April 2022 Paper Pumpkin

Just a few more days to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin to get in on April’s kit. You’ll receive everything you need to make 9 cards (an exclusive stamp set, an ink spot, paper, coordinating envelopes, adhesives, and embellishments). And they mentioned a unique fold – a great way to wow the recipients of your cards.Continue reading “April 2022 Paper Pumpkin”

New Annual Catalog Sneak Peek

On Saturday, I got to attend Stampin’ Up!’s virtual OnTour – a 3-hour combo of networking and getting to see some of the new products from the coming annual catalog in action. As part of this fun event, attendees were sent a physical copy of the catalog (who doesn’t love flipping through pages – soContinue reading “New Annual Catalog Sneak Peek”

Amazing Thanks Card

I almost didn’t post this – not that I don’t like it. The idea I had to use these colors just didn’t translate into the vision I had – it’s more Halloween-y to me – but – I thought, why not?! This card really only uses dies and an embossing folder – no stamps necessary.Continue reading “Amazing Thanks Card”

Boughs & Blossoms Thank You

I have been seeing this simple layout all over Instagram and I had to give it a shot. It really is simple and you can use it any which way you need too! To make this card, you’ll need the following supplies: Basic White Thick card base: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (scored at 4Continue reading “Boughs & Blossoms Thank You”

April 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit

Stampin’ Up!’s description of the upcoming April “Chang is Beautiful” Paper Pumpkin kit: Growing through life can also mean growing pains. Whether they’re climbing their career ladder or moving out for the first time—change can be simultaneously thrilling and scary—but isn’t that what makes life beautiful? Because new beginnings, after all, are simply new adventures.Continue reading “April 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit”

In Bloom Congratulations Card

Who doesn’t love a simple congrats card? Okay – this doesn’t look simple but that’s only because the specialty paper used on the flowers makes it so fancy. A simple cut of patterned paper and some background stamping adds to the fancy. To make this card, you’ll need the following supplies: Basic White (Thick forContinue reading “In Bloom Congratulations Card”

March 2022 Paper Pumpkin (Extra Stamp Set)

Stampin’ Up! included an extra stamp set in this month’s Paper Pumpkin kit. It’s big and has 2-step stamps (which I love). I had to make something with it right away. A sneak peak of that extra stamp set posted last month: I took out my favorite Memories and More Assorted Cards and Envelopes andContinue reading “March 2022 Paper Pumpkin (Extra Stamp Set)”

Change is Beautiful Paper Pumpkin Kit

The April 2022 Paper Pumpkin kit (Change is Beautiful) will include enough supplies to make 9 cards (with coordinating envelopes) to help lend support to anyone you know who may be going through a change – any type of change. I’m exciting to see what kind of unique fold the kit will show us (I’mContinue reading “Change is Beautiful Paper Pumpkin Kit”

March 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit (and Alternative)

I lucked out and received my March Paper Pumpkin kit on Friday. So what did I do – I ignored all of my usual weekend housekeeping and ran to my craft space. Ok….not really – I trotted there after a few loads of laundry. This kit is gorgeous – the colors are great. I mean,Continue reading “March 2022 Paper Pumpkin Kit (and Alternative)”

Amazing Silhouettes Sympathy Card

No one likes to make sympathy cards but we all need them sooner or later. This card is a somewhat simple card – heat embossing and blending are used for the main image. To make this card, you’ll need the following supplies: Just Jade card base: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″Continue reading “Amazing Silhouettes Sympathy Card”