Monday, August 22, 2016

Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek - Christmas Pines

More amazing products are coming in the 2016 Holiday Catalog from Stampin' Up! When you think of Christmas or winter, do you envision pine boughs and holly? This is such a wonderful suite of products and it's so warming and nice!


Get the step-by-step tutorial and complete supply list for the beautiful Noel card here.


Here's another card that uses the Christmas Pines stamp set and coordinating Pine Bough embossing folder. And, this one has a tutorial, too! 




The Holiday Catalog will go live on September 1st so be sure and mark your calendars and be among the first to get your hands on the adorable Christmas Pines stamp set and embossing folder.

Happy Stamping,


Friday, August 19, 2016

50/50 Board Winner Announced

All 50 numbers on the 50/50 board were filled and that meant it was time once again to draw for the lucky person to receive a $50 stamping shopping spree from me!

I started the 50/50 Board promotion this year and it's been a blast giving away $50 shopping sprees!

So, drum roll please.....

The winner is..

Lucky #28
belonging to
Judi M. of Fort Worth!


Way to go Judi! Start shopping!

Happy Stamping,


Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek - Sweet Home Stamp Set and Home Sweet Home Framelits

Oh. My. Goodness. When I first saw the adorable Home Sweet Home stamp set and Framelits, I thought they couldn't be any cuter than this! Stampin' Up! created a video showing off these adorable products and I just had to be sure you saw it, too!




Aren't those just so stinkin' cute? What kind of houses would you build using these adorable Framelits? From haunted houses to gingerbread houses and everything in between, it's hard to decide!

You'll be able to start shopping on September 1st through my Online Store to get these and all your favorite holiday products! 

Happy Stamping,






Monday, August 15, 2016

Holiday Catalog Sneak Peek - Cable Knit Embossing Folder

The Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog will be here before you know it - September 1st to be exact! Are you excited about seeing all the new products in this amazing little book? It is full of ideas, inspiration and exciting new products.

Just take a look at this adorable Cable Knit Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder. Can you spot some other new holiday products on this card?




Get the step-by-step project tutorial here complete with supply list (so you can add all the new holiday products to your wish list).


Stampin' Up! has even created a great video to show off this new folder.







Oh, the fall and all the fall holidays will be here before you know it and I'm SO excited! You will be, too, when you get your hands on this adorable Cable Knit Embossing Folder! Mark your calendars for September 1st so you can get your hands on this adorable embossing folder and all your favorite holiday products.

Happy Stamping,




Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Thoughtful Branches Bundle

The Thoughtful Branches Bundle is available for purchase during the month of August only (while supplies last!). This is such an adorable bundle and we'll be using the stamp set and the coordinating Framelits to create these two adorable cards in class this month.



Can you pick out what is wrong (or doesn't belong) on the card below? If you said the bird, you're correct! I had a little ink blog get on the flower (don't you just love it when you're finished with a card and then some little blemish gets on it? Argh.) and thought that I'd just add the bird. Then it dawned on me that birds don't usually land on hydrangea flowers. However, I think I will take off the bird and add a butterfly. I think that will be more appropriate, don't you?


Both the Thoughtful Branches cards were CASE'd from Cindy Schuster, an Artisan Desginer! Thank you, Cindy, for your inspirational and adorable cards!

If you'd like to come stamp with me in August, you'll be able to try out this bundle of products and create these adorable cards, too!

Happy Stamping,


Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Stamping with the Team

What an amazing team I have! The Cowtown Crafters are an amazingly creative group and I'm so blessed to have them on my team! We got together this past Sunday to celebrate all their accomplishments and what a fun afternoon it was!

We started off our time together playing a game called "Me, Too". One person started with the ribbon and said something about themselves. For example, if someone said, "I enjoy gardening" then anyone else in the group who also enjoys gardening would say, "Me too" and the ribbon would be passed to them. 


Everyone took turns saying something about themselves and then passing the ribbon. We learned that not only are we connected in our passion of stamping, we'll also connected with others in so many different ways.



We enjoy laughing together!









Of course our afternoon wouldn't be complete without some stamping. We used the Thoughtful Branches stamp set to create some adorable cards! (Get all the details about the Thoughtful Branches bundle here - it's only available in August or while supplies last).





If you're interested in being a part of an energetic, supportive group of stampers then the Cowtown Crafters are for you!

Happy Stamping,


Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Last Days for Bonus Coupons

This Sunday, July 31st, is your last day to take advantage of receiving Bonus Coupons with Stampin' Up!




The 'Fine Print':

  • Participants will receive a $5 (US dollars) Bonus Days Coupon Code via email for every $50 (US) you spend in a single order (catalog price before shipping and tax).
  • An email address is required to participate in this promotion.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes can only be delivered to participants via email.
  • It is strongly recommend that participants both save emails containing the Bonus Days coupon codes AND write down the codes in a safe place.
  • The codes cannot be resent if you lose your email.
  • There is no limit on the number of coupon codes you receive per order.
  • There is no limit to the number of coupon codes you use on an order during redemption.

Happy Stamping and Shopping from Stamp in Texas!


Flourishing Phrases and Flourish Thinlits Die

This pretty card is a two-for-one! When you cut out the pieces for one card, you then have the pieces you need to make a second card. It's a two-for-one!





The Flourishing Phrases stamp set is a great set full of versatile sentiments and flowering pieces.


Happy stamping,


Monday, July 25, 2016

Double Front Fold Technique


Ready for a fun technique card? This Double Front Fold technique sure makes for a unique way to open a card and it gives plenty of places for writing inside. When you click on the link, you'll have the complete supply list and step-by-step tutorial for making this fun card.



The butterfly die cut is created from the Butterflies Thinlits and the Big Shot Die Cutting Machine.



The colorful paper is from the Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack.



Isn't that a fun technique? I love all the layers and the unique way it opens. Enjoy the inspiration!

Happy Stamping,


Friday, July 22, 2016

Summer Beach Cards Using Picture Perfect

The Picture Perfect stamp set is the perfect set to make summer beach cards!

Click on the title and get the complete supply list as well as the step-by-step tutorial.







Take a look at the Picture Perfect stamp set and you'll see all kinds of card ideas and inspiration appear!

Happy stamping,