Free Designer Series Paper – offer ends Friday 31 Oct 2014

If you love Designer Series Paper then I have an offer you cannot resists!  You can receive one free package each month for the next six months! Wow, right? How can you do that you ask? Just join my amazing Ink Abouts  team during October 1 – 31, that’s how.You will get 6 Months of Free Designer Paper  when you join Stampin Up in October.  Besides the FREE paper, now… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Pretty Packages

This packages are gorgeous – couldn’t expect less from Stampin’ UP!.~~Rachel Pretty PackagesI love giving gifts in pretty packages! It is definitely one of my trademarks. I love to present a gift to someone and watch their face light up when they see how pretty the packaging is! It’s like another gift in and of itself.Christmas is the perfect time to create some pretty packages! I decided to go with… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals

Awesome deals this week on the Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals!  The Word Bubbles Framelits is on sale for only $18.71.  Here’s a card I made using this framelit.Weekly Deals – ends 3 November 2014 1/16″ Circle Handheld Punch [134363] $8.95 $6.71 Autumn Traditions Kit – Digital Download [127600] $9.95 $5.97 Blue Ribbon [131964] $28.95 $21.71 Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch [119275] $15.95 $11.96 Large Scallop Edgelits Die [127019] $7.95 $5.96… Read More »

Four Feathers Masculine Monday

For today’s card, I’m using the Four Feathers Clear Mount Stamp Set.  I combined that with the Typeset Designer Series Paper.  I did not add a sentiment because I have a lot of “thank you” and “happy birthday” cards and will wait until I actually send it to someone before adding the sentiment.I think the Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon add just the right amount of “pop” color – don’t… Read More »

Simple Sunday I Heart You

Thought I’d get away from Halloween, Fall and Christmas Card and make a Valentine’s Card.  This was such a quick and simple card (under 10 minutes) but I like the way it turned out!  What do you think?I used the retired Color Spritzer Tool (one of my favorite tools) to add a little color to the background.  If you don’t have one, you can also use the splatter image from… Read More »

October 2014 My Paper Pumkin

Have you seen the October Paper Pumpkin kit yet?   Watch to see how fun and simple this kit is to put together.   Wonder what the surprise will be next month?   Learn more at My Paper Pumpkin

Stampin’ Up! For All Things Gift Box

This gift box accompanies the card I posted on Wednesday.  See post here.The box using the Gift Box Punch Board is so quick and easy to make!  Here’s a video from Stampin’ Up! on how to make the gift box. Note:  I’ve heard several people saying they had problems with the notches breaking once they closed the box lids.  I fixed that problem by reinforcing the edges.  I add a… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! For All Things

I absolutely love the For All Things Set Set.  It definitely is a great stamp set to use in creating fall themed cards but it can be used for all occasions also.I cased this card from one of the Stampin’ Up! Artisans (2014) but I can’t remember her name and I accidentally came across this card while searching for something else.   I could not go back and find the card… Read More »

Weekly Deals 21 Oct thru 27 Oct 2014

Here are the weekly deals in my Stampin’ Store,   remember these change every Tuesday.   Come and look at the deal and place your order right away for these great, discounted products.Please note that weekly deals will be offered while supplies last!   The discount will appear in your shopping bag when you check out. Calypso Coral 3/4″ Chevron Ribbon [130018] $8.95 $6.71 Jumbo Sticky Rounds [127852] $4.95 $3.71 Little Buddy Birthday… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Ornamental Pine

I love the Ornamental Pine Stamp Set for it’s simple design.I’m still using the Color Sprtizer Tool even though it’s retired.   It’s one of my favorite tools to use and so much easier than filing a Stampin Sprizer and filling it with water and color ink (for me anyway!).If you have any questions about any of the cards I make, please give me a shout – I would love to… Read More »

And the winner is?

The winner of the Kinda Eclectic Clear Mount Stamp set is Monica Martinez!Comment:  I love ur beautiful cards. U always inspire me.Monica – please send me your address and I’ll get the set in the mail to you.Thanks to everyone who participated in this contest.  I will have some more blog candy soon!

Stampin’ Up! In This Together

To stop shopping is to stop breathing!  That the sentiment for this image from the In This Together Clear Mount Stamp Set.  And I have to admit that I am a bit of a shopaholic.I bought a thinlit die that matches the stamp set from Dies by Dave.   This is so cool and I hope he continues to make more dies for our stamp sets.  He is not affiliated with… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals ends 20 Oct 2014

The Darling Dolly Thinlits Die is on sale this week!  I made a card yesterday using the In This Together Stamp Set and the Darling Dolly die – I’ll be posting it tomorrow.  I made it yesterday because I had just received the In This Together Thinlits die (non SU) and wanted to play around with it.Check out these weekly deals!  If you want to purchase, just click on the… Read More »

Blog Candy

How about some blog candy!I’m giving away the Kinda Eclectic Clear Mount Stamp Set to one lucky winner!  All you have to do is post a comment from now until Wednesday as 11:59 pm.  I’ll announce the winner on Thursday on this blog.If  you would like to place an order for  Stampin’ Up! supplies,  visit my Stampin’ Store  for 24/7 service – I would love to be your demonstrator.  Ordering is easy… Read More »

Free Super Stars Card Tutorial

Show off your super star style this holiday season with these elegant cards!   The Bright & Beautiful stamp set coordinates with the Stars Framelits and Lucky Stars Textured Impression Embossing Folder. The rich Blackberry Bliss color, gold glimmer, and embossing result in a set of cards that is both elegant and traditional with an on-trend flair.  You will also learn a fancy fold and several fun Big shot techniques!   Your… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! For All Things

We had our last cup of coffee on the back deck this morning.  Fall is here and it’s too cold (and dark!) at 7 am to enjoy our coffee outside.  The leaves have begun to turn – love the autumn in this area. Simple expressions of gratitude can be the most heartfelt. The down-to-earth For All Things clear- and wood-mount stamps will turn your thoughts to the traditions of fall… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Bearing Gifts

Who could turn away these children bringing gifts on the back of a friendly polar bear? The heartwarming Bearing Gifts wood-mount stamp is perfect for Christmas cards. I think this is one of the cutest stamp sets in the Holiday Catalog.  I stamped the image on Whisper White Card Stock with Black Tuxedo Ink.  Then I colored in the children using the Real Red and Garden Green Stampin’ Write Markers. … Read More »

Fall Fest

I am so sorry I did not get this set!  I love the different cards I’ve seen on pinterest and on the Stampin’ UP! blog.Enjoy!~~Rachel Fall Fest!I love when I can use a stamp set for more than one occasion. I thought I’d share some different ways to use Fall Fest throughout the fall season . . . and beyond! First of all, here’s a card to show your gratitude.… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Snowflake Card

I am just loving the Snowflake Thinlits Die.  Here’s another card I made using this die:Did you know the Silver Glimmer Paper is on sale this week (until Monday 13 Oct 2014).  This paper makes the perfect Christmas card!  Check it out hereThe washi tape is from the All is Calm Washi Designer Tape from the Holiday Catalog.If  you would like to place an order for  Stampin’ Up! supplies to… Read More »

Weekly Deals for 7 Oct – 13 Oct 2014

WEEKLY DEALS END OCT. 6.  SAVE 25%!    Check out the latest batch of Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals.    Silver Glimmer Paper on sale just in time to make those gorgeous sparkly Christmas cards!   Discounted prices on this week’s deals end October 6.  Weekly Deals for 7 Oct 1/8″ Circle Handheld Punch [134365] $8.95 $6.71 Apothecary Accents Framelits Dies [127003] $24.95 $18.71 Geometrical [wood] [133158] $29.95 $22.46 Monster Munchies Ensemble – Digital… Read More »