Saturday, January 31, 2009
Friday, January 30, 2009
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Monday, January 26, 2009
Friday, January 23, 2009
I absolutely love playing with paper and scissors and ink and STAMPS! But I'm not really that creative. So it is just awesome when I see something that just makes me want to run to my stamps & supplies and copy it.
This card was inspired by Amy Jolly, view her post here: http://burninrubber-anotherstampblog.blogspot.com/
I used the new stamp set Love You Much which was perfect for this. Amy made a standard 5.5 x 4.25" card and acetate. I simplified the process, using a square 4.25" card and vellum paper. I am so happy with the way it worked that I will be using this card for the Windy City Stampers shoebox next week! Hope all the girls like it as much as I do!
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Not sure I like it. But here it is. Today's Diva's Coffee Break Design challenge is a sketch and the circle over the square was my real challenge. How to make it interesting but not too busy. . . neutral colors was my thought. So we have Very Vanilla card base, Close to Cocoa and Creamy Caramel with Night of Navy as the interesting color. I got to use my SpellBinders circle cutters to cut the vellum paper and the navy cardstock. Very cool!! Gotta use that BigShot every day! This might even pass as a masculine card, except for those flowers. Hmmm.
All the Diva's should have an inspiration card posted for you today. Let's see what you can come up with! Leave me a comment with your blog or SplitCoast posting--come on, you can do it!
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
So many new stamps and accessories, tools and papers. I have no new projects today, because I'm too busy studying and ordering fun stuff!
Tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow! You'll get to see a couple projects the rest of this week, come back! New stamps and paper are on their way here too!
Just email me, leave me a message, call or just go to the website and shop on-line! I'll be happy to get the new book for you and arrange a demo at your place or mine! Earn loads of free goodies!
Or join me as a demonstrator and earn money too!
Friday, January 16, 2009
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
When I saw this card on Angie Tieman's blog, I knew it was perfect for my MeetUp gathering. It is beautiful, uses a nice new set and will be easy for stampers of all levels. Plus, it has glitter!
If you would like to brave the blizzard tomorrow, Wednesday, I will be with a bunch of friends at Panera stamping up our own storm! Contact me for details--I'd love to have you join us!
Monday, January 12, 2009
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Friday, January 9, 2009
Thursday, January 8, 2009
Don't forget: Valentine's Day is a major card holiday! This little cutie uses the punches and stamps and Designer Series Paper that Stampin' Up! has on special right now. The Love You Much bundle saves you over $10 on the combination with a set of 6 really cute and versatile stamps, a large punch that pops the 3 hearts out all at once and a full pack of 12 x 12 paper in pinks & reds. Purchase this bundle and you can attend my January 28 or January 30th class for free!! That means you'll also get the new Idea Book & Catalog as a BONUS!
Hope to hear from you soon -- just leave a comment or email me or call!
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Good Morning readers and thanks for visiting me today. This is my inspiration card for the DCBD #109 sketch challenge. I promised I would use Flight of the Butterfly this week, so you might be inspired to take advantage of the bargain Stampin' Up! is offering (spend $20, receive 20% off anything in the Catalog Sampler, including Flight of the Butterfly--ends January 18).
I also pulled out the Haiku Designer Series Paper which will retire as of January 18. I will admit that I love this paper, to an extreme. Faithful readers are now thinking "really?" I have never used Haiku DSP until now. I loved it so much that I couldn't cut it. Crazy, I know. So for the next week I will be using Haiku DSP on everything!!!
Anyway, I also used a dab of clear embossing powder on the Tangerine Butterfly and the Gold sentiment, and some vellum to add layers and interest. Hope you are inspired to pull out your retiring supplies and actually use the ones you love! And to jump over to my Stampin' Up! website to shop for some of the great bargains we are offering on retiring, retired and current products. The best bargains are going fast, and it is first come, first served. If you have any questions or want some assistance, you know my number, give me a call!
Sunday, January 4, 2009
Saturday, January 3, 2009
Games, Wii, Rain Forest Cafe, Build-a-Bear and the Lego Store at Woodfield Mall are all on the agenda for a weekend at Aunt Dee's. But some good quality stamping time must also make the schedule. First: Bookmarks. . . These have been made using punches, double stick tape, stamps, designer paper and cardstock. The project started out as gifts to go with catalogs. As you can see my sample was quite sedate and uninspired. Wesley was not at all interested in the butterfly concept, but Penelope indulged me, until she found the heart punch. When the bookmarks were done, I discovered quite a bit of exposed tape, so the glitter was applied to all sticky surfaces, just to keep the bookmark from becoming stuck in a boook. Pretty Snazzy!