Happy Valentine’s Day & Hostess Code

Oh, boy, do I have great news! But first, here's my favorite valentine. It sparkles! It's lacy! And it makes me smile. Now the news that will make YOU smile… Stampin’ Up! has officially introduced a Hostess Code, allowing customers to combine online orders with workshop orders. What does this mean for you? More FREE stuff! […]

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. […]

Valentine’s Day: Vertical Z-Fold Card

At my downline meeting last week, we reviewed classes we took at the recent Stampin' Up! Leaership Conference, shared plans and strategies for Sale-A-Bration, and had a great time creating the project below. We meet once a month and it's no secret that one of the best perks of being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator is […]

How To Make A Valentine Flag Banner

What are your favorite Valentine's Day colors? Perhaps Real Red and Pink Pirouette? Maybe paired with Chocolate Chip, Basic Black or Espresso? Well, hold on…what would you think about putting together the pale tones of Pool Party, mixed with vibrant Primrose Petals, sophisticated Very Vanilla, and vintage Old Olive? That's what Jen picked to pair […]

Valentine’s Day: It’s A-Maze-ing!

Shelli Gardner, Stampin' Up!'s founder, is a favorite presentor at demonstrator events. At the Leadership Conference in San Antonio, she told us she was working on a Valentine treat bag for the kids in the Gardner family. Shelli has now shared her completed Girl and Boy bags on her So Shelli blog. This is such […]

A Sweet Gift

My friend and downline, Debbie Elliott, made this lovely gift for me, using A Happy Heart stamp set (item #111758).   Sparkly little notes and sweet chocolate…yum!   This is a gift that could easily be adapted for a birthday, a new neighbor or any holiday celebration. I'm working on a St. Patrick's Day version […]

Big Shot Die Cut Machine: Sweet Hearts

Did you know you could create a 3D heart from Stampin' Up!'s Petal Die? Start by die cutting a petal using the Big Shot die cut machine. Crease two adjacent tabs as shown above. Turn the petal over and place sticky strip on the two tabs. Stamp a greeting as shown and punch out a […]

Valentine: Treat Gifts

Tell me, does the boss of your company blog about making Valentine treats for grandkids? Mine does! Stampin' Up!'s CEO, Shelli Gardner has a blog called So Shelli. She blogged yesterday about these adorable treat bags. Don't you love the clear windows in them? I've been working on treat gifts for one of my daughter's […]

Valentine: {Heart} Times Three

Here's another card from Jini Merck. StampsWith All My Heart, item #118134 Wood-mount; #118623 Clear-mountI {Heart} Hearts, item #117010 Wood-mount; #118571 Clear-mount PaperWhisper White card stockMelon Mambo card stockRegal Rose card stock AccessoriesPinking Hearts Border punch, item #117649White ribbonClear embossing powderHeat gun Jini is a demonstrator in our Simply INKspertional group. It's wonderful to have […]

Valentine: You Stole My Heart

How cute is this?   My pal, Jini Merck, made this card. The colors were determined by the Designer Series paper. Stamp Set Love Bandit    Item #117086 Wood Mount    Item #118577, Clear Mount Paper Sending Love Specialty Designer Series Paper, #117153Chocolate Chip card stockPretty in Pink card stockReal Red card stockVery Vanilla card stock Accessories […]

Haiti Relief: I {Heart} Hearts

Stampin' Up!'s Haiti Relief effort includes the gathering, sorting and packing of 5,000 hygiene kits. Employees volunteered their time to help in the relief effort. You can also help make a difference in the lives of those who continue to suffer from the effects of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12. From […]

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 […]

Valentine Expressions

We each have our own style of creative expression…some of us are drawn to clean and simple, some to swirly and girly, some to simply stinkin' cute. Today's sample falls into the last cateogry, I think.     Stamps:Love Bandit Paper:Melon MamboKraftVery VanillaBasic BlackMelon Mambo Designer Series Accessories:Heart punchWatercolor pencilsBlender pensBlack bradsDimensionals        […]

How to Have a Safe Halloween

The American Red Cross has a short video on Halloween Safety Tips. The Red Cross also offers a short pdf document of Lucky 13 Halloween Tips. Today’s card features Halloween Frights stamp set (item #111766), a jumbo wheel called Frightful Fence (item #113632) and Grateful Greetings (item #116511). With 12 greeting images for Halloween, Thanksgiving, […]

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 […]

A Bundle of Love

What a fun new Valentine's Day Bundle! Stampin' Up! is offering this great bundle starting tomorrow, December 23rd. Tuesday just happens to also be the last day to qualify for free shipping with a minimum $70 order, so you can get it on sale and shipped free. Woohoo! The Love You Much bundle includes a […]