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

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

Creating a Winter Scene for Sketch Challenge #GDP062 A sketch challenge is a cool way to stretch the imagination. It’s also great to create something new with a basic layout already in mind. I try to come up with different ideas for how I can accommodate the challenge while being true to what I like […]

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Cards, Christmas, Stampin' Up!, Winter

All About Sketching a Winter Scene for #GDP062

#TGIFC81 Sketch Challenge Featuring Winter Wonderland This week’s TGIF Challenge (#TGIFC81) is all about being inspired by the sketch. The layout for the sketch is below: I was feeling a little Christmas inspired when I sat down to create something for this challenge. It snowed a bit last night, and there’s only five more Mondays […]

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Cards, Christmas, Stampin' Up!, Winter

Sketching Winter Wonderland for #TGIFC81

Special Packaging for November’s Paper Pumpkin Kit I get super excited about my craft kit of the month. And by now everyone has heard my excitement over and over again. This month’s kit is super worth it – I can tell! Why? Well, because it has special packaging and a cool name! LOL The November […]

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Christmas, Paper Pumpkin, Stampin' Up!, Winter

November 2016 Paper Pumpkin Is On The Way!

How I’m Inspired By Stampin’ Dolce I have been thinking about what inspires me a lot lately, and trying to find the motivation to create new things while being super busy with a full-time job, a family, graduate school studies (Master of Arts in Communications and Technology), and a part-time gig freelancing creative projects and running […]

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Cards, Christmas, Stampin' Up!, Summer

Inspired by Stampin’ Dolce #TGIFC79

At last! The card swaps from the 2016 holiday catalogue challenge are in! I am SO excited to see what everyone else created. Each of the Stampin’ Up! demonstrators participating in the challenge are awesomely talented, so there will be lots of neat ideas to copy and share with others. Check out the designs I […]

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Cards, Christmas, Halloween, Stampin' Up!

Holiday Card Swaps Are In

Tonight I went to a stamp and chat night to create new products from the 2016 Holiday Catalogue and learn some new techniques. We created a fall card, a Christmas card and a Halloween treat bag. The fall card used the Paisleys and Posies photopolymer stamp set and the Flourish thinlits dies for the imagery […]

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Cards, Christmas, Fall, Halloween, Stampin' Up!

Stamp Night!

With the holiday season almost here it’s once again time for the new Stampin’ Up! holiday catalogue. With a new catalogue comes opportunities for demonstrators to create new samples to show what the new products can create. With so many products jammed into one catalogue there are all sorts of ideas that can be created! […]

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Cards, Christmas, Stampin' Up!

Holiday Card Swap

What a gem! This Paper Pumpkin kit really is a gem. I love the little gift boxes, and fact that I can dress them up with other embellishments and turn gifts into extra special treats and ornaments – perfect for all sorts of occasions. I even ordered an extra refill kit to keep these little […]

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Birthdays, Cards, Christmas, Paper Pumpkin, Spring, Stampin' Up!, Thank you

What a Gem

let's play hookie

stories so good you'll wanna stay in

we're slingin' stories over tea

now you're talkin'