Choose Happiness with Stampin’ Up!

I think it is very appropriate that the stamp set I’m going to share with you today is called “Choose Happiness.” Because (of course) it is a Stampin’ Up stamp set — and I always choose stampin’ to make me happy! So it fits, right? (smile) Anyway, I wanted to share with you this set, which I adore. It will be going away forever at the end of this month! As I said, it’s called “Choose Happiness” and it has a great vintage vibe and is perfect for layering and collaging. This first picture to the right is one I made a while back just playing around with my “scrap bin.” Do you have a scrap bin? It’s basically a little box near my desk that I throw all the stamped images, pre-cut circles, beautiful piece of patterned paper, leftover piece of ribbon and any other stamping goodness into. Then every once in a while I pull out the bin and just make a bunch of “one-of-a-kind” cards with whatever is in the bucket. It’s super fun, resourceful and I find it very inspiring – particularly when my mojo has left the building! You should try it! My favorite part

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Choose Happiness

I thought sharing this card would be a good choice for me today. The stamp set I used is called “Choose Happiness” and it was one that Stampin’ Up Co-Founder & President Shelli Gardner presented with at Convention this past July. This set is perfect for the vintage style that I love oh so much. There are two sentiments in this set: “When I need a friend you’re there” and “Choose Happiness.” I love them both. I have actually made a conscious decision lately to choose to be happy so this stamp set is perfect. It’s so easy to let life get you down and beat you up, but if you just face each day looking for the “happy” or the joy, life is so much more fun! I’m thinking I might send the card above to a special friend at Stampin’ Up. She’s been so super helpful to me not to mention very encouraging as I’ve tackled some new goals. Here is another card I made with this stamp set. It’s the perfect reminder of my current mantra. As I said, vintage is my go-to style and I think this one has plenty of that. Lots and lots of

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