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July 2020

Special Product Bundles - Enter to win by July 31st

It's almost time!  July 31st at midnight is the deadline to enter the drawing for 2 special product bundles:

  • Painted Poppies Bundle ($75 value) - Painted Poppies Stamp Set, Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper*, Sending You Thoughts Stamp Set*, Poppy Parade Ink Pad, Tuxedo Black Ink Pad, Clear Block D


  • Best Dressed Bundle ($85 value): Dressed to Impress Stamp Set, All Dressed Up Dies, Designer Paper (48 sheets 6x6”)*, 3x3 Note Cards and Envelopes (24)*, Clear Block D

Bundle 2

(* items were exclusive to the mini catalog or SAB and are now retired)

Here is how to qualify for tickets for the drawing:

  • For every $10 spent on the retired sale = 1 ticket.  Here is the list of retired products (Download 20200730 Retired products list).
  • For every $10 in product on a new order placed between June 13th and July 31st = 1 ticket (you can order on-line via my website or I can place the order for you).  Note: 50% of retired sales will be donated to the Hawaii FoodBank
  • For signing up as a demonstrator with me between June 13th and July 31st = 12 tickets 
  • Donate to the Hawaii FoodBank, for every $10 donated = 2 tickets (you can mail it to me)
  • There is no limit to the number of tickets you can get through July 31st. I will keep track and put them in the basket for you with your name.
  • I will draw and announce the 2 winners on August 1st!

So far we have raised $1,200 for the Hawaii FoodBank!  Thank you for your generosity!  I'll be back on August 1st to announce the winners.  Good luck to all!


Boho Indigo Class August 2020 - Sneak Peek and Details

Hi friends!  August's stamp and go class features the Boho Indigo product medley.  It includes the Boho Indigo stamp set, dies, designer series paper, ribbons, die cuts with gold foil accents, and paper flowers.  Plus, it has a refill kit so that you can replace all of the consumable supplies that are in the kit to continue making more projects. Here is a sneak peek of the Boho Indigo August class cards and the product medley.

20200822 Sneak peek

Boho indigo

You will be making 12 cards (3 each of 4 designs).  Your kit will include envelopes, paper, embellishments, and dimensionals to make the cards.  The modified class format is “stamp and go”.  Here is how it works:

  • Sign up for a time slot to stamp (up to 4 people each)
  • Come to my house to stamp your images, pick up your kit, and pay for class. Please wear a mask.
  • Finish your cards at home. You will need your own adhesive/glue.

The class fee is $25.  You can also choose add-ons at a special price (I will order them for you):

  • A for $68: #153132 Boho Indigo Product Medley ($81 value after shipping and GET)
  • B for $22: #147110 Night of Navy and 147090 Old Olive Classic Ink Pads with refills #103033 & #100531  ($26 value after shipping and GET)
  • Select both add-ons and get the Boho Indigo refill kit #153925 for FREE ($26 value after shipping and GET)

Here are the time slots available, up to 4 people each.  You will be able to finish stamping within a half hour--the 15 minute buffer is for me to clean and reset.

  • Saturday, August 22nd – 9 am, 9:45 am, 10:30 am, 11:15 am, 12:00 pm, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm
  • Sunday, August 23rd – 9 am, 9:45 am, 10:30 am, 11:15 am, 12:00 pm, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm

Please email me to reserve your spot to stamp and specify if you would like any of the add-ons (A, B or both).  Note: For the add-ons, please notify me by August 12th  so that your items will arrive in time for class.  Looking forward to Boho Indigo “stamp and go”!

Thank you.

Featured items used for class (not an all-inclusive list):


Cute Fruit Class July 2020

These cute fruit are perfect for the summer. The smiling faces will brighten your day.  Recipes are included with each project and the supply details are listed at the end of this post.  Thanks for stopping by!

20200718 Cute fruit class


Card 1: Watermelon Slice

I had a picnic and the 4th of July on my mind when I designed this card.  The images for this card are from the Cute Fruit stamp set and Buffalo Check stamp.  The little flowers were punched using the Confetti Flowers Border punch and the flower centers are enamel dots.

20200718 Watermelon card

Here is the recipe:

  • Stamp Sets: Cute Fruit, Buffalo Check
  • Poppy Parade cardstock 8 1/2 x 5 1/2"
  • Misty Moonlight cardstock 4 1/4 x 2 3/4"
  • Basic Black cardstock 2 1/4 x 3"
  • Whisper White cardstock 2 x 2 3/4"
  • Granny Apple Green cardstock for flowers
  • 2020-2022 Enamel Dots – Misty Moonlight
  • Confetti Flowers Border Punch
  • Ink Pads: Granny Apple Green, Poppy Parade, Misty Moonlight, Tuxedo Black


Card 2: Pretty Pineapple

This cute pineapple is dressed up with a little flower with an enamel dot center.  The colors are all new 2020-2022 in colors—Bumblebee, Magenta Madness and Just Jade.

20200718 pineapple card

Here is the recipe:

  • Stamp Sets: Cute Fruit, Field of Flowers
  • Bumblebee cardstock 8 1/2 x 5 1/2"
  • Magenta Madness cardstock 2 1/8 x 5 1/2", flower
  • Just Jade cardstock 2 1/4 x 3 1/2”
  • Whisper White cardstock 2 x 3 1/4"
  • 2020-2022 Enamel Dots – Bumblebee
  • Confetti Flowers Border Punch
  • Ink Pads: Magenta Madness, Bumblebee, Just Jade, Tuxedo Black


Card 3: Citrus Pyramid

Here is a fun stack of citrus slices.  To create the light slices, after the image was inked, it was first stamped off on a piece of scratch paper, then stamped.  That way we were able to use Mango Melody ink for all of the slices.

20200718 Oranges pyramid card

Here is the recipe:

  • Stamp Sets: Cute Fruit
  • Crumb Cake cardstock 8 1/2 x 5 1/2"
  • Mango Melody cardstock 2 x 5 1/4", flower
  • Early Espresso cardstock 3 1/4 x 3 1/4”
  • Whisper White cardstock 3 x 3"
  • 2020-2022 Enamel Dots – Bumblebee
  • Ink Pads: Mango Melody, Tuxedo Black


Card 4: Bunch of Bananas

I really like this combination of colors—Coastal Cabana, daffodil delight and Cinnamon Cider, one of the new in colors.  It reminded me of one of the color schemes used in a home renovation show I saw on HGTV.

20200718 Bunch of bananas card

Here is the recipe:

  • Stamp Sets: Cute Fruit, Special Someone
  • Coastal Cabana cardstock 8 1/2 x 5 1/2", flowers
  • Cinnamon Cider cardstock, start with a rectangle 4 1/4 x 2 3/4", then cut at a diagonal
  • Basic Black cardstock 2 3/4 x 4"
  • Whisper White cardstock 2 1/2 x 3 3/4"
  • 2020-2022 Enamel Dots – Cinnamon Cider
  • Confetti Flowers Border Punch
  • Ink Pads: Daffodil Delight, Cinnamon Cider, Tuxedo Black



Below are the supplies used for all the projects.  If you'd like to order any of the products, click on the pictured item to jump immediately to my website and shop or from the top menu, click on SHOP NOW.

Watermelon Slice Card:


Pretty Pineapple Card:

Pyramid of Citrix Card:

Bunch of Bananas Card: