Archives for May 2010

VIDEO TUTORIAL: My Digital Studio Software training

Mark Jessen, Stampin Up! trainer, demonstrates how to get started using Stampin Up!s premiere digital crafting software studio, My Digital Studio. Learn some basic tips for installing My Digital Studio and creating a photo album using Stampin Up!s … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Chic Fleece Flower Pins

These fun-to-wear fabric flower pins are just amazing! My friend BJ Peters taught us how to create these using fleece (as in polar fleece) fabric at our 3rd annual Stampin Up Demonstrator Extravaganza last Saturday. I created this video tutorial … [Read more...]

BJ’s Big Shot Bags – Extravaganza Part 3

 BJ Peters, from Hastings, MN was one of the guests presenters at our 3rd annual Stampin Up Demonstrator Extravaganza last Saturday. She is so amazingly talented, and has a special gift for Big Shot creations outside the box. Her presentation was on … [Read more...]

BJ’s amazing Big Shot quilts – Part 2

Here are a couple amazing quilts BJ Peters shared with us at the Stampin Up Demonstrator Extravaganza last Saturday. The Flowered quilt uses the Flower Die (114534), Flower Folds (115970), Scallop Square Die (115950) and even the Oval Scallop Die … [Read more...]

New punch images available digitally

The latest group of digital downloads for My Digital Studio are now available! These new punch images can be used both the My Digital Studio Software and seperately. To find all of the newest digital images, go to my ONLINE STORE > DIGITAL … [Read more...]

New England Stampin Up Extravaganza – Part 1

This past Saturday, May 22 was our 3rd annual New England Stampin Up Demonstrator Extravaganza, and it was AMAZING!!! This year I co-hosted the event with Deb Valder, and we held it in Springfield, Ma. Demonstrators, customers and friends came from … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Vellum Stained Glass

Here is an incredibly gorgeous card using a vellum "stained glass" technique for my series this week on the Elements of Style stamp set. It is so easy, and beautiful to do. This card also features the new Square Lattice impressions textured folder … [Read more...]

The Elements of Style Hummingbird

Today I have 2 beautiful cards using the Elements of Style stamp set (118611 Wood, 120045 Clear Mount). You can see from both these pretty samples, and the previous posts this week on Elements of Style  that this set is very versatile. Today's cards … [Read more...]

Elements of Style Cracked Glass

Continuing on my series of the Elements of Style stamp set (118611 Wood, 120045 Clear Mount), this amazing card is another fantastic example using the "Cracked glass" technique from yesterday's video tutorial (click here to view). This card was … [Read more...]

Spotlight on Elements of Style

Spotlighting is a technique used to draw attention to a certain part of an image, in this case the flowers from the Elements of Style stamp set (118611 Wood, 120045 Clear Mount) were stamped, colored and then punched out with the 1 1/4" Circle punch. … [Read more...]

New Graduation stamp images available for download

Your handmade Graduation headquarters, Stampin' Up! just released the new Go Graduate stamp set in digital form, as well as 2 new alphabets! These new stamp images can be used both the My Digital Studio Software and seperately. To find all of the … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Cracked Glass Butterfly

Watch your stress melt-away with this "stress relief" card, the tearing, crumpling and color spritzing techniques really work it out! And just wait until you get to the cracked glass technique on the butterfly, it looks like a family heirloom. You'll … [Read more...]

New Elements of Style Series

This gorgeous card kicks off a series I'm doing, focusing on the Elements of Style stamp set (118611 Wood, 120045 Clear Mount) in the Stampin' Up! Summer mini catalog. Everything I've seen created with this stamp set is just gorgeous. Today's card is … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Graduation Cap Gift Card Holder

Join me for today's video, where we'll be making a super cool Graduation Cap Gift card holder!  Set to impress your favorite graduate both inside and out OR use this cool idea for Graduation party invitations. A cool hinged scallop square cap/card, … [Read more...]

You are my sunshine – Sweet Treat Cups

Isn't this just the cutest card? I LOVE it! Cheryl Flynn gave me this card on the cruise last week. She made it with the Sweet Treat cups (116802), the Bumble Bee inside is a Lindt chocolate (yummy). It's killing me not to eat him, but he's toooo … [Read more...]

Elements of Style 3-D Scallop Circle Flower

This gorgeous card uses the new Elements of Style stamp set in the Stampin Up Summer Mini Catalog (#118611 wood, #120045 Clear Mount). The 3D flower was created with the Scallop Circle punch (click here to see a video tutorial >) It's a real WOW! … [Read more...]

Still a few tix left for May 22 Stamping Event

This event is open to all customers and demonstrators who love to stamp! Fantastic projects, presentations and prizes...hurry only a few spots left! Hosted by: Tami White  and Deb Valder DATE: Sat. May 22 TIME: 9:00am … [Read more...]

Gorgeous new MDS Designer Paper Downloads

 Put a little summer in your projects with this latest group of digital downloads for My Digital Studio--now available! These papers are breathtaking, and can be used both the the MDS Software and seperately. Item     Description     … [Read more...]

IMPORTANT: News about Retiring Colors

IMPORTANT NEWS ABOUT RETIRING COLORS: If you are planning on stocking up on card stock, ink pads and refills for the Retiring Stampin' Up Colors, you may want to consider doing this as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Read the important … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: King of the Grill & Stinkin’ Cute-o-meter

 It's a BTU-tiful thing! This stamp set is soooo funny!! Check out the burnt edges of this card, and the new King of the Grill stamp set is just hilarious. Perfect for Father's Day and more. This card was designed by my friend and Team Stamp It … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Born to Be Wild Motorcycle

Born to be wiiiiild!!! Wahooo!! I'm so excited to have a motorcycle stamp (in the new Summer Mini catalog), both my husband and I are bikers. He is the hottie on the Harley, my bike is what I like to call the "Honda Davidson" (below). My friend Lisa … [Read more...]

Cruise Portrait fun with MDS

I'm so excited! I can't wait to make a photo book in MDS (My Digital Studio) out of my Stampin Up Southern Caribbean cruise photos from last week. I hope to work on that this weekend. In the meantime, I made a photo collage in Picasa and imported … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Shabby Ribbon Flower

 Today's video comes from my friend (and downline) Jenni Ingerick, she created this gorgeous card using the Vintage Vogue stamp set (yes, it's still available...yipppeee) and the coolest ribbon flower technique. Jenni put together this great video … [Read more...]

Sporting Images Downloads for My Digital Studio

Document your children's spring sports with this latest group of digital stamp brush sets--now available for My Digital Studio. Item  Description  Price   121065 Athletic Department stamp brush set - … [Read more...]

Pictures from the Stampin Up Caribbean Cruise

 Thank you Stampin Up!!!! We just returned from a 7 day, all expenses paid cruise from Stampin Up and WOW!!! What a trip! We sailed on Royal Caribbean from Puerto Rico to Barbados, Antigua, St. Lucia, St. Marten and St. Croix. Spending lots of … [Read more...]