Archives for September 2013

VIDEO: Painters Tape Technique

 Loving this cool and super easy technique using painters tape, of all things! Normally you would use this stuff to mask off areas of your walls/house that you didn't want paint on, however today we'll be using it to apply paint (or ink in our case). … [Read more...]

PROJECT: Liz’s ‘Treat or Treat’ Pizza Box

Today's super cute Halloween Treat Box is a "pizza box" from Liz Miller of Stampin' with Liz! You'll want to use your Simply Scored tool for this fun box (dimensions below)... I have not made a pizza box in a while and forgot how much fun they are!  … [Read more...]

CARDS: Ideas from the new Everyday Occasions Kit

Yesterday Stampin' Up released the brand new Everyday Occasions kit. I was lucky enough to receive one of these kits at Founders Circle in Utah last week and it is fantastic! Perfect for the new stamper, and busy stamper alike. Below are some … [Read more...]

NEW: Everyday Occasions Kit

  Why go to the store when a birthday, graduation, wedding, or even a time for expressing gratitude comes up? The Everyday Occasions Cardmaking Kit puts cards for all of those events right at your fingertips. And best of all, they’ll be … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Best of Halloween Flip Card

Fun, fun, fun in store in today's video...working with the new Circle Thinlits to create this super cool Haunted House Halloween "Flip Flop" or "swing" card. Not matter what you call it, you will love how fun and easy this is to create. And your … [Read more...]

NEW: Bite Me Photopolymer clear stamp set for Halloween

Go ahead and say, "Bite me!" all you want-our newest photopolymer stamp set gives you permission. With creepy splotches, spiders, and webs, our Bite Me set will help you go all out on Halloween projects or party favors.To learn more about our … [Read more...]

MDS: New Tuesday Downloads

Life is busy. Let My Digital Studio help you get ahead on your checklist. Preparing for the holidays? Whether you're working on holiday banners, cards, or tags-our latest downloads (PDF) can help. Be sure to check out Andrea's Download Dish blog … [Read more...]

CARD: Gently Falling leaves

Another simply beautiful card, this one from the Gently Falling stamp set. I little "rock n' roll" technique on the solid flower of the 2-step set, then outline in black. Simple, easy and gorgeous. Created by Beverly … [Read more...]

CARD: Backyard Basics & Off the Grid

I love, love, love this look. The Backyard Basics stamp set / Framelit bundle for the flower, combined with the Off the grid stamp set. The flower is colored with Stampin Write markers.  Just a reminder the Magnetic Platform for the Sizzix Big Shot … [Read more...]

CARD: Flower Shop Sympathy

Sometimes the occasion calls for simple beauty. Today's sympathy card offers just that. It's a sympathy card that could easily be switched to any occasion simply by changing the greeting. Created by Donna Anderson. At first glance you may not notice … [Read more...]

CARD: Zoo Babies – Baby Card

Super stinkin' cute baby card from the Zoo Babies stamp set. Also using the Buttons & Blossoms Simply Pressed Clay molds #131272. Created by Jennifer Boyle. LEARN MORE:You can watch a video, and learn more about how to use the Simply Pressed … [Read more...]

CARD: Wetlands – Thank you

Today's card is a thank you from the Wetlands stamp set, which is fast becoming a favorite of mine! I love the Chalk Talk tag framelit focal piece for the canada goose. Here in New England, I've been seeing a lot of these geese lately. They are … [Read more...]

CARD: Creative Elements – Thank you

Today's card is a very pretty "thank you" card from the Creative Elements stamp set and Bitty Banners framelits. The top note die makes a wonderful accent piece, and it is cut from the Natural Composition Specialty paper which is even prettier in … [Read more...]

NEW: Clear Photopolymer Stamp Sets – 2 Travel Sets

We have two brand-new photopolymer stamp sets available. They're both travel-themed so will be perfect to use in documenting your summer travels and … [Read more...]

MDS: U Rock Card & Founders Circle Retreat news

Today's card was created with My Digital Studio (MDS). My friend ,and former Service Account Manager at Stampin Up, Max Conrad sent me this when I hit the Million Dollar sales! I love the card, and thought since it is "new download Tuesday" it's the … [Read more...]

MDS: New This Week-Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Ruffle Downloads

What do Thanksgiving, Christmas, and ruffles have in common? They are all featured in our new downloads this week. (PDF) Thankful Tablescape Simply Created Kit Thankful Stamp Brush Merry Little Christmas Kit  A Banner Christmas Stamp Brush … [Read more...]

WIN FREE STAMPS: New Hostess Code BXBBD4EE (+ winners of last drawing)

Enter to win $30 in FREE STAMPS at the same time! Now that's an offer no one can refuse lol. There may be multiple winners (depending on how many orders are placed using the code), so your chances are higher! TO ENTER MYSTERY HOSTESS … [Read more...]

PROJECT: Skull Popsicle Stick Bracelet

Today's super cool project is from Liz Miller, at Stampin with Liz! It's a Popsicle stick bracelet made with Washi Tape. Liz writes: I saw this cool bracelet on display by a fellow demonstrator from the U.K. this past summer at convention.  I am … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Pumpkin Card

Today's video pumpkin project is a spin off of a pumpkin tag I posted on my Facebook page earlier this week. The original was on display at convention, so all I had was a picture and no details. I wanted to recreate it, but I also wanted to make it a … [Read more...]

A Decade with Stampin Up! WOW

Have you ever had an event happen in your life that seemed small, but it transformed your life? 10 years ago today, I joined the Stampin Up family. I could never have dreamed where this would path would lead. I only did it for the discount lol! Over … [Read more...]

MDS: Halloween, Frameables, Page Protectors and more

One of our super-talented concept artists, Arika Bauer, shares her latest divided page ideas on the Stampin' Up! blog every month. She uses a mix of traditional and digital elements for simply amazing results. Be sure to check out her latest post for … [Read more...]

CARD: Giggle Greetings fun

The Giggle Greetings stamp set is a fun one! Adds a smile to your day. "Birthdays are like hairballs, the more you have, the more you want to gag" ... love it! Makes me laugh. This card was created by Diana Gibbs. For coloring techniques, check out … [Read more...]

FRAME: Best of Autumn

Today's beautiful project comes from Stampin' Up Concept Artist, Robyn: It is now time to transition into fall, and this month’s Best of stamp set, “Best of Autumn,” is the perfect set to help you with your crafting needs—such as making a card or a … [Read more...]

VIDEO: So Sorry Sympathy Card

This is such a beautiful sympathy card. Linda Cullen brought this for our last demonstrator group meeting, it was a hit. The soft coloring, and beautiful script of the "So Sorry" stamp are eye-catching. In the video, I'll demonstrator how to use the … [Read more...]

CARD: Christmas Collectibles Ornaments

It's never too early to start thinking about Christmas ideas! The kids are back in school, the Stampin Up Holiday catalog book is out and there are sooo many awesome products I can't wait to play with. This card was created by Brenda Rivera, using … [Read more...]