Revealing the March Paper Pumpkin & more announcements …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Oh my gosh, guess what was in my mailbox when I got home from work yesterday … the new Paper Pumpkin! I love, love, love, the stamps included in this months kit. The cards are too cute. Check out the video  …


Not a subscriber? Get your monthly creative fix!  Order a 3 month pre-paid subscription to Paper Pumpkin kits and save $5.  PLUS you’ll qualify for a FREE Sale-A-Bration gift!  Offer ends March 31.


More … More … More …. Since Blendabilities are no longer available as a Sale-A-Bration redemption item, Stampin’ Up! has made more items available to redeem for free during these last few weeks of Sale-A-Bration …


Be sure to use the item numbers listed on the sheet above to get it FREE with your qualifing Sale-a-bration item / Click here to view larger version or to print.

Sad to say Good-bye ….  Stampin’ Up will be retiring the My Digital Studio software and product line.  While you can continue to use the software and downloads as long as you like, the product line will be discontinued on May 31st, 2015. If you would like to purchase additional items, you must do it before then. The will be taken down… Please save and back up all your downloads as they will no longer be cached on the Stampin’ Up site after May 31st. 

Please let me know if you have any questions concerning these new announcements, or Paper Pumpkin. I am here to help you understand and transition these changes.

Be sure to stop back tomorrow, I will be sharing an alternative project from this months Paper Pumpkin kit!

Thanks for stopping by ~


Stampin’ Up! Project Life goes Digital!

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend!  I am still at our retreat, and we are having a blast!

Since I’ve been sharing information on our new product introduction: Project Life, I thought I would share the exciting news that it has gone digital!


Stampin’ Up! Project Life Goes Digital!

May 1, 2014

Get ready to take the simplicity of Project Life to the next level-with Stampin’ Up! digital downloads! We are excited to offer all our Project Life cards and stamp sets as downloads that are compatible with our MDS design software and other design and photo editing programs.

Each digital card kit will include all the Project Life images from the traditional card collections and some stamp brushes. We’ll also offer our Project Life Photopolymer Stamp Sets as downloads (English-only).

New to digital design? Here are some of the perks:

  • With just a few clicks on your computer, you can print your cards from home and add them to your projects.

  • Digital downloads are a great companion to the traditional products because you’ll never run out of cards.

  • Add stamps to your photos to create stunning overlays before you get them printed.

  • Create custom cards by recoloring and resizing the embellishments and stamps.

The possibilities are endless!

We are excited to help you reach even more new customers through our partnership with Becky Higgins and Project Life. She will sell the downloads on her Digital Project Life website the Monday after they are released on the Stampin’ Up! website. Imagine the potential! As Project Life’s exclusive direct sales partner, we are excited about reaching out to share Stampin’ Up! products with her awesome customers and fanbase.

So, go grab your new Project Life downloads! The Point & Click (137347) and Day to Day (137348) Stamp Brush Sets and Everyday Adventure Project Life Cards (137345) are now available.


This is great news for the “My Digital Studio” users.  Although … you do not have to have MDS to purchase any of our downloads.  So stop over to MY STAMPIN’ STORE – Digital Downloads and check it out!

Thanks for checking out my blog today!


Digital Birthday & Easter cards …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I want to share a card that I created on the “My Digital Studio” program from Stampin’ Up!  I must admit, I haven’t played with it for a while and I have a dear stampin’ friend who is looking for me to teach her.  So here we go …

I will begin with a video that will explain how to begin …

Here is a simple card I made using the template …


I chose a birthday format that was included in the My Digital Studio program I purchased.  The banners are the only thing on the card, so I clicked on the “stamp” tab and added the candles.  I clicked on the candle, then on the color tab to change the colors to match the banner!  How cool is that. (I put the black around the card because the white did not show up properly on the white background of my blog)

Then I clicked back on the “stamp” tab, found an alphabet and chose the number 5 (not sure why … all my grandkids are older than that, but it looked nice!)  Back to the color tab to match that up too.  Then to finish off the card, I added the text.

Here is my Easter card that I created using a blank pallet.  I began with the ”  ” Designer Series paper download.


Now, you can’t get much simpler than a piece of designer series paper, a greeting and a ribbon.  Hmmmm … just like stamping, but done on your computer.  Nice for those of you who don’t have the time to bring out your supplies and hand stamp a card.

The ribbon is found under the embellishment tab and the I found an Easter greeting under the “stamp” tab.  It really is fun, just to play around with it and experiment.

Here is the inside to my card …


Notice a familiar stamp set?  Want to know what so cool about that… nothing ever retires in the My Digital Studio!  Colors … Stamp Sets … they are all there.  I love it!

Please share you thoughts on the digital cards.  Don’t worry stampers, I will never give up my hand made cards, but this is a quick way to create!  Plus … you can combine the two.  Print out one of those pretty designer papers and embellish it with the cool stuff you have in your craft room.  You can have the best of two worlds.

Thanks for stopping by, and again, I would love to hear what you think.

Have an awesome day!


The Most Wonderful Time to Save …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

More exciting offers from Stampin’ Up!  They are celebrating their 25th anniversary in a big way and it’s hard to keep up with all the fabulous promotions!

If you have ever wondered what the “My Digital Studio” Digital scrapbooking (and more) was all about … Check This Out!


October 29 – November 30:  MY DIGITAL STUDIO 30% OFF

30% OFF select My Digital Studio products.

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6a00e54f95df928834019b006fa464970dNov 1 – 8:  DIGITAL SCRAPBOOKING DAYS

The official Digital Scrapbooking Day is Saturday, November 2. But one day just isn’t enough, so Stampin’ Up! is celebrating for eight!

You don’t have to be a scrapbooker to enjoy this product … it can be used for anything, so take the time to sit back and enjoy all the wonderful things “My Digital Studio” can do for you.

Here’s what you can look forward to… and it packed full of great tips and information!

  1. Guest bloggers: A talented group of demonstrators, customers, and designers from around the industry will share project inspiration on the MDS blog.

  2. FREE download: Be sure to check in on Saturday, November 2 to get your freebie.

  3. Videos: Stampn’ Up! will share some more ideas with training videos to help you get started.

  4. Daily deals: Every day, there will be a new download for 50% off!

  5. Challenges: Use the daily deal download to create a project for your chance to win free downloads. (Upload your samples to the MDF gallery with the matching tag to enter.)

Here’s the list of daily deal downloads: 

  • 11/1 Amped Up Ampersands Kit

  • 11/2 Hello There Kit + FREE Moments Ago Stamp Brush Set

  • 11/3 All Time Fave Photobook Template

  • 11/4 Modern Medley Overlays Kit

  • 11/5 Be Brave Pocket Cards

  • 11/6 Nobody’s Business Photobook Template

  • 11/7 Autumn Traditions Kit

  • 11/8 Afternoon Daydream Kit

Join Stampin’ Up! every day for all the fun.  It’s all happening at!

Like I said,  there is so much going on, don’t forget the …


If that’s not enough …

Our two new holiday bundles are available today! These bundles are excellent for packaging treats and small gifts this holiday season.


The Holiday Tag It Decorative Box Bundle (item 135811) includes

  • Stamp a Tag Kit

  • Cherry Cobbler 1″ Stitched Edge Grosgrain Ribbon (10 yards)

  • Decorative Window Gift Boxes (6 boxes)

The Holiday Tag It Extra-Large Box Bundle (item 135812) includes

  • Stamp a Tag Kit

  • Cherry Cobbler 1″ Stitched Edge Grosgrain Ribbon (10 yards)

  • Extra-Large Gift Boxes (3 boxes)

Tag It Bundles are only available through November 19.

Is this crazy savings or what!  I know there is a lot going on at Stampin’ Up! and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.  I’m here to help you with your stamping and scrapbooking needs.

Have a most awesome Wednesday!

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Autumn-Inspired Downloads

Hello stampin’ friends,

Today I’m going to share some of the new Autumn Inspired Downloads from My Digital Studio… Stampin’ Up! is committed to bringing you fresh, exciting digital content each and every week.

For those of you who know me, you know that fall is my favorite season!  It may be the end of summer, but I enjoy the warm days and cool nights.  Fall to me is an explosion of color!  And besides … there’s Halloween to celebrate!!

On that note, here is my first pick of the new downloads…


Witches Brew Designer Series Paper – Digital Download


Price: $4.95

Download includes:
* 12 Designer Series PapersFeatures:
* Based on the Witches’ Brew Designer Series Paper traditional productColors:
Basic Black, Basic Gray, Pumpkin Pie, Summer Starfruit, Very Vanilla

The next of the new downloads I want to share is the fun digital stamp set “Halloween Bash” …


Halloween Bash Stamp Brush Set – Digital Download


Price: $3.95

Download includes:
* 5-piece SVG stamp brush set

And last of the downloads that I am sharing today was chosen for those of you who are not yet ready to give up that summer!  Or … if you’re like me, you have a vacation you need to scrapbook yet!  Hmmmm…. after seeing this beautiful layout, I think I am going to use this for my Hawaii trip.  Done and done!


Awesome!  You can either just drop your pictures in and journal where they have journaling lines for you, or you can manipulate the pages, move them around, or add images from other downloads.  The templates are very easy to use.

You can view all today’s new downloads and more by clicking right here!

Have a great day today …

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Happy Birthday Brother …

Hello Stampers ~

I don’t know about you, but this month is just flying by for me!  Can you believe it is already the 18th of June!

On that note … I’d like to send a Happy Birthday out to my brother Richard today.  I created a “quick card” using the “My Digital Studio” software.  I will admit, that I have had it for a while, but have spent most of my time creating slide shows and scrapbooks with it.  For some reason, I just never got around to creating cards with it!

So today, my brother will get the first Birthday card that I created with my MDS program!


I must say, one of my favorite things about the “My Digital Studio” … is that nothing retires!  Once you purchase a download – it’s yours to use forever!  I just love the classic car which comes from  “Adventure Awaits” download.  I have a soft spot for the “vintage look”.

 The inside greeting comes from “Fantabulous You“… I couldn’t resist!   There are so many different styles of downloadable goodies, including some of your favorite stamp sets!


I love using the MDS… it is fun and you can let your creativity run wild!  If you don’t like what you did, you can just delete it.  How cool is that!

And for those of you who are busy or have busy little hands around, when you’re interrupted… just hit the save button!  (No clean up required)  It’s a great time saving tool that can get you back to your card and scrapbook projects.

Give it a try … Stampin’ Up!  offers a 30-day FREE Trial.  Just click on the button below … It’s fun, it’s easy and you can always delete your mistakes! (tee hee)


Let me know when you try it out, and feel free to share you projects with me.  You can e-mail them to me @ (Maybe YOU could be my next “creative” guest!)

Have an awesome day!

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New Digital Downloads …

Hello Stampers ~

Each Tuesday morning Stampin’ Up! releases new digital downloads for “My Digital Studio”.  If you don’t have it, sign up for 30 days for FREE and try it out.


Today I’m going to share 2 of the 4 downloads that were introduced!  First, oh my gosh … I just love the Venetian Designer paper!  Truth is … when you purchase the download, you never run out of it, and you’ll have it forever!  Here it is!

Venetian Romance Designer Series Paper – Digital Download    134735134735L

Download includes:
* 12 Designer Series Papers

* Digital version of the traditional Designer Series Paper
* European-inspired color scheme
* Coordinates with the Venetian Romance traditional product suite

Crisp Cantaloupe, Island Indigo, Pistachip Pudding, Soft Suede, Tangerine Tango, Very Vanilla


The second is a totally fun kit that will work great for your scrapbook, cards or cute summer projects.

Summer Possibilities Kit – Digital Download                   134705

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New Digital Downloads …

Hello Stampers  ~

Every Tuesday, Stampin’ Up! releases new digital downloads!  Don’t have “My Digital Studio”?  It’s a great tool for creating cards, scrapbook pages and more!

Click on the link below and download yours FREE for 30 days …

What do you have to lose?


The first download I would like to share with you, is the Venetian Romance Designer Series Paper.  It is so pretty, I have already ordered the regular DSP but now I’ll have to get the download … then I’ll never run out!

Venetian Romance Designer Series Paper – Digital Download    134735


Download includes:
* 12 Designer Series Papers

* Digital version of the traditional Designer Series Paper
* European-inspired color scheme
* Coordinates with the Venetian Romance traditional product suite

Crisp Cantaloupe, Island Indigo, Pistachio Pudding, Soft Suede, Tangerine Tango, Very Vanilla

I just love the colors in this series!  But if your into BOLD … you are going to love this new kit!

Summer Possibilities Kit – Digital Download                   134705


Download includes:
* 11-piece SVG stamp brush set
*12 Designer Series Papers
* 22 embellishments
* 4 punches

* Digital exclusive
* Perfect for summer picnics and parties

Going Gray, Night of Navy, Real Red


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My Digital Studio … 25% Savings

Hello Stampers!

I know most of you love the feel of a wood or clear block in your hand when your stamping, but for those of you who are fascinated with the digital age … here’s good news!


First, if you’re not already familiar with My Digital Studio (Creating Cards, Scrapbooks, Calendars and more) on your computer … You can get a FREE Download to TRY IT!  Click on the 30 day Free Trial and sign up to get yours.


Are you always on the go, find you don’t have the time or energy to drag out your supplies?  You can rescue those pictures “still” in your camera! MDS is simple … download them onto your computer and right onto a layout (or create your own)!  Don’t you think it’s time you let the kids out! (tee hee)  Here is a little video if you would like to learn a little more!

For those of you who have create projects already, it’s time to print … and you can save on your printing through June 15th!  CLICK HERE FOR PRICE LIST

I’m really excited about this promotion … I’m hoping to finish my book quick, so I too can get the 25% off on my printing.   Let me know what you have created with the My Digital Studio!

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