Posted on: May 19, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Golden Honey Bees Kits

Did you miss out during Sale-A-Bration on getting this gorgeous pack of Designer Series Papers? Black, White and Gold are on trend and so versatile for paper crafting with more than just the Honey Bee Stamp Set, which is retiring on June 2. With the companion dies you will be making sweet cards for many occasion…and you will be delighted to find that the paper has images that fit the…

Posted on: May 15, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Tulips from FB Live

Last night we had a great time crafting Live as a family for my viewers at North Avenue Ink Paper Scissors. If you didn’t catch the video class this month, watch for my next FB Live session. I will likely choose a different time so that others who missed can join. And if you join the May 14 group, you will have access to the Live Video, and the chance…

Posted on: May 13, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Simple and Special Daisy Cards

Creating cards is simple when products coordinate. In the samples here, the colors are chosen from the Designer Series Paper. The paper leads the way in choosing ink and cardstock for the cards. In the cards that I designed with the Ornate Garden Suite you can see this: The May 14 Facebook Live gives stampers ideas on how to use three basic layouts with several different sets: Daisy Lane, Ornate…

Posted on: May 8, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Custom & Quick Grad Cards

With the pandemic keeping celebrations small, a friend asked for cards for her graduate in a card shower. I was happy to oblige, and I hope my own graduate will be the happy recipient of cards as well. An Easel Fold takes one card base folded as a portrait style, and scored at 2 3/4″ on one half of the card. A full size card front is attached to the…

Posted on: May 7, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Cardstock Cutting Tips

Cardstock is the basic supply of papercrafters.  In the United States you will find it offered in  packs that are cut at standard  8 1/2” x 11”  or 12” x 12” sheet sizes. I prefer to use the smaller format for my cards because as you will see, it is easy to get two card bases from a piece of cardstock. Stampin’Up! cardstock is a nice weight, and the colors…

Posted on: May 5, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Behold the Butterflies!

This set makes me happy…the die cuts are amazing and it was a quick and easy way to meet a challenge. Product List Beauty Abounds Cling Bundle [150617] $55.75 Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad [147114] $7.50 Pool Party 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock [122924] $8.75 Pool Party Classic Stampin’ Pad [147107] $7.50 Sahara Sand Classic Stampin’ Pad [147117] $7.50 Pretty Peacock Classic Stampin’ Pad [150083] $7.50 Champagne Rhinestone Basic Jewels [151193]…

Posted on: May 5, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Perks for you, Perks for me!

The New Catalog from Stampin’ Up! is available online for Demonstrators, and it is a beauty! The more I get to know this company, the better I like it. The people behind the company are creative, funny, and keep the focus on providing service to customers and demonstrators alike. COVID-19 has challenged this company to step up and think even more outside the box than usual. COVID-19 Product Giveback Together…

Posted on: May 4, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Thinking of Maine

This Fun Fold Card was a challenge card from our retreat in April. Just a quick Recipe post. The images in this set make me long for Wells. Product List High Tide Photopolymer Stamp Set [143006] $26.00 Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad [147084] $7.50 Crumb Cake Classic Stampin’ Pad [147116] $7.50 Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad [147114] $7.50 Pretty Peacock Classic Stampin’ Pad [150083] $7.50 Neutrals Designer Series Paper Stack…

Posted on: May 4, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Country Club meets Broadway

Just a quick post to say goodbye to one of my favorite sets…Broadway Birthday! Product List   Country Club Designer Series Paper [151314] $11.50       Broadway Birthday Photopolymer Bundle [148321] $41.25       Tailored Tag Punch [145667] $18.00