So Many Thanks

So Many Thanks

Our church is worshiping exclusively online, and has been doing this since our governor issued the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order in the middle of March. This has been an interesting technological journey, starting initially with Facebook Live, and moving to a streaming...

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Bright Pick-Me-Up

Bright Pick-Me-Up

This card is an In Color smorgasbord - every one of the new colors play a role in the stamping and the cardstock layers. I like how these colors all work together; they are similar in color value, so they are in balance together. This isn't always the case since In...

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Coffee is Mandatory

Coffee is Mandatory

This bundle was the very first thing that totally grabbed me when I perused the new Annual catalog. The stamp set was co-designed by Connie Stewart and a Stampin' Up! artist/designer. This was to commemorate Connie reaching $1M in sales; one of the perks when reaching...

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For Dad

For Dad

I have had this stamp set and coordinating dies for ages since it was first released in a Spring mini catalog a couple of years ago. I'm chagrined to admit that this card is the very first time that I've used either of the products. This is a really amazing set for...

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Bright Hello

Bright Hello

This card actually came together pretty quickly. The pretty patterned paper gave me the idea to pull out the To a Wild Rose stamps and coordinating dies for the focal image. I was in a groove last evening as I put this together, and I had a brain blast to pull out my...

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Oprah is Amazing!

Oprah is Amazing!

Last evening I watched the first in a two-part series hosted by Oprah Winfrey called "OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go From Here?". It was a tough listen for this white gal in the almost-whitest state in the country. But... for me that was the point. Just because what...

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It’s Green Out There!

It’s Green Out There!

It is SOOO green outside, and my allergies know it! It was a gorgeous day here yesterday, but I stayed inside to play with some of my new goodies from the brand-new annual catalog from Stampin' Up! I got to enjoy paper greenery while reducing my allergen exposure -...

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It’s Catalog Time!

It’s Catalog Time!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQX7awY5IQ8 I'm SOOOOO Excited! The new catalog is available in all of its' amazing glory. Every year I fall in love with the new catalog, and this time around is no different. There are some gorgeous new In Colors, some amazing...

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It’s Marilyn’s Birthday

It’s Marilyn’s Birthday

I just discovered that today was Marilyn Monroe's birthday. I certainly knew that she was a cultural icon in her era, and easily recognize how beautiful she was. I also had a slight recollection of sadness related to her story, but didn't realize the extent until I...

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Poppy Birthday

Poppy Birthday

This was one of the cards that we created during one of the make-n-take breaks at OnStage last November. My friend Heather joined me for a fantastic day of stamping fun, and then we enjoyed a great dinner with our sons who drove up from their respective college...

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