One of the new stamp sets in the 2008 Holiday Mini Catalog (a link is at the right) is, "Eat, Drink & Be Scary." I have to have everything Halloween, so bought it at the first chance. (It's stock number 111764 if you're ordering online.) This first project that I made with it was inspired by a challenge by a member of one of my online groups. Michelle Gray … [Read more...] about Scary!
The new Stampin' Up! Holiday Mini Catalog is one of the best!! I have been playing with so many stamps and supplies from it that I have a display table just covered with samples. Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be sharing some of those samples here with you. So far my favorite item from the catalog is the set of Little Felt Flurries. Now that surprises me because I'm really … [Read more...] about The Holiday Mini Catalog is Here!
I have been SOOOO nervous about using my small collection of Decor Elements vinyl transfers. But today, as I was decluttering the craft room, I decided now was the time to get them out. My favorite item from Phase I was the "Create" definition. If that doesn't belong in a crafter's room, I don't know where it belongs!! Now Stampin' Up! is about to release Phase … [Read more...] about Decor Elements – What Fun!
Aloha, all! I am just so excited that my favorite decorating time of the year is just around the corner!! And those of you who know me well, know I'm talking about Halloween. I am so into fall colors, and Halloween is my first chance to show them off around the house. Thanksgiving is a close second, so much of my Halloween decor stays around through November. Speaking of … [Read more...] about A Spooky Deal! Boo!!!
A short while ago, I mentioned that I was going to hold a class for our local Family and Community Education Council in Hilo, Hawaii. This was part of the Council's annual R&R weekend at Volcano National Park. What fun we all had! All of the cards were great! They ranged from those that tried to meticulously reproduce the sample cards to, well VERY creative!! And the … [Read more...] about What Fun! Card Making with Hilo Council FCE
I hope that you've had a chance to look at all the Stampin' Up! products you can now shop for from my website. If you have, and you made a purchase, I have a special set of Stampin' Up! products to send to you: SIX 6" x 6" sheets of Bella Rose Designer Series Paper (six different designs) SIX Whisper White Greeting Cards ONE YARD of coordinating Stampin' Up! ribbon I … [Read more...] about A Special Packet of Products for Ordering Online!
Good Tuesday morning to you all! And a big Aloha! from Robin's Craft Room. It's a beautiful day - and a new day for Stampin' Up! You can now order all your Stampin' Up! Products ONLINE!! All you have to do is to go to my website and click on the Shop Now button in the upper right corner. It's as easy as that! All of Stampin' Up!'s specials will still be available to you, … [Read more...] about Online Ordering is HERE!!!
The 2008 Fall/Winter Stampin' Up! Catalog once again features one of my favorite Halloween stamp sets--Haunting Halloween. Being a life-long "cat person," I just LOVE the Cat Witch!!! It was especially fun recreating this pop-up card from one I made last year because this year there is some new Halloween Designer Series Paper--Ghostly Greetings--with which to play … [Read more...] about It’s Not Too Early for Halloween Crafts!
Today our grandson, Quintin Gaither, is 8 years old! Wow, where has the time gone?? I got to visit Quin last month, and even bought him a great birthday present from me and his Grandpa Harry. What is it? I can't tell right now because Quin's birthday party isn't until Saturday. So it will have to be a surprise until then. Of course, I made this card … [Read more...] about Happy 8th Birthday, Quin!
Before I became a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, I used my Sizzix Big Shot machine a LOT. Now--finally!--I can use my brand new Stampin Up Big Shot to show off all my great Stampin' Up! products! I made this card with some of the Stampin' Up! exclusive dies, including the "Top Note Bigz Die" and the flowers and leaves from the "Birds and Blooms Sizzlits Die … [Read more...] about On a Roll With My Stampin’ Up! Sizzix
We all need a little R&R on occasion, and my FCE club is no exception. September 5th, Puna Wahine FCE Club will retreat with other local East Hawaii FCE clubs to Volcanoes National Park for a weekend of "R&R with Pampering." As part of the "pampering" group, I will be hosting a Greeting Card Make & Take on Saturday morning. These are two of the … [Read more...] about Family and Community Education (FCE) Weekend at KMC