January 2021 Paper Pumpkin

The January Paper Pumpkin kit is one of my favorites each year – it usually is Valentine-themed and the stamp set can be used for so many other ‘love’ occasions. This 2021 January kit falls right in line with the past kits. From the sneak peek images, the heart-shaped cards with a pink and goldContinue reading “January 2021 Paper Pumpkin”

The New Catalogs are Live!!

Today’s the day – the new January to June Mini and the January to February Sale-A-Bration catalogs are now live! If you’d like a physical copy of the catalog, please contact me – I’ve included the PDFs below: Remember for every $50 spent (before shipping and taxes), you are entitled to a free product fromContinue reading “The New Catalogs are Live!!”

Hand-Penned Thanks

I decided to take a a five minute break from all the holiday card-, treat-, and giftcard holder- making (that was a mouthful) and create a quick thank you card. I am always sending and giving out thank you cards, so it was time to replenish my stock. This one couldn’t have been easier toContinue reading “Hand-Penned Thanks”

More Bay Window Birthdays

I had an awesome opportunity this weekend to attend a retreat run by demonstrator Michelle Halleen. It was a great day – full of crafting, information, and fun. It’s been quite a while since such a number of us have been able to gather like this. With retreats and gathering almost inevitably comes the chanceContinue reading “More Bay Window Birthdays”

Hey Boo! Cute Halloween Card

October is fully here so I have to get a jump on my Halloween cards (I’ve been spending all my time, it seems, using the great holiday products from the new mini catalog.) Because these pumpkins, ghosts, skull, and kitty cats are just too cute – I had to distress the paper a little bitContinue reading “Hey Boo! Cute Halloween Card”

Frosted Gingerbread Card

Frosted gingerbread cookies and sweets definitely make me think of the holiday season. How about you? I used the Frosted Gingerbread Bundle to create this holiday card following the sketch challenge #573 from Just Add Ink. To make this card, you’ll need: Basic White Thick cardbase: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″, scored at 4 1/4″Continue reading “Frosted Gingerbread Card”

Candy Cane Christmas Card

What’s black and white and red all over? No….not that silly joke from elementary school – the answer is this Christmas card. The simple black, white, and red color scheme of this card makes it a fun way to spread some cheer. Here’s how I made the card: Score a 4 1/4″ x 11″ pieceContinue reading “Candy Cane Christmas Card”

Bay Window Birthday Cards

Have you seen the Bay Window fancy fold? I think it has been around for a while but…. I just saw it for the first time last week and I knew right away that I had to give it a go. It folds flat for mailing and then it can be propped open to standContinue reading “Bay Window Birthday Cards”

Pinwheel Tower

I’ve finally tried my hand at the new card craze taking over everyone’s feed lately – the pinwheel tower card – and I was so very pleasantly surprised at how simple it was to piece together. I think the hardest part of the creation process was figuring out what stamps and paper I wanted toContinue reading “Pinwheel Tower”

Sweet Farewell

Who says a farewell card has to be dreary? With a lot of fun colors, this card sends it’s receiver on their way with a smile – For this card, I used: Balmy Blue as the card base – 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (scored at 4 1/4″ on the long side) Piece of PatteryContinue reading “Sweet Farewell”

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