Category Archives: Big Shot

Project ideas using the Big Shot die cutting machine.

Need a Quick Stocking Stuffer?

I’m collecting stocking stuffers for my “kids” for Christmas.  I say kids in quotes because they are both in college, yet they still like to find their stockings stuffed full on Christmas morning.  It’s just tradition!  That means that I spend the weeks before Christmas searching for those clever little things that they will find useful, without breaking the bank.… Read More »

I Had Snow Much Fun!!!!!

How cute are these gift card holders?  I just love them!  I received the Top Note Bigz Die for free with a product order a couple of weeks ago and I ran amok playing with it today.  So many possibilities!  I have no self control!  The two gift card holders above are both made with Not Quite Navy card… Read More »

15 Minutes a Day Gets You Ready For Christmas!

I aspire to be one of those organized people that spends just a few minutes a day working toward a goal.  As kids in school, whenever a project or paper was assigned to us, we were taught to break it down into small chunks and do a little each day.  In theory, if I just make a couple cards, tags… Read More »

Holiday List Keeper

Are you making your list?  Have you checked it twice?  I have a great little project for you to keep your holiday to-do list and your holiday to-buy list all in one handy place!  Here is a quick project that requires your Simply Scored Tool and some creativity!   This project is essentially made from one piece of… Read More »

Have You Shopped The Sales Online At The Online Extravaganza?

The Online Extravaganza Continues Through November 28! There are some great products on sale at Stampin’ Up! ranging from 20-50% off.  My card today features several items that are 30-40% off.  I loved the Pennant Parade items as soon as I saw them.  The coordinating products make having beautiful or interesting shapes easy to create.  They have a Bigz Die that… Read More »

Have You Ever Participated In A Card Sketch Challenge?

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch Challenge Card Sketch #16 I finally took the plunge!  I am participating in my first card sketch challenge!  I was poking around on the computer and happened across the Paper Card Craft Challenge Crew’s website.  It is a site that a group of dedicated paper craft designers created to inspire other paper crafters… Read More »

Do You Have 10 Minutes? Make a Quick Fall Card

I absolutely have to stop playing with cards and get to my Thanksgiving table decorations!  I just can’t resist the Regals color collection and the Fall colors! This card went together so quickly.  I used a Very Vanilla base ( 5 1/2 x 8 1/2″ scored at      4-1/4″) with a More Mustard mat (4 x 5 1/4″) embossed… Read More »

How to Make a Christmas Card in Less Than 10 Minutes!

I loved how fast this card was to make!  It’s such a busy time of year that it’s difficult to squeeze that relaxing crafting time in.  This card made that easy to do!  Again, I’m using my scraps of left over paper.  If I use all of my Christmas paper up on projects this year, I can most… Read More »

Apothecary Accents Make Beautiful Tags!

By now I imagine that you can tell that I like a burgundy red and green Christmas!  I had a little more of the Christmas paper left and decided to make some more tags.  I love the Petals-a-Plenty embossing folder that I received in my last Stampin’ Up! order.  It looks like Pointsettias!  By using two punches of… Read More »

Christmas Bag and Tags with the Petite Pennant Builder Punch!!

I have to say that I’m really enjoying making my gift bags for the holidays. The possibilities are endless!  I love to design and create matching tag and bag decorations.  Today I did very little stamping.  I used my paper scraps and my punches. I have to say, I’ve never met a punch that I didn’t love and… Read More »

Quick Tip: Making Your Stampin’ Sponges More Useful

…And more cost-effective! Here is a quick video tutorial I posted on YouTube to show how to make your Stampin’ Sponges easier to use. It also turns your 3 pack of sponges into 12 sponges that are easier and neater to use!   This video shows how to make the Framelit Fold Cards from Thursday’s post and details how I Stepped… Read More »