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Birthday swap cards

Hello Stamper!  This month my team held a birthday card swap.  I always love these swaps because I end up with such great samples and ideas that are a different style than mine!  Here is what I received this month:

IMG_8474-001 This card was made by Karen.  She used the Avant Garden stamp set.

IMG_8475-001 This card was made by Laura.  She used the Balloon Adventures stamp set.

IMG_8476-001 This card was made by Pat B.  She used the Window Box thinlit dies. 

IMG_8477-001 This card was made by Tracy.  She used the Pun Intended hostess stamp set.

IMG_8478-001 This card was made by Debbie N.  She used the Balloon framelits.

IMG_8479-001 This card was used by Sheila.  She used the Up & Away thinlits.

IMG_8480-001 This card was made by Lynn.  She used the Stylized Birthday stamp.

IMG_8481-001 This card was made by Pat V.  She used the Stylish Stems Framelits bundle.

IMG_8482-001 This card was made by Linda.  She used the Avant Garden stamp set (143272) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8483-001 This card was made by Jeri.  She used the Hey Chick stamp set (143328) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8484-001 This card was made by Tracy.  She used the Pop of Pink designer series paper.

IMG_8485-001 This card as made by Linda.  She used the beautiful Swan Lake stamp set.

IMG_8486-001 This card was made by Debbie H.  She used the Wild about Flowers stamp set.

IMG_8487-001 This card was mad by Julie.  She used the Biggest Birthday Ever stamp set.

IMG_8488-001 This is the card that I made.  I used the Avant Garden stamp set (143272) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

Thanks for stopping by and checking out my swaps again!  We have so much fun with these.  If you would ike to join us in our next swap, let me know!  I will give you all of the benefits of joining my Cardinal Stampers team!

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New product swap

Hello Stampers!  My team scheduled a swap at our team meeting and the theme was anything from the new catalogs, Occasions catalog or Sale-a-bration brochure.  Unfortunately, we weren't able to have our meeting because of an ice storm!  So we held on to our swaps and we just held a double swap at this month's meeting, which was yesterday.  So, today I wanted to share with you the swaps I received from my team from the January swap!

IMG_8462 This card was made by Karen.  She used the Oh So Succulent and Love Sparkles stamp sets.

IMG_8463 This card was made by Laura.  She used the Falling for You stamp set.

IMG_8464 This card was made by Pat B.  She used the Nailed It bundle.

IMG_8465 This card was made by Jeri.  She used the Hey, Chick stamp set (143328) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8466 This card was made by Debbie N.  She used the So Very Much stamp set (143343) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8467 This card was made by Sheila.  She used the Beautiful You stamp set.

IMG_8468 This card was made by Lynn.  She used the Lift Me Up bundle.

IMG_8469 This card was made by Pat V.  She used the Falling Petals embossing folder and new Lace doilies.

IMG_8470 This card was made by  Linda.  She used the Dragonfly Dreams bundle.

IMG_8471 I believe this card was made by Lisa.  She used the Hey, Chick stamp set (143331) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8472 This card was made by Tracy.  She used the Avant Garden stamp set (143272) from the Sale-a-bration brochure.

IMG_8473 This card was made by Julie.  She used the Beautiful You stamp set.

IMG_8489-001 This was made by Joan.  She used the Sending Love designer series paper to wrap around the candy bars.

Balloon Adventures, Inkin With Dink This is the card that I made.  I used the Balloon Adventures stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by! Come back tomorrow and check out the swaps that I received in this month's swap!  The theme this month was birthday cards!

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Fun Size Candy boxes!

Hello Stampers!  Well it's time for another video!  Several months ago I found these super cute little boxes on Pootles blog.  I copied the picture and said "some day I need to make these!"  How many times have you said that???  Well, I finally got around to making one so then I thought I would make a video to help you all out!  Here is what the box looks like:

Fun sized candy holder box, Inkin With Dink 

Fun sized candy holder box, Inkin With Dink Aren't they super cute?  I warned you!  They will fit a fun sized candy bar just perfectly,  or in my video I added Smarties candies and packets of mini M & M's.  Check out my video and make some for yourself!

 

Thanks for stopping by and remember to share what you make!

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New Sale-a-bration items released!

Hello Stampers!  Today is the day!  Stampin' Up! has released three new Sale-a-bration items!  Take a look at the new items here:

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I LOVE them!  And  I have a gift for the first 5 people who place an online order with me!  Hop over to my website at www.dinalstamps.stampinup.net and click on the SHOP button.  Be sure to use hostess code YBJ7WVXX.

I'm heading over there now to place my own order!  I have to have that new glimmer paper!!

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Inside the Lines birthday card

Hello Stampers!  I know that coloring pages are very popular right now, so I decided to make a fun birthday card using the Inside the Lines designer series paper from the Stampin' Up! Sale-a-bration brochure.

Inside the Lines card, Inkin With Dink

I love the way this turned out!  I used the Inside the Lines designer series paper with the Large Letters framelits.  My colors are Bermuda Bay, Peekaboo Peach, and Melon Mambo.  

Thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous weekend!  I'm going to be away at a scrapbook retreat weekend and I hope to get lots accomplished!

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February scrapbook page

Hello Stampers!  Every month I offer a scrapbook spread which I have created.  I do still offer a monthly scrapbook class, but for anyone unable to attend, I also offer the kit to purchase.  My spreads are only $8 each and they are all ready to be put together!  All of your punching and diecutting will be done for you.

Here is the February spread which you can still order until 2/20.

February scrapbook page

Be sure to contact me by 2/20 if you are interested in a kit!

Thanks for stopping by!

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Happy Valentine's Day

Hello Stampers!  Happy Valentine's Day!  I just wanted to share with you all how much I love you all and am so appreciative that you have choosen me to be your Stampin' Up! Demonstrator!  I LOVE what I do!  If you love stamping as much as I do, you should really consider taking advantage of the best product deal!  

You get to pick out $125 worth of product and only pay $99, plus you get FREE shipping!!!  Then you get to pick out an additional 2 stamp sets of your choice!  Any price!  That is up to an additional $100 in free product!!!   Ask me how today!!

Valentine's Day card, Sunshine Wishes thinlits This is the card that I made for my hubby!  You can't see the inside because it might be filled with mushy stuff!!!

Nailed It box And this is the fun box that I made for him full of his favorite candy!

Nailed It box This is a view from another side!  This is one of our retired take out boxes that I decorated with the Nailed It bundle.  I also used the new Hexagons Dynamic embossing folder with the silver foil paper!  The look is amazing and of course the pictures don't do it justice!  

The tool set is great timing for me because my hubby is in the middle of a bathroom remodel!

I hope that you all have a fabulous Valentine's Day and that you consider the best product deal!

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Treat box with sleeve

Hello Stampers!  Two posts in one day! Can you believe it???  I published another video today and I was just really anxious to share it with you!  For this video I am showing you how to make a Treat Box with a clear sleeve!  Here are some pictures of the boxes and the video is to follow:

IMG_8424-001 This is the box that I made in the video.

IMG_8414-001 This is one I made for my daughter.

IMG_8427-001 THis one I made for my other daughter!  They hold a bag of holiday candy just perfectly!

IMG_8426-001 This is the little note I put inside of my girl's boxes!  They will find it when the candy is all gone!

Here is the video!  

 

After watching the video hop over to my online store to order your boxes today!  And don't forget that it is Sale-a-bration so for every $50 you spend you get to pick out an item from the Sale-a-bration brochure for FREE!

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Thank you card

Hello Stampers!  I recently bought a cactus for my assistant to thank her for all she does to help me out with my card ministry and my birthday stamp-a-stack classes.  She sent me this cute card with a cactus on it as a thank you!  Love it!

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Thanks for stopping by to take a look!  

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February Scrapbook class

Hello Stampers!  I just love to scrapbook!  In fact, I'm trying to get ready for my upcoming scrapbook weekend with some friends!  We go away a couple of times a year for a whole weekend and we crop to our hearts content!  Such fun!  Here is the layout I came up with for this month's pages:

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If you would like to come to class to make these pages, here are the details:

Wednesday, February 15th  10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Mehlville/Oakville Alumni Assoc - Telegraph Road

$8 please RSVP and bring your own adhesive.

Can't make it to class but love the pages?  Purchase the kit to go!  Same price as the class and you can put it together on your own time!  

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February card & technique classes

Hello Stampers!  Today I wanted to show you the cards that we will be making in this month's Card & Technique classes!  In this class we make four cards and learn a new technique.  Our technique this month is paper piecing.

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Classes this month will be:

Tuesday, February 7th  10:00 a.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

Friday, February 10th  6:30 p.m.  First Baptist Church - Arnold

Thursday, February 16th  6:00 p.m.  Hobby Lobby - Arnold

The cost of this class is $15 or free with a minimum purchase.  Please RSVP for the class that works best for you and bring your own adhesive.  

Can't make it to class this month, purchase the class kit so that you don't miss out!

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Custom Tee birthday

Hello Stampers!  This morning I designed the final card for this month's Birthday Stamp-a-stack class!  Want to see it?

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The minute I first saw the Custom Tee stamp set at OnStage, I fell in love and knew I had to have it!  And of couse I had to have the Tie Dyed set to go with it!  It is so easy to use!

If you would like to make a couple of these cards then you definitely need to attend my Birthday stamp-a-stack class this month!  We will be making 8 cards, two each of 4 designs.  The cost of the class is $15 and includes everything needed except for adhesive.  Please RSVP!

Tuesday, February 21st  6:00 p.m.  (Hobby Lobby - Arnold)

Hope to see you there!

I sent out my monthly newsletter today that shows the other cards we will be making in that class.  If you don't already, be sure to subscribe to my newsletter!  Just go to the top of my right sidebar and fill out the form!

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