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Anniversaries…

I have two special anniversaries coming up, my wedding anniversary to the Best Husband Ever and the 2nd anniversary of my Oviedo Mall Stampers Class. 

While I was designing cards for my class my husband sent up a glass of wine with my son. 

Meanwhile he was downstairs preparing a delicious dinner. Best Husband Ever!

On April 1st my friend Deb and I will celebrate our 2nd Oviedo Mall Stampers Anniversary. We’re excited to welcome everyone and will enjoy giving away gifts to our stampers.

Anniversaries are great!

Inspired March Cards

I host 3 regular monthly classes and sometimes I just need help to come up with new ideas. There are times when I think the ideas are great as is and why change a good thing? For my monthly Oviedo Mall cards I copied two cards from a couple of talented stampers.

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This card was inspired by Lynn Starl, you can see her original post HERE.

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The above card was inspired by Tana Boser, one of our 2017 Artisan Designers. You can see her original card HERE.

My stampers loved these cards and I’m glad I found them!

Cards, Friends and Fun!

I recently had my monthly Oviedo Mall Stampers class and it was so much fun to see everyone enjoying themselves and being in the company of old and new friends.

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This group have been friends for years and they like to get together every so often to stamp. It was nice to see Katie, Gail, Lisa, Zahira and Karletta.

Now what did these friends stamp? Take a look at the cards below, my friend and fellow Stampin’Up demonstrator Debra LaFountaine designed the following 2 cards.

One of my cards was inspired by Linda Heller from Stamping School who designed this layout with different Designer Series Paper and color combination. I loved the simplicity and elegance of the card so much that I had my Oviedo Mall Stampers make it!

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One of my favorite Designer Series Paper Packs is the Serene Scenery and I couldn’t resist using it for this card.

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Here’s a look at my second card…

wp-1486431887891.jpgSimplicity was my theme for this class. I used the Mediterranean Moments stamp set for this card. There are so many coloring possibilities but I decided to keep it simple.

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Smoky Slate Thick Baker’S Twine

Smoky Slate Thick Baker’S Twine
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$3.50

I kept it simple but be adventurous and use your imagination to color in the Mediterranean Moments images!

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World Card Making Day 2016…Success!

Last Saturday was World Card Making Day and to celebrate we planned a special event for our monthly Oviedo Mall Stampers!

My friend Debra LaFountaine and I invited our Stampin’ Amigas to help us out and we banded together to create a great event for our stampers!

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We were showing off our sleeves in tribute to Linda Heller, we are her “Roadies”

We also invited a couple of local vendors to give away samples, we had wine from the Winey Wench and Gelato from Amarena – Old fashioned Gelato.

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Here are a few photos of the attendees making their cards:

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And last but not least…the cards!!!!

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Design by Cyndra Alderman

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Design by Cyndra Alderman

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Design by Debra LaFountaine

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Design by Debra LaFountaine

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Design by Iina Lee

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Design by Iina Lee

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Design by Wanda Smith – Cased from 2016 Holiday Catalog

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Design by Wanda Smith – Cased from 2016-2017 Annual Catalog

I hope your World Card Making Day was a much fun as ours! Please share your day.

Let me know if you would like a list of the products used in for any of the above cards and I will get them to you!

Birds, Ice Cream, Elegance and Drinks!

This past Saturday our Oviedo Mall Stampers made cards with Birds, Ice Cream, Elegant Detailed Floral and Drinks. Take a look at the cards below and the Facebook Live video I shot while they worked. If you’re in the Central Florida area come join us the first Saturday of every month for card making and meeting new friends!

This was also a Fun Fold card, this is what it looks like when open.

This was also a Fun Fold card, this is what it looks like when open.

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Debra’s Mixed Drinks version with the same stamp set “Mixed Drinks”

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Mixed Drinks version

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Debra also designed this card using the Detailed Floral Thinlits. This was a labor of love, she ran 55 pieces of card stock through the thinlit and then removed all the cutouts!

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Inside look

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My cards for this event were cased and tweaked from the Annual Catalog. You can find this card on page 89. I changed the color and background layered piece using the returning Woodland Embossing Folder.

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You can find this card on page 69 of the Annual Catalog. You will notice that I changed the card base and used and extra piece of Smokey Slate card stock embossed with the new Seaside Embossing Folder

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One of our stampers changed the direction of the card to portrait, I like it!

Sorry for the shaky video, this was my very first Facebook Live Video. With time and practice I should get better…here’s hoping!

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Happy Day Peekaboo Peach!

We just had a successful Oviedo Mall Stampers event this past Saturday where I created two of the four cards our stampers made. I’m sharing one of my cards along with the recipe on how to make it.

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This card was created with the Perfectly Wrapped Stamp Set and can be used for any occasion.

  • Cut Whisper White Thick Card Stock into 8-1/2 by 5-1/2 and score at 4-1/4. Fold in half and stamp with Large Flower six time close to the edge of card stock.
  • Cut Peekaboo card stock into 3-1/4 x 4-3/4 Cut Basic Black card stock into 3 x 4-1/2 Cut Whisper White card stock into 2-3/4 x 4 Cut Whisper White card stock into 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 Cut Basic Black card stock into 3 x 3.
  • Using Peekaboo Peach Ink stamp Whisper White 2-3/4 x 4 card stock with Large Flower at the top three times forming a “V” shape. Now stamp the Small Flower in the middle of the Large Flower.
  • Stamp the Small Flower half off the same piece of Whisper White card stock half way down the piece on the left and right side.
  • Use the Circle Stamp to stamp half off the same piece of card stock to surround the Small Flower you just stamped.
  • Adhere the stamped Whisper White card stock to the 3 x 4-1/2 Basic Black piece of card stock. Adhere that piece to the Peekaboo Peach piece of card stock. Add Stampin’ Dimensionals to the back of the Peekaboo Peach card stock in the 4 corners. Adhere that piece to the middle of the stamped Whisper White Thick card base.
  • Stamp the Circle on the 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 piece of card stock and punch out with the 2″ Circle Punch. Punch out the 3 x 3 Basic Black piece with the 2-1/2″ Circle Punch. Adhere Whisper White circle piece to the Basic Black piece and add Stampin’ Dimensionls to the back of that piece then adhere to bottom side of the card.
  • Cut a 3″ piece of Peekaboo Peach Ruched Ribbon and tie a knot in the middle. Adhere to circle piece with a glue dot.
  • Stamp the inside of the card according to occasion!

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2-1/2" Circle Punch

2-1/2″ Circle Punch
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Glue Dots

$5.25

Hope you like it, create it, and share it!

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The Rest From The Best!

And now for the rest of the cards. What rest?… the best stampers from the Oviedo Mall Stampers also made these on Saturday!

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The next two cards were designed by Debra LaFountaine.

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Sale-A-Bration has Begun!

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It’s time for Stampin’Up’s annual Sale-A-Bration event! What is Sale-A-Bration? The best time of the year to purchase your Stampin’Up products, for every $50 of product you purchase you get to pick a FREE item from the Sale-A-Bration catalog. Purchase $100 and you pick 2 Free items, etc!

One of my favorite new products in the Occasions Catalog is the Bloomin’Heart Thinlits Dies. Just take a look at the intricate heart, I love it! I used it for one of my monthly Oviedo Mall Stampers class and it was a hit!

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Fall in love with intricate, lasered-look hearts. They’re so easy to make when you use the Bloomin’ Hearts Thinlits Dies and the Big Shot—no scissors required. Watch and learn how to make delicate accents from cardstock, glimmer paper, vellum, or Designer Series Paper.

Take a look at the Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Catalog by clicking on the links on the right. Contact me for your own copy!

Guess Who’s…

THINKING OF YOU!

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These are for Saturday’s Oviedo-Mall-Stampers.

Occasions Preview, Oh What Fun!

20151130_201340-1_wmMy friend and fellow SU demonstrator Debra and I attended a Stampin’Up event on November 14th and we were able to preview some of the products from the upcoming Occasions and Sale-A-Bration catalogs. We each received 3 stamp sets and had the opportunity of preordering a few of the products before many demonstrators.
That being said, we are going to use some of the new products in our cards for our Oviedo Mall event this month ! They will have the opportunity to be one of the first to make cards with these new products that are not available for sale yet! Being an Oviedo Mall Stamper has its perks!