Archives for May 2014

CARD: Peaceful Petals meets Label Love

Sunday, June 1 is the very, very last day to get products from the Occasions catalog like this gorgeous  watercolored "Peaceful Petals" stamp set. This is another awesome installment to my "Cruise Swap Series". This one is the from UK's Kim … [Read more...]

CARD: Blessed Flowers for a Friend

I'm starting a series of posts of beautiful card swaps from the Stampin Up cruise earlier this month. I'm starting with this beautiful card by Sandi MacIver because the Easter Blessings stamp set she used is only going to be available for 2 more … [Read more...]

CARDS: A couple of Perfect Blends

Here are a couple of fun cards from the Perfect Blend stamp set. The set I loving refer to as the "Starbucks" Coffee cup set lol. These ares are from my friends Dawn Gutro and Charlene Luks. I will post supplies below.CHARLENE'S BLUE PERFECT … [Read more...]

CARD: “For You” from Chalk Talk

Simply beauty from the timeless Chalk Talk stamp set. This has a classic feel. The card itself is very versatile, can be used for many occasions: birthday, sympathy, thank you, congratulations, retirement, graduation...and the list goes … [Read more...]

CARD: Pssst…Petite Petals are Pretty

Who would've thought putting artichoke and strawberries together would turn out so wonderful? Of course I mean Stampin Up colors silly, not the foods...ewwwww! The colors on this picture are a little dark to me, but in person very pretty. I love the … [Read more...]

CARD: Age Doesn’t Count

I just love me some "Giggle Greetings" stamp set fun. "Age is something that doesn't count unless you're a cheese" hahaha! Too funny. This is so "stinkin cute" ... get it? "stinky" - ba dump bump. From my friend Elizabeth Jeanne Thatcher. I am … [Read more...]

CARD: Stella’s Swallowtail WOW

Can you say WOW? This card sure brings out beauty. It's the Swallowtail butterfly stamp, inked in crushed curry, then roll the edges in pumpkin pie and real red using the "rock and roll" technique. Apply a little Dazzling Diamonds glitter (yes it's … [Read more...]

SALE: Stampin Up Retirement List Blow Out

RETIREMENT LIST BLOW OUT - just announced! Here's the news as I have it, this could begin as early as midnight tonight (CT) and rumor has it some of the Retiring Stamps that have "sold out" will be back "while supplies last"...meaning they will sell … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Everything Eleanor WOW Card

This card is such a WOW, I love love love. Be sure to check out my "how to" video below. Not only will you learn how to make this cool card, you can learn what new word is being added to the "Tami's Dictionary" lol.This idea came from Andrea … [Read more...]

CARD: Sailor Whale of a Window

Check out this "Whale of a Window" card from the "soon to be extinct" Hello, Sailor stamp set in the Stampin Up Occasions Catalog (ending June 1, 2014). Soooo stinkin' cute! This card was Sherron Karasek's swap on the SU Cruise last week. I was lucky … [Read more...]

Congratulations to Vera Milne – my Rising Star

As a mother, you get that feeling of pride when your children reach goals and milestones in their lives. The same feeling is true of my Stampin Up demonstrator group, it is as exciting and even more exciting when one of my "kids" reaches their … [Read more...]

CARD: Awesome Dad Fun from Jane

Loving this SUPER FUN "over the top" Father's Day card from my friend Jane Rappleyea. Jane always has such fun ideas, and I especially love the motorcycle inside from the Retired Rev Up the Fun.How super cute is her shirt and tie on the front? … [Read more...]

Cruise Update and Making a Difference

Last week I was blessed to be able to cruise on the Allure of the Seas with my boys thanks to Stampin Up! We sailed on the Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas. WOW! What an amazing ship this was, never a dull moment on board or off. We sailed to … [Read more...]

NEW: Endless Birthday Wishes Photopolymer Clear Stamp Set

Make celebrations and birthdays a little more fun with this handwritten photopolymer stamp set by Jen Campbell. Recommended clear block sizes are A, B, and G (not included in the set).Our photopolymer stamps offer a versatile all-clear stamping … [Read more...]

SWAP: New Catalog “SNEAK PEEK” Card Swap for Demonstrators

2014 STAMPIN UP CATALOG DEMO "SNEAK PEEK" SWAPThe 2014-15 Stampin Up Catalog is almost here! As demonstrators we can pre-order select "sneak peek" stamps and some accessories in May (see demo website for details on pre-order).To kick it … [Read more...]

CARD: Timeless Talk Thanks

This is a sweet thank you card from the Timeless Talk stamp set. Loving this old fashion bicycle. The top half the card has a subtle "wallpaper" background style stamping from the retiring Betsy's Blossoms stamp set.Designed by Brunie … [Read more...]

CARD: I’m so Grateful There’s You

I love the greeting on this stamp from the Chalk Talk stamp set, it says "I'm so Grateful there's you in the world". Truer Words....This cool card actually traveled the world, it comes all the from Linda Higgins in … [Read more...]

CARD: The Open Sea Ship

Love the schooner ship from the Open Sea stamp set. It's sooo my style. And since this our last day at sea on the Stampin Up cruise - Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas, I thought the ship seemed appropriate. This is a great card made with the stamp … [Read more...]

CARD: Walk in the Wild Moose

My kids sing a "repeat after me" silly song at scout camp called "Da Moose, Da Mooooooose" and today this card had me singing that and giggling. This is a  masculine / man-card. Love the outdoorsy feel to the wood grand embossing folder adds. … [Read more...]

CARD: Gorgeous Flowering Flourishes WOW

WOW! Today's card is an over the top wow card that I received as a swap from Julie Kettlewell in the UK. Julie used the Simply Scored to create the lines in the background, spritzed with baked brown suger ink refill and rubbing alcohol in a spritzer, … [Read more...]

CARD: Six Sided Sampler birthday

This birthday card sample is so cute, I just love it. It uses the Stampin Up Six-Sided Sampler stamp set and Hexagon punch, along with the Remembering your Birthday stamp set. Designed by Kim Matteson. SUPPLIESSix-Sided Sampler … [Read more...]

CARD: Cool Kid Super Hero Dog

This card gets filed under Super Stinkin' Cute!!! Love the "Amazing Superhero" doggie. Too freakin' adorable to resist this "Cool Kid" stamp set, and it goes so perfectly with the Retro Fresh designer paper. Both are in the Occasions Catalog that … [Read more...]

CARD: Happy Watercolor masked Card

Beautiful masked card using the Happy Watercolor & Petite Petals stamp sets in the Occasions catalog. The oval mask was created with the Oval Framelits, creating a mask, then sponging it. Click here for a video I created awhile ago that … [Read more...]

CARD: Happy Hour on a Cruise

It's here, it's finally here! It's time to kick back, relax and escape to the Stampin Up cruise! We are sailing the Western Caribbean, so looking forward to unplugging and relaxing for some R&R with my boys.Have no fear, while I will be away, … [Read more...]

CARD: Retiring Trefoil Cross beauty

This is a beautiful card featuring the retiring Trefoil Cross stamp, along with Everything Eleanor and Trust God. A great color combination as well with Blushing Bride and Early Espresso. Did you know that even when our designer paper retires, you … [Read more...]