Party Time! (HSS129)

Good morning! Today is Tuesday which means another Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge! This week’s them is Anything But A Card: Party Favors! As I continue to work through my notes and pictures from convention, I marked this cutie off the list! I saw these on one of the display boards and had to really study …

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Downline Make and Takes

Hey y’all ! have you joined my mailing list? Even if I’ve emailed you before, you need to sign up here. I’m changing over to this email service, so if you don’t sign up here, you won’t get my emails! So, —————————————–> right there on the right side, please sign up! Yesterday, I had the …

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Convention CASE/ Scrapbook Sunday!

When I get back from Convention, my head is swimming with ideas and to do lists. I slowly work through my notes and try to get to everything and remember each idea that was sparked. On the very first day of convention, Shelli Gardner (Co founder of SU) did a stamping demo on stage. It …

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Scrapbook Saturday- A Perfect Day for Cousins

I’ve got a super busy day today. I am actually in the car right now (no, I’m not driving!) on the way home from picking my oldest up from church camp. She’s already asleep in the back! LOL! Guess she had a great time! So, I took the down time in the car to create a …

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Country Christmas (FMU69)

TGIF! Boo! Only a few more Friday’s at home for this teacher… Sigh… Anyway, were doing a little Christmas in July this week at the Friday Mashup! It’s kind of hard to get in the mood for Christmas right now, but I have some new goodies that I got to use. New goodies always make …

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Hybrid, Mixed Media, Schmorgesborg? (New Video!)

I have NO idea how to spell that word! Is that a real word!? Schmorgesborg.. I just like saying it! Today, I’m going to show you a card I made, last minute, for convention swaps. I showed you last week the journaling tags I made for our Scrapbook Page and Scrap club I took what …

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Join the Club!

I’ve had a few inquiries about Virtual Stamp Clubs. I’ve thought alot about it and decided to give them a try! What is a Stamp Club? A group of people who commit to making a minimum  Stampin’ Up purchase for a certain length. Each person gets one month out of the time frame to earn the …

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PCH Inspired- HSS 128

Good morning! I’ve got a busy day of cleaning, laundry and getting my oldest ready for her first sleepover camp! She’s nervous, and so am I! Hopefully, once she gets there, it will all be good! Eek! Today’s Hand Stamped Sentiment’s Challenge is a really neat one! Pacific Coast Highway! I knew immediately I wanted …

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HSS Swap Card

I’m home from SLC and trying to readjust to normal life. Convention is such an exciting event, that returning to normal life is hard! I was so excited to see my kids yesterday! They were happy to see me, but then quickly ran off to do their own thing. It’s a strange feeling coming back …

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My Stampin’ Up Convention Top 12

#12- Seeing new products in person is WAY better than just seeing it in the catalog! I must buy it ALL! #11- Getting more class and technique ideas than anyone could possible ever use! #10- Amazing, over the top displays!  #9 Visiting Stampin’ Up Home Office  #8- Scrapbook Pages!! (I don’t know who created these, but …

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Convention.. Last Day

***Stampin’ Up Demonstrators!! Don’t forget that to today at 2 pm (MT), 3 pm (CST) you can watch convention LIVE!! It’s been anazing so far, and if your not here you;ve got to check it out!!! Clikc HERE (Login Required)*** Good Morning! I feel so refreshed this morning! I actually have a little time to …

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Stampin’ Up Convention Day 2

  Hey y’all!  Day three was amazing, but I am DOG TIRED!! I don’t remember being this tired last year! I’ll have just a few silly pictures from Awards night. These are some of the fellow designers from Hand Stamped Sentiments!  Erin Gonzales, Me, Genny Valdez  Erin Gonzales, Shanon Eberhardt, Mindy Backs and Me And, …

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Friday Mashup #68

Hi again from Salt Lake City!! Today’s Friday Mashup is a sketch challenge! Sketch by: Heidi So here is the “Mashup” Challenge: Make a project with “the Sketch.” Or Make a project w/ a “Lazy Summer Day theme (under the shade of a tree/ biking / Swimming / Sitting in an Adirondack chair).” Or “Mash …

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What. A. Day!!!! (Convention Day 1)

**For updates during the day, like Pink Buckaroo on Facebook. I will be updating all day long there!** Today was the first day of Convention and it was AMAZING! It is actually the prestuff, check in, Momemento mall. I expected it to be a slow day and we’d kind of just kick around.. Whoa was …

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Fabric Lanyards Tutorial

This year, while at convention, I am staying with three other Hand Stamped Sentiments Designers. We rented a house and I am so excited!! So, I wanted to make them each something spacial. I decided to make them each a lanyard using Stampin’ Ups Essentials Designer Fabric.  I also added a flower to each one. …

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Dazzling Jars! HSS #127

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments, we have a FABULOUS challenge for you! It’s one I have never done before, but it was really easy! You can see numerous  tutorials HERE. And, guess which stamp set I used!! HAHA! Yep, It’s Perfectly Preserved again! I made the jar dazzle to look a little frosty! Fun! …

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My Digital Studio Layouts

Yesterday, our electricity went out! Uhg! My kids seriously could not wrap their heads around it! They just could not understand why they couldn’t watch TV! LOL! But, my new laptop has a battery life of 9 hours! Woot! I had spent all of Saturday trying to transfer over my old laptop to a new …

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Scrapbook Sunday

Sorry I didn’t get this up yesterday! I spent the better part of the day transferring one computer’s things over to a new laptop. Don’t you just “love” technology! Anyway, this is the layout we did this month at Stamp Club. It’s very simple, but bright and fun with the Bold Bright DSP on the …

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Friday Mashup #67

Ok y’all! This week’s Friday Mashup was not my creation, BUT it includes my very favorite thing!! Photo Source So here is the “Mashup” Challenge: Make a project with a “Banner or Flag.” Or Make a project with a “Matching Envelope.” Or “Mash it Up” and create a project with a “Banner / Flag & …

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Papillon Cookie Box

I have a new Project Planner for the Papillon Potpourri set and I wanted to show you one of the projects that is included! It is a cookie box that holds 3-4 cookies, or really any treat you’d like. It uses new framelits as well called Floral Frame Framelits. If you’d like to have the …

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More jars? Yes, please!

OK, I can’t stop! This little jar that came in my Seasonal Catalog preorder has now been stamped at least 10 times!! It’s so cute and fun! This stamp set is called Perfectly Preserved.  This time, I put flowers in it. I stamped it on Whisper White and then stamped the stems in Old Olive …

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Fruity Tooty! HSS 126

I’m in LOVE. And I really mean it this time! I received my Seasonal Catalog Preorder last weekend and there is one stamp set that I can’t stop using! Seriously, it will be my forever stamp set… And, when I sat down to work on this week’s Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge, I was thrilled to …

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New Project Planner For Sale!

It’s taken me weeks to get this typed up, but I finally did it! Papillon Potpourri Project Planner This is a 15 page full color tutorial for 10 projects featuring the Papillon Potpourri Stamp set and coordinating Butterfly punch. This is the set we used at last month’s Stamp Camp! It’s so very versatile as …

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Watercoloring Tutorial

I spent last week in Memphis at my parent’s house. I took along my flip camera to film my mom giving a tutorial on how to watercolor with a blender pen. As you may remember, I used to refuse to stamp anything that needed to be colored in. It always resembled a Kindergartners art work …

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