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It has been a long time since I posted any creations. I miss crafting…Just wanted to share these pop up box cards I made for my kids’ teachers last school year. I made a little pocket and attached a gift … Continue reading
Just wanted to let those that come visit my blog know that I will be taking a break from posting on my blog for a while…we are expecting another little bundle of joy!!!
I’ve been busy crafting away give aways for my son to give to his classmates & teacher for Christmas. I saw this cute explosion box on pinterest, and knew I wanted to CASE the idea. His teacher enjoys scrapbooking and … Continue reading
Christmas is just around the corner, and I’ve been so busy decorating the house for the holidays and creating cards/tags/favors. I have so many projects that I’m working on that I hope to remember to take pictures before sending them/using … Continue reading
I collected some packs of the Stampin’ Up fabric that was on clearance since it was a great deal. I came across some cute fabric wreaths on Pinterest and decided to try it with the fabric that I hoarded. I … Continue reading
Happy Halloween everyone! It’s cold and wet here in the Metro DC area after the aftermath of hurricane Sandy. I made these little treat boxes for my son’s classmates: I used the owl punch to punch out the body of … Continue reading
I am really liking Stampin’ Up’s new illuminate stamp pad. I had a lot of fun playing with it, and came up with this card: I embossed with background with the Fancy Fan embossing folder, then I sponged it with … Continue reading
Nice to be back crafting again. Today, I’m going to share a birthday card with you because I am always in need of birthday cards…but you can easily switch the sentiment to suite your needs. As you might have heard … Continue reading
I was offered an opportunity from Stampin’ Success to create some projects that they could publish in time for the holiday season. I would get my hands on one of the new holiday stamp sets before our demonstrator pre-order. I … Continue reading
I’ve had some questions as to how to put together the bouquet. Here is a view of the bottom of the flower: I took the largest of the boho blossoms punch flower and cut into the center of one of … Continue reading
Punches used for flowers in bouquet: Blossom Punch; Fancy Flower & 5-Petal Flower Punch; Boho Blossom Punch; Extra-Large Oval Punch for Leaves I think the flowers created with the blossom punch look like carnations…sooo pretty Tutorial for Blossom Punch Flower … Continue reading
For the end of the school year, I decided to make a set of note cards for my son’s teacher. I love to do dry embossing with SU’s embossing folders. Here is the design for the monogram note cards: Stampin’ … Continue reading
Earlier this month, we got the new 2012-2013 Stampin’ up catalog with our demo pre-orders. While I was looking through it, I noticed these flowers in the catalog that I wanted to copy. I wasn’t sure if they were made … Continue reading
I made these two cards a while back before I got sick and never posted them, so I figured I would share them now before I forgot about them: This card uses the set: Up, Up and Away. Cute set, … Continue reading
Here are two cards that I made with the Stampin’ Up “Need for Speed” set:
When I use pastels (chalk), I usually stamp my image with Versamark but decided to try something different. I actually stamped the images in Stazon Jet Black Ink. Then, I lightly went over the images with a white gel pen…and … Continue reading
I know it’s early to be thinking about Mother’s Day, but it will be here before you know it. Better to be prepared, right? It’s been so warm here in Virginia lately that it already feels like early May…so I … Continue reading
I’ve been making lots of black & white cards lately. Here is one I did for a little boy: I think it really makes those dinosaur images stand out. What do you think? Stampin’ Supplies: -Dinoroar Stamp Set -Punches: Extra … Continue reading