Category Archives: Cards, All Occasion

Simple Watercolor Stamping

The Lots of Lavender stamp set (147194) is a great way to add simple watercolor stamping to your card projects.  This stamp set is available from Stampin’ Up! as a Sale-A-Bration product pick, so you can earn it free with a $50 regular catalog product purchase (until March 31, 2018). This stamp set is so easy to use.  Stamp the outline image onto your cardstock using black (or gray) ink. … Read More »

Fun with Stampin’ Up! Party Pandas

I’m back today sharing more fun with Stampin’ Up! Party Pandas, the adorable panda bear set you can get FREE during Sale-a-Bration. Remember the “Hey Chick” stamp set from last year’s Sale-A-Bration event??  Well, I think this is the “Hey Chick” stamp set for 2018!!  There are SO MANY cute ways to use these adorable critters!! Here’s my first card fun with Stampin’ Up! Party Pandas.  This is one of the make and… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Party Pandas

Today I’m sharing some cards using the Stampin’ Up! Party Pandas stamp set.  This is probably one of the most popular of the 2018 Sale-A-Bration product choices, and I’m seeing these cute little pandas everywhere!!  I thought I’d get in on the “panda”-monium!!  (HA HA). There are three adorable Stampin’ Up! Party Pandas in the stamp set (Wood 147218, Clear 147221).  I’m using just one of them on the cards I’m sharing… Read More »

Card ideas using Heartfelt Blooms

I’m back today with more card ideas using Heartfelt Blooms.  On Monday I shared some card ideas using Heartfelt Blooms, a free stamp set that is one of the Sale-A-Bration product choices.  (You can find Distinktive Heartfelt Blooms are Amazing!! here). Today, I have some more card ideas to share.  The first two Heartfelt Blooms cards are ones that are found in the Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration catalog. Again, I am amazed… Read More »

Distinktive Heartfelt Blooms are amazing!!

Distinktive Heartfelt Blooms are amazing!!  And, the good news is that you can earn this stamp set for FREE during Sale-A-Bration. Can I just say…Oh, my goodness!!  This stamp image immediately popped out at me the first time I looked through the Sale-A-Bration catalog and I KNEW it would be the first free item I’d choose.   First, a little bit about “Distinktive” stamps (yep, spelled like that).  This is… Read More »

More Clean and Simple Cards with Carols of Christmas

For much of the month, I’ve been sharing cards made with the Carols of Christmas stamp set (Wood 144801, Clear 144804) and coordinating Card Front Builder Thinlits Dies (144674).  Today I have more clean and simple cards with Carols of Christmas to share with you. Here’s the first one. DESIGN NOTES: I kept the design of this card simple by using only one stamped image. The Crumb Cake cardstock background shows off the… Read More »

Using New Stampin Up Catalog Products

I have a couple cards to share today that I made using new stampin up catalog products.   These were cards that my club members made at our June club get-together. The first card highlights the new 2017-2019 In-Colors.  The original card idea was shared with me by Brenda Cardinal. DESIGN NOTES: The technique used on this card is what I call “Inlaid Embossing”.  First you attach the strips of color… Read More »

Delightful Daisy Product Suite

I’m happy to be sharing some cheerfully fun cards today using products from the Delightful Daisy Product Suite.  The Daisy Punch (143713) finally was re-stocked last week, so I feel free to finally share these cards. The first card was one of the make and take projects at the April Onstage event.  It features each of the products in the Delightful Daisy Product Suite. Let’s take a look at each of… Read More »

Handmade cards made with new 2017 Stampin’ Up! products

Today’s projects are handmade cards made with new 2017 Stampin’ Up! products.  The new catalog is FULL of fun new products and projects.  I made the cards I’m sharing today at Stampin’ Up’s! Onstage Event in April. My first card uses products found in the Birthday Memories Suite.  The images in the Birthday Delivery stamp set (143660) and coordinating Birthday Memories Designer Series paper (144118) bring back memories of my childhood… Read More »

Eastern Palace Suite Handmade Stamped Card Ideas

I’m back with more Eastern Palace Suite handmade stamped card ideas!  The possibilities with this suite of products is truly endless!!  I feel like I’ve just begun to scratch the surface. Today’s cards share the theme of “flowers”.  The flowers are created with the Eastern Medallions Thinlits (143725). These thinlits are my favorite part of the product suite! My first card features a simple flower. DESIGN NOTES: This particular die shape doesn’t… Read More »

Use Eastern Palace Suite products with what you already have

I’ve been sharing LOTS of cards I made with the Eastern Palace Suite products.  But, why limit yourself to only using the coordinating products together?  I’d like to share some ways you can use Eastern Palace Suite products with products you may already have. One thing that I ALWAYS look for in any stamp set or Big Shot item I purchase is whether they can be used with other stamping products I… Read More »

Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers Make Elegant Cards

In my last four blog posts, I’ve shared card making ideas using the different products in the Eastern Palace Suite of products. Today you’ll see how Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers make elegant cards. First, let’s learn about the Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers (144150). The stickers come on 6×6″ sheets.  There are a total of 4 sheets (2 sheets of 2 designs) in each package.   Designs include border strips, circles, medallions and… Read More »

Creative Ways to Use Eastern Palace Designer Paper

Here on my blog, I’ve been sharing projects that highlight each of the individual products found in the Eastern Palace Suite  Currently, Stampin’ Up! is offering special suite bundles that are available for purchase. Read on for more creative ways to use Eastern Palace Designer Paper on your cards. First, a little bit of information about this pack of specialty paper.  The Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper pack (144147) includes 12 sheets of 12″… Read More »

Make your own Medallion Images in Card Making

I have one word for the Eastern Palace Suite of products from Stampin’ Up!….AMAZING!!  The Eastern Medallions Thinlits are a perfect tool to use to make your own medallion images in card making.  They are my favorite part of the current bundles that Stampin’ Up! has available for pre-order!! There are SO MANY different ways to make your own medallion images in card making.  And, the Eastern Medallions Thinlits dies (143725) are the perfect… Read More »

Eastern Palace Handmade Stamped Cards

Today I’m sharing three Eastern Palace handmade stamped cards I made with the new Eastern Beauty stamp set (143675).  This is a new stamp set found in the Eastern Palace Suite of products in the 2017-2018 Stampin’ Up! Annual catalog. Here’s the first of the Eastern Palace handmade stamped cards I have to share.  As you can see, it has a very clean and simple style. DESIGN NOTES: This card is so… Read More »