03/25/2015

LOVE & SYMPATHY...

Offering condolences with the giving of a handmade card is a sincere and heartfelt way to share your love...

Love & Sympathy

Purple

Love & Sympathy2

 

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  Love & Sympathy Stamp Set #128652-Wood / #122797-Clear, Elegant Eggplant Cardstock #105126, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Regals Designer Series Paper Stack (Elegant Eggplant) #130139, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Wild Wasabi Stampin' Pad #126959, Elegant Eggplant Stampin' Pad #126969, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Beautiful Wings Edgelit #118138, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301.

Love & Sympathy S&A

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Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA

 

03/23/2015

GET WELL CARD...

I made two of these GET WELL cards. One was for my collection and one for my friend, Jane. When I delivered her card, I also gave her a small black vase with a red rose. She seemed to get better quick - right then and there!

Fabulous Four

All the vases were made with punches. Easy Peasy!!

Fabulous Four2

And I tied a tiny little bow with Baker's Twine...

Fabulous Four3

Vases

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Fabulous Four Stamp Set #134171-Wood / #134174-Clear, Basic Black Cardstock #121045, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Stacked with Love Designer Series Paper Stack #137779, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Square Lattice Embossing Folder (Retired), Bow Builder Punch #137414, Owl Builder Punch (tiny heart) #118074, Ornament Punch (Retired), Whisper White Baker's Twine #124262, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301.

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Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA

 

03/20/2015

SPRING!!

Spring

 

03/19/2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY...

Dear Kara

Kara Card

Shamrocks

Kara Card2

Green Bags

TONS OF PRESENTS JUST FOR YOU!

Kara-sig

Linda Aarhus (Grandma), Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA

 

03/12/2015

PINK & SPRINKLES...

My design inspiration for this card came straight from the greeting: Today calls for something PINK with SPRINKLES on top!

Pink & Sprinkles

Clip, clip, and punch, punch, at the top...

Pink & Sprinkles2

Stamp the greeting inside...

Pink & Sprinkles3

Just adorable!

Pink & Sprinkles4

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Remembering Your Birthday Stamp Set #131347-Wood / #131350-Clear, Strawberry Slush Cardstock #131295, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, All Abloom Designer Series Paper Stack #133703, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Scallop Edge Border Punch #119882, Whisper White Organza Ribbon #114319, Rhinestone Basic Jewels #119249, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301.

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Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA

 

03/06/2015

KID KITS...

Three of my grandchildren (Kamille, Kara, and Kassidy), live 750 miles away. All three were born with lots of creativity, and LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, when I send anything artsy and crafty. These Easter KID KITS are going in today's mail...

Kid Kits

I will be sending monthly KID KITS to the girls and look forward to posting them here as well. In the meantime, download the KID KITS FLYER and share with a friend...

 

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Easter 1

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Easter 2

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Easter 3

 

Easter-sig

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02/24/2015

SPRING FLOWERS...

I just looked at the calendar and see that there are only 25 days until Spring arrives! And that means SPRING FLOWERS!  Isn't that SIMPLY WONDERFUL!!

Spring Flowers

Dots

Spring Flowers2

 

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  Simply Wonderful Stamp Set (Sale-A-Bration) #139125-Wood / #139128-Clear, Pistachio Pudding Cardstock #131294, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, 2013-15 In-Color Designer Series Paper Stack (Crisp Cantaloupe), Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Flower Frenzy Bigz Die #133728, Spring Flowers Embossing Folder #137365, Whisper White Organza Ribbon #114319, Pearl Basic Jewels #119247, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301.

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Simply Wonderful-closing

Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA

 

02/19/2015

DIDN'T MAKE THE CUT...

I either like the cards I make - or not.

These three didn't make the cut!

Didn't Make the Cut-1

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Didn't Make the Cut-2

. . .

Didn't Make the Cut-3

Scissor-sig
Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA

 

02/16/2015

QUILTING WITH PARK LANE...

This design out of the Park Lane Designer Series Paper Pack caught my eye. It's been a long time since I quilted with fabric, but I still enjoy quilting with paper...

Park Lane

This is just a little photo trick I put together in Publisher...
Park Lane2

It's simple but sublime. Don't you think?  . . . Just sayin'

Park Lane3

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Crazy About You Stamp Set #138856-Wood / #138859-Clear, Basic Gray Cardstock #121044, So Saffron Cardstock #105118, Park Lane Designer Series Paper #133694, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Square Lattice Embossing Folder (retired), Modern Label Punch #119849, Subtles Candy Dots #130933, Very Vanilla Medium Envelope #107300.

138856

133694

 

Yellow Basket

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Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA

 

02/13/2015

BUTTERFLY...

This is my first attempt using the Butterflies Thinlits Die...

Simply Wonderful

Butterflies

Simply Wonderful2

Butterflies

Simply Wonderful3

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Simply Wonderful Stamp Set (Sale-A-Bration) #139125-Wood / #139128-Clear, Blackberry Bliss Cardstock #133675, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Park Lane Designer Series Paper #133694, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Butterflies Thinlits Die #137360, 1" Circle Punch #119868, Neutral Candy Dots (Black) #130934, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #10301.

137360

 

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Butterfly-sig
Linda Aarhus, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Vancouver, WA

 



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