Last Call .. Going .. Going .. Buy 3 Get 1 Free

You know the old saying ... all good things come to an end!    
Just a quick reminder that the Buy 3 Get 1 Free Designer Series Paper sale is ending while you put those Trick-or-Treaters to bed on Halloween night!   

Check your stash against the list of qualifying designer papers below to be sure you get your favorites:


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Thanks so much, y'all!
Inky (((hugggsss))),

Courage in Orange & a Helping of Hope

Courage:   Even though it defines many, today I'm using it to define those who battle cancer.  This particular card has been created to send to my sister-in-law, who is recovering from surgery to remove a cancerous kidney.  

Thankfully, I spotted the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge this week, with the just-right sketch!

I'm almost sitting on my hands over such a vast amount of white space!  I adore it in a million ways on "other peoples' works" ... but a glance over my typical creations is all it takes to see that I must have been born as a 'winter' stamper, i.e. needing a lot of layers.  

  The fun part of this was making my own background papers with Distress Oxide ink for the cut circle, then again to emboss the detailed ribbon image. Although I'll hope to be able to color in the detail on this stamp in the coming months, it's impossible for me right now.   So, I was compelled to go for the shiny, fine-tuned texture of embossing.

Hope:  Now for that 'Helping of Hope' that I mentioned in the title. Over the past 2 years, my vision has declined steadily, to the point where I stopped driving 1 year ago.  While I still 'want' to stamp and to create, my efforts in 2017 have literally brought tears of frustration.  Studio classes became impossible, both in preparation and in design creations.  My sidekick is a huge magnifying glass on my stamping table, and another at my side all other times.  If only those trying tears could cure these eyes!     

Request for Tomorrow:  The sun will come out, tomorrow!  Yeah ... my current 'ear worm' ... you're welcome!      I would love your prayers for successful procedures tomorrow!  Two of my three vision issues will be treated in surgery tomorrow morning (Tues.) in one eye.  With good results, eye #2 will receive the same bypass shunt and cataract removal + lens replacement in the coming weeks.  The third issue, severe dry eye, will continue to be aggressively treated non-surgically.  Oh how I would love to discover being able to drive farther than a mile, to sweep the floor and actually SEE what is there, stamping, reading without holding a great big magnifying glass, creating, playing, seeing the TV again, and yada yada yada.    

...  Yes, please!    Thank you so for your prayers!

Inky (((hugs))),
~  Bev

Buy 3 Get 1 Free, 15% Off and World Card Making Day!

Hello stampy friends!  It's a joy and a privilege to be your Stampin' Up! demonstrator.  I invite you to email me any time with your stampy questions, and to to shop with me at your leisure

It's hard to believe that Fall 2017 has begun.  That means it's   already time to celebrate World Card Making Day!  Enjoy  getting 15% off the following Stampin' Up! Note Cards & Envelopes and stamp sets as part of our WCMD celebration!

131527 (Whisper White)/ 144236 (Very Vanilla)Note Cards & Envelopes N/A
143931 (W)/ 143934 (C)Just Add Text Just Add Color Specialty Designer Series Paper
143669Daisy Delight Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper
143660Birthday Delivery Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper
143650 (W)/ 143655 (C)Merry Mistletoe Be Merry Designer Series Paper
143840 (W)/ 143843 (C)Pieces & Patterns Pick A Pattern Designer Series Paper
143677Coffee CafĂ© Coffee Break Designer Series Paper
143937 (W)/ 143940 (C)Oh So Eclectic Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper
143799 (W)/ 143802 (C)Lots Of Love Whole Lot Of Lovely Designer Series Paper
143846 (W)/ 143849 (C)Graceful Garden Petal Garden Designer Series Paper
143726Colorful Seasons Color Theory Designer Series Paper
143925 (W)/143928 (C)Wood Words Wood Textures Designer Series Paper
144807Brightly Lit Christmas Christmas Around The World Designer Series Paper

and finally .... 

Oct. 1 - 31

Please click here to see the complete list of Designer Series Papers included in the Buy 3 Get 1 Free Promotion!

Enjoy these special offers and create something you love!  

Inky (((hugs))),