An Open Heart – Thank You Tag

An Open Heart stamp set - perfect for teacher appreciation or other thank you gift tags - from LovenStamps, all supplies from Stampin' Up!

I have so much catching up to do with you here on my blog!  Wanted to share this simple yet elegant gift tag project that I created for the all fabulous demonstrator helpers at our Spring Into Stamping event at the start of May.  Was that only 3 weeks ago?  Seriously, seems like it was 3 months.  At this time of year, I'm sure you know
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My Favorite Paper Pumpkin Use … Ever.

Paper Pumpkin: Take it to Hawaii to write your thank you notes! (Thanks #stampinup for the free trip!)

The sentiment on the box of this Paper Pumpkin kit is just perfect!  I think this has been my favorite use of my Paper Pumpkin ever... take it along in your suitcase (it's so convenient) and make a quick thank you note for your rental host! (And thank you to Stampin' Up! for the fabulous trip!!) And if you missed the Paper Pumpkin flash
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Question of the Day: Do you save your paper scraps?

Idea for storing card stock scraps - use page protectors for each color in magazine holders.  Shared by LovenStamps

As crafters we ALL want to spend more time crafting and less time sorting through our materials for just the right piece of card stock or paper.  Here's a simple tip for your craft room organization - when you're trying to decide what size card stock to keep, figure out what you'll use.  If you're not going to use it, don't keep it.  And
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Stampin’ Family: Spring Into Stamping Gathering

lovenstamps spring into stamping 201503

This past weekend was one of my favorites of the whole year: two of my favorite events overlapped and combined to make a fabulous couple of days! One full day of Stampin' Up! demonstrator event and two and a half days of ice skating... wait, how many days are there in a single weekend??  But never fear, each occasion was special and
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It’s Fun Fold Friday! (On Thursday)

A Fun Fold card idea - Painted Petals stamp set for Stamps in the Mail Club by LovenStamps with supplies from Stampin Up

Don't you love it when a card doesn't open exactly the way you expect?  Here's a fun (and simple) way to take a regular half-sheet card and turn it into something unique.  No crazy cutting dimensions required!  Just grab a half sheet of card stock (cut long ways - 4 1/4" x 11") and let's get started! Panel Fold Card Fold your 4 1/4" x
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Painted Petals: Faux Watercolor Card

Faux Watercolor Technique with the Painted Petals stamp set for Stamps in the Mail Club with Meg

Gotta love a simple technique!  Watercolor Paper + Painted Petals stamp set = Faux Watercolor. What's the secret?  Lots of water and a really good quality watercolor paper. Can’t see the video correctly?  No problem, click here to view it directly on YouTube.  Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel while you’re there! Need
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