Weekly Deals

Free ShippingJuly Online Order Free TutorialWin a FREE My Paper Pumpkin KitCustomer AppreciationBuy 3, get 1 free Designer Series Paper Do you Love FREE StampsCheck out the hot deals – love the Watercolor Wonder Washi Tape!  And with FREE SHIPPING   – that is a deal!WEEKLY DEALS 29 July – 4 August 2014 1/2 Inch Circle Punch [119869] $5.95 Sale: $4.46 Brights Designer Buttons [130028] $7.95 Sale: $5.96 Oval Accent… Read More »

Quick & Cute Projects with Stencils

July Online Order Free TutorialWin a FREE My Paper Pumpkin KitCustomer AppreciationBuy 3, get 1 free Designer Series Paper Do you Love FREE Stamps?I thought this was such a cute project (found on SU blog) and wanted to share it with you!  I have the stencils but it looks like I will need to order the Little Letters Thinlits Dies!Quick and Cute Projects with Stencils I don’t know about you,… Read More »

Beautiful Bunch

July Online Order Free TutorialWin a FREE My Paper Pumpkin KitCustomer AppreciationBuy 3, get 1 free Designer Series Paper Do you Love FREE Stamps?Free Shipping on all orders starts tomorrow!  The special runs Monday (7/28) through Thursday 7/31). So get out your list and start checking it twice! If you order online, I can reimburse you via paypal or a personal check. Just place your order and let me know… Read More »

And the winner is?

Actually before I announce the winner of the blog candy, I wanted to show you a couple of pictures This is a sneak peek of the September 2014 My Paper Pumpkin Kit.They are sooooooo cute!  If this doesn’t want to make you subscribe to My Paper Pumpkin, I don’t know what will!  You can try it out for two months at 50% off.  There’s no doubt you’ve heard of Paper… Read More »

Last day for blog candy!

I’ll be drawing a name on Saturday for these two brand new unmounted background stamps!Wonderfully Worn Background StampNetting Background StampLeave a comment of any of my posts for a chance to win.

Kinda Eclectic

Blog CandyJuly Online Order Free TutorialWin a FREE My Paper Pumpkin KitCustomer AppreciationBuy 3, get 1 free Designer Series PaperDo you Love FREE Stamps?The Kinda Eclectic Stamp Set is proving to be soooooo popular!  We received it at convention and made a fun card at the make n takes session.  I’ll have that one up in the next day or two.I made this card before convention but have not been… Read More »

Blog Candy

Leave a comment on any of my posts on my blog, Artistic Designs by Rachel, and I will draw a name on Saturday.  I am giving away (both new and unmounted)Wonderfully Worn Background StampNetting Background StampThe winner’s name will be posted on my blog on Saturday 7/26/2014Thanks for stopping by today~~Rachel

Weekly Deals, 22 through 28 July 2014

Check out these deals! Bitty Banners Framelits Die [129267] $14.95 Sale: $11.21 Calypso Coral Celebration Add-On Kit [133431] $9.95 Sale: $7.46 Celebration Basics Kit [133007] $14.95 Sale: $11.21 Crushed Curry 3/4″ Chevron Ribbon [130019] $8.95 Sale: $6.71 Curly Label Punch [119851] $16.95 Sale: $12.71 Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch [119275] $15.95 Sale: $11.96 Pumpkin Pie 3/4″ Chevron Ribbon [130015] $8.95 Sale: $6.71 Summer Happiness Kit – Digital Download [130076] $9.95… Read More »

I’m home!

I got home too late to post – I’ll try and have something on later day.  Thanks so much for your patience!

Convention Pictures

All the pictures of the card displays are up on my facebook page.  Check it out!  Artistic Designs by Rachel


Sorry I haven’t posted a lot of pictures but it’s so hectic during the day and then when we get back to the hotel, all I want to do is crash!I plan to take more close up of the cards tomorrow.  My cousin and roommate for each time I’ve been to convention.  She is a demonstrator from the Phoenix area.This is the bag everyone received.  It was filled with stamp… Read More »

Convention Bound!

I’m flying from Northwest Arkansas to Salt Lake City on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 for the always fun, always amazing, always worthwhile Stampin’ Up! Convention!As a way to thank all of you for picking me as your Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator I thought I would double the Frequency Buyer’s Points while I am at the Stampin’ Up! convention. I hope you are enjoying the free stamps you get when you collect… Read More »

Weekly Deals – I feel punchy

This week it’s all about punches!  Get my favorite punch – Scallop Edge Punch! 1″ Square Punch [124094] $15.95 Sale: $11.96 Gold Baker’s Twine [132975] $3.50 Sale: $2.63 Triangle Punch [133375] $15.95 Sale: $11.96 Little Labels Punch Pack [126881] $16.95 Sale: $12.71 Melon Mambo 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon [131207] $5.95 Sale: $4.46 Mini Metallic Clothespins [133320] $3.95 Sale: $2.96 Scallop Edge Border Punch [119882] $15.95 Sale: $11.96 Summer Smooches Kit –… Read More »

Masculine Monday – Very Grungy

The 13-piece Bring on the Cake stamp brush set is perfect for all ages.   The Birthday sentiments and stylings are vintage, modern, and everything in between.This card was made using Bring on the Cake Stamp Brush Set and the My Digital Studio.  It’s all digital except for the button and the base card.The splatters are part of the software from the My Digital Studio and not from Gorgeous Grunge or… Read More »

July Online Thank You Gift

Everyone that places a Stampin’ Up! order with me this month will receive the 12 Blendabilities Techniques Tutorial for FREE.12 Blendabilties Techniques -It’s time to unleash your inner artist! Discover the vibrant colors and beautiful shading you can create with alcohol markers!Explore the affordable and easy to coordinate color sets of the new Stampin’ Up! Stampin’ Blendabilities alcohol marker 3-color sets!Receive your free tutorial and get ready to learn some… Read More »

Blendabilities Storage

My blendabilities storage came in! I bought it from Stamp N Storage where I’ve bought several of my ink pad and punch holders. I don’t have a card for you today.  I have conjunctivitis and don’t feel much like stamping.  And I still need to finish my swap cards AAAACCCCCKKKKK!!! Yes, I’m yelling!  Thanks for stopping by today!~~Rachel

Weekly Deals 8 July through 14 July 2014

Check out these deals – the gorgeous Gold Fancy Designer Foil Sheets are on sale for only $8.21! Weekly Deals  – 8 July 2014 through 14 July 2014 Gold Fancy Designer Vellum Foil$10.95Silver 1/8″ Ribbon$4.95Retro Fresh This And That Washi Tape$4.95Retro Fresh This And That Journal$10.95Smoky Slate 3/4″ Chevron Ribbon$8.95Artisan Label Punch$15.95Sweet Shop Kit – Digital Download$9.95Table by StampinBuddy. Try it FREE.

Bloom with Hope

There is story behind today’s card!When I was looking for seeds to plant flowers (like the ones across the street from our house – see picture above) around our mailbox, I thought I had picked up the seed packet for Black Eye Susans.I inadvertently  picked up the Sunflower Seed Packet.  My husband planted them thinking I wanted Sunflowers.  Didn’t realize I had the wrong ones until they started to bloom… Read More »

Masculine Monday – Happy Birthday Larry

Hope you had a great 4th of July weekend!  It was beautiful around here – not too hot.Today’s card is for our friend, Larry.  He and David have been best buddies since the 1970′s and it’s easy to kid around with him.  He’s about 8 years younger so I thought it would be fun to send him this card.It’s so much easier to color in an image if you have… Read More »

Class Kits to go

I am offering a new service to my customers.  It’s Class Kits to Go.    You will get all the supplies sent to you ready for your cards to be assembled and it includes the envelopes!   If you don’t have the featured stamp sets, you can use almost any other stamp set and/or sentiment.These are the cards the ladies will be making at the class on Friday, 11 July… Read More »