Month: January 2014

SU Crazy Mixed Up Love Hung Up On You

Here is another fun Valentine we made at our Stamp Camp Luncheon this month using the SU Crazy Mixed Up Love set. I used the colors at the Dynamic Duos Black Tie Challenge #87 using Melon Mambo… and you can even add a dessert option of an umbrella! I was going to use the SU Rain or Shine set with the umbrella and thought some of my design team members might use it….well, it turns out I could have used it. Make sure you check out what the DT over at Dynamic Duos came up with this week…

DD black melon mambo

SU Hung up on You DD Black tie

Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Crazy Mixed Up Love
INK: SU Basic Black
PAPER: SU Basic Black, SU Melon Mambo, SU Whisper White, SU Silver Glimmer Paper
ACCESSORIES: SU Mini-Silver Brads, SU Silver 1/8 ribbon
TOOLS: SU Adorning Accents EF, SU Owl Builder Punch

SU Simply Scrappin’ Bandstand Thank You

Stampin’ Up recently gifted some retired products to their demonstrators, and I must say I am very grateful since I missed this the first time around…their Simply Scrappin’ Kits. I opened the Bandstand one and found some neat stuff! I needed to make a set of thank you cards for the Friday Mashup #144  where Lisa asked us to:

Create a project with “Stars.”
Create a set of “Thank you Cards with Matching Envelopes”.
Or Mash it Up and create a set of “Thank you Cards & Envelopes using Stars.”


I did accomplish the ‘mashing’ by adding a color coordinating embellishment to each envelope with star confetti to fall out when it is opened…

ok, maybe that was a wee bit of cheating…heeheehee.

SU Simply Scrappin' Bandstand FM




SU Simple Stems with SU Hardwood and SU Too Kind

Hello, friends! I tucked in tonight after running around like crazy in the freezing temperatures all day…brrrrrrrr. I cozied up with some new posies from the  SU Occasions Catalog. I have been itching to use the new SU Hardwood stamp so I used it as a background with the sweet sentiment from SU Too Kind. Ever play around so long with a card and nothing comes together? That is what happened with this card…I just couldn’t get what was in my mind onto my card so I just finished it and moved on…I did use the colors from ColourQ # 225 this week as inspiration.


SU Simple Stems with Too Kind and Hardwood

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SU Hearts a Flutter with Banner Blast

Awesome job last week crafters- all your entries for Dynamic Duos made it very hard to narrow down winners- every submission was fabulous! Well, you did a bang up job with Summer Starfruit/Garden Green- what have you go up your sleeves for this week’s Dynamic Duos Challenge #86 of Pool Party/Pink Pirouette? We can’t wait to see!

dd pp pp

I used the ever popular and oh so lovely, SU Hearts a Flutter- I know you all must be beyond surprised! Oh, and another surprise…I added in some SU Banner Blast banners from Sale-a-Bration coming up soon !

SU Hearts a Flutter Banner Blast DD

This was a difficult card to photograph with its light colors. I could not seem to get the Pool Party horizontal banner to be focused…please forgive my photography skills, friends!

Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Hearts a Flutter, SU Banner Blast, SU Itty Bitty Banners
INK: SU Pool Party, SU Pink Pirouette, SU Basic Black
PAPER: SU Pool Party, SU Basic Black, SU Pink Pirouette
TOOLS: SU Hearts a Flutter Framelits, SU Adorning Accents Edgelits, SU Stripes EF, SU Bitty Banner Framelits, SU Banner Punch
ACCESSORIES: SU Pearls, random black twine

I am thankful for the Shabby Tea Room #201 sketch that provided me with inspiration!

Photo Inspiration #201

SU Crazy Mixed-Up Love

This card is for all of my stamping gals who came out last week for our 1st Annual Stamp Camp Tea Luncheon…I LAVA YOU! I am just so blessed to know each and every one of you. I wish all my blogging friends could have shared in the day as well- I guess in a way you are since this is one of the cards we stamped together at the luncheon;) I thought this was a fun card to spotlight for Heidi’s Friday Mashup #143 challenge this week:

  1. Create a project using the Colors “Coastal Cabana, Real Red & Crumb Cake.”
  2. Create a project using “Hearts & Arrows. “
  3. Or Mash it Up and create a project using “the above colors along with Hearts & Arrows.”


Ok, I am considering the DSP design to be arrows- yeah, that’s my story and I am sticking with it!

SU Crazy Mixed-Up Love Lava FM

SU Crazy Mixed-Up Love Lava Close-up FM

Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Crazy Mixed Up Love, SU Banner Blast (heart)
INK: SU Coastal Cabana, SU Real Red
PAPER: SU Coastal Cabana, SU Real Red, SU Fresh Prints DSP Pack, SU Whisper White
TOOLS: SU Oval Framelits, SU Occasions Paper Piercing Pack, SU Stampin’ Dimensionals

Imagine my surprise when I hopped over to Pals Paper Arts #188 and found Margaret’s sketch challenge this week that fit right in with this card!