2016 Occasions Catalog


Last Day to Order From the Current Catalogs!

Last Day to Order From the Current Catalogs! Friends!  Today, May 31st, is the LAST day to order from the current catalogs!  Be sure to stock up on everything you love from the 2015-2016 Annual Catalog and the 2016 Occasions Catalog!  Tomorrow is the BIG DAY when the brand spanking […]


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Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set

Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set I’m so thrilled that Stampin’ Up!’s Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set will NOT be retiring at the end of the catalog order period on May 31st.  Woo hoo!  That means we all get at least another year to create cards and projects with the deliciously delightful […]


Love Blossoms Wedding Cards

Love Blossoms Wedding Cards Wedding season is upon us!  We have already attended one wedding and we have three more so far to attend this year.  That means three more wedding showers, too.  That’s a lot of cards!  I made two different wedding cards using Stampin’ Up!’s Love Blossoms Designer […]

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Bookmark Card Template and Tutorial

Bookmark Card Template and Tutorial My last post was full of pictures of a bookmark card that I created several years ago.  Today’s post includes the bookmark card template and tutorial.  Even though it’s Template Tuesday, I’m providing the template to all of my readers today, not just my email […]


Bookmark Card

Bookmark Card I created the custom template for this fun bookmark card almost ten years ago.  Over the years, I have played around with different versions of it (like the one HERE, which uses the Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set.)  I usually make cards are projects that are bold and […]

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Make a Paper Purse!

Make a Paper Purse Be sure to sign up for my free Template Tuesday Newsletter so you can receive the template to make this fun paper purse!  In the video below, you’ll see just how easy it is to print the PDF and assemble the pieces.  It literally takes about ten […]


Popcorn Box Template

Popcorn Box Template Tomorrow is Template Tuesday! (See last week’s Template Tuesday Paper Dress Card.) Be sure to sign up in the box below to receive my Template Tuesday Newsletter  so that you can receive the FREE Popcorn Box Template! Isn’t it so cute? I used Stampin’ Up!’s It’s My […]

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It’s My Party Designer Series Paper

It’s My Party! Designer Series Paper It’s My Party and it’s never going to end!  I have had such a blast creating so many cards with the It’s My Party Designer Series Paper and other products from the It’s My Party Collection!  Today’s card is my last It’s My Party card for awhile […]


Stampin’ Up! Catalogs: Making a CASE

Stampin’ Up! Catalogs:  Making a CASE I have a pile two feet tall of Stampin’ Up! Catalogs.  The catalogs date back almost TWO decades!  I love Stampin’ Up! Catalogs for several reasons.  Not only do I use the catalogs for the obvious reason of looking at all of the wonderful products, but […]

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Paper Dress Card Template & Tutorial

Paper Dress Card Template & Tutorial & Introducing “Template Tuesday” Check out this paper dress card!  It’s been awhile since I’ve created an “out-of-the-box” paper craft project.  I’ve been so caught up with creating greeting cards that I started to miss my true passion of creating something out of nothing. […]