Stampin Up! Holiday Catalog Product Shares
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July Control Freaks Blog Tour - Convention Swaps

FreakwelcomeWELCOME to the July 2012 Control Freaks Blog Tour!!!

We are showcasing our Swaps from the annual Control Freak Convention Lunch Swap


Holiday Catalog Sneak Peeks!

in this tour.

You have probably joined me after visiting Cindy Major's blog, and you can click on the "next blog" link at the bottom of the post to continue on the tour.  (All of our projects will be live no later than Friday morning.. if you are joining me Thurs. night, you may need to check back tomorrow if all links are not quite working yet.)

This was one of my Control Freak convention lunch swaps.. made with My Digital Studio!  Speaking of My Digital Studio... check back in a couple days for more info about My Digital Studio 2 !!  I got to play with it at convention and it is aaaaaaaaaaaaaaamazing!!!!

Fan fair cf mds swap

inside of my MDS card:

Fan fair cf mds swap 2

and my 2nd lunchtime Convention swap, created with the awesome Postage Due stamp set, found on pg 108 in the Stampin' Up! catalog.. also featuring 4 new Holiday catalog products... striped ribbon (pg 26 holiday catalog) and ribbon slides (pg 31 holiday catalog), plus the new Friendship Preserves stamp set and matching framelit dies (pg 30 holiday catalog):

Postage due CF conv swap

My 3rd item for you today, is my 3-d item, a flower pin I created using some new products from the Holiday catalog: the AMAZING new Scalloped Tulle Ribbon and the Gumball Green Core'dinations paper embossed with the new Lacy Brocade embossing folder (all found on pgs 4 and 6 in the Holiday catalog), and the new STICKY ROUNDS on pg 31.  NEED a holiday catalog? contact your demonstrator or email me:

Cobbler tulle flower pin

I will be posting step by step photos for this pin project in early August.. check back next week!


Enjoy the rest of the tour as you visit Connie Babbert's blog.






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Brenda B

Just beautiful! These projects are amazing.

Sandy M

Great projects, Patty! You are inspiring me to learn how to use MDS. I especially like the flower pin and look forward to the tutorial.

Carol Bush

Patty, that pin is just BEAUTIFUL. Looking forward to the tutorial and trying it myself.

Cindy Major

Wow, what a striking flower! Love the tulle!

Jen Timko

These are just fantastic! Your MDS card has so many wonderful details (thanks for such a great swap)! That!

Barbara Diane


The cards are wonderful! Looking forward to the flower tutorial as it is beautifully done! Wishing you a happy weekend!


Barbara Diane

Cindy Schuster

Love your new Blog header! Glad we got to chat at Convention and thanks for helping with MDS and the blog header trouble. Your the best!

Pam Selinski

totally awesome inspiration. thanks so much

Queen Mary

Patty, the pin is stunning and your MDS cards are too! I don't think I've said this before, if I have, I'll say it again. I think it is so sweet that your husband not only supports your su! business, but that he also works to compliment it! Definitely a keeper!

Carol Carriveau

your swap cards are wonderful...but that pin!!!! It is fabulous...gorgeous....TFS!

Rosemarie Diehl

Wow - love the projects, Patty! And that PIN is GORGEOUS! Can't wait to see the instructions :)

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