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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

50% Off Your First Two Months of Paper Pumpkin

Hello friends!

I just returned from Salt Lake City and Stampin' Up!'s Inspire Create Share 2015 convention.  I had a great time, learned a lot and got a sneak peek of the 2015 Holiday/Autumn Catalog.  It's fantastic!

There is also a great deal going on now through September 10, 2015.

If  you've never tried Paper Pumpkin, now is a great time-get 50% off your first two months.

Offer Dates: July 23-September 10, 2015

Offer Details: Use the code HALFOFF to join Paper Pumpkin before September 10, 2015, and get 50% off the first two months! After that, keep the creativity coming for only $19.95 + tax per month (shipping included).

The Fine Print:
  • For new subscribers only.
  • Available for month-to-month subscriptions, not prepaid subscriptions.
  • Discount applied to one kit per month for the first two months of a new subscription. After the first two months, the price for each month's kit will go to the regular price: $19.95.
  • Visit to join and select me, Terri Takashige, Newberg, Oregon as your demonstrator.
  • Enter the Promo Code, HALFOFF when you sign up.
  • New subscribers must join by Thursday, September 10, 2015; 11:50 PM (MT). 
Thanks for stopping by and please let me know if you have any questions!


Sunday, July 19, 2015

CYCI#79 Convention Challenge

Oh, I can't wait for this week to get started!  I am off to Salt Lake City for Inspire Create Share 2015!  I'll be hanging out with thousands of other Stampin' Up! demonstrators swapping cards, sharing ideas, and just plain having a blast.


This week at, we are having a Designer's choice two week convention challenge.  For this card, I pulled out a vintage Stampin' Up! set:

I used the following Stampin' Up! products:

Naturals White, Delightful Dijon and Mint Macaron cardstock
Watercolor paper
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Aqua Painter
Summer By The Sea Stamp Set
Teeny Tiny Wishes Stamp Set
Watermelon Wonder, Tip Top Taupe, Mint Macaron, Soft Suede and Delightful Dijon Ink Pads
Bitty Butterfly Punch
Stampin' Sponge

Enjoy and thanks for stopping by!  Please check out all of the beautiful design team cards at


Sunday, July 12, 2015

CYCI#78 A Color Challenge

Happy Sunday Friends!

Welcome to another CYCI challenge.  This week at we have a color challenge:

We had to use Black,White and One Color.  I chose Tip Top Taupe (a new 2015-2017 Stampin' Up! In Color).

I used the following Stampin' Up! products for this silly card:

Basic Black, Tip Top Taupe and Whisper White Cardstock
Go Wild Designer Series Paper Stack
Giggle Greetings Stamp Set
Tip Top Taupe and Watermelon Wonder Stampin' Write Markers
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
Circle Framelits
Stampin' Dimensionals

Have a great week and thanks for stopping by!  Head over to to see the fun we are having!

Take care,

Sunday, July 5, 2015

CYCI77 A Sketch Challenge

Hello and welcome to a CYCI Sketch Challenge!  Over at, the Design Team rocked it this week!

Here is the sketch:

And here is my take on it:

I love sketches because it challenges me, but I really love seeing how everyone interprets the sketch.

I used the following Stampin' Up! products on this card:

Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry and Whisper White Cardstock
Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper Stack
Sweet Stack Stamp Set
Bermuda Bay Ink Pad
Whisper White Baker's Twine
Dazzling Details
Stampin' Dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by and check out the design team cards at

Take care,

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

ICS Blog Hop Butterflies Are Free

Hello and welcome to this month's Inspire Create & Share blog hop.  We are setting the butterflies free!

The Watercolor Wings stamp set has so many color possibilities and I have been wanting to use some Cajun Craze cardstock (I think it is often overlooked), hence the color combination for today's card.  Love this stamp set!

I used the following Stampin' Up! products for this card:

Cajun Craze, Soft Suede, Whisper White, Tangelo Twist and Crumb Cake Cardstock
Watercolor Wings Stamp Set
Bold Butterfly Framelits
Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Daffodil Delight, Tangelo Twist and Cajun Craze Ink Pads
Large Oval Punch
Scallop Oval Punch
Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack Flower Punch
Jewel Rhinestones
Stampin' Sponge

Thanks for stopping by and now it's time to check out Andrea's beautiful creation!

Happy hopping!

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