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

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

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

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!

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stories so good you'll wanna stay in

we're slingin' stories over tea

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