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 »

One Tag Three Ways!

Have you seen the Two Tags Bigz Die?  It makes amazing tags!  I’ve only played with one shape.  You actually get two shapes of tags from this Bigz Die.  I have at least 10 completely different tags created using this die cut in just one evening.  Once I got started, I just couldn’t stop.  I chose 3 tags… 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 »

Have You Tried MDS 2+ Yet?

My Digital Studio is 50% Off During The Online Extravaganza from November 19-28 !!!! If you haven’t tried the My Digital Studio software yet, you should give it a try.  You can try it for free for 30 days.  Click here if you are interested!  I like to create my scrapbooks with paper and ink, although I have… 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 »

Biggest Stampin’ Up! Sale of the Year! Details Here!!!

Online Extravaganza   Dates: November 19-28, 2012 Details During these 10 days only, you can get incredible discounts-up to 50 percent-on some of your favorite products! In addition, there will be three products 20 percent off for 24-hours only on both the first and last days of Online Extravaganza-our very own doorbusters! Woot! Monday, November 19, midnight –… Read More »

Deals Galore from Stampin’ Up! Save Big!!!

Stampin’ Up! Is having it’s biggest sale of the year! 24 hours only! 50% off doorbuster items!!! Online orders only. More details will be released tomorrow!   I will keep you posted. Of course, if you order online with me, I will be running my own special as well!!!  Set up your account in my online store now!!!  Be… Read More »

How to do the Triple Time Stamping Technique with Day of Gratitude!

I’ve tried the triple time stamping technique a couple of times before this card, but this is honestly the first time that I really loved the way the card turned out!  I’m using my  new Regals Ink Pad set.  The colors are just so rich and beautiful.  They are just perfect for Fall holidays!  This stamp set has… 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 »

Time to Make the Bags and Tags!

A few years ago, I actually stopped buying gift wrap and tags.  I started buying inexpensive bags from the local craft store and then decorated them to give my gift wrapping my own special touch.  I really enjoy making the bags and tags each year.  I always scour the clearance racks at craft stores throughout the year to get really good deals… Read More »

Finding New Challenges

I tried a new challenge today.  I made a 3D item from a template!  My sister just loves these little purse templates and she’s sent me a bunch of them.  I have never made one because I haven’t seen the appeal!  I decided to take the challenge and make one today.  I found a template created by Selene… Read More »

Fall Card Stencil and Sponge Technique Tutorial

I just love using the techniques that I have in my stamping repertoire! I took a series of stamp classes at an art store several years ago and I learned about creating a stencil and sponging the ink in several different ways. This is just one of them! I loved how the technique turned out and I ended… Read More »