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3 Ways to Make a Silhouette Card

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2020 @ 3:17 pm in Projects | No Comments »

The Summer Nights Paper Pumpkin kit and beautiful add-on cards are just crying out for silhouettes.  Fortunately, Stampin’ Up! has many stamp sets that will do the trick.   Here are 3 ways to make a silhouette card. 1. Just stamp a solid (or mostly solid) stamp in black ink.  (My favorite is Tuxedo Black Memento). […]

Virtual Card Classes

Posted: Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 @ 2:24 pm in Projects | No Comments »

My monthly Stampin’ Up! Card Class went virtual back in April.  Here’s a review of all the classes so far.   I provide pdfs and videos for each of 3 cards, plus a class kit with all the pre-cut paper and embellishments.   I miss everyone so much, but it’s also a fun challenge to […]

Glimmer Paper and Timeless Tropical

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 @ 1:36 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Here is one last Timeless Tropical card to add to our collection from this post.  A perfect Stampin’ Up! stamp set for summer projects, Timeless Tropical and the matching In the Tropics Dies give a feeling of rest and relaxation as you craft, and again to the recipient of your card. The star of this […]

Stamping Ferns and Greenery

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2020 @ 12:08 pm in Projects | No Comments »

My July virtual Card Class is next week and I have had fun stamping ferns and greenery to prepare.  The Forever Greenery Suite is my favorite in the Stampin’ Up! catalog with its lovely images, dies and paper, not to mention the fun embellishments. I love the embossing folders for this suite, and the new […]

Coloring Floral Images – Prized Peony

Posted: Saturday, July 11th, 2020 @ 12:05 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I finally caved and got the Stampin’ Up! Prized Peony bundle.  Did I need another floral stamp set – yes!  First – I have fond memories of my mom’s peony patch and arrangements on the dining table (including ants).  And second, the Peony Dies have a unique way of fitting together to make a 3-D […]

Happy 4th and Aloha!

Posted: Saturday, July 4th, 2020 @ 8:58 am in Projects | No Comments »

I would have been celebrating the the 4th in Hawaii and sharing pictures from my trip, but instead let’s enjoy some virtual palm trees with the Timeless Tropical stamp set. I wanted to try some new In Colors with the sponging.  Look how the Magenta Madness pops. Even though we are not on the Stampin’ […]