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Archive for October, 2017


Posted: Monday, October 30th, 2017 @ 2:55 pm in Projects | No Comments »

OSW in Stampin Up lingo stands for One Sheet Wonder.  I can remember back when this term was first introduced at a Stampin’ Up! meeting.  (Yes, I am an old timer).  It refers to the division of one sheet of designer or stamped paper into pieces, all of which can be used on a different […]

Count My Blessings

Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017 @ 5:52 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I do need to count my blessings every day, and yes you my readers are on my list.  The Count My Blessings stamp set is one that didn’t grab me at first glance in the catalog. But I have seen some very pretty projects made with this set including some by the Stampin’ Up! artisan […]

Gourd Goodness

Posted: Monday, October 23rd, 2017 @ 5:34 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Gourd Goodness is a stamp set that you will love for your autumn creations.  Here I used it with the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies and some of the Designer Series Papers on sale in October.  Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Papers make for some easy but impressive cards, so be sure you are stocked up this […]

Half Full

Posted: Thursday, October 19th, 2017 @ 12:20 pm in Projects | No Comments »

If you are, or know a wine lover – this gorgeous stamp set is a must have.  Designed by my friend Linda Bauwin along with a Stampin’ Up artist, it is a beautiful testimony to her and to the wine country along Lake Erie where we live. Here is Linda unveiling the stamp set and […]

Bridge Cards

Posted: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 @ 10:37 am in Projects | No Comments »

I had fun last weekend designing bridge cards.  These are really quite easy to make – so I might make a bunch more!  I used 3 of the bundles in the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog.  The long dies are perfect to use as the bridge, or you can just use a cardstock strip  and add […]

October Card Class

Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017 @ 3:23 pm in Projects | No Comments »

As a home business owner, I have my classes when it is convenient for me – and that’s during the day and at my home.   In fact tomorrow Oct 17th, I have sessions at 10am and 1pm in Erie, PA.  If you can’t make my monthly card class, whether due to time or to […]

that cat keeps disappearing

Posted: Friday, October 13th, 2017 @ 10:43 am in Projects | No Comments »

The cat punch that is.  It keeps flying off the shelves at Stampin’ Up!  The next shipment comes in soon and all but 200 are already spoken for.  If you are still on the fence (with the cat) better get it purchased today. Here are 2 more cards I made this week.  The layout is […]

Stampin’ Blends

Posted: Thursday, October 12th, 2017 @ 9:32 am in Projects | No Comments »

I’ve been having lots of fun playing with my new Stampin’ Blends Alcohol Markers.  I wish you could get them too.  If you don’t want to wait until later this year, there is a way!  Until October 15, demonstrators can purchase the entire set of markers (#147475), or 2-packs of each color, at the demo […]

Cat Punch Shaker Cards

Posted: Monday, October 9th, 2017 @ 4:46 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I’m still getting lots of use out of my Cat Punch.  This time I tried a couple Halloween shaker cards – what fun! Today’s Tips: To make the shaker card – punch, then stamp the top panel.  Then attach the window sheet underneath – I did put the black cat  between the white panel and […]

World Card Making Day

Posted: Saturday, October 7th, 2017 @ 7:23 am in Projects | 1 Comment »

Happy World Card Making Day! I am continuing my series using the Note Cards and Envelopes that are on sale for World Card Making Day.  These sweet little cards are so easy to use for a quick greeting. Here I used the Layered Leaves stamp set from the last Paper Pumpkin kit and some Old […]