Category Archives: Simple Saturday

New Stampin’ “Blends” Alcohol Markers available Nov 1st & last day Buy 3 – 1 free Selected DSP

  Today is a sneak peek of an image colored with the new Stampin’ Up! Blends Alcohol Markers that go on sale Wednesday, November 1st.  As a demonstrator we were able to purchase these during the first half of the month so we had time to try them out before they went on sale. There are 12 exclusive colors, each with a Light and Dark  version, perfect for shading, don’t… Read More »

Wood Textures Designer Paper = Quick & Easy Birthday card

Happy Saturday!  Today I thought I would share with you a quick & easy card featuring a piece of paper from the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack.  Bring the look of the outdoors inside with these natural, rustic patterns. Pick a pack of patterned paper! So many designs, so many colors, so many uses. Fronts and backs are similar grains and colors for ideal use in die cutting. Paper… Read More »

Need a quick card? Have some designer paper ?

Happy Saturday, it’s a beautiful morning here in Cranberry Township, the sun is currently shining and I’m sitting out on the sun porch enjoying my morning coffee. Yesterday we had a high temperature of 72 degrees, sure hope the weekend is similar. Today I thought I would share a quick easy card with matching envelope, something I like to call a Simple Saturday card.  I know you have a stash… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Baby Bear

Welcome to Simple Saturday, using one stamp set to create your card. Today I am featuring the photopolymer stamp set Baby Bear. Remember how a childhood teddy bear holds many great memories, for my brother it was a bear named Pinky. Why not start a baby’s life out with the right teddy bear and the good memories will follow.  Baby Bear is a Two-Step Stampin’ set. Combine individual stamps to build the… Read More »

Simple Saturday – featuring simple card design

Welcome to Simple Saturday, today I am featuring cards make using a simple card design started from looking at some of the scraps I had laying around the crafting table. There were some 4″ x 4″ pieces of designer series paper and I thought why not layering them to create a card. The basics for the card: Card base – 4¼” x 11″ scored at 5½” for either top or side… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Rose Wonder

Welcome to Simple Saturday, using one stamp set for today’s cards. Today I am featuring the photopolymer stamp set Rose Wonder from the annual catalog which has matching Rose Garden Thinlits. This is the stamp set you need for life’s major events—birthdays, weddings, sympathy. And for the everyday—thanks, friendship, encouragement. Make a stack to keep on hand and you’ll never be unprepared. There are 14 photopolymer stamps and coordinate with clear… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Work of Art

Welcome to Simple Saturday, using one stamp set to create your cards. Today I am featuring from the annual catalog the 11 stamp set “Work of Art” – Painted swatches, swaths, and shapes–you decide which strokes are right for your project when you need just one more element in the background.  This stamp set comes in both wood or clear mount, using clear blocks A, B, D and H (which… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Fresh Fruit

Welcome to Simple Saturday, using one stamp set to create cards. Today I am featuring the Product Suite – Fruit Stand which includes the photopolymer stamp set Fresh Fruit and Fruit Stand Designer Series Paper. Watercolor or stamp some delicious fruit to send to a friend. You can’t go wrong with fresh fruit at any time of the year. This is a Two-Step Stampin’ set. Combine individual stamps to build… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Vertical Greetings

Welcome to Simple Saturday, using one stamp set to create your card.  Today I’m featuring the stamp set “Vertical Greetings” from the Annual Catalog.  Simplicity can sometimes convey more than an elaborate display. Send a beautiful and simple greeting along with a beautiful image of topiary to lift anyone’s spirit. The first card is clean and simple using the Simply Scored board to create a border on the Whisper White. Three… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Festive Flower Punch

Welcome to Simple Saturday where I feature one stamp set to make the projects.  On the second week of Christmas I featured the stamp set Reason for the Season, you can see that post here, on item I completed missed was creating flowers using the Festive Flower Builder Punch with the matching images. Today I want to show you some projects using the punch. First is a card and tag, both… Read More »

Stitched from the Heart Simple Saturday

Welcome to Simple Saturday, this week I’m doing something a little different and featuring the new Stitched from the Heart Framelits ♥ Cut thoughtfully stitched circles, squares, and ovals in seconds with Framelits dies and the Big Shot ♥ Stitched from the Heart Framelits Dies help you create detailed die-cuts with just a few turns of the Big Shot handle. Dies include ejection holes so you can remove the paper… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Sheltering Tree

Welcome to Simple Saturday using one stamp set to create your cards. Today I’m featuring the 14 piece photopolymer stamp set Sheltering Tree. With this set you can create your own friendship-scape with flowers, bikes, and trees. These Two-Step stamps give you so many creative options–combine individual stamps to build the final image you want in the colors you want. Suggested clear blocks (sold separately) are A, B, E and H. Here… Read More »

No Bones about It – it’s Simple Saturday

Welcome to Simple Saturday, were I use one stamp set to create the card. Today I’m featuring the 18 piece photopolymer stamp set, No Bones about It.  Suggested clear blocks (sold separately) are B – C – D -E – G. This stamp set is perfect for children’s birthdays of any age. This isn’t your average dinosaur stamp set. This is a Two-Step Stampin’ set so you can combine individual… Read More »

3rd Sunday of Christmas – Tin of Tags

Welcome to the 3rd Sunday of Christmas. Over the next 9 Sunday’s I will continue to share cards and projects using a different stamp set each week to create holiday projects. If you are a member of my newsletter group I will be sending out measurements and details of all the projects. This Sunday I am featuring the Tin of Tags Project Kit, which makes 30 tags, 3 each of… Read More »

Pink October Simple Saturday

Welcome to Pink October Simple Saturday. Isn’t it great that we have a Pink October? Think of how many building change their lighting to Pink this month, even football players have pink gloves and pink towels. With Pink October to support the fight against breast cancer. I thought I would come up with some Pink cards for Simple Saturday. That’s the thing I like about paper crafting, you can make things… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Watercolor Words

Welcome to Simple Saturday, using one stamp set to create your card. Today we are using the Watercolor Words Photopolymer stamp set, which includes 11 stamps. Not only do you have greetings, but images in the set that can be used to create your own background paper. For my cards below I made one on a Whisper White card base and on another, a piece of paper from the Serene Scenery Designer… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Guy Greetings

Happy World Card Making Day!   Welcome to Simple Saturday, where we use one stamp set to create our card.  Today I am featuring the Guy Greetings Photopolymer Stamp Set – perfect for masculine cards. I’ll be featuring three options all of which are using the Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack. Here are three options using the stamp set: You’re my Anchor card: Island Indigo Card base Whisper White… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Acorny Thank You

Happy Saturday, welcome to the weekend. It’s Simple Saturday, where I use one stamp set to create my card.  Today’s card uses the Acorny Thank You Photopolymer Stamp set found in the Annual Catalog along with it’s matching punch. This is the perfect card to make for the first weekend of fall.  After 88 degrees yesterday it feels more that a fall morning at 62 degrees. To start my card,… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Birthday Blooms

Welcome to Simple Saturday were I use one stamp set to make one card. Today I’m featuring the Birthday Blooms Stamp set, which comes in wood or clear and the Pop of Pink Specialty Designer Series Paper. To make today’s card I’ve used a Whisper White card base with a piece of designer series paper matted on Melon Mambo. Next I stamped the sentiment and used one of the nesting… Read More »

Simple Saturday with Wonderful Year

Welcome to Simple Saturday, one stamp set for one card. Today I am featuring the Wonderful Year stamp set, which comes in both wood and clear mount. I’ve not done much heat embossing lately and thought the new Copper Stampin Emboss powder along with the Presents & Pinecones Designer Series Paper went together nicely which gave me the idea for todays card.  The card base is Emerald Envy with a piece… Read More »