Tuesday, July 28, 2009


This card was the make & take that we had at our garage sale earlier this month. Our stampers that came to our garage sale were all able to make one of these cards { as long as they RSVP'd by the deadline}. This card was created by our upline Bev. The only I had to do was change the color and paper with something that was current. This card was a hit and everyone loved it, all I kept hearing was how easy this stamp set was to use and they couldn't believe it. They also loved the color combination. I love Orchid Opulence and Old Olive together, and can I tell you how much I'm loving the New Cottage Wall DSP it is by far my favorite right now! I seem to be using it on project I can get my hands on!
OK so here is the recipe for this card:
This card is 5 1/4 x 5 1/4.

Stamp Set: Pocket Silhouettes, Flight of the Butterfly
Paper: Kraft, Whisper White, and Cottage Wall DSP
Ink: Old Olive, Orchid Opulence, Rich Razzleberry (new IN COLOR)
Accessories: Butterfly Punch {NEW}, Large Oval punch and White Grosgrain Ribbon
Thank you for stopping by and let me know what you think, I would love to hear your feedback!
Happy Stampin'

Monday, July 27, 2009


Our July promotions are coming to an end and SU! just announced the final Deal of the Week.
It is our Heart to Heart punch. I love this punch you can do so much with it, create butterflies, flowers, etc. The ideas are endless.

This offer is good only from July 27th 10:00 am{MT} ~ July 31st 9:50am {MT} !

Heart To Heart Punch Item# 113694
Regular Price: $15.95
Sale Price $10.99

When your heart is full, you often want to show it. Punches are a quick and easy way to add interest, dimension, and color to your cards, tags, and scrapbook pages. You can glue punched shapes directly onto your projects or layer a sheet of card stock that has been punched over a coordinating card stock for a reverse effect. The Full Heart punch is a classic heart shape that coordinates with the Love You Much stamp set.■ Add interest to scrapbook pages and cards■ Has an easy-to-use thumb lever. So don't let this great deal get away!

Sunday, July 26, 2009


Hello my creative cyber friends! Sorry I've been MIA lately in my postings. Everyday life has kept me pretty busy so I have not been able to create much lately, but hopefully I can get back on track. Today's post is a card that I made for my cousin Jackie, she is having a green co~ed baby shower. Yes I said co~ed, I'm finding that these types of baby showers are becoming the in thing to do {I guess the daddies were feeling a bit left out and wanted to join in our girlie fun! =)} This is where I'm heading off to today with my family, so today should make for a nice fun filled family get together!
This card is a 5 1/4 x 5 1/4. SU! does make envelopes that fit this size card.
Here is the recipe:
Stamp Set: Nursery Necessities, Flight of the Butterfly
Paper: Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Tall Tales DSP
Ink: Soft Suede, Old Olive, So Saffron
Accessories: Styled Vanilla Hodgepodge, Scallop Edge Punch, Fresh Favorites Buttons, Linen Thread and 1/2" Striped Old Olive Ribbon, Large and Small Star Punch
TIP: Use dimensionals to give your project that added 3-D pop. { I used them to pop up part of my sail boat}
Thank you for stopping by and tell me what you think!

Happy Stampin'!

Monday, July 20, 2009


Good Morning Stampers! SU! just announced the latest Deal of the Week, Styled Vanilla Hodgepodge Hardware. This offer is good only from July 20th 10:00 am{MT} ~ July 26th 9:50am {MT} !

Styled Vanilla Hodgepodge Hardware
Item# 112454
Regular Price: $29.95
Sale Price$ 18.99 {that's over 30% off the Reg. Price}

Add some hardware to your projects. Our high-quality metal Hodgepodge Hardware contains etched designs on brads and accents that coordinates with several of our punches. Each kit contains approximately 100 embellishments and 100 3/16" brads.

Only one more Monday left for the Deal of the Week so be sure to take advantage of this great deal and check back next Monday for our final July promotion's for Deal of the Week!


Sunday, July 19, 2009


Hello Stampers! Today's post is another card that I received from my cousin Niki. I wanted to share this card with you because I liked the way it opened{plus I thought the card was cute too!} and I'm always looking for new ways for a card to open. This card is a standard size half card with a flap at the top that opens to view her new information. Clever Huh, I thought so! You can view more of Niki's creations by visiting her blog at
Some of the colors used in this card are retired, but the idea is great! I will do my best to give you the recipe for this card but don't hold me to it just in case I'm incorrect.
Paper: Baja Breeze, Kiwi Kiss, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip
Inks: Baja Breeze and Chocolate Chip
Stamp Set: Welcome Home {pg. 66 in the NEW Catalog 2009~2010}
Accessories: Flower Fushion and Vintage Brads
TIP: Try using RGB color codes to match your text color with Stampin' Up inks for Invitations, Birth Announcements, ETC. Here's the link to get you started to find out what to set your printer at:
Smiles, and Enjoy your Sunday!

Friday, July 17, 2009


So I'm a little late in posting this Birthday card, this card was made for my mom whose Birthday was back in June. I made this card with the help of my upline Beverlee. Actually most of this card was Beverlee inspired she helped me out in a pinch. If you would like to view her work click HERE (thanks again, Bev). This card can also be used as a masculine card by just removing the flowers.

Recipe for this card is as follows:

Paper: Kraft, Chocolate Chip, Bashful Blue

Ink: Chocolate Chip

Stamp Set: Thoughts and Prayers and On Your Birthday

Accessories: Top Note Die, Slot Punch, Trio Flower Punch, Half pearls (pretties kit) and Bashful Blue taffeta Ribbon

Thank you for stopping by!

Monday, July 13, 2009


OK Stampers the Newest Deal of the Week was just announced! Here it is Deal of the Week #3 is our Square Fire Rhinestone brads. This offer is good from July 13th ~ 19th. Details listed below:

Square Fire Rhinestone Brads
ITEM : 109112
Regular Price: $10.95

SALE Price: $6.99

These brads are a fun addition to any project, and these Rhinestone brads add extra fun and sparkle. Rhinestone brads coordinate with Stampin’ Up!’s exclusive colors, so there's no need to guess about what colors to use your brads with. ■ Square brads: Approximately 80 per package (4 colors in 2 sizes)■ Fire assortment (Pink, Red, Pumpkin, and Yellow) coordinates with Stampin’ Up!'s exclusive colors

Sunday, July 12, 2009


Today's post was a card that was given to my husband for his 32nd Birthday. This card was made by our cousin Niki Toll you can also visit her Blog at http://stampinwithniki.blogspot.com/. She is a very talented and creative Stamper. Actually if I'm honest she was the person that created this crazed obsessed stamper that I am today! LOL!
The colors shown here are retired but for a baseball fan as my husband is the idea is great.
I will try and give the recipe the best that I can. You can view this card on Niki's blog for further info as well as her other creative projects.
Recipe as follows ( now don't hold me to this I may not get it all right):
Paper: Whisper White, Riding Hood Red and Baja Breeze ( sad to see that go!) oh yea transparency film
Ink: Baja Breeze, Real Red Marker
Stamp Set: Short & Sweet
Accessories: Big Bold Birthday Sizzlits, 1 3/8 Circle punch, Large Oval punch and Riding Hood stripped ribbon, Timeless Type Chipboard

Tuesday, July 7, 2009


So today's post are the swaps that I received from the MISS JUNE swaps that I participated in. The stamp that was to be used was the Friendly Words Jumbo wheel. You can view my swaps in a earlier post.

Created By: Julie Ramos

Julie is one of my stampin friends, she is part of our imprints downline. So I was happy to see that we were in the same swap group again. Hi Julie!

Created By: Hilary Reynolds

Created By: Jenna Cotton

More swaps continued on next post!


Created By: Barbara Dykhouse

Created By: Barbara Jean Smith

Created By: Nancy M. Horn

Monday, July 6, 2009


The Deal of the week was just announced! It's the Doctor's Bag for the BIG SHOT! This bag is really cute and also can be used in alternate ways. The Dr. Bag can fit your Big Shot as well as accessories. I own this bag and I absolutely love it. I use it to carry my Big Shot in of course and I also use it as a overnight bag. This bag is roomy with alot of compartments on the inside. So if this is something you have been wanting and just haven't purchased yet now is the time to do it. So don't let this deal get away, this offer is only good till July 13th 9:50{MT}!

Sizzix Big Shot Doctor's Bag: Item # 113474
Regular price- $69.95 Now just $49.99.
Located on page 194 of our current catalog.
July 6, 10 AM (MT) through July 13, 9:50 AM (MT)
Visit my Stampin Up website to order now!

Sunday, July 5, 2009


Created By: Barbara Jean

Created By: Katie Brooks

Created By: Kate Cecil

Created By: Hilary Reynolds

This card swap was put together by Jeanna Bohanon. You can visit her blog at
http://stamptimesomewhere.typepad.com/ Thanks again Jenna for coordinating this swap. It has given me lots of ideas plus I like to look forward to the envelope in the mail.

Thursday, July 2, 2009


Every week during the month of July, Stampin' Up! will offer one discounted product as a "Deal of the Week." No limits and no minimum purchase required. This weeks "deal" is the scalloped edge punch for only $10.99 {reg. $15.95} that's over 30% off the regular price. This offer is effective July 1st through July 5th. The discount will be applied at checkout. You can shop online 24/7, via email or by phone to order anytime. Also if you haven't yet seen a New Catalog the stamp set used in this picture is one of the many new stamp sets and is called "On a Pedestal". Super Cute! Be sure to check back every Monday to find out the latest deal of the week! Hope you are all having fun with your 2009-2010 Idea Book and Catalog, I sure know that I am my wish list just keeps growing and growing. ;0)

Wednesday, July 1, 2009


OK friends I received my swaps in the mail today Yippie. I wasn't able to photograph them yet but I will and post them tomorrow the Friendly Words swaps tomorrow. This was my other stamp set that I participated with. I love this set. I can honestly say with out a doubt that 2 step stamp sets make me nervous I tend to struggle a bit with them. This one however is one of the easiest I have used I promise so need less to say I had fun making this card.

Here's the recipe for this card:
Paper: So Saffron, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White and Flock Together DSP

Stamp Set: Branch Out & Bella's Bloom

Ink: So Saffron, Tempting Turquoise, Soft Suede (New In Color) and Sahara Sand

Accessories: Jumbo Eyelets, Tempting turquoise grosgrain Ribbon and Lot of Tags Sizzlits

Let me know what you think? =)