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 »

PCC261 Color Combination

Hope you had a nice weekend, we had some of the nicest weather, not to hot and not to cold, just perfect for morning coffee on the porch and sitting outside in the evening! Todays card is for the Paper Craft Crew Color Challenge PCC261.  Fun how when I first saw the color selection I was a little stumped, but when I looked again this weekend, after first thinking of… Read More »

October 2017 Stampin’ Up! Specials

Welcome to October 2016 – Starting today there are 2 special promotions happening with Stampin’ Up! First is Celebrate World Card Making Day, this runs from October 1st – 1oth, with 15%  off select card making essentials – Note Cards & Envelopes, select Stamp Sets and a Bonus Deal on Fast Fuse Adhesive. Download a copy of the brochure with all the details: WCMD_DEMO-Flyer_US   Next is a sale that runs October 1 – 31, 2017… Read More »

2nd Sunday of Christmas 2017

Welcome to the 2nd 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 Cookie Cutter Christmas and it’s matching punch the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch. Creating these delightful characters will brighten even your coldest winter days. You’ll find yourself with a whole new set of friends each time… Read More »

New Kid on the Block !

Happy Saturday,  thought I would share with you the card I made for a neighbor who recently had a baby. Not only did I make a card, I crocheted an afghan to go with it. He was born August 23rd, about 5 weeks early and just recently came home. Other than being early, he is perfectly healthy, guess he just wanted a summer birthday and not fall! This was actually… Read More »

Swoosh Technique anyone?

Hope you are having a good week, last night was the monthly dinner with the “76er’s”, a group of people who graduated from North Hills High School in 1976.  Each month on our Facebook group a dinner spot is picked and those who are interested meet for dinner and conversation. We always have a great time! Today’s card features a technique called “Swoosh” featured by Lisa Curico.  This technique is… Read More »

Sept 2017 Sunday Stamper Cards

This past Sunday my Sunday Stampers met for our monthly stamping session, the first since the new 2017 Holiday catalog started. We made two cards using new stamp sets and one by request, a baby card – which came in handy as I needed one for a neighbor having a baby this fall. The first card we made is an Eclipse card – just like the one the other day… Read More »

Thankful for You for PCC260

Happy Monday, hope you had a great weekend.  We watched a lot of sports this weekend, the Steelers and Penguins played neither of which managed to win, guess there is always next time.  Sunday was my monthly stampers meeting and tomorrow I will be sharing the projects we did. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #PCC260 challenge. Don’t forget to check out their blog and play… Read More »

1st Sunday of Christmas – 2017 with Beachy Little Christmas

Welcome to the 1st 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. Considering this weekends temperatures here is Pittsburgh are in the mid 80’s it’s only fitting that today’s stamp set is Beachy Little Christmas from the new 2017 Holiday Catalog. Do you have friends who don’t like cold winters? Do you… Read More »