Scraps = Cool card layouts

Todays cards show how you can use some of those scraps you have laying around your craft space. One card is a top folding 4¼” x 5½” and the other is side folding with the same measurements. This Fresh Fruit card features six strips ¾” x 3¾” adhered to a mat of 4″ x 5¼”, which then is backed with dimensionals and adhered to the card base.  Any of the… Read More »

How about a little water coloring today?

Today’s card features water coloring, something I really am starting to enjoy. In scoping out Pinterest I came across a few designs like this and thought I would mix them up for this card. The image from Birthday Blooms was first stamped in Archival Basic Black and let to dry while I heat embossing in white Happy Birthday from the Sunshine Sayings stamp set.  The Sunshine Sayings Bundle is retiring but both… Read More »

April Sunday Stamper Cards

Happy Sunday! Today I will be stamping with my Sunday Stampers and thought I would share with you the cards we will be making. I’m using some of the retiring stamp sets and designer series paper, just remember any paper can be substituted to create the same card. Sympathy cards are not something anyone likes to make, yet we all need them. I was asked if we could make some… Read More »

PCC240 a Sketch Challenge

So how are you today?  I’m not bad, it’s Friday and I took a vacation day!  Last night we were with friends watching the Pittsburgh Penguins win round 1 of the Stanley Cup finals. I was hoping to sleep in today and I did, a whole 45 minutes. For some reason the dogs just don’t understand “sleep in” and need to go outside at the scheduled time each morning, oh well,… Read More »

For your viewing pleasure – Retiring Bundles and Stamps

Out with the OLD & In with the NEW. In conjunction with the Retiring List, I’m excited to share my very own promotion from now until May 12th. When you spend at least $50 with me and add your order to the current Hostess Code (QVUEB26H), I’ll happily send you: A printed copy of the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog A Free Product from the Upcoming Annual Catalog. I’ll send you an… Read More »

PCC239 – Metallic Embellishments

Happy Monday, welcome to another week. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Metallic Embellishment Theme challenge, PCC239. Click on the image below for a link to their blog to check out their designs and play along if you like. For my card I decided to feature the Hexagons Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing folder with Silver Foil Sheet and the Urban Underground Embellishments.  The stamp set is Suite Sayings… Read More »

Happy Easter

Happy Easter,  hope you get to spend time with family,  friends and candy !

Hello Spring Flowers!

Happy Saturday, hope you are having a good day. I’m busy making Cheesecake and Covered Oreo’s for Easter tomorrow, each family member brings something I for Easter it’s dessert, thought these would both be a pleasant surprise for the group. Today’s card features the Falling Flowers Bundle (which is retiring 5/31/17) which includes the Falling Flowers stamp set and May Flowers Framelit Dies, while the bundle price will be gone,… Read More »

Embellishments = Easy card

Do you have any embellishments sitting around,  if not the Cupcake and Carousel Embellishments kit along with the matching designer series paper made for quick and easy card. To start the card two strips of designer series paper where cut and one end punched with the Triple Banner Punch, then layered together. Next baker’s twine & ribbon there wrapped around the top and secured in the back with mini glue… Read More »

Sweet Cupcake Card

Yesterday the retiring list was made available, have you checked it out yet? If not, here is the list in PDF. 2017 Retiring_List_US Today I have a birthday card for you featuring the Sweet Cupcake Photopolymer Bundle, while the bundle is retiring, both the stamp set and framelits  will be available in the new 2017-2018 Annual Catalog which goes live June 1st. The the Cupcake sits on has a light… Read More »

Retiring Product List

Second post for the day – the Retiring Product List is now available. Below is a PDF of the file. 2017 Retiring_List_US If you click on the image above and you will be taken to my online store were you can review all the products and make your purchase today. Everyone who orders from me and checks demonstrator contact will receive handmade re-useable card and small thank you gift. Remember… Read More »

PCC238 Sketch Challenge

Happy Monday, hope you had a nice weekend. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Sketch challenge #238. Click on the image below to see the cards made by their design team and other crafters, you may just want to play along yourself. For my card I am featuring the Happy Celebrations stamp set and Cupcakes & Carousels products. To create my card I started with a mat of Pool… Read More »

Succulent Garden Easter Card

Hope you are having a good weekend. Friday we had snow and today’s high temperature is supposed to be around 70. I’m enjoying a lot of time on my sun porch, grilling some steaks and getting some crafting done. Tomorrow (April 10th) is a big day with Stampin Up!, the retired list will be available at 1 p.m. Mountain time. Any guesses as to what stamp sets will be retiring… Read More »

Cool Watercolor Background

Happy Friday, today I thought I would share with you a card with a really cool watercolor background using watercolor paper, aqua painters and re-inkers. To create the background I put a few drops ink on a disposable plate and added a few drops of water. Next, I spritzed water over the watercolor paper and using my aqua painter swooshed color light to dark across the paper. Once the paper… Read More »

Important Dates Reminder !

Hi there, Now that Sale-a-Bration is over, I’m sure you are wondering about the upcoming new 2017-2018 Stampin’ UP! catalog, the retiring products from the current catalogs, and basically, “What happens next? Here are the important dates to watch for: April 8, 2017:  Demonstrators attending a Stampin’ Up! On Stage event will see the new 2017-2018 catalog! April 10, 2017 – 1pm MT: Demonstrators are allowed to share sneak peeks… Read More »

PCC237 Sketch Challenge

Happy Monday, hope you had a nice weekend. Saturday it was cold and rainy then Sunday was sunny and much warmer. We spent sometime Sunday working on the “mud bowl”, better known as the back yard. With all the rain we’ve had the last couple months and the dogs running around we needed to put down some grass seed and cover it with hay, with any luck new grass will… Read More »

600 Blog Posts!

Happy Saturday, today we are celebrating my 600th blog post, woo hoo ! ! ! I want to take time to thank everyone who stops by to visit my blog, I really appreciate the time you take from your   Thank you for stopping by, have a great day – Craft On! Click on any of the images below for more product information or to order directly from my on-line… Read More »

Last day of Sale-a-bration 2017!

Happy Friday, today March 31st is the last day of Sale-a-bration 2017. Today I am featuring  cards I’ve made with the Sale-a-bration stamp sets. Click on any of the images to see the original post with all supplies used listed. First up: Avant Garden, a photopolymer stamp set. Next is Tasty Trucks, a photopolymer stamp set. Dog is from Bella & Friends. Next – Any Occasions a photopolymer stamp set (the… Read More »

3 days remain to Sale-A-Bration

Just 3 days left  ofSale-a-Bration, were you earn free Stampin’ Up! product for every $50 (before shipping & tax) of merchandise. Below are some new items that have been added.  Nice time to stock up on some of the new designer series papers from the 2017 Occasions catalog. Make sure to use the catalog numbers below for Sale-a-bration merchandise. Item Number Description 147361 2016-2018 In Color 8-1/2” x 11” Cardstock 147365… Read More »

Sale-A-Bration & 2015-2017 In-Colors

In a couple of weeks, these In-Colors will be retiring. Now during the remaining 5 days of Sale-a-Bration is the perfect time to stock up on your favorite 2015-2017 In-Color Items . Now, that’s not a big thing unless you think about it. The retiring list will be coming out April 10th These In-Colors will be on that list. People will be looking to get their favorite 2015-2017 In-Color supplies… Read More »