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Pyramid Pals Star

Pyramid Pals Star Have you seen the Pyramid Pals Thinlits Dies?  You might think that the Pyramid Pals Thinlits Dies and the coordinating Playful Pals Photopolymer Stamp Set are just for creating cards and projects for kids.  Wrong! Did you know that you can make a Pyramid Pals star?  I […]

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September 2015 Paper Pumpkin Kit Alternatives

The September 2015 Stampin’ Up! Paper Pumpkin Kit is called Wickedly Sweet.  The kit contains all of the Stampin’ Up! products that you need to make eight of these adorable treat bags: Today, I want to show you two additional projects that you can make when you combine the items […]


How to Up-Cycle a Cookie Tin/Video Tutorial

Let’s up-cycle a cookie tin!  Take a look at my how-to video, and then come back to see some photos and a list of the products that you’ll need. I love to use Stampin’ Up! products in ways that go above and beyond greeting cards.  With all of the Designer […]

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2015 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog is HERE!

The wait is over!  Stampin’ Up!’s 2015 Holiday Catalog is now live for you!  Take a look at my video preview where I show you the wonderful Halloween items included in the catalog that are now available to order. If you would like a hard-copy of the catalog, send me […]


Fringe Scissor Flowers

The 4th of July has come and gone, but these flowers that I made using Stampin’ Up!’s Fringe Scissors are as exciting as  fireworks!  The best part is that they are so easy to make.  I made mine using paper from the Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack and […]

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Color Combination Inspiration, Day 2 Plus Lots of Good News!

Yesterday, I told you how I “think in Stampin’ Up!” language.  The inspiration for that card came from my daughter’s apartment décor.  Today’s card inspiration comes from the colors in her bedroom here at home.  (How long do I keep an official bedroom for her at home?  This empty-nester stuff […]


Color Combination Inspiration, Day 1

I have been a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator for so long that I find myself thinking in “Stampin’ Up!” language.  I associate the colors that I see around me every day with their closest Stampin’ Up! counterpart.  Last Sunday, I found myself telling my sister-in-law that I liked her “So Saffron” pants.  […]

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Paper Cake Treat Boxes Made Easy with Stampin’ Up!

When I made this paper cake several years ago, I remember thinking how cool it would be if there were a way to create each piece with the Big Shot.  With my paper cake, I had to print out each separate piece onto cardstock and cut them out by hand.  […]


Timeless Elegance Room Décor

Yesterday, I showed you a card I created with a sheet of paper from the new Timeless Elegance Designer Series Paper.  I personally think this pattern in the most beautiful ever created by Stampin’ Up! The coordinating colors for this pack of paper are Basic Black, Very Vanilla, and Sahara Sand, which also happen […]

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Cherry on Top DIY Love Notes Easel 1 comment

I created this “Love Notes” easel using Stampin’ Up!’s new Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack and the current Mini Treat Bags Thinlits Dies. Before I explain the creation, I have to admit that I have a problem.  Here goes:  whenever I see a blank surface, I cannot leave […]