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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tea Just For You for Stamp Class 2 6 12

These projects are for the Stamp Classes I will hold on Monday, February 6th. These cards were inspired by others. I changed the tea cup card quite a bit. I got the idea from Wendy Weixler. The "Happiest Birthday" card is pretty much like the one that I swapped for at Leadership in San Antonio, TX from Vicki Edwards. Thanks to these talented ladies!

Project #1: Tea Cup Card
Card Stock: Concord Crush, Whisper White
DSP: Retired In Color DSP
Ink: Concord Crush
Stamp Set: Tea Shoppe, Just Believe
Misc: Crocheted flower (retired), word window punch, half pearl, 1" punch
Big Shot: Scalloped Circle #2, 3" circle

Project #2: Happiest Birthday Card
Card Stock: Always Artichoke, Naturals White
Ink: Craft Black, Markers: Blushing Bride, Always Artichoke
Stamp Set: Apothecary Art
Misc: Gathered Blushing Bride Ribbon, Heat Tool, Clear Embossing Powder, sponge, Dazzling Diamonds, 2 way glue pen
Big Shot: Framelits, Finial Press Embossing Folder, Brayer

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Friday, January 27, 2012

Ribbon Heart and Season of Friendship Cards for 1 30 12

My friend Gloria inspired this heart card. We swapped at the SU Leadership Conference in San Antonio. It's funny that we had to go all the way from Clovis, CA to swap in Texas!!! Anyway, here are some of the details...

Ribbon Heart Card:
Card Stock: Whisper White, Real Red
Ink: Craft Black, Real Red
Stamp Set: Grateful Greetings and With All My Heart
Big Shot: Hearts Embossing Folder, Hearts Framelits
Misc: Ribbon, Sticky Strip, Tombow Liquid Glue, dimensionals

Season of Friendship Card:
Card Stock: Island Indigo, Whisper White, Twitterpated DSP
Craft Black, Daffodil Delight
Stamp Set: Season of Friendship
Big Shot: 3" circle and Scallop Circle #2, Movers and Shapers Modern Label Window Die
Misc: Dimensionals, Heat Tool, Clear Embossing Powder, Mask, sponges

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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Vintage Scrapbook Page Layout for 1 26 12

I loved creating this page. I got my inspiration from a couple of swaps I received at the Stampin' Up Leadership Conference. Tiffany Bauer and Janine Allen get credit for their beautiful cards. That's right, you can find inspiration for your scrapbook pages from greeting cards. Inspiration is all around us!

Here are a few details...

Card Stock: Crumb Cake, Baja Breeze, Very Vanilla, Soft Suede
Paper: Beau Chateau DSP, Subtles DSP
Stamp Set: Loving Thoughts, Winter Post
Big Shot: Serif Essentials Dies, Designer Frames Embossing Folders, Tasteful Trim Die
Punches: Wide Oval, Modern Label, Bird Builder
Misc: Chantilly Lace, Baja Breeze Seam Binding, Vintage Trinkets, Jewels: Basic Pearls, 3/8" Pleated Blushing Bride Ribbon

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Stamp Club Projects Preview

Here's what my club members will be making tonight. I'm excited to share my swaps from Leadership 2012 at San Antonio, Texas. I participated in three organized swaps. With the Sale-A-Bration Brochure and the Occasions Mini Catalog current, we get a glimpse of what to do with many of the new products available with swaps!

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Have You Heard? Sale-a-Bration Starts Today!

That's what you will find on my Stampin' Up Business Website today! Get in on the action. Starting today, January 24th and going through March 31st, its Sale-a-Bration time! It's the biggest annual Stampin' Up Promotion! We have an exclusive catalog. For each $50 you spend on current Stampin' Up products from the 2011-2012 Idea Book and Catalog or the Occasions Mini (before tax and S & H) you'll be able to choose a free item from this catalog. You can choose free stamps, free designer paper, free embellishments, free embossing folders, or free Digital Content CDs! All I can say is WOW!!

Just click on my Stampin' Up Website in the right side of this blog. Look for Karen's Stampin' Up Website or

Click on Promotions to read about the Sale-a-Bration Promotion. Then go to Products and click on Shop Now. If you have any questions, please contact me by phone or email. Restriction on Hostess Benefits: Free shopping tote (on $150-$300 orders) and Hostess bundle (on $400 or more orders) only available with workshop, customer or demonstrator orders. The Sale-a-bration Hostess Benefits are not included with online orders.

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Sunday, January 22, 2012

Monday Class Projects 1 23 12

I'm back from San Antonio and looking forward to Stamp Class tomorrow. These are the projects that I prepared before the trip to the Stampin' Up Leadership and Regional Conferences. We had a great time there. I received some great swaps to share with you!

Project #1: A Note of Thanks

Card Stock: Soft Suede, Very Vanilla
Ink: Soft Suede
Stamp Set: Take it to Heart, Very Vintage Jumbo Wheel
Dies: Occasions Mini 125599 Hearts Collection, Movers and Shapers: Punch Windows, Scalloped Heart of Hearts Embosslit
Punches: Full Heart, Small Heart
Misc.: Vanilla Seam Binding, dimensionals, Jewels: Basic Pearls (half pearl)

Project #2: Thinking of You

Card Stock: Pear Pizzazz, Whisper White, DSP: Twitterpated (Occasions Mini)
Ink: Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz
Stamp Set: Trendy Trees, Mixed Bunch (Occasions Mini)
Dies: Tasteful Trim
Punches: Modern Label, 2 1/2" circle, Large Oval, Blossom
Misc.: Paper Piercing Tool and mats, dimensionals, Sneak Peek Sale-a-Bration Everyday Enchantment Brad Pack, daubers

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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Asian Art and More for 1 16 12 Stamp Classes

These two cards will be fun to make in our Monday class. The Asian Art card uses Washi Paper. The Hearts card utilizes the silver glimmer paper which is being carried over from the Holiday Mini Catalog. Here are a few details about each card.

Asian Art:
Card Stock: Whisper White, Real Red, Basic Black
Paper: Japanese Washi Paper
Ink: Craft Black
Stamp Set: Thank You Kindly, Fabulous Florets
Big Shot: Perfect Pennants Die, Manhattan Flower Embossing Folder
Misc: Heat Tool, Clear Embossing Folder, Tray, Scissors, Glimmer Brad

Hearts Card:
Card Stock: Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red
Paper: Silver Glimmer Paper
Ink: Craft Black
Stamp Set: You're a Gem
Big Shot: Adorning Accents Textured Impressions Embossing Folders,Curly Label Die, Movers and Shapers Die
Punches: Curly Label, Heart to Heart
Misc: Heat Tool, Clear Embossing Folder, Tray, Tombow Liquid Glue, Dimensionals

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I'm looking forward to Leadership and Regional Stampin' Up Conferences in San Antonio next week. Can't wait to share all my inspiration from these events with you!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

A Family Page Layout for 1 12 12

What do you love this time of year? No matter how large or small our family unit, we have favorite activities. What do you love to do? Each New Years we think of resolutions, goals, and plans of all kinds. Use this layout to record the places where you'll go, the things you'll do and the your hopes for 2012.

Here are a few details...
Card Stock: Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler
DSP: retired
Stamp Set: Sense of Time (retired)
Ink: Craft Black
Big Shot: Heart Embosslit, Alphabet, Top Note, Tags
Misc: small heart punch, ribbon, clear embossing powder, tray, heat tool, brad

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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Thankful Thoughts

The Occasions Mini Catalog is now available! I've used some of the new products in the Mini Catalog to create these cards. Here are some of the details:

Thankful Thoughts of You Card:

Stamp Set: Grateful Greeting, Mixed Bunch

Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Pool Party

Ink: Pool Party

Big Shot: Daisy #2 Die, Stripes Embossing Folder, Square Lattice Embossing Folder, Designer Oval Frame Embossing Folder

Misc: Antitque Brad, pearls

You're In My Thoughts Card:

Stamp Set: Word Play

Card Stock: Whisper White, Riding Hood Red

Ink: Riding Hood Red

Big Shot: Hearts Embosslit (117332), Designer Paper-Everyday Enchantment Sneak Peek from the Sale-a-Bration Promotion starting January 24th., Adorning Accents Edgelits Dies 125585 (New) Occasions Mini Catalog p. 7

Punch: Owl Builder (small heart), Full Heart

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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

For our Scrapbooking Class tonight we have layout with a Winter Theme using punch art mittens and die cut snowflakes and hearts as accents. Whatever warms your heart would be appropriate for this page.

Here are a few particulars:

Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Soft Suede, Calypso Coral, Pool Party
Ink: Soft Suede
Designer Series Paper: Preview of the Sale-A-Bration Everyday Enchantment DSP (will be available January 24th free when you spend $50 (before S & H).
Punches: Wide Oval, Small Oval, Small Heart
Dies: Hearts and Northern Frost Sizzlit Decorative Strip, Naturally Serif, Hearts Framelit Die
Big Shot

Looking forward to seeing you tonight!