• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Love it, Chop it,  Stamp Camp/class

    2022 Stampin’ Bingo Cards, there are three.

    2022 Stampin’ Bingo Cards Here is the post to see the three 2022 Stampin’ Bingo Cards. Did you see yesterdays Prize Smile?? Well you are going to want to join us next time!! Not just for the prizes, but also for the cards. Check them out… Here is card one. The Hello Ladybug card. In your goodie bag what 1/4 pack of the Sunshine & Rainbows FREE DSP. The polka dots from that paper was perfect for the wings. What do you think about the Magenta Madness (pink) ladybug?? It is kinda tough to see but she has a double set of wings. There is a Pool Party layer under…

  • Fancy Fold,  Stamp Camp/class

    Smile Accordion Fun Fold and the Daisies too.

    Smile Accordion Fun Fold From the front the Smile Accordion Fun Fold looks pretty standard, right?? Wait until you open it!! Using all of my favorites for this one… Stitched So Sweetly dies, Daisy Lane stamp set and the Medium Daisy punch. However, do not pass by that Linen Thread. Are you ready for the fun part?? Here is where the fun in fun fold comes in. Let me just say that really all you need is another long cut cardbase. It sure was fun to create and really after the scores are done. It too was pretty easy. Here is another fun add. It is a gift card holder.…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Daisy Lane SAB Freebie for two beautiful options.

    Daisy Lane SAB Freebie I have talked LOTS about the amazing set Daisy Lane SAB Freebie too. In today’s post I will get you over $50 so that you can get all of these items on your NEXT order!! Seriously, you will love this Flowers & Fields DSP pack from Sale-a-Bration. I know you like FREE stuff so why not put in that order?? This could be your first FREE item!! Whether Bumblebee or Rococo Rose is your favorite. You WILL want to miss this DSP pack. You have the colors but what about the Tool Supply list?? Check out this list… Daisy Lane Stamp set Medium Daisy Punch Daisy…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Mum with Medium Daisy punch for a birthday.

    Mum with Daisy Punch. Here is my version of a fall flower. I have not made a mum with the Daisy punch, have you?? I really got the idea from the Ornate Garden DSP. Right down to the colors, Mint Macaron, Early Espresso and Bumblebee. I created this card for the Culver Library class. The ladies loved it. Always need a birthday card, right?? How about that mum?? I could see adding another punch or two. However, having to have all the supplies cut and ready to go was key. Check out this other card using the Medium Daisy Punch. I will explain that in a minute. Do you see…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Fancy Fold

    Thinking Thursday Pop Up, Friend or Smile??

    Thinking Thursday Pop Up card… Dontcha love em?? Erica asked on Thinking Thursday how to do a Pop Up card. Here is your answer. This one is a fun and can be pretty simple, REALLY!!! Check out the video down on the bottom for step by step. You will want to grab the following…. Daisy Lane stamp set Medium Daisy Punch Daisy Punch Window Sheets Wink of Stella 1 1/2 Circle punch 2 Circle punch Gold Glitter Enamel Dots Keep in mind these are suggestions. However, they sure did turn out cute. Working with Bermuda Bay and Coastal Cabana cardstock. You will need to punch out 10 daisies two different…

  • Coloring,  Technique

    Background Created with Just Ink pads

    yes, Created with Just Ink pads. I want to share how this background design was created with just ink pads and shimmer spritzer. So grab your favorite ink colors, some Whisper White cardstock, make a Shimmer Spritzer (link) in complimentary color and let’s do this!! As you can see on the bottom of this photo I made three different color patterns. One has more corner sweeps, another has softer sweeps and the other is a mix of the two. Want to see how.. Check out the Tuesday Edition of Coffee and Cards here. Starting with a half sheet of cardstock for each pattern. You will get a lot of mileage…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Love it, Chop it

    Ornate Garden Flowers two ways.

    Ornate Garden Flowers… Did you catch the Coffee and Cards when we made these?? The Ornate Garden Flowers was a great way to show the two different looks that you can get depending which side of the paper you use. Pull in the Lovely You Bundle and a few different flowers and BEAUTIFUL. Would you agree?? How about a closer look?? For the more whimsical look the cute flower side and some small bloom punch outs. Can you see the new Butterfly Gem embellishments?? (clapping) Ohhh they sure are super cute. The colors are the 2019-2021 In-Colors. I think I just love them!! Here is fun idea too… Pull out…

  • Retiring

    More Goodbyes….review

    Saying good by to the Flourishing Phrases (141534 – retiring) stamp set and Flourishing Dies (141478 – retiring). The photo is the link to the original post. What else do you see?? Whisper White bakers twine (124262 – retiring) but that was dies using the Lovely Lipstick reinker (retired). Adding to this is the sentiment that is from the It Starts with Art (149303 – retiring). So many fun and pretty cards. So you think we will find new loves?? I would like to think so…. You?? More retiring stuff to share… moving on to another stamp set I think… I went back all the way to June for this…

  • Coffee and Cards

    5/23 Coffee and Cards

    More retiring stamps sets and dies… Grab your Stamparatus and let’s make some backgrounds!! This morning on Coffee and Cards we looked at 3 more retiring stamp sets and a coordinating dies set. However, I also gave you a sneak peak at three of the five 2020-2022 In-Colors. The Facebook live is here. I will share the YouTube link soon…. sorry! Do you have a Favorite?? I am super curious which one it is.. Please comment your favorite and a brief why. This “Thank You” has been well loved my me for sure!! It really is the perfect size. Big enough to be alone, on the left. But not too…

  • Technique

    Happy Mother’s Day!

    Happy Mother’s Day to my Mom! I do not know how many of you know, but my mom is an artist. Serious, I have paintings of hers in my house. AMAZING!! She has done several mixed media, sculptures and others. I bet you are guessing that is where my “art-ability” comes from? I hate to admit, out loud, it took me over 30 years to find it! So you can see why, just a “simple” card for my mom… will NOT do! Let’s start with the pieces… Using several punches for this card. The small bloom punch from the 2020 Annual Catalog. However at the moment I do not have…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Love it, Chop it,  YouTube video

    4/14 Tuesday Editions of Coffee and Cards

    They almost did not all fit! Dang you guys had me working for it today, hahaha!! I know, I did it to myself, right?? That Pressed Petal DSP made quick work of it though didn’t it? All these beauties with one piece of 12 x 12. These were the ones that we made during the video, mixed up the colors a bit too. No waste either. Lots of scraps used too! Keeping several of the cards a little simpler, but that DSP does so much why would you add too much?? Yeah, you know that I did…. Ribbon!!! I do love me some ribbon… although this was mostly twine. Twine…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  In-Colors,  YouTube video

    Smile with a tissue…

    You can SMILE using the 2019-2021 In-Color DSP pack (149617) and the Daisy Lane Bundle (151118). I would like to brighten your day by walking you through how to make these super cute pocket tissue holders. I sure hope you love thee as much as I do. Wouldn’t a sick friend just love one of these?? Here is a reminder of the measurements and scores. Thick Whisper White 4 x 8, DSP 1 3/4 x 3 3/4 and 1 5/8 x 3 3/4 Score with 8″ (long) across the top 1/2 – 1 1/4 – 3 1/4 – 4 The pocket tissue pack just fits inside. No worries it will…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags

    What is a PDF?

    How cute is this one?? Have you watched a video and said, “Hey, I want to do that!!” Of course, and a PDF is how we do it. A PDF or Tutorial is a list of supplies and instructions to make the one project or card. I have shared before that I am part of a Tutorial Team. My customers benefit from this also. Offering this Tutorial bundle of cards/projects to a customer that places a $40 product order. Here is this months sneak peak. In addition to a theme each month. Each of the 16 Tutorials has a FULL list of supplies and step by step instructions. Not limited…