My Heart is Glossed Over with Happiness

From the Stampin’ Up! Blog – ejoy! ~~Rachel If you’ve been stamping for a long time, you may have been as thrilled as I was to find that Glossy White Cardstock (item 144240) has made its triumphant return! The glossy surface is non-porous, which lends itself to some amazing techniques with ink. One of my favorite tricks with Glossy White Cardstock is to use alcohol to blend the ink. I’ve… Read More »

Touches of Texture

Sketch #8 – wanna play? The textures and elements in the Touches of Texture Stamp Set will add dimension and character to any of your cards. This set features an eclectic array of useful and fun styles. I know summer is upon us but I felt like making a “Spring” card!  Using colors from the subtle collection and using Sketch 8 (biweekly challenge), I created the above card. Creating the… Read More »

Colorful Seasons

Sketch #8 Summer, spring, winter, autumn… we don’t care what season it is…we’ll stamp for all of them with this set and we’ll have fun doing it! To see other available bundles, click here To see other available suites, click here Colors Used on this Project Whisper White Pool Party Cherry Cobbler Old Olive Basic Gray I don’t know what I’m using this card for but I had a lot… Read More »

Daisy Delight

Sketch #8  – play along!   Colors Used on this Project Whisper White Tranquil Tide Chocolate Chip Today’s card  is for my grandson, Troy, who lost a very close friend last week – she was 20 years old.  I used the Daisy Delight Photopolymer Stamp Set for his card. I first stamped the stems with Tranquil Tide Classic Ink on Whisper White Card Stock.  I then stamped the daisy image… Read More »

Pink Boots

Sketch #8 Colors Used on this Project Very Vanilla Blushing Bride Crumb Cake Early Espresso   For those country lovers, or simply for those who have eclectic taste, this stamp set is sure to please. Pour yourself some sweet tea and enjoy that country livin’.   Today’s card using the Country Livin’ Stamp Set is for my granddaughter, Felicia.  I added the rhinestones because she is that type of girl!… Read More »

Sketch #8

Sketch Friday. I’m going to start posting a sketch every Friday. If you make a card using this sketch and post it on this page, Sketch #8, I’ll enter your name into a drawing for an embellishment from the 2017 Occasions Catalog. I’ll announce the winner on Friday, 16 June 2017. This challenge is opened to both customers and downline. Let’s play!   Save Save

Hello, Goodbye!

Paper Share Ribbon Share I’ve attached the DSP Coordinating Colors Paper and Ink for your use.  It’s a lot easier to post this in a convenience place than going back and forth to the catalog or to the back of the DSP. DSP Coordinating Colors Well, it’s goodbye to the absolutely gorgeous Falling In Love Designer Series Paper.  And I finally used the last bit of Venetian Crochet Trim Ribbon. … Read More »

Goodbye to some of my favorites

Ribbon Shares Paper Shares Colors Used on this Project Watermelon Wonder Mint Macaron Tip Top Taupe One of my favorite stamp sets, Gorgeous Grunge, is retiring.  I checked today and it’s still available!  Get yours now because you can use it for so many occasions both masculine and feminine. Also retiring: Botantical Builder Petite Flower PUnch Watermelon Wonder Mint Macaron Tip Top Taupe Pearls I saw this card on pinterest… Read More »

It’s Here – Ribbon Shares 20017-2018 Annual Catalog!

Paper Shares   I’ve been asked by many of you about a ribbon share.  We have a lot of  new gorgeous ribbon and I want you to see it – over 50 new rolls! Instead of doing a complete ribbon share (too expensive, over $80), I’ve selected the following (one color from each new style): Night of Navy 1/2″ Gingham Ribbon Cherry Cobbler 1/4″ Double-Stitched Ribbon Lemon Lime Twst Ombre… Read More »

Paper Shares, 2017-2018 Annual Catalog and May Host Code Free Gift

2015-2017 In Colors are retiring May 2017 Host Code Retiring List Want the new catalog? Clearance Rack updated! May 2017 Host Code AR2NQNBY The New Host Code for April 2017 is AR2NQNBY.  The free gift is a package of Glitter Enamel Dots Package consists of 160 sparkly, adhesive-backed dots in  Ombre shades for multiple hues. 10 each of 4 colors in 4 sizes: 3/16″, 7/32″, 1/4″, 9/32″.  The four colors… Read More »