Thursday, December 6, 2012

Candlelight Christmas Ornament

This ornament has been so popular since it was introduced in the Holiday Catalog. I just recently was able to put one together with the help of Linda Heller's wonderful instructions over at It was a little time consuming, but I am thrilled with the results. So pretty and festive. I hope you get a chance to make one yourself. If you don't have all the products to complete one, Stampi'Up! is offering a kit with everything pre-stamped and all the goodies included to finish it. Why not hop over to my business website, take a look and order one? 
They are in limited supply, so act quickly.

Candlelight Christmas DSP # 126901, Scalloped Tulle Ribbon #127841, 
Ornament Keepsake Bundle #129950, Inks, Cherry Cobbler, Gumball Green, Linen Thread #104199
Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons # 127555, Large Pearl

Thanks for stopping by and stay CRAFTY!

Simple Christmas Projects

The  projects above are quick Christmas projects I just recently put together. The instructions for the ornament I learned over at The little gingerbread project is one that I CASED from the Stampin' Connection site. Unfortunately, I do not remember the gal who posted it. When I do come across the name I will be sure to give her credit.

Paper: Crumb Cake #120953, Festival of Prints DSP  #126904, Candlelight Christmas #126901

Ink: Crumb Cake #126975, Cherry Cobbler #126966

Stamps: Bundle #129946 (Scentsational Seasons/Framelits) Teeny Tiny Wishes #127802

Additions: Scallop Punch ( 1 3/4") #119854, Ribbon Punch (retired), 
Bitty Banners Framelits #129267, Labels Collection #125598
Bakers Twine / Cherry Cobbler # 123125, Ruffled Ribbon/Lucky Limeade #122977
Dazzling Details/Cherry Cobbler #125585, Neutrals Brads # 119736

As always, if you would like to place an order so you can do these quick projects, just hop over to my business website or drop me an email. or

Thank you for stopping by and stay CRAFTY!


Card Class Cards

The cards posted here are the cards that were made at my Card Class on Tuesday of this week. The inspiration for the Faux Tile card was from

Papers: International Bazaar DSP #126920, Whisper White #100730, Very Vanilla #101650, Early Espresso #119686, Daffodil Delight #119683, Rich Razzleberry #115316

Ink: Espresso Brown #126974,  Rich Razzleberry #126950

Stamps: Made for You #126342, For You /single stamp, Flowering Flourishes # 126367

Additional Tools: Floral Fusion # 115969, Large Oval Punch #119855,
 Labels Collection Framelits #125598, Apothecary Accents # 127003, Paper Piercing tools

Stampin' Emboss Powder / Clear # 109130, Pearl Basic Jewels # 119247,  
Seam Binding Ribbon/Very Vanilla # 120999
 Rose Red Stampin' Write Marker, Shimmer Paint/Champagne # 116806

Thank you for stopping by and stay CRAFTY!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Holiday Packaging Bundle

Holiday Packaging Bundles-All the Cuteness Without All the Work

Around the holidays, people are always looking for cute ways to package little treats and gifts for co-workers, teachers, neighbors, and friends. At 20% savings, holiday packaging bundles are an affordable and adorable solution. Simply add a treat or gift and assemble.

$13.50 (a $16.85 value)
Available November 29-January 2.

SU Dec 2012

Trimmings & Tags Bundle
Item 132769

  • Gusseted Cellophane Bags (25 bags; 5″ x 3″ x 11-1/2″)
  • Snow Festival Designer Printed Tags (25 double-sided tags; 4-1/2″ x 3-1/8″)
  • Cherry Cobbler 1/4″ Sweater Trim (10 yards)
Petite Treats Bundle
Item 132770
$13.50 (a $16.85 value)
  • Glassine Bags with die-cut edges (10 bags; 3″ x 5″ x 1-1/2″)
  • Handmade Holidays Stitched Felt (8 pieces)
  • Gumball Green 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon (10 yards)

Monday, November 26, 2012


I think I'm making this just under the wire for the Freshly Made Sketches challenge. All products are by Stampin' Up! and I will post those later today. My cleaning "calls" me! B

Here it is!

Papers: Rich Razzelberry #115316, Iternational Bazaar DSP #126920
Stamp: Blooming with Kindness #126422, Perfectly Preserved #126692
Sweet Additions: Labels Collection Framelits # 125598,  Fancy Fan Folder #127751,Organza Ribbon #114319,
 Designer Buttons #119747

Thank you for stopping by and stay CRAFTY!

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Simple Thank You

Here is a simple thank you card I made with Stampin' Ups! oval punch and mordern label punch.

Paper: Polka Dot Parade DSP #126902, Pumpkin Pie CS #105117, Naturals White, #102316
Stamp: Itty Bitty Banners #126257
Ink: Old Olive
 Additions:Bitty Banners Framelits #129267
 Large Oval #119855,
Modern Label Punch #119849
 Labels Collection Framelits #125598,
Little Leaves Sizzlits #114511
Woodrain Embossing Folder # 127821,
 Paper Piercing Pack Tools #126187,#126189,#126199

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Card Class

These are two recent cards made at my Card Class on Tuesday. The French Foliage card was inspired by Lynsay Mahon and the Masking Faux Layers by

Papers: Basic Black, Whisper White, Very Vanilla,Pool Party, Lucky Limeade, Soft Suede
Inks used: Not Quite Navy, Lucky Limeade, Versa Mark Black
Stamps: French Foliage, Thoughts and Prayers, Blooming with Kindness
Sweet extras: Curly Label Punch, Modern Label Punch, Pearl Basic Jewels, 
Very Vanilla Seam Binding, Paper Piercing tools

Thanks for stopping by. As always, if you have any questions about the products used on these cards, don't hesitate to contact me at: or leave a comment here.
Thanks and STAY CRAFTY!

Thanksgiving Cards

Two fairly simple Thanksgiving card I recently made. The bottom card was inspired 
by Stamping School.

Paper: More Mustard, Crumb Cake, Raspberry Ripple, Naturals White, Orchard Harvest DSP
Inks: More Mustard, Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Lucky Limeade
Stamp: French Foliage, Perfectly Preserved, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Extra Goodies: Buttons, Woodgrain Embossing Folder, Windows Frames Collection,
Decorative Label, Bitty Banner Framelits

Thanks for stopping by and stay CRAFTY!

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Talking Tag is a message label you can attach to cards, invitations, gifts, well just about anything . You can personalize birthday cards, Christmas gifts or even record quick instructions for a project.

  You get 10 tags for just $7.95 (item 129723) from my online store or give me a call.

Some easy instructions on how to get your tags recorded:

  1. Download the FREE TalkingTagT App on you smartphone from, iTunes® or Google PlayT.
  2. Attach the message tag to your card or gift.
  3. Open TalkingTagT App and scan the code.
  4. Record your message (recording starts immediately, so make sure you're ready!).

To play the message, your recipients will need to download the app and scan the code. Press play and that's it!
Thanks for stopping by and have a CRAFTY week!

Online Extraganza

The BIGGEST Sale of the year starts Monday, Nov. 19 and runs through Wednesday, Nov. 28 with savings up to 50% on some of your favorite products. To make the sale even more exciting , are two 24 hour specials, Monday, Nov. 19 and Wed. Nov. 28. One of Mondays specials is the BIG SHOT at 20% off. So if you been holding back on buying this great die cut/embossing machine, NOW is the time to do it, but remember, Monday will be the only time you can to receive the 20% discount.

Although the title says, Online Extravaganza, and you can order online HERE , you don’t have to.  You can call me  at 919.414.5564 or email me at with your order.


Monday, November 12, 2012


The sketch idea for this card was gotten from Freshly Made Sketches. I was a little late getting it linked up, but I did want to post it to here.

Papers - Crumb Cake #120953; Cajun Craze #119684; More Mustard #100946 
 Natural  White #102316; Old Olive #100702
Ink - Early Espresso #126974;  More Mustard #126964
Stamp - French Foliage #121166 (clear)
Extras - Folders Perfect Polka Dots #117335; Woodgrain #127821; 
Labels Collection Framelits #125598

Thank you for stopping by and stay CRAFTY! BernieB

Monday, November 5, 2012

A little late posting...

My daughter, Adrienne Perkins, and I were able to stamp together at Little Gull. She surprised me by bringing over her supplies. We used her retired SU stash," cased" a Linda Heller card sketch, and made 5 cards each. What fun... She must of sensed I needed my stamping fix. Thanks, Adrienne.

New Stamp Sets

Unfortunately, at times we need to have the type of cards I have posted in  our card box.  Thankfully, I don't have a need for them at the moment. I  was giving them a test run and I must say, I  really do like both sets and the images are wonderful to use anytime.

These sets were part of my recent order during the 15% off sale that took place last Monday. I was thrilled to get them at a discount and have them available when I do need them.

Stamps used: Thoughts and Prayers #127805;
So Sorry #126527; Serene Silhouettes #127324;
Paper: Cajun Craze #119684; Summer Starfruit #126839; Very Vanilla #101650;Comfort Cafe DSP #126898
Inks: Cajun Craze #126965;Summer Starfruit #126991; Early Espresso #126974
Ribbon: Very Vanilla Seam Binding #120999;  Taffeta Ribbon #Early Espresso #119959
Punches: Modern Label #119849; Curly Label Punch #119851
Adorning Accents Edgelits #125595
Finishing Touches: Pearl Basic Jewels #119247; Rhinestone Basic Jewels #119246
Other items: Glue Dots , Stampin' Dimensionals;Tape Runner

Thank you for stopping by and stay  CRAFTY! BernieB

The NEW Stampin'Up! Trimmer

The New Stampin’ Trimmer

Introducing the new and improved Stampin’ Trimmer! Although paper trimmers are a common crafting tool, this trimmer was designed exclusively by paper crafters for paper crafters-and because it was made by Stampin’ Up!, you know it’s a cut above the rest!


  • An extra-wide 6-1/4″ cutting base and an extended 14-1/2″ ruler
    • The extra-wide cutting base provides a large work area and is marked in 1/4″ (4 mm) increments, allowing for small measurements.
    • The right-side grid helps you measure and cut very thin strips.
    • The extended cutting arm has a stabilizing leg to provide a sturdy and steady cutting surface for longer cuts.
    • When fully extended, the extended cutting arm sits flush with the trimmer base, providing more accurate and consistent measurements across the entire surface.
    • The cutting base and track include a full ruler, incorporating measurements down to 1/16″ and grid lines that mark each quarter inch.
    • All rulers and measurements on the base are printed under a plastic cover so your measurements won’t wear off.
    • The base has nonskid feet, which keeps the Stampin’ Trimmer securely in place on your work area.
  • A full 12″ cutting and scoring track
    • The extra-long cutting track has space at the top and bottom so you don’t have to take the cutting and scoring blades out when you’re not using them.
    • The track gives you enough space to cut or score a full 12″ (30.5 cm) without having to remove or switch out handles.
    • The cutting track locks in place for secure storage or transport.
    • The track includes an insertion point for cutting and scoring blade handles so you can easily insert handles into the cutting track.
  • Specially designed handles and cutting track to ensure straight cuts
    • The hook on the scoring and cutting blade handles keeps the handles stable so the cuts are as straight as possible.
    • Handles come in two colors: dark for cutting, light for scoring.
    • The precision tip on the cutting blade allows you to pinpoint precisely where you’re cutting.
    • The point on the side of each handle shows you where the blade will cut, making it easy to see exactly where your cuts and scores will begin.
  • Storage compartment under base
    • The storage compartment holds scoring and cutting tools such as a Bone Folder, Simply Scored Stylus, extra scoring and cutting blades, and even business cards.
    • Separate compartments within the storage compartment keep your tools organized, and the clear cover makes it easy to see what you’ve stored.
  • Product details: item 126889; $29.95

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Ink-Redible Deal!

STARTER KIT INK-REDIBLE OFFER BEGINS TODAY!  Stampin' Up! announced that from Nov. 1 through Dec. 16, they will include a FREE color collection of our new Firm Foam Ink Pads (Brights, Regals or Subtles) with the purchase of the Starter Kit. 
For $99, you'll get your choice of
  • Up to $125 in product
  • A FREE color collection of ink pads. Yes, folks that's a $49.95 value.
  • The entire kit and ink pads ship FREE
  • Local sales tax applies. 
There's no risk or obligation to purchase anything further! Also, you will be able to take advantage of SU's discounts and benefits. If you have any questions regarding being a demonstrator, just drop me an email  or give me call. I will be happy to answer any of your questions.

 Hostess or Online Orders
 SPEND $450 AND RECEIVE AN INK-REDIBLE DEAL, TOO!   From Nov. 1 thru Dec. 16, Workshop or on-line orders of $450 or more (before shipping and tax) will qualify for a FREE color collection of our new Firm Foam Ink Pads (your choice of either Brights, Regals or Subtles). 
                    Just remember, this is for a limited time ONLY. So, why not act today!

 Blessings on your week and stay CRAFTY!


Wednesday, October 31, 2012


This card was made today using my new stamp set, French Foliage. Can I say, LOVE IT! The technique used (clear block stamping) and the design of the card I CASED from Stamping School.

Paper - Crumbcake # 120953; Old Olive #100702; Cajun Craze #119684
Stamp - French Foliage #121166; Fabulous Phrases # 120501
Ink - Old Olive #126953; Cajun Craze # 126965
Tools - Square Lattice Folder #119976
Finishing Touches - 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon Very Vanilla #120999

Thanks for stopping by and stay CRAFTY! BernieB

Perfectly Preserved

 Today I was able to be creative and make two cards using the Perfectly Preserved stamp and framelits.

Paper - Orchard Harvest DSP # 126895; Cajun Craze #119684; Lucky Limeade # 122926
Crumbcake #120593; More Mustard # 100946; Naturals White #102316
Stamps - Perfectly Preserved # 126692; Friendship Preserves #127913l;
Perfectly Penned #122892
Ink - Early Espresso 126974
Tools - Cannery Set # 127822; Window Frames Collection ;
 Labels Collection Framelits # 125598; Sweet Buttons Embosslits # 121813;
 Finishing Touches Edgelits # 127010
Finishing Touches - Naturals Designer Buttons # 127554; Linen Thread #104199
Stampin' Dimensionals; Multipurpose Liquid Glue

Thanks for stopping by and stay CRAFTY! BernieB

Friday, October 26, 2012

Big Fun Birthday

I needed a Birthday card for my sweet little grandson Evan's 1st. Birthday and knew that the World Spectacular DSP would be a great fit. 

Paper: World Spectacular DSP #126897, Island Indigo #126986, Very Vanilla #101650
Ink: Cherry Cobbler #126966
 Tools: Big Shot #113439; Labels Collection #125598; retired Ticket Punch; 
Itty Bitty Shapes Punch  #118309
Stampin' Dimensionals #104430; Rhinestones Basic Jewels #11924

Thanks for stopping by and be CRAFTY this weekend! BernieB

Back Again and Card Class projects

All  of these projects were for my Card Class on Friday. I have been MIA for more then a week. I returned home last Saturday from a great vacation with  my husband in Florida. Although I enjoyed my time there, I have been itching to get back to playing with ink ,stamps and paper!

One of the wonderful things I was able to do while I was in Florida was  to meet Linda Heller, my up-line. She is so funny and sweet. I am blessed to have her for my "creative coach" and fearless leader. My daughter and I both went to one of her Card Classes in Maitland, Fl and had such a great time.

Speaking of my daughter, we had an Workshop at her home in Florida the night we came back for Linda's.  I had brought the Perfectly Preserved stamp set, the matching framelits  and some DSP with me. Adrienne also filled in with some of her recently purchased SU products. The ladies enjoyed the time making their card and jut their time together.

The two cards seen here and the Top Note project were all inspired by Linda's Stamping School site, I  just tweaked them using different papers and stamps.

Paper: Orchard Harvest DSP #126895; Early Espresso #119686; Crumb Cake #120953; Island Indigo #122923; Rich Razzleberry #115316
Inks: Island Indigo #126896; Lucky Limeade #126984; StazOn #101406; Early Espresso #126974; Crumb Cake #126975; Raspberry Ripple #126859
Tools: Perfectly  Preserved #126692 clear stamp; Cannery Set #127822; Ornament Keepsakes #128051; Holiday Ornaments Die # 127816; Top Note Bigz #113463; Labels Collection Framelits #125598; Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack #126187; Paper-Piercing Tool #126189; Stampin' Pierce Mat #126199; Small Oval #120908
Extras: Stampin' Dimensionals #104430; Linen Thread #104199; Designer Printed Brads #122940; 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon #126877,Whisper White
Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439

Have a great weekend and stay CRAFTY! BernieB

Sunday, October 21, 2012

I have some GREAT news!  There are 70 discontinued and heavily discounted products  just added to the Stampin' Up! Clearance Rack.  What perfect timing for holiday gifts (can I say, stocking stuffers) or your paper crafting projects!  DON'T MISS OUT!  Products are ONLY available while supplies last and often sell out quickly.  Check out what's been added and shop my online store.
Have FUN Shopping!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Longboat Key Beauty and Card Making

My husband and I are still here in Longboat Key, FL until Saturday. The weather has been absolutely gorgeous. The picture above was taken on Tuesday evening on the beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Although the we did not catch the sunset, the clouds surrounding the sun gave the clouds surrounding it this vivid color.

I did get to stamp some while I have been gone. It's terrible when you start having "paper/ink" withdrawal! My daughter and I set out for Maitland, FL yesterday morning to meet and stamp with my up-line, Linda Heller. This was my first time meeting Linda in person. What a sweetheart and I am so blessed to be lead by her. We got to participate in her monthly card class with a great bunch of ladies and enjoy her beautiful craft room. I was a little envious. It was so bright, cheery and organized. Also, her teaching style is so laid back and fun, although I had a touch of "new stamper stress syndrome". I seem to do much better when I can create and stamp alone. Adrienne and I had such a great time and enjoyed our mother /daughter time together. Thanks Dee for going!

After returning to Sarasota, we headed to Adriennes house to prepare a Make&Take card for Dee's girls who were coming over to "play". As usual, paper and ink always brings smiles. We had a great time just chit chatting and creating. Thanks girls for allowing me into you craft space! Below is the card that we put together. Unfortuately, I had to take the picture inside with my phone camera, so the quality is not stellar. SORRY!

Perfectly Preserved stamp (126692) clear
Cannery Set Framelits Dies (127822)
 Inks: More Mustard (100964), Early Espresso (119686) Gumball Green (126861)
Early Espresso Core'dinations Card Stock (127848)
 Orchard Harvest Designer Series Paper (126895)
More Mustard CS (100946),Gumball Green CS (126840)
Gumball Green 3/4"Stitched Satin ribbon (126848 )
Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Woodgrain (127821)

Today looks like another great day here. I think after breakfast we will head for the beach and just "chill". I do have some laundry to do, but that might have to wait until tonight.

I pray you have a wonderful day...

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Best Card

After I finished packing for vacation on Friday night, I was "itching" to get into my craft room and create. I hadn't done any cards with the World Spectacular DSP  and was inspired by a card sketch by Jen over at deconstructed sketches. Sorry for the poor quality of the photo, but this was taken the morning before I left at 7AM, inside, with my phone. Do I need to say more!

I'll be back later to post the product information. Time to visit with my family...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Season's Greetings

This is just a quick card that I put together yesterday with "stuff" laying on my crafting desk. All the products used are from Stampin'Up!

Papers - Candlelight Christmas DSP 126901; Whisper White 100730; Cherry Cobbler 119685
Stamps - Ornament Keepsakes 128051 (clear); More Merry Messages  126402 (clear)
 Mixed Bunch 125537 
Ribbon - 3/8" Ruffled Ribbon 122977
Rhinestone Basic Jewels - 119246
Square Lattice Folder - 119976
Stampin' Dimensionals - 104430

Thanks for stopping by and have a CRAFTY week! BernieB

Monday, October 8, 2012

Masculine Cards for National Card Day

Here are the cards I decided to work on for National Card Day. I needed several Masculine cards. I always seem to be lacking these type of cards in my stash.

The first two are similar to what I have created before as far as the papers and color combo. The blue card was inspired by Linda Heller and the "package" design was is one that I cased from Mary Fish. Thanks ladies for all your great inspiration!


PAPERS: International Bazaar 126920,Comfort Cafe 126898, Orchard Harvest 126895

STAMP SETS:Bring on the Cake 121958 (c), Perfectly Penned 122892 (c)

TOOLS: Big Shot 113439, Argyle Folder 127750,Sweet Buttons Embosslits 121813,Apothecary Accents Framelits 127003

SWEET ACCENTS & Misc.: Stampin' Dimensionals 104430, Naturals Designer Buttons 127554, Linen Thread 104199, 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon in Early Espresso 126871

Have a great week and stay CRAFTY! BernieB

Friday, October 5, 2012

Card Class Creations

The cards and treat holder shown in this post were the projects made during my Card Class on Tuesday. The ladies really seemed to enjoy each one. The favorites of the crowd were the Butterfly embellishment and the Top Note treat holder. Of course, I think getting a little Hershey Bar to put into the holder "sweetened" the project reviews! I will be doing a sample projects using the Top Note for several weeks and hope they enjoy those also.

The Get Well card was one that I cased from our demonstrators  Stampin" Connections site. Unfortunately, I can't  remember the Demonstrator    who posted so I could give her credit. I just the love the color combo of Very Vanilla #101650, Baja Breeze #111352 and Black card stock #121045. So classy. The Perfectly Penned stamp set #122892 is one I just received and I just love it. I can see myself using it often. First Edition Specialty Paper # 121878, Large Scallop Edgelit #127019, 3/4" Circle Punch #119875, and the Rhinestones Basic Jewels  #119246 was also used on this card.

The butterfly made using the Mixed Bunch stamp set #125537(clear) and the Blossom punch #125603 was a huge success. Butterfly's seem to be very popular and using the stamp and punch in an unexpected way really added a WOW factor to the class.

This is another color combination I  really love. It looks so fresh and clean.

 Daffodil Delight #119683
 Whisper White #100730
 Raspberry Ripple paper #126842
 Raspberry Ripple Ink #126859
 Raspberry Ripple 3/8 Stitched Satin Ribbon # 126845

 Also used on this card:
 Labels Collections  #125598 
 Friendly Phrases # 126151
 Perfect Polka Dots #117335,
 Large Scallop  #127019.

The treat holder made with the Top Note die #113463 makes a cute, but simple little gift. You can enclose either a snack size Hershey Bar or Kit Kat Bar. Sign the back of the tag and your set to GIVE! 

This particular project used:
 Top Note Die #113463
 Patio Parade DSP #126916, 
 Midnight Muse Ribbon #126847
 Curly Label punch # 119851
 Paper-Piercing Pack # 126187
 Paper Piercing Tool #126189
 Stampin' Piercing Mat #126199

The second Top Note project was just a sample  show casing another project incorporating the die.

 Bakers twine, Cherry Cobbler #123125
 Linen Thread #104199
 Scentsational  Season stamp #121190
 Lucky Limeade ink #126984
 Black StazOn Ink #102192
 Holiday Collection Framelit Dies # 127814
 Modern Label Punch #119849
 Rhinestone Basic Jewels # 119246
Cellophane Bags  4x6 # 102757
 Petite Pairs #122497 clear
 **The candy is not a Stampin' Up! Product**

Thank you for stopping by and I would love have you leave a comment. Have a fun, blessed and CRAFTY weekend!  BernieB

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

October Promotion

It's the MOST WONDERFUL OCTOBER promotion  here at Stampin' Up!

 Buy either one of the Ornament Keepsake Sets, wood or clear plus the Candlelight Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper and receive a FREE Festive Paper-PiercingPack. Or, by the bundled pack which is a 15% savings that  includes the dies and receive the Festive Paper-Piercing Pack also free.  To take advantage of this offer, just click to go to my Stampin' Up!on the left and be directed to my Stampin" Up! Business website.

32260 Christmas Gift Pack (wood-mount)
Includes Ornament Keepsakes Set (wood-mount), Candlelight Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper, Festive Paper-Piercing Pack

 $55.85 Retail             $47.90 Special

132261 Christmas Gift Pack (clear-mount)
Includes Ornament Keepsakes Set (clear-mount), Candlelight Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper, Festive Paper-Piercing Pack 

$44.85 Retail            $38.90 Special

132262 Christmas Gift Pack (wood-mount bundle)
Includes Ornament Keepsakes Bundle (wood-mount), Candlelight Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper, and Festive Paper-Piercing Pack 

$70.85 Retail              $62.90 Special

132263 Christmas Gift Pack (clear-mount bundle)
Includes Ornament Keepsakes Bundle (clear-mount), Candlelight Christmas Specialty Designer Series Paper, and Festive Paper-Piercing Pack 

$63.85 Retail                 $55.90 Special

Click the picture below to download the flyer

 Have a great and crafty week! BernieB

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Butterfly Birthday

My card today was made for a dear woman here in the Park who is celebrating her 93rd. Birthday. She is very fond of butterflies, so I thought the paper and punch were a perfect choice for the card.

Paper: Patio Party #126961, Primrose Petals #126858, Summer Starfruit #126991
 Midnight Muse #126860
Circle punches
Elegant Butterfly punch #127526
3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon / Primrose Petals #126844
Rhinestone Basic Jewels #119246
Stampin' Dimensionals #104430
Adoring Accents Edgelits #125595
Paper Piercing Tool #126189
Stampin' Pierce Mat #126199
Essentials Paper -Piercing Pack
Stamp Set - Perfectly Penned #122892(clear)

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful, blessed and CRAFTY week! BernieB

Monday, September 17, 2012

Blue, Blue, Blue Birthday!

No, it's not my birthday and I'm certainly not BLUE about it . I just created theses three cards for my Card Class tomorrow, each one being a different shade of SU Blue.

The above card I CASED from the 2012-2013 catalog on page 190. I loved it the first time that I saw it there and have wanted  to make it since July. All the colors are the same and so is the general embellishments, except I used a punch and rhinestones.

Paper - Baja Breeze #111352, Certainly Celery #105125
Rose Red #102544, Whisper White #100730, Floral District #126919
Chevron Folder #127749
Apothecary Accents Framelits #127003
Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack #118309
Rhinestones Basic Jewels #119246
Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack #126187
Paper Piercing Tool #126189
Stampin' Pierce Mat #126199
Stamp Set Bring on the Cake #121958
Stampin' Dimensionals #104430


I wanted to incorporate the Top Note die on a project and created this card using it.  I plan on showing at least one project a week using this die. It is just so versatile.

Papers Whisper White #100703, Island Indigo #122923
Top Note Die #113463
Square Lattice Folder #119976
3/8 inch Ruffled Ribbon- Lucky Limeade #122977
Rhinestones Basic Jewels #119246
Ink-Lucky Limeade #126984
Bright Blossoms Stamp Set #125497 clear
Stampin' Dimensionals #104430

This card is a masculine card that I used the following products on:

Paper-Summer Starfruit #126839, Midnight Muse #126843, Whisper White 
Stamp Set - Bring on the Cake #121958 clear
Ink - Not Quite Navy #126970
Linen Thread #1041199
Naturals Designer Buttons #127554
Stampin ' Dimensionals #104430

I hope the ladies enjoy making the cards this week as much as I had creating them. Have a wonderful, blessed and crafty week!

Penguin Christmas Card

 My stamping girls are in love with this cute little card  that was in the Stampin' Up! 2012-2013 Catalog on page 181. The project incorporated the Simply Scored Scoring Tool #12334.

What a great product this is. I owned anther scoring board for about 4 years and honestly can say, this is far superior. I love that there are 1/8" scoring increments, it sits on a slight angle, comes with a dual sided stylus, and 3 place markers. You can add 6 more additional markers #125625 and even get a second stylus #125624 for a nominal price. Doing projects like this one, scoring boxes, cards, rosettes, and more are going to be a breeze. There is also a Simply Scored Diagonal Plate #125586 that you can add which allows you to create various envelopes or create unique score designs. What more can a girl ask for!

The stamp set used on this card is, No Peeking #126290 wood, #126292 clear, and various Stampin' Up! papers and inks. If you would like more information on the papers and inks used, you can contact by email.

 In the above video, all the measurements are given to complete this sweet little card. What child would not love to receive this? I think it would be a keeper. ENJOY!

Will it Embellish?

This video by Stampin" Up! was just too cute not to post. It is part of the September promotional,"Back to Spool". What a great offer this is. During September, you’ll get a FREE spool of 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon with every $40 purchase—choose your favorite new In Color or earn all five! Why not go over to my DBWS  and place an order today.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Patio Party Redo

I wsn't that happy with the first card I created using Patio Party DSP, so I needed to redo it. I'm much happier with this one. Although , a little paper piercing  around the Apothecary accent die would have added some more interest. I should know better then to post immediately after I create a card!

DSP - Patio Party #126916
Apothecary Accents Framelits #127003
Adorning Accents Folder (hearts) #125601
Ribbon - 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon/Primrose Petal #126844
Itty Bitty Punch Pack /circle #118309
Easy Events - #123225 clear
Rhinestone Basic Jewels - #119246
StazOn Jet Black Ink - #101406
Island Indigo - #126986
Summer Starfruit - #126991
Blender Pens - #102845

Thank you for stopping by and have a blessed and CRAFTY week! BernieB

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