Archives for January 2016

VIDEO: Valentines Day Love You & Love Stinks Shimmer Cards

CARD Today's video tutorial focuses on Love. This card offers options, whether you're in Love, or you think it stinks {insert J. Geils here} these card ideas have you covered. I had some Valentines day fun making these, they are the same card I just … [Read more...]

CARD: You Brighten My Day Sunburst

It only seemed appropriate to share this "sunny" card today, as I'm visiting my friend Cheryl Flynn in sunny Florida this weekend. Love this fun sunburst die. I'll post the link to the video I made last weekend on how to use it below. This card is a … [Read more...]

CARD: Just for you WOW Card is Just Right

CARD This is a beautiful "Just for you card". It's surprisingly quick and easy to make. The words are from the Stampin Up Sale-a-bration Botanicals for You stamp set, and the roses are from the Picture Perfect stamp set. The background strips are … [Read more...]

CARD: Time to Celebrate with Cake Birthday Card

Got a birthday to celebrate? This is such a bright, cheery and fun card from the Stampin Up Party with Cake stamp set. The banner dies make a great layer, and I love the "shadow" layer with the coordinating It's My Party designer paper. Fun, fun, … [Read more...]

BLOG HOP: Gorgeous Rose Wonder Wow Card

BLOG HOP This gorgeous "WOW" card is my "All You Need is Love" Blog hop project for the Mediterranean Cruise Achievers hop. This spring, I'll be cruising Italy, France and spending a week in Ireland thanks to this awesome company!! I <3 you … [Read more...]

VIDEO: How to create a Rainbow Watercolor Wash Technique

CARD Today's amazing rainbow in the clouds "wow" card is part 2 in my 2 part series on Watercolor Wash background techniques (click for the first card). The rainbow is created with 7 different ink pads, and it's so easy to do. Going outside the box … [Read more...]

CARD: Hello My Friend from the Sale-a-Bration Catalog

Hello My Friend card is from the Hello stamp set and Wildflower Fields designer paper. Both from the Sale-a-bration catalog. The Hello set is one of the "limited edition" sets that are only available until February 15. Free with a $50 order. Love … [Read more...]

CARD: Grateful Bunch of Flowers Card

This bright and cheery "You Are Loved, A lot" saying  comes from the Grateful Bunch stamp set. The frame is from the Rose Wonder stamp, then cut with the coordinating Rose Garden framelit. The background paper is from the  It’s My Party DSP … [Read more...]

BLOG HOP & VIDEO: Watercolor Wash Sunburst Wow

Welcome to my Stamp It Demonstrator’s Group Stampin Up Valentine's Day themed Blog Hop. We’re all really excited to unveil our projects, and announce a new give-away (below).  To continue on your journey through our projects, simply use the “previous … [Read more...]

CARD: Much Appreciated – Helping Me Grow Card

This beautiful Much Appreciated card was created with the Stampin Up Helping Me Grow stamp set in the Occasions catalog.The flowers were colored with Blender pens and ink pads. The background paper is the Sale-a-bration Wildflower Fields DSP.  Top it … [Read more...]

CARD: Sale-a-bration Sky is the Limit – Soaring Card

This You Send Me Soaring card is a great masculine birthday / thank you card idea. The plane is from the  Sale-a-bration stamp set called the Sky is The Limit.  The tag is created with the Ornate Tag Topper punch, and the background is from the Going … [Read more...]

VIDEO: January Paper Pumpkin Reveal, Alternate Project & Giveaway

CARDS Cute Conversations is the name of the January 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit from Stampin Up. The stamp set that came in the kit reminded me of the candy "conversation" hearts, and that's what I used for inspiration for these alternate card ideas. … [Read more...]

CARD: You’re Amazing from December Paper Pumpkin kit

This is an alternate card idea featuring the beautiful patterned papers from the December Paper Pumpkin calendar kit. It's such a gorgeous kit, I love the colors. The pears are from the Apple of My Eye stamp set. The words "You are amazing" are from … [Read more...]

CARD: Beautiful SAB What I Love Card

This is such a gorgeous card, created with the Stampin Up What I Love Stamp set. The set is from the Sale-a-bration catalog. It's a multistep stamp set. You can check out my Hummingbird video for how to use the multi-step stamps. They are easy, fun … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Botanical Blooms Edgelit Love Card

CARD Today's video is an "outside the box" Stampin Up Valentine's Day card idea. It can easily be converted for any occasion simply be changing the "Love" greeting. I'll show you how to cut all of these flowers and leaves with 1 spin on the big … [Read more...]

CARD: Love You This Much Bear Hugs Valentines Day

Super stinkin' cute Valentine's day card from the Stampin Up Bear Hugs bundle. The "love you" hearts are stamped on the Sale-a-bration Perfectly Artistic Designer Paper. This paper is available free with a $50 order, but only until February 15. It's … [Read more...]

CARD: Sweet HoneyComb Happiness Ice Cream Cones

This adorable "You're so Sweet" card is packed full of fun! From the brand new Honeycomb Embellishments, to the Shine on specialty paper background. I just love it! The words and ice cream cone images from the the Stampin Up Sale-a-bration Honeycomb … [Read more...]

CARD: Celebrate Today – Make a Wish Card

  This Make A Wish Card is a fun birthday card idea from the Stampin Up Party Wishes & Celebrate Today stamp sets. The Melon Mambo ribbon is from the Love Blossoms Embellishment kit. I did a Periscope highlight of this kit yesterday, … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Hummingbird WOW Card – How to use Multi-Step Stamps

Card Viewers Choice! This gorgeous humming bird on a rose card, was voted one of the most popular by your comments on my 28 card ideas in 10 minutes video. And I totally agree, I love this card and this stamp set. I'm excited to do a video tutorial … [Read more...]

CARD: Hip-Hip Hooray – Party with Cake

Hip Hip Hooray – Let's Party! This is such a fun birthday card idea. And the wow factor is in the details. Love how the word bubble is cut from the It's My Party Designer Paper, and then some Daffodil Delight is pieced in the confetti. This die set … [Read more...]

VIDEO: How to make a Shimmery Heart Valentine’s WOW Card

CARD Get your "shimmer on" and Wow your Valentine's this season with this super cool Bloomin' Heart card. Featuring a few of the coolest new toys in our latest Occasions Catalog Product line: The Bloomin' Heart Die and Wink of Stella Glimmer brush. … [Read more...]

CARD: Sunburst Sayings Wow Sunshine Card

It's happiness in a card! I think it may be impossible not to be happy when you see this You Brighten My Day Sunburst card.  It's spark full of sunshine and happiness. Featuring the new Sunburst Saying stamp set and dies combined with the Free … [Read more...]

CARD: Missing You Sympathy Card

"Missing" you ~ Beautiful sympathy / thinking of you card featuring the new Stampin Up Happy Home stamp set in the Occasions Catalog. The background papers are the Color Me Irresistible designer paper (white textured ) and the new It's My party … [Read more...]

Card: Gorgeous Birthday Blooms For You

This gorgeous "wow" card was featured in my 28 cards in 10 minutes video earlier this week. It features the new Stampin Up Birthday Blooms stamp set from the Occasions Catalog. It's colored with the ink pads and blender pens, then cut out and layered … [Read more...]

VIDEO: How to make a Masked Cloudy Sky Background

Today I’m going to show you how to create this super cool “Cloud background technique” featuring some simple masking. This awesome airplane stamp comes from the new Stampin Up Sale-a-bration Sky is the Limit stamp set, just came out yesterday. Card … [Read more...]