Archives for February 2012

A tribute to Dick MacKinnon

Today's post is a little tribute to a great (and humble man): my step-father, Dick MacKinnon, or Grampa Dick (as we know and love him). Grampa Dick passed away suddenly this weekend. Although it's not stamping related, sharing this has been … [Read more...]

Stamp Club Spring Card Theme Card Swap

Swing into Spring - Stampin' Up Stamp Club Customer Card Swap Cards swaps are a lot of fun, and one of my favorite parts of Stampin' Up! Demonstrator events. By request from my "clubbers" I am hosting a "Spring / Easter theme" full card swap … [Read more...]

Nature Silhouettes Wolf Card – Part 3

The third and final installment in my series of Nature Silhouettes Stamp Set #11154 is the wolf baying at the moon. This time my inspiration came from a similar swap card from my friend Debi Pipen. The background is done with sponge daubers #102892, … [Read more...]

Nature Silhouettes Deer Card – Part 2

Part 2 in my series of Nature Silhouettes Stamp Set #11154 that my friend Shayna and I created, is the lone stag. Another inspiration from my gal Michelle Zindorf. The tree was colored direct to rubber with Stampin' Write markers, than stamped on … [Read more...]

Nature Silhouettes Deer Card – Part 1

The Nature Silhouettes Stamp Set #11154 is one of those underused greats in the Stampin' Up! Catalog! The Wolf and Deer/Stag silhouettes are great, so many possibilities. My friend Shayna and I have been creating with this set, today's card is the … [Read more...]

Angry Birds Card – Part 2

The birds are back!!! Angry Birds rule! Here is another version of my Angry Birds musical card, this time with the black bird. Open the card and it the Angry Birds theme song plays, thanks to the awesome Recordable Sound Cards (121009) from Stampin' … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Vellum Impressions with Bird Style

Vellum Card Stock #101856 does something extraordinary when you run through an Impressions Folder on the Big Shot Machine, and this card showcases the magic beautifully. Today's video tutorial demonstrates the new Stampin' Up! Label Framelits … [Read more...]

Mixed Bunch 3-D Flower Ornament

This fantastic 3D Flower ornament is another "brain child" from the Stampin' Up 2012 Occasions mini catalog products! Combining the Mixed Bunch Stamp Set (#125535 wood, #125537 clear mount) and coordinating Blossom Punch #125603 and attaching to a … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Inspired by Nature and the Distressing Kit

Today's video focuses on the Stampin' Up! Distressing Essentials kit #118762, or as I like to call it the "de-stress" kit hehehe.  It creates gorgeous vintage effects like this one with it's vintage "flavor" (color) ink spots and stamp. Along with … [Read more...]

Everyday Enchantment Rosette Fan

Some more  “Sale-a-bration“ fun today. This gorgeous fan was created using Stampin’ Up!’s Designer Rosette die #125594 and the Big shot die cut machine. SAB -Everyday Enchantment Designer Paper #126154, and brad from the SAB - Everyday Enchantment … [Read more...]

Sale-a-Brate Good times!

It's time to Celebrate "Sale-a-bration"! Why? Because we all love FREE, and that's what Sale-a-bration is all about...FREE! Free stamps, free paper, brads, ribbons, impressions folders and more. The birthday card uses the SAB - Outlined Occasions … [Read more...]

Beautiful Butterflies Birthday Card

*Gasp* It's Gorgeous!!! This card combines the Sale a Bration - Fresh Vintage Stamp set (125115 wood, 125117 clear mount) & Everyday Enchantment Designer Paper #126154 with the Beautiful Butterflies Bigz Die #114507 for the Big shot. Simply cut … [Read more...]

Elegant Bird Die Cut ideas

This is the new Stampin' Up! Elegant Bird bigz Die # 125593 for the Big Shot machine. a great die for so many projects, very vintage. Combine the versatile bird and wing shapes for fun, unique birds.Here's a couple of fun ideas. … [Read more...]

Rosette Apple for the Teacher!

Here's a big wow! This is an apple made from rosettes, you can create this with the Simply Scored tool #122334, or the Stampin’ Up!’s Designer Rosette die #125594. Click here for a video demonstrating the Rosette die > Occasions … [Read more...]

Heart Hot Air Balloon

Here's a super fun idea using the Hearts Framelit Die collection #125599. This first project is a picture frame, taking several of the same sized hearts cut in designer paper and folded in half for the "Heart Hot Air Balloon". Using the Sweet Centers … [Read more...]

Packed for Dad

Let's here one for the Dads! This super cute stamp from the Occasions mini catalog called Packed for Dad #125452 is packed full of fun "man-town" trinkets: remote control, pocket knife, spatula, hammer, tie, glass pocket watch and more! Here are some … [Read more...]

Designer Rosette Die Fun

Here are some fun ideas using Stampin’ Up!’s Designer Rosette die #125594 from Stampin' Up Leadership. The first sample is such a cute way to make a "dress" using the rosette. So fun!! It uses the Round tab punch (119864) and Paper Doily Sizzlet Die … [Read more...]