Rubber Stamping on Chocolate

Rubber Stamping On Chocolate by Susan Rice Give a hand stamped romantic treat to your sweetheart by stamping extra special chocolates. You will need some cooking oil, store bought chocolates, little paper liners for individual chocolates to sit in and small clear acrylic rubber stamps. Experiment with different chocolate brands. It may be easiest to begin on solid chocolates. 1. Place a small amount of vegetable oil on a paper… Read More »

Time is running out!

The Get Connected Promotion ends on Thursday, 30 April 2009!  When you purchase $40 in products from the Occasions Mini, you'll get one item from the "Under $10" page (p. 208) in the Spring Summer 2009 Idea Book & Catalog.   Need to look at a mini catalog on line?  Click here to view catalog.  To place your order, contact me at or for 24/7 shopping, click here. And… Read More »

Fresh Cuts

Today's card was punched out using the Sizzix Bigz die Circle Scallop.  I'm really amazed how easy these dies are to use on the Big Shot.   I cut out Pale Plum card stock 4 x 8 and then folded in half.  I position the layer right below the top scallop so that I would have a hinge on top (makes sense???).  I then punched out two circles using the… Read More »

Season’s Greetings

  It's time for another Christmas Stamping all Year Long Blog entry.  I bet you've never heard of red snowflakes - I thought I'd try something a little different.  Another card down toward my stash of Christmas Card for 2009.  Am I ever going to be ready!  How about you – have you started on your Christmas cards? Recipe: Stamp Set:  Snow Swirled for sentiment Paper:  Old Olive, Natural Ivory, Bravo… Read More »

Lovely as a Tree – Michelle Zindorff’s technique

I had fun making this card but I could not have made it before Michelle 's class!  Her blog is Freedom in Creating has a lot of awesome tutorials!  She also has information on her upcoming classes in case you are interested.   Okay, this my first time to try and walk you through the procedure.  If you have any questions about the procedures, type your comment into the chat box… Read More »

Dreams du Jour

You have probably noticed (especially if you follow both my blogs) that I've been using stamps that have been around for at least a year.  That's because I feel that I've neglected them!  I am also trying to use card stock that I have not used recently.  So I thought I'd try and use an older stamp and rarely used card stock at least once a week – that is… Read More »

Dear Friend

  Can you believe that this is the first time I've used the Tangerine Tango card stock since I purchased it!   And I thought that Raspberry Tart went perfect with it!  What do you think?  The stamp is from Dear Friend, Level 1 Hostess Set. I colored the image with a blender pen and ink pads and then lightly spritzed it with water before stamping on Whisper White card stock. … Read More »

Therapeutic Effects of Scrapbooking

I thought I'd share this with you – from Companies Focus On Therapeutic Effects of Scrapbooking As the economic recession leads to a rise in depression (or at least has many people feeling "down"), some scrapbook companies are choosing to focus their marketing efforts on highlighting the therapeutic effects of scrapbooking. Big Picture Scrapbooking, the site started by Simple Scrapbooks magazine founding editor Stacy Julian which offers online education… Read More »

Blog Candy Giveaway

I have some blog candy to give away on 1 May 2009.  If you would like to enter, check out my SU Blog, Stamping by Rachel. Remember, you can’t win if you don’t enter the contest! Thanks

Stamp Camp on Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Don't forget about Stamp Camp on Wednesday, 29 April 2009 at my home.  The camp starts at 12:00 and ends at 3:00 pm. I have a couple of spots left, so if you are interested, please let me know right away! or (479) 875-7453 Thanks and hope to see you there!