Monthly Archives: May 2015


Create Greeting Cards with Project Life by Stampin’ Up!

Create fun greeting cards quickly and easily with Project Life kits by Stampin’ Up!  There are so many different creations and combinations you can come up with when you combine the pieces from both the Project Life Kits and the Project Life Accessory packs.  (Remember the scrapbook layout I made […]

project life by stampin up greeting cards

playground project life by stampin up

Project Life by Stampin’ Up! Makes it Easy to Start Scrapbooking

Project Life by Stampin’ Up! makes it easy to start scrapbooking.  If you are like me, the thought of memorializing every photo I have ever taken by adding it to a book and writing about the events surrounding the photo is just too overwhelming.  Not any more!  Project Life by Stampin’ […]


Stampin’ Up! & Ronald McDonald House Charities: A Way for You to Serve Others

UPDATE:  The Slider Bookmark Tutorial can be found HERE. The Making a Difference Program: Stampin’ Up! will donate $3.00 to Ronald McDonald House Charities for every Sprinkles of Life stamp set that is sold during the 2015-2016 catalog year.  Since 2003, Stampin’ Up! has donated more than $1,000,000 through its […]

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gift card holder faux leather purse top note bigz die

Buy the Top Note Die Before it Retires on June 1st

Buy the Top Note Bigz Die before it retires on June 1st.  I made some fun gift card holder purses a couple of years back using the Top Note Bigz Die.  I think these little purses are so cute!  Not only are they big enough to hold a gift card, […]


Patio Table for 18″ Dolls

Since tomorrow is Mother’s Day, I am going to treat myself and share with you my favorite project ever.  I loved making this patio table and I still have it, seven years later.  It sits on the shelf in my craft room and reminds me that it is possible to go […]

american girl patio table made with stampin up big shot pennant die

use stampin up designer series paper to wrap a present

Wrap a Present with Designer Series Paper

Wrap a present is Designer Series Paper and you will rock the party!!  I didn’t have a small gift bag, so I decided to grab a piece of retired Designer Series Paper to wrap my mom’s Mother’s Day gift.  It was so much fun!  I couldn’t decide how I wanted […]


Stampin’ Up! Home Décor Projects

Did you know that Stampin’ Up!’s products can be used to make a variety of items, including some really cute home décor?  Before the Designer Rosette Bigz XL Die and the Jumbo Sticky Rounds retire on June 1st, I wanted to show you a couple of things that I have […]

designer rosette bigz xl die

stampin up personalized name stamp stationery gift box

Order a Personalized Name Stamp from Stampin’ Up!

  If you haven’t yet ordered one of the many adorable personalized name stamps from Stampin’ Up!, please hurry and order a bunch now before they retire on June 1st!  There are so many fun projects you can make with the personalized name stamps.  Below are a few examples. Ways […]


Stampin’ Up! Paper Cake Treat Boxes: Out-of-the-Box Projects

In addition to using Stampin’ Up! products to create wonderful handmade greeting cards, I have also created several different “out-of-the-box” paper crafted items over the years.  These project have been some of my favorites.  I have held onto them because they remind me not only of how much I love […]

stampin up paper cake treat boxes

stampin up hello you thinlits dies and crazy about you stamp set mother's day card

Hello You Thinlits Dies Mother’s Day Card

I love Stampin’ Up!’s Hello You Thinlits Dies!  I used the “Happy” thinlit  and the “Mother’s Day” from the “Crazy About You” photopolymer stamp set to create this fun Mother’s Day card for my neighbor.  You can purchase both items as part of a bundle and save 15%. My neighbor needed […]