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Boots Reflection – Stampin’ Up! Card

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I think someone is dipping their toes in the water.  :)

I haven’t created a reflection card in a while and I thought these boots from the new Stampin’ Up! Country Livin’ stamp set would be a perfect subject for the technique.  Turned out I was right, they look great at the edge of the water.

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YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW TODAY’S PROJECT WAS CREATED IN TODAY’S STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL.  SEE HOW TO GET IT AND 11 OTHER TUTORIALS FROM THIS MONTH FREE BELOW.  LEARN TECHNIQUES YOU CAN APPLY TO YOUR OTHER STAMPING PROJECTS AS WELL.  

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On another note. . . . . .

Keep your eyes pealed for specials on fruit at your local grocery store.

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Does your grocery have a bargain bin in the produce department?  Do you see great deals on fruit but just don’t know what to do with it?  Yesterday I was in our little local grocery store and I always check out the bargain bin, it was a gold mine of strawberries.  Bargain bin fruit is fruit that is on the verge of being too ripe but not quite there yet.  I purchased 10 lbs of strawberries for $6.  That is quite the deal.  I took those berries and made 4 pints of strawberry jam and 7 quarts of strawberry pie filling when I got home from the store.  Not a bad $6 investment, right?   Just remember, when you buy up those bargain bin fruits be sure you can drop everything and get them canned or frozen right away, that’s why they  were in the bargain bin, they can’t hang around in your frig.

Those jars of strawberry goodness will be quite welcome in the dead of winter, mmmm.

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May you have one of your best days ever!

Until my next post. . . . . . 
Huge Hugs!

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Place a $50 merchandise order between June 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016 and receive the entire month of tutorials (at least 12) free of charge via e-mail.

You will receive all of the project tutorials for the month of June, as they are created.  You will also receive 1 virtual token from me for each $50 in merchandise purchased with your order.  Collect 10 tokens and receive a free stamp set of your choice up to a $30 value from me.   Now, that’s the way to get some bang for your buck!  

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First 6 tutorials for this month, 6 more to come!

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The brand spanking new Stampin’ Up! Catalog has been released.  It is full of wonderful new stamps and accessories and I cannot wait for you to see it!

Click the catalog photo below to see it in PDF form.

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Artistically Asian – Stampin’ Up! Card

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Hello there,

I put the first bit of ink on my new stamp set, Artistically Asian today.  Another wonderful stamp set that has some very useful sentiments in it and nice calming images.

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This stamp set’s images look very nice as silhouettes, which I love to use in scenes, so dramatic!  Also, so easy, since you don’t have to worry about coloring the images, rock!  That is just how I used one of the images today in my project.  I hope you like it and find yourself inspired to get inky today.

YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW TODAY’S PROJECT WAS CREATED IN TODAY’S STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL.  SEE HOW TO GET IT AND 11 OTHER TUTORIALS FROM THIS MONTH FREE BELOW.  LEARN TECHNIQUES YOU CAN APPLY TO YOUR OTHER STAMPING PROJECTS AS WELL.  

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On another note. . . . . .

I recently had a jam session, lol.  Not musically, but by really making and canning jam.  I love to make jam this time of year when the cherries and berries are in abundance.  For one, it’s great to have your own jam to eat all year and plus, they make great gifts.
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A little reminder, to label your jars easily, punch or die cut 2.5″ circles from card stock and put them under the top ring of your jar lid.  It will fit nicely, the ring holds it on and there will be no label to have to scrub off of your canning jar when you empty that yummy goodness.
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I hand write on my circles, but you can surely use a word processing program and print it out on card stock and then die cut or punch the circles out.  Note, the 2.5″ circle fits perfect for the regular mouth jars, you will need larger circles for wide mouth jars.

May you have one of your best days ever!

 Until my next post. . . . . . 

Huge Hugs!

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Get the Whole Month Worth of Tutorials Free, 12 in all!  Plus, earn tokens towards a free stamp set.

Place a $50 merchandise order between June 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016 and receive the entire month of tutorials (at least 12) free of charge via e-mail.

You will receive all of the project tutorials for the month of June, as they are created.  You will also receive 1 virtual token from me for each $50 in merchandise purchased with your order.  Collect 10 tokens and receive a free stamp set of your choice up to a $30 value from me.   Now, that’s the way to get some bang for your buck!  

Free tutorials are an exclusive perk for my valued Stampin’ Up! customers and down line

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First five tutorials for this month, 7 more to come.

PLEASE USE HOSTESS CODE:   WB2Y7Y3N When placing your order.   (PLEASE DO NOT USE IF MERCHANDISE ORDERED IS OVER $150 so you receive the hostess benefits.

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The brand spanking new Stampin’ Up! Catalog has been released.  It is full of wonderful new stamps and accessories and I cannot wait for you to see it!

Click the catalog photo below to see it in PDF form.

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Best Bird – Stampin’ Up! Card

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Hello there,

Oh my!  There is a brand new, must have, bird stamp set.  The Best Birds stamp set has some wonderful images with lots of sentiments that will cover lots of occasions.

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It has a coordinating die set, Birds and Blooms Thinlits as well!  I’m looking forward to using some of those dies as silhouettes, can’t wait!  If you decide you too cannot wait to get your hands on these, be sure to bundle the two for savings, with item # 142315.

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Now about today’s project, I decided to make my bird a bit of a different color with the yellow and green hues.  To keep it pleasing to the eye I repeated the same colors in the leaves.  Tip:  By repeating colors throughout your scene it helps from letting the colors get two busy, which can be unappealing.  :)

YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW TODAY’S PROJECT WAS CREATED IN TODAY’S STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL.  SEE HOW TO GET IT AND 11 OTHER TUTORIALS FROM THIS MONTH FREE BELOW.  LEARN TECHNIQUES YOU CAN APPLY TO YOUR OTHER STAMPING PROJECTS AS WELL.  

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May your creative pursuits be fabulous!

 Until my next post. . . . . . 

Huge Hugs!

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Get the Whole Month Worth of Tutorials Free, 12 in all!  Plus, earn tokens towards a free stamp set.

Place a $50 merchandise order between June 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016 and receive the entire month of tutorials (at least 12) free of charge via e-mail.

You will receive all of the project tutorials for the month of June, as they are created.  You will also receive 1 virtual token from me for each $50 in merchandise purchased with your order.  Collect 10 tokens and receive a free stamp set of your choice up to a $30 value from me.   Now, that’s the way to get some bang for your buck!  

Free tutorials are an exclusive perk for my valued Stampin’ Up! customers and down line

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First four tutorials for this month, 8 more to come.

PLEASE USE HOSTESS CODE:   WB2Y7Y3N When placing your order.   (PLEASE DO NOT USE IF MERCHANDISE ORDERED IS OVER $150 so you receive the hostess benefits.

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TO PURCHASE THIS MONTH’S SINGLE TUTORIALS OR THIS MONTH’S TUTORIAL PACKAGE CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

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The brand spanking new Stampin’ Up! Catalog has been released.  It is full of wonderful new stamps and accessories and I cannot wait for you to see it!

Click the catalog photo below to see if in PDF form.

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Need a copy of the catalog?

The catalog is free from me but there is a $6 charge for the shipping.  You can also add the catalog to your order with item #143221.

If you wish for me to mail you one please e-mail me at mzindorf@aim.com.

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Have a long wish list? Check out Stampin’ Up’s sign up special where you will receive 2 more free stamps sets.  Of course, as a bonus, you will receive all of my tutorials as they are created free for being part my team.  Just want 20% off of your orders? Hobby demos are always welcome on my team!

I invite you to take the next step in your creative journey and enjoy the benefits of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator. As a demonstrator, you will receive access to Stampin’ Up’s private community (full of thousands of ideas and discussions), instant income on all your orders, and the opportunity to earn amazing trips and incentives. Plus, when you join during the month of June, you will get started right by adding two extra stamp sets to your Starter Kit!  That’s right, you get to choose two FREE stamps sets of your choice! That’s an added value of up to $104 USD/$136 CAD, depending on which stamps you choose.  I’m ready to welcome you to my team and the Stampin’ Up! family.

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Through the Leaves – Stampin’ Up! Card

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Hello there,

I have a bright shining project for you today.  Sunlight through the trees always lifts my spirits and I hope it lifts yours today as well.

This project was created using the Kinda Eclectic stamp set.  The leaf image in this set looks so realistic and well the sun ray image sure does warm up a scene.

I also added Dotted Lace Trim in Delightful Dijon.  This lace trim is a dream to work with on cards and packages.  It is so easy to tie and it is light in weight with a great stretch.  It comes in the five 2015-2016 in-colors.

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YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW TODAY’S PROJECT WAS CREATED IN TODAY’S TUTORIAL.  SEE HOW TO GET IT AND 11 OTHER TUTORIALS FROM THIS MONTH FREE BELOW.  LEARN TECHNIQUES YOU CAN APPLY TO YOUR OTHER STAMPING PROJECTS AS WELL.

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Have a perfect and creative day!

 Until my next post. . . . . . 

Huge Hugs!

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Special Alert!

Want to learn how to brayer to create wonderful skies for your scenes?   Well you are in luck from April 15, through April 30, 2016  I’m will be giving free access to my Beginner Brayer Video ($8.99 value) to all who place a Stampin’ Up! product order using me at your demonstrator.  I’m adding this bonus to the other perks that you will possibly receive (see perks below).   Braying is a great way to take your card making to the next level.  :)

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Get the Whole Month Worth of Tutorials Free, 12 in all!  Plus, earn tokens towards a free stamp set.

Place a $50 merchandise order between April 1, 2016 and April 30, 2016 and receive the entire month of tutorials (at least 12) free of charge via e-mail.

You will receive all of the project tutorials for the month of April, as they are created.  You will also receive 1 virtual token from me for each $50 in merchandise purchased with your order.  Collect 10 tokens and receive a free stamp set of your choice up to a $30 value from me.   Now, that’s the way to get some bang for your buck!  

Free tutorials are an exclusive perk for my valued Stampin’ Up! customers and down line.

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The first eight tutorials for this month, 4 more to come!  PLEASE USE HOSTESS CODE:   J66PX47P  When placing your order.   (PLEASE DO NOT USE IF MERCHANDISE ORDERED IS OVER $150 so you receive the hostess benefits.

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WARNING! WARNING!

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It’s always so sad to say goodbye to Stampin’ Up! favorites, but there must be space made for the new ones.  This is good news for you though, you can pick up items on your list before they are gone with discounts up to 50% off.

RETIRING ITEMS.  Below are links to the items that will not be offered after May 31, 2016.  Stamps will continue to be sold through the end of the catalog period, but accessories and papers are offered on a WHILE SUPPLIES LAST basis starting NOW.

Click on the pictures below to review the retiring items in my online store:

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First Sight – Stampin’ Up! Card

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Stampin’ Up’s First Sight stamp set is such a beautiful set.  It will come in handy for any card that has to do with love and more.  Great images and great sentiments, what more could we want?  I especially love the frilly vine image.

YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW TODAY’S PROJECT WAS CREATED IN TODAY’S TUTORIAL.  SEE HOW TO GET IT AND 11 OTHER TUTORIALS FROM THIS MONTH FREE BELOW.  LEARN TECHNIQUES YOU CAN APPLY TO YOUR OTHER STAMPING PROJECTS AS WELL.

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Complete Supply List

Have a perfect and creative day!

 Until my next post. . . . . . 

Huge Hugs!

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Special Alert!

Want to learn how to brayer to create wonderful skies for your scenes?   Well you are in luck from April 15, through April 30, 2016  I’m will be giving free access to my Beginner Brayer Video ($8.99 value) to all who place a Stampin’ Up! product order using me at your demonstrator.  I’m adding this bonus to the other perks that you will possibly receive (see perks below).   Braying is a great way to take your card making to the next level.  :)

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Get the Whole Month Worth of Tutorials Free, 12 in all!  Plus, earn tokens towards a free stamp set.

Place a $50 merchandise order between April 1, 2016 and April 30, 2016 and receive the entire month of tutorials (at least 12) free of charge via e-mail.

You will receive all of the project tutorials for the month of April, as they are created.  You will also receive 1 virtual token from me for each $50 in merchandise purchased with your order.  Collect 10 tokens and receive a free stamp set of your choice up to a $30 value from me.   Now, that’s the way to get some bang for your buck!  

Free tutorials are an exclusive perk for my valued Stampin’ Up! customers and down line.

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The first seven tutorials for this month, 5 more to come!  PLEASE USE HOSTESS CODE:   J66PX47P  When placing your order.   (PLEASE DO NOT USE IF MERCHANDISE ORDERED IS OVER $150 so you receive the hostess benefits.

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TO PURCHASE THIS MONTH’S SINGLE TUTORIALS OR THIS MONTH’S TUTORIAL PACKAGE CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

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WARNING! WARNING!

Screen Shot 2016-04-18 at 3.22.59 PM
It’s always so sad to say goodbye to Stampin’ Up! favorites, but there must be space made for the new ones.  This is good news for you though, you can pick up items on your list before they are gone with discounts up to 50% off.

RETIRING ITEMS.  Below are links to the items that will not be offered after May 31, 2016.  Stamps will continue to be sold through the end of the catalog period, but accessories and papers are offered on a WHILE SUPPLIES LAST basis starting NOW.

Click on the pictures below to review the retiring items in my online store:

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You Are Remarkable – Stampin’ Up! Card

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Hello there,

Special Alert!

Want to learn how to brayer to create wonderful skies for your scenes?   Well you are in luck from April 15, through April 30, 2016  I’m will be giving free access to my Beginner Brayer Video ($8.99 value) to all who place a Stampin’ Up! product order using me at your demonstrator.  I’m adding this bonus to the other perks that you will possibly receive (see perks below).   Braying is a great way to take your card making to the next level.  :)

Today’s card shows how braying at an angle can give you the most awesome light effect in your sky.  I hope this project inspires you to get inky today!

YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW TODAY’S PROJECT WAS CREATED IN TODAY’S TUTORIAL.  SEE HOW TO GET IT AND 11 OTHER TUTORIALS FROM THIS MONTH FREE BELOW.  LEARN TECHNIQUES YOU CAN APPLY TO YOUR OTHER STAMPING PROJECTS AS WELL.

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Have a wonderful weekend!

 Until my next post. . . . . . 

Huge Hugs!

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Get the Whole Month Worth of Tutorials Free, 12 in all!  Plus, earn tokens towards a free stamp set.

Place a $50 merchandise order between April 1, 2016 and April 30, 2016 and receive the entire month of tutorials (at least 12) free of charge via e-mail.

You will receive all of the project tutorials for the month of April, as they are created.  You will also receive 1 virtual token from me for each $50 in merchandise purchased with your order.  Collect 10 tokens and receive a free stamp set of your choice up to a $30 value from me.   Now, that’s the way to get some bang for your buck!  

Free tutorials are an exclusive perk for my valued Stampin’ Up! customers and down line.

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The first five tutorials for this month, 7 more to come!  PLEASE USE HOSTESS CODE:   J66PX47P  When placing your order.   (PLEASE DO NOT USE IF MERCHANDISE ORDERED IS OVER $150 so you receive the hostess benefits.

Screen Shot 2015-10-02 at 9.11.19 AM copyIf you wish to receive the free tutorials please do not click the “no contact” box when placing your order. 

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TO PURCHASE THIS MONTH’S SINGLE TUTORIALS OR THIS MONTH’S TUTORIAL PACKAGE CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

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The yummy 2014-2016 colors will be retiring soon.  Be sure to stock up on those in-color products –  ribbon, paper, ink refills, ink pads and markers in Hello Honey, Mossy Meadow, Tangelo Twist, Blackberry Bliss and Lost Lagoon.

FYI, the reinkers are always the first thing to sell out.

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Enjoy Your Day – Stampin’ Up! Card

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Today’s card makes me want to take a drive in the country.  :)  The trees from the Stampin’ Up! In the Meadow stamp set made a lovely image in the foreground.  There is a mountain stamp in the stamp set but I wanted the trees to be the main  focal point in this particular scene so I created my own little hills in the background so the trees wouldn’t be overpowered.  This also created a lot of depth in the scene.

YOU CAN SEE JUST HOW TODAY’S PROJECT WAS CREATED IN TODAY’S TUTORIAL.  SEE HOW TO GET IT AND 11 OTHER TUTORIALS FROM THIS MONTH FREE BELOW.  LEARN TECHNIQUES YOU CAN APPLY TO YOUR OTHER STAMPING PROJECTS AS WELL.

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Have a very creative day!

 Until my next post. . . . . . 

Huge Hugs!

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Get the Whole Month Worth of Tutorials Free, 12 in all!  Plus, earn tokens towards a free stamp set.

Place a $50 merchandise order between April 1, 2016 and April 30, 2016 and receive the entire month of tutorials (at least 12) free of charge via e-mail.

You will receive all of the project tutorials for the month of April, as they are created.  You will also receive 1 virtual token from me for each $50 in merchandise purchased with your order.  Collect 10 tokens and receive a free stamp set of your choice up to a $30 value from me.   Now, that’s the way to get some bang for your buck!  

Free tutorials are an exclusive perk for my valued Stampin’ Up! customers and down line.

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The first four tutorials for this month, 8 more to come!  PLEASE USE HOSTESS CODE:   J66PX47P  When placing your order.   (PLEASE DO NOT USE IF MERCHANDISE ORDERED IS OVER $150 so you receive the hostess benefits.

Screen Shot 2015-10-02 at 9.11.19 AM copyIf you wish to receive the free tutorials please do not click the “no contact” box when placing your order. 

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TO PURCHASE THIS MONTH’S SINGLE TUTORIALS OR THIS MONTH’S TUTORIAL PACKAGE CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

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The yummy 2014-2016 colors will be retiring soon.  Be sure to stock up on those in-color products –  ribbon, paper, ink refills, ink pads and markers in Hello Honey, Mossy Meadow, Tangelo Twist, Blackberry Bliss and Lost Lagoon.

FYI, the reinkers are always the first thing to sell out.

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