This is Stampin' Up!|Kelly Acheson's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Stampin' Up!|Kelly Acheson's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Stampin' Up!|Kelly Acheson
Wisconsin
Join me in my passion for rubber stamping and paper crafts!
Interests: Stamping of course! Scrapbooking - deer hunting - bear hunting - fishing
Recent Activity
Image
I've teamed up with some amazing demonstrators again to bring you fabulous projects using Sale-a-Bration items! I'll be posting them on Thursdays for the next several weeks. And isn't this one GOR-JEE-OUS??? I love making framed art with my stamping supplies - I usually make it as gifts and my friends and family cherish them...which really warms my heart! An ornate frame like this one is the perfect match for this beauty. And I love the Powder Pink Shimmery Ribbon is perfect for a project like this - it's hard to see in the photo but the ribbon really does... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Stamp Above
Image
Welcome to the Occassion/Sale-a-Bration blog hop. That's the theme this month. I'm super excited to show you the fun technique cards I created with the BEAUTIFUL PEACOCK stamp set and BRUSHO CRYSTAL COLOURS!!! You might be arriving from the fabulous Cindy Elam or you might be starting right here with my blog...either way...make sure you go to the bottom and look for the NEXT graphic (it looks just like the one above only says "click here to proceed") and continue on the hop with us! There are 8 blogs in this hop with fabulous creations to share with you. Here's... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Stamp Above
Image
I have another fabulous card to share with you and a video tutorial to show you how fun and easy it is to make a background like this with BRUSHO CRYSTAL COLORS. My new love!!! Isn't this pretty? There's a couple elements on this card that really POP - the PETAL PASSION DSP running down the side and the black AMAZING die - love what they add to my card. If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. Here's the card I made on the fly with the butterfly. I think I really like... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Stamp Above
Image
WOW! Isn't this adorable???? A super MAGICAL card for a special little someone! This stamp set is called MAGICAL DAY and it's part of the MYTHS & MAGIC SUITE on pages 36-37 of the Occasions Mini Catalog. Did you happen to catch the GLIMMER PAPER on page 37??? It is beautiful!!! And it's easy to miss on that page. Stampin’ Up! Supplies: STAMPS – Magical Day (145854 wood, 145857 clear), Bundle (145984 wood, 145985 clear) PAPER – Bermuda Bay (131197), Whisper White (100730), Myths & Magic DSP (145600), Myths & Magic Glimmer Paper (145601), Eastern Palace DSP (144147) INK –... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Stamp Above
Image
I don't have a lot of fancy photos to show you today - just a short little video with some great tips for your Framelits and Thinlits. I hope this helps you with your organizational goals! You can watch the video here: If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. BE A DISCOUNT SHOPPER! You can see all the details about the DISCOUNT SHOPPER KIT here: KIT DETAILS You can order your kit here: DISCOUNT SHOPPER KIT The Chauffeur A young man with his pants hanging half off his butt, two gold front teeth,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Stamp Above
Image
It's Mr. Kelly's birthday today!!! Whoo Hoo! He's a whopping 57 (OLD MAN - BAHAHHAHA!) and happy to be alive. I think he'll really like my BEER MAN card! I have a bunch of new things to show you today!!! I'll start with the SCATTERED SEQUINS DYNAMIC TEXTURED EMBOSSING FOLDER - it's hard to see in the photo but the little dots on my Lemon Lime Twist layer really look like sequins - super fun! And the BUBBLE OVER bundle is a must have! You can make MAN cards when you use the bottles for beer and kid cards when... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Stamp Above
Image
I am super excited today to introduce you to the STAMPERS DOZEN BLOG HOP! This is a new blog hop for me and I'm thrilled to be among so many talented Stampin' Up! demonstrators bringing you some GREAT projects today. The theme for this month is to provide you with creative ideas using Sale-a-Bration products. What is Sale-a-Bration? It's only the most wonderful time of the year! From Jan 3 - Mar 31 for every $50 you order - you get to choose a FREE item from the Sale-a-Bration brochure - WHOO HOO RIGHT? AND if you host a party... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
I had such a good time making the cards for this kit - LOTS OF HAPPY. This is one of those kits that makes you gasp because it's just soooo pretty! I made a video to show you what's included and some tips on how to use it. I also included an alternate idea that I came up with: If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. 5 different designs are included with the full color instruction sheet: Lots of Happy Card Kit with watercolor pencils, ink, acrylic block & stamp set - makes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
Welcome to the One Stamp At A Time blog hop featuring Sale-a-Bration and Occasions Mini Catalog projects - OH MY! We have 24 blogs to share with you today! Make sure you scroll down to the NEXT button to continue on the hop. I chose the TUTTI-FRUTTI SUITE featured on page 28 & 29 of the Occasions Mini Catalog. What do you think? I started with the adorable pineapples - so stinkin' cute! My card base is Peekaboo Peach with a layer of Soft Suede in between the Tutti-Frutti Designer Series Paper and the card. The DSP is cut at... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at A Stamp Above
11
Image
Today I'm going to share a fun project I made with the SWEET SOIREE MEMORIES & MORE CARD PACK on page 11 of the Sale-a-Bration brochure - YEP - its FREE!!!! When you order $50 you can get this pack of beautiful cards for free. Its not only a CALENDAR EASEL CARD but it holds a pack of 3" x 3" POST-IT NOTES TOO! I'm also showing you 23 different projects made with the SWEET SOIREE SUITE featured on pages 10-13 in the Occasions Mini Catalog. I'll also show you all the products in that suite in this video too.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
Here's a pretty and simple card using the Cake Soireee stamp set. I have a ton of cards I'll be sharing with you from my bundle swap in my video on Friday - MAKE SURE YOU CHECK BACK! They are just amazing!!!! I love the bright, pretty colors in this Designer Series Paper - it's so fun to create with! And I love the two PICs that say HAPPY BIRTHDAY and CELEBRATE. I didn't realize what that long line under them were until I stamped with them - it's like the words are on a pic and you stick it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
Supplies: Stamp Sets – Sure Do Love You Bundle (145966) Card Stock – Thick Whisper White (140272); Melon Mambo (115320) Stamp Pads – Melon Mambo (126948) Misc. – Painted With Love Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) (145580); Sunshine Wishes Thinlits (141489); Dimensionals (104430); Glue Dots (103683) Measurements: Thick Whisper White: 4 ¼ “ x 11” 3” x 2 1/4” for Banner Melon Mambo: 3 1/2” x 4 3/4” 3” x 3” for Heart Designer Paper: 3 ¼” x 4 ½” `” Gold Foil: 3” x 3” for Heart Instructions: Stamp Sentiment in Melon Mambo on 3 x 2 ¼” scrap... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
Another adorable panda card using the PARTY PANDA stamp set - you can choose this from the Sale-a-Bration brochure for FREE with a $50 order! Measurements: Lemon Lime Twist: scrap (for balloon) Tempting Turquoise: 3 ½” x 3 ½” (for scalloped circle die-cut) Whisper White:3” x 3” (for circle die-cut); 4 1/4” x 11” (scored at 5 ½”) DSP: 4” x 5 1/4” Instructions: Adhere DSP to card base. Die-cut scalloped circle from Tempting Turquoise cardstock. Die-cut circle from Whisper White cardstock. Stamp panda onto die-cut, allowing balloon to extend beyond the edge. Stamp sentiment. Adhere to scalloped circle. Stamp... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
Total cuteness right here!!!! This stamp set PARTY PANDA is just adorable! It makes me happy when I stamp with it! And what a cute card to send to a friend to brighten their day - right? This stamp set is available in red rubber or wood mount - either way it's FREE!!! And so is the BUBBLE & FIZZ DESIGNER SERIES PAPER - both part of our Sale-a-Bration promotion that lasts until March 31st. Another new product on this card is the Silver/White Baker's Twine - I'm a Baker's Twine lover for sure! Dimensions: Whisper White – 11” x... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
PAINTED WITH LOVE SUITE - OH MY GOSH! Do you love this paper? This whole suite is a must have....GOR-JEE-OUS! You'll find all the coordinating products on page 18-19 in the Occasions Mini Catalog. It's just all so FANCY! I LOVE IT!!!! The little box Framelits makes a box big enough to hold the NARROW NOTE CARDS & ENVELOPES - cool right? Here's a video to show you how simple it is to make up a beautiful set like the one above filled with lots of tips: If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
Hi. My name is Kelly Acheson and I'm a paper addict! BAHAHAHHAHHAAA! It's true - I love my paper and I'm over the moon excited about all the new designer series papers that are in the new Occasions Mini Catalog and even a FREE pack in the Sale-a-Bration brochure - WHOO HOO!!!! Here's a video to show you all the new Designer Series Papers: Here are all the NEW Designer Series Papers: And another cute video featuring some new products: ONLINE CATALOGS Click on the catalogs fronts below to see all the fabulous new products available: Thanks so much for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
Todays video is highlighting the new product in the Occasions Mini Catalog called BRUSHO CRYSTAL COLOUR - I think you're going to LOVE it!!!! You get 5 different colors of powder to make some fabulous combinations. Here's a video showing you a bunch of tips: If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. Here's one of the cards I made. Do you love that wild background? I used the LOTS OF LAVENDER stamp set - FREE with your $50 order during Sale-a-Bration. Did I mention that it starts today??? Dimensions: Lemon Lime Twist 4-1/4"... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2018 at A Stamp Above
Image
I had a chance to play with my Stamparatus and can I just say HOLY COW!!! You are going to love this positioning tool! I have a bunch of tips for you and a sneak peek at the PARTY PANDA stamp set - one of the FREE sets you'll be able to get during Sale-a-Bration (SAB). SAB starts January 3rd - that's next Tuesday!!!! Click on the video below to get some great tips and see how the Stamparatus works: If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. You only have until the end... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2017 at A Stamp Above
Image
It’s big news when something breaks the mold and changes everything. The Stamparatus will change the way you stamp, and before long, you’ll wonder how you crafted without it! I'm super excited about this new tool - I was part of a LEADER TO LEADER program that had a say in it's development and it was a long process. I'm over the moon to see the Stamparatus available early!!! The deadline to reserve yours is Saturday, December 30th - if you don't reserve one you'll have to wait until June to get your hands on it. Here's a video to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2017 at A Stamp Above
Image
If you are starting here or joining me from the talented Sara Levin - I think we all have to SQUEAL!!! Welcome to A PAPER PUMPKIN THING BLOG HOP. There are 8 of us in this hop!!! WHOO HOO! Here's the original kit and the cards that it makes: Here's the stamp set that came with this kit: And here are the alternate projects that I made: I have a video showing you how to make this cute little box and I'll tell you how to do some simple figuring to make a box of any size here: If the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2017 at A Stamp Above
Image
This weeks Wait...WHAT? video shows you how to make a super easy bow tie. It's short and sweet so you can learn a little something and then get a BELLY LAUGH from my JOKE OF THE WEEK below! If the video doesn't play - click HERE to watch it on my blog. Here are some close ups of all 4 cards - LOVE that Foil Frenzy Designer Series Paper! You'll find all the supplies I used for these cards down below my joke. 3 Ladies in a sauna THREE WOMEN, TWO YOUNGER, AND ONE SENIOR CITIZEN, WERE SITTING NAKED IN... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2017 at A Stamp Above
Image
You'll find the details and more photos for this card on my blog HERE. Click here to watch a short video on making your own stamps out of fun foam: You'll find all the details for the cards featured in my video here: FUN FOAM CARDS WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE FROM 2017? You'll find a library of all my videos HERE. Which one made you giddy with excitement? CLICK TO SHOP - Product List: 142877 $27.00 141965 $16.00 140276 $31.00 138334 $8.00 138323 $6.50 141417 $8.00 141398 $6.50 100730 $9.00 119246 $5.00 104430 $4.00 143263 $110.00 139684 $25.00 130658 $40.00 INTRODUCING... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2017 at A Stamp Above
Image
Christmas (by M.E. Miro ) Christmas is more than a day in December It’s all of those things that we love to remember Its carolers singing familiar refrains Bright colored stockings and shiny toy trains Streamers of tinsel and glass satin balls Laughter that rings through the house and its halls Christmas is more than a day in December Its the magic and the love That we’ll always remember Wishing you and your family a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS! Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2017 at A Stamp Above
Image
I'm not a wino - NO REALLY! LOL! As a matter of fact...I don't even like wine...and if we're really being honest I could say that I hate it....OH MY! But I have a lot of friends and family that LOVE wine and that's who I make my cards for right? This is a fun card to send for a JUST BECAUSE card - I love those kind. You'll find all the details below: Stampin’ Up! Supplies: STAMPS – Half Full (w-144996, c-144999) PAPER – Smoky Slate (131202), Cherry Cobbler (119685), Shimmery White (101910) INK – Basic Black (140931), Cherry... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2017 at A Stamp Above
Image
Here's another great card using the HALF FULL stamp set - perfect for your wino friends - LOL! Or you wino mom - LOL! My mom LOVES wine. She gets together with her neighbor almost every night for a glass of wine. PS: Just in case she reads this - she is not really a wino!!!! You'll find all the details below: Supplies: Stamp Sets: Half Full (144996) Card Stock: Whisper White (100730); Rich Razzleberry (115316) Stamp Pads: Rich Razzleberry (126950); Memento Tuxedo Black (132708) Misc: Stampin’ Blends: Rich Razzleberry Dark (144583) Light (144584), Old Olive Dark (144573), Light(144574), Ivory... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2017 at A Stamp Above