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Monthly Archives: August 2009

Holiday Mini Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to Stop #22 on Stampin’ Addicts Holiday Mini Catalog Blog Hop! Whether this is your last stop or your first, I hope you are enjoying the hop. I am lucky enough to feature the Build-a-Bear Big Shot Dies! Not only does Stampin’ Up have a fabulous partnership with Sizzix, producing exclusive dies … Continue reading »

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I Love You Beary Much!

I’ll tell you what I love “beary” much, it’s all this fabulous Build-a-Bear stuff from Stampin’ Up! So cute and fun! I finally had a chance to do  the Mojo Monday sketch challenge for this week, and I decided to make a card for Eve’s first day of first grade on Tuesday. (I’ll slip it … Continue reading »

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Fun with Felt

What a crazy week this has been! We made it back to Los Angeles, found an apartment, and have been unpacking like crazy! I finally found a little time to look at my Mini Catalog pre-order (one of the great perks of being a demonstrator!) and play for a few minutes! Wow! I can not … Continue reading »

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Spring Tree

Yes, I know that it is not spring now, but this was just too beautiful a spring tree not to show you! This stamp set, Branching Out is not in the current Idea Book and Catalog, however it is still available. It is on the Dormant List, with a few other fabulous stamp sets. I … Continue reading »

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Putting Up Another Tree

I love this tree! Have I mentioned that I love this tree? It is a fabulous tree, and I was so excited when Paula wanted to put one up at her house! It looks so great on her wall. Actually, I’ve never seen a wall that it looks bad on! Here are some of the … Continue reading »

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Road Trip Ribbon Special!

We are taking a major road trip starting today, as we drive from Massachusetts to California. In celebration of this epic journey, I have a Road Trip Ribbon Special just for you. You see, we will be rolling our wheels down those ribbons of highway, and I thought, wheels, ribbon, hey, Stampin’ Up has both … Continue reading »

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C is for Cat

My good friend and colleague Laura picked up an Advanced Reader’s Copy of Catching Fire (the sequel to Hunger Games) when she was at BEA and sent it to me. It was fabulous!! I highly recommend this series for 6th grade and up. I saw her last week when she was in Boston for some … Continue reading »

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Avast ye maties!

Ahoy there! Have you seen this incredible Pirate Party kit? Hoist the Jolly Roger and get ready to have a swashbuckling good time! Gather your little buccaneer and his or her mateys for a pirate party of the finest sort, complete with invitations, decorations, and eye patches to create and wear. You can watch a … Continue reading »

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More Convention Swaps

In addition to the organized convention swaps that I signed up for, I also sent Melina with some general swaps. Not too many, just enough to get some fun swaps back. I decided to use the new Scallop Square Bigz Die for my base, and the adorable D is for Dog stamp set. I made … Continue reading »

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Alphabet Animals Punch Art

I’m very excited about the second swap I am in for the Stampin’ Up convention. When I get the pieces back, I will have an alphabet book, where each page has a letter and an animal made of punch art to match. There are 13 people in the swap, and each of us are doing … Continue reading »

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