Anniversary, Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Fun with Vellum and Alcohol!

This card is for everyone who loves the Expressions in Ink Designer Series Paper. This paper is simply beautiful.  Vibrant colors and designs.  It is hard to describe, so let me just show you: Did you know that you can make that same ink splotched design and it’s as simple as having a few supplies:… Continue reading Fun with Vellum and Alcohol!

Friendship, General Cards, In The Wild, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

In the Wild – Part Two

I was fussy cutting again….and using the In the Wild Designer Series paper again too! This time I used a different tiger, turned my card the other direction and chose different patterns of the paper to use. I am just trying to show the versatility of this paper and how you can use the same… Continue reading In the Wild – Part Two

Blank Card, General Cards, In The Wild, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

In the Wild….Take One

Just a little quick tip today……You do not have to own a stamp set that coordinates with a particular set of Designer Series Paper to be able to use it to make cards. That is precisely what happened with this set of Designer Series Papers called In the Wild. As you can see, there are… Continue reading In the Wild….Take One

Blank Card, Fun Folds, Hand-Penned Petals, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Hand-Penned Fun Fold

How many times have you needed a card on the spur on the moment and thought...."I don't have time to make one".  Well now you do!  The card I am going to share with you today is not only quick and easy, it's very versatile.  Just by changing the one stamped image and sentiment, you… Continue reading Hand-Penned Fun Fold

All Squared Away, Best Wishes, Birthday, General Cards, Get Well, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!, Thank You, Thinking of You

All Squared Away….again.

A few weeks ago, I shared a card made with the All Squared Away Stamp Set.  As I was writing that blog post, I thought of a great way to use that stamp set….and I’m finally getting around to sharing my idea with you! Mini cards!  The square design just seemed destined to go on… Continue reading All Squared Away….again.

Blank Card, Fun Folds, Get Well, Hand-Penned Petals, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Pretty Perennial Triangle Pocket Fun Fold Card

I have finally gotten back to playing with paper...which for me is making cards.  I saw this front triangle pocket card design and thought I’d give it a try.  It was much easier than I thought and I love that it makes the card look like an envelope.  And I think the design is a… Continue reading Pretty Perennial Triangle Pocket Fun Fold Card

Anniversary, Birthday, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, One Sheet Wonder, Pansy Patch, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Thinking of You

6 x 6 One Sheet Wonder – Pansy Petals

I returned from my vacation on Tuesday....and one of the first things i did was go in my craft rom to figure out what I was going to do for my Facebook Live that was scheduled for later in the evening.  I had 4 hours to think of something...well less if I wanted to actually… Continue reading 6 x 6 One Sheet Wonder – Pansy Petals

Blank Card, Fun Folds, Hand-Penned Petals, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Hand Penned Angle Front Z Fold

Just to let you know right off the bat that I made up the name of the type of card I am sharing today - Hand Penned Angle Front Z Fold.  I’m sure there is a better name, but that’s just the best way to describe the card....it describes everything the card is.  So here… Continue reading Hand Penned Angle Front Z Fold

Friends Are Like Seashells, General Cards, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Sand & Shells

Although the weather is warming up and we’ve had a few days teasing of summer, the past few days have been definitely more “spring” than “beach” weather.  So I’m having to just dream about warm breezes and relaxing on the beach and made a card similar to several ones that I had seen. I layered… Continue reading Sand & Shells

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Friendship, Fun Folds, General Cards, Ornate Garden, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Ornate Garden Pocket Cards

Do you have too much Designer Series Paper that is piled up and you haven’t used?  All right, I am not sure that you can ever have too much, but I do need to make room for new Designer Series Papers that will be coming out in the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.  So, I have… Continue reading Ornate Garden Pocket Cards