2 Reasons to Mark Your Calendar for December 5th!


Stampin' Up! Year End Close-Out Sale

Stampin' Up!'s Year End Close-Out Sale begins tomorrow, December 5!  Save BIG on a selection of Retiring and Overstock products.  You'll want to shop early, because all items of the Close-Out Sale are WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.



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Craft & Carry Stamparatus Bag Available December 5, 2018

A tool as beloved and important as the Stamparatus deserves its own special treatment. And what better way to treat your most versatile stamping companion than by giving it its own special carrying and storage solution.   I love that I can store all my Stamparatus Supplies in one gorgeous place!  Get one for your Craft Space and gift another to your favorite Crafty Friend.


Stampin' Up! OnStage Swap 2018

Stampin' Up! OnStage Swap 2018

Hello Friends,

We had a fabulous time at the 2018 Stampin' Up! OnStage!  Today, I thought I would share my OnStage Card Swap with you and how I made it.  It's a long standing tradition to swap cards and 3-D Paper Crafts when attending Stampin' Up! live events.  Since Stampin' Up! is celebrating 30 years, I went with a Congratulation theme and since we meet in Orlando, Florida,  I also went tropical.

Tropical Chic Stampin' Up!

First, I stamped all my elements starting with the two-toned flowers from the Tropical Chic stamp set.  To make my flowers, I inked the center of my rubber stamp with Flirty Flamingo Ink with my sponge dauber.  Then, I ink around the center with Daffodil Delight ink on another sponge dauber.  After I had them all stamped, I cut them out using my Tropical Dies.

Fabulous Flamingo Stampin' Up!
Stamping the flamingoes was a 3-step process.  I used my Stamparatus, stamp positioning tool to stamp multiples of the flamingoes.  I find that stamping the flamingo outline first makes it easier to line up the other stamps.  My second layer was stamped with Powder Pink and my third layer was stamped with Flirty Flamingo.

Using the Stamparatus

By using several different Stamparatus plates I was able to stamp my partial Buffalo Check background, my flamingo legs and my sentiments by simply changing out the plates.  Speaking of Stamparatus plates, did you know that you can purchase additional plates now?  See all the new Stamparatus new accessories here.  

4 Stamparatus How to Videos

Stamparatus Technique Series: Video #1 Precision Placement

Stamparatus Technique Series:  Video #2 Alligning with Red Rubber Stamps

Stamparatus Technique Series: Video #3 Creating Patterns Using the Hinge-Step Technique

Stamparatus Technique Series: Video #4 Stamping On PreCut Pieces

Have a fabulous day,




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Stampin' Up! OnStage Swaps 2018



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2 Paper Crafter's Announcements from Stampin' Up!


World Card Making Day is just the kind of Day for us crafty types.  And while World Card Making Day is just one day, Stampin' Up! is offering 10% off select crafting projects for a whole week beginning today!  See what's on sale here.


Petal Palette Stampin' Up!

One of my favorite things on the World Card Making Day list is the Petal Palette Stamp set.  Oh, how I love coloring these beautiful images.  But that's not all.  There's also lots of Paper Crafter's staple items on the World Card Making Day Sale List.

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 Wow, the Stamparatus just got better!  Stampin' Up! is introducing 3 new Stamparatus Accessories to really rock your crafting experience.  Grid paper perfectly sized to fit the Stamparatus, extra foam mats for photopolymer stamping and Additional plates allowing you to have multiple stamp arrangements ready to go!   See everything Stamparatus here.



Have a fabulous day,