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Wild About You MOJO498

Pick a Pattern Suite Mojo498


I’m starting to get really excited about the launch of the 2017-2018 Stampin’ UP! Annual Catalog on June 1st!   I just know you are going to love many of the new products, including the Pick a Pattern Suite that I’m sharing today.  I’ve already created 2 other cards with this suite and you can see them HERE and HERE.  Nonetheless, I think today’s card is my favorite by far. Do you see the little bear peeking out from behind the greeting?  Isn’t he adorable?


This week’s sketch from Mojo Monday was perfect for featuring several of the fun and whimsical patterns in the Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper.  Even though there is a bear stamp in the Pieces & Patterns stamp set, I decided to cut the bear from the Designer Series Paper.  There are many cute images to choose from on the paper including a fox, moose, hedgehog, racoon, and bunny.  I also cut the mountains from the paper.



For the focal point, I stamped the greeting in Basic Black archival ink onto Whisper White cardstock.  Next, I used a Crushed Curry marker to color the shadow of the “wild” portion.   I die-cut the focal point with the Layering Circles Framelits Dies.  And finally,  I added some stamped dots and a little Flirty Flamingo heart enamel shape to the bottom of the focal point. (The 2016-2018 In Color Enamel Shapes are on the retiring list and on sale for 50% off.  You can get them HERE.)


As you can see in the close-up, there are many adorable patterns in the Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper.  You are definitely going to want to add it to your collection on June 1st!

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If you don’t currently have a demonstrator and live in the US,  email me at  I’d love to have you as a customer and I’ll gladly send you a complimentary catalog!  You’ll only pay shipping and handling charges for the catalog, which can be applied to your first order.

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Bold Happy Birthday TGIF Challenges Sketch #108

Daisy Delight Happy Birthday #TGIFC108

It’s Friday and you know what that means:  time for a fabulous TGIF Challenge!  This week is a sketch challenge.  The sketch is very simple, so you can keep it very clean or really step it up.  If you’d like to see what the other talented designers created, be sure to click on the challenge image below.  Add the hastag #tgifc108 to your projects so that we may find them easily and show you some comment love.

I used some of the sneak peek items that you’ve already seen for this card, but I also added a few new elements that you are definitely going to want.  The black and white background paper is from the Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper.  Of course, the daisy is from the Daisy Delight stamp set and was punched with the Daisy punch.  You can see more with these products here and here.

Daisy Delight Happy Birthday #TGIFC108

Don’t you find something eye-catching about using black and white with a pop of color?

For this card, I popped it with a Crushed Curry Happy Birthday greeting.  The greeting was die-cut with the Big Shot and Happy Birthday Thinlit, which you can purchase on June 1.  I’ve also added a bit of Crushed Curry Mini Chevron 3/8″ riboon.


Close Up of Daisy Delight Happy Birthday #TGIFC108


Local customers:  I’ll be having 2 Open House events for the new catalog launch and I hope that you’ll be able to attend!

Saturday, May 27th from 9am–11am

Wednesday, May 31st from 6pm–8pm

WHERE:  Stout Chiropractic, 1781 E Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN

You’ll be able to pick up a complimentary catalog, enjoy some light refreshments and complete a quick make & take project.   To receive an additional FREE gift from me, simply RSVP by email to  and/or bring a new friend that I haven’t met.

Hope to see you there!

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Sneak a Peek at the Pick a Pattern Suite #CTS221

Hello There Dinosaurs from Pieces & Patterns


I just can’t get enough of the cute, whimsical prints in the new Pick a Pattern Suite of products.  The various patterns in the Designer Series Paper have been begging me to mix and match them.  Aren’t the dinosaurs adorable?  You can even see one peeking out from the inside of the card.  ROAR!  The Pieces & Patterns stamp set features images of a bear, flower, camera, mushroom, pencil, and dinosaur.  You’ll also find some great greetings and some cute background fillers.

The layout for this card comes directly from CAS(E) this sketch!  I knew it would be perfect for the bold mix of patterns, but would still maintain a clean look.


Hello There Dinosaurs from Pieces & Patterns CTS221

The “hello there” greeting was stamped in Flirty Flamingo ink onto Whisper White card stock.  Next, I die cut it out with the Big Shot and the Stitched Shapes Framelits.  These are seriously my favorite set of dies!  If you haven’t gotten them yet, you can order them HERE.  They also coordinate with the Layering Circles, Squares, and Ovals dies.


Close Up of Pieces & Patterns


This is the second card I have created with the Pick a Pattern Suite.  You can see my first card in this post from earlier in the month.

This entire suite will be available on June 1st when the 2017-2018 Stampin’ UP! Annual Catalog goes live.

If you would like a hard copy of the annual catalog and do not currently have a demonstrator that you are working with, please email me at (or use the Paypal link).  I would love to be your demonstrator!  At this time, I can only assist US customers.

There is no cost for the actual catalog.  However, I do request that you pay for Priority Mail Shipping through Paypal.  I’ll even refund the shipping cost to you on your first order!  My catalogs have arrived and will begin shipping this week.

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