Using Dictionary Pages with Stamps to Create Card Backgrounds

Do you have any old dictionaries or encyclopedias lying around? You can’t give them away. Most people just use Google or Siri to find an answer. So what do you do with the dictionaries and encyclopedias? Today I am going to share tips on using dictionary pages...

Cleaning, Maintaining & Storing Your Stampin’ Up! Ink Pads

One of my favorite things about Stampin’ Up! is the color coordination. This coordination of paper, markers and ink is the key to successful projects. And the major player in the coordination arena is the ink pad. They are AWESOME! They are an investment and will last...

Single Stamp Notecards for Sophisticated Simplicity

I was looking through some magazines and catalogs recently and focused on several one image framed prints. A thought struck me. A single stamped note card is simple and sophisticated. The images that seemed to be most prevalent in the catalogs were botanical in...

To A Wild Rose

I am not sure that the designers at Stampin’ Up! were thinking about the piano solo by Edward MacDowell when they named this stamp set To A Wild Rose. However, listening to the music I can just imagine walking through the roses. The air is softly scented with...

Cleaning & Maintaining Your Scissors

Have you heard the adage, “Use the right tool for the right job in the right way.”? Cleaning & maintaining your scissors is extremely important to the outcome of your crafting.   BEST CRAFTING SCISSORS EVER! The Stampin’ UP! Paper Snips (#193579) provide excellent...

What Is Paper Pumpkin?

Paper Pumpkin is a monthly project kit designed by the experts at Stampin’ Up! Each kit includes an exclusive stamp set, ink, paper, embellishments and adhesive—EVERYTHING you need to make stunning projects! Each month is a surprise- with a variety of projects like...



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