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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Life Looks Good on You

I was inspired to take Dawn Griffith's YouTube video and create this card. View Dawn's video HERE and please be sure to leave her a comment for taking the time to create this video! I tweaked the card; my measurements ARE NOT THE same as Dawn's.

 Stampin' Up! Products
  • Whisper White Thick cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
    • Card layer measures 2 3/4" x 3 3/4"
    • Scrap for die cut
  • Night of Navy cardstock
    • Card layer measures 9 3/4" x 4"
      • Scored at 5 1/4"
    • Scrap for die cut
  • Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer (flap) measures 3 3/4" x 3 3/4"
    • Card layer (inside) measures 1 1/4" x 3 3/4"
    • Scrap for dress
  • Beautiful You stamp set
  • Night of Navy ink
  • Label Card and Label Collections Framelits
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive Sheets 
  • Candy Dot (Regals)
  • Dimensionals

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Bouquet Bunch


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Flirty Flamingo cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 8  1/2" (scored at 4 1/4"
  • Crumb Cake cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5" x 3 3/4"
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Scrap for springs
  • Tranquil Tide cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
    • Scrap for flower stems
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Scraps for die cuts
  • Beautiful Bouquet stamp set
  • Berry Burst, Flirty Flamingo, Fresh Fig and Tranquil Tide inks
  • Bouquet Bunch Framelits
  • Circle 1 3/8",Decorative Label and Modern Label hand punches
  • Embossing Paste
  • Pattern Party Decorative Masks
  • Wink of Stella
  • Pearl Basic Jewels
  • Dimensionals

Monday, July 17, 2017

Create Your Own Pattern Paper

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Brilliant Blue cardstock
    • Card base measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
      • Scored at 4 1/4"
  • Ballet Blue cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
    • Banner measures 3" x 5/8"
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • Scrap for fern
  • Summer Sun cardstock
    • Scrap for flower
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
    • Banner measures 3" x 1/2"
  • Banner Surprise stamp set
    • Paper Pumpkin - June 2016
  • Hello Sunshine stamp set
    • Paper Pumpkin - February 2016
  • Ballet Blue, Brilliant Blue and Summer Sun ink
  • Pearl Basic Jewel (dyed to match)

Monday, July 10, 2017

Retired Life - Life Looks Beautiful on You

I hope to be doing this when my husband retires.  Our friends Barb & Chuck are living the good life!


Stampin' Up! Products

  • Dapper Denim cardstock
    • Card base measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (scored at 4 1/4")
    • Card layer measures 1 7/8" x 4 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 2" x 2 3/8"
    • Die cut the chair in the center of one of these card layers
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
      • Stamp  and die cut the drink image from this card layer
  • Color Theory Designer Series Paper Pack
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
    • Card layer measures 1 3/4" x 4 3/8"
    • Card layer measures 1 7/8" x 2 1/4"
  • Beautiful You and Colorful Seasons stamp sets
  • Dapper Denim ink
  • Seasonal Layers Thinlits
  • Whisper White Baker's Twine
  • Pearl Basic Jewels
  • The NEW Mini Dimensionals

Diagonal Split Card

Love Lisa from Lisa's Stamp Studio.  She created this video and this is my take on it.  For her video, click HERE.  Please be sure to leave her a comment.

For those that are a little OCD, like me, I created a graph for my cuts.  It is shared below.


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (scored at 4 1/4")
    • Card layer measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
      1. On left hand side, make a pencil mark 3/8" from the top (blue on graph)
      2. On the top make a pencil mark 1/4" in from the left side (red on graph)
      3. On the right side, make a pencil mark 4 1/8" from the top (red on graph)
      4. Follow the graph your cut lines (solid blue and red)
  • Pearl Pizzazz cardstock
    • Scrap for leaves
  • Sweet Sugarplum cardstock
    • Strips measures 1/2" by 7" (two pieces)
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Falling in Love Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 1 1/4" x 8" (trim after attaching to card)
  • Colorful Seasons stamp set
  • Crumb Cake ink
  • Flourishing Thinlits
  • Dimensionals or Foam Adhesive Strips
  • Pearl Basic Jewel

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Stampin' Up! BONUS Days UPGRADE

From July 1 - July 31, 2017 Stampin' Up! is celebrating the release of the new catalog with BONUS DAYS!  Spend $50 in July and receive a $5 gift certificate to be used with your August, 2017 order. No limit on how many coupons you can earn when you shop this month

BUT WAIT.................

DOUBLE REWARD POINTS FROM ME ONLY  ***

I will match Stampin' Up!'s Bonus Day with a $5 gift certificate to be redeemed when you place your August, 2017 order.  Gift Certificate from me will be sent to you by check or by PayPal AFTER your August order is shipped.  This is MY promotion.



*** MUST USE HOSTESS CODE:  NB7CHU3X with your July, 2017 order!!

Saturday, July 1, 2017

June 2017 Paper Pumpkin One in A Melon


If you are one of my Paper Pumpkin subscribers, you would have received instructions for SEVEN alternatives using June Paper Pumpkin "One In A Melon"

To purchase the next Paper Pumpkin kit, click HERE.  Please remember to use the Hostess Code:  NB7CHU3X

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Love Today Planner

Stampin' Up! has introduced a planner.  I have always wanted to use one.  
This planner will help keep you on schedule and give you a creative outlet too! This all-inclusive kit with has everything you need to create a customizable yearly planner. 
  • No dates are printed, so you can start when you want.
  • Write, stamp, or draw your own.
  • Printed Night of Navy/gold foil binder with gold metal corner accents.
  • Binder size: 7-3/4"" x 8-3/4"" (19.7 x 22.2 x 5.1cm).
  • Includes Night of Navy 2-ring binder; 12 divider pages; calendar pages; 4 photo protector pages (hold six photos each), 5"" x 7""( 12.7 x 17.8 cm); page lifter, 3"" x 8-1/4"" (7.6 x 21 cm); printed and gold foil accent stickers; sticky notes. 
  • Refill kit available (sold separately)
  • Colors: Gold, Night of Navy, Calypso Coral, Emerald Envy, Lemon Lime Twist, Pool Party, Real Red.


Purchase the Love Today Planner from me HERE using the Hostess Code above. I will be offering free additional templates and ideas for my planner customers.  I created a Sunburst Gratitude Journal page.  It has thirty-one spaces to be used monthly.





Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Masculine Card using Washi Tape

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 11" x 4 1/4"
      • Scored at 5 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
    • Scrap for paisley
  • Cajun Craze cardstock
    • Scrap for paisley
  • Dapper Denim or Early Espresso cardstock*
    • Card layer measures 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
    • Scrap for paisley
  • Delightful Dijon cardstock
    • Scrap for paisley
  • Emerald Envy cardstock
    • Scrap for paisley
  • Moroccan Designer Washi Tape
  • Everyday Occasions stamp set
  • Dapper Denim or Early Espresso ink
  • Paisley Framelits
  • Dimensionals
*Be frugal, die cut the paisley from the center of this card layer.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Lift Me Up - Version II

I was inspired to take Dawn Griffith's YouTube video and create this card. View Dawn's video HERE and please be sure to leave her a comment for taking the time to create this video! I tweaked the card; my measurements ARE NOT THE same as Dawn's.

This is the card I posted on June 6. I omitted a layer of cardstock.


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Watermelon Wonder cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
    • Scraps for back of balloon
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Arm layer measures 2 7/8" x 1 1/8"
    • Scrap for back of balloon
  • Night of Navy cardstock
    • Card layer measures 9 3/8" x 3 7/8"
      • Scored at 4 1/4"
    • Arm measures 4" x 1 1/4"
      • Scored at 3"
    • Hot air balloon measures 3 1/2" x 2 7/8"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer (inside) measures 5" x 3 3/4
  • Carried Away Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer (flap) measures 4 1/8" x 3 3/4"
    • Card layer (inside) measures 1" x 3 3/4"
  • Lift Me Up stamp set
  • Night of Navy ink
  • Up & Away Thinlits
  • Subtles Candy Dots (Calypso Coral)
  • Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
    • Use on arm fold
  • Embossing Buddy 
    • Behind hot air balloon

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Lift Me Up

I was inspired to take Dawn Griffith's YouTube video and create this card. View Dawn's video HERE and please be sure to leave her a comment for taking the time to create this video! I tweaked the card; my measurements ARE NOT THE same as Dawn's.


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Watermelon Wonder cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
    • Arm layer measures 2 7/8" x 1 1/8"
    • Scrap for back of balloon
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Card layer (inside) measures 5" x 3 3/4"
    • Card layer (flap) measures 4 1/8" x 3 3/4"
    • Scrap for back of balloon
  • Night of Navy cardstock
    • Card layer measures 9 3/8" x 3 7/8"
      • Scored at 4 1/4"
    • Arm measures 4" x 1 1/4"
      • Scored at 3"
    • Hot air balloon measures 3 1/2" x 2 7/8"
  • Peekaboo Peach cardstock
    • Scrap for balloon
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer (inside) measures 4 7/8" x 3 5/8"
  • Carried Away Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer (flap) measures 4" x 3 5/8"
    • Card layer (inside) measures 3/4" x 3 5/8"
  • Lift Me Up stamp set
  • Night of Navy ink
  • Up & Away Thinlits
  • Enamel Shapes
  • Multipurpose Adhesive Sheets
  • Tear & Tape Adhesive
    • Use on arm fold
  • Embossing Buddy 
    • Behind hot air balloon

I think you can eliminate the Mint Macaron cardstock and save on cardstock. I will post another version tomorrow.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Love and Hugs

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Night of Navy cardstock
    • Card base measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
      • Scored at 4 1/4"
    • Card layer measures 3" x 4 1/4"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card layer measures 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
    • Card layer measures 2 7/8" x 4 1/8"
  • Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
  • So Very Grateful and Ribbon Courage stamp sets
  • Night of Navy ink
  • Dimensionals

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Wetlands Butterfly

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Blackberry Bliss cardstock
    • Card base measure 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
      • Scored at 4 1/4"
    • Scrap for butterfly
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Strip measures 4" x 1/2"
    • Scrap for butterfly
  • Wildflower Fields Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4" x 4"
    • Strip measures 4" x 1/4"
  • Blackberry Bliss ink
  • Wetlands stamp set
  • Butterfly die (non SU)
  • Pearl Basic Pearls

Friday, May 19, 2017

Just a Note to Lift Your Spirits

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Watermelon Wonder cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
      • Scored at 4 1/4"
    • Banner measures 3" x 1"
    • Scraps for balloon 
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Scraps for balloon
  • Night of Navy cardstock
    • Card layer measures 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
  • Peekaboo Peach cardstock
    • Scraps for balloon 
  • Carried Away Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 5" x 3 3/4"
  • Lift Me Up stamp set
  • Night of Navy ink
  • Lift Me Up Framelits
  • It's My Party Enamel Shapes
  • Dimensionals

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Botanical Thinking of You


Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 8" x 5 1/2"
      • Scored at 4"
    • Card layer measures 3 5/8" x 2 3/8"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layers measures 3 1/2" x 1 5/8" (cut 3)
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 2 1/2"
  • Calypso Coral cardstock
    • Scraps for flowers
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • Scrap for ferns
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layers measures 3 3/8" x 1 1/2" (cut 3)
  • Sincere Salutations
  • Basic Black ink
  • Botanical Builder Framelits
  • Itty Bitty Accents punch
  • Pearl Basic Jewels (dyed black)
  • Dimensionals

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Thinking of You

Stampin' Up! Products

  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 8" x 5 1/2"
      • Scored at 4"
    • Banner measures 2 3/4" x 1/2"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 3" x 4 1/2"
    • Card layer measures 4 1/2" x 1" (before trimming)
    • Scrap for butterfly
  • Mint Macaron cardstock
    • Scrap for butterfly
  • Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 2 7/8" x 4 3/8"
    • Card layer measures 4 1/2" x 7/8" (before trimming)
  • Hello Sunshine stamp set
    • Paper Pumpkin February 2016
  • Basic Black ink
  • Butterfly die (non SU)
  • Dimensionals
  • Pearl Basic Jewels

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Hey You Foxy

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Card base measures 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (scored at 4 1/4")
    • Scrap for sentiment
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Card layer measures 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
    • Card layer measures 4 1/8" x 1"
    • Card layer measures 2" x 4 7/8"
    • Card layer measures 2 3/4" X 3 5/8"*
      • *Carefully punch 2 for sentiment layer out of this
      • Or use scraps for sentiment layer
  • Pool Party cardstock
    • Scrap for flowers (2)
  • A Little Foxy Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
    • Card layer measures 4" x 7/8"
    • Card layer measures 1 7/8" x 4 3/4"
    • Card layer measures 2 5/8" x 3 1/2"
  • Hey You stamp set
  • Calypso Coral ink
  • Decorative Label and Itty Bitty Accents punches
  • Pearl Basic Jewels (dyed black)
  • Dimensionals

Thursday, April 20, 2017

FREE CATALOG with purchase

On June 1, 2017 Stampin' Up! will release the new catalog for 2017 - 2018.  This catalog is beyond awesome!

Place a $50 order with me, between now and May 15 using the Hostess Code: TT6TJVTH to receive your FREE catalog.


Now is the PERFECT time to save money on Stampin' Up!'s retiring products.  Click HERE to view the great deals.

Catalog will be mailed separately from your order on or around June 10.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Nesting Bird

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 8" x 5 1/2" (scored at 4")
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Emerald Envy
    • Scrap for twigs
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Peekaboo Peach
    • Scrap for bird/wings
    • Scrap for Flowers
  • Playful Palette Designer Series Paper
    • Strips along bottom measures 4" x 1/2"
    • Frames 2" x 2"
  • Language of Friendship stamp set
  • Basic Black ink
  • Nesting Square dies (non SU)
  • Bird Builder and Itty Bitty hand punches
  • Pearl Basic Jewels
  • Dimensionals

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Soft and Femine

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Pool Party cardstock
    • Card base measures 8 1/2" x 11" (scored at 5 1/2")
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
  • Blushing Bride cardstock
    • Scrap for flowers
  • Crumb Cake cardstock
    • Scrap for leaves
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Finished banner measures 3" x 1/2"
  • Hello Sunshine stamp set (Paper Pumpkin Feb 2016)
  • Crumb Cake ink
  • Flourish Thinlits
  • Soft Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
  • Lace Doilies
  • Pearl Basic Jewels
  • Dimensionals