• 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Last 3D Thursday until September. Thanks JoAnne

    Last 3D Thursday until September With summer here and lots of folks taking vacation… including the 3D Thursday Design team. This is the Last 3D Thursday until September. You know that I look forward to these amazing tutorials each week and hope you do also. This gives the team and I a chance to dream up some new ideas! However, Jo Anne had a super fun idea. How cute is this? Jo Anne has some fun tricks up her sleeve too. Be sure to head on over to the 3D Thursday facebook page to snag your FREE tutorial. Although this photo gives you a peak. Check out this one… I…

  • 3D Thursday,  Home Decor,  It Started with...,  Technique

    Birds Singing You are Amazing for 3D Thursday.

    Birds Singing You are Amazing This week for the FREE tutorial I gotcha covered. I sure hope that you love it as much as I do. I do want to start by saying that … Not only are the Birds Singing You are Amazing. Yes, YOU ARE AMAZING!! In case no one has told you lately! As a matter of fact I think that the Birds are singing loudly!! No not me. They are up in one of my big old oak trees just singing away. Can you hear them?? Using a wood easel from a craft store that was $1. I use a paper towel and colored this to…

  • YouTube video

    Wood and 2022-24 In Colors with “bugs” on them.

    Wood and 2022-24 In Colors Last week on YouTube I did these fun Wood and 2022-24 In Colors project. I pulled out some of my favorite punches and dies too. Here is the list of what I used…. Brilliant Wings dies Hello Ladybug bundle Sweet Songbird bundle Medium Daisy punch 2022-2024 Glimmer Paper 2022-2024 Bakers Twine Pack Orchid Oasis Metallic ribbon Parakeet Party Metallic ribbon Tahitian Tide Metallic ribbon Starry Sky Metallic ribbon Sweet Sorbet Metallic ribbon And and whole bunch of scrap cardstock pieces. But my favorite are the sticks. I used them from the yard. With all these trees there are always sticks. Keep in mind that it…

  • 3D Thursday,  It Started with...,  Pages, Journals and Books

    Sherri has a cute Notebook for 3D Thursday

    Sherri has a cute Notebook You guys, Sherri has a cute Notebook for us this week. And if you love Geraniums this you will want this bundle for sure!! I need to add that Sherri used all the fun new 2022-2024 In-Colors for this. I do not know about you, but this is soo cute. Yes, you and I both have a couple of these Dollar Tree notebooks and this is great to have as a gift for someone. Using the sentiments that you she used it REALLY could be for anything. However, it could be for nothing at all, haha. I was looking at this bundle trying to figure…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Bird Post-it Note for 3D Thursday from Darla.

    Bird Post-it Note for 3D Thursday Ohh guys you are going to love this weeks Bird Post-it Note for 3D Thursday. This week Darla has us all set for Back to School, little friend gift or even the lady at the bank. You guys know how much I love this little bird and the Sweet Songbird bundle. Soo many possibilities. Add in the Stylish Shapes AND the Basic Border Dies. I can not wait to make this one!! There are a few new 2022-2024 In-Colors on this, can you name them yet?? Here is one of my favorite things and I am sure that I mentioned it before. This bird…

  • 3D Thursday,  In-Colors

    Darla Red White and Blue for 3D Thursday’s Tutorial

    Darla Red White and Blue I am telling you time is just going faster and faster. Today is Darla Red White and Blue for 3D Thursday. You are going to love these for summer BBQ’s and holidays. See what I mean?? Keep in mind if you have a graduation, all you need to do is change up the colors. Although these would be perfect for all your summer needs. Making several of these all at once. Check out Darla’s instructions to get all the lowdown over on the 3D Thursday facebook page. I need to tell you that I have not made these yet, but I am thinking that for…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Sarahs Birdbox for 3D Thursday, with extras inside.

    Sarahs Birdbox for 3D Thursday I was super excited to see Sarahs Birdbox for 3D Thursday. The Sweet Songbirds stamp set is so cute pair it with the punch and there is so much spring and summer fun to be had!! Ready for your peek?? It is kinda tough to see in the photo. However, there is a cloud there. Which is also now in the annual catalog, Cloud Punch. I also love the addition of these flowers it is perfect. I know that you are in NEED of the FREE tutorial. Head on over on the 3D Thursday facebook page to download that. Ohh, but wait there is more…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Rick’s Pearl Purse 3D Thursday get your FREE tutorial.

    Rick’s Pearl Purse 3D Here we are on Thursday again. This week its Rick’s Pearl Purse 3D Thursday idea that I will be sharing. This fun idea could be for a Gift Card holder, treat or simple cute idea for you this week. I have been looking at this Pretty Pillowbox since last fall. I think this one did it for me. How stinkin’ Cute is this. I love the addition of that Pearlescent Paper for the “flap”. However, Rick took it to the next level by embossing it using the Seashells 3D folder. You can really see that embossing in the this photo. Wondering the order to do this??…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Paper Pumpkin

    Alternative 1 for Change is Beautiful Paper Pumpkin

    Alternative 1 for Change is Beautiful I know, I gave you a look at the Peek for the May kit first… just a reminder because this one is all about those five new in colors! However, for today’s Alternative 1 for Change is Beautiful or the April Paper Pumpkin box! This one was a fun one for sure. You know how I love my 3D projects! How cute is this one?? I have a few tricks to share here…. First, note that I used a half of a cardbase to make this. I will be sharing next week how I did it for my alternative video… so be sure to…

  • 3D Thursday

    JoAnne Bag for 3D Thursday using He’s all that.

    JoAnne Bag for 3D Thursday Can you believe it is Thursday ALREADY?? Time for JoAnne Bag for 3D Thursday. She is using the He’s All That Suite. It is perfect for this time of year!! Isn’t this the perfect gift for the BBQ master in your life!! I can not wait to try out this Tutorial … but first to find the perfect BBQ sauce. Wondering where all this awesome BBQ stuff comes from?? Well it is the He’s All That Suite. Right in the new annual catalog (page 78). I can say that this suite was one that was on my list. How about you?? Why?? The DSP of…

  • 3D Thursday,  Add a page title,  Boxes, Tags and Bags,  In-Colors,  Love it, Chop it

    My turn for 3D Thursday, Check out this Picnic Basket.

    My turn for 3D Thursday Ohh, you guys, I was happy I looked at the Schedule… can you believe it is my turn already?? My turn for 3D Thursday… Dang, if I say so myself you are going to love this… come on be honest… tell me!! How cute is this one, right… This cutie is made with the Sweet Sorbet, new In-Color. Notice that DSP too… That is in the new Annual catalog. It is called Perfectly Penciled. And let me just warn you … We will have coloring class in July. Be sure to watch for that class so you do not miss out!! Dontcha love how it…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Love it, Chop it,  Stamp Camp/class

    Spring has sprung It Started with sign idea using daisies.

    Spring has sprung It Started You know that I am ready, but are you?? Spring has sprung It Started with this cute but simple “wood” frame from the Dollar Tree. Happy Sunday!! I hope that you were able to get outside and smell those tulips and daffodils. Mine are all super happy!! Are you looking for a simple, cut and fun decor item?? How about this one?? Measuring in at about 4 1/5 x 7 3/4 This would be perfect for a tiered tray, standing with some spring flowers or even on its own. Here is the best part, I can very simply remove the DSP that it is all…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Debbies Hes the Man 3D Thursday treat idea!

    Debbies Hes the Man Ohh, you guys, Debbies Hes the Man for this weeks 3D Thursday. I am super excited to try this treat holder. I really want to see what all it will hold!! Head on over to the group, photo above is a link! I can not wait to see what all will fit inside. Are you a nuggets fan?? They are super easy to use scrap DSP pieces, wrap as an easy decoration, I think if I can find the right treat to put inside that my Dad would love this. Wondering how you can get these products?? Well, they will be in the new 2022-2023 Annual…

  • 3D Thursday

    Bottled Water Hanger for Darlas 3D Thursday!

    Bottled Water Hanger for Darlas Ohh, this is one I needed, Bottled Water Hanger for Darlas turn on 3D Thursday. You guys, I am super excited because we will have the Ladybug bundle in the new catty too! This truly has a bunch of my favorite things… You know I love that Black and White Gingham ribbon, Polka Dots and that happy little Ladybug too! No groaning about the fussy cutting! Soo worth it! I love the options this “holds” too. See how you can slip in some flavor packets? Hummmm, what else could we put inside? You know I immediately go to chocolates, but what about a tea bag?…

  • 3D Thursday

    3D Thursday Twila’s Notebook, with Artfully Composed.

    3D Thursday Twila’s Notebook Hurray, it is 3D Thursday day, Twila’s Notebook is a wonderful idea. I can not wait to try this one. I have all the supplies from the Artfully Composed Suite. WoooHOOO!! Ready for a look?? I am loving this and looks pretty easy too. Know that the directions are step by step, and you can use anything. How cute would this be with the Pansy Suite?? Ohhh use the gingham for the top piece to start. Ohhh So much fun! Here is the one extra thing you need to get, the Dollar Tree has notebooks that they sell in a 5 pack. So this is a…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Sarah Summery Lipbalm Holder for 3D Thursday

    Sarah Summery Lipbalm Holder Here is a perfect idea for an Easter basket, Sarah Summery Lipbalm Holder! Ohhh, this is perfect for your 6 x 6 DSP or your 12 x 12 too!! You will be able to get 4 from a 12 x 12 AND have extras too!! Hummm, I love them both, which would you want to make?? I like them both. I know you are looking and it really would be a tough choice!! My thoughts are that these would be great for Easter but also a cute way to maybe even give a rolled up five dollar bill. I do not typically give money, but sometimes…

  • 3D Thursday

    Rick’s Waves of the Ocean for 3D Thursday.

    Rick’s Waves of the Ocean Here we are once again, however it is Rick’s Waves of the Ocean for this weeks FREE tutorial!! Have you been taking advantage of these awesome ideas?? I know I have done several in the last few months. I love how they are STEP-BY-STEP!! All you need to do is follow along and it turns out each time!! Have you taken a look at this Waves of the Ocean Collection?? You have not?? Well let me just say you are missing out!! The Stamp and dies bundle are going to be in the upcoming annual catalog. So a sneak peek, which is ALWAYS fun!! Let…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Love it, Chop it

    JoAnne has this 3D Thursday an Easter idea.

    JoAnne has this 3D Thursday JoAnne has this 3D Thursday, a fun idea for Easter. Not only using the Easter Friends but the Flowering Fields DSP! Thank you JoAnne for an AMAZING idea! See?? How cute is this?? Okay, do not whine, there is a bit of fussy cutting!! Off the top of my head I see… Medium Daisy punch, Tailor Made tags, Linen Thread, Bumblebee Gingham ribbon in addition to the stamp set and DSP. I can say that these are also an easy color. No matter if you use your Stampin’ Blends as JoAnne did, watercolor pencils or even your Marvelous markers. You know how much I love…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    3D Thursday with Me, Lucky Hat of Gold. Treats

    3D Thursday with Me Are you in need of this weeks 3D Thursday with Me?? You know when something sparks a memory?? This is kinda like that. I remember my mom making each of the holidays so fun. From Valentine’s Day all the way down to Christmas. Thank you mom for giving me all those memories!! So this project is a “nod” to my Mom. Mom this little treat hat is just want you would have given us when we were kids. If you had papercrafting that is. This little, but not so little, treat holder will fit 6 mini Reese’s peanut butter cups. I know that if I had…

  • 3D Thursday

    Sherri’s Peeps 3D Thursday slider, Birthday Chick.

    Sherri’s Peeps 3D Thursday This week is could be an Easter idea or maybe not, Sherri’s Peeps 3D Thursday that is! No matter if you are a Peep lover or not! This is perfect! She has this as a Birthday idea which is cute! I think this could also be an Easter idea! She used the DSP that part of the Friendly Hello FREE with $100 purchase from Sale-a-Bration! Ohhh but wait! Sherri also added in the Hey, Birthday Chick stamp set. Get it! Peeps and chicks. Soo funny! I ant to also point out that is the Metallic Mesh ribbon. Yeah you CAN still get that! The Free tutorial…

  • 3D Thursday

    Debbie’s February 3D Thursday, duck or rabbit??

    Debbie’s February 3D Thursday Her we are another week down and it is Debbie’s February 3D Thursday that I will be sharing. And you are just going to LOVE IT!! Hold on to your seats!! See what I mean?? How stinkin’ cute are these!! You know you need the tutorial, right?? Head on over to Debbie’s blog or the 3D Thursday’s facebook group to get the complete list of supplies and instructions. Need a closer look at each of these?? YES, please!! Okay, first which are you going to make first?? I am not sure … I think both!! Need a little list of supplies. Like I said earlier the…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Love it, Chop it

    Day Six Tasteful Treats, Sweet Heart dies too!

    Day Six Tasteful Treats Can you believe that today is Day Six Tasteful Treats. How is it that we have done that many?? Did you miss any?? Well you will find them all as follows…. day one, day two, day three, day four and day five. I know that is has been a sweet. Ohh, these were super fun. I wanted to see if the Tasteful Labels dies would work. And they sure did! Here is what I did… I cut two of the same label, front and back. Created a “box” to hold the candy that I wanted. Note that the boxes fit ‘inside’ (or behind) the labels that…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Home Decor,  It Started with...,  Love it, Chop it

    Day 5 Mailbox of Love, using Sweet Talk DSP

    Are you ready for our second to last idea?? This one is one that might look familiar to you if you join me for a Facebook Live. However, I added a few extra things. You are going to love this one!! Day 5 Mailbox of Love Here we go, Day 5 Mailbox of Love. This one was a CRAZY idea. That turned out so awesome. It is still on my rack and with the fun additions I love it even more. Grab your Sweet Talk DSP (suite). You can check out the original video here. Thanks to my brother!! Let’s start with the flag, This “sentiment” die is from the…

  • 3D Thursday

    JoAnne 3D Thursday bragbook with Slimline envies.

    JoAnne 3D Thursday Bragbook You are going to love JoAnne’s 3D Thursday Bragbook! She took the new Slimline envies (envelopes) and gussied them up… How cute is this?? So, she uses the carry over Black Gingham ribbon, Ladybug bundle, AND the Ranunculus Romance bundle. I want to be sure to point out that the Ladybug punch wings are the leaves for that gorgeous flower. What a wise addition! See this ladybug has the actual wings. Plus sooo many more things! Sale-a-Bration DSP and Daisy punch too! Phew, soo many possibilities! I know you want that tutorial! Head on over to the 3D Thursday page to get the full list of…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Darla’s 3D calendar with FREE tutorial.

    Darla’s 3D calendar with FREE You guys know how much I like different projects, Darla’s 3D calendar with FREE tutorial is super! Using new upcoming Sale-a-Bration DSP (patterned paper) too!! Fun way to get a peek even if you have not gotten your catalogs yet!! By the way, Do you need a catalog?? If you do be sure to comment and let me know!! I be you want to see the project?? I know you do.. Darla was sure to use some new DSP on this one. Are you wondering yet what is coming in the new catalog?? There are some super SPRING items in it for sure!! This project…

  • Home Decor,  Love it, Chop it,  Sampler

    Another 3D Thursday project, from designer Sherri.

    Another 3D Thursday project. I am super excited for another 3D Thursday project. How about you? Here is Sherri’s 12 x 12 sampler. Have you seen the Eden’s Garden early release? Here is the DSP that is included. There is a stamp and die bundle, gems and fun cotton paper. Check out the 3D Thursday Facebook page. Get your FREE tutorial and enjoy! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Holiday cards,  Love it, Chop it

    Day 2 – Halloween ideas, from the live last week.

    Day 2 – Halloween ideas Welcome to Day 2 – Halloween ideas. I loved yesterday’s tombstone treat box! For today I have another treat bag and a card. We used the Clever Cats stamp set for both. Not to mention the Cat Punch. My favorite though are the broomsticks! In last Saturday’s live we made these broomsticks. Yes, it is a real stick! Right before the live I went out in the yard and grabbed a birch tree stick! The card broom uses paper and the bag uses Linen Thread. Let’s talk about the card first! We created window sheet “springs” for those two little ghosts. Wrapped a piece of…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Uncategorized

    Pillow Gifts from my Michigan Trip.

    Pillow Gifts from my Michigan Trip. You guys know I love giving things to my friends, including Pillow Gifts from my Michigan Trip. I had two roomies, so I could no resist giving these super cute “bags”. These were originally made in Mystery Card Night back in September. That one however had handles. This one I left them off. Each one was made in a color that I knew they would love. Misty Moonlight Cardstock. This one was for Karissa, she loves blue. Remember we made those post it note holders in a Wednesday night class. There was some soap, hand sanitizer and of course candies in each of the…

  • Home Decor,  It Started with...

    Home Decor Sweet Strawberry bundle with wood frame.

    Home Decor Sweet Strawberry You know that I love Home Decor and the Sweet Strawberry Bundle is perfect!! Perfect for summer that is! We made this last month on the first Wednesday of the month for the It Started With class. Reminder that this is a monthly thing. It is always something different and typically it starts with something that cost $1. Not always though. Have you gotten this bundle yet?? I was so excited when I saw this bundle in the Jan – June Mini. Even more excited when it was also included in the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. More time to play and enjoy these sweet strawberries!! haha. Tell…