Monthly Archives: May 2015


Slider Bookmark Card Tutorial

I created a slider bookmark card to showcase this year’s Stampin’ Up! stamp set to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Below is a picture tutorial of the measurements.  (You can see the original post HERE.)    Step One / The Outside Pocket: 1)  Score a piece of 6″ x 6″ […]

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Cherry on Top DIY Love Notes Easel 1 comment

I created this “Love Notes” easel using Stampin’ Up!’s new Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack and the current Mini Treat Bags Thinlits Dies. Before I explain the creation, I have to admit that I have a problem.  Here goes:  whenever I see a blank surface, I cannot leave […]


Cherry on Top Stationery Box and Greeting Cards

Today, we are going to take a closer look at the outside of the stationery box I showed you yesterday, along with the greeting cards I created to go along with the box. The Box: To create the flower, I used the Spiral Flowers Originals Die and the wonderful new Cherry […]

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Stationery Box Tutorial

The stationery box that I first showed you HERE is so easy to make!  I promise that once you start, you will want to make one for each of  your friends and give them as gifts. Supplies Needed: 2 Sheets of 12 x 12 Cardstock to coordinate with the Designer Series Paper […]


Banner Triple Punch by Stampin’ Up!: Your New Best Friend! 2 comments

One of my top favorite items from the new 2015-2016 Stampin’ Up! Annual Idea Book and Catalog is the Banner Triple Punch. It is three punches in one!   You can quickly create banners with widths of 1″, 1-1/2″, and 2″ and any lengths you choose.  The punch makes the banner-cut perfectly!  No more […]

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Beautiful New 2015-2017 In-Colors from Stampin’ Up!

Happiness is what I think and feel when I look at this card and all of the wonderful colors and shapes.  I created the layers on this card with pieces from the Moments Like These Project Life Card Collection by Stampin’ Up!  I also used accessories from the Moments Like These […]


Watermelon Wonder is Wondrous!

Look at the delicious pop of color that the new 2015-2017 In-Color Watermelon Wonder adds to the Basic Black, Whisper White, and gold used on this card.  I am so in love with all of these color!  They are so delicious that I want to eat them!!  Seriously, all of the […]

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Greeting Cards for Men: A Great Father’s Day Gift Idea 2 comments

My husband has been asking me for awhile now to make a set of thank you notes for him that he can have on-hand to send to his clients.  He would like something more personal than ordinary tacky store-bought cards, and he happens to know someone who makes cards for […]


Dotty Angles Stamp Set Adds Fabulous Dimension to Your Cards! 1 comment

I love Stampin’ Up!’s Dotty Angles photopolymer stamp set!  The images add so much dimension to your projects.  Who knew that litter geometric shapes could make a card pop with drama?  Remember this card?  Take a look at another! I made this card in a snap with pieces from the new […]

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Happy Graduation! An Easy Scrapbook Layout with Project Life 1 comment

I used to procrastinate scrapbooking until Project Life by Stampin’ Up! came along.  The entire process was always so overwhelming to me.  However, I put together this two-page layout of our daughter’s college graduation in about thirty minutes with the Moments Like These Project Life Card Collection and the Moments […]