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January 2010

Love Bandit


When I first saw this stamp set in the Occasions MIni, I wasn't too crazy about it. I did think it was cute but felt that I didn't need it. Then as I saw more and more projects done with it, my want became okay I need to order that!! I'm glad that I did!!

I saw this super cute Gate Fold card on Corinne's blog. As soon as I saw it, I knew that I had to make one. She did a great video on how to make this card. Check it out!


Here is what it looks like open and flat.


Recipe:Real Red, Black and Whisper White, Sending Love D.S.P, Pretty in Pink Satin Ribbon, Mover and Shapers Punch Window Die, Mover and Shapers Curly Label Die, Big Shot Machine, Love Bandit CM stamp set, Block C and D, Scalloped Hearts Embosslits Die, Impression Folder Polka Dots , Chocolate Chip and Real Red markers.

Chat with you tomorrow,

Valentine's Treat Package


I'm so sorry for the late post. Both of my girls are in a hockey tournament this weekend. We have been in and out of the arena since 8 am this morning.

I wanted to share this cute project that my good friend Heather made me. This little pocket book can be used to hold cards, pictures, treats or notes for someone special.

Check out the new Bird Punch! I'm so excited to make a project with mine as it just arrive this week. I have to say that I love the new Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper. I love the colours in this package!!

 I'm hoping to have time over the weekend to stamp and have some fun projects to share with you next week.


Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of you evening,

Mini Milk Carton


Have you seen the new MIni Milk carton die in the Occasions Mini?? Oh my's so cute!! You can filled this little treat holder with anything.

I wanted to share with you the one that I got from last week's Quarterly Meeting. This was the get to know you gift.

I love the new Sending Love D.S.P and can't get enough of it these days. I hope this paper makes the new Idea Book in July!!



Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day,

Birthday Tess


I hope you are having a great week so far!!

This stamp set is so fun!! While I was stamping with Tess, I decided that she needed a cupcake in her hand. The cupcake is from Crazy for Cupcakes. There is just so much that you can do with this stamp set and I hope that Stampin' Up! comes out with more stamps like her.


Recipe: Whisper White, Pretty in Pink, and Chocolate Chip card stock, Sweet Pea D.S.P, Pretty in Pink satin ribbon, Totally Tess CM stamp set, Crazy for Cupcakes stamp set, and a variety of markers.

Have a wonderful day,

Sweetheart Treat Cups

Good Morning,

Have you seen the new Heart treat cups?? They are so cute as they coordinated with the Full Heart Punch and the new Sweetheart stamp set.

Last week while at the Quarterly meeting, we had a chance to do a make a Make and Take with them. These new treats cups would make a great gift for family and friends as you can fill them with anything!!


Recipe:Pretty in Pink, Real Red and Whisper White card stock, Vintage Brads, Sweetheart stamp set, Heart treat cups, Round Tab Punch, Full Heart Punch, and Real Red ink.

If you would like to order some of these fun treat cups for your family, you can place your order On-line.


Have a wonderful day,

I {Heart} Hearts

Good Afternoon,

I'm so proud to be a part of the Stampin' Up family. As I'm amazed at how they reach out to others in need. Last week, Shelli had on her blog that workers spent most of their breaks and lunches making up kits to send off to Haiti. You can read all about it here.

I want to help with the Haiti Relief Campaign by encouraging you to purchase the stamp set I {Heart} Hearts.

Help make a difference in the lives of those who continue to suffer from the effects of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12. From now until February 28, 2010, Stampin’ Up!® will set aside $2 from the sale of every I {Heart} Hearts stamp set and donate it to the American Red Cross’ Haiti Relief and Development Fund. The Red Cross is already well-established in Haiti, and this money will be used to provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need.

I {Heart} Hearts – clear-mount (block D recommended) $24.95
I {Heart} Hearts – wood-mount $35.95

Here is a card that I made with this fun stamp set. This stamp set is not just for Valentine's as you can used it for any occasion.

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Recipe: Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip, Real Red and Whisper White card stock, Sending Love Hugs Love Notes, Chocolate Chip, Real Red and Pretty in PInk ink, I {Heart} Hearts CM stamp set,  Button Latte buttons and Linen Thread.

If you are Canadian, and would like to help out with the Haiti Relief Campaign, you can email me your order or place your order On-Line.


Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day,

Faux Silk

Happy Day!!

I hope you are having a great day!!

I was very excited to start my new club this week  I would like to say a big thank you to Sherry, Tina, Nichole, and Gayle (we missed you Jade and Annette) for all the laughs the other night in our Technique Club. With this club, each month you will learn 2 amazing techniques and make a 6 by 6 sample reference card. 

Have you ever thought about joining a club?? 

Joining a club is a great way to build up your stamp collection and supplies gradually!!  Each month one of the club members will be “hostess” without actually having to host an in-home workshop. Which means when it’s your turn your will automatically receive the first level hostess benefits or more just from being in the club, plus at least $20 in FREE product. You do not have to know all the club members; unless you want to get your own club together, it’s a great way to meet new people. All clubs are held in my stamp studio, so you bring your wish list with you on club nights and come out for some stampin’ fun!!!

If this sounds fun to you and you would like more information about the clubs I offer, please email me.

So at the club the other night we learned the Faux Silk Technique.This is an amazing technique. First you are going to stamp an image onto a piece of tissue paper. Crumble up your tissue paper and then smooth it out. Using the Anywhere Glue stick, you are going to apply your glue to a piece of Whisper White card stock, next lay your piece of tissue on top of the card stock and then smooth it out. have Faux Silk.

We used the stamp set Upsy Daisy. First we stamped the image in Pale Plum onto the tissue paper and then we restamp the image in Perfect Plum just slightly off the image. This is called Shadow Stamping.

All the ladies were very excited about cool technique!!


Recipe:Perfect Plum, Pale Plum, and Whisper White card stock, Scallop Circle Punch, 13/8" circle punch, and 1 1/4" circle punch, Uspy Daisy stamp set, White Satin Ribbon, Whimsical Words SAB CM stamp set, Block C, Perfect Plum and Pale Plum ink, Anywhere Glue stick and tissue paper.

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day,

Sweetheart Treat Valentine's Card


Yeah, it's the weekend!! This week, I had the chance to attend Alicia Rckyman's down line meeting. This is a great way to connect with other demonstrator's, learn new ideas, meet new friends and say hello to old friends.

I wanted to share with you this cute card that was on one of the display boards. This gorgeous card was created by Andrea!! I love everything about this card. I especially love how she add the Sweetheart Treat Cups onto the card and then stamped random hearts around it.



Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a super day!

Sweet Pea Stitched Flowers


I hope you are having a great week. One of my friends recently had surgery and I wanted to send her a little care package to let her know that I was thinking of her. This is the card that I made to go along with it.

I really like the new Sweet Pea Stitched Felt Flowers. In this little package, you get 52 pieces. This includes flowers, petals, leaves and knot centers in Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Old Olive, Pretty in Pink and Rose Red.

I also used the new Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper...this pack of paper is gorgeous!!


Recipe:So Saffron, Taken with Teal and Whisper White card stock, Sweet Pea D.S.P, Old Olive Satin Ribbon, Taken with Teal ink, Sweet Pea Stitched Flowers, and Sincere Salutations stamp set.

Don't forget you can order On-Line here 24/7

Have a great day!

My Snow Angel -- MDS


Last night, I sat down to create a page in My Digital Studio. I think that I have done more pages this way then I did traditional last year. LOL I don't know about you, but I find it so easy to complete a layout in MDS and it takes half the time. Just a click here and there, and then you are done!!!

Don't get me wrong, I plan to scrapbook the traditional way also, I just need to send my pictures off to be printed. I think that I will make that a challenge for me and I will show you a page in the next few weeks.

I had fun creating this layout of my daughter. She had fun making a snow angel in fresh snow and I was excited to capture that moment on film.

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Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day,