September 7, 2012

Fold It! Friday

I thought I would have a little fun and start some "traditions" around here. 

During my Fold It! Friday sessions, I will feature paper crafting items with some "non-traditional" folding styles and techniques. 

Today's card is a card I made to swap at the 2012 Stampin' Up! Convention that was held in Salt Lake City late in July. 










Stampin' Up! Supplies for this card:
Stamp Sets: Postage Due (Wood Mount - 126395, Clear Mount - 126397)
Paper: Very Vanilla (101650, 124301), Island Indigo (122923), Crumb Cake (120953, 124274), Riding Hood Red (111348), Fan Fair DSP (126918)
Ink: Riding Hood Red (126968), Crumb Cake (126975)
Tools: Decorative Label Punch (120907), Postage Stamp Punch (122344), Stamping Sponges (101610)
Embellishments: Baker's Twine - Early Espresso (123124)


No plans this weekend?? Why don't you take the chance to download MDS2 - and try it FREE for 30 days!!! You've got nothing to lose and a whole new world of digital crafting to gain!!!

Looking forward to Stampin' with YOU!!!


September 5, 2012

Blessings...

Here is a card I made that features my ALL TIME favorite Stamp Set - Perfectly Preserved and Framelits Dies - Cannery Set. I am a country girl at heart, so this year's Stampin' Up! Tribute to fall caught my attention right away. I have had so much fun with this stamp and die set. This is just one of MANY you'll see in the coming days.



Stampin' Up! has bundled several of their stamp sets and dies together to make getting started on your favorite projects even easier. Click here for more details and to place your order!!


Stampin' Up! Supplies for this card:
Stamp Sets: Perfectly Preserved (Wood Mount - 126690, Clear Mount - 126692), Take Care (Wood Mount - 126310, Clear Mount - 126312)
Paper: Very Vanilla (101650, 124301), Pumpkin Pie (105117, 124289), Daffodil Delight (119683, 124275)
Ink: Old Olive (126953), Chocolate Chip (126979)
Tools: Stripes Embossing Folder (123128)), Cannery Set Framelits Dies (127822)
Embellishments: 3/16" Metallic Brads (119741)

I also want to remind you of the FABULOUS promotions going on right now!!! The "Spooktacular" project kit offer - for those who want to join Stampin' Up! for only $99, the free 30-day trial of MDS2 and the 31% discount on select digital downloads for my digital studio, and the "Back to Spool" promotion that earns you a FREE spool of ribbon for every $40 in purchases you make during the month of September. 

Contact me for more information!

Looking forward to Stampin' with YOU!!!  



September 4, 2012

Baby Love...

I love, Love, LOVE 3 x 3 cards. They are so much fun to make and give...and (I think) oh, so much fun to receive. There are so many cute ways to present them. They are a current obsession of mine, and I just had to share this one with you today.




I am sorry the lighting on the photo isn't better. I snapped this photo before I really intended to be posting to a blog. I will get better at this. I promise. 



Stampin' Up! Supplies for this card:
Stamp Sets: Itty Bitty Banners (Wood Mount - 126255, Clear Mount - 126257)
Paper: Very Vanilla (101650, 124301), Crumb Cake (120953, 124274), Designer Series Paper (DSP) Fan Fair (126918)
Ink: Crumb Cake (126975)
Tools: Woodgrain Textured Embossing Folder (127821), Decorative Label Punch (120907), Bitty Banners Framelits (129267)
Embellishments: Pearl Basic Jewels (119247), 5/8" Crochet Trim (118481)
     

In the Digital World, be sure to check out the new downloads released today for My Digital Studio. Some great new things added for fall!!

Looking forward to Stampin' with YOU!!!

September 3, 2012

Mojo Monday Blessings Card


Happy Monday!!! And Happy Labor Day!!!



I made this card as part of the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge (MOJO257). I was inspired by the fact that it is September and the unofficial beginning of fall AND the fact that it still is hot, hot, hot here in the desert and officially still summer.




I'm not sure what your plans are for today, but if you have time, try your hand at your own interpretation of this Mojo Monday sketch.

Stampin' Up! Supplies for this card:
Stamp Sets: Four Seasons Hostess Set (Wood Mount - 126830, Clear Mount - 126832), Take Care (Wood Mount - 126310, Clear Mount - 126312)
Paper: Old Olive (100702, 124284), Crumb Cake (120953, 124274), Primrose Petals (126841), Whisper White (100730, 124302)
Ink: Old Olive (126953), Crumb Cake (126975)
Tools: Woodgrain Textured Embossing Folder (127821), Finishing Touches Edgelits Die (127010), Framelits Dies (129021)
Embellishments: Primrose Petals 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon 126844)

**Don't forget about the Back to Spool Ribbon Promotion going on NOW!!!

Looking forward to Stampin' with YOU!!!!




Let's Get Started

Welcome September and all the wonderfulness that the fall season brings along with it! I am excited to share with you some of what Stampin' Up! has to offer throughout this season.

"It's Back to Spool Time" - During the month of September, with every $40 purchase, you will receive a FREE spool of ribbon from the NEW 2012-2014 In Colors.


Gumball Green
Midnight Muse
Primrose Petals 
Raspberry Ripple
Summer Starfruit

It's also a great time to take advantage of some of the "Product Suites" that Stampin' Up! has put together! There are some great combos for Fall and Halloween. These suites include options for paper crafting as well as digital crafting.

Speaking of Digital Crafting, My Digital Studio is a program designed specifically for Stampin' Up! that allows you to do your designing digitally. MDS2 was just released and you can try it for FREE for 30 Days! What's not to love about that?! In addition, for a limited time, Stampin' Up! is offering a selection of their digital downloads available for a 31% discount. Take a look at the offerings here, but hurry!! This offer is only good thru September 14th! 

Are you hooked?? Let me share just one more exciting offer with you. You can join the Stampin' Up! family for just $99!! Your starter kit is fully customizable with $125 worth of Stampin' Up! products of your choice. That's right! You choose what you want to get started!
And...it gets better...from now thru September 16, when you join, you will receive a fun Howl-a-ween project kit. It's just a fun thank you for joining our team!

Feel free to email me or give me a call. You can find all of my information on my "Contact Me" page. 

I look forward to Stampin' with YOU!!!