Cards, Christmas, special offer

Using the Buffalo Check Background Stamp and StampinUp! News


Here is another idea using this wonderful background stamp! This is the new background stamp called Buffalo Check from the new 2018 Holiday Catalog by Stampin’Up! I stamped the image on Real Red cardstock using the Memento Black Stamp Pad. The stamped panel is then layered on Thick Whisper White cardstock.


Isn’t the reindeer cute! This is an image from the Cookie Cutter Christmas photopolymer stamp set which is in the Annual Catalog.  I simply stamped the image on Crumb Cake cardstock using the Memento Black Stamp Pad. I colored the antlers with the Crumb Cake Light Stampin’Blend Alcohol Marker. I used the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch to cut the image out.

Cookie Cutter Builder Punch 140396


I hope you like my project and it inspires you to CREATE!


Clearance Rack
New Items Added
  • The Clearance Rack had been updated! Lots of new reduced items at a huge discount be sure to check it out!
  • Dashing Along Host promotion will end September 30. For orders of $250 you will receive a FREE package of Dashing Along Designer Series Paper designed especially for this promotion.


You can collect orders from your friends! I will give you a Host Code of your own and they can order online. If your sales total before shipping and tax reaches $250 Stampin’Up! will send you this Designer Series Paper for FREE! You would also receive the Stampin’Rewards for that total ($25 in free merchandise) and I will send you a combo pack of Mango Melody Stampin’Blends Alcohol Markers as a gift from me. Please note you and your friends would have to select Shelly Johnson as your Demonstrator for you to receive the  FREE  Stampin’Blends alcohol markers.

If you would like your own Host Code just email me at I will need your name and address for Stampin’Up! order entry to ship to you. The way the host code works is-you give the code to your friends, they shop online and enter the host code you give them Their orders would ship directly to them. You would not have to deliver orders. You receive the host benefits.

Remember this offer ends September 30! All orders would have to be entered by midnight on September 30 for you to receive the FREE Dashing Along Designers Paper.

Happy Papercrafting,


Project Supply List

  • Buffalo Check Background Stamp #147794
  • Cookie Cutter Christmas Stamp Set #142043
  • Whisper White Thick Cardstock #100730
  • Real Red Cardstock #102482
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock #120953
  • Cookie Cutter builder Punch #140396
  • Ovals Layering Framelit Dies #141706
  • Big Shot Die Cutting machine #143263
  • Memento Black Stamp Pad #132708
  • Crumb Cake Light Stampin’Blend Alcohol Marker #144582
  • Stampin’Dimensionals #104430
  • Stampin’Trimmer #126889
  • Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels  #146924
Christmas, Retiring Products

Stampin’Up! Holiday Catalog Last Chance

card sample for little drummer

There are some great stamps and accessories in the Holiday Catalog that will be retiring January 2, 2018! I am sad to see them go. There is so much papercrafting fun to be had with this set!. This is one I recommend.  This is the Musical Season stamp set that comes in clear mount or wood mount.


Aren’t the images so cute! And there are coordinating framelits too! They are called Musical Instruments Framelits Dies and you can Bundle the stamp set and framelits for a savings of 10%.

Item # 146049 Clear Mount #146048 wood mount 

muscial season sample

Check out the Holiday Catalog one more time before it retires January 2,2018 and these items are no longer available.

Don’t forget my December Host Code DPJUHC9P Receive a FREE Light Cherry Stampin’Blend Alcohol Marker for orders of $75 or more. More info here.

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special offer, tags



I just love shopping online! Especially when there is no shipping charges!

Stampin’Up! is once again offering a day with no shipping charges! Monday, December 11 from 12:00 am until 11:59 pm you can shop my online store and shipping is FREE! 

This is a savings of at least $6.95 (minimum shipping charge). So even if you just need one little ink refill now is the time to order it because the shipping charge would normally be $6.95 on that one little item.

Here is a Bundle of products I have had my eye on

Seasonal Chums Clear Mount Bundle #146077

Seasonal Chums Clear Mount Bundle #146077

Create cute little tags quickly with this stamp set and framelits bundle! Create a fall tag for a treat holder or winter/christmas tags for gifts or treats!

Want a FREE Light Cherry Stampin’Blend marker? That is what I am giving away this month only for my Host Code special.

Don’t forget my December Host Code offer DPJUHC9P for orders of $75 (before shipping and tax) or more!

Click here to shop Stampin’Up! online 24-7!

Happy papercrafting,


Cards, special offer

Its FREE Shipping on Cyber Monday!

It is time for Cyber Monday! And Stampin’Up! is offering FREE shipping on everything! This offer is for one day only Monday November 27 starting at 12:00 am and ending at 11:59 pm. The shipping charges are normally $6.95 (minimum charge) or 10% of your order total.

Don’t forget my Host Code offer! Enter this code CR2EZHE7  in the Host Code box on the bottom left corner of the page and receive a FREE Ivory Stampin’Blend from me!

Here is another stamp set I recommend

At Home with You Photopolymer Bundle

At Home With You Photopolymer Bundle #145351

I have really enjoyed these framelits and  stamp set! It is a multi purpose stamp set as it can be used for multiple occasions including Christmas and Thanksgiving!


So much stamping fun! I colored the door with the new Stampin’Blends and lifted some of the color with the Color Lifter.


I used the Light Smokey Slate Stampin’Blend to color the door handle. I used Crumb Cake Light and Dark Stampin’Blends on the door and to add depth to the door I used the Bronze Stampin’Blend in the crevices and hinge area.


I hope you all like my card and will take advantage of the Cyber Monday FREE shipping offer and my Host Code offer. I have decided to end the November Host Code offer at 11:59 pm November 27 when the Cyber Monday Free shipping offer ends.

Happy Papercrafting,


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Cards, Christmas

Hearts Come Home Bundle


I want to show you another favorite of mine in the Holiday Catalog, the Hearts Come Home Bundle! Here is a card I made with the Hometown Greetings Edgelits Dies that are included in the Bundle offering. The Bundle includes the Hearts Come Home stamp set as well for a savings of 10%. You can buy these two items separately too.


I have been determined to find different ways to use the Designer Series Paper that I already have. I thought this piece of DSP worked great! It is from the Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper!

Pretty summer or springtime paper! But one piece works great as a winter snowy scene. The color is Tranquil Tide. Which I don’t have!!! I had some retired cardstock called Handsome Hunter that is just a little darker than the Tranquil Tide and it worked well with this paper.

hearts come home bundle


These Edgelits are a lot of fun! I have seen a lot of great ideas on Pinterest.


In this card I decided to add some gold glimmer paper behind the church and house image as I had seen other stampers do. I love the look, but it is a little picky to do, especially if you are making a lot of these for Christmas cards. I added a gold enamel star to cover up an ink smudge!


Here is another idea with a different layout. The photo doesn’t do it justice! It photographed a little dark.

I hope you like my projects with the Hearts Come Home bundle and it inspires you to CREATE!



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Supplies used for these projects are listed below

Cards, Tools

At Home With You Photopolymer Stamp Set and Framelits by Stampin’Up!

at home with you crumb cake card by stampin'up

Don’t you just love this card? I know I do! This card is made by the Stampin’Up! home office and I thought I would share it. They used a stamp that comes in the stamp set to make the background. What a great idea! The cardstock used is Crumb Cake and it was stamped with Crumb Cake Stampin’Pad. The door as well as the other images were colored with the new Stampin’BlendsThe door was colored with the Crumb Cake Stampin’Blends duo (light and dark marker).

Now here is a card I made with this bundle


I really like how this turned out! The picture doesn’t do it justice.  I used the Stampin’Blends in Crumb Cake and Cherry Cobbler to color the door. I then removed some of the color with the Stampin’Blends Color Lifter for an aged look. The greenery was colored with the Old Olive Stampin’Blends duo. The door handle was colored with the Smokey Slate light Stampin’Blend marker.


I cut the window out with the matching framelit and just backed the window with Daffodil Delight cardstock for the look of light.


When you are ready to stamp the holly image for across the top of the door, put the framelit on the table, put the stamp in the framelit and then press the block on the stamp. This way your stamp will align perfectly with the framelit and your cut image with the perfect.


At Home With You Photopolymer Bundle #145351

Save 10% when you purchase the stamp set and framelits as a bundle!

Items may be purchased separately.

I hope you enjoy my project with this bundle.

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Cards, Christmas

Carols of Christmas Early Release


The upcoming Stampin’Up! Holiday Catalog will go live September 1, but Stampin’Up! is offering an early purchase opportunity. You can purchase a bundle of products to get an early start on your Christmas projects. The stamp set is called Carols of Christmas and it is an awesome fun bundle of products that include stamp set and thinlits. You don’t have to buy the Bundle, everything is sold separately too, but you save 10% when you buy the bundle.

carols of christmas stamp set

           Carols of Christmas Stamp Set comes in wood mount or clear mount

carols of christmas thinlints

      Card Front Builder Thinlits

146037G bundle

Clear Mount Bundle pictured above is $45.00 item number 146037


View this product here in my online store.


Take time to CREATE today!