Here’s my latest set of Blog Picks from here and there around the web. Generally, you’ll see all SU here on my blog but here and there I find inspiration that is eminently CASEable with SU Product so will share that as well with suggestions for alternate stamps and paper. Feel free to copy and paste this list and pass it around to fellow stampers or customers or whoever. Keep in mind there is a lot of inspiration out there and these are just a few of what I’ve found that struck my fancy (so it’s very subjective). If you are an SU demo or customer and would like to see a more extensive list I have newsletters for both groups (free for right now) with more details, FYI, video and tutorial links. Email me if you are interested. Now with that plug out of the way here’s this weeks list of links.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-Ej7BIh0yA&feature=player_embedded# – spinning snowflake cards
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RMzk8VBOCs&feature=sdig&et=1260150143.84 – Tulipe Ornament
Tips & Techniques & Reviews
http://accentuate-n-ink.blogspot.com/2009/11/step-by-step-tutorial-on-ornament-money.html – ornament money holder – step by step
http://www.sandimaciver.com/sandi_maciver/2009/12/new-ca.html – clear stamps 101
http://www.stampingmadeeasy.com/2009/11/tell-me-about-adhesives.html – info on adhesives
http://runningwscissorsstamper.blogspot.com/2009/12/nephew-birthday-card-share.html – make your own background stamp and a cool punch guitar.
CAS (clean & simple)
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1554863 – ornament punch & Short & Sweet
http://handmadewithlove.typepad.com/ilses_stampin_room/2009/12/sogladwsc109.html – no ink card with rub ons & punches
http://stampingtoshare.blogspot.com/2009/11/11189-snowberry-card.html – Christmas Greetings & Pocket Silhouettes
General Cards & Projects
http://jill031070.blogspot.com/2009/11/lets-break-for-wedding-invite.html – wedding sweet and the measurements – http://jill031070.blogspot.com/2009/12/wedding-invitation-specs.html
http://stampinfunwithselene.blogspot.com/2009/11/mojo-monday-stretch.html – Simple Friendship & Medallion
http://stampingtoshare.blogspot.com/2009/11/1127-crushed-curry-bookmarks.html – Defining Alphabet and Define your Life
http://smileslaura.blogspot.com/2009/07/mountainscapes.html – pocket silhouettes
http://stampinforthesoul.blogspot.com/2009/10/elegant-birthday-butterfly.html – Thoughts & Prayers
http://melissahuie.blogspot.com/2009/12/sa-dormant-retiring-hop.html – Flowers in Silhouette (dormant)
Occasions Sneak Peek
http://ilinacrouse.blogspot.com/2009/12/mini-catalog-sneak-peek-with-all-my.html – With All my Heart and other new stuff
http://www.stampinpretty.com/2009/12/movers-shapers-101-video.html – Vintage Vogue with video
http://understandblue.blogspot.com/2009/12/dear-steve-jobs.html – great giggle and some clear stamp talk – My Matryoshka
http://www.sandimaciver.com/sandi_maciver/2009/12/new-catalog-sneak-peeks-.html – Butterfly Wings embosslit
http://creationsbyheather.com/2009/12/07/even-more-sneak-peek-shares/ I heart hearts, Abundant Hope, Tiny Tags, With all my heart
http://stampndesign.blogspot.com/2009/11/serene-tope-note-card.html – Serene Snowflakes & Top Note die
http://www.stampinaddicts.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=6949&ppuser=750 – Wandering Words & Lovely as a Tree Trishutter
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1446707?&cat=500&ppuser=126422 & http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1446708?&cat=500&ppuser=126422 – O Christmas Tree die and Lovely as a Tree
http://polkadotsandpaper.typepad.com/polka-dots-and-paper/2009/11/25-days-and-counting.html – Season of Friendship & Loads of Love accessories
http://stamps-n-inks.blogspot.com/2009/11/santa-is-coming-to-town.html – Sparkly & Bright
http://stampspaperandink.typepad.com/stamps_paper_and_ink/2009/11/serene-winter-post.html – Winter Post and A Cardinal Christmas
http://silviarteycreaciones.blogspot.com/2009/12/mi-swap-de-navidad.html?showComment=1260140081838_AIe9_BESBMefk7Szle6oai6bzXfTgyoLQcEw7iGIEKSTY1DjgrRA184lFjEyTlOoO9b9a7Lj61ocKwOVY3YxjBbIdtWCfFDiVtObPz1BtW0KgMZdxDq93IVCvPkH0PYS0BY_0nu0wap6NkrUHzlfqRtol48BtgNT4Zaru8g9xDxLYG5-rWdjM1-b91ZlMiJAU2sufAXEm0Jm6tIu7pXolaAos8XY0cAMgzWMu7rVLnHFkyCBVXpw2rE#c2428927937763637064 Holy Triptych – check out the cool Top Note trick.
http://stampndesign.blogspot.com/2009/12/dasher-snowy-night.html – Dasher & Season of Joy
http://stampndesign.blogspot.com/2009/12/some-more-dasher.html – Dasher & Loads of Love
http://zgrandmakaren.blogspot.com/2009/11/elegant-soft-holly.html – soft holly wheel
Big Shot & 3-D & Punches
http://stampndesign.blogspot.com/2009/12/princess-crown.html – princess crown with directions – Ornament Punch
http://dostamping.typepad.com/dostamping_with_dawn/2009/11/big-shot-latice-table-setting-die.html – lattice die and holiday windows collection bird die
http://www.juliabettencourt.com/blog/?p=5190 – Scallop Bag die & Merry Details Sizzlit
http://creativewishes.blogspot.com/2009/12/bookmarks.html – Petal Card die Bookmarks
http://www.verastamps.com/2009/12/04/joyful/ – Merry Details and Joyful Sizzlits
http://jackietopa.typepad.com/Punch%20Art%20Penguin-001.jpg – Jackie Topa’s penguin directions from this card – http://jackietopa.typepad.com/addicted_to_stamping/2009/11/penguin-christmas.html
http://smileslaura.blogspot.com/2009/12/i-love-polar-bears.html – Polar Bears with Punches
http://stampinpegcadillo.blogspot.com/2009/12/xmas-stamp-stack-pt-4-project-3.html – ornament punch angel
http://www.creativecardsbycarrie.com/2009/12/ppa19-holiday-photo-inspiration.html – Wood Sheets & Punches create Santa coming down the chimney
http://www.juliabettencourt.com/blog/?p=5274 – Guitar Shaped Card
http://nestingplacenc.blogspot.com/2009/12/how-to-decorate-chirstmas-tree.html – fun blog with great Christmas tips
http://nestingplacenc.blogspot.com/2009/11/use-what-you-have-christmas-decor.html – shop your own home to decorate for the holidays
http://www.marthastewart.com/good-thing/popcorn-wreath?backto=true – Popcorn Wreath
http://papervernissage.blogspot.com/2009/11/lunch-anyone.html – I’ve lived a few places that this might actually be literally true!
http://bellacarta.typepad.com/rebecca/2009/12/its-wednesday-wordless-wednesday.html – so like a cat – though in Sandy and Wickets case they would ask for the definition of BAD! They have no idea what that is!
http://www.angelasargeant.com/blog/?p=1238 – Aussie version of Jingle Bells. Hmmmm…I think I might need a dictionary. In case you do too here’s what I found to define unfamiliar terms:
Holden Ute – Aussie version of a an El Camino car/truck
swaggie – an itinerant Australian laborer who carries his personal belongings in a bundle as he travels around in search of work
esky (plural: eskies)
kel·pie 2 n.
Any of a breed of sheepdog originating in Australia. (that’s a far cry from the one I learned – a water spirit in the form of a horse that drowned its riders)
I hope you enjoyed looking at these as much as I enjoyed combing the web to find them for you. Time to hit the stamp room while the inspiration is flowing and the mojo is strong!
Hugs and blessings my stamping friends – Jean
Perfect example of my week – LoL!