Archives for February 2010

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Lucky Charms Shamrock

Today's video is inspired by my kid's favorite breakfast cereal....Lucky Charms! I just kept thinking "pink hearts, yellow moons, great clovers..." while I was stamping it. The shamrock is another fun use for the large heart punch you bought for … [Read more...]

Mario Bros. Birthday Party

This one goes out to all of the Nintendo fans! I've invited the incredibly talented Michelle Fisher to guest blog today, Michelle is a mulitple Stampin Up Artisan Award winner, and after seeing these projects made with SU punches and paper, you'll … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo: Invitations – Part 10

This wedding invitation is simple, striking and gorgeous! It's a fabulous combination of the Stampin Up Groom Specialty paper (116478) & Guest Book simply scrappin kit (115697). The invitation folds down, revealing a folder which holds the … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Voila the Chef

Combine the Voila the Chef stamp with the new Country Living Cards a la Carte kit for this super stinkin' cute card. The Country Chic style of the Cards a la Cart stationery kit comes with the designer paper and super cute Dinner party stamp set. It … [Read more...]

Quilt Square & Instructions

 Great news! Remember those amazing quilt squares we were given at Leadership in January? now you can make your own!  I have a set of instructions for you. These and more, the Big Shot die cut machine is amazing for quilting. Click here to print … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Pot of Gold – Rainbow Swipe

Today's super cool video tutorial and technique goes out to the "Luck 'o the Irish". This video comes from my friend, and downline, Jenni Ingerick. She's super talented, and also makes great videos. Jenni will show us how to create this awesome … [Read more...]

MY DIGITAL STUDIO: How to make your own stationary

Make your own custom stationary using My Digital Studio (118108) and the new My Sweet Pea digital kit (119978) download add on. You can make this for yourself, notes, to do lists, or create it as a gift for a friend.Not only is it gorgeous, it … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Top Note Purse Card

Join me today's video and we'll create this stinkin' cute card using the Top Note die as a purse. Love the colors of the Cottage Wall designer paper, and don't miss the coolest technique showing how to use the color spritzer for the background. The … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo: Invitations – Part 9

 Some people what a lifetime, for a moment like this... This wedding invitation is stunning! The swirl & strip sheen from the Stampin Up Bridesmaid card stock (116479) is striking. The front words are printed on vellum card stock. The inside, … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Sock Monkey Magic

Secrets of magic revealed! No, I won't be wearing a mask, I'll just keep my face hidden hehehe - kidding (not really) but I don't think David Copperfield will be coming after me for revealing this secret. This technique definitely falls under "cards … [Read more...]

Love Bots – Great kids party thank yous and favors

For Valentine's this year, I got the new Love Bots in the Occasions Mini Catalog for my son. He was so excited, he actually put them all together himself yesterday. It was the cutest thing, and they were so easy my 9 year old made them all. We filled … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo: Invitations – Part 8

 Thanks for all of your wonderful notes and comments on the wedding samples I've been sharing. I'm so thrilled you've enjoyed them, it seems like everyone knows someone who is getting married! I love it.Today's invitation comes from Audra Moncur, … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Simply Adorned Charms

The much anticipated Simply Adorned line of charms is finally here! These necklaces and charm bracelets are all the rage, and they are so easy and fun to make your own. Join me for today's short video demonstrating how to create a reversible … [Read more...]

With Sympathy

"Your loved one will always be as close as a memory, and the God of all comfort as close as a prayer" - I love this verse from the Close as a Memory stamp set. Sometimes we stamp for joy, and sometimes we stamp for's post is dedicated to … [Read more...]

Over $15,000 raised & counting – Help Haiti

I love this company, and I'm touched over and over by the generosity of you ladies! In just 15 days, Stampin Up has raised over $15,000 from the sale of the  I {Heart} Hearts stamp set (117010)  to make a difference in the lives of those who continue … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo: Invitations Part 7

My cyber wedding expo of hand stamped ideas is still going strong! Today's contribution is from Sarah Schueler. Sarah steps outside the traditional wedding stamp set "box" with her invitation, she stamped this with the Friends 24-7 stamp set … [Read more...]

Photo cards: Is it Live or is it MDS?

How'd she do that? This card looks like it has several layers of photos, designer paper and stamps...but in reality it's 1 flat layer, created in the My Digital Studio software program and printed as a glossy photo. The photo was then layered on … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Punchy the M&M Lion

This is just the stinkin' cutest dang thing ... ever! Check him out, he's Punchy the Lion! Made from punches, and his body is a heart treat cup. Can you stand it?!?! Have a Lion King fan? Here's your Simba. Roooooar!This is just an over the top … [Read more...]

Cyber Wedding Expo: Invitations Part 6

These wedding invitation and rsvp cards are simple, elegant and timeless. Created to match the wedding colors of the bride, this is sample uses Mellow Moss, which can easily adapted for any color. The front lower portion of the inviation flips down … [Read more...]

Jan Blog Candy Winner Announced!

CONGRATULATIONS TO Lisa Eisner!!Lisa won my January blog candy: Wings of Friendship Hostess stamp set!February’s free blog candy stamp set is: Lovely Flowers Bundle The level 3 hostess bundle includes 2 sheets of Lovely Lines Rub Ons, 9 … [Read more...]