Gift Ideas


Craft Show Display Ideas: Greeting Card Vendors

Craft Show Display Ideas for Greeting Card Vendors It’s almost October, which means its time for holiday bazaars and craft shows to begin filling up our weekends.  A couple of years ago I participated in a craft show and I want to share with you my craft show display ideas […]

craft show display ideas for greeting card vendors

playful pals stamp set

Playful Pals Stamp Set ~ Cute Cards for Kids!

Playful Pals Stamp Set ~ Cute Cards for Kids! I have had the Playful Pals Stamp Set for several months now and I finally found some time to pull it out and make some really cute cards for kids.  I am a big fan of handwritten notes, and I believe it […]


Pyramid Pals Star

Pyramid Pals Star Have you seen the Pyramid Pals Thinlits Dies?  You might think that the Pyramid Pals Thinlits Dies and the coordinating Playful Pals Photopolymer Stamp Set are just for creating cards and projects for kids.  Wrong! Did you know that you can make a Pyramid Pals star?  I […]

pyramid pals star

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Decorative Three-Ring Binder

Decorative Three-Ring Binder If you are anything like me, you have a million different things going on at the same time.  I have a pile a mile high of notes in about twenty different notebooks…no kidding.  I decided to condense everything into one three-ring binder to keep in my purse […]


Paper Pumpkin Kits Are Perfect For Kids!

Paper Pumpkin Kits Are Perfect For Kids! Did you know that Paper Pumpkin Kits are perfect for kids?  I wanted to see just how easy and convenient Stampin’ Up!’s Paper Pumpkin Kits really are, so I put the March 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit to the test.  I enlisted my six-year-old nephew […]

paper pumpkin kits are perfect for kids

top 5 picks from the stampin up clearance rack

My Top 5 Picks from the Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack

My Top 5 Picks From the Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack Take a look at my top 5 picks from the Stampin’ Up! Clearance Rack.  New items were added today from the 2015 Holiday Catalog.  Be sure to order the items right away, because once they sell out, they are gone for […]


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 […]


popcorn box template

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 […]


Love Blossoms Blushing Bride Glimmer Butterfly Card

Yesterday, I showed you a fun mini treat bag Valentine’s Day card that I made using the new Love Blossoms Designer Series Paper Stack from the 2016 Occasions Catalog from Stampin’ Up!.  Today, I want to show you how you can use the exact same Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper, […]


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Stampin’ Up! Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper Bling

Stampin’ Up!’s new Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper packs just enough punch to add the perfect amount of bling to any greeting card or project.  The Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper is available in the 2016 Occasions Catalog on page 17 as part of the Love Blossoms Collection which included Love Blossoms  Designer Series […]