Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Feeling Sentimental

Feeling Sentimental is one of the stamp set available free during Sale-A-Bration.  For every $50 you spend you can get one item from our Sale-A-Bration collection FREE!! We all like free when it comes to Stampin' UP!  Check out the page to see what other items you can get.  Here is one of the cards I made using this set. 

The color combination that I used was Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede and Pink Pirouette.Cardstock and Early Espresso Ink. The base is Soft Suede with a Pink mat.  I stamped the sentiment that comes with the set on a small piece of Vanilla and punched it out with the Decorative Label Punch.  I sponged the edges with Espresso to give it some definition against the Vanilla Layer.  Once the ink dried I taped it in place and textured both pieces using the Houndstooth Textured Impressions folder and my Big Shot.  I stamped the Ferris Wheel on a piece of Crumb Cake and cut it out using the Label Collection Framelits.  I also cut another Label out using a piece of Soft Suede.  I staggered the two to have the Suede peek out from one side.  I popped it up with Dimensionals.  To finish it off I added Pearl along the right side.  I am really happy with the finished card.  I hope you like it too.

I am building my team and would love to have you join me at Convention in July.  If you would like to explore becoming a Stampin' UP! Demonstrator, let me know.  I would be happy to answer your questions.  If you just like to stamp, hold a workshop or a workshop in a box.  
Until next kind and Do one thing today that makes you happy!
Keeping it inky....
Rose Ann

Sunday, January 27, 2013

You are Loved Birthday

I wanted to share a card I did using You are Loved 123779.  This is a quick and easy card to make and has just enough pizzazz.  It is done in Whisper White and Melon Mambo card stock.  I used Melon Mambo Ink and my Bright Stampin' Write Markers.

The base is white (11" x 4 1/4" folded in half) and is matted in Melon Mambo (5 3/8" x 4 1/8") which is also the color to mat the Happy Birthday.  On a small piece of white (2 1/2" x 1 3/4") I stamped the sentiment with Beautiful Birthday single stamp 125562 in Melon Mambo ink.  I textured the piece with the Perfect Polka Dot Folder 17335 and my Big Shot.  I also textured the  white top layer with the Polka Dot Folder.  Next I punched two corner with my corner rounder (and did the same to the Melon mat (2 5/8" x 1 7/8") I matched the corners and put them together, using Mono Adhesive.  I added Dimensionals to the back and set aside. Using my Bright Stampin' Write Markers I colored my heart stamp, and stamped it on the  3" x 3" scrap of white paper.   Using one of the hearts for the Heart Collection Framelits 125599, I sized up my heart cutout by matching the Framelits to the heart and positioned it in the lower corner.  Be sure you leave enough room from the edge to use a Dimensional to mount to the base. I mounted the image to the back of the cutout with Dimensionals and mounted the piece to the base also using Demensional.  Lastly, I added the sentiment label to the base and finished the heart with some Rhinestones that I placed randomly.  What a beautiful birthday card to send someone special.  I hope you enjoy.  Until next time.........
Keeping it Inky!
Rose Ann

You Are Loved Clear-Mount Stamp Set - by Stampin' Up!Beautiful Birthday Wood-Mount Stamp SetHearts Collection Framelits Dies

Place a $50 order and get a free stamp set.  Sale-A-Bration time is now!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Hearts a Flutter

Here is a card I did from the Hearts A Flutter set from the new Spring Catalog.  The set can be purchased in a bundle which includes the Stamp Set and Framelites.  I love the fact the Company is now offering Bundles in every catalog.  I love love love the Framelites.

I used the color combo of Baja Breeze, Perfect Plum, and Wild Wasabi.  I stamped the small hearts and cut them out using my Framelites.  I stamped the blank one with the LOVE stamp from You are Loved .  My base is Baja Blue, I cut the two opposite corners with my corner rounder.  Next, I textured the Vanilla mat with the hearts folder from the Adorning Accents Folder set.  I punched out three squares of vanilla and one of each color to mount the hearts to.  I also used the corner rounder on both the color square and the vanilla one. I used Mono Adhesive to assemble the mat to the base and the squares to the mat.  I popped up the hearts with a Dimensionals and added a double bow made with Baja Breeze 1/2" Seam Binding to give it that girlie feel.  I hope you enjoy.   Until next time.  
Rose Ann

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Sale-Bration is Here!!!

Sale-A-Bration 2013

It’s here! Sale-A-Bration 2013 has begun. How will you party during Stampin’ Up!’s premiere event? There are three ways—choose all that apply!

Have your friends over for a party and earn fantastic Sale-A-Bration freebies with a qualifying order! For a minimum $150 US/$200 CAN party, you’ll get a FREE pack of Silver Glimmer Paper (silver paper for Stampin’ Up!’s silver anniversary!). Host a $400 US/$525 CAN party, and you’ll get the free Glimmer Paper PLUS a FREE product bundle—and that’s in addition to the normal hostess benefits (including $65 US/$90 CAN in FREE products of your choice)! 

Contact me today to schedule your Sale-A-Bration party. Don’t already have a demonstrator? You can click Host above to go directly to my website.

Shopaholics unite! For every $50/$60 CAN you spend, you’ll get a FREE Sale-A-Bration product—there are nearly 20 to choose from! Visit MY Stampin’ Up!’s Online Store to start shopping.

Party all the time when you become a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator. Plus, when you join during Sale-A-Bration, you’ll get 25% more products for FREE in your Starter Kit! Click the Join link above to take advantage of this limited-time offer.
Sale-A-Bration is one of the most exciting times of the year at Stampin’ Up! How will you Sale-A-Brate? 

If you don't have a Demonstration yet and would like to receive your own Spring Catalog & Sale-A-Brations Flyer, contact me today and I will have one sent to you.  I would love to be your Creative Coach!
Be back later with a new card.  Until then......................
Please take the time today to make a difference in someone's life and as always........
Do one thing today that makes YOU happy!
Keeping it inky!
Rose Ann

Monday, January 21, 2013

MY PAPER PUMPKIN from Stampin' UP!

It's a Magical Paper Escape Every Month!

Sweep away the mundane-your creativity carriage awaits!
I'm Paper Pumpkin . . .
I come to your door each month (a fully decked-out creativity carriage). I'll help you to escape your life with some paper fun.
I come in a sweet box, but you'll really love what you find on the inside:
All the stamps, ink, paper, and accessories to create pinable projects. Create stuff like cards, journals, décor, and more!
Paper Pumpkin by Stampin' Up! is a new monthly kit program that anyone (even you) can enjoy!
Get Started
It's so easy to get started. Simply sign up for the program starting Monday, January 14 by visiting and click Get it. Every month a new, surprise project kit arrives at your doorstep. Just think of the anticipation of creating a fun project to pin, showoff, and share with your friends and family-every month!
Of course, you'll want to know more. So here's the nitty gritty:
  • Each month we send you a unique, surprise kit with a project-cards, journals, décor, and more! (We've even color-coordinated, measured, and cut everything for you!)
  • Each kit includes stamps, ink, paper, and accessories-everything but adhesive.
  • Each kit gives you and your customer a 30-minute creativity escape.
  • We will ship your Paper Pumpkin on or around the 15th of the month.  
  • You need to sign up for a kit by the 10th of the month to get that month's kit. If you sign up on the 11th of the month, your first kit will come the next month. (Let's say you sign up on May 10th, we'll send your kit around May 15th. If you sign up on May 11th, we'll send your first kit around June 15th.)
  • A Paper Pumpkin membership is $19.95 per month (and shipping is included!) The commissionable amount is $14.95 for each Paper Pumpkin.  
  • There's no commitment, you can cancel your monthly Paper Pumpkin at anytime. You can also skip a month if you want.
  • Starting in early March, we'll offer a Try-It kit if you'd like to try Paper Pumpkin for one month.
Here's How You Order
Sign up for your monthly Paper Pumpkin starting Monday, January 14 by visiting and click Get it.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

New from the Spring Catalog!!!

Hello I am back.....
This is a card I did with a set from the new Spring Catalog.  It is called Feel Goods #129684.  I used the layout from a challenge over at Mojo Monday website, what a great place to get layout ideas even if you don't submit for the challenge.  I got the color scheme form Create with Connie and Mary weekly color challenge.  Hope you enjoy:

The colors are Midnight Muse, Pink Pirouette and Whisper White.  A combo that I love:-}  I stamped behind the sentiment with the large flower from Betsy's Bloom #126006 in Pink with my words in Midnight Muse. I used a retired edge punch but didn't realize it until I was almost finished.  I love this punch but I guess I should put it away, you think????  I used a mat of Whisper White and then ran my pink and white layer thru the Big Shot with the Polka Dot folder.  I added a bow using the Midnight Muse ribbon to cover the seam . 

I kept it simple for the inside with just Congratulations from Curly Cute #120510 and another flower from Betsy's Bloom.  Not bad for the first card in a month.  Thanks for stopping by....I'll be back later with some news on My Paper Pumpkin promo from Stampin' UP!
Keep it inky!
Rose Ann

News from Stampin' UP!

Sorry I am not as attentive as usual, I have issues with both my hands and they are not working as well as I would like.  Stamping has been a challenge and I have been laying low.
I wanted to bring you all the news from Stampin' UP! 

First of all the new SPRING MINI CATALOG is in full swing.  There are some great new stamp sets and some great bundles.  You can view the new Mini by going to my website or take a shortcut here. 
 Spring Catalog

 Available NOW!  Created just for men (but not exclusively)

Dude, You're Welcome!
Price: $24.95    132807
As a guy, it’s not always easy to express yourself. You know you want to say it, but you just don’t know how. That’s why we’ve created the Dude, You’re Welcome! Kit. Quickly build a card that says just what you want it to say, whether it’s “#%&@!” because you messed up (when does that happen?), for a Special Occasion (you know the occasion), “I _____ You” (love, adore, miss, see?), or a simple “Thank You.”
We’ve got your back. Dude, you’re welcome.
Kit includes:
* Four wood-mount stamps (double-mounted) with the perfect sentiment for every occasion
* Twelve 4" x 6" postcards in four different (manly) colors
* Twelve gray envelopes
* A Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad
* An instructional guide (for the most novice stamper!)

I will be back later with a new card and more news from Stampin' UP!, you may have heard about it.......My Paper Pumpkin!  Until then be kind and "Do one thing today that makes YOU happy.  Keep on Stampin!
Rose Ann 

Friday, January 4, 2013

Sorry I was gone for so long!

OMG I cannot believe I let the holidays slip by.  I haven't been able to stamp for a few weeks and hoping to eek out a couple cards over the weekend.  There is tons of news from Stampin' UP!
First our new Spring Mini is now online check it out there are sooooo many great stamps and accessories.
If you don't have a demonstrator and would like your own copy of our Spring Mini or the 2012-2013 Idea Book, I would be happy to send them to you.  Just contact me and let me know, but until then you can enjoy both books on line  and shop 24/7 on my website.  

Check out the Clearance Rack.......and for the very first time the Company has offered several stamp sets on "The Rack".  Supplies are limited and it is first come, and when supplies are depleted they are gone.

Valentine's Specials

"Feel the Love with Two Sweet Offers"  Stampin' UP! is offering two Valentine Day specials.  Both offers include a special Valentine stamps not offered anywhere else so get yours today.  Offers end January 21, 2013.
Lastly, Stampin' UP! has a carry over page in the Spring Mini, these are items that were in the Holiday Mini that are being carried over to the Spring Mini.  So check it out and get the set you missed out on.  Until next time be kind and do one thing today that makes YOU happy.  
Rose Ann