10th Sunday of Christmas featuring Every Occasions

Welcome to the 10th Sunday of Christmas, where I share cards and projects using a different stamp set each week to create holiday projects. Next week with feature items you can make for easy last minute gifts and the final week will be a summary of all the prior weeks. If you are a member of my newsletter group I will be sending out measurements and details of all the projects. Today,… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Work of Art

Welcome to Simple Saturday, using one stamp set to create your cards. Today I am featuring from the annual catalog the 11 stamp set “Work of Art” – Painted swatches, swaths, and shapes–you decide which strokes are right for your project when you need just one more element in the background.  This stamp set comes in both wood or clear mount, using clear blocks A, B, D and H (which… Read More »

Year End Closeout Sale Starts today – 12/1/16

Celebrate the new year early with great deals from Stampin’ Up! – with the Year-End Closeout Sale from,  December 1, 2016 through January 3, 2017. There is a selection of holiday retiring products, clearance rack items (while supplies last) and high inventory catalog items will be discounted (up to 60%). Click on the image below for a link to my on-line store to see all items available. Use workshop code… Read More »

Special Surprise 50th Birthday Party!

Today I thought I would share about a special surprise 50th Birthday party I attended over the weekend for my cousin Shari. Not only did her family and friends surprise her with a birthday party but her kids and partner of 20+ years Dave, surprised her with a marriage proposal!  Shari could barely speak to say yes she was so surprised and we were all in tears of happiness for the two. … Read More »

Online Extravaganza Ends Today !

Are you ready for some holiday shopping? Stampin’ Up! Online Extravaganza only happens once a year! Today Monday, November 28, is the last day to save up to 40% on select products. To sweeten the deals, Stampin Up is having 24-hour sale items today, the last day of the promotion, featuring special products available for today only. You can even get a sneak peek AND save on products that will be on the future holiday… Read More »

9th Sunday of Christmas featuring Lovely as a Tree

Welcome to the 8th Sunday of Christmas. Over the next 4 Sunday’s I will continue to share cards and projects using a different stamp set each week to create holiday projects. If you are a member of my newsletter group I will be sending out measurements and details of all the projects. Today features the stamp set Lovely as a Tree. These timeless tree images will fill any landscape and keep you in… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Fresh Fruit

Welcome to Simple Saturday, using one stamp set to create cards. Today I am featuring the Product Suite – Fruit Stand which includes the photopolymer stamp set Fresh Fruit and Fruit Stand Designer Series Paper. Watercolor or stamp some delicious fruit to send to a friend. You can’t go wrong with fresh fruit at any time of the year. This is a Two-Step Stampin’ set. Combine individual stamps to build… Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Today’s card features fall colors combine with Very Vanilla and Gold Foil sheets for a simply elegant card that could be used with any occasion, especially if you have the stamp set Teeny Tiny Wishes.  Teeny Tiny Wishes is a stamp set with yes, 24 stamps in one set – – -Wow! This set includes a greeting for almost every occasion. Don’t just buy it,… Read More »

Paisley & Posies Birthday card collection

I’m sure all of us are running around today preparing for Thanksgiving meal tomorrow, so today I thought today was perfect for a collection of simple birthday cards made using the Paisleys & Posies Bundle, including the matching Petal & Paisleys Specialty Designer Series Paper and Copper Foil Sheets. The stamp set created the background for one card and die cuts, images for others. Each uses different colored card stock matched with designer… Read More »

8th Sunday of Christmas with Jar of Cheer

Welcome to the 8th Sunday of Christmas. Over the next 4 Sunday’s I will continue to share cards and projects using a different stamp set each week to create holiday projects. If you are a member of my newsletter group I will be sending out measurements and details of all the projects. Today’s projects feature the photopolymer stamp set Jar of Cheer from the holiday catalog which coordinates with the 1/2″ circle punch… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Vertical Greetings

Welcome to Simple Saturday, using one stamp set to create your card.  Today I’m featuring the stamp set “Vertical Greetings” from the Annual Catalog.  Simplicity can sometimes convey more than an elaborate display. Send a beautiful and simple greeting along with a beautiful image of topiary to lift anyone’s spirit. The first card is clean and simple using the Simply Scored board to create a border on the Whisper White. Three… Read More »

Extra Parts = Holiday card

Don’t know about you but I have a collection of “extra parts”, items I’ve punched or die cut and still not quite sure what to do with them, mine sit in a box just screaming to be use on my next project. Today’s card is making use of some of my favorites. The card starts with a Whisper White card base with the front run through the Big Shot using… Read More »

Blessed by Copper

Today’s card features products from the Petals & Paisley suite in the 2016 Holiday catalog including the new copper foil sheets which have been extremely popular with both Stampin Up customer and demonstrators. My card features the new Copper Foil Sheets, Copper Embossing powder and finally the sheet of the Petals & Paisleys Specialty Designer Series Paper which is Night of Navy with copper images.  The Acorn is heat embossed using the… Read More »

Sunday Stamper Projects

This past Sunday was the meeting of my Sunday Stampers, today I thought I would share with you the projects we created. These project included a card using the new Cable Knit Dynamic Textured Embossing folder, Christmas Gift tag with layered trees for dimension, Birthday gift card holder and a Christmas Matchbook card or gift card holder (depending on you score the card base). Here is a close up of the gift… Read More »

7th Sunday of Christmas with Snow Place

Welcome to the 7th Sunday of Christmas. We are now more than half way through our 12 Sunday’s of Christmas. Over the next 5 Sunday’s I will continue to share cards and projects using a different stamp set each week to create holiday projects. If you are a member of my newsletter group I will be sending out measurements and details of all the projects. This Sunday I am featuring the stamp… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Festive Flower Punch

Welcome to Simple Saturday where I feature one stamp set to make the projects.  On the second week of Christmas I featured the stamp set Reason for the Season, you can see that post here, on item I completed missed was creating flowers using the Festive Flower Builder Punch with the matching images. Today I want to show you some projects using the punch. First is a card and tag, both… Read More »

Serene Wetlands Birthday

Happy Thursday, just a quick post today and thought I would make it a happy one, think back to those warm summer days. Today’s card was easy to make using the Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack, doesn’t the background look like the beach with the sand and sky?  For the sun I used a punched out circle on a scratch piece of paper and using the negative space to guide me sponged Crushed Curry… Read More »

6th Sunday of Christmas – Wonderful Year

Welcome to the 6th Sunday of Christmas. Over the next 6 Sunday’s I will continue to share cards and projects using a different stamp set each week to create holiday projects. If you are a member of my newsletter group I will be sending out measurements and details of all the projects. This Sunday I am featuring the Wonderful Year stamp set from the 2016 Holiday Catalog. Below are the first… Read More »

Stitched from the Heart Simple Saturday

Welcome to Simple Saturday, this week I’m doing something a little different and featuring the new Stitched from the Heart Framelits ♥ Cut thoughtfully stitched circles, squares, and ovals in seconds with Framelits dies and the Big Shot ♥ Stitched from the Heart Framelits Dies help you create detailed die-cuts with just a few turns of the Big Shot handle. Dies include ejection holes so you can remove the paper… Read More »

Thoughtful Banners as a Background

Happy Thursday, hope you are all having a good week. Today I thought I would share some cards I made using the long bar stamp from the Thoughtful Banners Photopolymer stamp set.  This stamp set has everything you need to make a banner to celebrate everyone and everything you love.  There are 53 photopolymer stamps in the set which coordinate with the clear blocks A, C and G, which are… Read More »