Stitched from the Heart & 25% Off on select Stamp Sets!!!


Not only are stitches a classic trend, they illustrate the quality, precision, and extra care taken when creating a piece. Giving a stitched gift shows just how much you value that relationship. Now you have the opportunity to purchase Stitched Shapes Framelits ahead of their official release in the 2017-2018 annual catalog and get 25% off coordinating stamp sets.With Stitched Shapes Framelits you can make paper stitches in seconds, turning any project into one that is stitched from the heart. 

Here is a quick video so you can see them in action.

Here are the measurements for the Stitched Shapes #145372

These measurements are for the full cutout piece.


  • 1-3/8”
  • 1-7/8”
  • 2-3/8”
  • 2-7/8”


  • 1-3/16”
  • 1-5/8”
  • 2-1/8”
  • 2-5/8”


  • 1-3/4” x 13/16”
  • 2-1/4” x 1-5/16”
  • 2-3/4” x 1-13/16”
  • 3-1/4” x 2-5/16”

The stitched smaller shape is approximately 1/16” from the edge of the cutout. So the dimensions are approximately 1/8” smaller than the cutouts.

Here are the approximate dimensions of the actual stitched shapes on the cutouts.


  • 1-2/8”
  • 1-6/8”
  • 2-2/8”
  • 2-6/8


  • 1”
  • 1-1/2”
  • 2”
  • 2-1/2”


  • 1-5/8” x 11/16”
  • 2-1/8” x 1-4/16”
  • 2-5/8” x 1-11/16”
  • 3-1/8” x 2-4/16”


Great News Stampin’ Up! is also giving us a choice of coordinating stamp sets to choose from!!! And they are 25% Off!!!


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Here are the Details:

 Stitched Shapes Framelits available beginning November 1, 2016
November 1-30, 2016: select stamp sets 25% off
 Promotion Deadline (25% off select stamp sets):
         • Online: November 30, 2016, by 11:50 PM (MT)

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Use Hostess Code M7RQC4NE and receive a FREE gift from me when you place a minimum order of $50

It’s my way of saying thank you for choosing me as your Demonstrator!!!

Special Offers start Today!

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Over the next 3 weeks – you can SAVE 25% off select Annual Catalog products!

Each week’s list will be different – so stop by weekly to see what is being offered!


  • All order types qualify for this promotion.
  • Product selection will vary in each week
  • Product selection will be updated weekly at midnight (MT) on each Thursday of the Special Offers promotion.

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  • Promotion period: September 1–21, 2016
  • Promotion Deadlines:
    • Phone/email: September 21, 2016 by 6:50 PM (MT)
    • My Online Store: September 21, 2016 by 11:50 PM (MT)


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Use Hostess Code 2Y2XSSQU and receive a FREE gift from me when you place a minimum order of $50

When you use the Hostess Code – I’ll send you this wonderful Color Combination Chart PDF which I created. This Gift includes a chart for ALL the Subtles and Brights! That’s 140 color combinations!!!

It’s my way of saying thank you for choosing me as your Demonstrator!!!

Color Combination Charts

Click Here to learn more about using the Hostess Code If you order Online make sure your profile information is up to date and you’ve allowed me to contact you

Best of Greetings

Check out our latest Best of stamp set – Best of Greetings (item 133485). I think you’re really going to love this set. After all greetings are always one of my weaknesses and this set has contains some great ones from the past 25 years.

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When you six of our Best of Stamp Sets you’ll get a stamp set of your choice worth $14.95 or less for free! What could be better right? Click HERE for a printable PDF more information on our Best of stamp sets.

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New Photopolymer Set introduced

Check out this Wanderlust Photopolymer Stamp Set (item 133452) just in time for your travel season.

Wanderlust Photopolymer

Click HERE to see the PDF

Go Everywhere with My Digital Studio


Yippee! New Digital Downloads, after all its Tuesday right? Check these fun new downloads out:

Go Everywhere Frameables (item 134695)


Inspired Elements Stamp Brush Set (item 134697)


Inspired Words Stamp Brush Set (item 134698)


Today and You Stamp Brush Set (item 133494) today and You MDS

Muted Notes Overlays Kit (item 133495)


Have you been thinking about trying My Digital Studio? Now is a great time to join in the digital fun. During my Luau Catalog Launch Party.  I’ll be demonstrating a project and how fun and easy it is to use to create your projects. So why not plan to join me?


Remember the My Digital Studio 25 % Sale on select content and print products goes through June 15th so you have a couple more weeks to take advantage of this great sale. Click HERE to more information.

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Time is running out to sign up for My Paper Pumpkin this month. You have to sign up by midnight tonight (June 10th) so you won’t miss out on any more kits.

Remember each month’s kit is only available for a month at a time; go to to sign up.

It’s soooo easy:

  1. Simply sign up now by visiting
  2. Click Get It or Join Here
  3. Complete the online form
  4. List me, (Jini Merck, Clarkesville, GA) as your demonstrator during the ordering process
  5. Then sit back and relax and wait for you kit to arrive at your door each month.

After you complete your registration, you’ll receive a confirmation email

  1. Please forward the email to me.
  2. I’ll verify you are on the list and then send you a Thank You gift for choosing me as your Demonstrator.

Stop back tomorrow when I’ll be sharing one of the projects I made recently during a TEAM shoebox swap with you.

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FREE Anchors Away June Wallpaper

I hope everyone has enjoyed their Memorial Day weekend. We had a very busy one with family and friends celebrating our youngest child’s graduation from High School. Thankfully it was a beautiful sunny weekend after weeks of rain. I’ve got a special project I’ll be sharing with you that I made for the party later this week so check back.

It’s Tuesday already and you know that that means NEW Digital Downloads and this were there is a FREE Wallpaper for your computer, so here are the new downloads for this week.

Here is a great download that is FREE just in time for June – Anchors Away June Wallpaper (item 134684). Why not get your FREE download and have this bright and cheerful wallpaper on your computer to keep you on track.

Anchors Away June Wallpaper MDS

Anchors Away June Kit (item 134683)

Anchors Away June Kit MDS

How about something special for your dad? There is plenty of time to make this book as a gift for Father’s Day – All About My Dad Photobook Template (item 134693)

All About My Dad Photobook MDS

and finally the This Makes Me Happy Pocket Cards (item 134699)

This Makes Me Happy Pocket Cards MDS



With just a little over two weeks left of our 25% Off My Digital Studio printing and downloads I’ve got a lot to do – How about you? I’ll be taking advantage of the print sale to print all those projects that I’ve been working on including my daughter’s senior year items. You can click HERE if you’d like to see more about the 25% Off promotion for My Digital Studio.

As we come to the end of the month remember there are only a few days left to take advantage of the Retirement List and get those items that you still want. Also, the Spring Catalog ends on May 31st so if there is something you haven’t gotten yet – there is still time. Use my Hostess Code 69D43KUE until May 30th and I’ll send you a FREE Boutique Boxes Kit PDF class tutorial for a 6 fun filled projects along with alternate ideas!

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And for those of you who have thought about joining my TEAM and becoming a Demonstrator now until May 30th  you’ll get an extra $30 in product added to your starter kit – your choice! How great is that? You can click HERE to learn more about my team, the Blue Mountain Stampers or HERE to learn more about joining.

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By The Tide Cupcakes

Ok, here is the last post showing you some of the items I made for my Retirement Party this past Sunday. Today I am going to share with you how I made these cute little By the Tide cupcake toppers for the treat table and my Bon Voyage banner.

By the Tide Retirement Party Cupcakes

I used the By the Tide stamp set (item 129117/129120) from the Spring Catalog to make these cute little toppers to keep in line with the Bon Voyage theme of the retirement party.

I stamped the anchor image using Night of Navy Classic Ink (item 126970) onto Whisper White card stock (item 100730). Punched out the image using my 3/4″ Circle Punch (item 119873) and attached this to a 1 1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch (item 127811)Night of Navy card stock (item 100867) piece.

I then layered that onto a Real Red card stock (item 100052) 1 3/8″ circle and finally onto a 1 3/4″ Scallop Circle (item 119854) Night of Navy piece.

Finally I added a dab of Liquid Adhesive (item 110755) to the back and added a toothpick and a second Night of Navy Scallop Circle to cover up the adhesive.

Here is a close up of the cupcake topper. How cute right?

By the Tide Retirement Party Cupcake topper

And finally the banner – I really loved the way this turned out. I used My Digital Studio  along with the Travel Journey Digital Kit (item 121071) and World Traveler Photobook (item 130066) Digital Downloads to create the images and Designer Series Paper that I cut the letters out with using my Big Shot.

Bon Voyage Banner (1)

I took my Regals Designer Series Paper Stack (item 117154) and used the Night of Navy patterns and cut my paper into 4″ x 6″ pieces. I cut out the bottom triangles by finding the center, cutting up the middle to the point I wanted and then cutting in from both sides to that center mark. (hope that makes sense) Finally I attached the flags to some twine by punching holes in the two corners using my crop-a-dile and stringing the twine through. I tied bows on each end to finish it off.

Bon Voyage Banner (2)

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Easy Graduation Thank You

Want quick and easy Thank you cards for your graduate to use? With the 25% OFF Sale going on right now it is not only quick but also easy to do with My Digital Studio.

Check out these great thank you notes that I created with the Embark Graduate Ensemble Download (item 133467) last month for my daughter.

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I created my Thank you card once with the built in template and then decided that I wanted to try a different color combination for the outside of the card. Here is the Tangerine Tango version of the card.

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And for the inside I used my daughter’s picture (yes, the butterfly is real what luck right?)

grad thank you-003and a basic thank you above where my daughter can write her note.

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I dated the back of the card with the year and school so they know when the picture was taken. If they’re like me they might place it somewhere safe and then later find it and not remember right? Sound familiar – lol.

It’s Tuesday so that means NEW Digital Downloads. Check the latest out – There is a great one so that you can get ready for Father’s Day now during the 25% Off Sale!

Because I’m the Dad Greeting Card Templates (item 134685)


Faces I Love Swatchbook Template (Item 134595)


Packed for You Designer Template (item 134687) It’s FREE so why not try it out! What a great download for teachers!


You Are So Nice Kit (item 134688)


Want to learn more about My Digital Studio? Why not check out my Introduction to My Digital Studio Class? Click HERE to see my Calendar of Events.

Retirement Image Giveaway #3

Join in the fun and get a chance to win a FREE pack of assorted Retiring Designer Series Paper from me. How you ask? Well just leave me a comment under this post and let me know which version of my daughter’s Thank You card you like the best. It’s that simple! Want to learn more about my Retirement Party Giveaways? Click HERE for all the details and then have fun and play along – your chances are unlimited.

You can see more the announcements I made for her graduation HERE and her Luau Party Invitations and FREE video tutorial HERE. While you’re on my YouTube channel why not subscribe so you get a notification when I upload new videos? And don’t forget to look for my Retirement Giveaway #2 so you can join in the fun too!

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Embark Graduate Announcements

Friday I promised you I would share a recent project that I made with you using My Digital Studio. As I’ve mentioned before my youngest is graduating from high school this spring. It has really snuck up on me, her senior year has just flown by so quickly. So when the Embark Graduate Ensemble was released earlier I knew this was the way to go! (You can click HERE to see that post).

My sister took these great pictures when we visited her last summer of Kaitlin and they really turned out great. Sooo all I had to do was drop and drag. Easy peezy! Here is the template like it comes when you open it.

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And the back of the post card. I  did tweak this area and personalized the text to include a few things that I wanted – but the basic layout is stock.

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Well – I couldn’t leave it this way, right so I played around to incorporate school colors with Kaitlin.

I love the way the new upgrades to My Digital Studio allow you to change colors for the different elements! You can customize almost anything now! Whoohoo, right?

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We had a blast changing and trying the different layouts and here is what Kaitlin finally liked. Notice the Tangerine Tango Glimmer Paper? It originally came with Champagne Glimmer Paper in the template. We tried Going Gray, Night of Navy and Pumpkin Pie and finally went with the Tangerine Tango option. (Our school colors are orange, blue, silver, and white so there were plenty to choose from.)

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Kaitlin was excited about these. Which says a lot about My Digital Studio because she isn’t really my “stamper”, but loves to work with My Digital Studio, it’s defiantly more her style. She loves her tech gear and is always trying to get me up to speed.

We ended up designing three different versions of the graduation announcement. Uploaded them and quickly got them back, without ever leaving the house – the printing looks great and of course with Stampin’ Up! you know it will be great quality.

This was also a great budget option since I didn’t have to buy the graduation announcements and the photos! Which means more left over for the party and I’m using the Embark Graduate Ensemble to create party items too! Love the coordination – makes me smile to see everything match. And with the 25% off on My Digital Studio right now I’m lovin’ it. How about you? You can click HERE to see more about My Digital Studio and the latest downloads too.

Better go, because right now I’m working on those party invites and want to share them with you later in the week. We realized we needed an additional 27 for her friends last night after we stuffed all the family envelopes I’d done already – so I’m busy working to meet tomorrow’s deadline.

NEW 2013-2014 Catalog coming soon!

Are you excited about the  NEW 2013-2014 Catalog coming soon. Do you want to make sure that you are one of the first to get the NEW 2013-2014 Catalog there are several ways to earn one for FREE!

#1 Reserve a Catalog – Preorder your own catalog today for $4.50 with me and as soon as my catalogs arrive, I’ll mail one to you in the order in which they are reserved.

#2 Book a Workshop – Call me to set your date for a private party with me. It’s a fun time for you and your friends AND you’ll get your catalog for FREE

#3 Place a $50 Order in starting now through May 18th– This can be done Online or through me. This must be a single $50 order (before shipping and tax). (Don’t forget you’ll also get a spot on my 50/50 Board with a chance to win $50 in FREE Product. Click HERE for more details about my 50/50 Board) Use Hostess Code 69D43KUE and get a FREE Class Tutorial from me.

#4 Join a Club – Sign up for one of my Clubs (Stamp, Scrap, Big Shot, or even my Virtual Club) Clubs will start in August when clubs are filled.

#5 Local Customers – Those of you who live locally will have the opportunity to attend my Luau Catalog Launch Party. Dates will be announced soon.

#6 Join My Team – You’ll be the FIRST to see all the NEW and exciting products in the 2013-2014 Catalog! Demonstrators always get a 30 day jump start on Catalogs and products. You can click HERE to see more information about joining my TEAM. Please contact me for all the exciting details regarding the NEW 2013-2014 Catalog and joining.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact.

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