Archives for May 2012

Lovely as a Tree Part II

Another great Lovely as a Tree Stamp Set 115026 idea. Using the Stampin’ Write Markers to color the tree, and the brand new Summer Smooches DSP #125409 (coming out tomorrow in the new catalog). Created by Teresa Howe. IMPORTANT REMINDER: TODAY is … [Read more...]

Lovely as a Tree and Reminder tomorrow’s the last day!

This is a great Father's Day card using the Lovely as a Tree Stamp Set 115026 and Teeny Tiny Wishes Stamp Set 115370. Using the Stampin' Write Markers to color the trees. Created by Dawn Dipasquale. IMPORTANT REMINDER: Tomorrow (Thursday, May 31) … [Read more...]

My Digital Studio Class – June 11

My Digital Studio software is a very hot product offered by Stampin’ Up!  Monday, June 11I’ll be hosting a My Digital Studio (MDS) 101 class. Teaching the basics of the MDS software. If you have MDS installed on your laptop, bring it and follow … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Faux Mother of Pearl Technique

Check out this gorgeous Faux Mother of Pearl technique in today's video! I little shimmer paint and glossy card stock equals a whole lot of "shabang wow". The Fun Flowers die creates this great 3-d flower. Substitute the new Everything Eleanor Stamp … [Read more...]

SWAP: Summertime Themed Full Card Swap

It's almost summmertime!!! I'm hosting a ""Summer Themed" Full Card Swap. Come join the fun. This is a customer card swap, however you can participate even if you are a demonstrator (we are customers too right hehehe). This first card uses the … [Read more...]

New Sneak Peeks In colors and more

It's time for a sneak peek of the new 2012-2014 In color collection coming June 1st!! Introducing Gumball Green, Midnight Blue, Primrose Petals, Raspberry Ripple and Summer Starfruit - catch a peek in these projects. This group of cards was … [Read more...]

Fifth Avenue Floral Card

Today we're saying goodbye to one of my favorites, the Fifth Avenue Floral stamp set #113734. Such a beautiful set, and this card is so beautiful and elegant. The design came from my friend Linda Cullen. She made this for a mother's day card, I … [Read more...]

Graduation Owl Card and more

This week I'll be posting some fabulous swaps from the Stampin' Up! Incentive trip to Disney (Orlando) a couple of weeks ago. This first card is perfect for this month, it's a graduation card using the Owl Builder Punch #118074, with a little help … [Read more...]

New Stampin’ Up! Catalog information

There is much excitement  over the new Stampin' Up! catalog, as a demonstrator I've been able to sneak peek and I can honestly say it's AWESOME!!!!! There are some changes to the catalog and mini catalog roll outs, see below for details. How do I … [Read more...]

Morning Cup Tea Bag Card

Here is a super fun, stinkin' cute card idea using the Stampin' Up! Morning Cup Stamp Set (116988 wood, #120489 clear mount), and the Take a Sip Wheel #120323. Just simply adding a tea bag to the front makes it a gift, and a card lol! I especially … [Read more...]

Notably Ornate Vintage Card

Make every note-jotting moment an absolute pleasure for all your note-taking loved ones. The retiring Notably Ornate stamp set (#117098, #120561 clear mount) creates gorgeous custom notepads and stationery. This card was designed by Kristyne … [Read more...]

Strawberry Heart Punches dipped in Chocolate?

Here are a few fun ideas using the Full Heart Punch #119883 as a strawberry! Serously, who knew?! What will we think of next lol...stay tuned for the answer to this and more;) This first card combines the Full Heart Punch with the 5-Petal Flower … [Read more...]

Established Elegance Card – Part 2

This is part 2 of 2 of my series of the Established Elegance Stamp Set (#122530 wood, #122532 clear mount). A fantastic monochromatic paneled card, using just a splash of color for a "pop". Designed by Diana Gibbs. … [Read more...]

Established Elegance Card – Part 1

The Established Elegance Stamp Set (#122530 wood, #122532 clear mount) is perfect for adding a vintage flair in the form of focal images or subtle elements. On this gorgeous card, it is the focal image.The background is the Fancy Fan Letterpress … [Read more...]

Tool Time – Toolbox Card

Well if this toolbox card doesn't "take the cake" in toolville, I don't know what does! The ultimate Mantown card, in honor of the Mantown Card swap I'm hosting (click here). This was actually on display at a recent Stampin' Up event I attended. … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Spreading Ink Technique

Need a unique embellishment for that next project? Watch as Carrie Cudney from Stampin' Up! takes an embossed stamp image, adds a little water, then lets the ink spread with the aqua painter. You have to give this technique a try! The Stampin' … [Read more...]