Aloha, all! Stampin' Up!'s 2011 Summer Mini Catalog has more than just new stamps, punches and papers. It has new Embossing Powders - and they're in color! Finally we have some embossing powders that match some of Stampin' Up!'s great colors. The colors featured in the Summer Mini Catalog are Tangerine Tango, Melon Mambo, and Wild … [Read more...] about Embossing with Color!
Handmade Paper Crafts
Aloha, all! Yesterday I shared a card made with the Stamp Set, Easter Blossoms. It was a square card with square punched elements in each of the four corners of the card. Today's card uses the same stamp set, designer series paper set (Springtime Vintage), and basic layout. But it's a standard sized card that fits into an A2 size … [Read more...] about Easter Blossoms Once Again!
Aloha, all! These years when Easter is really, really late really, really throw me off! This year Easter is so late that I'll be making Easter Cards and Mother's Day Cards at the same tim!. Somehow that doesn't seem right. It would be kind of like having Thanksgiving just two weeks before Christmas. Well, maybe not that extreme. … [Read more...] about Isn’t It Easter Yet?
Aloha, all! I've been away from home for nearly three weeks, and it's great to be back where all my craft supplies are waiting for me. But when I went to my work table, I realized that I really needed something totally new for a card layout. Oh, yes, I still love my layers and layouts, but I needed to exercise my brain a bit … [Read more...] about I So Needed a New Idea…
Aloha, all! Dana's workshop was a great success, even though we may have had a few logistical glitches. The good news (for me) is that I didn't forget ANYTHING! I'm amazed because there's usually something critical that I leave at home (SNAIL, snips, the stamp set we're using for the make and takes). In preparing the kits for the make and takes, using that … [Read more...] about Some Great Workshop Projects!