Aloha, all! This is the time of the year when I start looking at all my Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper sets and try to get them all used up before Stampin' Up! retires them at the end of June. Stampin' Up! also retires lots of stamp sets with each new annual catalog. They retire stamps based on business decisions unknown to most of us, which means … [Read more...] about Fun with an “Old” Stamp Set
Aloha, all! My friend, Helen, came over to join me in my craft room this afternoon. What a joy it was to have her over. Not only did her sparkling personality really give me a lift--her visit forced me into getting back to paper and ink--and embossing powder, and "real" stamps, and adhesives and... Well, you get the picture. I was back in my craft room, and away from … [Read more...] about Back to Real Paper and Ink!
Aloha, all! I just can't stay away from the Build-A-Bear Workshop stuff that's in the upcoming Stampin' Up! 2009 Holiday Mini Catalog! But I promise: I'll get to the holiday stuff really quickly! Enough of the bears (or not). This lovely lady is stamped on Stampin' Up! Watercolor paper using Jet Black Stazon ink, and watercolored using Ballet Blue (you haven't seen that color … [Read more...] about OK–A Few More Bears!