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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Parade of Paper Coming Soon!

Coming soon! A Parade of Paper Blog Hop to showcase each of Stampin’ Up!’s beautiful Designer Series Paper packs. On May 8th and continuing ONLY through that weekend, I am part of a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from Stampin Addicts who are hosting a virtual tour through our blogs. Each blog will showcase a … Continue reading »

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Roses are Red

One of the great things about being a Stampin’ Up demonstrator is all of the opportunties that we have to earn free stamps! For example, because of my sales during Sale-a-Bration, I was able to choose two free any priced sets out of the catalog! How is that for fun? There are many more wonderful … Continue reading »

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Flower Pot Card

I’ve been seeing the cutest flower pot cards all over the card making blogs lately, and I just had to try it! It is so perfect for Mother’s day!  All of the instructions can be found on Stephanie Luman’s blog. The flower part pulls out of the top of the card, leaving you a place … Continue reading »

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Free Stamps!

Who doesn’t like free stamps? No one that I know! And you can get free stamps from Stampin’ Up for just a few more days, through April 30th! How? For every $40 in items that you purchase from the Occasions Mini Catalog, you can pick one of the stamps or kits off of the $10 … Continue reading »

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Matchbox Dresser

My friend Lyssa, another Stampin’ Up demonstrator, is in the process of collecting 100 different things you can do with the Matchbox Die. I am loving all of the great ideas! Today’s idea is a mini dresser, which I first saw here. So unbelievably adorable, I just had to make one! (And yes, Eve already … Continue reading »

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Little Red Wagon

There are some super cute items that can be made with Stampin’ Up’s matchbox die, but I think the one I saw this morning really takes the cake. Susie has two fabulous wagons on her blog — a red one and flower garden one — as well as an amazing baby carriage. I was blown … Continue reading »

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Matchbox Treasure Chest

I knew I wanted the Matchbox Die as soon as I saw the Occasions Mini Catalog, but when I saw this fabulous treasure chest by Gretchen Barron, I couldn’t wait! I did wait however, until April, so I could get a free set from the under $10 page by buying it! (Click here for more … Continue reading »

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Mother’s Day is Coming!

Mother’s Day is coming soon and I am so excited that I get to spend it with both my mother and my daughter this year! How fun for all three of us! I saw a great card whose technique was demonstrated at Stampin’ Up’s Minneapolis Regional Conference. (Not that I was there. As much as … Continue reading »

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Dazzling Diamond Dust

This is the third card that we’ll be making at the Heat Embossing class, it uses a technique called “Dazzling Diamond Dust.” After you stamp your main image, you cover the whole piece of card stock that it is on with Versamark. In the example below it is the entire white strip with butterflies. After … Continue reading »

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Emboss Resist

There are so many amazing rubber stamping techniques out there, and new ones are being thought up all the time! Since it is good to be a life long learning, I’m going to be teaching a variety of technique class. The first class will be on May 1st at Heather’s house. It is a heat … Continue reading »

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