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Fancy Friday - Annual Holiday Mixer

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this month's Fancy Friday Blog Hop. I'm here with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). This month the challenge was to use something from the Annual catalog and something from the Holiday catalog together to create our projects. You'll love what you see tonight on our fancy blog hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from my friend Jennifer's Blog. She always shares such amazing things!

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TGIFC214 - Create A Set

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this week's TGIF Challenge, and this week we focused on Create A Set of cards. It's such a great idea to create a few extra cards when all of your supplies are out and your creativity is already working! You can use the same layout or the same colors or the same stamps and papers so you don't have to reinvent the wheel as you create.

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I wanted to play with the Balloon Celebration Photopolymer Stamp Set again before it retired, and I wanted to feature effects and the same set of colors. 

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Fancy Friday - Designer Series Paper Love

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this month's Fancy Friday Blog Hop. I'm here with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). This month we are focusing on our love for Designer Series Paper, both papers that are retiring and those that are included in the upcoming 2019-2020 catalog. You'll love what you see tonight on our fancy blog hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from my beautiful friend Jennifer's Blog. She always shares such lovely creations!

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I decided to highlight one of my favorite packs of paper, the Needlepoint Nook 12" X 12" (30.5 X 30.5 Cm) Designer Series Paper. This paper started with real hand embroidery, which was photographed and turned into these patterned papers. One side has beautiful, multi-color images while the reverse side is cream color thread on solid colored fabric. For each card, I featured the backside pattern in a banner, along with a piece of solid color cardstock die cut with the two border dies from the Stitched Labels Framelits Dies. 

Greeting Cards featuring Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn for Fancy Friday.

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Fancy Friday - For Family Theme

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this month's Fancy Friday Blog Hop. I'm here with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). This month we are focusing on families, and making cards to celebrate them and their special days and accomplishments. You'll love what you see tonight on our fancy blog hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from my beautiful friend Susan's blog. She's as much fun as her beautiful creations!

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I decided to focus today on the furry members of our families. I made a feline card that could be used to welcome a new cat to the family, and I made a sympathy card for the loss of a canine family member. Pets are such an important part of families, and I think it's great to both welcome them and to mark their passing.

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Needlepoint Nook Suite

Hello and welcome back! I recently made a birthday card using the Needlepoint Nook Suite, including the stamps, dies and patterned papers. This card was for my Mom, and I love the color palette and how the whole thing turned out! I started with my favorite pattern from the Needlepoint Nook papers, and I used both the multi-color embroidered pattern and the light purple stitched pattern. Next I stamped flowers and leaves in Berry Burst, Blushing Bride, Highland Heather and Old Olive. I also die cut some pieces from Lemon Lime Twist Cardstock, as it looked nice with the brighter patterns in the paper also.

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Fancy Friday - Case the Catalog

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this month's Fancy Friday Blog Hop. I'm here with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team). This month we are CASEing (copy and share everything) a favorite sample from one of the current catalogs. You'll love what you see tonight on our fancy blog hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Dani's blog. I just love her fun style, which matches her personality!

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