On Stage 6 – Foil Frenzy

For my final swap, I wanted something fun for a masculine birthday. Sometimes we struggle to come up with card ideas that are fun, interesting and not feminine. For this card, I used the super fun Foil Frenzy paper.  The paper is a fantastic contrast between Kraft paper and foil paper. The foil … Continue reading

On Stage Swap 5 – Petal Garden

Swap 5 - A Mother's Day card using the Petal Garden DSP was inspired by a shabby chic card I saw on Pinterest. The source card didn't use the amazing and versatile Stampin Up! products - so I got creative. For this card, I used a thick Very Vanilla base.  On that, I layered a piece of Old … Continue reading

On Stage Swap 4 – Artistically Asian

Wow! On Stage went by so fast and I still have posts to do on the swaps I shared.  This swap, using the Artistically Asian stamp set evolved while I was playing with Glossy paper. Glossy paper is like photo paper.  Super smooth and shiny. I started by adding layers of color with the Light … Continue reading

On Stage Swap 3 – Jar of Love

I was swapping at On Stage today!  I was blown away by the creativity in one ballroom. I'm amazed the walls didn't bulge out with the energy in the room. I swapped everything I made in the first hour of the event.  The cards I received were amazing and I will be sharing some of them here in … Continue reading

On Stage Swap 2 – Eastern Palace

If you're ever in Winslow, Arizona, be sure to visit the La Posada.  It's a Fred Harvey hotel. These hotels served the train travelers and are just amazing in their architecture, although many have been lost to time.  This particular hotel was designed by Mary Colter.  It is filled with art, and … Continue reading