Blendabilities Flowers

Oh the possibilities!

  Well here’s some fun news! It’s been discovered that even though the Blendabilities markers from Stampin’ Up! are designed to work with the Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad, they will also work well with several of the Classic Stampin’ Pads! Keep in mind that colors not listed below are prone to smearing and aren’t […]

Episode 13 Watercolor FlowerCards

Marker & Aqua Painter Watercolor Technique

A few weeks ago I went to a Stampin’ Up! gathering where Kristen Bryant had this fun little watercolored card for us to make. It’s so easy, but it looks so great! I love techniques like that. The one on the right is the one I made at the gathering and the one on the […]

Wilder Days

Are you a Laura Ingalls Wilder fan?

As part of our new homeschooling adventure this year, I’m reading the full set of Laura Ingalls Wilder books with my girls. When we found out that Wilder Days was happening in Mansfield, MO during the same week we were already planning a Missouri road trip, we knew we had to go!! Despite our not […]

Give Thanks Card

Give Thanks Card

I am totally in love with the fall-themed For All Things stamp set from Stampin’ Up! The leaf stamp, the words and the “fake” watercolor backgrounds are brilliant! I love using the leaves to stamp my own background paper and here’s just one of the cards I’ve made with this stamp set… Paper Sizes: Very […]

Ink It Up with Jessica TV Episode 12

How to Use the Gift Box Punch Board

Episode #12: Gift Box Punch Board In this episode you’ll learn how to use the Gift Box Punch Board to make different size boxes, including tips to avoid the mistakes we’ve already made! Joining me is special guest Rachel Taylor (my 10 year old daughter). She loves making boxes and if she can figure out this […]

Blended Bloom One Sheet Wonder

Blended Bloom Thank You Cards

I originally purchased the Blended Bloom stamp so that I could color it in with the Blendabilities markers. And it IS beautiful when colored in! (Check it out here.) But then I was thinking how pretty it might look stamped in a single color. The first color that came to mind was Lost Lagoon. First […]


2014 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog

The 2014 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog is here! Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a comfy chair and look through it with me…   Look through the Holiday catalog (pdf) Request a Paper Copy Stampin’ Supply Lists for Holiday Catalog Projects Shop Now!