Archives for April 2016

CARD: Sweet Watercolor Bear Hugs Note Card

This is a very sweet Stampin Up Bear Hugs 4" x 4" note card idea. The bear is watercolored with ink pads and cut out with the matching framelits. The background paper is the Love Blossoms, it is retiring in May. Along with the Itty Bitty punch pack. … [Read more...]

CARD: Retiring Zoo babies and balloons

Super fun birthday card. the elephant is from the retiring Stampin Up Zoo Babies stamp set, the balloons, words and background are from the Balloon Celebration. This is a super fun card, love the bright colors. Perfect for party invitations as … [Read more...]

CARD: Retiring Tap, Tap, Tap – Hello My Friend Card

This old fashion typewriter from the Stampin Up Tap, Tap, Tap stamp set is just so stinkin' cute. I love it, and I'm sad to see it go. In fact, most of the products on this fun card are on Stampin Up's 2016 Retirement List. From the stamp set, to the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: April Paper Pumpkin Kit, Alternate Project, Sneak Peek & Giveaway

APRIL PAPER PUMPKINWhat an awesome kit this is! April 2016 Paper Pumpkin is called “Lovely Little Wreath", and it makes this gorgeous Wreath Home Decor. The kit came with a BONUS FREE STAMP SET! As a gift for 1,000,000 Paper Pumpkin kits, Stampin … [Read more...]

Tuesday’s Stampin Scoop Show – Episode 7 – Top 10 Retiring List Must Haves

THE STAMPIN SCOOP SHOW – APRIL 12 Welcome back to this week's episode of the Stampin Scoop Show. where Tami and Linda countdown their Top 10 "Must haves" from the Stampin Up Retiring list. Be inspired with over 50 project ideas!Part 1 has the … [Read more...]

CARD: Retiring Open Sea Masculine Birthday Card

Today's awesome birthday card is perfect for the men in your life. I am so sad to see this "The Open Sea" stamp set being retired. Designed by Liz Miller.More projects featuring The Open Sea Stamp Set 2016 Stampin Up Retirement List … [Read more...]

CARD: Gorgeous Watermelon Wonder Flower

BIRTHDAY BLOSSOMS CARD I'm in love with this Watermelon Wonder card from the Birthday Blossoms Stamp set. The flower is watercolored with the ink pad and aqua painters. It features the Gorgeous Grunge stamps background. It also features some … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Viewers Choice 25 cards in 15 minutes – pick your favs

Viewers choice time! In this video, I’ll be featuring 28 new card ideas in 10 minutes. All from the Stampin Up 2016 OnStage Live convention in Salt Lake City last week. Which of these cards are your favorite?Enter to win the contest (below) by … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Friday Fun Toy Parachute Man Lego Card

CARD I don't know why this card reminded me of the movie "Toy Story", I think it was this little parachute dude. Made with the Stampin Up Boys Will Be Boys stamp set, which is not only retiring but it's on sale! Had lots of fun stamping this card … [Read more...]

CARD SWAP: New Catalog Card Swap for Demonstrators

New Stampin Up Pre-orders begin for demonstrators on May 3 (details on demo site).I'm co-hosting a mail in card front swap open to all demonstrators, along with Linda Cullen and Elizabeth Jeanne Thatcher. Sign up for the swap by commenting under … [Read more...]

CARD: Endless Birthday Wishes Part Card

ENDLESS BIRTHDAY WISHES CARD Here's a very fun birthday card from the Stampin Up Endless Birthday Wishes Card. It uses the Cherry on Top DSP  (retiring) for the background, along with some Bermuda Bay striped ribbon (retiring). The cake was colored … [Read more...]

VIDEO & GIVEAWAY: New 2016 Stampin Up Catalog Sneak Peek Haul

SNEAK PEEKS Very excited!! I’m going to show you what’s inside my “pre pre order” new catalog sneak peeks from Stampin Up’s On Stage convention last week.The first video is from my live broadcast on periscope. the second it arrived on my door … [Read more...]

RETIRING: The Open Sea Masculine Ship Card

The 2016 Stampin Up Retirement List has officially posted. On it, was this "The Open Sea" stamp set. It is one of my favorites. I have lots of projects featuring this stamp set. I'm sure going to miss it. The Typeset background paper is also … [Read more...]

NEWS & VIDEOS: Stampin Up OnStage Convention Recap

I'm home from a most amazing trip to Salt Lake City for Stampin Up's On Stage event. I'm overwhelmed with joy, and happiness after spending 5 days with great friends (old and new). 16 of our Stamp It demonstrator group were able to attend, and wow … [Read more...]

STAMPIN UP RETIREMENT LIST up to 50% Off and New Catalog Dates

April 18 - May 31, 2016 or while supplies lastWe're getting ready to retire stamps and accessories from both the annual and occasions catalogs. Save up to 50% on some retiring products! RETIRING LISTPDF Excel File Shop Online … [Read more...]

CARD: Going Global Masculine Card

CARD "I'm lost without you" comes from the Stampin Up Going Global stamp set. Which is such a great set to create masculine card designs like this one. They are often harder to come up with. Combined with the coordinating Going Placed DSP and World … [Read more...]

BLOG HOP & VIDEO: Stamp It Mother’s Day – Make a Vellum Floral Bouquet Card

Welcome to my Stamp It Demonstrator’s Group Stampin Up Mother's Day themed Blog Hop. We’re all really excited to unveil our projects, and announce a new give-away (below).  To continue on your journey through our projects, simply use the BLOG HOPPERS … [Read more...]

CARD : Simply beautiful Definitely Dahlia card

CARD Today's card design is a simple beauty from the Stampin Up Definitely Dahlia stamp set. Created by Gerise Martinez for one of our Stamp It Demonstrator card swaps (see this swap video here).  This is a sympathy card, but it can easily be made … [Read more...]

CARD: Flower Shop Card & Stampin Up’s On Stage Event & Winner Announcement

ON STAGE EVENT As this beautiful Flower Shop birthday card idea makes it's way to you (or you to it lol), I'll be attending Stampin Up's On Stage Live event in Salt Lake City! I'm very excited, and will be posting updates and live broadcasts from … [Read more...]

VIDEO: How to make a Window Sill Flower Box Card

In today's "how to" video, I'll show you how to make this Flower Box Window card. Created with Stampin Up's Hearth and Home Framelits & Brick Wall impressions folder. Love the lacy curtains, created from a Tea LAce Doily of all things. The flower … [Read more...]

Tuesday’s Stampin Scoop Show – Episode 6 – Retiring In Color Inspiration

THE STAMPIN SCOOP SHOW - APRIL 12 Get zany and sing along with us in today's episode of the Stampin Scoop Show. Linda and Tami will showcase products and projects from the last ever Weekly Specials Deals. What a finale this last week of Weekly … [Read more...]

April 11 Weekly Recap: The week in Youtube and Periscope

 Goodbye Weekly Deals: Stampin Up has announced this morning that they will be phasing out the “Weekly Deals” on April 18. From SU: Weekly Deals began to help reduce overstocked inventory. As we’ve reduced excess inventory, the variety of … [Read more...]

CARD: Cool Rose Wonder Wedding Wishes Technique & Winner Announcement

ROSE WONDER CARD This is a very cool card made with the Rose Garden created by my friend Liz Miller. I love it when we have "happy accidents", and that's how Liz invented this cool looking technique with the white spots. Here's how she created this … [Read more...]

VIDEO: How to make a Sunset using the Masking Technique

This is a beautiful, classic "wow" card. Created with some simple masking techniques that are great even for beginners. I created this version as a sympathy card, but the greeting on this card can be swapped out with one of the other greetings in the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Friday Fun Live – Thoughts and Prayers Masking Technique

CARD I made this beautiful sympathy card on a live Periscope broadcast last night. You just never know what's going to happen when you're live, and last night's broadcast was one of the times hahaha. I start a new drinking game, discuss "naughty … [Read more...]