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Online Extravaganza Extended!

Posted: Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 @ 9:10 am in Projects | No Comments »

The Stampin’ Up! Online Extravaganza has been extended one more day!  Over 700 items are on sale so check it out at my store. Some favorites from past blog posts are included, such as  3 ways to make a pop up card, Playful Pets as well as several beautiful Christmas stamp sets and die sets […]

Top 5 Christmas Gifts for the Crafter

Posted: Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 @ 12:17 pm in Projects | No Comments »

********TUESDAY ONLY – ONE DAY SALE – 790 items!*********** As a long time crafter, I have a few tips to share as we approach the holiday season.  Crafting is a big boost for our mental health, especially during these times of isolation.  So craft supplies make a great gift for almost anyone on your Christmas […]

Alternate Paper Pumpkin cards – tips to maximize your kit

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2020 @ 5:52 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Joy to the World!  Thousands of people are enjoying the latest Paper Pumpkin Kit.  I want to share a few tips to maximize this kit that you can use on other kits as well. These are the two cards, basically made as per the instructions with some minor changes.    If you look at the next […]

Die Cutting with Curves

Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 @ 2:29 pm in Projects | No Comments »

There are lots of ways to incorporate curves in your papercrafting.  But one of the easiest is using metal dies such as in the new Quite Curvy bundle by Stampin’ Up!  There is a curve with dots and one with flourishes – perfect for Christmas or any occasion. And here’s a peek at the entire […]

3 ways to make a pop up card

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 @ 1:26 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Pop up cards are a great way to add some fun and whimsy.  I’ve tried 3 different ways to make a pop-up and all are easy to adapt to any stamps and supplies. 1.Window Sheet method.  For this Pop Up Card with Playful Pets Designer Paper by Stampin’ Up!, cut a scrap of window sheet […]

Playful Pets

Posted: Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 @ 12:01 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Since it’s Black Cat Day, I thought I would revisit the Playful Pets projects from my October Class.   This fun fold card was just the cat’s meow.  (Woof.) We also did a favorite layout card cutting the dog and cat from the Playful Pets Designer Paper. And later in the month, I showed in a […]

How to make a Christmas Card holder

Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 @ 4:00 pm in Projects | No Comments »

My Christmas Class for this month showcased the Poinsettia Place Suite by Stampin’ Up!  We made a beautiful Card folio and two unique sized cards in shades of blue, white and silver.  Wouldn’t this make a lovely gift? Here’s a closeup of the cover: The folio is a full sheet of Seaside Spray cardstock folded […]

Halloween Grab Bags

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 @ 8:00 pm in Projects | 2 Comments »

I put together a few grab bags of retired Stampin’ Up! products that coordinate together.  All treats, no tricks.  There are 3 different bags and I have several of each one.  The contents are listed below each photo. Each grab bag includes a cute reusable Pumpkin bag. Halloween Grab Bag #1: contents Bag #1: Tea […]

Hello Pumpkin Halloween Treats

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 @ 7:31 pm in Projects | No Comments »

My Paper Pumpkin kit treats are ready to be filled with candy: Hint:  If you find Reese’s Halloween Bats – they fit perfectly!  I had to hide them for now! I made these basic collages of pieces for the cracker boxes and cards.  The silicone craft sheet was very useful to keep the liquid glue […]

October Card Classes

Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2020 @ 1:47 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I’m excited to announce my Stampin’ Up!  Virtual Classes for October. I love fall and the holiday season and can’t wait to show you some fun projects with the Playful Pets and Poinsettia Place Suites. We will again enjoy a technique, favorite layout and fun fold for the Card Class.  The Christmas class will feature […]