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Stained Glass Stamping Technique on Vellum

By | September 20, 2017

Stained glass is beautiful and illuminating (but time intensive, expensive, and not easy to give away).  Use this stained glass technique on vellum and you will find yourself to be an instant expert, giving away many cards with happiness.  This card is actually completing three of my today’s checklist items:  1.  I wanted to create my own design… 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 »

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 One window Shaker Card

By | March 25, 2017

Shaker cards are so much fun to make and receive.  They may look complicated, but really, they are pretty easy to make.  In this video, I will show you how to make a one window shaker card.  Below the video are the supplies I used and measurements. Ingredients: I made this card using the Party Animal Suite of… Read More »

Join us at Saturday’s Open Studio

By | March 19, 2017

What’s better than creating?  Creating with other people!!!  Join us for an Open Studio on Saturday, March 25 anytime between 9 am and 4 pm.  Use any of my products for only $5.  Have a few unmade Paper Pumpkin boxes – bring them!  Have some Easter treats you want to make – bring them!  Card stash a little… Read More »

Paper Pumpkin on SALE!

By | February 8, 2017

Paper Pumpkin is the perfect way to jump into the world of papercrafting and get your creative “me-time” every month.  All the stamps, ink, and paper you need to create a fun project, without any stress are delivered right to you.  Everything is precut and ready to go so you can skip to the fun part of crafting!  Each… Read More »

Act Fast, Watercolor Pencils are almost GONE!

By | January 24, 2017

The new Watercolor Pencils are a hot hot HOT product and as of January 26th all stock on hand will be gone!!!  On January 26th, they become UNORDERABLE, for a long time!! SO order them NOW: TODAY or TOMORROW, if you want them (they will be shipped to you after February 13). These pencils are the FANTASTIC!!!  Link: #141709: Watercolor Pencils, $16 **Because… Read More »

Happy 10 year Anniversary TODAY

By | January 22, 2017

Yesterday was a great way to celebrate my 10 year anniversary with Stampin’ Up! (today is the actual day).  13 people came to my house for my annual Catalog Launch & Sale-a-Bration party (unfortunately it was a day of obligations for many of you).  They made 3 cards designed by me and one card from the Watercolor Wishes Card Kit.   I had many samples… Read More »

Be sure to RSVP to a fun day!

By | January 12, 2017

There’s so much excitement online about the new 2017 Occasions and Sale-a-Bration catalogs.  What could be better?  Seeing all the new products in person.  I have many of the new products for you to see and play with.  Be sure to RSVP for my upcoming Catalog & Sale-a-Bration Launch Party on Saturday, January 21 to save your spot!… Read More »