Close up Image of Heartfelt Bloom Stamped Card

Heartfelt Blooms Encouragement Card

The season of Spring is about here even though it doesn't feel like it outside.  SUO Challenges #196  is all about Spring and it's wonderful events. Go visit their blog for some great ideas for Spring themed cards.  I designed this card so that it would fit into a standard business sized envelope for mailing.  It features the Sweet Sugarplum 2016-2018 in-color, lots of gold accents, and a Very Vanilla Background.

Closeup image of Saint Paddy's Day Card using Stampin' UP products

St. Paddy’s Day Card Challenges

Every once in a while, I like to play and combine a lot of card challenges.  Today's card combines three different ideas: card design, card layout and color.  Make sure to check out these fabulous blog sites.  They are a terrific source of inspiration on those days when you are having creative block and can't seem to come up with an idea.

Quirky Critters Stamp Set image shows sloth

Quirky Critters Sloth Birthday Card

This cute belated birthday card features the adorable sloth from the Quirky Critters Stamp Set in the annual catalog.  The image was stamped with memento ink and colored with the Stampin' Blends.  Using the Layering Circle framelits also from the annual catalog, the image is cut out on the big shot along with a scalloped frame cut from garden green card stock.  The framelits come with 16 dies in a variety of different sizes that will be a go to for all your card making needs.

Lemon Zest Bundle from Stampin' UP

When Life Gives You Lemons…

When life gives you lemons, you should live it with zest. Also, bundle these great products and save 10%.  The Lemon Zest Bundle from Stampin' UP has found a perfect mate with the Sale-a-bration Tutti-Fruitti note cards (FREE item during Sale-a-Bration with a qualifying order) and the Tutti-Fruitti DSP paper stack.  Don't they all coordinate beautifully?