Best Day Ever Fun

One of the FREE Sale-A-Bration stamp sets that is available with a $50 product order is the “Best Day Ever” stamp set.  This is a fun stamp set to use…and the creative possibilities are many.  Today I’m sharing four cards that I’ve created using the “Best Day Ever” stamp set. Project Notes: In the featured card above I created a border design using the little design stamps that are included… Read More »

Backorders of Stampin’ Up! Products

If any of you have ever had a Stampin’ Up! product on back order, you know how they usually send the back-ordered product in a timely manner.  That is one thing that I have always appreciated about Stampin’ Up!…their back-orders are shipped promptly!! However, the company has recently alerted the demonstrators that the current back order situation may be longer than normal.  This is due to three main factors. First… Read More »

Stacked with Love Card Kit Bonus Card

This card came about because I wanted to use some of the left over designer paper from my Stacked with Love Product Sampler Card Kit and I’m sharing it as a “bonus” card.  If you have purchased the Stacked with Love Product Sampler Card Kit from me this would be very easy to recreate with leftover designer paper pieces. Project Notes: The card strips are varying widths and are attached to… Read More »

Bow Builder Happy Birthday Card

Isn’t this the cutest card??  It’s one that I created at my upline’s business meeting.  It uses the Sale-A-Bration “Big Day” stamp set and the Bow Builder punch.  What a fun, fresh card!!! Project Notes: Birthday Bash designer paper (137783) was used to create the bows (and for the background paper peeking out around the textured Whisper White piece).  Glue Dots were used to attach the pieces of the bow… Read More »

Lotus Blossom Cards

Sale-A-Bration….the absolute BEST time to purchase during the Stampin’ Up! year!  Why??  Because with each $50 product purchase you get to choose a FREE product from the Sale-A-Bration catalog.  Isn’t that a great deal?!! The Lotus Blossom cards I’m sharing in today’s blog post were created with one of the FREE Sale-A-Bration product picks…the Lotus Blossom stamp set.  This fun set is a three-step stamp set.  It can be used… Read More »

Bow Builder Punch Heart Card

I received this lovely Valentine card from a fellow demonstrator as a thank you for borrowing her a punch to use for a class.  What a gorgeous card!!  And, my favorite color…pink! Project Notes: Blushing Bride is the color of this monochromatic card. The Bow Builder punch was used to create the bow at the point of the heart.  The punched heart in the center of the bow was punched… Read More »

Stacked with Love Hearts

The Valentine card I’m sharing today was created using the Stacked with Love Designer Paper stack Stampin’ Up! is offering in their current Occasions catalog.  I found the idea for the heart border on Pintrest and changed up the sentiment. Project Notes: Heart shapes were punched from the Stacked with Love Designer Paper stack using the Sweetheart punch.  Note that the lower left black heart shape was punched UPSIDE DOWN… Read More »

Groovy Love Valentine

Today’s handmade Valentine card was created for a Ladies Night Out Event that I recently had.  I had a customer contact me wanting to have a Valentine making evening for she and some friends.  So, I came up with several Valentine card designs and let those attending choose which cards they’d like to make.  We certainly had lots of fun together! Project Notes: The outline heart image from Groovy Love… Read More »

Stacked with Love, Card Five

I hope you have been enjoying the Stacked with Love Product Sampler Card Kit cards that I have been sharing over the past several weeks.  Today’s card is the fifth (and last) card I created using the materials in my card kit.  It doesn’t have a Valentine theme, but certainly could just by changing the designer papers used. Project Notes: It’s easy to create a designer paper “border” for the… Read More »

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today’s card is a lacy, frilly themed Valentine’s Day card.  I LOVE lace and frills and am very happy with the way this one turned out! Project Notes: Banner Banter was the stamp set used for sentiment.  I love this stamp set for little sentiments! Punches used were 7/8″ Scallop Circle, 1″ circle, and Sweetheart punches. The scallop heart shape was cut using the heart shaped framelit in the Hearts… Read More »

Work of Art Valentine Card

Today’s card is a fun, easy, handmade Valentine card to create.  It uses Stampin’ Up! Work of Art stamp set in a very fun way…to create a tic tac toe board.  Here’s my disclaimer…this is not an original idea with me.  One of the demonstrators at my upline’s last demo meeting shared the idea with us, and I have since also seen it on Pintrest. Project Notes: Stamp set used: … Read More »

Stacked with Love, Card Four

For card four from my Stacked with Love  Product Sampler Card Kit, I decided to go with a black and white theme for this Valentine card, thinking it would be great for a masculine look.  This certainly can be used for any occasion as well. If you need a quick and easy card to put together, this one certainly fits the bill! Project Notes: Sentiment is from Banner Banter stamp… Read More »

Simply Wonderful and Irresistibly Yours

Today’s card uses two of the Sale-A-Bration products that are available for FREE when you order $50 in Stampin’ Up products.  The Irresistibly Yours specialty designer series paper is the background for the stamped image.  The stamp set used for the sentiment is “Simply Wonderful“.  The Irresistibly Yours specialty designer series paper has six different designs: tiny polka dots (used in this card), diagonal stripes, floral pattern, leaf/vine pattern, stars,… Read More »

One Tag Fits All for Valentines’ Day

The One Tag Fits All stamp set from Stampin’ Up! contains a really cute I {heart} U image that I feel makes a fun Valentine card.  Pair it with a piece of designer paper from the Stacked with Love designer series paper stack and you have a quick and easy Valentine card. Project Notes: Color used for this card was Real Red. The One Tag Fits All image fits perfectly… Read More »