cards, Personal Ramblings, Stampin' Up!



(If you receive this blog update as an email and you can’t see the image above then please pop over to the actual blog post and check it out).  

I posted the image above on my Facebook Business page last week.  It created a lot of discussion and lots of interesting statements of what people felt Stampin’  Up! is about.  I thought I would share it all here and I would love to hear what you think PLUS I am going to draw someone at random to receive a prize.

Some of the things people on my Facebook page felt Stampin’  Up! was about to them is:

  • Creativity – through stamps, ink, papers, sharing ideas and inspiring each other.
  • Fun.
  • Making a difference in people’s lives.  (Changing lives and enriching lives). This can be through sharing stamping with others and helping them feel excited about it. Also, giving support to them maybe through fundraising or help.
  • Memories – making them during events and get together’s and preserving our memories by scrapbooking them.
  • Relaxing and providing a “time out” for you.
  • Friendships – This was the most popular.  It draws people in to share a common hobby/past-time.  As a result friendships are formed and these can be long-lasting.  For me personally, I have made friends with people from all over the world and I am very thankful for that.  I wouldn’t have “met” them if it wasn’t for Stampin’  Up!


So, can you add anything else?? Why not drop me a comment and tell me your thoughts and what Stampin’  Up! means to you.  Whether you are a Demonstrator or a customer. You might feel the same way as those mentioned above or it might be something else.


I am going to pick a comment at random to win a Prize  It is the Sale-A-Bration set – Heartfelt Blooms. (This is a gorgeous stamp giving a photographic appearance to the image)

This is only for Australian residents only BUT if you are from outside Australia then I will send you 5 handmade cards.

SO, Tell me:  What is Stampin’ Up! about for you?


If you want to know more about actually being in the Stampin’ Up! family, Sale-A-Bration is a great time to.   You get $230 of Free products!!! Is that something that means a lot to you?

Find out more on my Blog Page ->HERE or drop me a comment or email to find out more.  I have room for you to join with me on my JEN’s INK Team.




cards, Classes, Sale-A-Bration, Stampin' Up!


This was another of the cards I made a couple of weeks ago when I was playing with the Bloomin’ Heart Thinlits.  I had cut the heart from the Sale-A-Bration paper ‘Wildflower Fields’ DSP.  This was one of the activities everyone got to do at my Launch at the Product Playground but I hadn’t got around to actually making a card from it at that time.

I wasn’t sure how to put it together but I teamed it with a few of my new Favourites the ‘Timeless Textures’ stamp set which I stamped in Sahara Sand and the greeting from one of the Sale-A-Bration sets ‘What I Love’.


The card base is Blackberry Bliss to match the DSP and the flowers were cut from Lost Lagoon.  Simple but hey that’s me!! 🙂

Hope you like it.

See you soon,


cards, Challenges, Stampin' Up!


Our team (Inky Fingers) has challenges every couple of weeks.  Sometimes I join in.  I thought I would have a go at this week’s colour challenge.  The colours were Rich Razzleberry, Daffodil Delight, Basic Black and Whisper White.  I don’t use Daffodil Delight very much and I haven’t used Rich Razzleberry for a while since we have had Blackberry Bliss.  So it was good to drag out these colours.

I went through my stamp sets to see what would work well with these colours but I wanted to use something new.  I inked up this gorgeous Sale-A-Bration set ‘What I Love’.  

Razz flowers

This stamp set is a 2 step set (or you could say 3 step) but it is very easy to use. I stamped the outline flower over the Whisper White card and then stamped some small Rich Razzleberry flowers in between these.  I stamped the large flower again on scrap white card in Razzleberry and then inked up the solid image in the set and stamped it off lightly on scrap paper then stamped it over the outline stamp. Yes there is Daffodil Delight there in the centre.  I brushed over it with the Clear Wink of Stella brush to make it sparkle. It’s a shame you can’t see that too well. I am loving this brush.  You can add sparkle without a glittery mess! The Designer Series Paper is from the ‘It’s My Party’ Designer Series Stack.  I added some Black Stitched Satin Ribbon. The greeting is from the stamp set and I cut it out with the label that is with the Mini Treat Bag Thinlets.

It’s just a simple card but I hope you like it. 🙂

This is the stamp set.  This is one of the Free choices with a $90 order.

What I Love

Have you caught up with what Sale-A-Bration is all about yet??  It’s a great time for you to get Freebies when you Shop, Host or Join.  If you want to know more then you can read about it on my Blog post HERE.  You won’t want to miss out on the Sale-A-Bration offerings.  They are only available for a limited time.  Why not invite me around to your place if you are local and I can share some fun projects with you and your friends.

Thanks for stopping by,