Friday, March 18, 2011

Sorry For My Extended Absence!

I'm sorry for my extended absence.  After the huge earthquake here in Japan, everything had been crazy!  Life is more stressful and full of uncertainty.

My family and I are safe right now and are still staying here at Yokota Air Base in Tokyo.  I will try my best to update as soon as I can.


Wednesday, March 9, 2011

UStamp: Big Shot Brilliance! Projects To Die For 2011


Don't miss a day of the LIVE FUN!!

Opening Day Website Invites go out
March 18th, 2011

Last Project posted April 6, 2011

Join us for UStamp with Dawn & Friends!!

Big Shot Brilliance!! Projects to DIE for 2011!!

EVERY Designer Project will include product(s) from the Stampin' Up! Big Shot Product Line!!

Did you know that Stampin' Up! currently has a whopping 137 products in the Big Shot Line??!!

137 Big Shot Products Showcased

40+ Stampin' Up! Colors Showcased

40+ Unique Color Combo's with PDF Booklet

40+ Designer Projects with PDF Tutorials

40+ Cards with Hand Stamped/Embellished Envelopes

20 days of World Wide 24/7 Creative FUN!!

New Designer Projects Posted EVERY 12 hours!!

Live Chats, Prizes and a few fun surprises too!!

This is THE Biggest ONLINE Stampin' Up! Big Shot Event EVER!!

I am honored to share with you the

Brilliant Big Shots

who will be designing for us...

(in alphabetical order)

NEW Designers for this session:

Jaron Winders

Linda Hansen

*Karen Burniston

Jackie Topa

*Designer of the Sizzix Pop-up Cake Die and the Stampin' Up! Exclusive Pop-up Oh Christmas Tree Die!!

Returning Designers for this session:

Amy Parker

Beth Fesperman

Betty Traciak

Bron Heslop

Caroline Colgan

Chi Nguyen

Danielle Daws

Gilda Fellows

Heather Dean

Ilina Crouse

Jamie Adcock

Jenn Picard

Jessica Luther

Kirsten Brown

Kris Sobolik

Marisol Gutierrez

Miriam Cassell

Paula Dobson

Rachel Yurkanin

Rosemarie Diehl

Rebecca Ingals-Fleet

Tammy Maxvill

Tanya Bell

Tanya Boser

Tracey Old

Twila Davis

What are you waiting for?  Join us today!

Saturday, March 5, 2011

My Second Project for UStamp: Oh My Word 2011

Yesterday, my 2nd project for Ustamp: Oh My Word 2011 has been posted!  It was the last and final project for the event.  I'm actually very happy with the way this turned out!  I love butterflies so this project was right up my alley.  So, here it is my "Fly Butterfly" frames project...

Sorry if the pictures are not that great.  I had to take the pictures at night and lighting is not that great in my house.  If you like the step-by-step instructions for these, you may register for UStamp: Oh My Word 2011 event by clicking here.  

Hope you are all having a great weekend and see you again next week!


Wednesday, March 2, 2011

My First Project For UStamp: Oh My Word 2011

Today, my first project for UStamp: Oh My Word 2011 has been posted and I would like to share a sneak peek with you.  I made this project with my good friend's family pictures and I will be giving the album to her soon.  She is also a part of my downline and sometime soon I will be showcasing some of her awesome work here on my blog.

If you would like a step by step tutorial for this project, please Click Here and it will take you to the UStamp Site where you could register and get 40+ awesome tutorials from fabulous designers from all over the world!  It's one great event that you will sure to love!

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!!!


Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Stampin' Up Apron Card Holder

Wow, I can't believe it's March already!  February went by sooooo fast with the crazy busy schedules I had.  March looks like it will be just as busy but I'm happy to welcome the sense of being productive.  I guess it's better to be busy and enjoying yourself than being bored!

Today, I would like to share with you a project that I did with my downlines at our very first Downline Meeting last week.  I wanted to come up with something cute for them and came across Diana Ball's blog where she had made this project in a different color.  I fell in love with it and wanted to do the same project for my downline members. It was very easy to do and can also be used in lots of other fun things.  You can put recipes on the holder, also put cookie recipes for a cookie exchange, etc...etc..
Here is the back side of the Apron Card Holder.

I printed out the Stampin' Up! Logo on a Whisper White Cardstock for the Apron and it really looks just like our apron (without the pockets of course).

Hope you enjoy this project today and have a Happy March!


Supplies Used For This Project:

Paper:  Basic Black, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip

Ink:  Basic Black Classic Ink, Black Staz On, Crumb Cake Marker, Melon Mambo Marker, Tempting Turquoise Marker

Accessories:  Big Shot Machine, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Flower Folds Bigz XL Die, Paper Snips, Crop-A-Dile, 1/8" Black Taffeta Ribbon, Snail Adhesive and Stampin' Dimensionals

Stamp Sets:  Tote-ally Tess Stamp Set and Curly Cute Stamp Set