Scrapbooking with the Versamark Ink Pad

As scrapbookers go, I’m probably on the frugal side. It is, of course, my money pit, but the pit isn’t too deep. I save money wherever I can, and try to come up to alternatives to most of the trendy things. The Versamark inkpad is a notable exception. I have tried a substitute that supposedly was the same; it wasn’t, and the $3 I saved turned out to be penny-wise, pound-foolish. So now I definitely fork out the money for the real thing. The Versamark is a watermark pad. What I like most about it is that it’s subtle. You … Continue reading

Stampin’ Up Profile and Interview (3)

We have been talking to Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, Kimberlee Patton about the company and her home business. Stampin’ Up! is a direct sales company offering card making, crafting and scrapbooking supplies through home sales, parties and catalog orders. Here is the last part of the three part interview. Nicole: Are you allowed to have a website and/or sell online? Kimberlee: We are able to set up a website through the company. Our catalogs are now online, but it’s not possible to order online. The only thing we are allowed to sell online is retired products or personal creations, such as … Continue reading

Stampin’ Up! Profile and Interview (2)

Stampin’ Up! is a direct sales company offering card making, crafting and scrapbooking supplies through home sales, parties and catalog orders. We have been talking to Kimberlee Patton, Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, about the companies products and more. Here is more of the interview. Nicole: I’ve followed Stampin’ Up! for years. I absolutely love their images and their scrapbook stuff is cool too. The last time I noticed, I saw that Stampin’ Up! has grown a lot in the past couple of years and made many amazing changes. I know that new products have been offered and incentives have been made … Continue reading

Stampin’ Up! Profile and Interview (1)

Long ago I discovered Stampin’ Up! when I was invited to a consultants house for a party. Like anyone invited to something like that, I was sceptical, all the way until I saw the products. I was sold. The original designs of Stampin’ Up! made me feel creative and they were so beautiful. Stampin’ Up! is known for its exclusive line of decorative stamp sets and accessories for greeting cards, scrapbooking, craft projects and home decor! Founded in 1988, they have brought a wide assortment of stamp images, techniques, and designs to the crafting world, and later the scrapbooking world. … Continue reading

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of my Favorite Things There are a few scrapbooking tools that that I use on almost every layout. I’d like to share them with you and let you know why I like them so much. Making Memories Magnetic Stamps If you are a seasoned scrapper, I’m sure that you are seen or used these great stamps. I have used them around friends lately and they have instantly fallen in love with the versatility these offer. You use the magnetic stamp base and then can spell and word you want with the individual magnetic letters. Making Memories currently sells … Continue reading