Archives for August 2009

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Breathtaking Inspired by Nature Sunset

This card is just breathtaking! We created this in my August stamp club, We used the brayer and Inspired by Nature stamp set. You can view the video  tutorial below to learn how to make this gorgeous technique. I am thrilled to launch the official Stamp Club website this week!… Read More

Beware Pirates Porthole

Here’s another super cool swap I received at Stampin’ Up’s annual convention in Salt Lake City earlier this month. This card was created by Angela McKay, it uses the Circle Scissors to create the porthole, vintage brads and hemp for accents. Stamp sets are: Beware Pirates (115187) & Woodgrain (117100).… Read More

Stampin Up does Stenciling – and it is COOL

Have you seen the new stencils from Stampin’ Up!? These “diamonds in the rough” are burried deep down in the Decor Elements catalog. These rooms show some super cool ideas create with our stencils. I love the creative use of the frames around the stenciling. This room uses a compliation… Read More

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Reflection Technique

This Reflection Technique is super cool, and super easy. We created this card in my August Stamp Club, see the video below to learn how to create this beautiful card and technique. I am very excited to launch the official Stamp Club website this week! The site is for Club… Read More

John Deere Tractor Card

I can’t stand how stinkin’ cute this card is!!! I got this at convention and it just blew me away. This was created by Phylllis Garner (thanks Phyllis), it was one of my very last swaps on the last day, and boy am I glad I was in the right… Read More

A dedication to my SAM – Beth

Success doesn’t come alone, it takes hard work, dedication and support. For me, I could never have met my goals and soar beyond my dreams with Stampin’ Up had it not been for my family, my husband, my customers & downline AND my Service Account Manager (SAM for short), Beth… Read More

Back to school papercrafted backpack

I’m in love with this super cute backpack holder! This was made by Catherine Sodano, she created it out of rich razzleberry designer paper, polka dot ribbon and card stock. the top has a velcro hinge. It’s embellished with the Stampin’ Up pretties kit flowers and pearls.   How cute would… Read More

Stampin Up Convention Pictures!

Yipppeee!! I finally have some more pics to share from convention, this one to the left is one of my favorites. This is part of my group (myself, Sharon, Liz, Judy & Sue) that went to the Stampin’ Up Home office in Riverton. This photo is outside the home office.… Read More

Convention Swap Samples

2009-08 Convention Swaps Part 1 One of my favorite parts of any Stampin’ Up event is swapping!! I love to swap stamping ideas. I am often asked at club and classes how I come up with ideas for projects, my #1 answer is swaps. I brought over 100 swaps to… Read More

NEW Exclusive Video Tutorials for Stamp Club members

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Stampin’ Up Annual Awards night news

When we first came to Stampin’ Up’s annual convention a couple of days ago, I was informed that I’d earned an award called the Founder’s Circle. They don’t tell you why you earned it until Awards Night. The Founder’s Circle awards are the company’s highest honor, consisting of a Top… Read More

Team Stamp It Convention Tags – Gifts

I always like to do something special for the demonstrators in my group (Team Stamp It!) at Stampin’ Up events. Tonight we are going out to dinner at the Macaroni Grill, I can’t wait!! Stampin’ Up always gives us a super cool tote at convention, so I made each of… Read More

Convention Day 1 News and Pictures

2009 Stampin’ Up Convention – Day 1 Today was the “official” beginning of the Stampin’ Up Convention here in Salt Lake City. This morning we had a general session that was incredible! Stampin’ Up has partnered with Build a Bear Workshops and we are coming out with a whole line… Read More

Inspired by Hawaii, Sunsets and Surfer Dudes

I love this card, and this technique. Believe it or not, the main panel is all 1 piece of Whisper White card stock. A little masking, brayering and embossing later it was transformed into this super cool “sunset over the ocean” and the silouhette of a surfer. This card reminds… Read More

Convention: Check In Day Fun

Hello from Salt Lake City, UT and Stampin’ Up’s 2009 convention!! Today was AWESOME!!! We had an amazing day, and convention doesn’t officially start until tomorrow. We checked in, got our super cool reversable SU tote bags and I was told I earned Founder’s Circle!!! I don’t know what I… Read More

Cool Beware, Pirates card and tutorial

This card got a “WHOA THAT’S COOL” out of my boys, and that’s a pretty big stampin’ deal lol! They even copied it on their own (without the flame), which tells me they really like it. I created this to trade while I’m, here at Stampin’ Up’s convention in Salt… Read More

Beware Pirates! Arrrrr

I’m heading off to Stampin’ Up!’s annual convention in Salt Lake City, UT today!! I’m so excited, I can hardly wait. This is one of the swap cards I made to trade. It is the Beware Pirates stamp set, and Extreme Elements (background). I used the color spritzer tool with… Read More