Category Archives: Online Classes

Henry Says That We Can Create Easy Animal Backgrounds with Stampin’ Up!

I’ve been playing with background stamping.  I’m trying things that are outside the stamp case!  Yesterday, I posted a video tutorial and card idea for clear block background stamping.  Today, I have a tutorial on making a Faux Animal Print background.  I just love the look that I got using cut up pieces of the… Read More »

Making a Gift Bag From an Envelope!

I have been playing with envelopes!  Today, I discovered that I could make quite a nice little gift bag from a Stampin’ Up! card envelope.  You really could do this with any size envelope.  In my experimenting, I learned one rule…all score lines must be the same distance from the edge of the envelope!  That’s… Read More »

Fun Stampin’ Up! Color Combinations

I just can’t find it in myself to use Fall and Christmas Colors.  After looking at the colors of the new papers in the Spring Mini and the Sale-a-bration flyer, I just had to move forward and use bright cheerful colors! The Paper Craft Crew Challenge 22 was not only a sketch challenge, it was… Read More »

Stamping Technique: Sponging Snowbanks

Years ago, I took some stamping classes to learn all of the basics and some fun techniques that I still use in my card making and scrapbooking today!   Two techniques I learned in my first class included masking and sponging.  We learned how to make clouds and snowbanks. I still love making them! We are… Read More »

A Great Project for Clearance Bin Finds!

Have you checked out the clearance bin blitz yet?  If the answer is no, go there now by clicking here!  The deals are amazing!  I purchased, punches, buttons, ribbon and Simply Sent kits for amazing prices.  My project today is a stationery folder for one of the Simply Sent card kits. I know!  It’s so… Read More »

Just Coasting Along!

I love creating coasters from tumbled marble tiles.  It’s a quick and easy project that makes a perfect hostess or housewarming gift.  I’ve had some that I made when my son was in 1st grade and he’s a sophomore in college now.  We use them daily!  I decided to make a pair for each of… Read More »

Treat Yourself to an Online Stamp Class!

You deserve to do something for yourself!   I know that you’ve spent the last few weeks immersed in holiday preparations.  You’ve made the cards, signed the cards and mailed the cards.  You’ve shopped until you dropped and then you wrapped and embellished.  You bought the food and now you are no doubt working on preparing… Read More »

2 Fun Projects For Quick Gift Giving!

I am so excited! My Daydream Medallion Ornament was featured on CraftGossip.com today!  How fun is that?!  I submitted my project hoping to be selected as a featured crafter and blogger!  I did my happy dance today…more than once! I have two fabulous projects to share with you today.  I couldn’t decide which one to… Read More »

The Story of the PCCC#20 and the Happy Birthday Card!

It’s time for the next Paper Craft Crew Challenge!  I decided to make something that wasn’t a Christmas project today.  It never hurts to build up your birthday card stash either!  I was definitely in a Midnight Muse mood! I think it’s a lot of fun to search magazines and websites for inspiration!  I have… Read More »