Aloha, all! I've been pretty busy getting straightened up after the holiday AND checking out all the news from the Stampin' Up! Leadership conference which is concluding today. I can hardly wait to share some of the wonderful new products to be featured in the 2009 Spring/Summer Idea Book and Catalog! But I digress. Today I finished the first page of 4 pages that I will make to … [Read more...] about Scrapbooking Special Ornaments
Aloha, all! It's very hard for me to browse a magazine rack and not pick up the latest issue of everything stamping and scrapbooking. I know, I know--only on occasion and in very special magazines do I see a project that is completely made of Stampin' Up! products. But the ideas in ALL of these magazines are just priceless when you just need a shot of creativity juice! My latest … [Read more...] about It’s More Fun With Stampin’ Up!
Aloha, all! Gift Cards are a great way to give a gift to someone when you don't know specifically what he or she would like for a gift. Think iTunes gift cards when your taste runs to classical and his taste runs to heavy metal. Especially in this economy, when I need to buy a gift for someone who (1) wouldn't necessarily appreciate a set of hand made stationery and (2) is not someone I … [Read more...] about Christmas Gift Cards
My first event since returning from all my summer travels was with eight young women (seven "tweens" and one about-to-be-first-grader -- sister of one of the others). Boy, did they have a good time! (Me, too!) The project was to decorate the cover of a composition book. I had hoped to use some new materials to show off to their moms; but August 17th was just too … [Read more...] about A Class for the Younger Generation