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Category Archives: Birthday
Every two months, Stampin’ Up! demonstrators are treated to an exclusive magazine via the mail. (Yes, printed on paper!) It’s full of recognition, business ideas, techniques, SU! news, and samples. A recent article challenged us to a catalog CASE (“copy … Continue reading
I love teaching the Wonderful Watercolor class — my only problem is that it’s too short. Stampers, let me know when you’re ready for an all-day class! It’s not really about the cards tonight, and in fact you won’t be … Continue reading
Here’s my new obsession: creating custom plaids with the Brushstrokes background stamp. Of course I didn’t invent this (did anyone, really?), but I just can’t stop! Ink and stamp in one color, ink in another color and stamp with a … Continue reading
Ready for some fun with numbers? How about Number of Years, the fab set (and bundle!) in the Stampin’ Up! 2016 Occasions Catalog? That’s in the spotlight of this week’s Stamp Review Crew Blog Hop. A big bunch of stampers … Continue reading
This card was essentially CASEd from Melissa Stout — thank you for a great design! The Watermelon Wonder die-cut panel is from the Party Pop-Up Thinlits Dies, but of course it is clearly not popping up! Trimming the sides along … Continue reading
Every card at camp this month is a birthday card — it just seemed like I needed to stock up! And nothing says “happy birthday” more than cake or, in this case, balloons. The three-step stamps in Balloon Celebration are … Continue reading
This was a favorite card at last weekend stamp-a-stack. I had a lot of fun picking out the patterns to make the banners! Can you see the little squiggle on the cupcake frosting? What’s a treat without some sugary sprinkles? Party … Continue reading
I think you can see the problem here. As I finished up the blog post, I had the startling revelation that I had used the wrong stamp set! Thus began a frantic attempt to create a card worthy of the hop … Continue reading
Last week I showed you my first creation using Watercolor Wings; for an upcoming birthday I experimented with a series of yellows (Hello Honey, Crushed Curry, and So Saffron) to create the small butterfly on this note card. I used … Continue reading