Brightly Lit Christmas

My Friend Patty brought this card with her for us to make a while back. Since I don’t have this set, I was super excited. Ok, who am I kidding? I’m always excited to stamp with Patty, no matter what we make…LOL Back to the card, we started with a Thick Whisper White card base, added a Black mat, and then a piece of the Year Of Cheer Specialty Paper. The snowflakes were perfect for…

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Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge, “Patriotic Colors”

This was a fun challenge for me, since I usually don’t do Patriotic cards. Not sure why. You can play too, click HERE! I originally saw this technique on Kelly Acheson’s blog. You use a straw, your Aqua Painter, & Ink Pads. I thought now cool is this. Its simple to do; You basically squeeze your ink pad to get some ink onto the lid, then mix a lot of water from your Aqua Painter.…

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Treat Holder Featuring the Coffee Cafe Suite

Saturday I did a presentation for our Luv2stamp group. Everyone made one of the Treat Holders using the Coffee Cafe Suite.  This is the board I made up with some samples. Here are some of the wonderful Gals that stopped by my table to make their Treat Holders. We were lucky enough to have our meeting at the Garre Vineyard & Winery in Livermore, California. It was such a beautiful venue and a wonderful lunch.…

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