Saturday, January 31, 2015

Lotus Birthday

So Stampin' Up! has a new set in their sale-a-bration brochure called "Lotus Blossom".  This is an absolutely gorgeous two-step stamping set (that you can get for free if you spend just $50).  I believe Stampin' Up! was the first to come up with the idea of two-step stamping, and it set them apart for a long time from other rubber stamp companies, and was a major factor in their early success. 

I think the only thing missing from this set is a "Happy Birthday" stamp, but I have plenty of those, so in this card I used one from the retired Postage Collection set.  I also used a stamp from Dotty Angles (love all those little circles -- so cute!).  I used Rose Red as the main color, which I haven't used in a long time.  I think it's a beautiful color -- I should use it more often!

If you're interested in purchasing any of these products, please check contact Jeannette Swain -- she is an awesome Stampin' Up! demonstrator and would love to help you!

Have a fun weekend, and hope you find some time to create!

Monday, January 26, 2015

Make a Wish

Hello!  Are you getting snowed in?  I'm not, but I wish I was!  I love snow!  :)  Anyway, today I'm sharing with you a birthday card suitable for people of all ages!  Hope you like it.  All supplies are from Stampin' Up!
Stay warm,

Monday, January 12, 2015

January 2015 Issue of CREATE is On-Line!!

Hello friends!!  I'm so excited to share this with you!  The FREE January 2015 issue of CREATE Magazine is now on-line!
This is the first issue of the magazine with a whole new design team, including me! Here are the layouts I created for it:
It was very fun to receive my assignments and get to work on them!  I've just received my assignment for the March issue, and they're definitely having me think outside of my comfort zone -- just what I need!  (really!) 

CREATE is now being published every other month, so this issue will have to last you until March!!  I'm sure it will, though, as it's chocked full of awesome ideas and so many different layouts!  The best thing about it?  It's FREE!!!

Have fun with it,

Saturday, January 10, 2015

You Make Me Happy

I had such a lovely conversation with my missionary daughter on Christmas Day that I decided to make a card for her!  Since she's serving in Mexico, she is speaking Spanish there, so the saying says "You Make Me Happy" in Spanish!  All supplies used are from Stampin' Up!
Sorry about the angle of the card -- not my best photographic effort!

Hope you get some time to craft this weekend, and thanks for stopping by!


Friday, January 2, 2015

More Big Day!

Happy New Year!!!  I just LOVE this sale-a-bration set called "Big Day" from Stampin' Up!, so here is another quick-n-cute card using it.  All products used in this card are from Stampin' Up!
Thanks for stopping by!