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Good Morning Magnolia

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Good Morning Magnolia, Stampin Blends, Thank You, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I know the new Good Morning Magnolia stamp set is going to be very popular when the new Stampin' Up! annual catalog goes live on June 4th.  It is such a beautiful stamp set with coordinating dies, designer series paper, ribbon, embossing folder and so much more!  

I saw this card online, but it wasn't watermarked, so I don't know who created it.  Isn't it beautiful?  I love to color, so this card caught my eye right away.  I used the Petal Pink - light and dark and light Mossy Meadow blends.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Good Morning Magnolia, Stampin Blends, Thank You, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I tried to color the magnolias to match the designer series paper.  I have to say, they turned out better than I thought they would.  I just love the blends markers.  

To make this card you will need the following paper.  For a complete list of all the products I used, please see the end of this post.

Cardstock:

Whisper White Thick

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Petal Pink

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Whisper White

  • cut at 2 1/4" x 3 1/4"
  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4" for inside the card
  • scraps for flowers

Magnolia Lane Designer Series Paper

  • cut at 2" x 5 1/2"

After I stamped the Thanks sentiment, I used the Stitched Shapes framelits to cut it out.  To give the Petal Pink cardstock texture, I embossed it with the Layered Leaves embossing folder.  I also used the new 5/8" Organdy Striped Ribbon to wrap around the cardstock. 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Good Morning Magnolia, Stampin Blends, Thank You, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

To adhere the sentiment I used Stampin Dimensionals to give it a little bit of lift off of the layer below it.  

Most of the products that I used on this card will not be available for purchase until June 4th when the 2019-2020 Stampin' Up! annual catalog goes live. 

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I was in Michigan for a few days visiting my mom and family.  It was nice the day I got there and then it got cold and rained.  It never fails whenever I go up there the weather turns cold.  Grrrr

Here are some pictures that I took while up there.

IMG_7425My beautiful Mom!!!

IMG_8552My niece Karin, nephew Jason and his son Ryan, Mom and my sister Jean

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My nephews Corey and Travis.  Yes I am short LOLIMG_7419

Part of my family.  My sisters, Jean and Jan with her husband Rudy, two of my nephews, Corey and Travis with their wives,  Tara and Ashley

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Corey's boys, Jude and Robin and Travis's daughter Raigen. 

 

IMG_7417I was able to spend some time with my friend from elementary school.  We have been friends for 49 years!  OMG!  That's a long time!  We couldn't possibly be that old!

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I will be showing you how to make a fun and easy adhesive holder for your desk.  I hope you can stop by tonight over on my Stampin Scrapper Facebook page. 

Thank you so much for stopping by today.  I hope you have a fantastic Monday and week!

Happy Stampin and 

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Lovely As A Tree Facebook Live

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, Calligraphy Essentials, Sponging, Facebook Live, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Every Monday night at 7:00pm I have a Facebook Live on my Stampin Scrapper Facebook page.  Since Stampin' Up! was having a day of celebrating Lovely As A Tree, I thought I should celebrate it too!  But, how was I going to celebrate it? 

One way was to share with you on my blog post on Monday my favorite Lovely As A Tree and Rooted In Nature stamp sets.  Another way was creating a fun project to demonstrate on my Facebook Live.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, Calligraphy Essentials, Sponging, Facebook Live, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

As my husband, Mr. Wonderful, and I were driving home on Sunday, I noticed how pretty the trees looked against the sky.  That got my creative juices flowing on how to take that look and make it into a card.  My next step was to search Pinterest for ideas on how to do a sky background and what time of day I wanted to do.  After looking at a lot of different cards, I knew I wanted to do a sunset.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, Calligraphy Essentials, Sponging, Facebook Live, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I really like how it turned out.  I also knew I wanted to use one of the stamp sets that I hadn't used in a very long time.  As I was looking through my stamp sets, I found the Calligraphy Essentials stamp set.  It had some cobwebs on it, (not really) so it was time to brush it off and use it.  I think the sentiment is perfect for this card.  What a better way to watch the sunset and thank God for your day.  

To make this card you will need the following paper.  For a complete list of all the products I used, please see the end of this post.

Cardstock:

Crushed Curry

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Basic Black

  • cut at 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"

Whisper White

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"

Here is the video showing you how to do the sponging on this card.

 

Now, you can create beautiful sunsets yourself!  What stamp set are you going to use on your project?

 

Thank you for stopping in today!  I hope you have a terrific day!  Tomorrow I am heading to Michigan to spend some time with my mom and the rest of my family.  I can't wait to see them.  It has been way too long!

Happy Stampin and 

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Good Bye Lovely As A Tree, Hello Rooted In Nature

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Today I am celebrating Lovely As A Tree!  Can you believe this stamp set first came out in the Stampin' Up! 2001 annual catalog.  It is hard to believe that a stamp set has been around for so long.  When I first started being a demonstrator for Stampin' Up! I ordered this stamp on my first order.  I loved it then and still do.  I am going to miss this stamp set.  

Here are a few of the cards I have made with the Lovely As A Tree stamp set.

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I made this card when I was part of the Splitcoast Stampers Creative Crew

Lovely As A Tree Christmas

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Merry Christmas Lovely As A Tree Card

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Here is another Christmas card using the Lovely As A Tree stamp set.  

SCS Creative Crew December 2017 Project #4

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Finally, a card that isn't a Christmas card.  LOL  

Lovely As A Tree With Woodgrain Embossing Folder

I promise I have made a lot of cards with this stamp set that weren't Christmas.   I used it a lot before I started my blog on different projects, but I don't have pictures of the projects.  

Since we are saying goodbye to Lovely As A Tree, which I love, we need to say hello to Rooted In Nature.  I know if I needed a tree for any of projects I would go to Lovely As A Tree, but now I go to Rooted in Nature.  One thing that I really like in this stamp set is that there is a variety of stamps in this set.  You have sentiments, leaves, trees, a wood stamp and you can also purchase coordinating dies.  Until June 3rd you can get it as a bundle and save 10%!    

Here are a few projects that I have made with the Rooted in Nature stamp set. 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Rooted In Nature Sympathy Card

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Itty Bitty Greetings and Rooted In Nature

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Rooted In Nature

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce WhitmanOne Sheet Wonder 

Both of the Lovely As A Tree and Rooted In Nature stamp sets are absolutely beautiful.  If you want Lovely As A Tree, you need to order it as soon as possible, as it while supplies last.  

 

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I am having my first Holiday Extravaganza retreat!!!  I am so excited!  Check back tomorrow for all the details.  

Tonight I am going to be showcasing the Lovely As A Tree stamp set on my Facebook Live.  Here is a sneak peek of the card I will be demonstrating. 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Lovely As A Tree, Rooted In Nature, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects and more go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

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Thank you for stopping in today!  Have a terrific Monday and a fabulous week!

Happy Stampin and

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My Top 10 Retiring Products

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up!, My Top Favorites from 2018-2019, Incredible Like You stamp set, Bloom to Bloom stamp set, Happiness Blooms designer series paper, Thank You framlites, Calligraphy Essentials stamp set, Love What You Do stamp set, Tropical Chic designer series paper, Sweet Cups, His Grace stamp set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Coffee Cafe framelits, Swirly Bird stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Dragon Fly Dreams stamp set, Details Dragonfly thinlits, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up!, My Top Favorites from 2018-2019, Incredible Like You stamp set, Bloom to Bloom stamp set, Happiness Blooms designer series paper, Thank You framlites, Calligraphy Essentials stamp set, Love What You Do stamp set, Tropical Chic designer series paper, Sweet Cups, His Grace stamp set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Coffee Cafe framelits, Swirly Bird stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Dragon Fly Dreams stamp set, Details Dragonfly thinlits, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

Incredible Like You with Bloom to Bloom

I love the layout on this card.  The card on the right I used the Needlepoint Nook designer series paper and the card on the right I used the Happiness Blooms designer series paper.  Both cards are stamped with the Bloom to Bloom and Incredible Like You stamp sets.  All of these products are retiring at the end of the month and available while supplies last. 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up!, My Top Favorites from 2018-2019, Incredible Like You stamp set, Bloom to Bloom stamp set, Happiness Blooms designer series paper, Thank You framlites, Calligraphy Essentials stamp set, Love What You Do stamp set, Tropical Chic designer series paper, Sweet Cups, His Grace stamp set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Coffee Cafe framelits, Swirly Bird stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Dragon Fly Dreams stamp set, Details Dragonfly thinlits, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

Masculine Thank You

If you are like me, masculine cards can sometimes be a challenge, especially thank you cards.  On this card I used the Tranquil Textures designer series paper, Thank You framelit and the self adhesive sheets.  All of these products are retiring at the end of the month. 

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Calligraphy Essentials 

When the Rooted In Nature suite came out last year I was so excited.  I really love the Nature's Poem designer series paper, and the Calligraphy Essentials stamp set.  This stamp set also has a coordinating kit, Calligraphy Essentials Project kit.  All of these products are also retiring, but the Nature's Roots framelits ARE NOT retiring.  They will be in the new 2019-2020 Stampin' Up! annual catalog.

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up!, My Top Favorites from 2018-2019, Incredible Like You stamp set, Bloom to Bloom stamp set, Happiness Blooms designer series paper, Thank You framlites, Calligraphy Essentials stamp set, Love What You Do stamp set, Tropical Chic designer series paper, Sweet Cups, His Grace stamp set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Coffee Cafe framelits, Swirly Bird stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Dragon Fly Dreams stamp set, Details Dragonfly thinlits, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

Love What You Do 

I am so excited the Love What You Do stamp set is going to be in the new annual catalog.  However, the Share What You Love designer series paper will be retiring at the end of the month.  

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Tropical Chic Treat Cups

How cute are these Sweet Cups!  I am going to miss these cups, I used them a lot.  I used the Tropical Escape designer series paper, which is retiring, to decorate the cups.  I am happy to say all the other products will be carrying over to the new annual catalog. 

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His Grace Easter Card

I had a class where we made Easter cards and this was one of my favorites from that class.  I used All My Love designer series paper and the His Grace stamp set to make this card.  Both of these projects are retiring at the end of the month, but all of the other products are going to be carried over to the new 2019-2020 Stampin' Up! annual catalog.

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Sliding Pop Up Card

I made this card for my mom and she loved it!  I used the stamp set from the April Paper Pumpkin kit and the Gingham Gala designer series paper.  I think this might be the paper that I will miss the most on the retirement list.   

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Coffee Cafe Tunnel Card

I have used the Coffee Cups at least once a month, sometimes more, since they came out.  This is one stamp set, Coffee Cafe, and framelits, Coffee Cups, that I will be keeping for a very long time.  The stamp set and framelits are perfect for making cards and gift card holders when you give away coffee gifts cards.  For texture on this card I used the Garden Trellis embossing folder and the Garden Impressions designer series paper, which are both retiring.  

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Eastern Beauty and Swirly Bird

The sentiment on this card is from the Eastern Beauty stamp set and the scattered dots are from the Swirly Bird stamp set, which both of them are retiring.  The flower is from Pop of Petal stamp set and is being carried over to the new annual catalog.  The Swirly Scribbles thinlits are also retiring at the end of the month.

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up!, My Top Favorites from 2018-2019, Incredible Like You stamp set, Bloom to Bloom stamp set, Happiness Blooms designer series paper, Thank You framlites, Calligraphy Essentials stamp set, Love What You Do stamp set, Tropical Chic designer series paper, Sweet Cups, His Grace stamp set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Coffee Cafe framelits, Swirly Bird stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Dragon Fly Dreams stamp set, Details Dragonfly thinlits, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com

Dragonfly Dreams Eclipse Card

This was a fun card at my card class!  The Dragonfly Dreams stamp set with the coordinating Detailed Dragonfly thinlits are both retiring.  Also, retiring is the Large Letter Framelits.  I am sad about the Large Letter Framelits because I love them!  They are another product that I won't be getting rid of.  

Here are the colors that are also retiring this month.  The Lemon Lime Twist and Fresh Fig cardstock, however, are SOLD OUT.

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up!, My Top Favorites from 2018-2019, Incredible Like You stamp set, Bloom to Bloom stamp set, Happiness Blooms designer series paper, Thank You framlites, Calligraphy Essentials stamp set, Love What You Do stamp set, Tropical Chic designer series paper, Sweet Cups, His Grace stamp set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Coffee Cafe framelits, Swirly Bird stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Dragon Fly Dreams stamp set, Details Dragonfly thinlits, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I hope you enjoyed looking at my top ten favorites on the retiring list.  It is always fun to go back and look at different projects I have created. 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up!, My Top Favorites from 2018-2019, Incredible Like You stamp set, Bloom to Bloom stamp set, Happiness Blooms designer series paper, Thank You framlites, Calligraphy Essentials stamp set, Love What You Do stamp set, Tropical Chic designer series paper, Sweet Cups, His Grace stamp set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Coffee Cafe framelits, Swirly Bird stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Dragon Fly Dreams stamp set, Details Dragonfly thinlits, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce whtiman

Don't forget to use the host code when you place an order.  When you do, you get a FREE gift from me, if you order is over $50. 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up!, My Top Favorites from 2018-2019, Incredible Like You stamp set, Bloom to Bloom stamp set, Happiness Blooms designer series paper, Thank You framlites, Calligraphy Essentials stamp set, Love What You Do stamp set, Tropical Chic designer series paper, Sweet Cups, His Grace stamp set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Coffee Cafe framelits, Swirly Bird stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Dragon Fly Dreams stamp set, Details Dragonfly thinlits, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have a wonderful Monday and a great week!  

Happy Stampin and 

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Butterfly Gala Bundle

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Butterfly Gala Suite, Butterfly Gala Stamp Set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Butterfly Duet Punch, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman, paper crafting, stamping, rubber stamping, handmade, 2019 Occasions catalog

Who is going to miss the Gingham Gala designers series paper?  I sure am!  I am happy to let you know that the Butterfly Gala stamp set and Duet Butterfly punch are going to be in the new Stampin' Up! 2019-2020 annual catalog.  I don't know about you, but I absolutely love punches.  When I see there is a stamp set that has a coordinating punch, I get so excited!

I designed this card for one of my card classes and it was a big hit.  You could use any color in the Gingham Gala designer series paper for a total different look.  For the butterflies on this card, I stamped them in Balmy Blue, Daffodil Delight and Highland Heather.  

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There is one thing that I absolutely love about this stamp set.  The butterflies (small and large) are one stamp that fit perfectly with the punch.  You don't have to try and line up the two butterflies to fit perfectly with the punch.  Below is a picture of the stamp set and punch so you can see what I am talking about.

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Butterfly Gala Suite, Butterfly Gala Stamp Set, Gingham Gala designer series paper, Butterfly Duet Punch, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman, paper crafting, stamping, rubber stamping, handmade, 2019 Occasions catalog

To make this card you will need the following paper.  For a complete list of all the products I used, please see the end of this post.

Cardstock:

Whisper White Thick

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"

Highland Heather

  • cut at 2 1/2" x 5 1/2"

Lemon Lime Twist

  • cut at 2 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Whisper White

  • scraps to stamp 3 sets of butterflies

Butterfly Gala Designer Series Paper

  • cut at 2" x 5 1/2"

I popped up the butterflies with Stampin Dimensionals and then put a single Rhinestone in the middle of each of the butterflies. 

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It's Friday!!!  I have the day off today!  Wouldn't you know it, it is suppose to rain all day.  I am still going to have a great day!  Do you have any plans for today?

I hope you have a fabulous Friday and weekend!

Happy Stampin and 

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In my Stampin' Up! business we are going to celebrate my birthday all month long!  For EVERY order you place, through me, you will get FREE shipping!!!  Yes, you read that right!  FREE SHIPPING for every order you place with me during the month of May.  

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Retiring Eastern Beauty and Swirly Bird

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Swirly Bird stamp set, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Pop of Petals stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Leaf punch, Four Petal Flower punch, Pearls, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects, go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce WhitmanTonight I am having my card class where I am featuring retired stamp sets, dies and embellishments from the 2018-2019 annual catalog.  I used the Eastern Beauty and Swirly Bird stamp sets (they are retiring) and the carried over stamp set, Pop of Petals.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Swirly Bird stamp set, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Pop of Petals stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Leaf punch, Four Petal Flower punch, Pearls, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects, go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I also wanted to use the 2017-2019 In Colors.  I am really going to miss them, they are so beautiful.  Here are the colors that are on the retirement list. 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Swirly Bird stamp set, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Pop of Petals stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Leaf punch, Four Petal Flower punch, Pearls, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects, go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman
To make this card you will need the following paper.  For a complete list of all the products I used, please see the end of this post.

Cardstock:

Fresh Fig

  • cut at 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"
  • cut at 3" x 6"

Lemon Lime Twist

  • scraps for two leaves

Whisper White

  • cut at 3" x 5 1/4"
  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4" for inside of the card
  • scraps for the flower

I cut out 2 of the circle swirls and off set them to make it look fuller.  I didn't pop anything this time because I added a pearl in the center of the flower.  I was afraid if I added a stampin' dimensional under the flower it would be too high to mail.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Swirly Bird stamp set, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Pop of Petals stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Leaf punch, Four Petal Flower punch, Pearls, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects, go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce WhitmanI used the Powder Pink ink to stamp the flower, dots and sentiment.  I added a stamped flower to the inside of the card and on my envelope in the bottom left hand corner.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Swirly Bird stamp set, Eastern Beauty stamp set, Pop of Petals stamp set, Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Leaf punch, Four Petal Flower punch, Pearls, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects, go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman
Do you have any exciting plans for this weekend?  I am so excited about my Sale-A-Bration Celebration on Sunday afternoon.  It is my time to spoil my customers who supported by business during Sale-A-Bration.  They are going to get a sneak peek of some of the products from the new annual catalog.  I think they are going to love them!

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have a fantastic day and weekend!

Happy Stampin and

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Spring Card Using Daisy Delight

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Daisy Delight stamp set #143669, Daisy punch #143713, Leaf punch #144667, Clear Faceted Gems $144142, Wood Textures designer series paper #144177, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbook and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

Spring is here! Yay!  When I think of Spring I think of flowers.  So, of course, I had to make a card with flowers on it!  The flowers really jump off this card with the darker wood background.  The wood paper is from the Wood Textures designer series paper in the Stampin' Up! annual catalog. 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Daisy Delight stamp set #143669, Daisy punch #143713, Leaf punch #144667, Clear Faceted Gems $144142, Wood Textures designer series paper #144177, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbook and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I used the Daisy Delight stamp set with the coordinating Daisy punch and leaf punch.  I stamped the daisy image on Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo and Pumpkin Pie cardstock using the same color of ink as the paper.  

To make this card you will need the following paper.  For a complete list of all the products I used, please see the end of this post.

Cardstock:

Black

  • cut at 4 1/4" x 11" score at 5 1/5"

Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo and Pumpkin Pie

  • cut at 3" x 5 1/2"

Pear Pizzazz

  • cut at 5" x 2 1/4" (I used scraps to punch out my leaves)

Whisper White 

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"  for inside of the card

Wood Textures Designer Series Paper

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Daisy Delight stamp set #143669, Daisy punch #143713, Leaf punch #144667, Clear Faceted Gems $144142, Wood Textures designer series paper #144177, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbook and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce WhitmanI used my bone folder to curl the ends of the flowers and then put a stampin' dimensional on the back of them.  For the center of the flowers I add one of the biggest Clear Faceted Gems in the pack (there are 3 different sizes in each pack).  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Daisy Delight stamp set #143669, Daisy punch #143713, Leaf punch #144667, Clear Faceted Gems $144142, Wood Textures designer series paper #144177, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbook and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce WhitmanOnly 3 days until I leave for San Antonio for Stampin' Up! OnStage!  I am getting so excited!  I get to meet one of my best friends!  Yes, you read that right.  I get to meet her.  You are probably wondering how is it that I never met her before.  Well, we live thousands of miles from each other, so it has been a little difficult to see each other in person.  We started talking on a Facebook group with other Stampin' Up! demonstrators and realized we have a lot in common and we think a lot alike.  It is actually kind of scary how much we are alike. 

I will be posting pictures and giving you a few sneak peeks on my Stampin' Scrapper and Stampin Scrapper VIP Facebook pages and Stampin_Scrapper on Instagram Make sure you check them out!   

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Dragonfly Dreams Eclipse Card

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Dreams stamp set #124924, Large Letter Framelits #141712, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman, Eclipse, technique, handmade, paper crafting, stamping, rubber stamping

It has been a while since I had made an eclipse card or used the Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Dreams stamp set.   I taught my advanced card making class this technique and they loved it.  It isn't a hard technique, it just takes a little more time to make.  It is so worth the time!

I stamped the dragonflies with Memento ink and then colored them with the Dark Pool Party and Dark Night of Navy Blends markers.  The more I use the blends markers the more I like, no, love them!

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Dreams stamp set #124924, Large Letter Framelits #141712, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman, Eclipse, technique, handmade, paper crafting, stamping, rubber stamping

When the ink was dry on all of the dragonflies I added Wink of Stella to them.  They needed that little bit of bling to really bring them to life.  It is a lot easier to do it now, then later once the letters are cut out.  You need to let them totally dry before you use the Large Letter framelits to cut out your letters.

To make this card you will need the following paper.  For a complete list of all the products I used, please see the end of this post.

Cardstock:

Balmy Blue

  • cut at 5 1/2" x8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"

Whisper White

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Dreams stamp set #124924, Large Letter Framelits #141712, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman, Eclipse, technique, handmade, paper crafting, stamping, rubber stampingTo make the letters really pop I used our Foam Adhesive Strips.  They are the perfect width for these letters.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Dragonfly Dreams stamp set #124924, Large Letter Framelits #141712, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman, Eclipse, technique, handmade, paper crafting, stamping, rubber stamping

It's Friday!!!  Yay!  My retreat is getting closer to becoming a reality.  I am going to check out a couple more places this weekend.  I am hoping to have the location confirmed by the end of the month.  Are you doing anything fun this weekend?

Thank you for stopping in today.  I hope you have an awesome Friday and weekend!

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Masculine Thank You Card

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Thank You Thinlits #146832, Tranquil Textures designer series paper #146331, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com. Joyce Whitman, Masculine, Thank You
Erica's boyfriend, Nick, needed some thank you cards and asked me to make some for him.  I saw this card on Pinterest, created by BJ Peters, and thought it would be perfect.  Thank you BJ for sharing your beautiful card. 

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Thank You Thinlits #146832, Tranquil Textures designer series paper #146331, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com. Joyce Whitman, Masculine, Thank You

I love how simple this card was to make and how it looks.  Nick was very pleased with the end result and that is all that matters. 

To make this card you will need the following paper.  For a complete list of all the products I used, please see the end of this post.

Cardstock:

Crumb Cake

  • cut at 5 1/2"  x 8 1/2" score at 4 1/4"

Black

  • cut at 3 1/2" x 4 3/4"

Whisper White

  • cut at 3 1/4" 4 1/2"

Tranquil Textures Designer Series Paper

  • cut at 3" x  4 1/4"

Here is the Facebook Live that I did on how to make this card.  

 As you can see this is a very easy card to make.  You could change it to a birthday card by using the Happy Birthday thinlits instead of the Thank You.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Thank You Thinlits #146832, Tranquil Textures designer series paper #146331, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com. Joyce Whitman, Masculine, Thank You

I have some wonderful news to share with you today!!!

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The Organdy Ribbon Combo Pack in the Sale-A-Bration flyer is now available.  This is while supplies last!!  If you want this as one of your FREE products when you order $50, you need to place an order as soon a possible.  Don't forget to use the hostess code for a gift from me if you order over $50.  

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Last weekend I went to the Stampin Sisters Retreat in Rockford IL.  We had such a great time.  I went with two of my good friends, Beth and Mary.  This was Mary's first time and she loved it too!  We are definitely going back again next year.  Actually, I loved it so much that I am going to be having my first retreat in September.  It will be a one day retreat, I want to work up to a weekend retreat, that is going to be packed with fun projects and goodies.  Watch out for more details. 

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This is a picture of all of us.  There were 95 of us!

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This is a picture of my tablemates, Beth, Mary, myself and Kim.  It was so wonderful meeting Kim and spending time with her.

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When Beth and I went last year, Margie and Maxine were our tablemates.  They are so fun and loved seeing them again.  We were lucky to have them sititing at the table next to us.  So, we still got to spend some time with them.

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This is a good  picture of Mary and I.  We took so many, because we couldn't stop laughing.  We had the same shirt, this was planned, and the same glasses.  That was not planned!  

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I love this picture of us!  We were laughing so hard that I had tears in my eyes.  

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Here is a picture of Beth and I on the last day.  It was so wonderful spending time with her, she lives almost 10 hours from me.  I am hoping to see her again soon. 

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have a fabulous Wednesday!

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Triangle Fun Fold Card using Colorful Seasons

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons stamp set #143726, Floral Romance Specialty Deigner series Paper #148586, Frosted Flower Embellishments #148782, Layering Circle Framelits 141705, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

I have never  made a Triangle Fun Fold card before.  It was so much fun!  I loved it so much, that I did a Facebook Live on it.  The video is further down this post.  I used the beautiful Floral Romance Specialty designer series paper from the occasions catalog and the Colorful Seasons stamp set from the annual catalog.  I love how you can use products from both catalogs and the coordinate.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons stamp set #143726, Floral Romance Specialty Deigner series Paper #148586, Frosted Flower Embellishments #148782, Layering Circle Framelits 141705, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce Whitman

In my video you will see how I changed up the whole card.  I used the new Painted Seasons designer series paper and stamp set from the 2nd release of Sale-A-Bration.

To make this card you will need the following paper.  For a complete list of all the products I used, please see the end of this post.

Cardstock:

Mossy Meadow

  • you will need an 8 1/2" x 11" piece

Whisper White

  • cut 2 at 4" x 5 1/4"

Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Paper

  • cut at 4" x 5 1/4"

I used the coordinating Frosted Flowers Embellishments for the little flower by the sentiment.  

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons stamp set #143726, Floral Romance Specialty Deigner series Paper #148586, Frosted Flower Embellishments #148782, Layering Circle Framelits 141705, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce WhitmanHere is a picture of what the card looks like when it is opened.

Stampin Up, Stampin' Up! Colorful Seasons stamp set #143726, Floral Romance Specialty Deigner series Paper #148586, Frosted Flower Embellishments #148782, Layering Circle Framelits 141705, Stitched Shapes Framelits #145372, created by Stampin Scrapper, for more cards, gifts, ideas, scrapbooking and 3D projects go to stampinscrapper.com, Joyce WhitmanHow awesome is that?!  The best part is you can get two cards from one sheet of cardstock!  

 

 

Thank you for stopping in today!  I hope you have a fantastic Wednesday!  Check back on Friday when I will have all the fun new products that are going to be available on March 1st!

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