It's only a month until Thanksgiving Day! It can't be a real Thanksgiving Table at our house without something handmade (besides the dinner) on the table. This is my first try at using two great lines of products from Stampin' Up! to make our table decorations. The napkin ring is made using Stampin' Up! punches--the little feathers are made using the Scallop Circle Punch … [Read more...] about Talking Turkey!
Fun With World Card Making Day
I had lots of fun last week with some design challenges for World Card Making Day, which was earlier this month. I made this card with some colors that are so "not me"! But this combination of Baja Blue, Tangerine Tango, and Old Olive just jumped out and said, "Use Us!" I also used one of the Scallop Dies for the Sizzix and a bit of bling (also so … [Read more...] about Fun With World Card Making Day
We’re Off to Visit our New Grandson!!
Aloha, all! This morning, Harry and I will trek to the mainland to visit our newest grandson, Carson Mark Antonacci, in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. It will be a long trip for us, but we wouldn't miss it for the world! I have my Simply Scrappin' Kit, Rock-a-Bye Boy (112172), all packed, along with lots of other Stampin' Up! supplies. Actually, I mailed most of my paper crafting … [Read more...] about We’re Off to Visit our New Grandson!!
A Birthday Celebration!
Aloha, all! October 2008 is Stampin' Up!'s 20th Birthday!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY STAMPIN' UP!!!! To celebrate its birthday, Stampin' Up! is offering SEVEN birthday-related stamp sets at 20% off during the entire month of October. If you'd like to look at them in your catalog (or online using the online ordering link at upper right), here are the stamps that are on sale: Big Bold Birthday … [Read more...] about A Birthday Celebration!
Decor Elements – What Fun!
I have been SOOOO nervous about using my small collection of Decor Elements vinyl transfers. But today, as I was decluttering the craft room, I decided now was the time to get them out. My favorite item from Phase I was the "Create" definition. If that doesn't belong in a crafter's room, I don't know where it belongs!! Now Stampin' Up! is about to release Phase … [Read more...] about Decor Elements – What Fun!
A Spooky Deal! Boo!!!
Aloha, all! I am just so excited that my favorite decorating time of the year is just around the corner!! And those of you who know me well, know I'm talking about Halloween. I am so into fall colors, and Halloween is my first chance to show them off around the house. Thanksgiving is a close second, so much of my Halloween decor stays around through November. Speaking of … [Read more...] about A Spooky Deal! Boo!!!
What Fun! Card Making with Hilo Council FCE
A short while ago, I mentioned that I was going to hold a class for our local Family and Community Education Council in Hilo, Hawaii. This was part of the Council's annual R&R weekend at Volcano National Park. What fun we all had! All of the cards were great! They ranged from those that tried to meticulously reproduce the sample cards to, well VERY creative!! And the … [Read more...] about What Fun! Card Making with Hilo Council FCE
A Special Packet of Products for Ordering Online!
I hope that you've had a chance to look at all the Stampin' Up! products you can now shop for from my website. If you have, and you made a purchase, I have a special set of Stampin' Up! products to send to you: SIX 6" x 6" sheets of Bella Rose Designer Series Paper (six different designs) SIX Whisper White Greeting Cards ONE YARD of coordinating Stampin' Up! ribbon I … [Read more...] about A Special Packet of Products for Ordering Online!
Online Ordering is HERE!!!
Good Tuesday morning to you all! And a big Aloha! from Robin's Craft Room. It's a beautiful day - and a new day for Stampin' Up! You can now order all your Stampin' Up! Products ONLINE!! All you have to do is to go to my website and click on the Shop Now button in the upper right corner. It's as easy as that! All of Stampin' Up!'s specials will still be available to you, … [Read more...] about Online Ordering is HERE!!!
It’s Not Too Early for Halloween Crafts!
The 2008 Fall/Winter Stampin' Up! Catalog once again features one of my favorite Halloween stamp sets--Haunting Halloween. Being a life-long "cat person," I just LOVE the Cat Witch!!! It was especially fun recreating this pop-up card from one I made last year because this year there is some new Halloween Designer Series Paper--Ghostly Greetings--with which to play … [Read more...] about It’s Not Too Early for Halloween Crafts!
Happy 8th Birthday, Quin!
Today our grandson, Quintin Gaither, is 8 years old! Wow, where has the time gone?? I got to visit Quin last month, and even bought him a great birthday present from me and his Grandpa Harry. What is it? I can't tell right now because Quin's birthday party isn't until Saturday. So it will have to be a surprise until then. Of course, I made this card … [Read more...] about Happy 8th Birthday, Quin!