Tag: DIY

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.

Close up Image of Heartfelt Bloom Stamped Card

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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.

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

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A Little Birthday Wit

The Birthday Wit stamp set by Stampin' UP is loaded with funny sentiments for birthday cards.  I decided to pair it with a few of my favorite colors like Peekaboo Peach and Lemon Lime Twist, as well as one of my top ten picks from the Occasions catalog.  

Birthday Wit Stamp Set by Stampin' UP

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Paper Pumpkin Celebrates 5 Years

What is Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is Stampin’ UP’s exclusive monthly kit subscription service that contains different types of paper crafting, handmade cards and stamping projects.  Click here to see past kits. It contains an exclusive photopolymer stamp set, ink spot, and all the pieces to finish your project.  If you are a first time…

Paper Pumpkin 5 year anniversary

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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.

Quirky Critters Stamp Set image shows sloth

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Brusho Clearwater Sky

Try out the Brusho crystals by sprinkling them on wet watercolor paper.  Let the background dry and then add the palm trees in night of navy and the sun in Tangerine Tango. You can blend as much as you like with an aqua painter.

Brusho & Waterfront Stamp Set by Stampin' UP card front

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Party Panda Valentine

This adorable stamp set can be yours for FREE if you spend $50 in my online store.  Who won't love to have a valentine made with this cute panda? This exclusive stamp set includes 7 stamps for all occasions and is only available during Sale-a-bration.

Closeup image of Party Pandas Sale-a-bration stamp set

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