Tag Archives: cards

Balloon Builder Stamp Set – not just for Balloons you know

By | February 17, 2017
Yes you saw the headline right, Balloon Builder! So not only do I say what I mean in a heading, but did I not promise you another way to use this stamp set rather than just for balloons? Guess what else? Its FRIDAY! When I was looking for ideas for this stamp set, it was… Read More »

Beautiful You Stamp Set – very popular for a reason

By | February 16, 2017
The Beautiful You Stamp Set sure seems to be one of the trending stamp sets. There is something so personable about this stamp set. I’m still hooked on the Watercolor Pencils, and they are perfect for this stamp set. This time I used the Shimmery White Cardstock. It’s a shame you can’t see the glimmer it… 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 »

FREE Stamp Set makes this card even better.

By | February 6, 2017
Can you believe this stamp set is FREE? It’s the Hey Chick Stamp Set from the Sale-A-Bration Catalog. I think I could do a whole series of cards with this stamp set. It is so cute. I ended up using the watercolor pencils to color. Normally I would use watercolor paper or shimmery white cardstock,… 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 – Under the Big Top

By | January 10, 2017
This is another card done using Carousel Birthday. In the Stampin’Up Occasions Catalogue there is a picture of this card. I totally CASED it! It’s such a simple card, and yet so cute. Problem is, I couldn’t tell how they made it from the picture, so I did my own interpretation. Could very easily be… Read More »

First Fabulous Friday

By | March 11, 2016
Fridays are all about Fabulous, and I couldn’t resist this card. This is another 100% cased card from Stampin’ Up.  I’m going to be honest but I don’t usually love so many card ideas from Stampin Up, but they sure are getting it right these days!  Stampin’ Up used an aqua painter to colour the… Read More »