Thursday, September 21, 2017


I've always liked my blog, but I've wanted to move in a different direction lately - and have a blog that inspires me. Honestly... if I'm inspired, perhaps you would be inspired, too! I'm a part of a Stampin' Up! demonstrator group on Facebook that challenges us to blog more... something in which I definitely need. Someone had posted about another fellow demonstrator designing elements for her blog, and I was immediately intrigued. So I contacted Jane from and we began a creative journey to refresh my blog design.

I'm one of these people who has a hard time taking what's in my imagination and bringing it to life... usually because what's in my brain doesn't translate to the real world, so connecting with Jane was amazing! She was able to guide me/my thoughts and help capture the essence of how I wanted my blog to feel... natural, soothing, and welcoming. In short, I wanted my blog to make me happy, and I wanted that happiness to shine through and, quite honestly, make others happy. Jane created exactly what I envisioned.

Without going into too many gushy details about what I loved most about working with Jane, I'll just tell you this... she is witty, fun, detail-oriented, professional, and creative (of course, so much more... but those qualities are most important to me). If you are interested in redesigning (or starting) your blog, or have any graphic projects that you need help with, please reach out to Jane through her Facebook page. You'll be happy you did... I know I am.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

It's a Silver Celebration!

As a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, we advance in levels based on sales and our team. One of my team members advanced to Silver and I wanted to do something to help her celebrate her accomplishment!

I had no idea what card I wanted to make, but I knew it had to be silver... so I pulled out all all silver supplies and just let go. I'm really happy with how all of the silver elements came together and created an elegant card. I may have to use this one for weddings or anniversaries... or even a 25th birthday!

It's really hard to photograph the silver foil paper, as it picks up the lighting and turns it almost gold (or champagne). But trust me... this card is GORGEOUS in person (if I do say so myself)!

Inside the card I offered my sincere congratulations, along with her choice between two gifts... one to play with, and one to help her grow her business - if that's her goal. Whichever she chooses, I'm sure she will enjoy.


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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Make the Holidays a Little Merrier with Merry Patterns

Although I'm nowhere close to being ready, I'm so excited for the holidays! Yes, it's true... I'm one of those weird people who can listen to Christmas music year-round (just did yesterday), so I get a little giddy when the Stampin' Up! holiday catalog comes out (if you don't have a copy, let me know and I'll send you one)... but even more so when there's a special offer for hosts!

Check out how versatile this stamp set really is! I can't wait to get my hands on it and start CASEing (I mean creating... tee hee)!

If you'd like to receive this exclusive set for FREE, just host a qualified card party (in-person, catalog, or online). This bonus stamp set is on top of the Stampin' Rewards earned... and as a bonus "thank you" from me, I always offer my hosts FREE shipping on their orders! What could be merrier? Contact me today to take advantage!