Thursday, June 30, 2011

The Paper Players Challenge #53

Today's the day! The brand spanking new 2011-2012 Stampin' Up! catalog is here! I'm so excited! Here's a card that I made for The Paper Players Challenge #53. It's the first time that I've done this challenge, I loved the sketch and had to try it. I also thought that it would be a great way to show off the new Flirtatious Specialty DSP (love it!).... The pic isn't the best as I had to use my husbands iphone, lol.

Here's the sketch...

And here's what I came up with...

All Supplies Stampin' Up!
Paper: Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Flirtatious Design DSP
Stamp: Pennant Parade
Big Shot: Fun Flowers Die
Ribbon: 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon Daffodil Delight
Accessories: Designer Buttons Brights
Ink: Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight

Have a great Friday!!!

Happy Stampin!

Friday, June 24, 2011

Thinking of You

Happy Friday!

Here's a quick card that I made using the On the Grow set from the Summer Mini Catalog. I used lots of techniques on this card... paper flowers, color spritzer, and watercoloring. I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

All Supplies Stampin Up!

Stamps: On the Grow

Paper: Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait, Blushing Bride, Watercolor Paper

Ribbon: Peach Parfait, White Twine

Ink: Black StazOn, Stamp N Write Markers: Blushing Bride, Peach Parfait, Pear Pizzazz, Basic Gray

Accessories: Color Spritzer, Bright Buttons

Happy Stampin!

Monday, June 20, 2011

June Stamp Club Cards


We are having so much fun with our stamp club! Saturday we met and we made 2 cards. One of the ladies who was at club is getting married and we had a great time helping her with her goodie bags, invites and all sorts of other wedding goodies for her wedding. Working together, we got lots of things done in no time! Of course, food and friends always helps!

Our technique for the month was using Stamp n write markers....

Here are the two cards that we made.... The first of course was a Father's Day Card. Father's Day was extra special this year because it was my husbands first one! Happy Father's Day Babe!

Stamps: Best Dad Ever

Paper: Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Nursery Suite Specialty

Ink: Baja Breeze Marker, Chocolate Chip Marker, Old Olive Marker, Uni-Ball Signo Gel
Pen, Chocolate Chip Classic

Ribbon: Early Espresso/ White Baker’s Twine

Tools: Mat Pack , Paper-Piercing Tool, Stampin Dimensionals, Paper Snips

Stamps: Best Dad Ever, Fabulous Florets

Paper: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Pink Pirouette

Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Crumb Cake Marker

Punch: Scallop Oval Extra-Large, 1 3/4” x 7/8” Oval Large

Ribbon: 1 ¼” Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, White Baker’s Twine

Big Shot: Flower Garden Embossing Folder, Square Lattice Embossing Folder

Tool: Color Spritzer

Happy Stampin!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Male Thanks Card

Hi All,

I just wanted to share a quick card that I made for a couple of the guys at work. They interned with us for 6 weeks, and we just wanted to say thanks to them. I work at Georgetown University, so we wanted to use the school colors (Navy and Gray).

This is what I came up with...

All Supplies Stampin' Up!
Cardstock: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Basic Gray
Punches: 1 1/4" circle, 1 3/8" circle, 1 3/4" circle
Embossing Folders: square lattice, perfect polka dots
Stamps: Swirls & Curls Verses, A to Z
Ribbon: 5/8" Satin Basic Gray
Accessories: Metallic Brads, Clips assortment

Enjoy and have a great Sunday!
Stampin Love,

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Last Chance!

Today Stampin' Up! released the list of stamps and accessories that will be retiring. These will no longer be available after June 30. Some of the accessories are discounted up to 40% off!

Here is the pdf list of the retiring stamps.

Here is the pdf list of the retiring accessories.

  • Retiring Stampin' Up! rubber stamps will be in stock and available through June 30.
  • Retiring Stampin' Up! accessories are available while supplies last. Items can run out of stock at any time. Order your favorites soon!
  • Items that are being "reconfigured" (noted by an "*" on the lists above) are not going away. For example, they may be repackaged, resized or repriced in the new catalog.
Happy Stampin!
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