Tuesday, January 22, 2013


It starts today. . . . . our favorite time of year

So many possibilities to earn FREE exclusive products!!!  

  • Get FREE Silver Glimmer Paper when you host a $150 workshop!
  • Get a FREE hostess bundle when you host a $400 workshop!
Hostess Bundle Details:
The Hostess Bundle includes
  • Madison Avenue stamp set (wood- or clear-mount)
  • Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper
  • Sycamore Street Ribbon & Button Pack

Choose any one product from the Sale-A-Bration brochure for every $50 (excludes tax and shipping) you spend. This year's offering includes exclusive stamp sets and accessories, as well as a selection of catalog stamp sets, digital content CDs, ribbon, buttons, and even an embossing folder! Now, more than ever, there's something for everyone!   

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Earn products from the 2013-2014 catalog when you become a demonstrator during Sale-a-brations!!

Happy Stamping!

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

It's a Girl - PCCCS#25 Challenge

Participating in the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch Challenge this week.   Card Sketch #25 and Color Challenge #3.   

When I saw Melon Mambo and Old Olive, I thought about a Baby Girl card and went to work.

Stampin Up! Products:
Stamps:  Baby Prints, Little Additions and Itty Bitty Banners
Cardstock:  Basic Grey, Melon Mambo, Old Olive and Whisper White
Ink:  Melon Mambo and Old Olive
Accessories:  1 1/4" Square Punch, 1" Square Punch, Bitty Banner Framelits, 3/8" Striped Orandy Ribbon, Cloudy Day Embossing Folder, 1 1/4" Two-Toned Ribbon

Happy Stamping!

Bloomin' Marvelous FMS#69

Sketch Challenge from Freshly Made Sketches -- Sketch Challenge #69

This is my 3rd sample for my workshop this coming weekend.  I absolutely love the Sale-a-brations Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper (#127540) and Bloomin' Marvelous Stamp Set (#129651).  

Stampin Up! Products:
Stamps:  Bloomin' Marvelous (SAB) and Petite Pairs
Cardstock:  Island Indigo, Tangerine Tango, and Whisper White
Paper:  Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper (SAB) and Pool Party Coordinations
Ink:  Tangerine Tango, Old Olive, Pool Party, and Island Indigo
Accessories:  1 1/4" Square Punch, 1" Square Punch, Elegant Butterfly Punch, BittyButterfly Punch, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Honeycomb Embossing Folder, Rhinestones, and Sanding Block

Happy Stamping!

Blooming Flip Down Stack Card

Saw this technique on Splitcoaststampers.com and thought of my Monthly Club immediately.   I changed the dimensions of the card to make it a standard A2.   I think the ladies will enjoy making this card this weekend.   The Sale-a-brations stamp set (Bloomin' Marvelous #129651) works perfectly for this card.  

Stampin Up! Products:
Stamps:  Bloomin' Marvelous (SAB) and Petite Pairs
Cardstock:  Pool Party, Island Indigo, and Whisper White
Paper:  Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper (SAB)
Ink:  Pool Party, Island Indigo, Tangerine Tango, and Old Olive
Accessories:  Sycamore Street Ribbon, Rhinestones, Dazzling Details, 1 3/8" Square Punch, Postage Stamp Punch, Elegant Butterfly Punch, Word Window Punch, and Bitty Butterfly Punch

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Oh, Hello Card TSOT#101

Playing another Card Challenge today -- Try Stampin' on Tuesday

This card is for my upcoming workshop this weekend.    I love the colors in the Tea for Two Designer Series Paper (#129311).   Hope you like my version of the sketch.  

Stampin Up! Products:
Stamps:  Oh, Hello
Cardstock:  So Saffron, Lucky Limeade, Whisper White
Paper:  Tea for Two Designer Series Paper
Ink: So Saffron, Lucky Limeade, Calypso Coral
Accessories:  Ovals Collection Framelits, Top Note Die, Rhinestones, Lucky Limeade Ruffled Ribbon

Happy Stamping!

Monday, January 14, 2013

Secret Garden Peek-a-boo Easel Card

This technique is SO cool!!    I am so thankful to be surrounded by talented Stampin Up! Demonstrators and crafty ladies that share all these amazing paper techniques.   
This Peek-a-boo Easel card displays the new Secret Garden Stamp Set and the Print Poetry Designer Series Paper Stack from the Spring Mini Catalog.    The Ladies at my class yesterday really enjoyed making this card!! 

Stampin Up! Products:
Stamps:  Secret Garden and Petite Pairs
Cardstock:  Primrose Petals, Raspberry Ripple, Very Vanilla and Vellum
Paper:  Print Poetry Designer Series Paper Stack
Ink:  Versamark, Raspberry Ripple
Accessories:  Pewter Embossing powder, Heat Tool, Markers,Designer Frames Embossing Folders, Big Shot, Embossing Buddy, Extra-Large Oval Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Large Oval Punch, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Raspberry Ripple Stitched Satin Ribbon

Happy Stamping!

Friday, January 11, 2013

Triple Time Stamp - Marina Mist

I just love this technique, so many options!!    When I first saw it several months ago, I had done a Christmas version of it but wanted to "lighten" it up for my class is weekend for a new group of ladies.     I have two (2) "versions" of the card - I love variation!! :)   

Stampin Up! Products:
Stamps:  Creative Elements and Sassy Salutations
Cardstock:  Marina Mist and Whisper White
Ink: Crumb Cake, Marina Mist, and Early Espresso
Accessories:  Large Pearls, Linen Thread, Naturals Designer Buttons

Happy Stamping!

Thursday, January 10, 2013

More Amore Valentines Card

I am LOVING the new Spring Mini, aren't you!!!!  :)

This is a Valentine's card that I made for my January classes.   The Laser Cut Heart sheets (comes in Red and Primrose Petals) that come in the More Amore Specialty Designer Series Paper (#129309) is my favorite "embellishment" on the card.   I think my Stampin Ladies will agree!  

Stampin Up! Products:
Stamps: Itty Bitty Banners
Cardstock:  Real Red, Very Vanilla
Paper:  More Amore Specialty Designer Series Paper
Accessories:  Pool Party Ribbon, Real Red Ribbon, Hearts a Flutter Framelits, Dazzling Details (Cherry Cobbler), Bitty Banner Framelits

Happy Stamping!