Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Weekly Deals--Ornate Tag Topper Punch!

Weekly Deals are here! I use the Ornate Tag Topper Punch ALL the time!

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas!

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Weekly Deals Dec 22

Weekly Deals are up! Get your Silver Glimmer Paper for New Year's invitations and thank you cards.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Mr Snowman and the Envelope Punch Board

There are many versions of this snowman around the webs, and I took bits and pieces from all of them to make my own! We made him at December's Stamp Club meeting, and although he looks complicated, he is simple to make! AND he fits in a standard business envelope.


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Friday, December 18, 2015

Peaceful Snowflakes

This print is another favorite from the Season of Cheer DSP pack. I love the details on the snowflakes! I colored the wood Snowflake Element white by pressing it into my Versamark pad and then into white embossing powder.


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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Weekly Deals December 15

Weekly Deals are here! It's time to start planning your crafting garden!

The cotton paper makes gorgeous flowers that hold their shape nicely! And the Handpicked Framelits allow you to "poke" a sentiment into any project. See pics at bottom of post. 

Monday, December 14, 2015

Dove of Peace two ways

We made this card at Stamp Club--the dove is one of my favorite stamps this season! After stamping it in Versamark and using gold embossing powder, we added details with a white pen.

Here's what it looks like without the white accents:
Still a pretty card, but the white adds some drama, I think. Either way, the stamp is lovely! If you love it as much as I do, order it soon, before it retires!


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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Clearance Rack Year-End Sale!

It's a Clearance Rack Sale! One of my favorites. Great stocking stuffer ideas!

Click here to go directly to the Year-End Sale on my Stampin Up website!

More products will be added to the clearance rack for the Year-End Sale December 10, 2015-January 4, 2016! While supplies last! Discounts up to 60 percent on select products, including current-but-retiring merchandise from the Holiday Catalog! 

  • Promotion Dates: December 10, 2015-January 4, 2016.        
  • No minimum purchase required.
  • No refunds or exchanges on Year-End Sale items.
  • Items offered during the Year-End Sale are while supplies last.
  • Online customers can add non-Year-End-Sale items to their order.
  • Year-End Sale orders are eligible for Stampin' Rewards with qualifying orders.
  • Following the Year-End Sale, some remaining items may stay in the Clearance Rack. Other items may be removed from the Clearance Rack to be added at another undetermined time.
  • Orders must be placed online

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Weekly Deals Dec 8

Weekly Deals are here! Better look seriously at that Precision Plate, because there is a die you'll have to have in January that will definitely need it!

Monday, December 7, 2015

Corner Flip Snowflake Card

We made this card at Stamp Club last week. It's a fun technique (see a video here) that sets off the beautiful gold details of this card.


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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Cozy Christmas Santa

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That's where most of my creative projects get posted.

Today I wanted to share with you a Christmas card I made at my demonstrator group meeting. It was designed by Carrie Rhoades.

I love the "old-fashioned Christmas" look! Kinda makes me laugh when trends from my childhood and teen years are "retro."


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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Weekly Deals Nov 24

You'll love the Winter Wonderland Vellum Stack!

Weekly Deals are here:

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Online Extravaganza starts Monday!

Lots of great product at big discounts! While supplies last, so order early! 

Click here to see the pdf list

Click here to shop 
(Online Extravaganza pricing will not show until Monday, Nov 23)

Friday, November 13, 2015

Embellished Ornament on Red

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We made this beautiful Christmas card last night at Stamp Club. It's really hard for me to get good pictures of cards that have the foil papers or glimmer paper on them, so sorry it's not a great photo. I love the embossed vellum tag and the gorgeous ornament with Red Glimmer paper behind it.


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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Holiday Weekly Deals for Nov 10

New Weekly Deals are here!

You'll definitely want the Snow Flurry Punch after you see the December Stamp Club projects! 

Monday, November 9, 2015

Gold Accent Pillowbox

I love the new Square Pillowbox Thinlits. It's such a versatile box, and you can dress it up or down, depending on the occasion. I think the gold accents here would make it work for either Thanksgiving or Christmas--it could be a place marker, a hostess gift, or a gift card holder!

The gold snowflake shape comes as part of the thinlits set, and it cuts beautifully through the Glimmer Papers and the Foils. I used large rhinestones on two of the snowflakes, then an Iced Rhinestone Embellishment (also from the Holiday Catalog) on the snowflake nearest the bow.


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Friday, November 6, 2015

Acorny Thank You for October Club


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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Weekly Deals Nov 3

Weekly Deals are up!

That Flower Medallion Punch coordinates with the second to largest snowflake in the Flurry of Wishes set, so you might as well get it at a discount!

Monday, November 2, 2015

Autumn Pillowbox 3x3 cards

The Square Pillowbox (cut in half) makes a great 3x3 card holder!


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Friday, October 30, 2015

Ruffled Leaves

I originally designed this card for a demonstrator shoebox swap in September, then decided I loved it so much I'd use it for October Stamp Club, too! Stamp Club members received complete instructions so they can  use the technique over and over again.

If you're interested in joining my next round of Stamp Club, let me know!

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Square Pillowbox for October Club

We made this cute version of the Square Pillowbox for the October Stamp Club meeting. The die set includes the "window" thinlit, which makes it easy to show what's inside!

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Weekly Deals Oct 27

Weekly Deals are here! The Venetian Lace is one of my favorite trims.

Use Venetian Lace Trim to give fine detail to a layer:

Monday, October 26, 2015

How about a little pumpkin?

Paper Pumpkin, that is. These are the projects from the October kit, made pretty much as instructed. I'll have a few other ideas coming soon.

I think these cards are just lovely. 

I really love getting my Paper Pumpkin every month. You can subscribe month to month here, or buy a prepaid subscription (to keep or give away) here.

Subscribers can get refills for the kits here, as they are available.  

Friday, October 23, 2015

Last Day to get 15% off

Today is the last day! What is left on your wish list?

Acorny Thank You is a great option, as is Cottage Greetings! (The sentiment here is from Cottage Greetings.)


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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Lighthearted Maple

I'm so in love with Lighthearted Leaves. It's my favorite leaf set in a LONG time. It's so intricate and textured, and so on trend right now with all the Zentangling art!

This was a simple card to make. I stamped the maple leaf from Lighthearted Leaves in Versamark on Early Espresso cardstock, then added gold embossing powder and heated it to set. The dies in the Leaflets Framelits set cut it out perfectly for me.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

So grateful

There are several things I love on this card.

First, the Softly Falling embossing folder. It works any time of year, even though it's in the Holiday Catalog. I love the texture. You can choose to have the "heavy" texture anywhere on the card, because this is a 6x6 folder. So many options!

Second, the gold candy dots. Are you wondering where they are in the catalog? They are actually the White Perfect Accents colored with a gold Sharpie. You're welcome.

Third, the "grateful," in Gold Glimmer Paper. The word come from the Seasonal Frame Thinlits Dies in the Holiday Catalog (page 40). I love the script-y font and the bit of shine the word brings to the card.

Fourth, the circle of flowers from Into the Woods Designer Series Paper. I just used the 2 1/2 inch circle punch to isolate the flower set I wanted. You could also easily use circle framelits.

I hope you're making something you love this week! If you are, share it here!

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Weekly Deals October 20

Weekly Deals are here!

That Fancy Foil Silver Vellum would be lovely on Christmas cards!

Monday, October 19, 2015

Stamp Sale--15% off!

Don't miss this limited-time deal. All stamp sets are 15% off Oct 19-23. (Does not include bundles.)

What's on your wishlist for the holidays??

  • Host stamp sets, rotary stamps, and supply list stamp sets are not eligible for the 15 percent promotional discount on stamps.
  • Bundles are not eligible for this promotional discount, but they will retain their current 15 percent Bundle & Save discount. The stamp set from the bundle may still be purchased ala carte with the 15 percent promotional discount.

Friday, October 16, 2015

New idea with Mini Treat Bag Thinlits

I love the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits. I have made *lots* of them, and I use them all the time. They cut cardstock or Designer Series Paper. Here's a new way to use the Thinlits to make something different!

Look at all the great pieces that come in this set:

Some projects I've shown on my blog before:

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Friendly Pillowbox

The Square Pillowbox Thinlits are fast becoming my favorites! It's so simple to make a pretty package for gift giving!

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Weekly Deals October 13

Weekly Deals are up! You really need the Hearts & Stars Masks and the Metal Rimmed Pearls! Add them to your order before you forget!

Special prices are while supplies last.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Cotton Paper Flowers

I thought I had posted this project on my blog back when we made it at our August Stamp Club, but apparently not!

We used the Cotton Paper Assortment (Watermelon Wonder and Crushed Curry) to make this simple but flashy flower.

Now Stampin Up has a quick video showing another fun flower with the Cotton Paper!

Friday, October 9, 2015

Just Be Happy

Sometimes a square card is fun to design around--something different is refreshing. We can make envelopes in any size using the Envelope Punch Board, so the sky is the limit!
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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Paper Pumpkin Thankful

Another extra project from my September Paper Pumpkin kit! I love this stamp set SO much. The sentiments are the perfect size for tags.

Don't forget to sign up for Paper Pumpkin before Saturday, October 10. Stampin Up will donate $1 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation for every subscription! Click over to my Paper Pumpkin page or add a 1-month (or more) subscription to your next order.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Weekly Deals Oct 6

It's Tuesday, and here are your Weekly Deals!

I love those gusseted bags for giving out treats at Christmas time, and the White Perfect Accents can be colored with Sharpies (including gold and silver) to match any project!