Hi, There, Stampers! If you've followed me for any time at all, you know that the style of my card-making/stamping is to layer things up and arrange items carefully on my card fronts. But earlier this week I decided to break free from what I usually do and try something totally different. I think I succeeded at least partially. What is "Shabby Chic"? I belong to a group of Stampin' Up! … [Read more...] about A Bit of a Different Style
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Another Birthday to Celebrate!
Hi, There, Stampers! As you know if you read my articles last week, this past Friday was my birthday. But it wasn't just my birthday. My husband's Aunt Margrit also celebrates here birthday on the same day! As you might imagine, we're a few years apart in age. Not going there until I reach my next birthday with a zero. Nonetheless, I celebrate every single turn around the sun for me and those I … [Read more...] about Another Birthday to Celebrate!
Even More Christmas Prints in Celebrate Everything
Hi, There, Stampers! Here's another print from the Celebrate Everything Designer Series Paper set. This one is a very colorful and busy print, just right for a holly jolly Christmas type of merry card. It's a Swingfold Card I chose fun fold cards for this and my next Christmas card with prints from this paper set. This Swingfold Card (layout below) looks a bit complicated, but it's really not. … [Read more...] about Even More Christmas Prints in Celebrate Everything
Celebrate Everything – Halloween!
Hi, There, Stampers! This week and next, I'm going to feature some prints from the Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper set, Celebrate Everything. You may have missed seeing this set of papers as it's all the way in the back of the Stampin' Up! July - December 2022 Mini Catalog. Yes, way in the back - inside the back cover actually. It's there because this set of papers is only available as a gift … [Read more...] about Celebrate Everything – Halloween!
A Great Set of FREE PAPERS for Just Two More Days!
Hi, There, Stampers! Do you remember a few days ago when I saw I needed to start getting into Fall and Winter card-making mode? When I wrote that, I forgot that one of the FREE PAPER SETS in the current Stampin' Up! Sale-a-bration Brochure has papers for both themes in its set. A Set of Many Themes The Stampin' Up! Rings of Love Designer Series Paper has 12 different patterns in it, and almost … [Read more...] about A Great Set of FREE PAPERS for Just Two More Days!
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!
A Bookmark with Happiness Abounds
Hi, there, Papercrafters! Last week, after I was finishing up with my Basket-themed projects, I just felt like I needed some flowers. At the same time, a group to which I belong, one of whose emblems is a yellow rose, scheduled an end-of-season get together. I glanced through my collection of new stamp sets. It didn't take me long to find the gorgeous roses in the Happiness Abounds Stamp Set AND … [Read more...] about A Bookmark with Happiness Abounds
Stampin’ Up! Kits Are Keeping Me Going!
Aloha, all! I have to tell you that my traditional greeting - a greeting I've used since I became a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator almost 14 years ago - is about to become history. You haven't seen me around here for a while because we're planning a move in a little less than a month. On December 9th, my husband and I will board a Hawaiian Airlines Flight to Florida with a one-way ticket. Once we get … [Read more...] about Stampin’ Up! Kits Are Keeping Me Going!
Festive & Bright – For Halloween?
Aloha, all! When I see a stamp set in a Stampin' Up! holiday season catalog and its name is, "Festive & Bright," I think "Christmas." But the stamp set in the current Stampin' Up! July - December Mini Catalog with that name also has some dynamite Halloween stamps. The stamp that I'm featuring in today's post is one of those - the Festive & Bright Stamp Set. And I almost forgot I owned it. … [Read more...] about Festive & Bright – For Halloween?
Fun, Fast and Ink-Free Cards!
Aloha, all! These are 6 of the 20 cards I made in one afternoon this weekend. OK, it was a full 5-hour afternoon. But still, it was 20 cards! And you can get everything you need to make these cards and more for just over $50! Read on to find out how I did this. It All Started With the Gingerbread & Peppermint Papers I'm sure you can imagine that, with all of the fab products in the new … [Read more...] about Fun, Fast and Ink-Free Cards!
A Most Versatile Sale-a-bration Freebie!
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!