Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Acronyms in the card world

I borrowed this from another blog, Designs with smile, of all the acronyms you see on some of the other card blogs So, I thought I would share it with all of you. Don't forget to check Free Digital Stamps for daily digi freebies.

 Acronyms List

ABC = Anything But a Card
ATC = Artist Trading Cards
ATG = Adhesive Transfer "Gun" made by 3M ... check out their website!
Avatar = the photo under the usernames
BFF = Best Friends Forever

BG = BackGround
BIL = Brother-in-law (etc. with the in-laws = m=motherinlaw, etc.)
BRB = Be Right Back
BST = Buy/Sell/Trade
BTT = Bump To The Top
BTW = By The Way
Bump = sends the thread back to the top of that forum’s list
CAS = Clean & Simple - card style - minimalistic
CASE = Copy and Share Everything
CB - Cbug = Cuttlebug
CDO = Customer Direct Order
CE = Crystal Effects and/or Current Events Forum
CS = Cardstock
CTMH = Close to My Heart
DCWV = Die Cuts with a View (company name)
DD = Darling Daughter
DH = Darling Husband
DP = Designer Paper
DS = Darling Son * Also, Demonstrator Support

DS - SU! Demonstrator Support

DSP = either Double-Sided Paper, or Designer Series Paper (SU term)
EB-embossing buddy

EP = Embossing Powder
GKD = Gina K Designs

HB = Happy Birthday
HPH = Hodge Podge Hardware (SU)
HTH = Hope This Helps
IB&C = Stampin Up! Idea Book and Catalog
IBW = I've Been Wondering
IMHO = In My Honest Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
ISO = In Search Of
KWIM = Know What I Mean?
LIA = Like It All
LOL = Laugh Out Loud
LSS = Local Scrapbook/Stamping Store
MFT = My Favorite Things (stamp company)
MIL = Mother-in-Law
Mono-Mono adhesive (SU! now calls it Snail adhesive)
MOO = My Opinion Only
NIP = New in Package
NSR = Not Stamping Related
NUM = New Unmounted
NVR = No Vendor Restrictions (often used in swaps)
OBP = Odd Bird Planet (stamp company)
OMG = Oh My Gosh .. or .. Oh My Goodness
OP = Original Poster or Original Post
OSW = One Sheet Wonder

PE- Pearl Ex
PIF = Pay It Forward
PLMK = Please Let Me Know
PP = Printed Paper
PSE = PhotoShop Elements
PTI = Paper Trey Inks (stamp company)
QOTD = Question of the Day
RAK = Random Acts of Kindness
ROFL = Rolling on the Floor Laughing
SASE = Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope
SCS = Splitcoast Stampers
SDF- SU! web page - Stampin Discuss Forum

Spots - Stampin' Spots (tiny stamp pads in SU! colors)

SUO = Stampin’ Up! Only
TAC = The Angel Company
TFL = Thanks For Looking
TFS = Thanks For Sharing
TIA = Thanks In Advance
TSM = Thanks So Much
TTYL = Talk To You Later
TV = Trade Value
UTEE = Ultra Thick Embossing Powder

VM- Versa Mark
WWC = SU's Watercolor Wonder Crayons
WS = Workshop
YAGE = Yet Another Grand Exit
YILM = Yes, I Love Myself


  1. This is very useful!! i am never sure what these things mean - I thought my daughter was putting "Lots of love" in her texts till I found it was laugh out loud!! Hope you had a good Christmas, wishing you a happy New Year

  2. Wow! Thank you so much for sharing this list! ♥ This is such an insight!