Christmas in July!

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WHAT?!?!?!?! I am so not ready for Christmas but that is why this is called Christmas IN JULY! It’s never to early to get started on your holiday cards after all! The July-December Mini Catalog launched this month and my Online Stamp Class is Christmas in July – Lights Aglow!

Christmas in July, Lights Aglow,

This stunning cards uses products from the Lights Aglow Suite! It is one of the 5 cards that I will be making in the July Online Card Class! This class takes place on Friday, July 22nd at 7:30 p.m. CT on Facebook and YouTube Live! Anyone can watch for FREE! In fact, you can check out past Online Card Classes here! Share with all of your friends because I love chatting and stamping with everyone as if we were all in the same room together!

If you would like to stamp along with me there are 2 options for you to pick from! You can purchase the PDF Tutorial for instant download and cut the cardstock and supplies yourself OR you can purchase a card kit and I will mail it all out to you! No die cut/punched images or stamped images will be provided. You will need the Lights Aglow Bundle or stamp set of your choice! Click here for all of the details and to get registered!

The In Person Class for this one has filled up fast so I’m super excited to do it online with all of you as well! Save the Date for the Christmas in July – Lights Aglow Online Stamp Class on June 22nd at 7:30 p.m. CT!

Happy Stampin’


July 2022 News!!!

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Who else is suprised it’s already July 2022….half of the year is done?? It’s crazy! Here are a few fun things going on this month with Stampin’ Up! and me!!!

July 2022 Stampin' Up Mini Catalog,

First things first, the Stampin’ Up July to December Mini Catalog is out!!! Crazy to think about the holidays when we have a heat warning but they will be upon us in no time at all. Also, I really like getting started early so I can enjoy it all and not be a crazy person around the holidays. If you would like a copy of the catalog, send me a message and I’ll get one in the mail to you!

Stampin' Up Sale-A-Bration,

Stampin’ Up also has their greatest promotion ever going on now through the end of August! Sale-A-Bration is amazing for customers, hostesses, and even those who would like to join Stampin’ Up! Stock up on your favorites from the July-December Mini Catalog and earn FREE PRODUCT!!! Woot Woot!

July 2022 News continued!

The Free Designer Series Paper of the Month for July is the Metallic & Shimmer Specialty Paper from the NEW Mini Catalog!!!! All orders of $75 or more (before shipping and tax) will get this paper pack from me for FREE! This is an exclusive offer through me, Laura Borchert! Click here to shop and earn!

Happy Stampin’


Free Shipping Today!!!

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Stampin’ Up! is offering Free Shipping TODAY only on orders of $75 or more!!! Spend more on craft supplies rather than shipping! Today is the day to stock up! Click here to shop!

Free Shipping Stampin' Up,

If you would prefer to call/text/email me with your order, I am perfectly happy to place your order for you! Don’t hesistate at all on dong that! Also, don’t forget that you will also earn the Free Designer Series Paper of the Month – Tea Boutique with your order! That is an exclusive offer through me each month for a Free Paper Pack with a $75 or more order (before tax and shipping)! So it’s a double bonus day!!!

June Free Paper of the Month,

There are a few other specials going on this month as well! Be sure to get the items from the January to June Mini Catalog before they are gone. Some items are already sold out and some are even up to 50% off! (Psst You can stack all of these deals!). Another fabulous offer this month is the BOGO 50% off with the Kits Collection!!!

Here are a few things I am getting today with the Free Shipping offer:
~Basic White Envelopes (always good to stock up!
*2 more Kits because it’s a great deal!
~Simply Fabulous Stamp Set….I love the greetings!
*More Tea Boutique Designer Paper to ship out to all of you!
~Check my cardstock stash to prepare for Holiday Cards!

What is on your wish list?!? Click here to shop and save on this fabulous offer!

Happy Stampin’


Father’s Day Cards!!!

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Father’s Day is this coming Sunday so let’s be sure to spoil all of the men in our lives as we honor them for their love, guidance, and support! This card is awesome for any designer paper you might have. It also works for many different occasions too!

Father's Day Cards, Artfully Composed,

Isn’t this the perfect look for a Father’s Day card?!? Even a birthday or retirment card! The strips of Artfully Composed Designer Series Paper measure 1-1/4″ x 3-3/4″ and there are endless options with double sided paper! You could use 2 different sheets of paper from the pack or 4 different sheets. This is also the perfect card for when you love both sides of the paper and just can’t decide which one to use! Just use both sides!

I stamped off for the leaves in Pear Pizzazz Ink and used Evening Evergreen Ink for the greeting so it would POP! I did the same on the inside with some leaves in the corner and Happy Father’s Day in the center! You could always flip flop the greetings if you wanted to!

Check out the supplies listed below if you would like to recreate these cards! This video tutorial has all of the details and measurements so be sure to check that out as well! Also, another big shout out of Happy Father’s Day to all the men this weekend! Enjoy your day and know that you are appreciated!

Happy Stampin’


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Light the Candles!!!

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Stampin’ Up!’s Kit Collection is one sale this month with Buy 1, Get 1 at 50% off! This is perfect to get 2 kits so you can share with a friend or family member. Also, it’s PERFECT for this week because here in the midwest it is HOT! It was real feel of 107 this morning at 10 a.m. One of the kit options is this Light the Candles All Inclusive Card Kit!

Light the Candles Card Kit,

I send out LOTS of birthday cards each month so I’ll never turn down a birthday card kit! This one is also super fun for kids and adults alike. I love the bright colors, cool pop up look, and fun stamps. The kit comes with everything you need to create it – stamps, ink, pre-cut/die cut cardstock and envelopes. There are detailed instructions on how to make the cards as well. It is perfect for stamping at all ages!

Stampin' Up All Inclusive Kit Collection,

I decorated the inside for even more birthday fun! Also, don’t worry about the greetings because Stampin’ Up provides extras in case there is a mistake or just so you can create more fun cards with the leftovers! Either way it puts me at ease. I feel like when there is an exact amount, I’m bound mess at least 1 up. If I have plenty, I seem to nail each one! It’s probably a mental thing!

All Inclusive Card Kits!

Birthday Greeting Card Kit,

With the special going on this month, I actually got 2 more of these Light The Candles kits. I can’t decide who I want to create this kit with! Who would you love to stamp together with – in person or even from afar?!?!

Check out all of the kits on sale here! There are card kits but also craft kits like treat boxes, decorative notebooks and more! Snag a few kits for yourself (I won’t tell) or get a few to share with friend and family!

Happy Stampin’


Jump Into June!!!

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It’s a new month and that means lots of new specials and classes!!! Here is a snapshot of everything going on this month! Let’s jump into June!!!

Jump Into June BOGO Kit Collection,

This month is the perfect time to try out Stampin’ Up’s Kit Collection. These are all inclusive kits for anyone!!! Beginner stampers, bored kids, avid crafters, on the go families, family reunion activities, wine night with the girls… many different reasons to grab 2 kits and enjoy! Get 2 of the same kit or mix and match. The most expensive kit will be the 1/2 price one!!! Woot Woot! There are card kits and craft kits (treat boxes, magnet board, memory notebook, etc). There are so many options! Click here to check them out and BOGO 50% off!!!

Charming Sentiments Online Card Class,

The June Online (June 17th) and In Person (June 21st) Card Class is called Charming Sentiments! This new bundle from the Annual Catalog is perfect for cards for every occasion. The fun coloring techniques with this class can be used for lots card creations all year long! Click here for all of the details on the Online Class and here for all of the details for In Person!

June Newsletter!

June Free Paper of the Month,

The Free Designer Series Paper of the Month for June is the Tea Boutique Designer Series Paper!!! All orders of $75 or more (before shipping and tax) will get this paper pack from me for FREE! This is an exclusive offer through me, Laura Borchert! Click here to shop and earn!

Happy Stampin’


May 2022 Paper Pumpkin!!!

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The May 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit featured all 5 of the new In Colors and I love it! The pop of color and then gold foil accents are just stunning!! Let me know which set is your favorite in the comments below!

May 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit,

It is so hard for me to pick a favorite because I really do love these cards. I’m going with Tahitian Tide as my first pick because I love the splatters in the background and the greeting is super fabulous!!! The monochromatic dots are my favorite here as well!

Sweet Sorbet Paper Pumpkin Kit Cards,

This card is perfect for #Happymail and will be great to send to my niece who is in college. Anyone getting a new job, moving, starting a sport, etc would love this uplifting card for sure! For some reason, on this card I actually like the multicolored dots better than monochromatic!

2022-2024 Stampin’ Up In Colors

Orchid Oasis Stampin' Up In Color,

This card is great because the greeting is very generic. I also love the color variations for some reason! Monochromatic all the way with this card. How crazy is it that I love monochromatic on some and others I prefer multi-colored?!?! Ehhh I’m crazy so I shouldn’t be surprised!

Parakeet Party 2022-2024 In Color Stampin Up,

For this card, I love the bright green – Parakeet Party! It’s so bright and cheery. The greeting is kinda meh. I would prefer just a Happy Birthday or something. Although there are plenty of people I could send this card too so looks like I just need to branch out and embrace it. That is one thing I love about Paper Pumpkin… pushes me! It makes me try color combinations I wouldn’t have thought of. I used greetings, images, and techniques that maybe aren’t my favorite. This is a good thing and I need the push!

Starry Sky Stampin' Up In Color Paper Pumpkin,

This is another greeting that I struggle with a lot. Best Wishes is a hard greeting for me to use. I mean sure I could use it for wedding, anniversary, new job, a move, etc but I also look at the greeting and think “IDK.” Do you use Best Wishes a lot?!?! What occasion?!?

Be sure to sign up for the June Paper Pumpkin before Friday so you can enjoy the fun of card making and ease of it all prepped for you! Also, it’s okay if it pushes you out of your comfort zone! It’s a good thing! 🙂

Happy Stampin’


The Last Day!

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Happy…..Feels like Monday, Tuesday!!! Since we are all going to be off this week with the holiday on Monday, I thought I would just do a reminder post today! It is the last day of May which means the last day to get the In Color Starter Kit too!!

The last day to join In Color Starter Kit,

This In Color Starter Kit is AMAZING! If you love the launch of the new In Colors and want them, this offer is perfect for you. You can join Stampin’ Up this month for $99 and get $125 in any product you would like PLUS the 5 In Color Ink Pads, Designer Series Paper Pack, Cardstock Pack, and In Color Grid Paper! It’s perfect!! As a demostrator, you get early access to the upcoming Mini Catalog and Sale-A-Bration Promotion coming in July. Pre-order for these begins on June 1st! How amazing is that?!?! Click here to join now and get this offer!

Happy Stampin’


Uniquely Artistic!!!

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I got the Uniquely Artistic Stamp Set for free from Stampin’ Up! when I attended OnTour in April! It was a fun virtual event where demonstrators gathered to chat, learn and see new catalog product. Of course there were goodies involved too like this stamp set! It’s flowers so of course I was super excited!!!

Uniquely Artistic Stampin Up Stamp Set,

I created this card with 2 new In Colors – Parakeet Party and Starry Sky! I love the darkness of Starry Sky with the bright neon Parakeet Party! It really makes the 2 colors POP!

Card Instructions:

I started with a piece of Thick Basic White measuring 4-1/4″ x 11″ as the the card base. Next, I added a strip of In Color Designer Series Paper to the top and bottom measuring 1″ x 4-1/4″. Then in the middle I added a piece of Parakeet Party cardstock measuring 4″ x 4-1/4″.

Handmade Floral Birthday Card Stampin' Up,

Now for the stamping!!! I took a piece of Basic White cardstock measuring 3-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ and started with stamping the flowers. The Uniquely Artistic Stamp Set flowers are stamped in Starry Sky Ink and the leaves in Parakeet Party Ink. TIP: Stamp the flowers in a triangle with the edges close together in middle but not completely overlapping. It’s okay if the middle looks messy because the greeting will cover it up! After stamping the flowers, I added the leaves in between! For the greeting, I cut a piece of Smoky Slate cardstock measuring 1″ x 1-1/2″. This piece could be bigger or smaller depending on your greeting of choice. I added the greeting to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals! Then, I finished off the card with a few Iridescent Rhinestones!

Stampin' Up In Colors Birthday Card,

The fun part about this card is all of the different patterns in the In Color Designer Series Paper Pack. Do you like the stripes or polka dots better?!? Let me know in the comments below!

Also, if you are loving the In Colors as much as me, you can get them for FREE this month with the In Color Starter Kit! Join Stampin’ Up before the end of May for just $99 (plus tax). You get to pick out $125 in any product that you would like and you will also get the 5 In Color Ink Pads, In Color Designer Series Paper Pack, In Color Cardstock Pack, and In Color Grid Paper in your kit! Free shipping with the Starter Kit too! WOOT WOOT! Click here if you want this amazing deal!

Happy Stampin’


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So Spoiled!!!

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Stampin’ Up is an amazing company and I’m excited to say I’m a part of it! Last week, I should have been on the Incentive Trip but it was cancelled. Instead, Stampin’ Up! gave a cash bonus as well as some fabulous goodies! It was super fun getting these items and I enjoyed being so spoiled!!!

So spoiled by Stampin' Up,

There were 437 demonstrators who earned the trip last year and I am one of them! Eeeeee That is less than 1% of the company! There were 278 earners from United States and the rest from 8 other countries!

This box of goodies was so exciting…..for all of us! Claire kept asking if it was for her! The packaging was gorgeous and now I have another box to put in my Stamp Pad as decoration! LOL Who knows what I will do when I have no more room. The robe is HUGE and cozy and amazing! It just may swallow me whole.

Pottery Barn Luxury Robe,

I wanted to also take this chance to say THANK YOU to all of you! I couldn’t do this without all of you! The likes, the shares, the orders, the class attendance….all of it means so much to me! I am so thankful for Stampin’ Up bringing all of us together. The relationships and opportunities I have gotten over the years have really been amazing! All of the love and support you all share with me also makes me feel so spoiled! <3 From the bottom of my heart, thank you!!!

Stampin' Up Incentive Trip Gifts,

If you are interested in joing the Stampin’ Up family! Don’t forget about the amazing In Color Starter Kit going on this month!!! Click here for all of the details!!! You can always reach out if you have any questions at all!

Happy Stampin’