Aloha, all! In my last article, I mentioned that I'd traveled to the island of Maui to attend a stamping retreat. The retreat lasted two FULL days and we were knee deep in crafting projects the whole time. One of my favorite sessions was the one in which we used a brand new Stampin' Up! product, Cork 12" x 12" Specialty Paper. The frame under the flowers in this card is made from that paper. And … [Read more...] about Cork Paper? You Bet – and Just in Time for Fall!
Aloha, all! Once again it's time for a new Paper Pumpkin Kit. The fall kits have always been among my favorites and this year's Haunts and Harvest kit is no exception. Haunts & Harvest; Apples or Pumpkins - Or Both? September's Haunts & Harvest Paper Pumpkin Kit is ideal for sharing the bounty of the autumn harvest and sweet fall treats. The kit includes enough supplies to create 12 … [Read more...] about Paper Pumpkin: Paper Crafting Kits in the Mail
Aloha, all! These cards are among many that I made this past weekend to thank my most recent customers for their orders. Of couse I used one of the most versatile products that they - and you! - can get FOR FREE from this summer's Sale-a-bration Brochure. It's a set of papers called Beautifully Penned. What makes it so versatile is that every design on the while background is either black or … [Read more...] about A Most Versatile Sale-a-bration Freebie!
Aloha, all! Did you earn some great FREE PRODUCTS during Sale-a-bration this past January and February? If you didn't, did you think that you missed Sale-a-bration for this year? Whether you did or did not take advantage of Sale-a-bration back then, you'll certainly be happy to know that SALE-A-BRATION IS BACK! For the months of August and September - while supplies last! - you can once … [Read more...] about It’s Time for Sale-a-bration 2021 – Again!
Aloha, all! I am so excited to be able to share Stampin' Up!'s newest Mini Catalog. I have had the catalog in my hot little hands for almost a month, and can hardly wait to start playing with its products myself. I've been away or busy with a volunteer project for much of July. So I'm just now getting started. Stay tuned to this station as I'll be sharing my first products with you within … [Read more...] about Stampin’ Up!’s New Mini Catalog is Here!
Aloha, all! From my very first look at the Stampin' Up! 2021-2022 Catalog - online, no less! - I have been in love with the Hand-Penned Peals Designer Series Paper. Even after seeing and using all the other papers I showed off all during the month of July, I still love this paper set more than all the others. Oh, come Christmas time, I may shift my allegiance to the Tidings of Christmas set. But … [Read more...] about Hand-Penned Petals – My Favorite Set of All
Aloha, all! How could I have a series of blog articles in July without a Christmas In July post? Of course I had to have such a post because one of the Stampin' Up! Designer Series Papers that I've featured in this series is the fabulous Tidings of Christmas paper set. And that set is one of the many paper sets that are on sale during the month of July. Even better, today you get a … [Read more...] about Tidings of Christmas Designer Papers – And Island Hopping
Aloha, all! Yesterday I chatted about the cards in my Designer Paper series of article that I made with the You're a Peach paper set. Today's subject is the Bloom Where You're Planted paper set and the cards I made with it. I'll have two more of these articles that will take us up to the last days the Designer Papers are on Sale - August 2nd. The Bloom Where You're Planted Paper Set I … [Read more...] about Bloom Where You’re Planted – Garden Colors
Aloha, all! For the past two weeks I've been showing off how I made cards with six different sets of Stampin' Up!'s Designer Series Paper sets. Today, and up until August 2nd, I'll be focusing more on individual Designer Paper sets. Today's set is called You're a Peach, and features watercolor-type designs of peaches and blossoms, along with monochrome designs to accent the more detailed … [Read more...] about You’re a Peach – Lovely and Colorful
Aloha, all! I’m featuring Stampin' Up!'s Designer Papers in my greeting cards all during July. For the entire month, most of Stampin' Up!'s Designer Papers are on sale at 15% off the catalog price. I'm hoping to show you that these papers can carry a whole card design all by themselves. So, even at full price, they're worth having in your crafting stash. In the first paragraph about each … [Read more...] about Three Designer Papers with Three Squares
Aloha, all! This is the second week that I’m featuring Stampin' Up!'s Designer Papers in my greeting cards. For the entire month of July, most of Stampin' Up!'s Designer Papers are on sale at 15% off the catalog price. I've been working to show you that these papers can carry a whole card design all by themselves. So, even at full price, they're worth having in your crafting stash. In the … [Read more...] about Three Designer Paper Sets With the Tailored Tag Punch