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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lunchbox Note

This cute little 3×3 card is just perfect to tuck in a lunch box and let your child know you are thinking of her! I heat embossed the alphabet and used my Melon Mambo Stampin’ Write marker to color in the HI. It’s even cuter in real life. Today is the last day to get … Continue reading »

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Happy 100th, ColourQ!

Wow! 100 ColourQ challenges! I feel so honored to have been a part of the design team for the past 8 months. Arielle cooked up an extra fun challenge for the 100th! It’s a combo sketch challenge with clean&simple stamping, and you pick your own favorite set of colors from the past 99! How can … Continue reading »

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When I saw this cute card made by Selene, I knew I had to try my own version. I just love this Recess stamp set — the images are just so cute and fun! But just like summer is ending, so is the summer mini catalog. August 31 is the last day to order from … Continue reading »

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Holiday Mini Blog Hop!

Hello and welcome to the Stampin’ Addicts’ Holiday Mini Blog Hop, where we will be featuring a variety of the new products in Stampin’ Up’s Holiday Mini Catalog! You may have arrived from Trina’s blog, where she shared the super cute Festive and Fun, or you may be starting here. The blogs connect in a … Continue reading »

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Good Luck, Sam!

Take a look at this fabulous sketch that Paula put up over at the Stampin’ Addicts’ sketch challenge last week. Isn’t it great? My friend and downline Samantha is starting a new teaching job, in her own classroom at another school. I wanted to make her a card to wish her the best. They sure … Continue reading »

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Paisley Petals Downloads

Have you been waiting for the Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper and matching stamp set to come out in the digital version? If so, then your wait is over! Stampin’ Up just released some great new downloads. As for me, I love the Furry Folk! These downloads work with My Digital Studio and any other digital … Continue reading »

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Pumpkin Carving

Another fun set of colors from ColourQ this week! I guess I’m ready for Fall, since these colors looked like Fall to me , even with the Christmas trees in the picture! As I searched through my pictures, I found some great ones from pumpkin carving two years ago. This uses the digital versions of … Continue reading »

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Happy Birthday, Dad!

Tomorrow is my dad’s 70th birthday! Wow, had to do the math twice to make sure I got that one right, but yep, it sure is! Stampin’ Addicts had a great color challenge last week, of Pool Party, Pear Pizzaz, and Soft Suede. They were just perfect for Dad’s birthday card. I tried to include … Continue reading »

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Mmmm, Coffee

Super cute sketch over at The Paper Players today! I love the three items in the focal image. I toyed around with a whole bunch of ideas, but eventually settled on coffee. I haven’t had a three-cup-day in a while, but it’s back to work early tomorrow morning, so you never know! Stamps: Morning Cup … Continue reading »

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Halloween Pennants

Wow! Two great sketches to choose from over at Stamping 411! I picked this one, though if time permits I may give the other one a whirl, too. I have seen a few of these cards using the pennant punch to make a tiled background. I thought it would be fun to make one in … Continue reading »

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