Psst…offer ends on Sunday

Combine this offer with the Stampin’ Up! sponsored Bonus Days for a Super Awesome Deal! Every $50 purchase (excluding shipping and tax) will receive an emailed coupon code for $5 to be redeemed August 4th-31st through my online store. Please keep the emailed codes in a safe place (take a photo of it for a second copy) because the codes can’t be regenerated if the email is accidentally deleted.

If your order is under $150, please use host code JV4KRZP7 to take advantage of my free embellishment offer. If your order is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards. I’ll still mail you an embellishment share if your order is over $150. Click to go to my online store here.

Thanks for shoppin’ with me!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

A Twisted Design

When I want to create something a little different, I review Kelly Gettelfinger’s Youtube video sharing her original design for a twisted card. Then I get out my score board and start scoring!

Here is my updated version using Sale-A-Bration designer series paper.

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The design creates pockets to tuck a treasure.

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adding some details…

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inside view…

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supplies used…

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This card will be on the February Card Buffet. Would you like to join us to create this card? Card Buffet sessions are Sunday, February 9th, 2-4pm and Wednesday, February 19th, 9-11am.  Create 10 cards with envelopes for $20. You provide your adhesives or purchase adhesives from me. Please RSVP by February 5th so I have enough time to prep supplies. Thanks!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

ICS Blog Hop Tutti Frutti Cards & Envelopes

Welcome to the Inspire, Create, Share Blog Hop featuring Stampin’ Up!’s Sale-A-Bration 2018 products. We have great projects to share with you at all our hop stops! If you are hopping around, you have just arrived from Audra Monk’s fabulous blog. My hop entry is below.

I decided to start with the Tutti Frutti Cards and Envelopes because they are stamp ready with backgrounds already printed on them. The Icing on the Cake stamp set provides quick cake decorating images. The florals are 2 step stamps that provide instant depth.

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The pearl basic jewels remind me of the pearl candies sometimes added to edible cake decorations.3 7 2018 bloghop1-001

Insert a full card into our acetate card boxes to decorate the box and deliver your personal happy birthday greetings. The Love Mini Tinsel Trim adds a nice touch to the card and around the box.3 7 2018 bloghop3-001

Check back tomorrow for designs tips and supplies used.

Click the Next image below to hop to the next stop at Karie Bagleu’s blog!

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You Soar High Above the Rest Rob!

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My nephew Rob finished another few years of college beyond his first degree at the Carroll College graduation ceremony yesterday. He is now a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Insert clapping here! Good thing because I just learned on Friday that my toes may need physical therapy. My toes?!? Yes, you read that right and that was my reaction too. Rob called it pre-hab. Oh the joys of the Merker toes!

This was Rob in line to get his diploma and sash conferred.

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His shirt was watermelon wonder colored so he was on trend! There may have even been some peek-a-boo peach, dapper denium and smoky slate in his bow tie. His sash was a hue of sage shadow so mom Tricia (my sister) will treasure that sash forever!

Good Luck to all the graduates as they start their next phase on life’s journey!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley