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 »

MOJO358 – Picture Perfect

Happy Thursday, my last day of work for a long 5 day weekend! Here is this weeks sketch for Mojo Monday design challenge.  If you click on the sketch it will take you to the Mojo Monday blog for designs by there design team as well as other fellow crafters. Here is the card I designed.  I was looking at some extra pieces just laying around on my desk and loved… Read More »

Salute to Lefties Everywhere!

Happy International Lefthanders Day!  While not a “lefty” myself, I do know a few : My dad, Herman (I was always daddy’s girl and I miss him every day!) My husband Dan – the love of my life My friend Theresa – who introduced me to the wonderful world of Stampin Up and cardmaking! Thought I would make a special card today in honor of all “lefty’s” out there!  The card… Read More »

New Weekly Deals

Here are the new Weekly Deals, you can never go wrong with Big Shot Dies and embossing folders.    The rosette die makes great holiday trees any time of the year, just make them in different widths and glue together. Click on the photo for a direct link to my online Stampin’ Up to order yours today.  

Just and Ink #226 – Happy Birthday Card

Happy Monday, hope you had a great weekend, back to the daily grind!  Short four day week for me, I have a vacation day set for Friday – my husband and I will be going to the “Rogers Flea Market” for the day, great way to spend time looking for some vintage items and great local produce. Will let you know it goes Saturday! This weekend I found the “Just… Read More »

FMS148 – Happy Birthday

It’s a beautiful day here in Cranberry Township, sun is out and should hit around 85 degrees today, perfect pool weather.  My husbands softball team, Badd Newz, won their game this morning.  Next weekend is the payoffs, unfortunately I will miss the games due to Sunday Stampers Card class – I wish the team all the luck in the world! Here is the sketch for this weeks Freshly Made Sketches… Read More »

PCC Card Sketch #104

Happy Saturday, sure hoping your having a good weekend so far.  Last night we spent the evening at the church fair, always a good time, seeing both family and friends. They have about two dozen raffle baskets, hopefully I will get a call Sunday night that I won the Coach purse, a girl can never have too many purses!  Today has been busy, getting ready for card class next weekend and some general crafting.… Read More »

MOJO 357 and Weekly Deals

Today is another challenge sketch I thought I would try. When I was thinking of what to do, I saw an extra tag on my desk, laid it down against some designer series paper and a card was born.  With challenges I am finding I either have an idea quickly or it can take days, luckily this was a quick one! Here is this weeks Mojo Monday sketch challenge.  … Read More »