Thanks A Bunch Stamp Set! Everything’s Coming Up Carrots!

Everything's Coming Up Carrots Card Using Thanks a Bunch Sale-a-Bration Stamp Set

CARROTS!  Today’s card uses Thanks a Bunch, a stamp set that can be earned for FREE with a $50+ order during Sale-a-Bration! Ends Feb. 28.


  • Pumpkin Pie card base: 4 ¼” x 7 ¼” scored at 5-1/2” then burnished with the Bone Folder, 2 ¼” x 4 ¼”, 3” x 4 ¼”
  • Basic White: 2 ¾” x 4”, 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Designer Series Paper: 1 ½” x 4”, 2” x 4”
  • Ribbon: three 12” strands



  1. With Multipurpose Liquid Glue adhere Designer Series Paper to small folded flap on card base and onto 4-1/4” x 2-1/4” Pumpkin Pie piece.
  2. Stamp four carrots with Pumpkin Pie onto Basic White piece. Start second from left at an angle and just left of center then stamp right of center carrot then far left then far right. Stamp your first carrot so it’s close to the bottom of the card stock. Carrots will all overlap at the top to fan them out.
  3. Cover carrot tops just to their edge with a Post-It Note then stamp three fuller leaves in Parakeet Party. Next, stamp the narrower branch pieces in Garden Green. Remove Post-It Note. Stamp sentiment with Soft Suede.
  4. Adhere Basic White carrot piece to Pumpkin Pie layer.
  5. Align separate Designer Series Paper piece so it lays right on top of the card base along the bottom edge. Add Multipurpose Liquid Glue to the top and bottom back areas of the carrot piece then carefully add it to the card base and loose Designer Series Paper piece. Readjust quickly, if necessary, before glue dries.
  6. Using your Take A Pick Tool, lift three gold Pastel Adhesive-Backed Sequins and add to card front.
  7. Holding all three strands of Linen Thread together, tie bow, attach to card with Mini Glue Dot, and trim ends with Paper Snips.
  8. With Multipurpose Liquid Glue, add Basic White piece to inside of card base.

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Video Tutorial – Create Two Cards Using the Sweet Citrus Bundle

Create these two handmade cards with the Sweet Citrus Bundle by Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan Facebook Live Tutorial

For this week’s Facebook Live, I made two cards using the Sweet Citrus Bundle with the Hybrid Embossing Folder.  Here’s the replay, if you’d like to watch!  These products are quite sweet!

Laura Milligan YouTube Thumbnail Stampin Up! Friend Cards with Sweet Citrus Bundle

The first card I made, is a very bright and cheery Daffodil Delight one!  We need bright cards like this where I live, because there seems to be a lack of sunshine during these winter months!  For this card, I used the embossing folder like I would for any embossing folder.  It’s such a pretty one – I love all the detail.    I finished it up with a fun greeting and a little embellishment.

Create this sending a big squeeze card with the Sweet Citrus Bundle by Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan Facebook Live Tutorial

The twine is from a new 3 Twine Combo Pack – and for my card I chose the Garden Green color – it coordinating with the Garden Green leaf I stamped and die cut.

My second card uses the Hybrid Embossing folder and is really cool – you actually put the die into the embossing folder – and not only does it emboss, but it also die cuts the four lemon shapes.  Again, please watch the replay of the FB Live because I explain exactly how to use it!!!  I love the detail of the embossing folder, and with the added hybrid die cut, it makes for a really cute card – and one that is really fun to make!

Create a handmade card with the Sweet Citrus Bundle by Stampin' Up! Laura Milligan Facebook Live Tutorial



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Queen Bee Card Class To-Go – Round Two Registration is Open!



Queen Bee Class To-Go ROUND TWO! 

I’ve had quite a few requests to re-open my Queen Bee Class – so decided, why not?

For the second round, the class will only be offered “to go” – as my In Person Class has completely filled up! I can ship anywhere in the US – or if you are local to me, you can do a back porch pick up!

Quick Registration for this Second Round –  Registration Closes Monday, January 23rd.

I am beyond excited to offer a class featuring my Queen Bee Bundle – as you know, this is the bundle I designed for reaching $1 million in career sales! I hope you all love it as much as I do!

Here’s a look at the bundle:  (you can find this on page 26 of the January – Mini Catalog).

There are several options for this class!

Option One:  I Want it ALL   $94.50 (shipping is $8.50 Priority if needed)

  • This option includes the Queen Bee bundle plus the Class kit.
  • By choosing the “I want it All Option”,  you will qualify for a free Sale-a-bration Reward – the Dainty Flowers Designer Series Paper.
Option Two: Class Kit Only   $45 (shipping is $8.50 Priority if needed)
  • Choose this option if you  already own the stamp set and dies.
  • The Class Kit contains over $29 in brand new product plus the PDF with a photo, measurements and a video for all of the cards, and is valued at $20 for a total value of $49.

Here’s what’s included in the Class Kit:

  • 8 card kits and envelopes. 2 each of four different designs plus an additional card as a bonus!  A total of 9 card kits!  These contain all the card stock pieces needed for the cards. You will do the stamping and die cutting, and any cutting of the Designer Series Paper.
  • Full package of the Regency Park Designer Series Paper – NEW!
  • Milky Dots Embellishments -NEW!
  • Night of Navy Bordered Ribbon – NEW!
  • An emailed PDF tutorial with photos, measurements, and a video for each project

NOTE: You will need the stamp sets and dies to create the cards in this class – if you don’t own them, you should choose the I want it all option!

Additional supplies needed:  I have listed these as Add On purchases on the Registration form.

  • Die cutting/embossing machine;
  • Inks – Tuxedo Memento Black, Night of Navy, Crumb Cake (crumb cake is used for the bonus project)
  • Stampin’ Blends -Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Petal Pink
  • Timeworn Type Embossing Folder
  • Plus:  clear blocks and adhesive.

I can ship these anywhere in the US, or if you are local to me, you can come to my In Person Class at my studio, or can do a back porch pick up!

I’m so excited for this class and can’t wait to share the wonderful Queen Bee bundle with you as we create some beautiful cards!

Round Two Registration will close Monday,  January 23!


Please email me with any questions!

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