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Butterfly Gala with Stampin’ Up

When it comes to simple, this card makes the "cut". The finished size on this card is 4 x 4 and perfect when you want to write a "little" birthday message to a friend, it also makes a perfect gift tag. I think the "white on white" adds elegance to even the simplest of card. A similar card was posted on Pinterest and I have to apologize I could [...]

June 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Beauty Abounds with Stampin’ Up

I've been crazy busy training to walk the Camino de Santiago in June so I haven't had time for "creating" but I really need some "craft" therapy so I hopped on Pinterest and found this super simple, elegant birthday card I could make posted by Terry Gaines...thanks Terry! This gorgeous Petal Promenade Designer Series paper, stamp set I used for the sentiment "Humming Along and the ribbon will retire [...]

May 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Stampin’ Up’s April 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternative 7 & 8

Besides the obvious beauty and simplicity of Stampin' Up's monthly card kit Paper Pumpkin, this kit makes creating cards so simple because all I have to do is lay out the contents of my Paper Pumpkin package and I can just start putting things together. Sometimes when I try something new I'm so surprised when I really like it, stamping on corrugated card stock, really? Using the So Saffron card base  [...]

May 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Stampin’ Up’s April 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternative 7 & 8

Stampin’ Up’s April 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives 5 & 6

Besides the obvious beauty and simplicity of Stampin' Up's monthly card kit Paper Pumpkin, this kit makes creating cards so simple because all I have to do is lay out the contents of my Paper Pumpkin package and I can just start putting things together. It really pains me to cut the gorgeous Designer card stock included in these monthly kits so I closed my eyes and cut  half an inch [...]

May 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Stampin’ Up’s April 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives 5 & 6

Stampin Up’s April Paper Pumpkin Alternatives 3 & 4

Besides the obvious beauty and simplicity of Stampin' Up's monthly card kit, Paper Pumpkin, this kit makes creating cards so simple because all I have to do is lay out the contents of my Paper Pumpkin package and I can just start putting things together.  For the above card I cut the background with the three colors in half and adhered it to the left side of the card base with [...]

May 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Stampin Up’s April Paper Pumpkin Alternatives 3 & 4

Stampin’ Up April 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternative 1 & 2

Besides the obvious beauty and simplicity of Stampin' Up's monthly card kit Paper Pumpkin, this kit makes creating cards so simple because all I have to do is lay out the contents of my Paper Pumpkin package and I can just start putting things together. I hated covering up the gorgeous color "splats" on the background cards included in the kit, the Mint Macaron, Flirty Flamingo,  and So Saffron compliment [...]

May 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Stampin’ Up April 2019 Paper Pumpkin Alternative 1 & 2

March Paper Pumpkin Birthday Card with Stampin’ Up

Happy, happy birthday! To celebrate Paper Pumpkin's birthday we received two birthday stamp sets in this month amazing kit that includes an adorable "pop up" for the inside of the card!!  The patterns included in the kit are so adorable I did very little to part from them. I added some ribbon around the sentiment and one of the adorable "hat" cut outs included in the kit...I didn't even have to [...]

May 6th, 2019|Comments Off on March Paper Pumpkin Birthday Card with Stampin’ Up

Stampin Up’s Paper Pumpkin meets Amazing Life

Happy, happy birthday! To celebrate Paper Pumpkin's birthday we received two birthday stamp sets in this month amazing kit that includes an adorable "pop up" for the inside of the card!! I decided I wanted to take turns using a different "birthday bundles" on each card. Since the pop up for the inside is so adorable I felt I couldn't improve on that, in fact, I didn't even want to [...]

May 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Stampin Up’s Paper Pumpkin meets Amazing Life