Independence day has come and gone for another year but I couldn't let July pass without creating a patriotic Sampler for this month. Honestly, this one was a little bit of a struggle. I had a hard time figuring out how I was going to make fireworks because I really wanted fireworks in July's Sampler. I tried a couple different things, but none of them looked quite right. But I think the red and blue sparkles in the top left square are a … [Read more...] about July Sampler – Let Freedom Ring
Welcome to our NEW AT SU! Blog hop! We are a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world who are Hoppin’ with creative paper crafting ideas to share with you. Today we are showcasing products from the brand new August-December Stampin’ Up! Mini Catalog (formerly known as our Holiday Catalog). My project for today is a Fall home decor piece. I realize we're still weeks away from the actual first day of Fall, but with school about … [Read more...] about New At SU-Happy Fall
If you're looking for some super quick and easy place card holders to make for your Christmas dinner tonight, this isn't them. :) But, these are just the cutest red trucks bringing you some Christmas cheer. These trucks are made using the Ride With Me stamp set and Truck Ride dies Bundle. Actually, these come together fairly quickly with a hot glue gun, but you probably won't have time to make a dozen of these for everyone arriving in the … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas!
Once again, I will be at the Just Crop Retreat tomorrow sharing Stampin Up products and make and takes. I look forward to seeing these ladies every month. They are just the nicest group of people. Today I’m sharing one of my make and takes for tomorrow. This is a cute little treat holder that you can use for classroom treats, party favors, or co-worker treats. With the upcoming Holidays, I know that people want to get an early start on getting … [Read more...] about Christmas Is Coming
Hello Friday! It's been a busy week around here getting ready for a couple more events this month. Today I'm sharing one of the make & takes that I'll have at the Just Crop Retreat tomorrow. This make & take uses the Harvest Hellos stamp set and the brand new Mini Curvy Keepsake box. We had a similar treat box called the Curvy Keepsake a couple years ago and it was super popular. The Mini version is about half the size of the other … [Read more...] about Harvest Hellos
Today, I'm joining The What's New at Stampin Up Blog Hop. We are a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world who are Hoppin’ with exciting ideas to share with you. Today we will feature products from the Holiday Catalog. I know you will find a lot of wonderful ideas shared today. My project today is a Fall banner using several new products in the Holiday Catalog. This banner was designed to be freestanding for a … [Read more...] about What’s New at SU – Happy Fall
Too soon? There is so much Stampin Up news to share starting today! I’m not even sure where to begin. First up… the Holiday Catalog starts today! You can order any of those awesome new products from the Holiday Catalog beginning today. There are so many great things. I’ve been having fun playing with new products, and the stamp sets and paper are to die for. Don’t worry, I will have lots of new things to share with you in the coming … [Read more...] about Happy Holidays!
Here in the US, we are enjoying a long weekend celebrating Labor Day today. I realize we still have another three weeks of Summer and in SoCal we actually have hot weather right up til Halloween. But, Labor Day typically signifies the unofficial end of summer since school typically starts around this time. Both kids are back in school now. College started a couple weeks ago for my oldest and my baby is a High School Senior this year. I … [Read more...] about A Bit of Seaside