Friday, April 29, 2011

May Special

this is just one of the great savings you can enjoy this month!  Starts todaypic of sale

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PartyHearty10skdeleeuw_by_skdeleeuw party hearty

JAI37_Colour-Challenge_by_judym09 printed petals

Rock_Birthday_by_scrapbookgirl44 grunge rock

simple_friendship_stamp_set_by_catherinep simple friendship by Catherine Pooler

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Remaining Cards from Last Weekend’s Stamp A Stack


The orange part of the flower was done with the new Triple layer punch coming out in May! Wow!

If you’d like any details on any of these cards, please post a comment or question and I’ll be happy to do that for you.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

More Ideas with Spring is Blossoming Special

I’ve been wanting to share these ideas with you with this great stamp set and paper pack that is available this month.

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This is a card we did at the Stamp A Stack in Fairfield.

Other supplies used:

Butterfly Punch

Designer Label Punch

Three Flowers Punch

Big Shot (little leaves #114511, Lg. scallop circle die #113468).

Circle Scissors with glass mat to cut the DSP 1/2 circle

Early Espresso, Always Artichoke and Baja Breeze CS

Pearls, and E. Espresso Taffeta Ribbon

Accent with pokey tool (aka paper piercing tool and mat pack)

Here’s another from our Stamp A Stack (don’t miss the little accent under the top layer—it’s done with one of the Frames stamps—and an Antique Brad). Stamped with Nature Walk stamp #121997 stamped in Basic Brown and watercolored. Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler and Very Vanilla CS along with Botanical Gazette DSP #121783

What I love is the ribbon! This only works with the seam binding (found on the mini catalog). I spritzed it with water and scrunched it in my hand, then just slightly straightened it and allowed to dry. I think it creates such an interesting look!

This is another card I made for Theresa’s party on Friday night. This uses the DSP and the stamp set from the Spring is Blossoming Promotion.

Basic card is Cherry Cobbler, with Marina Mist Accent.

Embossed with Elegant Lines Emb. Folder #119277

I colored some of our rhinestones with a red sharpie marker and added a heart punched accent.

Love these colored rhinestones!

And don’t you love this gorgeous stamp with the perfect fitted punch?

If you need any supplies—you can place them here on my website

I’d love to hear if any of these ideas inspired you to pull out your stamps today and make a card for someone special!

Four Frames and Paisley Petals


Here are a few ideas that my dear friend Marie stamped for me at my upline’s meeting last Thursday!  I didn’t have time to make the projects because of scrap weekend starting the next morning so she was sweet enough to stamp them for me.  I’m so glad because they are beautiful.  The are all make with the Spring is Blossoming Special!    You can get this stamp and paper free is you host a $350 show this month!
























Monday, April 18, 2011

Sneak Peak--May

IMG_4556 Tash made this card with our upcoming Flower embossing folder that will be available in May (watch for your new Mini catalog) as well as the new designer paper—Beyond the Garden—that she is in love with!  I told her she could not leave for the birthday party, that she made this card for, until I snapped a picture of her cute idea!

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This is a card I made quickly on Friday (after the taxes) for a workshop that night!  Thanks to Jackie Topa—whom I believe was the originator of this embossed ribbon idea.  IMG_4513

You just adhere our satin ribbon to a piece of cardstock using the Big Shot Multipurpose adhesive sheets in the Occasions Mini catalog  #120805  (you just lay your cut ribbon on the sheet—press down cover—the lift and adhere to CS). Then you run it through the big shot using one of the embossing folders.  On my card, I punched 2 strips using the ribbon punch then adhered the ribbon to that. 

For the flower, I punched 8 of the small petals from the Blossoms Petals Punch #121808 in Marina Mist and 2 in Old Olive (same petal).  Curled them using my bone folder, then glued them with Tombow Multipurpose Glue onto a 1” circle (first layer 5 petals, then second layer with more glue-3 petals).  Glued the leaves the opposite way so that the ‘sharper ends’ were showing.  Then spritzed the whole flower with a mixture of alcohol and shimmer paint (#116854 pg. 195 of catalog).  After it dried, I applied one of the Vintage Flower Adornments #121879 from the mini catalog—love these things.

I stamped one of the frames from the Four Frames stamp set #123442 that you can get this month when you place a minimum $20 order.  I punched it out with our designer label punch #120907 from the mini catalog. 

I stamped ‘for the newlyweds’ because I needed a cute card for Dustin and Emily’s wedding the next day!

Oh, and I can’t forget to tell you how I did the embossing on the top of the white card.  I showed this awhile back—I took my Finial Press Embossing Folder  #115963 and cut it into several pieces of design so that I could emboss just small areas of my card!  It’s so much fun.

Scrappin’ Simply Celebration

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This is a 6X6 layout that I did for my daughter’s friend, Heidi’s, 16th birthday.  I used the following kits and it took me only 2 hours to complete this album:

#118708  Celebrations Quick Accents  $8.95

#117164  Celebrations Designer Paper  $9.95

and a few sheets of Real Red, Pacific Point and Pear Pizazz 12X12 cardstock

Oh and the Big Shot with the Basic Birthday Die!  119278

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Easter Cross


I wanted to share this beautiful card with you from Gretchen Barron.  She used the lattice die with the Big Shot—then cut out just this portion which is in the shape of the cross. 

She sponged Vanilla cardstock with pinks, and yellows, then glued on the cut out piece.  Then she ran the whole design through the Big Shot with the Square Lattice Embossing Folder and made the cross look embedded into the paper!  I think it’s just beautiful.  Rich Razzleberry is the dark color of paper and ribbon.  I hope you can try this great card and technique.

New Demonstrator Digital + Starter Kit Sale



  • 111532 Party Hearty  Wood-Mount  (p. 54) $26.95
  • 118571 I {Heart} Hearts Clear-Mount (p. 46) $18.95
  • 120173 So Many Thanks (p. 18) $7.95 (your choice to $9.95 or less)


  • 118486 Clear Block "C" (p. 192) OR Clear Block $6.95 or less
  • 120954 Getting Started Assorted Color Smooth Card Stock 8.5 x 11 (p. 165) OR Assorted Color Smooth Card Stock 8.5 x 11
  • 100730 Whisper White Card Stock 8.5 x 11 (p. 169) OR any card stock Stock 8.5 x 11
  • 119747 Brights Designer Buttons (p. 186) OR any designer buttons
  • 109034 Real Red 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon (p. 191) OR any ribbon $4.95 or less
  • 101179 Basic Black Classic Stampin' Pad (p. 169) OR any Classic Stampin' Pad
  • 102277 Old Olive Classic Stampin' Pad (p. 166) OR any Classic Stampin' Pad
  • 105216 Pumpkin Pie Classic Stampin' Pad (p. 166) OR any Classic Stampin' Pad
  • 103133 Real Red Classic Stampin' Pad (p. 166) OR any Classic Stampin' Pad
  • 119679 Marina Mist Stampin' Write Marker (p. 167) OR any Stampin' Write Marker
  • 119677 Daffodil Delight Stampin' Write Marker (p. 166) OR any Stampin' Write Marker
  • 104332 Snail Adhesive (p. 197) OR any adhesive $6.95 or less
  • 102394 Stampin' Mist (p. 198) OR Stazon Cleaner (109196)
  • 119525 Chocolate Small Songbird Tile Décor Elements OR Décor Elements Item $7.95 or less


  • Stampin' Scrub
  • Décor Elements Applicator
  • Stampin' Dimensionals
  • Mini Glue Dots

E.  BUSINESS SUPPLIES (no alternative selections)

  • Getting Started DVD
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Guest Invitation Postcards (100)
  • Catalogs (8)
  • Mini Catalogs (8), when available
  • Definitively Decorative Brochure
  • Recruit Folders (5)
  • Recruit Brochures (20)
  • To My Hostess Envelopes (10)
  • Hostess Benefits Forms (10)
  • Project Sample Sheet
  • Hostess Brochures (20)
  • Customer Order Forms (50)
  • Stampin' Up! Logo Décor Elements


Stampin' Memories Add-On Reg:$50, on sale for only $30 with above kit.

  • 119710 Brights Assorted Color Smooth Card Stock 12 x 12 OR Assorted Color Smooth Card Stock 12 x 12, $9.95 or less
  • 120272 Sweet Shoppe Alphabet Lower Stamp Set OR Stamp Set $31.95 or less
  • 118708 Celebrations Quick Accents OR any Quick Accents
  • 117164 Celebrations Designer Series Paper OR any Designer Series Paper
  • 119812 Green Leaf Printed Album 12 x 12 OR Album $22.95 or less

Definitely Decorative Add-On $40

  • 118261 Love You Décor Stencil OR Stencil $14.95 or less
  • 114115 Chocolate Manhattan Flower Décor Elements OR Décor Elements $23.95 or less
  • 121019 Chalkboard Oval Labels Décor Elements (3) OR Décor Elements $5.95 or less
  • 114893 Chocolate Flower Décor Elements OR Rose Red Flower Décor Elements (115161)

NOTE:  Stampin' Memories and Definitely Decorative Add-Ons can only be ordered in conjunction with the starter kit.

GOT A QUESTION?  If you have any questions, simply EMAIL ME for a prompt answer.


Friday, April 1, 2011

Spring is Blossoming

You have the opportunity to get these 2 amazing items before they are available in May.  You can earn both of them FREE by hosting a $350 minimum workshop in April!  Or you may purchase them when you have ordered $20 of basic product first.

Four Frames Stamp Set
item 123440 | $20.95 Wood

item 123442 | $15.95 Clear

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Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper
12 sheets total: 2 ea. of 6 double-sided designs (12" x 12")
item 122367 | $9.95

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IDEAS to Share

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Celebrate You card (5-1/2" x 8-1/2")
 Fabulous Phrases
 Four Frames
 Just Perfect Alphabet
 Baja Breeze Card Stock
 Naturals White Card Stock
 River Rock Card Stock
 Tangerine Tango Card Stock
 Old Olive Textured Card Stock
 Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper
 Basic Black Classic Stampin’ Pad®
 Not Quite Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad
 Clear Stampin’ Emboss® Powder
 Linen Thread
 Antique Brads
 Stampin’ Dimensionals®
 Decorative Label Punch
 3/4" Circle Punch


Hello card (8-1/2" x 5-1/2")
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 Four Frames
 Tiny Tags
 Cherry Cobbler 

 Naturals White

 River Rock

 Marina Mist Textured Card Stock
 Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper
 Basic Black Classic Stampin’ Pad
 Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad
 Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder
 Pearl Basic Jewels
 Vintage Trinkets
 Stampin’ Dimensionals
 Boho Blossoms Punch
 Decorative Label Punch
 Jewelry Tag Punch
 Scallop Trim Border Punch
 Big Shot™
 Vintage Wallpaper Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

Enjoy Life

Art Journal                                                                                     

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 Fabulous Phrases
 Four Frames
 Naturals Ivory Card Stock
 Naturals White Card Stock
 Not Quite Navy Textured Card Stock
 River Rock Textured Card Stock
 Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper
 On Board 5" x 5" Art Journal
 Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad
 Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder
 Early Espresso 1-1/4" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon
 Antique Brads
 Paper Daisies
 Stampin’ Dimensionals
 Decorative Label Punch
 Scallop Border Punch
 Two-Step Bird Punch

Thank You card (4" x 8")

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 Four Frames
 Teeny Tiny Wishes
 River Rock Card Stock
 Cherry Cobbler Textured Card Stock
 Old Olive Textured Card Stock
 Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper
 Watercolor Paper
 Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Pad
 Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad
 Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Pad
 Very Vanilla Smooch Spritz®
 Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder
 Cherry Cobbler 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon
 Pearl Basic Jewels
 Stampin’ Dimensionals
 Aqua Painter®
 Boho Blossoms Punch
 Decorative Label Punch
 Two-Step Bird Punch
 3/4" Circle Punch
 Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack
 Sewing machine and thread

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