Archives for December 2009

SNEAK PEEK VIDEO: Occasions Mini Designer Papers

Happy New Year!!! Give your projects a special "shimmer" with Sending Love specialty, and just a cool, Stampin Up's first ever pad of 48 sheets of 12"x12" designer paper in the Sweet Pea stack! You have to see these beauties, visit the … [Read more...]

More sneak peek samples!

On the dawning of a new year, and the dawning of a brand new mini catalog I couldn't resist posting some of these great samples showing off the new products in the Stampin' Up Occasions Mini Catalog and upcoming Sale a Bration! I'm so … [Read more...]

Vintage Vogue Stamp Set – Occasions Mini Sneak Peek

I'm so excited about the upcoming 2010 Occasions Mini catalog! The new stamps and products are fantastic, and here's a gorgeous example. This card was created by my friend, Lisa Freeman. She used the new Vintage Vogue stamp set (117690), Bella Bleu … [Read more...]

SNEAK PEEK VIDEO: Occasions Mini New Punches

Are you "getting punchy" for the new year and brand new product lines in Stampin' Up's Occasions mini catalog? Well check this out, the next installment on my 4 part "Sneak Peek" series of video tour of new products coming your way January's a … [Read more...]

SNEAK PEEK VIDEO: Occasions Mini Catalog Clear Mount Stamps

Taste Great, Less Filling! Remember that commercial for beer? There were 2 sides and they would debate which was better, the taste or the calorie count. At the end of the ad both sides were winners when the 1 beer satisfied both taste and less … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Calendar using Templates plus Printing

I made calendars for our family, and all of the grandparents in Stampin' Up's My Digital Studio software. The video below shows some of the customizing I did, and how cool the professional printing is. Click the SHARE PROJECT tab in the program for … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Build A Bear Activity Packs

Recently, Stampin' Up and Build-a-Bear workshop teamed up for the launch of BABW's 1st full length adventure movie featuring Hal & Holly Moose. I was chosen to hold a "test market" this viewing event!!. the event sold out in under a day (2 … [Read more...]

My Digital Studio Christmas Cards

Here are some super cute Christmas card ideas using My Digital Studio software from Stampin' Up.CARD DETAILS: The first card uses: the Holly Jolly Christmas Digital Stamp set, modern label punch, old olive ribbon and knots as well as card stock … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Personalized Chocolate Goody Bag

Are you last minute gifter? Trying to think of the special something you can do in a hurry? Look no further, this project is not only cool, it's perfect for those last minute Holiday Gifts. Check out the video and learn how to create this cool goody … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Rudolph Spares

Rudolph with your nose so bright...have you ever wondered...what would happen if Rudolph's nose went out on Christmas? Have no fear this Christmas year! Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer is prepared, with Rudolph Spares!!Join me for today's video … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Santa Gift Card Holder

 Can you stand how stinkin' cute this Santa suit gift card holder is? Join me for today's video tutorial, and see how easy it is to create. Techniques shown in the video include "faux stitching" and attaching jumbo grommets. Which do you like better … [Read more...]

My Digital Studio – Family Christmas card

I created our family Christmas card using Stampin' Up's My Digital Studio Software this year! I loved being able to add a bunch of photos and captions to the inside of the card. Confession, I really, really wanted to type a family Christmas letter in … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Holiday Gift Tags

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Here is a great, beautiful, quick and easy gift tag idea for your Christmas gifts this holiday season. These are made with the Stampin Up Two Tags die (115954) for the Sizzix Big shot, and the Sweet Season … [Read more...]

Build a Bear Workshop Viewing Party Pics!

I've been bursting to post about my Build-a-Bear workshop viewing parties that were this past Friday night and yesterday! They were fantastic!! We had an absolute ball! I was so lucky to have been given this opportunity!!We watched Holly and Hal … [Read more...]

Bears of the Holy Grail – Monty Python meets BABW

I just couldn't resist posting these from my boys. I was setting up for my Build-a-Bear Workshop viewing parties last week, and my sons saw some of the bears made from the BABW sizzix Big Shot collection and asked if they could make some. I said … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Metal Napkin Ring Holders

Looking for a gift that makes your recipients say WOW!!! These metal napkin ring holders are a double bonus, not only are they stunning,but the men in your life are going to be soooo impressed with what you can do with a piece of sheet metal! Whether … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Candy Bar Gift Card Holders

Perfect for your holiday gift giving! Break out the Chocolate!!! Today's video uses Stampin Up to turn your favorite chocolate bar into a fab gift card holder. It's a fabulous presentation to jazz up your gift cards. And it's great for more then just … [Read more...]

Hurry! Retiring Stamp Sets List

The following stamp sets will be discontinued on January 4, 2010. They have been on what's called a "Dormant List", they didn't retire last June, but didn't make the new annual Idea Book & Catalog. They are now retiring for good, and there are … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Snowman Soup Gift

It's not just a super cute snowman, it's Frosty Snowman Soup - in a video! Frosty is a hanging envelope pouch, complete with packet of hot cocoa, mini marshmallows and a candy cane stiring stick! Perfect to hang on a gift, Christmas tree, or give as … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Ornament Box Part 3 of 3

Here it is! The final video in my glass ball ornament series!!  I know you all are dying to see this final segment and learn how to make the Christmas ornament box, and I'm hoping you love this as much as I do. My original box was inspired by the … [Read more...]

Stampin Up on the TODAY Show Video

Very exciting!! Shelli Gardner, CEO and Co-founder of Stampin' Up, was on the NBC TODAY Show today (Dec 4).If you missed it, here's the video >Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Join My … [Read more...]

Stampin Up on the TODAY Show (Friday)

EXCITING NEWS!! Stampin' Up was on the Today Show, Friday, Dec 4 CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO OF THE SHOW >Shelli Gardner (CEO & Co-Founder of Stampin' Up!) will appear on NBC's TODAY Show on Friday, December 4, 2009! While we do not know the … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Glass Ball Ornaments – Part 2

Today’s video is the 2nd in a 3 part video series I’m doing on Holiday Glass Ball Ornaments.Can you say WOW?These glitter glass ball ornaments are simply amazing! Using a few Stampin Up supplies, such as Icicle Rub Ons, Classic Ink Pad refills … [Read more...]

December Sales thru Dec 10

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