Handmade Gifts Exchanged

My Merry Stampers team of Stampin' Up! demonstrator is never short of creativity and sharing.  Rita Holmes was the recipient of the wreath created by Debby Price for our team gift exchange. Edith Hulsmann will certainly enjoy her bottle of cheer that came in a Wine Gift Box created by Jenny Gilbert with Stampin' Up! … Read more

Festive Flower Punch & More

I love seeing what everyone comes up with for our annual Merry Stampers Team gift exchange.  Our gift exchange is approximately a $10 value with at least some touch of Stampin' Up!  After all, that's what we do and what brought us all together. Susi Brunk was the first to pick a wrapped gift, and … Read more

Merry Stampers Team Dinner

What a blessing it is to celebrate the holiday season with my Stampin' Up! team of demonstrator, the Merry Stampers.  This year we enjoyed a fabulous meal prepared by my dear friend, Joni Ahlers.  Her fresh guacamole, taco stuffed shells, and chocolate raspberry dessert were delicious! Thank you, Joni Ahlers for everything you did to … Read more

Poinsettia Money Card

                  Giving money as a gift doesn't seem very personal, but you can use your paper and stamps and ink to make giving $$$ a little more personal and special. Directions for Money Card: Cut your card base 6 3/4" x 8 1/2" and score at 2 … Read more

Frame it!

This is one of many Christmas cards made in this season's stamp classes.  If you know me, Cherry Cobbler is my all time favorite Stampin' Up! color, and I love reds and golds at Christmas. This card inspired me to frame some of the Embellished Ornaments made with Gold Foil and Gold Glimmer papers on … Read more

Bottle of Cheer 2

In our Stampin' Up! world, we often refer to "CASEing" meaning Case And Share Everything.   Yes, we are all about sharing our love of paper crafting and our creative projects.  Social Media has made it easier than ever to find creative inspiration and projects we can CASE, whether it be copying the idea exactly … Read more

Stamp Out Cancer

December 9th is always a special day for me.  It is my dad's birthday.  My wonderful dad died much too young at age 56 from Renal Cell Cancer.  I enjoy the feeling I get from raising money for American Cancer Society by hosting my Annual Birthday Card Class for ACS.  I love the support I … Read more

Among the Branches

Free Make-n-takes are always a hit at my Customer Appreciation Holiday Open House.  Here is one of three people enjoyed making.  It also fits the category of "Fun Folds & Creative Creases" putting a twist on your traditional "fold it in half card". Directions for this Fun Fold Card: Cut Old Olive card Stock 4 … Read more

More Open House Photos

The best part of being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator is being able to do what I love and share it with others.  I hope I bring as much happiness to my Stampin' Up! friends as they bring to me.  It's a pleasure to plan and host a Customer Appreciation Holiday Open House each December. Always … Read more

Customer Appreciation Holiday Open House

Each December I host 3 very special events in my Stampin' Up! businesss, my Customer Appreciation Holiday Open House, my Annual Birthday Cards Class benefitting American Cancer Society in memory of my dad, and my Merry Stampers Team Christmas Dinner.  This week's posts will feature memories created and shared at each of these events. Here … Read more

Year-End Sale

I love a good sale! Stampin' Up! Year-End Sale begins today.  Many new items have been added to the Clearance Rack…including many Holiday Catalog products.  All sales are while supplies last only, so don't delay.  Please use hostess code 2XSZE7CE when ordering online.   As always, thank you for your business.  I do appreciate it. … Read more

Holiday Gift Card Holder

Personalize your Holiday Gift Cards by using this easy-to-make gift card holder. Directions for Gift Card Holder: Cut Real Red card stock 4 ¼” x 11”.  Score at 2” and 7 ½” on long side.  Fold so opening is at front with large flap on top and small flap on bottom. Cut Designer Series Paper … Read more