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Stampin' Up! Playful Alphabet — America Banner

Happy 4th of July stampers and papercrafters!  I've been dreaming of this project idea for over a week now and couldn't let today go by without finishing and displaying in our home.

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The letters were die cut with Foam Adhesive Sheets and the Playful Alphabet Dies with a mix of Real Red, Whisper White and Misty Moonlight.  Because the Foam Adhesive sheets are double-sided sticky, they are planted Stitched Stars die cuts and then centered onto little medallions created with 1/2" cardstock strips and the Simply Scored Tool.  Each medallion was adhered to a piece of Basic Black that was punched with the Story Label punch.

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I punched holes in the top of each Story Label punch and adorned each panel with some Misty Moonlight and Whisper White Crinkled Ribbons that were tied off with a Linen Thread bow.  This allowed me to thread some of the Real Red/Stitched White Trim from the Playful Pets Trim pack through the back and create my banner.

Happy Birthday, Amercia!!  I want to wish you all a safe and wonderful holiday (long) weekend!

 

 
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What supplies do you need to create this adorable Patriotic banner? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!
 
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Stamp It Blog Hop — Summer Patriotic Themed Tags

Hello stampers and crafty friends! I'm so happy you are here.  Welcome to our Stamp It Blog Hop in June!  You may be starting from here at my blog, Lori Mueller - Stampin' Dreams, or you may have come here from one of the other Stamp It members blog...either way, make sure to click the blog next in line to move along the hop and not miss a beat.

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This month's hop share is all about Summer and/or a Patriotic theme.  Considering the 4th of July is exactly 2 weeks from today, I thought I'd better get this idea I've been dreaming about for weeks out onto cardstock.  I'm super excited to share it with you!

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The 2" x 5" tag base is made up of Crumb Cake cardstock with a layer of In Good Taste designer paper patterns.  I love the idea that the pattern is a photo of a 'real' brick wall and made into designer series paper.  The scalloped design at the top was done by the Delightful Tag Topper punch.

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There's a brand new product in the Annual catalog that is super fun — Foam Adhesive Sheets!  I used the Playful Alphabet Dies to cut out the individual letters from Real Red, Misty Moonlight and Whisper White cardstock, then die cut each from the Foam Adhesive Sheets.  Peel off the front and stick the corresponding letter to it.  It creates the coolest 3D embellishment.

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I used the Simply Scored Tool to score an 11" x 1/2" strip of cardstock (Real Red, Misty Moonlight and Whisper White) every 1/4".  Then fan-fold at the score marks to create an accordion piece.  Adhere the ends together using Stampin' Seal+, then center them onto the tag spacing evenly vertically.

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Peel off the back layer of each foam letter and adhere to a Stitch Stars Die; then adhere to the accordion pin-wheel.  Add a piece of each Misty Moonlight 1/4" Ribbon and Whisper White 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding to the tag top and finish off with Linen Thread tied into a bow.

Would you like to create this super cute Patriotic Tag?  I have posted the entire supply list below and made it easy for you to click on any of the images to add to your shopping cart from my online store.  I would be so very grateful to you and your support for shopping with me.  Check out my Dreamers Loyalty Reward Program...I love what I do and very much appreciate YOU.  So, I pay it back and reward my loyal customers with a FREE shopping spree. You fill my cup!

For more Summer or Patriotic themed creations that I'm sure will be favorites for you to try, make sure you hop on over to the next Stamp It Group members blogs to see what amazing creations they have to share.  Thank you so much for stopping by....stop back again real soon.


 

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This bundled package is all jam packed with creative ideas using current Stampin' Up! products.  YAY!! There are three ways you can get this Tutorial Bundle (a total of 12 bonus tutorials, in all!)  Click here to learn how you can earn this bundle for FREE!  If you have any questions, simply email me!
 

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What supplies do you need to create this adorable Patriotic themed tag? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!
 
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Memorial Day Thank You to America's Heros

Happy Memorial Day stampers!!

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Today, I'm sharing a card I created in remembrance and honor of our America's heroes.  I used the retiring Thank You Die as my focal image, as it says it all on a day like today.  It's not always an easy task for me, but I was able to create a nice, clean and simple layout that would fit more of the casual stamper category.

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With the help of a couple of Sponge Daubers to create a simulated American flag, I sponged on some Night of Navy and Real Red ink in a swirling motion to a piece of Whisper White cardstock.  I die cut the Thank You from the sponged piece, plus, die cut two more Thank You's from regular Whisper White cardstock.

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I glued all three Thank You die layers to each making sure to stack them with the sponged layer on top.  This technique adds dimension and the look of white chipboard.  I die cut a couple different sizes of Stitched Stars from Vellum cardstock and set in place on a Whisper White cardstock layer that was embossed with the Brick & Mortar 3D embossing folder.  I'm super sad the Whisper White 5/8" Flax Ribbon is on the retirement list...I use that stuff A LOT!  My favorite part is to separate the long strands and use them to add a bit of rustic feel to my creations.

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A few Rhinestone Basic Jewels adorn the final step to bring all of the elements together on this day of remembrance.  God bless the Red, White and Blue!  Thank you to all those that risked their life for me to live life freely.  I'm sooo-so thankful; you will never be forgotten!

Click the video to see the step-by-step tutorial.  I started the card demonstration at about 7:30 minutes into the recording.  Enjoy!


 
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Happy Easter with Mini Curvy Keepsakes Baskets

Allelujah!  He Is Risen!  Happy, happy Easter greetings to you!

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I was inspired by a couple of pics I found floating in the crafting world to make these adorable little baskets using the Mini Curvy Keepsakes Box Dies.  I think the Coastal Weave 3D Embossing Folder really enhances on the 'basket' part of the whole creation.

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I was super sad when the original Curvy Keepsakes Box die had retired, but over the moon excited when the NEW Mini Curvy Keepsakes Box dies appeared in the January-June 2020 MINI catalog!  This die is sooo much fun!

Do You Love FREE Gifts?  Shop for your supplies to create these adorable baskets (for any holiday) in my online store and earn a whopping load of free gifts!  Click for all details in this post.

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OSAT Blog Hop — Chick Ewe Out Fable Friends

Good morning, stampers and paper crafters!  Welcome to the One Stamp At a Time (OSAT) Design Team Blog Hop.  My name is Lori Mueller (stampindreams.com) and I'm super excited to have you visiting me today.  This may be your first stop on the hop, or you may have hopped over here from the previous OSAT designer. Either way, in order to view all of the blog participants sharing their wonderful craftiness, click on the next person in line within the list of blogger's posted at the end.  We've got some amazing projects to share with you!

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This month's theme is "Chick Ewe Out" (or, anything with animals related to Easter).  I chose to bring out one of my favorite stamp sets with cutie-pie critters — Fable Friends.  When I played with this set last year, I had only stamped cards using the adorable little bunny.  So, I thought this was the perfect opportunity to ink up one of the other critter images to create a cute little Easter greeting card.

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I wanted to create with a vintage tone, so I focused on soft subtle colors of greens and yellows with neutral tones of browns and tans.  The Pleased As Punch designer paper (a new Coordination product release) was matted with Soft Suede cardstock and attached to a Whisper White Thick cardbase.  Before I adhered the designer paper, I mixed up some White Embossing Paste with one dribble of So Saffron Reinker to add a bit of texture using the Pattern Party Decorative Masks.  Then 'flicked' some ink using my Dark Soft Suede Stampin' Blend marker.

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The little squirrel from Fable Friends stamp sentimate was inked with Memento and die cut with the Stitched So Sweetly die.  LOVE that set of dies!  I used a variety of Stampin' Blends colors to bring the squirrel to life delivering Easter wishes (see product list found at the bottom of this post).  The sentiment also comes from the Fable Friends set, inked with Memento and matted with a coordinating Layering Scallop Circle in So Saffron.

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I love the look of Linen Thread as an accent behind the focal image.  Both the image and sentiment were set into place using Stampin' Dimensionals.  The Iridescent Sequins give it just the right amount of bling that doesn't steal the show.


At this time, you are now ready to hop on over to the next OSAT designers blog.  You won't want to miss traveling on as I know they will have something fun, cute and exciting to share with you.  If you prefer to work your way backwards, you can click your way through the blog list found below.  Either way, be sure to work your way through all of the blogs so you don’t miss a thing!

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I'm so very grateful; and I'm not sure I can say thank you enough to everyone that stops to visit me.  I love the visits and wonderful thoughts you share with your comments.  If you've ever purchased a stamp set, dies, paper, ink, embellishments, etc. from my online shop, I literally did a happy dance when your order came in.  And, if you've ever shared a card or other bit of handmade kindness using Stampin' Up! products, my heart leaps for joy.  I appreciate you and all of your wonderful support of my favorite stamping business.  If you haven't already, please share and invite your friends to stop by, too.  Oh, and subscribe to my blog so that you don't miss a single post.  I can't express how very passionate I am to share my love for papercrafting with you. If you are a new visiting crafter looking for a demonstrator to shop with, I would be ecstatic and honored to be your creative coach.


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Sale-A-Bration is under way and is, by far, the “most wonderful time of the year,” and not just because of the holidays.  Have you received your copy of the new January-June 2020 Mini and Sale-A-Bration catalogs?  If not, you need them!


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Need an idea? Start with my Fable Friends Easter card project:
 
 
 
For every $50 or $100 you spend, you’ll receive a free Sale-A-Bration product. For anyone who has enjoyed Sale-A-Bration in the past, there is a new reward level, giving you more flexibility and options for your free items.

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  • If you spend $150, you have the option to choose three level 1 items or one level 1 item and one level 2 item.

This new option allows everyone to create a personalized Sale-A-Bration experience!  **squeal**

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Check out our AMAZING Stamping Around The World Tutorial Bundles
 
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This bundled package is all jam packed with creative ideas using current Stampin' Up! products.  YAY!! There are three ways you can get this Tutorial Bundle (a total of 12 bonus tutorials, in all!)  Click here to learn how you can earn this bundle for FREE!  If you have any questions, simply email me!

Are you a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator?

These tutorials are a wonderful resource for your business.  In this months Tutorial Bundle, you will find excellent ideas using brand new products from the Annual catalog.  My project is featuring the Special Someone (January-June 2020 Mini) stamp set and coordinating Special Days Dies.

 

 
 
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What supplies do you need to create this super adorable Fable Friends Easter card? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!
 
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Stamp It Blog Hop — Cup of Christmas Holiday Cheer

Hello stampers and crafty friends! Welcome to our November Stamp It Blog Hop!  You may be starting from here at my blog, Lori Mueller - Stampin' Dreams, or you may have come here from one of the other Stamp It members blog...either way, make sure to click the blog next in line to move along the hop and not miss a beat.

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The bitter cold temps have come back again in Nebraska, which means the snow will start flying soon, too.  I am sooo not ready for winter to arrive!  Our theme this month is all about the Christmas holiday and different traditions that everyone celebrates.

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The Cup of Christmas stamp set and coordinating Cup Of Cheer Dies has been calling my name for several weeks.  So, with the cold weather, comes a nice cup of hot chocolate after a long day at work.  YUM!  This hot chocolate pocket was super easy to put together; and displays this fun winter pattern from the Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper pack.  I love it when sentiments are set up to allow me to use my Stampin' Write Markers to add more than one color.  Using coordinating colors from the designer paper (Real Red and Shaded Spruce), it just really makes the project look more detailed without any added effort.  YAY!

Would you like to create this super cute hot chocolate pocket project? Check the supply list I have posted below and click on any of the images to add it to your shopping cart in my online store.  I would be so very grateful to you and your support for shopping with me.  Check out my Dreamers Loyalty Reward Program...I love what I do and very much appreciation YOU.  So, I pay it back and reward my loyal customers with a FREE shopping spree. You fill my cup!

For more Annual and Holiday catalog favorites, you'll want to make sure you hop on over to the next Stamp It Group members blogs to see what amazing creations they have to share.  Thank you so much for stopping by....stop back again real soon.


 

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Good Luck to all!! One very lucky paper crafter will win this wonderful All-inclusive Notes of Kindness Card Kit. To enter, you must leave a comment on any Stamp It Blog Hop post....AND, finally, you must include the correct hash tag...#stampitcontest with your comment.

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So with one click you can be on your way to soak in some more inspiration.

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Check out our AMAZING Stamping Around The World Tutorial Bundles
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These tutorials are a wonderful resource for your business.  In this months Tutorial Bundle, you will find excellent ideas using brand new products from the Annual & Holiday catalogs.  My project is featuring the Christmastime Is Here suite of products.


 
 
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What supplies do you need to create this Cup of Christmas Holiday Cheer Hot Chocolate Pocket?  All the items used are Stampin' Up! products and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below.
 

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Stamping Around The World — October Tutorial Bundle

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Hello stampers and paper crafters!  The Stamping Around The World Design Team is back from another month of designing and creating a new bundled collection of tutorials for October.  We only create projects using current (and super amazing) Stampin' Up! products from the current catalogs. There are quite a few sneak peeks of products from the new Holiday catalog that is fantabulous!  :)  I'm really excited to share the details with you! Tutorial Bundle (2)If this is your first time visiting me and you are not aware of our team, let me explain...at the beginning of each month from July – December 2019, each of us will put together a full-color, step-by-step tutorial that will create a bundle of 12 tutorials. What does that mean for you? I'm sooo glad you asked.  It means YOU will receive lots of cards and gift/treat packaging ideas that are fun and exciting — all of this to help you stamp your dreams in a worry and stress-free environment! YAY!  Here is our team of 12 designers:

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I'm so blessed to be working with this wonderful group of creative and talented demonstrators from "around the world" who love stamping as much as I do; and we know that you will love collecting all the tutorials released each month.  Besides having 12 designers, there's another bonus!! These tutorials are available in both metric and imperial (inches).  So, no matter where you live in the world, you can purchase these tutorials from me to make great homemade projects and gifts!

Check out the sneak peek of my project in this month's PDF bundle...all tutorials are noted with full-color pictures, step-by-step instructions and measurements to help you enjoy a smooth and worry-free session of stamping!  YAY!!

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Want to know how to get this great bundle?  There are three ways you can get this Tutorial Bundle (a total of 12 tutorials, in all!)
 
  1. Receive it for free with an online order through my store of $50, or more in the month
  2. Join my Stampin' Up! family (Lori's Dream Team) — they always get this bundle as a gift each month!
  3. Purchase this month's tutorial bundle (PDF) for $15

 

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Stay tuned for our special Blog Hop celebrating this month's Tutorial Bundle.  You'll want to make sure to stop back and check it out on Tuesday, October 8th.

 


 

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Creative Inking Blog Hop — Autumn Vibes and Harvest Hellos

Hello stampers and crafty friends!  I'm so excited to have you join me for the September Creative Inking Blog Hop!  You may be starting from here at my blog, Lori Mueller - Stampin' Dreams, or you may have come here from the very talented Colleen Vassos' blog. Please be sure to click the 'Next' button (found below) to move along the Creative Inking blog hop to see all the wonderful creations.

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I've been in high-speed Halloween cardmaking mode since the new Holiday catalog went live, so I'm extremely happy that I get to switch gears a bit.  Well, there's only a slight difference when it comes to using pumpkins...scary or cute pumpkins to patterned or subtle, home natured pumpkins...both used for decorations, but the mood does have a distinct difference.

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I received the Harvest Hellos stamp set as a Prize Patrol gift during the Stampin' Up! incentive trip to the Greek Isles back in July,  and can you believe that this is the first time I've cracked open the case?!!  There is a really cute punch that coordinates with the images in the set, too, but I keep forgetting to add it to my demo order!  What the heck is wrong with me?  GEESH!   Note to self:  ORDER the Apple Builder Punch! It's part of a bundle, so plan to save 10% with the purchase. Sooo, as you see it, I cut out my pumpkin the old-fashioned way...fussy cut using my Paper Snips.  It's not a hard image to cut out, but having a coordinating punch sure does make my crafting sessions go so much faster.  :)

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When I think of Fall/Autumn, I think of dried leaves that have changed colors from various shades of green to shades of brown, yellows, reds, orange and copper.  So, I started by inking the pumpkin image with VersaMark and stamping onto Terracotta Tile cardstock.  Then covered it with Copper Embossing Powder and setting with the Heat Tool.

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I'm still having lots of fun playing with the Pigment Sprinkles Watercolor Crystals and thought a background of Mango Melody would throw a little contrast behind the pumpkin setting it up to be the focal point.  I used regular Whisper White cardstock, gave it a slight water bath using the Aqua Painter before lightly sprinkling some of the Mango Melody Pigment Sprinkles over the damp area.  Because the Sprinkles are stored in a "salt shaker" style container (which I absolutely LOVE), there isn't full control as to where the Crystals 'sprinkle' themselves to on the cardstock.  To set the strayed sprinkles, I spritzed them with a Stampin' Spritzer filled with water, then used the Aqua Painter to 'wash' the colorful background.  You'll want to let sit to dry, or you can use the Heat Tool on low to help speed up the drying process.

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In this picture, you can definitely see the Copper Embossed image in all its shine and glory.  Sooo pretty!  The Copper Trim was pulled/stretched and added behind the pumpkin for balance and separation from the Pigment Sprinkles.  The sentiment was inked with Mint Macaron and stamped onto a strip of Soft Sea Foam cardstock to match the cardbase.

Now, if you have ever thought about getting more for your money purchasing all of your favorite Stampin' Up! products, I highly recommend that you purchase the Starter Kit and save 20% with each purchase.  There really isn't anything to lose...only lots to gain!  But, until you make that leap to join my Stampin' Up! family and fill your starter kit with new Holiday catalog products you'll find the ingredients listed below, and I've set it up super easy for you to click on any of the images and add to your shopping cart in my online store.  I would be so very grateful to you and your support for shopping with me.  Check out my Dreamers Loyalty Reward Program...I love what I do and very much appreciation YOU.  So, I pay it back and reward my loyal customers with a FREE shopping spree. You fill my cup!



 

So with one click you can be on your way to soak in some more inspiration showcasing more Holiday catalog sneak peeks from the rest of the group.  Your next stop on the hop will be with our very creative, Dena Rekow.  I know her creation will be fabulous...she'll have a gorgeous creation (or two) to share with everyone. Click on the 'Next' button and you'll be at your next stop.  Have fun filling your inspiration bucket...don't forget to come back real soon.  :)

 

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See how well this pattern from the Garden Lane Designer Series Paper fits into the subtle, country mood of this card?  All of the patterns in this pack are amazing and lovely, AND part of the Buy 3 Get 1 Free promotion!  YAY!!  So, don't be afraid to mix patterns from other product Suites to fit any season you are creating for.Shop Now Cloud-Lori-2


 
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OSAT Blog Hop — Welcome To Our Wonderfully Wicked Holiday Catalog

Hello-hello stampers and paper crafters!  Welcome to the One Stamp At a Time (OSAT) Design Team Blog Hop.  My name is Lori Mueller (stampindreams.com) and I'm super excited to have you visiting me today.  This may be your first stop on the hop, or you may have hopped over here from the previous OSAT designer. Either way, in order to view all of the blog participants sharing their wonderful craftiness, click on the next person in line within the list of blogger's posted at the end.  We've got some amazing projects to share with you!

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This month's theme is to show off products available in our wonderful Holiday catalog.  It's a beauty and looking through it made me realize that Halloween is next month!  Eeek! Sooo, I'm here to share with you the fun I've been having with the new stamps, dies, and cool designer series papers.  Since Halloween is on the brain, that's what I'm sharing with you today.

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Back in my day, I remember the phrase "Wicked fun" in our regular conversation.  The new Wicked Dies are "Wicked cool" and helped me roll with my theme and pair up with the sentiment found in the Wonderfully Wicked stamp set.  These two come as a bundle and will save you 10%..."Wicked awesome", right?!!

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The Monster Bash Designer Series Paper does not include the color of Gorgeous Grape, but in my mind, purple is a staple color to bring out the best in Halloween.  Don't you think so, too?

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The Wicked Dies is a wonderful scripted tool all by itself, but I have been anxious to use the Shimmery Crystal Effects since I first spotted it in the Holiday catalog. The photo captures a bit of the shimmer and shine.  As usual, the true reflection is better when seen up close and personal.

 


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This little creation all started with the Crushed Curry circle die I had in my stash.  Tags are fun to make and can really render the use of whatever scraps you have leftover from other ideas and creations.

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At this time, you are now ready to hop on over to the next OSAT designers blog.  You won't want to miss traveling on as I know they will have something fun and exciting to share with you.  If you prefer to work your way backwards, you can click your way through the blog list found below.  Either way, be sure to work your way through all of the blogs so you don’t miss a thing!

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I'm so very grateful; and I'm not sure I can say thank you enough to everyone that stops to visit me.  I love the visits and wonderful thoughts you share with your comments.  If you've ever purchased a stamp set, dies, paper, ink, embellishments, etc. from m online shop, I literally did a little happy dance with your order came in.  And, if you've ever shared a card or other bit of handmade kindness using Stampin' Up! products, my heart leaps for joy.  I appreciate you and all of your wonderful support of my favorite stamping business.  If you haven't already, please share and invite your friends to stop by, too.  Oh, and subscribe to my blog so that you don't miss a single post.  I can't express how very passionate I am to share my love for papercrafting with you. If you are a new visiting crafter looking for a demonstrator to shop with, I would be ecstatic and honored to be your creative coach.


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What supplies do you need to create this Wonderfully Wicked Halloween card and coordinating Tag? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!
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Stamp It Blog Hop — Easter Greetings with Fable Friends

Hello and welcome to our March Stamp It Bog Hop.  Following our theme to create with Easter in mind, I'm super excited to share with you a cute little card that includes theeee cutest little image from the Fable Friends stamp set. This set just warms my heart and fulfills my vintage creative mindset.

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If you have been traveling along the Stamp It Group Blog Hop, or, if this is your very first stop, I want to thank you so much for stopping to visit me Lori Mueller, Stampin' Dreams. If you like to skip and hop and happen to get off track, the full blog lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

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The background patterned paper comes from a pack that you probably would not connect with Easter...but I did!  Teehehe!  The Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper has patterns that reminded me of cross-stitching and embroidery...a craft that I spent many hours enjoying in my younger years. I really love the Flirty Flamingo pattern matted on Poppy Parade cardstock...it makes it pop in a subtle vintage way.

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This little bunny is so innocent and cute.  Looks a lot like Peter Rabbit, right?!!  I couldn't wait to color him with a variety of Stampin' Blends...Crumb Cake body, Pool Party jacket, and a touch of Petal Pink in the ears. Awwww, so cute!

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I rested our little friend on a strip of Petal Pink cardstock and prettied it all up with a little bow using the 5/8" Petal Pink/Whisper White Variegated Ribbon.  For a subtle bit of bling, the sentiment is backed with a little Copper Metallic Thread.

If you are needing any stamping supplies and want to know what supplies I have used to create my note cards, I've listed all of the ingredients at the bottom of this post.  Click on any of the items and you'll be directed to my online store and add any of them to your shopping cart.  I am so grateful to your and your support for choosing me as your Stampin' Up! demonstrator.

For more Easter related inspiration, you'll want to make sure you hop on over to the next Stamp It Group members' blogs to see what amazing creations they have to share.  Thank you so much for stopping by....stop back again real soon.


 

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Good Luck to all!! One very lucky paper crafter will win this wonderful All-inclusive Notes of Kindness Card Kit. To enter, you must leave a comment on any Stamp It Blog Hop post....AND, finally, you must include the correct hash tag...#stampitcontest with your comment.



 


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Are you a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator?

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