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Extravaganza Sale Begins on Monday!!!

By | November 18, 2017

For the last few years, Stampin’ Up! has hosted an extraordinary Extravaganza Sale leading up to Black Friday.  This year is no exception.  There are so many fabulous products going on sale, you don’t want to miss out on any of them.  There will be three sales during this OnLine Extravaganza sale!  Beginning on Monday, November 20, a 24 hour… Read More »

Reserve your STAMPARATUS

By | November 15, 2017

Stampin’ Up! announced and showed many great things over the last few days at their OnStage Live event and this is the first we get to share with you!!!  For the last two years, Stampin’ Up! has been designing a new, innovative stamp placement tool.  I was very lucky and proud to be part of the development team, but was sworn to… Read More »

Thinking outside the box (literally)

By | November 7, 2017

My brother’s birthday was last week and sometimes male cards can be a bit of a challenge.  When we were kids (he’s 4 years younger than me) he loved to watch the popular 1970’s show Doctor Who.  It scared me, but I still watched it because we were only allowed one show each a day and I wanted… Read More »

Join us at class this week!

By | October 31, 2017

Now that Halloween has passed, does it feel like the Holidays are coming like a speed train?  Take a peek at my upcoming calendar and be sure to fit these dates & times into your busy schedule.  Not only are these classes productive, but they are creative, social and fun. November Thanksgiving & Christmas cards, Thursday, Nov.2 at 9:30… Read More »

Happy Halloween!!!

By | October 31, 2017

Wishing you all a fun day of “trick or treating” on this day of Halloween.  My gingerbread cookie (stamp) wanted to dress up as a mummy this year, so I wrapped him up in paper towel strips and he’s pretty happy with his costume.

Sign up for Santa’s Workshop!

By | October 20, 2017

My October 28 Santa’s Workshop is fast approaching and I’m still accepting RSVPs.  Everyone will make 10 awesome projects for $45: cards, gift card cards, hot chocolate gifts and stocking stuffers.  The projects should take about 2 hours to make, but you can come anytime between 9am – 2pm.  Be sure to RSVP by Wednesday, October 25.  I… Read More »

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 »