Rub On Some Cheer!

November 10, 2008 at 10:43 am | Posted in Accessories- Rub-Ons, Specials, Stampin' Up! | Leave a comment

 From November 10-30, get 20% off all Rub-Ons when you spend $20 on Stampin’ Up! products.

For only $8.76 per package (regularly $10.95), you can get any of Stampin’ Up!’s fun and unique Rub-Ons that can be used on cards, scrapbook pages, crafting projects, and more!

Click here to view and order the rub-ons online

Item #  Page # 

Rub-Ons Description 

  111417   178 

Word Flurries 

 111277 178

A Perfect Day

 111416 178

Chateau Bella

 111414 178

Hidden Garden

 110283 179

Take Note

 111806 179

Chills & Thrills

 111804 179

Chit Chat

 111415 179

Greatest Moments

 111805 179

School Days

 110282 179


 128443 11*

Old Saint Nick

 112843 17*

Season of Cheer

 112735  39**

Hidden Garden Blossoms

*From Holiday 2008 Mini Catalog
**From Celebrando Creatividad


April 08 Totally Hands On Samples

April 25, 2008 at 5:16 pm | Posted in Accessories- Rub-Ons, Projects, Scrapbooking, Stamp Set- Enjoy Every Moment, Stamp Set- Nursery Necessities, Stamp Sets, Stampin' Up!, Technique- Dry Embossing, Technique- Watercoloring, Techniques, Techniques- Glitter | Leave a comment

These are the projects that I’m teaching for my April workshops!


This fun little card uses the Nursery Neccessities stamp set.  Its a baby set, but for this card I’ve made it more generic.  I think you could send this card for any happy occassion. 

To start the focal point, I punched the Large Star Punch through Brocade Blue card stock. 

Then I created a dry embossing template with the (small) Star Punch.  To do this, I simply punched through a piece of thin chipboard.  Then, using the an embossing stylus, I raised the smaller star centered inside the larger one. 

Next, to define the raised section, I sponged Brocade Blue ink, keeping the embossing template in place as a guide.  Then I added Dazzling Diamonds glitter with a 2-Way Glue Pen.


I placed the star on an Always Artichoke scallop with a Dimensional, then punched a hole through the scallop and threaded the grosgrain ribbon through.



To finish it off, I stamped the small star from the stamp set with Bashful Blue Classic Ink onto the same color card base and stamped the saying with Always Artichoke.  Then I dry embossed the small star overlapping the stamped images.






 I stamped the big pretty flower from the Doodle This stamp set twice on Glossy White card stock.  On one of them, I added color using a Lavender Lace Classic Pad and an Aqua Painter.  Then I cut out both flowers using our wonderful Paper Snips.  They are my favorite scissors!

I again used the 2-Way Glue Pen & Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to highlight parts of the flower.

A dimensional pops the flower up away from the page.



The saying is from the Eastern Elegance Rub-Ons.  I think it would have looked better if I had used the black one.

But I LOVE the swirly doodles in this set!!




For the 3D item this month, I made a gift enclosure.  It holds a Jamba Juice gift card, but you could also put other things inside like a tea or Kool-Aid packet, or orange flavored lollipops.

I love the Tart & Tangy stamp set in the Occassions Mini Catalog!  It is SO cute!  And its so convenient that the images fit perfectly in the circle punches.

The stamp set also works so well with the Enjoy Every Moment set, that I used on the inside and with its jumbo wheel, Daisy Dash.  I like how the flowers on the wheel look with the Scallop Circle punch and the punched scallop edge on the flap.

(Enjoy Every Moment & the Daisy Dash jumbo wheel are part of this month’s promo.)


Just Hours Left to Sale-A-Brate!

March 17, 2008 at 3:15 pm | Posted in Accessories- Rub-Ons, Projects, Stampin' Up! | 1 Comment

Time is seriously running out!  Now is your last chance to get the Sale-A-Bration stamp sets or rub-ons FREE!  After today, Stampin’ Up! will never have any of these items available again.  They were created just for this Sale-A-Bration period.

Contact me ASAP to place any last-minute Sale-A-Bration orders!

Now here’s my last SAB project I’ll be posting:

Disclaimer:  I don’t know how real photographers get nice pics of mirrors!!  With my (lack of) skill, it was nearly impossible to get a pic worth sharing.  It doesn’t help that you have to worry about not only what is around the object you’re photographing, but also what is across the room from it!  In my house, that can be a real problem.  LOL


This picture just doesn’t do the real thing justice.  IRL, the mirror looks pretty amazing.  And it took less than five minutes to apply the rub-ons.

I used the Love & Happiness Rub-Ons that coordinate with the Friendship Blooms stamp set.  Both are in the Sale-A-Bration brochure.  We do carry other rub-ons in our Spring-Summer Collection.  Click here to check them out.

Sale-A-Bration Workshop Make-&-Takes

February 25, 2008 at 5:12 pm | Posted in Accessories- Rub-Ons, New Products, Projects, Scrapbooking, Specials, Stamp Set- Birthday Whimsy, Stamp Set- Friendship Blooms, Stamp Set- So Many Scallops, Stamp Sets, Stampin' Up!, Technique- Heat Embossing, Techniques | 1 Comment


These are the projects my guests have been making this month.  All the stamp sets used are free Sale-A-Bration sets!  We’ll be making these projests at my workshops through the Sale-A-Bration period (March 17th). 

Click here to view the Sale-A-Bration brochure.  There’s still time to get these stamp sets free.  Just contact me soon!




Stamp Set:  So Many Scallops (free SAB set!)
Ink: Real Red Classic Ink Pad 
Paper: Real Red, Certainly Celery, Whisper White and Bashful Blue Card Stocks
Accessories:  1/4″ White Grosgrain Ribbon, Scallop Circle Punch, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch, Dimensionals







Stamp Set:  Birthday Whimsy (free SAB set!)
Ink: Rose Red & Taken with Teal Classic Ink Pads
Paper: Taken with Teal, Pumpkin Pie & Whisper White Card Stocks
Accessories:  1/4″ Pumpkin Pie Grosgrain Ribbon, Tag Corner Punch, Rectangle Hand-held Punch, Dimensionals




Stamp Set:  Friendship Blooms (free SAB set!)
Ink: Whisper White Craft Ink Pad 
Paper: Basic Black Card Stock
Accessories:  Love & Happiness Rub-Ons (free SAB item!), 1/4″ White Grosgrain Ribbon, Scallop Circle Punch, White Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Embossing Buddy

I love Rub-Ons

January 22, 2008 at 3:19 pm | Posted in Accessories- Rub-Ons, Events, New Products, Projects, Stamp Set- Baroque Motifs, Stamp Sets, Stampin' Up! | Leave a comment

We had a great time at my Mystery Hostess party last Friday.  Here are two of the raffle prizes.  They were both made with the Eastern Elegance Rub-Ons.  Rub-Ons are a new product in the Stampin’ Up! catalog.  I’ve never used them before & I was surprised at how easy these are to use!  And they turn out so nicely.  I love how well they complement the stamp sets & designer papers.

*For those who want to try Rub-Ons, make sure that you attend one of my Sale-A-Bration workshops (Feb 1st- Mar 15th)!



Stamp Set:  Baroque Motifs 

Ink:  Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip

Paper:  Whisper White Cardstock

Accessories:  Eastern Elegance Rub-Ons, Stampin Sponge, Tag Corner Punch, Rectangle Hand-held Punch, White 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon


I got this cute jar at Ikea.  It was in a 2 pack for less than $3!  I can always find lots of cute stuff to stamp on & decorate at Ikea!









Paper:  Le Jardin Designer Series Paper

Ink: Zig-Painty Pen (for the gold trim on the lid)

Accessories: Eastern Elegance Rub-Ons


This little jar was a jam container.  I just soaked it in warm water & the paper wrapper came off easily.  Then I filled it with lots of long ribbon scraps!

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