A quick card using the Floral Affection Embossing Folder

Hi friends!


I'm having a great time with my 13 yr old grandson.

He is my Director/Producer/Editor and Videographer!

So here is a video that we just finished.


Love the card –easy and so adaptable for any occasion!

I used the new Sweet Sugarplum Card stock, Blooms & Bliss DSP and  the Floral Affection embossing folder


What do YOU think?




Stay tuned !


More fun to come!


hugs, Barbara

Weekly Deals and Christmas Collage Class!

Hi friends!


Ok first here are the Weekly Deals!!!!!!!


Wow — a great selection this week —and all can be had for my 15% OFF SALE AS WELL! 

Just email me!


Ok and here is the framed Christmas Collage.

Nine vignettes/messages  in a beautiful white wood shadow box frame.

What do you think?

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 I know it's a tad hard to see all the details but it uses lots of fun product!

Class is on Sunday, December 6th -9AM -my home.

Included in your class fee, you will get:

  1. Winter Wonderland Designer Vellum Stack
  2. 1/2 pkg Winter Wonderland Designer Series Paper
  3. 1/2 pkg Snowflake Elements
  4. One roll of Tear & Tape
  5. One roll of Gold Cording Trim
  6. One roll of Gold Metallic Thread

I will have everything cut and prepped for you.

As usual, you will need to bring your Snips, Bone Folder, SNAIL and Dimensionals.

You don't need to bring your Tear & Tape as it will be part of the class. You WILL need it!

You also can elect to frame it or not.

Class fee with wood frame and products = $50.00

Class fee with products only = $40.00


PLEASE let me know by November 17th if you are coming!!

I will need to place my order for your supplies BEFORE I leave for LA.

Hope you can come!!!!

hugs, Barbara

Card from last night, Weekly Deals and BARBARA’S BUCKS!!!

HI friends!


Ok here is the card we made based on the Technique "Mask & Move"

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 In real life it's much cuter!  But look at how the car looks like it's moving. We popped it up on Dimensionals and VOILA!

A fun technique! I'm going to try it with flowers!

Ok friends…here are the Weekly Deals:

What do you think???

Now don't forget about Barbara's Bucks! 

TOMORROW -June 24th  (9AM -4PM) and Saturday, June 27th! (9AM -1PM)

Come on over for great deals!

I still have a lot left so bring a friend and have some fun shopping !

Can't make it tomorrow or Saturday?  Contact me — I aim to please!!!!

hugs, Barbara




HURRY!!! The clock will stop at 11PM tonight!!

Hi friends!


Yes –PLEASE remember that today is your last day to order from Stampin' Up! and get FREE SHIPPING!!!!

ANY size order –anything at all!!!


OK now as promised here are the cards we did this week!


What do YOU think?

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We used the Lovely Lace Embossing Folder to fancy the background up! LOVE IT!

And yes I know the brad is retired but some of us also used buttons and ribbons.

The advantage of taking classes at my home is that you get access to ALL my inventory!  Retired or current!  LOL

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I LOVE the color combinations of this one!  Lost Lagoon and a piece of the Moonlight Designer Series Stack Paper! A little glitter and Crystal Effects and VOILA!

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 This is a great card for a man's birthday! A little dry embossing, a piece of Adventure Bound Designer Paper, layer it,  add a message and you're done!


Now here's the outside of the Pop Up Card! It measures 6"x6".

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and the inside!

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This is a very SPECIAL card for a VERY special friend!  I copied this Pop Up Book Card from Deb Valder! Tweaked it a little but I so appreciate Deb sharing her amazing talents!


That's it friends!

Have a great day!

Stay tuned for a new message with all details about the Sisterhood of the Traveling Stamps -Stamp A Stack on May 2, 2015!



hugs, Barbara


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LAST DAY of Sale A Bration and Weekly Deals! And one card from last night!

HI friends!

Had my Monday Class and we made some really cute cards!

This one was a last minute decision! I am challenging myself to use lots of different color combos.

SO this one was tweaked and copied. I do love how subtle yet stunning it came out!

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 We used Coastal Cabana and Soft Sky card stock. Then burnishing those colors into the Irresistibly Yours Designer Series paper, we created  banners. Then a smaller strip which we burnished Old Olive into, was placed horizontally. One of my FAVORITE Sale A Bration stamp sets, Lotus Blossom, was used to make the flower in the center of the scalloped medallion. A little Coastal Cabana Thick Bakers Twine and VOILA!!!!

What do YOU think?


Here are the Weekly Deals!!


Plus a few other things!

So many of these framelits are PERFECT not only for card making but for memory keeping/scrapbooking as well!!!!

Check them out!

 Ok friends…have a great day! Hurry –you still have time to get those last minute Sale A Bration orders in! 

Don't delay — the end is TODAY!!!!!!!!

hugs, Barbara


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Cards for tomorrow’s class!

I am so excited when I make something and the process is seamless!!!! LOL!

I just finished these cards and I love them!

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The technique is the Swing Card. It's actually very easy to do!

Using the Square Framelits I cut out the front and then  embossed  it to give some interest.

Then I used the Painted Petals stamp set, used Blackberry Bliss ink on the flowers.

Then for ADDED interest I fussy cut the flowers out and popped them on with a dimensional!!

One little Gold Glimmer butterfly with a few pearls and it's done!

To open it you gently pull the Painted Blooms Cotton Twine to the left and VOILA!

…..the INSIDE!

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I am LOVING this photopolymer stamp set, Lovely Amazing You.

The font is so pretty and refreshing!

Ok and here's the second one we'll be making.

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Same technique just different colors. Oh and I forgot to tell you that the little clothespin was used to keep the card shut while I photographed it!

Here's the inside of this one.

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OF COURSE I needed Crystal Effects with a tad of Dazzling Details Glitter!

What do you think???

 Ok friends –please let me know by tonight if YOU are coming!

I'll need to prep for YOU!

Re-cap–we make two full cards (with envelopes)  plus one for your Technique Booklet.

Class fee is only $10.00

Hope to see YOU tomorrow night -6PM

hugs, Barbara

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Built for Free Using: My Stampin Blog


Built for Free Using: My Stampin Blog


Built for Free Using: My Stampin Blog