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The Quickest Gift Card Holder…Ever!

Now that my kids are in college, their wish list is very short.  They really enjoy gift cards that they can use for food and treats when they get back to college.  There is nothing like a Starbucks gift card when you want to go out for coffee with your girlfriends, or a Best Buy gift card for… Read More »

One More Christmas Card!

I’m not allowed to decorate the house for Christmas until my kids get home from college next week! I usually decorate right at the beginning of December, but they want to be here to put the tree up and partake in the holiday tradition of decorating the house. That means I have plenty of time for making cards!… Read More »

Who can resist the Owl Builder Punch?

I know, I know…too corny.  But the punch is amazing!  I’ve seen people create the most creative things with this punch.  At Halloween, it made a perfect ghost.  For Thanksgiving it was a turkey.  Now,at Christmas,  it’s just got endless possibilities! I’m telling you, this punch is irresistible to play with.  I did find construction a tad time… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew Challenge 18

I did it again!  I looked at the sketch of the week on thePaper Craft Crew Challenge website and I just couldn’t resist creating a new card in a layout that I never would have thought of on my own!  Here is the sketch for the week: I had a lot of fun creating my card this week… Read More »

Need a Quick Stocking Stuffer?

I’m collecting stocking stuffers for my “kids” for Christmas.  I say kids in quotes because they are both in college, yet they still like to find their stockings stuffed full on Christmas morning.  It’s just tradition!  That means that I spend the weeks before Christmas searching for those clever little things that they will find useful, without breaking the bank.… Read More »

I Had Snow Much Fun!!!!!

How cute are these gift card holders?  I just love them!  I received the Top Note Bigz Die for free with a product order a couple of weeks ago and I ran amok playing with it today.  So many possibilities!  I have no self control!  The two gift card holders above are both made with Not Quite Navy card… Read More »

15 Minutes a Day Gets You Ready For Christmas!

I aspire to be one of those organized people that spends just a few minutes a day working toward a goal.  As kids in school, whenever a project or paper was assigned to us, we were taught to break it down into small chunks and do a little each day.  In theory, if I just make a couple cards, tags… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Quick Tip: Making Your Stampin’ Sponges More Useful

…And more cost-effective! Here is a quick video tutorial I posted on YouTube to show how to make your Stampin’ Sponges easier to use. It also turns your 3 pack of sponges into 12 sponges that are easier and neater to use!   This video shows how to make the Framelit Fold Cards from Thursday’s post and details how I Stepped… Read More »