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Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-06-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By jactop
Happiness is a feeling not a destination. No job...

Happiness is a feeling not a destination. No job is going to be fun and engaging 100% of the time. You may not always be able to choose your job but you can choose the attitude you have towards it.
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Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-05-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By jactop
Petite Petals is my new favorite but I use the...

Petite Petals is my new favorite but I use the punch by itself to make daffodils and violets so I'd probably pick flower shop as well.

Off topic. Stampin' Up's small heart punch works nicely with...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-03-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,619
Posted By jactop
I do the same. Start with one product or...

I do the same. Start with one product or technique then see what suits it.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-03-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By jactop
I think the box in the blog post and the one in...

I think the box in the blog post and the one in the video use 2 different size nuggets.

I looked back through my blog and the only post I had with SU"s match box was a pop up that held 3...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 01-08-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,913
Posted By jactop
Off the top of my head I would say Frosty and...

Off the top of my head I would say Frosty and Roses in Winter
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-09-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,456
Posted By jactop
You can emboss with anything even water as long...

You can emboss with anything even water as long as it stays wet. I checked out the link and I think I'd smear vasaline on a paper towel to use as a make shift stamp pad before I'd put that homemade...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 12-03-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By jactop
Sometimes life events can knock the wind out of...

Sometimes life events can knock the wind out of our sails and drain our energy. We can't expect our mind to be overflowing with ideas while our body is too tired to function. Give yourself time to...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-27-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By jactop
Congratulations! Yes there is a demo forum and...

Congratulations! Yes there is a demo forum and it's awesome. I've made a lot of friends over there. Click on "join a group" in the left column.

Some people sell their business supplies in the BST...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-26-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By jactop
I'm not very original when it comes to naming...

I'm not very original when it comes to naming anything. I also didn't realize that in a lot of cases I'd be stuck with what I picked.

I like that you let people know you changed names. I often...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-20-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By jactop
What a great idea Lyssa. I'm trying to find an...

What a great idea Lyssa. I'm trying to find an excuse to purchase another set. I hate to pass up such a good deal but I've had mine for about 7 years and haven't had to replace a single one yet. SU...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-19-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,301
Posted By jactop
I have to appologize. I actually laughed out load...

I have to appologize. I actually laughed out load when I read that you still got your pin stuck in place before the glue dried. You're a true crafter.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-19-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By jactop
I used this one for photos a few years ago. If...

I used this one for photos a few years ago. If you don't have a suitable stamp I often make wreaths with snowflakes.

Here's a video tutorial Addicted to Stamping: Photo Card...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-18-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,552
Posted By jactop
I don't understand why anyone would think they're...

I don't understand why anyone would think they're going "lite". They haven't eliminated products, they've replaced them. When I was introduced to Stampin' Up 8 years ago they had 48 colors now they...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-18-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By jactop
Here's one I put together. I'm sure there are...

Here's one I put together. I'm sure there are more combos than the ones I came up with so I left it as a word document so it can be added to.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-18-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,552
Posted By jactop
I wasn't a fan of the new layout either but I'm...

I wasn't a fan of the new layout either but I'm starting to see it as a real time saver.

-When I first saw the mini I skipped right to the juicy stuff and saw more products in less time.

-If I...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-17-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 573
Posted By jactop
Since you don't have the ornament punch you could...

Since you don't have the ornament punch you could use the 2-1/2" Circle punch (or an oval framelit) and the build a blossom punch for the green at the top.

Here's a carrot that's similar but...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-17-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,806
Posted By jactop
Same here. I've always used both sides of my...

Same here. I've always used both sides of my plates so they don't curve. Mine are cut up pretty good but still flat after thousands and thousands of uses.

I wonder if boiling water would help or...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-14-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By jactop
I love Stampin' Up's Whisper White card stock for...

I love Stampin' Up's Whisper White card stock for stamping on but not for card bases. It's coated so it's nicer to stamp on than any other card stock I've tried but it isn't as thick.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-11-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By jactop
If you liked the holiday mini there's a good...

If you liked the holiday mini there's a good chance you're going to LOVE the next mini. Lots of cool new products. I think the biggest challenge is going to be waiting until Jan 28 to order.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-07-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By jactop
SU has a wheel with sheet music (pg 100 in the...

SU has a wheel with sheet music (pg 100 in the catalogue) but not a background stamp.

I like using the wheel because I can run it in both direction depending on the layout of my card and you can...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-07-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,053
Posted By jactop
I'd do the same. If you run out of embellishments...

I'd do the same. If you run out of embellishments you can make more with punches and dies using all kinds of materials that are available...old books, magazines, wrapping paper, interesting...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-01-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,922
Posted By jactop
When she finished her story I would've asked what...

When she finished her story I would've asked what "decorated photos" are. Taking an interest in other people is a great way to fit in when you feel like you don't. The more you find out about another...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 11-01-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,015
Posted By jactop
Thanks for the link Sabrina. I didn't know the...

Thanks for the link Sabrina. I didn't know the framelits would cut out a piece of cardboard. That gives us all kinds of options.

You can also use the same technique to cut out only part of a...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-25-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,211
Posted By jactop
I like my SU piercer and it's pretty sturdy. I...

I like my SU piercer and it's pretty sturdy. I also use it to pluck the backing off my dimensionals and it hasn't bent on me.
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-16-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By jactop
Are you sure she isn't a member? And maybe...

Are you sure she isn't a member?

And maybe she doesn't understand pinterest and thought she had to save all of your cards to her boards instead of just linking to the site where she could find...
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