Weekly Specials April 8-14, 2014

  Check out these great deals, includes a favorite punch set and framelit set of mine!

Chevron & Butterflies

Today while watching a NCIS Los Angeles marathon on television, I worked on the cards for my Sunday Stamping Club – thought I would share a sneak peek of one of the cards we will making.  After watching different video’s on You Tube on how to create a lattice effect with the Chevron Border punch, thought I would give this card a try. The card base is Crumb Cake cardstock… Read More »

Birthday Present Card – Quick and Simple

Happy Friday, it’s has been a busy week at work, and I’m sure glad it’s Friday!   Looking forward to Saturday morning and sleeping in just a little.  I will be working on crafting cards using the Chevron border punch for an upcoming stamp class, just might post a sneak peak sometime on Sunday, stay tuned! Thought I would share a simple quick card with you. I had some extra pieces… Read More »

Weekly Deals April 1 – 7, 2014

A little bit for everyone – ribbon, lace tape, dies, punches and MDS!  

Sad day, End of Sale-A-Bration

  Happy Monday, today is the last day of Sale-A-Bration, which is free merchandise for every $50 before tax/shipping. Todays card uses the “You’re Lovely” stamp set which coordinates with the Deco Label Framelit Collection. The stamp was stamped in three different colors, Island Indigo, Tangerine Tango and Daffodil Delight – die cut, punched (1 3/4″ circle) and hand cut with Stampin’ Up Paper Snips and layered with Stampin’ Dimensionals.… Read More »

Sunset Colors = Card

This past week I was out of town for a business meeting.  The flight home was during sunset. The view out of the plane window was beautiful – the lights of NYC (amazing how straight some of the streets are by the look of the car lights) and the sunset!  As I looked at the beautiful colors of the sunset – all I could think of was Real Red, Tangerine Tango, Daffodil Delight, Wild… Read More »

Island Hunters inspired card!

  This past Friday night “Island Hunters” was on while I was doing some chores in preparation for a business trip this week. I was inspired by the birds that I kept seeing.  All I could do was think of this card, so I stopped and put it together. It’s very easy card for a beach loving friend! Card base is Crumb Cake (a favorite of mine) and side folding.   Sponge Daubers where… Read More »

Clean Simple card for FMS 128

Happy Friday!  It’s been a busy week at work and I am looking forward to relaxing, spending some time crafting and getting a mani/pedi, (a great way to relax). Our anniversary was this week (26 years!). It was a cold, rainy day so we decided to have dinner out  Saturday night at a favorite restaurant to celebrate, no sense going out in the pouring rain My card today is for… Read More »

Weekly Deals March 18-24, 2014

Sunday Stamp Club

Today was the monthly meeting of my Sunday Stamp Club.  Thanks to all the ladies that came today (Jamie, Erin, Theresa, Wendy and Hostess Susie), you are the reason I became a demonstrator and enjoy sharing what I learn with you, actually we learn from each other.  Now I get to share what we do with the world! One of the cards we made today, “Banner Happy Birthday” uses the Banner… Read More »

Weekly Deals March 11-17

If you like using your Big Shot this weeks “Deals” are perfect for you!  With the “Dress Form Pop N Cuts” – not only can you do cards with the dress form, but a few snips and its a table for a pot of flowers! Happy Crafting!

Kenzi’s 16th Birthday!

Earlier this year my god-daughter turned 16, today I wanted to share the card with matching envelope that I made for her special day! Card base is Basic Black cardstock, with mat of Whisper White cardstock layered with a piece of Pistachio Pudding cardstock embossed with the Decorative Dots folder from the Sale-A-Bration catalog (free merchandise for every $50 in product purchased, catalog expires 3/31/14). Next is a piece of Basic Black cardstock that I used the Scallop… Read More »

Weekly Specials March 4-10

  Check out the great deals, especially if you like trim/ribbon & bling!

Great weekend project!

It was a snowy day here, not the original 10″-12″ of snow expected on Friday, but around 3″, we dodged another snow storm! Turned out to be the perfect day for me to put the fireplace on in the sun porch and get my craft on.  With day light savings time one week away, thoughts of spring were running through my head. I got out my “Burlap and Blooms Simply Created Wreath Kit” and… Read More »

Watercolor & Hockey makes me Happy!

It’s Thursday night and Penguin Hockey has started back up after the break for the Olympics. Love to watch my black & gold and am really looking forward to Saturday nights game in Chicago which is being played outdoors, while I am in the comfort of my warm living room.  Thought I would share a quick and simple card with you while I enjoy watching the game.  The card is made… Read More »

Sale – check out this weeks products

Weekly Deals – February 18-24, 2014


Hi there and welcome to Cards and Crafting with Karen. Looking forward to the weekend, spending time with my husband and doing some crafting. Wanted to share with you a card I did recently for a workshop, Card-in-a-Box. The cool thing about the card is it folds flat and fits in a normal A2 envelope.  The card base is Summer Starfruit and I used, Flower Shop (with matching punch) and… Read More »