Category Archives: Big Shot

So Detailed Thinlits Dies creates stunning card

By | April 7, 2017
Today must be Friday, so hurray for that! To celebrate the upcoming weekend I wanted to share this card, done using the So Detailed Thinlits Dies. Isn’t it pretty? It’s the first time I have used this die set, and it won’t be the last. 3 dies come with the set, so I know I am… Read More »

Glimmer Paper Assortment Pack FREE from Sale-A-Bration

By | February 23, 2017
I LOVE the new Glimmer Paper, and oh my gosh, IT’S FREE during Sale-A-Bration. I could be wrong but I think this is going to be a huge hit. Stampin’ Up introduced 3 new products that can be earned during Sale-A-Bration on Tuesday. I think this is great for those of you that have already… Read More »

I can’t resist this Hey Chick Stamp Set, and ssshhhh it’s FREE

By | February 15, 2017
Hey Chick! Nooooo, I don’t mean you the reader, I mean Hey Chick Stamp Set. Seriously, is this just not a cute little card? I posted a card last week using one of the other stamps from this set, but the more I look online, the more samples I see, that I just can’t resist!… Read More »

Balloon Builders stamp set says Happy Valentines Day to you!

By | February 14, 2017
Happy Valentines Day.  I wanted to use the Balloon Builders stamp set for todays technique. If everything works out the way I want it to today, then I should have a little something for each of my 4 daughters made, my husband, and my 3 grandchildren. But first I wanted to make sure I showed… Read More »

Birthday Blast and Star Blast Thinlits Combo

By | February 13, 2017
Don’t you just love these colours? The stamp set is Birthday Blast, and the overlay is the Star Blast Edgeliit Die. I think I just may use this card for my Grandson’s birthday.  The main card is Pacific Point, which is the colour I used to cut out the star blast, and the colour I… Read More »

More from Flourishing Phrases and Flourish Thinlits

By | February 12, 2017
 As promised yesterday, these are 2 more samples done using Flourishing Phrases. I have also incorporated the Flourish Thinlits into them. The greetings are from Flourishing Phrases, and the cutouts from the Thinlits. Just by using 2 different colours and 2 different greetings, you can easily make 2 different yet beautifully appropriate cards. To add… Read More »

Flourishing Phrases – a stamp set that offers lots of alternatives

By | February 12, 2017
This pretty card is from Flourishing Phrases Stamp Set.I was going through my stamp sets yesterday, and thought OH MY GOODNESS! I have a lot of stamp sets that I need to use before they retire. Some of them I have used once or twice.Some of them more often for workshops, and then ssshhhh……… some… Read More »

Card using Balloon Adventures and Pop Up Die

By | February 3, 2017
  Another fun card from the Stampin’ Up Occasions Catalog. The stamp set is called Balloon Adventures.  Seriously, this catalog just may be my favourite so far, or maybe I’m just happy to be stamping again. Either way it’s a lot of fun. I used the Party Animal Designer Series Paper, and am in love… Read More »

Lift Me up Stamp Set and Up & Away Thinlits Dies

By | February 2, 2017
This was sure a fun card to make. I used the Lift Me Up stamp set, and the Up & Away Thinlits die. If you order them together, you can bundle the set and save 10%. Do you notice how the middle balloon is 3D? All you have to do is stamp the Balloon image 3… Read More »

Birthday Card with Happy Celebrations Stamp Set & Celebrations Duo Embossing Folder

By | January 31, 2017
As mentioned previously I said I would show some more samples of the Stampin’ Up Happy Celebrations Stamp Set. In this example, I first ran the Whisper White Cardstock through the Big Shot, and used the Celebrations Duo Embossing Folder. When you ink up the stamp set from the Happy Celebrations Stamp Set, and ink… Read More »

Sunburst Thinlit and Bow Builder Punch

By | January 18, 2017
This is only the second time I have used the sunburst thinlit. It’s really cute, and I think there are a lot of possibilities for this. I bet you can use it as a template, and sponge sunset colours with it too. I must try this! I think with this card, less might be more.… Read More »

Stampin Up Lift Me Up Bundle

By | January 17, 2017
Don’t forget to contact me, so you can place your order during Sale-a-bration 2017. For every $60.00 you get a FREE item from the Sale-a-bration catalogue. If you order the Lift Me Up Stamp et and Up & Away Thinlits Bundle, that’s enough to get you something FREE. (wood bundle  $68.25). Want to make it… Read More »

Carousel Birthday

By | January 9, 2017
  As soon as I saw this stamp set, I immediatley pictured the horse in gold. So of course when I started preparing card I used gold embossing powder.  In order to balance your card, you should use the “gold” idea in another aspect as well. I used gold foil behind horse as well as… Read More »

Botanical Blooms

By | March 9, 2016
One Stamp Set, One Framelit Die = 3 of the most awesome cards.  I think I will find many more uses for these this Botanical Blooms stamp set and  Botanical Builder Framelit die. I LOVE it.  The sample with the red, I also embossed with  the Decorative Dots embossing folder. If you purchase the stamp… Read More »