Category Archives: Techniques

Good Bye Kinda Eclectic!

Special Offer 6 – 13 May 2017 The name of this stamp set kinda says it all.  There’s a little of everything here, but they all work together for some unique layering and depth to your projects. Today’s card features the retiring Kinda Electic Stamp Set.  I also used colors I haven’t used in quite a while – Always Artichoke, Delightful Dijon and Elegant Eggplant. I also used the masking… Read More »


Invite peace and serenity into your holiday season with pine-adorned cards and scrapbook pages. The images in the Wonderland Stamp Set add gentleness and beauty to any project. I decided to go simple with this stamp set.  I thought it captured the peace and beauty of the night – what do you think?  The technique used for the moon is called masking.  You add a circle (post it note) to… Read More »

Talented Trio in Blue

Retired Stamp Set Sale  Weekly Deals Earn a free stamp set August Hostess Code:  7942YYXT Use hostess code   7942YYXT when placing your online order and you’ll receive a gift from me. If your order is over $150, please do not use it – you will receive your own hostess benefits. I made this card for the daughter of my nephew (great-niece, Destiny) while she was in the hospital.  She loves… Read More »

Question from customer

I received the following question from a reader and I thought I would share with you in case you were interested in how to make the doilies. Hi Rachel, Thanks for posting all of this nice photos from Convention on your FB page.  It looks like you had a lovely time. I am happy for you! I am curious about some miniature doilies I see in one of the photos.… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Bearing Gifts

Who could turn away these children bringing gifts on the back of a friendly polar bear? The heartwarming Bearing Gifts wood-mount stamp is perfect for Christmas cards. I think this is one of the cutest stamp sets in the Holiday Catalog.  I stamped the image on Whisper White Card Stock with Black Tuxedo Ink.  Then I colored in the children using the Real Red and Garden Green Stampin’ Write Markers. … Read More »

Faux Dip-Dye Technique

Learn how you can create an ombre look on ribbon by using this Faux Dip-Dye technique.   Donna shows you just how simple it is in this video.  Check it out! If  you would like to place an order for  Stampin’ Up! supplies, visit my Stampin’ Store for 24/7 service.  Ordering is easy and simple and you’ll have your products within seven days. Don’t want to mess with it?  Simply call or e-mail and… Read More »

Starbursts Video

The holiday season is the best time of the year to show off fresh, trendy techniques. This year, why not impress your customers with the starburst technique? Don’t let it overwhelm you or your customers with its brilliance—it’s really easier than you think. Check out this video by Carrie Cudney for full instructions. If you would like to place an order, visit my Stampin’ Store for 24/7 service and for… Read More »

Walk in the Wild

Hostess code for October 1-15 is: FJ24HSVE      Stampin’ Up! for only $25.00 – 7 through 21 October 2013 Stamp Set of the Month for October is Calm Christmas – join by 10 October 2013 Free Inspirational Sheets Party More – Get More (Extra $25.00 in Hostess Benefits) – 1 through 31 October 2013 For instructions on how to place an online order and enter the hostess code, please click here Take a… Read More »

Papillon Potpourri meets Magical Masking Tape

Hostess code for September 16 – 30 2013 is:  BQQKRXWY Stamp Set of the Month for September is Too Kind Free Inspirational Sheets Free Envelope Punch Board available to newsletter subscribers – ends 30 September 2013 For instructions on how to place an online order and enter the hostess code, please click here The Papillon Potpourri seven-piece  stamp set lets you make a lovely mix of stylized and realistically detailed butterflies… Read More »

Everything Eleanor

The Everything Eleanor Clear Mount Stamp Set has delicate floral embellishments, frames, and flourishes–the perfect mix for your projects with vintage flair. I think this technique is called triple time stamping – it’s stamping all three layers at the same time.  You layer 3 sizes of Whisper White Card stock using a repositionable adhesive and then stamp your images.  You then pull them apart and then layer it with darker card… Read More »