Saturday, January 22, 2022

Cards for the Winter Months

It was fun to get back to my craft room after a holiday break to make this month’s to go kit cards.  I decided on a mixture of wintery cards with a little hint of spring coming.  

These card kits are die cut and ready to assemble so when planning, I knew the tree die would make an easy yet stunning card.  That red bird is just the right pop of color.  

February to go kits won't go out until after Valentine's Day so I included this one for anyone who won't be attending an in person event. 

This lovely card make me want my tulips are daffodils to start coming up.  I have this very daffodil in my backyard, and I look forward to putting them in a vase on the kitchen table every year.  

This guy is fussy cut from some of the DSP in the last round of Sale-a-bration.  He's wintery but not Christmasy.  

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Time of Giving Fall Tags

A few months ago I was busy creating Christmas tags and other projects with the new bundle - Time of Giving. It’s an amazing set and it’s full of possibilities. I was demonstrating for a group of demo friends and I was focusing on Christmas tags. But this set has other fall stamps and dies so I couldn’t resist making a few fall tags as part of my presentation.  

I’m looking forward to sharing the over 75 tags, cards and projects soon!

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Summer Shadows You Inspire Me Card

The new catalog is coming out August 3 and I have so many pre-ordered sets that it's hard to know where to start!  I want to try them all!  I am doing a demonstration of one particular bundle in August for demonstrator friends so that was an easy place to begin.  And thanks to the swap I participated in, I got to play with a different new mini catalog bundle and also some Sale-a-bration products.  

Here is my Sale-a-bration swap card:

I love the black, white and pink combination so when I saw the Beautifully Penned 12 x 12 Designer Series Paper, I knew that's what I was going to do!  This DSP is so great because it coordinates with the Hand-Penned  Petals bundle in the annual catalog on one side and is a much simpler black and white pattern on the other. 

My base is the new in color, Polished Pink, and then I added the basic black and DSP.  Also in the Sale-a-bration catalog, there is a new Summer Shadows die set.  It also coordinates with an annual catalog item, Shaded Sumer Stamp set.  I don't own that stamp set, but as you can see, there's no need to own the stamps to still get a lot of use out of the dies.  I cut my flower pieces out of more Polished Pink and Melon Mambo.  And the leaves are Pear Pizzazz.  I popped the square panel up with dimensionals and attached all the flower pieces flat. 

To finish off the card, I used the "you INSPIRE me" sentiment from the free Sale-a-bration set Delicate Dahlias.  I even made a few extras for myself to drop in the mail to some friends.  

If you live in the US and don't have a demonstrator, I would love to send you copies of these two new catalog.  

Thursday, July 22, 2021

It’s Christmas in July

It’s going to be hot and humid here today so what better way to spend the afternoon and evening than making Christmas cards? It’s time for our annual Christmas in July!  

I’ve been playing around with so many new products from my demonstrator pre-order, but the catalog does not go live until August 3. So it was fun to pull out some stamps sets from the annual catalog to create our Christmas cards for the day. 


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Friday, July 16, 2021

Ice Cream Stand Up Card

 No Designer Series Paper?  No problem!  Sweet Ice Cream is a great set!  Everyone loves ice cream in the summer, and I’ve made another fun fold that stands up when you take it out of the envelope.  

For the card base, start with a 8 1/2 x 5 1/2.  Coming in from the side, score at 2" and 3 1/8".  I find it easiest to turn the card and do the same thing from the other side.  Less mesurements to worry about that way - you do the same thing on both sides.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream

I made this fun Z fold card to show off the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set and coordinating punch.  The punch makes it so quick and easy to make a cute card by punching cones and scoops - stamped or from the Designer Series Paper.  

There’s just something about a Z fold that really fancies up a card, and I love to use it on a card that doesn’t have ribbons and other embellishments.  The card base is the recently retired Purple Posey, but the sentiment and ice cream cones would make a perfect card for adults, children, male or female. Because it’s so versatile, I included this card in July’s take and make to go kits so my stampers can make their own at home.    

Monday, June 7, 2021

Sweet Strawberry

I'm so happy to be stamping again in person this weekend, and here is one of the cards we will be making!  It's a simple little card with some coloring and punching.  I think it will be perfect to ease us back into stamping together again after more than a year!

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Today's Plan...

I loved this set the first time I flipped through the catalog, and I was so glad to see it is again in the annual catalog.  I hadn't really done much with it last year and knew it was perfect for a class now that we can get together again in person.  I hope my stampers enjoy it as much I do!

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Hydrangea Haven To Go Class

Hydrangea Haven is such a beautiful stamp set and bundle. I sat down on a cold, snowy day to create a little springtime cheer.  If you are like me, you'll want to get the entire Hydrangea Hill Suite to get the Designer Series Paper, ribbon, Mercury Glass Acetate and pearls too.  

Hydrangea Hill Class - $36 includes the Hydrangea Haven stamp set, pre-cut cards, pre-punched pieces and accessories to make these 4 cards. Color directions will include measurements and supplies. Please add $5 if shipping.

Better value - $62 includes Hydrangea dies (you save 10% purchasing the bundle) in addition to the stamp set and the supplies to make these 4 cards. Please add $5 if shipping.

I Want It All - $88.50 (plus additional shipping and tax) Hydrangea Hill Suite Collection includes The Hydrangea Haven Bundle of stamp set and dies, Hydrangea Hill Mercury Glass Designer Acetate, Gorgeous Grape Sheer Ribbon, Pastel Pearls, and Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper in addition to the supplies to make these four cards. We will order the hydrangea Hill Suite collection to be shipped directly to your home and I will mail the pieces to make the cards to you.

If you already own Hydrangea Hill, and would like this card class, feel free to substitute something of equal or greater value to receive the supplies to make these cards.


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