Tag Archives: card making

Happy Mother’s Day Gift Bag with Fancy Favor!

Featured Retired Products:  Fancy Favor Bigz Die, Extra Large Tag Punch, Tea for Two Designer Series Paper, Pop-Up Posies Kit, and the Wonderful Mother Stamp Set I planned ahead for Mother’s Day this year.  I know!  I shocked myself!  I usually realize that, “Mother’s Day is tomorrow!”,  before I come up with a plan.  Since… 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… Read More »

Create a Card With Stampin’ Up!s Neutrals Collection!

Create a card with Stampin’ Up!s Neutrals Collection and a really great card sketch!  I LOVE the card sketch that I started with on the Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge today.  WOW!!!!  Would you look at this!!! Tell me that is not a beautiful layout!  I would never have thought of this layout without a… Read More »

Create a Beautiful Card with Stampin’ Up!s Stippled Blossoms!

With Valentine’s Day just a day off, I really should be making a fabulous card to celebrate.  Stampin’ Up! has so many fabulous stamp sets and so many great colors, I’m finding it difficult to limit myself to heart cards in red and white!  I just had to take this week’s Paper Craft Crew Challenge… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Meets a Card Sketch Challenge!

I have really been enjoying working with card sketches.  I feel like I’m a very creative person and I really love to do my own thing.  I find it really challenging to take a sketch someone else came up with and create a card with it.  I feel that way about teaching too.  I can’t… Read More »

The Craft Off: Using the Artisan Embellishments from Stampin’ Up!

This week’s Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge gave me the opportunity to use some of the embellishments in the Stampin’ Up! Spring Mini Catalog’s Artisan Elements Kit!  I originally purchased two of the kits thinking that I had no idea what to do with it.  I thought that my daughter, who is 21 and very… Read More »

On the Corner of Madison Avenue and Sycamore Street with Stampin’ Up!

I absolutely love the Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-Bration products.  Between the Madison Avenue Stamp Set and the Sycamore Street Designer Series Papers and Ribbons, you can make amazing cards and gifts. I am finding it absolutely IMPOSSIBLE! to make only one card at a time.  My head is stuffed with card designs.  I love every paper… Read More »