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 »

Why I LOVE Stampin’ Up! With Giant Graphic Flowers!

I found this weeks Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge to be an honest challenge!  I wanted to create a birthday card using Stampin’ Up!s Best of 25 Years January Stamp Set which is all about birthdays!  The sketch contained an oval.  It made me realize that I like using circles and rectangles in my cards more than ovals. … Read More »

Stampin’ Up! With Sympathy

I was happy to see the Stampin’ Up! selection for the March Best of 25 Years Stamp Set.   I love the stamps in the set.  I especially love the silhouette of the sunflowers that they used.  It was one of my favorite stamp sets called “Upsy Daisy” when it originally came out, so stamping with it again feels… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! With Chicks!

I just had to try my hand at making some chicks using Stampin’ Up!s Owl Builder Punch!!!  Spring is in the air, Easter is coming and soon the Robins will be back!!!  For some reason, I needed a touch of whimsy today!  I was inspired by several cute chick cards that I had pinned on Pinterest and this… Read More »

Background Stamping Technique with Stampin’ Up!

I have been experimenting with background techniques for my rubber stamping projects.  For the past couple of weeks, I have been trying out  a technique using rubber bands on my clear blocks.  This gives you a really fun and fabulous background image for your card! Isn’t this card an eye-popper?!  I think it’s that Melon Mambo!  Every time… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Blooming with Kindness!

I finally got the Blooming with Kindness Stamp Set from Stampin’ Up!!  It’s been on my wish list forever!  You know how it is.  That catalog comes out in June and then every time you sit down for at least a week, that catalog is in your hands and you’re paging through it.  I’ve looked through my Spring… Read More »