Spotlight with Lisa Tonight & Quick Crafting Tip

Join me LIVE on my Facebook page HERE TOMORROW, August 17th at 8PM EST – 5PM PST – 6PM MST – 7PM CST for a live demonstration, tips and interactive fun!  It’s free!  Make sure you “like” my Facebook page so you don’t miss the notifications. Stamp with me from home with August’s Studio Stamps in the Mail! This month’s edition includes pre-cut supplies to make 8 cards, the Bike Ride Bundle (stamp set and coordinating …

Raccoon Birthday Delivery Tutorial & 50% off Paper Pumpkin

Celebrate fall with 50% off the September Paper Pumpkin kit! Not sure what Paper Pumpkin is? Take a look HERE!  In addition, all my Paper Pumpkin subscribers enjoy Paper Pumpkin Parade – 7 alternate project ideas using each month’s kit.  Normally $19.95, on sale August 11-September 10th for only $9.98!  The kit includes everything you need – stamp set, ink, pre-cut supplies and picture instructions.  It’s easy enough for the beginner and fun for the …

Breaking News! Only $5 For One Day Only!

ONE DAY ONLYJune 29th to June 30th 11:59PM MT! Everyone loves a great deal, and this one is amazing! For 24 hours only, new Paper Pumpkin customers can receive their first-month subscription for only $5!  That’s 75% off the regular price!  Each kit includes a new stamp set and ink spot and pre-cut supplies to make a fun project. The project is always a crafting surprise of either cards or 3D projects.  Isn't that fun …

Quick Crafting Tip – How to Color Glimmer Paper

I love embellishments and they are a big part of paper crafting.  Adding a certain amount of bling can really enhance your stamped project.   Among the sparkly choices are rhinestones, foil, acetate, Wink of Stella, metallic sequins, Metallic enamel dots and Glimmer Paper.   Stampin' Up! offers Glimmer Paper in four (4) different colors; Dazzling Diamonds, Gold, Red and Silver.  But, did you know you can have glimmer paper in any color you choose?   …

My Monthly Creative Escape

Mark your calendar for this Sunday, June 11th at 8PM EST – 5PM PST – 6PM MST – 7PM CST!   I will be LIVE on my Facebook page HERE with a demonstration, tips and interactive fun. Join me – it's FREE! Be sure to "like" my Facebook page so you don't miss the live notifications!  Click HERE. Each month I eagerly wait for the mailman to deliver my Paper Pumpkin kit.   What's inside is always …

Quick Crafting Tip – Using Deep Impression/Dynamic Embossing Folders on Vellum

The new catalog debuts on June 1st and it's loaded with new stamp sets, designer papers, embellishments, dies and embossing folders! Among the new embossing folders there are new deep impression or "dynamic" embossing folders. These folders are much thicker than the typical folder and provide a deep embedded impression on your cardstock.  And, I love them!   A few weeks ago I was designing a card using vellum cardstock.  I chose to emboss the vellum using …

Nailed It for Father’s Day & Wedding Recap

Joey and Lisa's wedding was perfect!  Aside from 40 mile an hour winds (and lots of hairspray!) the weather was beautiful.  So many of you asked for pictures that I decided to share a few of my favorites.   I'm also including a picture of their wedding invitation along with cutting dimensions.  I'm sensitive to their privacy so personal information has been blocked out. This picture of myself, my sister (center) and my cousin, Colleen, …

Flourishing Phrases Lower Gate Fold Card

The weather is warming up and flowers are beginning to bloom.  The colors of spring and summer are emerging in the Stamp Studio, too! My card today features a fancy fold called a lower gate fold.  The bold flower, coupled with the framelits, create a striking balance for the panel on this fold. The Flourishing Phrases stamp set and the Flourish Thinlits is currently offered as a Bundle.  Although both products will be carried over …

Happy Birthday Boo & Painter’s Palette Birthday Card Tutorial

 Today is my daughter, Gina's (aka "Boo") 24th birthday.  Looking at these pictures I'm still stunned that she turned 24!   I'm immensely proud of her.  She has a degree in film production and works full time in graphic production and although it may seem I'm bragging (and I may be a bit), she's incredibly talented.  She's incredibly well grounded, confident, hard working and beautiful.   Today's card tutorial is a birthday card using a collaboration of stamp sets. …

Quick Crafting Tip – Creating Multiple Colors Using One Ink Pad & 25% Off Offer!

Does any of this sound familiar? I'd love to paper craft but I don’t have a lot of time. I’m not sure I’m ready to commit to paper crafting, but I want to try it. I love to create but I don’t always feel creative. I need fresh project ideas. How can I craft when I don’t have all the “crafting stuff” I need? What if I told you… Creativity starts HERE with Paper Pumpkin at 25% …