Birthday, Christmas, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Christmas Gift Week – Gift Card Holders

Gift cards can be a great way to give a friends a small gift.  Gift cards come in just about any denomination, so if you want to give something small this is a perfect way to do it.  I know that gift cards can be given a bad “wrap” because it seems like an easy… Continue reading Christmas Gift Week – Gift Card Holders

Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Christmas Gifts – For the Crafter

WIth the Christmas shopping season officially started with Black Friday sales last week and Cyber Monday sales today, I”m kicking off my Christmas Gift week with a few fun and easy gifts for your family and friends. Today I’m focusing on those “crafty” people in your life.  If you have friends who like to make… Continue reading Christmas Gifts – For the Crafter

General Cards, Uncategorized

Online Estravaganza!! 6 Days of Sales!

It’s coming soon!  Like any other business Stampin’ Up! is having planning special deals for Black Friday, November 23rd....but the savings don’t end there....there will be special deals for 6 (yes, count them....six days!) BEGINNING FRIDAY, NOV 23rd and running through Wednesday, Nov 28th, Stampin’ Up will be offering 10% off select products and every… Continue reading Online Estravaganza!! 6 Days of Sales!

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You, Uncategorized

Mix-It-Up Monday – Emboss Like a Boss

It’s another Mix-It-Up Monday.  Don’t know what that is?  It’s when I take an OLD (retired) Stampin’ Up Product and mix it up with a NEW (in the current catalog) product. Let’s face it - we spend money on buying things we love so why should we put them away when they aren’t current anymore?… Continue reading Mix-It-Up Monday – Emboss Like a Boss

General Cards, One Sheet Wonder, Uncategorized

One Sheet Wonder Wasn’t So Wonderful

Do you ever make a card and then later keep looking at it and thinking....I don’t really like that or maybe in my case....”What in the world was I thinking using that color?”  And well, when you do it TWICE when you are making a group of cards using a One Sheet Wonder, well then… Continue reading One Sheet Wonder Wasn’t So Wonderful

General Cards, Uncategorized

It’s All About Color

Earlier this year, Stampin’ Up! released Stampin’ Blends...alcohol based duel tip markers that are great for coloring and shading.  The duel tips include a fine tip and a brush tip and each color comes in a light and dark color version.  Coloring and layering the light and dark makes it easy for all of us… Continue reading It’s All About Color

Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Another Angle

I am still on vacation, but this time I’m in Pawtucket, Rhode Island celebrating the Fourth of July holiday.  Did you know that Bristol, Rhode Island has the oldest Fourth of July Parade in the Nation?  This year was the 233rd year for the parade!  (We actually watched in on TV as you had to… Continue reading Another Angle

Birthday, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

If At First You Don’t Succeed…..

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again.  And that’s what I’m going to do....try again with the Varied Vases Stamp Set and the three columns.  I found a different  card layout...still had three columns, but also a another box across the bottom...so a little different than the first one.  Maybe this would be… Continue reading If At First You Don’t Succeed…..