Stampin’ Up! Card Ideas

Announcement is Just Around the Corner

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014

Announcement is Just Around the Corner

Thank you to all of you who participated in the Gift Box Punch Board Sweepstakes. We will be announcing the winner very soon. It WILL be this week, but may only be announced to those of you on the newsletter list.

We’re just trying to figure out how we’ll do it! Video on Facebook? Newsletter?

Ann’s up to her elbows in swaps she has to get done.

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Special Card Giving Days

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014

Special Card Giving Days

Our readers have asked to know when out of the ordinary card giving days are coming so each Sunday, we list what’s being celebrated during the coming week. Today’s list includes ones that could just be celebrated with a phone call or lunch as well as those to send a thoughtful card.

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Guess the Paper

Posted by on Sep 13, 2014

Guess the Paper

Do you like to work with Designer Series Paper? You might like to call it background paper or DSP for short.

Or maybe you like to make your own.

But can you tell where we got the background paper for this card?

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One Card, Two Ways

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014

One Card, Two Ways

Do you like to keep scraps? We find that most stampers and paper crafters do.

But we’re so busy MAKING scraps that we donate some to the local church for Sunday School or pre-school.

What we DO keep are abandoned card parts. What are those? Those are the parts of a card that we started to use and then changed our mind.

Today’s card started like that. We didn’t like the way it looked on…

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Fast & Easy Halloween Card

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014

Fast & Easy Halloween Card

I don’t know what it is about this fast & easy stuff, but if I keep using that term, humans might starting thinking that I’m REALLY fast & easy!

But I think I’m more fast and FUN!

If you’re making lots of cards, fast & easy is important. Otherwise, you’d have to be starting on your Easter cards NOW!

So here’s one version of today’s card that Ann made wit

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Fast & Fabulous Fall Card

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014

Fast & Fabulous Fall Card

Do you prefer to stamp in a group or alone? We do both around here.

I hang out with Ann in the stamp room some of the time. (As you saw in yesterday’s video, I have a spot on the futon in the office where I direct the editing of our videos. She probably looked a bit jaundiced in the video because she was next to a yellow sheet that I sleep on.)

Last night some of my favorite local stampers came by and stamped…

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How to Make the Box

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014

How to Make the Box

All of our online shoppers from last month got a mini version of the Gift Box Punch Board. We made it with Chocolate Chip Card Stock, but the ink on the Very Vanilla tag is Cajun Craze.

Here’s the finished box. (Believe me when I bark that you’ll want to see ALL of this post because we’ve got a “first time ever” situation on here!)

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