Inspiration from Melissa

Friday, November 30, 2012

Fond du Lac park MDS

 Another double layout predesigned from the Fan Fair Collection DVD(there are 20 of them!!!) that i put my pictures in.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Baby Boutique

 a bundle of baby girl thank you cards will hopefully come in handy for the new Mommy!

paper: pretty in pink, basic gray, whisper white, clear polka dot window sheets(retired)
ink: basic gray
stamps: baby boutique, a word for you (on the inside)
tools: big shot, labels collection framelits, circle punch
accessories: basic gray 3/8" taffeta ribbon, pearls, mini brads

packaged simply. hair pretties and thank you cards all tied up in the brown sack w/ some pretty in pink ribbon to close it up!

omaha zoo MDS

 These 2 12x12 layouts were done in a snap! i used the pre.designed pages from the Fan Fair Collection DVD item #127212 in the catalog. I of course always have WAY more pictures than the predesigned layouts allow for so then i just add in extra photo boxes and away i go!
My Digital Studio, Fan Fair Collection DVD

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

occasions alphabet

 ok, so i've had troubles posting ...hence the reason for my absence! Every time i uploaded a picture it tried telling me i had to pay!! anyone else ever have this?? now it finally worked and i didn't pay;) whew!
clean lines and lotsa bling make the pink card shine!!

paper: pretty in pink, naturals ivory, beau chateau dsp?? not sure
ink: soft suede
stamps: occasions alphabet,
tools: big shot, chevron texture folder, apothecary accents framelits, oval punch, boho blossom punch
accessories: vintage faceted buttons, linen thread, broken glass crystals, 5/8" crochet trim ribbon
and every little baby girl needs hair accessories to make her even cuter!! ;)

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Field Flowers

Elegance for a friend. That old SAB DSP is so stinkin pretty. I found a scrap and built my card around it. love it. Did the solid part of the stamp in baja breeze to match the dsp and then midnight muse over top to make it really stand out! a little color spritzer tool misted of the top and! cute vintagy card.

paper: lucky limeade, baja breeze, sab dsp, whisper white
ink: midnight muse, lucky limeade, baja breeze
stamps: field flowers, friendly phrases
tools: big shot, Apothecary Accents Framelits, circle punches
accessories: seam binding baja breeze ribbon

Saturday, November 17, 2012

french foliage

a card! wow i can still do it! special friend had a birthday and i completely forgot it! now that's not i wanted to make her a special card to make up for that! Came together quite quick, w/ several little details...

paper: baja breeze, crumb cake, so saffron, naturals ivory, cajun craze
ink: soft suede, cajun craze
stamps: french foliage, one in a million, parlor prints
tools: big shot,labels collection framelits
accessories: baja breeze seam binding ribbon, mini glue dots, stampin dimensionals, in color dahlia's, naturals button

Friday, November 16, 2012

Important Updates!!

Hello to you i've been absent for quite a while and it's only because of normal crazy life. been putting in many hrs painting and decorating for others and therefore my afternoons are not free for "me"....
Here are a few super exciting things going on @ Stampin Up! that you won't want to miss!!


With Talking Tag, you can send a gift that is uniquely you. Talking Tag is a message label you can attach to cards, invitations, gifts or anything!
Personalize birthday cards, Christmas gifts or even record quick instructions for a project. Now your pictures really can say a thousand words!
Watch this YouTube video to see how they work:

Texture Boutique Embossing Machine

'Tis the season of giving, and the Texture Boutique makes a wonderful gift for anyone who wants to create their own elegant embossed art. To help you with your gift-giving needs, Stampin' Up! is offering a special value bundle ($39.95) that saves you $5.90 and includes two exclusive embossing folders.
If you prefer, you can also purchase the Texture Boutique alone too. ($29.95)
Looking for stocking stuffers?
Pick up some additional embossing folders.

You can check out pricing and item numbers at my online store at
Click on "Shop Now" and put in these items numbers:

Texture Boutique Bundle: 132700
Texture Boutique Machine: 132657

Since this is a test run for Stampin' Up! they are ONLY selling 4000 of them amd 1500 are already you definitely want to get yours before they are sold out!!!

Fancy Friends Kit

Get everything you need to make six cards for only $15.95 (item 132319)!
If six isn't enough, add Note Cards to your order (item 107311)-Stampin' Up! has already included extra rhinestones in the Fancy Friends kit.

A great stocking stuffer for your little or BIG crafters in your life.


On Monday, it's WEEK long savings...many items 50% off and

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Pastor Appreciation

Last month was Pastor Appreciation month. I wrote a note of thanks and encouragement to our pastors and their wives...bc i believe it is very much a 2 person team... simple. straight forward cards.
paper: lucky limeade, international bazaar dsp, whisper white
ink: early espresso
stamps: take a seat, teeny tiny wishes
tools: crop a dile, wide oval punch
accessories: 1/8" early espresso ribbon, large eyelets, stampin dimensionals

Friday, November 2, 2012

O is for One

It's been a while! i was stampin like mad and then life got crazy busy again! Our dear babysitter went off to college this year and i wanted to send her a little note of encouragement...this is what came together!
paper: more mustard, early espresso, old olive, whisper white, that pretty fall retired dsp can't remember the name;)
ink: pool party, early espresso
stamps: have a seat,  Occassions Alphabet
tools: big shot, xtra large decor punch, bit shot, vintage wallpaper impression folder, delicate doilies sizzlits
accessories: early espresso ribbon, vintage brads,

Thursday, November 1, 2012

preschool MDS

supplies: MDS
Dates: November 1 - December 16, 2012
Promotion Details: ALL New demonstrators who join the Stampin' Up! family during the promotion period will received a FREE collection of Classic Stampin Pads- YOU can choose from Brights, Subtles, or Regals! It's INK-redible!

What do you get when you combine Digital Scrapbooking Day and My Digital Studio? A week of FREE downloads and 50 percent off ALL digital kits!
What: Three FREE downloads. 50% off ALL digital kits. Mega blogging on all week!
When: October 29-November 5, 2012.
Why: To get the word out about My Digital Studio's awesome design program, content, and print products!
Get Your FREE Downloads: (132557 Enjoy Everything Kit , 132562 A Split Second Designer Template Pages and 132558 Days in December Kit-Updated 10/29/12)

(See what's on the downloads and information about using them with MDS 2 here. See information on using them with other applications here.)