Archive for August, 2008

Scrapbooking With Your Kids

In this fast-paced, electronic-based world, it’s difficult to find an activity to share with your children that doesn’t involve the television or the computer. Scrapbooking might help to bridge that gap of having fun but staying interested. The hobby helps stimulate conversation and keeps your kids away from technology. You and your kids can enjoy [...]

Scalloped Baby Banner Tutorial

So, I was looking through the brand new catalog and all of the new things that Stampin’ Up!® has coming out. One thing that is awesome (but a little more than my budget allows) is the new Big Shot from Sizzix. SU also has a collection of exclusive dies that are awesome too [...]

5 Petal Flower Chrysanthemum

This awesome flower was created by Stacey King over at Rebel Inker. She does some great work and I liked this one so much I had to share it with you! Be sure and hop on over to see Stacey and check out her other work!
Out of respect for Stacey, I have removed the [...]

Hot Projects for Cool Kids

by Leslie Frederick, Jul 21, 2001
When you think about it, rubber stamping is the perfect kid’s project. You get to work with lots of colors, you can make a mess and if you goof, you can start over, because you still have the design. Maybe that is why so many adults love this hobby!
To start [...]

Girls don’t play football…

Well, yesterday we had our church league fantasy football draft. And I realize that most of you aren’t interested in football, so I’ll keep it short. But, somehow, I managed to pick Adrian Peterson as my #1 pick when I drafted 7th of 8 people. Anyway…I have some good starters, but I’ll [...]

A little shout out

Today I want to take just a couple minutes and give a shout out to my sister-in-law. She’s a crafty type too and while she likes to stamp, she also likes to quilt and some other things. Well, this little shout it is to say “Congratulations!” because she made a 40+ inch long [...]

You Stamp My Background, I’ll Stamp Yours

Great backgrounds for rubber stamping projects can be created using a few basic techniques. It is simple to make rubber stamping backgrounds and create dramatic effects using supplies that are readily available without the need to buy any fancy equipment.
This is a great way to ensure the perfect backdrop for a rubber stamping project. Knowing [...]

Lots of specials on all new toys!

Wow, it’s here already! The Brand New Fall/Winter Idea Book and Catalog.

Isn’t it pretty??? (Click on it to make it bigger) The catalog itself is so fun to look at and you won’t believe what’s inside!!! Contact me today to get your copy of the IB&C (idea book & catalog).
Also, there are some amazing [...]

Chocolate Flower

I finally had a place to put my new Decor Elements.  We tend to move every 1-2 years, as my husband is a pastor.  And I didn’t feel comfortable putting something up on the wall right now.  So, it took me a little while to figure out what to do, but I finally found a [...]

It’s here!

Yay!!! No, really:

My new catalogs have arrived!!! You are going to LOVE these catties. Please email or call me, if you haven’t yet, about picking up your new catalog. You won’t want to miss this!!!
The first order can be placed on August 11th at 12 noon, so grab a pen & [...]