Archive for August 2010

New colour, new stamp set, new embossing folder
D Aug 31, 2010  C Life's Celebrations   c 

Christy McMillan, one of the demonstrators in my group, from Burlington, Ontario, made this beautiful sample with the new stamp set "Word Play" (p. 147) and the Big Shot die "Elegant Lines" Embossing folder (p.214) Christy used the catalogue sample on page 214 for her inspiration.  Love the change of the…

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Film strip card for Sentimental Journey
D Aug 30, 2010  C Techniques   c 

I got this cute card from a recent demonstrator card swap. I think these stamps would also be perfect for scrapbookers. These stamps are the from set Sentimental Journey in the Summer Mini Catalogue which is only available until tomorrow!!   Email me at if you want to order this set…

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Tooth Fairy tooth holder
D Aug 29, 2010  C Anything but a Card   c 

Katey Fisher, of Oaville, a demonstrator in my group, made this adorable Tooth Fairy tooth holder. She attached the stamped and punched out image to a little silver tin.  The stamp set is "Tooth Fairy" from page 18 of the current Idea Book and Catalogue and is one of the…

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Tropical Party notebook with matching Beaded Pen
D Aug 28, 2010  C Anything but a Card, Birthday   c 

   I made this notebook last weekend at a birthday party for a 12 year old (I'll post some pics later of the party girls). Each child personalized the notebook with their own initials and sayings. Love these notebooks that only cost a $1, but look great just spruced up…

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Tropical Party almost over
D Aug 27, 2010  C Techniques   c 

 The stamp set on this card, Tropical Party, and the designer series paper, Island Oasis, is from the Summer Mini catalogue which ends on august 31st.  To place an online order click HERE. Check back tomorrow and I'll have another sample using this paper.

More Decor Elements
D Aug 25, 2010  C Techniques   c 

I had a blank spot on my wall above my stamped 3D displays, so I thought I'd use Stampin' Up's vinyl wall art.  I used the "Directions of your Dreams" from the Decor Elements Brochure. I love this saying and while I'm working I can look and be inspired by it. Check out my post yesterday for another decor elements…

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Check out my new ruler!
D Aug 24, 2010  C Techniques   c 

Here's another Decor Elements Project I installed recently.  It is the Finial Ruler from the  Decor Elements Catalogue.   The vinyl is 6 feet long and I'm excited to have it on my counter.  I've already cut all my ribbon shares with it.    It comes in several pieces and it is easy to piece them together…

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Customize a Logo
D Aug 23, 2010  C Techniques   c 

AFTER This is what I did recently on my van!  I used Stampin' Up's raw vinyl (Decor Elements Sheets) and my Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine with an alphabet die to cut out my website name and stick on the van window.  Isn't this cool? Do you have logo you want…

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New Stampin' Spots
D Aug 19, 2010  C Techniques   c 

Here's the packaging for some of the new Stampin' Up! spots.  The top picture is the Brights colletion.  Yummy, bright, vibrant colours. The last box is the "Getting Started" collection. It has 11 colours that are a perfect combination to get you started stamping. To see the new colour kits, click…

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