Fall Classes & Events Announced!!!

By | September 7, 2017

There have been a lot of changes and new beginnings happening in my household which delayed my Fall lineup announcement.  My son is now almost 3 weeks into his first year of college and my daughter just started high school yesterday and has already played in 2 Freshman Volleyball games.  I thought I was going to have more… Read More »

We Can Make a Difference through Creativity

By | September 1, 2017

I’ve been sitting in my safe, dry, unaffected home listening to all of the destruction and hope brought on by Hurricane Harvey wondering what difference I can make. The above Statement of the Heart is Stampin’ Up!’s mission statement (created before mission statements were popular) that all demonstrators strive to live by. We all make a difference through what… Read More »

The Holiday Catalog is now Live!

By | September 1, 2017

So many of you have been making your lists, folding the pages you want to remember and going through a pack of post-it notes marking up everything you want.  Today is the day you have been waiting for!  You can now order from Stampin’ Up!’s 2017 Holiday Catalog!!! If you still need a copy of the Holiday catalog,… Read More »

Fun Together!

By | August 15, 2017

Every month, my team of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators (we call ourselves “Wicked Stampahs”) get together for a creative meeting.  Last night, 8 of us were able to get together and chat, stamp, share, inspire, eat, relax and enjoy what we love about Stampin’ Up!.  We all joined Stampin’ Up! for different reasons and have different backgrounds.  This is… Read More »

Summer Class Schedule

By | June 12, 2017

Summer is a great time for creativity!  Continue doing what you love to do, or try out something new.  Here is a list of my summer classes.  More dates available for a private class with you and your friends and hostess parties (my house or yours).  All you need to do is contact me and we’ll find a… Read More »

Have you signed up yet?

By | June 6, 2017

Have you signed up for my alternative Open House yet?  I’m calling it an “Open House in an Envelope”. Since I can’t seem to find a suitable day in the calendar until the end of July (and who wants to wait THAT long??), I’m doing a snail mail Open House (instead of an online virtual Open House).  All… Read More »

The new catalog goes live today!

By | June 1, 2017

Hi everyone!  The sun is shining, the rain has moved on and the new 2017/18 Stampin’ Up! Annual catalog goes live today.  Today is a very good day.  There’s a little transitioning going on at the Stampin’ Up! website, converting the ordering from the old catalog to the new and it should be ready by 2pm today (it… Read More »

Create a Watercolor background with Stampin’ Write Markers and an Acrylic Block

By | May 27, 2017

This technique is so quick and easy, but impactful.  Create a watercolor background with Stampin’ Write markers and an acrylic block.  I promise you, after watching my video, this technique will be on your go-to list of techniques.  Not only is it super easy to do, but it has a WOW effect that will impress both beginners and experts (and… Read More »

Tonight’s Creative Team Meeting

By | May 22, 2017

Once a month my team, the “Wicked Stampahs” (we are all from the Boston area) get together for a creative team meeting.  Tonight was an especially fun meeting because we all were so excited to preview and chat about the new 2017/18 Annual catalog.  One of the many perks of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator is to preview and… Read More »

Create a bold, graphic, watercolored graduation card

By | May 13, 2017

My son will be graduating high school in a few weeks and I can’t believe he’s old enough to graduate!  He towers over me in height, yet I will always think of him as my little buddy.   Today, I had a little time to spend in my stamp room, so I decided to combine this week’s Global Design Project challenge… Read More »

Use Your Big Shot to Create Stunning Details with the Eastern Palace

By | May 10, 2017

Today I was a happy girl.  I got to spend a good part of my afternoon playing with the new, pre-released Eastern Palace suite, which is just stunning with details.  You can certainly make beautiful things with the stamp set alone, but the Thinlits pair so nicely with the stamp set.  It’s like chocolate and peanut butter – good… Read More »