Gourd Goodness

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Just a quick photo with a how to video sharing that the stamp set Gourd Goodness has 2 step stamping leaf images too.

Online orders this month will receive this hand stamped greeting card designed and stamped by me as your thank you for ordering.

Order at my online store by clicking on this link. Start collecting online shopper rewards after reviewing my program details listed under this category on my blog.

Happy Shoppin’ and Stampin’!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

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Grown with Love How to Video

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The wagon load in this stamp set needs lots of color. Using the direct to marker technique, also known as huffing, is how this look is achieved. The wagon, load and garden stake are perfectly cut out with the Garden Grown coordinating framelit set. Watch my how to video here:

A home office concept artist created the flower pot party favor box in the photo below. Shown also is the stamp set and coordinating framelits. Bundle pricing is available if you would like to add both products to your stash. Stamp set is available in wood or clear mount at my online store here. Current host code is VTN9R4DX to be used for your online order that is under $150.

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Thanks for stamping with me today!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Scene 1 and Job Done!

This is the view right outside the craft room at Cattail Retreat. Peaceful with lots of fall color. The pond changes as the day passes and as the breeze carries nature across the surface. Rain gently fell on a different day creating interesting ripples. It was nice to watch it all from our cozy craft room.IMG_7645

The main event at retreat is whatever craft projects you can manage to bring all the parts to:) I bring my computer for when I run out of projects because I can edit Youtube videos and create blog posts. I edited the video for this DIY stationary to include the quilted snack table covering as the background on my photo.

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Click on the Youtube video for how to create the stationary.

The video editing job is done! So I could move on to my next project; sorting card kits. More on that in the Scene 2 blog post for tomorrow. So check back then!

Super Awesome Retreater Shirley

Wisteria Wonder pops with Basic Black

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I am back to filming Youtube videos and my white elephant scene cutter prop got a work out last week! At one point, I had to use more than 5 fingers for a take. So, at that point, I turned off the lights for the day.

I would like to publish a new video every week. However, my home internet speeds have other ideas. Upload speed is very, very slow to the point that the connection is lost about an hour into uploading. The same video will publish in a few minutes at other locations. My solution is to upload while I am out and about. So you may see several videos posted over a short time instead of once a week.

Click on the image below to watch the Coloring with Markers video which is one of the videos from last week’s efforts. Leave a comment if you liked the video! Subscribe to my Youtube channel to get notice of when new videos are posted.

Happy Stampin!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

The Return of the Youtube Videos

Good Morning!

I have been absent from sharing Youtube videos every since my phone stopped talking to my computer. Seems as though I needed to update my computer software which did not sound like fun. I also needed a faster internet connection than what we have at the house to do the update. So I was off to do the update at M and D’s house!

Before hitting the update button, I first needed to make sure all the slides that my Dad and I scanned a few summer’s ago were backed up somewhere else. It was a lot of slides, in the thousands so I did not want to do that job again! I digitally scrapbooked all except for Dad’s navy photos which are still on the to do list. I’ll start sharing those layouts at some point. Remind me to do that!

Anywho, back to my Youtube video triumphant return! Actually, the first video I filmed is too long to upload from my house. Seriously, we have that slow of a connection! But this video uploaded in under an hour! So I’ll share this one with you. It ties into my post from last week here about sharing at senior living communities.

Hope you enjoy watching and look forward to new videos on my channel. I have over 200 videos now so take a look around while you are there!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley