Posted on: May 30, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Flowers for all seasons…quick and simple!

Today I added thin strips of silver glimmer paper, some stamping, some more die cut leaves… The colors are so bright and vivid, with the variety of fonts that come in the card pack it was easy to find an extra word or two to round out the greetings. The colors really set the tone for the card..check out the Free as a Bird sentiment and image used in this…

Posted on: May 29, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Tropical Techniques

I have a number of family birthdays coming up this month….and a lot of the people are Florida residents! Tropical breezes, fruity drinks, colorful clothing! This weather this week has had me thinking of a vacation for sure! Product List Timeless Tropical Cling Stamp Set (English) [151497] $23.00 Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper [152492] $11.50 Shaded Spruce Classic Stampin’ Pad [147088] $7.50 Mango Melody Classic Stampin’ Pad [147093] $7.50 Sponge…

Posted on: May 28, 2020 Posted by: Heather Comments: 0

Quick Tips for Card Kits

Card Kits offer great value for the money. Here is this month’s Featured Card Kit: Flowers for Every Season: Product List Flowers For Every Season Memories & More Cards & Envelopes [153101] $11.00 Flowers For Every Season Memories & More Card Pack [153058] $11.00 Stampin' Dimensionals [104430] $4.00 Multipurpose Liquid Glue [110755] $4.00 2020–2022 In Color Enamel Dots [152480] $8.00 Take Your Pick [144107] $10.00 With these tricks that you…

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]…