05/11/2020

COVID 2020...

When the calendar flipped open to March 2020, little did we know what was in store... Regardless of where you live in this whole wide world, I don't need to explain COVID because you are likely living it too... So here is a little snapshot of our journey...

Since my husband and I are empty nesters and retired, staying at home was natural on day one, day two, day three... Then reality set in. This quarantine thing wasn't a difficult adjustment, but what could we do to make the best use of our time???  First, we volunteered to send mailers out to individuals and families in our church. The supplies were dropped off on our front porch, and we stuffed envelopes, applied labels and stamps. Then, hubby did some extra yardwork while I cleaned out a few closets and drawers... but mostly I sent cards... Get Well, Thinking of You, Praying for You, Happy Birthday. And then this happened... Stampin' Up released a 15 page download of COVID thoughts, greetings, wishes, and more. So I began making cards, cards, cards. This is the first one...

 

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Hubby and I have made a few trips to the grocery store,

but like many of you, we have mostly stayed home with a smile.

Jim & Linda

Here are some of the cards I've made with the Share Sunshine Download. There are about 50 different greetings, and all of them in several colors of ink. You may click on these card images to enlarge and see a closeup of some of the greetings.  If you would like to have a copy of the entire download, scroll to the bottom of this post for more information. 

COVID cards

The Share Sunshine digital stamp set is packed with both lighthearted and thoughtful sentiments relevant to the COVID pandemic. Simply print the download on white cardstock and cut or punch out the images to make cards, letters, or other meaningful and fun communications. As part of Stampin' Up's Making a Difference program, 100% of the proceeds will go to COVID-19 GIVEBACK efforts through the World Health Organization or United Way Worldwide.

The cost is only $12 plus tax when applicable.

I receive no portion of the proceeds of this sale.

THANK YOU!

COVID DOWNLOAD

Share Sunshine PDF Download

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05/10/2020

BLESSINGS...

 

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This is a photo of me and my mom. She passed away in November.

This is my first Mother's Day without her.

Mom

I miss you, Mom.

Linda

04/28/2020

COVID Giveback...

As of today, April 28, 2020,

(JUST RELEASED)

this 15 page digital COVID related design printout

is available for $12

COVID images

This digital package is filled with heartfelt sentiments relevant to COVID-19. Use the download in cardmaking and papercrafting projects. Simply print the pages on white card stock and cut out. The proceeds from this digital set will go to COVID-19 efforts. It will be so fun to see all the creativity we can share with each other. What will you make? I can't wait to see!!

BUY YOUR COVID PACKAGE HERE

. . . . . . . . . .

...AND THEN...

Place a $50 order with me no later than June 2nd

and receive my original COVID MASK KIT from me for

FREE

COVID Mask

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QUESTIONS??? Contact Me (I'm home 24/7)


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EMAIL:  stampingforfun@comcast.net

TEXT-CELL:  360-936-2030

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04/26/2020

RETIRING PRODUCTS...

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Download Last Chance Annual Catalog Retired List

 

Download Last Chance Mini Catalog Retired List

 

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04/22/2020

OUT WITH THE OLD... IN WITH THE NEW...

It's that time of the year at Stampin' Up!

Old Catalog out June 2nd. New Catalog in June 3rd.

WANT TO GO SHOPPING TODAY?

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LINDA'S STAMPIN' STORE

 

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04/20/2020

LOVING OUR GRANDKIDS...

Today my blog is highlighting one of my granddaughters, Kamille, who is not only turning 18 (today), but is one of those 2020 high school seniors graduating without all the pomp and circumstance that most of us experienced at our high school graduations... 

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Can you picture a thousand seniors all dressed in their caps and gowns,

with masks covering their great smiles! (No!)

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This is a 12x12 Frame I made that Kamille is receiving today for her

18th birthday...

Kamille FrameI made a birthday card and matching envelope too...

Card pictureIf you are an artist like me, you likely have a container like this

filled with brushes, pens, cutters, and tools of all kinds...
Tools

I stamped the dancing girl's dress onto printed designer paper,

then fussycut it, and dressed her

so she would match the birthday frame and card...

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This is such a great Stamp Set for a project like this,

and for dozens of other designer projects!

Crafting Stamps

If you have questions or comments about this post,

I would love to hear from you.

 How about sharing a picture and a fun story

of your 2020 Senior with me!

 

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04/17/2020

RETIRING PRODUCT...

This stamp set CRAFTING FOREVER

will no longer be available after June 2nd, 2020!CRAFTING FRAME Crafting Forever

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04/13/2020

RAIN OR SHINE...

. . . RAIN OR SHINE . . .

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:

STAMP SET: Under My Umbrella; CARD STOCK: Pacific Point, Grapefruit Grove, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight; DESIGNER SERIES PAPER: Pleased As Punch; STAMPIN' PAD: Memento; PUNCHES: Pretty Label Punch, Medium Daisy Punch, 1-3/8" Circle Punch; EMBELLISHMENT: Rhinestone Basic Jewels; ENVELOPES: Medium Whisper White.

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04/12/2020

EASTER BLESSINGS...

 

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HE IS RISEN!

 

 

04/05/2020

HOSANNA...

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