Weekly Deals September 15-22, 2014

The weekly  deals this week include Gold 1/8″ Ribbon (great for all the holiday cards you will be making) and the Yippee Skippee and Happy Hour Stamp Sets.  The card below uses a stamp from the Yippee Skippee stamp set as the focal image.  Click on the card to go to the blog post that explains how to make the card. Be sure to check out all the weekly deals,… Read More »

PCCCS109 – Sweet Baby!

Happy Monday, hope everyone had a great weekend. The weather here was beautiful, cool mornings and pleasant sunny afternoons. Below is the sketch for this weeks Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch, boy was it hard for me to come up with an idea, then BAM – I had an idea. First I needed to find the right piece of designer paper, since I wanted to use the baby theme, Lullaby… Read More »

Weekly Deals Sept 9-15, 2014

Have you ever wondered how to get that perfect cut banner end on a strip of paper, well do I have a deal for you!  This week one of the Stampin’ Up! weekly deals is the Hexagon Punch – a banner end’s best friend.  All you need to do is slip the paper into the side of the punch, center and punch.  There is a photo at the end of… Read More »

Clean – Simple and Scattered!

Hope you had a great weekend, ready for another week?  Yesterday I made a “Dump Cake” for dessert.  I like to watch Food Network and The Pioneer Woman is one of my favorite shows. Ree made the cake in the show Saturday and it made me remember how my Grandma Sutterlin would make a cherry/pineapple one.  A dump cake is very simple, pie filling and/or fruit, cake mix and butter.  On Sunday,… Read More »

FMS152 – Give Thanks

Good morning, hope you are having a great weekend.  Not sure about where you live, but the weather  here sure has changed.  Friday it was in the upper 80’s, sunny and humid.  After work Friday,  decided not to run my errands, but spend some time in the pool, never know when pool time will end!  Saturday started sunny and humid, but by mid-afternoon there was a “cool” breeze and I… Read More »

Happy Birthday Jason!

Happy 39th Birthday to my godson Jason, you have grown to be a fine young man.  I have to admit it seems like yesterday he  was that cute little kid  with blond hair riding a tricycle.  Below is the card I sent Jason for his birthday.  I used the Four Feathers Stamp set with matching framelits from the new 2014 Holiday Catalog. Colors are Night of Navy, Basic Gray, Pool Party… Read More »

PCCCS#108 – Ho!Ho!Ho!

Happy Wednesday night, I must say these four day work weeks are nice, already half way through the work week. Looking forward to my haircut Thursday evening, for some reason its always nice to have someone else wash your hair!  Best part, will be when I get home and my husband will have made dinner, I see spaghetti and salad in my future. Today’s post is for the Paper Craft Crew… Read More »

Weekly Deals – September 2 – 9, 2014

Here is a brochure for the new weekly deals good from September 2nd – 9th.   The Simply Press Clay, molds and reinkers are play dough for adults, have some fun with them. You can create custom embellishments for your products. The digital download is perfect for all the parent/grandparents/aunts/uncles who like to document back to school.  To order any of the items, simply click the brochure for a direct link to my… Read More »

Just Add Ink #229 – Rainbows

Happy Labor Day, if you have the day off from work, hope you are enjoying it with family or friends.  It’s humid and rainy here again today, not exactly cookout weather. We ended up visiting with friends last night, just plan on taking it easy today and making a few cards. While in the pool Saturday, thought about the card I would make for this weeks Just-Add-Ink # 229 challenge,… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #107

Happy Sunday, we are half way through the Labor Day weekend.  Yesterday it was nice and sunny  in the afternoon so I took advantage of it and spent about 2 1/2 hours in the pool.  The mix of upper 80 degree temperature ad 74 degree water made for a nice combination.  While floating around it gave me time to think about two design challenges I wanted to make cards for.  For… Read More »

Thank you card

Happy Saturday, hope you all have a fun weekend planned.  Hopefully I will have both pool and craft time.  It seems like  the summer just started and now its over. So what do you think of the new Holiday Catalog, have a wish list of items you are interested it.  Over the next few weeks, I will share with you projects made with products from the holiday catalog. I was looking at… Read More »

Hello Fall and 2014 Holiday Catalog!

Happy Birthday to my wonderful husband Dan, for a few short months we will be the same age – then come January I become the “older” women! Today is the first day for the new 2014 Holiday Catalog – there are a lot of great stamp sets and bundles.  Over the past few days I have showed a few previews as a tease, now your wish list can become reality. … Read More »

Weekly Deals – Aug 26 thru Sept 1

Here are this weeks deals.  You can never go wrong with circle collection framelits, used one of the circles to create the focal image in a birthday card.  Who doesn’t like clips and buttons, with the new blendabilities you can customize them to your specific project. Thanks for stopping by, you can always place an order by clicking on the graphic below for a direct link to my on-line Stampin’ Up store, have… Read More »

Get Well Card

Recently I needed to send a get well card to my upline’s husband and “manly” cards are always a challenge, then I though of this. Using  the new ” Little Letter” Thinlit dies, I randomly die cut Get Well  on a piece of Night of Navy.   I then used the new Confetti Stars Punch (from the 2014 Holiday Catalog go live date 8/28/14) and punched out tons of stars using scrap paper.  The stars were then… Read More »

Just Add Ink #228 – Cascading Card

Saturday morning I checked out the “Just Add Ink” blog and saw that they had a colour challenge this week.  The colors are: Mossy Meadow, Blackberry Bliss and Calypso Coral – from Stampin’ Up, so I thought I would give it a try. The weather on Saturday afternoon was perfect to spend some time in the pool, so I thought about the color combo and knowing I wanted to try this “Cascading… Read More »

24/7 Swap card and Short & Sweet recruiting promotion

At the Stampin Up convention this past July in Salt Lake City, our team of 24/7 Demonstrators decided we would do a card swap using the Amazing Birthday stamp set we all received for attending convention.  A swap is where a group of people make cards and “swap” their card for a card from another crafter, you can only imagine all the swapping that happens at convention.  There are some people that… Read More »

PCCCS106 – Hello Fall Card

Happy Wednesday, halfway through the work week!  While my card has fall in mind, the weather today was warm and humid – not to fall like. They it should be like this through the weekend, hopefully good pool weather Saturday – sure would be nice to use it a little more before we close it up. Each Wednesday a new sketch is released for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch… Read More »

Weekly Deals – August 19-25

Here are this weeks deals. Just love the Elegant Butterfly punch paired with the Bitty Butterfly punch.  The Squares Collection Framelits are a must have in everyone craft closet.  For all you glitter girls – there’s the Silver Sparkle Dazzling Details.  Ready to try something new, it’s the Vanilla Coaster Board.  Looks like there is something for everyone this week. Click on the graphic for a direct link to my… Read More »

Quick & Easy

Hi there, thought I would share one of the cards we made at my monthly Sunday Stampers Club yesterday. The third Sunday of each month my Sunday Stampers meet and we make three cards/projects.   One of the projects was a card made with the Kind Eclectic stamp set we did at convention. I posted that on my blog August 2nd (Whisper White or Very Vanilla) – I let each person pick… Read More »

PCCCS #105 – Holiday Star Card

Happy Saturday, glad its the weekend.  Yesterday was an enjoyable vacation day.  Started the day by going to the Rogers Flea Market in Ohio with my husband. We picking up a few neat items.  In the one aisle you can smell the most wonderful Amish donuts, we decided to give them a try (sugar coated for me and vanilla glazed for the hubbie),  I can honestly say they were the best donuts… Read More »