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Archive for February, 2011

OMG Look What I Just Received

OMG look what I have received.  First let me thank Jenny at Jenny Wren's Stamping Nest for sending me this beautiful Stylish Blogging Award.  I don't know quite what to say.  It was so sweet of you to think of me and I am so happy to receive it.


As one of the recipients I have been ask to:

Well I don't know quite where to start

  1. I will soon be turning 60 years old in June.  Don't know quite where the time went.
  2. I have been married to my best friend and love for 41 years and I would do it all over again.
  3. I have 2 children Sherry and Jason and two granddaughters Kourtney and Kayleigh
  4. I am an avid animal lover.  My Goldie Gril gets away with way more than my children ever did.  LOL  She is a GoldenDoodle
  5. I worked for McDonnel Douglas in the Engineering Dept. for 27 years.
  6. I've been a Stampin' Up Demonstrator since 2005.  It's a great way to spend your time
  7. My favorite TV show is the Closer and Everybody Loves Raymond is a close second.
  8. I love my family.  My granddaughters are the best and I enjoy watching them turn into young ladies

Thanks for stopping by today, I'll see ya back here tomorrow.  Have a wonderful Sunday.

Cute As A Button

Stampin' Up Sale a Bration Stampin' Up Occasion Mini Sew Suite

Hello My Friends. . .  OMG I'm so excited about today's card.  It is just cute as a button.  LOL  It just puts a smile on my face and isn't that what it's all about.  Once again I am using a sketch from Michelle Wooderson.   There is not much stamping on it but it does have layers galore.  My cardstock is Very Vanilla, matted with So Saffron and retired DP.  I just love the combination of Choc Chip and So Saffron.  My next layer is a 4" paper doily.  Doiliess are the rage right now and they do add a cute touch to your design.  Don't you think?  My button layer is from My Digital Studio, so it was computer generated.  This is not just a scrapbooking software.  You can purchase this innovated software for just $79.95.  Item no. is 118108.  There is so much you can do with it if you take the time to learn and experiment.  My buttons are from my stash.  My sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Wishes and I punched it out with our Curly Label Punch.  If you're not a computer geek be sure and check out our new stamp set in the Occasions Mini called Sew Suite.  It has some great images for the sewing enthusiast.   

If your thinking about putting some extra money in your pocket there is still time to join Sandy's Stampers and the Stampin' Up Family.  You can purchase the Standard Starter Kit or the Digital Starter Kit at a 15% discount.  It's over a $300 value for $148.75.   Your demonstrator benefits will start immediately and you have till June 30th to meet your quarterly minimum of $300.  Click here to join my team.  My password is Sandy Murphy.  There is no obligation to sell or have workshops and there is no penalty for dropping out.   Just sit back and enjoy all your new stamping supplies.  Shipping is free.  I'm always here to help you with all your stamping needs,  I'm just an email away.

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Thanks for dropping by and chatting with me.  I enjoy your company every day and look forward to all your comments.  If you have any questions on todays card or any other post please don't hesitate to contact me.  Have a wonderful day and week end.  Toodles

Most of my cards and projects (totes) are for sale.  If you see something that you like please contact me.

Fresh and Simple

Sale A Bration Sweet Summer Tiny Tags Stampin' Up Occasion Mini Birthday Card

Hi Everyone. . . thanks for all your comments, I'm glad to be back.  My computer has been cleaned and is feelin' good.  While I was away I did find time to make some cards, this takes a little bit of the stress off when I can work ahead.  Now for my card today.  My sketch is from Michelle Wooderson at Mish Mash.  My card base is Baja Breeze, matted with some Very Vanilla and my DP is the lovely Springtime Vintage.  Love it!!!!!!  The card is pretty simple.  I used our Scallop Trim Border and Corner Punches to make my rectangle.  For those of you who do not know how to make a scallop box or triangle, check out the Stampin' Up UTube site.  I'm sure there are several videos for you to choose from.  Darn this would have been a great time to experiment with making videos.  I'm just a little intimidated when it comes to making these things.  It's something I need to work on.  Back to the card now.  My scallop border was made with my slit punch.  It is now retired and we have a new die cut with several designs on it.  Check that out.  My stamp sets are Sweet Summer and Tiny Tags.  For my small scallop I used the die cut from Birds and Blooms, the one inch circle punch nests beautifully with it. 

Projects for Sale. . .  If you see something that you like and would want to purchase, please contact me.  All the things on my site are for purchase, 3D projects, cards, totes, etc.  All items will be mailed first class and in a padded envelope.  Envies will be included with the cards.  I'm just an email away,   I also do custom orders for showers, birthday parties, gift certificates and more. 

Sale a Bration Sweet Summer Stampin' Up Occasion Mini Birthday CardPAPER:  Baja Breeze #111352, Very Vanilla #101650, So Saffron #105118 and Springtime Vintage DP #121782
STAMP SETS:  Sweet Summer (SAB Mini) WM #121849 CM #123214, Tiny Tags # WM #118091 CM# 118592
INK:  Jet Black Stazon #101406, Not Quite Navy #103008
COOL TOOLS:  Big Shot #113439, Birds & Bloom Die Cut #113485, 1" Circle Punch #119868, 1/2" Circle Punch #119869, 3/4" Circle Punch #119873, Scallop Trim Border Punch #118402, Scallop Trim Corner Punch #118870, Tasteful Trim Die #120893, 1/8" Hand Held Punch (Ret), Markers
PRETTIES:  1/2" Baja Breeze Seam Binding Ribbon #122331, Button, Jewels #119246

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Thanks for stopping by today, I'll got more to show you.  Have a wonderful day.  Toodles

Herb Expressions and Springtime Vintage DP

Stampin' Up Herb Expressions Stampin' Up Occasions Mini, Sale a Bration  Springtime Vintage Designer Paper

Good Morning My Crafty Friends. . .  Welcome to Sunday here on the blogaroonie.  I'm sure I have showed you this sketch before.  It's a great sketch and has a very nice place to showcase your stamp set.  I used Rose Red for my card base and matted it with Very Vanilla.  I embossed my Very Vanilla with the Final Press Embossing Folder.  Next up is another piece of Rose Red and a piece of Springtime Vintage Designer Paper.  Have you gotten you Springtime Vintage DP yet?  Boy oh Boy Stampin' Up hit it right on the nose with this set of dp.  All I have to say is Gorgeous!!!!   My third layer is another Rose Red piece and a strip of the stripped green.  My ribbon is a piece of Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon.  Now to my focal point.  Great isn't it.  The stamp set is Herb Expressions.  I get the urge to pull this out ever so often.  Even though it is herbs, it has a great set of floral images you can use.  Love those florals don't we.  My scallop is from the Scallop Circle #2 die cut and of course I used my Big Shot.  Great tool to have around.  I use mine every day.  My image was stamped with Black Stazon Ink on watercolor paper.  I let it dry just a bit and them color it with refill inks and my aqua brush.  For just a little highlight after my flowers were dry I dabbed on some Crystal Effects to make my color pop.  It works beautifully.  A must have in your stamping accessories. 

How about taking a test run.  During Sale A Bration, Stampin' Up is offering the Standard Starter Kit or the Digital Starter Kit at a l5% discount.  That's a $310 value for just ($148.75).  Shipping is FREE and you can customize your kit with the stamp sets and colors you want.  Check out page 8 of your catty for a list of supplies that you will receive. Demonstrator Benefits will begin right away and there is no obligation to sell or have workshops.  But if you do have workshops, that puts money in your pocket for more goodies.  You have till June 30th before you will need to meet your quarterly minimum of $300To take advantage of this great offer click here and JOIN NOW.  My password is Sandy Murphy.  As my special thank you for joining my team, I will send you a stamp set of your choosing from the current catty or mini.

Supply List: 

Stampinup' Herb Expressions Stampin' Up Occasions Mini Sale a Bration Springtime Vingate Designer paperPAPER:  Rose Red #102544, Very Vanilla #101650, Springtime Vintage DP 121782, Watercolor Paper #105019
STAMP SET:  Herb Expressions 113224
INK:  Black Stazon Ink #101406, Rose Red Reinker #102109, Certain Celery Reinker #105230
COOL TOOLS:  Big Shot #113439, Final Press Embossing Folder #115963, Scallop Circle #2 Die Cut #113469, 3" Circle Die Cut #122125, Paper Piercer and Mat Pack #116631/105826
PRETTIES:  5/8" Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon #117291


Thanks for stopping by and sharing part of your day with me.  I enjoy your comment very much.  I will be taking a little time off over the next few days.  My computer is scheduled for it's yearly clean up and will be gone for a few days.  I'm hoping to get lots done for you.  I have a couple more totes in the making.  Take Care.  Toodles

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Wedding Card with MOJO Monday Sketch

Stampin' Up Occasion Mini Stampin' Up Sale A Bration Wedding Card Springtime Vintage Designer Paper

Happy Friday To Ya. . .  Hope your morning has started off with a bang.  I have a wedding coming up soon and I needed a wedding card.  I soon discovered that I don't have any current wedding stamps.  Then I saw the MOJO Monday sketch this week and decided I can make this work.   My cardbase is Very Vanilla, matted with Rose Red and Springtime Vintage DP.  I used one of my Lacey Circles and matted it with some Springtime Vintage DP.  Just love that paper.  The stamp set is A Word For You.  This word set has some very nice phrases in it.  A good one to have in your stamp collection.  My ribbon is our 1/2" Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon.  Once I decided what my focal point was going to be this card came togehter very nicely.  Easy Peasy.  Supply List below.

If you would like to see how the ribbon was put together.  Check out Mary Brown's site at Stamper Campers Corner.

Just as a reminder if there is anything you see on my blog and would like to purchase (purses, cards, custom invitations, gift certificates, etc.) please contact me.  I'm only any email away.  Most of the things I do are for sale and you can visit my   Etsy Shop   as well.

Supply List:

Stampin' Up Occasions Mini Stampin' Up Sale A Bration  Springtime Vintage Designer Paper Wedding CardPAPER:  Very Vanilla #101650, Rose Red #102544, Springtime Vintage DP #121782
STAMP SET:  A Word For You WM #117032 CM #120528
COOL TOOLS:  Lacey Cricles (NSU), Circle Scissors Plus and Glass Mat #112530/112531
PRETTIES:  1/2" Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon #120999. Antique Brads #117273, Pearls #119247


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Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great Friday and week end.  See ya back here soon.  Toodles

Scrappin’ With Sweet Summer

Stampin' Up Sale A Bration Sweet Summer So Happy for You Birthday Page

Hello My Crafty Friends.  Sorry you didn't hear from me yesterday.  My MOJO deceided to go on vacation, but i hope she returns soon.  LOL  I've been cutting paper for stamp club this week.  Thanks for coming ladies, I think the projects were fun.  Today I'll share the other scrapbooking page that we made.  I used Pretty In Pink and Very Vanilla.  My stamp set is Sweet Summer.  I know I have posted several cards using this set, and I didn't want my scrapbookers to feel left out.  I stamped my flowers with Jet Black Stazon and then colored them in with SU markers.  For a little more pizzazz I used my Big Shot and the Beautiful Butterflies die cut.  My dp was from Spingtime Vintage.  Love that paper.  My ribbon is 3/8" Pretty In Pink Taffeta Ribbon.  My sentiment is from the SAB set So Happy For You.  We used the birthday wishes and the pretty butterfly in flight.  

Sale A Bration

DID YOU KNOW that you can get the stamp sets that I used above for FREE.  Yes, you heard right.  Place a $50 order On Line or thru me and you can choose any stamp set or accessory from the Sale A Bration Mini.  Place a $100 order and you can choose two (2) items from the Mini.  Host a $300 workshop and choose another item from the Sale A Bration Mini.  WOW  that can add up to a lot of FREE product.  Check it out here.  Contact me if you have any questions.  I'm just an email away.

Also during this one time a year event Stampin' Up is offering a 15% discount on our Demonstrator Starter Kit and out Digital Starter KitFor $148.75 you can begin earning you demonstrator benefits.  This includes a $50 bonus bundle with items such as our Color Coach and our Hear Punch.  Shipping is free.  Click Here and check out all the benefits you will receive.  Sandy's Stampers would love to have you on our team.

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Another Emboss Resist

Hello My Friends. . .  Welcome to sandieskorner.  I'm sorry I don't have a card to share with you this morning, but I do have a scrapbook page that my Stamp Club will be doing this Wed.  It's the same technique that I showed you the other day.  Emboss Resist, but this time there is more space to show off the technique.  It's an easy technique to do but boy does it have a spectacular effect.  My color combo is Pear Pizzazz, Concord Crush and Very Vanilla.  I used my jumbo roller called Very Vintage.  I inked it up with Versmark Ink and rolled it on a piece of Very Vanilla.  Sprinkle your Clear Embossing Powder all over it and them heat set with your heat gun.  Your image should have the look of clear plastic.  Now all you have to do is color.  Get three of your sponges out along with some coordinating colors and start to sponge you piece.  When you have the colors just the way you want them viola' your done.  TIP:  I spread out a coffee filter and let my embossing powder fall into it then it is very easy to get all the embossing powder back into the small jar.  Also I cut my sponge into 4 pieces.  Here I only needed three.  I rinse them when I'm finished but keep them to use again with similar colors.  The stamp set I used was Vintage Vogue #118598.  I cut my flowers out and used demonsionasl.  Added some tiny pearls for the centers.  The sentiment is from Elements of Style #120045 .

Thanks so much for stopping in today.  I'll be cutting paper for stamp club and I really need to get a few cards done.  If you have any questions about the technique or supplies I used please contact me and I will be happy to assist you in placing your SU order.  I'm only an email away.  Have a wonderful stamping day.  Toodles

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Friends – Playing With My Digital Studio


My Digital Studio Stampin' Up Sale a Bration Stampin' Up Occasion Mini

Happy Valentin'es Day To All My Friends and welcome to sandieskorner.  Today I have a clean and simple card to share with you.  My color combo is Choc Chip, So Saffron, and Cherry Cobbler.  I've been playing around with my MDS (My Digital Studio) and came up with the focal point of my card today.  I used the brush stamp Bingo, but I played around with it and decided to replace the bingo top with friends.  MDS is so amazing everytime I play with it I learn something new.  I embossed my So Saffron layer with the Elegant Bouquet Embossing Folder just to add a little depth.  I'm just one of those people where negative space really bothers me. 

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE. . .  I could use a little of your help.  As you all know Sale A Bration and the Occasion Mini's are in full swing now.  Your wish lists should have a few items marked off my now, but I'm sure there are family and friends that do not now about Sale a Bration or have just forgotten what a great time of year this is to get FREE stamp sets and accessories.  So this is where I need your help.  I'm scheduling workshops and if you can pass the word around for me, I would be so grateful.  You can have workshops in my home, your home or have a virtual one.  You can order on line and receive hostess benefits or you can gather all your orders and let me take care of the rest.  Easy Peasy.  Contact me to schedule you virtual workshop now.  

YOUR TIME IS NOW. . .  I know how you all love to save $$$ especially on Stampin' Up stamps and accessories.  Join Sandy's Stampers and begin earning your demonstrator benefits right away.  Click here to learn all there is about joining the Stampin' Up Family. During the Sale a Bration Event Stampin' Up is offering a 15% discount on the Demonstrator Starter Kit and the Digital Starter Kit.  For $148.75 you can join Sandy's Stampers and start receiving all the benefits that Stampin' Up offers.  Hobby and Career Demonstrators are welcome.  There is no obligation to sell or hold workshops.  That's all up to you. I would love to hear from you.

Supply List

PAPER:  Chocolate Chip #102128, So Saffron #105118, Cherry Cobbler #119685, Very Vanilla #101630
STAMPS:  Bingo Card on MDS, Friends 24-7#113218, Little Flowers
COOL TOOLS:  Big Shot #113439, Elegant Bouquet Embossing Folder #115964, Oval Punch #120908
PRETTIES:  1/2" Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon #120992

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Thanks for stopping by and chatting with me.  Have a wonderful Valentine's Day.  Eat Chocolate LOL  Toodles

Emboss Resist With Vintage Jumbo Roller

MOJO177 Emboss Resist Stampin' Up Occasion Mini Stampin' Up Sale a Bration

Good Morning My Friends.  Welcome to the week end.  Today I have a short post for you.  I'm off to a bridal shower early this afternoon.  Todays share is this weeks MOJO Monday Sketch.  I tried my hand at a technique called Emboss Resist.  It is a technique that has been around for a while but boy what a beautiful way to embellish your card.  My colors are Pear Pizzaz, Concord Crush, Very Vanilly and Not Quite Navy.  I used the vintage roller to make my embossed strip.  I used Versa Mark Ink and Clear Embossing Powder and heat set it with my heat gun.  My sentiment is from Elements of Style and the flower from Vintage Vogue.  Added some pearls.  I used Stampin' Up pearls but I colored them with an alcohol based ink marker and let them dry.  Tuned out pretty good. 

Have a nice day everyone.  I'll see you back here on Monday.  Toodles

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