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Humorous Handmade Cards

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015

Humorous Handmade Cards

Do you like humorous handmade cards? Do you like something that will give a belly laugh? I do you want to inspire a little chuckle?

Today’s card might bring about a little chuckle, but it was purely unintended.

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Happy Birthday, America!

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015

Happy Birthday, America!

Yes, Happy Birthday, America! I can’t believe you’re 239! You don’t look a day over 235!

And that’s why we’re doing a youthful card today that I’m calling a Graffiti Birthday Card.

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Build a Birthday Card Off Center

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015

Build a Birthday Card Off Center

When’s the last time that you got to build a birthday card? Did you do it at the last minute? Or did you plan ahead?

Inquiring dogs want to know!

Because last night our power went off – BEFORE we made this card!

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Is It Too Early for Christmas in July?

Posted by on Jun 27, 2015

Is It Too Early for Christmas in July?

I know that we’re in June, but do you think I can start barking about Christmas in July? That’s when we start with our Christmas card classes.

You don’t want this year to start off being behind again!

And I’m already celebrating by hauling out my newest Christmas Card stamp set, Lots of Joy.

It’s new in this year’s catalog so we broke that rubber out of the box and …

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A REAL Un-Birthday Party!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015

A REAL Un-Birthday Party!

Have you ever been to an UN-birthday party? Ann went to one without me last night. And perhaps THAT meant that things weren’t going to go according to plan.

Here’s the short version:

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Got My Mojo Working Again

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015

Got My Mojo Working Again

What do you do to get your mojo working? For me, it usually includes a bed and a pillow. While I’m sleeping, I send Ann special messages to get her to make something fabulous for me – and she did not disappoint.

The guy in the brown truck dropped off a box yesterday and we got…

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4th of July Invitation

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015

4th of July Invitation

If you don’t have your 4th of July invitations out by now, it’s time to get with it! And with today’s Stampin’ Up! specials, you can make an impressive invitation in a flash!

Here’s one we used the Big Shot and the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits to make a unique 4th of July invitation. It could also be used for a,..

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The Birthday Card Goof Up

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015

The Birthday Card Goof Up

Have you ever made a birthday card and you goofed on the very last thing?

It doesn’t happen often, but I think I can fix this one!

We were cruising right along. Ann was doing everything I asked. We used a stamp set we hadn’t used before and TWO items that will be more expensive tomorrow. Can you spot them?

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Make it a Manly Card

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015

Make it a Manly Card

Are you at a loss when it comes to making a manly card? Don’t worry. It’s a common challenge in the card making world.

About half of the world’s population are men. They deserve to get good handmade cards too! And it shouldn’t be just for Father’s Day!

And this month, the Stampin’ Pup Club members are going to get them! Stampin’ Pup Club is our online shopping club for people who want to build their stamps and accessories stash while getting a few little extras to boot.

Today we’re putting finishing touches on a set of instructions for four masculine cards that we’ll be sharing with the Stampin’ Pup Club members – and this is one of them.

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Inlaid Butterfly Card Video

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015

Inlaid Butterfly Card Video

Have you ever had one of those times when you had to make a LOT of cards? You wanted something nice, but you couldn’t make it too fancy or you’d never get them all done.

Today’s card is just the perfect card to make for someone special. I know because we made it for all the special people who shopped online with us during May. I hope they like it!

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