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Meeting swaps

Hello Stampers!  Every month I hold a meeting with my Stampin' Up! team.  We hold a swap at our meeting every month too.  Our theme for this month was baby or young child card.  Would you like to see the cards that I received?  Here they are!

IMG_7714 This is Julie's card.

IMG_7715 This is Jackie's card.

IMG_7716 This is Lisa's card.

IMG_7717 This is Laura's card.

IMG_7718 This is Karen's card.

IMG_7719 This is Debbie N.'s card.

IMG_7720 This is Lynn's card.

IMG_7721 This is Pat B.'s card.

IMG_7722 This is Kathy's card.

IMG_7723 This is Tracy's card.

IMG_7724 This is Debbie H's card.

IMG_7725 This is Pat V's card.

IMG_7726 This is Alice's card.

IMG_7727 This is Jeri's card.

Are you wondering where my card is?  Well, since I had a death in my family, I had to leave town and didn't get my swaps done.  As soon as I get them done I will share one with you!

Wouldn't you love to join in on our next swap?  Contact me and I'll tell you how you can join in!  

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Random cards

Hello Stampers!  I just love to receive random cards!  Here are a couple that I have received lately.

IMG_7712 This fun card is from Jeri.  She always makes gorgeous cards!

IMG_7713 This gorgeous card is from a family frined, Arlene.  She makes lots of beautiful cards and I love to receive them!

IMG_7729 This card is from my niece, Allie.  She does make cards although I'm not sure if she made this one or not!  

Thanks for stopping by to see some of my random cards!

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Birthday cards

Hello Stampers!  Today I wanted to show you some of the other handmade birthday cards that I received earlier this month!

IMG_7728 This card was made by my friend Arlene.  It opens like a box top!  Love it!

IMG_7730 This fun card is from Shannon West at the Stampin' Up! home office!  She has started a #imbringingbirthdaysback campaign and is sending out well over 1500 cards this year!  So lucky to be number 1151!

IMG_7731 My mom made this beautiful card!

IMG_7732 This card was made by my friend and team member Pat V.  Love this card!  Love the colors and the way it opens and closes!  Thanks Pat!

It really is true that a handmade ard an really brighten your day!

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Sad times...

Hello Stampers!  Some of you know that we have been through some sad times here in the Lanzendorf house.  Last Friday, my stepfather passed away quite unexpectedly.  I have been out of town for several days and am getting ready to leave again for a few days.  

I have to say that I have some of the nicest friends and family.  I have received some beautiful cards.  These are some of the handmade cards:







Thanks for stopping by.  

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Layout and Color Challenges

Hello Stampers!  I was recently going through the pictures on my camera and I came across some pics that I don't think I have showed you yet.

Every month my team holds Layout and Color challenges.  The gals like to make cards and participate for the chance to win prizes.  

Here are some recent layout challenge entries:








And here were the color challenges:








They are some talented ladies!  Thanks for stopping by to take a look!

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BOGO Event

Hello Stampers!  I have been busy trying to prepare for my BOGO event!  Me and my team had a retired stamp sale in June, but I have since finished cleaning out my stamp room and have added TONS of items!  There will be hndreds of stamp sets, Big Shot dies, and accessories for sale!  Items are priced low and for every dollar that you spend on retired merchandise, you will receive an equal amount for FREE from the current catalog.  

Used stamp sale

Come and check it out!  Here are the deets:

Saturday, August 27th

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Faith Lutheran Church

6101 Telegraph Road

St. Louis, MO  63129

Hope to see you there!

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Thoughtful Branches

Hello Stampers!  Have you been paying attention to all of the projects that are on social media lately featuring the new stamp set Thoughtful Branches?  It is a gorgeous stamp set with coordinating thinlits that creates beautiful projects!  

Here is the stamp set


Here are the thinlits:


Here is the bundle:


These products are only available this month, or while supplies last, so don't wait to get these!  Plus, if you order these from me I will send you the instructions for making these 8 cards:


Look at the cute little friend I made this morning:

IMG_7697 I made up a couple of treat bags to send my daughter Amie and her roommate at college to celebrate their first week of class!

The hedgehog body is from the Layering Oval Framelits.  The quills (if that is what you call them) is the bare tree from the Beautifl Branches Thinlits, the face is the Sweetheart punch, the feet are the 1/2" circle punch, the eyes are from the Owl Builder punch and so is the heart!  Hope you enjoy him!

Here is the ordering information:

144328  Thoughtful Branches Bundle  $52.00

143539  Thoughtful Branches Photopolymer Stamp Set  $27.00

143538  Beautiful Branches Thinlits Dies  $31.00

Thanks for stopping by!

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Shake, Shake, Shake!

Hello Stampers!  Does the title of this post make you want to get up and shake, shake, shake...shake, shake, shake...shake your booty?

I just wanted to remind everyone that tomorrow is the last day to register and pay for my upcoming Shaker card class!  Here are the cards that we are going to be making:


The cost of this class is $30.  You  will receive a package of the new foam adhesive strips, a package of the Brights assorted sequins, and package of Window Sheets, plus you will be making the above four cards!  And you just may receive a coupon that night for some free product!!!  Please RSVP and bring your own adhesive.  Here's the class info:

Wednesday, August 31st

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Hope to see you at class!

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Happy Monday!

Hello Stampers!  I've told you all before that I have decided to make Friday my other craft day!  I have so many craft projects partially done sitting around and I'm also taking classes learning how to use my Silhouette Machine, so Friday's are my days to do these things!  

Last Friday was my Silhouette class.  Do you want to see the project we made?  It is so cute!

It is a booklet with pockets!

IMG_7692 This is the front cover.  We cut out the flowers and pieced the green pieces in!

IMG_7693 These are the first two pages.  The black gingham section is a pocket.

IMG_7694 Pages three and four.

IMG_7695 Pages five and six.  Both of these pages contain pockets.

IMG_7696 Pages seven and eight.  No pockets here!  

Thanks for stopping by!

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Redeeming your Coupons!

Hello Stampers!  Today I wanted to be sure you all know how to redeem your coupons that you earned last month!

How Redeem your Coupon Codes:

  • Go on to my website at and add your merchandise to your order 
  • There will be a box right below where you have been adding your merchandise that will ask for your coupon code
    • Enter your coupon code in the Coupon Codes box and click the “Apply Coupon” button. The codes are case sensitive!  Repeat this step if you have multiple codes.
    • Before you close your order, verify that your discounts have been applied

Additional details: 

  • Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions.
  • New Prepaid Paper Pumpkin Subscriptions can be redeemed.
  • During the redemption period, shipping and tax will be calculated based on your order total after your coupon codes have been applied.
  • Coupon codes may only be redeemed once.
  • Codes are redeemed when an order is closed using the codes. If a closed order using a code (or multiple codes) is cancelled, the coupon code(s) cannot be “un-redeemed” for use on a new order. 

Please let me know if you have any questions and remember that these coupons need to be redeemed by August 31st!

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Happy Birthday to me!

Hello Stampers!  Yep, today is my birthday!  I'm 29 yet again!!!  I have had a great day so far and have gotten some cute cards!  I went out to a breakfast with a friend and my youngest daughter took me out to lunch!  We also went by this fun shop called Sweetology!  You get to go and decorate your own cakes, cupcakes, or cookies!  





20160802_131556 Our final creations!  YUM!

And here are some of the handmade cards I have received!

IMG_7638 Thanks Pat for the fun card!

IMG_7639 Thanks Jeri for the gorgeous card!

IMG_7640 Thanks Aunt Vicki for the cute card!

Well, I'm off to have some fun stamping this afternoon!  Thanks for stopping by!

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