• 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,  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…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Butterfly Birthday Bash 2022 is complete, already!

    Butterfly Birthday Bash 2022 Ohhh, I can not believe that the Butterfly Birthday Bash 2022 is over! But we had sooo much fun today! I loved spending time with new and old crafty friends… are you suffering from the FOMO? Well, you need to join us next time! Wait until you see all the smiles.. there was lots of laughs too! And of course there were cupcakes! Some super YUMMY ones! Chocolate Mocha and Raspberry Lemonade. Let me just tell you they were both a-maz-ing!! You guys know me… no one left hungry, bored or even uninspired. With 6 cards and two projects.. wait until you see! Okay, I am…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters Challenge, I want you to join us!

    Inky Whisper Sisters Challenge I would love for you to join myself and the Inky Whisper Sisters in a Challenge. It is actually something that we should be doing everyday, but…. I know you can do it too! Using what might be a new favorite bundle, Hello Ladybug and the Cloud punch. Keep in mind that the meeting was in February so that Marbleous DSP was still available. A quick stamp of that smiling ladybug, adding in a “Smile” sentiment from the Daisy Lane stamp set and boom you are ready for an easy and cute treat holder. In our team meeting we have demonstrations. I walked the team through…

  • 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

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

    Day Four Easy Peasy, Heart Punch pack!!

    Are you ready for Day Four Easy Peasy. This idea you could do while watching TV. Actually if need be the kids could do this one!! Grab that DSP and check this out!! Day Four Easy Peasy You are going to join me on this one!! Here is what you will need… DSP of choice – I used Sunshine & Rainbows Heart Punch Pack Ribbon to match – I used Polished Pink Open Weave ribbon Printed Gusseted Cellophane bag Essentials Bakers Twine Banner Year stamp set Here is a few things to add. You can use any bag really, I love the Gusseted bag because they hold a TON. And…

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

    Day Three Love Train, First YouTube live idea.

    Here we are on Day Three Love Train. Are you curious?? Check out my very first YouTube Live. Day Three Love Train First, yes it still have the candy in it!! I know that Joe was eyeballing it though. However, I am even more excited that I will be doing a weekly YouTube video. I am working on my schedule so that you will be able to look for it. Yes, EACH week!! Guys, I know that I have been spotty at best in this area. This is my focus this year. Not only keeping the lives that I have going fun, but also adding in the next component. Let…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Fairs / Events

    6 Days of Treat ideas… Valentine’s Day treats.

    6 Days of Treat ideas.. Join me for 6 Days of Treat ideas starting Tuesday, February 1. I am working on some fun ideas. A couple are simple. There are a couple you might have seen before. However, I will say that you are going to be all set for treats for ALL your sweeties. I look forward to seeing what you think… I do hope to inspire and encourage you to pass out a few extra fun sweets this Valentine’s day! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Sweet 3D Thursday Sarah’s fun Sweet Talk idea.

    Sweet 3D Thursday Sarah’s This is a great idea and ohh so timely! Sweet 3D Thursday Sarah’s Sweet Talk idea. Grab your favorite DSP, two different cardstock colors and let’s make this Valentine’s Nugget box. The paper that Sarah used is my favorite sheets in this paper pack. Sarah used several of the items in the Sweet Talk suite. Wait until you see the other DSP’s on the inside!! I will admit that the little heart lollypop is my favorite piece. You know that I almost missed that Sarah left the hearts in the string of hearts. Are you wondering about that twine?? That is part of the Twine pack…

  • 3D Thursday

    Otters for Rick’s 3D Thursday treat container.

    Otters for Rick’s 3D Thursday You will need your Stampin’ Blends using the Otters for Rick’s 3D Thursday idea. Look how cute it turned out!! Now let me remind you that during Sale-a-Bration you get to pick FREE items from the Sale-a-Bration catalog. The main stamped image is from one of these stamp sets. The Awesome Otters has three different otters and a couple of sentiments too. The DSP and treat box that he used is from the Sweet Talk Suite. This suite features colors like Blushing Bride, Granny Apple Green, Highland Heather, Petal Pink, Pool Party, Real Red and So Saffron. I love all the color choices. It really…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Last 3D Thursday of 2021 from Sherri, soo cute!

    Last 3D Thursday of 2021 Sherri has the Last 3D Thursday of 2021. And it sure is a cute one. Are you thinking of Valentine’s Day yet?? I sure am glad that Sherri has been! OMG, how fun is this idea? Guys, she used the Sweet Talk Suite from the upcoming Jan-June Mini Catalog. Added in a few other current items too. Starting with… Stitched so Sweetly dies Playful Alphabet dies Basic Borders Down It even closes. This would be cute for a little to use for valentines or just as decoration on a table. Tell me what love notes would you put inside?? Are you needing the tutorial like…

  • 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,  Love it, Chop it

    Cute Halloween Treat idea using an old 3D Thursday.

    Cute Halloween Treat idea Ohh Sooo, Cute Halloween Treat idea from a 3D Thursday tutorial. In case you missed this one here is the link for the tutorial. I have done up a few of these now. I want to tell you it really is super easy. And it really can be for ANYTHING!! The inside is a lot larger then you would think. With that being said however, it is not big enough for a gift card. It does however hold A LOT of candy, lip balm fits, Tic Tac’s and Stampin’ Spots too. Now, tell me what you think about using Flirty Flamingo for Halloween?? I was not…

  • 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…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Thursday is Paper Pumpkin Day around here!

    Thursday is Paper Pumpkin Day You know that Thursday is Paper Pumpkin Day around here. I have a group on Facebook dedicated to is too, check it out!! Every other Thursday we get together and come up with a few ideas from the most current box. Today we worked on the new Hope Box, however I have yet to share these ideas here. This Bag-a-lope was an idea I found several years ago and love using it for treats, twine and other little goodies. Depending on the size envelope, will depend on how big or small the “bag-a-lope” will be. In this case here it is a regular A2 size.…