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3 ways to get 2 cards for 1

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 @ 12:16 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I love when you can get twice the bang for your buck (and time) when crafting.  Here are 3 ways to make what I call 2-fer cards with your die cuts. 1. Split Card Technique This technique works best with a large die such as Blossoms in Bloom.  Adhere the nesting die-cuts together and cut […]

Cute Fruit – Whimsical Simple Stamping

Posted: Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 @ 12:19 pm in Projects | No Comments »

The #simplestamping challenge from Stampin’ Up! for August is to make cards with just stamps, ink and paper and add a bit of Designer Series Paper.  The theme is Spooky or Whimsical.  I immediately thought of the Cute Fruit stamp set and paired it with the new Plaid Tiding Paper to make a boxed set […]

Queen Anne’s Lace

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2020 @ 4:37 pm in Projects | No Comments »

The Queen Anne’s Lace is blooming alongside the roads in here in Northwestern PA.  I have fond memories of my mom filling a vase in late summer with the beautiful wildflowers for our dining table.  The Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set by Stampin’ Up! was a must have for me, for memories of summer and […]

Blossoms in Bloom

Posted: Monday, August 10th, 2020 @ 2:20 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Large, double die-cuts are all the rage, and the Blossoms in Bloom bundle by Stampin’ Up! delivers a big wow.  It looks intricate, but each layer is just one cut with your die cut machine.  (Although I like to go back and forth a couple of times to be sure every piece is easy to […]