Archives for July 2015

VIDEO: 2015 Stampin Up Holiday Catalog Haul – Box Opening

It is literally Christmas in July in my house!!! One of the many, many things I love about being a Stampin Up demonstrator is getting to be the first to see and play with all of the “new toys” that come out. At the annual Convention last week we … [Read more...]

SWAP: Holiday Catalog Card front Swap

2015 STAMPIN UP HOLIDAY CATALOG CARD SWAP The 2015 Stampin Up Holiday Catalog is almost here! As demonstrators we can pre-order from the catalog beginning August 4 (see demo website for details on pre-order). Customers will be able to order … [Read more...]

Stampin Up Convention Recap

I've just returned from Stampin Up's Convention in Salt Lake City, UT and WOW...what an amazing time. The fun, the friends, the inspiration. I went with my mom this year, she is in my downline. In Stampin Up world, I'm HER mom lol. I love being … [Read more...]

VIDEO: See my Stampin Up Convention Swaps

I've just returned from Stampin Up's Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. I attended with some of my Stamp It Demonstrator Group, and met friends there, as well as made many new friends. What an amazing event! Aside from having fun and spending … [Read more...]

CARD: Bohemian Borders You’ve Got This

Really cool "You've Got This" card from the Stampin Up Bohemian Borders stamp set. Build your own borders, backgrounds, and lines with the geometric designs in this set. The background texture is from the Boho Chic folder, and the Bohemian dsp.  … [Read more...]

CARD : Have a Dino-rrific Birthday

Have a dino-ffific birthday card. The Stampin Up No Bones About it is not your average dinosaur stamp set. It's a "Two-Step" Stampin' set so you can combine stamps to build your image in the colors you want. It makes a great set for the boys.  … [Read more...]

CARD: I’m here for you flower

More beautiful watercoloring on today's "I'm here for you" sympathy card. The flower is heat embossed with white, then painted with aqua painters and ink pad refills for this beautiful effect. Design by Siara Acdal. CARD … [Read more...]

CARD: Best Thoughts Sympathy

Such a gorgeous card, watercolored with an aqua painter and Stampin Up ink pads. The timeless sentiments and images of the Best Thoughts stamp set stand on their own or you can combine them with your favorite stamp sets for more options. This is a … [Read more...]

CARD: Sending Wishes Your Way Butterflies

This is such a beautiful card from the Butterfly Basics bundle (stamp set and Butterflies thinlits die). Love the color combo of Crumb cake and Blushing Bride. the background splatter effect was created with the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set. Designed by … [Read more...]

CARD: Butterflies Just for You

Lots of  "watercolor" effects on this card without a single paint brush, or aqua painter. True story, the 2-step watercolor butterflies were stamped from the Watercolor Wings stamp set, and the words are from the Watercolor Words stamp set. Designed … [Read more...]

CARD: Guy Greetings Anchor

This awesome "porthole" anchor card was created using the Stampin Up Circles Framelits. I'm either really late for this year, or super early for next year's Father's Day BUT you can swap out this greeting for Happy Birthday and make it good for … [Read more...]

BLOG HOP: Designer Series Paper Fun

Welcome to my Stamp It Demonstrator’s Group Stampin Up Designer Series Paper Theme 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 … [Read more...]

CARD: Thinking of You Blossoms

This is such a classy, gorgeous sympathy card from the Stampin Up Birthday Blossoms stamp set. The flowers are painted using the Watermelon wonder and Cucumber crush ink pads and Aqua Painters. Then the centers are dotted with the White Gel Pen. The … [Read more...]

CARD: Build a Birthday Cake Wishes

Some cheery fun with the Stampin Up Build a Birthday stamp set and Cherry on Top DSP stack. The colors on this card are: Crushed Curry, Cucumber Crush, Pool Party, Watermelon Wonder & Tip Top Taupe. Designed by Veronica.   CARD … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Hello Star Window Card

Check out my 3 minute video below a see how   cool and easy this "star window" card technique is to make. Created with the new "A Cherry on Top" series of designer paper and washi tape, and the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits. Designed by Linda … [Read more...]

CARD: How now…Brown Cow

This red barn card is so stinkin' cute. Love the "How now...?" saying with the brown cow. From the Stampin Up Barnyard Babies stampset . "Colored with ink pads and an aqua painter. The "barn" background is created with the Hardwood stamp and the sun … [Read more...]

CARD: Crazy About You – Hello Sunshine

This is a gorgeous card design. the wood planks were created with strips of crumb cake card stock, stamped with Hardwood background stamp, and then sponged with Whisper White. Designed by Krista Frattin. CARD SUPPLIES Crazy About … [Read more...]

CARD: Guy Greetings Classic Car

This is a great card from the Stampin Up Guy Greetings stamp set. "World's Greatest" is perfect in the banner above "Husband" which can be interchanged for just about anything. I love versatility in a card style. Designed by Lee Conrey. CARD … [Read more...]

CARD: Tap Tap Tap goes the classic Typewriter

I may have mentioned this a few hundred times before, but stampers are awesome!!! Doesn't matter where you are in the world, or if you even know them, when you meet a stamper you are meeting a friend. I had the opportunity last month to meet … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Work of Art – American Flag Card

Never too late to celebrate the Red, White and blue...check out my video on this Fabulous patriotic American Flag card created with the Stampin Up Work of Art stamp set. I love projects like this one, when you can go "outside the box" with stamp … [Read more...]

CARD: A World of Thanks Rainbow

Your thank you won't get lost in translation with this Stampin Up "A World of Thanks" stamp. It makes a great focal point, AND a great background stamp. You can also use individual words from the stamp. Love this "rainbow" of thanks, done with the … [Read more...]

CARD: Thanks Butterfly Cut Out

Love playing with these new Expressions Natural wood Elements words. So cool in the cut out of the butterfly. Made with the Bold Butterfly framelits. You can get the Watercolor Wings stamp set and framelits in a bundle and save too.  Design by … [Read more...]

CARD: Build a Birthday Wishes

Super fun Birthday Wishes - birthday candles card using the Stampin Up Build A Birthday stamp set and Cherry on Top paper stack. Designed by Veronica. CARD SUPPLIES Build A Birthday Photopolymer Stamp Set #138646 Cherry … [Read more...]

CARD: Keep Looking Up You May See a Rainbow

"Keep looking up, there may be a Rainbow" - such a great saying and encouragement card. A couple of weeks ago a neighbor of mine snapped an amazing picture of a double rainbow directly over my house (below) and it's become one of my all time favorite … [Read more...]