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Archive for May, 2015

Watermelon Wonder

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 @ 5:40 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Watermelon Wonder is one of our luscious new In Colors.  Here’s a card featuring the cardstock, envelope liner paper and lace trim as well as the Sweetheart and Heart Border Punches.  I used the Hello Life stamp set and a rhinestone too.  The new In Colors are available June 2.

Gardening Season

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 @ 2:10 pm in Projects | No Comments »

My posts are always a bit lower this time of year.  We had so much snow and cold weather, that it is a real pleasure to get outside and catch up on the yard work.  Here are some berry baskets I made a while back with the Berry Basket Die for the Big Shot. Today’s […]

Masculine Cards Part 3

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 @ 12:39 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Here is the third card in our series from the May Card Class.  Again, this would make a great graduation card. Today’s Tips: -Tear a piece of Vellum Cardstock and use White Embossing powder and the Adventure Awaits stamp set (RETIRING THIS MONTH). -Attach 2 panels to a scrap panel that is 4″ by 5-1/4″.  […]

Masculine Cards Part 2

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 @ 12:22 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Here is the second card from our series – metallic tire tracks.  This would make a great masculine graduation or birthday card.  Following is floral card made with the same technique. Today’s Tips: -Cut a scrap of cardstock the size of your metallic panel.  Wrap a piece of aluminum foil around the panel, taking care […]

Masculine Cards Part 1

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 @ 10:45 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here’s the first card we did at the May Card Class – the etch-a-sketch card that has been popular on Pinterest. Today’s Tips: -Prepare card base with an 11″ x 4-1/4 piece of scored Real Red Cardstock. -Using your Stampin’ Trimmer, cut 3/4″ around the inside of the front to make opening. -Stamp the From […]

May Card Class

Posted: Monday, May 11th, 2015 @ 8:39 am in Projects | No Comments »

I know April showers bring May flowers, but instead we are going for masculine cards this month.  Class is Tues May 10 in Erie, PA – details on my Stampin’ Up! website calendar.  I’ll post tips for each card later this month.  See my previous post for sneak peeks from the upcoming catalog.

Catching Up

Posted: Saturday, May 9th, 2015 @ 7:07 am in Projects | No Comments »

I’m catching up my blog with some cards I made a while ago.  Card class is next week – so stay tuned for some fun masculine cards posting soon! I made this card in February for the second Birthday of Paper Pumpkin, using the February kit.  At that point over 600,000 kits had been mailed […]

24 Hour Flash Sale

Posted: Friday, May 8th, 2015 @ 9:10 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I just had to share this great deal from Stampin’ Up! – ***If you missed the 24 hour Flash Sale, you can still get a great deal with Promo Code  SAVE50 – new customers get 50% off for the first 2 months **** I saw the May kit and it is really cute – it […]

Sneak Peek!

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 @ 6:22 am in Projects | 2 Comments »

Would you like to be among the first to get your hands on this exciting new Stampin’ Up! catalog and these new products? This is Louise from Australia.  Her website is The catalog goes live on June 2, but you can get some select items in your new Demonstrator Starter Kit starting May 5. […]

Mother’s Day Card

Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015 @ 3:49 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Mother’s Day will soon be here! Choose path 1 or 2. 1.  If you got the April Paper Pumpkin in your mailbox – Open it up and follow the instructions to make a quick and adorable card for that someone special.  Then  go to my website shop and purchase a Paper Pumpkin gift subscription (under […]