Category Archives: SU Make a Card

Non Traditional Christmas Colors

Today I thought I would share a fun card with you using a non-traditional color for a Christmas card – Berry Burst. When I looked at this piece of paper from the Merry Little Christmas Designer Series paper I thought of the tree in the Santa’s Sleigh Thinlits and how cute that would looked layer on it. I did not want to use a shade a green and Berry Burst… Read More »

Eastern Beauty for PCC271

Happy Monday, how was your weekend? These are always busy times in December and for me it’s only two sleeps until my girls trip to Nashville for Christmas – that should be a lot of fun! Remember today, Monday December 11th – Free shipping until 11:59 PM MT. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #271 challenge, check out the banner below. Click on it for a… Read More »

12th Sunday of Christmas

Welcome to the 12th Sunday of Christmas.  It’s never to late to make a holiday card, just look through your stamp sets and I’m sure you will see possibilities. Today I thought I would feature stamp sets you may have and how they can be used for holiday cards. The two cards below uses the Medallions from the Eastern Medallions Thinlits (part of the Eastern Beauty Bundle you might have… Read More »

PCC270 Beachy Christmas

Happy Monday, hard to believe three weeks from today is Christmas, how close are you to being ready? I still have ways to go! Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch challenge. The banner below is the design for the card. While the image has flowers, my first thought was snowflakes, then decided to use one of the stamp sets on the retiring list – Beachy Little… Read More »

Remember Onstage Nov 2017 & 2018 Occasions sneak peek

May 2012 I became a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator when our stamping group was looking for a new demonstrator to attend a monthly stamping class with. With a full-time job I knew this would be a challenge, but my love of paper crafting and the idea of making some extra money to help pay for my supplies made me say yes! In July 2013 when I attended my first Stampin’ Up!… Read More »

11th Sunday of Christmas – Lovely as a Tree

Welcome to the 11th Sunday of Christmas, hard to believe we are just a few weeks away from the big day! This week I’m featuring the iconic stamp set Lovely as a Tree. These timeless tree images will fill any landscape and keep you in tune with nature. They’re great for water coloring, embossing and stamping in any color! Noel Eclipse card featuring Red Glimmer Paper:   Merry Little Christmas Designer… Read More »

Year of Cheer DSP – not just for the holidays !

Well it’s back to work for me today, after seven days off, oh that alarm clock – I surely did not miss it! Do you like the Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper in the holiday catalog?  This paper is not just for holidays, it perfect for any occasion.  I’ve made two clean and simple cards with only four products (not counting the Big Shot, trimmer & glue). Year… Read More »

10th Sunday of Christmas – Carols of Christmas Bundle

Welcome to the 10th Sunday of Christmas, hard to believe this is the last Sunday in November and Christmas is less than one month away. Today I’m featuring the Carols of Christmas Bundle – the Carols of Christmas Stamp Set and Card Front Builder Thinlits Dies – when you purchase the bundle you save 10%.  Deck the halls of your loved ones with these two bold, carol-inspired greetings and create… Read More »

Theme Challenge for PCC269 – Very Vintage

Well November sure has been a rather busy month for me. As someone who works in finance the first week and a half is always busy every month, but this month I attended the Stampin’ Up On Stage 2017 in Salt Lake City, came back home for about 24 hours and out again for a four day business trip, which included late nights. It was so nice to be back… Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving!

Each year on the fourth Thursday in November, Americans gather for a day of feasting, football and family. While today’s Thanksgiving celebrations would likely be unrecognizable to attendees of the original 1621 harvest meal, it continues to be a day for Americans to come together around the table. I’ll be making a meal of roasted turkey, homemade stuffing, dumplings & gravy, cranberry sauce, buttered carrots, creamed corn, mashed potatoes and… Read More »

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 »