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Stamp It Blog Hop — Best Dressed Easter Eggs

Hello stampers and crafty friends! I'm so happy you are here.  Welcome to our March 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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In just a couple short weeks, we will be celebrating Easter, which is our creative theme this month!  YUM!  I'm sooo looking forward to a full feast of homemade foods made from several favorite family recipes.  One favorite 'appetizer' that gets gobbled up fast are deviled eggs.  We never seem to make enough...always the first to be devoured!

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This card is a make up of leftover pieces on my counter.  To start, the cardbase is a non-traditional size — 3-7/8" x 11, scored at 5-1/2".  To level things out, I added a piece of Highland Heather cardstock measuring 4-1/4" x 4".  I chose to feature the Best Dressed Designer Series paper pack and focus on the subtle spring patterns found in this pack.  The papers are 6" x 6", which tend to include several patterns with smaller designs, and are not all with flowers and make-up images, which is what I was looking for to help with my make-shift Easter eggs. 

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After scouring our catalogs to help me to produce 'easter eggs', I pulled out my trusty Balloon Bouquet punch.  Just cut off the balloon tail, flip them upside down and VOILA—my eggs have been hatched!  **squeal**!!  The short grasses were made using a die found in the Golf Club Dies set with Granny Apple Green cardstock.  The sentiment came from the Timeless Tulips stamp set and was heat embossed with White Embossing Powder onto Gorgeous Grape cardstock.

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Would you like to create this super cute Best Dressed Easter card?  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 Easter 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.


 

STAMP IT BLOG HOP GIVE AWAY

Good Luck to all!! One very lucky paper crafter will win this wonderful All-inclusive Botanical Prints Suite of products. 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.

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

Blog Hop List



CONGRATULATIONS to our last month's Blog Hop Winner!

 
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IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
We are heading down the final stretch for Sale-A-Bration.  Only 4 days left to shop and earn!  This season 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 Best Dressed Easter card project:
 
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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.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • 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**

All of the fine details about Sale-A-Bration can be found HERE
 
 

 
Check out our AMAZING Stamping Around The World Tutorial Bundles
 
 or
March's Tutorial Bundle
12 AMAZING exclusive Tutorials  — $15 (US)
 
 
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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?

Demonstrators are welcome to purchase these tutorials for classes and workshops. We just ask that you don't forward the PDF to anyone but send them here to purchase them.  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 & January-June 2020 Mini catalogs.  My project is featuring the Painted Poppies and Peaceful Moments stamp sets.
 

 
 
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What supplies do you need to create this super adorable Best Dressed 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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Creative Inking Blog Hop — Springing Ahead with Flowering Foils

Hello stampers and crafty friends!  Today is blog hop day, which means our amazing Creative Inking designers have created an inspiring group of projects themed as "Spring Ahead".  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 beautiful projects.

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Can I just start out saying that Sale-A-Bration 2020 has been extraordinary this year!  Do you agree?  One of my favorite selections to choose for free has been the beautiful selection of designer series paper packs.  The latest release, the Flowering Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper, is jaw dropping gorgeous!  How can you resist adding Rose Gold foiled patterns to any project?!!  These papers were designed to keep in its natural state OR add your own color using a variety of coloring tools (Sponge Brayer, Sponge Daubers, Stampin' Blends, Stampin' Write Markers, Aqua Painters, or Stampin' Blends).  I can't wait to show you what fun I had teaming the Seriously The Best stamp set with the new Flowering Foils Specialty paper.
 
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I chose two of the four patterns in the pack to work with.  The 'grid' pattern is a nice neutral to tag along with the floral patterns in the rest of the designer paper patterns.  I chose one of the single large flower arrangements and added colors of Mango Melody and Pear Pizzazz using Sponge DaubersNOTE:  this is called the Emboss Resist Technique because the Rose Gold foil will resist taking on the ink.  The weight of the designer paper is suitable to hand cut the flowers...not too flimsy and not too thick to bother your hands if you deal with arthritis.

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Before assembling the focal arrangement, I wanted to add a bit of texture with a 2nd color to help compliment the flower colors.  I've revived my passion for using Embossing Paste.  In particular, I added one drop of Pear Pizzazz Reinker to a small dollop (equivalent to 1/2 teaspoon) of Shimmery Embossing Paste and mixed together using a Palette Knife.  The Silicone Craft Mat is a wonderful tool when you want to mix up a batch of colored embossing paste.  It cleans up nicely afterwards with warm soapy water.  To make my own 'decorative mask' of the Sprig, I made a template using the Sprig Punch and Whisper White Thick Cardstock.  I set the handmade template in place and swiped the newly mixed paste over the template with the Palette Knife.  As soon as the area is filled, lift the handmade template and let dry for about 5 minutes.

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To separate the patterned paper from the rest of the white space, I added a Mango Melody scallop strip using the Stitched Be Mine dies.  I didn't want the flower image sitting all by itself, so I added a Copper Foil paper layer using the Starburst Punch and a couple of Vellum accents connected to the embossing paste layer using the Sprig Punch.  For added character, I tucked in some Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle before adding the Foil Flower with Stampin' Dimensionals.  The "thanks" sentiment is part of the Seriously The Best stamp set that I inked with Jet Black StazOn, covered with Clear Embossing Powder and set with the Heat Tool.  I chose to hand cut the sentiment and add it to the card front using Stampin' Dimensionals...it added the final touch of character teamed with the focal image.

I love how this all came together so easily!  Thank you, Stampin' Up! for the adding the Flowering Foils paper as one of our FREE selections!  You can see all of the new products HERE.

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 "Happy Shopper" Starter Kit and save 20% with each purchase.  There really isn't anything to lose...only lots of product to gain!  But, until you make that leap to join my Stampin' Up! family and fill your starter kit with new January-June Mini 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 "Spring Ahead" creations using supplies from any of the current catalogs and Sale-A-Bration catalog 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 always shares 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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IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
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 Flowering Foils Thank You 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.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • 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**

All of the fine details about Sale-A-Bration can be found HEREShop Now Cloud-Lori-2

 
Check out our AMAZING Stamping Around The World Tutorial Bundles
 
 or
March's Tutorial Bundle
12 AMAZING exclusive Tutorials  — $15 (US)
 
 
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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 Flowering Foils Thank You 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!Shop Now Cloud-Lori-2Product List

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!

Blog Hop Participants

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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.


IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
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.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • 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**

All of the fine details about Sale-A-Bration can be found HEREShop Now Cloud-Lori-2

 
Check out our AMAZING Stamping Around The World Tutorial Bundles
 
 or
March's Tutorial Bundle
12 AMAZING exclusive Tutorials  — $15 (US)
 
 
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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!
 
Product List

Stamp It Blog Hop — Birthday Sale-A-Bration with Someone Special

Hello stampers and crafty friends! I'm so happy you are here.  Welcome to our February 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.

Is your stash of Birthday cards filled to the gills or depleted and in desperate need of replenishing?  Mine is parched, so I held a stamp class focusing on what we all seem to run out of the fastest...Birthday cards!  Sooo many friends, family, colleagues and, let's not forget the littles in our lives, have had a birthday in the last couple months.  I have to say, we made some super CUTE cards using the Special Someone stamp set and the brand new coordinating Special Day Dies.

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I chose to feature the Birthday Bonanza Designer Series paper pack and focus on the color palette designed for that pack.  The fun color combination of Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay, and Mango Melody is fitting for birthday cards of any age.  I chose the striped pattern because of the line structure that compliments the Whisper White panel embossed with the Tufted 3D Embossing Folder.  To make it fun, I tilted the two layers in a non-uniformed fashion going in opposite directions.

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The star of the greeting is that stinkin' cute MOUSE!  I've caught lots of those little buggars in my garage and would never think to find myself referring to one as "cute"!  He's a 2-step process.  The 'fur' image is stamped in Early Espresso, then the 'filler' image is inked in Crumb Cake.  For a shaded (lighter) effect, stamp the filler image once on scrap paper then save the 2nd rendition stamping to fill in the body of the mouse.  The Stitched So Sweetly Dies are ahhh-mazing and a must-have tool for future creations.

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The sentiment is inked with Bermuda Bay and popped up with dimensionals...same as the Stitched So Sweetly die garnished with the Metallic Baker's Twine (Sale-A-Bration freebie that is completely sold out).  To add a sprinkling of complimentary color, I added some of those sequins in the Combo pack using teeny-tiny dollops of Multipurpose Liquid Glue. Click on the Live video for a full tutorial and an altered version to my original.

Would you like to create this super cute Special Someone Birthday card?  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 Annual and January-June 2020 Mini 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.


 

STAMP IT BLOG HOP GIVE AWAY

Good Luck to all!! One very lucky paper crafter will win this wonderful All-inclusive Looking Up 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.

 

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

Blog Hop List



CONGRATULATIONS to our last month's Blog Hop Winner!

 


IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
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 Special Someone Birthday card project:
 

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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.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • 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**

All of the fine details about Sale-A-Bration can be found HERE
 
 

 
Check out our AMAZING Stamping Around The World Tutorial Bundles
February offers 12 amazing tutorials to inspire you each month
$15
or
 
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Have you lost your MOJO; or desire lots more inspiration?  Well then, this bundled package is for you!  It's loaded with creative ideas using current Stampin' Up! products.  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?

Demonstrators are welcome to purchase these tutorials for classes and workshops. We just ask that you don't forward the PDF to anyone but send them here to purchase them.  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 & January-June 2020 Mini catalogs.  My project is featuring the Painted Poppies and Peaceful Moments stamp sets.
 

 
 
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What supplies do you need to create this super cute Special Someone Birthday card?  All the items used are Stampin' Up! products and can be bought through my online store HERE or click on the items below.

Product List

Creative Inking Blog Hop — Product Coordination for a Special Someone

Hello stampers and crafty friends!  Welcome-welcome to our amazing 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 Bj Peters' 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 having sooo much fun playing with all of the Sale-A-Bration items offered (stamps, dies, papers and accessories.  How 'bout you?!!  They are all super cute and fun!  Especially, the Special Someone stamp set!  Those little critters do not come with an age requirement, so go ahead and include them on Birthday cards of all ages.  What's even more exciting is that Stampin' Up! is offering a set of dies that coordinates with those critters!  So awesome, right?  No need to handcut...simply stamp and die cut!  Perfect timing, because our theme this month is to showcase a new Coordination product that go with the Sale-A-Bration stamps.
 
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My stash of Thank You cards is pretty slim...and, I was struggling to decide which critter to add to my card, so I paired up all three to help proclaim my heartfelt thanks 3-fold.  I love the subtle patterns of designer paper in the Birthday Bonanza paper pack because I did not want it to steal away from the cuteness of my critters. The various sizes of Layering Circles was designed to compliment the size of each critter...all popped up on a strip of Coastal Cabana accented with a couple strands of baker's twine (part of the Metallic Baker's Twine & Sequins Combo pack...now sold out).

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Each critter from the Special Someone stamp set is set up as a 2-step stamp process...the fur is a darker shade and the filler of the fur is a lighter color that is stamped off before stamping onto the critter.  For instance, the raccoon is first stamped with Basic Gray and the filler of the fur is Smoky Slate that has been stamped off onto scrap paper before stamping onto the raccoon's fur image. The little flowers were stamped with Basic Gray and filled in with Grapefruit Grove, Coastal Cabana and Mango Melody.  Everything was die cut using the Coordination Special Day Dies and popped up using Stampin' Dimensionals.

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The "thank you" sentiment is part of the Special Someone set inked in Basic Gray for two panels and Coastal Cabana for the middle one.  I love how the sentiments tier down based on the size of the circles.  But, what I love even more is how quickly this card came together...all because of the wonderful coordinating Special Day Dies!  Thank you, Stampin' Up! You can see all of the new products HERE.

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 "Happy Shopper" Starter Kit and save 20% with each purchase.  There really isn't anything to lose...only lots of product to gain!  But, until you make that leap to join my Stampin' Up! family and fill your starter kit with new January-June Mini 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 "Coordination Sale-A-Bration products" creations using supplies from any of the current catalogs and Sale-A-Bration catalog 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 always shares 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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IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
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 Special Someone Thank you card project:
 

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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.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • 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**

All of the fine details about Sale-A-Bration can be found HERE
 

Check out our AMAZING Stamping Around The World Tutorial Bundles
February offers 12 amazing tutorials to inspire you each month
$15
or
 
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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?

Demonstrators are welcome to purchase these tutorials for classes and workshops. We just ask that you don't forward the PDF to anyone but send them here to purchase them.  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 & January-June 2020 Mini catalogs, as well as, the Sale-A-Bration catalog.  My project is featuring the Thoughtful Blooms (Sale-A-Bration) stamp set and coordinating Small Bloom Punch.
 

 
 
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Last Minute From My Heart Valentine Heart Cookie Tags

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Nothing like waiting until the last minute to whip up 16 adorable Valentine packages for a group of teachers, but that's how my list of things to do has been rolling out.  I'm sooo thankful that I had all of the supplies to create these quick and easy tags to dress up the specialty heart cookies I found shopping in a local bulk store.

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Everything to make these tags are part of the From My Heart Suite (page 9 in January-June Mini Catalog)—from the stamps to accessories and everything in between.  I started out by putting the cookies in our Clear Envelopes to make it easy for delivery (and, less mess) because they come with a self-adhesive strip.  The rest came together uber fast...check out the instructions:

  1. Using straight-edge Heart punch from the pack, punch out metallic hearts from the From My Heart Specialty Designer Series Paper pack
  2. Ink the scallop heart image from the Heartfelt stamp set in Real Red and Flirty Flamingo and stamp onto Whisper White cardstock.
  3. Punch out stamped scallop hearts with coordinating scallop Heart punch.
  4. Adhere the metallic Heart to the stamped scallop heart
  5. Add a strip of Snail to the Real Red and Flirty Flamingo Heart Doilies
  6. Add a piece of Real Red 3/8" Double-Stitched Satin Ribbon to the Flirty Flamingo Doily; and, a double layer of Whisper White 1/4" Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon to the Real Red Doily
  7. Adhere the metallic/stamped hearts to the Doilies using Stampin' Dimensionals
  8. Add the decorated Heart Doilies to the Clear Envelope centering over the cookie using Snail or Tear and Tape

Yummy treats delivered with a big smile and warm heart!  I love to see the recipients expression when they receive a handmade goodie from me.

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This batch of decorated cookies is going to a special group of ladies that I'll be meeting with on Sunday — members of Lori's Dream Team.  Instead of the Metallic Designer paper hearts, I punched out Whisper White Hearts and stamped the Heartfelt sentiment in Real Red.  Since there was no shiny papers used, I added From My Heart Faceted Gems with Multipurpose Liquid glue.  Oh, and the best way to pick up those little 'gems' is with a Take Your Pick Tool...removes all frustration and makes picking them up and setting them into position sooo much easier!

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TIP:  If you find that you LOVE all of the products in a particular suite, did you know that you can order every single item in that Suite with one order number?  Yeppers!  Let your fingers do the walkin' with one number

 

IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
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 From My Heart doily tag project:
 
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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.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • 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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What supplies do you need to create these cute Heart Doily tags? 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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OSAT Blog Hop — Sixteen Candles with Forever Blossoms

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 Sixteen Candles (aka...anything birthday related).  I'm desperately needing to get some birthday cards made and sent — my stock has been depleted for a while, so this couldn't be better timing to check a box on my "to-do" list!

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The Forever Blossoms stamp set and coordinating Cherry Blossoms Dies has been sitting nearby waiting for me to add some ink.  There are a handful of sentiments included in the set, but none of them hit the 'birthday' theme.  So, I pulled out one of my favorite sentiment sets from the January-June 2020 Mini Catalog, Peaceful Moments.  It covers quite a few different occasions...a must-have stamp set!

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I love the simplicity of the design layout...although, there are a few intricate details that make it appear more complicated.  There is only one layer added to the Whisper White Thick cardstock base...a strip of Parisian Blossoms Designer Series Paper for an added touch of elegance and a piece of Whisper White cardstock embossed with the Subtles 3D Embossing folder.  I did pop up the embossed layer for dimension and trimmed the right edge with two Petal Pink fancy edging die cuts from the Be Mine Stitched Framelits set. The leaves and flowers were inked with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Old Olive (Dark & Light) and Petal Pink (Dark & Light) Stampin' Blends markers.

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For a contrast color, I threw in a Cherry Cobbler piece of cardstock embossed with the new Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder topped with a stretch of Petal Pink 1/4" Metallic-Edge Ribbon.  The sentiment inked with Memento Tuxedo Black and stamped onto a Stitched Oval die.  The Champagne Rhinestones give it the final elegant touch.


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!

Blog Hop Participants

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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.


 

IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
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 Forever Blossoms card project:
 
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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.

Let’s break it down:

  • If you spend $50, you get one free level 1 product.
  • If you spend $100, you get one free level 2 product, OR, you can choose two level 1 items.
  • 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**

All of the fine details about Sale-A-Bration can be found HEREShop Now Cloud-Lori-2

 
Check out our AMAZING Stamping Around The World Tutorial Bundles
February offers 12 amazing tutorials to inspire you each month
$15
or
 
 
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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 Thoughtful Blooms (Sale-A-Bration) stamp set and coordinating Small Bloom Punch.

 

 
 
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What supplies do you need to create this fabulous Forever Blossoms birthday 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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Creative Inking Blog Hop — Celebrating Sale-A-Bration with Sending You Thoughts

Hello stampers and crafty friends!  Welcome-welcome to another episode of our 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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Well, January has opened up it's arms and blessed us with bitter cold temps, blustery winds, snow and ended with freezing drizzle that has made all of our city streets a treacherous ice skating rink!  YIKES!! 

Winter is the best time of year for a couple of reasons.  One, it forces me to stay inside and craft to my hearts content; and two, it's Sale-A-Bration (Stampin' Up!'s best time of year)!!  So, I'm celebrating Sale-A-Bration by showing off one of the most versatile stamp sets you can earn free — Sending You Thoughts.  It's filled with 9 sentiments that cover a number of occasions.

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I paired the free stamp set with another favorite — Painted Poppies stamp set!  This set is filled with poppies and leaves (no sentiments), so together they can help form birthday, anniversary, get well or congratulations cards. The technique shown is how to use up cardstock strips and use them as a background for the heat embossed Poppies.  The Peaceful Poppies Specialty Designer Series paper (not used on card) was my inspiration for the cardstock color choices.

 

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The Painted Poppies stamp set is bundled with the Painted Labels Dies, found on page 25 in the January-June 2020 Mini catalog.  These dies can be used with any stamp set available in the store.  They can be used for showcasing sentiments, layering or used as a tag.  LOVE-Love-love them!!

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 January-June Mini 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 "Celebrate Sale-A-Bration" creations using supplies from the January-June 2020 Mini catalog 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 always shares 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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Check out our AMAZING Stamping Around The World Tutorial Bundles
January offers 12 amazing tutorials to inspire you each month
$15
or
 
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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?

Demonstrators are welcome to purchase these tutorials for classes and workshops. We just ask that you don't forward the PDF to anyone but send them here to purchase them.  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 & January-June 2020 Mini catalogs.  My project is featuring the Painted Poppies and Peaceful Moments stamp sets.
 

 
 
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A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop — Poppin' Birthday

Welcome-welcome Stampers and Papercrafters to our fun monthly A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop!!   My name is Lori Mueller and I'm part of a team of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from all over the world that have joined together to share alternative projects using supplies from the March monthly kit named "Poppin Birthday". 

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Every year, Paper Pumpkin celebrates its birthday with all subscribers...always with a little surprise gift, too.  This year was no different...everyone received an additional stamp set with their regular kit supplies.  How fun is that?!! 

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This kit was loaded with supplies to create 8 really cute pop-up Birthday cards.  All of the pieces were die cut, ready to punch out, stamp and assemble.  Comes with a wide variety of adhesives, too...dimensionals, glue dots, and Tear and Tape strips!!  You don't even need a pair of scissors for this one...can't get any easier than that.

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I love that there are quite a few extra pieces/die cuts that come in the kit.  These cute little bows were perfect for the layout of my card.  The polka dot patterned paper is actually part of one of the decorative card bases.  Eeek!  Yep! I cut up a card base to create my projects today.

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Look at all of those supplies that came in our kit!!

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The ink color this month was Poppy Parade.  I stamped the sentiment onto a Vellum cardstock circle and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder so that it would stand out more.  I backed it with a Whisper White smaller sized circle die to avoid the patterned paper causing a distraction with our eyeballs.  teehehe.

 


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I took one of the patterned card bases and cut it down to measure 5-1/2" x 5-1/2".  Using my Envelope Punch Board, I created a little treat box that measures 3" x 3".

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FUN TIP: To create a closure for the envelope flap, use a Mini Glue Dot under the paper bow.


To get more inspiration for alternative ideas creating with the March Paper Pumpkin kit, make sure you visit the other A Paper Pumpkin Thing Group members' blogs to see what projects they have created to share with you.  I'll be on your heals to soak in the new ideas and inspiration.

List of Hop Participants

 

 
WANT A SNEAK-PEEK FOR THE APRIL KIT?
Gifting Paper Pumpkin to a friend or family members couldn't be any easier.  Simply select one of the prepaid choices (1-month, 3-month, 6-month or 12-month), designate the recipient and delivery detail and the rest will be handled by Stampin' Up! and the postal service.  Each month, for the designated prepaid subscription, your loved one will receive a box filled with goods to create that months projects...perfect for making sure your crafting is covered for any occasion. Everything is included and will arrive at your door!  Don’t miss it, subscribe by April 10! You won’t want to miss this kit! ...subscribe with me today! 
 
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In addition to providing everything you need to make a pre-designed, all-inclusive project, we also have another goal in mind: to help you unlock and explore your creativity by introducing you to exciting and innovative products from Stampin’ Up!

In April’s Paper Pumpkin kit, we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be treating you and your customers to something extra-special: Stampin’ Up!’s brand new Distinktive® stamp images.

Deadline to subscribe is April 10, 2109.  During Sale-A-Bration (runs through March 31, 2019), earn FREE Sale-A-Bration products when you purchase a 3-, 6-, or 12-month Prepaid Subscription.
 
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How do I know if Paper Pumpkin is right for me?

If you can answer "Yes" to any of these questions, then Paper Pumpkin is the perfect solution for you!

  • I want a creative escape but I don’t have a lot of time.
  • I’m not sure I’m ready to commit to papercrafting, but I want to try it.
  • I love to create but I don’t always feel creative.
  • I need some fresh project ideas.
  • How can I craft when I don’t have all the “crafting stuff” I need?

Go ahead....give it a 3-month, 6-month or 12-month test drive and get in on all the FUN!!  If you end up not enjoying it (GASP!!), you can cancel your subscription.  But, I'm sure you will be very happy and excited to see what the next month will bring you.  Trust me!  I've been a subscriber for almost 5 years and I get anxious to receive my little orange box in the mail near the middle of each month.  **squeal**

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DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO EARN FREE SALE-A-BRATION PRODUCTS!!
 
Sale-A-Bration is drawing near to a close for the year!  Check your

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  • Level 1 Sale-A-Bration —  Earn FREE products for every $50 you spend.  Includes 1st, 2nd & 3rd releases (new).
  • Level 2 Sale-A-Bration —  Earn FREE products for every $100 you spend.  Includes 1st, 2nd & 3rd releases (new).
  • Sale-A-Bration Coordination Products —  Purchase these exclusive products that frame and coordinate with many Sale-A-Bration FREE items.  Available for purchase today (March 1 – 31; or while supplies last!)
 
Need an idea? Start with my Paper Pumpkin Poppin' Birthday card and box:
 

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March's Tutorial Bundle
12 AMAZING exclusive Tutorials $15 (US)
 
 
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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 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, Occasions and Sale-A-Bration catalogs.  My project is featuring the Painted Seasons Bundle (stamps, paper and now, the brand new Four Seasons Framelits!).

 

 
 
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What supplies do you need to create this adorable Birthday card and Envelope Treat box? 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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Stamping Around The World Blog Hop — Part Of My Story

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Hello, and good morning!  If you've been traveling along the Stamping Around The World 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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Do you ever have any of those crafting moments where you have a vision (or dream) for a card design, but that darned thing just won't come out of your head in a timely manner?!!  OMGolly!  This one was like going through child labor...it took DAYS for me to get this beauty out on cardstock.  Part of my problem is the fact that one of my favorite things to do is to create something 'unusual'—to stray away from the 'traditional' way of design.  Geeesh!

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I already knew that I wanted to play with the Painted Seasons Bundle of stamps, framelits and designer paper (yes, I know...one more time) and the More Than Words stamps, but the coming up with something non-traditional was my struggle. Both of these are FREE with a qualifying order during Sale-A-Bration, which by the way, ends on March 31st.

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My card measures 4-1/2" wide by 4-1/4" tall.  I took advantage of my Stamparatus to create the Granny Apple Green leaf wreath that was stamped on a 4" square Whisper White panel.  The Poppy Parade sprigs were die cut and adhered in place.  The sentiments come from the More Than Words (Free with a $50 order) and has many more awesome sentiments where those came from.  The large variety of fonts, sizes, and sayings are super cute!  It will be a keeper for me long after it retires. You know how I love dimension, so after garnishing the sentiment panel with Silver Metallic Thread and Petal Pink Variegated Ribbon, it was set in place with Dimensionals.

Would you like to create this card?  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.  For more beautiful inspiration, you'll want to make sure you hop on over to the next Stamping Around The World 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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ROLL CALL LIST

Eva Pottsova (Crafting with Angels)

Stefanie Pletscher (The Crafty Medic)

Margriet Siekman (Creatief met Marsie)

Sandra Mastello (Violet vs Purple Paper Craft)

Jenny Hayward (A Stamping Journey)

Jo Anne Hewins (Luv 2 Create)

Sue Allen (Sue Allen Simply Craft)

Lori Mueller (Stampin’ Dreams)

Linda Handford (Stampin by the Beach)

Alejandra Gomez (Creating with Allie)

 


IT'S SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!
 
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 Occasions and Sale-A-Bration catalogs?  If not, you need them!


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  • Level 1 Sale-A-Bration —  Earn FREE products for every $50 you spend.  Includes 1st, 2nd & 3rd releases (new).
  • Level 2 Sale-A-Bration —  Earn FREE products for every $100 you spend.  Includes 1st, 2nd & 3rd releases (new).
  • Sale-A-Bration Coordination Products —  Purchase these exclusive products that frame and coordinate with many Sale-A-Bration FREE items.  Available for purchase today (March 1 – 31; or while supplies last!)
 
Need an idea? Start with my Painted Seasons Birthday Wish card:
 

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FREE Tutorial Bundle with minimum purchase!!  Click on the image to check out all the details

March's Tutorial Bundle
12 AMAZING exclusive Tutorials $15 (US)
 
 
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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 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, Occasions and Sale-A-Bration catalogs.  My project is featuring the Painted Seasons Bundle (stamps, paper and now, the brand new Four Seasons Framelits!).

 

 
 
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What supplies do you need to create this 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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