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Candy Rattray
San Antonio, TX
I love inspiring and teaching others the wonderful art of rubberstamping and papercrafting using Stampin' Up! products only. In addition, I lead a fantastic team of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators: the Southern Sweet Stampers.
Interests: church life, cooking, needlework, family, entertaining, Welsh Corgis, gardening, Baroque music
Recent Activity
Poinsettia Petals Christmas Cards Class TO GO: My Cards with a Twist monthly class brings you all supplies for 8 cards featuring one stamp set plus $20+ in Stampin' Up! product goodies. At just $35 with options to add on featured stamp set/bundle at a discount, it's your affordable, monthly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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Please vote for my card here at Kylie's International Gallery. I created this fun fold card during Teach Me Tuesday Facebook Live on 10-27-20, transforming Magic in This Night DSP (Halloween paper) into an elegant card with plenty of wow factor. You can watch the process in my video below.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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Are you ready to make some unique Christmas cards? My quick, easy, and elegant cards will make your heart happy as you make them and wow your friends and family who receive them. Registration closes Monday, November 9th Packets will ship out by November 16th Option 1: $79 Includes Snow... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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I had so much fun creating these 3 slightly different cards on my facebook.com/sweetstamper Facebook Live on Thursday. Each Thursday @ 2PM CT, I do Simple & Stepped Up stamping. It's a fun, interactive time where I take input from my viewers to help me make my cards. I love... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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I made this fun fold card (aka fancy fold card) during my Teach Me Tuesday Facebook Live this week. Every week I do 2 Facebook Live demonstrations: Teach Me Tuesday (Tuesday's at 2PM CT) Simple & Stepped Up (Thursday's at 2PM CT) It's actually really easy and packs a lot... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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Welcome to this month's installment of the Maui Trip Achiever's Blog Hop! You are at Candy Rattray, sweetstamper.com. Scroll to the bottom of this post for the full lineup of hoppers this month. I love being part of a global community of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators! This blog hop showcases the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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Did you know you can make a #simplestamping card and still use a cool technique? Yes, by using sponge daubers and ink colors directly on your cling rubber stamps, you can get a lovely fall effect on winter trees. Watch my video to see how! Click here to download my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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I made these 2 quick & easy Christmas cards in my Thursday Facebook Live where I feature Simple and Stepped Up projects weekly. With just a bit of #simplestamping for the sentiments, I added pretty designer paper, ribbon, and rhinestones. The punched tree is an optional addition. You can watch... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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Are you ready for some crafty girl time???!!! I am! My online retreat gives you plenty of social distancing while connecting with others and making fun projects. This craft retreat features fall projects with an optional add-on Christmas class. $59 all-inclusive ticket: All prepared supplies for 8 projects featuring the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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October 2020 Cards with a Twist Class TO GO My Cards with a Twist monthly class brings you all supplies for 8 cards featuring one stamp set plus $20+ in Stampin' Up! product goodies. At just $35 with options to add on featured stamp set at a discount, it's your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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How do you like my Country Christmas card???!!! This is such a fun card to make and is actually the second version as I did one with red plaid on Facebook Live. There are several key elements that bring a feminine, country look to my Christmas card. Plaid Tidings Designer... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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We had so much fun on World Cardmaking Day (#wcmd2020)! I hosted an all-day virtual event with live stamping demonstrations every hour plus pdf inspiration sheets or tutorials for each card. Free creative inspiration and fun! I'm so proud of my team. We had an excellent variety of stamping styles,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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The big stamp sale is happening today--24 hours--all day! I've grouped the stamp sets by category and shown pics to help you with your Shopping List! Please shop in my online store here using this host code for gifts! Click on any stamp set and the link will take you... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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This fancy fold is so fun to make--it's quick and easy, too! It brings back childhood memories of making paper airplanes! I paired it with Celebration Tidings Bundle for a Christmas card that come together quickly but looks special. That gorgeous stitched label is the perfect focal piece which means... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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I have a fantastic all-day FREE EVENT for you! My team and I are hosting a share fair which means free stamping demonstrations and prize giveaways on the first Saturday in October. We have a mix of super easy, stepped up, and advanced projects for you--that means there is something... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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Welcome to the Maui Achiever's Blog Hop where demonstrators unite from across the world to bring you beautiful, creative inspiration for your stamping. You are at Candy Rattray, sweetstamper.com., and the full list of others on this blog hop is at the very bottom of this post. A potted plant... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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It's time for my monthly 8-card class with goody bag, and I think you will love what I have put together with Celebration Tidings Class TO GO! I had so much fun creating these designs that span all the fall and winter holidays. Class includes: Prepared supplies for 8 cards... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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I demonstrated (and actually created it for the first time!) this card on my weekly Facebook Live, Tuesday @ 2 this week. I had a few things in my head as I had just been using Grace's Garden on another card (click here to see it). Then I took the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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Today's share features a Grace's Garden card idea. Grace's Garden stamp set has charming images with lots of versatility plus some lovely sentiments. The coordinating Garden Gateway dies make short shrift of cutting out ALL the images:) I'm entering Kylie Bertucci's International Blog Highlights Contest and would so appreciate your... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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i have a super fun class for you this month to get you ready for Halloween sharing in October. ALL the holidays will look a bit different this year, and I'm opting for MORE celebration, not less:) My class delivers everything you need for 6 adorable projects pus some extras... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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Plaid Tidings Designer Series Paper in the August - December Mini Catalog (aka Holiday Catalog:) is just so FUN to create and play with. It's also uber versatile working well with masculine, feminine, fall, Christmas, and even kid designs! (And isn't the name Plaid Tidings just too cute??!!!I used it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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Field of Flowers Bundle has so many amazingly versatile words and phrases, but the star of the show is definitely all the cute flowers and even a field! You could make these same cards with other colors, but we are heading into fall so those are the colors on my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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I'm so delighted to be part of Kylie Bertucci's Maui Achiever's Blog Hop! It means YOU have access to some great projects, with just a touch of your finger, from top-performing demonstrators around the globe. My share today features a Walk in the Woods card idea. Walk in the Woods... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
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These are the cards from my Tuesday @ 2 Facebook Live demonstration this week. My original card has a Mint Macaron card base (shown below), and I switched it up (by audience request) to Shaded Spruce on my FB Live. I love the versatility of Forever Fern! It's perfect for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2020 at Sweet Stamper
I have an awesome class by mail for you featuring rich, regal colors as we approach end of summer and head into fall. Here are the details: August stamp set featured: Field of Flowers 8 cards, 2 each of 4 designs with a twist Class includes: Prepared supplies for 8... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2020 at Sweet Stamper