Sale-A-Bration: Stampin’ Up’s Amazing You Stamp Set

It’s Tuesday, which means I have a new Teach Me Tuesday video for you. Today I’m highlighting the Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set Amazing you, but I also give you some tips for how to find stamp sets that will be great “workhorses” for your scrapbooking projects as well as cards. I have three tips for what to look for in a stamp set when you’d like to use it on scrapbook pages, and I share them in today’s video and in the text below the video. First, let’s take a look at the finished page: My Mom has been on my mind recently and it felt really good to “see” her face. I knew I wanted to use the coordinating Celebrate You thinlits (also free during Sale-A-Bration) on this page, and so I went specifically looking for a photo of my Mom to use. I have to say as I was flipping through photos of her, it felt really good to look at her and think about her (although it is still very hard even five years later not to get teary eyed). But it seriously felt like I had found a long lost friend. The page came together relatively quickly

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Clearing the Clutter

You may think what I’m going to share with you today is a bunch of woo-woo nonsense, but I must tell you that I 100% believe in the power of your mind… and even it’s inability to see around a mess. My desk area has looked like this for probably about 6 months (gasp!): Yup. It’s pretty embarrassing to show that to you. Particularly because it looked like that for so long. But over the weekend, I had finally had enough. That same area, now looks like this: Oh gosh. I can’t tell you how much better I feel. I’ve already been way more productive today than I think I was all week last week. Now, it’s still not perfect… there’s still a little pile of “whatnots” in the other room that I haven’t found a home for yet, but this was so rejuvenating for me. I’m actually eyeballing some other areas of the house that are on my “up next” list.  I totally believe that clutter around you leads to a cluttered brain. And as much as I know that, I never made it a priority to fix this. Silly me.  I think this overly cluttered home of mine

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