Happy Valentine's Day!

Hello Stampers!  (OMG!  I typed up this post yesterday and then forgot to post it!!!)  Happy Valentine's Day!  I have one more Valentine's Day card to share with you, plus let you know about some specials I have going on!

First, the card!  This is the card that I made for my daughter, Casie, for Valentine's Day.  She loves puppies, so I thought this card would be super cute!

Bella & Friends, Inkin With DinkShe hasn't seen it yet, and won't til this weekend, so don't tell her!!!

Now, since it is Valentine's Day, I thought I would hold a Valentine's Day special!  Today through this Sunday, February 18th, when you place an order in my online store, you will receive a FREE gift from me!  

Picture Perfect Party 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper Picture Perfect Party 6 X 6 designer series paper

Tutti-frutti 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper Tutti-frutti 6 X 6 desginer series paper

When your order hits $25, you will receive a half of a package of either Tutti-frutti designer series paper, or half of a package of Picture perfect Party designer series paper.

When your order hits $50, you will receive a full package of either designer series paper plus one FREE Sale-a-bration item.

When your order hits $75, you will receive a full package of one and a half of a package of the other designer series paper plus one FREE Sale-a-bration item.

When your order hits $100, you will receive both full packages of designer series paper plus two FREE Level 1 Sale-a-bration items or one FREE Level 2 Sale-a-bration item!

Once you have placed your order in my Inkin With Dink Online store, contact me and let me know which paper you would like.  Please use hostess code W2CJ7DSU when placing your order.

Be sure to leave me a comment for your chance to win a FREE card from me!  Let me know which of the above two dsp packs you like the best!!

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Celebrate You Thinlits Valentine's Day card

Hello Stampers!  Yesterday was make a card Monday!  I made a video and posted it on You Tube and am posting it for you today!  Valentine's Day is tomorrow, and I still needed to make a card for my hubby!  This is the card that I made and will be showing you how in the video!


And here is the video:


Thanks for stopping by to take a look!  Don't forget to leave a comment below for your chance to win a FREE card.  I will be drawing from my comments left every day and the winner gets a card.  Tomorrow I will be drawing for this card that I just made!!  So leave me a comment and let me know how you like it!

And congratulations to Joyce B. who won my drawing today!

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Valentine's Day card

Hello Stampers!  My youngest daughter was home from college this weekend so I was able to give her the Valentine's Day card I made her.  

She LOVES elephants, so I always try to incorporate an elephant in her cards!  This year I just had to use the A Little Wild stamp set!  The little animal butts in this set are so cute!!

Here is the card that I made her:

IMG_0639 When you open up the card, the backside of the elephant is there!  The elephant is actually attached with a thin strip of window sheet.  If you look closely you can see it under the elephant feet!  

I think she really liked it!  I hope you enjoy it too!  Be sure to leave me a comment and let me know what you think!  Also let me know if you make Valentine's cards!  When you leave a comment your name will be put in a drawing for a free card every day!  Thanks for stopping by!

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Valentine Shadow Box

Hello Stampers!  Every month I take a shadow box at a local craft store.  We all take our Silhouette machines and complete our projects!  It is so much fun!  Here is the project that we made in yesterdays class:

Valentine shadow box, Inkin With DinkThe frame is 9" X 9".

I also have a Cricut machine, and of course my Big Shot, which I love both just as much!  So who else has numerous machines for their crafting?  Let us know in the comments and tell us if you have a favorite!  The card that I will be drawing for tomorrow is this card:

Valentine card, Inkin With Dink

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Valentine sampler

Hello Stampers!  My team recently decided that we were going to start swapping 2 X 2's in addition to our monthly cards.  What is a 2 X 2 you ask?  It is simply a 2" X 2" square that you decorate according to set guidelines such as colors and themes.  Our theme for our January swap was Valentine's and the colors needed to be Real Red, Pink Pirouette, and White.  Then we can take our squares that we receive and do whatever we want with them!  Some are making these samplers, some are using them on cards, etc.  Here is the sampler that I created with mine:

Valentine sampler, Inkin With Dink

I simply mounted them on a 12 X 12 sheet of Whisper White cardstock with an 8 1/2" X 11" piece of Pink Pirouette cardstock on top.  

Here are who made each square starting on the top row:

Top - Sheila, Debbie N., Pat V., Pat B.

2nd - I added the Bloomin' Heart thinlit, Lynn, Deb G.

3rd - Linda, Debbie H.

4th - Diane, Ann, mine

5th - Joan, Julie, Kathy, Sandy

Some of the products that were used are retired, so if you see something old, that is why.

Thanks for stopping by!  If you make your own sampler, I'd love to see it!

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Occasions and SAB swaps

Hello Stampers!  I recently participated in MORE swap groups!  These two groups that I did were a combination of Occasions catalog and Sale-a-bration cards.  Are you ready to see these fabulous cards?  

  IMG_0423 This card was made by Joyce Whitman!  Love it!!


IMG_0421 This card was made by Brynn Thornburgh.


IMG_0419 This card was made by Carol Mitchell-Cusick.

IMG_0418 This card was made by Keisha Herbin Smith.

IMG_0417 This card was made by Susan Carolson.

IMG_0416 This card was made by Janet Angi.

IMG_0415 This card was made by Mary Anne Cowan.

IMG_0414 This card was made by Erica Cerwin.

IMG_0413 This card was made by Catherine Dawe.

IMG_0412 This card was made by Kelly Agee.

IMG_0411 This card was made by Margarita Hindman.

IMG_0410 This card was made by Susan Nygaard.


IMG_0408 This card was made by Sarah Edwards.

IMG_0407 This card was made by Debbie Sowards.

IMG_0406 This card was made by Kathy Schaffer.

IMG_0405 This is the card that I made!

Thanks for stopping by and taking a look!  I've got one last set of swap cards to share with you so come back soon!

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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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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:


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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Valentine's Day candy holder pocket

Hello Stampers!  I have started a Sale-a-bration club for my customers who plan to purchase every month during Sale-a-bration and earn lots of free stuff!  As a thank you, I'm making little goodies for my club members each month.  For January, I made some cute little candy holder pockets for everyone.  Here is what they looked like:

IMG_8405-001 They are fun and super easy to make!  And they don't require any adhesive!  Watch my video and you can make some too!


Thanks for stopping by!

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Bella's Valentine

Hello Stampers!  Today I decided to make a Valentine's Day card.  I love the Bella & Friends stamp set, so it was the one I pulled out!  Do you want to see what I came up with?  Here it is!

Bella & Friends stamp set, Valentine's card, Inkin With Dink

I used the new watercolor pencils to color the dog and bird.  I colored over the top with a blender pen so that it smoothed out the color.  Love this!  I used the Sweetheart punch and punched out of the Sending Love designer series paper stack for the balloon.  The white background has been embossed with the new Falling Petals textured impressions embossing folder.  

Thanks for stopping by and looking at my card!  Come back tomorrow and I hope to have a video to show you!

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Top Note die Flashback

Hello Stampers!  Today I decided to do a Flashback Friday post!  I think it is funny to look back at the cards that we used to make several years ago!  This card was from a post back in January of 2009!  My how things have changed over the years!  Click on the card to go to the actual post!

I did a Flashback Friday post on my team Facebook page today too!  I showed one of the cards that I made during my first year as a demonstrator in 2004!  How fun!


Thanks for stopping by and checking out my Flashback Friday post!  And oh how I miss the Top Note die!

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February crop

Hello Stampers!  Did you know that I hold a one day crop every month?  It is a fabulous time to come and work on your crafting projects!  Some come to scrapbook, while others come to make cards, complete Paper Pumpkin kits, make jewelry, etc!  It is a fabulous day with no interruptions!

The cost of this day is only $20 and it includes a light breakfast and a catered lunch.  Each person will have their own 6 foot table to spread out on.  We have been getting close to filling all our spots, so don't hesitate, register today if you are interested!  Here is the link to register online:  fbcarnoldweb.myshelby.org

I will also have my scrapbook page for the month available to order.  


This month's kit is $8 and includes everything needed to complete this page spread.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you join us for the February crop!

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What would Dina do?

Hello Stampers!  My team Christmas party was this last weekend.  We had such a great time!  I decided to do a fun activity with them called What Would Dina Do?  I made a card and then I had all of the supplies that I used out and they had to try to recreate my card without seeing it!  I had my card hidden before they came!  The gals really got into it and I was happy and surprised!


Here are the supplies they had to use:

140272 Thick Whisper White cardstock

121045 Basic Black cardstock

121790 Red Glimmer paper

143263 Big Shot Die-cut machine

137364 Happy Heart embossing folder

133786 Sweetheart punch

138402 Silver Metallic thread

Here are the cards that they created:










And here is my card!  One of them had it almost exactly!  So fun!


Thanks for stopping by!  Tomorrow I'll be showing the ornamants from our ornament exchange!

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