Spinner, Shaker and Serene Scenery cards

Today I thought I would share with you the cards my ladies are making today as part of my Sunday Stampers group. We will be making a Shaker Card, featuring Jar of Love Bundle, which is also an easel and can be removed from the card base, a Spinner Card featuring the Shooting Star Bundle, with either a smiley or circle and last a card using paper from the Serene… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Fresh Fruit

Welcome to Simple Saturday, one stamp set for one card. For the longest time, I didn’t think I needed this stamp set or the matching Fruit Stand Designer Series Paper, well was I wrong. Today I am featuring the stamp set only. In a future Simple Saturday I will combine the paper and stamp set. This is an extremely versatile set and I’m having tons of fun with it, it’s… Read More »

How did I do that?

Happy Friday. Earlier this week I told you I would explain how I made the easel portion of my shaker card, well today is the day.  I want to again thank fellow demonstrator Connie Stewart for this idea, it’s definitely a cute feature to add when making a shaker card. The shaker jar of fishes, can be removed from the front of the card and sit on your desk or anywhere you… Read More »

Happy Birthday Aunt Helen!

Happy Birthday Aunt Helen!  It was great to spend time with you Sunday and Shari’s, always have a good time with family! Today I’ll be sharing with you the cards I made for Aunt Helen and Kenzi my god-daughter. Both are similar, Aunt Helen’s for her birthday and Kenzi using Wittenberg University colors.  Each card has stamped images from Stampin Up and sequins & seed beads from Pretty Pink Posh. One… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Marquee Messages

Welcome to Simple Saturday using one stamp set to create your card. This week I’m featuring the Marquee Messages Photopolymer Stamp Set. I’ve created two versions of the card, one with Whisper White card stock and another with Watercolor Paper. For this card, I stamped the images with Basic Black Archival Ink on Whisper White card stock and used the 2016-2018 In-Color Stampin Write Markers to color the images. This piece… Read More »

Do you use a jar as a vase ?

Well then I have a card for you. Happy Friday, welcome to weekend eve.  Any special plans, it’s so hot & humid here, we seem to have quite a few pop up storms late afternoon and in the evenings. The past two days we’ve had bad rains with the sun shining and bright rainbows at the end.  This weekend is the church festival, sure hope the rain stays away the next few nights! Today’s… Read More »

May flowers in August

Happy Hump Day, half way through the week and half way to the weekend! Hope you are all having a good week, weather is hot and humid here and I’ve been busy with some charity events and the first week or so is always busy at work, feels good to have some crafting time again. Today’s card was inspired by a Christmas card I made for a swap I’m in… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Serene Scenery

Welcome to Simple Saturday, this week I decided to do something a little different and feature a Designer Series Paper Stack called Serene Scenery. This paper stack contains 48 sheets of 12 double-sided designs, 6″ x 6″. These papers coordinate with Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake, Delightful Dijon, Island Indigo, Old Olive, Pool Party and Whisper White card stock. Best part is you can use any stamp set, framelits, thinlits or… Read More »

Have any scraps laying around? Make a card !

Happy Monday, hope you had a nice weekend and were able to stay dry if like us you had quite a bit of rain. Ever look at your crafting space and notice you have lots of scraps laying around? These can be anything from pieces of card stock, ribbon, punch or die cut shapes. This weekend I took some time to organize my crafting space and found I had quite a few extra die cut… Read More »

Let’s Celebrate a Shaker!

Happy Sunday, hope you are having a nice weekend. Today’s card features the Confetti Celebration Stamp set and Sprinkles Punch to create a Birthday Shaker card. One of the Scalloped frames from the Layering Squares Collections Framelits create the window for the card. Shaker items are all in the 2015-2017 In-Colors with Gold foil and sequins added for bling. Card base and matching ink are Mint Macaron and the Hooray… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Watercolor Wings

Welcome to Simple Saturday – using just one stamp set to create your card. Today’s card features the photopolymer stamp set Watercolor Wings. When I was looking around by stamp room I realized I’ve not used this set for awhile and thought it would make a great Simple Saturday card. With this set you can stamp two different sizes of butterflies using the three stamp method – stamping light to… Read More »

Wink of Gold Sunshine

Happy Friday, or weekend eve. Hope your week has gone well. Last week I had fun playing with the Sunshine Sayings Bundle and Playful Palette Designer Washi Tape and today I’ve added a twist by using Peekaboo Peach to die cut the flower and brushed over it with Gold Wink of Stella for glitter. The card base is Thick Whisper White, Basic Black mat of 5″ x 3¾” and Whisper White of… Read More »

Catalog CASE (copy and share with everyone)

Today’s card is a “CASE” – copy and share with everyone from the Stampin Up Annual catalog. I really like the look of the card and thought I would give it a try.  The card features the Birthday Blossoms Stamp set and Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. To get started I used a card base of Smoky Slate and stamped the bunch of flowers stamp on the bottom and… Read More »

Christmas in July with Letters for You!

Merry Christmas in July!  With the temperatures hot and humid out thought this was the perfect time for the holiday card, it is after all five months away. Today’s card features the Letters for You Bundle, Snow Place Stamp Set and Snow Friend Framelits. I was sitting around thinking about what type of card I could make using the new Letters for You stamp set and matching Large Letter Framelits when… Read More »

Simple Saturday Cupcakes

Happy Saturday and welcome to “Simple Saturday’s” – Using one stamp set to create the card. This week Sweet Cupcake Photopolymer Stamp set is featured. Today’s shows you that just because a stamp set comes in a bundle, this one with matching dies, you don’t always needs to use both, you can create cool cards without die cutting. This week I’ve created two cards, a Simple Saturday version and another “stepped up”… Read More »

Love me some Washi Tape . . .

Happy Thursday, hope your week is going well. Today’s card features the Sunshine Sayings Bundle and the Playful Palette Designer Washi Tape and one of the new In-Color Enamel shapes ♥ This card is fun and easy to make. I started with a piece of Whisper White 4 7/8″ x 3 5/8″ and added strips of Washi tape around the bottom, wrapping it around the edges and adhered to a… Read More »

Butterfly Layers

Hello to all, hope you are having a good week. Today’s card is a layering card, featuring the Fluttering Textured Embossing Folder and Gold Foil die cut Butterfly. The main three colors of the card are Whisper White, Dapper Denim and Watermelon Wonder, two layers of each on a Whisper White Card base. The layer with the butterfly on it, is backed with Stampin Dimensionals.  The sentiment and enamel shapes are both… Read More »

My first “Bendy” card

Don’t let the look of this card worry you, it’s really rather easy, all you need is your Stampin Up Trimmer and some cardstock. Depending on how you decorate the card, you still have a  4¼” x 5½” card that fits in an A2 envelope. The basic pieces for the card are a piece of card stock 4¼” x 5 ½” for the back and one piece for the left and… Read More »

Celebrate Simple Saturday

Welcome to Simple Saturday, featuring the Celebrate Today photopolymer stamp set. For my card I am using only the stamp set. There are coordinating Balloon Framelits and I’ve included information on those in the supply list below. The stamp set is made up of 17 photopolymer stamps and is recommended for 6 different clear blocks. One idea I would recommend and comes in handy is the Clear Block Bundle (all… Read More »

All the rage, Shadow Boxes

One of the latest rages now are shadow boxes, made from designer series paper or card stock and decorated. Today’s post are the first few shadow boxes I’ve made. They are fun to make and make great presents. For mine I used the Affectionately Your Specialty Designer Series Paper and the Playful Palette Designer Series Paper Stack. The Night of Navy/Crumb Cake box started as a 12″ x  12″ sheet of… Read More »