Archives for April 2017

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Saturday’s craft fair

Had a great day at Our Lady of the Valley craft fair on Saturday. Met lots of new people and did very well with my sales especially my bottle cap magnets.

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Don’t forget Craft Fair

Don’t forget to stop by the craft Fair at Our Lady of the Valley Church tomorrow from 9 to 2pm. I will be there.

Stamping Hugs Brenda

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Last Class in April

April 29th Stamping 101 12 to 3pm

Please join us for our new monthly stamping 101 class where you will learn all about basic stamping. This class is designed for the person who has never stamped befor or those who have just started stamping. This class is 2 hours and you will learn new things, have fun and this class is only $15.00. We ask that you register early so we know you are coming, and you can do this by emailing me at [email protected] calling me at 413-203-5196 or going to my blog and clicking on classes you can prepay for each class.
Hope to seeyou there.

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Pocket Card

Pocket cards are great for sending little notes to someone you love or can be customized for a birthday, anniversery or many other occasions.



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2-1/2" Circle Punch

2-1/2″ Circle Punch


1. Cut piece of card stock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ and score it on the long side at 4″ an d8″. Turn with the 1/2″ at the top and score at 1/2″ and at 4″ but only to the middle score line.
Fold all score lines and then cut down the 4 1/2″ side to the middle and cut off the rest of the smaller piece. Cut up the 1/2″ scores at the bottom cutting off the little 1/2″ tab.
2. Add designer series paper to the inside cut 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ and another piece cut 3 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ for the front. Punch the front flap with the 2 1/2″ circle punch half way in.
3. Add tear and tape to the two 1/2″ sides and adhere the pocket closed. Lastly add a bow or embellishment to the front and a plane card to the pocket cut 4 1/2″ x 3 1/2″.
(Cased from Brenda Q,)

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Window Gift Box or luminary

This window box is so delicate and can be used to give many different gifts and even used as a luminary after the gift is given.
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Big Shot



1. Cut two pieces of card stock your choice in color 8 3:4 x 6 1/2″ and one piece 5 7/8″ square. Score the larger pieces with the long side at the top at 4 1/4″ and 8 1/2″ turn and score at 2 3/4″. Then the other piece score at 3/4″ on all four sides and fold all score lines.
2. Cut in the larger pieces from the bottom to the 2 3/4″ score line notching them out. Then take the detailed floral thinlits and die cut each large square on the large pieces. You can then add window sheets for stability and assemble the box with tear and tape.
3. Now assemble the lid with tear and tape. I added DSP to the top as well as an embellishment, and you can add a gift rage if you wish.
Now that you have done this box check out my blog for other great projects.
Happy stamping Brenda

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Stamp Cleaner

i am always trying to help you save money, so here is a recipe so that you can male your own stamp cleaner.

in a small spritzer bottle add:

water about 3/4 of the way full

3 drops of Jergins baby shampoo

2 drops of glycerine

and I just learned that you can add rose water for a great smell.

Shake well and use on your Stampin’ scrub.

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Every Hour with you is a Happy Hour Card

This card is a punch art card that is easy to make and can be adapted for many occasions.


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Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin' Pad*

Rich Razzleberry Classic Stampin’ Pad*


Cut a piece of basic black card stock 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ and score it at 4 1/4″. Now cut the following pieces of card stock. 1 rich razzleberry 4 x 51/4″, whisper white 3 3/4″ x 5″, rich razzleberry 3 1/2″ x 4 3/4″, and whisper white cut at 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″. Adhere these layers to the base of the card except for the last white one.
Stamp the saying of your choice on this piece and adhere to the base of the card over the rich razzleberry.
Punch out 15 rich razzleberry 3/4″ circles and ink up around them with rich razzleberry ink. Cut out two leaves and a stem with base from garden green card stock. Adhere down the circles (grapes) starting at the bottom with one and layering up. Before you get. To the last row add the stem, do the last row and then add leaves.
Lastly add wink of Stella to the grapes and a piece of whisper white card stock to the inside of the card.
Cards are expensive so why not make your own and bring joy to others. Don’t forget to visit us on Facebook at
Happy stamping Brenda

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Treat Purse

This cute treat holder is easy to make and would make a great favor for kids parties, showers and could even be changed up for a wedding favor.

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1. Cut a piece of card stock 9 1/2″ x 4″ and stamp the stamp of your choice all over the paper. I used cool treats stamp set. Then score with the long side at the top at 3″, 4 1/2″, 7 !/2″, 9_ and make a notch at 3 3/4″ and 8 1/4. Turn and score at 1 1/2″, and fold all score lines. Score from the notches you made to either side to the bottom score line. Now cut up the scores at the bottom to the first score line, notching out the small squares and cutting off the 1/2″ tab.
2. Assemble Purse with tear and tape and punch holes in the top and attach ribbon.

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Craft Fair

Hello everyone, Just wanted to let you know that I am doing my semi annual craft Fair here in Easthampton MA and I invite you all to come and see my booth. It is always a great time.


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