Thursday, January 31, 2013

Latte Love

Good afternoon, today's card is a little nontraditional in color for a Valentine's Day card but it could just be a I love you any day of the year card too. It is one of the projects we did at Shirlene's workshop on Friday and it uses a several Sale-a-bration items. First lets start with the colors. They are pulled from the Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper and are Sahara Sand, Tangerine Tango, Pool Party and Island Indigo. The Designer Series paper is one of the Sale-a-bration options as is the Island Indigo Ribbon we used on the card, but you don't just get the Island Indigo Ribbon you also get Pool Party and Tangerine Tango Ribbon and 36 buttons in Pool Party, Rich Razzleberry and Tangerine Tango. What a great Sale-a-bration option. The Stamp Set is also free with a $50 order and is Patterned Occasions. The other supplies are Stampin Write Markers to ink up the image, Whisper White Card Stock, Honeycomb Embossing Folder, 2 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch and 1 3/4" Circle Punch. This card is super quick to make but also cute and fun. Give me a call if you would like to make your own card like this one and I will be happy to help you. I am working on more Valentine's Day projects today and we have an evening filled with activities so I had better get back to may crafting. What a great way to spend the afternoon. :-) Thanks for stopping by, Tonyha

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Pretty in Pink

Hello and welcome back to winter. Yuck! I was really enjoying the 70 degrees that we had just a couple of days ago. Well, while the weather might not feel like spring this card sure does and I hope it brightens your day. It is the final card that the ladies made last night at the Birthday Card Class. The colors are Pink Pirouette, Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry and Early Espresso. The stamp set is Blooming with Kindness and I  used the Stampin' Write Markers to ink up the flower and give it some variation in color. I used the Scallop Trim Corner Punch and the Vintage Wallpaper Folder to give the card extra detail without adding weight. If you like flower sets I really recommend that you check Blooming With Kindness out. Well, I am off to finish a Valentine Project and then maybe do some sewing before I have to go and get my high schoolers. Since the roads were yucky this morning I drove them into school which means  I get to go back and get them this afternoon. I hope you enjoy your day and that you are able to stay home but if not drive carefully and stay safe. Tonya

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

More Spring Catalog Items

Another busy day here but at least all my kids went to school today. :-) Today I have a card for you similar to one that I posted for January Blog Hop. It uses similar supplies I just changed the layout. The colors are Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Baja Breeze, Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade, Very Vanilla, So Saffron, and Island Indigo. The stamp set is Oh, Hello and I used the Ovals Collection Framelits Dies. For Texture I used the Perfect Polka Dots and Honeycomb Impressions Embossing Folders. I also used a Tea Lace Paper Doily and a Designer Builder Brad. Most of the items can be found in the Spring Catalog which is full of great new products. If you don't have a catalog yet contact me and I will be happy to get you one. Sorry for the late post but the day got away from me and I had the Birthday Card class tonight. Thanks to all the ladies that came and made cards. I will be back tomorrow with another new project to share with you.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Time to Sale-a-brate!

Hello and welcome to Monday! The weekend flew by and while be were super busy it was a fun busy. I want to share with you a quick 3 x 3 card that I made with some of the Sale-a-bration items. The colors are pretty simple, Real Red, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla and Basic Black. The stamp set is Petite Pretties which is a Sale-a-bration set as is the new Petite Curly Label Punch. I also used the Small Heart Punch and just a bit of the new More Amore Designer Series Fabric. I may add this little card to one of my kids lunch boxes with a note just to let them know I am thinking about them. I have a child home today so I am going to keep this short. I hope you have a wonderful day, it is supposed to be warm here which will be nice for a change. Thanks for stopping by, Tonya

Friday, January 25, 2013

Whirly Twirly Birthday

Good morning, well we finally made it to Friday. We have a super busy weekend a head of use with basketball games, youth retreat and Pinewood Derby, but before we get to those events I have a card to share with you that is for the upcoming Birthday Card class. There are several new items on this card. The Wishes Your Way stamp set is new and one that I debated on buying but I really wanted the new  Pinwheel Sizzlits Die and you really can't have one without the other. I paired them with the new Cloudy Day Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. The only ink color I used is Island Indigo which I pulled from the Summer Smooches Designer Series Paper that I used for the Pinwheels. The other items are Real Red Card Stock, Whisper White Card Stock, Crumb Cake Card Stock, and 1/8" Mini Brads. I am going to take a break over the weekend from posting but I will be back on Monday with new things to share. I have several more items to show you as I have been busy stamping and creating.
Would you like to create with me? If so give me a call and we can set up a craft time with you and some friends. I can show you the new Spring Catalog and all the fun items in it.
Have a great weekend! Tonya

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Banner Day!

Hello and welcome! I am happy to share another birthday card with you today. This one is a little more on the girlie side so whether it is for a tween, teen or just a special lady this is a fun card to share and is a great mix of both old and new items. The supplies I used are: Easy Events Stamp Set, Primrose Petals Card Stock and Stampin Write Marker, Very Vanilla Card Stock, Crum Cake Card Stock, Rasberry Ripple Card Stock and Stampin Write Marker, Basic Grey Stamp Pad, 2 Way Glue, Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter, Frost White  Shimmer Paint, Blender Pen, Linen Thread, Scallop Trim Border, Argyle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Perfect Polka Dots Texured Impressions Embossing Folder, Honeycomb Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Hearts a Flutter Framelits Dies, and Print Poetry Designer Series Paper Stack. I love the paper stack for cards as you get four sheets of each print and there are 12 prints per pack what a great deal for only $6.95. Please let me know if you need more information about this card. I am happy to answer questions or help you place an order so you can make your own card like this one. Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day! Tonya

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

For the Guys

Good morning! Today I thought I would share one of the birthday cards we will be making on Tuesday. I bought this stamp set a while back and regret to say that this is the first time it has been inked up. Bad me, I really should use the new sets sooner. Supplies include: Crumb Cake Card Stock, Early Espresso Card Stock and Ink Pad, Soft Suede Card Stock, Very Vanilla Card Stock, Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Harvest Blessings Stamp Set, Natural 7/8" Trim Ribbon, Tenny Tiny Wishes Stamp Set, and 3/16" Neutrals Brad. Please let me know if you would like to attend the class and I will have your supplies ready for you. Thank you for stopping by today and as always have a great day! Tonya

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Birthday Card Class

Hello and welcome to the first day of Sale-a-bration. This is such an exciting time for customers, hostesses and demonstrators.
I wanted to share a quick picture of the five cards we will be making next week at the Birthday Card Class. You will get to make two of each card for $20 and you can make additional cards for only $1.50 a card. All supplies including envelopes are included. I just need to know how many of each card you want to make so I can have all the supplies cut out and ready. I will post pictures of each card with the supply info later. Thanks for stopping by and have a great day! Tonya

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

More Stamps going Single

Stampin'UP! has introduced 10 new images to their single stamp line. I am happy to share them with you and hope you enjoy them. I especially like the bunnies and the You are my sunshine images. Please let me know if you have any questions about the single stamps. Also please scroll down as I have posted several things today and I don't want you to miss out. Thanks and have  a great day!

 Oh, Baby! Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Oh, Baby! Clear-Mount Stamp Set132667
Price: $6.95

Spec-Tacular Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Spec-Tacular Clear-Mount Stamp Set132673
Price: $7.95

Sunshine Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Sunshine Clear-Mount Stamp Set132671
Price: $5.95

Woo Hoo! Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Woo Hoo! Clear-Mount Stamp Set132661
Price: $6.95
Towels For Two Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Towels For Two Clear-Mount Stamp Set132665
Price: $5.95
Basic Label Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Basic Label Clear-Mount Stamp Set132669
Price: $6.95
Boutique Blossom Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Boutique Blossom Clear-Mount Stamp Set132663
Price: $7.95

Ears To You Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Ears To You Clear-Mount Stamp Set132659
Price: $6.95
Hello, Foxy Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Hello, Foxy Clear-Mount Stamp Set132677
Price: $7.95

Hello, Hello Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Hello, Hello Clear-Mount Stamp Set132675
Price: $7.95


Best of Birthdays

Best of 25 Years Stamps

As part of our 25-year anniversary celebration, we're bringing back some of our favorite stamp images from the last quarter century and combining them into 12 sets, which will release-one set per month-during 2013. Even better, along with some great classic images, each "Best of" set will also include a never-before-seen image!
Some things to remember:
  • All Best of stamp sets will include 3-5 images, including a never-before seen image, and will be priced at $14.95.
  • While we are releasing just one Best of stamp set per month (with a new theme each month), all of the Best of sets will be available until March 31, 2014.
  • A new flyer will be released every month for each new Best of set.
  • All Best of stamp sets are available in Clear-Mount only.
While we are releasing just one Best of stamp set per month, all of the Best of sets will be available until March 31, 2014.
As a special incentive to collect the Best of stamps, starting in February we're including a collector's card and 25-year proof of purchase sticker with every Best of set. Collect six stickers, and send it in to redeem a FREE set of your choice valued up to $14.95! Free sets must be redeemed no later than April 30, 2014.

This month's theme is Birthday and the images are as follows. To order give me a call or you can order online at
Best Of Birthdays Clear-Mount Stamp Set


Stampin'UP! has introduced a new kit for the men who like or want to try stamping. The new kit will help the dude in your life express himself and includes for only $24.95:

  • Four wood-mount stamps (double-mounted) with the perfect sentiment for every occasion
  • Twelve 4" x 6" postcards in four different (manly) colors
  • Twelve gray envelopes
  • A Basic Gray Classic Stampin' Pad
  • An instructional guide (for the most novice stamper!)

  • Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to purchase the kit for someone special that you know. Have a great day, Tonya

    Paper Pumpkin, Something New for You!

    Sweep away the mundane-your creativity carriage awaits!
    I'm Paper Pumpkin . . .
    I come to your door each month (a fully decked-out creativity carriage). I'll help you to escape your life with some paper fun.
    I come in a sweet box, but you'll really love what you find on the inside:
    All the stamps, ink, paper, and accessories to create pinable projects. Create stuff like cards, journals, décor, and more!
    Paper Pumpkin by Stampin' Up! is a new monthly kit program that anyone (even you) can enjoy!

    Get Started
    It's so easy to get started. Simply sign up for the program starting Monday, January 14 by visiting and click Get it. Every month a new, surprise project kit arrives at your doorstep. Just think of the anticipation of creating a fun project to pin, showoff, and share with your friends and family-every month!
    Of course, you'll want to know more. So here's the nitty gritty:
    • Each month we send you a unique, surprise kit with a project-cards, journals, décor, and more! (We've even color-coordinated, measured, and cut everything for you!)
    • Each kit includes stamps, ink, paper, and accessories-everything but adhesive.
    • Each kit gives you and your customer a 30-minute creativity escape.
    • We will ship your Paper Pumpkin on or around the 15th of the month.
    • You need to sign up for a kit by the 10th of the month to get that month's kit. If you sign up on the 11th of the month, your first kit will come the next month. (Let's say you sign up on May 10th, we'll send your kit around May 15th. If you sign up on May 11th, we'll send your first kit around June 15th.)
    • A Paper Pumpkin membership is $19.95 per month (and shipping is included!)  
    • There's no commitment, you can cancel your monthly Paper Pumpkin at anytime. You can also skip a month if you want.
    • Starting in early March, we'll offer a Try-It kit if you'd like to try Paper Pumpkin for one month.

    Here's How You Order
    Sign up for your monthly Paper Pumpkin starting Monday, January 14 by visiting and click Get it.
    Starting in early March, you can try Paper Pumpkin for one month by visiting our online store.

    A Free Gift in Your Very First Kit
    The Welcome Kit is the very first Paper Pumpkin you will receive in your first month of membership. The Welcome Kit includes a free gift-a clear acrylic block!

    Sunday, January 13, 2013

    Ninjago Birthday Fun!

    Good evening, I had planned to get this card posted earlier in the weekend but time did not allow. We had two birthdays this week and my youngest son's birthday was on Friday. He is a big Ninjago fan so I decided to create a card for him with some of his favorite characters. We have a few of the lego guys at our house and they made great models as I worked on this card. I used Real Red, Pacific Point, Basic Black, Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Brushed Gold, and Brushed Silver Card Stock. I also used Basic Black 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon. The background is the new Cloudy Day Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. Now for the fun part the list of punches I used to complete the project.  Word Window Punch (for arms, legs, and sword), Merry Minis Punch Pack (tree and star for head emblem, shoulder armor and spear head), Owl Builder (for head, hands, and face area), and Bird Builder (eye brows). I used the Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker to draw the eyes on, the Real Red and Pacific Point Stampin' Write Markers were used to add fold lines to the heads and sponged the cloud back ground just a bit with Bashful Blue Ink. Please let me know if you have any questions about the ninjas. My son loved the card so I was thrilled. Thanks for stopping by, Tonya

    Thursday, January 10, 2013

    Stylin' Stampin' Squad Blog Hop January/ Spring Catalog

    Hello and welcome to our January Blog Hop. This month we are featuring the new Spring Catalog. There are so many wonderful new items and I can't wait to try them all. Whether you are just joining the hop or if you have traveled from Rose's Blog I hope you continue along the way and please leave a comment or two as we love to hear from the views.
    My first card using quite a few new supplies and was one of the first stamp sets that I had to have. The supplies are as follows:
    Oh, Hello Stamp Set, Oval Collections Framelits Dies, Tea Lace Paper Doilies, Honeycomb Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Hearts a Flutter Framelits Dies, Baja Breeze Card Stock and Stampin Write Marker, Calypso Coral Stampin' Write Marker and Ink Pad, Early Espresso Card Stock and Stampin' Write Marker, Island Indigo Card Stock and Stampin' Write Marker, Lucky Limeade Stampin' Write Marker, Pretty in Pink Stampin' Write Marker, So Saffron Stampin' Write Marker, Very Vanilla Card Stock, Crumb Cake Card Stock, Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Very Vanilla Seam Binding, and Sponges.

    My second card is a birthday card that I created by my 15 year old's Birthday which was yesterday. I saw an idea similar to this one on Pinterest by Jill Hilliard and just knew the layout would be perfect for him. Jill used cash to make her candles just I went with Designer Paper from the new Print Poetry Designer Series Paper Stack. The rest of the supplies are:
    Crumb Cake Card Stock, Midnight Muse Card Stock and Ink Pad, Honeycomb Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Summer Starfruit Card Stock, Primrose Petals Stampin' Write Marker, Very Vanilla Card Stock, Blossom Petals Builder, and Bring on the Cake Stamp Set. I used Sticky Strip to attach the candles to the card for extra staying power.
    I hope you enjoyed my projects for today's hope. Your next stop is Dawn's Creative Chalet. You can click the next button below or you can use the links provided below. Thanks for stopping by and have a great day! Tonya

    Blog Hop Participants:

    1. Annie L. of Love Me Cards
    2. Pam S. of Stampin' in the Sun!
    3. Nancy B. of Lady Stamps-A-Lot
    4. Rose C. of Stamp with Rose
    5. Tonya B. of Stampin' with Tonya
    6. Dawn S. of Dawn's Creative Chalet
    7. Patricia T. of Sunnyone Stampin'
    8. Pamela W. of Stinky Tofu
    9. Darcy J. of DJ's Stampin' Place
    10. Kim R. of Stamping with Kim
    11. Terry B of Goin' Over the Edge
    12. Justin K of JK Cards
    13. Heidi B of Stuck on Stampin'
    14. Jennifer B of NW Stamper
    15. Bree R. of Craft-somnia
    16. Diana E of Stampin' Fun with Diana

    Tuesday, January 8, 2013

    Digital Downloads for January 8

    Good morning,thought I would share with you the most recent Digital downloads that become available today. I am going to have to check out the Awesome Valentines Designer Template closer and see if my little guys are interested in using them for their class mates. There are two prices listed the Regular price is if you order through the Stampin'UP! website. The preferred price is if you order through my website. Please let me know if you need assistance and I will be happy to help you. Busy day today, but I do hope to get some stamping done to share with you. Also this is Blog Hop week so be sure and stop back by Thursday to see my projects and the other hoppers as well. Have a great day! Tonya
    Two Tone Ribbon -- Digital Download
    Two tone ribbon Digital Download
    Preferred Price $2.95
    Regular Price $ 3.28
    Officially Awesome Valentines Designer Template -- Digital Download

    Officilly Awesome Valetines Designer Template Digital Download
    Preferred Price $3.95
    Regular Price $4.39
    Delicate Adornments -- Digital Download

    Delicate Adornments Digital Download
    Preferred Price $2.95
    Regular Price $3.28
    Affection Collection Stamp Brush Set -- Digital Download
    Affection Collection Brush Set Digital Download
    Preferrred Price $5.95
    Regular Price $6.61

    Thursday, January 3, 2013

    Warmest Wishes

    Tomorrow is a special day, my grandma celebrates her birthday and of course she needs a special card. I made this one this week for her and I hope she likes it. The stamp set is Blooming with Kindness and I paired it with Rich Razzleberry, Pretty in Pink and Early Espresso with Whisper white for the stamped images. I used two Big shot items for this card. I used the Labels Collection Framelits to cut out the flower image and the mat behind it and then I added texture to the Pretty in Pink layer with the Lacy Brocade Textured Impressions Embossing Folder that carried over from the Holiday Mini. I sponged the embossed areas to give it more depth then added Pearls to the corner. To finish up the card I added a Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons with Early Espresso Baker's Twine. Thanks for stopping by today and please check out the other posts that I have added about the updates from Stampin'UP!.  Have great day, Tonya

    Spring Catalog

    The new Spring Catalog starts today and I must say it is one of my favorite ones. There are so many great new items including the Honeycomb Textured Embossing Folder, the Oh, Hello Bundle and so much more. To take a look at the catalog simply click on the picture above. Then give me a call so I can help you place your order or to set up a date for a private class. I can help you earn items from your wish list for free. Thanks for stopping by. I am going to be back soon with a new Birthday card.

    Feel the Love

    From January 3 through January 21, Stampin’ Up!’s got two super special valentine offers sure to set your heart aflutter!

    1. Get the Sealed with Love Simply Sent Kit FREE—a $7.95 US/$9.95 CAN value—when you buy the brand-new My Little Valentine Stamp Set! This four-piece stamp set, created exclusively for this promotion, contains the perfect sentiments to express your feelings for your children, spouse, girlfriends, or mail carrier!

    Item Description Price
    132242 My Little Valentine (English; clear-mount) $9.95 US
    132245 Enamorados (Spanish; clear-mount) $9.95 US
    132248 Mon petit amour (French; clear-mount) $9.95 US

    2. Purchase the Valentine Treat Bundle—complete with the brand-new Happy Valentine Heart Single Stamp and the cutest little treat bags ideal for all of your precious valentines. Even better, the brand-new Happy Valentine Heart stamp coordinates perfectly with our Full Heart Punch for fast and easy creating.*

    Bundle Item Description Retail Value Special Bundle Price
    132771 Valentine Treat Bundle Includes the Happy Valentine Heart Single Stamp (clear-mount) and 1" x 8" cellophane bags $7.45 US $5.95 US

    *Full Heart Punch not included in bundle

    Contact me today if you would like to place an order for one or both of these Valentine Sets.

    Tuesday, January 1, 2013

    Warm Winter Wishes

    Good evening, I thought this would be an appropriate post for us since we have a fresh coat of snow in our area. I love the Bootiful Occasions Stamp Set and paired with the Snow Flurry Bigz Die you have the perfect winter project to share some treats or just to make a cute card just in case you didn't get your Christmas Cards sent out in time and you want to do a winter one. ;-) The other supplies are Fancy Favors  Xl Bigz Die, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Basic Gray Stamp Pad, Baja Breeze Card Stock, Pretty in Pink Card Stock, Subtles Watercolor Wonder Crayons, Aquapainter, 2 Way Glue, Dazzling Diamonds glitter, Silver Glimmer Paper, 2 1/2" Circle Punch, and the Large Oval Punch.All supplies are available through me at my Stampin'UP! website are by contacting me. Have a wonderful evening and I will  be back tomorrow with another project to share. Until then, Tonya

    January 1 Digital Downloads

    Good morning and Happy New Year! I am looking forward to 2013 and hope you are too. Today I have a free digital download to share with you and also a couple of other new digital downloads that are available starting today. If you need more information about My Digital Studio please contact me and I will be happy to help you. I will be back later today with a new project to share with you but in the mean time have a great day and thanks for stopping by. Tonya
    Layered Labels Stamp Brush Set - Digital Download132984
    Regular Price: $8.83
    Preferred Price: $7.95
    This download was added on 1/1/2012

    Download includes:
    * 14-piece SVG stamp brush set

    Note: SVG stamps won’t work with the original My Digital Studio software

    Let It Snow Kit - Digital Download132963
    Regular Price: $11.06
    Preferred Price: $9.95
    This download was added on 1/1/2012

    Download includes:
    * 8-piece SVG stamp brush set*
    * 12 Designer Series Papers
    * 9 embellishments

    * Digital-exclusive
    * Coordinates with the Let it Snow January Wallpaper
    * A fun and fresh winter look

    Bashful Blue, Concord Grape, Crumb Cake, Rich Razzleberry, Sahara Sand

    * Note: SVG stamps won’t work with the original My Digital Studio software

    Let It Snow January Wallpaper - Digital Download132962
    Regular Price: $0.00
    Preferred Price: $0.00
    This download was added on 1/1/2012

    Download includes:
    * 6 embellishments (1 desktop wallpaper in 6 sizes to accommodate various screen resolutions)

    * Digital-exclusive
    * FREE desktop calendar that will brighten your day every time you look at it
    * Coordinates with the Let It Snow Kit for even more fun

    Bashful Blue, Concord Grape, Crumb Cake, Rich Razzleberry, Sahara Sand