It’s been a crazy summer around here! Even though there has been a lot of things to do I set aside a little time for myself to do some stamping. Let’s take a look at what I’ve been creating! Stamping With Old and New I’ve wanted to use up my craft stash and play with […]

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Birthdays, Cards, Fall, Featured, Gifts and Treats, Love, Stampin' Up!, Summer, Thank you, Wedding

It’s a Summer Stamping Recap!

Cool Treats Supply List I used Stampin’ Up! products from my craft stash to create this cool treats inspired card: Pool party ink Whisper white card stock Watermelon wonder ink Pear pizazz ink Big Shot with cutting pads Cool Treats thinlits dies Silver foil card stock Cool Treats designer series paper Fast fuse adhesive Glue […]

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Birthdays, Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!, Summer

Love Sprinkles? You’ll Love This Happiest Birthday Card!

With Fall fast approaching I felt inspired to create some cards that could be versatile. The colours in the Eastern Palace Suite are totally on trend, and work for Summer, Fall, Winter and even Spring, it’s all in how you combine them together and what you accent them with. The card trio I created accents […]

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Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!

How to Make an Eastern Inspired Card Trio

This week I decided to create a card for the TGIF Sketch Challenge (#TGIFC120) and went with a Christmas theme. I’m starting to work on holiday designs, so this week seemed like a great time to come up with something festive. Rustic Deck the Halls Christmas Card I altered the TGIF Challenge sketch a touch […]

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Cards, Christmas, Featured, Stampin' Up!, Winter

Rustic Deck the Halls Card

I love summertime and everything that it brings with it! Popsicles, ice cream, being in the backyard soaking up the sun, going on road trips, you name it! This month’s Craft Challenge blog post is all about using cool treats to make a trifold gift card holder – perfect for upcoming birthdays or special occasions! […]

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Cards, Gifts and Treats, Stampin' Up!, Summer, Thank you

How to Create a Sweet Trifold Gift Card Holder

Cool treats are a great theme for summertime inspired creations! Popsicles, ice cream, frozen delights…..who wouldn’t want to receive a card or gift inspired by these tasty treats?! This month’s Craft Challenge tutorial features ice cream…lots of ice cream. Get ready to create frosty cards that warm your heart…..and the heart of whomever you’re going […]

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Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!

How to Make a Cool Treats Card You Can be Proud Of

Watercolor Birthday Cards Without Watercolor Tools Watercoloring is a very popular style and technique right now! I thought I’d use this trend in this month’s Craft Challenge stash busting post to show you a couple of different ways to achieve a watercolor look without having to use watercolor paints, pencils and brushes. Now, you’re probably […]

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Birthdays, Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!, Watercolour

How to Create a Watercolor Birthday Card

Workshop Theme of the Month: Valentine Love Greeting Cards February is love month, so it’s no surprise that the workshops I ran this month had a theme by request of my class attendees. They wanted to know how to make valentine love greeting cards for work, family, and friends. So, I came up with a […]

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Cards, Craft Challenge, Love, Stampin' Up!

How to Create Valentine Love Greeting Cards

It’s January 30th and you know what that means!! It’s the first official blog post for the 2017 Craft Challenge – Hooray! I called this tutorial ‘weathering the storm together’, because it uses the Weather Together stamp set from Stampin‘ Up! One of the phrases in the set includes the sentiment, ‘we’ll weather this together’, […]

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Cards, Craft Challenge, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy

How I Used Weather Together for the Craft Challenge Kick Off

Let’s take a closer look at Wonderful Winterland It’s finally here! My special edition paper pumpkin kit arrived and I put it together. This kit does not disappoint, that’s for sure. I love Christmas cards that have some interest, sparkle and that make you feel good. The Wonderful Winterland set accomplishes all that. What this kit […]

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Cards, Christmas, Paper Pumpkin, Stampin' Up!, Winter

November 2016 Wonderful Winterland Paper Pumpkin Kit Reveal

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stories so good you'll wanna stay in

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