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Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack

Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 @ 6:05 am in Projects | No Comments »

Check out Stampin’ Up!’s new Clearance Rack. Fantastic deals on surplus Stampin’ Up! products!  Shop now at  – Remember, if you order through my website (or by contacting me) you get the lowest prices and the lowest shipping cost.  Ordering through will cost more in shipping.   The company wants to encourage people to enjoy the […]

Etsy Shop

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 @ 7:47 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I finally got around to setting up an Etsy Shop to sell some of my extra cards that I make for classes and for demonstrator samples (and for fun).  Here is the link: And here is another project that was inspired by our Stampin’ Success magazine.  I used a dollar store letter holder and pencil […]

Erie PA Demo Meeting

Posted: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 @ 5:02 pm in Projects | No Comments »

We had a meeting of the local Stampin’ Up! demonstrators at my house today.  We had a demo of My Digital Studio, show and tell, make and takes and watched the Workshop WOW DVD.    Here are the projects we made, thanks Cheryl, Barb and Pam.  Join us for the next meeting Nov 7th and see […]

Designer Pages – My Digital Studio

Posted: Sunday, September 20th, 2009 @ 3:34 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I had fun putting together an 8×8 album so I have a sample to show my customers when MDS is available Oct 1.  I was going to do the Alaska pictures, but those will take forever to sort through.  So I decided to grab some digital photos of David from the computer and make him a book of […]

September Classes

Posted: Monday, September 14th, 2009 @ 2:48 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Stamp classes are up and running for the fall.  For a complete schedule, check out my SU website at This month there are 3 sessions to choose from: morning – 10am  Wed, Sept 23 afternoon – 1pm  Thurs, Sept 24 evening – 6:30 pm Wed, Sept 23 Cost is $5, free for club members.  […]

Build A Bear Workshop

Posted: Monday, September 14th, 2009 @ 2:38 pm in Projects | 1 Comment »

Here’s another way to include some crayons in a child’s birthday card. I punched 2 holes with my Crop-A-Dile and attached the crayons with some grosgrain ribbon.

My Digital Studio

Posted: Friday, September 11th, 2009 @ 3:46 pm in Projects | No Comments »

My Digital Studio – Where have you been all my life? This new program is amazing – Stampin’ Up! colors, stamps and accessories all on my computer.  Here are my first few creations.  Showcasing pictures from our vacation to Alaska:  I used a standard layout and just changed the background color, added text and added some silver brad […]

Build A Bear Workshop

Posted: Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 @ 11:54 am in Projects | No Comments »

This is a great birthday card for a child.  It even contains crayons for them to color the bears!  This is from the back cover of our September Stampin’ Success magazine (0ne of the perks of being a demonstrator).  Take a 4″ x 12″ piece of cardstock (here green galore)  score at 5, 10 , […]

Sweet Centers Flower

Posted: Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 @ 11:51 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here is my last project with this new stamp set. For this one, you have to peel off the backing to get to the candy – I couldn’t use my usual method to make it refillable because of the size.  I used the circle scissor plus to make a 2″ circle to place the Sweet Treat […]

Refillable Sweet Treats Tutorial

Posted: Friday, September 4th, 2009 @ 10:34 am in Projects | 6 Comments »

When I went to play with my new Sweet Centers stamp set ( p. 6 Holiday Minicatalog), there were no treats to be found in my house!  I had to come up with a way to make the treat cards re-usable, so I could fill them at a later time.  An added bonus: the recipient would […]