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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Block Party!

All ready for the Block Party! Class tomorrow.  Participants will make banners to hang on their decorative blocks and assemble them.  They could choose to put any greeting on the blocks they wish.  My first set said "Welcome."  The next one will say "Thankful."

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Coneflowers with Delightful Daisy

Here I used the Delightful Daisy Bundle to create these Coneflowers.  The daisy image was stamped on the Delightful Daisy DSP and punched out with the matching punch.  Cut that flower in half, adhere together with Dimensionals and add a 1/2" circle punched out of Early Espresso cardstock that was run through the Big Shot with the Softly Falling Embossing Folder.  Attach that to the center of your daisy and wha la!  You have made a Coneflower, albeit a rather uniquely colored one.  :)  This is a fun and simple card that offers lots of depth and interest!  Boldly contrasting colors of Tangerine Tango, Early Espresso and Whisper White with accents of Garden Green give this card a distinctly summer into fall feeling.

*Stampin' Up! products in bold.

Another Block Party! Class

I'm considering offering another Block Party! Class because several people missed the first one and have asked about a second class. If you would like to join us in making this fun home decor project, let me know. I will be scheduling the date as soon as I get feedback from those who are interested.
Class fee is $25 for 7 blocks; additional blocks are $2 each. Class includes 7 blocks cut, sanded and painted; decorative nails; paper supplies cut and ready to assemble; and all tools & adhesives. Various colors and patterns available.
Banners are removable and can be customized to say whatever you wish. They can celebrate seasons, holidays, birthdays, family heritage, or anything you can imagine. . . Make a set for yourself or give as a gift!
Already completed the class and want to make another set of banners? Fee for replaceable banners is $15 for up to 10 banners. $1 for each additional banner.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Block Party!

It's been a really long time since I posted anything here.  Long story short, my computer died and posting images has been more challenging.  In the next weeks I will be sharing with you some of the terrific projects we have been making in my classes and clubs.

This great home decor project will be the focus of my Block Party! class on September 22nd.  The blocks will be all prepped and ready for you to attach the banners you make.  These banners are removable, so you can change them for different seasons.  This will make great home decor whether you keep it for yourself or give as a gift.  Guests may choose a time slot of 2:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. for the class.

This set features Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, and Large Letters Framelits.

If you are in the O'Fallon area and would like to join us, please contact me for more details.  Registration closes September 8th.

Thursday, June 1, 2017


The new 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog is LIVE today!  Click the link below to view all the incredible new products and ideas.  Attend my Annual New Catalog Open House on Saturday, June 10th, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. to see lots of the new products in person!  The day will be filled with products, colors, ideas, make & takes, games, prizes, and more!  I will even have discounted retired product for sale (cash & carry only).  If you are in the the area, please stop by to join in the fun!  RSVP and you will receive a gift bag filled with goodies.

CLICK HERE to see the new catalog!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Eastern Palace Mini Explosion Box

Lovely little treat boxes were made for my May class attendees with the Eastern Palace Specialty DSP.  I used the coordinating Eastern Medallions Thinlit Dies to make the inside foil layer and the flower on the lid.  Detail accents on the lid are from the Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers.  Thanks to Birgit Seidler for her inspiration and directions for creating this sweet little box!