Catalog Kick Off Party & Another “My Hero” Card …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’m going to share another card designed with the “My Hero” stamp set.  As you recall … the “My Hero” stamp set is the Ronald McDonald House Charity Stamp set and Stampin’ Up! will donate $3.00 for each stamp set sold.

Because of this, I want to share with you several ideas with this stamp set … Today is number 3 that I’m sharing (more to come!) It’s a card with heart, my feelings as I share with you my Kick Off party as well.


This card is super simple to make and really cute! I started out with the “Pop of Pink” Designer Series paper as my background and continued it with the hearts. Of course, the stamped image comes from our featured set.

As for our Kick Off party, I’d like to THANK all of the lovely ladies that joined us. We had a great time …


Oh yes … and the snacks weren’t too bad either! lol


We made 10 wonderful cards, plus we had display boards that highlighted the stamp sets that we used during our Make & Takes. We had 6 boards to raffle off at the end of the evening … Here are the WINNERS …

IMG_20160627_183734       MEG 1

MARGE        MEG 2

I also want to share the WINNERS of the 2 “Floral Affection” boards …


  • The board that was embossed with the flower was one by … Cindy B.
  • And the one with the “wreath” and words was WON BY … Beth Detloff!

Hope you my winners enjoyed the surprise ~ I will be calling you soon to confirm.

It was as a great night … again, Thank You ladies for joining us, stamping your 10 Make & Takes and just have a great night out.


Today is the last day to take advantage of these two great opportunities!

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Thanks you for checking out my blog today!

Have a wonderful day ~



Just for You …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Squeezing in a quick post from my phone (again) as my Charter internet service was down again last night! But as promised …I have another cute card from our “My Hero” stamp set.

I created this one using the “pumpkin” from the stamp set and the wave pattern from the Swirly Scribbles Framelit dies! My color pallet is Early Espresso, Tangerine Tango and Very Vanilla.


I curled two of the pieces to add some fun dimension to the card … and it reminded me of pumpkin vines. The little spots come from the Swirly Bird stamp set. It just all coordinated so nicely together.

My greeting comes from the “Watercolor Words” stamp set. The bold font of this set fits right in with the whimsical feel of today’s card.

Thanks so much for taking a part of your day to visit my blog, stop back tomorrow to, as I will be sharing another “My Hero” card and some of the fun we had at our Kick Off Party on Monday.

Have yourself a beautiful day !




Ronald McDonald House Charity stamp set: My Hero

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Hope you enjoyed yesterday’s “Celebrate” card I made from the “My Hero” stamp set, the Ronald McDonald House Charity stamp set. This is an awesome stamp set and a great way to treat yourself while helping a wonderful cause. 

On that note … I’m going to share a card with you each day this week for the “My Hero” stamp set. Today’s card is a nod to the 4th of July or to celebrate our service men and women.


I used the “You are my Hero” stamp from the set and punched it out with the coordinating Badge punch. You can bundle these items and save 10%. The stars are punched out to highlight and draw your eye to the focal point.

The banners are created with our Triple banner punch … the Whisper White is embossed with the Star’s Embossing Folder and the Night of Navy banner comes from the Floral Boutique Designer Paper.


If you take a close look on the inside, you will see that I punched a star out of the white to allow the Night of Navy to show through. This angle also shows all of the dimension and texture on this card.

A fun and simple card to celebrate the Hero’s in our lives.

I’ll be back tomorrow with another card from the “My Hero” stamp set and some pics from the Kick Off party!

Enjoy your day, and thanks for stopping by!




Time to Celebrate!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I’m really excited as I pack up all the Make & Takes, Displays, Snacks and more for our Catalog Kick-Off party tonight. I’ll share pictures with you, but today you’re going to get a sneak peak at one of the special cards created for our “My Hero” stamp set board.

The My Hero stamp set is this years Ronald McDonald House Charity stamp set.  Stampin’ Up! donates $3 for each stamp set we sell, so I created 7 really cute cards to showcase how versatile this set is … two of which are Make & Takes, the other 5 will be raffled off at the end of the night!

Today’s card is the “Celebrate” card and I teamed it up with the totally fun “Festive Birthday” Designer Series Paper and Festive Impression Embossing Folder …


The designer paper and the Crushed Curry and Tempting Turquoise cardstock just scream … Fun! Fun! Fun! I turned them into banners using our “Triple Banner” punch, then I added the new “Enamel Shapes” to anchor the end of the banner.

This card is just waiting for the party! Are you ready?

Thanks so much for dropping in today.

Enjoy your Monday.






Simply Sunday: You Warm My Heart

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today’s card is featured in the Stampin’ Up! Annual catalog on page 96. Had to take a double take on this one … then I thought “How cute is that! I would have never thought of doing that”. Isn’t that how we all got hooked on stamping and scrapbooking!!

This sweet and simple card was created with the “leaves” … now dots, from the “Sheltering Tree” stamp set! It’s stamped once on the card front and then again on another sheet of cardstock and cut out with our Hearts framelits.


The greeting is included in the stamp set, and all they did here was create as simple banner as the focal point … genius! To top it off … a simple bow made with our Thick Bakers Twine.

This card was picked today because it fits my Simply Sunday theme and because it was created with “outside the box” thinking! Next time I look at a stamp set, I’ll be thinking a whole different way.

Thank you for stopping by and enjoy the day!




Just Add Ink … Simply Irresistible

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Quick post today to share the Irresistibly Floral product suite …


You don’t need April showers for these May flowers. Framelits’ open design allows you to place them where you want for precise cutting. Layer several die cuts or use individually … there are 10 dies.

I have to share the beautiful designer paper with you! They are white on white … until you “Just Add Ink” – Roll it, Spritz it, Sponge it ….

You’ll get a new take on floral with this stamp set / bundle. With its fun shapes and modern cuteness, this set is sure to become a favorite. You can just see the versatility with the bundle.


I hope these beautiful cards brightened your day! Till tomorrow … have a good one, and thanks for stopping by.




Garden in Bloom …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Hope you are feeling special today! These are the sentiments of today’s card which was created with the “Garden in Bloom” stamp set.

This pretty stamp set can be used as an outline stamp as you see today or a two step technique which gives you instant color … or use it as a watercolor look.


Today’s card has simply stamped the outline of the flower and then a sheet of vellum cardstock was laid over the top to create a softer look. Our greeting as stated earlier is included in the stamp set.

To add some texture and a bit more dimension to the card, the new ribbon and a piece of the “Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper” … then it’s all tied together with some bakers twine.

Simply beautiful …

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope yours is a special one!