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Archive for April 2015

Never Underestimate the Power of Two
D Apr 29, 2015  C Humour, Sale/Promotion/Sale-a-bration   c 

 I love this saying "Never Underestimate the Power of Two" especially paired with two cups of coffee (or in my case tea).  In fact, without my two cups every morning, I don't function so well!! If you like this card idea, make sure you have all 3 of these stamp…

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Beautiful Butterflies!
D Apr 26, 2015  C Floral & Nature, Sale/Promotion/Sale-a-bration   c 

I love, love love the Butterfly Basics Stamp set and matching dies.  You can make so many pretty cards.  I love this monotone card done by Jacqueline Cameron of Hamilton.  Jacqueline stamped the vines several times.  And embossed one piece too.  Lovely shadows and sponging and just a touch of…

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Butterflies Have Landed!
D Apr 24, 2015  C Big Shot, Floral & Nature, Sale/Promotion/Sale-a-bration   c 

After a (very) long migration, the Butterflies Thinlits Dies (which were so popular and went on backorder) are now available for purchase. There are two special offers through April 30:  Get the Butterflies Thinlits at a 15 percent discount–just $26.30! Buy any of the Butterflies Thinlits Bundles at a 15…

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Retiring Products
D Apr 21, 2015  C Sale/Promotion/Sale-a-bration   c 

Stampin' Up!'s Retiring Product List has just been released!!  The list looks huge compared to previous years, so get out your catalogue and see what you still have on your Wish List. Here is what you need to know: Lists end on June 2nd or while supplies last. Some items…

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Masculine Four Feathers
D Apr 20, 2015  C Masculine, Tips, Tutorials, & Techiques   c 

Masculine cards are not as easy to make as the pretty flower cards or cards with ribbons that I make for most other occasions.  With masculine cards, colour choice is important as well as the stamp set.  I also like using lots of texture on a masculine card.  The "Four…

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Four Feathers
D Apr 16, 2015  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

Another gorgeous card to show you today using the "Four Feathers" stamp set.  This time the feathers are stamped with versamark and embossed with white embossing powder.  And then just a touch of glitter added to the middle of each feather.  This card was given to me by Diane Evans from…

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Guess the Retiring Stamp sets
D Apr 14, 2015  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

Jenn's RETIREMENT ROUND UP CONTEST On Tuesday, April 21st, Stampin' Up! will release its annual list of retiring stamp sets and accessories.  These are items that will not appear in the 2015/2016 Annual Catalogue. Every year I do a Contest where you GUESS what stamp sets might be retiring. The winner,…

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Versatile Four Feathers
D Apr 12, 2015  C Colour choices & Designs   c 

"Four Feathers" stamp set is such a versatile stamp set.  You can frame almost any saying with the die cut stamped feathers for pretty card.  This card was made by Cindy Held as a swap at the last Stamp-A-Rama event.  Although the saying set is no longer available, I can't…

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Love your Cat-ittude
D Apr 11, 2015  C 3D projects   c 

I love anything to do with cats and the "You Little Furball" stamp set from Stampin' UP! is so adorable.  I got this cute little gift for my cat, Fiji, from another demonstrator, Beckie Roy, who packaged the toy in a cute little wrapper.  Perfect for the cat lover in…

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