Archives for January 2015

CARD: Guy Greetings Classic Car Birthday

"Happy Birthday to a Classic" some masculine "guy card" fun. This a flip card using the Circle flip framlit die, see my video on how to use this die here. Design by Loni Spendlove. The background paper is from the Adventure Bound Designer paper stack … [Read more...]

CARD: Foxy Birthday Balloon Fun

Happy Birthday you fox you! hahaha Having some "outside the box" fun with the  fox in the Life in the Forest stamp set, tying him to some birthday balloons from the Celebrate Today stamp set and cutting them out with the coordinating thinlits. The … [Read more...]

CARD: My Fishy Valentine

My "fishy" Valentine "Hey, Valentine...glad you're in my school" lol. Perfect for school friends and teachers Valentines. So cute. The fish and sayings are from the Hey Valentine stamp set, then cut out. They are colored with the Stampin Up … [Read more...]

CARD: You’re Sweet Valentines

You're Sweet! Some good "clean" Valentines Day fun. This card was created with the Little Sunshine & You Plus Me Stamp Sets in the Stampin Up Occasions Catalog. The background is textured with the Happy Heart impressions folder. Designed by … [Read more...]

PROJECT: Valentine Candy Treat Bags & Stampin Up Leadership

So we got some snow last night here in Massachusetts lol. Weather and "Juno the blizzard" of the northeast permitting, I will be heading off to Stampin Up's Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL tomorrow. Stay tuned to my Facebook page for up to the … [Read more...]

CARD: Be Mine Valentine Alligator Cutie

See you later Alligator, In awhile Crocodile...super stinkin' cute "Be Mine" 'gator Valentines day card. The Croc/Gator is from the Zoo Babies stamp set, the words from You Plus Me and the heart word bubble comes from the Little Sunshine stamp set in … [Read more...]

CARDS: Lotus Blossom Smorgasbord Part II

Part II in my 2 part "smorgasbord" of Lotus Blossom card ideas. LOVE this stamp set.Check out these amazing cards made with the Lotus Blossom stamp set below. You can earn this set free during Stampin Up's Sale-a-Bration.More 2015 … [Read more...]

CARDS: Lotus Blossom Smorgasbord Part I

This gorgeous stamp set makes anyone feel like an artist in three quick steps. It creates a beautiful flower that looks painted, but it is amazingly easy. The individual stamps have a tab at the top to help you align them, and the tabs are numbered … [Read more...]

CARD: Stinkin’ Cute Pirate Valentine Treasure

Super adorbs Pirate Valentines Day card. The pirate image holding the parrot next to the treasure chest is sooo flippin' cute. From the Hey, Valentine stamp set in the Stampin Up Occasions catalog. Colored with the Blendabilities. Design by … [Read more...]

CARD: Foxy Valentine Note Cards

Super stinkin' cute alert!!! "Foxy" Valentine note cards. Love 'em. These make perfect Valentines for the classroom, kids or co-workers. Made with the Hey Valentine and You Plus Me stamp sets in the Occasions catalog. Designed by Veronica.More … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Gorgeous Lotus Blossom Valentines Love Card

Today's card is a beautiful Valentines Day "love" card created with the new Lotus Blossom stamp set. I got this set free during Sale-a-bration, and it is one of new favs. It is so pretty on everything, and super easy. It's a "3-step" stamp, and in … [Read more...]

CARD: Artisan Valentine’s Day WOW

The Artisan Embellishment Kit #137909 in the Occasions catalog  contains an array of fabulous embellishments including ribbon, doilies, buttons, pearls, die cut rose cards and more. In today's card, my friend Selene Kempton uses elements from the … [Read more...]

CARD: Happy Birthday from Crazy About You

The "Crazy About You" word stamp set in the Occasions catalog is going to be a staple in my collection. It has everything you could possibly need for occasions. And the "Hello You" thinlits make such a cool companion. For example on this card by … [Read more...]

CARD: Big Day Birthday Bash Card

Here is a flippin' fun birthday card featuring some new products from Stampin Up. The cake image comes from the "Big Day" stamp set that you can get free with qualifying orders during Sale-a-Bration. The cool Birthday Bash DSP is from the Occasions … [Read more...]

CARD: You Plus Me Valentines Day

Here's a great Valentine's day card from my friend Siara Acdal...all the way from Hawaii. Siara uses the new You Plus Me / Stacked with Love bundle in the Stampin Up Occasions catalog for this precious card.More 2015 Occasions Catalog … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Intricate Framelit Die Cutting Made Easy Technique

Ever tried to use an intricate framelit, such as this butterfly, or the doily lace die, and end up frustrated that the pieces stick to the die, or tear when you pull it out? In today's video, not only will I show you how to make this quick, beautiful … [Read more...]

New Photopolymer Set: Better Than e-Mail

Stampin Up has just released a brand new photopolymer stamp set called Better than email and it fullfills the "Angel Policy" for those of us who sell cards.'s been a little while since we've had a cool set for the back of our cards and … [Read more...]

CARD: Painted Petals & Lotus Blossoms Thank You

This beautiful "thank you" card was created with the new Painted Petals stamp set from the Stampin Up Occasions catalog, and the words are from the Lotus Blossom stamp set free during Sale a bration. The background is created with the Painted Blooms … [Read more...]

OCCASIONS: Butterfly Basics meet the Sheltering Tree

Today's card is a sympathy card, the "thinking of you" comes from the new Sheltering Tree stamp set. The butterfly is from the Butterfly Basics bundle (stamps and framelits). The top background is from the Painted Blooms designer paper, the bottom is … [Read more...]

BLOG HOP: Valentine’s Day Theme Stamp It Hop

Welcome to my Stamp It Demonstrator’s Group Valentine's Day themed Blog Hop. We’re all really excited to unveil our projects that we’ve been crafting for you.You may be just beginning your journey through our blogs, or you may have arrived from … [Read more...]

OCCASIONS: Friendship is a Sheltering Tree Valentine

Love this tree of hearts "Friendship is the sheltering tree" from the new Sheltering Tree stamp set in the Occasions catalog. The stamp set is very versatile and can be used for some many occasions, and I love it for Valentines.More 2015 … [Read more...]

OCCASIONS: Painted Petals Chosen Family Card

Today's fun butterfly card is a combo from the 2 new Stampin Up catalogs: Occasions and Sale-a-Bration. The Painted Petals and Butterfly Basics stamp sets, Painted Blooms DSP, and Butterflies framelits are from the Occasions. And the Irresistibly … [Read more...]

OCCASIONS: Butterfly Basics Occasions Card

Today's card uses the new Butterfly Basics bundle (stamps and framelits) from the new Occasions Catalog. This stamp set comes in all 3 options (wood mount rubber, clear mount rubber or photopolymer-clear stamps)...yeah for options! The background is … [Read more...]

NEW: Stampin Up Occasions Catalog has arrived!

Now thru June 2, 2015It's finally arrived for customers, the 2015 Stampin Up Occasions catalog! As a demo we were lucky to be able to pre-order from this, and I've been posting many cool projects from the catalog. Now you can finally order them … [Read more...]

CARD: Wood You Be Mine Lumberjack Valentine

I love this lumberjack stamp set from the new Occasions catalog called Wood You Be Mine. He's so stinkin' cute! This makes a fun Valentine's Day card. Designed by Veronica.More 2015 Occasions Catalog Projects Stampin Up Occasions … [Read more...]