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 »

Daisy’s aren’t just for Spring anymore . . .

Hi there and Happy Saturday, today I have two cards to share that feature some of the Designer Series Paper that is part of the Buy 3 Get 1 Free Special happening through October 31, 2017. The Daisy Delight Bundle (photopolymer stamp set & matching punch from annual catalog) were used for the flower, leaves are made with the new leaf punch in the 2017 Holiday Catalog and the greeting… Read More »

Who doesn’t love when leaves change their colors?

Today’s card highlights one of the pleasures of fall – the changing colors of leaves. Don’t you just love going for a nice drive in the country to look at all the beautiful colors of the leaves as they change. I can remember as a child it was a special treat to take a car ride on the weekend just to look at the colors of leaves and have dinner… Read More »

3rd Sunday of Christmas – Painted Harvest

Welcome to the 3rd of 12 Sundays of Christmas 2017.  Each Sunday between now and Christmas I will be featuring holiday projects using a different stamp sets or packaging options. This week I am featuring the Painted Harvest Stamp Set – it’s not just for the Fall/Harvest.  Send someone the beauty of this sunflower-themed set. Flowers and leafs are two step stamping, you can use the same color or mix/match… Read More »

Paper Pumpkin Alternative for PCC262

Happy Saturday, any special plans?  I have errands to run and need to prep for my October Sunday Stampers class later this month. Hard to believe it’s October already. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge, banner below. For my card I’ve picked right down the middle: Baker’s Twine – Fall – Punch/Die Cut and used the September Paper Pumpkin Kit since the theme was Fall/Thanks for… Read More »

Have you ever used our Notes Cards? Now is the time !

Today I thought I would feature the Stampin’ Up! Note cards with matching envelopes using stamp sets and designer series paper, both included in the current monthly specials for World Card Making Day and the Buy 3 Get 1 Free of select Designer Series Paper. The first Very Vanilla Note Card with matching envelope features the Wood Words stamp set, Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack, Real Red Ink, Circle… Read More »

Thinking about Paper Pumpkin? Now is the time . . .

Have you ever thought about Paper Pumpkin?  How about Holiday kits  . . . For the first time ever , two coordinating holiday-themed kits in a row for October & November it’s pretty exciting! Holiday cards made easy!  Stampin’ Up! created a simple and fun holiday crafting experience that streamlines Christmas prep – Season of Style! To give you more of what you love, during October and November Stampin’ Up!… Read More »