9th Sunday of Christmas – Gift Packaging

Welcome to the 9th Sunday of Christmas 2017.  This week I’m featuring Gift Packaging.  Stampin’ Up! carries a nice variety of products perfect for your gift packaging needs. First are the Mini Pizza boxes, just the right size for holding a cookie or 3″ x 3″ (7.6 x 7.6 cm) note cards.  Boxes come in packages of 8, folded box size: 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ x 1″ and they are food… Read More »

Learn more today about new Stampin’ Blends

Earlier this week I shared a card I colored with the new Stampin’ Blends – today I thought  I would share with you some video’s to explain more about these new Alcohol Markers.         Thank you for taking the time to stop by, hope you enjoyed the video’s! Please join my newsletter group to receive instructions and supply lists for all projects featured during the 12 Sundays… Read More »

Coloring with Stampin’ Blends

Today I thought I would share a card with you colored with the new Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers. When using these markers, you should stamp your image using Memento Black ink pad and make sure that the image is dry before starting to color. Birthday Blooms is one of my favorite stamp sets and is perfect for coloring. I used Bermuda Bay on the main flower and Pink Pirouette &… Read More »

8th Sunday of Christmas featuring Hearts Come Home

Welcome to the 8th Sunday of Christmas 2017 featuring the Hearts Come Home Bundle, which comes in either wood or clear mount stamps.  Features the Hearts Come Home stamp set and Hometown Greeting Edgelits. Let Santa’s sleigh fly over beautiful houses and landscapes!  Create a festive village in record time with Edgelits dies and the Big Shot. Combine die cuts to create the look you want.  Edgelits Dies help you… Read More »

Sudsol Swap & Gift Exchange at On Stage 2017

Today, On Stage 2017 here is Salt Lake City came to an end. It was nice to see old friends and make new ones! Yesterday at lunch one of the demonstrator groups I’m part of SUDSOL – Simply Unique Demonstrators Sharing OnLine had a swap which I participated in. Today I thought I would share the card with you. My card starts with a piece of Whisper White cardstock that… Read More »

Swap in your PJ’s at the Hilton!

Yesterday, November 9th was the first day of Stampin’ Up! On Stage 2017 in Salt Lake City, UT.  I wish I could share some of the great new products, but for now I am sworn to secrecy. Last night I participated in “Swap in Your PJs at the Hilton”, hosted by Laura & Barbara – who did a great job, the swap was a lot of fun. Today I thought… Read More »

Stampy Wackers Dinner & Swap

Hello there from Salt Lake City, Utah! Today, November 9th Stampin’ Up! On Stage Live! starts. Last night I had dinner with a group of demonstrators I’m part of called “Stampy Wackers”.  We meet at Squatter’s Pub for drinks, dinner and friendship. For those of us interested we swap card/project. For my card I kept it simple: 3 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ piece of 2017-2019 In-Color card stock, used the… Read More »

PCC266 Sketch Challenge

Sometime I wonder just were did the weekend go?  Saturday was spent doing laundry and making sure I have everything needed  for my trip to Salt Lake City for On Stage Live on Wednesday. When I get back from that trip I’m home for about 24 hours before I leave on a business trip f so I need to make sure my clothes are ready for both trips. Sunday was… Read More »

7th Sunday of Christmas – Craft Gifts

Welcome to the 7th Sunday of Christmas 2017 featuring Craft Projects.  For all my projects I’ve used Holiday paper, but these items are good anytime of the year. First are note pads with pens – the one on the left has a pen you can open and add designer series paper, other uses your basic pen.  All you need to do is alter sizes to fit the note pad and… Read More »

Stampin’ Blends available today!

Say hello to a new world of colorful creativity! Meet Stampin’ Blends, artist-quality alcohol markers in 12 exclusive Stampin’ Up! colors. To cover all the blending bases, we’re also offering a limited-time 16-card project kit and stamp set with beautiful line-art images. Add just the right amount of color where you need it with the brush tip or fine-point. Each color (except Ivory and Bronze) has a light and dark… Read More »

New Stampin’ “Blends” Alcohol Markers available Nov 1st & last day Buy 3 – 1 free Selected DSP

  Today is a sneak peek of an image colored with the new Stampin’ Up! Blends Alcohol Markers that go on sale Wednesday, November 1st.  As a demonstrator we were able to purchase these during the first half of the month so we had time to try them out before they went on sale. There are 12 exclusive colors, each with a Light and Dark  version, perfect for shading, don’t… Read More »

PCC265 Sketch Challenge

Monday again? Time sure flies on the weekend. It was cold and rainy here perfect for homemade vegetable soup and chicken & dumplings.  I’m almost done with all swaps for On Stage which starts November 9th and all the projects needed for the next few Sunday’s of Christmas, I sure had a busy craft weekend! Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge PCC265.  With all the Christmas… Read More »

6th Sunday of Christmas featuring Star of Light

Welcome to the 6th Sunday of Christmas 2017 – this week I am featuring the Star of Light Photopolymer Stamp set and matching Starlight Thinlits. Add elegance to your Christmas projects with the graceful designs and sentiments in this set. Combine images and thoughts to create classic cards and gift tags that have your personal touch.  This is a Two-Step Stampin’ set. Combine individual stamps to create the final image… Read More »

Merry Patterns, it’s not just for the holidays!

If you have been lucky enough to receive the Merry Patterns Photopolymer stamp set courtesy of Stampin’ Up! for a work shop or individual order over $300, thought I would share a clean and simple design you may want to try and show you that the stamp set is not just for the holidays. Here is a holiday card using the tis the season stamp along with the candles using… Read More »

Oct17 – Sunday Stamper Projects

This past Sunday my Sunday Stampers got together for our monthly stamping, today I’m share the projects we made. Everyone  made a “Box” on a Card, 3 Gift tags and the Snowflake card of their choice – Silver or Gold. The Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper provides the perfect mat (adhered directly to card base) for a Foil Snowflake to create a simple and elegant base for a… Read More »

5th Sunday of Christmas featuring Half Full Stamp Set

Welcome to the 5th Sunday of Christmas, this week I’m featuring the Half Full Stamp set from the 2017 Holiday Catalog.  Tired of presenting wine bottles in bland bags? Thanks to Million Sales Achiever Linda Bauwin you can now create fun tags and wrappings with this jolly set. This set is not just for Christmas, while some of the greeting are for the holidays others can be used any time… Read More »

Designer Series Paper Special Reminder with samples

Happy Saturday, I thought I remind you about the Designer Paper Special happening now featuring specific packs of paper, good until October 31st at 11:50 PM MT. Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack, perfect for little crates featuring the Wood Crates Framelits: Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper with matching Daisy Delight Photopolymer Bundle: Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack with coordinating Colorful Seasons Photopolymer Bundle: Be Merry Designer Series Paper:… Read More »

PCC264 a Color Challenge

Thursday was an extremely productive day for me, I used a vacation day to do some crafting! Not only did I make the card for today, designed products for this Sunday of Christmas, my Sunday Stampers class this month, finished all swaps for Onstage in November and cards for some future posts. I was even able to sneak in a haircut! Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Color… Read More »

Ribbon of Courage for PCC263

Happy Monday, another weekend under our belts, hopefully you enjoyed yours as much as I did mine. Weather here was beautiful and I had time for a manicure and pedicure, oh how I love getting them. This week it’s a Square Sketch challenge over at Paper Craft Crew, here’s the banner: For my card I decided on the Ribbon of Courage Bundle. With this bundle, stamp and cut a support… Read More »

4th Sunday of Christmas

Welcome to the 4th Sunday of Christmas, this week I’m featuring the “At Home with You” Bundle from page 54 of the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog.  Bundle includes the Photopolymer 25 image stamp set with matching At Home Framelits. This is a versatile stamp set with greetings and all-season images that make you feel right at home. The first two cards feature the Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing folder along with… Read More »