Archives for March 2014

LAST DAY: It’s all ending + Cool Flip card

Are you a procrastinator like me? If so, your day has come....ALL of these great Stampin Up specials are ending today!! Combine them all.LAST DAY: $50 FREE when you purchase the Demonstrator Kit for $99 (free shipping) during … [Read more...]

CARD: You Make Me Happy

Today's card inspiration is a beautiful creation from the   Stampin Up Occasions catalog products: Happy Watercolor stamp set & Retro Fresh Washi tape. My apologies on the colors in the picture, they are a little darker than in person. The colors … [Read more...]

CARD: Million and One Thanks WOW

Can you say gorgeous?!?! Wow! Today's inspiration comes from my friend Cindy Fodor. In pink tones, black and white, it's a real eye catcher. From the Million & One  AND So Very Grateful stamp sets. The flowers are punched from the Itty Bitty … [Read more...]

CARD: Blessed Easter Part III

You can't go wrong with the Blessed Easter stamp, it makes everything beautiful. Here's another example of it's beauty. This card is colored with the Gumball Green & Primrose Stampin write markers. Then applied some Crystal Effects over the top … [Read more...]

FREE Online Class Tonight + Blessed Easter Part II

Today's inspiration comes from the Blessed Easter stamp in the Stampin Up Occasions catalog. It's a single stamp, with the words "Wishes for a Blessed Easter" on it. Don't want to use the words? No problem, see my video (below) from a couple of days … [Read more...]

CARD: Petal Parade Card – SAB ends Monday

Here's another beautiful card made with the Petal Parade stamp set from Stampin Up Sale-a-Bration 2014. A great color combination with the Coastal Cabana and Crumb cake. The "Birthday Wishes" is from the SU Four You stamp set and can easily be … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Blessed Easter Watercolor Card

Today's video is a gorgeous card my friend Linda Cullen shared at our last demonstrator group meeting. It is so beautiful, and versatile. Designed with Easter in mind, but changed the "Happy Easter" greeting to "Thoughts of You" to show how easy it … [Read more...]

CARD: By the Tide beauty

I am in love with the colors and layout of this card, using one of my favorite stamp sets: By the Tide from Stampin Up. The Pool Party (blue) and Crumb Cake is so pretty together. The seashell and sea horse images, combined with the hardwood … [Read more...]

Stampin Up is coming to town! … maybe your town too…

Catalog Launch Craziness--Coming to a Theater Near You! I'm sooooooo FREAKIN' EXCITED!!!! Stampin Up is coming to my hometown of Marlboro, MA and they maybe coming near you too....introducing an all-new event brought to you by Stampin' Up!: the 2014 … [Read more...]

CARD: Kick Up Yer Heels Cowboy Boots

Love this stinkin' cute card! My friend, Liz Miller (Stampin with Liz), made these for swaps for Stampin Up's Leadership in Houston in January....yeehaw! Even though I'm a New England gal to the core, I still love me a fun pair of cowboy … [Read more...]

CARD: Serene Silhouettes Dare to Dream

This card is a real WOW in person, the Serene Silhouettes tree layered on the Happy Watercolor "splotch" stamp in a trio of colors is so striking. Would you call that shape a "splotch"? Maybe it's more of a "splash"? Either way, it's beautiful! the … [Read more...]

CARD: Hexagon Hive Surprise Card

Love, love, love today's card featuring the Stampin Up Happy Watercolor stamp set. This stamp set is featured in the Occasions Catalog. The flowers are layered on Wisteria Wonder card stock cut with the Apothecary Accents Framelits. The base of the … [Read more...]

CARD: Watercolor Wonder Scallop Tag Topper

This beautiful card features the cool Scallop Tag topper closure fold, and Watercolor Wonder designer series paper. The label is from the Four Frames stamp set, and the "Hello, Sweet Friend" greeting is from the Six Sided Sampler stamp set and … [Read more...]

CARD Peaceful Petals Easter / Sympathy

This card is a real stand out in a crowd! Beautiful, elegant and peaceful, this flower card could easily be turned into an Easter / Spring card simply by changing the greeting from "thinking of you" (Sympathy) to any occasion. The main flower focal … [Read more...]

CARD: Starburst Modern Medley

Today's share is a swap card I received at Leadership from Mary Munson. So striking, it was created with the Modern Medley DSP and Stampin Up's Simply Pressed clay for the flower in the center and 3 flower punches (see supplies) for the layered … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Baroque Texture Background Pop Card

 Today's video is a very cool and simple technique to make the textured impressions background "pop" off your card. I am planning to make these for Easter Cards, and change the "Happy Birthday" artisan label punch to The Happy Easter from Teeny Tiny … [Read more...]

CARD: Textured Blessed Easter Tulips

We are 1 week into the Lent Season, and once again Easter is sneaking up on us. I'm starting a "Best of Easter" series of posts on my Facebook page for inspiration, featuring some of my past videos and projects. This is a new share, a swap from Angie … [Read more...]

NEW: 2 Sweetie Pie Photopolymer Clear Stamp Sets

We have two new adorable photopolymer stamp sets. To learn more about our exclusive photopolymer stamps and get the flyer for our latest sets, visit my photopolymer page. COMPLETE LINE OF PHOTOPOLYMER STAMPSSweetie Pie Frames … [Read more...]

CARD: Another Great Year Card

Adorable!!! Love the cupcake focal point of this birthday card from "Another Great Year" stamp set in the Occasions Catalog. Accented with a little splatter from "Gorgeous Grunge" and some "Retro Fresh" Washi Tape. Created by my friend Lynsay … [Read more...]

CARD: Feel Goods “Best things in Life”

There's so much truth in this saying "The Best things in life aren't things" from the Stampin Up Feel Goods stamp set. The words are embellished with rhinestones, and layered on the Window Framelits. Design by Diana … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Cool Scallop Tag Topper Fold Technique

Today's video features a super cool card closure technique using the new Scallop Tag Topper punch "outside the box" to create this gorgeous scallop enclosure. It looks complicated, but it's surprisingly easy. The card is so gorgeous, using the … [Read more...]

ENDING SOON: The “Best of 25 years” Collection of stamps ends March 31

Only a few weeks left to get the "BEST OF 25 YEARS" collection!Only available until March 31, 2014Click here to purchase online > As part of our 25-year anniversary celebration, Stampin Up Brought back back some of our favorite stamp images from … [Read more...]

CARD: Perfect Blend coffee “to go” cups

I've nicknamed the Stampin Up "Perfect Blend" stamp set the "Starbucks" set lol. This card is too adorable featuring the coffee cups in Venetian Romance designer paper, and the baked brown sugar card stock run through the Stripes Impressions folder … [Read more...]

CARD: SAB: Petal Parade Birthday

Today's card is another fabulous sample from the Sale-a-bration Petal Parade stamp set. It's a great birthday card, with a touch of pizazz! The silver glimmer scallop circle really adds sparkle & Silver foil strip to this card. The designer paper … [Read more...]

CARD: Ingrid Expresses Herself

This past January at Stampin Up's Leadership event in Houston, I met the sweetest demonstrator from Puerto Rico. Her name was Ingrid Rosario. This is Ingrid's swap card from Leadership, and the girl is "Punch Ingrid" - I LOVE IT! How stinkin' … [Read more...]