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Coloring Technique Videos

Happy Friday!

A quick note that the Stampin’ Up Clearance rack has been updated with a few new things, mostly Christmas.

Clearance Rack Tip:  There is a little arrow to sort by Newest or even < price, which helps me when I shop there.

newestYou can email me or shop online to pick up some things and yes, if you get to $50 you can still get a Sale a Bration item until March 31st!

Shop Here for Clearance

With the Blendies off the ordering table for a while, Stampin Up has a few coloring technique videos using our wonderful markers and a few of the Sale a Bration freebie papers:

Coloring those printed vellum stripes was easy and looked great, right?   Be sure you let it dry a few minutes before adhering to your card.


Watercoloring with your water spritzer and ink on stamps:

This technique requires some  play time to get the feel for how much water to get the right stamped image.  Use some scrappy paper first until you get the amount of spritzing down.


Brian colors his acrylic block with his marker, spritzes then creates a watercolor background:


This one highlights the colorless Blender pens (set of 3 for $9.95) and how to pick up color from your ink pad.  She uses A Happy Thing, one of the SAB freebie sets:

I’m off to film my own videos for this week for Stamping School so I’ll catch later!

Go Stamp Something!


Gold Printed Vellum in Weekly Deals

I’m excited to see the printed gold vellum on sale this week!

It adds such a touch of class to any project, even just a little strip of it.

And the Fringe Scissors for only $7.46…perfect timing for spring grass baskets and cards or those fun flower centers!

Such a nice thing for SU to put the punch AND the coordinating stamps on sale at the same time.  Nice to get a break on the pair!

If you see anything you must have for your very own, email me or place an order online HERE with me !


Newsflash! Extra Items free for SAB

Newsflash from Stampin’ Up!

“Since Blendabilities are no longer available as a Sale-A-Bration redemption item, we anticipate that the demand on other Sale-A-Bration items will be higher than forecasted. For that reason, all Sale-A-Bration items (with the exception of stamps) will be available “while supplies last.” To help alleviate any inconvenience this may cause, we’ve made more items available to redeem for free during these last few weeks of Sale-A-Bration”

See them now HERE in a nice flyer or here below, which links to shopping cart for a better view


So….if there is still anything on your wish list and you want MORE freebies for your $50 order before the end of March, here you go!


3 Embossing Folders on Sale


 Back in the 70’s and 80’s, we had to rely on the wall calendar rather than phones to remind us to wear green.  I usually forgot and had bruises by the time I got to school from the pinches on the bus.  Moms & Dads, do kids still wear green or get pinches in school?  Leave me a comment b/c I’m curious now!

If you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, then may the luck of the Irish be with you!

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THREE embossing folders on sale this week for the Weekly Deals

Normally 7.95 now on sale for $5.96 this week from 3/17-3/23

Argyle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Honeycomb Textured Impressions Embossing Folder


Modern Mosaic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

Then some ribbon and the coordinating stamp set to go with the folder are on sale, too!

I’ve got a hectic day of making videos for stamping school

and cutting paper for classes so I’ll sign off for today!

Go Stamp Something!

Blendabilities Update and Weekly Deals


Well, I was wrong.  I had JUST mentioned in a Stamping School video this past week that while SU has been having some issues with the Blendabilities quality consistency, I was sure they would work it out.  We received an update yesterday that they are going to discontinue them.

I loved them and rarely had issues as well as most of you but there was a high enough percentage of them shipping dry or not up to the strict standards Stampin’ Up has so they had to make a hard decision to pull them down.

Here’s how it may affect you:

If you are waiting for a set of Blendies that you have already ordered as a hostess or SAB freebie, you can substitute it for another SAB item.

If you have a set of Blendies on backorder that you paid for (like the new colors in the Occasions catty) you will be given a refund.

The Memento Black pad and refill will still be available!  I absolutely LOVE that pad for non-waterproof stamping, like greetings and it easily cleans off your stamps.

 I’m sad but grateful that Stampin’ Up commits to quality over sales, even during Sale a Bration.  I will still enjoy using the ones I have since I think they are fantastic.  It sounds like they will be looking for a new manufacturer for more in the future.


NEW Photopolymer Stamp set!

This funny new set is just what you need for laughs that will last. It’s so versatile, you’ll find yourself using it over and over again. Recommended clear block sizes are D, G

Just Kidding Photopolymer Stamp Set    #140667  

Price: $15.95



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Some great deals this week! To see them all at once in my shopping cart, click HERE



Go Stamp Something! 


Mojo Monday Sketch 388: Birthday Stars


Thanks to Wanda at Mojo Monday, who created this sketch:


I didn’t like the star above so I tucked it under.  I kinda like the Hello Honey, Real Red and Indigo combination.  I hadn’t used that new ribbon yet (heavy, almost like an upholstery trim) and wanted to go more primary with the colors.

Here are the main Stampin’ Up supplies I used:

It’s nice to get a little somethin’ for spending with me!

  As a thank you, anyone placing an online order with me will get the card kit in the mail to make this card.  We aren’t allowed to include stamped images but you can easily swap those out for your own.  All the cutting and embossing is done for you!  If you have ordered this week already, you are on the list!

(locals, we are making this card this week so no need to place an online order if I’m seeing you)

Go Stamp Something!


Detroit Tigers and Weekly Deals


Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack!

Matt and I are on our way to Lakeland, FL this morning to catch a baseball game!  The Detroit Tigers are playing, which is a favorite team of my dad’s wife, who has always wanted to see a game.  It’s going to be a sunny day here so should be a fun day!

Before I go off today, here are the Weekly Deals:

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A few great items on the Weekly Deals this week, like the Circle Treat Cup. Those might be fun for an St. Patrick’s Day or Easter Shaker Card!

Remember that 4 new Sale a Bration items were added this month!

Gift with $50 purchase ends March 31st

Play Ball!



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