Happy Friday! This was meant to be a Thursday post....but my house was full of little boys yesterday and I decided to go with my motto from the day before and just #rollwithit. Those of us with grown children know the days of littles flashes by in an instant, so I took a day to soak in the flash. Plus at this stage - you can let your house be in total chaos for 1 day knowing it returns to normal the next. Not quite sure how to communicate that to my cats, lol. So a day late - but still … [Read more...] about Simple Buffalo Check Handmade Christmas Card with Cup of Christmas
Over here in my little corner of the world, there is so much going on. Moving, renovations, so many Drs (for so many family members) - and in the midst of all of it - glorious Autumn. Trying to cram it all in and not let the busy-ness nor the potential of things rob us of any Fall Joy. Right? That's what life is - all the color, sunshine and family in the midst of #allthethings. My busy life has been a tad busier than normal. I posted a YouTube video the other day without an accompanying … [Read more...] about Two Tutorials! Easy Fun Fold with New Trimmer & Part 3 of Pigment Sprinkle Puff Paint!
Last Spring - March - I did a quick Facebook Live to show how I was dying spools of my FAVORITE ribbon so I would have enough in Old Olive to use for a Demonstrator Event we had coming up. It was a quick hop on to show how I was doing it and other colors that I had done. It became one of my most popular posts ever! I still have people find one of the 'parts' of the posts and ask for the other steps. Since it is a dying process and since FB tends to scatter things I decided to do one … [Read more...] about Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon in ALL Stampin’ Up!’s Colors!!
Here is the second card in the Puff Paint + Pigment Sprinkles Series - this time I use the background to create a card that can be used for New Years, Winter Birthdays - or even a Winter Wedding! Don't forget - Today through Oct 10th purchase $100 on my website and I will give you the October Thank You Special AND FREE PIGMENT SPRINKLES!!! Make sure to include the Host Code at checkout Can I tell you how much I love that even though the Pigment Sprinkles do not include a Peacock color … [Read more...] about snowflake puff paint
Today's tutorial might just make you a little hungry! I mean who doesn't love a *Good* Rice Krispie Treat?! Decorate them with like little Mummies to match our Little Mummies in the Spooktacular Bash suite - and you have a super Sweet and Easy Treat! And....before I forget....Let's get this special in here...... Today through Oct 10th purchase $100 on my website and I will give you the October Thank You Special AND FREE PIGMENT SPRINKLES!!! Make sure to include the Host Code at … [Read more...] about Monster Rice Krispie Treats!
Have you not gotten the Puff Paint because you are not quite sure how much 'snow' you will put on your projects this season? Well - go ahead and order it NOW - because you will use it all year long with this fun technique! Not only do you get some fabulous color this way, but the texture is so fun too!! I have been playing with it more and more (if you caught my FB Live last Friday then you saw some of other backgrounds and some of the other drying and layering techniques, those … [Read more...] about Mod Christmas Card with Fun Background Technique
Today's card is the last in the series featuring the Yummy Christmas and Cuckoo Clock dies - plus it uses the stamp set that is one that I will be giving away in a drawing on November 1! Here you go: I love that this stamp set was the inspiration for 4 such different projects! This time I went traditional red and green since the last card was a very non traditional 'flamingo and seascape'! (but WAIT til you see what's coming next up!!) The berries are covered in the … [Read more...] about Quick and Easy Retro Style DIY Christmas Card
Happy October! October's Free Online Class - Snowman Season Bundle! For complete details on how to join in on the class visit here The class is free - you get access to 3 class videos and the cardstock/ribbon/embellishments will be mailed to you to complete them! All you need to do is purchase the Snowman Season bundle and a few assorted items to have them so you can make the along with me! Join the class on October 1 and get a fun bonus item with your project supplies!! October … [Read more...] about New Month, New Online Class, New Gifts – Let’s Celebrate October!
Today's tutorial continues with the series using the Yummy Christmas gingerbread house set - but no house in site! Here you go: This time I just chose the trees for a simpler Christmas card - still keeping with an overall retro feel card. And I used a liberal piece of the fabulous Mercury Acetate - because.....BEAUTIFUL!! It's hard to get a good picture of the depth and textures in the card - it is one you do need to see 'in real life' - so come to camp in October! It is … [Read more...] about Retro Christmas Snowy Mercury Card
It's time for another FREE Online Class! This October join me as we make 3 projects together in private videos on my YouTube channel for just those of you who are taking the class! I send you the link to the videos AND the cardstock, paper and embellishments for the 3 projects - all completely free! How do you 'sign up' to participate?? It's so super simple! Starting on October 1st - visit my webstore (link across the top of this page - or click any of the pictures below) and purchase … [Read more...] about Snowman Season Bundle – FREE Online Class!