Send a note to let them know you are thinking about them

Happy Thursday, we are one day closer to the weekend. Do you have any special July 4th plans, maybe a cookout or trip? I’m hoping for some pool time and ribs made in the smoker. Today’s card is simple to make and perfect to send someone to let them know you are thinking about them. The card is made with the stamp set – Just Add Text, you know how… Read More »

Happy Birthday to my sister-in-law Diane!

Yesterday was my sister-in-law Diane’s birthday, today I thought I would share with you the birthday card and box (with gift inside) I made for her. The card features the Naturally Eclectic Product Suite which includes: Oh So Eclectic Bundle Berry Burst 5/8″ Crinkled Ribbon Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper For her card I used Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst, Peekaboo Peach, Island Indigo and Whisper White cardstock. Leaves were stamped in… Read More »

June 2017 Sunday Stamper Cards

Today I am sharing with you the projects that the ladies of my Sunday Stampers group will be making. The cards below feature the new Stampin’ Up! Embossing Paste (which I colored Tranquil Tide and added Dazzling Diamond Glitter and mixed it up on the Silicone Craft Sheet) and the Happy Birthday Gorgeous Photopolymer Bundle. Embossing Paste – Texture has been made even easier, mix a few drops of Classic Stampin’ Ink to… Read More »

Shades of Blue Eclectic for PCC249

Happy Saturday, hope your weekend is starting off to a good start. After all the rain yesterday today is beautiful and sunny. I’ll be getting ready to host my Sunday Stampers at the house tomorrow and have a manicure & pedicure scheduled later in the day, a monthly treat to myself. What do you treat yourself to? Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch PCC249 challenge, the… Read More »

Polished Stone Technique

Today I’m sharing a technique I was reminded of now that Stampin’  Up! is selling Glossy Card stock again. Glossy card stock is 8.5″ x 11″, comes 10 in a pack and has a glossy finish on one side, matte finish on the other and not acid free. For this technique you need glossy card stock, re-inkers (2-3 colors), two cotton balls and rubbing alcohol.  Take one cotton ball, add some… Read More »

Sometime Simple is Best

Hope you are having a good week, today I thought I would share a card that was easy to make and packs a punch. I’m featuring the Just Add Text stamp set, which comes in both wood and clear-mount. You know how to create the card background, and these stamps will make it easy to get the right words in place every time. A mixture of fonts and styles will… Read More »

Be Inspired by PCC248

Happy Monday, hope you had a great weekend. I was able to spend time in the pool both days until the thunderstorms rolled in Sunday afternoon, then it became chores and craft time. It’s always best to get pool time in when you can on the weekend, no guarantee the next weekend will be as nice. Todays card is for the FIRST Inspiration Challenge for Challenge #248 with the Paper Craft Crew.  The… Read More »

Wood Textures Suite = cute crate & note cards

Happy Saturday, it’s going to be a hot one here in Pittsburgh, the perfect pool day. I’ll be spending some time in the pool and going to a picnic, what about you, what are you doing today? Today I am featuring items from the Wood Textures Suite – the Wood Words Bundle & Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack. The stamp and die in this bundle combine to create darling… Read More »

Lemon Lime Birthday

Hope you are having a good week. Today’s card features one of my new favorite 2017-2019 In-Color, Lemon Lime Twist which I used for the card base, stamping and the new ½” twist ribbon. I’ve used a piece of the Eastern Palace Designer Series Paper for the mat, Layering Oval Framelits and Stitched Shapes Framelits for the focal image. For the stamped image I used the flower stamp from Wood Words… Read More »

Ever use a Note card?

Thought I would showcase a couple new products today, the Very Vanilla Note cards and Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper. Pick a pack of patterned paper! So many designs, so many colors, so many uses. Makes a statement with classic patterns combined with foil accents. * Each sheet is double-sided for double the creative options * 12″ x 12″ (30.5 x 30.5 cm) * Bright color and foil designs printed… Read More »

Colorful Seasons

Today I am featuring the Colorful Seasons Photopolymer Bundle. Remember, when you bundle you save! Buy these two coordinating products using the bundle code and save 10%. Colorful Seasons Photopolymer Stamp Set – Summer, spring, winter, autumn… we don’t care what season it is…we’ll stamp for all of them with this set and we’ll have fun doing it! Quantity: 24 photopolymer stamps Suggested clear blocks (sold separately): a, b, c,… Read More »

Ever use Embossing Paste? I did with PCC247

Happy Friday! Today’s card was a fun card to make. I’m using some of the new products from the annual catalog. Now I must admit when I first saw the Embossing Paste in the catalog it did nothing for me, but once I watched the Stampin’ Up! video it jumped into the top 5 must haves for me, it’s smooth, easy to use and dries really fast. The video is below… Read More »

Happy Birthday & new In-Colors

On Monday I used the Happy Birthday Gorgeous Stamp set, which is also part of the Happy Birthday Gorgeous Bundle. Today I thought I would feature the Happy Birthday Thinlits Die.  When you buy these two coordinating products and save 10%. Happy Birthday Gorgeous Photopolymer Stamp Set is Balloons, flowers, and messages, oh my! Create the perfect card or gift packaging for any birthday you care to celebrate.  There are 32 photopolymer stamps… Read More »

Make a Wish for PCC246

Hope you had a nice weekend, it was rather rainy for us on Sunday, perfect for a little crafting and some television. Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch challenge 246, link the image below to check out the design teams ideas as well as other crafters, who knows you may even decide to play along.   For my card I used the Eastern Palace Specialty Designer… Read More »

Don’t you just hate waiting . . .

Don’t know about you, but I hate waiting, especially when it is for new Stampin’ Up! products to be delivered. Friday I placed my order for products from the new annual catalog and treated myself to 2nd day shipping, I’ll be looking for that brown truck on Tuesday and we all know what I’ll be doing that evening! While I’m waiting for my delivery to create new cards for you, thought I… Read More »

New Annual Catalog Time!

Today,  June 1, 2017  the new Stampin’ Up! catalog goes live! Falling in love with all the Exciting New Products. I’m sure you have seen the list already, if not here are the new names of the new 2017-2019 In-Colors: Fresh Fig Powder Pink Lemon Lime Twist Tranquil Tide Berry Burst Here is a combination list Stampin’ Up! put together to help you get started. Click, 2017 In-Color Combinations, to download and print… Read More »

Last Day for retiring bundles and stamp sets!

Quick reminder, today, Wednesday May 31, 2017, is the last day for Stampin’ Up! retiring bundles and stamp sets. Here is the list of retiring bundles, while some of the stamp sets and Framelit/Thinlits will be available in the new catalog, the bundle pricing goes away.: Here is the list of retiring stamp set, available while supplies last. Thank you for stopping by. Have a great day – Craft On! When… Read More »

Eastern Palace Bundles – only 2 days remain !

Only two days remain to purchase the special priced product bundles from the Eastern Palace Suite, new in the 2017 – 2018 annual catalog. The bundled pricing expires May 31, 2017. The starter bundle, perfect for the beginner, item#147196 is $60.50 and includes FREE Very Vanilla Note Cards and Envelopes. The Eastern Medallions Thinlits Dies are NOT part of this bundle. The Premier bundle, perfect for the intermediate or advanced stamper, item #147207 IS $103.50 and… Read More »

Tic Tac Toe with PCC245

Today’s card is for the Paper Craft Crew 245 Challenge -Tic Tac Toe and features some of the new 2017-2019 In-Colors and new Happy Birthday Gorgeous Bundle from the Annual Catalog that goes live June 1, 2017 at 10am MT. After looking at the board for a few days, I finally settled on diagonal top left to bottom right: Bright Colors Berry Burst (new 2017-2019 In-Color, available June 1) Lemon… Read More »

Perfect Card for this Weekend

When I made today’s card I was not sure when I would post it, but after looking at the calendar I thought this was the perfect weekend to share it with you. Today is part of the Memorial Day weekend here in the United States. Memorial Day is for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the… Read More »