Quick Easy Cards to Make and Give as Gifts

Quick Easy Cards to Make and Give as Gifts Hi, Friends!  This week on YouTube, I posted an easy tutorial on quick easy cards to make and give as gifts.  I used the Stampin’ Write Markers to make this fun card! I have to admit it was fun to take […]

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How to Start Paper Crafting on a Budget of $250

How to Start Paper Crafting on a Budget of $250 Hi, Friends!  I started a new series on my YouTube channel for beginning stampers.  I wanted to get back to the basics and put out short video content that explains in simple terms how to use paper crafting items. I’ve […]


How to Use Gilded Leafing with Adhesive Sheets

How to Use Gilded Leafing with Adhesive Sheets Last week, I introduced you to two easy ways to use gilded leafing on your cards.  This week, I’m going to show you how to use gilded leafing with adhesive sheets.  The technique is so easy and you are going to love […]

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Two Easy Ways to Use Gilded Leafing on Your Cards

Two Easy Ways to Use Gilded Leafing on Your Cards Hi, friends!  I came up with two easy ways to use gilded leafing on your cards.  The Gilded Leafing Embellishment is a new item that Stampin’ Up! offers in the current January to June Mini Catalog.  I was fascinated by […]


February Card Class in the Mail

February Card Class in the Mail Sweet Ice Cream Card Class in the Mail  Join me for “Almost LIVE Stamping with Charlene” on YouTube! When:  Tuesday, February 2nd Time:  8pm eastern I’ll be joining you LIVE to view my latest video where I’ll show you the cards that are part […]

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Sweet Little Valentines Cards & More Alternate Ideas

Sweet Little Valentines Cards & More Alternate Ideas Hi, Friends!  I can’t believe it’s almost the end of January!  That means Valentine’s Day is only a couple of weeks away.  Holy cow!  I want to show you two Sweet Little Valentines Cards & More alternate ideas that are available in […]


Easy Accordion Fold Card Tutorial

Easy Accordion Fold Card Tutorial Hi Friends!  Watch my video on YouTube on Tuesday, January 26th at 8pm eastern where I’ll show you how to make a very easy accordion fold card. Watch the YouTube video HERE. When I say easy, I mean easy!  It takes less than a minute […]

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How to Use Blending Brushes to Make a Greeting Card

How to Use Blending Brushes Watch my YouTube video along with me on Tuesday, January 19th at 8pm eastern!  In the video, I show you how to use blending brushes!  The new Stampin’ Up! blending brushes are so fun and easy to use.  I created a beautiful ombre look with […]


January Card Class in the Mail: Valentine’s Day Cards!

Quick & Easy Valentine’s Day Cards January Card Class in the Mail Details Where:  My YouTube Channel When:  Tuesday, January 5th at 8pm eastern What:  I’ll show you the cards and share the details about the January 2021 Card Class in the Mail How to Participate Place an order of […]

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January Reward Code and Some Announcements!

Happy New Year, Friends! I have lots of announcements to tell you about now that a brand new year has started.  Let’s get to it! The reward code for January is AV77KSVG.  Remember, the code is available for orders from $25 to $149.99.  Read all of the details HERE. Sale-a-Bration […]


Welcome, Daytime Viewers!

DIY Gift Card Holder: The Who, What, Why, and How Welcome, Daytime TV viewers!  Thanks for tuning in to watch my DIY gift card holder tutorial.  Let’s ignore COVID for a minute and pretend things are normal.  If there is one thing on which we can all agree, it’s that […]

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Make a Perpetual Birthday Calendar

Perpetual Birthday Calendar As we approach the end of another year (thankfully) let’s prepare for next year by making a fun and easy perpetual birthday calendar!  My tutorial for the perpetual birthday calendar uses two items from the upcoming Sale-a-Bration brochure.  You can earn both the Berry Blessing stamp set […]