Vintage Leaves

Are you all ready for Fall? I am SO ready for Fall! Now, we don’t have a typical  Fall here in South Texas, but we do have our own version. Our leaves don’t change colors till abut Thanksgiving, and even then, it’s pretty pitiful. But, we do cool off… eventually. And I’m READY! I am …

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Sunflower Goodie Bag and Thank You Card

When I was trying to come up with a color combo for September (for my Convention presentation), September was difficult! There are no holidays and it’s too early for Fall… well here anyway. So, I didi a google search for the word “September” and I started seeing lots of Sunflower photos. Sunflowers are my favorite …

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In Color Card Set

Hi everybody!! We are back from our California vacation and so happy to be back in our own beds! 🙂 We had a wonderful time! We spend four days in Anaheim doing the Disney thing… She’s stil not too cool for Mickey Ears!  My little one wants to be a pirate, not a princess!  Funniest …

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Monochromatic Masking Technique Video

another fun demo I did at Convention were these Masked Monochromatic Cards. They are simple, but a fun technique that we don’t normally do.   Each card focused on one of the current In Colors and compared it to three other colors in our color families.  This one is Tangerine Tango, Watermelon Wonder, Calypso Coral and …

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In Color Display Board

Good morning everyone! Today I want to share a few pictures from my experience presenting in Demonstrator Theater. It was nerve racking and thrilling. It was scary and exciting. It was a big honor and I am so proud to have had the opportunity to present such a large stage! Lyssa Zwolanack, Allison Okimitso and …

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Watercolor Wings

Hello everyone! Oh my goodness… I returned home from Convention on Sunday afternoon and I can’t seem to recover! What a wonderful few days! I have posted the majority of my photos over on my Facebook Group. Make sure you join so you can see them!  The highlight was definitely earning Founders Circle for the …

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Downline and Pillow Gifts

You may have seen online that their is a fun tradition of bringing “Pillow Gifts” for your roommates. Well, these are my Pillow Gifts and Downline gifts!  I made the tags using the Build a Bouquet Bigz Die and I made them to match their gift. The monogram was made with the Larger Thank Life …

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It’s Wild and Happy Happening Convention Swap

So if you follow me on Instagram, you saw this picture last week… I admitted I HATE to make swaps… But I do love swapping and meeting other Demos. And I REALLY love coming home with lots of different cards! So, with out further delay, here is the final product!  Supplies Used: Built for Free …

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Amazing Birthday (tiny) Mini Album

Good morning and happy Hump Day (as my husband says every Wednesday in that annoying camel voice!!! LOL!) I am sharing another Convention Display Sample with you today. This 3D projects features the Amazing Birthday set. And, it was CASED from this BEAUTIFUL swap  created by Nadine Weiner from Germany.  I received her swap while …

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Amazing Birthday

Have you seen enough samples featuring the Amazing Birthday stamp set yet? I’ve got another one for you! This is such a fabulous set!  To get the Happy in all five colors, you can use your Stampin Write markers. But, sometimes, I don’t feel like I get that bold stamped image that way. So, I …

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Project Life by Stampin Up Traditional Scrapbook Page

Happy Friday! Are you enjoying your summer? Although the heat hasn’t been as bad (yet) as normal, I can say my morning runs have been pretty brutal. I think I am ready for FALL! This morning I am showing you my very favorite project I created for the display boards at convention. I think the …

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A special video announcment and Amazing Birthday Display Samples

Hello friends! I’ve got a fun announcement for you today. I did a video to explain it all… week! 🙂 What you get: catalogs (first six people to join get a spiral bound annual catalog) three complete projects mailed to you (i card, 1 3D, 1 scrapbook page (minus the background cardstock.) Hostess Benefits one …

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#hello and more Convention Display Boards

Are you tired of this set yet? I’m not! I LOVE it! This is another swap I made for my Stamp Club last week and for convention. It features the #hello and So Social sets! Below is another version. I decided to go with the first one because it was a tad simpler and I …

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Convention 2014 Update 1

Hello friends! Ohmy goodness, it’s the last day of convention and I am so tired! It has been a CRAZY fave days and I am missing my babies at home, but I have had so much fun with my favorite friends!  I’m going to just throw up some of the 300+ pics I have already …

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#hello and Circle Card Framelit Swap

Day two in SLC and we checked in at Convention and had some fun in the Paper Pumpkin Party. Want a Sneak Peek?  This is September’s kit. It’s so cute! Lots of stamps, embellishments and burlap bags!  And, we have a new Paper Pumpkin Promotion: Sign up before September and your first two months are …

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Hello Lovely Lollipop Holder

Good Monday morning! Today I have a couple of things from Convention to show you featuring Hello Lovely.  The first is a lolipop holder I created for Convention samples. It’s a simple triangle holder with cute I am Me DSP on the front and a few stamps from Hello Lovely.  I ended up basing one …

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Halloween Bash

Convention 2013 is in the books. What an amazing week! I won four awards- sales, recruiting,  leadership and Artisan as well as earning The Grand Vacation. Who could ask for anything more!?!?! I’ve got 100 new ideas for you and I can’t wait to share. This week I will be in full planning mode! Stay …

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Convention Day 2

Another quick post!! I’m SO proud of my ribbons and pins this year! All my “flair!” I made lots of things this year for the Display boards… You’ll see lots of them in the coming weeks. New product: Envelope Punch Board! For more details, check out my Facebook Page! Another new product: Undefined. Carvable Stamps! Jane …

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Convention Day 1

Good morning! I have a VERY quick post for you this morning. I am so tired… We went NON stop yesterday and it wasn’t even a full day at convention. We did lots’s of fun stuff first! This is my swap for the 12-13 Artisans. I wanted it to be really fun for them since …

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Convention 2013- The fun has begun!

I’ve spent the last two days here in Salt Lake City having all kinds of fun with these girls! (We all just want to clarify there was a strong wind on our back… no the best picture…LOL!) Jane,  Me, Erin, Krista, Shannon My local friend Jane Lee has been an AMAZING hostess and shown ys many …

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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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