This Little Piggy – Featuring an Embossing Paste Technique

I wish I had a nickel for every time I wanted to try something new and backed out because I didn’t think I could do it.  I had that same feeling the day I was asked to do my first Stampin’ Up! workshop. That was nearly 19 years ago and I’m so glad that I stepped out of that mindset and into “I believed I could”.  Let’s face it, we can do ANYTHING if we …

Final Ordering Day – Bike Ride Bundle

Today is the final day to order your Studio Stamps in the Mail for August. This month’s edition includes the Bike Ride Bundle (stamp set and framelits), Eclectic Shaped Clips and pre-cut supplies to make 8 cards; 2 each of 4 different designs.  A video and PDF tutorial are both included making it easy for you to stamp right along with me from home. As a bonus, all my Studio Stamps in the Mail customers …

Spotlight with Lisa Recap

I held a live Facebook event last night called “Spotlight with Lisa”.  If you missed it, I have the recorded demonstration included in today’s blog post. I used the Bike Ride stamp set and the Build a Bike Framelits to create a cheerful thank you card. Both of these products are included in this month’s Studio Stamps in the Mail.  Also included in this month’s SSITM edition are the Eclectic Shaped Clips, pre-cut supplies to …

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 …

It’s Happy Hour with Mixed Drinks

Ordering for August’s Studio Stamps in the Mail begins today. This month’s edition includes the Bike Ride Bundle (stamp set and coordinating framelits), the Eclectic Shape Paper Clips, pre-cut supplies to make 8 cards, a video & PDF tutorial. This online class makes it perfect for you to stamp with me from home. See the cards and products included this month by clicking HERE or on the image below. Last day to order is Sunday, …

Quick Crafting Tip – Washi Tape Stickers

As we draw closer to the holiday season, those of us that paper craft are already beginning to plan our Christmas cards and handmade gifts. I have three great nephews ages 2, 5 and 7.  They love stickers.  They put them in their coloring books, on their bike helmets, on their school notebooks, around their pencils, on their lunch boxes and the list goes on.  Isn’t it something how a kid never has a limitation …

Quick Crafting Tip – Embossing Paste Alternate Coloring Technique

13 states will be enjoying free sales tax in preparation for back to school supplies.  Stampin' Up! has provided a comprehensive list, by state, that include tax free items on adhesives, Dimensionals, Paper Snips, glues, clips, markers, Blender Pens and more!   Sales tax dates vary by state so take a look at the entire list by clicking on the image above. Today is week 4 in my series on Embossing Paste.    Sponging over the …

Carols of Christmas Early Release

It's August 1st and that means we are just 146 days away from Christmas.  I understand that it's difficult to think of the holidays when we are still experiencing summer weather and schedules but if you don't start planning now then you'll be rushing through the most magical time of year. The Holiday Catalog unveils on September 1st and let me just say, it's extraordinary.  And, to kick things off, Stampin' Up! has released a …

This Little Piggy Angled Cut Card

A dancing pig holding a daisy has got to bring a smile to your face!  The "This Little Piggy" stamp set has been incredibly popular due to the smiling faces of the four different pig images.  Whether sending a card for encouragement or a thank you, this stamp set sings inordinary.   Today's video tutorial includes an angled cut and a masking technique as well as tips on watercoloring.  The 1/4" Ombre Ribbon is a …

Quick Crafting Tip & Final Day Birthday Giveaway

 Today's the final day to enter my birthday giveaway. I will select a random winner to choose ANY TWO (2) Project PDF Tutorials from my library for free! My Project PDF Tutorials include multiple pictures, step-by-step instructions, cutting dimensions and a complete supply list.   Here's how to enter: Leave me a comment telling me which stamp set or bundle in the current annual catalog is your favorite and why. Comments/entries must be received no …