Rosette Wonder

Rosette Ornament

The day following Thanksgiving is our family’s day to put up our Christmas tree. It’s a family tradition we started when our children were itty-bitty and continued through the years. Somehow that tradition has escalated into putting up 7 or 8 trees around the house, each with a theme. But my favorite is still the […]

Best of the Best

Best of Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set

The “Best Of” series of stamp set releases from Stampin’ Up! has been such a fun walk down memory lane for those of us who have been stamping for some time, and a great introduction to collectible stamp sets for those who have only recently discovered rubber stamping. Purchase six of the Best Of series […]

Wedding Thankfulness


We spent a wonderful Thanksgiving day with our daughter Mikelle and her husband, Michael. Yes, you may refer to them as M & M. My husband was so intent on making a joke about that at their wedding last March that he insisted on me making 120 favors for the reception featuring…you guessed it! M&Ms. […]

Meet Eye-Catching Ikat


Ikat is an Indonesian dyeing technique that resembles tie-dye. The word comes from the Indonesian mengikat, meaning “to dye” although the technique has been used in many countries, from Guatemala to India. Traditionally, Ikat pieces are symbols of status, wealth, power and prestige. Stampin’ Up!’s latest polymer set, Eye-Catching Ikat #134624 brings this time-honored fabric technique […]

Muslin Bag Advent Calendar


Combine a treat and a teaching moment all at once, with a sweet Christmas Advent Calendar. You could stamp right on the muslin bags, or make tags as shown here. Inside, tuck a bit of candy and a tag with an act of kindness for the day. Stamps Morning Post Numbers Stamp Set #131841 Ink […]

Doorbuster Sale Nov.20


To kick off Stampin’ Up!’s Holiday Sale, here are three DOORBUSTER DEALS just for today!   Don’t delay — these sale prices are only good until midnight tonight, November 20. See all the Holiday Sale products and prices in this flyer. Holiday_Sale_Flyer_US. Cheers, Kathleen 678-467-1330

When Is A Card Not A Card?

Peace Card

When it’s an ornament! Wait…it’s an ornament in a holder? No, it’s a card. Stamps World Map Background Stamp #130342 Wonderful Blessing single stamp #134779 Paper Naturals White card stock Midnight Muse card stock Vellum card stock Silver Glimmer Paper Ink Midnight Muse Classic Stamp Pad Versamark Accessories Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder Heat Tool Circles […]

Grammie Always Knows

Thank You Card

My husband’s mother is 92 years old, but don’t let that fool you into thinking you can get one by her — she is one sharp lady. So when she sent me a gift card on my birthday, I knew I had to come up with a handmade thank you card. Trust me, Grammie would […]

Hedgehog Snowmen

Best of Snow Stamp Set

How cute are these guys???? They just make me smile. Stamps Best of Snow Stamp Set #134387 Clear Petite Pairs Stamp Set #128706 Wood; #122497 Clear Paper Season of Style Designer Series Paper Stack #132181 Early Espresso card stock #119686 Whisper White card stock #100730 Ink Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad #126974 Crumb Cake Stampin’ […]

Save on Afternoon Daydream

Smooshy at the beach

Here’s my East Coast Smooshy-girl hangin’ at the beach for the first time in her life…let’s hum a few bars of “California Girls,” shall we? She went from not letting sand touch her feet to immersed in water and loving it! And YOU’ll love the surprise treat we have for you — keep reading! This […]

Autumn Traditions 1/2 Off

Autumn Traditions

Is there anything more delightful than a three-year-old on a carousel? My Smooshy girl is nuts about riding carousels and you can see how happy she is in this photo! I totally hijacked Design Team member Corey Kozak’s layout design using the Autumn Traditions Kit download. You could even use this kit for a classy […]

Nobody’s Business Photobook 50% Off

Nobody's Business

How cute is this little guy? Imagine your own adorable moments captured quickly into a digital layout like Nobody’s Business Photobook Template (#132812)! Today you can get this template for 1/2 off! Nobody’s Business Photobook Template  # 132812 Download includes: 24-page photobook designer template (12 x 12) 27-piece SVG stamp brush set* 12 Designer Series […]

Be Brave Kit

Be Brave Sample

The Be Brave kit #134840 is perfect to use with the Simply Life Photo Templates #135245  to document a single event or take a peek at everyday life.   All the elements in this kit also make it easy to put together one of a kind journaling cards…it’s simple, easy and gets those photo memories off your […]

Modern Medley Deal of the Day

Modern Medley Overlays

Modern Medley Overlays Kit #134839 is the 50% special today on Day Four of Digital Scrapbooking Days. Modern Medley Overlays includes: 10-piece SVG stamp brush set 2 Designer Series Papers The colors are Basic Black and Very Vanilla, but here’s the deal with overlays…they’re traditional designer series papers transformed them into stamp overlays for easy […]

Fave Photobook One Day Sale

All Time Fave Photobook

Today only… The Daily Deal is… 50% off All Time Fave Photobook Template Digital Download #132915 Download includes: 24-page photobook designer template (11″ x 8-1/2″) 134-piece SVG stamp brush set 13 Designer Series Papers 13 embellishments COLORS: Crushed Curry, Dusty Durango, Early Espresso, Island Indigo, Rich Razzleberry, Sahara Sand, Very Vanilla, Whisper White Okay, everyone sing […]

Free Moments Ago Download

Celebrate Life sample

Happy Digital Scrapbooking Day! Let’s start with a free download for all you digital fans…meet “Moments Ago” (item #135717). Jen Campbell created the FREE Moments Ago Stamp Brush Set and says, “My paper crafting addiction began when I discovered scrapbooking about 15 years ago. I love taking a single photograph or memory and turning it into a […]

Amped Up Ampersands 1/2 Off

Today Is About You & Me Card

I am so pumped for Digital Scrapbooking Days! Stampin’ Up! is, too…in fact, you might even say they are “amped up” because they’re kicking things off with 50 percent off the Amped Up Ampersands Kit, #134844.  With a 23-piece SVG stamp brush set, 12 Designer Series papers and 12 embellishments, it’s a steal! (Are you listening, […]

Free Library App for MDS

My Library

If you’ve ever asked the question, “Have I bought that download already?” then you need the new My Library App for My Digital Studio from Stampin’ Up! Just go to the App Store or iTunes on your iPad and search for My Library for My Digital Studio so you can: Add items you already own […]

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Sign Up for my Newsletter

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MDS: Save Time & Trouble on Halloween

Friday Night Ensemble

If you’re looking for a last-minute trick-or-treat bag, here’s a great idea for you from Lindsey, a Stampin’ Up! blog writer. Step 1:  Use My Digital Studio (MDS) to create some creepy Halloween images. Most of the artwork came from the Friday Night Ensemble, item #135642. Step 2: In MDS, go to Insert > Insert Duplicate […]

25 Ways for You to Save

25th Stampin' Up! Birthday

Celebrate with Stampin’ Up! with 25% off 25 stamp sets. Monday is the last day to take advantage of this sale. Order here by 11:50 p.m. Monday (MDT) to get these great stamp sets at a whopping 25% off. For a complete list, click here to download the pdf.

Baja Breeze Refill Sold Out!

Free shipping weekend has prompted many of you to order so much Baja Breeze ink that the refills are now sold out. Don’t be disappointed…order your supplies of any retiring colors TODAY. To order online Click here to go to my ordering website. Enter the item numbers you wish and checkout. Orders over $150 receive […]

12 Hours Left for FREE Stampin’ Up! Shipping

Yep, today marks the end of free shipping. The clock is ticking…orders must be in by 11:50 p.m. Congratulations to those of you who have already placed orders this weekend. Aren't you clever! To order onlineClick here to go to my ordering website. Enter the item numbers you wish and checkout. Orders over $150 receive […]

New Stampin Up! Color Families

Stampin' Up! Colors 2013

Let's look at how the Stampin' UP! color families have been rearranged as of May 31st, 2013.   Here are four cards I did in My Digital Studio to give an overall feeling for the color families. The new Brights family: The new Subtles family: The new Regals family: The new Neutrals family:   You're […]

Retiring Stampin’ UP! Colors for 2013

I shared this with my newsletter subscribers yesterday…you ARE on my newsletter list, right? If not, just click in the box to the left and enter your email address to receive my monthly email newsletter complete with exclusive tutorials, samples and offers. Here are the colors retiring from the Stampin' Up! color family:   With […]