Shoe Box Swap ~ Stampin’ Up

Late last month I was invited to a shoe box swap – never done one before and was not at all sure what I had committed to…….. but it sounded interesting and as it turned out I had a great time.

Each person who joins the swap designs a card and prepares supplies for everyone  ~ 15 in this case! – we then make up the cards and leave with lots of different cards and ideas.  It was fun but making 15 cards in about 2 hours was a challenge!

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Party Wishes ~ from Stampin’ Up!

Don’t you just love cup cakes?  I thought it was the best thing ever when it became popular to have cup cakes instead of a big birthday cake and then I went to a wedding where there was cup cakes for the guests and a small cake for the bride and groom to do the ceremonial cut.

So when Stampin’ Up! came out with the Party Wishes stamp set with a itty bitty cup cake and then a punch to cut out that itty bitty cup cake I was doubly thrilled!

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‘Hello’ again ~ Stampin’ Up!


The ‘Hello’ Sale-a-bration stamp set is so versatile – I think it would cover most any occasion you might need a card for (plus it is FREE  with a $50 order).  More details at the bottom of this post,

This time I am sharing a birthday card – one feminine and the other masculine.  I also paired it with the ‘Perfectly Artistic DSP, which is another exclusive Sale-a-bration item also available FREE with a $50 order.

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