Stampin’ Up! Two Minute Technique: Clear Block Stamping!!!

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a picture of some journal pages on my Facebook page that I made using the clear block stamping technique.  I just love this technique, so I created a video tutorial about how to do this technique!  I also created a card…of course!!! Isn’t this pretty?  You can use your clear block… Read More »

Facebook Freebie Friday!

There is a free printable on my Facebook page!  Print it on card stock and use it as an inspirational page in a journal (that’s what I’m going to do!) or add some ribbon and embellishments and you have a quick 3×3″ card!  Add a mat and some embossing and you can have a 4-1/4 x5-1/2″ card! Enjoy!… Read More »

Stampin’ Up!s Stippled Blossoms Meets My 8 Card Challenge!

I’ve been hoarding my Stampin’ Up! Stippled Blossom Stamp Set.  Why?  Well, I keep seeing so many beautiful cards on Pinterest made with this amazing stamp set.  It was like idea overload!!  I decided to pull it off my shelf and get going! What am I waiting for?  I have all the inspiration and ideas I need. Keep… Read More »

2 Stampin’ Up! Scrapbook Pages Made From 1 Sketch!

Yesterday I shared a scrapbook page I made using Stampin’ Up!s My Digital Studio software (MDS).  I am amazed at how quickly you can put together a page or card using MDS.  Today, I have a scrapbook page I made the good old fashioned way!  I used my papers, inks and tools!  It’s always going to be my… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Scrapbook Challenge with MDS

How fast can you put together a scrapbook page with Stampin’ Up!s My Digital Studio?  If you use one of their templates all you do is add photos and journaling and you’re done!  You can make changes to the templates if you want. Today, I started with a blank page just to see what I could come up… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Meets a Card Sketch Challenge!

I have really been enjoying working with card sketches.  I feel like I’m a very creative person and I really love to do my own thing.  I find it really challenging to take a sketch someone else came up with and create a card with it.  I feel that way about teaching too.  I can’t teach from a… Read More »

3 of 8: My Stampin’ Up! Card Challenge!

What do you get when you challenge yourself to make 8 completely different cards with the same 3 pieces of card stock?  You get 8 great cards and a lot of time relaxing while you stamp! Stampin’ Up! offers so many different stamp sets, tools and embellishments that it is fun to challenge yourself to see how many… Read More »

8 Card Challenge!

I’m challenging myself to see if I can make 8 great cards starting with the same 3 pieces of card stock.  Stampin’ Up! has so many great tools and stamp sets, it seems like it should be a piece of cake!  Here is my first card! My Color Choices and Inspiration: I decided that I would use red… Read More »

2 More Stampin’ Up! Specials!

Stampin’ Up! has 2 new specials for the beginning of February! Sent with Love Special Offer     Dates: February 1 – April 30, 2013Details: During this limited-time offer, you can purchase the exclusive Sent with Love Stamp Set or Sent with Love Designer Series Paper-or bundle them for a special 20 percent discount! Use the Sent with… Read More »

Freebie Friday on Facebook!!!

  Make sure you check out my Freebie Friday post on Facebook.  Click here to go to my Facebook page and print an 8×8″ scrapbook page.  You just need to print it on card stock, add a photo and your journaling and you’ve got one scrapbook page done! Give me a “Like” while you are there!  Leave a… Read More »

Scrapbooking the Easy Way with Stampin’ Up!

I am absolutely a paper and ink gal!!!  I love cutting, pasting, stamping and designing cards and scrapbook pages!  Yet, here I am dabbling with the My Digital Studio so that I would know how to use it if friends had questions.  Darn!  Now I’m just hooked! I finally tried using one of the scrapbook templates to create… Read More »

7 My Digital Studio Content Discs for $1 from Stampin’ Up!

If you are falling in love (or already there!) with My Digital Studio like I am, you will love this!!!  Stampin’ Up! has a great offer for content discs.  They are offering 7 discs for just one dollar!!!!                   Digital Content Discs for One Dollar From now until February 12 (or while supplies last) you can get your… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! and the Frilly Valentine’s Day Cards!

I’m not a frilly gal by nature.  Honestly.  I don’t know what’s gotten into me lately with all of the frilly Valentine’s Day cards that I’m making.  Stampin’ Up! just has so many great papers, punches, framelits and stamp sets that make it so easy to put together a great Valentine’s Day card.  It’s irresistible!  Plus, who doesn’t… Read More »

The Craft Off: Using the Artisan Embellishments from Stampin’ Up!

This week’s Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge gave me the opportunity to use some of the embellishments in the Stampin’ Up! Spring Mini Catalog’s Artisan Elements Kit!  I originally purchased two of the kits thinking that I had no idea what to do with it.  I thought that my daughter, who is 21 and very creative, might have… Read More »