Year End Closeout

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Stampin’ Up! shared the soon to be retiring items from the holiday catalog at the online store. Grab them before they are gone! Plus, they discounted some items too. Click on Shop Now on the right side of my blog to zoom to my online store to check it out and place your order.

Please make sure to use host code XMWKZWWE if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards for yourself.

Also, tomorrow is the last day to RSVP for the Sugar Cookie Social. Details are at this blog post here. Have you RSVP’ed yet? Hope to see you on Monday for some sugar cookies and stampin’ fun!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Gather Together

I know there may be a few of you up to get Thanksgiving preparations started. Wishing you heaps of happiness today with plenty of dish soap and lots of hands to help with the meal prep and clean up.

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Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Ink and Share Scrapbook Blog Hop Snowman Season


Welcome to the Ink and Share Scrapbook Blog Hop. We are Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators showcasing our fabulous products on scrapbook pages. Christmas is our theme this month. Sue asked us to make our layouts sparkle! Anything in the current annual or holiday catalogs can be used to create our layouts. If you are on the hop trail, you may have arrived from Cindy’s blog. She had a great layout!

The Feels Like Frost designer series paper is silvery on one side. It is a great choice for snow themed photo mats. I like to use lots of patterned papers on my scrapbook layouts for quick assembly and to enjoy the papers long after the stash is used on cards.


Use the Snowman Builder punch to punch out the Let It Snow sentiment. A few days after I took the photo, I added Highland Heather snowflakes at the top of the layout and around the edges of the photo mats.

Here are the patterns in the Feels Like Frost 6×6 inch paper pack. Pretty silver on one side and real snow scenes on the other.

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Did you know that we sell 12×12 inch solid color scrapbooking papers? It’s sold in assorted color packages which makes it nicely packaged for your scrapbooking needs. A few sheets of each color are included in a package. Plus our designer series papers are (mostly) sold in the 12×12 inch size as well.

Thanks for stopping by. Let me know what you like about my layout by leaving a comment.

Now click on the next photo to see what Lisa Henderson has created.


Below is a list of the participating demonstrators in case you hop off the trail:

If you don’t already have an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, click the Contact button above. Let me know if you are interested in ordering our fabulous products, attending Scrapbook with Me, Card Buffets or have any questions about the paper crafting world.

All products can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the monthly host code found on the right side of my blog when placing an order under $150. Don’t use the host code if your order is over $150 so you can redeem all the host rewards. Thanks!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

Paper Crafting Blog Hop Snowman Season


I hope you are enjoying our winter holidays themed Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Blog Hop. Fellow demonstrators from all over the globe are participating so we have a wide array of fun projects to share with you! You may have arrived from Annette McMillan’s blog. She had a fabulous project!

Well, you can see from my blog post description that I had planned to use Snowman Season products. But I had this stamp-a-stackable reindeer design ready. So here is the card you can stamp a lot of!

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Thanks for hopping with us each month. Now click on the next image to zoom to Tracy Held’s blog in Australia and see what fun project she designed.


Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail…

Shirley Merker YOU ARE HERE!
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Terri Stewart
Annette McMillan

All the supplies to create this hand stamped greeting card can be ordered through my online store here. Please use the host code found on the right side of my blog when ordering through my online store if your order is under $150. If it is over $150, don’t use the code so you can redeem all the host rewards.

If you do not already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I would be happy to be yours. Ready to enjoy the demonstrator discount? Join my Super Awesome Stampers Team for the best benefits! Click the Contact button above to get the conversation started.

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley

November Card Buffet Updated Times


Get paper crafty with me and create Fall and Christmas themed hand stamped greeting cards.

Session times:

Monday, November 18th, 6:00-8:00pm, arrive when you can

Tuesday, November 19th, 9:30am-noon

Wednesday, November 20th, 8:30-10:30am

Card Buffet stampers create 10 hand stamped greeting cards with all supplies cut according to the samples provided and tucked into the envelopes. You pick which designs to create and how many of each design from a buffet of options. Cost is $20 to enjoy all this fun!

Christmas Special! Stamp 20 cards for $30!

Let me do the prep work for you. Each additional card kit is $1. Nice!

Adhesives are $5 extra for card making or bring your own. I’ll have new packages of glue dots, dimensionals, liquid glue, tear n tape and SNAIL for sale as well.

You are welcome to bring friends! A new friend that has not stamped with me before earns you an extra card kit. If you are a member of my Super Awesome Stampers team, you get an extra kit too.

Place an order during the event or online using the host code on the right side of my blog and receive an extra kit.

Please invite your friends! I reserve the right to cancel the session if less than 3 stampers RSVP.

Please RSVP by Sunday, November 17th, 8am so I have enough time to prepare kits for you.

Sessions are at my house in Sun Prairie. I’ll relay the address when you RSVP.

Would you like a private session with your group? Just ask for dates!

Hope to stamp with you then!

Super Awesome Stamper Shirley