How to Make Paper Doilies

How to Make Paper Doilies Hello, Friends!  Join me on YouTube on Tuesday, July 13th at 8pm eastern where I’ll show you how you can make paper doilies.  It’s so fun and so easy! I remember when I started making greeting cards and I told myself that I would never […]

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Easy Fun Fold Card: July Card Class in the Mail Premieres Tuesday

Easy Fun Fold Card:  July Card Class in the Mail Premieres Tuesday, July 6th at 8pm Hi, Friends!  Please join me for the premiere of Season 2 of “Almost Live Stamping with Charlene” on YouTube on Tuesday, July 6th at 8pm eastern.  I’ll show you how to make an easy […]


New Host Code and Life Update!

Hi Friends!  I wanted to let you know that there is a new host code effective today!  Enter F7N3CCQ7 after you place an online order from my store and you will receive a small free gift from me the following month. I will be returning with my weekly YouTube videos on […]


May Card Class in the Mail

MAY 2021 CARD CLASS IN THE MAIL Join me Tuesday, May 4th at 8pm eastern on YouTube where I’ll show you how to assemble the cards.  I’ll also show you the other four cards that are part of the May Card Class in the Mail along with a new fun […]


Flowering Cactus Fun Fold Card

Flowering Cactus Fun Fold Card Join me on Tuesday, April 27th at 8pm eastern on my YouTube channel to see how to make a flowering cactus fun fold card.  I’ll be using the Flowering Cactus Medley to put a fun twist on one of my favorite card designs:  the gatefold […]

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Sweet Strawberry Card

Sweet Strawberry Card I love strawberries and I love the Sweet Strawberry card on page 44 of the mini catalog even more!  I actually have a personal connection between strawberries and stationery.  When I was in sixth grade, my teacher always had lots of fun stationery and the theme always […]


Masculine Card Collection

Masculine Card Collection April Card Class in the Mail Hi, Friends!  For the April Card Class in the Mail, we are making a masculine card collection.  It’s always a challenge for me to create masculine cards.  That’s why I decided it would be a good idea to make a masculine […]

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Card for a Frontline Worker

Card for a Frontline Worker Hi, Friends!  I want to share with you this card I made for a frontline worker.  I used the “Handsomely Suited” bundle from Stampin’ Up! to create the lab coat.  I am so happy with the results! The Handsomely Suited Bundle comes with so many […]


How to Make a Double Pocket Fold Card

How to Make a Double Pocket Fold Card Hi, Friends!  Watch my YouTube video on how to make a double pocket fold card! This card fold is great because you can use the double pocket fold for an invitation or to hold a gift card.  There are so many possibilities! […]

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Triple Panel Stand Alone Card

Triple Panel Stand Alone Card You’ll love the easy triple panel stand alone card.  You can watch the video tutorial beginning Tuesday, March 16th at 8pm eastern on my YouTube channel HERE.  When I chose the color for this card, I didn’t realize that I would be showing the video […]


Dutch Door Fold – March Card Class in the Mail

Dutch Door Fold March Card Class in the Mail Premiere Date and Link Join me Tuesday, March 9th at 8pm eastern on YouTube to learn how to make a Dutch door fold card.  I’ll also show you the other four cards that are part of the March Card Class in […]

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Make a Pop-Up Card Box

Make a Pop-Up Card Box Hi, Friends!  The pop-up card box has been around for awhile, but they’ve always intimidated me!  I decided to finally make one, and it was so much easier that it looks!  The pop-up card box even folds into a regular 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ card, so […]