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Little Purple Hugs

img_0540Here is another card idea for the Abstract Impressions set!  This set has yielded at least 4 cards already!  I had to try out the Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape!  I paired it to color the stems with Granny Apple Green and Lemon Lime Twist.  The results are stunning!


This card was made for my Annual New Catalog Open House/Customer Appreciation this past weekend. There were goodie bags for those who attended, lots of retired items for sale (I can post a list if you are interested), tons of samples using new products, and wonderful friendships celebrated! It was a great turn out!  And a dear friend took the plunge and joined my team!


My 8 year old begged to make a card with us and I was thrilled with his results! I didn’t help him one bit!  So proud!!

Here are some samples of the new In Colors:

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Leadership 2014 day 2 053One of my favorite things to do at Stampin’ Up! events is to look at the display boards!  The ideas that others come up with really helps get the creative juices flowing!  The above card uses Watercolor Wonder DSP with an adorable flower made with the new Spiral Flower Bigz die.

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The Happy Watercolor is a great set to get the watercolor look!

Leadership 2014 day 2 064 This is a great card using the Language of Love stamp set.  We all got this set as an all attendee give away!  So cute!!


Leadership 2014 day 2 054 I am really started to like the Retro Fresh suite!

Stay tuned for some fun Valentine’s ideas!

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I just got back from Leadership in Houston!  Wow-it was fabulous!!  I attended my very first Manager’s reception at the downtown Houston Aquarium!  The exhibits were beautiful!  We rode some rides, pet/fed some sting rays, and had wonderful food!  Here are a few pictures!

Here is me and my upline Barbara Raffman enjoying some food and rides!

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One of the pretty exhibits!  I wish all my pictures were this clear!

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Here is a scuba diver that held this sign for us for an hour!  It also had the Stampin’ Up! logo on the back!

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One of the many appetizer stations!  I hate to see what a full dinner looks like!  We were so full with our light appetizers!

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Finally, a close up of these friendly sting rays!  So fun!!

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I love how Stampin’ Up! spoils us demos!  Check back for more pictures and projects!