Category Archives: SU Make a Card

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

PCC236 Square Sketch with Confetti Celebrations

Hope you are having a good weekend, the weather was beautiful here on Saturday, high of 73 and mostly sunny. I decided it wa a good day to get the car washed and boy does it look nice, unfortunately with thunderstorms expected today I’m sure it will get dirty quickly. Now you would think with the weather this nice we would have cooked on the grill, not us, my husband… 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 & Easy Shadow Box Card

Happy Thursday, one more day until the weekend!  Any special plans or just relaxing?  I’m hoping to craft after a busy last weekend. Today’s card features the Balloon Adventures Bundle which includes the Balloon Adventures Photopolymer Stamp Set and matching Balloon Pop-Up Thinlits as well as the 2017 Sale-A-Bration Carried Away Designer Series Paper for a Shadow Box Card. This card looks simple at first, but when you open it… Read More »

Shari & Dave’s Wedding

Last weekend my cousin Shari married Dave, her partner of over 20 years. Today I thought I would share with you the wedding card I made for them as well as my gift to them, thank you cards. Shari & Dave’s daughter Kenzi, along with sisters Erika and Jessie were in the wedding along with their brother Josh and Shari’s brother Jerry. Fun time was had by everyone at this non-traditional wedding. The… Read More »

PCC235 Card sketch with Sale-A-Bration items

Happy Sunday, hope you are having a great weekend. The card and St. Patrick’s Day treat bags were really enjoyed by the kids at the party, I’m already thinking about next year! Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #235. Click on the image for a link to their blog to check out their design teams cards and play along if you like. To make my card… Read More »