Monday, March 28, 2011

More Bliss!

Can I just say how much I LOVE the "Bliss" stamp set?? I earned this set for FREE during Sale-A-Bration. YOU can earn free Sale-A-Bration sets, too! Every merchandise order of $50 earns a FREE Sale-A-Bration item. But only until this Thursday -- Sale-A-Bration ends on March 31st (boohoo), so be sure to contact me with your order or shop online at my website This card uses Whisper White and Marina Mist cardstock; Marina Mist & Crumb Cake ink; the Tulip Textured Embossing folder for the Sizzix Big Shot; Crumb Cake seam binding; scallop oval punch; and the "Bliss" and "Occasional Quotes" stamp sets. I will be back tomorrow with some more Sale-A-Bration projects!

Monday, March 21, 2011

Gratitude Journal

Hello! Can you believe it -- another post! My goal is to post regularly, so please be sure to check back often. This journal started out as a $1 Composition Book from the school supply section. I covered it with the yummy Springtime Vintage designer series paper you can find in the Occasions Mini catalog. I "aged" the edges and the spine of the notebook by sponging Crumb Cake ink on them. The gratitude definition stamp is from the Define Your Life stamp set in the 2010-2011 Idea Book & Catalog. I added some Crumb Cake seam binding to the spine. This seam binding is thinner than ribbon, and makes it so easy to tie a beautiful bow! I just love it!! Remember, you can purchase Stampin' Up! items directly from my website Sale-A-Bration ends soon, so be sure to place your order before March 31st. Have a wonderful day!

Happy Spring!

Happy Spring! I know the calendar says Spring, but it is still quite chilly tonight. Hopefully, the warmer weather will be here to stay VERY soon. I saw my first robin this week, and it inspired me to make this card. This was my swap at the RemARKable Stamper's team meeting yesterday. I used the 2-Step Bird punch, Chocolate Chip & Poppy Parade Classic ink; Bashful Blue, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Certainly Celery, & Very Vanilla (for the bird) cardstock; sponge daubers; and Basic Black & Peach Parfait Stampin' Write markers. The key to coloring the robin is to use the sponge daubers and rub the ink in a circular motion onto the bird punch outs. The beak was colored with the Peach Parfait marker, and I added an eye with the Basic Black marker. Half of a Stampin' Dimensional popped wing up, and the entire robin was popped up by adding another Stampin' Dimensional to the back of the bird. I layered the bird onto a piece of Bashful Blue cardstock, layered with a piece of Chocolate Chip and Whisper White cardstock. I hope you enjoy this card! I WILL be back on Tuesday with a new post. Happy Spring!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Rainy Day = Stamping, but no good photos!

Hello! Today has been a VERY rainy day which is great for stamping, but bad for photographing my project. So, please check back tomorrow for a new project. Hopefully, the sun will be shining so I can take some decent photos for you! See you tomorrow!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011


Hello! I am REALLY back now! I just LOVE this Sale-A-Bration set! It makes the prettiest vintage cards, favors, and scrapbook pages. Both of these cards were made with the Bliss stamp set -- change the colors, and change the look! You can earn this stamp set for FREE with a $50 merchandise order. In fact, you earn 1 free Sale-A-Bration item for each $50 merchandise order you place. Sale-A-Bration ends on March 31, so be sure to place your order soon. You can shop on my website:
The flower was made with the new Sizzix Bigz Die, Fun Flowers. This die is in the Occasions Mini catalog. I used Whisper White cardstock for the flower, then embossed it with the Finial Press textured embossing folder.
I will be back later this week with some new projects, and that's a PROMISE!