Previous month:
December 2012
Next month:
February 2013

January 2013

Love is in the Air

One of my favorite things about Valentine's Day is sending little notes to those I love the most to tell them just how much I adore them.

But I always struggle coming up with the perfect cards for them. There's just something about getting it just right for these special folks!

Lucky for me that Technique Tuesday's talented Creative Team has lots of great ideas for Valentine's Day cards. Check out all this lovely inspiration!


(By Laura O'Donnell. Made with Totally My Type.)

Two Two Four by Daniela Dobson

(By Daniela Dobson. Made with 2 Good 2 Be by Lori Vliegen.)

(By Linda Barber. Made with Adored by Ali Edwards and Awesome.)

(By Linda Barber. Made with Puffy Hearts.)

(By Charlene Austin. Made with Pucker Up and Just Awesome Tabs.)

(By Jaclyn Miller. Made with Puffy Hearts and In a Nutshell.)

(By Jaclyn Miller. Made with Pucker Up.)

(By Teri Anderson. Made with All My Love by Ali Edwards, Always Adore by Ali Edwards and February's Studio AE stamp set.)

(By Ashley Harris. Made with All My Love by Ali Edwards.)

It's fair to say that I love them all!


Technique Tuesday's Winter Release

Our Winter release is now shipping.

You can check all of our new products out on on the New for 2013 tab on our Web site.

Here's a peek of some of the new stamp sets you'll find:

Technique-Tuesday-Color-Your-World-Clear-Stamps-MediumColor Your World by Lori Vliegen


Good Day by Ali Edwards


Banner Up



One of a Kind


Be sure to head to the New for 2013 page to see the entire release.


Studio AE Sneak Peek Time

Woohoo! February's almost here so how about a sneak peek of our next Studio AE stamp set?


We thought you'd like that! (Wink!)

And you know what? You might say we think next month's stamp set from Ali Edwards is pretty fantastic.

You will see why when we reveal the next Studio AE stamp set on Feb. 1st. Be sure to watch our blog and Facebook page in the meantime for more sneak peeks.

To learn more about our Studio AE stamps, check out the Studio AE page on our Web site.

Ps. A big thanks to all who commented on the giveaway of a slot in the Clean & Simple Card Making 2 class from Online Card Classes. The winner of the slot is Cindy in Boise (1/26 at 5.26 a.m.). Congrats! Teri just sent you an email about your prize!

Giveaway: Clean & Simple Card Making 2


Online Card Classes is back with an all-new take on one of their most popular classes: Clean & Simple Card Making 2! Join Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, Julie Ebersole and friends to discover the “secret” to minimalistic and fabulous cards. Learn new techniques and be inspired by 26+ videos and 34+ clever and creative card designs. Gather inspiration from your fellow students and Online Card Classes teachers in the forums and galleries. Then print out class PDFs to take Clean & Simple Card Making 2 with you wherever you go. Plus, with lifetime access, random giveaways and shopping discounts galore, you’ll be able to outfit your card making stash in clean and simple style.

We are super excited that they will be using some Technique Tuesday stamps in this class!

For more information on the class, go HERE. The class runs January 28 - February 8, but you can join any time and have lifetime access!

Want to win a spot in the class? You are in luck! We get to give a spot away. Tell us what your favorite stamping technique is by midnight PST on Sunday (1/27/13). We'll pick one of you at random to win the slot!


Greenhouse Society: January Project Parade

Let the shipping begin.

It's the 25th, which means it is time to begin shipping January's Greenhouse Society stamp set.

January's set is available for a limited time through our Web site and some retailers. Check with your favorite one to see if they have it in stock or ask them to get it in.

You can also join our Greenhouse Society direct-ship stamp club to get our Greenhouse Society stamp sets delivered to you every month. Check out the Greenhouse Society page on our Web site for more details on the club.

In honor of the new set, we have our Creative Team here today with some projects made with it.

Take it away, team!


(By Birgit Edblom)

(By Birgit Edblom)


(By Laura O'Donnell)

(By Kris Chirhart)

(By Kris Chirhart)


(By Tobi Crawford)

We'll be back on Feb. 15th to reveal February's Greenhouse Society stamp set. We hope to see you then!


TT is Coming to a Newsstand Near You!

Yep. You heard it here first!

Technique Tuesday is coming to a newsstand near you!

Two of our stamp sets appear in the new Stamp It! 3 Ways special issue from Paper Crafts magazine.

The magazine's editors showcased our Always Adore by Ali Edwards and Bright Idea stamp sets in the issue. They challenged a group of three designers to make projects with one set and another group of designers to make something with the other set.



Be sure to check out the issue to see the projects the designers worked up!

A big thanks to Paper Crafts magazine (and their contributors) for featuring our stamps!


And the winner is....

The time has come to close our January Studio AE Blog Hop!

The winner of the $25 gift certificate to is Josie Lombardi, who commented on Nichol's blog post. Congrats, Josie! Teri will send you an email shortly!

The Be Mine by Ali Edwards stamp set is now shipping.

You can get it through our Web site for a limited time and through some retailers. Check with your favorite retailer to see if they have it in stock or to ask them to get it in.

We'll be back again on Feb. 1st when we debut the next Studio AE stamp set.We hope to see you then!


Spotlight: Flutterby & Color Your World by Lori Vliegen

And here we are again with some great projects from our Creative Team members. These have all been made with new stamps that debuted at CHA-Winter this week.

Take it away, team!




(Glittery Butterfly card by Jaclyn Miller)

(Pink Butterfly by Charlene Austin)

(Flutter Bracelet by Jaclyn Miller)


Color Your World by Lori Vliegen

Color your world by Daniela Dobson(1)
(Color Your World layout by Daniela Dobson)

Our new products start shipping on Jan. 21st! Check them out on our Web site.


Spotlight: One of a Kind & Banner Months by Ali Edwards

We're back one more time to share some projects made with some of our new stamp sets debuting at the CHA-Winter show in California!



One of a Kind


(You Made My Day card by Birgit Edblom)

(Nothing Better by Tobi Crawford)



Banner Months by Ali Edwards

(Summer Memories layout by Laura O'Donnell)

Our new stamps beginning shipping on Jan. 21st. Be sure to check out our Web site to see all the new stamps.


Greenhouse Society: January Reveal

January 15th means a new Greenhouse Society stamp set!

This month's set features nine clear stamps. These stamps come on a 3" x4" storage sheet.

The new set starts shipping on the 25th to Greenhouse Society members.

Not a Greenhouse Society member yet? Watch for it to go on sale on the Greenhouse Society page on our Web site. It will be available for purchase for a limited time. Also, check with your favorite retailer to see if they carry Greenhouse Society stamp sets or to ask them to get them in.

In honor of the new stamp sets, we've got three projects made with it to share with you today!


(Happy Thoughts by Laura O'Donnell)


(Birthday Wishes by Technique Tuesday)

(So Happy for You by Technique Tuesday)

Our Creative Team will be here later in the month with more projects made with this month's set!