January 24, 2024 by Leave a Comment
Unleash your creativity with my latest crafting tutorial featuring the exquisite Stampin' Up! Sending Hearts Stamps and Die bundle. In this step-by-step guide, I'll share how to make a stunning mailbox card, intricately colored with Stampin' Blends Markers and adorned with a charming fountain of hearts. Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day, birthdays, or simply sending a thoughtful pick-me-up, this versatile card is a canvas for your sentiments. Dive into the world of crafting and watch as your heartfelt creations spread joy to those you hold dear.
January 3, 2024 by
Create a special Valentine's Day card using the new Stampin' Up! Sending Love stamp set and dies. This adorable mailbox card features an interactive design with a moving flag, crafted using the unique Arrow Fun Fold. Check out the step-by-step video tutorial and grab the free PDF with instructions, measurements, and a clickable supply list. The card's background showcases the Adoring Hearts Designer Series Paper, available as a free gift choice during Stampin' Up Saleabration 2024. Don't miss the official launch on Thursday, January 4, and get ready to spread love and creativity with this charming handmade card.
January 2, 2024 by
Discover the heartfelt beauty of Stampin' Up's Thoughtful Expressions Bundle in our upcoming release on Thursday, January 4. In this blog post, we showcase a handmade sympathy card featuring a stunning hummingbird design colored with Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers. The Distressed Gold paper and Flight and Airy Designer Series Paper, a free gift during Saleabration, add elegance and lightness to the creation. The Arrow Fun fold design not only adds a touch of creativity but makes the card versatile for any occasion, simply by changing the sentiment. Craft along with our step-by-step video tutorial and access a free PDF with a template for easy replication. Stay tuned for the launch and explore the endless possibilities of crafting with Thoughtful Expressions and Saleabration!
December 31, 2023 by
As we stand on the cusp of bidding farewell to 2023 and eagerly await the dawn of 2024, what better way to mark the occasion than with a creative burst of celebration? In this special New Year's Eve blog post, I'm wrapping up the year with the fifth and final installment of the Arrow Fold Series. So, let's dive into the details of this versatile card tutorial, perfect for ushering in the new year with style and flair! The Design: For this last tutorial of 2023, I've used the fabulous Stampin' Up A La Mode Alphabet Dies to craft eye-catching numbers that scream, "Hello, 2024!" The Arrow Fold design, a signature of this series, adds a touch of dynamism and excitement to your card, making it suitable for a range of celebratory occasions. Versatility: Originally created as a graduation card featuring the new Cap & Gown Stamp Set, this Arrow Fold creation is a chameleon in the card-making world. Seamlessly transitioning from a graduation card to a New Year's card, it adapts to the celebratory spirit of any occasion. Its understated elegance also positions it as the perfect solution for crafting those elusive masculine cards that can sometimes be challenging to find. Enjoy the step by step instruction guide, template and video below. Whether you're sending off a graduate, ringing in the new year, or crafting a card for that special guy in your life, this versatile design has you covered. Here's to bidding farewell to 2023 and embracing the exciting possibilities that 2024 holds. Wishing you all a Happy New Year filled with joy, creativity, and endless inspiration! Cheers!
December 30, 2023 by
FEATHERED FLIGHT CASCADING PLEATS CARD In the tenth installment of my Cascading Pleats Fun Fold series, I am delighted to share a heartfelt "thinking of you" sympathy card created with the whimsical Stampin' Up Feathered Friends stamp set. This unique fold adds an extra layer of elegance to the card, elevating the crafting experience and making it truly special. As you join me on this creative journey, discover the art of combining intricate stamping with the charm of cascading pleats to convey comfort and warmth during difficult times. Stamping and Coloring: The heart of this sympathy card lies in the delicate portrayal of ducks from the Feathered Friends stamp set. Using Stampin' Write Markers, I carefully colored each duck to convey a sense of gentleness and serenity. The detailed instructions PDF, linked below, provides a comprehensive list of the specific markers used, ensuring that anyone inspired to recreate this card can do so effortlessly. To enhance the card's visual appeal and add a sophisticated touch, I incorporated the exquisite Tartan Specialty Paper. The intricate patterns and rich colors of the tartan design complemented the simplicity of the ducks, creating a harmonious balance between elegance and heartfelt sentiment.
December 29, 2023 by
Today, I am thrilled to dive into the world of creativity and share with you my experience with the Stampin' Up Flower Cart Bundle. As we step into the new year, the crafting community is abuzz with excitement, thanks to the upcoming release of the 2024 January - April Mini Catalog. I couldn't wait to get my hands on this fantastic bundle and explore the possibilities it holds for my card-making adventures.
December 22, 2023 by
ICE CREAM SWIRL ARROW FOLD CARD Unveiling a delightful and yummy card-making experience that centers around the enchanting Stampin Up Ice Cream Swirl stamp set and its coordinating die bundle . Brace yourself for a journey into the world of whimsy, as we explore the unique Landscape Arrow Fun Fold technique, ensuring your creations are not only beautiful but also brimming with charm The star of the show is undoubtedly the ice cream set, but the leading role goes to the Landscape Arrow Fun Fold technique. This fold adds a touch of magic, turning your card into a miniature masterpiece. Beyond its enchanting design, the Ice Cream Swirl Fun Fold card is a testament to practicality. The card folds flat, ensuring it fits seamlessly into a standard envelope. Now, you can spread joy with your handcrafted creations far and wide. An Exclusive Sneak Peek: Anticipation is in the air as we catch a glimpse of the upcoming January-April Mini Catalog. Enhance your Ice Cream Swirl creation with exciting new products that will not only complement the bundle but also elevate your card-making to new heights. Learn more. Your Creative Guide: To assist you on this creative journey, I've prepared a comprehensive PDF tutorial. This resource includes a full material list, a template, measurements, and written instructions, allowing you to unleash your creativity with confidence. The download link awaits you at the end of this post. Every swirl, every fold, and every detail tells a story. It's time to craft yours. Happy creating!
December 20, 2023 by
BEE MINE CASCADING PLEATS Get ready to be charmed by the "You Make My Heart Happy" Cascading Pleats Fun Fold Card, a sneak peek into the Stampin' Up! Bee Mine Suite from the 2024 January-April Mini Catalog. In this blog post, discover the joy of creating this unique card with our instructions, template, and a step-by-step video tutorial. Create with Ease: Follow my simple instructions and use the provided template to craft this delightful card. Check out my video tutorial for a visual guide, making the creative process a breeze. More Pleats, More Joy: Explore additional cascading pleats fun fold cards in our series for endless inspiration and unique variations. Catalog Teaser: Anticipate the excitement of the upcoming 2024 January-April Mini Catalog. Stay connected with me for more sneak peeks, tutorials, and inspiration. Share your thoughts in the comments below!
Unwrapping Creativity: Transforming Stampin’ Up’s Rustic Christmas Kit into a Treasure Trove of Cards and Gift Card Holders
December 18, 2023 by
RUSTIC CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN KIT ALTERNATES 'Tis the season of joy and giving, and what better way to spread holiday cheer than with heartfelt handmade cards and unique gift card holders? Today, I'm thrilled to share a mega collection of festive creations, all crafted by repurposing the elements of the Stampin' Up Rustic Christmas Countdown Kit. This kit, with its versatile components, proved to be a gold mine for unleashing creativity and turning a single box into a plethora of stunning projects. Arrow Fun Fold Series - Part 2: In the spirit of innovative card designs, one of the standout alternates is the Arrow Fun Fold Series. The Rustic Christmas Countdown alternate is also Part 2 in my series on Arrow Fun folds. Did you catch the video class this past weekend? Click here. Cascading Pleats Fold with a Video Tutorial: For those who appreciate the art of paper folding, I've included a mesmerizing Cascading Pleats Fold. The accompanying video tutorial ensures that even the most intricate folds are a breeze to replicate. This project not only showcases your crafting skills but also makes for an unforgettable holiday keepsake. Quick and Easy Wow Holiday Cards: For the busy holiday season, I've curated a set of four quick and easy wow holiday cards. These cards can be used as delightful greetings on their own, or by simply adding the kit's envelopes to the inside, they transform into stylish and practical gift card holders. The perfect solution for those last-minute gifts that still carry a personal touch. Decorative Tree-Clip Gift Card Holders: Imagine adorning your Christmas tree with not just ornaments but also charming gift card holders. I've created a set of holders that can be easily clipped onto your tree, adding a touch of festive flair. These decorative holders are not just a practical solution for gift giving but also double as delightful decorations, ensuring your tree is both stylish and functional. Conclusion: The Rustic Christmas Countdown Kit from Stampin' Up has proven to be a crafting gem, allowing for the creation of a myriad of projects from just one box. Whether you're a seasoned crafter or a novice, the versatility of this kit opens the door to endless possibilities. So, grab your crafting supplies, dive into the world of repurposing, and let your imagination run wild this holiday season. After all, there's nothing quite like the joy of giving and receiving handmade treasures from the heart. Happy crafting!
December 17, 2023 by
In the world of congratulatory cards, Stampin' Up's Light the Sky and Wanted to Say dies take center stage, offering a dazzling array of creative possibilities. The addition of the Holographic Trio specialty paper elevates these cards to a whole new level, making them perfect for celebrating life's special moments. We hope these visually stunning cards inspire you to add a touch of magic to your next congratulatory occasion. Cheers to crafting joy and spreading smiles!
December 15, 2023 by
Get ready to add a touch of magic to your celebrations with the perfect combination of creativity and elegance. In this blog post, we'll explore the world of cascading pleats fun fold cards that are sure to make a statement at any occasion. Showcasing these two stunning cards featuring Stampin' Up's Light the Way stamps and dies paired with the enchanting Holographic Trio Specialty paper. These cards are not just for New Year's; they're versatile enough to dazzle at birthdays, promotions, graduations, and so much more. Capturing the Spirit of Celebration: There's something truly magical about the way fireworks light up the sky during celebrations. Our cascading pleats fun fold cards aim to capture that same sense of awe and wonder. By bringing together the dynamic Light the Way stamps and dies with the iridescent beauty of the Holographic Trio Specialty paper, we've created a visual masterpiece that will leave your recipients breathless. Materials of Brilliance: Stampin' Up Light the Way stamps and dies Holographic Trio Specialty paper Stargazing Designer Series Paper Paper trimmer and scoring tool Versatility for Every Occasion: These cascading pleats cards aren't limited to one specific celebration. Whether you're ringing in the New Year with a bang, commemorating a birthday, congratulating someone on a promotion, or cheering on a recent graduate, these cards are designed to adapt to any joyous occasion. Join the Celebration: Want more inspiration? Don't miss out on my upcoming video class where I'll be sharing additional Light the Way ideas. It's the perfect opportunity to dive deeper into the creative process and discover even more ways to make these cards shine. See my series below for more tutorials
December 13, 2023 by
Hey everyone! 💌✨ I'm thrilled to share my latest creation – a collection of festive holiday and winter cards featuring the exquisite Stampin' Up Winter Meadows Designer Series Paper and charming Reindeer stamps and dies! 🦌🎁 ✨ What makes these cards extra special? The whimsical Cascading Pleats fold! Get ready to impress your loved ones with a card that unfolds like a magical winter story. ❄️✉️ 🎨 The Winter Meadows Designer Series Paper adds a touch of elegance, while the Reindeer stamps and dies bring an adorable festive flair. 🌟🦌 Each card is a work of art, crafted with love and attention to detail. But the excitement doesn't stop there! 📐📽️ I've prepared easy-to-follow instructions, a handy template, and a step-by-step video tutorial so you can create your own masterpiece. ✂️🎬 No need to be a crafting pro – I've got you covered! Let's make this holiday season extra special with handmade cards that speak volumes. 🌈✨ Share the joy of the season, one beautiful card at a time. 💌🎅 Ready to start crafting? Head scroll for all the details and let the creativity flow!
December 12, 2023 by
Unwrap your creativity this holiday season with a stunning vintage Christmas card 🎅✨ Made using the Stampin' Up! St. Nick Designer Series Paper and the retiring Saint Nicholas Stamps and Dies bundle. Learn my cascading pleats fun fold technique with the instructions and template provided. Create something beautiful before the stamps and dies sell out and retire for good! Hurry! ⏳