Sunday Hodgepodge

Hello everybody!  First, if you haven’t heard, today is the LAST day for Google Reader. If you have not figured out what to do, I recommend heading over to Feedly or Bloglovin and transfer all of your favorite blogs to one of those readers. I prefer Feedly, but it seems lots of people prefer Bloglovin.  …

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Camera Tag Album

Good morning! I’m stopping by this morning with a quick post to show you these cute little tag albums I made for my downline, The Sweet Stampede! We had a very successful year and I wanted to thank them with a little goodie. It was a very easy album to make. I used the new …

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By the Tide- FMU 116

Today at The Friday Mash Up, we’ve got a challenge to get you in the mood for that 4th of July celebration! Here’s your Mashup Challenge: Create a project using the “Masking Technique”. Create a project with some “Beach elements”. Or Mash it Up and create a “Beach’y project using Masking” Well, if you’re heading to the beach that is… …

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Thank You…

This morning, I woke up to some very good news… With only a few days left, I earned the Stampin’ Up Grand Vacation; A Western Caribbean Cruise! When I was at convention last year and they announced it I didn’t even consider it as a possibility… Amazing! So, I want to thank all of you …

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Artisan Wednesday Wow- Remember Who You Are

Welcome to Artisan Wow Wednesday Blog Hop! You’ve probably just arrived here from Cindy’s Blog I love all the pretty things she comes up with each week! Today’s page is my attempt to go clean and simple. This is truly my biggest struggle! I want to keep adding and adding, and then I end up …

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Tape It and Flower Shop= MOJO!

I’ve been in a little bit of  a funk lately. It seems everything I make is just plain difficult! I have an idea in my head, but then can NOT get it translated into paper… But, when I made this card, it all fell into place! Love it when my MOJO kicks in.. Too bad …

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Yippee- Skippee! Treat Pouch made with E-Cutter and MDS

MDS has many files making up it’s “library” of images. I explained MDS yesterday to a friend as  a clip art program on steroids. You can create many things from cards and scrapbook pages to photo albums and 3D items. You can print them through SU and have them mailed to you or you can print …

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Away We Go! Triple Time Stamping Scrapbook Page (FMU115)

TGIF! And are you ready for another Friday Mash Up??!! Photo Source Here’s your Mashup Challenge: Create a project using 3 of the following colors “Crumb Cake, Summer Starfruit, Pacific Point or Daffodil Delight”. Create a project with the “Triple Time Stamping Technique”. Or Mash it Up and create a “Triple Time Stamped Project with 3 of the above colors”. I …

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Beach Bucket Gift Card Holder Video

Good morning! One of my daughter’s was invited to a birthday party this weekend with a beach theme. I couldn’t find any kid-ish beach stamps in my collection, so I decided to use MDS to come up with a beach themed gift card holder for her to take.  I once again created the bucket image …

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Artisan Wednesday Wow Blog Hop- I Love Summer!

Welcome to Artisan Wow Wednesday Blog Hop! You’ve probably just arrived here from Cindy’s Blog. She creates such beautiful things and I’m always excited to see what she comes up with next! Today I have a fun Summertime gift. I LOVE summer.. especially the beginning of summer. It’s not brutal hot yet and I’m not tired …

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Going “Off the Grid”…HSS 162

Good Morning! It’s time for another Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge today. We’ve got a sketch for ya! I used a bunch of new stamps here… SO many new ones that I love, I can’t keep it simple!! Stamps: Off the Grid, Simply Stars, Positively Chevron, Gorgeous Grunge, Four You Ink and Paper: Night of Navy, …

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New Video; Imprting a unique MDS object into an E-Cutter

Hi everybody! I’m back from Disney World and it feels good to get ink on my fingers again! We had a BLAST and I was really sad to leave! I took 1400 photos.. yikes!!!. So, needless to say, you will be seeing tons of Disney scrapbook pages in the coming months. 🙂 In fact, if …

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Pucker Up!

Omg! I am in LOVE with this stamp set! How cute is that lemon!? It’s from the set called  Crazy, Mixed Up Love. And the other images are equally adorable!  And, see that chevron?  That’s a STAMP!! Yep, you read that right!! It’s called Positively Chevron and it’s a large background stamp. Yummmmmm! I stamped it …

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Yellow Polkadot… (SCIC 67)

It’s mid-month inspiration at Stampin’ Celebration!  I continued with the yellow/grey theme again when playing with this sketch.  I created the large polka dots by using the “throw away” pieces of rubber that were in the middle of the Daydream Medallions. I used the polka dot and chevron prints from the Daffodil Delight prints in …

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You’re a Brick… (FMU114)

House! 🙂 We’ve got a FUN challenge today at The Friday Mash Up!!! 1. Use the Brick Wall Technique. 2. Use the sketch. 3. Mash them up and use both on one project! I will admit, the Brick Wall Technique is not something I’d ever heard of! I had to do my research! (That’s what I LOVE …

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Stay Calm and Be Awesome! (June Stamp Club)

This month’s 3D item at Stamp Club is this cute little Post It Note Holder.  I stumbled upon this little gem on Pinterest and followed it to Denise Sullivan’s blog where she gives you directions. I changed it a bit to fit the big post its, but for the most part, it’s the same.  Stamps: Show …

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Artisan Wednesday Wow- Family

Welcome to Artisan Wow Wednesday Blog Hop! You’ve probably just arrived here from Cindy’s Blog. She creates such beautiful things and I’m always excited to see what she comes up with next! I’ve got a scrapbook page for you today! I started off using three of the new In Colors; Coastal Cabana, Strawberry Slush and Crisp …

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Hexagons are in the house!

Another stamp set I couldn’t wait to get my hands on was the Six Sided Sampler! Finally! We’ve got Hexagon stamps! And, a matching punch to boot! I used the very yummy Strawberry Slush and Gumball Green for this card. I love all the different patterns we have on these stamps.  When the card is …

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Timeless Talk and Tape It

 I finally had a few minutes over the weekend to play with my new stuff! These two stamp sets were my first to grab! They were two that I wanted really badly when I first saw the catalog.  And, I was able to incorporate them quite well! The Tape It stamps are supposed to look …

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A sweet surprise…

I make cards daily.  But, I make them for this blog, or for events, or even for Stampin’ Up.  But, I have a terrible confession. I’m very bad about sending them.  Yes, I know. It’s embarrassing. I do, however, try very hard to send thank you notes to my long distance customers. I know that you have thousands …

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I (Heart) Hexagons! Friday Mash Up 113

We’ve got a great challenge this week at The Friday Mash Up!  It’s MY challenge this week!  I LOVE the trendy hexagons that are everywhere right now. And I am pumped that I just got a new hexagon punch in the mail this week!! So, when I saw this sweet little purse I knew it would be wonderful inspiration …

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Hello Summer!!!

Good Morning! It’s the last day of school here! Whoo Hoo!! I am so excited to start my summer vacation! I have a quick card for you today that I made last weekend. I’ve been wanting to use this banner stamp from Show and Tell 1 for a while.  Stamps: Show and Tell 1 (Photopolymer) and …

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Artisan Wednesday Wow- Cupcake Box

Welcome to Artisan Wow Wednesday Blog Hop! You’ve probably just arrived here from Cindy’s Blog. She creates such beautiful things! Today, I am showing you last month’s facebook project- a cute little cupcake box! The box is Stampin’ Up’s Kraft box. I used the largest circle punch on the lid and on the flaps. I …

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Hello, Lovely (HSS161)

Good Morning! It’s Tuesday and it’s time for another Hand Stamped Sentiments! We’ve got a beautiful color challenge for you this week.  I used Hello, Lovely, a new set in the new catalog! I LOVE this set! And, I received it early to create samples for the boards at convention in July. I love the ampersand and …

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