Category Archives: SU Make a Card

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Today I thought I would share with you some of the Stampin’ Up! video’s introducing new products from the 2018 Occasions catalog. Grab a cup of coffee or tea, sitting back and enjoy! 2018 Occasions Catalog Designer Series Paper Fruit Basket Bundle Brusho Color Crystals Barn Door Bundle Lots of Happy Card Kit Perennial Birthday Project Kit Sunshine & Rainbow Bundle Cake Soiree Bundle       Thank you for… Read More »

New Product smash up for PCC274 Sketch Challenge

Happy Saturday, baby it’s cold outside!  This morning I woke up to -2° F with a real feel of -11°F – that’s a little too cold for me, luckily we don’t have much snow, I still plan on venturing out later today to run a few errands after being cooped up in the house all week. Have you checked out the new Occasions catalog and Sale-a-Bration brochure? If not check… Read More »

Magical Day !

Welcome to the first day of the new 2018 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-bration. There are so many new beautiful products for all your paper crafting needs! Today’s card features the stamp set I won as part of Prize Patrol at Onstage 2017 in Salt Lake City in November. When I saw the stamp set being demonstrated I commented on how it would make great cards for me to make and… Read More »

Welcome to 2018 !

Happy New Year, Welcome to 2018 ! ! ! Did you spend the night partying or a nice quiet evening at home?  We opted for a quiet night at home after a hosting a Christmas celebration with my husbands family and some friends Saturday night.  Looking forward to our New Years day meal of pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and baked beans. To celebrate the new year I’ve made an eclipse… Read More »

Coming Jan. 3rd – Picture Perfect Birthday !

It’s almost time! Stampin’ Up!’s 2018 Occasion Catalog goes live on January 3rd – along with the kickoff of Sale-a-Bration, Stampin’ Up!’s annual sales event during which customers can earn free products for every $50 they spend and during which they can earn additional Stampin’ Rewards on orders greater than $250. My project today features a couple products from the Picture Perfect Party Suite from the new 2018 Occasions catalog.… Read More »

Year-End Discount and Retiring Product Reminder

Just a few more days to enjoy Year-Ended Discount and Retiring products, before Sale-A-Bration 2018 starts January 3rd! Below are some cards I’ve made with some of the discounted/retiring products. Carols of Christmas Bundle: Beachy Little Christmas: Hearts Come Home Bundle:   Thank you for taking the time to stop by, hope you are inspired to try stamping. Follow me on Instagram @cqueen309.    Have a great day – Craft On!… Read More »

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you a holiday season that is Merry & Bright, remember Believe! Hope you are enjoying the day with family and friends. Thank you for stopping by today, have a great Christmas!  

PCC273 Inspirational Challenge – Holidays

Happy Saturday, are you ready for the big day or still planning on running errands today and Christmas Eve? I’m hoping that I’m done as a do a final check on everything today. I’m the Broccoli Rice Casserole maker for Christmas and we always have Monkey Bread Christmas morning, better to know now if I’m missing an ingredient, then when I start cooking. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft… Read More »

PCC272 with Ribbon of Courage

Hello there, hope you had a great weekend and are looking forward to a wonderful holiday season.  I’ve just gotten back from a four day Girls trip “Christmas in Nashville”.  Had a great time and will share a few pictures in a future post. Today’s post is for the challenge over at the Paper Craft Crew blog. First I would like to say thank you to the Paper Craft Crew… Read More »

Pizza Box Gifts for my travel buddies!

Today I thought I would share with you the “Pillow Pizza Box” gifts I made for my travel buddies. When you travel for a Stampin’ Up! event us demonstrators like to make what we call “pillow gifts” for those we are traveling with – something to surprise them with on their pillow at night. For this trip, while not a Stampin’ Up! trip and each of us having our own… Read More »

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 »