Daydream Medallions provide Special Birthday Wishes

The Daydream Medallions Stamp set is one of the very first stamp sets I bought from Stampin' Up.  I loved the design and thought I could journal within the medallions for special design effects on my scrapbook pages.  When I learned the Floral Frames Collection coordinated with the stamp set to create even more dimension with the stamp set, it became another must have item! Now let's see how I used the stamp set and…

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Regarding Dahlias

When I saw the Regarding Dahlias stamp set in the 2013-2014 Stampin' Up Annual Catalog I loved the flower but thought I don't need the sentiments.  So it was not included in my very large initial purchase of new items from the annual catalog.  Then I saw it used time and again by other stamping enthusiasts loving  the result and wondering why I did not buy it. I finally broke down and ordered it earlier…

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A Dozen Thoughts for PPA 171

This week's Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge brings us a beautiful color combination.  I could not wait to work with this color combination.  Again I wanted a clean crisp look.  Here is the result: I used the Lovely Romance stamp set for the medallion and the sentiment came from A Dozen Thoughts stamp set.  This sentiment stamp set is one of those "go to" stamp sets, perfect for every occasion.  And all the fonts are…

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So Sorry…

We make and send cards for many occasions – to celebrate, to say thank you, to wish someone good luck and sometimes to say we are sorry.   Making a card to say I am sorry for your loss adds so much depth to the message for me.  With each stamp and embellishment I think of the loss that person is going through thus pouring more of my heartfelt sorrow for their loss in the…

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