Monday, May 16, 2016

Sneak peek of Stampin'Up!'s new In Colors!


Happy Monday, blog friends! Hope you all had a great weekend.  I have a quick share of the pretty new In Colors that will be available in Stampin'Up!'s upcoming 2016-2017 catty. How yummy do these look?!  I paired these pretty butterflies with the coordinating ruched ribbon, which is even prettier in person!  I love making these mini clothespins - so easy to make and they instantly cutify whatever you clip them to!  I just used a glue dot to adhere the butterflies onto the clothespins and viola, instant cuteness!

Here's a look at the cardstock and coordinating markers:


These lovely colors are Peekaboo Peach, Flirty Flamingo, Sweet Sugarplum, Emerald Envy and Dapper Denim.  Hope you like them! The new catalog is just a few weeks away...it will be available on June 1st!

Have a great day and thanks for popping by!



Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Hello there! Catching up with a little Balloon Celebration


Hi there friends! It's me - I know it's been quite a long time since my last post. Here we are in May already, and as usual, I think time just has a way of sneaking past...even when we're looking with eyes wide open! Needless to say, I have missed you all and have missed carving out my time to blog and craft. I've done a little here and there, but forgive me for not posting on the good ol' blog. For me, I've found that a quick Instagram and occassional Facebook post has been more my speed at documenting my world lately. Oh, don't get me wrong - things are great! Just frenetically busy! I won't bore you with the trials and tribulations of a working mom with a hellish commute to the office, but suffice it to say that my focus has been on family time and work. That said, I have come to the conclusion that it's more rewarding to live in the moment and relish in it when you can. Life is too short! However, I've resolved that I will blog when I can and will aim to get back on a more regular cadence to check in with you all and give you guys a roundup of what's going on in Rose's World.  Some of you may be wondering if I'm still a Stampin'Up! Demonstrator, and the answer to that is YES! 

Part of my renewed excitement is due to the recent Stampin'Up! OnStage event, which gave us demonstrators a sneak peek of the upcoming catalog and of course, I'm super excited and can't wait to get my hands on the super cute stamp sets and products!  You'll just have to wait a little while longer - the new catalog premiers June 1!

I am happy to share that I did have a chance to do some crafting over the weekend, and boy did it feel great! I made this cheery birthday card for a sweet little friend's first birthday over the weekend. This stamp set just made me happy making this card, not to mention the pretty girly colors, too! I love the Balloon Celebrations photopolymer stamp set.  So adorable! Thanks for popping by today. I appreciate your visits :)  Have a great one and I'll see you back sooner than later!


Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Happy New Year! It's time for Sale-A-bration

Hello there, blog friends! Happy New Year to you! I hope you had a great holiday and New Year's with your families. I know I did. :)

It's always fun to start the year off with a fresh new Stampin'Up! Occasions catalog, but when paired with Sale-A-Bration, it makes it even more fun! Every year, I'm amazed at how Stampin'Up! comes up with the cutest sets that are on trend and so pretty. This year is definitely no different. Take the time to check out all the gorgeous products in the Occasions catty here. For those of you new to my blog, or new to Stampin'Up!'s Sale-A-Bration, well, you're in for a treat! From now til March 31st, you can earn free products with every $50 purchase of Stampin'Up! goodies. How cool is that, right?  You can check out the full Sale-A-Bration catalog here.

Here are some New Year's cookies I baked for our friends and neighbors - don't they look so cute with the "Just for you" tag? I love that sentiment from the Botanicals for You Sale-A-Bration set! It's a great BIG size for tags and cards!



Hope you like it! Thanks for visiting today and make sure to check out the fun new catalogs! Feel free to email me if you'd like a copy of the catalogs. You can also visit my online store anytime. Bye for now!




Monday, November 30, 2015

Oh What Fun tags and last day of Online Extravaganza!


Hi all! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I've been on a tag kick lately, and for today's share, I made tags from the Oh What Fun Tag Project Kit. These tags are so much cuter in person too! They coordinate with the Oh What Fun polymer stamp set. Here's a look at a few more close up!





The tag kit comes with all the supplies to create 30 tags (3 of each style). This is a great project to do with friends or even solo listening to Christmas music {which is what I did last night! heehee}. Hope you liked these!

Oh, and one last reminder - today is the last day of Online Extravaganza and don't miss the exclusive 24 hr flash sale on select items today!

Have a great one and thanks for stopping by! :)





Monday, November 23, 2015

Christmas tags and Stampin'Up!'s Online Extravaganza!




Hello all!  How are you? I know it's been ages since my last post, so thanks for bearing with me and visiting my blog. Life has been busy, but all is good. I will catch up with you guys with some pics and highlights from the last few months soon. I do have a couple of Christmas tags to share today. I was really excited to be in my craft room, although I admit I felt a little out of practice. After some trial and error, these fun tags are what I came up with while I was playing with these fun Delicate Ornament Thinlit dies. Here are a couple more pics for you:



Aren't these ornaments so pretty? I love how they look using the red and gold foil sheets - they look like you can hang them right on your tree! For the tag base, I used the Ornate Tag Topper Punch and then just dressed up the tags with Cherry Cobbler twine, Real Red Pom Pom trim, and Gold and White 3/8" Glitter Ribbon. Hope these inspire you to get your Christmas crafting on!

But wait - there's more! Did you know that Stampin'Up!'s Online Extravaganza starts TODAY?! You can shop the sale HERE and you can check out the list of items here.


There's lots of great items on sale for gift giving as well as for your own personal crafting stash! :)  It's definitely worth checking it out!

Now, for those of you who've been wondering what I've been up to these past few months, I have been crafting here and there, but family and my day job have taken the priority. Things have been quite busy on all fronts for me, so with the time that I have, I've focused in on my life priorities, which I know you all can understand. While my presence has been limited here on the blog-o, I have been posting on Instagram and Tumblr, just because it's been easier to post and share some quick pics. I can really appreciate how precious time is these days, especially when it seems like it's such a limited commodity for me...so I share when I can.  :) Feel free to follow me there or check out the links every now and again. 

I'll leave you with some pics from my recent trip to Japan - it was an amazing trip with the hubs.  These shots are from Kyoto at the Kiyomizu-dera Temple. All in all, I was inspired and awestruck by the beautiful country and wonderful people.

Well, all, thanks so much for dropping by today and checking in. My dear friend Norma at PinkBlingCrafter has challenged me to post at least once a week, so I am taking her up on that and will try to do a little more.  Catch up with you all soon!



Tuesday, May 19, 2015

This week's Stampin'Up! Weekly Deals {May 19}

Hi there, blog friends!  Happy Tuesday! Hope you guys are having a great week so far. Ready for this week's Weekly Deals? I'm excited that the Birthday Bash Paper is on sale! That's one of my current faves.  Not to mention, the cool chalkboard paper!
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I am still pulling together my May giveaway extravaganza to celebrate my 500k milestone...stay tuned tomorrow!

Til, then hope you have a great day!  Thanks for stopping by!


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Sneak Peek of some new Stampin'Up! goodies


Hi all! My box of new sneak peek goodies from Stampin'Up!'s new catalog came yesterday! Woot woot!  So of course, I had to open up the box and play! Seriously, this time of year, I feel like a kid in a candy store. :) These new stamps and products will be available in June, so just a few more weeks til you can order them! Here's a quick post with some simple and easy cards I made (time is of the essence for me these days!).  How do you like these new 2015-2017 In Colors? They are so fun! Well, my dear blog friends, hope you like the peek and I will have more posts to come soon!  Have a great day!