Category Archives: 2018 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog

Christmas Angel

I always knew I’d send my own Christmas cards using this most beautiful angel image from Angels on Earth, a set retiring from the Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog. My Stamparatus got a workout with this card, and I’ll be … Continue reading

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Square Wreath Pizza Box

Here’s another last-minute gift holder (or treat holder!).  And another reason to keep something on hand:  the Mini Pizza Boxes (you can see them on page 193 of the Stampin’ Up! 2018-2019 Annual Catalog).  You’ll notice that one side of … Continue reading

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Snowshoe Pillow Box

When Peter’s mom picked him up yesterday, we were down in the studio; I was in the cutting room at the Big Shot and he was finishing up a drawing of a duck.  Of course I love when he’s making … Continue reading

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Wrapped in the warmth of Christmas

It seems to me that the Stampin’ Up! patterned paper (Designer Series Paper, or DSP) has been exceptional the last few years.  The designs in the 2018 Holiday Catalog were wonderful, including those in the Festive Farmhouse pack. So I … Continue reading

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Simple and elegant

SMH, it finally dawned on me why so many of my cards were smudged in my photos.  Yes, the smudge was on the camera lens, not the cards.  Sigh. This simple and elegant Jingle Jump card is “me” all over!  … Continue reading

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Year-End Closeout begins today!

Still have some Stampin’ Up! 2018 Holiday Catalog items on your shopping list?  Today’s the day to check it twice — and see if some products will be retiring soon. Click here to see the list of retiring items — … Continue reading

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Very merry!

I achieved a major victory the other day when we put the invitations to our neighborhood gathering in the mail at last!  They were leftovers from the October Jingle Jump, and it was my intention all along to use them as … Continue reading

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Here’s to a season filled with …

What is your heart’s desire for this season?  For me, it’s time that’s not filled with anything!  I want space, quiet, peace.  I’m looking forward to putting the tree up this week and sitting in the living room, dark except … Continue reading

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Snowflake Showcase #3

Something about the Snow is Glistening set makes me want to go all retro.  So I added stamps and dies from the Merry Christmas to All bundle (page 5 in the Holiday Catalog) to create a card that could have … Continue reading

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A square wreath

When stampers talk about simple stamping (as in, #SimpleStamping), just what do we mean?  As you might expect, examples are all over the place!  I tend to confuse “clean and simple” with simple stamping, but of course a design can … Continue reading

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