Mea Culpa

Note to self…Do not post your husband's Father's Day card before Father's Day. He may decide to look at your blog for the first time in years. Lesson learned. So, I had to do a super-quick card for said husband. At 2 a.m. Sunday morning I launched My Digital Studio, picked a template, added MDS […]

Father’s Day: It’s Not Too Late

It's Saturday and Father's Day is tomorrow…need a last-minute card you can whip up in a heartbeat? If you own My Digital Studio, start with a template for a quick card. I started with the Well Scripted template. Here's what the template looked like before I modified the project: I added stamp images from the […]

Valentine: You Mean Everything To Me

Here's a Valentine's Day card that says it all for that special someone in your life. Stamps:Always Paper:Whisper WhiteChocolate ChipKiwi KissRose Red Designer Paper Accessories:Heart punchScallop Edge punchSilver eyeletReal Red bradWhite buttonMy Digital Studio Sale-A-Bration is a great time to get the My Digital Studio software! Use Stampin' Up!'s same great artwork, colors and accessory […]

Christmas Card Challenge

This is the challenge I was given: Design a masculine, mostly black Christmas card incorporating a photograph. It took a little experimenting, but here's what I came up with… The colors are Basic Black, Sahara Sand and Crushed Curry. The gift stamp is from Holiday Blitz, the large star is from A Holly Jolly Christmas, […]

Peace, Love and Hope

Hope Wingate is a stamper in Duluth, Georgia. Just look at her Christmas card using the Scenic Season stamp set.   Don't you wish you were on Hope's holiday card list? Hope used a resist technique. She started by stamping the trees in Versamark on Stampin' Up!'s glossy white paper.She let that dry before using […]


Oh, my gosh. Too much fun, my friends. I received a great new software package about 30 hours ago. My Digital Studio allows me to create everything from photo albums, cards and calendars to multimedia projects using exclusive Stampin' Up! art, accessories and colors. Which explains why I've been MIA — missing in action — […]

Giving Thanks…To YOU!

Thanks to all of you, I was able to spend six wonderful days in Salt Lake City at Stampin’ Up!’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. What a treat! What fun! What exhaustion! LOL! Not only did I participate in Stampin’ Up!’s fabulous classes, demonstrations and make ‘n takes…I won a terrific prize the very first day of […]

Blossoms Abounding Away

Blossoms Abound is our featured retiring stamp set today. There are 7 stamps in this set, and the blossoms and leaves are two-step stamps so you can create wonderful two-tone effects.   The sentiment is the lovely “My friend” used on both samples. Also included is the branch image and an adorable small flower with […]

Swirly Girly Carte Postale

This is one of my very favorite sets and I am sorry to see this one go! So elegant…so swirly…so ME! (Or at least what I want to be – LOL!) If it’s YOU, too, then get your order in before it’s too late. Carte Postale will retire in just a few days.      […]