Monday, December 30, 2013


Need a quick card for someone with the sniffles?  Combine the cheery paper from I Am Me Designer Series Paper, the matching Card Stock to punch out the Bitty Butterfly and Banners, and Candy Dots. Any Sentiment will work, I used Express Yourself which is a Hostess set.
Stamp Set:  Express Yourself
Ink:  Stazon Black
Card Stock:  Whisper White, Basic Gray, Calypso Coral, Pool Party, So Saffron, Real Red
And More:  Bitty Butterfly Punch, Candy Dots
Card Base is cut to 5 1/2" x 7 5/8" Score @ 4 1/4"

Friday, December 27, 2013


We recently went to Sea World in Florida.  They have a fabulous display of live penguins at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.   It inspired me to make a punch art Penguin card. Of course I added mittens, hats, & earmuffs!
Stamp Set:  Bootiful Occasions, Lovely as a Tree
Ink:  Stazon Black, Whisper White
Card Stock:  Pool Party, Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red, Gumball Green, Primrose Petals, Night of Navy, Pink Pirouette, Pumpkin Pie
And More: Dotted Scallop Ribbon Punch, Perfect Polkadots EF, Word Window Punch, Owl Builder Punch, Elegant Butterfly Punch (fins & mittens), Pennant Builder Punch, Extra Large Oval, Large Oval, Small Oval, Scallop Oval

Thursday, December 19, 2013


Stampin' Up! Clearance Products

Check out the CLEARANCE RACK to see if you want a great deal on clearance items.

Remember the Mitten Builder Punch and the Scallop Tulle Ribbon? I have 2 videos to tempt you to buy early!  They are available until the stock is depleted. There are over 100 other products available at great discounts.

Mitten Builder Punch

Video Tips for Punch

Scallop Tulle Ribbon is also available.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013


I was working on an anniversary card for some friends and chose a White on White theme which worked wonderfully with the current challenge at The Paper Players PP176.

The card base is 5 1/2" x 11" scored at 5 1/2"
Stamp Set: Express Yourself (Hostess Set)
Ink: Silver Encore (Holiday Mini)
Card Stock:  Whisper White, Vellum, Silver Glimmer Paper
And More:  Bird Builder Punch, Northern Flurry EF, Rhinestones, Clear Embossing Powder, Circle Framelits

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


Included in this Desktop Ensemble is a Notebook, Pen, Sticky Note Cube, and Gift Bag.  It is a great set with a masculine touch. 
Stamp Set:  Around the World
Ink:  Island Indigo, Summer Starfruit, Early Espresso, Crushed Cantaloupe
Card Stock:  Very Vanilla, Summer Starfruit, Island Indigo, Early Espresso
DSP: Soho Subway
And more:  Summer Starfruit Ribbon, Keyball Chain

You can make a quick gift bag with DSP. 
Cut DSP 9 1/4" x 6". 
On the long side (9 1/4") Score 1 1/2", 4 1/2" 6 ", & 9"
On the short side (6") Score 1 1/2" along bottom side.
Adhere 1/4" flap with Sticky Strip.
Adhere bottom.
Add a Ribbon Handle to the top. 
The mini Composition Notebook  is covered with Soho Subway Designer Series Paper and 1/8" Early Espresso Ribbon. It is closed with a Basic Grey magnetic snap.

The Pen has a strip of DSP inside from the Soho Subway DSP.

These cubes were easy to stamp on because they are so tightly bound.

Monday, December 9, 2013


It's been called Triple Stamping Technique and there are videos out to show how to make them.  I used the Labels Collection Framelits and stacked them in reverse to make today's card.  Once again I used Lovely as a Tree and combined it with Wisteria Wonder and Silver Encore Ink.

Stamp Set;  Lovely as a Treee
Ink:  Silver Encore, Wisteria Wonder
Card Stock:  Whisper White Wisteria Wonder, Silver Glimmer Paper
And More:  1/8" Silver Ribbon, Labels Collection Framelits.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013


Baby it's Cold OUTSIDE!  The Trees are stamped using the Silver Encore Pad on a Whisper White Card Base. Combined with Cherry Cobbler Ribbon and Washi Tape makes this simple elegant card really POP!  The bottom of the card is cut our using the Adorning Accents Edgelits.
Stamp Set:  Lovely as a Tree
Ink:  Silver Encore
Card Stock:  Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler
And More:  Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding, Washi Tape- Season of Style, Adorning Accents Edgelits
There are so many colors that look fabulous with the Silver Encore pad.  Now it's your turn to make one!

Monday, December 2, 2013


Welcome to the family!  LOL!  Doesn't this look like a fun family to join?  This baby card can be used for either a boy or a girl.  Inside the party continues and a place to stuff a gift card - great for either in town or out of town baby showers!  Get your markers out & start coloring!



Stamp Sets:  Monstermaniacs, Sweets for the Sweet (banner sticks), Zoo Babies (sentiment)
Ink: Stazon Black
Markers:  Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron, Wisteria Wonder, Crisp Cantaloupe, Blushing Bride, Coastal Cabana
Card Stock:  Whisper White, Coastal Cabana
DSP:  Gingham Garden
And More:  Candy Dots, Subtles Patterned DSP, Petite Pennant Punch, Perfect Polka Dot Embossing Folder, Googlies, Word Window Punch
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