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    Easy Leafy Wreath . . . Two Ways!

    Dec 18
    This may look a bit complex, but you can make it in an hour or so.  read more...

    Last-Minute Gift Giving

    Dec 17
    We’ll keep this quick because we know you’re busy and short on time. If you’re looking for the perfect last-minute gift, avoid the crowds and stay cozy by the fire. We’ve got you covered with prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscriptions.  read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Dec 16
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    Personalized Santa Sacks

    Dec 11
    If you’ve done any holiday shopping online this year, you’ve probably seen personalized Santa sacks out there. And if you haven’t discovered them yet, they look like mail bags straight from the North Pole with the child’s name on it—so magical!  read more...

    Snuggles and Smooches

    Dec 9
    Snuggles and Smooches. It’s a bit of a silly name, right? I think it’s a fun, new way to say “hugs and kisses.”  read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Dec 9
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    6-year-old girl asks for holiday cards for her last Christmas

    Dec 6
    Here’s a chance for a small thing to make a big difference this Christmas. read more...

    Paper Snowmen

    Dec 5
    Remember our 3D paper pumpkin project from a few weeks ago? Now you can create fun paper snowmen using the same technique! read more...

    Year-End Closeouts!

    Dec 5
    Visit our online store December 5–31 and you’ll see that we’ve put more items on clearance for our Year-End Closeouts! We’re including Christmas items (just in time!) and giving you discounts up to 80 percent on select items. With discounts like this, it’s easy to get a few extra gifts for your friends, your family, or even yourself! read more...

    Give the Gift of Creativity

    Dec 4
    Stuck in a gift-giving rut? You’ve tried movie tickets, socks, DVDs, books, and just about everything out there. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Dec 2
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    Weekly Deals

    Nov 25
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    Mixing Techniques

    Nov 24
    Stamping, inking, cutting, layering . . . we all have our favorite techniques! But have you ever thought about combining techniques—and maybe even going a little crazy with them? read more...

    Online Extravaganza

    Nov 24
    Enjoy our Online Extravaganza with flash deals on select items and bundles at a 20%-50% discount! But quantities are limited, and this great opportunity only lasts from November 24 through December2, so get yours before they're gone. read more...

    Join Stampin’ Up! This Week to Save and Earn More

    Nov 24
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    Decisions, Decisions

    Nov 19
    If you’re a papercrafter, Christmas is probably one of your busiest times of the year. And I don’t know about you, but I pretty much want everything in this year’s holiday catalog . . . so deciding what to buy has become a serious problem for me! Is anyone else in the same boat?  read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Nov 18
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    Warming Holiday Home Tea Light Gifts

    Nov 17
    One of the pleasures of the chillier, darker days is to toast your toes by a real fire, with a book on your knee (the Stampin' Up! catalog perhaps!) and a steaming cup of hot chocolate at your elbow. I've tried to capture that comforting firelight in the little gift I'm going to show you today. Come and see: read more...

    Banner Blessings

    Nov 11
    About a year-and-a-half ago, Stampin' Up! announced a new contest inviting all stampers, demonstrators and non-demonstrators, to put on their creative caps and submit a design for a monster-themed set. You all might remember my sweet friend, Doris, and her winning Monster Maniacs set? :-) I loved the set and didn't mind being the runner-up to her creation. So when Shelli announced at convention that year that there would be another contest, I knew I wanted to try again! read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Nov 11
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    Fancy Banner Gift Pouch

    Nov 10
    Sometimes all you need is some spectacular packaging to make even the smallest gift seem special! I love to make rocky road for Christmas. I am always thinking of ways to dress up my presentation . . . and I am looking forward to making more of these pretty pouches! read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Nov 4
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    Project: Change My Scrapbooking Life

    Oct 30
    I like making scrapbook pages . . . but I only spend a few days a year doing it. And I take photos pretty much every day. Soooooo it doesn’t take a math genius to realize that I will never “catch up” on my scrapbooking. read more...

    December Wonder

    Oct 29
    No matter your project, the new Project Life December Wonder Stamp Set is fun to use! I love all of the elements and words in this set. The combination of word and images also makes this set really versatile. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Oct 28
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    Pretty Packages

    Oct 27
    I love giving gifts in pretty packages! It is definitely one of my trademarks. I love to present a gift to someone and watch their face light up when they see how pretty the packaging is! It’s like another gift in and of itself. read more...

    Grateful for You

    Oct 24
    A friend of mine decided one year that she couldn’t wait for Christmas to send out her yearly card to family and friends—so she sent a Thanksgiving card instead!  read more...

    Holiday Supplement

    Oct 21
    Stampin' Up! is releasing a 12-page 2014 holiday supplement with exclusive, Christmas-themed products and projects! Use this opportunity to contact your demonstrator and see how you can purchase these new, unique products. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Oct 21
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    Thankful Banner

    Oct 20
    I’m not ashamed to be one of those people who are constantly saying, “I love this time of year!” because I really do! Summer is wonderful but there is just something about settling down for fall and filling our homes with the beautiful colors and delicious smells of this season. read more...

    Easy as Pie Thanksgiving Table Setting

    Oct 15
    Creating a fun table setting for Thanksgiving is easy as pie when you make cute, little drumstick favors using our Polka Dot Tag a Bag Gift Bags! read more...

    The Reason for the Season

    Oct 14
    This month’s photopolymer release, Gentle Peace (item #139523), was designed by our ever-amazing lead illustrator, Kathy Pitt. We heard your feedback asking for a religious Christmas stamp set, and she created this incredible imagery along with some wonderful inside/outside sentiments. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Oct 14
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    Fall Fest!

    Oct 8
    I love when I can use a stamp set for more than one occasion. I thought I’d share some different ways to use Fall Fest throughout the fall season . . . and beyond! read more...

    Hauntingly Fun Halloween Décor

    Oct 7
    Love Halloween? Need a few frightful ideas for home décor? Check out this easy-to-make witch hat created using an inexpensive papier-mâché cone. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Oct 7
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    Decorative Masks: Hearts

    Oct 2
    Maybe you were a little intimidated when you first saw the Decorative Masks, but they are such a great way to spice up your cardstock. Just add a little ink or some embossing paste* to give your card a bit of texture—as I did with the card you see today. read more...

    Stamp, Stock, & Save

    Oct 1
    Whether you've been with us for awhile or you're new to Stampin' Up!, now is the time to stock up on your favorite products! From October 1-6, you can save 15% on select, ink, paper, envelops, and adhesive, and a whopping 20% on select stamps! Talk to your demonstrator today to learn more. read more...

    Pick a Pack of Paper

    Oct 1
    There's no better time to share what you love than the month of October, because signing up to become a demonstrator means you'll receive six months of FREE Designer Series Paper! read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Sep 30
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    World Cardmaking Day

    Sep 26
    World Cardmaking Day is October 4! What a wonderful reason to gather, stamp, and create handmade and heartfelt cards with your friends! In honor of this event, we’d love to share some card ideas with you. read more...

    My Frightful Wreath Class

    Sep 24
    Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and I always decorate for it. So, I was extremely excited to hold this class. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Sep 23
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    Glimmer Paper in Every Color? Why Not?

    Sep 22
    We all love how beautiful Glimmer Paper is, but sometimes I think we’re afraid to touch it because it’s so pretty. When I first saw the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper, I knew it would be great to color! read more...

    Paper Pumpkins

    Sep 18
    I’m a big Paper Pumpkin fan—you know—Stampin’ Up!’s papercrafting fairy godmother who brings you a kit of awesomeness every month? read more...

    Hello, Fall!

    Sep 16
    Fall is my favorite season. There are so many reasons why: football, hoodies, vibrant leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin spice everything! In honor of the changing of the seasons, I’ve made a couple of fall projects to share. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Sep 16
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    Love Story

    Sep 12
    One of my favorite things about it is how easy it is to add your own colors to the cards and stickers; no matter the color scheme, it always looks great! read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Sep 9
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    You’re Wonderful

    Sep 9
    I’m happy to announce the September photopolymer stamp set, You’re Wonderful—inspired by one of my carved stamps. This is my second stamp set. read more...

    Gratitude for Days

    Sep 4
    There are some darling kits in the new holiday catalog. My personal favorite might be the Gratitude for Days Simply Created Kit. I love the bright colors and patterns. The coordinating stamp set also has some great images. read more...

    Wedding Bells . . . Continued

    Sep 3
    Some months ago I mentioned that my daughter was getting married. She is the first of my children to tie the knot, so I was quite ignorant regarding the happy madness a family goes through to prepare for a wedding reception. And I have come to the conclusion that it takes a village to marry a daughter. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Sep 2
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    Paper Pumpkin at the Emmy's

    Aug 29
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    Introducing the Holiday Catalog!

    Aug 28
    Introducing the 2014 Holiday Catalog from Stampin' Up! read more...

    FREE Exclusive Stamp Set

    Aug 28
    Host a party and earn the limited-time Good Greetings stamp set! read more...

    Gift of Love

    Aug 26
    What can be more special than giving a uniquely packaged gift to someone just because you love them? I used the Gift Card Enclosure Pack not for a gift card but for a gift package to hold a little piece of jewelry for a friend who just needed some encouragement. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Aug 26
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    Cards in a Snap!

    Aug 25
    My moods always seem to affect my papercrafting. Most of the time, I create either for a purpose (with someone special in mind) or I create as a way to unwind, relax, and have some “me” time. read more...

    Little Letters, Big Possibilities

    Aug 22
    There are so many things to love about the new annual catalog. read more...

    Ready for a Little Hide & Seek Fun?

    Aug 21
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    Short & Sweet

    Aug 21
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    Weekly Deals

    Aug 19
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    Big Shot & Bundles

    Aug 19
    If you're anything like us, you absolutely love having BIG opportunities come your way. That's why you can now receive one of five free stamp set/Framelits bundles (your choice!) with the purchase of a Big Shot. read more...

    Can I Get a Yee-Haw?

    Aug 19
    I’ve been anxiously waiting for today for months and months. It’s finally here! Some of you who attended Inspire. Create. Share. in July may have already seen the latest stamp set from Stampin’ Up! Ten lucky attendees even took it home (and I hope they’ve been having some fun with it). For the rest of you who haven’t seen it yet . . . drumroll, please . . . and can I get a Yee-Haw?! read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Aug 12
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    Introducing the 2014 Artisan Design Team

    Aug 11
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    Aug 5
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    Jul 29
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    Quick and Cute Projects with Stencils

    Jul 28
    I don’t know about you, but it seems like baby season has hit around here! Three of my friends recently had baby boys within a few weeks of each other and I was scrambling to get cards out, so I came up with a quick and cute card that came together in a snap.  read more...

    50% Off First Two Months

    Jul 22
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    Weekly Deals

    Jul 22
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    Designer Series Paper’s Little Black Dress

    Jul 21
    Most women have one hanging in their closet—a little black dress that can be accessorized up or down for almost any occasion. It’s totally indispensable when it comes to your fashion wardrobe. Now there’s a little black dress for your paper crafting, too! It’s called Back to Black Designer Series Paper and it is so incredibly versatile that you can use it on practically everything. read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Jul 15
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    Project Life: A Love Story

    Jul 14
    I have been eagerly waiting for the Love Story Project Life Accessory Pack to come out and I am so excited it is finally here! Everything about this card and accessory pack makes me happy. read more...

    DIY: Glass Art

    Jul 11
    You don’t have to search high and low to find the perfect glassware in just the right colors. A little tinted paint is all it takes. read more...

    Dear Heart Photopolymer Stamp Set

    Jul 8
    When calls starting coming in to Demonstrator Support asking if a “boy” version of Sweetie Pie would be made available, I began working on it immediately—and I poured my whole heart into it. read more...

    Christmas Bliss

    Jul 8
    I like planning ahead. And because there are so many things to do to get ready for the holidays, you can never start too early! read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Jul 8
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    Paper Pumpkin Contest: Part 2

    Jul 7
    We recently invited our demonstrators who subscribe to Paper Pumpkin to participate in a little stamping contest. read more...

    Happy Fourth! Fun with the June Paper Pumpkin Kit

    Jul 4
    It’s been fun browsing online and seeing the fun some of you have had with the June Paper Pumpkin kit (US/CA). The kit contents lend themselves to creating some festive décor for a Fourth of July party, like this adorable banner: read more...

    Paper Pumpkin Contest: Part 1

    Jul 2
    We recently invited our demonstrators who subscribe to Paper Pumpkin to participate in a little stamping contest. We received hundreds of awesome entries!  read more...

    Endless Possibilities

    Jul 2
    About a year ago I learned how to use MDS files with my e-cutter. It has really changed the way I craft. I love to explore the downloads and see what I can create. read more...

    Buy 3 DSP, Get 1 Free!!

    Jul 1
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    Weekly Deals

    Jul 1
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    Sweet Summer Treat Boxes

    Jun 27
    Summer is here! It’s time for swimming, sun . . . and ice cream treats. read more...

    Drab to Fab Book Covers

    Jun 25
    Need a fresh take on décor? Look to our Designer Series Paper! Making storage spaces, such as bookcases, look new and creative can be a bit challenging. First, you need to spruce up a stuffy bookcase and then tackle the books that never coordinate. Instead of calling the publishing house about their cover designs, create your own! Our artist used our inspiring Designer Series Paper to dress up her books, turning boring storage to chic décor in minutes! read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Jun 24
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    Watercoloring 101

    Jun 23
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    Weekly Deals

    Jun 17
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    Wedding Bells . . . and Godzilla

    Jun 16
    My only daughter, Gloria—who works in Demonstrator Support—is getting married. Hurray!! And I have to say, it has been the most delightful experience watching all of this transpire.  She and her husband, Robby, met at Southern Virginia University and suffice it to say—it’s curtains for both of them. They’re so in love. And they are pretty adorable. read more...

    Doodling Dads

    Jun 12
    Did you know that a little over 4,877,280 minutes ago I became a dad? It’s true! I have these two little munchkins to prove it. read more...

    Some of My New Favorites

    Jun 11
    I wanted to share a project I made with some of my favorite new products: the Stars Framelits Dies, the Little Letters Thinlits Dies, the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper, and the #hello Stamp Set (among a long list of other things)!  read more...

    Weekly Deals

    Jun 10
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    Calling All Heroes

    Jun 10
    A good portion of my youth was spent watching reruns of the campy Adam West Batman TV show, or filling notebooks with sketches of Michael Keaton wearing the cape and cowl. I even dug out this vintage drawing—dated '93—to verify my lifelong geek credentials. read more...

    Celebrate Dad

    Jun 9
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    Weekly Deals

    Jun 3
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    A Party, Swaps. . . and More

    May 29
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    Sign and Save

    May 28
    For a limited time you can join Stampin’ Up! for just $50 US/$60 CAN! This amazing opportunity will only last until June 30, 2014. read more...

    Beginnings and Endings

    May 27
    It’s almost here! The launch of Stampin’ Up!’s 2014–15 annual catalog is just days away. Can you feel the excitement?? I can hardly contain how much I love the latest products!  read more...

    Weekly Deals

    May 27
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    A New Reason to Love Undefined

    May 20
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    Weekly Deals

    May 20
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    Paper Pumpkin is on Pinterest

    May 20
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    Going Big This Father’s Day

    May 19
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    Endless Birthday Wishes

    May 13
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    Weekly Deals

    May 13
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    Window Sheet Fun

    May 12
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    Mother’s Day

    May 6
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    Weekly Deals

    May 6
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    National Scrapbooking Day

    May 3
    Have you heard the exciting news about Stampin’ Up! partnering with Becky Higgins & Project Life? Here at Stampin’ Up!, we are very excited for this partnership and to start using our exclusive line of Project Life products. read more...

    #weloveds #dslovesyouback

    May 2
    Monday morning began in the call center just as it does every other week, and by 7:00 AM team members were e-mailing and talking with demonstrators all over the US and Canada.  read more...