Carols of Christmas Snow Bank Technique

When I think of Christmas time I think of a white blanket of fresh snow.  Living in Florida I won’t see that this December but I do remember what it looks like since I grew up in the Chicago suburbs.  I recall a trackless blanket of white with billowy drifts that shimmered.  It’s a lot like today’s card. I’ve wanted to try this technique since the Embossing Paste debuted in the annual catalog.  If you’re …

It’s Time for a Ride – August’s Studio Stamps in the Mail

Let’s stroll with a brand new Bundle called Bike Ride! This month’s Studio Stamps in the Mail includes the Bike Ride Bundle (24 piece photopolymer stamp set & 15 piece coordinating Framelits), a package of Eclectic Shaped Paper Clips, free pre-cut supplies to make 8 cards including accessories and envelopes -PLUS a video and PDF tutorial, making it easy for you to stamp right along with me from home. Take a quick peek at the …

Raccoon Birthday Delivery Tutorial & 50% off Paper Pumpkin

Celebrate fall with 50% off the September Paper Pumpkin kit! Not sure what Paper Pumpkin is? Take a look HERE!  In addition, all my Paper Pumpkin subscribers enjoy Paper Pumpkin Parade – 7 alternate project ideas using each month’s kit.  Normally $19.95, on sale August 11-September 10th for only $9.98!  The kit includes everything you need – stamp set, ink, pre-cut supplies and picture instructions.  It’s easy enough for the beginner and fun for the …

Hi Friend, Coffee Cafe Card

There's no better way to get fresh ideas with a new stamp set than with my Studio Stamps in the Mail (SSITM). Each month I include a new stamp set or Bundle along with pre-cut supplies to make 8 cards.  Accessories, envelopes, a video and PDF tutorial are all included making it easy for you to stamp right along with me from home. You don't have to be an experienced stamper either.  My step-by-step video and …

Color Theory Meets Memories & More Tutorial

Whether you like to create cards or scrapbooks, the new Memories & More product line will have you completing projects in record time! Today's tutorial uses one of the cards from the Color Theory pack with a simple greeting and die cut image.  You'll make dozens of these in no time! I've included written instructions below for those of you using a mobile device. I also have a free PDF tutorial available for those that …

Carols of Christmas Early Release

It's August 1st and that means we are just 146 days away from Christmas.  I understand that it's difficult to think of the holidays when we are still experiencing summer weather and schedules but if you don't start planning now then you'll be rushing through the most magical time of year. The Holiday Catalog unveils on September 1st and let me just say, it's extraordinary.  And, to kick things off, Stampin' Up! has released a …

Crafting Forever Tutorial & Birthday Giveaway Winner

Thank you for all the wonderful birthday greetings and your comments about your favorite stamp set/bundles! Wow! Random.org has selected a winner to receive ANY TWO free Project PDF Tutorials as a prize.     Laura Greig Laura, you have until Monday, July 31st to email me to tell me which TWO free PDF Tutorials you would like.  Email me by clicking HERE. There are over 40 Project PDF Tutorials to choose from.  The selections …

Quick Crafting Tip & Final Day Birthday Giveaway

 Today's the final day to enter my birthday giveaway. I will select a random winner to choose ANY TWO (2) Project PDF Tutorials from my library for free! My Project PDF Tutorials include multiple pictures, step-by-step instructions, cutting dimensions and a complete supply list.   Here's how to enter: Leave me a comment telling me which stamp set or bundle in the current annual catalog is your favorite and why. Comments/entries must be received no …

Everything is Coming Up Daisies – Free Video & Tutorial Offer!

You've been waiting and it's BACK!   The long awaited Daisy Punch is back in stock and NOW is the time to grab it! And, I've got a great BONUS for you! Some of you have been anxiously waiting for my Studio Stamps in the Mail (SSITM) which would include the Daisy Delight Bundle (stamp set, punch, pre-cut supplies to make 8 cards, video and PDF tutorial).  Unfortunately, I am not confident that this Bundle …

Birthday Delivery Bag Tutorial

 Birthday parties are a timeless tradition. That timeless tradition includes gift gifts and party favors.  Today's tutorial covers both those needs.  Use the Gift Bag Punch board to create this bag, perfect to give a gift or a favor.  Change up the theme and you've got a great favor for showers, too.   I've included written instructions below for those of you using a mobile device. I also have a free PDF tutorial available for …