Christmas in July

Happy Christmas in July week!  I am a big fan of Christmas and love making holiday cards for family and friends. At the Stampin’ Up convention this week we will be receiving the new Holiday catalog with the chance to preorder some items as demonstrators – I can hardly wait!!!! Thought I would share with you a card made with the ‘Work of Art’ stamp set.  Card base is Cherry Cobbler, with… Read More »

PCC #101

Happy Friday, today at 5pm I started my vacation!  Next week I will be in Salt Lake City for the Stampin’ Up Convention and some sightseeing. Looking forward to meeting up with demonstrators I met last year and the new one’s I’ll meet this year! Todays card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch#101, each Wednesday a new sketch is announced, here is this weeks sketch.   Here is my… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew #100

Hope you all had an enjoyable weekend with family and friends.  I enjoyed having my brother and his family here for the long weekend, even had some crafting time with my niece which is always nice! Here is the sketch for this weeks Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #100 challenge.  Click on the sketch to visit the PCC blog and see other designs. Here is how I created this weeks… Read More »

Happy July 4th!

Happy July 4th!   Quick post of a flag card made with the Work of Art stamp set in Real Red and Night of Navy. Stars are punched from the Itty Bitty Accent punch pack and gold paper.  The picture below the card is of my nephew Jake, niece Maya, brother Michael and not in the photo my sister-in-law Diane, visiting for a quick July 4th trip, just thought I would… Read More »

Buy 3 get 1 Free – Designer Series Paper Promotion for the month of July

  Keep in mind: There is no limit to the number of free Designer Series Paper packs you can receive. For each three purchased, you will receive one free. To get your free DSP, enter it in your order separately from the three packs you’re paying for. For example, if you want four packs of the same type of paper, put in the three you’re paying for and enter the… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew Sketch #99

Hope you are all having a nice weekend. Weather was beautiful here Saturday, spent over 6 hours enjoying my pool, so that means a lot of things to do today, but that’s ok, weather will not be “pool” weather so errands it is. Need to get ready, my brother Michael and his family will be visiting for a long weekend starting Thursday. Here is this weeks card for the Paper… Read More »

Happy Birthday Diane!

Let me start today by wishing a Happy Birthday to my wonderful sister-in-law Diane, hope you have a great day!  Look forward to seeing you a week from today with my brother Michael, Jake & Maya when you come to visit for a long July 4th weekend! Today I will be sharing with you the card I sent to Diane for her birthday.  While checking out ‘You Tube’ for some new creative ideas,… Read More »

Weekly Deals June 24-30

Here are the weekly deals from Stampin’ Up for  June 24 – June 30, 2014, click on the pictures below to be directed to the Stampin’ Up website. Highlighted card uses the  “Window Frames Collection Framelits”. Keep in mind you can never have enough framelits, they are great for easy layers to the card.

PaperCraftCrew #98

Let me first say thank you to Paper Craft Crew for selecting me as a Featured Artisan for Sketch #96, it is a honor and I enjoy participating! Sketch #98 proved to be a challenge as I decided to use every color in the piece of “Sweet Taffy” Designer Series Paper I used as the background. Woo Hoo! I did it!   Here is this weeks sketch. Click on the… Read More »

Work of Art Baby Card

I was just sitting here working  when this just popped into my head, a quick and simple welcome baby card using the stamp set “Work of Art”.  It was the pastel colors I was thinking about. This is a great card you could use for a baby shower if you do not know if boy or girl or even after the baby is born as a welcome card.  The ink… Read More »

Too Kind

Today’s card is a Sympathy card I created to send to the husband of a fellow stamper. I thought simple is best. The card base and mat are Sahara Sand and I used the new ‘Large Polka Dot’ embossing folder for depth on the mat layer.  The stamp set used is called ‘Too Kind’, which is a two-step set, ink colors are, Blackberry Bliss, Wisteria Wonder and Mossy Meadow. Mats and ribbon are both Blackberry Bliss.   Craft… Read More »

PCC#97 – Flowers, Lace & Chevron

Happy Thursday, it’d been a rather rainy week here in the ‘burgh, which seems to always happen when Pittsburgh hosts the Three Rivers Art Festival. Luckily the weekend weather forecast is sunny and 80, grilling, pool time and swaps for convention on my schedule! Here is the sketch for this weeks Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #97. Each Wednesday a new sketch is given and the fun begins. I like to… Read More »

Quick & Simple Birthday Card

Tonight I thought t I would share a Quick and Simple birthday card with you.  This card is made with a new stamp set and designer series paper from the 2014-2015 Catalog. The stamp set used is called “Age Awareness” and it is a photopolymer set , great for placing the image exactly were you want it on the paper. Card base is Tempting Turquoise with a mat of “Sweet Taffy” Designer… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #96

Hope everyone is having a nice weekend. Saturday was nice and sunny, I was able to get about 2 1/2 hours in the pool!  Today is overcast and we have had a few rain showers, guess that’s what we are in for today.  That’s actually ok, I can work on some card designs, Monday my first order from the new Stampin’ Up! catalog arrives and I can hardly wait – its… Read More »

Endless Birthday Wishes Walt!

Happy Friday, in just a few hours the weekend officially starts.  Its been a rough week at work, we switched to the cloud for email and lets just say its been a ‘stormy’ cloud.  I am looking forward to spending some time in pool if the weather stays sunny, next week I’ll be crafting since my order from the new catalog will be delivered Monday! Tonight we will be celebrating our friend… Read More »

New In-Colors for 2014-2016

Happy Monday,  The day is finally here, the new Stampin’ Up 2014-2015 Annual Catalog goes live at 12PM MDT !! This past month I have enjoyed looking at the catalog and creating a wish list of items I can’t wait to get my hands on, my order will make your head spin! Thought I would start by showing two cards made with the new In-Colors for 2014-2016: Blackberry Bliss Hello Honey Lost… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew #95

First let me start by saying Happy Friday, sure do like these short work weeks, even if I get confused on what day it is! Here is my card for this weeks Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch Challenge. This card actually came together rather easy for me. I knew I wanted to use items from my pre-order for the 2014-2015 Stampin’ Up Catalog (one of the perks of being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator)… Read More »

Join Stampin Up for $50 until June 30, 2014

For a limited time you can join Stampin’ Up! for just $50! This amazing opportunity will only last until June 30, 2014, so take what you already love doing—stamping and crafting—and make a little money while you’re at it! When you join Stampin’ Up! during this limited-time offer, you’ll receive: $55 worth of products A 30% discount on your first order (order must be $150 or more and placed within your first… Read More »

Weekly Specials May 27 – June 2

  There are some great specials this week, click to order.

Paper Craft Crew #94

Happy Memorial Day, let me first thank all the service men and women – past and present who have served our great country – you are reason we have the freedoms we do today!   It’s been a busy weekend around here, we opened the pool which is an all day affair and had some great bar-b-q and grilled steak. This week I decided to do the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch… Read More »