Sunday, August 29, 2010

Thoughtful Friend (Builder Wheel)

Here I am again. I wanted to show you this card today as it is made with products from the Summer Mini. The Summer Mini is available untill Tuesday August 31 and no longer after midnight. So if you want to make this card and the one above, get your credit card ready and mosey on over to my online store. The ingredients are:
Stamp sets: Short & Sweet, Printed Petals
Paper: Whisper White, Concord Crush, In Color DSP
Ink: Concord Crush, Peach Parfait, Pear Pizzazz reinkers and pads
accessories: stitched poly ribbon, scallop circle extra large punch, extra large circle punch, Big Shot, Elegant Lines embossing folder, Jumbo wheel handle, Builder wheel spindle and spacers, uninked triple wheel cell cartridge, Thoughtful Friend wheel, Posy Party wheel, Bees and Blossoms wheel
You can see the builder wheel products on pages 8-9 of the summer mini. They were so fun to use. After putting your wheel together, you do your wheeln' on a strip of white card stock and then punch out your circle. Simple as that. There's another video idea! I still haven't tried my hand at video taping. Yes, it's on my To Do list. Have a blessed day and see you manana.

Punches Posies (Hostess L-2)

Hello and welcome. I hope you had a fun filled week end. I had a fun filled week end - scrappin' on Saturday and an Arbonne party on Sunday after church. Is this a pretty card or what? This was a stamp camp card designed by Mel. The stamp set is a level-2 hostess set from the Summer Mini. You can see it on page 5. You can earn the stamp set if you place an order of $300 (net). Your order may be placed at my online store. To place your order, be ready with the item number of the products you want and the name and price of the product will pop up. Read it to make sure the info is correct. At the end of your order, your total will show including shipping and handling. You will be prompted to select your hostess set. If you prefer, you can select the level 2 stamp set from the main catalog. If you want to order any item from the Summer mini, know that those products are available only until Tuesday, August 31. So place your order long before midnight 8/31. Listed are the ingredients for this beautiful card.
Stamp set: Punched Posies
Paper: Concord Crush, Pear Pizzazz, Whisper White
Ink: Pear pizzazz, Concord Crush,
Accessories: Crimper, dimensionals, scallop circle extra large punch, scallop oval extra large punch

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Friends Are Flowers That Never Fade

I just realized I forgot part of the shopping list. This is a close up of one of the cards you will create. I want to list for you the inks I used to make all the cards.
Tangerine Tango marker #120974 $3.50 page 166
Old Olive marker #100079 $3.50 page 166
Whisper White craft #101731 $7.50
Tangerine Tango classic ink pad #111834 $5.95 page 166
Come back tomorrow for s close up look of one or two of the other cards.

Friends Are Flowers That Never Fade

Surprisss e, Here is a close up of another kit card. You already know what supplies you are going to need to create this card. So I won't repeat myself. I hope you have a great time creating it. I did.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Joy card and envelope

Welcome. You are seeing another Christmas card plus it's coordinating envelope. Karen featured this card at her table. As you can probably tell, this card was easy peasy to create. I really enjoy using the Big Shot. It always adds a WOW factor to whatever I create. Now for the recipe:
Stamp set: Delightful Decorations
Paper: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Brushed Silver
Ink: Night of Navy
Accessories: Ornament extra large punch, Big Shot, Serif Essentials Alphabet, Finial Press embossing folder, Whisper White envelopes (medium)
Are you wondering about the alphabet? The letters are made with the Big Shot and the Serif die cuts. Nifty huh? If you are in a Christmas shopping mood, no problem. You may shop at my online store 24/7. Thank you visiting. Take care and God bless.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Season's Greetings

Hello, make yourself at home. Today I am showing you another card from Stamp Camp. This card was designed by Mel and she saved me some time by making it for me (being I was demonstrating at another table). It's such a pretty card. When you are well acquainted with Stampin' Up products, you can pretty much figure out what products were used. I love that Stampin' Up products are designed to coordinate and compliment each other. That takes the guessing out of what products to purchase and not to mention how easy it makes designing cards and scrap book pages. I like telling you, my readers, the ingredients used for the cards I show on my blog. It's part of my service to you. So, here it goes.
Paper: Whisper White, Brushed Silver, Night of Navy
Ink: White Craft
Accessories: heat tool, Irridescent Ice embossing powder, Scallop Trim Border Punch
I hope you enjoyed your visit today. Tomorrow I will show you another Christmas card. So come on back.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Wings of Comfort and Joy

Greetings and welcome. I went to Stamp Camp at my uplines house recently and today I am showing you a card designed by Susie. Cardmaking is so much fun whether it's a card I designed or someone else designed. This was an easy peasy card to make. Let me tell you which Stampin' Up products were used.
Paper: Brushed Silver, Night of Navy
Ink: White Craft
Accessories: Big Shot, Elegant Lines Embossing folder, White Organza Ribbon, Night of Navy Taffeta Ribbon,
Did you notice the Night of Navy ribbon is on the White organza ribbon? Neat idea huh!
Thank you for stopping by. See you tomorrow.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Merry Christmas/ Wisemen

Welcome back friends. Are you liking this card? I was concerned the textured Cherry Cobbler cardstock wasn't going to show. Looks like it does. I like that this card was fast and easy to make. I didn't time myself but it is probably a ten minute card. This card would be good for a stamp a stack in that it is fast and easy to make. So, you want the recipe. Here it is
Stamp set: Come to Bethlehem $19.95 for wood mount or $14.95 for clear Page 43
Paper: Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Always Artichoke, and Jolly Holiday DSP
Ink: Always Artichoke
Tools and accessories: Big Shot, Texture Plates #4, silver brads. piercing tool and mat, Modern Label extra large punch, Word Window large punch
As I said, fast and easy. Until next time. Have a blessed day.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Apple Blossoms

Good morning friends. This past week I got together with a couple best friends. We had a great time sharing a delicious pizza. We then bought some treats to take with us to the movies. Come on, I know someone else out there has done that also. Right? The movie was pretty good. Took me out of my desert and into lands I probably will never see other than in the movies. I guess the movie is considered a chick flick. I think it is. You want to know what we saw don't you? Okay I'll tell you . We saw Julia Roberts in ..... ..... Eat, Laugh , Pray. Or is it Eat, Love, Pray? We thought Julia did a great job (again). I (we) enjoyed the movie a lot. I guess I should get to today's card. This card was made by my upline and then she gave it to me. Pretty card, right? I love it. Susie is the best. If you want the stamp set seen here it can be found on page 12 of the 2010-2011 catalog. Apple Blossom is a set of 8 and all you have to do to get this set is hostess a workshop with net sales of at least $300. If hostessing a party doesn't work for you, try a catalog party. This is when you get orders from friends and co-workers and turn them in to your demonstrator. An added perk for you will be $35 in free products from the catalog or the current mini. Isn't Stampin' Up the greatest? I think so. That's how easy it is. I will gladly be your demonstrator. Contact me and together we can make the arrangements. I'm at

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Pocket Silhouettes

Welcome back, I made another folder and I gave it away to a friend for her birthday. I am liking these folders so much. Maybe because they are so easy to make. Decorating the covers is fun too. Here are some of the cards I made for the folder. I used the following for the cards:
Stamp set: Pocket Silhouettes item #111672 $18.95, Curvy Verses item #114948 $23.95
Paper: Whisper White item #100730 $8.50, Regal Rose item #105130 $6.95, Elegant Eggplant item #105126 $6.95
Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Regal Rose, Night of Navy, $6.95 each

This is the folder. Do you like it? I think it's pretty. My friend did too. I like the "for you" stamp set from Fresh Cuts. It is so versatile. I used the following supplies.
Stamp set: Pocket Silhouettes, Fresh Cuts
Paper: Regal Rose items #105130 $6.95, Whisper White item #100730 $8.50
Ink: Riding Hood Red item #111836 $5.95
Accessories: White grograin ribbon item #109025 $4.95, Paper Snips item #103579 $9.95

This is what the cards looked like tucked into the folder. On the left side pocket are the envelopes, item #107301 $6.50 You get 40 envelopes in a package. I've been forgetting to mention that if you want to make your folder look nicer Jumbo Eyelets for the ribbon would be a great idea. I have a folder to show you that does include the eyelets but not today. It's not finished. I hope I can get it done for you soon. Your purchases through my online store are so appreciated. How nice that it stays open around the clock. Thank you for visiting.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Vintage Vogue

Welcome, Today I'm sharing a gift I made for a birthday. It was very easy to make. I was very happy with the way it turned out. You might remember that this stamp set is a favorite of mine. I like the vintage look in almost everything. Here is what I used to make this gift.
Stamp set: Vintage Vogue item # 118598 clear mount $17.95, wood mount item #117690 $23.95; Fresh Cuts item #114645 $21.95
Paper. Whisper White item # 100730 $6.95, Lavendar Lace (retired), Designer Series paper (name unknown/retired)
Ink: Lavedar Lace (retired)
Accessories: White grograine ribbon item # 119262 $5.95, Dimensionals item # 104430 $3.95, paper snips item# 103579 $9.95, Scallop Trim BorderPunch item # 118402 $15.95,
Here are the cards inside the folder. They were easy and fun to make. I am so missing the lavendar papers and inks. I just really wanted to show off the folder. (ha) My friend loved her gift.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Fifth Avenue Floral

Greetings. As I said before, Mel and I had a shoebox card swap. This is the card she prepared for me to make. I had fun coloring with my trusty aqua painter. Let me tell you what the ingredients were for this card. Pretty isn't it?
Stamp set: Fifth Avenue Floral item # 113734 $24.95
Paper: Basic Black item # 121045 $6.95, Regal Rose item # 105130 $6.95, W. White item # 100730 $8.50
Ink: White craft item # 101731 $7.50, Black item # 101179 $5.95, Regal Rose item # 105211 $5.95, So Saffron item # 105213
Tools: White satin ribbon item # 114616 $8.95, aqua painter item # 103954 $16.95 (set of 2), paper snips item # 103579 $9.95
My on line store is available 24/7. Thank you for visiting.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Baroque Montif

A couple weeks ago, I scheduled a group swap with my Legacy Stamper girls. Only one was able to attend. Our purpose was to have a shoebox card swap. The card you are looking at is the card I provided for Mel to make. I purposed to make a card using this punch as I had not used it yet. Mel enjoyed making it and posted it on her blog almost immediately. Go visit her blog. You'll be glad you did. Her place is Now for the recipe:
Stamp set: Baroque Motif item #113490 $27.95
Paper: Pear Pizzazz item # 119795 $6.95; Whisper White Item #100730 $8.50 (40 sheets); So Saffron item # 105118 $6.95
Ink: Pear Pizzazz item # 119784 $5.95
Tools: two-step bird extra large item # 117191 $16.95
Shopping on line is so easy. Click on my on line store "Gloria Stamps" and you will be right there.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Birthday card

Hi again, finally. I don't know if you have noticed that I don't post very often. I have noticed! I don't like it. I really want to be here sharing with you more often. Last week I was visiting family in Northern California. I really wanted to be there with them and enjoyed every minute of the visit. I had a great time playing ice cream shop and going on walks with my grandchildren. I miss them. Back to "the blog". I need a laptop. When I get a laptop, I'll be able to post from wherever I am. Can't wait for the lap top. What kind should I get? Is there one that works especially well for blogging type needs. I'll be looking for your input. This is an interactive blog you know. So you've been looking at the card above. I created that one for my 9 year old birthday girl (grandaughter). I used a retired stamp set but I don't remember what it is called. If you know, please let us all know. Remember this is an interactive blog. The card stock for the card base is Certainly Celery ( $6.95 for 8 1/2 x 11 on page 167) and the secondary layer is Lavendar Lace (retired). I used the Big Shot (page 204; only $99.95) and the textured impressions folder "Elegant Lines" (page 214; only $7.95). The lavendar grograin ribbon is retired. Do you like the card? What would you do differently? Did I tell you this is an interactive blog.?

Onto looking at the inside of this card. I used a single stamp with Lavendar Lace ink to adorn the top and bottom of the card. I think it adds a lil' something to the card.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Quarter Auction

This is a picture of a recent Quarter Auction I did. Of course I was the vendor for Stampin' Up. I enjoy doing these kind of events because I have the opportunity to meet many vendors with independent businesses. Events like these usually provides us for a venue in which we can exchange business ideas while we set up. The purpose of Quarter Auctions are to give us vendors new friends which hopefully will turn into prospective customers. The guests who come to these events come because they not only get to meet us but also go home with products that may have cost them only one quarter but not more than four quarters.

This was my table. I will be doing another event like this one in October. If you are in this area and would like to attend, you may purchase tickets from me.