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March 2014

Another Gate Fold card!


Last Day to Sale-a-brate!!!!

Sale-a-bration officially ends March 31st, at 11:50 PM Mountain Time.  But there is still time to take advantage of these wonderful Sale-a-bration offers: earn exclusive products with a $50 purchase (before tax and shipping) receive $30 more hostess dollars with a qualifying order of $300 or more (before tax and shipping) join Stampin' Up! and choose $150 worth of products for only $99!

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Nacho Swap!!

We had a Shoebox Swap on Friday night with the Nacho Average Stampers--so much fun!!!  I love these ladies, and so appreciate their friendship!  They always know how to make me laugh!  

Here's the card I designed:


Cute, huh?!!!  We did a similar one for my March Stamp Clubs--the ladies loved it!!  

Here are the supplies used: 

FREE Markers!!! Hurry--ends Monday!


New Paper Pumpkin subscribers who sign up at between January 11 and March 31, 2014, will receive a FREE set of In Color Stampin' Write Markers -a $14.95  value-with their Welcome Kit.

The Fine Print

  • This special offer is only valid for new subscribers.
  • Customers must sign up a t
  • The markers will be sent with the subscriber's Welcome Kit.  No coupon code is required. Anyone who signs up for a Paper Pumpkin membership during the promotion dates (through March 31) will get a FREE set of In Color Stampin' Write Markers.

Please choose "Tammy Fite" as your demonstrator--and I'll send you a fun thank you card in the mail!! 

Hurry--this awesome offer ends March 31, 2014!!

To see some fun ideas, check out my Pinterest Board!!

Unscripted Sketches #249

Good morning!!  So glad it's the weekend!!  And of course, Saturday means it's time for the Unscripted Sketches challenge!!  Here's the sketch:

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and, here's my card:


I love the rhinestones!!!   Here are the supplies I used:

  • Yippee-Skippee! Stamp Set 131341w or 131344c)
  • Perfect Pennants Stamp Set (133227w or 133230c)
  • Real Red Classic Ink (126949)
  • Crumb Cake Classic Ink (126975)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock (120953)
  • Real Red Cardstock (102482)
  • Fresh Prints Designer Series Paper Stack (132996)
  • Large Rhinestone Basic Jewels (125577)


Nacho Average Challenge #81

We have a super simple sketch for you today over on the Nacho Blog!  These are my favorite kind, as there is so much room for creativity!!  I can't wait to see what YOU do with it!!!  Here's the sketch:


and, my interpretation:


I used one of my all-time favorite stamp sets, Betsy's Blossoms!  And, one of my favorite combos:  Real Red, Summer Starfruit and Marina Mist!  Hope you enjoy it!!


Unscripted Sketches #248

Good morning!!!  We have a big day planned today!  Some sad (oldest son is returning to college after spring break) and some fun (youngest son has a tennis match--love watching!).  But, before all that, I want to share the sketch from Unscripted Sketches:

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I made a card, but wouldn't this make a really cool scrapbook page?!!!  For my colors, I used the combination found on the Colour Me Blog:

I think they worked well with my checkerboard pattern:


I tried to keep the card simple, and let the checkerboard be the "focal point"!  I think I'll send this one off to my college kid--I really do miss him already! 

Here are the supplies used for this card:

  • Just Sayin' Stamp Set (133200w or 133203c)
  • Midnight Muse Classic Ink (
  • Sahara Sand Cardstock
  • Midnight Muse Cardstock
  • Tangerine Tango Cardstock
  • Big Shot (113439)
  • Chevron Embossing Folder
  • Word Bubbles Framelits (132968)
  • Paper Piercing Tool (126189)
  • Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack (126187)
  • Stampin' Pierce Mat (126199)


Fusion #6

Good morning!!  I found this new challenge site, Fusion, a few weeks back, but haven't been able to play along yet!  I really liked the sketch this week, so I sat down and made time!! :-)  Here's the challenge:

Fusion Card Challenge #6

I decided to use both the photo and sketch for my inspiration:


Here are the supplies I used on this card:

  • Teeny Tiny Wishes Stamp Set  (128748w or 127802c)
  • Countless Sayings 2 Photopolymer Stamp Set (135893)
  • Black Stazon Ink (101406)
  • Gumball Green Classic Ink (126861)
  • Gumball Green Stampin' Write Marker (Set of In Colors, 126856)
  • Gumball Green Cardstock (126840)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Basic Black Cardstock (121045)
  • Birthday Basics Designer Series Paper (130145)


Another one for the Nachos!

I really enjoyed this week's color challenge at the Nacho site!!  So much so, I created another card!!  First, here's the color challenge:


and, my card:


Supplies used:

  • Just Sayin' Stamp Set (133200w or 133203c)
  • Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set  (130514w or 130517c)
  • Marina Mist Cardstock (119682)
  • Marina Mist Classic Ink (126962)
  • Wild Wasabi Cardstock (108641)
  • Wild Wasabi Classic Ink (126959)
  • Whisper White Cardsdtock (100730)
  • Pumpkin Pie Classic Ink (126945)
  • Big Shot (113439)
  • Word Bubbles Framelits (132968)