Aloha, all! I'm sure that you've noticed a brand new promotion from Stampin' Up! that I've put over on the right under my "Specials" tag. It's the opportunity to purchase one of Stampin' Up!'s newest stamp sets, Awash With Flowers. Or get it FOR FREE with a $350 Hostess Workshop! This is a stamp set with a dozen and a half images to help you … [Read more...] about Fun With Flowers!
Aloha, all! A challenge on one of my discussion boards this week was to take any sample from the Stampin' Up! 2009-2010 Idea Book and Catalog and change it to be a "kid-friendly" card. I tried to think of something that I had in my stamp stash that would make my grandkids smile (well, the little one is probably a bit too young for that--but there are 3 other older kids!). … [Read more...] about Another Challenge–Kid Stuff!
Aloha, all! I shared these cards with you back around the 4th of July--which is why they seem to have a 4th of July theme! But I'm also entered them in the Marketing Resource Center booth at the Stampin' Up! convention this week. One of the challenges was to show creative use of the Sizzix Stampin' Up! Movers and Shapers dies. The card above used two of the Movers and … [Read more...] about Sizzix Stampin’ Up! Punch Windows Take 2
Aloha, all! I've been busy this week getting ready for my trip to the Stampin' Up! Convention is Salt Lake City next week. I've not planned a lot of swapping, but I have been working on projects to submit to the Marketing booth once I get there. Next week I'll share some of those projects with you. But for today, I'd like to share a project whose design puzzled me a bit, but … [Read more...] about Happy 90th Birthday, Marian!
Aloha, all! If you're enjoying making cards, gifts, and scrapbooks in today's internet-connected world, you'll want to check out the website, Split Coast Stampers. There are galleries, forums, and advertisements of all kinds--even some Stampin' Up! ads these days! Lots of resources for designs, tutorials, and templates, too. My sister-in-law, Deb, who is also my Stampin' Up! … [Read more...] about Our Split Coast Stampers Name Tags
Aloha, all! Of course I have to have a few Independence Day cards for you this week! There's been so much else going on, but I couldn't forget the 4th of July. One reason is that I bought the new Sizzix Stampin' Up! Movers and Shapers Punch Windows die to show it off as soon as the new catalog was ready! And one of the dies is a star. Let me tell you how this set of dies works. … [Read more...] about Celebrate!
Aloha, all! I cannot believe it's Wednesday already!! DH and I are getting ready for a trip across the big pond next week, and there is SOOOO much to be done! But, as always, I have to have some time in the craft room! I made today's greeting card in response to a challenge on one of the Yahoo groups to which I belong: Stampin' Up! Late Night Stampers … [Read more...] about Some More New and Old