Saturday, December 28, 2013


Hi Everyone,

    One of the gifts I made this Christmas was ornaments using the Festive Flurry Stamp Set and Framelit Dies.  It's really hard to see the detail in the pictures, but I love how they turned out.  You need to use your Stamp-a-ma-jig for this project.  I first stamped in either Island Indigo or Pool Party then stamped directly over that with Versamark.   Then I applied Heat & Stick Powder on, melted it with the heating tool, sprinkled the Dazzling Diamond on and finally set the glitter with the heat tool again.  Hope you like them too!

Supplies Used
Stamp Set: Festive Flurry
Ink: Island Indigo, Pool Party, Versamark
Card Stock: Whisper White
Accessories: Festive Flurry Framelits, Dazzling Diamond Glitter, Heat & Stick Powder, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dimensionals

Sunday, December 22, 2013


Hi Everyone,

     Sorry I haven't been posting.  Like most of you I'm rushing around these last few days before Christmas trying to get everything done, wrapped and baked!  I love making and sending my Christmas cards out and I really love looking through the Christmas cards we receive back.  I wanted to share with you the cards some of my friends/customers sent to me.  How special it is to get a homemade card in the mail!

This one is from Elsie:
This one is from Judy:
And this one is from Nita:
Thank-you to everyone who has sent us a card, we really do treasure them.  Have a very Merry Christmas if I don't post again before its here!

Friday, December 13, 2013

Gift Card Holder

Hi Everyone,

    I just love the Envelope Liners from the Holiday Catalog.  They can dress up an envelope so quickly and just add a custom touch.  I got this idea to make gift card holders from them from another demonstrator's blog:  Patty's Stamping Spot.  I believe she used the middle sized liner for hers, but I decided to try it with the smallest one. 
Supplies Used:
Stamp Set:  Tags 4 You
Ink:  Old Olive
Card Stock: Season of Style DSP, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Accessories:  Envelope Liners Framelits, Deco Labels Framelits, Label Bracket Punch, 1" Stitched Edge Grosgrain Ribbon in Cherry Cobbler

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Merry Christmas

Hi Everyone,

   I'm sure you are all getting busier just like I am the closer it gets to Christmas.  I just wanted to start posting the projects we made last Friday night for those who couldn't make it.  I love the look of the white on white on this card and the silver just makes it more elegant.  I think this card was the favorite one of the evening.  For the snowflakes, we stamped in versamark, then sprinkled heat and stick powder on and heated with the embossing tool.  After you heat it, you sprinkle the silver glitter on and then heat set that as well.  I think the card would look just as nice with the gold glitter and foil paper as well.
Supplies Used:
Stamp Sets: More Merry Messages, Festive Flurry
Ink: Versamark, Metallic Encore in Silver (let this dry a bit as is more prone to smudging)
Card Stock:  Whisper White, Silver Foil
Accessories: Heat and Stick Powder, Silver Stampin' Glitter, Festive Flurry Framelit, Stylish Stripes Embossing Folder

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Santa's List

Hi Everyone,

   I'm looking forward to Friday night's class - the last one of the year!  I've seen several different versions of the Santa from Santa's List on the cut out of the Festive Flurries Framelits and decided to give one a try for myself. 

Supplies Used:
Stamp Sets: Santa's List, That's the Ticket
Ink:  Crumb Cake
Card Stock: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Accessories: Festive Flurries Framelits, Ticket Duo Builder, Stampin' Write Markers, Bakers Twine in Cherry Cobbler

Sunday, December 1, 2013

December 1st

Well it's December 1st and Stampin' Up is busting with information and some new products!  First off they have announced 6 items that will be 30% off for just Monday December 2nd (cyber Monday).  The items are: 

      Envelope Liners Framelits Dies (item 132172) Reg $26.95/ Sale $18.87
     Expressions Thinlits Dies (item 132171) Reg $24.95/ Sale $17.47
        Holly Jolly Greetings Simply Sent (item 132159) Reg $14.95/ Sale $10.47

 Snowflake Season Simply Sent  (item 132176) Reg $14.95/ Sale $10.47

 Large Rhinestone Basic Jewels (item 129324) Reg $4.95/Sale $3.47

Extra-Large Gift Box (item 132147) Reg $3.95/ Sale $2.77

Next up is the new Best of Set!  This time its Best of  Sale-A-Bration
Finally, they announced their new sets and products for Valentine's Day. These are only available while supplies last, so please don't wait if you are interested.

Well, I think I have you all up to date now!  Off to work on my Christmas cards!