Monthly Archives: August 2012

Smashed Watercolor Winter

We had a great time at the craft day today.  I worked on a few ideas for next month’s technique class, clubs and parties.  This technique I call “Watercolor Smash.”  I have absolutely no idea what the real term is, … Continue reading

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More MDS 2 Tricks

Here are a few more tricks for using My Digital Studio 2 from Stampin’ Up!®.  It’s so easy to work with different layers.  Watch this quick video to see how.  And then download the trial version of MDS 2, so … Continue reading

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Birthday Vellum

I saw a card on Pinterest the other day that used embossed vellum.  It was so pretty, and such a great idea – but I can’t find it now to give credit.  Here’s my take on the idea. I used … Continue reading

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Serene Silhouettes

Here’s another sketch challenge for Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.   Several demonstrators take turns presenting one each week on our demo forum, Stampin’ Connection.  This one really gave me a tough time.  Fortunately, my Rachel came by tonight and gave me a … Continue reading

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With Love and Everything Eleanor

Here’s another card buffet option from last week.  The original used the Ornament Keepsakes set from the Stampin’ Up® Holiday catalog, but I wanted options in case anyone wanted all-occasion cards instead of Christmas.  So I created one that used … Continue reading

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Take Three

Today’s Card Buffet was so much fun!  I think everyone had a good time.  I love creating with friends, and helping them learn new techniques and tricks. I was getting ready to pack up after everyone left, and then I … Continue reading

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Lovely as a Tree

Here’s the final option for the Card Buffet.  This uses the oldest stamp set I own – Lovely as a Tree.  I think this set was in the catalog when I became a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator 9 years ago!  It … Continue reading

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