6, 2018

Would You Like To Make This Gift Card Holder?

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Would You Like To Make This?Would You Like To Make This?

Would You Like To Make This Gift Card Holder? Please join me on Wednesday at 7:00 pm CST when I'll be doing a Facebook LIVE tutorial where I'll be completing this gift card holder using the beautiful Sweet Soiree Designer Series Paper in the Stampin' Up! Occasions catalog.

Set yourself a reminder to grab your favorite beverage and pop in on Facebook. I will be using Berry Burst Cardstock and ribbon, but feel free to use whatever you like and follow along. I've included the project measurements below in case you want to have everything ready to go ahead of time!

Hope to see you on Wednesday! 🙂

​Berry Burst Cardstock Base:  4 1/4″ X 11″, Score at 2″, 71/4″ and 7 3/8″
Berry Burst Insert Piece:  3 3/4″ X 6 1/2″, Score at 1 3/4″ and 6″
Powder Pink Layers: 3″ X 4″ and 1 3/4″ X 4″
Sweet Soiree DSP:  2 3/4″ X 3 3/4″ and 1 1/2″ X 3 3/4″
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Posted on February 26, 2018

Cardmaking Made Simple with Designer Series Paper

Announcements/ Classes / Events/ Online Classes

Hi stampers! FINALLY the sun has come out in north Texas. We've had so many days of cold, rainy weather; I was beginning to think I had clicked my ruby slippers and ended up in Seattle…HA! But, you know what rainy weather means, right? I get to stay inside and stamp! This weekend I was creating cards for my next online class, Cardmaking Made Simple with Designer Series Paper. Mark your calendar for March 21 at 7:00 PM CST.

Cardmaking Made Simple with Designer Series Paper

This Facebook LIVE Online class will show you an easy new twist on the familiar One Sheet Wonder. I take one 12 ” x 12″ sheet of Designer Series paper and show you how to create 8-12 cards. You don't even have to leave the comfort of your home to take this class!

You can join in LIVE, or watch the recording anytime at your convenience. I step through each card and give you lots of helpful tips and tricks.

The Pre-Launch price will be $24.95 and registration at that price begins on Friday, March 2, and will end on Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00 PM CST.  (Once the class has launched the price will be $35.00).

I'll post all the details here on Friday, on Facebook, and in my newsletter (join and get your free tutorial and video series).

The beauty of this class is that it will work with any sheet of Designer Series Paper. I know you have some of that just lying around, so why get it off the shelf and put it to use! 🙂


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Posted on January 6, 2018

#CaribbeanARTadventure2018 Starts NOW!

Classes / Events/ Paper crafting

#CaribbeanARTadventure Starts NOW! My friends have gone on these cruises a few times and they finally convinced me to go! We are leaving to drive down to Galveston today and tomorrow we board our Royal Caribbean ship, Liberty of the Seas. Seven days of fun, crafting and sun await us!

#CaribbeanARTadventure Starts NOW!

The most exciting part of this trip for me is the fun new papercrafting techniques I'll be learning AND will share with all of you when I return. One of the projects is a 3D adirondack chair; how cute will that be!!

My plan is to post each day (internet willing) so you can journey along with us!

One of the swaps for the trip is a tag swap; check out this awesome idea. Think I'll definitely make some of these after collecting sand for our beach stops!

#CaribbeanARTadventure Starts NOW!

Oh…remember Stampin' Up! Sale-A-Bration is in full swing and there are so many freebies awaiting you as you shop, party, or join the SU family!

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Posted on December 13, 2017

Where Are You Christmas?

Classes / Events/ Holidays / Special Days

Can you believe Christmas is almost here! I've been listening to Christmas songs during the day while I work. We do all sorts of fun things at our office, including cube decorations. Our Underwriting gang is doing a “Grinch” theme and I am loving it!

Where Are You CHristmas?

Have you seen this movie? Brings tears to my eyes every time I hear this Faith Hill, Where Are You Christmas?, one of the songs from the movie.

I think this song captures the best moment in the movie, when the Grinch's heart became full of love and spilled over to the folks in Who-ville.

Love. Isn't that what Christmas is really all about? Yes, the presents with glittery bows, the smell of Christmas cookies baking in the oven, spending time with family and friends are all wonderful. Who doesn't love shaking that special present under the tree in hopeful anticipation? The joy in my grand-cherubs eyes brings ME much joy, too. But truly, without love, where would we be?

If you'll indulge me for another moment, I want to share a couple of pictures from our Girls, INK Christmas party last night. My heart is always so full after our annual party. Even though not everyone could attend, it truly is an evening filled with laughter and love. We come from different places, all joined Stampin' Up! for different reasons, but we truly love each other and what we do!

Where Are You Christmas?

Where Are You Christmas?

Love. Yes, my heart is full of love this season. I have wonderful family and friends whom I dearly love and love me. And, I believe, I have an even greater love. The love of God in the love of His son Jesus. Indeed I am truly blessed.

Love. I wish lots of love to you and your families as we head into this Christmas season. Thanks for stopping by today!

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