Category Archives: Cards, All Occasion

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 »

Coloring Stampin’ Blends Handmade Cards

Today I’m sharing some ideas for coloring stampin’ blends handmade cards.  I love using Stampin’ Blends on my hand stamped greeting card projects.  They add such a nice shading effect with very little effort. I recently held a coloring stampin’ blends handmade cards class for my local customers.  It was a time for them to come and learn how to use the Stampin’ Blends markers.  After some introductory information, we spent the entire… Read More »

More Card Ideas using Heartfelt Blooms

Today I’m sharing more card ideas using Heartfelt Blooms, a stamp set that you can receive FREE during the Stampin’ Up! Sale-a-Bration event (but only until March 31).  In my opinion, this is one of the most beautiful stamp sets in the brochure. (Heartfelt Blooms stamp set, Wood 147197, Clear 147202) I received both of these cards in a swap I participated in.  Here’s the first card: PROJECT NOTES: Card was… Read More »

Stampin’ Up!’s Celebrate Amazing You

Although I didn’t get Stampin’ Up!’s Celebrate Amazing You Sale-A-Bration products, I did recently participate in a demonstrator card swap.  And, guess what??  I received FOUR amazing swap samples using these coordinating that I’m sharing with you today. All four of these cards feature two coordinating Sale-A-Bration products.  The first is the Amazing You stamp set (Wood 147212, Clear 147215).  This is a free product pick for spending $50 during Sale-A-Bration. … Read More »

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 »