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    Maitland, FL

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Swaps to Share!

I’m a lucky stamper to be able to swap 10 cards each month with a group of demonstrators around the states.  I love getting my box each month to see what they created! Here are a few from this month.  (I love them all but have a full day ahead of me and have to limit today!)


Kimberly Allen is a master at the coloring with any medium and now here with the Blendies, just perfect!


See how she used the light gray for shadows around the flowers?  Adds so much.  She used Corner Garden, which looks like nothing when you see it in black and white in the catty :)

corner garden


I love this bird because it’s so realistic! This one was stamped by Carole Gilmore using the stamp set, An Open Heart:

open heart

I tried to use the SU Stencils to create a plaid using this set, but I don’t think it was too successful.

What do you think?


A few new item from SU and the weekly Deals:

you're wonderful pp

Another Photopolymer Set, You’re Wonderful, is just too sweet!   You can print the flyer for true to life size!

18 stamps, 23.95  It looks like the words are curved to fit in the banners.

youre wonderful pp

A new Photopolymer set called 25 Days popped up today!  #135041  $25.95. 

25 days photopolymer

 The description says “Make the holidays count by counting down the days with this creative photopolymer set. Perfect for stamping advent calendars, it’s sure to be a centerpiece of your season. Set quantity: 25.”  We needed a current one for people who want to make advents this year, so this is a nice addition!

The Weekly Deals really have some Deals this week! 

That 2″ punch is new this year and it fits nice and snug into the 2-3/8″ Scallop Circle punch!  So does the 1-3/4 but this is a bit larger and looks nice! And the glitter….we are heading into the holidays so glitter will be upon us soon….literally!

It’s Alive! Holiday Catty


It’s ALIVE and ready to order from!

I already went to my shopping cart and all the numbers are working!

The cover is all about crafting together and the inside is FULL of stamps, paper and accessories.

I counted….

42 new Stamp Sets

7 new papers

5 new ribbons/cords

7 new framelits/thinlits

3 new punches

and LOTS more including accessories and even a box maker! (did you see my video of that HERE?)

Yup, it’s pretty good and it’s filled with lots of inspiration, too.


If you planning on a large order or you have some stampin’ buddies to buddy up with on an order,

there is a special stamp set you get free when you have a $300 order.

It’s really a good greetings set so I guess that why they named it



Set of 19, wood mount or clear mount, FREE with a $300 party or order!


Go Stamp Something!


Last Day to get a few Holiday sets…

wd aug 26

Circle framelits on sale for a week

and the Blossom punch – nice!

The Blossom punch matches this really great set called Mixed Bunch:


They’ve been around in the catalog for a few years but if you don’t have them yet, getting the punch on sale is nice.

The stamp set is 21.95 (clear mount, #125537)   The flowers are larger, about 2-1/4″.


The NEW Stampin’ Up Holiday Catalog is ready to begin on August 28th!

Here is the cover, which is all about creating together:


If you are my customer, you should have received one of these in the mail by last week.

If you didn’t, or want to be added to my mailing list please drop me an email! Historically about 5-10 seem to get lost in the mail so I can resend to you.

I’ve been getting loads of requests for a Holiday catalog paper share so I’ll be announcing that this week, stay tuned.


One more day for the Holiday Carryover list from last year!

Remember some of these? Once the Holiday catalog begins on August 28th, these are retired.  If any of these are on your wish list, order them by tomorrow, August 27th!

You can click on pic to go to my store to see full size and details!

Call, email or shop online if anything strikes your fancy!



$50 free!


I’m asked about once a week when Stampin’ Up is putting the starter kit on sale again.

Well, for only 6 more days, it’s a sweet deal!

Choose $150 of anything you like from our Annual Catalog or even the new Holiday catalog

and pay only $99 + tax and FREE shipping!  (that’s saves 15.00!)

They are calling this promo Short & Sweet because it ends August 28th.

So if you have been wanting to come back to SU or thinking of trying it out for the hobby discount or as a business,

this might be your ticket!

As extra training from me, all levels of my team get my Stamping School free!

Over 850 videos, all SU, at least 2 videos uploaded each week with cutting measurements and recipes.  ($35 a year for everyone else)

Locals can attend my team get togethers and out-of-towners can be a part of our very active Facebook private team group.

Hobby only demos welcome!

Signing up is easy to do online HERE with no waiting – you can get in the Demo only website same day!

Call or email me if you want to chat about it!



Yee Haw and Weekly Deals!

Isn’t this a hoot?

yeehaw 3Yee-Haw! Dust off those boots, shine up your spurs, and figure out where you left your ten-gallon hat because with the 25-piece Yee-Haw photopolymer stamp set you can really let your cowboy (or girl) flag fly!

Yee-Haw Photopolymer Stamp set   25.95 #138107

Recommended clear block sizes are A, B, C, D, & H

Some artwork by Stampin’ Up art team:

yeehaw 1 LH yeehaw 2 LH

Click HERE to view flyer.  If you print, it should be true to size.


 weekly deals widget

Some nice things on the SU weekly Deals this week!  Good from Aug 12-Aug 18th only.

Click pic to see in my shopping cart for larger view and details!

weekly deals aug 12



15% off select Big Shot Bundles still going on until Aug 15th!

Go HERE to read all about it :)

Go Stamp Something!


Free Big Shot Bundles & More Today!

I roll out of bed this am to find a whole lotta promotions going on!  I had told you about the Big Shot bundles coming but there’s more!

First the Big Shot Promotion….


Until August 31st, with every purchase of a Big Shot machine,  you receive one of five free stamp set/framelits bundles below of your choice!

IF you already own a Big Shot, you can still purchase these designated bundles at an amazing 15% off!

These bundles are one-time only exclusives.

Two Choices:

1) Buy a Big Shot and get a free bundle below.


2) Buy a discounted bundle below at a 15% discount.

One of these bundles is a SNEAK PEEK stamp set from the Holiday catalog, called Bright and Beautiful.

You are going to want this bundle with the star framelits!  (see page 231 of annual catty for star framelits)

The largest star stamp is about 4″ x 4″

BB stars

These pics go to my store:


Item Number

Stamp Set

(HC= Holiday cataog_

AC = Annual Catalog


Discounted Price

Sumthin’ with Bubbly Words Bundle WM


Sumthin’ Sumthin’ (AC pg8)

Word Bubbles


Sumthin’ with Bubbly Words Bundle CM


Sumthin’ Sumthin’ (AC pg8)

Word Bubbles


Decorative Goodies Bundle WM


Oh My Goodies (AC pg 9)

Deco Labels Collection


Decorative Goodies Bundle CM


Oh My Goodies (AC pg 9)

Deco Labels Collection


Celebrating Chalk Talk Bundle WM


Day of Celebration (AC pg 54)

Chalk Talk


Celebrating Chalk Talk Bundle CM


Day of Celebration (AC pg 54)

Chalk Talk


Flowery Daydream Bundle WM


Daydream Medallions (AC pg70)

Floral Collection


Flowery Daydream Bundle CM


Daydream Medallions (AC pg70)

Floral Collection


Bright & Beautiful Stars Bundle WM


Bright & Beautiful (HC pg.25)



Bright & Beautiful Stars Bundle CM


Bright & Beautiful (HC pg.25)



If you don’t have a Big Shot yet, I always suggest getting one thru Stampin’ Up.  It does cost more than online BUT the warranty is well worth it!  I hope you never have to replace your machine but things can happen and our 3 year warranty will be there to replace it free.  Before you buy any machine online or in a store, ask what the warranty is and I’ll bet they say none or limited damage out of the box.
Stampin’ Up did a informative video on our Big Shot that cuts, scores and creases using dies and folders:



I have a list of 11 participating states who are giving a TAX FREE discount to many of our SU products!

From glues to scissors and in some states, Blendabilities and markers!

Download the list here and order with me during the dates posted (Aug 1-3 are the most common)


The final installment of the new Blendabilities are available to order!


 This group is my favorite!  The Navy is gorgeous and has a light blue in it, almost a Bashful blue.  The Smoky Slates are really great for shadows. The Wisteria is perfect.  The Coral and Mambo aren’t my favorites yet but I’m still getting used to them.  They are very intense and will be great for flowers.
Ok, off to cut paper for a class!
If you’d like to order any of the fun bundles or the new Blendies, just give me a ring, an email or shop online in my Store! 
Go Stamp Something!

What’s on Sale with SU

Hi all!  I got home from Salt Lake early Monday morning.  I was crossing my fingers that my swaps didn’t get lost with my luggage but it all made it’s way back to me.  I had brought an extra suitcase this year because I know SU gives us so much stuff!  Thank you Southwest for 2 free bags:)

I’ll add more swaps here on the blog on Thursday but for today, lots of promotions going on:


If you haven’t tried Paper Pumpkin, now is a great time to sign up–get 50% off your first two months. With a deal like this, it’s worth a try!  If you have tried before, SU has pumped them up a bit and I think they are much better!  They are really for the crafter that likes to be surprised each month with a project.  Subscribers can also buy refill kits so if you like a past project, you can get more.

Offer Dates: July 16, 2014–September 10, 2014

Offer: Use the code HALFOFF2 to join Paper Pumpkin before September 10, 2014, and get 50% off the first two months! After that, keep the creativity coming for only $19.95 + tax per month (shipping included).


  • For new subscribers only.

  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.

  • Discount applied to one kit per month for the first two months of a new subscription. After the first two months, the price for each month’s kit will go to the regular price: $19.95.

  • You need to visit MyPaperPumpkin.com to join.

  • Enter the Promo Code, “HALFOFF2″ when you sign up.

  • New subscribers must join by Wednesday, September 10, 2014; 11:50 PM (MT).


big shot

August 1st:  Big Shot Bundles FREE with purchase of Big Shot machine in August!  Already have a Big Shot?  Buy one or more of 6 bundles at a 15% discount!   Bundles are stamp sets and coordinating framelit sets  including the Word Bubbles, Deco Labels, Chalk Talk, Floral collection and stars.  Exact Details on August 1st!


Discount on My Digital Studio Print Products!  Click HERE to see flyer with details and prices.


beauty of the season artwork L

Christmas in July! Purchase the Beauty of the Season Stamp Set–now available as a special sneak peek of the 2014 holiday catalog!  See the flyer HERE.


This week’s weekly Deals from Stampin’ UP! Click graphic to see in my store. The Banner Framelits are a nice deal!

weekly deals july 22-july


And there is still a Buy 3, Get one Free on Designer Paper packs!

Ok, have to go prep for a class so I’ll be back Thursday with a swap Show and share!








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