Posts Tagged ‘Faithbooking’

February 2009 Featured Product

January 25, 2009


newAdd dimension and depth to your pages by using Stampin’ Up!s exclusive Texturz Plates!  Whether you are making cards or simply adding a few embellishments to your scrapbook page, these texturz plates are sure to be a hit!

Here’s a neat technique:

step1 Take a sponge and ink up the sponge with the Stampin’ Up! Classic Ink color of your choice.
step2 Take the inked sponge and apply the ink to the embossing plate.
step3 Place your Stampin’ Up! cardstock on top of the inked embossing plate and make a sandwich for your Big Shot Machine.
step4 Run the sandwich through the Big Shot Machine.
step5 You now have an embossed cardstock that is colored! Rinse off the embossing folder immediately so that it will not stain!

Here’s a gallery of ideas that use this technique:

Wow this is a quick and easy way to enjoy your new Texturz Plates…

Happy Scrappin’…



Faithbooking: Joy

January 24, 2009


Hmmm… what comes to mind when you think of the word Joy?  Happiness… Jubilation… Relief… Celebration… But what happens when your life is not on an upswing?  What happens when your life takes an unexpected turn and you are facing a deep challenge… the pain can be immense… but with God’s help… he can steer you through the pain and bring  joy once again to your heart.

Faithbooking is all about documenting our Lifesongs™.   The good… and the bad… because that will be our witness to our generations to come about His power.  Spend a few minutes today journaling about a challenge you are facing… focus on this week’s scripture:

“He set my feet upon a rock and
gave me a firm place to stand.” – Psalm 40:2

As you journal, think about this scripture verse and imprint it into your heart.  To me this verse gives me hope when I am down… it’s a promise that if we trust in Him, he will provide a solid ground for us to stand on.  Sometimes our challenges can also be our strengths and greatest truimphs… and sometimes we can find ourselves through the pain to become better Life Warriors and Living Stones!

Are you facing a deep challenge in your life right now?  Take a journey with me… pick up a copy of Beth Moore’s book book-club Get Out of that Pit – it’s a wonderful read and will help you navigate towards the Joy that God wants for your heart.


Need a lift?  Click here… beth-more-live

Page Sketch1: Elegant Monogram

January 24, 2009



I just absolutely adore monograms and with wedding season right around the corner… wouldn’t this be a sweet layout to have…  You can take pictures in a series of timed events… getting ready for the wedding… walking down the isle… putting the ring on her finger and finally the first dance!

Oh the possibilities are endless with this one…  thinking that our new designer papers would make this page really beautiful…

Challenge: To give this layout a little more depth – try printing your Journaling/ Page Title onto one of our designer series papers and then cutting it out…

I am using the Brock Script Font and you can download it here for free!:

Let me know how you liked this layout…


Computer Fonts Overview

January 17, 2009


Ever wonder if you can use your computer to create really cute tags and cards?  Well… you can and I like to mix the rubber stamping and the digital scrapbooking.  You can simply print onto your cardstock the phrase that you desire.  You can set the font color to match the Stampin’ Up! papers.

Of course… monkey-face-sm the fonts you get when you purchase your computer are not as creative and fun as they should be.  So I put together a little tutorial on where to go to get these creative fonts for free and how to install them as well as how to change the colors.  The RGB/CMYK Stampin’ Up! chart was done by Stefani Williams (I want to thank her a lot for this one…)!

Well… I decided to put together a Tip and Technique page that helps you with this (you can always find this page on the menu on your right underneath a section called Stampaloooza Unplugged):

Happy Scrappin’…