Some of My Favorite Things!


I have been playing with some of my Sale-a-bration goodies over the last week, and maybe that’s why I have been so distracted, LOL!! I am IN LOVE with the WHAT I LOVE set that you can only get during Sale-a-bration.  This adorable set makes THE most beautiful cards!  I copied this one that Stampin’ {Read More…}

Bringing Birthdays Back!!

Bringing Birthdays Back

Shannon West from Stampin’ Up! started a campaign a few weeks ago, where she is #BringingBirthdaysBack for which she is sending handmade Birthday cards to everyone… I thought it was such a cute idea! I can’t imagine how she is getting it all done, she has a LOT to send!  I loved the idea though… {Read More…}

BOOGER REMOVER- The Best Little Must Have Tool!

adhesive remover... what is it and how versatile is it??

What in the world is a BOOGER REMOVER???  Some of you may also call this little must-have tool a Boogie-Be-Gone… there are several different titles for this FAB creation!!  If you are an avid paper crafter you most likely aren’t shocked by the title of my post… you already know what a BOOGER REMOVER is {Read More…}

So Many Uses For One Little Tool…

paper piercing tool from stampin' up! has SO many uses- video to show them

Who knew that a small poker could do so much, I didn’t… well I mean I did know that but not at first sight, LOL!!  Stampin’ Up! has this cool tool called the Paper Piercing Tool, which in it’s most basic form pokes holes in paper.  I know, nothing to write home about… BUT it {Read More…}

White Ink On Your Chocolate Pad, Whaaaaaa….?!!!

how to repair ink pads from hand stamped style, Erin Gonzales

How many times have you transferred the WRONG ink color accidentally onto the WRONG ink pad, and then proceeded to FREAK OUT?!!!!! Don’t worry, I ain’t judging you… we ALL have done this.  When I first started as a Demo I had a stamper get a TON of red ink onto my Banana ink pad- {Read More…}

Get Your STICKY Back… On Your Stamps, Silly!

wkly deals

Getting your “sticky” back isn’t as hard as Stella’s Groove… it takes just one simple step and one simple product to do it all… How many times have you gone to use one of your Photopolymer or Clear Mount sets to find that the stamp just doesn’t want to adhere securely to the block??  Don’t {Read More…}

Out-a Sight… Out-a Mind…

Washi Tape Stored on metal binder rings

Out of Sight- Out of Mind… isn’t that always the case for us crafters?  I hate that, I work so hard to HOARD the things that i love and then I get super organized and put those goodies where I can easily see them, then they never get used… ugh!!  My washi tapes used to {Read More…}

It’s Time For KICKOFF!!!


I can’t wait… today is going to be SO fun, because I am hosting my annual OCCASIONS & SALE-A-BRATION CATALOG KICKOFF!!!  This year I decided to focus on FREEBIES and STAMPING, since that’s what we all really love anyway, right?  I had planned on having my class samples for the next several months ready for {Read More…}

Which BLING is BEST???

wink of stella, dazzling details and iridescent ice glitter options from Stampin' Up!

When I am asked “Which BLING is BEST?” I have to say, my honest answer is anything that BLINGS is BEST… but perhaps the question isn’t so much “WHICH IS BEST” but rather “What’s the Difference” and that’s a question I can answer! For me there are 3 main types of glitter style bling, we {Read More…}


sale-a-bration 2016 from Stampin' Up! customer appreciation promotion

Shout it from the roof tops… call all your friends… and post the crap out of it on FACEBOOK – the OCCASIONS CATALOG IS LIVE & It’s SALE-A-BRATION TIME!!! I absolutely LOVE this time of year, when we all get rewarded for our Stampin’ Up! purchases!!  If you are NEW to Stampin’ Up! or are {Read More…}