The Stamp Review Crew: Painted Harvest Edition

It’s time for the Stamp Review Crew: Painted Harvest edition!   If this is your very first visit to one of our hops, The Stamp Review Crew is a group of international Stampin’ Up! demonstrators whose mission is to do a blog hop on the first, third and fifth Mondays of…

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On the CASE with Ann and Nicole

Welcome to a new feature at The Stampin’ Schach:  On the CASE with Ann & Nicole, an endeavor lovingly undertaken with my friend and stamping buddy, Nicole Watt of Pixel Maven’s Retreat.   (Nicole has shared the story of the evolution of this new series in her post today.) Twice a…

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Butterfly Basics for The Paper Players

The Paper Players are having a wonderful theme challenge this week: Clean and Simple Featuring a Flower.  I pulled out one of my favorite sets, Butterfly Basics, to create today’s card.  Enjoy! Blushing Bride Perfect Plum Tip Top Taupe Very Vanilla The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips This card measures 4-1/4″…

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Butterfly Basics for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday, and time for another Pals Paper Arts sketch challenge! This week, one of my idols of the stamping world, Linda Callahan, has a versatile sketch for us.  This sketch works for clean and simple cards, as well as more “fussied up” ones like mine…as you can see from…

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Touches of Texture for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday, and time to play at Pals Paper Arts!  This week, sweet Maggie Mata has a fun sketch for us! Now you may be thinking to yourself, “Ann’s card doesn’t look like Maggie’s sketch at all.”  But look what happens when the sketch is flipped: There we have it!…

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Love & Affection for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday.  Are you ready to play with the Sketch Team at Pals Paper Arts?  This week the talented Sandra Conner is our sketch designer.  I reached for one of the sets which will be making its appearance in Stampin’ Up!’s 2016 – 2017 Annual Catalog…Love & Affection. What a wonderful…

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Helping Me Grow and Jackie News

It’s Thursday…and time to play with the Sketch Team at Pals Paper Arts.  This week the talented and lovely Ginger Toivonen has designed a sketch for us which is just as sweet as she! I thought it was a perfect opportunity to show off the Helping Me Grow stamp set,…

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Botanical Builder for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday, and time to play at Pals Paper Arts!  This week the Sketch Team’s Beth Beard has a beautiful sketch to inspire us. I am in love with the layers in this sketch, especially the circles.  And you know me, when I see a circle like this I feel…

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Picture Perfect for Pals Paper Arts and Kia Kuteness

It’s time for another sketch from Pals Paper Arts!  This week, team member Amy Lazzell provided us with this lovely sketch.  I LOVE square cards.  Since sketches that feature focal circles like this make me reach for flowers, I pulled out the Picture Perfect stamp set and inked it up…

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