Archives for May 2009

Congratulations to the Big Shot Winner!

Congratulations to Regina Maginnis!! Regina was the Grand Prize winner of a Big Shot Die cut machine at the New England Demonstrator Event Saturday in Framingham, MA.Her reaction was priceless, I wish I had a video camera! She was very … [Read more...]

Surf’s Up – Sporty Surfer Cookie Jar

I've just been dying to do something fun with this surfer dude! It is the perfect summer accent, and this was a very easy and cool project. Simply rub the surfer on the jar, viola! That's all there is to it.This is a cookie jar from Target, and … [Read more...]

Trashy-chic – decorative recycle bins

 We entertain at home a lot in the summer. I often tie trash bags to sections of the deck for convenience so people don't have to walk too far to find one.This morning I went outside to find I'd forgotten to bring one of the bags inside and my … [Read more...]

Family Tree Frame

Stamps• Schoolbook Serif Alphabet stamp set Paper• Chocolate Chip textured card stock • Real Red textured card stock • Whisper White textured card stock • Old Olive Patterns Designer Series paper Ink• Old Olive Classic Stampin' Pad® • Chocolate … [Read more...]

Follow me to win FREE STAMPS!

GET CONNECTED WITH ME! I did it!! I've taken the "social networking" plunge and am finally Twittering and on Facebook. Since my friends had to drag me kicking and screaming, I didn't expect to be so dang excited about this whole new world, but it's … [Read more...]

Get to know Shelli Gardner, CEO of Stampin’ Up!

Get to know Shelli Gardner, cofounder and CEO of Stampin' Up!, as she shares her story with KSL Studio 5 hosts Brooke Walker and Darin Adams.See the Stampin' Up home office in Riverton, UT, and learn how the company started. … [Read more...]

Just Beachy!

This weekend kicks off the beginning of summer, and the weather is gorgeous. It's got me thinking about beautiful summer days and the beach. These ideas can be found in the Occasions Mini catalog on page 14. They use the Just Beachy stamp set and … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek Alert

This is soooooo exciting!!! The June issue of Creating Keepsakes  has just been released and it features a die-cut favor box made with the new Stampin' Up! Fancy Favor Bigz XL die from the upcoming 2009-2010 Idea Book & Catalog. How cool is … [Read more...]

U Rock – Graduation page

May is National Scrapbooking month, and I wanted to post some great scrapbooking ideas. Today's is a great 12x12 page that I jsut love. The colors, the signs...it's just cool and eye catching. Such a super cool idea for that grad in your life. The … [Read more...]

Demo Extravaganza – May 30

Guest Speaker: Lynsay Mahon from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Canada's #1 Sales and Recruiter (2 years in a row). 2007 & 2008 Advisory Board member, Lynsay Mahon, lives the statement of the heart. “To love what we do and share what we love, as we … [Read more...]

Dye your silk flowers – tutorial

Riddle: How do you turn a daisy into a sunflower? Answer: With an aqua painter and ink pad refills!Yes, it's that easy to go from white, to Summer Sun (or any of Stampin' Up's color system). Start with any of the silk flowers in the Pretties … [Read more...]

Stampin Up! Wins Readers Choice Award

CONGRATULATIONS TO STAMPIN' UP! 2008 was another great year for Stampin' Up! in the annual Creating Keepsakes Readers' Choice awards. Stampin' Up is proud to announce that for the tenth year in a row, the crafting community voted our rubber stamps … [Read more...]

Thoughts and Prayers card

This is one of those simple, elegant cards that is just right. The idea came from the newest edition of Stampin' Success magazine" (see below) that arrived last week. I can't wait to get that each month for ideas like this one. This is the top note … [Read more...]

Free Stamp Set Winners!

Everyone who purchased my Mantown & Soho Clearly kits last month were entered into a drawing for FREE hostess stamp sets.The winners are:DEAR FRIEND (LEVEL 1 HOSTESS)-Christina ParksA LITTLE SOMETHING (LEVEL 2 HOSTESS) - Michelle … [Read more...]

Video: Scrapbooking with Designer Paper

Check out this great new video with ideas using Stampin' Up's Designer Paper. This paper is on sale currently, buy 3 get 1 free until May 31. The supply list for the projects is listed below.CLICK HERE TO VIEW> … [Read more...]