Archives for August 2012

Blast Off Astronaut Card

This one is in honor of Neil Armstrong. The astronaut in all of us mourned the loss of a hero this past week. This stamp set seemed appropriate, as it's every little boys fantasy to be a spaceman. The Blast Off stamp set (#125944, wood #125946), … [Read more...]

Frightening Feline Cards – Part 3

Here are a few more fun Frightening Feline Halloween cards. The Frightening Feline is a single stamp in the new 2012 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. These cute cards came from the Providence, RI Regional Event this past weekend.Just a quick … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Field Flowers Sympathy

Today's video tutorial offers a super cool masking technique, creating the effect of a "faux layer" and adding dimension to the card. The gorgeous flowers come from the Field Flowers stamp set, which is a 2-step stamp set. 2-step stamp sets offer a … [Read more...]

Providence Regional Event

This past Saturday (Aug 25) myself and almost 20 demos and friends from my group were able to attend the Stampin' Up! Regional event in Providence, RI!! We joined 475 New England stampers for a day of stamping presentations (like live youtube) and … [Read more...]

Frightening Feline Card – Part 2

Here's some more Frightening Feline kitty fun for ya! This one uses the Spider web impressions folder and the new satin striped ribbon from the Holiday catalog, it's to die for {insert evil laugh}.products used on this … [Read more...]

Frightening Feline Card – Part 1

Frightening Feline aka: Scaredy Cat! Or maybe Scary Cat...but he's not really that scary. This stamp from the Holiday Catalog just makes me smile, I love all of the "spooky" fun words that create the cat image. He almost reminds me of the Cheshire … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Toxic Treat Window Boxes

It's time for some freaky fun "Toxic Treat" Halloween projects. Who doesn't love giving Halloween candy and treats for the kids, little and big. Today's video tutorial is a super easy and fun "window" goody / candy box, using the Simply Scored tool … [Read more...]

Demo Swap: Holiday Catalog Cardfronts

2012 HOLIDAY CATALOG SWAPThis is a demonstrator swap for the 2012 Stampin Up Holiday Catalog, the theme is Holidays! Choose any holiday from Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanuka. Then use your choice of stamp sets from the Holiday … [Read more...]

Ship in a Bottle Card

How do they do that?! The "impossible bottle" is a bottle that has an object inside it that does not appear to fit through the mouth of the bottle. The ship in the bottle is a traditional example, and in the case of this card maybe the easiest "ship … [Read more...]

Need for Speed Race Car

Here's another great card from one of my new favorite stamp sets: Need for Speed set (#122715 wood, #122717 clear mount). Yesterday I posted a video using the airplane. This was a display sample I saw at Stampin' Up convention, the car was stamped … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Fighter Jet Plane Love

Sky-writing some love today in a tribute to our military pilots, my Grampy included. Whether Air Force, Navy or just a jet plane lover (I know a few) this card will be a big hit! The plane from the Stampin' Up! Need for Speed set (#122715 wood, … [Read more...]

Hello Doily Sympathy Card

This is a beautiful sympathy card, created with the Hello, Doily background stamp (#122845 wood, #122847 clear mount). The sentiment is from the Word Play stamp set (#120308 wood, #120651 clear mount). The ink color is Soft Suede on Very Vanilla card … [Read more...]

Hello Kitty Card

Hello Kitty is one of the most recognized characters, and now...she's a card! With just a few punches, she's complete. Love the red glimmer paper, the perfect effect for the bow. The bow was created with our old butterfly punch and a circle, but you … [Read more...]

World Treasure Peacock Card

Peacocks are famous for their showy feathers, and this World Treasures stamp set (#126765 wood, 126767 clear mount)  set is a lot of fun to "show off". The words are from the new Sweet Essentials stamp set (#126455 wood, 126457 clear mount). Created … [Read more...]

Bootiful Occasions Card Part IV

"Warm Winter Wishes down to your toes" - switching holidays from Halloween to Christmas with this stinkin' cute Bootiful Occasions Stamp Set (#126595 wood, #126597 clear mount) card. Created by Tina Petko. If you're a "shoe hound" *ahem* I mean "shoe … [Read more...]

Bootiful Occasions Card – Part III

Shaking my broom for this awesome card idea from Cindy Wallace. Another cutie from the Bootiful Occasions Stamp Set (#126595 wood, #126597 clear mount) series. The fun Lucky Limeade, Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry color combination is very eye … [Read more...]

Bootiful Occasions Card – Part II

"Get your broom, cast a spell, and shake your booty!" with the super cute Halloween card idea. . Another fun witches boot card , or party invitation, idea from my Bootiful Occasions Stamp Set (#126595 wood, #126597 clear mount) series.Click … [Read more...]

Bootiful Occasions Card – Part I

I love boots...there I said it! I love to wear them, admire them and I especially love the new stinkin' cute Stampin' Up! Bootiful Occasions Stamp Set (#126595 wood, #126597 clear mount). A set about shoes, what's not to love?This one screams … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Angry Birds Candy Bar & Card

Bird, bird, bird, bird is the word...The Angry Birds are back! I'm not referring to Angry Birds Rio or the new Angry Birds in Space games this time. I'm talking about these super-stinkin' cute matching Red Bird candy bar and card set. This is a … [Read more...]

New Catalog Helper Tour – Sign Up here

With the release of the 2012-2013 Annual Catalog in June, Stampin' Up! has soooo many cool new products and new projects that it's sometimes hard to know where to start lol. I would like to take you on a Catalog Tour of the latest Product Suites … [Read more...]

VIDEO TUTORIAL: Footprints in the Sand

Another video tutorial from my "what I did on my summer vacation" series. Nothing says summer like the beach, sand, surf and footprints in the sand. This card takes the Baby Prints Stamp Set "outside the box" and into the ocean lol. Inspired by "The … [Read more...]

Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog – not so mini

August 1, 2012 - January 2, 2013The new 2012 "not so mini" Holiday Catalog is released! This is no "mini" catalog, with 40 pages of "awesomeness" this Holiday catalog is bigger and better than ever before! Check out the product bundles … [Read more...]

MDS2 – My Digital Studio II Software is here

My Digital Studio 2 is here!! It's amazing. Upgrade your MDS, or purchase it new. More info below.PRODUCTS & DOWNLOADSMds 2 Download Price: $39.95Mds 2 Free Trial Price: … [Read more...]