Pink for October

Updated 10/29/19: Marni Maxwell is the winner of the giveaway! Hurrah!

The most frightening things in life aren’t monsters, witches and goblins. The scariest things are more personal and realistic, like loneliness, human cruelty and illness that can lead to loss of life. If you or someone you love is/has gone through cancer, you know how truly scary that can be.

Let’s pause the Halloween parade for a moment and find a way to give support to those who are struggling with cancer. Sometimes we don’t know what to say or do when a friend is going through illness: a card can be a tangible reminder that you are loving and praying for them always.

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While I made this Tri-fold card pink for Breast Cancer awareness, you could easily change the colors to support the challenge you are consoling. IMG_3441-(W) 2

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The internet is good for some things: When I was looking for what to write to someone with cancer, I found this article (from the cancer.livebetterwith website) had the best advice. Here’s a tidbit from Alison & Brian, who were interviewed for ideas:

” ‘Anecdotes of everyday life connect the reader back with the real world’ – and this can be a pleasant change for people who are spending lots of time at home in bed, or traveling to and from the hospital… Even small observations can really help to draw your reader out of their day-to-day routine and give them pause to think and reflect.”

Download card tutorial here

Let’s make someone’s day: If you have a friend going through Breast Cancer now (October 2019), please leave a comment and tell me why they are special to you. I’ll draw a winner at random for the Support Ribbon Framelit Dies (for you to keep and make this card) and a lovely Breast Cancer Crusade Ribbon bracelet (for you to give to your friend)!

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Winner will be drawn on October 28th.

Blended Seasons, Bundles & Bonus Days!

The summer may almost be over, but the paper crafting is just heating up with the Bonus Days: Earn a $5 coupon for every $50 you spend in August and redeem them in September!

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And may I suggest the best bundle of the year: The Blended Season stamp set and Stitched Seasons framelits!

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I just cannot stop playing with these products: So today I’m sharing a tutorial for this Blended Season Gift Card Holder:

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Click on either image OR HERE to download the instructions for this fun card, then shop in my Stampin’ Store for the supplies to create them and earn your Bonus Days Coupons  before August 31st (or while supplies last).

As a BONUS for ordering it from my store, I’ll send you FOUR MORE exclusive tutorials via email! Make sure you select me as your demonstrator and opt-in for communication from me.

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Don’t waste another moment…because when the supply is gone (or August 31st) the Blended Season Bundle is gone forever!

Stampin’ Up! Online Extravaganza

Today we launch the Stampin’ Up! Online Extravaganza with a 24 hour stamp sale! What better way to stuff your stockings?

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While the stamp sale is for today (November 20th) only, there are plenty of other amazing steals in the Extravaganza sale that lasts through November 26th, giving you plenty of reason to use Friday morning for staying home and trimming your home for the holidays:

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While you are shopping, don’t miss the Clearance Rack, which is where I always start shopping in any store!

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But that’s not the end…stay tuned for a special FLASH SALE on Monday, November 27th, too!

For each order over $50 from my store this week, I’ll mail you a package of the new Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals AND you’ll earn an entry into the drawing for the Merry Patterns stamp set!

(winner announced Tuesday, November 28th)

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More 25 Year Celebration

The first winner of my Anniversary Giveaway is Marni Maxwell who will receive the vintage “Golden Rule Days” stamp set for commenting on my August 23rd post: 1992 was a great year with good friends…and Marni is now part of my Sprinkled Ink Team!

Let’s keep the celebration rolling with more gifts for my loyal customers! For every 5 orders I receive between now and September 14th (my actual start date), I’ll send one of those customers a set of foil snowflakes from the holiday catalog:

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…and for every 25 orders, one of those customers will receive the Watercolor Christmas stamp set: 144838g

This stamp set is designed to coordinate with the Watercolor Wishes project kit:

The font is so beautiful on this set, you’ll want to use it for other crafts as well and looks lovely stamped in ombre colors and paired with other holiday catalog products, too!

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I appreciate your support of my business~ It’s truly my pleasure to share creativity with you and watch you make it a joyful part of YOUR life! Thank you for inspiring me.