Since I posted about Natalie…

It’s only fair to post about Daniel next. Our "toothless wonder" is six and yep, you guessed it, practically toothless. It’s so precious it makes me break out in a huge old grin every time I really look at him. He is busy making a zoo out of the whole living room (he’s already made …

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Oh, I scrapbook too!

This is my four year old. Isn't she the cutest thing in pigtails??? I'm absolutely besotted with my daughter and my precocious six year old son. I always wonder if anyone else is as nuts about their kids or only me, their goofy mamma. Anyhoo… the lavender shirt coordinated perfectly with Almost Amethyst for the …

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My most popular Convention swap

 This is a photo of the most popular swap I made for Convention '08. Now, for the uninitiated, swaps are like trading cards for demos. We need new ideas for layouts, color schemes, techniques, etc, to keep our customers interested and feeling like they have the bestest and most creative demo ever. That can wear …

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Fantastically Simple Scallop Frame

 I just have to post one more card/idea today and then I really need to quit and go play with the kiddos. This, too, was inspired by a swap received at the Stampin' Up National Convention in 2008. Not sure if it was original to the swapper or not, but she had taken a 3.5 …

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for–

Well, we all REALLY scream for free stamps, as was illustrated by Convention 2008! But ice cream (especially Heavenly Hash) is a close second. These are two fun projects we made at my "Get the Scoop" new catalog open house. Which wasn't so much an open house as a MADhouse, because so many people came! …

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A little bit of heaven… Prairie Sunset Card

This card was so ridiculously easy to do, I almost hate to admit it. All you do is take a cardfront of Glossy White cardstock and sponge the following colors of ink on it, starting from the bottom up, blending as you go: (all products by Stampin’ Up) Basic Black, Really Rust, More Mustard, Summer …

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