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Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-09-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,896
Posted By sortastampa
The only times I have made a lot of cards the...

The only times I have made a lot of cards the same was some wedding invitations and some graduation cards. I nearly died of boredom each time. I don't do as many Christmas cards as many people on...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 08-09-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,556
Posted By sortastampa
An interesting thread. I don't enter challenges...

An interesting thread. I don't enter challenges but use them to spark some inspiration; following a number of different sites. I have often wondered how some of the cards become listed (I never...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-09-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By sortastampa
I don't know if by mini album you meant something...

I don't know if by mini album you meant something specific, but over the past year I have made a number of star books for some special occasions and they are really effective and the people who...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-09-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By sortastampa
I don't know if this helps you or not (since...

I don't know if this helps you or not (since you're not familiar with the US postal system), but this is information I copied from the USPS website regarding current postage rates for letters, large...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-08-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By sortastampa
Thanks very much for your advice - it seems as...

Thanks very much for your advice - it seems as though it will be cheaper to mail in the US. However I am not sure about a flat box - you have no idea how much my family love English chocolate!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-08-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By sortastampa
US Postage Rates

I will be in the US at Thanksgiving this year and wish to mail some cards and gifts. I have found the envelope sizes on the USPS web site but wonder what happens if your envelope is bigger, I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-08-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By sortastampa
One of the biggest problems we in the UK get when...

One of the biggest problems we in the UK get when ordering from the USA is how much we are allowed to spend before we get charged import duty. It only amounts to around 20! And we get charged again...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-18-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 970
Posted By sortastampa
I don't enter challenges, however I do find them...

I don't enter challenges, however I do find them a useful starting point for cards. I am grateful to the people on this site who take the time to set challenges. It is not only those who enter them...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-04-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 848
Posted By sortastampa
I don't look at the gallery too often unless I am...

I don't look at the gallery too often unless I am looking for a specific idea. If I decide to CASE a card I always leave a comment, but not always otherwise.

However I have a question. Often I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-04-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,511
Posted By sortastampa
Thanks for the ideas in these posts - some...

Thanks for the ideas in these posts - some beautiful cards
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-13-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By sortastampa
I've found that making a mistake (such as a...

I've found that making a mistake (such as a smudge) can sometimes be a good thing and trying to hide it produces a much more interesting card.

However I have also discovered that for me making a...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-10-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By sortastampa
BathBelle, I tried to check out the web site...

BathBelle,

I tried to check out the web site you mentioned but I was not allowed access to the area for which you provided the link. I enrolled on the web site but still could not get access - do...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-10-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By sortastampa
A good suggestion jukie. All the day care...

A good suggestion jukie. All the day care centres near me seem to have closed, but I am sure there must be some in the area somewhere, I will have to try to find them.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-10-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By sortastampa
Thanks for your suggestion Joanne. I think I'll...

Thanks for your suggestion Joanne. I think I'll make a bunch of cards and see if the local hospice shop is interested. My problem is that I'm not much good at 'selling' even when I'm giving stuff...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-08-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By sortastampa
UK Charities

Hi,

This year I must really use up some of my supplies. I have donated to schools, given to friends and still have more than I have storage room for - I sure some of my supplies are breeding! I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-23-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 78,259
Posted By sortastampa
Although I have 'stuff' put away that I never use...

Although I have 'stuff' put away that I never use and items that I have given away, I don't really regret any of my purchases as I loved and used them when I first bought them. Taste and fashion both...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-23-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,242
Posted By sortastampa
What a great idea and so simple - why didn't I...

What a great idea and so simple - why didn't I ever think about it! I used to keep quite small pieces of card but never used them so now I just thrown them away. My larger pieces I keep in various...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-17-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,984
Posted By sortastampa
I had never seen this style of card before and...

I had never seen this style of card before and really love them, I will have to have a try. Thanks to everyone for your input.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-09-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,228
Posted By sortastampa
As you will notice, I don't post very often and...

As you will notice, I don't post very often and usually it's because I see a card I want to CASE (for personal use) and like to let the designer know.

I enjoy the site though and like to read...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-21-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By sortastampa
Thanks for starting this spread - I echo all that...

Thanks for starting this spread - I echo all that has been said. This is a wonderful site for inspiration and encouragement and I appreciate all the hard work that goes into maintaining it.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-21-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,527
Posted By sortastampa
Given the continuing economic woes I think...

Given the continuing economic woes I think rediscovering our stash will be hot.
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Hopefully this is going to work for me. I made all my...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-30-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By sortastampa
Thanks for the website information, I haven't...

Thanks for the website information, I haven't used inchies in a long while but this has inspired me to have another go.

Thanks for raising the question Tilly.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-06-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 338
Posted By sortastampa
I have only visited SLC on holiday but I loved...

I have only visited SLC on holiday but I loved the Roberts stores and you could get some really good deals with vouchers - look on the internet. I didn't know that some of the stores had closed but...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-17-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By sortastampa
Thanks to everyone for your help, there are a...

Thanks to everyone for your help, there are a couple of ideas that I haven't tried so hopefully one of them will help. Otherwise I will learn to live without them - I am aware of my tendancy to...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 04-16-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By sortastampa
Can anyone help?

Hi,

I don't know if you can purchase Nellie Snellen dies is the US but I'm in England and they are available here. I have recently bought some of these and I am having trouble getting some of...
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