Cheerful Critters Paper Piecing

Good morning everyone! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Today, I am showing you a special technique for “coloring” blackline images. It is called Paper Piecing. This stamp set, Cheerful Critters, is perfect for this technique.  Paper Piecing is (can be) very simple. It’s the process of piecing the stamp together using different colors …

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One Tag Fits All

I had a slew of super smart ladies join my team during the last week of Sale A Bration. They took advantage of the incredible deal SU was offering. Smart ladies! 😉 So, I have been making some simple welcome cards to send out to them this week. Here is one I made using the …

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Ballon Bash…Two

Good morning everyone!! First, I want to thank all of you who places one last SAB order with me! Wow! What an exciting day. I will be contacting each of you today about your free planners.  OK, so SAB is over, it’s time for me to focus again on the beautiful things in the Occasions …

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Petal Potpourri Scrapbook Page

Good morning everyone! Today I am working on my sample boards for this weekend’s Spring Fling. Along with four for my downline, I am participating in an event we are doing together to showcase some spring themed products from the Occasions Catalog. One of my projects features the Petal Potpourri Stamp set and Medallion Flower …

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Butterfly Basics and Butterfly Thinlits

I am so excited about my Stamp Club Swap this week! I have fallen head over heals for these Butterfly framelits. They are magical!! I also got my hands on the new Sale A Bration Sheer Perfection Vellum. The butterflies in this pack were the perfect add on! The first thing I did was color …

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Sweet Stampede Swaps

Hello everyone! Last night, we had out monthly Sweet Stampede meeting. As usual, we talked business, swapped, stamped and had lots of fun. We had lots of belly laughs last night… it was so good to see everyone!  I thought you’d like to see all of our swaps! I don’t remember who’s is who, so …

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Fancy Build a Bouquet Project Kit

I received the most beautiful bouquet of flowers from a friend last week! Take a look!  My friend Alicia Pettus-Garcia used the Build A Bouquet Project Kit to create this sweet little bundle of flowers. Aren’t they fabulous!? Alicia has been making paper flowers for years. When I first met her, this was one of …

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Simply Beautiful Cards

Good morning my friends! I can’t remember if I have shared those cards with you on the blog or not! So, here are all four cards we made at last night’s Simply Beautiful card class! It was so much fun… Thank you for all the laughs girls! 😉 Hello Life Stamp Set, Ornate Tag Topper …

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February Stamp Club

Good morning everyone! We had so much fun this week at Stamp Club! Lots of new faces which is always so much fun!  Our first project is either a card or Scrapbook Page (the get to choose) featuring the Stacked with Love DSP and the Hello Life Stamp Set.  Our 3D project was the uber …

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Crazy for You

Hey everybody! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend! I want to share a quick card I made for a friend who had surgery this week!  I created the pattern paper by using my Aquapainter and Calypso Coral ink on Watercolor paper. Once it was dry, I distressed the edges and stamped large Calypso Coral …

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Fancy Friday Flashback!

Hey everybody!! Welcome to the January issue of the Fancy Friday Blog Hop! And this month, we’re calling it the Fancy FLASHBACK Blog Hop! So fun!! Our goal: Use a RETIRED (GASP!!!) stamp set with current product. Eeek! I don’t keep many retired stamps around, but the ones I do are some of my all …

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Leadership Swap- You Plus Me

Good morning everyone! I am currently on an airplane headed to Orlando, Florida for the 2015 Stampin’ Up Leadership Conference! I am excited AND nervous! I was asked to be a presenter this year and I am worked so hard on creating an informative, funny and fun presentation. Now, if I can just actually carry …

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From the Garden

I absolutely love the From the Garden bundle in the Occasions Catalog. I can’t wait to make a scrapbook page with it in the spring! It’s just perfect for all those fun gardening pictures I take of my kiddo! For a recent sideline event, I used it to make my swap cards.  I also used …

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Occasions Catalog Product Shares

Sale-A-Bration is here!  I’ve got a brand new round of Product Shares to go with the catalog kick off as well! Everything in them is from the Occasions Catalog. Buy all three and get a share of Sale A Bration goodies as well!  What is a SHARE? I purchase every color of a certain product, …

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Sale A Bration, a New Promotion From Me and a Lumber Truck!

Hey, hey! Who’s ready for Sale A Bration!! Me! And you should be too!  Sale A Bration means three things: 1. Get an item for FREE form the Sale A Bration catalog with every $50 you spend. 2. Hostess get an extra $25 with qualifying workshops. 3. Purchase the starter kit and get TWO Sale …

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