Archives for January 2010

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Sweetheart Treat Cups

You just can't go wrong with Jelly Bellys, and Stampin Up's new Sweetheart Stamp Set and Heart shaped treat cups! Join me for today's video, and see that the hardest part is not eating all of the jelly beans. Another cool technique is this fabulous … [Read more...]

Presents to share

Don't you just love getting presents? Especially when they are a surprise! I was really excited to open my mail and receive this gem from my friend and downline Liz Miller. We attended SU Leadership and Regionals in Phoenix several weeks ago, and … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo: Favors – Part 5

Just think how beautiful these little fancy "sculptured glass" bags will be for wedding favors (either on the wedding tables, or at the bridal shower). It's made with Stampin Up Window Sheets (this bag uses the thick sheets 114324). The bag design is … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo: Invitations Part 4

This is a gorgeous, elegant and shimmery wedding invitation. It is a subtle, very vanilla on very vanilla layer. Uses the Wedding Sweet stamp set (115466) and is stamped in Shimmer White Shimmer paint. The inside is embossed with the Perfect Details … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Glassine Treat Bags

Love is in the air, and so is the smell of cookies! Join me for today's video, and learn how to make this stinkin' cute Valentine's day treat bag perfect for the kids at school, co-workers and friends. this project uses the new Glassine bags from the … [Read more...]

Online Ordering Clubs are here!

Brand new! Starting in Feb, I've just added a new service called the Online Ordering Club!Similar to my original hostess clubs, which currently are over 150 club members strong & growing (I love guys!!!) both get access to my members only … [Read more...]

Join Stampin Up today and be a part of something special

What does it mean to "join Stampin' Up"? I think this answer may be a little different for each of us. For me it started out as one thing, and has changed over the past 6 years. Originally, for me, becoming a demonstrator had nothing to do with … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Corner & Edge Punch tips

Join me for today's video, I'll share some tips on creating random sizes with the new Stampin' Up edge and corner punches.Using the punches seperately  makes a pretty accent to your project. When using them together, they make a stunning border … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo – Invitation Part 3

This is  gorgeous wedding invitation folio The front folds down to reveal a pocket containing the RSVP card and directions. Groom specialty card stock-paper (116478) makes a beautiful black striped glossy front. The Bride and Groom's initials are … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo – Medallion Invitation Part 2

This beautiful hand stamped wedding invitation is perfect when you are making hundreds of invitaions. The text is printed on the computer, the Medallion stamp (115223) is stamped in black with a clear rhinestone brad (113114) in the center.This … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Paper Flower Rosettes

 Check out this paper flower rosette!! It's super cool. Today's video demonstrates how to create this beautiful technique, which I learned at a Stampin Up Regional event. This card uses Stampin' Up's sending Love collection (designer paper and brads) … [Read more...]

I {Heart} Hearts Valentine – help Haiti

This card was sent to me from my friend and downline Billie Dir. Isn't it gorgeous?I was going to blog this in February, but since Stampin Up announced the Haitian Disaster Relief program yesterday, I decided to share this now instead of waiting. … [Read more...]

Stampin Up Haitian Disaster Relief

Help make a difference in the lives of those who continue to suffer from the effects of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12. From now until February 28, 2010, Stampin Up! will set aside $2 from the sale of every I {Heart} … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo – Invitations Part 1

I've had a lot of requests for wedding invitation ideas for brides-to-be, so I'm starting a blog series of wedding ideas (samples and favors) that I'll call The Cyber Wedding Expo.This first sample is a wedding invitation, it shows a textured … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Heart to Heart Valentine

 Join me for today's video tutorial, featuring this adorable card using the Heart-to-Heart punch, scallop envelope die and Well Scripted stamp set. Great to tell someone you love them, a birthday and perfect for Valentine's Day. The video shows … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Valentine Nugget Mailbox

 How stinkin' cute is this?!?! I LOVE IT! It's a Hershey Nugget Mailbox, perfect for Valentine's Day treats. Join me today for this quick and easy video tutorial.This idea came from Stampin's Up Leadership event last week.  Print Hershey … [Read more...]

Simply Adorned Jewelry and Charms now available

After long wait, the Simply Adorned line is finally available!!! HIP HIP HOORAY!!!!Our Simply Adorned line beautifully combines the best of two worlds: stamping and jewelry! We designed our Simply Adorned charms to hold a creation you design … [Read more...]

My Digital Studio – new images!

New download images are available for My Digital Studio . Visit my online store for more info and to download these images > My Sweet Pea Digital Kit$9.95 Recipes by Design Kit9.95 Write … [Read more...]

On Board Bird Books from Leadership

These are some beautiful gifts/decorations created by Shelli Gardner, for the Stampin Up Leadership event. She demonstrated these gorgeous altered chipboard pieces, you will find them in the 2010 Occasions Mini Catalog. What a beautiful gift, accent … [Read more...]

Caution: Opening may cause extreme excitment

I got my first Stampin Up order during Sale A Bration from Mr UPS and check out the box! It's hilarious!!! the note on the top says CAUTION: OPENING BOX MAY CAUSE EXTREME EXCITMENTAin't that the truth! Gotta love it. Of course, this warning … [Read more...]

More amazing fabric craft ideas

Everytime I go to a Stampin' Up event, I'm amazed and wow'd by something new. There is always new and exciting ideas to come home and expirament with. Leadership last week was filled with many of these ideas. Yesterday, I posted the amazing quilts, … [Read more...]

Quilting Square Gift from Stampin Up

At Stampin' Up Leadership in Phoenix last week, there was an amazing display of quilts and other great crafts created by Jill Olson, Susan Adams and Janet Baker. These quilts (and I'll post more tomorrow) were created with our Big Shot dies and … [Read more...]

Stampin Up Leadership Photos & Updates

Stampin Up Leadership 2010I just returned from Stampin' Up Leadership event in Phoenix, AZ this past week! There were approx. 1,000 demonstrators at the event. Warm weather, seeing old friend, meeting new friends and a whole lot of stamping. … [Read more...]

Something Sweet Gumball Machine Shaker Card

If you saw my "Sneak Peek Occasions Mini" video on the new stamps sets, you know that I love the Something Sweet stamp set(117688) so much I bought it twice! True story, once in wood mount and once in clear mount. Are you laughing? It really wasn't … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Oval Texture Frame & Hearts

I {heart} Hearts...and I {heart} this super cool technique - it's a texured oval frame spotlighting the hearts. Super cool, easy, quick and elegant (not often you can combine all of these traits in one card). Join me for today's short video tutorial … [Read more...]