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August Sneak Peeks Day #3

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Like I said yesterday, it's been getting hot around here, which means I would love to get to go swimming this week. The Greenhouse Society stamp set and die this month are helping keep a cool frame of mind though, since it's the Lotus, a water flower.

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We have been having a wonderful time around here at TTHQ, playing with the Lotus. It includes the flower stamp, which has a large flower, a couple of buds and one large round leaf, along with some sweet phrases for many occasions. These will make lovely cards, and are great for coloring with all kinds of different media.

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If you're a member of the Greenhouse Society auto-ship program, these beautiful stamps and dies will be arriving in mid-August. 

If you aren't a member yet, you can pre-order the Lotus starting tomorrow morning. However, if you're someone who likes saving money (25% on the monthly product), getting access to exclusive, members-only sales, and free shipping on add-on orders, you should totally check out the details on the Greenhouse Society auto-ship program.

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Check in again tomorrow morning for the full release! We're pretty excited about these new stamps and dies, and can't wait to share them all with you.

See you then!

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August Sneak Peeks Day #2

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The summer weather has truly arrived here in the Pacific Northwest, and the struggle between staying indoors with the AC to scrapbook and going outside to make more memories to put in the scrapbook is real! This month's Memory Keepers Studio is called The Story, and is going to be awesome for recording those great new memories (whether indoors or outdoors). The Story includes great sayings for story prompts, as well as journal lines to fit most standard formats. Those lines will be wonderful for making story cards, for adding some text to your travel notebook, or to make journal cards to add to your larger layouts.

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Are you a member of the Memory Keepers' Studio auto-ship program? We'll be shipping this stamp set to your home-sweet-home in August.

Not a member? Not to fret, you can pre-order your set starting August 1st. You may also want to look into becoming a member of the Memory Keepers' Studio yourself. There are so many great benefits to membership, including a great discount on the monthly product, a members only sale page, and more.

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The Fresh Cut Studios crafting die for this month is called the Small Numbers Crafting Dies. It's going to be a great complement to the journal lines from The Story. Adding numbers to captions and photos will make telling the story of your memories easier. Plus they'll be great for adding dates, and other numbers (Which birthday is this? How old was grandma turning here? Wait, you're how old??) to scrapbook pages or even cards.

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We will ship the Build a Small Numbers Dies to all Fresh Cut Studio members in August. If you're not a member, don't worry, you can pre-order starting August 1st. Or check out all the benefits of becoming a member of the Fresh Cut Studio yourself.

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Come on back tomorrow for the last day of the August Sneak Peeks, and then on the 1st, to see the whole awesome release and watch Bev's reveal video. You can also sign up for our Newsletter and get great exclusive content along with some pretty amazing sales that only newsletter subscribers get to see.

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August Sneak Peek #1

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It's the end of the month again! Gah! Time flies when you're having fun, as they say, and this month's Animal House animals are certainly doing both! Tommy and Polly the Tropical Birds are just waiting to wing their way to you. These beautiful birds will be great for all kinds of projects, especially those cheeky cards you send to your best friend on a whim.
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Tommy and Polly the Tropical Birds Stamp Set includes Tommy the Toucan and Polly the Parrot, along with a few cute flowers and leaves, and some great punny phrases for that card I was talking about for your BFF (or whoever strikes your fancy). Stay tuned to the blog to see more Sneak Peeks over the next couple of days, and then the big August reveal on the 1st! Or sign up for the blog's RSS feed, and have it sent to your inbox or feed reader as soon as it's posted!August-2019-Sneak-Peeks-AH-2

If you're a member of the Animal House, you'll find Tommy and Polly the Tropical Birds in your mailbox in a couple of weeks, with the rest of your auto-shipment.

Not a member? You can pre-order yours on August 1. Or, if you would like to save 25% on cute animal stamps and dies each month, check out the Animal House auto-ship program. Members enjoy discounts, exclusive special offers, plus free shipping on their add-on orders.

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Distress Ink Emboss Resist Technique

Julie here with a new tutorial from Yasmin! Today she is using the Blooming Branches stamps and dies to create a really cool, flowered background. The technique she is using is called emboss resist. I'm going to have to go make some cards of my own using this resist embossing technique!

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Hello Technique Tuesday Friends, Yasmin here! Today I'd like to share with you these two cards featuring the new Blooming Branches Stamp & Blooming Branches Crafting Die sets.

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Cards Featuring the Blooming Branches Stamp Set

Hello! Julie here again. Today Norine is sharing two gorgeous cards she made using the Blooming Branch Stamp Set Blooming Branch Crafting Dies. (These flowering branches stamps and dies are part of our Greenhouse Society Collection.) I love the muted theme she has going on her cards!

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Hello TT friends! Norine here with you again today, with a couple of cards I made using the Blooming Branch stamp and die set!

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10 Handmade Christmas Cards and Holiday Projects

Ho Ho Ho... Merry Christmas in July!

Remember last year when you said you wanted to get an early start on your Christmas and holiday projects? Here are some project ideas and a SALE to help inspire you to get started soon!

Today we are featuring some brand-new handmade Christmas cards from the Technique Tuesday Design Team. We are also sharing some of our favorite winter-holiday cards, diy gift tags, December Daily pages, and Christmas craft ideas from the past.

Plus don't miss the Christmas in July sale. All of the stamps and dies in our Christmas Collection (including many of the products used to make these cards, tags, and scrapbook accents) are 25% off from 7/20 through 7/23! If you subscribe to our newsletters, we sent you the coupon code early Saturday morning, 7/20. Not a subscriber yet? Sign up now and we'll send you all the details right away!

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Handmade Santa Card

Don't you bet Santa would put this card on his nice list? Teri used the Dear Santa stamp set and the matching dies to make this adorable card.

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July New Release Reveal Day + Blog Hop!

It's finally here - July Reveal Day! There are lots of new project ideas to show you on the July Blog Hop. Come see what's blooming, projects about taking things slowly, and stamps and dies that will help you capture your memories and share your life stories!

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Every new release is better when there's a video, right? So here's Bev's 1-minute video to introduce you to all the new stamps and dies plus some project ideas. Her video is a bit shorter than usual, as she's losing her voice, eep!

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