Monday, September 22, 2008

Spooky Spider

SU has come up with a Halloween decor element called spooky spider. They have released it now before the rest of the phase 2 elements so you can have it in time for Halloween! How great is that? If you click on the image it will take you to a larger picture where you can see the price and the image a lot better. What a simple way to decorate for Halloween. Contact me to order yours while there is still time!

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Pocket Silhouettes

Hello! I thought I would share one of my hostess gifts with you all. I gave this to my hostess Andrea last night after her tile coaster class. She LOVED it, as did I. I was sooo please with how it came out. This stamp set is just gorgeous and so versatile. What I did was bought a coffee mug and gave it a rubbon treatment with some rubbons I had left from Sale-a-bration. Inside the cub there is a mini composition book, and rsvp pen, a bookmark, 4 peppermint patty sandwhiches, and a post it not holder. On the mini composition book I also used a rubbon. Had I thought about taking a picture before I had it all put togher you would have been able to see it, but I totally didnt even think about it. I was rather upset with myself. Anyways I Used the Urban Garden dsp for the notebook, pen, and post it note holder as well as for the scallop on the paper clip. I used baja breeze and chocolate chip as my main colors and thats really all there was too it. The post it note holder has magnets on the back so that it can be hung up on something. Sorry the pictures arent so great. I was in a hurry and the lighting was bad in my kitchen. This is such an easy and cute gift to make. I had a lot of fun making it and like I said she LOVED it!
Thats all for today. Thanks for swingin through!

Saturday, September 20, 2008


So I've been looking around for some card ideas to go with the halloween theme that are really cute and fun to make. I came acroos Dawn's blog and thought this was the cutest card ever! So I just had to case it. This is what I came up with. I used kiwi Kiss and Lovely Lilac cardstock, black Stampin write marker, white gel pen, 1 3/8 circle punch and the 1inch circle punch. To make the bolts I just cut a rectangle out of sahara sand (it was the closest thing I had to gray) then punched my 1inch circle out of sahara sand. I then cut about 1/3 of the circle off and used my snail to adhere it to the rectangle. It was really a pretty simple card. I love it. I also made him a friend. I found the instructions to make a mummy card. This was also just tooo cute. You can find it here. This card was also pretty simple to make. I sued pale plum (i think), black, orange, and very vanilla cardstock. To make the eyes I used my 1 3/8, 1 1/4, and 1inch circle punches. It looks a little better if you have the 3/4 inch circle instead of the 1inch but I dont have it sooo.. I imporvised. I think he looks cute. I sponged creamy caramel onto the very vanilla to kind of give him that dirty look. I think since my world card making day class is in October we will be making these 2 cards as well. They will be just in time for Halloween and if anyone needs the supplies to make them, they will have time for it to come in. If you would like to make these cards simple join us October 3rd.
Thanks for stoppin by!

Monday, September 15, 2008


How cute are these?! what a great way to make your candles cooridinate with the decor in the rest of your room. I bought these Vanilla candles and used the snowflake spot stamp set...I was so sad to see it retire. It really was a great stamp. I cant recall which blue I used to stamp them. It was a marker...looks like navy, but I cant be sure. Anyways all ya need are some candles, tissue paper, stamps, markes/inks, and a heat gun and VOILA! You have yourself some candles!
Thanks for poppin by!

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Another Christmas Card

I really am trying to get my next couple months worth of class samples done ahead of time for a change. That way I dont feel so rushed and I can enjoy making the projects. I got the inspiration for this card from a magazine that I get. The card in the magazine has the same layout, only its more plain than mine, however it is a gorgeous card. I used the layout and new I wanted to make a Christmas card with it. I decided that I wanted to make each square look like a Christmas present. So I took out my ribbon and thats what I did. At least I think they look like presesnts. Let me know what ya think.
Stamps: Deer Friends
Paper: Whisper White
Riding Hood
Red, Kiwi Kiss
Ink: Versa Mark
Accessories: Real Red 1/4 grossgrain ribbon
Certainly Celery 1/4 grossgrain ribbon
silver embossing powder
1 3/8 circle punch
1 1/4 circle punch
pop up dots

Friday, September 12, 2008

You're A Blast!

On todays card I used Pun Fun. I absolutely Love that set, but I never use it. I dont know why. I guess I just always get new sets that I want to play with and since I dont really get that much time to stamp my newer ones get used first. My goal is to make a box set of all the pun fun stamps just because they cover all occassions and they're really cute. So I got inspiration from my upline Angie. I was at her house the other day and she was making a pop up card using this stamp. So I got thinking about it that night and I thought I needed to make one too only mine isnt a pop up card. I have no idea what hers looks like or if she even finished it yet, but I made mine. It uses that adorable little rocket ship. Im thinking I might use this card for my world card making day class... We'll see. So this uses the same color scheme as the Birthday card I posted yesterday. I do eally like those colors together. Here's the recipe for the card. Thanks for visiting!

Stamps: Pun Fun, Nursery Necessities (star)
Paper: Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango, Kiwi Kiss, Riding Hood Red
Ink: Pacific Point, Staz On, Kiwi Kiss, Tangerine Tango
Accessories: Silver Brads

Thursday, September 11, 2008

It's a Christmas Bulb

Well... here it is, my very first Christmas bulb. It looks a lot more wonderful in person. It was pretty hard to photograph in my house as it was night time when I did it. I took a clear bulb that you can find in pretty much any craft store and used Riding Hood Red to die the bulb. I then added some dazzling diamonds glitter and WALA! you have yourself a christmas bulb. I used some rub-ons that I had layin around while I am waitin for my Christmas ones to come in. We will be making one of these bulbs at my Christmas Time Fun class in December among other really cute things. Have a Great Day!

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Online Shopping Now Available!

That's Right! They told us it would be coming and it has finally arrived. You can now shop ONLINE any time of day, any day of the week, and receive the same benefits as if you were ordering from me in person. All you have to do is go to my SU site at and click on the shop now icon in the top right corner. You will get the same great prices, same shipping rate, hostess benefits and it will be delivered right to your doorstep. How much better can it get? Its also just in time for the holidays so that loved one of yours that keeps asking you what you want for christmas can go online and buy all the SU stuff they want and still keep it a surprise. If you have any questions about the new online ordering feel free to call or email me.

Have a Fabulous Day!

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Birthday Wishes

I am really trying hard to keep up with my posting, which means I have to stamp more so I have something to post. Not only do all of you get to see what Ive been working on but I also will get an emblem from my upline for keeping up with my blog. What is an emblem you ask? Look down a couple posts. Its the 20/20/20 Scavenger hunt. Im trying really hard to make it to twenty...we'll see though. I always get a good start on something but have a tendency to slack off after a bit. So anyways todays card....Ya know, I really like the new Pacific Point but its sooo bright, its hard for me to use. I have found that I absolutely love this color combination though. You will see it used in another card that I will post possibly tomorrow or at some point this week. Here's the recipe.
Stamps: Wow Flowers
Paper: Pacific Point, Kiwi Kiss, Tangerine Tango
Ink: Pacific Point, Kiwi Kiss, Tangerine Tango
Accessories: 1 3/8 cirle punch, 1 1/4 circle punch, Scallop Edge Punch

Monday, September 8, 2008

Thinking about Christmas

I was blog surfing the other day trying to think of some cards for my Christmas Stamp-a-Stack...I know I still have 2months but I dont have a lot of time to stamp...anyways I came across a card that I just loved. I knew I had to case it. So I emailed the lady and asked her if I could steal the idea for my class and she said Of Course! Feel Free! So thats what I am doing. I did change the color a little bit, but otherwise its pretty much the same card. You can check out her blog here.

stamps: Lovely as a Tree, Heard from the Heart
Paper: Riding Hood Red, Certainly Celery
Ink: Certainly Celery, Riding Hood Red
Accessories: 1/4 grossgrain ribbon, dazzling diamonds glitter, 2 way glue pen

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Pocket Silhouettes

Let me tell you.. I am SOOOO glad I bought this stamp set. I wasnt real crazy about it... well I should say I really liked it, but couldnt see me using it that often. Well it was on sale so I thought what the heck. Now I love it. I havent had a ton of time to play with it as I have to make 80 save the date cards for a relative and havent really even made a dent in them yet but I did do one card.

The blue background is a piece of paper that I used to take the picture on. I really like this card dont you? I used Kiwi kiss and Chocolate Chip paper, the new Urban Garden DSP and Chocolate Chip ink and taffeta ribbon. It was super simple to put together. This is one of the cards we will be making for my World Card Making day class. To check the date and time visit my calendar at If you would like to come just shoot me a message and let me know.

I also made this post it note holder. I really like how it turned out. Its the first one I ever made and its still missing a magnet on the back as I keep forgetting to get some when Im at the store...hopefully Ill get some soon. I again use the Pocket silhouettes with Urban Garden DSP and chocolate chip ink. I used the scallop punch to punch out the Dsp to cover the Binder Clip. I then used my circle punches to punch out the brown circle and the stamped image. I actually am not using that bright yellow paper, I have some "normal" dull yellow post it notes that I am using instead. I just didnt have them when I took the picture. I also made a matching pen using the Urban Garden paper to go with the post it note holder. I love this little set so much maybe Ill make a little stationary set out of it. hmm...... guess I better get the Save the date cards done first. Then I can play more. It gives me good incentive.
Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, September 5, 2008

20th/20/$20 Scavenger Hunt

My fabulous upline is offering this scavenger hunt. She got the idea from a Fantastic Demo named Aly Schilling. She liked it and decided to use it and I have no decided to offer this scavenger hunt as well.

Stampin UP is celebrating their 20th Anniversary this year and I'm so excited about it, I'm offering you a scavenger hunt. What's it all about you might ask?Well.........This promotion will run from now until June 30th 2009.Through out the year I will be placing these 20 year emblems on items and handing them out. This is the emblem that you will look for.

The first item that you will see them on is your catalog, so contact me to get your discounted catalog $5.00 (normally $9.95). Here are some other ways that you will receive the emblem:

*A receipt for an order total that is over $50.00

*Any class that you attend

*Any time you register a new to me guest for a class

*Any time you refer a new customer who places a $25.00 or more.

* And any other time that I see fit.

But here's a little hint... my hostess will get the emblems much quicker. Hostess will find them on:

*Hostess Packets

*Hostess Benefits Receipts for high totaling workshops

*Hostess gifts and more!

Hostess will also get them for random things that make me happy:

*Having high attendance at their workshops

*Having a fair amount of outside orders before their workshop

*Getting bookings at their workshops and more!

So you will definitely want to host several workshops through out the year. So why am I collecting these emblems? When you collect twenty, 20 year emblems, I will give you a $20.00 Stampin Up! Gift Certificate!

There are a few rules:

*The emblems are NON-TRANSFERABLE. You cannot give your emblems to someone else! If this begins to happen the promotion will end

*You can only receive one $20.00 Gift Certificate through out the year. If you collect 40 emblems, you will not get $40.00.

*You must keep track of your emblems. I won't be writing down who gets what. If you loose them, I will not replace them. I suggest that you throw them in a Ziploc bag and keep them in your catalog.

Have fun and get collecting your emblems.