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Welcome to Sandilovesstamping!

Welcome to!!

This blog has been a long time in coming and I'm excited to share my love of stamping with you! You can read about my SU history in About Me...I've been with SU for 11 years and loving it more each year. Hence, the name of my blog and email--sandilovesstamping!

I'm located in Maryland about 30 minutes from Baltimore (near Bel Air). If you are in this area, you are invited to join the weekly events posted on my Calendar/Schedule...check it classes every weekend, and, you can hostess them and earn hostess benefits! Check out the schedule.

If you are not located in the vicinity, don't dispair, you will find lots of fun activities and info coming right here on this blog.  There will be tons of samples, projects, swaps, and much more..stay tuned.

Here's what to expect:

    *New posts on Monday & Thursday, except
     (note: 11/21-11/26 you want to stop by every single day--mark it on your calendar right now)

    *Info on cards, 3D projects, scrapping (traditional & express), products, and tips
    *Photos of projects by others
    *Stampin'Up! news
    *Quick direct link to my online store
    *...and More!!!

What you do:

    *Today, check out all the links--see what's here
    *Sign up for my news "letters" & invite your friends (you can receive a "reward"--hint, hint)
    *Provide your comments--what do you want to see here?

What's happening later:

    *In 2015 expect to see additional features. We're really busy with the holidays coming fast and furious, so after the holidays you will see new features and opportunities.

Sharing with you today:

Before I sign off today, I wanted to share with you a card that we created at the last Card Express. These cards are designed to be completed quickly but still be pretty--hence, Card Express.  Now, here's my confession...I'm a lousy photographer--but I keep trying. Most cards are much prettier in person because my photography skills are not great--any helpful hints are greatly appreciated! 

If you'd like the measurements and directions--email me. The list of supplies is below.


Here are the supplies we used to create this little lovely:

Tangelo Twist cardstock (#133677)
Old Olive cardstock (#100702)
Brushed Gold cardstock (#102935)
Very Vanilla cardstock (#101650)
Extra-Large Oval Punch (#119859)
Gorgeous Grunge stamp set (#130517)
Hand-carved stamp set (#134054)
Encore gold ink (#132141)
Pumpkin Pie Classic ink (#126945)
Four You stamp set (#130538)
Hardwood stamp set (#133035)
Early Expresso Classic Ink (#126974)
Baker's Twine - Baked Brown Sugar (#135639)