• Boxes, Tags and Bags,  YouTube video

    Layering Leaves For You Basket from YT

    Layering Leaves For You Basket There are only a few more days until Valentine’s Day. I love this Layering Leaves For You Basket over on YouTube. When I say this one is Super EASY!! I mean it. Cardstock, Scoring and the Perfect sentiment. You could add the ribbon handle. However, you do not need too. Did I tell you yet, how HUGE this thing is?? NOoo? Well, this photo has 6 fun size bags of M & M’s, conversation hearts and Reeses Peanut Butter cups. Ohh wait, there is still room for other goodies, gift cards OR a small gift (hint hint, jewelry would fit!!) In keeping with the Valentines…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals,  YouTube video

    Sale-a-Bration Flight & Airy Freebie paper.

    Sale-a-Bration Flight & Airy Freebie I can not tell you how much fun you are going to have with this Sale-a-Bration Flight & Airy Freebie paper. How happy and spring like it is. All the colors are bright and cheerful. I know that my friend Paula is looking forward to getting this paper. The Flight and Airy DSP is a must have for all your spring cards! Adding in the Cloud Punch and Bakers Twine Essentials pack. I can say that the fussy cutting was super easy and worth it. The bird is super easy and a must have. However, the sentiments are from the Perennial Postage bundle which is…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  YouTube video

    First Four 12 Days of Crafty Christmas Gifts

    First Four 12 Days of Crafty I want to share here the First Four 12 Days of Crafty Christmas Gifts. I had fun with it this year. I had a load of ideas and glad that I did. I had to change up a few things due to items selling out. However, all 12 Days are complete and I figured you might need a few reminders?? Maybe? Each one of the photos below will take you too the video of that day. In case you missed a day or even wanted to watch it again. Please know though that there is a Playlist that includes all from last year and…

  • Masculine Cards,  YouTube video

    Endlessly Grateful Saying Goodbye to Nov

    Endlessly Grateful Saying Goodbye One last Grateful Card. Today’s Endlessly Grateful Saying Goodbye to November card has some Textured Shimmer paper and an easy ink sunset using Blending Brushes and ink. I was super excited when I found out that the Forever Forest was going to be either and online exclusive or in the new Annual Catalog. Keep in mind however that the bundle pricing is going away the end of December!! Great way to save 10%!! This sentiment is from the Very Best Occasions stamp set. Although, I would say you do not necessarily need a sentiment on the front. How about you?? Tell me what you think this…

  • YouTube video

    Garden Walk and Artistically Inked – Fall

    Garden Walk and Artistically Inked Today I have a beautiful card for you. The is one screams fall to me. Garden Walk and Artistically Inked for a fall card. As you can see I used both the stamp and dies from the Artistically Inked (Stamp and Dies). Using Wild Wheat and Flirty Flamingo with Mossy Meadow for the leaves. Dang I was surprised how much I loved these colors. How about you?? Keeping this card to just a ‘hello’ sentiment means it can be used for birthday, thinking of you, get well and gosh knows what else!! I know that adding that bit of DSP to the inside was scrap…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  YouTube video

    Zany Zoo and Country Bouquet Treat Box YT

    Zany Zoo and Country Bouquet Here is a super fun treat package that I made over on YouTube. This Zany Zoo (Zoo Crew DSP) and Country Bouquet Treat Box is soo easy. I know you will love it! Now, I am in love with these little critters. Especially the Crocodile that carries flowers in it’s bicycle basket. It truly cracks me up!! Yes, there are loads of other too. Dancing Hippos and Kitties, plus scooter riding geese and soo much more. Grab your Tailor Made Tags dies, and all your favorite love sentiments. Goodness knows that around these parts some sweets are needed. Well, you know, sweets for the sweet,…

  • Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Birds Eye View for YouTube fun fold too!!

    Birds Eye View for YouTube Guys, I love this little bird. For today we used Birds Eye View for YouTube and its all about this fun fold!! Dare I also say that the glasses make it even cuter!! What do you think?? There are five different birds in this set. I love that they face different directions too!! There are also two different sets of glasses and a monical. You can see that this is an easy fun fold… Scoring at 2 1/8 and 4 1/4 with the addition of one more fold over coming from under the inside layer. Now do not fret when you look at this stamp…

  • Technique,  YouTube video

    Something to Crow about Hey Chuck bundle

    Something to Crow about Ohh, these chickens… Something to Crow about has a skateboarding Rooster. Guys as a chicken mom, I know that this could be possible. Did you know that chickens like swings?? Yup, seriously. I advised Joe that in the new run we need to have at least one. There are videos… you can check. And while you are on YouTube be sure to subscribe to my channel, please. This video is one that you will FIND there!! Along with loads of those fun cards and projects. You will see how I used the Basic Borders dies to create the sky background. Plus, you know there are always…

  • Home Decor,  YouTube video

    Follow Your Dreams with Lighting the Way

    Follow Your Dream with It is NO secret that I love 3D projects. You are going to get one that I made over the summer today… Plus, my 3D Thursday, idea tomorrow. Follow Your Dreams with Lighting the Way is a super easy ‘sign’, door hanger or whatever you want it to be. There are time that we all need reminders. Funny Joe and I were talking about this the other day. He said that I have the positive affirmations all around the house. Humm, I really do… here are a few examples… Just to name a few. Really there are plenty more. I choose to surround myself with these…

  • YouTube video

    Darling Details Red White and Blue series

    Darling Details Red White I did a three part series over on YouTube channel. Starting with this simple stamping. Using Blueberry Bushel, Balmy Blue and Real Red for the ink colors. This stamp set was perfect, Darling Details Red White and Blue for this series. Why?? Well because the two step stamping and also because there are dies!! The Darling Details bundle has loads of fun extras too!! Now moving on to Step Two. We added a few things to this one. Well, three to be exact. A Real red layer, Double Oval punch and embellishments to this card. Keeping most of the things the same. Did you know that…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  YouTube video

    Sweet Citrus tall glass of limeade Thank You

    Sweet Citrus tall glass I am soo in love with this one!! Have you seen this video??? The Sweet Citrus tall glass of limeade uses the Sweet Citrus hybrid embossing folder and stamp set. I also used this as a Thank. You for the Birthday Stamp-a-Stack because it was soo fun to make. Come on a little journey with me… think lemonade, limeade, grapefruit or even pink lemonade… I make these in all those fun colors. Lemon Lolly, Daffodil Delight, Lemon Lime Twist, Flirty Flamingo and even a Sweet Sorbet for a bunch of different ‘flavored’ drinks. Sounds fun, right?? I thought so too!! I will admit that the class…

  • YouTube video

    Biggest Wish and Bright and Beautiful card

    Biggest Wish and Bright and Beautiful I have a super fun and very cheerful Biggest Wish and Bright and Beautiful fun fold for you today. Humm, does that circle look off center?? Well, yes it does and it was intended to be that way. Have you tried doing a gate fold in this direction?? Now, I know that it does not stand up. However, it was too fun to create not to share. Here is where the fun began. The Bright and Beautiful DSP has soo many fun colors and patterns. I am thinking of using this for a Ding Dong Ditch, thoughts?? I chose to start with the colors.…

  • Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Sweet Citrus Book Fold two different ways…

    Sweet Citrus Book Fold Ahhh, the perfect summer card!! The Sweet Citrus Book Fold is the one. However, I could not decide if I liked it with the Daffodil Delight as the card base or the Granny Apple Green. How about you?? All the colors are the same only flipped around a bit. The patterned paper, DSP that is, is from the Inked Botanicals 6 x 6 paper pack. That color is technically Crushed Curry, but soo easy to lighten up with the Daffodil Delight. I did a couple simple things to the Limes noice the color variation on the rinds?? That is where I used my Mini Blending Brush.…

  • YouTube video

    Hey Chuck Rise and Shine for YouTube

    Hey Chuck Rise and Shine Coffee Cheers, to you!! Today’s fun idea was from YouTube. Guys you know how much I love my Chickens. Well the Hey Chuck bundle is super fun too!! Now the Hey Chuck Rise and Shine card idea was super easy. Looking for the ALL the information?? Check out the video!! Now, You know that I had to use Highland Heather here, right?? Keep in mind though that you could use ANY color for your coffee cups! And as far as that goes, it could be any color DSP scrap too!! I used Glorious Gingham scraps for my ‘trim’ on my coffee cups. Ohh, do not…

  • YouTube video

    Fussy Cutting Campology lantern fun fold

    Fussy Cutting Campology lantern For today’s inspiration we have a Fussy Cutting Campology lantern. This is also an easy fun fold card. Keeping with the nature look, I went with Soft Succulent and Evening Evergreen both cardstock and ink. Wanting to add a bit of more trees I punched out a line of evergreens. Here is an alternative view. Be sure to add dimensionals to the evergreens. Can you see the mountain setting for this one? I love the how using first and second generation stamping helps to create the different dimensions. I also have a little secret… I cheated, I used some larger scraps of Very Vanilla to make…

  • Masculine Cards,  YouTube video

    Gingerbread Cabin in the Grove dies maybe fall.

    Gingerbread Cabin in the Grove dies With all that is going on around here. I know we are getting ready for Christmas. However, I did want to share this alternative ideas using the Gingerbread Cabin in the Grove dies. Guess where you will find this one?? Yup, you guessed, over on YouTube. I even added a bit of details to help this Gingerbread house look a bit more like a cabin. I hope you like this video. Okay, I know it is more fall like… I needed to share this idea. because I could also see this as a winter scene. Imagine the Aspen dies and adding in this cabin…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  YouTube video

    It has begun 12 Days of Crafty Christmas Gifts.

    It has begun 12 Days To say that I am excited is an understatement. Did you see that It has begun 12 Days of Crafty Christmas Gifts?? I want to be sure that you do not miss one of these days.. Today is a simple one, and you might even have what you need on hand. I would love for you to join me on YouTube. I can say that with each day the projects are going to get “bigger” and “bigger”. I can not wait to hear what you think. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! You will not want to miss out on the fun!! Join…

  • YouTube video

    Have you been on YouTube yet?? Join me!

    Have you been on YouTube Happy Saturday everyone!! Have you been on YouTube yet?? Well, come on over and join me. I have been posting two NEW and EXCLUSIVE to YouTube videos each week. Ohhh, we make all kinds of things. Cards mostly of course. However, there are some fun Home Decor and 3D projects too. Be sure to subscribe to my channel. Why?? Well that way you will be sure to see all the new videos that I post. Ring the bell and you will get email reminders too. Need a peek at something from YouTube? Here are two samples. They are both located on my channel. Subscribe Today!…

  • In-Colors,  YouTube video

    Thank You I appreciate You soo very much!!

    Thank You I appreciate You It feel it has been a little bit since I have said… Thank You I appreciate You soo very much! I have love that you join me each and everyday. This card is for you. The Texture Chic Suite with some Soft Succulent ribbon. The star for me is the Rose Gold foil outline for the flower and behind the ribbon. See what I mean about that foil?? I used that strip of foil to break up the two different DSP (patterned paper) pieces. Using the darker Evening Evergreen for the bottom. The Blushing Bride and foil for the top to brighten the card. Question…

  • Home Decor,  YouTube video

    Twice a week YouTube videos, did you hear??

    Twice a week YouTube videos I am soo excited to share that Twice a week YouTube videos are being added, Yes, that is correct. New exclusive videos only to YouTube. Here is one of my projects. I took this photo when my sister and her family came before moving. I made this for her and will be putting this in the mail this week!! Those smiles mean the most. WE sure had fun while they visited. I would love for you to join me because there are more videos that have been added since the above project. There is a look at some different designer series paper (DSP-patterned paper), coloring…

  • Team Meeting,  YouTube video

    New YouTube Stylish Sketches Simple Stamping.

    New YouTube Stylish Sketches I am excited to share videos with you guys. Did you see the New YouTube Stylish Sketches that was added last week? We made two simple stamping cards… Did you get the FREE Sale-a-Bration stamp set, Stylish Sketches? If not do not worry you still have time! All you need to do is place a $50 product order and you can get this for FREE. Here are the two cards that we made. You will need Stampin Write Markers for the top idea. Plus Blending Brushes for the lower. To get the whole how to.. head on over to my channel, here. It will take you…

  • YouTube video

    Ringed with Nature Fun Fold for YouTube!

    Ringed with Nature Fun Fold The Ringed with Nature Fun Fold was from YouTube. I will admit that the Ringed with Nature bundle is my very first hybrid embossing folder. Ohhhh boy, I am loving it! Soo, be on the look out… you WILL see it again! I promise you will! Anyway, I used the embossing folder only for the background. Here is some fun extra information there are three different ways to use this bunch. As an embossing folder Second it embossed and cuts in one pass see that little “branch”? There are several, plus some mushrooms. There are inside rings too. That is just the part of it.…

  • Coffee and Cards,  YouTube video

    Waves of Inspiration from March? Yikes

    Waves of Inspiration from March? I found this unloved card idea after searching for something else. I thought you guys might enjoy it! This Coffee and Cards idea, uses the Waves of Inspiration from March. Seriously, waaaay back? I decided that we needed some ocean breezes and sunshine. Double stamping the wave stamp in Coastal Cabana and then in Night of Navy. Note that the cardstock was adjusted slightly. I did this so that you would not miss it. Using the die cut for that little EXTRA something. That Silver Foil was perfect foam look. Curious on the inside sentiment? Well if I remember correctly? Nope, no photo! It ended…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  YouTube video

    3D Friday? No, Simply Succulents for YouTube.

    3D Friday? No, Simple Succulents. This little cutie, was for a YouTube video, did you see it? Ohh be sure to subscribe to my channel so that you get to see the new video each week! We did a bit of coloring scoring and all that fun stuff. Curious, what fit inside? Head on over using the first photo as a link! But of course, I first want to say, thank you! Kind people are always my kind of people! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Holiday cards

    Happy Fathers Day with a Retiring item still available.

    Happy Fathers Day with a Retiring One last Happy Fathers Day with a Retiring Seas the Day bundle. One of these cards I did for the library and the other was for YouTube. I love the large sea die, however, Ohhh the possibilities. Using all the seaweed and little parts. Which is your favorite the octopus or the crab?? The concept of these are pretty much the same. I have to say that the dies are super fun in this bundle. I wanted to try and add a pop of color using the Tahitian Tide. Using that with the Calypso Coral for the crab was a total winner!! I do…

  • Simple Stamping,  YouTube video

    Simple Stamping with Shaded Summer for YouTube.

    Simple Stamping with Shaded Summer In case you missed it, Simple Stamping with Shaded Summer for a YouTube video. Taking a little bit to work on some birthday cards. Wanting to make these kinda quick, but pretty too. Join me over on YouTube, so that you can catch all the new ideas. Keep in mind that those ideas are only on YouTube. In case you missed it. The Summer Shadow Dies that you were able to get as a Sale-a-Bration item last year are now in the Annual Catalog. You know that I am super excited about that. Why?? NO fussy cutting!! Also, there are extra leaves and flowers too.…

  • YouTube video

    Saying Good-bye Beauty of Friendship, for YouTube.

    Saying Good-bye Beauty of Friendship Sad to say that we are Saying Good-bye Beauty of Friendship and Nature’s Beauty. I want to start off by saying that the Nature’s Beauty stamp set is already SOLD OUT!! Along with 50 (yes, fifty) other stamp sets. Okay, There is some good stuff to mention. If you have waited, all five of the 2020-2022 In-Colors cardstock and ink are still available. I can not say that about the ink refills however Just Jade, Bumblebee and Magenta Madness are already SOLD OUT!! Okay, back to the cards…. Okay, note that there are a few differences in these two cards. The Granny Apple Green card,…

  • Technique,  YouTube video

    Colored Jar and Quiet Meadow for YouTube

    Colored Jar and Quiet Meadow Join me over on YouTube for this Colored Jar and Quiet Meadow idea. You will need some Vellum, Stampin’ Blends and the Jar Punch to get you started! While that is drying grab your Quiet Meadow bundle, or any flower with a stem will do. Yes, I did cut out two different stems, one in Evening Evergreen and the other in Polished Pink. Check out the video for the complete play by play. With that being said, I want to be sure to direct your attention to the soon to be retiring 2020-2022 In-Colors. You remember those, Cinnamon Cider, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, Misty Moonlight 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…

  • Coloring,  In-Colors,  YouTube video

    Pale Papaya Two Ways and a video too.

    Pale Papaya Two Ways Today has Pale Papaya Two Ways adding in a little Just Jade. Do not forget at the bottom is the YouTube video how I made the bottom left. That one has more layers to it. Because there is no wasting those “clouds” from the top version. We created the top in an episode of Coffee and Cards. Dare I say (again) that I am not sure which I like better. Each has layers and each has the same basic idea. I do like the lighter color or the top one. For this card I used the Blending Brushes and a piece of Basic White. The “masked”…