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Filled with Love

Posted: Friday, December 17th, 2010 @ 2:23 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Get a head start on your Valentine’s Day creations with this new bundle.  Included are the Filled with Love stamp set, a package of pink and red designer paper and free bitty buttons.  I’ll be posting some projects I made with my preordered bundle as soon as I run through the rest of my Christmas posts.  […]

Last Day for Christmas Bundles

Posted: Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 @ 10:59 am in Projects | No Comments »

Tomorrow is the last day for the Holiday Bundle sale on my website  Here are a couple of easy cards that I made with the Contempo Christmas bundle.  I love the Holly Jolly designer paper.  It’s great for scrapbooking too.  The tag on the second card was made with an embosslet, then sanded with […]

My Digital Studio Hybrids

Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 @ 11:00 am in Projects | No Comments »

I love using My Digital Studio to make hybrid cards.  The digital downloads save $ and space!  I wanted to play around with the sillouette stamps in Welcome Christmas.  I printed one in Very Vanilla and one in Basic Black.  I added some shadows and background paper before I printed the images.  Then mounted on cardstock bases.

Last Minute Christmas cards

Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 @ 11:46 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here are a few more cased Christmas cards, if you need some quick inspiration.  The first is a quilt card I made with the lattice die then run through the Big Shot with the Petals a plenty embossing folder.  The second is a wreath made by punching out the center of the Medallion image and […]

New Spring Color and Paper Piecing Technique

Posted: Saturday, December 11th, 2010 @ 6:39 pm in Projects | 1 Comment »

The Pantone color for 2011 was just announced – Honeysuckle.  It looks a lot like our Melon Mambo which was introduced as an IN COLOR recently and then moved into the regular color palette this summer.  Funny,  I was tired of the snowy weather so had just finished up 100 swap cards for Leadership featuring this cheerful color!   I […]

Christmas Wish List

Posted: Friday, December 10th, 2010 @ 8:42 am in Projects | No Comments »

Give your Christmas Wish List to your significant others – they can shop online at   Last Day for Christmas Delivery is Dec 15. I saw this great idea for easy name tags for your holiday table.  I took 3 cutouts from the Decorative Accents Die, folded in half and attached them together.  Add a […]

Tags and More Tags

Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2010 @ 11:40 am in Projects | No Comments »

  Here are some fun tags I made with the Tags Till Christmas set from the Holiday mini and Two Tags die.  For our under the tree presents I just cut out simple initials with the Serif Essentials Alphabet for the Big Shot.

Gift Tin

Posted: Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 @ 12:46 pm in Projects | No Comments »

The idea for this gift is from Angie at chicnscratch.  I covered the outside of the tin cover with sticky strip and then silver glass glitter.  For the inside cards and Hershey nuggets I used the Holly Jolly DSP and Tags Till Christmas Stamp set.  You still have time for Christmas delivery at

Candy Cane Christmas

Posted: Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 @ 9:14 am in Projects | No Comments »

You may have overlooked these Decor Elements on p. 36 of the holiday minicatalog.  Here are some fun things you can make.  You can find inexpensive white mugs at Walmart and at Giant Eagle.  Add some hot chocolate packets and this makes a great gift.  Should I apply the leftovers to the wall or to the […]

Scallop Envelope

Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 @ 9:39 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here’s a couple of projects made with the envelope die.  The first is a gift card holder box made by attaching 4 die cuts together, adding a lid and insert.  2nd project:  By cutting the cardstock with a fold inside the die, the envelope can be enlarged to fit a gift card.