• Coffee and Cards,  Masculine Cards

    Red White and Blue Grateful card.

    Red White and Blue Grateful Did you know that I do a Then and Now card idea?? What is it?? Well, I have over 10 different card ideas from 2010 that I thought would be fun to see how we can recreate them with Now, current items. This card was from March and the Red White and Blue Grateful is perfect for this weekend. However, I thought it would be a fun idea for a guy card too. Thoughts?? So the card on my iPad is the card from 2010. Do you remember when we had the two different sized rollers?? Ohhh yes that ‘hero – courage’ was on a…

  • Home Decor,  It Started with...,  YouTube video

    5 Days Made with Love Handmade Ornament

    5 Days of Made with Love Handmade Did you miss the new series I did a couple weeks ago?? Which one you ask?? Well the 5 Day of Made with Love Handmade Ornaments of course. Using All kinds of fun this. These make great crafty gifts, perk up a package and maybe even create a fun memory. Wanna see?? Each day was a fun and very different ornament. Day 1 – was the fun snowmen. Using circle or tree rings. Soo many possible ideas for this one. I did not think of it until typing this… BUT I could also see using the stitched squares for a fun twist. Day…

  • Coffee and Cards

    Autumn Leaves Twig Wreath with leaves

    Autumn Leaves Twig Wreath When I saw that the leaves had a separate die for the veins, I was super excited. So the Autumn Leaves Twig Wreath was conjured, concept was in process. Now how was I going to create the ‘wreath form’? Humm, Well, How about a couple of circle punches. That would work. Now how many die cuts will I need?? That was the question AND no idea for sure. I used both the “elm/birch’ set and the ‘oak’ veins. The colors that I thought would work best are Crumb Cake and Early Espresso. This card was created during a Coffee and Cards video but here is the…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  YouTube video

    Smarties Witches Autumn Leaves bundle

    Smarties Witches with Autumn Leaves I saw on facebook this super fun idea using a maple leave from another company for this kinda idea and knew that it would HAD to be Stampin’ Up! Styled!! Today’s Smarties Witches with Autumn Leaves was for youtube… Yes, I will share the link!!! But how did you miss it?? Attached to the video are all the supplies that I used. However, do you care to take a guess what I used for the parts?? Which color do you think is better?? Gorgeous Grape on the left or Highland Heather on the right?? Both are doubled up with a Basic Black layer for under…

  • Ding Dong Ditch

    October 2023 Ding Dong Ditch, Autumn

    October 2023 Ding Dong Ditch Here is all that you want to know about the October 2023 Ding Dong Ditch. Have you not figured out what this is yet?? I have been asked a ton of questions this last week. It is my online only class. It comes via the mail or pickup. Here is the break down… Let me just say that this is a TON of stuff, right?? I want to be sure to share one other little thing… I use what you get to create the class. However, I also use what is left for the online class. Meaning that the DSP and embellishments are used to…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    3D Thurs Beautiful Autumn Pumpkin Box.

    3D Thurs Beautiful Autumn Ohhh I am super excited to share… It is my turn this week!! Using the Nested Treat Box from the Sept-Dec Mini Catalog. Todays 3D Thurs Beautiful Autumn Pumpkin Box is soo stinkin cute. Here we go.. Starting off with the boxes. Guys, I have a TIP to start off. Well, two… First, feel the box. There is a smooth almost plastic feeling side, that is the inside. The rough is the outside. Second, the tabs need to be on the inside of the box. These boxes are food safe (the coated inside). Shimmer Spritzer, OHHH YES!!! Don’t know what that is… I give you instructions…