Every Christmas, I make a new home decor piece to add to my Holiday decorations. Usually, my Christmas decor is very traditional. But last year, I saw the large white wood trees and inspiration struck. I painted this set of rainbow trees with the help of my amazingly talented friend Annette. This year, I added a set of hand-painted rainbow houses to match my trees. The trees came in a plain silver metallic color. I lucked out that Annette … [Read more...] about A Rainbow of Trees
Christmas and the Holidays are my favorite season of the year. I go all out with the Christmas decorations every single year. And I don't just "do it for the kids". I do it because I love the season and what it represents... family, friends, togetherness, and giving. I wanted to create a Holiday sampler that represented these things for me and I think I've achieved that. My first square "Joy" is what the season brings to me and I hope to most … [Read more...] about Holiday Sampler
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 August-December Stampin’ Up! Catalog. My project today uses one of the fabulous Rectangle Tins. As soon as I saw these in the Catalog, I knew they had so much potential. I could not wait to get my hands on these. I can't believe … [Read more...] about New At SU-Coming Home
Happy Friday! Today I'm back with more of the Poinsettia Place Suite. This time I'm using that fabulous Plush Poinsettia paper. This paper I so pretty. The pattern on the paper is a white flocking. Just beautiful! I've seen some cards online where people have colored the white flocking. I'm going to have to give that a try too. Have you started working on your Holiday cards yet? You still have plenty of time to get your supplies and get … [Read more...] about Joy To The World
The stamp set Freezin Fun is seriously one of cutest sets in the August to December Catalog. The little critters in this set are having the best Winter ever. The dies and stamps for Freezin Fun create these adorable Winter scenes with the critters skiing, sledding, and snowboarding. This little ski bunny is all ready for Winter skiing! Today's card was designed by a good friend, Lyndi. She designed this card for our shoebox swap on World … [Read more...] about Is It Winter Yet?
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 August-December Stampin’ Up! Catalog. One of the hidden gem stamp sets in this catalog is the set Tree Angle. This stamp set has so much potential for amazingly pretty cards. The catalog shows this stamp set in the traditional red … [Read more...] about New At SU-Tree Angle
If you've been around the card making world lately, you might have noticed a new style of card, called the Slimline Card. This card is unique in it's shape, which is 3.5" x 8.5". It's a long, slim card. This shape of card raises some interesting design challenges. Everything needs to be under a certain height, if you're making a horizontal card. Or it needs to be under a certain width, if you're making a vertical card. It can be a challenge … [Read more...] about Joy To The World