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Hold on to Hope

Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2020 @ 3:04 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I originally used the sentiments right from the Timeless Tulips stamp set for this March class card.  But today I swapped out the HOLD ON TO HOPE stamp set for a beautiful card of encouragement for this season of uncertainty. The background was sponged with different shades of green ink, then droplets of water added […]

Positive Thoughts for a Difficult Time

Posted: Saturday, March 21st, 2020 @ 11:38 am in Projects | No Comments »

As a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator for over 21 years, I have made and sent a lot of greeting cards, and taught others how to do the same.   In this time, as never before, a paper hug is the perfect way to send encouragement and stay connected with other people.  Here’s one of the cards […]

March Card Class

Posted: Monday, March 16th, 2020 @ 3:55 pm in Projects | No Comments »

My March Card Class is available online – free for everyone on my facebook page.   The pdf instruction sheets will be emailed free for any online order at my shop.  Here is a photo of the three projects:  A water droplet Bokeh techniques with Timeless Tulips, A pop-out card with Under the Umbrella and a […]

Happy Birthday to You

Posted: Thursday, March 12th, 2020 @ 5:02 pm in Projects | No Comments »

Look at how lovely is the new So Very Vellum Specialty Designer Series Paper  – in Pool Party, Purple Posy and Soft Sea Foam.   Perfect soft pastel colors for spring and you can only get them for FREE with a $50 purchase.   I embossed the Happy Birthday to You stamps (also white) in […]

Flowering Foils, Coronavirus and Crafting

Posted: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 @ 2:29 pm in Projects | No Comments »

New Sale-a-bration items have been added to my store! The gorgeous Flowering Foils Specialty Designer Series Paper is my favorite new SAB freebie.   I love the shiny silver and copper designs. Tip:  You can color this paper easily – here I used sponge daubers and ink, but you can use a brayer or Stampin’ […]

Thoughtful Blooms and Spring Punches

Posted: Monday, March 2nd, 2020 @ 8:14 am in Projects | No Comments »

The Pleased as Punch Designer Series Paper has a bright spring look.  And it matches several new punches too! Tip:  Use small strips of the striped paper for maximum impact.  Then you have lots left to punch out flowers from the other side. Both the Thoughtful Blooms stamp set and Small Bloom Punch can be […]

Sending you Thoughts and Flowers

Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2020 @ 2:14 pm in Projects | No Comments »

This fun Stampin’ Up! die gives you a whole field of flowers with one pass through your die cutting machine!  Backed with a splash of gingham paper, you might think spring was here. Just click on any of the thumbnail photos below to check out supplies for this project. Happy crafting, Kim Wilson Product List […]

Happy Birthday to You!

Posted: Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 @ 11:49 am in Projects | No Comments »

Who doesn’t love a handmade birthday card!  This stamp stamp set (free during Sale-a-bration) is so easy to use on a simple card or to make multiples.  Or step it up with this fun Paper Tole Layering technique.  I stamped the cake 3 times – on the card base and 2 scraps. – The middle […]

Painted Poppies

Posted: Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 @ 11:08 am in Projects | No Comments »

Let’s take another look at the beautiful Painted Poppies stamp set and Designer Series Paper.  The crinkled ribbon is easy to color with the dark Poppy Parade Blends marker. And here’s a look at the supplies needed for this card. I used Calypso Coral and Old Olive cardstock and ink as well. Happy crafting, Kim […]

Painted Poppies

Posted: Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 @ 11:43 am in Projects | No Comments »

Painted Poppies is a top seller for Stampin’ Up! this year.  You can make beautiful projects with the bold, vibrant Peaceful Poppies Product Suite. My next class will explore some fun techniques: Can’t make the local class?  The instruction pdfs are free with an online order from my website store. Here are some more cards […]