How to Make an Explosion Card

How to Make an Explosion Card If you haven’t yet figured it out, I’m obsessed with the Snowman Season stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  I’ve made several designs with the set, and in my latest YouTube video I show you how to make an explosion card with just a few […]

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Triangle Fun-Fold Tropical Christmas Card

Triangle Fun-Fold Tropical Christmas Card I live in sunny south Florida, so I wanted to create a tropical Christmas card.  I made a triangle fun-fold tropical Christmas card with Stampin’ Up!’s Poinsettia Petals Bundle and the Playing with Patterns Designer Series Paper. I posted a video tutorial to show you […]


Side-Hinged Fun-Fold Card!

Side-Hinged Fun-Fold Card! Hi Friends!  Today I’m showing you how easy it is to add some pizzazz to your greeting cards by changing things up a bit and incorporating a unique card fold.  The side-hinged fun-fold card is really easy and the best part is that you can make a […]

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Christmas Gift Card Holders

Christmas Gift Card Holder – November Card Class in the Mail – Five Cards/One Easy Layout Order Now Until November 7th 11:59 pm Eastern Hi, Friends!  Since we don’t know when we’ll be able to meet again in person, I’m excited to announce that for the next few months, I’m […]


Stampin Up Builder Punch Hack!

Stampin Up Builder Punch Hack! If you have any of the Builder Punches from Stampin’ Up!, you already know that it’s pretty much impossible to stamp the coordinating images in the exact place to line them up with the punch.  I created a short video to show you a builder […]

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slimline card and envelope

Slimline Card and Envelope

Slimline Card and Envelope Hi, Friends!  Have you seen the trendy new slimline card layout?  Join my Tuesday night, October 27th, at 8pm eastern for the “almost live” YouTube video tutorial.  I’ll show you how to easily make a slimline card and envelope using the Snowman Season stamp set and […]


Snowman Builder Punch

Snowman Builder Punch I’m revisiting the fun double point fold card that I showed you how to make on YouTube and I’m using the layout again to make this fun card using the Snowman Season stamp set and Snowman Builder Punch.  How cute is this little guy?? Look at the […]

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DIY Gift Bag with Greeting Card “No Peeking” Bag Topper

DIY Gift Bag with Greeting Card “No Peeking” Bag Topper Join me for “Almost LIVE” Stamping with Charlene on Tuesday, October 13th at 8pm for the premiere of my DIY Gift Bag with Greeting Card “No Peeking” Bag Topper video tutorial. This tutorial is so easy and so fun!  I’ll […]


Introducing Stampin’ Up! Gift Certificates!

Stampin’ Up! Gift Certificates Stampin’ Up! gift certificates have arrived to stampinwithcharlene.com just in time for the holidays!  What a great gift to give AND to receive, right?!?! How to Purchase a Stampin’ Up! Gift Certificate select a denomination and purchase from my Stampin with Charlene store (NOT from my […]

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Snow Globe Scenes: Card Class in the Mail – Watch on YouTube!

Snow Globe Scenes: October Card Class in the Mail I am so in love with the Stampin’ Up! Snow Globe Scenes Dies!  I created five different cards using the Snow Globe Scenes Dies for my October Card Class in the Mail.  The layout for the cards is all the same.  […]


Country Home Stamp Set

Country Home Stamp Set Thanksgiving Hostess Gift I used the Country Home stamp set from Stampin’ Up! to create a fun pocket stationery holder that you can easily make and give as a Thanksgiving hostess gift.  You can make teacher gifts, too. The Country Home stamp set is one of […]

Country Home Stamp Set Thanksgiving Hostess Gift

Spooky Halloween Gatefold Card

Spooky Halloween Gatefold Card Join me on YouTube Tuesday September 22nd at 8pm eastern for a fun spooky Halloween gatefold card!  I’ve demonstrated gatefold cards for you before when I made the Timeless Tropical cards.  Look closely at this spooky Halloween gatefold card!  It’s a different variation and you will […]