Saturday, August 9, 2008



To view the Fall/Winter Catalog Sampler, click on the image in the left-hand column.

Big Shot

There's a new big shot in town--the Sizzix Big Shot for Stampin' Up! The Big Shot is a sturdy manual die cutting machine used to die cut materials for use on crafts, home décor projects, and even clothing--it's a big deal! You'll love what the Big Shot machine, a 6-time winner of Creating Keepsakes Reader's Choice Award for best die cutting equipment and dies, can do for you.
Design your own custom pillow appliqués using the Tulipe Bigz die or make custom fabric flowers to embellish a quilt. From sewing to quilting to home décor, the Big Shot is the perfect tool for many types of crafting. The wide appeal to various types of crafters will help you expand your business in new circles. The Big Shot makes incorporating paper crafting into these customers' hobby an easy progression. Use our Stampin' Up! exclusive dies to create die cuts and stencils with our artwork and designs for all your craft needs.

Planning and preparing Make & Takes is fast and economical with the Big Shot machine. Cut out eight of the same chipboard letter or 20 scalloped pennants in just a few minutes. You'll be able to cut and score 3-D items in seconds, and the projects will be ready for your customers to enjoy. Or create embellishments for cards, scrapbook pages, or any other type of project by cutting multiple images at once.


Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Stamping Splendid Summer Scenes

Getting Started:
*Stamp Set: Seasonal Whimsy
Ruby Red
Apricot Appeal
Whisper White
*Markers: Garden Green, Certainly Celery, Ruby Red, Chocolate Chip
*Stamp Pads: Ruby Red, Apricot Appeal
*Accessories: Scissors, Two-way glue, and dazzling diamonds
1. Stamp the summer stamp in apricot appeal. Using markers, apply colors of garden green, ruby red, and certainly celery directly to stamp.
2. Huff on stamp and stamp image on small whisper white piece.
3. Adhere image to ruby red cardstock.
4. Adhere image to folded apricot appeal cardstock.
5. Adhere small card front to whisper white cardstock and adhere card to real red backing.
6. Stamp words with real red ink on bottom of whisper white cardstock.
7. Stamp butterflies scattered in real red ink.
8. Stamp individual butterfly in real red ink on white scrap paper and cut out.
9. Add dazzling diamonds with two-way glue on butterflies and sun.
10. Let dry.