Friday, October 29, 2010

Spooky Luminaria


Happy Halloween!  Today I have decided to share a project with you AND… post the instructions!


You will need:

  • Black Cardstock 12” x 3”
  • Sticky Strip
  • Vellum
  • Batty Punch
  • Snail Adhesive
  • battery operated tea light


1) Score 12” x 3” cardstock at 1/2”,   2   7/8”,  5   3/4” and 8   5/8”

102920106152) Attach Sticky Strip to 1/2” section, do not pull of the backing of the sticky strip yet.


3)  Center and punch Bat punch on each panel.

4) adhere Vellum to inside with snail adhesive

5) Peel off backing and attach to inside of square

6) Add battery operated tea light and enjoy!


If you have any questions on this project, please feel free to contact me!





Hostess Club Debut

Hostess Club is HERE!

I have had numerous requests for a Hostess Club and have "tested the waters" and it appears to be a "want" from my customer friends, so.... if you are interested please let me know by December 1st!  We will start with a 6 month commitment (in January 2011) and go from there!  Here are the details:

The Hostess Club will have 6 members and is on a first come-first serve basis.  If more than 6 customer friends are interested I will start a waiting list and hopefully we can have 2 clubs going!

You will receive…

Each Month:

  • A hands on project (card, scrapbook page, or 3-D project) to complete
  • Use of all of my tools, stamp sets, and non-consumables to use to work on your own projects
  • A chance to open your goodies from the previous months order and play with them!  If you have any questions or a project you need help with this would be the time to bring it and work on it!

During your HOSTESS Month:

  • Your $25 order plus...
  • $15.00 (minimum) in FREE product from ANY current SU catalog
  • One level 1 Hostess Set from ANY current SU catalog
  • If you choice to get outside orders or host a workshop of your own that month, your free merchandise could be even MORE!


  • Payment is due by the 20th of each month.  I accept  cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal.
  • The cost per month is a minimum order of $25.00 plus shipping and handling.
  • You MUST commit to participate in all six months.  

I will provide snacks and beverages plus all of the materials for our project of the month!  You can bring your supplies and projects that you want to work on afterwards for "Studio Time".

Don't live in the area but still want to participate?  No Problem!  Each month you can email me your order and I will mail your order to you with the months project and instructions for you to create!

Remember, this is first come, first serve so sign up today, the first month will be January with your order and payment due January 20th!  Please feel free to forward this on to friends that you would like to join in as well, just have them email me to save a spot.




Saturday, October 2, 2010

Stampin’ Up! Contest Announced!

Date: October 1-November 15, 2010

Stampin' Up!  invites YOU to participate in our first ever digital design contest using My Digital Studio and Stampin' Up!'s digital downloads! The My Digital Studio Design contest was created to recognize the amazing digital design skills of our talented, creative demonstrators and customers! The contest is open to all demonstrators and customers who have access to My Digital Studio in the US and Canada; five demonstrators and five customers will be selected to win.  To enter the contest you will need to design one digital card and two single-page layouts using ONLY My Digital Studio product.  Submit all samples along with an official entry form and photo release form (if applicable) to

Winners will receive FREE My Digital Studio digital downloads from Stampin' Up valued at approximately $400! You'll also receive a digital pin for your DBWS (if you are a demonstrator) or for your personal blog (if you are a customer).

Our panel of judges can't wait to see your digital artistry on display, so submit your project today!

Ready, Set, Create!

  1. Read the complete official rules.
  2. Read the My Digital Studio Designing contest FAQ for demonstrators. If you would like to read the My Digital Studio Designing contest FAQ for customers, click here.
  3. Download an official entry form and photo release form (if applicable).

If you need any help with the rules or regulations or to get the forms please let me know, I would love to help!

Want to try out MDS before you buy it?  I have it! and it is on my laptop.  I can meet you for coffee to show you all the great stuff!