Friday, December 6, 2013

Valentine's in December

Stampin' Up is having a "Whole Lot of Love" promotion that has a bunch of products for Valentine's Day.  The promotion runs from December 1 through January 27.  Clicke here to view the promotion.

December Background Calendar

It has been a long time since I posted anything.  I will be posting a couple of things today.  Hope you enjoy!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

New Product!

Stampin' Up has come out with a couple of great products recently that would make wonderful gifts.  One is the Pop & Place Holiday Gift Tags and Stamps - make all of your holiday tags.  What's nice about this product is you can buy just the tags, just the stamp set or buy them together as a bundle.  The other is item is the Everyday Occasions Card Kit.  This kit has everything you will need to make 20 different cards.  Whether you want these items for yourself or for others, is up to you!  Click HERE to purchase online.

Pop & Place
Holiday Gift Tags and Stamps

Everyday Occasions Card Kit

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

More Digital Cards

Last year for my work's United Way campaign, I designed several cards (click here to view post), that we sold for $1 with all proceeds going to the campaign.  It's that time of year again and I designed some new cards for this year's campaign.  Enjoy!

October 2013 Background Calendar

I haven't designed a background calendar for a while.  Stampin' Up has been releasing a digital calendar download each month and I have been using theirs.  I didn't like that Stampin' Up's October calendar wasn't about Halloween, so I created my own.  Enjoy!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

August 2013 Project #2

This is my second project for last month's Club. I CASEd this card from someone, but now I can't find who. So I apologize for not referencing and giving credit where credit is due! Enjoy!

Just for You
 Stamp Sets:  Tape It (w - 130712, c - 130715), Label Love (w - 130619, c - 130622),
Gorgeous Grunge (w - 130514, c - 130517)
Ink:  Crisp Cantaloupe (131176), Coastal Cabana (131175), Calypso Coral (126983)
Paper:  2012-2014 In Color DSP Stack (130137), Calypso Coral (122925), Coastal Cabana (131297),
and Whisper White (100730) Cardstock
Accessories:  Twine is from Tag a Bag Accessory Kit (130153), Artisan Label Punch (130920),
Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
Happy Birthday to You
Bonus Project
Stamp Sets: Tape It (w - 130712, c - 130715), Label Love (w - 130619, c - 130622)
Ink: Crisp Cantaloupe (131176), Coastal Cabana (131175), Calypso Coral (126983)
Paper: 2012-2014 In Color DSP Stack (130137), Calypso Coral (122925), Coastal Cabana (131297),
and Whisper White (100730) Cardstock, Silver Glimmer Paper (124005)
Accessories:  Artisan Label Punch (130920), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

August 2013 Club Project #1

I'm splitting my Club Projects in to two posts because I did some
coordinating bonus projects this month. I really like the color combination used on these projects (Strawberry Slush, Island Indigo and Pool Party).  That's one thing I like about Stampin' Up's Designer Series Paper - you can always get color inspiration from them and everything coordinates!  Enjoy!
Miss You Already
Stamp Sets: Flower Shop (w- 130939, c-130942), Really Good Greetings (w - 130330, c - 130333)
Ink:  Strawberry Slush (131178) & Island Indigo (126986)
Paper:  Quatrefancy Specialty DSP (130141), Whisper White (100730) and Island Indigo (122923) Cardstock
Accessories:  Pansy Punch (130698), Large Rhinestones (129324), Silver 1/8" Ribbon (132137)
Candle Box
This is my coordinating project.  I have a friend that had her birthday and I wanted to give her a little gift.  I made her the card above, but used a different saying (Finally A Day That Really is All About You!) from the Really Good Greetings stamp set. The Tag a Bag Gift Box I used in this project is 6-7/8" x 2-1/8" x 2-1/2".  You get 8 boxes for $6.95 and they are food-safe!  I filled the box with three mini candles from Bath & Body Works. I love being able to coordinate my gift with the card!!

Stamp Sets: Flower Shop (w- 130939, c-130942)
Ink:  Island Indigo (126986)
Paper: Quatrefancy Specialty DSP (130141), Whisper White (100730) and Island Indigo (122923) Cardstock
Accessories:  Tag a Bag Gift Boxes (130927), Pansy Punch (130698), Large Rhinestones (129324), Silver 1/8" Ribbon (132137)

Monday, August 19, 2013

New Stampin' Up! Thinlits

Click HERE to visit my online store and click on the SHOP button.

Monday, July 22, 2013

2013 Convention Swaps

Each year I usually make 3 different cards to swap with fellow demonstrators at Convention. 
Below are the cards I designed for this year's Convention. 
Boy Birthday Card
Stamps: You're My Hero (w: 130306, c: 130309), Tape It (w: 130712, c: 130715)
Paper: Basic Gray (121044), Pear Pizzaz (131201), Whisper White (100730)
Inks: Island Indigo (126986), Crushed Curry (131173),
Pear Pizzaz (131180), Basic Gray (126981)
Accessories: Big Shot (113439), Deco Labels Framelits (130102),
Alphabet Press Embossing Folder (130916), Crushed Curry Chevron Ribbon (130019),
Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
Christmas Wishes Card
Stamps:  Christmas Collectibles (w: 131772, c: 131775), Joy to the World (w: 131796, c: 131799)
Paper: Winter Frost DSP Stack (132183), Silver Foil Sheets (132178), Smoky Slate (131202),
Pool Party (122924), Bermuda Bay (131197), Whisper White (100730)
Inks:  Bermuda Bay (131171)
Accessories:  Big Shot (113439), Christmas Ornament Punch (132152), Silver Ribbon (132137),
Stylish Stripes Embossing Folder (132174), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

There's You Card

Stamps:  Chalk Talk (w: 130631, c: 130634)
Paper:  Modern Medley DSP (126926), Silver Glimmer Paper (124005), Basic Black (121045),
Crisp Cantaloupe (131298), Coastal Cabana (131297), Very Vanilla (101650)
Inks:  Crisp Cantaloupe (131176), Coastal Cabana (131175)
Accessories:  Big Shot (113439), Chalk Talk Framelits (129983),  Extra Large Oval (119859),
Coastal Cabana Ruffle Stretch Ribbon (130024), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Sticky Strip (104294)
Girl Birthday Card

Stamps: Six-Sided Sampler (w: 130953, c: 130956), Banner Greetings - Hostess (w: 129711, c: 129714)
Paper: Baked Brown Sugar (131296), Crisp Cantaloupe (131298), Pistachio Pudding (131294), Very Vanilla (101650)
Inks: Baked Brown Sugar (131174), Crisp Cantaloupe (131176), Pistachio Pudding (131177)
Accessories:  Big Shot (113439), Stylish Stripe Embossing Folder (132174), Pretty Print Embossing Folder (132175), Baked Brown Sugar Ruffle Ribbon (130022), Crisp Cantaloupe Ruffle Ribbon (130021), Pistachio Pudding Ruffle Ribbon (130020), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Sticky Strip (104294)

Paper Pumpkin Promo

I just got back from Stampin' Up's annual Convention and once again had a blast!!  I'm going to try to sum up Convention in one post, but haven't written it yet.  I did want to let everyone know about a promotion for Paper Pumpkin that was announced at Convention. 

Join Paper Pumpkin for only $10 a month for the first two months! 
Must use promo code pumpkindeal when signing up.
 (For new subscribers only!  Will be $19.95 after the first two months) 

  • Sign up at MyPaperPumpkin
  • Don't forget to choose me (Jennifer Elsasser) as your demonstrator!
  • Promotion valid until August 31, 2013
To learn more about Paper Pumpkin, click here.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

June Club Projects

This month for Club I did something I have never done before.  I actually let my Stamp Club see one of my Stampin' Up Convention swaps and they got to make it!  Usually no one see my swaps (except for a few - to get their opinion) until Convention which is in July.  Below is a sneak peek of my first Convention swap.  I will be posting the whole card - with supply list - next month.

Thanks Much Card

Stamps:  Six-Sided Sampler
Paper:  Crumb Cake, Pool Party & Very Vanilla Cardstock, Epic Day This & That DSP
Ink:  Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight & Gumball Green
Accessories:  Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Hexagon Punch,
Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Stampin' Up June Promotion

The Sassy Salutations, Petite Pairs and Sweet Essentials
stamps sets are 25% off through June 30. 
Click here to take advantage of this offer.
Sassy Salutations
Clear Mount #126707 (sale price - $13.46)
Wood Mount #132070 (sale price $17.96)
Petite Pairs
Clear Mount #122497 (sale price - $15.71)
Wood Mount #128706 (sale price $21.71) 
Sweet Essentials
Clear Mount #126457 (sale price - $11.21)
Wood Mount #132085 (sale price - $14.96)

Monday, May 20, 2013

May Club Projects

It was hard for me to create something for my May Club Projects!  Why, you ask? 

#1 - I didn't have a lot of creativity flowing.
#2 - I've received a lot of my sneak peek products from the new Stampin' Up! catalog, and I wanted to be using that stuff instead!!

So with that being said, here are the two projects I came up with:

Thanks a Million Card
Stamps:  Word Play
Ink:  Midnight Muse
Paper:  Crumb Cake & Summer Starfruit Cardstock, Print Poetry DSP Pack
Accessories:  Big Shot, Square Lattice Embossing Folder, Midnight Muse Stitched Satin Ribbon
Wish Big Card
Stamps: Word Play & Hearts a Flutter (Summer Starfruit Striped Flag)
Ink: Raspberry Ripple
Paper:  Crumb Cake, Raspberry Ripple & Very Vanilla Cardstock, Print Poetry DSP Pack
Accessories:  Big Shot, Honeycomb Embossing Folder, Hearts a Flutter Framelits, Window Frames Framelits, Primrose Petals Stitched Satin Ribbon, Silver Basic Designer Buttons, & Stampin' Dimensionals

Friday, May 17, 2013

Paper Pumpking Introduction

I'm Paper Pumpkin . . .

I come to your door each month (a fully decked-out creativity carriage). I'll help you to escape your life with some paper fun.

I come in a sweet box, but you'll really love what you find on the inside:
All the stamps, ink, paper, and accessories to create pinable projects. Create stuff like cards, journals, décor, and more!

Paper Pumpkin by Stampin' Up! is a new monthly kit program that anyone can enjoy!

Of course, you'll want to know more. So here's the nitty gritty:
  • Each month Stampin' Up! will send you a unique, surprise kit with a project - cards, journals, décor, and more! (They've even color-coordinated, measured, and cut everything for you!)
  • Each kit includes stamps, ink, paper, and accessories - everything but adhesive.
  • Each kit gives you a 30-minute creativity escape.
  • Stampin' Up! will ship your Paper Pumpkin on or around the 15th of the month.  
  • You need to sign up for a kit by the 10th of the month to get that month's kit. If you sign up on the 11th of the month, your first kit will come the next month. (Let's say you sign up on June 10, they'll send your kit around June 15. If you sign up on June 11, they'll send your first kit around the July 15.)
  • A Paper Pumpkin membership is $19.95 per month (and shipping is included!). You will be billed for your Paper Pumpkin kit once it ships.  There's no commitment, you can cancel your monthly Paper Pumpkin at anytime. You can also skip a month if you want.
  • Don't know if you want to sign up yet, sign up for the Try-It kit if you'd like to try Paper Pumpkin for one month.

Click "Join" in the top right corner, or "Try me for one month" to get started.

Be sure to choose ME, Jennifer Elsasser, as YOUR STAMPIN' UP! DEMONSTRATOR. Everything you need in one fun box...every month for just $19.95 (includes shipping). I'll be posting photos and ideas for other ways to use your kit too!

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

May Background Calendar

This month I created my computer background calendar using the THIS AND THAT EPIC DAY KIT by Stampin' Up!  I love this kit and had a fun time designing my calendar.  I love the colors and all the embellishments that come in this download. I had so much fun with the calendar, that in about 15 minutes I created the journal cover below.


The This and That Epic digital kit includes (to purchase or view kit, click HERE):

* 22-piece SVG stamp brush set
* 12 Designer Series Papers
* 101 embellishments

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

April Club Projects

Spring Sampler 3X3 Cards
Stamps:  Spring Sampler
Ink:  Gumball Green
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Midnight Muse, Starfruit Summer Cardstock & Print Poetry DSP Stack 
Accessories:  1" Circle Punch, 1 1/4" Scalloped Circle Punch, Summer Starfruit Satin Stitched Ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals

Dress Up Card
Stamps:  Feel Goods
Ink:  Cajun Craze
Paper:  Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Summer Starfruit Cardstock & Comfort Cafe DSP
Accessories:  Dress Up Framelits, Label Collection Framelits, Fancy Fan Embossing Folder, Big Shot, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Very Vanilla 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon (dyed Cajun Craze), Pearl Basic Jewels, Stampin' Dimensionals

MDS Digital Download & Printing Sale

The promotion runs May 1-June 15.  It includes ALL ensemble, calendar, photobook, and swatchbook digital content (released before May 1).  The printed products included are ALL photobooks, swatchbooks, cards, tags, individual pages, and calendars. 

Start saving now by visiting my ONLINE STORE

Monday, April 29, 2013

March Club Projects

I've been a little slacking in my blog postings for the last month or two, but here are March's Club projects.  Enjoy!

Ears to You Card
Stamp Set:  Ears to You (single stamp)
Ink:  Melon Mambo
Paper:  Daffodil Delight, Whisper White & Crumb Cake Cardstock, Sunshine & Sprinkles DSP
Accessories:  Melon Mambo 3/8" Striped Organdy Ribbon, Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Stampin' Dimensionals and Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Just for You Card
Stamp Set: Just for You (comes with Pop-Up Posies Designer Kit)
Ink:  Early Espresso
Paper:  Summer Starfruit & Early Espresso Cardstock (Flowers & Tag come in Kit)
Accessories:  Brad (comes in Kit) Summer Starfruit 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon, Big Shot, 7/8" Scallop Circle Punch, Honeycomb Embossing Folder & Stampin' Dimensionals

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

April 2013 Calendar

This year, Stampin' Up has been releasing a wallpaper calendar each month as a free digital download.  This month they have April Showers Wallpaper (item #133473) and it's free!  I wanted to add a little color to the calendar though.  So I added some of the embellishments from the coordinating April Showers Kit (item #133472).

So I started with this...

Added a little color from this...

 And ended up with this...
Click here to purchase My Digital Studio (now only $19.95!!) or any digital content. 
(Click on the Shop Now button, then My Digital Studo, then Software or Digital Downloads)

Friday, March 22, 2013

Hello There Digital Kit

Hello There Kit #133374, $9.95
To purchase click here, then click on the Shop Now button.
Hello 6X6 Card
     Designer Series Paper\_Designer Kits\Hello There - designer series paper\Hello There - 11

    _Designer Kits\Hello There - embellishments\Hello There - hello note
    _Designer Kits\Hello There - embellishments\Hello There - hi (re-colored)
    _Designer Kits\Hello There - embellishments\Hello There - heart
    _Designer Kits\Hello There - embellishments\Hello There - butterfly

    Basics\1.25 Square Punch, Fill Color = DAFFODIL DELIGHT 255,211,92
         Borders\Dotted Scallop Ribbon Punch, Fill Color = BERMUDA BAY 2,181,160
    Basics\1.25 Square Punch,  Filled with: Designer Series Paper\_Designer Kits\Hello There - designer series paper\Hello There - 4
    Wide Oval Punch, Fill Color = WHISPER WHITE 255,255,255

Monday, March 4, 2013

March 2013 Background Calendar

Supplies used:  Lucky You Digital Ensemble (pictured below)
My Digital Studio by Stampin' Up!
 Ensemble contains:
* 4-page décor designer template (8-1/2" x 11")
* 29-piece SVG stamp brush set*
* 1 Designer Series Paper
* 10 embellishments
* 1 punch
Click HERE to visit my store.

Friday, March 1, 2013

February Club Projects

Hello Card Supplies:
Stamps:  Pretty Petites (Sale-a-Bration)
Ink:  Rich Razzleberry
Paper:  Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry, Pool Party & Sahara Sand Cardstock, Sycamore Street DSP
Accessories:  Postage Stamp, Itty Bitty Shapes & Petite Curly Label Punches, Big Shot, Needlepoint Border Embossing Folder, Rich Razzleberry Ribbon (discontinued), Stampin' Dimensionals, & Rhinestone Basic Jewels


Rain or Shine Card Supplies:
Stamps:  Rain or Shine
Inks:  Tangerine Tango & Island Indigo
Paper: Whishper White, Sahara Sand, & Tangerine Tango Cardstock, Sycamore Street DSP
Accessories:  Big Shot, Cloudy Day Embossing Folder, Stampin' Dimentionals,
Sycamore Street Ribbon & Button Pack (Sale-a-Bration)
I used a layout by for the Rain or Shine card with a few changes.  Thanks for sharing!

Wednesday, February 20, 2013


At work this year we had a Valentine's Box decorating contest.  I decided to design little Valentine's so everyone could hand them out to each other.  Each card was about the size of a business card.  My co-workers could write a little note for their "Valentine" on the back of the card.  Below is what I created on My Digital Studio:

Thursday, January 24, 2013

January Club Projects

 Supplies (mostly from Sale-a-Bration catalog)
Stamps:  Patterned Occasions (SAB)
Inks:  Island Indigo
Paper:  Crumb Cake, Indigo Island, Pool Party & Whisper White Cardstock and Sycamore Street DSP (SAB) 
Accessories: Vine Street Embossing Folder (SAB), Sycamore Street Ribbon (SAB),
Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Stampin' Dimensionals and Rhinestone Basic Jewels.


Stamps: Hearts a Flutter and That's the Ticket
Ink: Primrose Petals and Real Red
Paper:  Very Vanilla Cardstock, Pool Party Core'dinations Cardstock, and More Amore DSP
Accessories: Honeycomb Embossing Folder, Sycamore Street Buttons (SAB), Linen Thread,
Ticket Duo Builder Punch, Stampin' Sanding Block, Stampin' Dimensionals and Hearts a Flutter Framelits

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Christmas Card

My brother's family took the cutest pictures recently.  I asked my sister-in-law if she wanted me to design a Christmas card using the pictures they recently had taken.  She said okay and here is what I came up with:


January 2013 Background Calendar

It's a little late but here is my January calendar:

Midnight Cheer Digital Ensemble (#132916, $9.95) by Stampin' Up!