Snail Mail

Good morning everyone! Please excuse my blog absence! All I can say is… SUMMER! The kids are here 24/7 and we decided to have a last minute trip to the lake. We rented a cabin for a couple of nights and celebrated Ellie’s graduation with some of her friends. It was so much fun! But, …

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Flowering Cactus Product Medley

Hello everybody and Happy Wednesday!  Today, I’m sharing with you a fun tag I made for a customer. Her husband and mom ordered several things for her birthday and I offered too wrap it. I had this adorable Wrapping Paper from Hobby Lobby and I knew exactly what I could use to make a matching …

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Plaid Builder Dies and Game On- Both Retiring!

Hello everybody! Can you believe there are only SIX days left to shop the 2020-2021 Stampin’ Up Annual Catalog? You can see everything that is leaving here. Some of it is discounted! I will spend the next few days showing you some of my favorites that are leaving.  Today, I’ve got a card that features …

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Facebook Friday- Old and New

Hello everybody! It’s time for Facebook Friday! I hope you can join me for an hour of stamping!  This week’s Facebook Friday is a hodgepodge of products, old and new! While packing up my retired stamps there were a couple I just couldn’t let go without making one more project. And then, I also know many …

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Varied Vases and Vibrant Vases

Hello everyone! I hope you had a nice weekend. I’ve got a simple card to share with you today featuring two different retiring stamp sets- Varied Vases and Vibrant Vases.  Both stamp sets also coordinate with the coordinating Vase Builder punch.  I paired it with a strip of DSP from the Peaceful Poppies DSP pack- yes …

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Noble Peacock and Retiring In Colors

Hello everyone! Welcome back! Today I have a fun watercolor card featuring three retiring In Colors- Pineapple Punch, Grapefruit Grove and Lovey Lipstick! I used the retiring Noble Peacock Bundle to create the rest of the card. I used an Aqua Painter to paint the colors down a piece Watercolor, mixing them as I moved to the …

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Butterfly Gala in Blueberry Bushel and Grapefruit Grove

Hello everyone! Welcome back! Today, I have another fun card to share with you that uses the retiring In Colors Grapefruit Grove and Blueberry Bushel.  The stamped butterflies and sentiment are from the Butterfly Gala stamp set (not retiring.) And the beautiful die cut is from the Sweet Silhouettes die set (also not retiring.) I …

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Beautiful Bouquet

Hello everyone and welcome back! Today, I’ve got a card that features the retiring Beautiful Bouquet stamp set. This set has been around for many years and is such a wonderful set. It has 37 stamps! Thats huge! And, of course, it has matching dies!  Before I show you the card, let me also show you …

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Last Chance List (Retiring Products!)

Have you heard? The Last Chance List is out!  This is the list of all the products retiring officially as of June 2.  It includes products from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog and the 2020 Spring Catalog.  Many of the items are deeply discounted! All of them are “while supplies last!”  You can see all of them in …

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Beach Happy Scrapbook Page (Stamp Club To Go)

Hello everyone! Today, I want to share this month’s Stamp Club to Go Scrapbook page and alternate card. I wanted to something for those summer photos, so I decided to use Beach Happy one more time before it retires.  I used the Calypso Coral patterns of the Happiness Blooms DSP as my starting point. I …

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Flowering Desert

Hello everyone! I hope you had a nice weekend! I have could of Flowering Desert cards to share with you today. I created these back in January with plans to do something with them… but then never did! So, I want to share them with you before it retires for good!  The Flowering Desert stamp …

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Facebook Friday- Gift Bag Punch Board

Hello everybody!  It’s time for another Facebook Friday! This week, we’re using the Gift Bag Punch Board! It’s retiring on June 3rd, and today I’m going to show you three more reasons why you need it in your life!!    In case you’ve never joined me for facebook Live, I go live every week, typically on …

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Gift Bag Punch Board and Climbing Orchid

Hello everyone! Today, I’ll be live over at PinkBuckaroo Designs Facebook Page  at 2:00 pm CST. This week’s Product of the Week is the Gift Bag Punch Board!  The Gift Bag Punch Board is retiring and I want to show you how versatile it is before it’s gone for good! It makes much more than just gift bags!   I will …

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Facebook Friday (on Thursday!)- Jar of Love

Hello everybody!  It’s time for another Facebook Friday on Thursday! This week, we’re using the Jar of Love stamp set and coordinating Everyday Jar Framelits. It’s my very favorite thing retiring from the Annual Catalog and I am so sad to see it go! If you haven’t ordered it yet- do it! You’ll be sorry …

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Facebook Live- 2017-2019 In Colors

Hello everybody!  It’s time for another Facebook Friday Wednesday! I am taking Thursday and Friday off to spend time with my parents who are coming in from Memphis! So, no Liv eon Friday this week, instead, we’ll be doing it today! This week, I’m showcasing the retiring 2017-2019 In Colors! They will be gone for good …

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Facebook Thursday- The New 2018-2020 In Colors!

Hello everybody! It’s time for Facebook Friday- again on Thursday!! This week I am showcasing the new 2018-2020 In Colors! While not all of this is available right now (June 1st!), you can order the ink pads as a bundle in May. And, it’s a 10% discount!   Edited to add recording: Lovely Lipstick and …

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Facebook Friday: Watercolor WIngs

Hello everybody! It’s time for Facebook Friday! This week I am showcasing one of my all time favorites- Watercolor Wings! It was VERY popular when it first came out. The framelits were actually on of the first things that ever went on significant backorder for Stampin’ up. I remember it being such a huge seller!  …

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Facebook Friday: My Favorite Retiring Products

Hello everybody! It’s time for Facebook Friday! I look last week off for On Stage and it feels like FOREVER since the  last Facebook Friday!  This week, I’m kicking off the Last Chance List (or Retired List) with some of my favorite retiring products. And boy are there a BUNCH! I’ll spend time focusing on …

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Retirement List and Color Revamp!

Hello again! One of the biggest pieces of information that came from On Stage this year was the COLOR REVAMP!  It’s called a color revamp because it involves a significant number of colors LEAVING and a significant number of new colors joining our core family colors. Here is a graphic I made to help you …

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Live, Love, Grow

Good morning everyone! Did you know we only have 14 days left with the current Stampin’ Up Catalog? That means that if there are products you love that are retiring, they will be gone forever on  June 1st! So, I am going to showcase a few of my favorites over the next couple of weeks.  …

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Sunburst Thinlit

Hi everyone!  Did you know that the Sunbust Thinit is retirig?  Yes, it is! It is a MUST HAVE!  I used it last week for my Facebook Live which you can see  here and I am using it for this month’s card class too. This card also features the coordinating stamp set called Sunburst Sayings.  You …

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Facebook Friday April 21st Projects and Prizes!

Hello everyone and Happy Friday! Today at 2:00 PM CST, I am doing a live Demonstration of three projects- each featuring retired products! Make sure you join me here on my Facebook Group page. I will add the recording later tonight in case you can’t catch it live!  First, I’ll be showing you two awesome …

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Zoo Babies, Go Wild DSP and Layered Letters- Stamp Club May

Good morning everyone! Today I am bringing you our third project from this month’s Stamp Club To Go. I knew I wanted to use the Go Wild DSP. I have LOVED this paper since it came out last June, but sadly, I haven’t used it very much! It’s just kind of fell through the cracks …

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Sprinkles on Top

Good morning! When I first saw the Sprinkles of Life stamp set in the catalog last year, I thought it was so fun! Sadly, it’s now leaving us on the Retired List. So, I chose to give it one last run at this month’s Simply Beautiful Card Class.  Today is the last day to get …

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