Thoughts and Prayers

I decided to make a simple card today.  As you can see, it doesn't include any embellishments other than the three half pearls. Also, you can't see it here but I scored a line all around the card (about 1/2 inch from the edges).   I inked up the image with Baja Breeze and then stamped it on Whisper White card stock.  The half pearls (baby blue) are from my local scrapbook… Read More »

Friends 24/7

Today's post includes the stamp set Friends 24/7.  It's one of my favorite stamp sets but until today, I had not used the medallion stamp from the set.  I inked up the stamp with Bordering Blue and then careful rolled the edges in Not Quite Navy.  The technique is called Rock n Roll. The sentiment is computer generated.  The designer series paper is Bella Bleu.  I am so glad this… Read More »

Congratulations to Deborah Albright

Congratulations to Deborah Albright, winner of the door prize, for stamp camp on Wednesday, 24 June 2009.   The prize was the Patterns Pack Designer Series Paper II Thanks for visiting!

Pocket Silhouettes – Man’s Style

This card is from one of the cards for stamp camp held on Wednesday, 24 June 2009.  I always try to have at least one new item/accessory at each stamp camp.  This time is was using the crop-a-dile and jumbo eyelets.  The card was inspired by one from Mary Fish of Stampin' Pretty.  She makes the most amazing masculine cards!  Thanks for visiting! To purchase any of these items or… Read More »

Stitch Exotics

Today's post includes another of my favorite stamp sets that is retiring – Stitched Exotics.  I also used the Sweet Always Designer Series Paper which is also retiring as of 30 June 2009. Today's post is short – I had a class or rather two classes today and I'm pooped.  I just hope my customers enjoyed the classes as much as I did! Thanks for visiting To purchase any of… Read More »

Happy Birthday Tanner!

Though I have been focusing on the stamp sets that are retiring at the end of this month, I decided to take a break and make a card for my grandson Tanner.  Thanks for visiting me today – I appreciate it!  Please leave a comment so that I know that you've been here. To order 24/7, click here Recipe: Stamp Set:  Just Baseball (115002), Sentitment is computer generated Paper:  Baja Breeze,… Read More »

Good By to Doodle This

It's like a I just discovered this stamp set!  I used it a lot when it first came out and then I somehow put it away and forgot about it.  I've used it several times recently when I discovered it was in the "Last Chance" List.  It does make the prettiest petals.  The designer paper is Sweet Slumber Designer Specialty Series Paper which is also retiring at the end of… Read More »


I belong to the Business Stampers Coaching Group and one of our challenges was to write a post about an essential stamping tool.  I selected the Stamp-a-ma-jig because I think it's the most misunderstood tool in the catalog. I was at first intimidated by this tool but the more I use it the more I am comfortable with it.  I have to say that I love this tool.  I've owned… Read More »

It’ll be here very soon!

It'll be here very soon!  The exciting 2009-2010 Idea Book & Catalog.  This year we (demonstrators) had a special treat – we received the new catalog early.  This is just one more reason to become a Stampin' Up! demonstrator. I've looked and looked through the new catalog (I can't put it down!) and it is fabulous.  I love so many things in the catalog; new stamp sets, new dies, new… Read More »

Look Ma – no stamps!

Today's post includes a simple card I made in less than ten minutes.  The DSP is from Urban Oasis which is retiring 30 June.  No stamping is involved and it only has one layer.  The sentiment was computer generated. Though you can't see it,  I ran Kraft craft card stock through the Top Note Die and adhered it to the inside.  Thanks for visiting! To order 24/7 click here Recipe:… Read More »