No Peeking? It’s Only a Sneak Peek!

It’s okay if we just sneak a peek at not one, but four new items that will be available in the Spring Mini and Sale-a-Bration catalogs that are coming out soon! No…the card stock is not new.  That’s Whisper White and Lucky Limeade as is the ink.  The framelit is not new, that is from the Apothecary Accents.  The… Read More »

Need a Quick Hostess Gift?

If you need a quick hostess gift, this is it!  I made a Gingerbread Loaf with Lemon Icing from the Better Homes and Gardens website.  I will put a link to the recipe at the bottom of this post.  This project was inspired by their post about a coffee filter cradle for quick bread.  I modified it by stamping… 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 that too.  You’ve… Read More »

A Great Technique to Feature Your Sentiment!

Let the sentiment be the focal point of your card with this technique.  It is called In the Middle. I could have mounted these on a colorful piece of card stock to add more color, but I was liking the clean and simple feeling of this card. This would be a perfect technique for new stampers who don’t… Read More »

1 Bigz Die You’ll Want to Buy!

I just got the Fancy Favor Bigx XL Die with my last order and I just had to play with it today! I keep imagining all of the things you could create with this Bigz Die(#115965)!  I wish I had snapped a picture of the scraps because the top of the box has a really fancy wavy edge. … 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 share, so you’re… 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 to say that… Read More »

2 Top Note Techniques Every Stamper Should Know!

I’ve been experimenting with my Bigz Dies and Framelits.  I found two new shapes that I can get using this tip with my Top Note Bigz Die.  I wanted to share them with you.  You need to know this!  I have 3 fun Top Note Project ideas for you today as well! These are the two cards that I… Read More »

Quick Tips to Make a Bunch of Cards Quickly!

It is December 16!  Do you still need to make your Christmas cards?  Let me show you how I made all of mine, assembly line style, in less than 2 hours!  Keep it simple! My inspiration card!  I used Whisper White and Real Red Card Stock and ink, Be of Good Cheer Designer Series Paper (#126896), a Christmas… Read More »

Have You Started Making Your Holiday Table Decorations Yet?

Today I decided I better get making the table decorations for Christmas.  I’ve been making cards, tags and bags like crazy!  It’s time to think about giving the dinner table some special touches.  My first project was to make place cards.  I love the festivity they add to a holiday table!  It makes it an event. I tried… Read More »

Have You Ever Stamped on Velvet?

It makes really beautiful little pouches for gift card holders or small gifts.  You can sew them together, or use fabric glue as I did in this project.  It’s very simple!  Perfectly simple! All you need for this project is some velvet.  I used velvet ribbon because it had finished edges and I like the way it looked! … Read More »

What Do You Do With An Extra Penguin?

You make a Christmas tag of course!  All of the pieces for this project were extra things I had in my stash that had been cut for other things and never got used.  Every now and then, you have to go through that box of stamped images and pull out pieces to see what you can put together with… Read More »

Peace on Earth

Ahhh… a project with a punch and two embossing folders.  Heaven.  That’s what I call this project.  When you get to play with all of the toys, it doesn’t even matter what the project looks like!  Of course it’s Raspberry Ripple, too! Materials and Links for this project: Papers, ink and ribbon:  Raspberry Ripple and Whisper White Accessories: … Read More »

Wouldn’t You Love to Receive a Handmade Thank You Card From Me?

Oh yes you would!  It’s simple!  Everyone who places an online order of any amount in my online store receives a handmade thank you card in the mail from me! During December, you can also get a sheet of Stampin’ Dimensionals tucked into the card by placing a product order of $50 or more by December 31, 2012!… Read More »

WOW! Christmas Ornament, Jar Topper or Bag Decoration…You Decide!

I LOVE the project I made today.  I just could not resist getting out the Daydream Medallion Stamp Set and the Floral Frames Framelits and trying a new color combination for the ornament that I created a couple of days ago. A few weeks ago, I created a Christmas Card in Midnight Muse using the Daydream Medallion Set… Read More »