Hi, There, Stampers! Last week I had a house guest who happens to be a long-time Stampin' Up! demonstrator friend. I've known Pam for just about all of the 10 years that she's been a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I hadn't seen her in 5 or 6 years, so it was great to have a day or so to spend with her. Of course we did some card-making and of course they were Valentine's cards. By the time … [Read more...] about CASEing a Friend’s Valentine
Making Believe Spring is Coming with FREE Products!
Hi, There, Stampers! I'm sure you've noticed that creating cards using stamps and ink often means creatively coloring objects from nature. It also means stretching the truth about what season we're in. Think "Christmas in July," with cards made in the summer being covered in pictures with snow. Today's card isn't colored that badly when it comes to natural colors. But don't believe it when it … [Read more...] about Making Believe Spring is Coming with FREE Products!
A Fun Fold With a New Color – Parakeet Party!
Hi, There, Stampers! For the next couple of weeks my plan is to make some cards that use some technique that I'd just like to try out for the heck of it. When I end up finding a card that I think is worth sharing, then share it I shall! With you, of course, and right here on the Robin's Craft Room blog! Parakeet Party is a Fun Green! As soon as I saw this color in the new Stampin' Up! catalog, … [Read more...] about A Fun Fold With a New Color – Parakeet Party!
Creating Backgrounds With Stamps – With a Sketch!
Hi, There, Papercrafters! For my last CASE (Copy And Share with Everyone) of the new Stampin' Up! 2022-23 Annual Catalog this week, I'm back to using the taller of the two bottles in the Bottled Happiness Stamp Set. I'm also back to using twocolors that have become some of my favorites over the last few weeks: Calypso Coral and Petal Peach. To complement these two colors for today's project, I … [Read more...] about Creating Backgrounds With Stamps – With a Sketch!
Bottled Happiness – CASEing the Colors!
Hi, There, Papercrafters! When it comes to CASEing (Copy And Share with Everyone), it's not just the layout that makes the card. In this CASE, it was more the colors that caught my eye than the layout. But I ended up somewhat CASEing the layout, too. Read on. The Original Floral Design I found the card that inspired today's project on page 72 of the Stampin' Up! 2022-23 Annual Catalog. It … [Read more...] about Bottled Happiness – CASEing the Colors!
Bottled Happiness – CASEing the Catalog Again!
Hi, there, Papercrafters! I had so much fun doing all that CASEing (Copy And Share with Everyone) of the Stampin' Up! 2022-23 Annual Catalog last week that I had to try it out again. This time, I chose the new Bottled Happiness Stamp Set as my creative base. I put the Stamp Set and my new Catalog on my work table and proceeded to try to match up the two. This week I'll share the … [Read more...] about Bottled Happiness – CASEing the Catalog Again!
Cheerful Basket Stamp Set – a Slimline Card!
Hi, there! No, we're not shifting to the Hello Ladybug Stamp Set for today. Instead, I want you to see what I saw when I got to this page. I focused right on that little slimline card toward the bottom of this picture and immediately thought of the images in the Cheerful Basket Stamp Set. Wouldn't any one of those images that are designed to fit on top of the basket stamp work well with that … [Read more...] about Cheerful Basket Stamp Set – a Slimline Card!
Cheerful Basket – Another CASE!
Hi, there! And it's back to CASEing the Catalog today! You'll remember that CASE means Copy And Share with Everyone, and that I'm doing that this week with the Cheerful Basket Stamp Set. Sometimes the Layout Appeals You might remember that my last article showed how I focused in on the colors of the sample I ended up CASEing. For today's card I found a layout that I thought was pretty cool. … [Read more...] about Cheerful Basket – Another CASE!
Cheerful Basket – CASEing the Catalog!
Hi, there! Last week I needed something to get me going on card-making session. I dutifully pulled a brand new, unused, stamp set from my stash and then sat and looked at it. The stamp set is Cheerful Basket, and all I could see in my mind's eye were the set's samples from the new Stampin' Up! 2022-23 Annual Catalog - shown in the picture above. OK, there's nothing wrong with that. CASEing … [Read more...] about Cheerful Basket – CASEing the Catalog!