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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**

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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 catalog.  My project is featuring the Special Someone (January-June 2020 Mini) stamp set and coordinating Special Days Dies.

 

 
 
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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
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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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Creative Inking Blog Hop — Gratefulness to Gather Together

Hello stampers and crafty friends!  It's November and the weather couldn't be more fall-ish and beautiful.  So, 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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Everyday should be a day of gratefulness, but November is the month that recognizes it the most.  I love the Gather Together bundle found in the Holiday catalog, and before the snow starts flying later this week, I wanted to get one more creation made to compliment the nice weather we've been having.

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This card is loaded with all of Gather Together Suite of products...right down to using each and every coordinating color connected to the Come To Gather Designer Series paper pack.  When I started laying out the different pieces — leaves, squares, ribbon, sentiment layer, etc., I systematically lined up everything in a straight line according to a grid.  Then, I got to thinking...leaves don't fall to the ground in a straight line!  So, the reason for the kitty-whompus arrangement.  LOVE it!

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The larger leaves were die cut from a piece of cardstock that was heavily spritzed with Rubbing Alcohol to help differentiate the embossed sections...plus, the leaves would dry with a little curl and bend.  The smaller leaf die was sponged with Early Espresso ink, then die cut from the cardstock.  The ink on the die transferred to the cardstock, adding a bit of color to the inlaid embossed sections.  Pretty cool, huh?!!

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Since the panel of leaves made the card a bit busy, it was only fair to add a bit of Ribbon and a small Cajun Craze bow to the wooden Tags & Feathers Element.  All nested on the woodgrain pattern from the Come To Gather Designer Series paper.  I can never get enough of woodgrain designer paper, can you?

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 Gratefulness creations using supplies from the Holiday 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'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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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 & Holiday catalogs.  My project is featuring the Wonderfully Wicked stamp set.

 

 
 
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OSAT Blog Hop — End of Summer Bloom & Grow

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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I can't believe that August has arrived, which means that Summer is getting closer to ending...county fairs have started and families are shuffling around to get school shopping done.  This all fits with our theme this month...End of Summer.

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I haven't been very good about using any of the background stamps that I've got among my collection, so I thought I would crack open a case and show it off as my background 'designer paper'.  This Crackle Paint Background stamp was inked with Old Olive and stamped onto a piece of Old Olive cardstock.  They call this stamping technique 'tone-on-tone' stamping.  Granted it hasn't reached the triple-digits in temps where I live, but the crackle easily resembles a drought season where the grounds are thirsty.  To add a little softness to the card, I trimmed off the two edges using the Be Mine Stitched scallop die.

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The Bloom & Grow stamp set is a another new stamp set that I've pulled out to use and failed.  Not this time! HA!  The floral image was inked with Sahara Sand, stamped onto Whisper White cardstock and die cut using the coordinating die found with the Budding Blooms dies set.  I love the images in this set because they render all different kinds of coloring mediums.  I chose to use my Aqua Painter to add ink color, but you could easily use Watercolor Pencils, Stampin' Blends, or Blender Pens. The photo doesn't reflect the little bit of sparkle of Wink of Stella added the center flower. In real life, it is really pretty.

 


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These plastic light bulbs are super cute and fun to fill with all sorts of candies.  Shake some jelly beans and you have quite the rattle.  The tag was created using one of the heart dies from the Be Mine Stitched dies.  Stamped the floral image using Sahara Sand ink and topped with the sentiment that is trimmed out using the negative from the Old Olive card panel.  Before stamping the Old Olive inked sentiment, I took my Aqua Painter and 'washed' a light layer of Sahara Sand ink across the Whisper White strip.  The key to making the ink lighter is to squeeze water from the Aqua Painter to the ink pool in the ink pad lid.  My theory is knowing that I can always add ink, but I can't take it away. :)

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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 beautiful Thank You card and coordinating Candy bulb? 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 — Favorite New Catalog Product Suite

Hello stampers and crafty friends!  I'm so excited to have you join me for the June 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.

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This month's hop is all about sharing which of the amazing Suite of products in the beautiful new catalog is our favorite.  YIKES!!  This was SUPER difficult for me...as is any challenge to come up with ONE favorite from a group of products.  It's like asking me to choose which child I gave birth to is my favorite. HA!  Some days I may have had a definite answer for you...but, we won't go there. :)

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So, to help make my decision easy (for myself), I decided to go with the Magnolia Lane Suite.  For the most part, it's the Suite of products that I have been playing with the last few days.  Look at all of those amazing creations that are showcased in the catalog (page 36-37)!

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To help get my creative juices flowing, I love to CASE a card pictured in the catalog.  This one uses a mix of the Good Morning Magnolia stamp set, coordinating Magnolia Memory dies, Magnolica Lane Memories & More Card Pack, and Magnolia Lane Large Specialty Memories & More Cards & Envelopes.  Super cool that most of what I needed for this card was already part of the Suite.

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The Magnolia Lane Memories & More Card Pack is loaded with 56 cards, plus sticker sheets!  The Vellum layers are already stamped with the images...I just added some color using the Mossy Meadow Light Stampin' Blends on the leaves.  The large Magnolia image was inked in Memento black, stamped onto Whisper White, colored with Stampin' Blends markers and die cut.  The sentiment tag is a sticker, but it's easy to convert it to be a regular tag...simply pounce the back with an Embossing Buddy.  The powder dust will reduce the tacky-ness and allow for Stampin' Dimensionals to do their job.

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I love that the Magnolia Lane card bases have a nice Silver Foil engraved on the front.  It can be used to 'frame' one of the smaller Memories & More cards.  All I did to this one was add the sticker that trims the pre-stamped sentiment and a few flower stickers to the lower bottom before adding dimensionals and centering over another card I trimmed down from the pack.

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Again, you can make any of the stickers a 'non-sticker' by pouncing the Embossing Buddy all over the stickers backside.  I love the new ribbon pack, too....sooo soft and easy to create bows and knots.  Yummy!

Would you like to create this bundle of cards using the Magnolia Lane Memories & More Card Pack and other complimentary 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 Product Suites that are favorites of the rest of the group.  Your next stop on the hop will be with our very creative, Dena Rekow.  I know her projects 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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FOR THE LOVE OF FELT — HELP END ALZHEIMER'S FUNDRAISER

 
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Tomorrow, June 21st, is the Summer Solstice, which means it will be The Longest Day of the year and the start of our Summer season.  I want to help End Alzheimer's, and could use your help because these numbers will only continue to rise unless we take action.  See all the details HERE.  Offer valid June 16-30, 2019. Drawing to be held on July 1st.

**This special donation event (The Longest Day) is not sponsored by Stampin' Up!, it is solely valid through me, Lori Mueller.

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What supplies do you need to create this bundle of Magnolia Lane Memories & More cards? 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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A Paper Pumpkin Thing Blog Hop — Hugs from Shelli Alternatives

Hello Stampers and Papercrafters!  and, welcome to our 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 May Paper Pumpkin kit.PPHop-HeaderGraphicThis month's kit is inspired by Stampin' Up!'s Co-Founder, Shelli Gardner!  **squeal**   I have always admired her stamping style because it is right up my alley...country, vintage, and rustic...all piled into one little box.  The name of this kit is very fitting, too..."Hugs from Shelli" because she is such a sweet, genuine woman.  I was sooo excited to see the stamp set and start playing with the new images.  

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Every month, the kits include enough supplies to create the designed projects. This month was no different...all subscribers get to create 12 cards (3 each of 4 designs) that come with coordinating envelopes that are lined with designer paper.  The whole ensemble is so down-to-earth using a combination of colors that mix well...Crumb Cake, Old Olive, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Pretty Peacock, Soft Suede and Very Vanilla.

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I'm pretty sure the floral cardbase is my favorite pattern of the bunch, so I cut it down to help me dress up a 4" x 4" Crumb Cake cardbase.  The original cards are 3-1/2" x 5", so I cut the card base in half at the 3-1/2" score line.  (HINT:  don't toss the back part of the card, we'll use it in a bit).  The floral piece was trimmed from 5" to 3-5/8".

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Look at all of those supplies you get with this kit!  DANG!!  You can't beat a $20 kit in the mail when you get a full set of stamps, ink and two types of adhesives!

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The ink spot included in the kit is Early Espresso, so I couldn't help myself but add a little Copper Foil trim using the Flourish Thinlits Dies.  To compliment the foil trim, the sentiment was inked with VersaMark onto Old Olive and heat set with the Heat Tool.  I added a fun trick with the sentiment inked with Early Espresso onto Petal Pink cardstock...add the strip to the Old Olive piece and die cut both sentiments together using the Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  It helps add a little contrast to the sentiment message.

 


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Since I cut one of the card bases in half, it left me with the back section of the card (plain Very Vanilla) to design another card.  We'll get a 2-for-1 set of cards with one card base!  YAY!  The floral print is the leftover from cutting down the front part of the cardbase...so, technically, you could say this card is filled with leftovers.

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FUN TIP: Before tossing the negative to any edgelits-type of die cut, check to see if it could fit with another project.  That's what I did with the Copper Foil scalloped flourish die...fits perfect all lined up with the floral print, don't you think?!!

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The sentiment was inked with VersaMark, stamped directly on the Very Vanilla layer, covered with Copper Embossing powder and set with the Heat Tool.  I used one of the new Stitched Nested Labels Dies to cut out the sentiment and then pop it up using Stampin' Dimensionals to set back in place.

 


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.

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Would you like to create these 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.  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!

 
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If you like the idea of beach-themed fun that helps you spread kindness all summer long, then chances are you’re going to love June’s Paper Pumpkin kit. You’ll get 16 fun-sized cards and envelopes, plus a handy carrying case that will let you take your cards anywhere. Leave a note with the bank teller, your server, or the gal who does your pedicure. Spice up someone’s day with a dash of kindness. They’ll remember your thoughtfulness for weeks to come.
 
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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!
 
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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Last-Chance Products with Discounts!!
 
The current Annual and Occasions catalogs will be a bit lighter with a number of items set to retire.  Buuuut, the new catalog will most definitely bring us some new toys to craft with!  YAY!!  If there are any bundles, 2017-2019 In Color products, stamp sets, tools, or embellishments on the lists that you want to have, you need to grab them before they all sell out.  Everything is while supplies last!

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  • Retiring Stamp Sets —  Some stamp sets will be returning with the new Cling Mount system.  No Wood mount or Clear mount will be offered
  • Retiring Bundles —  Some stamp sets bundled with punches and dies will come back in new catalog as singles — no longer offered with a 10% discount
  • Everything Else —  Purchase ribbons, ink pads, designer series paper, cardstock, embellishments, etc. (while supplies last!)
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FREE Tutorial Bundle with minimum purchase!!  Click on the image to check out all the details

May'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 and Occasions catalogs.  My project is featuring the To Have & To Hold stamp set.

 

 
 
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What supplies do you need to create these lovely projects? 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 — Goodbye Forever Delightfully Detailed Suite

Hello stampers and crafty friends! Welcome to my blog; and to the Creative Inking Blog Hop for the month of May!  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.

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The month of May is a mix of emotions when it comes to changing out the current Annual Stampin' Up! catalog with a new one.  Yes, it is sad to see our favorite products retiring and never available to purchase and play with, buuut, all those feelings can fade away when new goodies are seen in the new beautiful catalog.

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One of the many products I'm going to miss rests all within the Delightfully Detailed Suite of products found on pages 38-39 in the current 2018-2019 Annual catalog.  I absolutely fell in love with the color combination of Blackberry Bliss, Grapefruit Grove and Mint Macaron...three beautiful colors that make up all the detail in the variety of goodies available in this suite.  The main product is the Detailed With Love stamp set, but the Delightfully Detailed Memories & More Card Pack is filled with 56 fun cards and accessories to help create easy and elegant greeting cards.  Yes, these are the same cards that help a beginning crafter create quick and easy memory books (even novice scrapbookers can enjoy inserting the fun patterns to any full layout).

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Pair up the Memories & More card pack with the Delightfully Detailed Note Cards & Envelopes and you've got the easiest part of crafting greeting cards all within your inky fingers.  Although, if you wanted, you wouldn't need ink!  GASP!  But, it is very true!  All you would need is a variety of adhesives (Snail, Stampin' Dimensionals, and Multipurpose Liquid Glue), a trimmer and Paper Snips, and you'll a fun-filled day of stocking up your stash of greeting cards that hit the Birthday, Thank You, and Thinking of You categories.

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I do love my ink, though.  The ink pads and Stampin' Write markers are my main inks because nothing is more exciting than to get a handmade card in the mail than to first feel the excitement of a hand stamped envelope to deliver it in.  Even the postal carrier will have a smile on their face...I guarantee it!

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The Delightfully Detailed Note Cards are already set up with a background watercolor wash in a variety of colors.  All you have to do is find one of the 56 cards that you like to adorn with stickers, ribbons/bakers twine, and Faceted Dots.  Now, with this card, I did toss in a little extra for this Thank You by die cutting some ovals that layer each other and coordinate with the Blackberry Bliss card base.

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This card is using a regular Whisper White Thick cardstock base cut 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" that I color washed Blackberry Bliss ink onto the front using my Aqua Painter.  The detailed pattern paper is one of the pieces that came with the Memories & More card pack and I couldn't bear to cut it up.  The fun punched corners was done using the Detailed Trio Punch...happy thing because it is NOT on the retiring list of products!  YAY!!  Buuut, it is bundled with the Detailed With Love stamp set.  If you love the variety of images in that set...and, you love the punch...why not save 10% and get them together?!!  See how fun it is to stamp the envelope?!!  I bet that if you received this fun package in your mailbox that you would start opening it while walking back to the house.  Am I right?

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The Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog retirement list and Occasions Catalog retirement list is released.  I'm really going to miss this fun card pack...one of the favorite color combos to create with These items are while supplies last and will not be coming back to the new 2019-2020 Annual Catalog.

RETIRING PRODUCTS — This card includes the following soon-to-be retired products (to purchase these items while in stock, click on images posted in Supply List located at end of this post):

  • Detailed With Love stamp set
  • Detailed With Love Stamp Set & Detailed Trio Punch bundle
  • Delightfully Detailed Memories & More Card Pack
  • Delightfully Detailed Note Cards & Envelopes
  • 5/8" Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon
  • Faceted Dots

Would you like to create this bundle of cards using the Delightfully Detailed Memories & More Card Pack and other complimentary 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 the assigned sketch.  Your next stop on the hop will be with our very creative, Dena Rekow.  I know her projects will not disappoint...she'll have a gorgeous creation 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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Are you looking for ideas before your purchase the Everything is Rosy product medley?  Well, I have the solution for you!  Purchase the full medley (Item #150059) and I'll send you a Class To Go.

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The class will include additional supplies beyond what comes in the Product Medley to complete TEN projects; and the full color step by step tutorial PDF. 

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  • Retiring Stamp Sets —  Some stamp sets will be returning with the new Cling Mount system.  No Wood mount or Clear mount will be offered
  • Retiring Bundles —  Some stamp sets bundled with punches and dies will come back in new catalog as singles — no longer offered with a 10% discount
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FREE Tutorial Bundle with minimum purchase!!  Click on the image to check out all the details

May'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 and Occasions catalogs.  My project is featuring the To Have & To Hold stamp set.

 

 
 
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Creative Inking Blog Hop — Painted Seasons Sale-A-Bration Coordination

Helloooo stamper friends! Welcome to my blog.  I trust that you are having lots of fun on your travels through the Creative Inking Blog Hop for the month of March!  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.

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Can you believe there are LESS THAN two weeks to celebrate Sale-A-Bration?!!  We've had a blast dreaming (and stamping) new projects to share with you.  This time we are sharing projects using the Sale-A-Bration Coordination products that compliment the stamp sets.  Let's check out what I have to share with you!!

 

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Did you figure that I would share another project using the new Painted Seasons stamp set AND coordinating Painted Seasons Framelits?  I think that means you are getting to know me.  (grin) I can't seem to get enough of this bundle...because the Painted Seasons Designer Series paper is oh-so gorgeous, too!  I have to tell you, it's been a long time since I've used a bundle as often as I've stamped and created with this one. 

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I didn't realize it at first, but this Distinktive flower image is really a "succulent" image.  It's a cool image that is pretty no matter what color you ink and stamp with.  I chose Mango Melody for the bunch of flowers with Granny Apple Green leaves and a Poppy Parade sprig.  The wonderful thing that Stampin' Up! included with the framelits is to add more than one die of several of the images.  What a smart thing to help us save time and mileage on our Big Shot.  Thank you so much!

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I have to tell you that this bundle really lends itself to create many types of projects...greeting cards, 3D treat packages, home decor...all larger projects.  I was needing some quick (little) note cards to send to my customers—so no matter the size, these images are perfect.  The note card measures 2-1/4" x 5-1/8", scored at 2-5/8".  The sentiment comes from the More Than Words stamp set, which was released with the Sale-A-Bration Coordination products.  Until March 31st, you can earn the Painted Seasons stamp set and designer paper free as a bundle with a $100 product purchase.  If you want more of the Painted Seasons paper, you can earn it free with only a $50 product purchase.

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 sooo appreciative to you for choosing me as your Stampin' Up! demonstrator.

 

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From the bottom of my heart, many, many "thanks" to you for you stopping by to visit me.  I love the visits and wonderful thoughts you share with your comments.  It is always my passion to inspire you with my papercrafting projects.  I hope I have peaked your excitement to get your dreams stamped out onto paper using some of the products that I have shared with you.  I truly live to inspire!! But, if you want to become a "Happy Shopper" and get all of your favorites on your wish list at a discount, you can purchase the Starter Kit and join my Stampin' Up! family...fill your Starter Kit with what YOU want (up to $175 worth of product until March 31st)!  How exciting is that?!!   I am always very, very appreciative of your shopping excursion through my online store, too.


 

So with one click you can be on your way to soak in some more inspiration showcasing the assigned sketch.  Your next stop on the hop will be with our very creative, Dena Rekow.  I know her projects will not disappoint...she'll have a gorgeous creation 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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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 Painted Seasons note card:
 

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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 note 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 — Sale-A-Bration with Painted Seasons

Hello and welcome to our Stamp It Bog Hop.  It is Sale-A-Bration season and this year's celebration is, by far, the best one I've been involved with during my last 10 years as a demonstrator.  I'm loving all of the freebies we can earn!  And, by the looks of it, YOU are enjoying it, too. I'm so glad you are here to see all of the fun creations we have designed to share with you.  Let's take a peek.

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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Has your crafting table ever been flowing with lots of shapes of cardstock, stamped images, and die cut pieces that didn't make the cut for the original project you were working on at that time?  Yeah, me too!  I have been feverishly working on sooo many different projects using Sale-A-Bration stamps, paper and embellishments the past few weeks.  I decided I was going to create this little gem using up a few of those pieces.  We've got a little bit of Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper, flower and leaves; and, the sentiment comes from the Part of My Story stamp set. Both are available to earn free with either a $50 or $100 product purchase.  Can you save LOVELY?!!

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The Painted Seasons Designer paper layer was cut out using one of the Stitched Rectangles and rests on the Basic Black layer that was dry embossed with the Subtle Embossing folder.  The sentiment was inked and heat embossed with Black Embossing powder on a Vellum Oval die cut that was framed with Pool Party cardstock.  This layer was set in place using Stampin' Dimensionals.

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And, look at that beautiful flower from the Painted Seasons stamp set inked up with Poppy Parade...same color as the Painted Seasons paper layer.  Color coordination made super easy!  The leaves were inked with Granny Apple Green and added to the flower to make an arrangement.  Can you see the depth and dimension of those stamped images?  These are Stampin' Up!'s new "Distinktive" style of imagery...one single stamp impression.  Sooo pretty and half the work of double- and triple-step stamping that we've had in past stamp sets.

Would you like to create this beautiful gem?  You'll find the ingredients to create your very own Painted Seasons inspirational card listed below.  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 if you shopped with me.  For more beautiful inspiration, you'll want to make sure you hop on over to the next Stamp It Group members' blogs to see what amazing Sale-A-Bration 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 Soft Sayings 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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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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Need an idea? Start with my Painted Seasons 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
 

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From the bottom of my heart, many, many "thanks" to you for you stopping by to visit me.  I love the visits and wonderful thoughts you share with your comments.  It is always my passion to inspire you with my papercrafting projects.  I hope I have peaked your excitement to get your dreams stamped out onto paper using some of the products that I have shared with you.  I truly live to inspire!! But, if you want to become a "Happy Shopper" and get all of your favorites on your wish list at a discount, you can purchase the Starter Kit and join my Stampin' Up! family...fill your Starter Kit with what YOU want (up to $125 worth of product)!  How exciting is that?!!   I am always very, very appreciative of your shopping excursion through my online store, too.

 

Thank you for Shopping with Lori

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February's Tutorial Bundle
10 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!!  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 Butterfly Gala stamp set! 

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What supplies do you need to create this beautiful Painted Seasons card? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be purchased 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 with Butterfly Gala

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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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The layout for this set of cards came from a swap group I participated in a month ago.  I immediately thought of the Gingham Gala Designer Series paper pack and how beautiful it would be to create an entire ensemble showcasing all 5 colors...Balmy Blue, Daffodil Delight, Grapefruit Grove, Lemon Lime Twist and Highland Heather.  Don't they look stunning?  Did you notice that I changed up the patterned paper?  I love that the Gingham designer paper has two choices of checks...large and small.  Super cute!!

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This little butterfly was punched from one of the black and white patterns in the Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper (free during Sale-A-Bration with a $50 order) pack using the Duet Butterfly Punch.  I love that Stampin' Up! focuses on color coordination with inks and papers.  I inked up the solid wing images with Grapefruit Grove...the top set of wings was a 2nd rendition stamping technique; while the bottom set of wings was full ink.  No butterfly is complete unless its wings are smothered with some Clear Wink of Stella...they need that little bit of shine and glimmer!

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I'm extremely happy that we now have rectangle framelits in our product line.  It is a very versatile geometric shape that has been missing for a long time.  The icing on the cake is that they also die cut with stitching!  YAY!!  I inked up the splatter image from the Touches of Texture stamp set in Lemon Lime Twist before stamping the sentiment with Versa Mark and heat embossing with Black Embossing Powder.  The sentiment comes from the Butterfly Gala stamp set.

Would you like to create a bundle of cards?  You'll find the ingredients to create your very own set of Gingham Butterfly Thank You cards listed below.  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 if you shopped 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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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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Need an idea? Start with my Gingham Butterfly Thank You bundle of cards project:
 
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For every $50 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
 

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From the bottom of my heart, many, many "thanks" to you for you stopping by to visit me.  I love the visits and wonderful thoughts you share with your comments.  It is always my passion to inspire you with my papercrafting projects.  I hope I have peaked your excitement to get your dreams stamped out onto paper using some of the products that I have shared with you.  I truly live to inspire!! But, if you want to become a "Happy Shopper" and get all of your favorites on your wish list at a discount, you can purchase the Starter Kit and join my Stampin' Up! family...fill your Starter Kit with what YOU want (up to $125 worth of product)!  How exciting is that?!!   I am always very, very appreciative of your shopping excursion through my online store, too.

 

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  • STAMPIN' REWARDS:  Orders over $150 receive $15+ additional free product (you do not want to use the Hostess Code noted above...this is so YOU receive the Hostess benefits).

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

 

February's Tutorial Bundle
10 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!!  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 Butterfly Gala stamp set! 

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What supplies do you need to create this set of Gingham Butterfly Thank You cards? All the items used are from Stampin’ Up! and can be purchased through my online store HERE or click on the items below. A printable supply list is available as well!

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