Category Archives: All occassion

Stampin’ Celebration Design Challenge!

I found a new design challenge to participate in called Stampin’ Celebration!  They gave three photos to use as our design  inspiration and the photos inspired a very purple party!  My two favorite colors are purple and green, plus my son’s birthday is Sunday.  His favorite colors are also purple and green.  Of course, I had to participate… Read More »

Papillon Potpourri CASED Card!

Papillon Potpourri has to be one of Stampin’ Up!s most popular stamp sets.  I’ve seen so many different card ideas using this stamp set and I decided that I would CASE (copy and share everything) one of them.  I love taking a card or a sketch that someone else has made and then put my own touches on… Read More »

Poppy Parade Answers The Challenge!

I’ve had the Poppy Parade stamp sitting on my shelf for a while now, just waiting for the perfect sketch to use it with.  This is a very large stamp that works as a background stamp or a focal point.  I love the outline look of the flowers.  It’s a perfect stamped image to watercolor as well.  These… Read More »

Quick And Easy Chalk Talk Card Gift Set!

I find it useful to have quick gifts ready to go for whenever I may need them.  It’s easy to make a set of 5 or 6 cards, tuck some envelopes in with them and package them in a pretty way.  Everyone needs cards to give for all occasions!  Stampin’ Up!s Chalk Talk stamp set and framelit bundle… Read More »

Step Up Your Cards With Hello Doily!

What exactly makes a card an “advanced” card compared to a “beginner” card?  It’s really not about the card making techniques that you know, it’s about the supplies that you have access to!  Having beautiful papers, inks, stamp sets and embellishments that coordinate really does make a difference.  Having the tools to create layers, shapes and texture also… Read More »

Stamping 101: Beginner Cards

I had a lot of fun with my upline, Shelly today.  She sent out a team email challenging us to create a SIP card and upload it to our team Facebook page.  Then she called me and we chatted for awhile.  While chatting, I could hear her diligently stamping away.  She’s an excellent multitasker that Shelly! I asked… Read More »

Blooming With Kindness And Stampin’ Up!

Blooming With Kindness is one of those great stamp sets with a fabulous image and a lot of great sentiments.  I think this is one of those sets that if you can only get one stamp set, this one should be on your short list of choices.  The sentiments cover a lot of different occasions and the image… Read More »

Polka-Dot Pieces With Stampin’ Up!

Polka-dots can somehow be completely irresistible…as long as I’m not expected to wear them!  I just could not resist the Polka-Dot Pieces stamp set and the Polka-Dot Designer Series Paper that Stampin’ Up! carries.  The stamp set coordinates with at least 6 punches!  How can I resist this coordinating stuff?! I settled on a monochromatic color scheme today. … Read More »