Love

Hey Y’all!!!  Do you have a stash of some leftover retired paper that you just love?  Me too!  Decided to use some on this beautiful card.  Cut the layers with Whimsy Stamps Extreme Postage dies and finished it off using the Glimmer Hot Foil Machine from Spellbinders.  Love is all that matters, right?  All the details for this card are below (including links).     I started by creating a card base from Stampin’ UP!’s ‘Calypso Coral‘ card stock.  The paper size is 8.5 x 5.5, scored on the long edge at 4.25.  Whether you use a scoring board or …

Thanks

Hey Y’all!!!  I’m so excited to be on the Make The Cards Challenge Design Team!  We’d LOVE you to be part of the weekly challenges too!  Make the Cards Challenge is a place for all card makers to take part in various card creation challenges.  It is a weekly challenge blog to get those creative juices flowing. You’ll also be challenged to use your supplies differently or think of innovative ways to create cards. New challenges are published weekly at 9 a.m. on Monday.  Join the fun HERE.  Here’s my Design Team card for Challenge #1.  All the details for …

Sweet Friend

Hey Y’all!!!  Lovers shouldn’t be the only ones that get a little attention on Valentine’s Day!  Need to show those girlfriends a little love.  I love these Word dies from Whimsy Stamps.  Love the layers and all the detail!  And of course you know I love bright colors and glittery.  All the details for this card are below (including links).     I cut a piece of white card stock and inked it up using Distress Oxide Inks: Worn Lipstick, Picked Raspberry and Festive Berries graduating the colors down the page from the lightest to the darkest.  Love the ‘Cotton …

Tea Party

Hey Y’all!!!  Anybody want to have a tea party?  I’ve made the cutest teacups just for us, complete with saucers, spoons and little tea cookies!  How fun!  The Hug In A Mug and Cozy Cups are all from The Greetery.  What’s your favorite flavor of tea?  Mine’s coffee flavored.  LOL.  All the details for this card are below (including links).   I started by using The Greetery’s ‘Hug In A Mug‘ Die set, ‘Hug In A Mug Saucer‘ die ‘Cozy Cup‘ die to create the cups, saucers, spoons, coffee and steam.  Cut the mugs from ‘Daffodil Delight‘, ‘Magenta Madness‘ and …

It’s Coffee Time

Hey Y’all!!!  It’s COFFEE time and I’m addicted!!!  Love these dies from La-La Land Crafts.  You can’t really see it but the clock is set to 5:00 just in case you need a little Bailey’s or something stronger than coffee.  It’s 5:00 somewhere, right?  All the details for this card are below (including links).     These dies from La-La Land Crafts are just the most fun!  I started by cutting out all the pieces.  The card stock is ‘Crushed Curry‘ and ‘Coastal Cabana‘ from Stampin’ UP!.  The beautiful pattern paper is ‘Spring Has Sprung‘ from La-La Land Crafts.   …

You Make Life Pop

Hey Y’all!!!  I’m so thrilled to be a part of the 2021 Scrappy Tails Crafts Design Team.  Sabrina Leavell has created some absolutely beautiful stamps and dies!  Today I’m using the beautiful Popping Poppies stamp set.  Did you know that the red poppy is a symbol of both Remembrance and hope for a peaceful future.  I certainly am counting on the peaceful future part.  It certain POPS and makes a beautiful shaker card.  All the details for this card are below (including links).       I started by coloring the Poppies from Scrappy Tails Crafts ‘Popping Poppies‘ stamp set. …

May Your Days Be Beary & Bright

Highland Heather Ink Hey Y’all!!!  I think I’m obsessed with this little box.  Tamara created it as part of the ’12 Days of Christmas’ from La-La Land.  And I love the color pink!  I filled it with M&M’s for a friend.  What fun!  The polar bear is just waiting for some candy himself.  Details for this card are below.  Will have the instructions and maybe a video posted over the weekend.  Enjoy!!     The cute little polar bear came from the La-La Land Crafts November Kit.  He’s just sitting around waiting on some candy!     COPIC MARKERS: • …

Bear Hugs Enclosed

Hey Y’all!!!  Love this little box.  Tamara created it as part of the ’12 Days of Christmas’ from La-La Land.  I adjusted mine just a little.  It’s so cute, fun and easy to make.  I filled it with Christmas candy for a friend.  What fun!  I think he’s got his hand up saying ‘Here, I want the candy!’  Some of the details for this card are below.  Will have the instructions and maybe a video posted over the weekend.  Enjoy!!     The cute little bear came from the La-La Land Crafts November Kit.  I think he’s got his hand …

XOXO Everyday Purse

Hey Y’all!!!  Check out this Valentine’s Everyday Purse from Concord & 9th and Becky Roberts / Inking Idaho.  They are just so so so so so freakin’ cute!!!  And so easy to make.  Thought I’d try some different colors with the red.  How about a little green and yellow?  Add some Hershey Nuggets inside just to add more sweetness!  All the details for the purse are below (including links).       You can purchase this cute ‘Everyday Purse’ from Becky Roberts & Inking Idaho through Concord & 9th.  The bundle comes with a complimentary tag set.  Get your today!   …

Winter Weekender

Hey Y’all!!!  Where would you go for the weekend in the winter?  I’d definitely be going south!!  And I’d be carrying my Weekender Handbag from Concord & 9th in collaboration with Becky Roberts of Inking Idaho.  All the details for this card are below (including links).     I used the ‘Weekender Handbag‘ Die from Concord & 9th to cut out the handbag shapes from Whimsy Stamps ‘Blurry Flurries‘ printed paper.  Love this winter paper.  So many beautiful designs.  Inked up some white paper with Distress Ink Tumbled Glass to create the corner pieces, straps and sides.  Cut the accent …