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Michelle Gleeson
Naples, FL
Interests: Creating and capturing memories, travel, reading, and developing the best in myself and others.
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Posted Mar 6, 2016 at StampinMojo
We have another color challenge this week. While the colors are very fall oriented I did not want to create something with leaves (my go-to for Fall). I purchased the Wondrous Wreath set last year and struggled with lining the leaves of the wreath up. I thought I would give... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at StampinMojo
Some things I love about being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator: Saving money on my crafting supplies Meeting wonderful people (in-person and virtually) And always being able to come up with a card or gift when I need it Life is busy. Recently I have noted several times how glad I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at StampinMojo
The art of sending a Thank You note seems to be waning. I think it is a powerful message to the recipient that you were touched by their thoughtfulness, hospitality, or time. Thank you's offer One Big Meaning. I love to send thank you notes! My card today was inspired... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2015 at StampinMojo
When I first saw the holiday catalog I wondered why in the world Stampin' Up! had an antler stamp in the Wonderland stamp set? Since then I see antlers everywhere. Pier One has an entire collection for the holidays. So I figured I better get with the game. My boss'... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2015 at StampinMojo
Creating a sympathy card is never easy. Your heart is filled with sadness and you want to convey peace to the recipient. My husband asked me to create a card for a business colleague who suddenly lost his 45 year old son and granddaughter in a tragic car accident. I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2015 at StampinMojo
Autumn is my favorite time of year. I know that I am not alone. The cool crisp air is so refreshing after a hot and humid summer. There is so much to love about Autumn; the beauty of changing leaves, yummy caramel apples, warm apple cider and pumpkin spice everything.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2015 at StampinMojo
A quick post for the Pals Paper Arts Sketch Challenge. This card really evolved as I worked on it. Here is the sketch: When I looked at the sketch I saw the square in the middle followed by two half circles. I thought the snowflakes could emulate the half circles.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2015 at StampinMojo
Yes you read that right! This week only Stampin' Up! is offering 15% savings on stamp sets. Woo Hoo! That pricey stamp set you have had your eye on is now 15% off. Don't wait another minute SHOP NOW. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2015 at StampinMojo
I need to get a few more Halloween cards created to send off to my sons, nieces and nephews. Everyone is high school and college age so cutesy won't work. They want edgy or spooky. If you are like me you have lots of DSP. The holiday specific DSP can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2015 at StampinMojo
I created a wedding card and coordinating pillow box for an associate at my office who was getting married. I created a monotone gold card using Gold Foil sheets and retired DSP Gold Soiree. The card was embellished with Gold Satin Ribbon and a flower created with the Pansy punch... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2015 at StampinMojo
This week's Pals Paper Arts challenge is a sketch. It is so simple, it was difficult! I really wanted to be true to the sketch, here is the sketch... Clean and simple with an escape from all the fall colors I have been using lately. The Bordering Blooms is one... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2015 at StampinMojo
Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for October where we are celebrating an early Fall season by sharing Halloween and Autumn projects using our wonderful Stampin’ Up! supplies. We hope you enjoy our creations! You may just be starting the blog hop or may have come from Sherrie Gross at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2015 at StampinMojo
It's Thursday and that means it is time for another Pals Paper Arts Challenge. This week we have a color challenge and here is the color palette. A clean and simple card this week using three different stamp sets. The border was created using a stamp from the Tin of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2015 at StampinMojo
This is the card I swapped in Atlanta at World Card Making Day. The photo does not do it justice. The base of the card is Mossy Meadow. The Whisper White card stock is embossed with the Lucky Stars Textured Embossing Folder. The two Christmas trees are from the Peaceful... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2015 at StampinMojo
On Thursday I told you my first project for the Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge was a card. Here is a quick look at that card. I ordered the Awesomely Artistic Stamp Set during the demonstrators pre-order period and had yet to use it. I thought the color palette was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2015 at StampinMojo
This week's Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge provides us with big rich colors. I made a card for this week's Pals Paper Arts Challenge however I really wanted to be more creative. (Stop back on Saturday to see the card I made.) So I created a table favor for Thanksgiving.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2015 at StampinMojo
My hairdresser was celebrating her 30th birthday so I created this simple yet elegant birthday card. I did not put a sentiment on the card because I thought it looked so pretty with the simple gold and white palette. I started with SU Whisper White note cards and envelope. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2015 at StampinMojo
This month's Paper Pumpkin Kit is adorable. These look difficult to make but they are not due to Stamping' Up! doing all the work for us. There are great stamps with the kit but I used an old Paper Pumpkin sentiment to make these my birthday treats for colleagues with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2015 at StampinMojo
This is a very creative interpretation of this weeks PPA Sketch Challenge. Here is the sketch: The first thing I did was flip the sketch on its side so that it was horizontal. I was envisioning a forest of Christmas Trees at the top of a hill. Creating my night... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2015 at StampinMojo
When I saw this stamp in the annual catalog I knew I had to have it. It is a single stamp and it comes in both Wood and Clear mount. I love the pairing of Delightful Dijon and Basic Black. I created this thank for a colleague that was leaving... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2015 at StampinMojo
Happy Friday! I wanted to send my BFF of 40 years, yes you read that right, a card to inspire her. She is going through some pretty tough stuff right now. We have been each other's shoulder to lean on throughout our lives. I feel this card really sums up... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2015 at StampinMojo
This week's Pals Paper Arts Challenge Sketch was a challenge for me. Every idea I had left me wondering if it would work. So I went pretty basic this week. Here is the sketch: My goddaughter has a birthday coming up. She will turn 18 and is a senior in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at StampinMojo
I just got the Cheer All Year stamp set this week and I could not wait to ink it up. So when I saw this week's TGIF Challenge I know just want I wanted to create and submit for the challenge. Check out the sketch: The doily I used is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2015 at StampinMojo
I love how this turned out. I was inspired by a card created by one of the talented Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team members Kaitlyn Zumbach. You can see her card here. I used the colors for this week's Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge. I was not certain how I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2015 at StampinMojo