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Archive for February, 2016

Leap Day Sale

Posted: Monday, February 29th, 2016 @ 8:45 am in Projects | No Comments »

Take a leap : and check out my website shop today! And here’s my special for the day – get my March class cards sent to you in the mail after your online order when you use host code XY7DCYC6.  Remember that for each $50 a free Sale-A-Bration product will LEAP into your shopping bag! […]

Display Stamper Hopeful

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2016 @ 12:26 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I’m trying out for display board stamper for Stampin’ Up! OnStage this April in Salt Lake City.  Wish me luck!  Here are my project entries with some tips below. Birthday Blooms Paper Tole with a Wink of Stella Watercolored Easter Lamb with a Dry Embossed Vellum Overlay Double Matted Frame with Watercolored Easter Chick Easter […]

Honeycomb Happiness Birdie

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 @ 7:54 am in Projects | No Comments »

Everyone coming to my house has been admiring this cute get well card that I made with the Honeycomb Happiness stamp set. Today’s Tips: -You just need the Large Oval and Scalloped Oval Punches to make the opening in the “tissue box” rectangle of designer series paper.  Just add a piece of real facial tissue […]

Lacy Butterfly

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2016 @ 4:53 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I showed many cards with the Bloomin’ Heart Thinlits die earlier in the month.  Here’s a way to extend the use of your die long past Valentines day. Today’s Tips: -First cut a lacy heart with your die, then run through the Big Shot again with an outline Framelit.  Here I used the Bold Butterfly […]

Happy Home Watercoloring

Posted: Friday, February 19th, 2016 @ 6:27 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I wanted to watercolor with the Happy Home stamp set by Stampin’ Up!  My favorite, which I used for my last card class, is the last one and the simplest. Today’s Tips: -You just need an aquapainter, Watercolor Paper, ink (Pear Pizzazz, Soft Sky) and of course the new Archival Basic Black Inkpad.  Click on […]


Posted: Monday, February 15th, 2016 @ 2:24 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Today is the last day to get the freebie stamp set “Hello” from Stampin’ Up!s Sale-a-Bration.    Here’s a cute card I made for my cute niece.  I added the “1” using the “Number of Years” stamp set and matching framelits.  The “Perfectly Artistic” paper (also free) also ends today, but will carry over while supplies […]

Wide Ribbon on Cards

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2016 @ 2:27 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I confess, I’ve been hoarding my Watermelon Wonder Satin ribbon wondering how to use it.  After seeing 2 great cards to CASE , I cut into it and make these 2 lovely (and easy) cards. Today’s Tips: -Click on the photos to enlarge. -It’s hard to make knots with a wide ribbon.  For the first […]

a “tail” of 2 aeroplanes

Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 @ 10:33 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here are some fun specialty cards I made with the Stampin’ Up! “Sky is the Limit” stamp set.  This Sale-a-Bration freebie stamp set and this Designer Series Paper are only available at my shop for a few more days – you won’t want to  miss out on these favorites. Today’s Tips: -click on the photo […]

Past Paper Pumpkin Kits for Sale

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 @ 5:13 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I have the complete first 10 months of Paper Pumpkin kits from 2013 for sale as a lot at just $10 each – NEW! $100 plus shipping for 10 kits!  Please send zip code for US shipping quote to [email protected] Boxes are open, but nothing has been used.  Complete your stamp and ink spot collection! […]

Paper Pumpkin

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 @ 4:16 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I know some of you prefer cards for your monthly-crafting-retreat-in-a-box AKA Paper Pumpkin.  Well Stampin’ Up! released a sneak peek of the envelopes for the February kit, so you will want to be signed up by February 10th.  Remember, if you purchase a 3-month subscription at my website shop, you also earn a Sale-A-Bration freebie! […]