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Sale-A-Bration Returns for a Second time this year!

 Sale-A-Bration is happening now! Through the end of August.  See specials page for more information. Visit the catalogs page for a digital brochure. Email me if you need a paper one mailed to you. 
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It is Here! Our New Annual Catalog!

Annual Catalog 2022-2023 Stampin' Up! just released its new Annual Catalog. It runs from May 3, 2022-May 1, 2023. That means there are five new InColors. Parakeet Party, Sweet Sorbet, Tahitian Tide, Starry Night, Ocean Oasis. They are beautiful. Three new blues, a reddish pink and a bright lime green reminiscent of Lemon Lime Twist from a few years ago.  On the Catalogs tab you will find all the resources you need for this Catalog. Digital Catalog PDF Catalog Project Recipes Special suite recipes And more will be added.  Reminder that the mini Catalog runs current until June 30, 2022. Resources are also available under the Catalogs tab. SHOP NOW  

It's Attraction! Stampin' Up!s new Magnetic Bulletin Board

Magnetic Bulletin Board from Stampin' Up! Item 159335   What comes in your kit I love this kit! Case and point, I hung it up in my studio just moments after finishing it during the video I made. I still think it "needs a ribbon" and I will contend with that soon! LOL VIDEO  <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> This video is way longer than it takes to actually make the board. Video is  30 minutes. You should be able to assemble your board in 15 minutes. I prattle on and show some tips, some you are not likely to see elsewhere. So now you have to watch the video. For the price of $25 this magnetic board kit really is a strikingly good value. Item 159335.  How I finished my kit SHOP NOW  

I Scrapped Scraps!

  This was my cardstock scraps mess. WAS! It overfilled a clear plastic shoebox.  I  didn't always have a scraps problem. When I first started papercrafting I did keep my scraps in color order or color groupings. When I upgraded to mailroom paper sorters, each  section for each  color and there was room for several packs per color plus scraps in the bins.  Summer of 2021 I switched storage after 15 years (or there abouts. My new system from Stamp N Storage, of Minnesota, there was room for only 1-2 packs of paper and not really scraps. But I sure tried to stick the scraps in there.  Since it was so hard to dig those scraps out, I would just pull a new whole piece out and chop it up. My scraps piled up fast and became a messy mess. I love staring at what I call my brag wall. It is an Ikea Kallax 5x5 cube system packed with units from Stamp N Storage. My ROYGBIV (red orange yellow green blue indigo violet) of cardstock is so pleasing to look at and often inspires me. But there were m

Mini But Mighty - Savings are in Bloom on the Mini Cut and Emboss Machine

  UNBELIEVABLE DEAL! If you haven’t already, it’s time to meet your mini crafting companion: the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine! If this is your first encounter, allow us to introduce you. This mini—but mighty—machine is durable, portable, and easy to use. It’s the perfect pick for budding beginners who want to branch out, papercrafting pros who want to craft on the go, or those who are short on storage space! With this trusty tool, any crafter can make precise cuts and embossed designs for their projects with one pass. Starting 1 March, you can snag the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine at a 20% discount! This miniature machine is compatible with a large selection of Stampin’ Up! embossing folders and dies. Build your craft collection and combine the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine with any (or all!) of the select stamp-and-die bundles that are also available for 20% off during the month of March! Please note that items that can be purchased with the 50% off item S


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