Category Archives: Paper Craft Crew

It’s The Best Of Christmas!

Stampin’ Up!’s Best of Christmas set has 4 fun images.  Each month, Stampin’ Up! has been releasing a Best of the Month stamp set with popular images from a retired stamp set plus one new, never before seen image.  For October, it was the Best of Christmas!  These are really fun images that work well with our punches… Read More »

The Latest Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch Challenge

My Paper Craft Crew card sketch challenge should have been up yesterday, but I was too excited to share Stampin’ Up!’s Weekly Deals with you.  (See them HERE…the Deco Label Framelits are on SALE!) This week’s card sketch is a classic!  It is one of my fall back sketches when I’m stuck.  I decided to think outside the… Read More »

Create a Quick and Easy Soft Subtle Card!

It’s easy to create a quick and easy soft, subtle card.  Stampin’ Up! has an entire section of the catalog devoted to sentiments and stamp sets that make beautiful tags and gift cards.  The Tea Party stamp set is new this year and has a wonderfully vintage look.  The oval shapes coordinate with the oval framelit set making… Read More »

A Sketch, A Technique And A Lovely Romance!!

Stampin’ Up!s Lovely Romance stamp set went on my wish list as soon as I saw it in the new catalog!!  In the catalog, they actually show it decorating a candy jar!  I used this week’s Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge to inspire my card today.  I used a technique that I haven’t done in a while as… Read More »

Pursuing Happiness With Summer Solstice From Stampin’ Up!

Featured Retiring Product Series:  Pursuit of Happiness, Summer Solstice, Print Poetry Designer Series Paper, Comfort Cafe Designer Series Paper There are days where you feel creativity flowing from your fingers and other days where you feel like you have to pull out the creativity with a winch and a chain!  Then there are days like today where you… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! with Summer Solstice!

The Summer Solstice stamp set from Stampin’ Up! really allows you to make beautiful handmade cards.  It’s one of those great sets with images and inspirational sayings.  While the name of the set makes it feel like you would be creating cards that evoke summer, a simple change of colors will make it feel like a whole different… Read More »

An Easter Card Challenge with Stampin’ Up!

There is nothing like a beautiful piece of patterned paper to inspire you in your handmade card creation.  Stampin’ Up! really has a hit with their Tea for Two Designer Series Paper.  Every side of every sheet is gorgeous! How pretty is this paper?  I feel like it just screams “Vintage Romance”! (#129311)  The Easter Blessings sentiment (#129183)… Read More »

Why I LOVE Stampin’ Up! With Giant Graphic Flowers!

I found this weeks Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge to be an honest challenge!  I wanted to create a birthday card using Stampin’ Up!s Best of 25 Years January Stamp Set which is all about birthdays!  The sketch contained an oval.  It made me realize that I like using circles and rectangles in my cards more than ovals. … Read More »