New Babies

Each week, in our Stampin’ Up! leadership team meeting, it seems there’s news of someone who’s expecting a new baby. Well, when the little ones arrive, we’ll be sending one of these adorable cards, along with a gift card, to the proud parents. They almost make you want to have a baby, don’t they? Okay, maybe not! 

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Into the Pines

Out of the heat and up into the pines for a couple of days—a refreshing and relaxing way to spend time with my siblings and their families. There were fewer people this year at our family reunion at Panguitch Lake, but we all agreed it was enjoyable to visit and watch all the cousins play…and definitely worth the effort!

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Sage Loves Blues

Since Sage loves all shades of blue, every year I make sure she receives gift packaging that highlights different blues. Sage also loves breakfast foods, so we went to breakfast with her for lunch, and guess what? She showed up wearing two shades of blue…shocker!

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Welcome Home and Farewell

Everyone was excited to see Sidney arrive home Monday evening—a much anticipated time! And knowing it would be our last chance to see Seth, family and friends gathered together for Seth’s last supper before heading to the airport to greet Sidney. It was a happy evening welcoming one missionary home and saying farewell to another. We’re so proud of both Sidney and Seth!

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Greek Isle Incentive Trip

We spent a couple of days in Rome before cruising to several ports in Greece with nearly 1,000 people in our Stampin’ Up! group. It was a very warm and amazing trip with some fantastic achievers, and although I didn’t get to visit with everyone, I enjoyed my time with many! 

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Surf Board for Seth

Since Seth spent over a week before his birthday surfing with family and friends and won’t have the opportunity to surf for two years (he leaves mid-July to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), this surfboard packaging was made especially for him!

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Ashton’s Birthday Quiver

Ashton is a curious young man, taller than me now, and has lots of hobbies. One of those hobbies involves practicing for hours with his bow and arrow. Ashton chuckled a bit and smiled big when he saw his birthday gift packaging—a quiver and arrows, if you couldn’t tell!

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All Good Men

I know it’s long after Father’s Day, but I’m posting anyway. This “worn” shirt pocket, was the Father’s Day gift packaging for the men in my life who mean the most to me. See below for my first-ever tutorial. Scratch that! I can’t get it to download. I’ll have to ask someone…

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Dawn’s Amazing Card

This is the card Sara and I sent to Dawn Griffith for achieving 2M in career sales. Designed especially for Dawn, using the set she helped design after she achieved her first million, this is a Dawn card if I ever saw one, and we hope she loved it when she received it! Amazing accomplishment and amazing card! Congratulations, Dawn!

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Two at the Temple 

Seth and Zach are leaving to serve missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this summer. In preparation, they both went to the temple over the weekend. It was especially gratifying for Sterling and me when Seth said afterward, “Thanks for the temple preparation classes. They helped a lot.” Spending time with him and talking about things so sacred was an honor. It was a great day with family in one of our favorite places!

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Bright and Cheery

I love that this bright and cheery birthday packaging mimics Olivia’s personality. She’s cheerful, kind, and brightens up everyone’s day! Although this DSP and punch are going away, imagine one of our new Designer Series Papers and our new Perennial Flower punch in their place. Too fun…and simple too!

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