Archives for January 2012

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Upsy Daisy Masked Butterfly

Can you say WOW! So amazing, and yet so simple to do. Today's video offers some tips and tricks to masking this beautiful butterfly which include creating a "re-usable" mask. This single layer, "no-snail" card goes down as one of my favorites, thanks … [Read more...]

Take it to Heart Stamp Set

Here are some Valentine's card ideas from the new Take it to Heart Stamp Set (125520 wood, 125522 clear mount) offered in the Occasions Mini catalog. These were hanging on a "clothes line" display at Stampin' Up!'s Leadership event, that's why they … [Read more...]

Free stamp set give-away and ideas

Congratulations to Doralyn Andrews who won my latest Facebook give-away, The Happiest Birthday Wishes stamp set!Next drawing is for 2 stamp sets (2 chances to win): Tagtastic & Array of Sunshine Hostess Stamp Sets Winners drawn February 10. … [Read more...]

Stampin Up Leadership Updates

The Stampin' Up! Leadership event in San Antonio, Texas last week was the bomb!!! We had sooo much fun. Along with great friends (old and new), great food, a fun area along with Riverwalk...I got to cheer for my downline Dawn Gutro, who walked across … [Read more...]

Sale-a-Bration 2012

January 24 - March 31, 2013Choose a FREE Sale-a-Bration product for every $50* you spend! * before ship and taxAs a customer, or a demonstrator (demos get a discount on products as well).This year's offering includes exclusive stamp sets … [Read more...]

SAB: Fresh Vintage Stamp Set

It's almost here, the countdown to Sale A Bration is on!!! TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 24 is the big day!! I will have all of the details tomorrow, stay tuned!! In the meantime, here's a great sneak peek card using the  SAB exclusive stamp set called … [Read more...]

SAB: Outlined Occasions Stamp Set

Here's another sneak peek from the Stampin' Up! 2012 Sale a Bration (coming Tuesday, Jan 24). This card uses the SAB exclusive Outlined Occasions stamp set (#126014 wood, 126016 clear mount), along with some SAB exclusive designer fabric called … [Read more...]

SAB: Fresh Vintage Stamp Set

Sale-a-Bration is coming!!! Beginning January 24 (just 3 days away) and I'm so excited - who isn't?!?! Free products with every $50 you spend...yippeeee! I can't post the Sale-a-Bration catalog or products until January 24, but I can tease you with … [Read more...]

Video: New Framelit Dies

The innovative, thin, wafer-life design of these dies lets you see where you're placing the design before you cut! Layer dies inside each other to cut frames for stamp images.Cut single hearts or labels for accetns or layering. Framelits Dies … [Read more...]

Love and Laughter Engagement Card

This is a really pretty card for an engagement. Featuring the Love & Laughter stamp set (#125475 wood, #125477 clear mount) in the 2012 Stampin’ Up! Occasions mini catalog. Using the stampin' write markers to accent the "she said Yes!" on the … [Read more...]

Take it to Heart Cards

I'm leaving, on a jet plane! As this blog post makes it's way to you, I'm on my way to San Antonio, Tx for Stampin' Up!'s annual Leadership event! I have many great ideas coming all week for you while I'm gone.You can follow my Live Leadership … [Read more...]

Apothecary Art Birthday Card

I really like the Apothecary Art stamp set (#125525 wood, #125527 clear mount), and especially that it is designed to fit in the new Labels Collection Framelits # 125598 for the Big Shot. The background designer paper strip is from Well Worn … [Read more...]

Video: Paper Doily Sizzlit Die

One of the benefits of using Sizzlit dies is the delicate and intricate designs they cut. Now, with Stampin' Up!'s Paper Doily die #125592 you have the opportunity to create those beautiful detailed designs in a size that hasn't been an option … [Read more...]

Elements of Style Invitation

This week I'm heading off to San Antonio, Texas to attend Stampin' Up!'s Annual Leadership event. I'm very excited!! While there, I was invited to an Advisory Board Alumni lunch. This gorgeous hand-stamped invitation arrived in the mail for the … [Read more...]

Helly Doily Card

The Hello, Doily Background Stamp #122845 is such a pretty stamp, and it seems like everything you stamp with it comes out beautiful. My Mom sent us this card. She embossed the Hello, Doily image in white emboss powder. I love how she layered the … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Tea Shoppe Cherry Scented Card

Cherry Scented?!! Seriously?!?! Shut the front door!!! True story, today's card and video is an "Occasions mini Explosion" showing as many of Stampin' Up!'s new toys from the Occasions mini catalog as I could possibly fit in one fabulously scented … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Designer Rosettes

Do you love using paper rosettes in your craft projects? Are you even frustrated with how long it takes to cut, score and fold the rosette properly? Try Stampin' Up!'s Designer Rosette die #125594 and make rosettes for your next project in a … [Read more...]

Take it to Heart – Valentine’s Card

Another beautiful card from the 2012 Stampin’ Up! Occasions mini catalog, this card uses the Take it to Heart Stamp set. It also uses the brand new Framelits dies Labels & Hearts collection to make a gorgeous window on the front of the card. The … [Read more...]

Bordering on Romance Card

The new 2012 Stampin' Up! Occasions mini catalog has been released, with it many exciting new stamp sets and products. This beautiful card was created using some great new products from the mini:Bordering on Romance Stamp Set (125480 wood, … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Sweetheart Sweet Treat Cup Valentines

Today's post is a "video re-run" from 2 years ago! I came across this beauty the other day and I thought it would be a great project to re-visit. It demonstrates how to use the Heart Sweet Treat cups, and is a really fun Valentine. Some of the … [Read more...]

New Occasions Mini Catalog is here!

The new Occasions Mini Catalog is here, and with so many charming products perfect for Valentine's Day, Easter, birthdays, and more. Including innovating new products like Framlits & Edgelits, Paper Doily die cut and so much more!Occasions … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Elements of Style

Today's video is from my stamp club archives, I came across it the other day and fell in love with the card all over again. I "dusted off" the video and am re-broadcasting it publicly on YouTube for the very first time. Techniques include water … [Read more...]