It is some time since I last used the Flower Shop Stamp Set ~ I was asked to make some cards and was browsing my stamp shelf for some inspiration and there is was, just perfect for the kind of card I wanted to make.
Last Saturday we celebrated World Card Making Day and I hosted an Open House for my lovely customers. One of the projects was a 3 x 3 love note decorated with a flower colored using Stampin’ Up!’s Blendability Pens. Throughout the day I was demonstrating how to use them and each time I used a different color set to see the effect. By the end of the day I had a wonderful rainbow of flowers. Those who know me also know that I am not good about wasting things, so here is how I used them……………..
Last Saturday was World Card Making Day, I held an Open House to celebrate this wonderful craft. We did some Make and Takes, lots of snacks and spend some wonderful time sitting and visiting. Here are the three projects we made…….
My sweet friend Rose has been making soap and I was lucky enough to be given one of the first bars. As soon as I saw it I knew I had to make a gift box for it and that I would give the ‘recipe’ to her along with a sample so she could make some for future gift-giving. The link for the video is a little further down the page. Continue reading
Here in the US we celebrate Mother’s Day on May 11th this year. In the UK it was celebrated in March. Before I started to make cards myself I was always struggling to find cards to send back to the UK for our Mum’s, in fact one year I bought some Mother’s Day cards in May and tucked them away until the following March! It is so much easier now that I make my own cards. So this is ‘ card for this year and one of the projects for my April card class. Continue reading
This time last week I was in Houston, Texas on the eve of Stampin’ Up’s Leadership Conference. I posted a quick picture of my swaps just before I left so I thought I would show a more detailed one and explain a little about how I made them. Continue reading