Sunday, September 9, 2012

August Projects!

Finally!  I am going to take my first steps at blogging.  A BIG Thank You to Julie Arvin for all her help with this massive project.  She is the best.  Thank you Julie :-)  Please be patient with me as this is all a learning process.  I am going to try to post at least twice a week until I can really get into the swing of things.  Today I am going to show you the projects that I have made for my Stampin Up in-home workshops.  Everyone loved making these fun projects.  I love this time of the year. 

Supplies for this card:

Stamps:  Perfectly Preserved & Itty Bitty Banners

Paper:  Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Lucky Limeade and Orchard Harvest Designer Series paper

Ink:  Cajun Craze, Early Espresso & Lucky Limeade

Accessories:  Perfectly Preserved Framelits, Bitty Banner Framelits, Linen Thread, Brushed Bronze Designer Buttons, 3.5" Circle Die & Dimensionals.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about this card or if you would like to make one for yourself. 

My next project from my August in-home workshops is a Fall Jar.  This projects was so simple to make, but has that wow factor.  Yes, I need to learn how to take a better picture for my blog.  Hey, it's a work in progress, right?/!

Supplies for this jar:

Stamps:  Perfectly Preserved

Paper:  Old Olive & Very Vanilla

Ink:  Old Olive & Early Espresso

Accessories:  Perfectly Preserved Framelits, 1 3/4 Scallop Circle Punch, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, Small Oval Punch, Essentials Designer Fabric in Old Olive, Paper Piercing Tool, Linen Thread, Sticky Strip, and Dimensionals.
The next project that I would like to share with you is a Halloween card.  I adore this new single stamp.  Isn't the cat adorable?  Love her!  Don't you just love her bling?

Supplies for this Halloween Card:

Stamps:  Frightening Feline, Mixed Medley Hostess Set, and Spooky Bingo Bits

Paper:  Basic Black, Basic Gray, Tangerine Tango, Very Vanilla and Howlstooth & Scaringbone Designer Series Paper. 

Ink:  Basic Gray & Tangerine Tango

Accessories:  Chevron Embossing Folder, 3" Circle Die, 1 3/4 Scallop Circle Punch, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, Basic Gray 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Sponge, Rhinestones & Dimesionals

My final project that I would like to share with you today is a cute and super simple Halloween Treat Bag.

Supplies for this Halloween Treat Bag:

Stamps: Googly Ghouls

Ink:  Basic Black

Accessories:  Ghoulish Googlies Designer Kit, Chevron Embossing Folder, Pumpkin Pie 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon & Dimensionals.

The "Ghoulish Googlies Designer Kit" is wonderful!!!  It's super fast and easy to make these cute bags.  You can find this kit on page 27 in the Holiday Catalog.  Don't have a Holiday Catalog?  Contact me and I will get one right out to you.  It's the best mini catalog to date, in my opinion.

I hope you enjoyed today's post.  Please leave me a comment and let me know how you liked the projects.

Thank you for stopping by my blog.  Happy Stamping :-)


  1. Amy- Congrats on your first post! The projects are gorgeous!!! You know I haven't used my Perfectly Preserved set yet. I love what you've done with it. I need to get busy! I'm so happy that your now posting. I'm looking forward to your posts. We'll have to cheer each other on:)

  2. Awesome Blog Amy!!! I love it and you will do great! I can't wait to follow all your wonderful projects! Congrats and best of luck with your new endeavor!!