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Ronald McDonald House – Your Purchase Counts

By on June 23, 2017
Ronald McDonald House Charities Stamp Set

Giving Back Through Your Purchase

When I signed up to be a Stampin Up Demonstrator, I honestly had no idea they supported Ronald McDonald House. Each year Stampin Up chooses a stamp set that with every sale of that particular set, $3 is donated to this wonderful charity.

I can’t tell you what that means to me, but I’ll try. You see, my oldest daughter Anna is a cancer survivor. Throughout her treatment, we stayed with Ronald McDonald House many, many times.

I’ll start by telling you which stamp set you can choose to make sure your purchase counts, and then I’ll tell you more about our experiences there. You’ll see how amazing and how needed it is.

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Thank You Messages – What To Say?

By on May 18, 2017
Thank You Messages - What To Say?

 Carefully worded thank you messages

People often find it difficult to put words to feelings. What do you say to show someone you care?  For thank you messages, it’s really much simpler than you may think.

On the whole, people just want to be appreciated. They don’t always need fancy words. However, there are times you do need or want to say something more meaningful.

For this reason, Stampin’ Up offers several stamp sets that exclusively feature thankful sayings from very simple to very touching.

All you need to do is stamp it on your card or gift tag. Let’s check them out:

“All Things Thanks” Stamp Set

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How To Make An Envelope

By on May 10, 2017
How To Make An Envelope - Tutorial

Let me introduce you to an amazing tool…

If you want to know how to make an envelope the fastest and easiest way, I’ve got an amazing tool to show you.

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With the envelope punch board from Stampin Up, You can make up to 66 sizes of envelopes in a snap. Let me walk you through how it works.

Grab your supplies!

Of course you’ll need your envelope punch board (#133774), but you’ll also need three other supplies. Your paper, a trimmer (#126889), and some adhesive.

You can use any paper you like. The designer series paper works great with this tool, even though it’s slightly thicker than regular envelope paper. I recommend the snail adhesive for fast assembly with no mess.

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