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Archive for February, 2012

My Digital Studio – Part 2 – make a photobook

Posted: Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 @ 9:19 am in Projects | No Comments »

After you have downloaded your free trial of My Digital Studio Express (previous post), make a quick photobook with a predesigned template.  Run the program, select Photobooks and pages, then 11x 8-1/2 size then Designer.  The Sweet Details template is included in MDS express.  Let it load the 24 pages into your project.  With the click […]

My Digital Studio – Part 1 – How to get your free trial

Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 @ 2:23 pm in Projects | No Comments »

The My Digital Studio (MDS) software is a multi-purpose digital design program.   You can make albums, cards, calendars, tags, banners and more.    In this post I will describe how to download a free 30 day trial of MDS Express (the complete program, but less digital content than the full version).  Over the next couple of days I […]

Herringbone Quilt Tutorial

Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2012 @ 8:17 am in Projects | 1 Comment »

This is a fun way to use up your scraps of patterned paper.  CASED from Dawn’s Leadership presentation, this card uses the Everyday Enchantment DSP (FREE during SAB) and the new Blossom punch.  The ribbon and brads are also a free SAB choice. You can use strips of all sizes – these are 1/2-1″ in width.  […]

Designer Series Paper

Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012 @ 8:57 am in Projects | 1 Comment »

Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper (DSP) comes with 12 double sided sheets in beautiful patterns for $11.95 -$12.95.  The Everyday Enchantment Paper is Free for Sale-A-Bration.  Also, those who purchase the demonstrator starter kit (on sale for $125) can order a free pkg of DSP each month for the rest of the year (value $110 or more!!)  […]

Leadership Displays

Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 @ 9:29 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here are some of the displays of  the new products we were given from the Occasions minicatalog.  The Loving Thoughts stamp set, with lots of nice sentiments,  is a popular choice with my  customers.  It’s great for cardmaking, scrapbooking and other papercrafting projects.  Stamp club order is going in soon if you need anything! Loving Thoughts can be purchased […]

Leadership Make and Takes

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 @ 8:46 am in Projects | No Comments »

They gave us a huge packet of fun projects to make.  I finished off the rest at home when I got back.  These feature new products from the Occasions mini that they gave to keep:  Mixed Bunch and Loving Thoughts stamp sets, Twitterpated DSP, Blossom Builders Kit.  They also gave us a roll of Daffodil grograin […]

Framelits dies

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 @ 8:20 am in Projects | 1 Comment »

Here’s a beautiful card for you to make, inspired by Dawn’s Leadership presentation.  I am just loving these new framelits dies.  And I seem to be stuck on the Beautiful Wings Embosslit die too.  And I threw in the Framed Tulips border embossing folder to get even more texture (and an extra run through the Big Shot).  […]

More Everyday Enchantment

Posted: Monday, February 20th, 2012 @ 12:37 pm in Projects | No Comments »

This time a notebook and necklace!  (Last day to RSVP for stamp class!) I used the Rosette die for the front of the notebook, also Fresh Vintage stamp set.  I should have stamped another flower for the top of the paper clip! I only had some small washers, but this one turned out cute.  Just […]

Sale-A-Bration – Everyday Enchantment Designer Paper

Posted: Saturday, February 18th, 2012 @ 2:04 pm in Projects | 3 Comments »

Remember to RSVP for the Tuesday class (details in an earlier post).  We will be using this beautiful paper that is free during SAB.  Here are some more swaps from Leadership using this popular designer  paper.  Let me know if you would like details about any of the cards. artists:  Gayle Smith, Susan Nygaard, Celia Roberts, Sandy […]

Party This Way

Posted: Friday, February 17th, 2012 @ 9:33 am in Projects | No Comments »

This stamp set from the regular catalog is another choice for your free Sale-A-Bration item.  Here are a couple fun cards I made with Party This Way and our Bakers Twine.  Brights Buttons and the Striped Embossing Folder I used are other free choices for SAB.    I used the Packed for Birthday single stamp ($9.95 Occasions mini) on […]