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

Summertime is perfect for bright, colourful imagery! It’s also a time for parties, gifts and treats. So, I decided to create a tutorial for quick and easy treat bags featuring cool treats. Take a peek at these cuties: Popsicle Treat Bags Supply List I used Stampin’ Up! products from my craft stash to create this […]

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

DIY Popsicle Treat Bags You’ll Drool Over

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

This month’s Craft Challenge post is dedicated to creating DIY signs! I am in full swing of creating event and wedding decor, and it has me inspired to showcase how easy it is to create a sign for just about any occasion or use you can think of! There are many different ways to create […]

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Craft Challenge, Cricut, Home Decor, Wedding

How to Make DIY Signs for Just About Anything

I have been using Cricut products since 2014 when I received my very first machine, a teal Cricut Expression 2. Most of the supplies I’ve owned have been from Michaels or buying them off of other people. I had very little experience shopping on cricut.com; let’s face it, customs and exchange rates have not been […]

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Cricut, Home Decor

My Experience Shopping on Cricut.com

What are the Different Types of Stamps? There are three different types of stamps that Stampin’ Up! makes. They’re the most common types that you can use to create stamping related projects. The three types are wood mount, clear mount and photopolymer. All three stamp styles that Stampin’ Up! offers are made from superior materials in […]

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Featured, Stampin' Up!

What’s the difference between different types of stamps?

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

What is the Big Shot? The Big Shot is a sturdy, manual die-cutting and embossing machine used to die cut materials for use on all kinds of crafts. You can use the Big Shot to instantly create die-cut or embossed shapes, tags, frames, borders, and more. The Big Shot is portable and requires no electricity […]

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Stampin' Up!

How to Use the Big Shot to Create Just About Anything

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