Mom’s Day

Can you believe it will be May soon!   May is such a special month as we celebrate Mom’s around the world.  I had a wonderful Mom who was a special lady, a wonderful Grandmother and a good friend.
So today I would like to share with you a card I made in honor of Mother’s Day.
Here is how I did this:
Card stock:  Fresh Fig cut at 4 1/4” by 11″ scored at 5 1/2
DSP:  is a retired paper cut at 4″ by 5 1/4″.   Adhere to front of card
Whisper White card stock
Stamp set:  Flourishing Phrases (Floral stamp). Ink in Fresh Fig
Card stock:  Wild Wasabi (retiring at the end of May)
Leaf punch:  cut 2 out Wild Wasabi
Pearl accent for the center of the flower
Classic Label punch
Stamp on Whisper White Happy Mother’s Day from Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set (retiring at the end of May.  Use the label punch to cut out
Adhere with dimensionals.
You can find these items in the Stampin Up annual catalog
Flourishing Phrases #141534 pg. 24
Teeny Tiny Wishes #128748
Card stock
  •  Fresh Fig#144242 ( In Color) pg. 184
  • Whisper White # 100730. Pg.185
  • Wild Wasabi # 108641 pg.186 (retiring ). This was a favorite of mine.
  • Fresh Fig Ink:  #144082. Pg. 184
  • Pearls:  #144219. Pg.  197
  • Stampin Dimensionals #104430. Pg. 203
  • Classic Label Punch # 141491. Pg. 206
  • Leaf Punch from the Occasion Catalog # 144667 ( Carryover). Pg. 55

Stampin Up Color Revamp

I can’t to share all that I have learned from onstage and of course the new friends that I made.
It Stampin Up’s 30th year anniversary celebration. Of course with this major anniversary come some new and exciting changes. Are you ready!!!!
New facelift on the products. You will see if you go to my online store, black and white on covers of all stamp sets.
Amazing new catalog! You will need to get one as our colors have changed!
The Carryover list is out! 13 stamp sets and accessories are in the new catalog. I will attach the list for you to review.
Biggest Changed of all is the new Color ReVamp!!! The StampinUp core collection that are retiring May 31st.
Always Artichoke
Chocolate Chip
Elegant Eggplant
Island Indigo
Marina Mist
Perfect Plum
Pink Pirouette
Rose Red
Soft Sky
Tangerine Tango
Tempting Turquoise
Wild Wasabi
Wisteria Wonder
The retiring 2016-2018 In Colors are:
Dapper Denim
Emerald Envy
Flirty Flamingo. ( will become one of the core colors)
Peekaboo Peach
Sweet Sugar Plum
All retiring products are only available while supplies last.
This includes re-inkers.
Take advantage of ordering the reinkers that match your stamp pad.
Please note: new formulation of inks for the new collection. It has a defoamer mixed with ink. So the ne reinkers will not work on the old pads.
The stamp case has changed for the better! They open and close so much easier. There will be a place to add a label of the color inside.
Great! The will also stack on top of each other😀Time to look at your inks!

Stampin Up New Annual Catalog launches June 1st!!!

It has been a while since I posted to you all.  My husband and I retired and moved up to Rhode Island.  My new retirement goal is to get my stampin up business growing!!!  So let’s get started.

I am in love with this new catalog!  I feel it is one of the best ever!  I would love to buy so many things.  Guess what!  During the month of June, if you have an order that qualifies of $150.00, you will automatically earn 10% of stampin rewards plus Stampin Up will add an additional amount during this promotion period.

Now customers can look at videos on You Tube that will show you the various items.

Also, if you find my demonstrator’s web page, that will have the promotions listed as well.

One of my favorites is the wood texture bundle.

You can see my cards on Facebook, Pinterest too!


This is very new to me and as I learn I will get better with blogging!

Happy Stampin!!

Birdie Rappoccio, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator



March Salabration!! Last month!

Hi my fellow stampers!

I have  been busy creating cards with the new Occasion Catalog and of course many of the salabration items that are free with a $50.00 purchase.  I have a group of friends that have helped me keep this business afloat.  In fact, we are scheduled to have a party at the end of the month!!

I have so many of the stamp sets from the New Occasion Catalogs!    Click on the photo of Happy Father’s Day and you will be able to view all the new cards that I have made.

I hope you enjoy them.  Remember, this month is the last month for to earn free products!


Happy New Year from Birdie Stamps

This will be a great New Year for me as I have recently retired from school nursing in Ridgefield, CT.  I am going to focus on my business with Stamp in Up!  I have been with Stampin Up for almost 10 years and basically it has been a hobby of mine with a great group that I do classes with.

It is time for the New Occasion Catalog and Sal-A-bration from January 4th to March 31st.  What that means is:  Spend $50.00 either from the new occasion catalog or 2016=17 catalog and earn a free product from the Sal-A-Bration catalog.

I will be posting new cards that I have created with some of the amazing stamp sets from the New Occasion Catalog.  It is absolutely one of the best so far.


Upcoming Sale – Thoughtful Branches bundle

For a limited time, you can get the exclusive Thoughtful Branches Bundle. If you pre-order the bundle between July 7 and 31, you will qualify for a Bonus Days coupon that you can use between August 2 and 31.  You will be able to order the bundle between August 2 and 31 while supplies last.  Click on the link below to view the beautiful stamps set and Thinlits.

You can email me at or click on the Store button.


Valentine cards

Remember it is Salabrations Time

earn free products too.

host a party!

Happy Stamping

Happy New Year! Get Ready for the best Sale Ever with Sal-A-Bration at Stampin Up

The sale is starting Jan. 6 to March 31st.!  For every $50.00 you spend in the New Occasion Catalog or the 2014-2015 Stampin Up catalog, earn a free product from the Sal-A-Bration Catalog!  Check out my Stampin up site at