Archives for September 2009

My Digital Studio Calendar

For the past 8 or so years, I've made family photo calendars for all of our parents and grandparents. It helps me to remember to take family photos at all events so I'll have good shots for the calendars. I used to use a service through my photo … [Read more...]

Stampin Up Autumn Splendor Cards

The Autumn Splendor stamp set (116503) was released in the 2009 Holiday Mini catalog, and so far I have seen nothing but beautiful projects created with it. I'm dedicating this post to Autumn Splendor, I hope you enjoy. These cards are all so … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Twilight Vampire Card

Are you a Twilight, True Blood or Dracula fan? Or maybe you just love Vampires, Halloween or major cute-ness! This Stampin Up Vamp card is too funny, join me for this "vamp card" video tutorial!This card idea was from my friend, Susan Adams. It … [Read more...]

U2 on My Digital Studio

Monday night Steve and I went to the U2 concert at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA! Our friends Karen and Andrew invited us to the concert in a suite, it was so much fun!! I couldn't wait to come home and play with the pictures in Stampin' Up's My … [Read more...]

Blog Candy September Winner Announced

Thank you for all who participated in my September blog candy - Free Stamp offering by leaving wonderful comments, purchasing products, joining the stamp club and/or joining Stampin' Up! There were hundreds of entries this month, you gals are so … [Read more...]

More Founders Circle photos and video

Here is a collage of my photos from Stampin' Up Founder's Circle this past week. It was such an amazing time. I miss everyone already!Click here (or on the collage) to open up my photo gallery with descriptions of each picture.TEACHING … [Read more...]

VIDEO: BABW Decorative Name Plate Hanger

Today we'll be making this adorable Stampin' Up Build a Bear Name Plate Hanger. This video tutorial demonstrates the cool name plate made from  book basic chipboard (110712), and the SU Build-a-Bear products.Other supplies used in this video are: … [Read more...]

Stampin Up Founders Circle Pictures

Our plane landed in Boston late last night, it was the end of an amazing trip to St. George, UT for Stampin' Up's Annual Founder's Circle Retreat. This event is awarded to the Top 100 demonstrators in the company, and I was blessed and honored to be … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Ornamental Punch Falling Leaves

Join us today as we create grogeous leaves using the Stampin' Up! Ornamental punch (116794)and vellum. Stampin' Up Season of Friendship Stamp Set (111776), Friendly words jumbo wheel (114696) . Card also features Orchard Ribbon Originals (116232) … [Read more...]

Build-a-Bear Treatbox Halloween Goody

Is this bear the cutest dang thing!! He's from the Stampin' Up Build-a-Bear Workshops collection (BABW), and I just love him. There are so many fun accessories to dress him up in. This project, perfect for Halloween, is the Stampin’ Up Build-a-Bear … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Bleach Backgrounds from the Crypt

Today we'll be creating a super cool background technique using Clorox Bleach! It's a wow!I'm on my way to St. George, UT today for Stampin' Up!'s Annual Founder's Circle retreat. This retreat is awarded to the Top 100 Demos in the company, I am … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Sweet Treat Cup Candy Balloon

Join us today as we create this adorable card so yummy you can eat it...using Stampin' Up Sweet Treat cups (116802), Sweet Centers stamp set (116521) & Best Wishes and More stamp set (11602). Also featured on this project are Strawberry/peanut … [Read more...]

VIDEO: BABW Girly Girl Bear

How adorably cute is this "girly girl" bear? Dress up the Stampin' Up Build-a-Bear sizzix dies: Bear (117977), Beary Essentials (117978) & Beary Gilr Sizzlit (117982). Also featuring fun Autumn Meadows designer paper (116769) from the Holiday … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Autumn Harvest Watercoloring

I've received so many requests for more info on this card since we made it in my stamp club when the stamp set made it's debut, that I thought it would be a perfect tutorial for video (since watercoloring is hard to describe with words).  The set is … [Read more...]

My Digital Studio – Digital Scrapbooking is coming!

Stampin' Up is going digital!! It's a true, it's a little scary and it's soooooooooo exciting!!! A brand new product line of digital scrapbooking called My Digital Studio will be released on October 1. It's featured in the Holiday Mini Catalog on … [Read more...]

Graveyard Gala Halloween Card

This is just a darling swap I received at convention from Jossette Cunningham. I love Halloween ideas. This one comes from the brand new Graveyard Gala stamp set (#115458) and Cast-a-spell designer paper (#115677) on page 20 & 21 of the idea … [Read more...]

VIDEO: House of Haunts – brayered background

This is a super fun Halloween card I did on the TV show for an episode on brayered backgrounds (see video below). The stamp set is the House of Haunts (item #111574), one of my Halloween favorites...I just love this spooky house. Stampin' Up Glossy … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Delightful Dates Calendar Kit

I'm love this adorable new Delightful Dates Calendar Kit from Stampin' Up! in the 2009 Holiday Mini Catalog. This video tutorial shows how simple decorating this darling kit is.  I embossed the chipboard stand with iridescent ice embossing powder and … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Faux Leather Purse Box

This video is a super cool technique called "Faux Leather", the project itself is a purse box holder and note cards. It's a darling project, you'll love how quick and easy this gift goes … [Read more...]

2009 Holiday Mini Catalog is here!

 DOWNLOAD THE STAMPIN' UP MINI CATALOG (PDF) >Products available Sept 1 - Jan 4* * Excludes My Digital Studio, release date October 1 * Simply Adorned Products temporarily unavailbleWhat a great way to start off the holidays ~ with the … [Read more...]