Designer Paper Parade of Projects …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I am excited to share several cards and projects with you today.  These amazing samples highlight the beautiful designer series paper that are currently on sale.  As much as I would like to credit for these beautiful cards and projects, they were created by Stampin’ Up!

We are celebrating the last few days of our Buy 3 / Get 1 Free promotion.

Enjoy these lovely projects …










Thank you for joining me today. Enjoy the day!



Take Out Treats …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Just a quick post today as I am packing up for my Holiday Stampin’ Retreat and cooking … the house smells awesome!!  I’ll share more about retreat in the upcoming days.

Whether it’s a birthday party of Christmas, this treat packaging is perfect for this season—or any time of year! Today I’m highlighting the Take Out Box Dies … a great treat packaging idea!

Create a die-cut takeout box with hearts or stars in record time with Thinlits dies and the Big Shot.  Thinlits dies help you create detailed die cuts with just a few turns of the Big Shot handle.

Thank you for stopping by, I hope these inspired you to create a little treat for someone special in your life.

Have a happy day ~


They’re Back ….

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I am so excited to announce the new items listed on the Clearance Rack … Oh my gosh, there are 5 pages of items!!

I would love to share some of my favorites, let me begin with “Banner Blessings” …


Then we have the very versitile holiday greetings: Christmas Bliss.  Christmas imagery that is perfect for beautiful holiday cards and tags. Recommended clear block sizes are H, C, and G (not included in the set).


And let’s not forget the beautiful Holidays Fancy Foil Designer Vellum! These vellum sheets make gorgeous accents, invitations, and overlays.

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OH MY … there are just too many to post!  Take a look CLICK HERE and check it out for yourself. I know some of your favorites will be on there too, including some of those in-color cardstocks we were so sad to see go.

Let me know if you have any questions on any of the products or if you need any help.

Thanks so much for stopping by, and be sure to stop back tomorrow as I will be posting one of the lovely cards that we made at the Holiday Catalog Reveal party.

Have a great day today!


Here’s a link to the products I highlighted today from the Clearance Rack …

Awesome Gift Box

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’d like to share with you a quick -n- easy 3-D project … a gift box! You’ll start with one of our Take Out boxes found on page 151 of our current annual catalog.  (Our new catalogs are on their way!)

You will also need the “Big News” stamp set … I will have our highlighted products listed below so you can see them.

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  1. Wrap a piece of Regals Designer Series Paper around the Takeout Box to create a bellyband.
  2. Cut a piece of White Corrugated Paper using the Fringe Scissors. Adhere the paper to the box.
  3. Stamp the sentiment in VersaMark ink on a piece of Tangerine Tango Cardstock. Cover the stamped words with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder, shake off any excess powder, and heat set.
  4. Punch the two sides of the stamped cardstock using the Ornate Tag Topper Punch.
  5. Thread the Gold 1/8” (3.2 mm) Ribbon through the hole in one side of the cardstock and wrap it around the back side of the box and tie in a bow through the hole on the other side of the cardstock.

I think that is such a cute box to give as a gift. Hope you enjoyed it as well.

Thank you for popping in today …

Hope your day is a good one.


TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTED PRODUCTS … Just click on them for more information or to begin shopping.


Alternative Treats that Wow!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I have a new video for you and a new twist on a familiar product … Our Treat Bags.  I LOVE learning alternate ideas to use for our products!  It shows how versatile the product is and what a good investment we have made!

Here’s is a cute treat bag made with the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Die & two of my designs:

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Here are a couple treat bags that are 1/2 the width…cute right?

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Sit back and watch this short video as it shows you exactly how to create the “MINI” Mini treat bags!

This is a GREAT product to have in your stamping supplies – it’s fabulous for all occasions! You saw my Halloween bags, now image … Christmas! How about Birthdays, Baby Showers, Thank You Gifts & more!

What would you make with yours? I’d love to know! Lets see how many different ideas we can come up with 🙂

Thank you for taking time out of your day to spend with me!

Have an awesome day!




Petite Café Gift Bags by Stampin’ Up!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I would like to share with you some cute projects created by our Stampin’ Up! staff and shared on the blog “Inspired By” … this is a Stampin’ Up! blog that I check daily and you may as well.

Here is the post from Cindy B. / Senior Staff Writer:

Do you ever find yourself wishing that you had a stash of gift packages . . . so you’re ready for anything? If you’re super-organized and already have one—hurray! If not, I’ll share a quick tip: our Petite Café Gift Bags (item # 135826) are awesome. And they’re super-easy to dress up for any occasion. Just get out your stamps, washi tape, or Designer Series Paper and have fun making them festive! These Kraft, poly-lined bags are also perfect for treats as they are food safe.

Why not make fancy occasion gift packaging stash using our beautiful English Garden Designer Series Paper (item # 138440)? (Put a gift card inside—maybe for the couple’s favorite restaurant!) P.S. The lovely wedding stamp is from the Happy Notes Stamp Set (item # 139336). You’ll find the “Thank you” sentiment in our One Big Meaning Stamp Set (item # 139420).



Petite Café Gift Bags are also perfect for birthday party packaging. (I’m kind of a nerd about dinosaurs. Don’t you love the No Bones About It Photopolymer Stamp Set?) (item # 138756)


These thank you gift bags are easy to make and would be great to have on hand. Just tie the bags using Very Vanilla Thick Baker’s Twine (item # 138411). The “Thanks to you” stamp is included with the Happy Notes Stamp Set.


Petite Café Gift Bags include a tin tie closure and are $6.00 for ten bags. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

Cindy B. / Sr. Staff Writer

I thought these were the cutest bags and so easy to make … Thanks Cindy!!

Thank you for stopping by ~




Sweet Treats Gift Idea …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I have a cute little project for you … a different twist using the “Petite Purse Bigz Die”. What a cute way to present a little treat to cheer up a friend or to say “Thank You”… just trim off the top!


Choose one of your favorite patterns from a designer paper and with the Boho Blossom punch, create a cute little flower for the front. A pretty little bow made from our Daffodil Delight 1/2″ seam binding ribbon.

I love this little alternative to the “standard” purse … so have fun with your die!  Don’t have one? Now’s a great time to order … Free Shipping from Stampin’ Up! and I will pay the tax for you!!

Thanks for stopping by, and thanks to all of you who wished me a Happy Birthday yesterday. I had a nice day!

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Today’s Stampin’ Supply List …