Sunday, August 17, 2008

An Awesome Trip!

I've just returned from the annual Stampin' Up! convention in Salt Lake City, UT & I had a GREAT time! Stampin' Up! is celebrating their 20th year in business this year... isn't that amazing?!
While I was out there, I even got to visit Stampin' Up!'s home office in Riverton, UT. It was very cool!
In case you haven't heard, Stampin' Up! just released their newest catalog & idea book today and they're having a SALE already! They are offering 15% off of several brand NEW stamp sets! There are several more new product lines which will be featured this fall: Sizzix dies that match/coordinate with some of Stampin' Up!'s exclusive stamp sets; new vinyl decorator pieces from their Decor Elements line that match some of Stampin' Up!'s most popular stamp designs (new colors to be added soon!); 24/7 online ordering options that will be available this Fall.
I learned new techniques, got to play with new punches, and received 4 NEW stamp sets, one of which was a gift to all demonstrators from UPS. Needless to say, all of us were very excited when this surprise was revealed!

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Anniversary Card

This is the anniversary card I made for my parents. They've been married 49 years! I used the Stampin' Up set Always. I just love that heart, especially in pomegranate! I like the bird, too, but couldn't figure out how to squeeze him on the card this time. ;)

Monday, July 14, 2008

Happy Monday!

Here's the 4th of July card I made for my parents. No stamping, just paper cutting & punching. It was really pretty easy to make!

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Another Creation!

Here's a card I made for my cousin after her mother passed away. I used the "Always" set from Stampin' Up. The colors are Purely Pomegranate, Soft Sky, River Rock, and Blue Bayou... all 2007 In Colors. This is the front of the card:

Here's the next layer as you open the card. Sorry about the poor quality.

The next layer in:

And the innermost layer:

I'm off to start working on my swaps for convention. I signed up for 6 organized swaps and haven't even started working on them yet. Yikes!

Saturday, July 12, 2008


Welcome to my shiny new blog! I thought I'd try my hand at entering the "Blogging Craze" that is so popular right now. I plan on sharing my stamping and papercrafting projects here, so check back often to see what's new! Here's a sample that I created earlier:

This is a birthday card I designed for a co-worker. All supplies are Stampin' Up. This stamp is from a hostess set that will be retiring with the current catalog in August. Isn't he cute?