Thursday, November 11, 2010

When I ask for something......

My Husband Rocks.
Plain and Simple.
I ask for a computer and looked what he made me.

We are huge Graphic 45 and Tim Holtz fans....can you tell?
This was my husband's first project.
I think he rocked.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

October VIPink Project

We had a fabulous time creating a super easy and stunning wreath.
I love that you get big WOW with this project and it just cost so little!!

Unbleached Coffee Filters
Hot Glue Gun
Foam Wreath
Ink (if you want to ink the edges like the autumn one)

You need to start with unbleached coffee filters. ( My pack came with 100 and I used about 70)
You will also need a ring. I have seen rounded foam ones used although these were super cheap and worked fabulous.

Take your coffee filter.
Open it up and fold it in half the opposite way of how it was cup shaped.
Now just scrunch it up.
Glue (I used hot glue) or pin it into the wreath.
Repeat again and just build it upon itself.

Here a sample of mine.
It's getting there....halfway done. Don't forget to add ribbon for hanging!!
The bow, dangling ribbon and badge were all added when the wreath was complete.

The Autumn Harvest one! I inked the edges of this one with Chocolate Chip ink.

Easy Peasy....Anyone can do this!!!!
A special thank you to my cousin Sarah Blazek for hooking me on this!!
You rock RaRa!

Saturday, July 3, 2010

The New 2010-11 Idea book and catalog is here!

Idea book
Wanna See it?
Just click HERE and get ready to make out your wish list of a lifetime!

Happy Shopping!
Don't forget that you can make that wish list a reality just buy shopping on my website!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Enjoying a bit of Twilight

A fellow demo has a group that wanted to make a Twilight themed card. I couldn't wait to play around with what is my version of a simple yet Team Edward card.
Here is the inside of the card. You could also use this as a front image too.
Here is the card front:
simple and yet just a bit Twilight too...
I just love how our satin ribbon adds just the right touch with a simple elegance.
And it is not easy to see....but the spots are touches of our brand new smooch spritz.
It wouldn't be a Team Edward card without some shimmer/glitter. :)

I hope you like today's share. Thanks for inspiring me Tricia!!

Stay tuned if you are team Jacob.....working on something yummy for you to devour. teehee

Friday, May 7, 2010


Take your scrapbooking to a whole new level with Stampin' Up!
During National Scrapbooking Month, May 1-31, get a FREE package of Designer brads with the purchase of My Digital Studio (item 118108) or any of the following stamp sets:


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Circle Circus

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Elements of Style

118611 $27.95 120045 $19.95


119910 $27.95 120105 $19.95

Éléments de style

119900 $27.95 120099 $19.95

Rough Type

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Sentimental Journey

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First Day

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Choose from the following Designer brads with qualifying purchase:

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Purchase the "My Digital Studio" and I will double your fun with a second set of brads on me! (up to an $8.95 value)
Don't forget....there is a free training session for the MDS on May 17th at my home! I will show you just what you can do with the MDS program. It goes way beyond just scrapbooking!!
For times of the sessions, please see my calendar on my website for further information by clicking here

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Welcome to My Digital Studio Class

Have you had a chance to play with
"My Digital Studio"

I am in love with how easy this program is! I can't stop playing...which is not good news for my house!! Join me on May 17th for an introduction to this fabulous program and what it has to offer! Three sessions will be available. Session one will run from 9am to 11am and Session Two will run from 1 to 3pm and Session three will run from 7-9pm. Make sure you RSVP for this FREE event!! You will not be sorry! If you have already purchased MDS and haven't used it yet, come and see just what you are missing!!

The My Digital Studio program also qualifies for the current Stampin' Up! "National Scrapbooking Month" promotion. Purchase your MDS at this event and as a thank you, I will double your "free" incentive!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

There's no dust in this Renovation!!!

The word is out!! Stampin' Up! announced that they would be doing a renovation of their color families beginning with the release on July 1 of the 2010-2011 Stampin' Up! Idea Book and Catalog. The new Color Renovation Chart is below!!!

I am so energized by these hip, fashion forward colors, including the return of some of my favorite In Colors to the regular line-up and a organizational overhaul.

Click to Download Color Renovation Chart

Click to Download Fond Farewell Retiring Colors

What is happening??

Reorganization of the current 48+ colors into 40 Stampin' Up! Core Colors in four color COLLECTIONS

(10 colors in each): Brights, Neutrals, Regals and Subtles

Introducing five new Core Colors:

Daffodil Delight (the perfect yellow), Early Espresso (deep brown and delicious), Cajun Craze (rich, rusty orange), Cherry Cobbler (relevant red), Marina Mist (not too green, not too gray shade of blue)

In Colors (old and current) return for a permanent place in the new Core Colors:

Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry, Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango, River Rock, Soft Suede, Riding Hood Red, Pink Pirouette, Baja Breeze, Wild Wasabi

HOT NEW ITEMS: Watch for details on new color kits, Stampin' Up! markers for all Core Colors (including former In Colors and the newest colors), expansion of colors for Stampin' Pastels and Watercolor Wonder Crayons and an awesome Color Coach tool that will make color selection better than ever!

Why are you finding out this information so soon before the new catalog release?
Because Stampin' Up! cares about you and wants you to have the best information in planning your future purchases while enabling you to create projects that are fresh and on the cutting edge of color.

Here is a quote from Shelli Gardner (ceo and co-founder)

I’m hoping that the announcement is met with as much enthusiasm as I feel! We announced what we’re calling a “Color Renovation,” which is an update of our color line. We’re adding a few colors, bringing back a few In Colors, and bidding farewell to some of our existing colors. While I will admit that I’ll be missing a few of the “retiring” colors, I am already in love with so many of the new ones!

We’ll still be color-coordinating our products (and offering even more color coordination than before, actually), but our colors are organized into four different collections instead of families. Every time I look at our new color line, I smile—it has such a fresh, vibrant feel!

I hope that you will be as excited as I am about this new change coming. I have studied our new lines, taken our on-line training and have sought out the ins and outs of the new product introductions, kits and the brand new color coach! Some of the changes may seem confusing but they are really very simple and I will happily answer any questions that you may have.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Your ribbon is here!! 2nd chance for you too!!

Did you join in the ribbon co-op?

Guess what I have all ready to go?

Your ribbon is packed and all ready to go.
You will absolutely love these ribbons!


(For those of you that still have a balance, please bring your payment with you.)

If you were not able to join in the first round of the ribbon share and would love to get your hands on some of this most delicious ribbon, there is one more round getting ready to end. Please send me an email if you would like to join in the last round. But hurry....there are only a few spots left!!

There is going to be a challenge in April that you will need this ribbon for and if you like prizes, then you will want to watch for the challenge!!


Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Daytime Divas are coming to "My Pink Pajamas"

Sorry that things have been fairly quiet on here lately but I have been busy behind the scenes prepping and planning for the next several months.
Our first big announcement is that there is now a new event at the Pink PJ Studio.
The Daytime Divas event is here!!
Which kind of Diva are you?
Are you a "Scrappin" Diva?
The second Wednesday of each month is dedicated to our scrapbooking "Daytime Divas" with a special double page layout designed exclusively for them. Kits will be available to those who register in advance for the price of $5.
You are welcome to bring any other scrapbooking projects to work on as well and stay for the entire time.
Are you a "MakeUp" Diva?
Nope...Not talking about MAC, although we all know I have a slight obsession. :)
The 4th Wednesday of the month will be dedicated to the Divas that are not able to make Stamp Camp on Friday nights. This will be a shoebox style event and there will be four projects available for the price of $10. These will be the same projects that will have been offered at Stamp Camp.
Light snacks will be provided and if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Registration is required to obtain a kit but no purchase is necessary to attend. That's can bring your own work and fellowship for FREEEEEEE!
(thank you Bedtime Stories)
Daytime Divas Wednesday times are from 9:30am until 2:00pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.
(If you will need childcare, please call in advance to make reserve your space.)
For further information, please visit my Stampin' Up website here.
Who will the Daytime Divas be????

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Our newest additions!!

And the winner is......
Mary Lou K.
Yes, we adopted our two little angels!
They are finally ours!
I didn't understand how much they understood the meaning of their adoption until our youngest stated to the judge, "Yeah, I get to stay in the family now".
Talk about melt your heart!
So...Miss Mary Lou...Just send me an email with your address and of course your pick of a Stampin' Up! Simply Scrappin' kit.
Thank you!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Something Very Special with a treat on top of it!!

Can you guess correctly just what we are doing?
Something special happened in our family.
If you can correctly guess what happened and what we are doing here....
you could win a Simply Scrappin' kit....of your choice!!
Good Luck!!
Please post your guesses in the comment section!!
All correct answers will be placed in a random draw.
I will post the Winner on Sunday!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Scrappin' with Tailor Made

I cannot believe that it has taken me so long to play with
the SIMPLY SCRAPPIN' kit...........Tailor Made!!
I absolutely love it. It can be feminine as well as masculine and can go with so many of our stamp sets. I used Sense of Time as well as Great Friend. I also used our Silver HODGEPODGE set, BROWN CORDUORY brads, Hemp twine, kraft ribbon and SILVER paperclip as well as a few other items. You will find all of these in my shop...I hope that you want to create some pages too.
Title Page
closer shot of embellishments

Page 2
Page 3
Page 2 and 3 as Double Page Spread (DPS)
close up shop of embellishment on page 4

Page 4

Page 5

Page 4 and 5 DPS

Closer shot of embellishment on page 6

Closer shot of bottom of page 6

Page 6

Page 7

Page 6 and 7 paired

Page 8 (blue strip to be filled with photos all the way across)

Page 9

Page 8 and 9 DPS

Thank you for visiting me.
If you have any questions, you are welcomed to email me.
If you liked these layouts, please feel free to CASE.
Credits and comments are appreciated :)


Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Joining Hope's Stamp Camp Share!

Hope Keene, a fellow SU demo, asked us to share what we do for stamp camps. SO...although these pictures were taken last year, things haven't changed that much around here. :)
Without further blah, blah, is my SHARE to that request!!!!

What Is A Stamp Camp?

Stamp camp here is a night filled with crafty projects (normally 2 cards, 1 project and 1 12x12 scrapbook page), fun fellowship with friends, swaps, yummy snacks and door prizes.
I run mine open house style with a set time for swaps at 8:15. My campers are welcome to come when they can and stay late as well.

Here is our snack table with my front door open just for you!
Dining room prepped for two projects.
At my home, we rotate tables as there are roughly 12-18
campers that attend on a regular basis.
This is my front room set up with two more tables. Once again, one project per table.
Side table has samples of projects to look at inbetween changes.

Remember that open front door? You can see it here on the right of the photograph.
This is my design studio. It is so great to have it right where I need it!!
On Open Night (A free event where you can bring the project you want to work on and use my home and tables) the ladies (no men yet other than hubby) can use my stamp sets and Big Shot dies as well as stamp pads, get the idea. punch wall. I have actually outgrown this holder but I still have it up and use it to store my more commonly used punches.
The view of the other side of my studio.

I love this red hutch. It was the perfect shade of Riding Hood Red.
One of my favorite Craigslist finds. :)
We crafters can be quite thrifty!!

I hope that this share was fun for you. Leave a comment and share your stamp camp ideas too!