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 […]

Stampin’ Up! Sale List

All right, let's get ready for FREE SHIPPING this weekend. Here's a quick reference list for all availalbe new products and promotions not in the current catalogs. Click on any picture for details. 1. This and That #133350 2. Spring Surprise #133899   3. Photopolymer Clear Stamps #132956 4. The Basics Class #133385 5. Sent […]

Tanglewood Weekend: Scrappin’ In The Mountains 2013

Tanglewood Photos

Oh, what a wonderful weekend I had with some great crafting buddies! Twenty of us gathered for our annual "Scrappin' In The Mountains" near Helen, Georgia. Four days of crafting, sharing, giggling…you get the idea. Here are some of the cards I worked on while I was there. You'll see some of them closeup on […]

Love Notes…Stampin’ Up! Style

Impress that oh-so-significant-other with love notes strategically placed around the house…how fun for the love of your life to discover your personal declarations of love! The stamps used are oldies but goodies. As part of Stampin' Up!'s 25-year Silver Anniversary celebration, we are selling some of our “Best of” stamps from the past 25 years. […]

Star Trek to Card Trek…The Next Generation of Crafters

If you're a Star Trek fan, you'll enjoy Stampin' Up!'s version called "Card Trek."   Just a bit of fun from the home office. Cheers,

Sale-A-Bration Starts Today

Get ready for some serious extras with Stampin' Up!'s annual Sale-A-Bration! For the next 60 days you earn free gifts and bonuses for buying, hosting or joining my team.  Choose an option from the choices below, or what the heck — choose all three!   OPTION 1 Buy $50 of Stampin' Up! product — get […]

More Samples from Leadershp 2013

The next best thing to hanging out in Orlando with stampin' pals is to see all the swaps, presentations an samples. Have a look at some of the eye candy we were treated to last week at Stampin' Up!'s Leadership Conference.   See anything that catches your eye? You'll see more closeup samples in my […]

Dude, You’re Welcome

There are men who create wonderful, artistic cards. Some men. Make that a few men. Here's Stampin' Up!'s solution for the rest of the testosterone-heavy world.   * Four wood-mount stamps (double-mounted) with the perfect sentiment for every occasion* Twelve 4" x 6" postcards in four manly colors* Twelve gray envelopes* Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ […]

Stampin’ Up! Leadership 2013

Oh, the swapping! Oh, the giveaways! Oh, the fun! And Orlando was not too shabby, either. Fourteen-hundred and ninety-nine of my BFFs gathered in Florida last week for three days of demonstrations, classes and even a pajama party — complete with milk and cookies. Yep, p.j.'s right there in the fancy-dancy Orange County Convention Center. […]

Paper Pumpkin Kit of the Month Debuts in March

Save time, scratch your crafting itch and reach out to touch someone with a handcrafted item… AND Do it all at a price that will make you smile. Introducing… Stampin' Up!'s brand new monthly kit program will have you creating cards, journals and home décor items quickly and easily. Craft during your lunch hour, grab […]

Last Chance to Order Single Stamps

Here's your first deadline of the new year…order your single stamps now! Stampin' Up!'s limited-time offer for single stamps from select sets expires at midnight tonight. Want to see what you're missing? Check out the great images — and great prices — by clicking here. Cheers,

Happy Birthday, Shelli!

The co-founder and CEO of Stampin' Up! is having a birthday today. I've been a long-time advocate of not showing up for work on your birthday. Now there's a union demand I could support. I wonder if Shelli gets today off? We'll have to check her blog at So Shelli later today to see if […]

Chattanooga Regional Meeting: More Samples

First, I have to share a photo of our team at the Chattanooga Regional Meeting last Saturday. Some of our group were unable to stay for dinner on Saturday, but those who did enjoyed a meal together filled with stories, laughter and fun! (Lorraine is going to kill me when she sees this photo of […]

Which Flower Do YOU Fancy?

Today's samples are two retiring stamp sets, Flower Fancy and Sincere Salutations. I don't know which of these sets I'll miss most! Sincere Salutations is just one of those word sets that is a staple in any cardmakers stash. These two sets are only available until May 31st, so don't delay. Send me an email […]

Summer Mini Catalog Starts Today

Hooray, horray — it's the first of May,Outside stamping starts today! Okay, so it's a twist on an old ditty (we won't even THINK about what the original rhyme referred to doing outside) — I'm sticking with stamping. If you need your very own printed copy of Stampin' Up! Summer Mini Catalog for 2010, just […]

Punchy Over Punches

Stammpin' Up!'s new line of punches are easy to store, easy to transport and make borders a snap. Bonnie Thurber demonstrates the new corner and border punches in this video.

Big Shot Die Cut Machine: Die Sale

Add to your die collection or start off a new collection with a new Big Shot and add dies and vinyl sheets at a great price! This sale runs through December 22 but if you want it before Christmas order by December 15th to ensure delivery. Save up to 25% on select dies & vinyl […]

Color Combinations: Holly Jolly Christmas

Here's an old-fashioned idea with a modern twist. We used to make these trees with pieces of gift wrap years ago. This version uses some of Stampin' Up!'s "Blooms" Designer Series paper. The background is Soft Suede, the trunk is Kraft (with some Chocolate Chip stitching), the papers are in Dusty Dorango and Old Olive, […]

Shelli on TODAY: The Video

Even in her oh-so-brief TODAY show appearance, Shelli Gardner displayed the poise and charm we have all come to know and love. Here's the video from her appearance on the TODAY show on Friday, December 4th.

TODAY Show: Shelli Gardner on Dec. 4

Shelli Gardner, Co-Founder of Stampin' Up! will appear on the TODAY show this Friday, December 4th.   Stampin' Up! has been involved in the Christmas Today Show Toy Drive for several years. These boxes are getting packed for the toy drive…over $150,000 worth of Stampin' Up! products!     Since 2005, Stampin' Up! has been […]

Christmas Jingle Trifold Shutter

This card uses the Simply Scrappin' kit, Christmas Jingle. It looks complex, but really isn't. No, really! Start with a piece of cardstock 5-1/2" x 12". Place it in landscape position and score at 2", 4", 8" and 10". Turn a quarter turn and place the piece in portrait position in a Stampin' Up! paper […]

Scrapbooking, Cardmaking & WalMart

I spent the evening at a meeting of the Norman Downes Women's Club and I learned so much…who my new neighbor is, the plans to divert a major road near my home and that WalMart has a Black Friday sale before Black Friday…who knew? In between, we did manage to look at some scrapbooking, cardmaking […]