Category Archives: Spring

Project ideas for Spring

Time To Make The Easter Cards!

Time to make the Easter cards! Since it hasn’t felt very much like spring around here, I haven’t given much thought to making my Easter cards.  There are really only 2 or 3 actual stamp sets designated for Easter and I couldn’t resist using the tulips! I love that Stampin’ Up! brought fun watercolor images… 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… 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 »

Challenge Yourself in 2013: Try a Sketch Challenge!

I absolutely love trying the sketch challenges.  I find myself creating card layouts that I never would have thought of before.  The sketch challenges have really stretched my creativity to a new place!  It just gives you more ideas for making beautiful cards in your bag of tricks when you create a card from a… Read More »

More Amore For Valentine’s Day!

Everyone is crafting for Valentine’s Day!  It seems that we move from one holiday to another in the stamping and crafting world.  Holidays and events give us a purpose…or at least a very good excuse…to craft.  I’m not sure I need an excuse anymore.  Crafting has become such an outlet and such a source of… 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 »