Country Birdhouse Handmade Birthday Card Tutorial

I'm excited to share one of my first projects using the delightful Country Birdhouse Bundle from the newly launched Annual Catalog— a versatile birthday card that can be adapted for any occasion. This project is not just about crafting; it's about creating moments and memories. Dive into the detailed world of the Country Woods Suite and discover how you can bring the serene beauty of nature into your crafts. Whether you're making a birthday card or a personalized greeting for another occasion, the Country Birdhouse Bundle offers endless possibilities to embellish your creations. For those eager to try this design, I’ve included a free PDF with detailed instructions and a video tutorial on coloring techniques with Stampin’ Blends Markers. Happy crafting!


Dive into the charming world of crafting with our latest project inspired by the Take to the Sky Suite from Stampin' Up! Whether you're crafting a birthday surprise or a Father’s Day gift, this tutorial featuring nostalgic planes and a fun fold design is perfect for creating a unique, masculine card. Explore the full tutorial, complete with a video guide and downloadable PDF instructions, in my latest blog post. Join me in crafting a story, one card at a time!

Watercolor World Wow Techniques & Video

Welcome to a vibrant crafting journey where I share some of my favorite techniques for adding life and color to your handmade cards using Stampin' Write Markers. In this tutorial, we'll explore how to use the Stampin Up Watercolor World stamp and a variety of word sets to create personalized greeting cards perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re sending love to someone on a special journey or celebrating a milestone, these cards will capture your heartfelt messages in the most artistic way. Join me as we delve into the colorful possibilities and make your greetings stand out!

June 2024 Paper Pumpkin Kit – The Best There Is

June's Life is Sweet Paper Pumpkin Kit. Celebrate the sweet things in life with textured, artistic cards. The Life is Sweet Kit features new 2024-26 In Colors. Makes 9 cards: 3 each of 3 designs with 9 coordinating envelopes  Iridescent glimmer sentiments and precut paper pieces  Vellum accents, iridescent pearls, and linen thread  Coordinating colors: Poppy Parade, Peach Pie, Lemon Lolly, Shy Shamrock (Classic Stampin’ Spot), Pool Party, Pretty In Pink 

Tami’s 10 Days of Giveaway Winners Revealed

I'm thrilled to announce the winners of my cyber party giveaway! My family and have returned from the stunning Xcaret in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, on Stampin’ Up!’s 2024 Incentive trip, I want to express my deepest gratitude to my incredible customers and my Stamp It Demonstrator Group. Your support has made this journey as a full-time Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator truly rewarding. To show my immense gratitude, I've hosted a $1,000 prize giveaway over the past 10 days, unveiling fabulous prizes daily. Thanks to everyone in the stampwithtami community for participating and making this event memorable.

*Best Value* $82 Free in the Demo Kit

Are you an avid crafter with a wishlist brimming with over $99 worth of new catalog products? If so, brace yourself for an incredible opportunity that could turn your crafting dreams into reality while saving you some serious cash. We're talking about the Demonstrator Kit Special – the best deal in town. For starters get $26 FREE & FREE SHIPPING on the kit! And that's just the beginning, so many perks... the month of May you'll also get the added bonus of $82 worth of In Color Products... which totals over $200 Value! Collect your favorites from the new 2024 Catalog with the best value.

Top 8 Must-Know Tips in the 2024-25 Stampin’ Up! Catalog – The Ultimate Guide!

In my special video, "The Ultimate Guide to Using the Catalog," I unveil eight Must-Know Secrets that every crafter needs to explore. These tips are designed to enhance your creativity and efficiency, helping you to fully leverage the innovative features of the new 2024-25 Stampin' Up! Catalog. From mastering color coordination to discovering crafting shortcuts, this guide will transform your crafting experience. Watch the video to dive deeper into each secret, and prepare to unlock your creative potential like never before!

Tami’s 10 Days of Giveaways – April 29 – May 8

Get ready for a blast of fun because I'm kicking off a fabulous cyber party giveaway right here on my blog while I'm off on Stampin’ Up!’s 2024 Incentive trip! My family and I are jetting off to the stunning Xcaret in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, all expenses paid, and it's all thanks to you – my incredible customers and my Stamp It Demonstrator Group. Being a full-time Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator is my passion, and sharing this journey with you is what makes it all worthwhile. To show my immense gratitude, I’m going all out by tossing $1,000 worth of amazing prizes your way over the next 10 days! Each day, I’ll unveil a new, fabulous prize up for grabs absolutely free. So, huge thanks for being an awesome part of the stampwithtami community! Let's make this giveaway one for the books!

Trusty Tools [Envelope Card Box Series #8]

Crafting the perfect card for the men in our lives can be quite a challenge, but with our 3D Toolbox Card, you’ll find it both fun and rewarding. This unique card, part of our Envelope Card Box Series, not only features a rugged toolbox and an assortment of tools but also offers the perfect spot to tuck in a Home Depot Gift Card. It's not just a thoughtful gesture—it’s a practical gift that fits perfectly for occasions like Father’s Day or just to show appreciation. Join me as we dive into a world of creativity with a card that's as functional as it is stylish!


Hey there, fellow crafters! Today, I’m thrilled to share with you a handmade card tutorial featuring a delightful rustic theme. This fun fold card not only boasts a charming truck design but also incorporates a surprise pop-up element inside, thanks to the Corner Flip Fold technique. So, gather your crafting supplies and let’s dive into creating this unique and versatile card!


In today's blog post, I'm thrilled to introduce you to a charming fun fold card that combines whimsy and creativity with adorable critters that can celebrate any occasion. This delightful design showcases an adorable kitty on the front and a cozy scene with a bear and a pop-up bee hive inside. Perfect for any event, these cards are part of the Wonderful Thoughts bundle which includes versatile sentiments for any greeting. To help you craft this playful card, I’ve prepared a detailed guide with step-by-step instructions and a video tutorial. Join me in this creative journey and unfold your crafting potential with each card you create!

SALE! up to 60% OFF Clearance Rack Restock April 23

Starting at Midnight MT on Tuesday, April 23, we're unleashing incredible savings with up to 60% off on our Clearance Rack. These aren't just any products—these are the coveted, hard-to-find items that fly off the shelves! Whether you're a long-time follower or a newcomer to our crafting community, this is your golden opportunity to snag those must-have items at a fraction of the price. Set your alarms, prepare your shopping lists, and make sure you’re ready to click because once they’re gone, they’re truly gone!


Welcome to my crafting blog! Today, I'm thrilled to share a new creation using the stunning Delicate Wings Paper Pumpkin Kit. This project features a Corner Flip Pop Up Card that is not only visually captivating with its butterflies and foil accents but also versatile. Originally crafted as a sympathy card, this design can be easily adapted for any occasion. Stay tuned for detailed resources and a video tutorial in the sections below to help you recreate this beautiful card, and keep an eye out for upcoming kit refills which are bound to sell out quickly! Join me in this creative journey and discover the charm and elegance of handmade cards.

BLOG HOP & VIDEO: Hummingbird Corner Flip Fold Cards [Series #1]

Welcome to a new adventure in card-making with the Corner Flip Fold Card series! Discover the joy of creating interactive, surprise-filled cards that delight both maker and receiver. Today's tutorial features a simple fold that reveals a pop-up surprise, coupled with the charming designs from the Thoughtful Expressions Stamp Set. Perfect for various occasions, these cards can be customized to convey heartfelt sentiments in the most personal way. Join me as we explore this exciting series, complete with a video guide to help you perfect your craft. Let's flip into creativity together!

Crafting for You [Envelope Card Box Series #7]

Hello to all my fellow craft lovers! There’s something uniquely satisfying about creating a beautiful piece of art from scratch. Today, I'm excited to introduce a special project that is close to my heart—a stunning handmade 3D envelope card box designed especially for crafters. Utilizing the delightful "Crafting for You" stamps and dies from Stampin’ Up, this tutorial encapsulates the essence of our shared passion for crafting. This 3D card doesn’t just pop; it comes alive with miniature crafting tools like an embossing machine, a paper trimmer, and even a basket brimming with yarn, all floating elegantly against a backdrop of Gorgeously Made Designer Series Paper. Whether it's a birthday, a congratulatory occasion, or just a simple gesture of inspiration, this card speaks volumes through its intricate details and the heartfelt message "you inspire me". Stay tuned for more details in the instructions section below, where I’ve included a free PDF with step-by-step guidance to help you recreate this crafty masterpiece. Plus, there’s a video tutorial to walk you through each stage of the crafting process. Let’s make something beautiful together!

30% Off 2024-26 In Color Bundles Special Offer ends April 30

Elevate your craft projects with our vibrant new colors: Pretty in Pink, Peach Pie, Shy Shamrock, Summer Splash, and Petunia Pop. Enjoy a special 10-30% discount on my 2024-26 In Color Bundles if you purchase by April 30. Choose from three bespoke kit options crafted to suit your preferences and budget, each accompanied by a complimentary Online Interactive Card Class. Dive into crafting with our top-tier Perennial Lavender Suite, packed with all the essentials and exclusive perks.

How to Lock In Paper Pumpkin Prices Before They Go Up!

Don't miss out on this crafty opportunity! Before the prices take a tiny hop on May 1st, secure your Paper Pumpkin Kits at today's prices. Whether you're eyeing a Pre-Paid subscription or some charming past kits, now is the perfect time to stock up and save. Get ready to sprinkle a little extra joy into your crafting adventures without stretching your budget. Let's keep the creative fun affordable and fabulous!

Best of the Retiring List: Supremely Awesome Triple Tier

As we bid farewell to the Stampin' Up! Supremely Awesome Stamp Set, a culinary-inspired crafting marvel, let's reminisce about its final hurrah: a Triple Tier flipping pizza card that encapsulates its charm. This card, a feast for the eyes, features Luigi the Italian Chef, our dough-tossing maestro, who welcomes you into a world of cheesy delight. But the surprises don't stop there; with a simple pull, pizzas dance in the air, flipping in a delightful display of crafty ingenuity. This whimsical creation, set against the bright and cheerful backdrop of retiring designer paper, serves as a testament to the stamp set's versatility and joy. The Supremely Awesome Stamp Set, with its quirky pizza images, heartfelt sentiments, and a dash of Italian flair, has spiced up our crafting sessions, proving that every day is ripe for celebration. As we close the chapter on this beloved set, we cherish the memories and creativity it inspired, a reminder of the simple pleasures that crafting brings to our lives.

Best of the Retiring List: Night of Flight Joy Fold

Elevate your paper crafting journey with the ethereal charm of the retiring "Night of Flight" stamp set from Stampin' Up. As I bid this stunning collection adieu, I’ve immortalized its beauty in a heartfelt sympathy card, delicately inked with the rich spectrum of Stampin' Blends markers. This card transcends occasions; with a mere change of words, it transforms to celebrate, encourage, or console. Featuring the unique Diagonal Joy fold, this creation unfolds like a treasure map to solace, guiding the recipient through a tactile experience of care and craftsmanship. Though this stamp set is a Host exclusive—only available with Stampin' Rewards—it's a creative conquest worth the quest. Embrace the opportunity to create a masterpiece that captures the essence of every fleeting moment before the "Night of Flight" flutters away.

Best of the Retiring List: Next DestinationFun Folds

As we prepare to bid farewell to the Stampin' Up Next Destination Stamp Set, it's the perfect moment to spotlight its charm and versatility one last time. With a pair of delightful double point arrow fun fold cards, colored with the zest and zeal of the Stampin' Blends Markers, we pay homage to a set that has been a beacon for crafters with a case of wanderlust and a penchant for life's transitions. The Next Destination isn't just a collection of stamps; it's a vessel for capturing the essence of travel, new beginnings, and the elegant chapters of our lives. Through cards, scrapbook pages, and tags, we embrace each journey, crafting not just art, but memories. Let's celebrate the adventures that await with every stamp and color, marking our creative paths with the indelible spirit of the Next Destination.

May 2024 Paper Pumpkin Kit – The Best There Is

Create Father's Day cards and more with the "The Best There Is" May Paper Pumpkin Kit. This kit allows you to craft heartfelt messages of thanks and admiration, offering: Components to create 9 cards, featuring 3 unique designs, accompanied by 9 matching envelopes A variety of precut paper accents and labels for easy customization Rich woodgrain textures and robust, masculine colors for a natural feel A complementary color palette that includes Wild Wheat, Pool Party, Misty Moonlight (Classic Stampin’ Spot), Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, and Basic Beige Perfect compatibility with the Country Woods Designer Series Paper, a highlight of the upcoming Annual Catalog.

Best of theRetiring List: Little Monkey Bundle Fun folds

In the heart of the crafting jungle, the Stampin' Up! Little Monkey Stamp Set and its trusty coordinating punch are preparing for a grand farewell. This cherished duo has been at the center of countless creative journeys, blending cuteness and whimsy into handmade projects. As part of my "best of the retiring list" tribute, it's impossible to overlook the charming fun fold cards that have brought this bundle to life. Imagine crafting your own tropical paradise, filled with playful monkeys and vibrant jungle scenery, all made easy with this versatile set. Whether you're aiming for simplicity or sophistication, the creative possibilities are boundless. Before this bundle swings away into retirement after April 30, dive into the adventure of making these delightful cards with our comprehensive guides, complete with templates and video tutorials. It's time to capture the spirit of the jungle in your projects one last time!

up to 60% OFF Last Chance Sale Begins Now

Don't miss out on the chance to snag your favorite goodies from the January–April 2024 Mini Catalog and the 2023–2024 Annual Catalog at discounts of up to 60% off! 🛍️ Things are already selling out! I've got a retiring list for each catalog down below, so be sure to check it out and seize the opportunity to grab those must-haves before they fly off the shelves. And remember, it's a race against the clock as inventory is limited—once they're gone, they're gone!  Oh, and let's not overlook stocking up on those beloved retiring In Colors! 🌈 And hey, if your wishlist is as long as mine, consider diving into the demo kit—it's seriously the ultimate steal!

Celebrating the Eclipse with an Eclipse Card!

As the celestial dance of today's eclipse unfolds across the skies, it beckons us not just to watch but to partake in its cosmic ballet through the art of crafting. Inspired by this rare spectacle, I embarked on creating an "Eclipse" technique slimline card, a homage to the intertwining of celestial wonders and heartfelt celebrations. Utilizing the retiring Stargazing Designer Series Paper for its starry sky motif, I meticulously cut out "Happy Birthday" with the Alphabet A La Mode Die set, embedding the festivity amidst the cosmos. Each sparkly Rhinestone star I placed is a whisper from the universe, reminding us of the beauty that lies in the night sky. This project is more than a card; it's a bridge between us and the vast, mysterious universe, made tangible through the art of paper crafting.

Stargazing [Envelope Card Box Series #5]

As we stand on the cusp of witnessing the solar eclipse, a celestial dance that reminds us of the universe's vast mysteries, I find myself inspired to channel this cosmic wonder into something tangible and heartfelt. In anticipation of this astral event, I'm excited to unveil a project that transcends the ordinary – a 3D envelope card box that's a gateway to the stars. This handmade masterpiece, featuring a rocket ship, an astronaut, and floating planets, is my ode to the cosmos and the perfect canvas to express our fascination with the universe. At the heart of this creation is the Stargazing Suite Collection, a treasure trove of galactic stamps, cosmic dies, and holographic paper that's sadly bidding us farewell. This suite has been my companion in crafting a galaxy of my own, where bright colors and fields of stars come together to create a celestial spectacle. Designed for any occasion that calls for a touch of the extraordinary, this gift set is not just a card, but a journey through the cosmos, promising to bring a piece of the universe to your loved ones.

VIDEO: Must Have Retiring Projects

Join us for a laughter-filled journey as we say a fond farewell to our Must-Have Retiring Products from the 2023-24 Stampin' Up Annual Catalog and the 2024 January-April Mini Catalog. Our latest livestream was a blast, showcasing over 50 incredible projects and sharing important updates, including early sell-outs, price increases, and the outgoing In Colors. Plus, don’t miss out on the details of our exciting new giveaway! Dive into the creativity and discover tutorials and videos for all the projects we shared. It’s a celebration of creativity, community, and the memories we’ve made with these beloved products.


As we embrace the art of crafting, it's the little details that bring our creations to life. With the March Memorable Meadows Paper Pumpkin kit as my canvas, I ventured into crafting carousel cards that are more than just a message - they are a masterpiece. Tailored for various occasions, these cards transform with a simple change of greeting, proving the versatility and personal touch embedded in handmade crafts. These carousel cards are a celebration of artistry and the magic of personal touch in every fold. Join me in this crafting journey, and let's create something beautiful together.


In my latest crafting adventure, I delved into the beautiful world of side step cards, finding inspiration in the rustic charm of wood elements from the March Memorable Meadows Paper Pumpkin kit. Each card, lovingly colored with Stampin’ Blends markers, became a vivid expression of creativity. Whether crafting birthday wishes or heartfelt sympathies, these cards transformed into versatile messengers for every occasion. Join me as I share not just the step-by-step process, but also the joy of creating something truly special. From perfecting the fit for Medium Stampin’ Up Envelopes to preparing for the delightful surprises of the April Paper Pumpkin kit, this journey is about more than just paper and ink—it's about connecting hearts. Dive into the full story, complete with more tutorials and our upcoming APPT Blog Hop, where creativity knows no bounds.

Magnolia Watercolor Technique Kits – Autism Awareness – Over $800 Raised so far

💙 🧩 🎉 Throwing a little sunshine on this World Autism Awareness Day with a cheerful update! Our Autism Speaks Fundraiser has joyfully surpassed $800 and the numbers are still climbing! A massive thank you to everyone who's joined in the fun. Remember, the fundraiser and the chance to snag one of my Magnolia Watercolor Kits wrap up tonight.💙

Paws, Whiskers, and Sweet As Honey: Unleash Creativity with Our Newest Card Kits!

Cheer and excitement for all you craft lovers out there! We're thrilled to announce the addition of 2 new mesmerizing kits to our colorful lineup. Brace yourselves for a delightful crafting adventure with the By Your Side Card Making Kit, featuring cute dogs and cats, and the Hooray for Honeycomb Card Making Kit, complete with stunning pop-up honeycomb features. Let's explore the charm of these amazing kits together and see why The Stampin' Up Kits Collection is the perfect crafting playground for both newbies and experienced enthusiasts!