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Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-12-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Alice in Md
Occasionally the wax paper sticks to the...

Occasionally the wax paper sticks to the cardstock after cutting, so I frequently just rub the empty die with a piece of wax paper, set the wax paper aside, then go ahead with using the die to cut...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-23-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,461
Posted By Alice in Md
At an A.C.Moore today, I saw Spellbinders only on...

At an A.C.Moore today, I saw Spellbinders only on a "$10 each" sale rack; most were smaller sets. None of the old Nestabilities were anywhere in sight, nor were many other manufacturers' dies. ......
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-08-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,923
Posted By Alice in Md
"... backorders on stamps usually have a quick...

"... backorders on stamps usually have a quick turnaround, since they manufacture them in-house." -- That is true for most SU! stamps, but occasionally they run out of other parts of the sets -- the...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-02-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,615
Posted By Alice in Md
For the backs of special cards, I use my favorite...

For the backs of special cards, I use my favorite from Morningstar Stamps: "One-of-a-kind people deserve one-of-a-kind cards."
For routine, nothing-super-special cards, I use one of two Hero Arts...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 10-02-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By Alice in Md
Many sand their stamps, others have used the SU!...

Many sand their stamps, others have used the SU! adhesive remover (which seems to me very much like an art gum eraser). After that pre-treatment, I have had good luck inking the stamp sparingly and...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 09-24-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,105
Posted By Alice in Md
Some of the USPS regulations are applied...

Some of the USPS regulations are applied subjectively. Our postmaster says that although he thinks my cards would easily travel to their destination, 'tis to be better safe than sorry with...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 07-31-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,897
Posted By Alice in Md
My husband and I make and send 85 identical...

My husband and I make and send 85 identical fairly detailed cards. He's an important part of the "design team" and often IS the adhesive team. (Thank goodness!) By making them all the same, I...
Forum: Announcements 07-15-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By Alice in Md
I hope Stamp Antonio is not closed; I went there...

I hope Stamp Antonio is not closed; I went there when visiting SA in 2012.

We all have to support the local small businesses (of all types) or they will disappear. Most stores will special...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 06-07-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,311
Posted By Alice in Md
Many others and I also have had positive...

Many others and I also have had positive experiences with Papertrey Ink, but many have not, and those people have posted very negative comments in various places. The longest thread I believe is...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 05-03-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Alice in Md
The SU! Gallery here on SCS gives the dates that...

The SU! Gallery here on SCS gives the dates that stamps were active.

Michael Funke, a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, has a link to old catalogs on the left side of his blog: Stampin-Style...
Forum: Mission: Organization 04-26-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,099
Posted By Alice in Md
Thank you very much for doing this! I found that...

Thank you very much for doing this! I found that I had to click Accessories between All Programs and Microsoft Paint, and then it was clear sailing. It's so nice to have these stamps look like all...
Forum: Mission: Organization 04-24-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By Alice in Md
I have two thoughts that may help you. The...

I have two thoughts that may help you.

The magnetic sheets are relatively heavy. Could you support them along the bottom edge with pins or (good old-fashioned) thumb tacks? This might keep...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 03-28-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By Alice in Md
It is definitely hard to scale down the list of...

It is definitely hard to scale down the list of MB does to have in your stash, but my favorites for now are the Graceful Branch (from which many hung tiny hearts in February and will no doubt hand...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-28-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,551
Posted By Alice in Md
Since "mob" asked about sources, I'd like to...

Since "mob" asked about sources, I'd like to suggest Ellen Hutson: Ellen Hutson | Home (http://www.ellenhutson.com) Scrolling through her Die Domain lets you see a lot of what is available in dies...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-28-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By Alice in Md
I have not bought from their catalog, but I have...

I have not bought from their catalog, but I have been in one of their stores, and it is definitely drool-worthy. They sell a lot of pre-made stationery, fun gift items, some rubber stamps,...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-28-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,063
Posted By Alice in Md
Poking through envelopes!

Love this thread! I appreciate the ideas for ensuring that the little "sparklies" stay where we put them.

My greatest concern when adding rhinestones to cards is keeping them from punching...
Forum: General Stamping Talk 03-08-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By Alice in Md
"Anyone else getting frustrated trying to keep...

"Anyone else getting frustrated trying to keep up/track down new SU goodies?"

Yup! The SU! site is very difficult to decipher, and not all bloggers continue to promote new items after the...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Alice in Md
I'm writing to let you know that in general,...

I'm writing to let you know that in general, Cheery Lynn dies are great. I don't have any experience with their stitched or pierced dies, though. Good luck in your quest!
Forum: General Stamping Talk 02-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Alice in Md
Your SU! demonstrator may be able to help you,...

Your SU! demonstrator may be able to help you, either from her own files or by asking other demonstrators. You shouldn't have to reinvent the wheel, so to speak.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 02-13-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Alice in Md
Question I'm double-checking: The inserts are still...

I'm double-checking: The inserts are still available but the bases that go with them have been discontinued?
... Is it possible to use the inserts without either of those specific bases?
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-10-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By Alice in Md
EllenHutson.com also carries Impression...

EllenHutson.com also carries Impression Obsession. Ellen has periodic sales, and her customer service is impeccable.
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 01-01-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Alice in Md
Call the company to ask for the size, and then...

Call the company to ask for the size, and then ask them to include the finished size in all of their online descriptions. Some companies have overlooked that detail for just one item, others seem...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-30-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,908
Posted By Alice in Md
Thoughts on markers

Markers work with real rubber stamps, but they don't work with clear (photopolymer/acrylic/etc.) stamps for coloring the stamp, huffing, and then applying to paper or cardstock. I still like having...
Forum: Tool & Product Talk 12-07-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By Alice in Md
Steel rule dies are the thick dies (Sizzix...

Steel rule dies are the thick dies (Sizzix Original, Bigz, Bigz XL, Movers and Shapers, and possibly other names). Here's a good explanation from Sizzix: Sizzix Steel Rule Dies in a Big Shot Video...
Forum: Announcements 12-01-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,157
Posted By Alice in Md
There She Goes clear stamps is closing its doors

Sorry to be the bearer of sad news: An email just received from There She Goes Clear Stamps reads:

"We at There She Goes are sad to announce that we will be closing our doors for good around the...
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