I hope to share creative stamping ideas with you and get your creative juices flowing! As Stampin' Up's advertisements say, "EARTH without ART is just "EH" !!!

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Went to the Craft Fair....and got a dog!!!!

Hi! I'm back after a long absence--went to France!! But more about that soon...
Wanted to show you our new addition! I went to the Overland Park Craft Fair and adopted this adorable Akita/German Shepard mix! Her name is Sadie and she is about 3-4 years old. She is SOOO sweet and calm and trained! It is SO nice to have a dog again--we had to put our other dog down over a year ago and it's taken forever to convince my husband to get another. He fell in love her her at first sight!
Check back soon for France news and new Halloween ideas!

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Make & Take preview

Here are the cards we will be making this weekend at the Make & Take!

Saturday, September 5, 2009

My Digital Studio--first try!

I just got My Digital Studio in the mail! It's Stampin' Up's newest product and I LOVE IT! I have to admit that I was VERY worried if I'd be able to figure it out...WELL, it is EASY!!!! I wish I had nothing else to do so that I could sit here and play with it all day!
This format is one of the ones you can pick from--It's a 8 1/2 x 11 layout. I added Designer paper and changed the colors, added a bow, and changed placement a little. THEN I can't believe that I was able to save it in a folder and post it here! I also printed it off on Whisper white paper to see if that worked--and it did!

You must think about purchasing this! I'm already thinking of calendars for Xmas gifts! And framed pics! It is $79.95 (which is a good price compared to others out there) AND you can get it for a discount with a $400 workshop!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

"Wicked"ly cute!

This cute witch (weird to say a witch is cute, isn't it?) is a swap that I WISHED I had gotten at convention-but luckily Pam did and I took a pic of it at our hotel room! Sorry I can't give credit to who created it! It uses the Big Shot Top Note die for the face and the hair. (How clever to use it for the hair!) Circle punches are used for the eyes and the oval punch for the nose. She is shaded (sponged around the face with green ink) and it really pops!
These would be great on a window, on a gift bag, or made into a box--many ideas!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009


This picture doesn't do the banner justice--it is SO SPARKLY! I have it hanging in the doorway for my Open House last week and everyone that came was awed by it! And the great thing is, it is only $12.95 for the package of 1 set of punch out HO HO HO's and 9 medium Ho's. They are silver glittered heavy chipboard and ready to decorate and hang! You also can't see here that I added some snowflakes here and there on the HO's. I punched a hole at the tops of the letters with my crop-a-dile, ran some cord thru and hung on a red ribbon. EASY! And a great gift! You can find this in the mini catalogue...
One person said that if you stood on the other side and had mistletoe there, it could be OH OH OH!
Ok, I'm going to have to go and order some more of these right now!