Up North

My Prince and I hit the road yesterday heading up North to where my husband lives with my Dad.  For those of you who don’t know, my Dad is getting up there in years and has a beautiful place between 2 lakes in Northern Minnesota.  A perfect fit for my …

Crafting Forever

I pulled out this new Crafting Forever stamp set and did a little playing – well doing what I love!  And of course I had to use my new favorite color – Lemon Lime Twist!   What a perfect pairing with Basic Black.  And if you haven’t checked out the new …

Happy Birthday – Gorgeous!

Here’s another one of the cards that we made at my downline stampin’ bonanza last weekend.  It was designed by my friend LuAnn.   It uses the new Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set which is bundled with the Happy Birthday Thinlit – what a great combination!  And when you purchase as …

Tranquil Tulips Beauty

Yesterday evening was a super FUN day!   Members of my team (the North Starz) came over and we had a stamping good time!   We stamped, shared and swapped cards and ideas.  Everyone went home with at least 10 card – some had 18!  All brand new ideas! This Tranquil Tulips …

Happy Birthday Thinlits!

I am loving the new In Colors!   And this card amazingly showcases them beautifully.  This card was inspired by one I saw created by Mary Fish, a fellow Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  It’s easy too. . . 3/4″ x 5″ strips! Can you name the new In Colors yet?  From left …

Fabulous (Foil) & Lovely Friends

One of the carry over items into the 2017-2018 Stampin’ Up! catalog is the Fabulous Foil Acetate.  If you haven’t used this in the past, it is gold on one side and silver on the other.  Here I have used the gold color with our brand new Berry Burst cardstock …

Tutoring with BJ on Thursdays – Rose Wonder

Welcome back to Tutoring with BJ on Thursday where every Thursday I feature a free Tutorial with amazing ideas for you to be inspired by.   Today’s Tutorial features a favorite from the current Stampin’ Up! Catalog- Rose Wonder. This stamp set makes the most amazing cards!   This one …