Tag Archives: Stampin’ Up! Products for Sale in Fairfield CA

September Sunflowers

By | September 1, 2017

Happy first day of September (rabbit, rabbit, rabbit, Mindy!) My cousin Renee is also celebrating her birthday today, and if I counted correctly, it’s the big  6-0 for her! Sunflowers are such a common flower, seen from east to west planted in fields, volunteering by the roadsides and in many gardens. They could be called… Read More »

Garden Gazing through the Window

By | June 27, 2017

The Jar of Love photopolymer stamp set has an amazing 37 stamps to mix and match! When it came out in last year’s catalog I remarked that this set could keep you creating for a long time with all of those images to pick from. So, now that we have some new In Colors to… Read More »

Little Boxes Take a Cross Country Trip!

By | June 7, 2017

As  I mentioned in a previous post, I recently finished making a set of fifteen Post-It Note boxes for a friend who lives on the East Coast. She has now given them to her colleagues and team members at work. The original idea for the boxes came from my friend Nancy, who gave me one… Read More »

Happy Easter, Happy Birthday!

By | April 16, 2017

My husband and I will be in church today, each teaching an Easter lesson to our respective classes, but it is also my dad’s 85th birthday! The family gathered yesterday to celebrate Dad, and one funny thing that happened is that everyone gave him the same thing – Taco Bell gift cards! You can’t mess… Read More »

Your Kindness Makes a Difference

By | April 13, 2017

I got a wonderful surprise in the mail today from my stamping friend Nancy! This is definitely a fancy cut & fold card, and I was happy to see all of the beautiful Stampin’ Up! cardstock, Designer Series Paper, and stamp/die cut images used to make it. A couple of items that she used are… Read More »

The Problem With Perfection

By | April 9, 2017

First of all, I want to wish our nephew Sam a very Happy Birthday today! I’ve been thinking about Sam’s card for weeks now, mulling over how to make the perfect card for him. The problem of perfection is that if you go down that rabbit hole, chances are you won’t get the card made… Read More »

Here’s Looking At You, Kid!

By | April 4, 2017

The Spring 2017 issue of The Stampers’ Sampler has arrived, and I am happy to share my four sunglasses template cards that were included on the Challenge pages. My mother loved this one best, for obvious reasons: Here’s the original before I sent it in for consideration: I actually made these four cards about a… Read More »

So In Love With Flowers

By | March 8, 2017

One of the new Stampin’ Up! spring Occasions catalog offerings is So in Love, shown on page 52, a set that includes an outlined flower image that looks like a marigold, or a dahlia, or maybe a carnation. This set includes several sentiments that are appropriate for weddings and anniversaries, but by combining the flower… Read More »