Tag Archives: handmade cards

Need Inspiration? Start With Designer Paper!

Need inspiration?  Start with designer paper! This is often one of my favorite starting points.  The designer paper helps you select your color palette for your card, as well as the stamp set or shapes your images might take. I used the Flashback designer paper as my inspiration today, as well as this week’s Paper… Read More »

Finding Inspiration With Quick Cards Magazine!

Finding inspiration from Quick Cards Made Easy Magazine sparked my creativity for today’s card and video tutorials!  I discovered this magazine on my last visit to my mother’s house.  You can be certain that the two of us visit craft stores, quilt shops, antique stores and the diner whenever I spend a few days with… Read More »

Using A Summer Stamp Set To Celebrate Fall!

Using a summer stamp set to celebrate Fall is another great way to get more from your stamping tools!  I’ve been experimenting with the Summer Silhouettes stamp set with colors we usually use to represent other seasons.  Today, I created a Fall inspired card using this stamp set! Don’t you just love this stamp set? … Read More »

Quick and Easy Card: Love & Joy!

This is a truly quick and easy card using Stampin’ Up!’s Love & Joy stamp from the Holiday Catalog.  My challenge was to design a card using Whisper White, Gumball Green, Coastal Cabana and Real Red.  This is honestly a very odd combination!  I tried to use the Coastal Cabana in the subtlest way possible.… Read More »

It’s The Best Of Christmas!

Stampin’ Up!’s Best of Christmas set has 4 fun images.  Each month, Stampin’ Up! has been releasing a Best of the Month stamp set with popular images from a retired stamp set plus one new, never before seen image.  For October, it was the Best of Christmas!  These are really fun images that work well… Read More »

You’re Invited To A 25% Off Stamp Set Sale!

You are invited to a 25% off 25 stamp sets sale!  Help Stampin’ Up! celebrate their 25th anniversary!  As a thank you to customers, they have selected 25 stamp sets to offer at 25% off until October 28th. Oh, Hello is one of those stamp sets!  I’ve created several quick and easy cards that you… Read More »