PCC280 Card Sketch

This Wednesday was a rainy dismal day here just north of Pittsburgh, why can’t we just have snow in February? The rain makes everything messy especially when you have two German Shepherds who love to play outside.  I thought why not make a cheerful fun card today which is what I did for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch challenge, check out their blog here. For my card I started… Read More »

New Sale-a-Bration Product Offerings!

Today, February 16th, new 2018 Sale-a-Bration Products are available with a qualifying order before tax/shipping. Enjoy this video showing the new Blossoming Basket Bundle:   Click here 20180216_SAB18-2_en-US to download the new Sale-a-Bration showing all the new items! Thank you for taking the time to stop by, hope you are inspired to try stamping. Follow me on Instagram @cqueen309.    Have a great day – Craft On! Click on any of the… Read More »

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today’s card features the super cute Party Panda’s Stamp set ($50 Sale-a-Bration choice item) in an Eclipse Card. First the three cute Panda’s were stamped and the hearts colored in. Next, using my Magnetic Platform to hold the framelits in place, I added the I and U from the Large Letter Framelits and a heart from the Sweet & Sassy Framelits and ran it through the Big… Read More »

Sale-a-Bration Amazing You stamp set & matching thinlies

Today I thought I would feature two of the more popular items in the 2018 Sale-a-Bration Brochure, the Celebrate You Stamp Set (clear or wood mount) and Celebrate You Thinlits Dies (which will be included in the new 2018-2019 Annual Catalog).  Get both when you spend $150 (before tax/shipping). In case you are wondering what Sale-a-Bration is, it’s the annual sale Stampin’ Up! has were you earn FREE merchandise for… Read More »

Magical Mermaid with water background

It’s going to be a rainy day here today so I thought a mermaid card was perfect! Today I have cute card made from the Magical Day Bundle – The Clear or Wood Mount Stamp set with matching Magical Mates Framelits Dies. Send someone a fanciful dragon, a powerful wizard, bubbly seahorse, unique unicorn or a dreaming mermaid! For my card I started with a piece of Whisper White card… Read More »

Celebrate with PCC279

Happy Saturday, hope you’ve had a good week.  For me it’s been a long week, between working 10-12 hours each day for the day job and having a bad week with my sinuses, seems like all I did was work or sleep, and I hate being a mouth breather! Last night was the first since Sunday when I didn’t have soup and toast for dinner. I’m finally feeling like myself… Read More »

SAB Tutti Fruitti Cards & Envelopes

Sometime one of the hardest choices during Sale-a-Bration is deciding on which items to pick. Crafters sometime  overlook card base & envelope sets, I’m here to tell you don’t – they help make quick and easy cards, add a simple greeting with some designer series paper and your done. The post today is featuring the Sale-a-Bration item “Tutti Fruitti Card Base & Envelopes”.  I’ve teamed them with the  Tutti Fruitti… Read More »

PCC278 Card Sketch

Happy Saturday, any special plan? I’ll be resting and playing with my Stampin’ Up! order that arrived yesterday. I’m looking forward to trying the new Brusho Crystal Colours and Barn Door Bundle, look for some projects this month. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew weekly blog challenge, this weeks is a card sketch, you can see the banner below. For my card I decided to use a variety… Read More »

Quick & Easy Birthday cards

Yesterday I posted the birthday card I made for my brother featuring some of the paper from the Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper. Today I thought I would share a few other quick and easy birthday cards using that same paper and the matching Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set. Card 1: Can’t you almost taste the cookies on the plate? Stamp a greeting on a banner add a few… Read More »

Happy Birthday Baby Brother!

Happy Birthday to my baby brother Michael!  I sure do love calling him that, even though we are both in our 50’s. Today I thought I would share his card with you, hopefully it’s arrived in New Jersey and this is not the first time he is seeing it!  His card is a Z fold card – 4.25″ x 11″, scored at 2.75″ and 5.5″ and another piece 1″ x… Read More »

Sunday Stampers Redo

How was your weekend? Saturday was a rainy day but a manicure and pedicure made for a fun afternoon, always nice to have some “me” time. Today was spent enjoying the sunny day, relaxing on the sun porch, reading and watching the planes in the sky go by, wondering just were the people are going – Vegas, Chicago, New York maybe even abroad. Last Sunday I shared the projects my… Read More »

Party Pandas for PCC277

Happy Friday! Don’t know about you but I am looking forward to the weekend. Unfortunately the sun we have today will not last the weekend so they say. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch PCC277, thought I would use a Valentine theme since the banner below used hearts for the die cut/punched out images. Steps on how I made my card: Stamped the ‘dot’ stamp from… Read More »

Sure Do Love You Bundle Projects

Today I thought I would share with you some additional items made with the Sure Do Love You Bundle. Sure Do Love You Stamp Set (wood or clear mount) – you can never have enough hearts! Lots to Love Box Framelits Dies – use this to create small boxes, perfect for treats, gift cards or the new Narrow Whisper White Note Cards with matching envelopes Top row left – I… Read More »

January 2018 Sunday Stampers Projects

Hope you are all having a great weekend. Today my Sunday Stampers group will be getting together to make these 3 projects to kick off the 2018 Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-bration brochure. Thought I would share them with you. The first card features the Petal Palette Bundle – Petal Palette Stamp set & Petals and More Thinlits, Petal Passion Designer Series Paper, Whisper White Organza Ribbon and Petal Passion Embellishments.… Read More »

PCC276 Color Challenge

Happy Saturday to you! Any special plans? I will be preparing for my Sunday Stampers gathering tomorrow and enjoying dinner out with my husband this evening. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Color Challenge, the banner is below. For my card I decided on this colors: Cherry Cobbler Powder Pink Silver Foil My card starts with a Cherry Cobbler that I stamped around the edges with the solid… Read More »

New “Distinktive” design stamp set

Happy Wednesday, half way through the week. I’ve been rather busy since my last post, but now I’m back on track.  This past weekend by brother and his family were in town and staying with me. We had a ice/snow storm (luckily they arrive just before the ice started), shopped and eat a lot of good food – both out and made a home. One of the things we always… Read More »

PCC275 Big Sentiment Challenge

Happy Thursday, hope you are having a good week so far. I’m rather excited, tomorrow my brother and his family are coming to visit for the weekend from New Jersey. The last time they saw our dog Nitro he was 10 weeks old, now he is 2, as for Diesel – my nephew Jake saw him at 8 weeks and now he will see him at a year old, they… Read More »

Petal Passion Suite featuring Memories & More

Happy Monday, hope you had a good weekend, other than the extreme cold mine was enjoyable. While I did a little work for my daytime job (accounting manager and it’s year end) I was able to get a little crafting time in and prepare for a visit from my brother and his family next weekend! Today I’m sharing something a little different, cards made from a Memories &  More package.… Read More »

For your viewing pleasure . . .

Today I thought I would share with you some of the Stampin’ Up! video’s introducing new products from the 2018 Occasions catalog. Grab a cup of coffee or tea, sitting back and enjoy! 2018 Occasions Catalog Designer Series Paper Fruit Basket Bundle Brusho Color Crystals Barn Door Bundle Lots of Happy Card Kit Perennial Birthday Project Kit Sunshine & Rainbow Bundle Cake Soiree Bundle       Thank you for… Read More »

New Product smash up for PCC274 Sketch Challenge

Happy Saturday, baby it’s cold outside!  This morning I woke up to -2° F with a real feel of -11°F – that’s a little too cold for me, luckily we don’t have much snow, I still plan on venturing out later today to run a few errands after being cooped up in the house all week. Have you checked out the new Occasions catalog and Sale-a-Bration brochure? If not check… Read More »