Small Sweets

Creating packaging for small treats is so gratifying…but it creates such temptation for me!  I have a tough time resisting the “one for you, one for me” routine.  The key is to make a bunch all at once, because for some illogical reason, once they are packaged up my will power seems much stronger. We … More Small Sweets

Raising money for Ronald McDonald House

Every year Stampin’ Up! designs a stamp set dedicated to raising money for Ronald McDonald House.  This year, each demonstrator attending convention received a free Moving Forward set and I’ve been busy with mine: Moving Forward and Itty Bitty Banners stamp sets Whisper White, Gumball Green and Midnight Muse card stock Patio Party Designer Series … More Raising money for Ronald McDonald House

One last Digger

There are 3 heavy-duty digging machines in the I Dig You stamp set.  I think I’ve mentioned that there was a time in my life – when my son was young – that I knew the name and function of nearly any piece of equipment you might see on a construction site.  My son and … More One last Digger

Make {another} Cake

This set has so much potential, as does the fabulous Comfort Cafe Designer Series paper: Make a Cake and Itty Bitty Banners stamp sets Very Vanilla, Summer Starfruit and Midnight Muse card stock Comfort Cafe Designer Series paper Summer Starfruit, Raspberry Ripple and Midnight Muse FFIP (Firm Foam Ink Pads) Summer Starfruit, Raspberry Ripple and … More Make {another} Cake

Choosing stamps

I’m trying to be deliberate in my choice of new stamps.  Every time Stampin’ Up! releases a new catalog I have the overwhelming urge to press the “I WANT IT ALL” button on the demonstrator website.  (OK, full disclosure:  there is no such button.  However, demonstrators have been lobbying for this button for years.) I … More Choosing stamps