Top Note Snowmen – Stampin’ Up!

Bringing back an old favorite die – the Top Note Bigz Die.  Sometimes we have so many tools that we neglect the older ones.   At least, in my case, this is true.I dusted it off and decided to use it for my money holders this year.  I have 3 teenage grandchildren in California and I know that they love getting money much more than a present from me.The sprig on… Read More »

December 2014 My Paper Pumpkin – Stampin’ Up!

Have you seen the December 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 This is so cute!  I’ll have to open my box and make the cards in this month’s kit!Thanks for stopping by today!

Weekly Deals 16 through 22 December 2014

The Birthday Surprise (Wood Mount) Stamp set is on sale for only $18.71.  What is even better is that the free card kit tutorial for online orders for December 2014 using this stamp set!  Click here for more information.The  weekly deals are available through my Stampin’ Store, – remember these change every Tuesday.   Come and look at the deals and place your order right away for these great, discounted products.Here’s a card… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Seasonally Scattered Love is in the Air

The more I use this stamp set the more I love it!  I’ve used it for fall cards and for Christmas cards.  Now I’m using it for Valentine cards!  The hearts are from our new Confetti Heart Border Punch that will be available on 6 January 2015 from the Occasions catalog.The image was stamped with Versamark on Whisper White Card Stock.  I then added Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Emboss Powder and… Read More »

Simply Wonderful – Sneak Peek – Stampin’ Up!

Wish I could show you the individual items but I’ll be posting pictures as I made cards using the new stamp sets.  I am so excited – I love everything in the book!  But I guess you could say that about me every time we get new products!  I love Stampin’ Up!This card features the new Sale-a-bration Stamp Set called Simply Wonderful.   You can get it for free from the… Read More »

Dec 2014 Thank You!

Everyone that places a Stampin’ Up! order with me this month will receive the One Sheet Wonder Class for FREE.All you have to do is place an online order on my Stampin’ Store.  Once your order is place, you’ll be sent the tutorial and template within 24 hours.   If you ordered between the 1st and the 10th of the month, I’ll send you the tutorial  after the 10th of… Read More »

Lotus Blossom – Sneak Peek – Stampin’ Up!

My box of goodies arrived yesterday but I didn’t get to play with many of the toys because I had a class today!  I did make this card for today’s class because I wanted to show the ladies just how beautiful this stamp set is!This is going to be a hit with everyone when it becomes available as a Sale-a-Bration Item.  It’s a 3 step blossom and it is simply… Read More »

Personalized Santa Sacks – Stampin’ Up!

From the SU Blog – such a cute idea!~~RachelIf you’ve done any holiday shopping online this year, you’ve probably seen personalized Santa sacks out there. And if you haven’t discovered them yet, they look like mail bags straight from the North Pole with the child’s name on it—so magical! One of my friends at work showed them to me about a month ago and now I see them everywhere. We… Read More »

Wondrous Wreath – Stampin’ Up!

I placed my order for the new products from the Occasions Catalog (starts 6 Jan 2015) and am anxiously awaiting their arrival.  Then I am going to play!  If you’ve purchased from me this year, you will be getting your copy in the mail (directly from SU) sometime in the next two weeks.  If you would like a copy and don’t have a demonstrator, please let me know at… Read More »

Weekly Deals, 9 December – 15 December 2014

Here are the weekly deals through 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.The ever propular Envelope Liners Framelits Die is on sale!  You can use it for our Square Envelopes, Note cards and Envelopes and our Medium Envelopes.  It just adds so much more pizzazz when the card and envelope coordinate!Please note that weekly… Read More »

Walk in the Wild, Stampin’ Up!

Thought I’d like a little break from making Christmas Cards.  Today’s post features the masculine Walk in the Wild Clear Mount Stamp Set – perfect for a masculine card!The moose image was colored in using the Early Espresso Stampin’ Write Markers and the grass was colored in using the Garden Green Stampin’ Write Markers.I used the retired Color Spritzer Tool and Garden Green Stampin’ Write Marker to add splatter on… Read More »

And the winner of the Big Shot is…….

And the winner of the Big Shot Contest is……..Sandy BurtonSandy, please let me know whether you want the Big Shot or products worth $99.00.Thanks to everyone who ordered during this contest.  I really appreciate your support and business.

Six-year-old girl asks for cards for her last Christmas

This is heartbreaking and I wanted to share this with you.  It’s from the Stampin’ Up! websiteRachel The only thing six-year-old Addie Fausett has on her last Christmas list is cards–preferably the handmade kind. Addie, who has a condition called diffuse atrophy, and her family were told by doctors that this Christmas would probably be her last. So when we saw the article on describing this family’s wish for… Read More »

Year End Clearance

Visit the my Stampin’ Store on December 5 through 31 and you will see that Stampin’ Up! has placed more items on clearance for the Year End Closeouts! They’ve even included Christmas items (just in time!) and giving you discounts up to 80 percent on select items.  With discounts like this, it’s easy to get a few extra gifts for your friends, your family, or even yourself! There is one… Read More »

Get Your Santa On – Stampin’ Up!

Like I said the other day, the Get Your Santa On has to be the cutest Christmas Stamp Set ever!  I have made several cards using this stamp set and will be sharing with you in the coming weeks.The image was stamped with Tuxedo Black Ink on Whisper White Card Stock and colored in with the Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities Assortment.  I added glitter to the stocking cap and the bottom… Read More »

Weekly Deals

Last Day  for the Holiday Extravaganze – don’t miss out! Last Day for a chance to Win a Big Shot Here are the weekly deals in my online 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.… Read More »

Get Your Santa On – Stampin’ Up!

Don’t forget about these specials:Holiday Extravaganza (ends 2 December)Win a Big Shot (ends 2 December)Weekly Deals (ends 1 December)This has got to be the cutest stamp set ever!   It’s the Get Your Santa On Stamp Set and I especially love the name!I’ve made several cards using this set (have not posted them yet) and I absolutely love it!  For today’s post, I selected the vintage style card.I colored the fireplace… Read More »

Cyber Monday Stampin’ Up!

Don’t forget about these specials:Holiday ExtravaganzaWin a Big ShotFree Tutorial for Nov ordersWeekly DealsCyber Monday, Stampin’ Up style!   You don’t have to order online to get these deals, you can call me or email me also.To view and print the sales flyer for all items, Online_Extravaganza_Products_USDoor Buster #1 for Monday, December 1 (Discounts While Supplies Last) 12 Set Blendabilities Bundle – 30% Off! If you have been wanting a bundle set… Read More »

Simple Sunday – Stampin’ Up!

Don’t forget about these specials:Holiday ExtravaganzaWin a Big ShotFree Tutorial for Nov ordersWeekly Deals This was such a quick and easy card to make and yet it is elegant with the gold accents.I cannot remember what stamp set the words are from and I looked through all my stamp sets and could find it.   The base card was embossed using the Filigree Framed Embossing Folder.  I then added the piece… Read More »

Banner Blessings Stampin’ Up!

Today’s the day!  Free Gift with Online Orders over $50 It’s small business Saturday on 29  November 2014.   Everyone who purchases from me that day will get our newest photopolymer stamp set called Banner Blessings! You must purchase at least $50 during that day.   And don’t forget, if you use the Hostess Code BJGGFZ6B that day your name will be entered into the contest to win a Big Shot. Here’s… Read More »