Hi, There, Stampers! I apologize for not being around much lately. I'm having some health issues and just haven't had as much time to devote to my crafting as I usually have. Crossing fingers that this is something that is easily fixed and I can get on with life! But I am still doing some crafting and wanted to share this special project with you. Sending a Card With a Gift Quilt Our … [Read more...] about A Quick Quilt Card Request
Hi, There, Stampers! I’m sure by now that you’ve heard or read about Stampin’ Up!’s new product offerings called, “Online Exclusives.” Stampin’ Up! has initiated this program so that it can respond more quickly to relevant trends in the crafting world. Because it’s a totally new offering by Stampin’ Up!, I’d like to take this opportunity to explain what it is and how it works. Online Exclusives … [Read more...] about Stampin’ Up! Online Exclusive Products
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
Hi, There, Stampers! Welcome to March 2023 - and a New Stampin' Up! Product Line! Today is the first day of the first of Stampin’ Up!’s new “Online Exclusive” product releases. These are going to happen several times during the year between the dates of catalog (mini and annual) releases. As I write this I am aware of only part of the March 1st product release. Once I see the whole line of … [Read more...] about Hello, Irresistible! New Online Only Products
Hi, There, Stampers! This month marks my 15th Year as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. And what a 15 years it has been! As I think about this time period, I realize that there are so many times that just being involved with the Stampin' Up! community has added some life experiences that I'd never have had otherwise. Meeting People I'm not that much of a "people person." I'm somewhat introverted and … [Read more...] about Fifteen Years With Stampin’ Up!
Hi, There, Stampers! My final post about Sale-a-bration will be on Monday, and Sale-a-bration 2023 ends on Tuesday. So sad to see some of these products no longer available. The good news is that I won't run out of my favorite stamp set of this year's promotion, Beautifully Happy. The Colors! Even now as I look at this card, I wonder how I came up with this color combination. Then I remember … [Read more...] about Sale-a-bration Is Almost Over!
Hi, There, Stampers! If you are like me, you have a hard time getting Multipurpose Liquid Glue on tiny parts of die-cuts. I invariably use too much glue and it gets all over my fingers and my project I hate that! But…Adhesive Sheets to the rescue! How Do Adhesive Sheets Work? These sheets are 6” x 12“of adhesive between two sheets of paper. You peel off the paper backing and apply it to the … [Read more...] about Adhesive Sheets to the Rescue!
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!
Hi, There, Stampers! I am so excited to be celebrating my birthday today! Even more exciting is that I've been the happy recipient of some handmade birthday cards from some of my sister Stampin' Up! demonstrators. As you read this, I'm already on my way to enjoy a short birthday vacation with my husband. We've got tickets for a concert tonight. And the next few days we're going to be exploring … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to Me!
Hi, There, Stampers! You probably know that this website is not the only place where I chat about what I do with my card-making and other paper crafting projects. I also send out occasional e-mails to let my subscribers know what's up with Stampin' Up! as well as what I've been up to. I put projects, including tutorials, in my newsletters that you don't see here. But every once in a while I'll … [Read more...] about Another Oldie But Goodie!
Hi, There, Stampers! I'm sure you don't have time to read any long articles today. So I'll just say a quick, "Happy Valentine's Day," and share a couple of cards I made with some products that will be on the market at the beginning of next month. I love new stuff, and Stampin' Up! is going to be showing us new stuff more often from now on. I can hardly wait to see all that they'll be sharing in … [Read more...] about Happy Valentine’s Day! Sneak Peek at New Products!