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Archive for January, 2011

Valentine Swaps

Posted: Friday, January 21st, 2011 @ 9:06 am in Projects | No Comments »

I promised some photos of my swaps for the next few days:

Trifold Pocket Card

Posted: Thursday, January 20th, 2011 @ 9:37 am in Projects | 1 Comment »

Before I share my Valentines themed swaps, I want to show this cool pocket card that was presented by Richard Garay at Leadership.  First – here is my version of the card.  I used the “I Love Love”  Jumbo wheel to wheel the Pretty in Pink cardstock with Real Red ink before I began scoring and […]


Posted: Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 @ 8:31 am in Projects | No Comments »

Did you know that SU now  makes coordinating fabric for our stamps/papers/accessories!     This darling fabric bag was made for me by my Leadership roommate Tara.  It uses the square scallop die for the Big Shot, the Springtime Vintage Fabric and the striped grosgrain ribbon.  Here are some photos of my piles of swaps.  I’ll start posting […]

Take a Spin

Posted: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 @ 8:48 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here are some more photos from Leadership.  This demonstration was for the Game Spinner Hands and Take a Spin Stamp Set.  You can purchase these new products at my online store under the Occasions minicatalog

Upcoming Events

Posted: Monday, January 17th, 2011 @ 11:35 am in Projects | No Comments »

1.  Stamp Class -Friday Jan 21, 1-3pm my house 2.  “What every Women Wants”  Vendor Event – Saturday Jan 22 – 3-5 pm Fox N Hound Here are the projects for stamp class.  Learn the inlaid embossing technique and make a cute Valentine treat holder.  Invite a friend!  RSVP by Jan 16.  Cost is $5 (free […]

Beveled Windowpanes

Posted: Sunday, January 16th, 2011 @ 7:05 pm in Projects | No Comments »

We had a demonstration at Leadership of the new beveled windowpanes.  What a cool new product (Occasions minicatalog).  Here are some photos I took:

Leadership 2011

Posted: Saturday, January 15th, 2011 @ 10:34 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I just got back from the Leadership Conference, tired and head spinning with lots of ideas.  I did have weather delays, so I missed some of the classes, but I still have lots to share.  Here we are (all 1000 of us) after dinner waiting to get into the memento mall and display area – ” Move […]

Valentine Defined

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 @ 10:56 am in Projects | No Comments »

This is a really cool set.  It’s not just for Valentine’s Day either.  Here’s a fun card using the marker to stamp technique.  I inked in Pear Pizzazz, then removed color from the stem and a few hearts with my blender pen.  I then added some Real Red and Early Expresso marker before stamping.  This and […]

Inlaid Embossing again

Posted: Thursday, January 13th, 2011 @ 10:44 am in Projects | No Comments »

I can’t get enough of this cool technique.  Here’s another card with a Valentine theme (inspired by Barb Mulikin).  I used the 2 1/2″ circle Punch, Heart to Heart Punch and the Square Lattice Embossing Folder,  Pretty in Pink, Real Red and Teeny Tiny Wishes.  I think this would be a good card for stamp class next […]

Ready for Swapping

Posted: Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 @ 10:52 am in Projects | No Comments »

This is what over 300 swaps look like.  I’m off to the Stampin’ Up! Leadership Conference in Nashville (hoping for no weather delays).  I’ll be posting lots of great ideas when I get back, so stay tuned.  You can “like” my facebook page at to get a daily feed from this blog.