I am so in love with today's card! Sometimes when I sit down I have absolutely NO idea what I am going to make. Like NOTHING in my head. AT ALL.That was the case the case with this. To say I have a few projects going at the moment is an understatement..... It was Tuesday and on my Demonstrator Team page we do a Virtual Swap. When you are the one leading the swap - it is really hard to skip out on it, so I feel like I must participate. The theme this week was … [Read more...] about Sitting Pretty: Create an Easy and Elegant Autumn Card with the Embossing Mat
Stampin' Up! cards
Super Cute Little Lemon Bar Treat Holder Made with Stampin Up Mini Pizza Box
Today's video is a full demonstration - so I will just leave the pictures here - and let the video do the talking! You all know how much I LOVE Stampin' Up!'s mini pizza boxes for creating great little treat holders. Watch just how simply they work to set off this impressive Lemon Squares Treat!I used the paper from the Animal Expedition - you have just a couple more days to get it as part of the special Buy 3 Get 1 Free special that ends in July. You will NOT want to miss the … [Read more...] about Super Cute Little Lemon Bar Treat Holder Made with Stampin Up Mini Pizza Box
Reverse Masking with Brusho and Springtime Impression Thinlits
A few weeks ago I posted the card and video above - when I made the card - I used brusho to color the die cut flowers - that resulted in a beautiful 'scrap' (well - an intended scrap - I used Shimmery White Cardstock!) I promised you the second card in the series.....but there have been so many new things sitting on my table that it has taken me a bit to get around to posting the video - so HERE is the second card in the series!Before the Color Refresh I tended to view the Brusho selection … [Read more...] about Reverse Masking with Brusho and Springtime Impression Thinlits
How does a WHOLE STACK of FREE NEW ink pads sound to you??
Coming this July - join my Stampin' Up! team and in addition to the fabulous starter kit - pick any one of the the five wonderful new color family ink pad stacks COMPLETELY FREE!If you are local to the Indianapolis area then you are welcome to attend my events. I have an event for new demonstrators later this summer and then my favorite get togethers every year are when new catalogs debut. Can you believe it is nearly time for the HOLIDAY catalog to be preorder for … [Read more...] about How does a WHOLE STACK of FREE NEW ink pads sound to you??
A Fun Puzzle Card featuring the New Embossing Mat and the Simply Shammy!
Today's project combines a whole lot of impact in just under 4 minutes video time - so make sure you watch! It's a fun new stamp set, uses the Big Shot embossing pad, the Simply Shammy, a fabulous new embossing folder.....and an explosion of color!And - like I said - it's super duper quick! Here is the video - see for yourself!Here is a close up of what effects you can get with the new Big Shot Embossing Mat. The die I used to create the puzzle impression actually CUTS your cardstock … [Read more...] about A Fun Puzzle Card featuring the New Embossing Mat and the Simply Shammy!
Triplets Baby Card with Lined Alphabet Bundle and A Little Wild!
When one of my dear friends in Australia asked if I could make her a card for her for the arrival of triplets into the family - I wanted the card to be special - because...well triplets don't come along that often! And WOW - that mum is going to need a lot of special!My first instinct was to use the Kangaroo/Koala set - but there really wasn't a 3rd animal option - and so I nixed that. There are a couple of NEW baby sets I am dying to get my hands on in the new catalog....but they … [Read more...] about Triplets Baby Card with Lined Alphabet Bundle and A Little Wild!
Create a Cupcake Carrier!
Oh - this project was such a long time in the making - the stories that became attached to it.....well - there are many, lol. Many more than I intended. Just as well that the Cupcakes are a "series" that my local camp girls will be doing - so I will have some time to share some of the highs....and the lows that went with them along the way!First - we are back from a fun (if a little warm) family trip with my mom, sister, nieces and grandnephews - and then a very warm Father's Day … [Read more...] about Create a Cupcake Carrier!
Very Vintage – 2018-2019 Hostess Set – Some More Lovely Sample Ideas For You!
Yesterday I shared with you a card I created that we made at my June New Catalog camp - and the video of how to do it - if you want to give collage stamping a try!If you missed that post - you can go see it HERE.Today - I have 2 more card ideas using the same beautiful stamp set. They are both designed by my friend Susan. I know I have mentioned our 'shoebox swaps' before - and this card is one that she brought to our last Shoebox Swap.She designed it, I made it. So - let me … [Read more...] about Very Vintage – 2018-2019 Hostess Set – Some More Lovely Sample Ideas For You!
Very Vintage – A 2018-2109 Stampin' Up! Hostess Set!
Are you loving the new 2018-2019 Catalog? I have so many fun things ready to show you!!! But as is usual in our little corner of the world crazy crazy busy continues! My daughter has gotten moved out - which was (of course a lot of work). Those of you who have had the ....experience....of helping your adult children move in/out/in/back out again/etc know it doesn't get any simpler.She is mostly out. She is also switching schools - so we also moved a classroom … [Read more...] about Very Vintage – A 2018-2109 Stampin' Up! Hostess Set!
Farewell To 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Catalog with One Last Tiffany Inspired Celebration Card
In the midst of a super crazy busy week in our family - we will say goodbye to what was one of my favorite catalogs from Stampin' Up! What better what than with this set that from the day it came out was my favorite bundle! This time I have gone with a fun "Tiffany Inspired" blue and silver combination of colors.I love so many elements of this stamp set and die bundle - but that little bow - for that alone -you SO need this in your collection if you don't yet have it! It was … [Read more...] about Farewell To 2017-2018 Stampin' Up! Catalog with One Last Tiffany Inspired Celebration Card