Dove of Peace: Pssst… You Don’t Have to Color It

Dove of Peace: Stampin' Up! Christmas card idea by LovenStamps

I know coloring is all the rage, but if you need to make a larger set of cards, the thought of watercoloring 50 doves can be daunting.  I’ll let you in on a little secret…. you don’t have to color this gorgeous line art image in Dove of Peace.  I know!  Feeling relieved yet? This stamp is absolutely beautiful even without the coloring. 
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Paper Pumpkin Is Going PINK

Get your PINK Paper Pumpkin box in October to help Stamp Out Breast Cancer - LovenStamps

What's better than stamping?  Stamping for a Cause, of course!  During October, your Paper Pumpkin kit will come in a shocking PINK box instead of the usual bright orange.  And not only will you be enjoying an all-inclusive stamping kit, but you'll also be contributing to breast cancer research.Yes, I got to see the pink box in person
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Where Do You Find Your Ideas?

Acorny Thank You Video Tutorial - catalog idea CASE by LovenStamps, products by Stampin Up

I get that question all the time - from both new stampers and experienced stampers.  But no matter who is asking, my answer is always the same.  I start with the Stampin' Up! Catalog & Idea Book (it IS an "idea book" after all) and create from there. Sometimes the cards I design have very little resemblance to the original
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Lots of Layers – Acorn Builder Punch Tips

Acorny Thank You and the Acorn Builder Punch - banner card catalog idea by LovenStamps for Stamps in the Mail Club

Have you checked out the September Stamps in the Mail Club projects that I've been sharing?  They all feature the Acorny Thank You stamp set (perfect for fall cards).  This has got to be one of my most popular months of Stamps in the Mail Club - ever.  In almost 10 years of offering this club, that's quite the statement.I'm so glad
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Cards that Move: Z-Fold Cards

Remarkable You Tutorial - How to Make a Z-Fold Card, by LovenStamps

Pull the card out of the envelope and it’s a pretty, unassuming flower card.  But start to open the card and you’ll see that this is no ordinary greeting - it’s a card that moves!  These special Z-Fold Cards have a cool element inside that keeps the card front showing when the card is open - too cool! This card features the Remarkable You
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How to Use Your Designer Series Paper

Acorny Thank You with Into the Woods Designer Series Paper: a LovenStamps video tutorial on using your paper wisely (products from Stampin' Up!)

Do you have the same fear as me? The one where you don't want to cut into a sheet of gorgeous designer series paper because you "might" have a project later and might want to save it? And what if you already used that paper?  Eek! I know - I hear you.  Like I said, I'm in the same boat sometimes.  But I have a trick that will make it SO
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Video Tutorial: Make Your Own Acorn Treat Box

Make your own Acorny Thank You Treat Box - a LovenStampfuls exclusive for Stamps in the Mail Club, products from Stampin Up

What's cuter than an acorn stamp set?  How about an acorn BOX to match the set?  Yup, I've created a Stamps in the Mail Club exclusive for my stampers this month.  Haven't got your kit yet?  No problem - just drop me a note or fill out the web form to request your September Stamps in the Mail Club kit and get this template and project -
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