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Archive for February, 2014

Petal Parade

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 @ 10:15 am in Projects | No Comments »

For the next Coffee/Cocoa and a Card we are making this easy card with the Petal Parade stamp set (free for Sale-a-bration). This event is free of charge – see my website calendar. Today’s Tips: -use the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to stamp the images evenly -use the 2-way glue pen and some Dazzling Diamonds glitter for a […]

Even More Markers

Posted: Monday, February 24th, 2014 @ 9:26 am in Projects | No Comments »

I have had such fun visiting some old and new techniques using Stampin’ Up! markers.  I used the FREE set of markers that you will get with your Paper Pumpkin Welcome Kit (until March 31). Today’s Tips for Markers: -color directly on the stamp before stamping to achieve multiple colors (splatter) -omitting – color only […]

Stampin’ Up! Happenings Card Kit

Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 @ 9:48 am in Projects | No Comments »

Kits are a great way to make some easy cards, but still add some personalization and the handmade touch.  Today – the Happenings Card Kit – my personal favorite.  It makes 15 quick and beautiful cards. Today’s Tips: -Use kit pieces in different ways.  Here I cut some of the silver glimmer banners in half,  […]

Stampin’ Up! Paper Pumpkin

Posted: Thursday, February 20th, 2014 @ 7:46 am in Projects | No Comments »

I have some past Paper Pumpkin Kits for sale.  Let me know if there is an old one that you missed out on! Wahoo Party Pennants   Hello To You   Love Notes Seriously Real Life Journal Good Life Brag Book Memo Medley You can see more Paper Pumpkin photos at

Stampin’ Up! On it’s Way Kit

Posted: Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 @ 6:01 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Kits are a great way to make some easy cards, but still add some personalization and the handmade touch. Today’s Tips: -Use extra kit pieces to decorate the envelopes or to make more cards. -Sponge or brayer ink onto the plain stripes.  Wipe ink off the glossy stripes with a tissue. -Try adding different stamped […]

Stampin’ Class

Posted: Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 @ 8:31 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Here are two of the cards for next week’s class featuring Sale-A-Bration products.  Hope you can come!  Details are on my website calendar. Paper Pumpkin FREE Markers has been extended to the end of the month if you missed out! And new weekly deals are up in my website store

Stampin’ Up! Deals of the Week

Posted: Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 @ 8:21 am in Projects | No Comments »

Stampin’ Up! Deals of the Week are posted every Tuesday.  My favorite today is the Tastefully Trim Die.  I used silver glimmer rick rack made with the die on this mini coffee cup. And the large trim on this gift bag. All the Deals are here at my store.

Stampin’ Up! Markers

Posted: Monday, February 10th, 2014 @ 11:47 am in Projects | No Comments »

Today is the last day to get your free marker set by subscribing to Paper Pumpkin.  Here’s yet another way to use your markers.  I used the Raspberry Ripple and Primrose Petals to draw on Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon, darker color at the bottom.  I tried both an aqua painter and a spritzer to blend […]

More Marker Cards

Posted: Saturday, February 8th, 2014 @ 1:56 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Here are another batch of cards using the In Color Marker set (FREE until 2/10).  In the first pair, I added the Vivid Vases stamp set and used a ruler to make border lines and a frame. In this set (layout CASED from Pinterest) I added some lines to punched shapes and long sentiments.  The […]

CreativeCrew Challenge 4

Posted: Thursday, February 6th, 2014 @ 9:17 am in Projects | No Comments »

I’m on the design team for CreativeCrew at Splitcoaststampers for a 4 month term.  Here’s my last project for February. Scrapbook and More Focus: Random Acts of Kindness Day is February 17. Send a RAK to someone this month after you share it with us. This can be anything! You may wish to record this […]