Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Ideas for MOD Fundraiser

Hello All,
I have been so busy at work, that any time left I had I used to cook dinner, do chores at home and sleep! But I am having creative withdrawls! Hehehehe have you ever experience those?
Anyway, I am trying to get organized and I am happy to report, that I will start a new project today!!!
Here are the details:
I am in the process of creating, cards, bags, and books for a March of Dimes fundraiser.
Every year at work, we have different fundraisers (last year my group did a Relaxation basket and raiser over $500 bucks!) Other departments did different things too, sold baked goods, scarfs, book sales, etc, etc and this year we decided to have me make some cards, and paper crafts in order to raise some money for March of Dimes (MOD)

If you all have any ideas of easy, nice looking cards, please let me know... As you all know I am still very new to this and I suffer from creator's block very often! Hehehehe :0)

Anyway, I already have some ideas and some bags made so I will add some pictures shortly!Thanks again for stopping by and have a great day!
If you'd like some more info on March of Dimes please visit their site:

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Virtual Card Club January 2009

Hello All,
I just wanted to share with you a couple of cards I created using Kristina Werner’s Virtual Stamp Club. The pictures are not the best, but believe me I am working on it!
Really I am working on taking better pictures… as my Iphone is not the best at taking pictures at night!
Here you go! & Thanks for stopping by!

Blogging on the go!

One of my resolutions this year is to create more, blog more and post more!

In an effort to do this, I am trying to set up email blogging so I can blog from my email… so this is my test ( in case it looks all weird or it does not work)

Thanks for stopping by and I hope this works!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

New Catalog is here!!!

YAY!! the link is now working!! I don't know why but the link wasn't working yesterday or earlier today... but its now fixed!!
If you'd like to see the new SU catalog just click on the image to the right!
Of course it might be easier and faster to just click on the SU logo (top right) and go directly to the SU store just in case!

Have a great day of stamping!

Monday, January 19, 2009

Open, Open, Open...

Hello All,

Do you remember that Mervyn's TV commercial where there is a lady at the door just waiting for the door to open??
Well, that is exactly how I feel right now! Open, Open, Open!

I guess I should explain... As you might know today is the first day of the Spring-Summer 2009 Stampin' Up! catalog, and I have to tell you it is fantastic! I love all the new Designer paper just as much as I love all the new stamps!

Anyway, I wanted to place an order and it also occurred to me to add the new catalog here, just like I did to the 2008 one. However, the link is not up yet! but I can not wait!!!

I know some of you haven't seen the catalog and I do want to share this really exciting time and catalog with you all!
As soon as the link is active, I will add it to my blog.
While I am just a Hobby SU! demo, I still love all the paper, stamps, inks, and accessories!

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, January 12, 2009

Mini Books made with Bind it All

Okay, so since I have my Pink Bind it all machine, I have decided to make little books and I have to say that I really enjoy doing it! I cut the paper for the pages, I cover my chipboard and I am even experimenting with other materials aside from chipboard. The best part is that I have 3 orders for mini books!!! Heheheheh

  • My husband wants me to make him one so he can take notes at work (He is always so supportive of me!)

  • My Mom wants one too

  • Also a good friend of the family, Guero, asked if I could make him one for quick notes at work.
Aren't they the best???!?! Anyway, I will post the ones I make them soon, but in the mean time, here are four of the books I have made. Hope you all like them.

Sorry the pictures are not the best :(

The little itti bitty one

The Flowery One

The three of them!

My favorite one -- well it's just because I love this paper!!

So what do you think?? Do you like them? I still have to practice more for the ones that require more than or less than 6 holes! hehehe any tips?

Additional Cards

Hello All again,

I know two post in one day WOW!!!

Here are some additional cards that I had not had the time to post... they are (if I remember correctly) from my December's stamp class. Enjoy!

This is the envelope from the card below. I don't have this stamp set so It was rather nice to experiment with something new!

This is a nice Valentine's Day card and I particularly like the combination of Pink with black.

This one is a nice Thanksgiving card, not my best work with the markers but I am still learning! :)

This one is from the new 2009 Stampin' Up! catalog, I think pretty much every SU blog has a version of it, but they are so darn cute! and I love Candy Lane designer paper don't you?

This one is a little book where we used the spritser thingy and I was just amazed by the effects. It was kind of smired because I did not let it dry :( but it still looks okay... at least to me :)

This one is just something I made with a couple of scraps. I love the fact that it is so simple.

Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to leave a comment! Please come again!

New Items from January Club

Hello All,

Before anything else, I have to tell you that I am SOOO excited!!! UPS just delivered my new Stampin' Up! Catalog and I absolutely love it!!!! There are so many new things, so many new designs, it is absolutely gorgeous!

I don't know if I can take pics and share it with you guys but if I can not, at least I will try to add a link to it as soon as it is possible!

Okay, moving on: I want to share with you all the cards we made on Friday with my club.

This one is my favorite, and I just love the colors! I apologize for the picture quality, I will work on it :)

(this one uses a new stamp set from the 2009 catalog!!!)

This one is also very nice, and I love the combination of pink and black. It looks a lot better in person.
Finally, this is a nice Birthday card also using Raspberry Tart Designer paper from the new Stampin' Up! Catalog. it also uses a new embosing folder from SU!

Well I hope you liked my little projects... I will try my best to get better pictures and try to post more often!
Please leave comments!! I would love to hear from any of you!
Thanks again and Have a great week!

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Hello All

I have been meaning to post my latest cards, but some how the pictures I have taken just do not come out right. I will try to post them for you tomorrow!
I am trying really hard to focus more on making cards not just during my class but at home too. I have so many supplies, so many ideas just not enought time! I know, I know, I know... it sounds like excuses, but I really I will try to make time tomorrow.
For now good night and see you tomorrow!

Happy Birthday MOM!!!!

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Late Christmas!

Hi Everyone,
Well this year Christmas came late for me! I got my Pink Bind It All on Friday. YAY!!!

And of course I could not wait to create a little book. Here is my attempt to a Mini Book. Please let me know what you think.
I used Stampin' Up! designer paper to cover the chipboard and some felt flowers also from stamping up. Hope you like it!
After I cover the chipboard, I made the wholes on the cover and back, using the Cover setting on the bind it all.

Then after I made the punches on the cover, I did the same thing with the inserts. I used some white cardstock that I had and I cut it to size 3 1/4 by 4 inches.

Then I cut the Owire to size, in order to add it to the book.

I made sure that the closure was on the inside of the book, to avoid the book falling apart!

And that's it! Here is the finish product! Hope you like it! Thanks again for stopping by!