How to make a Friendship Greeting Card

How to make a Friendship Greeting Card When I first saw the Wild Rose Stamp Set, I knew I just had to have it.  So today’s project we’re creating a fun Friendship greeting card using this set. Supplies: Stamps – To a Wild Rose (149452) Ink – Memento Black Ink (132708), Versamark (102283), Calypso Coral (147101), Petal […]

Butterfly Gala – Hello Beautiful

Butterfly Gala – Hello Beautiful Welcome back to our weekly project tutorials.  This week we have a quick and easy project for you featuring Butterfly Gala stamp set from Stampin’ Up!   Supplies: Stamps – Butterfly Gala (148580) Ink – Memento Black Ink (132708) Paper – Whisper White (106549),  Thick Whisper White CS (140490), Perennial Essence DSP (149100), Calypso […]

Magnolia Blooms Class to Go

Magnolia Blooms Class To Go Express your heartfelt wishes with the Magnolia collection.  The images and sentiments come together in an elegant way. You will need the following items Mossy Meadow Classic Stampin’ Pad [147111] $13.00 Tuxedo Black Memento Ink Pad [132708] $10.00 Versamark Pad [102283] $16.50 White Stampin’ Emboss Powder [109132] $10.50 Heat Tool […]

Happy 5th Birthday

Happy 5th Birthday Where did the past 5 years just go?  Time seems to be flying by, and just don’t want to miss a thing.  Today my daughter turned 5yrs.  She’s been counting down to her birthday since May and it’s been difficult for her to have to wait. Bianca loves Emma Wiggle so she […]

Everything You Need to Know About Stamps

Everything You Need to Know About Stamps Most card makers stamp their images onto their handmade cards. Stamping is one of the quickest and easiest ways to create highly personalized cards over and over again. Forget spending 5 bucks  or more for a card at a local store. Purchasing a stamp set gives you an […]

The 6 Types of Adhesives Every Paper Crafter Needs

The 6 Types of Adhesives Every Paper Crafter Needs If you’re a paper crafter, it can be overwhelming to learn about all the various adhesives that are on the market. We’re breaking down the most popular types of adhesives for paper craft projects, and giving you the run down on what, when and HOW to […]

Bonus Days are BACK!

Bonus Days are BACK! Bonus Days are BACK!!!!  For every $90 of product you purchase in July, you’ll earn a $9 coupon to spend in August! Hooray!!!  Your coupon code will be emailed to your email on file with Stampin’ Up! after you place your order.  Make sure to save it!!! These coupons can be earned […]

Getting Started with Card Making: Gathering Your Supplies

Getting Started with Card Making: Gathering Your Supplies Ask any card maker you know and they’ll tell you that the craft of creating cards from scratch is exciting, challenging, extremely fun, and most will even agree therapeutic. One of the most overwhelming tasks faced with when beginning card making is figuring out which supplies you […]

Getting Started with Card Making!

Getting Started with Card Making! If you’ve never made cards before then you don’t know what you’re missing!  Making your own greeting cards is a wonderful hobby that you can enjoy either on your own or with family and friends. I find that card making is becoming more and more popular as time goes by.  […]

What’s all the fuss about the Bone Folder?

What’s all the fuss about the Bone Folder? So what’s all the fuss about bone folders? Simply put, this basic craft tool is the “multi-tasker” of tools. It does it ALL. Bone folders are ideal for making cards with great folds, invitations with perfect smoothed liners, stationery with clean creases, scrap booking scores for recessing […]

Free as a Bird – Thanks For Being You

Free as a Bird – Thanks For Being You I’ve seen lots of projects created using the new Free As A Bird stamp set in the new Annual Catalogue, and I’m itching to create something myself but first I thought I would create a card using the coordinating Patterned Paper – Bird Ballad DSP instead. […]

Colour Theory

Colour Theory There are so many important decisions to make when it comes to card making, but one of the first most important decisions that you need to address once the theme has been decided upon is colour. Now there are a lot of things to consider when choosing colour, and the purpose of this […]

Butterfly Gala – A Little Note

Butterfly Gala – A Little Note I was reminiscing the good ol’ days and viewing some old project tutorials I had posted to my blog back in 2013 when I first began blogging.  I can across this project HERE . I’ve decided to recreate this card for this weeks project tutorial.  here’s a quick look […]

How to Make a Standard Card Base for Greeting Cards

How to Make a Standard Card Base for Greeting Cards To make a greeting card, you first need a card base. This is a plain piece of cardstock that’s been cut and folded into the shape of a card. It’s called a ‘card base’ because it’s the base onto which you stamp images, layer papers, etc. to create your […]

You Make Me Happy Greeting Card

You Make Me Happy Greeting Card This weeks project tutorial features Meant to Be Stamp set from Stampin’ Up! Supplies: Stamps – Meant To Be (148626) Ink – Pool Party (147107), Calypso Coral (147101) Paper – Calypso Coral (124392), Petal Pink (147009), Whisper White (106549),  Bird Ballad DSP (149592) Other –Paper snips (103579), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), Be Mine Stitched Dies […]