Thursday, March 24, 2011

Designer Series Paper Share-Get them ALL!!!

Paisley Petals

Sunny GardenCelebrationsWoodland Walk Build-a-Bear Workshop Pawsitively Prints II Play Date


Love Letter Lap of Luxury Jolly Holiday Greenhouse Gala Elegant Soiree
Blueberry Crisp

With the 2010-2011 IB&C catalog year coming to an end soon. I've been asked to put together a Designer Series Paper share before they retire. A paper share is a great way for you to get your hands on a variety of exclusive designer series paper SU! has to offer and decide if you would like to purchase the entire pack before after testing it out.

As an added BONUS, you will also receive 6 sheets (one of each double-sided sheet) from the 2011-2012 "sneak peek" Paisley Petals designer series paper. Paisley Petals will be available to order on April 1st for $9.95 with a $20 order. This paper share will include a 6x6 piece of each Designer Series Paper being shown above. With the added bonus, you will receive 78 6x6 DSP sheets total for only $23 (shipping is included in the price)!

Orders will ship once the share has been filled. Sorry, but this paper share is open to US only. If you are interested in signing-up please comment here in the post or you can also contact me.

Payments must be made using Paypal. I will set up a Buy It Now Button as soon as the paper share is full.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

6 Ways to Watercolor Card Set

Are you looking for that "oh" factor when you send a card or gift? Of course, that's part of the beauty of making handmade cards and gifts! Watercoloring is a simple technique that creates beautiful versatile projects that will definitely bring out the "oh's" and "ah's". Even though, watercoloring sometimes gets overlooked as being too hard, complicated or scary. It is a fairly simple and fun technique that will add a touch of color to all your project ideas.

This set includes:
  • Four Cards

  • One Coordinating Box

  • Bonus Watercoloring Tutorial

In this kit you will receive the following supplies:

  1. (4) 8-1/2" x 11" Sheets of Night of Navy Cardstock
  2. (4) 8-1/2" x 11" Sheets of Marina Mist Cardstock
  3. (4) 8-1/2" x 11" Sheets of Old Olive Cardstock
  4. (5) 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" & (1) 1-7/8" x 2-1/2" Watercolor Paper
  5. (58 inches) 5/8" Satin Ribbon in Old Olive

These projects feature the Awash with Flowers two-step stamp set and the Thank You Kindly stamp set along with six watercoloring techniques. The timeless colors and floral designs are perfect for occasions year round. The coordinating box and cards are perfect to keep on hand or to give as a gift. Get your Aqua Painters loaded and enjoy the fun and beauty of watercoloring!!

As well, you will receive detailed instructions & the box template via email (Please make sure your email address matches the one on file with Paypal). The price of the class by mail is $13 which includes shipping within the US (United States ONLY). Pre-registration is open until April 14th. Kits will be mailed around April 22nd.

Please Note: these classes are not being offered to Stampin' Up! demonstrators. If you are a Stampin' Up! demonstrator please contact me for further class/tutorial details.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Princess and Pirate Party Kits-$2.99!!!

With the Princess & Pirate Party Kits, it's never been easier to plan a party!! Complete with invitations, decorations, food toppers, and take-home treasures, these kits take the guess work out of party planning and free you up for the "guest work" instead.

Shop the Clearance Rack :

Item 116213 Pirate Kit

Item 116214 Princess Kit

Assembly required; adhesive not included.

UPDATED 5/7/2012~ Check out this version of the Pirate Party Kit in an ALL NEW DIGITAL DOWNLOAD! It's called Ahoy, Matey Ensemble!! Click here to view my recent post or visit my personal website to order your's today!!!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!

Here are a couple of cards to mark the occasion! They were created using the extra-large Heart punch & the 2 Step Bird Punch!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Receiving catalogs in the mail...

Like many of you I too get bombarded with several catalogs in the mail each day!! However, I am giddy when it comes from Stampin' Up! I received the new Summer Mini Catalog today!! This is one of the extra perks for becoming a demonstrator. I can't give out a lot of details, but let me give you a hint: LQQK for the new triple layer punch, Father's Day ideas, Nautical & Beach themes, Colorful digital downloads for MDS, and a stamp set that is making a difference!! The new Summer Mini launches on May 1st!! You can sign-up to receive one by contacting me today!!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

And the Giveaway Winner is.................


I had my daughter pick a number last night before she went to bed. She choose "2" because that is daddy's hockey number!

Thanks again to everyone who participated!

Congrats to the winner!! Please contact me at

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Summer Mini Catalog Launches Soon!

If you are interested in receiving a Summer Mini Catalog please click on the following link:

Select "request a catalog" on the drop down menu. Look for it in your mailbox towards the end of April!!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

It's Giveaway Time!!

Hi everyone!! As most of you know I am very new to the whole blogging thing, so with that in mind I have decided to offer my first giveaway. WOO HOO!!

The giveaway is for a chance to win a FREE clear stamp set (valued up to $18.95) from the current Occasions Mini Catalog.

Here are the clear stamp sets you can choose from:
Valentine Defined
Build a Blossom
Thanks for Caring
Easter Blossoms
Blessed Mother
Notes & Details
Create a Cupcake
You're a Gem
Nature Walk
Clearly for You
Eat Chocolate
Bold Blossom
Sew Suite
Button, Button
Pattern Pieces
Plane & Simple

View catalog images here:

Here is how you could win: simply follow me & post which stamp set will help inspire you, what project you plan to create, and who you will share it with.

Spread the word!!

Winner will be announced & contacted here so check back soon to see if you won!!

Good Luck!!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011


Let me start by saying I absolutely LOVE this SAB stamp set!! Everything about it says beautiful!! It is simply a must have for every stampers collection!! The colors for this card feature: Crumb Cake-SIMPLY YUMMY!!, Chocolate Chip-FORGET LOVE, I'D RATHER FALL IN LOVE WITH CHOCOLATE!!, and Old Olive-MY FAVORITE!! This card is going to be featured at a SWAP for Technique Club members!! Hurry!! This stamp set is only available until the end of March!!
Now I'm off to make 11 more........