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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Summertime Fruit

I love the images in this week’s Stampin’ Celebration Inspiration Challenge. They look like summertime picnics, just perfect for Memorial Day Weekend. I decided to combine the colors and images from that challenge with the Stamping 411 Sketch Challenge for this week. I am really loving my Kraft paper (as you may have noticed). I’m … Continue reading »

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Father’s Day Map Card

When I first saw the Travel Journey Designer Series Paper in the Summer Mini catalog, I was so excited to have some great masculine colors and patterns. When I saw the maps on it, I knew it would be just perfect for cards for my dad, since he loves maps! I decided to use this … Continue reading »

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Bug Day!

Whoo-hoo! Kristina Werner has a Color Inspiration challenge on her blog again! I loved when she used to do these regularly, in fact I used to plan my whole week around them! She has a new spin on them, with reader submitted photos, but to me it just feels like the old ones. Here are … Continue reading »

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Matchbox for Sam

My downline Samantha had her first workshop last weekend. (And she did an amazing job, I might add!) I knew that she was featuring the new Tropical Party stamp set and Tropical Oasis paper, so I wanted to make her a little something that she could use as either a sample or a door prize. … Continue reading »

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My Digital Studio

I know that you’ve seen the pages I’ve been making with My Digital Studio, but maybe you have been wondering what the program actually looks like. well, good news! Stampin’ Up has just released a new video that shows you! It is an introductory tutorial to creating a scrapbook. My Digital Studio is really designed … Continue reading »

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Build-a-Bear for ColourQ

I love these colors for this week’s ColourQ challenge! They are so fun and little boy-ish! Look: The first thing I thought of was how perfect these would be for the Build-a-Bear die cuts! Most of the colors are in the Pawsitively Prints Designer Series Paper, and the bear itself could be Kraft! Eve helped … Continue reading »

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More Digital Punches

In keeping with their new weekly tradition, Stampin Up has released four more digital downloads today. These are all digital “punches” — of course Stampin’ Up has real punches in the same designs if you wanted to punch actual paper, as opposed to virtual paper. Item Description Price 122138 Ticket Corner Punch $.99 122139 Boho … Continue reading »

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

I’ve seem some cute cards made with the new Sweet Scoops set, including some delicious mint chocolate chip ice cream (my favorite)! When I saw this weekend’s Stamping 411 sketch, I knew it was time to bring it to life. I started with the ice cream, of course. The best green for Mint Chocolate Chip … Continue reading »

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Purple Cupcakes

This week over at the Stampin’ Celebration Inspiration Challenge they have this delicious looking chocolate cupcake with purple frosting. Mmmmmm! See for yourself: As I looked at this, I knew I wanted to use a cupcake stamp. But the cupcakes in Crazy for Cupcakes and Party Hearty just weren’t big enough. No, I turned to … Continue reading »

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Memorial Day is coming up next weekend, and this week’s Pals Paper Arts challenge is to create something with Memorial Day as a theme. I chose to use the word “Remember” as part of my card. For that is what Memorial Day is — a day to remember men and women who died while serving … Continue reading »

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