Too Kind

Today’s card is a Sympathy card I created to send to the husband of a fellow stamper. I thought simple is best. The card base and mat are Sahara Sand and I used the new ‘Large Polka Dot’ embossing folder for depth on the mat layer.  The stamp set used is called ‘Too Kind’, which is a two-step set, ink colors are, Blackberry Bliss, Wisteria Wonder and Mossy Meadow. Mats and ribbon are both Blackberry Bliss.   Craft… Read More »

PCC#97 – Flowers, Lace & Chevron

Happy Thursday, it’d been a rather rainy week here in the ‘burgh, which seems to always happen when Pittsburgh hosts the Three Rivers Art Festival. Luckily the weekend weather forecast is sunny and 80, grilling, pool time and swaps for convention on my schedule! Here is the sketch for this weeks Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #97. Each Wednesday a new sketch is given and the fun begins. I like to… Read More »

Quick & Simple Birthday Card

Tonight I thought t I would share a Quick and Simple birthday card with you.  This card is made with a new stamp set and designer series paper from the 2014-2015 Catalog. The stamp set used is called “Age Awareness” and it is a photopolymer set , great for placing the image exactly were you want it on the paper. Card base is Tempting Turquoise with a mat of “Sweet Taffy” Designer… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #96

Hope everyone is having a nice weekend. Saturday was nice and sunny, I was able to get about 2 1/2 hours in the pool!  Today is overcast and we have had a few rain showers, guess that’s what we are in for today.  That’s actually ok, I can work on some card designs, Monday my first order from the new Stampin’ Up! catalog arrives and I can hardly wait – its… Read More »

Endless Birthday Wishes Walt!

Happy Friday, in just a few hours the weekend officially starts.  Its been a rough week at work, we switched to the cloud for email and lets just say its been a ‘stormy’ cloud.  I am looking forward to spending some time in pool if the weather stays sunny, next week I’ll be crafting since my order from the new catalog will be delivered Monday! Tonight we will be celebrating our friend… Read More »

New In-Colors for 2014-2016

Happy Monday,  The day is finally here, the new Stampin’ Up 2014-2015 Annual Catalog goes live at 12PM MDT !! This past month I have enjoyed looking at the catalog and creating a wish list of items I can’t wait to get my hands on, my order will make your head spin! Thought I would start by showing two cards made with the new In-Colors for 2014-2016: Blackberry Bliss Hello Honey Lost… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew #95

First let me start by saying Happy Friday, sure do like these short work weeks, even if I get confused on what day it is! Here is my card for this weeks Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch Challenge. This card actually came together rather easy for me. I knew I wanted to use items from my pre-order for the 2014-2015 Stampin’ Up Catalog (one of the perks of being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator)… Read More »

Join Stampin Up for $50 until June 30, 2014

For a limited time you can join Stampin’ Up! for just $50! This amazing opportunity will only last until June 30, 2014, so take what you already love doing—stamping and crafting—and make a little money while you’re at it! When you join Stampin’ Up! during this limited-time offer, you’ll receive: $55 worth of products A 30% discount on your first order (order must be $150 or more and placed within your first… Read More »

Weekly Specials May 27 – June 2

  There are some great specials this week, click to order.

Paper Craft Crew #94

Happy Memorial Day, let me first thank all the service men and women – past and present who have served our great country – you are reason we have the freedoms we do today!   It’s been a busy weekend around here, we opened the pool which is an all day affair and had some great bar-b-q and grilled steak. This week I decided to do the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch… Read More »

Happy 16th Birthday Jake!

Today is a special day, my favorite nephew Jake is 16!  Watch out all you drivers in New Jersey!   In honor of his birthday, I made a special card and matching envelope for him. What I’m not showing you is the first envelope (made the wrong size) that I filled with lip balm and breath mints for all the girls he will be kissing to celebrate with! Before I share the… Read More »

Build-a-Block Baby Card

Once a month my Sunday Stampers meet and yesterday was the day. Also a pleasure to get together with the ladies.  I had a request from Jan, our hostess for the day,  for a special baby card and when I saw some samples of a “Building Block Card” I knew this had to be base of my card!  I found the directions on how to make the card on the SplitCoast… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew #93

Happy Saturday,  today I decided to try the Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge.  Here is a look at the sketch.   Here is the card a designed:     For my card, I decided to use a card base of Gumball Green(retiring)  and Watercolor Wonder Designer Series Paper as my background and tag.  I really like the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, it’s a great punch to have, all you need… Read More »

Anniversary Card – Mike & Diane

This week, my brother and sister-in-law celebrated their anniversary, thought I would share the card I made for them. The card base and background mat are Whisper White, for a nice clean look. The background is embossed with the Adorning Accents embossing folder (retiring) and highlighted with Watercolor Wonder Washi Tape.  Entire background is popped up with dimensionals.  I used the Hearts a Flutter framelits to cut out the hearts, which… Read More »

Weekly Specials May 13-19, 2014

  This and That Epic Day Designer Series paper is featured on the “Tag-A-Bag” Card.

Sneak Peak!

    Happy Saturday,  today I thought I would share a  card make with products from the new catalog, available June 2nd. It’s a simple card  using the new Blended Bloom Stamp,  Rich Razzleberry and Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Blendabilities Markers. Some fussy cutting and the greeting from Itty Bitty Banners.   One tip when “fussy” cutting out a stamped image, run a black marker around the cut out edges, really helps finish the edges.  Craft on!

Tag a Bag into a Card!

Here is a card using the “Tag a Bag” Accessory kit in a different manner, sometime you just need to think outside the box. Gumball green cardstock for card base, equal size pieces of Crushed Curry cardstock and Epic Day Designer Series Paper create the back drop for a tag, label and Bakers Twine from the Tag a Bag Accessory Kit. Punched out a Butterflies  in Crushed Curry and accent with small… Read More »

Remembering summer of 2013 and Maya’s card design!

It’s been a busy weekend and now I am relaxing watching a concert performance of  Jason Aldean  at the Stagecoach Festival.  He’s one of my favorite country singers. Last summer I had the pleasure of meeting him and getting a photo with him, one of the highlights of my summer. One of the other highlights of the Summer of 2013  was attending my first Stampin’ Up convention in Salt Lake City, which… Read More »

Weekly Deals – April 22-28, 2014