Quick & Easy Interactive Card [Flash Pop Up Series #8]

In today's blog post, we explore the eighth installment of our Flash Pop Up card series, a delightful project that marries simplicity with elegance. This tutorial features a "no stamp" card using elements from Stampin' Up!'s Mix & Match collections. With the Sunny Springs Card base and elements from the Fully Flowering and Saying Something Ephemera Packs, this card is not only easy to assemble but also a joy to create. Perfect for those looking to craft a beautiful card without the fuss, this design promises charm and ease in every detail. Join me as we dive into the effortless world of interactive card making!

Country Woods Birdhouse Card [Flash Pop Up Series #7]

Welcome to the seventh card in my Flash Pop Up Fun Fold series! This card, using the Country Woods Suite from Stampin’ Up, features a charming metal flower pot scene on the front. Open the card to reveal a pop-out birdhouse with two birds on Window Sheets, creating the illusion of flight. Versatile Design: Originally a sympathy card, it can be adapted for any occasion by changing the greeting. About the Suite: The Country Woods Suite includes two stamp and die bundles, designer papers, and more, perfect for creating adorable birdhouse-themed cards.

Take to the Sky Card [Flash Pop Up Series #6]

Dive into the creative skies with my latest Flash Pop Up Fun Fold card tutorial! This sixth installment in the series features the dynamic Take to the Sky Suite from Stampin’ Up, perfect for crafting an adventurous, airplane-themed card. Whether it’s for a birthday, a thank you, or just because, this card promises an uplifting surprise with every open. Join me in crafting a piece that lets your loved ones channel their inner pilot, complete with soaring planes and fluffy clouds. Don’t miss out on our special 20% off sale on the Adventurous Sky Bundle in my online store until June 30!

Trusy Tools Card [Flash Pop Up Series #5]

With Father’s Day around the corner, I found myself inspired to create some masculine cards. I dove into "man town" mode, crafting a Flash Pop Up card using the Stampin’ Up Trusty Tools Stamps and Dies bundle. The front of the card features a charming toolbox with various tools. Upon opening the card, a pegboard pops up, revealing hidden tools for an extra surprise. This interactive element adds a delightful touch that will surely impress the recipient. For detailed instructions, a template, and a supply list, check out the full tutorial on my blog. Happy crafting and have a wonderful Father’s Day!

Jumping Dolphins Card [Flash Pop Up Series #4]

Dive into crafting magic with my latest tutorial featuring the enchanting Stampin' Up Friendly Fins stamps and dies. Experience the thrill as two joyful dolphins leap out when you open this captivating birthday card, surrounded by an array of delightful sea creatures. Perfect for any occasion, this project combines fun, creativity, and a splash of surprise. Join me in crafting this underwater adventure that's sure to make a splash!

Pop Up Photo Graduation Cap Cards

As graduation season rolls around, I find myself scrambling for unique gift ideas for the twelve (yes, twelve!) graduation parties on our calendar this month. I wanted to create something special and memorable for each graduate while keeping the process simple and enjoyable. That's when I came up with the idea of crafting personalized graduation cap pop-up cards. Not only are they fun to make, but they also allow for customization with each school's colors and a personal touch with a photo of the graduate inside.

Tune In Fun Fold Card & Gift Box Video

Dive into the nostalgic charm of the Stampin’ Up Tune In Bundle with our latest craft tutorial! I've combined vibrant rainbow colors and a retro TV design to create a unique fun fold card and matching gift box. Perfect for any occasion, this project is sure to bring joy and a touch of whimsy to both maker and receiver. Join me in this creative journey and add a personalized spin to your crafting repertoire. Don't miss my step-by-step video for easy replication of this delightful project!

Tune In Photo Graduation Card & Fun Fold Tutorial

Crafting handmade cards is a heartfelt way to celebrate significant moments, and with graduation season upon us, I've designed a unique card using the Stampin' Up Tune In Bundle. This playful card incorporates a personalized touch with a photo of the graduate, cleverly integrated into a vintage TV set scene, making it a memorable keepsake. Whether for a graduation party or another special occasion, this card brings joy and nostalgia to any celebration. Dive into the detailed tutorial available in the instructions section and join me in spreading handmade happiness this summer!

The Ultimate Double Cheeseburger Card

Dive into a world of creative crafting with my latest tutorial on the Double Decker Burger Card, using the delightful Stampin' Up! Bistro Burger Bundle. Perfect for celebrating the food lovers and wonderful men in your life, this tutorial will guide you through creating a mouth-watering card that's almost as tempting as the real thing. Find all the details, from a free step-by-step guide to a video tutorial on coloring techniques, right here on my blog. Join me in this tasty crafting adventure!

Bistro Burger Pop Up Surprise Card [Flash Pop Up Series #2]

Get ready to delight the grill master or fast food lover in your life with the Flash Pop Up Fancy Fold card featuring the Stampin' Up Burger Bistro Bundle! Perfect for Father’s Day or any special occasion, this card bursts with fun surprises, including fries and pickles that pop up when opened. Dive into the details of this unique project and discover how to create your own with our step-by-step tutorial. Let’s spread some handmade happiness together!

Sketched Butterflies Accordion Fun Fold Card

Dive into the enchanting world of butterflies with our latest Accordion Fun Fold card tutorial! This project features the versatile Sketched Butterflies stamp set and die bundle from Stampin Up, beautifully paired with the Thoughtful Journeys Designer Series Paper. Whether you’re crafting a birthday greeting or a heartfelt sympathy card, this tutorial provides all the tools you need, including step-by-step instructions and expert coloring tips using Stampin' Blends markers. Ready to spread your crafting wings? Join us for this creative adventure!

Sketched Butterflies Arrow Fun Fold Card

Dive into the art of card making with our latest tutorial featuring the exquisite Sketched Butterflies Bundle from Stampin' Up! Learn how to create a Butterfly Landscape Arrow Fun Fold card with a stunning 3-D butterfly that springs to life with vibrant colors. Perfect for any occasion, this card can easily be adapted with a simple change of greeting. Join me in exploring this fun and elegant crafting journey, and let your creativity take flight!

How to make a realistic turtle card

Discover how to create a stunningly realistic sea turtle card with the Stampin’ Up Sea Turtle Stamp Set! This detailed tutorial includes step-by-step instructions on using Stampin’ Blends Markers to bring your sea turtle to life. Perfect for card makers looking to add a touch of aquatic charm to their projects. Check out the video tutorial and printable PDF for a comprehensive guide to mastering the Sea Turtle Stamp Set.

Sea Turtle Angled Gatefold Card Tutorial

Amidst the sun-soaked days and balmy evenings of our Mexico vacation, the encounter with graceful sea turtles swimming alongside us was truly mesmerizing. Inspired by these gentle ocean wanderers, I couldn’t wait to channel this experience into my crafting. The moment we returned, I reached for my Stampin’ Up Sea Turtle Stamp Set, eager to stamp and create. This Angled Gatefold card I’ve designed not only captures the serenity of the turtles but also mirrors the ebb and flow of the ocean’s waves. Join me in crafting a tribute to these majestic creatures, and let's dive into the tranquility of ocean-inspired creativity together.

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!

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!

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!

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!

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.

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!

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.