Archive for Card Swaps

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Last week I hosted a ‘shoebox swap’ for my the ladies in my Downline.

We have such a talented and creative group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators!

Michelle Haney designed this Valentine treat around a box of Conversation Hearts for each of us to make. 6a0105349b02a7970b017d410c7509970c-800wiSupplies used for these boxes:

Stamp Sets:  Hearts A Flutter, Itty Bitty Banners

Ink Pads: Melon Mambo, Baja Breeze

Paper:  Pink Pirouette, Whisper White, Melon Mambo

Accessories & Embellishments: Hearts A Flutter Framelits, Striped Organdy Ribbon (Melon Mambo), Large Heart Punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals

My daughter loved thses little treats so much, she decided to make them for her friends.

Here’s her version.

She decided to use the ‘for you’ stamp in place of ‘love you’ 6a0105349b02a7970b017ee8805d54970d-800wi

Have a Happy Valentine’s Day!


More Stampin’ With Style Card Swap

A few more cards from our December swap.

We have such a creative group of ladies!  Some of these cards just might show up in my next card buffet — coming up on Saturday, February 9th

Submitted by DeDe Hames


Stamp Set: Patterned Party (wood mount – 123065, clear mount – 123067)

Card Stock: Whisper White (100730), Real Red (102482)

Inks: Pacific Point, Stampin’ Write Markers – Pacific Point, Real Red (100052), Daffodil Delight (119677)

Accessories & Embellishments: Scallop Edge Border (119882), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246)


Submitted by Michelle Haney


Using a small watercolor brush with just a bit of bleach Michelle colored parts of the animals.  You can end the bleaching process by drying with the heat tool if you want just a touch of a lighter color, or just leave it to dry on its own.

Stamp Set: Zoo Review (wood mount – 122197, clear mount – 122199)

Card Stock: More Mustard (100946), Riding Hood Red (111348), Baja Breeze (111352), Basic Black (121045)

Inks: Jet Black Staz On (101406), Basic Black Stampin’ Write Marker (100082)

Accessories & Embellishments: Wood Grain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (127821), Big Shot Die Cutting Machine (113439), Naturals Designer Button (127554), Linen Thread (104199), Color Spritzer Tool (107066), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

Non Stampin’ Up!:  Household Bleach, Small water color Brush


I love our Moving Forward Stamp set.

It’s the Ronald McDonald House Charities Stamp Set for this catalog year.  Stampin’ Up! donates $3.00 to the Ronald McDonald House for every stamp set sold.

Stampin’ Up! has donated more than $1,000,000 to this outstanding organization that provides a “home
away from home” for families battling serious illness and disease.

Submitted by Kristine Custino


Kristine used the Cupcake builder punch and the Fancy Fan Embossing Folder to create the clouds.

Stamp Set: Moving Forward (wood mount – 126320, clear mount – 126322)

Card Stock:  Whisper White (100730), Bashful Blue (105120)

Inks: Midnight Muse (126860), Pumpkin Pie (126945)

Accessories & Embellishments: Textured Impressions Embossing Folders – Chevron (127749) & Fancy Fan (127751), Big Shot Die
Cutting Machine (113439), Cupcake Builder Punch (121807), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

All supplies used in the cards above are from Stampin’ Up! order today from my  Stampin’ Up! Website

Card Swaps are always so much fun. It’s one of the many benefits of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  If you would like more information on how to join my team — contact me today!

Happy Stamping!



Stampin’ With Style Demonstrator Card Swap

Karen Reed was the hostess for our Stampin’ With Style Monthly Demonstrator Card swap for December and she chose ‘kid cards’ which was a great idea!

Who doesn’t love cards for children!

I saw both of the following cards on Pinterest and loved, loved, loved them both!

My good friend and Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Claudia Santos stamped both of them for our swap.


Wendy Weixler was the original designer of this card.

All of the following supplies are from Stampin’ Up! and can be ordered by going to my Stampin’ Up! Website.

Stamp set: Blast Off (clear mount – 125946, wood mount – 125944)

Paper: Lucky Limeade (122926), Tangerine Tango (111349), Pacific Point (111350), Whisper White (100730), International Bazaar Designer Series Paper (126920)

Ink Pads: Lucky  Limeade (126984), Tangerine Tango (126946), Pacific Point (126951)

Accessories & Embellishments: 1 3/8″ Circle Punch (119860), Paper Piercing Template (126187),  Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), self adhesive Googlies (127539 – these are available from Stampin’ up! through January 2, 1013)


I DIG YOU!  Happy Birthday

Lisa Martz is the original designer of this card

 All of the following supplies are from Stampin’ Up! and can be ordered by going to my Stampin’ Up! Website.

Stamp set:  I Dig You (clear mount – 122722, wood mount – 122720), Itty Bitty Banners (clear mount – 126257, wood mount – 126255)

Paper:  Basic Gray (121044), Pumpkin Pie (105117), Real Red (102482), Basic Black(121045), Whisper White(100730), Color Collection Designer Series Paper Stack Neutrals Collection – Basic Gray (117157)

Inks Pads & Markers:  Basic Gray (126981), Pumpkin Pie (126945), Real Red (126949), Jet Black Staz On (101406), Stampin’ Write Markers – Pumpkin Pie 100052), Real Red (100052)

Accessories & Embellishments:  Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), silver 1/8″ mini brads (122941)