My Digital Studio: Tuesday Downloads

Check out the new Live The Day Easel Calendar template — it's an easy way to guarantee you get the results you want. Use the template as a starting point, customize as you wish and save money on printing holiday gifts for the ones you love. What a discovery…a proven design for your calendar gifts! […]

Convention 2010: 3Ds (Dreamy, Darling & Delightful)

One of the samples posted in Stampin' Up!'s Convention display section was this sweet, vintage scrapbook. (My apologies to the demonstrators who created the projects featured today for not being able to share their names. If you are one of these talented artisans, I'll be happy to add credits.) Isn't this a wonderful example of […]

Gifts for Cardmakers

Here’s an easy way to shop for the favorite cardmaker in your life…and earn free stuff at the same time! Buy $50 worth of the products featured in our Holiday Gift-Giving Guide to earn your choice of any $16.95 Decor Elements product. Download the Holiday Gift-Giving Guide here, or view it online here. The free […]

10 Tips For Holiday Happiness

The countdown has started. There are: 3 days to Halloween 29 days to Thanksgiving 30 days to Black Friday 57 days to Christmas   How to deal? Sign up for my Holiday Countdown weekly newsletter with FREE paper craft recipes for cards, gifts, wrapping and tags. The newsletter signup box is in the upper left […]

This Club’s for You

When your wish list is longer than your grocery list, joining my 3D Chat & Create Club is a terrific way to budget your purchases over a 5 month period and receive hostess benefits. By purchasing $30 of product a month for 5 months ($35 after shipping and taxes), you build your stamping supplies, stay […]

A Rose Is A Rose, Or Is It?

Ah, Valentine’s Day…a time-honored expression of affection for lovers, friends and family. Millions of us will give gifts of chocolate, diamonds, candy hearts and, of course, the perennial favorite – roses. Before you plop down mega bucks for a dozen orange-striped roses for your honey, consider the meaning of flower color.   According to the Gardener’s […]

Stuff That Stocking

Gifts under $5 are just the thing for the stamper on your Christmas list. Here are some of the great little extras in the Stampin' Up! catalog that will transform you into Santa's favorite Stampin' elf. 101610 Sponges, pg 193  Use these for sponging ink in resist techniques, applying large areas of colors and edging. […]


I was a little taken aback by the Christmas displays that appeared in our local stores before Halloween. Like most of us, I feel perpetually behind during the holiday season….this year the guilt just started earlier. LOL! So, where to start? Stampin' Up! has a wonderful guide on the home site at with ideas […]