Almost a year ago I became a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator and when I first started, I was just having fun making cards....but Stampin’ Up is so much more than that....you can DO so much more than just making cards. Basically just about anything you can make with paper, you can do with Stampin’ Up products....treat… Continue reading Seasonal Sampler – Winter
The Holidays are over, a new year has started and if you’ve been in a store lately.....any type of store....grocery, craft store, clothing store, they are busy stocking the shelve’s with anything that has to do with Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day and even Easter....which is still 3 months away. I was given a challenge… Continue reading Looking “Love”-ly
Christmas is over and it is almost January...just one more day and it will be time to say hello to winter.....unless you live on the east coast of Virginia. We are having what I consider to be unusually warm weather for this time of year....the temperature has been alternating between the 50’s and the 60’s… Continue reading All the Glitters….
Yes, you can never have enough gift card holders. It’s good to keep a small stash on hand for those last minute gifts for friends and family...or maybe a coworker? Yesterday I shared a gift card holder where the gift card went in vertically. Today we are changing directions and for these holders, the gift… Continue reading Christmas Gift Week – More Gift Card Holders
One of the fun perks of being a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator and going to conventions is all the free swag that you come home with. When I registered, I got this box - It’s a beautiful box...but what was inside was even better! The box contained a reversable canvas bag (and we needed this each… Continue reading A Bag Full of Swag
Happy Halloween! It’s time for pumpkins, treats and hopefully no tricks! Since there are lots of real pumpkins decorating everyone’s front steps, lawns, windows, etc, I decided that I would tell you more about the orange box in the side bar of my blog that says Paper Pumpkin. Paper Pumpkin is a monthly papercrafting kit… Continue reading Fall is time for Pumpkins….Paper Pumpkins too!
Make sure you read all the way to the bottom! Stampin’ Up! has a special present for you! Everybody loves presents! From the gift wrapping, to the bows, to the frantic tearing off of paper, to the finally opening of the box and the ooohhs and aahhh of discovering what is inside. Birthday or Christmas,… Continue reading A Pile of Presents
One of my new favorite stamps is the wreath that is part of the Wishing You Well stamp set. Why do I like it? It makes me look like an artist when I stamp it! This stamp set is one of the “distinctive” stamps. What is a distinctive stamp you say? Well it’s a special… Continue reading Wreaths Belong on Doors
Earlier this week I posted about my simple wreath card and the Wishing You Well Stamp set. You can see that post HERE. But I still wasn’t done making cards with this stamp set. I was using it for a card class, so I was looking at all the different possibilities....read that “seasons” to use… Continue reading It’s a Seasonal Thing….Or Not