Category Archives: Cards, All Occasion

Ways to use Pearlized Doilies on Your Cards

This blog post is going to focus on ways to use Pearlized Doilies on your cards.  The Pearlized Doilies are part of the Share What You Love product suite.  This suite of products was designed to celebrate 30 years of Stampin’ Up! and loving what you do.  Pearl is the “stone” for 30 year anniversaries, so Stampin’ Up! decided to add a pearl finish to the doilies to celebrate. Here’s a… Read More »

Quick and Easy Cards Using Embossing Folders

Sometimes you need a card in a hurry.  Did you know you can make quick and easy cards using embossing folders?  I’ve got some great examples for you today. All the cards I’m sharing use products from the “Share What You Love” product suite in the new Stampin’ Up! catalog.  (pages 176-178). Here’s a list of the products used: Love What You Do Stamp Set Share What You Love Specialty Designer… Read More »

Love What You Do Greeting Card Ideas

Today I have some Love What You Do  greeting card ideas using the new stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  This stamp set is part of the Share What You Love Product Suite in the new catalog. The lined flower image in this stamp set is so much fun to use!!  It can either be left un-colored, colored with Stampin’ Blends or color pencils or colored/shaded using the watercolor wash images in the stamp… Read More »

Use One Rubber Stamp for Many Handmade Card Ideas

Today I’m going to share ideas of how you can use one rubber stamp for many handmade card ideas.  I like to get my money’s worth out of the stamp sets that I purchase.  So, sometimes I challenge myself to come up with lots of ways to use them. I purchased the Birthday Wishes for You stamp set.  This is a nice, general birthday greeting stamp that will work for many… Read More »

Use Lovely Wishes Stamp Set to Make Backgrounds

Today I’m going to show how to use Lovely Wishes stamp set to make backgrounds for your card projects.  I like the uniqueness of making my own backgrounds using rubber stamps. Here’s the first card I have to share. PROJECT NOTES: It doesn’t take long to stamp a background using only black ink. Other products used: Sentiment – Flourishing Phrases, Rose Garden Thinlits for the sentiment shape (retiring product).   My second card… Read More »

Use Lovely Wishes Stamp Set for Borders

Today I’m going to share some cards I made that use Lovely Wishes stamp set for borders.  I always like to find alternative ways to use the stamp sets I purchase.  I feel like I get more for my money that way. When I looked at the leaf branch image in the Lovely Wishes stamp set, I decided to find a way to use this as a border. Here’s the first… Read More »

Stampin Up Lovely Wishes Handmade Cards

Today I have some Stampin Up Lovely Wishes handmade cards to share with you.  The Lovely Wishes stamp set is found in the 2018 Occasions catalog.  It’s a two-step stamp that is perfect for just about any occasion. The first card I’m sharing is a direct CASE of the Occasions Catalog sample card on page 50.  I changed up the designer paper my card I made, but all the rest is… Read More »

More Hold on to Hope Handmade Cards

Today I have more Hold on to Hope handmade cards to share with you.   Hold on to Hope is a product bundle that was introduced in the 2018 Occasions Catalog. (You can find it here.) It’s great to use for so many different occasions! As with the cards I shared last time, these are cards I received in a swap I participated in.  I’ve credited the card creators below. Here’s… Read More »

Hold on to Hope Handmade Cards

Today I have some Hold on to Hope handmade cards I’d like to share with you.  This stamp set is a great one to use for so many different occasions: confirmation, first communion, sympathy, and encouragement for example. This is one of my favorite stamp sets in the 2018 Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog.  I even own this bundle of products.  However, I haven’t yet had a chance to “play” with it!!  (Can… Read More »

Handmade Cards with Tranquil Tulips

Recently I held a class where we made handmade cards with Tranquil Tulips.  Today, I’m sharing the cards we created. All of these cards were created with Tranquil Tulips, a “hostess only” stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  I stuck to the same color combination for all the cards as well:  Calypso Coral, Pear Pizzazz and Basic Black. Here’s the first one: PROJECT NOTES: This card was the simplest of all to make.  It’s the… Read More »

Handmade Card Flower Bouquet with Pocketful of Sunshine

Today I’m sharing a handmade card flower bouquet with Pocketful of Sunshine.  Over the past few blog posts, I have been sharing the projects I’ve made using the Pocketful of Sunshine product bundle from Stampin’ Up!  These are the last projects I have to share. I found today’s idea on Pinterest.  Here’s my creation: PROJECT NOTES: Leaves are stamped with the Falling Flowers stamp set and cut with the coordinating May… Read More »

Stampin’ Up Pocketful of Sunshine ideas

Today I have some fun and unique Stampin’ Up Pocketful of Sunshine ideas using the pocket stamp image and coordinating framelit die from the Pocketful of Sunshine bundle.  If you know me, I always like to find different ways to use products I purchase.  Here’s what I came up with today.   Here’s my first Stampin’ Up Pocketful of Sunshine Ideas card. PROJECT NOTES: The background on this card was created with… Read More »

Handmade cards with a Denim Theme

Today I have some handmade cards with a Denim Theme that I made using the Pocketful of Sunshine stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  As I said in an earlier blog post, I purchased this set last June, but didn’t get around to using it right away.  Once I started, I had so much fun making cards with this stamp set!!  The ideas went on and on… The Pocketful of Sunshine bundle… Read More »

More quick and easy SU Pocketful of Sunshine cards

I’m back today with more quick and easy SU Pocketful of Sunshine cards, again using the sunglasses image from this cute stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  Click here to see the Pocketful of Sunshine bundle. My goal in creating these cards was to use the sunglasses image in “non-traditional” ways.  If you know me, I LOVE to find additional ways to use the stamps I own.   My first thought was… Read More »

Quick and Easy SU Pocketful of Sunshine Card

I’m excited to share some quick and easy SU Pocketful of Sunshine card ideas today.  Once I got started creating cards with this stamp set I couldn’t stop!!  So I’ll have several upcoming blog posts with more ideas using this stamp bundle. When I first saw the Pocketful of Sunshine product bundle, I KNEW I had to have it.  Unfortunately, it took me this long to get around to creating with… Read More »