Archives for March 2011


I posted a similar card on my blog last month, it was a swap from an event I'd attended.  I received so much feedback and interest from you gals, that I create this video tutorial. The flower was created with the Fun Flowers Bigz L Die (121812) and … [Read more...]

STAMPIN KIT: Always Accordion Album

up to $5 OFF Always Stamps and wheel with kit purchase!Imagine the joy a custom mini accordion album could bring to your mother, mother-in-law, and grandmothers. Proudly display your own special keepsake and share some of your favorite … [Read more...]

Partial Impressions Emboss – Vellum

Continuing on with my series on partial impressions embossing, today's gorgeous card sample shows this technique on Stampin' Up! Vellum Card Stock(101856). I love working with vellum, and when you run it through the Big Shot impressions folder, the … [Read more...]

Partial Impressions Emboss – Wedding Invitations

Wedding invitation samples are popular requests in the spring. Many brides-to-be love handmade invitations and favors for their big day, it really adds the personal touch to this special event. I have many samples on the blog (see link below), … [Read more...]

Partial Impressions Emboss – Wood Cut

Did you know you can use the Big Shot to cut and emboss our Stampin' Up! Wood Sheet texture cuts (116309)? I used the partial emboss technique on this card, and it looks like the design was carved into the wood! Is is super cool. Other SU … [Read more...]

Partial Impressions Emboss Technique – Part 2

Here is another sample using the Partial Impressions Folder emboss technique I shared at the Hartford Regional last week. I impressed the basic black card stock, then sponged whisper white craft ink lightly over the embossed area to make it "pop"! … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Partial Impressions Folders

This past week I presented the Partial Impressions Folder Embossing technique at Stampin' Up!'s Regional event in Hartford, CT. I originally shared this cool technique with my Stamp Club members, they voted it up for my "Wow" presentation choice to … [Read more...]

Blossom Petal Punch & Punch Bunch WOW

I am in love with this card, created by my friend Cindy Peterson. Cindy used the Punch Bunch - Sale a Bration stamp set (earn this free thru March 31), along with Love Letter designer series paper (117162), the Blossoms Petals Punch (121808), various … [Read more...]

Hartford, CT Regional Event

This past weekend Stampin' Up was in Hartford, CT doing a Regional event for demonstrators and guests. I presented a "workshop wow" technique called "Partial Impression folder embossing", it was a lot of fun. I promise to share a video and my samples … [Read more...]

Elegant Soiree samples

Here are a couple of cards showing one of my favorite designer papers: Elegant Soiree (117163). The first card also uses the Fun Flowers die (121812) for the Big Shot and Elegant Lines impressions folder (119277). The next card uses the new Framed … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Puff the Magic Dragon

Sing along with me..."Puff, the Magic Dragon, lived by the sea...". Breaking out my Stinkin' Cute-o-meterout for this super cutey. This dragon is perfect for a child's birthday invitation or birthday card. Heck I know a few adults who'd flip for him. … [Read more...]

Vintage Springtime Matchbox Messages

I love the beautiful designs and colors in the Springtime Vintage designer series paper (121782) in the 2011 Occasions mini catalog. It looks so pretty with everything. This gorgeous card uses the several different of the designs from the paper set. … [Read more...]

Greetings, Earthling Kid fun

This is such a fun card idea for kids. It uses the Greetings, Earthling alien/martian stamp set (113810). Stamp the characters in basic black, and leave them to be colored by the child. Attach 2 crayons with a ribbon and a glue dot. Who wouldn't love … [Read more...]