3 Fun Card Ideas with Stampin’ Up!s Pretty Petites!

I love punches.  There is no question that I like to play around with them and find new ways to use them!  Punches, framelits and Big Shot Dies make card making so much easier.  No more fussy cutting with paper snips!  You can get fun shapes with a punch or framelit. The petite curly label punch (#129405) is… Read More »

4 Card Set from Stampin’ Up!s Vintage Verses!

Who else loves to make card sets?  How great is it when you can sit down with 6 sheets of paper and one set of stamps and get 4 matching cards in less than 30 minutes? I have to admit, that this is the first time I’ve used this pattern of Designer Series Paper from the free Sycamore… Read More »

4 Bloomin’ Marvelous Stampin’ Up! Cards!

My goal today was to create a set of quick and easy one layer cards from the Bloomin’ Marvelous stamp set and the Sycamore Street Ribbons and Buttons. I love this stamp set.  I am truly going to miss playing with it when Sale-A-Bration is over.  It has such versatility.  I’ve made small 3 x 3″ gift cards… Read More »

Spring is in the Air at Stampin’ Up!

Stampin’ Up! Spring Surprise Promotion! I always get excited when the new annual catalog comes out every June!  This year, Stampin’ Up! is giving us a sneak peek and the opportunity to purchase a fun punch and stamp set bundle now, before the catalog comes out! Spring is definitely in the air, and Stampin’ Up! can’t wait to… Read More »

3 Cards To Make You Feel Sentimental From Stampin’ Up!

I’ve had so many people tell me how much they love this Feeling Sentimental Stamp Set!  At least one of these images evokes nostalgic feelings from some days gone by for almost everyone. For me, it was the phone box.  We didn’t take big vacations as our kids were growing up.  We took short day trips once or… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Two Minute Technique: Bright Embossing!

Try a new technique to create a Wow! card!  Stampin’ Up! has some amazing embossing powders in fabulous colors.  When you emboss them on black card stock you get an amazing pop of color!  The Secret Garden Stamp Set and Framelit Bundle make creating this card very quick and easy! I used basic black card stock and embossed… Read More »

2 Punches To Use In A New Way From Stampin’ Up!

I like to play with my punches and my Big Shot.  I find it fun to experiment and see what new things I can do with my punches.  I love it when a tool can be used for more that one job.  I’ve found a new way to combine my Blossom and Modern Label Punches to create a… Read More »

Stampin’ Up!s Photopolymer Stamps!

I finally received my photopolymer stamps today.  Stampin’ Up! came out with a new kind of stamp that is not made from rubber.  These are completely clear stamps. I finally got a chance to try them out.  I like the material that the stamp is made from.  I got a nice clear stamped image even though the entire… Read More »

Scrap Paper Organizing Sunday!

We all love seeing pictures and videos of other peoples craft rooms.  When I see the pictures and videos of the beautifully designed and very tidy craft rooms, I am always left wondering if anyone actually crafts in those rooms.  I also wonder how they manage to say, “Yes, I have a pile of spare cash that I… Read More »

Don’t Miss the Deal of the Month!

I’m not kidding!!! It’s like Stampin’ Up! is giving you a gift card worth $56.50 if you spend $100. And did I mention that it included free shipping? Want to know how you can take advantage of getting $156.50 worth for only $99 during Sale A Bration? Here are the details: You get to pick out $156.50 worth… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Calypso Coral Birthday!

The fun thing about not having time to clean off your desk is that the next time you sit down at what should be a mess, it’s full of inspiration for your next card.  This card came from the leftovers sitting on my desk.  I merely had to pull all of the pieces together. The base of the… Read More »

Find Out Why You Might Want To Join My Stampin’ Up! Support Group!

Stampin’ Up created a cute stamp set with Patterned Occasions.  This stamp set is one of the free items that you can choose from the Sale-A-Bration brochure until March 22. I wanted to create a monochromatic thank you card using this set.  I think the set is adorable and free is just the right price!  The polka dotted… Read More »

Flower Fair Simply Scrappin’ Layout 2!

Stampin’ Up!s Flower Fair Simply Scrappin’ kit is making my life easier!  I feel like I’m creating scrapbook layouts in just minutes with everything I need in this one convenient kit. I made a two page layout by starting with a great scrapbook layout sketch.  You may recognize this layout!  I used it in 4 other scrapbook pages… Read More »

Flower Fair Simply Scrappin’ With Stampin’ Up!

Stampin’ Up! is offering an amazing product bundle in the Spring mini catalog.  They have an 8×8″ Designer Printed Ring Album and the Flower Fair Simply Scrappin’ Kit which you can purchase separately or as a bundle.  The papers and the album are so pretty! I love this bundle!  The colors are bright and happy.  You actually get… Read More »