September blog hop

Hi! Thanks for joining the Stylin' Stampin' Squad September blog hop! I'm so excited to show my latest creations to you!

What did you think of Heather's projects? She always has such cute projects!

This is the gift set I created for this month.

My intention this month was to CASE (copy and share everything) a really cute CAS (clean & simple) card that I saw earlier this week. What started out in my mind as a back to school "apple for the teacher" card ended up a fall "thank you" card.

The idea for the milk carton I did CASE from another demo. What a genius idea to use the framelits to make a window before you assemble the carton! One side has an apple cut out, the other side a pear cut out. I filled the carton with two Apple Pear'adise tea lights that I had gotten from Gold Canyon. The "windows" provide a perfect vent to allow the scent to come out. These would be great for a teacher's desk where she needed a little smell good scent, but couldn't burn an actual candle!

Thank you for joining me today. I look forward to hearing what you thought of my projects.
Hop on over to the very talented Kim's blog and be sure to leave her some love too!

Blog Hop Participants:
  1. Shellie G. of Creative Electica
  2. Annie L. of Love Me Cards
  3. Pam S. of Stampin' in the Sun!
  4. Nancy B. of Lady Stamps-A-Lot
  5. Rose C. of Stamp with Rose
  6. Tonya B. of Stampin' with Tonya
  7. Dawn S. of Dawn's Creative Chalet
  8. Patricia T. of Sunnyone Stampin'
  9. Heather W. of Stamping with Heather
  10. Darcy J. of DJ's Stampin' Place
  11. Kim R. of Stamping with Kim
  12. Nancy B of Momma B Stampin'



Happy Labor Day! Finally a day off that I can devote to everything that hasn't gotten done in the past month. I had wanted to get my Wichita Zoo album finished during August to take advantage of the 31% off special on all print products. Luckily for me (and you) Stampin' Up! extended the promotion until September 14th!

I upgraded my version of My Digital Studio to the new My Digital Studio 2. Stampin' Up! has done it again. They took an already wonderful product and made it fabulous!

This is what I love about MDS2:

-More page layout templates
-You can round the corner of your pictures
-Stamp images can be colored with different colors instead of the whole image having to be the same color
-You can now work on your album in a double-page layout spread
Screen shot MDS2 software in use

This is perhaps my favorite new feature! It is so much easier than having to view the output to make sure everything is lined up on your spread, go back and fix it, and then view the output again.

This is just an overview of the new improvements that SU! has made on the software. They are still working on some updates that will come out with update releases.

Remember, if you haven't tried out My Digital Studio yet, you can get a 30-day free trial on my website! http://stampindj.stampinup.net  Click on the "Shop Now" button to find the Free Trial button.