Sunday, January 25, 2009

Looking at a Stamp set In a Different Way.

Put some heart into your Valentines this year with the Love You Much Bundle. Containing all new products—a coordinating stamp set, Designer Series paper, and punch—the Love You Much Bundle has what you need to create the perfect Valentines, all at 20 percent off! But only till January 31st!
I think in these tough financial times it is important to look at a stamp set to see if it can be used for more than one use. So today I am giving you three different projects all with one stamp set! I have here a Valentine's scrapbook page and card. I also have a St Patrick's day card with the same set! This set is on special this month If you are interested. Just a few short days left for this great deal Click here to purchase 24/7

Stamps- Love You Much (113756)
Ink- Chocolate Chip(100908)
Paper-Pink Pirouette(111351), Close to Cocoa(101341), Very Vanilla(101650), Candy Lane DSP (113980)
Accessories-1 3/4 Circle Punch(112004), Trio Flower Punch(109183), Pastels(105542) Blender Pens(102845), Fire Circle Brads(109110), Stamping-A-Ma-Jig(101049), Stamping Dimensional (104430), Heart to heart Punch (113694)

Stamps- Love You Much (113756)
Ink- Chocolate Chip(100908), Real Red(103133)
Paper-Pink Pirouette(111351), Close to Cocoa(101341), Very Vanilla(101650), Candy Lane DSP (113980)
Accessories-1 3/4 Circle Punch(112004), Trio Flower Punch(109183), Pastels(105542) Blender Pens(102845), Fire Circle Brads(109110), Stamping-A-Ma-Jig(101049), Stamping Dimensional (104430), Heart to heart Punch (113694), Photo Corner Punch(109042), Scallop Punch(109043)
Stamps- Love You Much (113756)
Ink- Garden Green(102272), Real Red(103133)
Paper-Garden Green(102272), Whisper White(102028),
Accessories-Trio Flower Punch(109183), Blender Pens(102845), Ice Circle Brads(109111), Stamping Dimensional (104430), Heart to heart Punch (113694), Stampin Write marker(100080), White embossing powder(109132)

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

It's Time for Valentines

It's finally here, the new catalog is so wonderful and I know you many of you have been waiting to see it. There are three ways to see the new Stampin' Up! Spring/Summer 2009 Catalog two are on line

  • Download Spring/Summer 2009 Catalog. There are over 200 pages so it's a very large download it can take over half an hour to finish. Please be patient and smile! Once it's on your desktop, it should open much faster in the future. It is on my right side bar for convenient access.

If you prefer to receive a hard copy please E-mail me and I can arrange to have one delivered to your home!

Or how about a free catalog!

Just purchase $30.00 or more on my Website

Host a workshop

Join/start one of my stamp Ten Clubs

Become a demonstrator

I will be happy to mail a free catalog to your home.

Oh how much fun I remember when I was young making valentines. Sitting around this afternoon I felt the same way while I played with some new Rubber!


Stamps Always, Love you much, Thanks

Paper Riding Hood Red, Whisper White,

Ink Riding Hood Red

Accessories Stampin dimensionals, Whisper White taffeta ribbon, 3 heart and Arrow punches, 2 way glue pen, Dazzling Diamond glitter.


  1. Start by stamping berries from Always stamp set. Use Riding Hood Red ink on the same color paper. I like to stamp the upper third.
  2. Stamp Hearts on Whisper White paper using Riding Hood Red ink and heart stamps from both love you much and always stamp sets.
  3. Punch out small hearts using Stampin'Up's new 3 heart punch It is sooooo neat how they line up!
  4. Cut out always heart and using 2 way glue pen and dazzling diamonds decorate specific flowers to add some Bling!
  5. Tie whisper white ribbon around upper mid section of card stock
  6. Adhere Hearts to card front
  7. Stamp sentiment and using one of the tips of arrow punch cut a flag end on both lengths of ribbon.
  8. Curl and adhere to card with end pieces of stamping dimensional, yeah I know it's crazy but I even use those little left over pieces!
  9. Attach card front to Whisper White card stock and you are done!

Thanks for looking Virginia

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Last Card from my Retirement Worksop!

I love this set and am very sad to see it go. At least my set is going to a good home.

Paper Real Red, Kiwi Kiss, Very Vanilla
Ink Real Red, Kiwi Kiss
Stamps Happiness Sanded, Brocade Basics, Canvas
Accessories Stamping Dimensionals, real red Stamping Write marker, Corner punch
1. Make sure the Canvas stamp is clean before using
2. Start by inking leaves of Brocade Basics stamp with Kiwi Kiss ink.
3. Before stamping kiss the stamp on the canvas background stamp and then place on lower left-hand side of card.
4. Follow same procedure for flowers this time using Real red ink.
5. Ink only the word happiness on the back ground stamp with the same name using real Red stamp’in write marker on a strip of very vanilla roll sentiment on card stock trim
6. Using Kiwi Kiss card stock punch out a corner using photo corner punch
7. Ink Sanded back ground stamp with River Rock, stamp off once, and roll front of card on the stamp, as well as kiwi kiss corner and happiness sentiment
8. Assemble card on Real red card stock
9. When adhering sentiment, I rolled the card a bit to create a wave effect and then used stamp’in dimensional.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Wow I can't wait for the new catalog!

The new catalog is around the corner! I can't wait to share with you all the new things that are coming. One of my favorite is the collection of Stampin' Up Texturz plates that can be used with your Big Shot Die Cut machine. The background textures feature 3 plates with 6 different backgrounds that are only $11.95 what a deal!

Although, I can't show you the designs until Monday, I can show you this video that shows how the plates work so enjoy! It will be one of the first things I order!

If you would like a copy of the new catalog, please e-mail with your phone number. I'll can call you to get all of the info to send you a catalog! Thanks for Looking Virginia

Monday, January 12, 2009

Pocket book card

This card was given to me by fellow stamper named Kelly Swienton at a swap in November. I loved it but this was the first time I was able to make my own version. This was the second card we made at the retirement party I threw last Saturday.


Paper Chocolate chip, Pink Pirouette, Bella DSP

Ink Chocolate Chip, Riding hood Red

Stamps Warm Words, Floral

Accessories Chocolate chip taffeta ribbon, Stampin dimensional, Crystal effects, Rub ons,

1. Stamp the flower from Carte postale set with Riding Hood Red ink on scrap of whisper white card stock.
2. Punch out using ½ inch punch
3. Adhere to one side a stampin dimensional
4. Using crystal effects cover image and set aside to dry
5. Cut a top note die cut with a piece of DSP paper (there are some that are pre cut for you)
6. Fold so it looks like the pocket book in the sample. Cut off section that sticks out
7. Using a scrap of Chocolate chip card stock and a rub on adhere flower and then punch out medallion
8. Using Pink Pirouette ink cover floral background stamp and Roll same color paper with the brayer
9. Using Chocolate Chip Ink Stamp sentiment at the bottom of Pink Pirouette card front
10.Before assembling card cut a length for purse handle then put it all on card front
11.Attach to chocolate chip card stock
12.If crystal effect medallion is dry enough attach to flower medallion and attach both at pocket opening.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Wow we had fun yesterday!

We had lots of fun yesterday at the Retirement party at my studio. Raffles, food, cards, discounts on stamps what more could you want! What about more time to order. If there is something you have been hankering for it may be on sale check out this link and/or call (315-492-4576) or e-mail me! I will be closing the party tonight! Last but not least you can order on line ON-LINE 24/7, CLICK HERE!

Mean while here is one of the cards we did yesterday. This by far was the favorite card and the simplest! Thanks for looking Virginia


Stamps -Happness Always

Ink-Pacific point

Paper - Pacific Point, Whisper White, Urban Garden DSP

Accessories - Ice Square Brads, Crop-a-dile, word window punch

  1. Using a brayer and pacific point ink, ink floral background and place cardstock on top of stamp. Make sure card stock does not move while you brayer.
  2. Stamp 3 times without re-inking using worded side of butterfly on the white card stock and Pacific Point ink. This effect is called stamping off and it gives you tonal effects with just one color ink!
  3. Stamp sentiment at the bottom with same color ink
  4. Adhere to Green side of DSP
  5. Usinh the window word punch punch out two strips.
  6. Using crop-a-dile punch a hole on one end of the green strip for a brad
  7. Punch a hole on card stock as well where you would like the brad to go.
  8. Line up holes insert brad and turn so it is hidden behind green strip. You may need to press firmly on the brad to make it lie flat
  9. Adhere image to card and then adhere the window word punch out at top and bottom
  10. Attach card front to card stock and place on cardstock.

Monday, January 05, 2009

Retirement sale !

Wow I can't believe it is January, We need some fun! How about a retirement party for stamps!
Stampin Up is rolling out it's newest catalog in two short weeks. Until then the stamps on the list below will be available after the 18th they are gone gone gone!

Retiring sets

So come to my studio and make some cards using retiring stamp sets and join in the fun!

How about some free stuff! Well I will have hourly raffles for free stamps. Bring a friend and you get an extra raffle ticket!

How about some discounted sets you say.

* 10% off any retiring stamp set for orders totaling $30.00 or more
* Orders over $150.00 will receive free hostess benefits and hostess sets plus 10% off!and a free gift from me!

Come join the fun!
When Saturday January 6th
Time 1:00 till 4:00 PM
Where 4168 Bussey Rd, Syracuse NY 13215
Map to my Studio (click on directions to )

All are welcome please let me know if you are planning on attending so I can have supplies on hand!

Can't make it or you live far away, shop at my website.

As well as my sale Stampin' Up! is offering a huge inventory blowout on select retired, retiring and current products . . . up to 50% off their regular price From January 5th through January 18th , and only WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! I’m sure you have seen these types of sales go quickly. Remember the how fast stamp sets sold out during the Holiday Sale? If there's something you want now is a great time to buy, just click below and shop 24/7. If things are sold out call me or e-mail me sometimes I can get through when you can’t.


Items retiring from the Fall-Winter 2008 Idea Book & Catalog:
Item Page Description Regular Price Discount Price
109190 180

On Board 9" x 9" clipboard

$7.95 $5.99
107925 181

On Board Bitty Book

$9.95 $6.99
105384 183

Mellow Moss 6" x 6" Linen Post album

$19.95 $14.99
105381 183

Real Red 6" x 6" Linen Post album

$19.95 $14.99
103977 187

Bold Bright buttons

$6.95 $4.99
104389 188

Double Circle punch

$5.95 $4.49
114447 n/a

Country Living Holiday Collection Stampin' Kit

$49.95 $24.98
*Items available while supplies last; page numbers refer to the Fall-Winter 2008 Idea Book & Catalog

Retired items from the Spring-Summer 2008 Idea Book & Catalog:

Item Page Description Regular Price Discount Price
109013 163

Blue Bayou Classic Stampin' Pad

$5.25 $3.99
109012 163

Groovy Guava Classic Stampin' Pad

$5.25 $3.99
109011 163

Purely Pomegranate Classic Stampin' Pad

$5.25 $3.99
109010 163

River Rock Classic Stampin' Pad

$5.25 $3.99
109009 163

Soft Sky Classic Stampin' Pad

$5.25 $3.99
109014 163

Wild Wasabi Classic Stampin' Pad

$5.25 $3.99
109179 178

On Board Ginormous Pieces

$14.95 $10.99
109189 190

Beachfront Ribbon Originals

$12.95 $7.99
109187 190

District Ribbon Originals

$12.95 $7.99
109188 190

Fairy Tale Ribbon Originals

$12.95 $8.49
109185 190

Jersey Ribbon Originals

$12.95 $8.99
109184 190

Sherbet Ribbon Originals

$12.95 $8.99
109186 190

Theater Ribbon Originals

$12.95 $8.49
109062 191

River Rock double-stitched ribbon

$8.95 $6.49
110716 191

Wild Wasabi striped grosgrain ribbon

$7.95 $5.49
*Items available while supplies last; page numbers refer to the Spring-Summer 2008 Idea Book & Catalog

Current products appearing in the upcoming Spring-Summer 2009 Idea Book & Catalog:
Item Page Description Regular Price Discount Price
111349 162

Tangerine Tango 8-1/2" x 11" card stock

$5.50 $4.49
111345 162

In Color (2008-2009) 12" x 12" textured card stock

$11.95 $8.99
109110 185

Fire Circle Rhinestone brads

$10.95 $7.99
109112 185

Fire Square Rhinestone brads

$10.95 $7.99
109113 185

Ice Square Rhinestone brads

$10.95 $7.99
111325 185

Styled Silver Hodgepodge Hardware

$29.95 $22.49
112454 185

Styled Vanilla Hodgepodge Hardware

$29.95 $22.49
113451 n/a

20th Anniversary Embosslits die

$11.95 $9.49
*Quantities at reduced price are limited; page numbers refer to the Fall-Winter 2008 Idea Book & Catalog

Cards we will be making this weekend below

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