Hi, There, Stampers! I hadn't planned to share another Christmas card with the Celebrate Everything Designer Series Paper set. But then I had scraps. And when I have as many scraps as I had after my original cards, I try to find something to make with them. That's why you're seeing my latest attempt at a Chevron Pieced card. All You Need Is Some 1" Squares To make the Chevron Design, all you … [Read more...] about One Last Card Using Celebrate Everything Paper
Handmade Christmas Cards
Hi, There, Stampers! Yes, I'm still showing off new prints from the Celebrate Everything Designer Series Paper set that's in the Stampin' Up! 2022 July - December Mini Catalog. This paper set is only available for purchase with Stampin' Rewards. You earn Stampin' Rewards when you place an order for yourself or a group of stampers that's at least $150. As a demonstrator, I was able to purchase the … [Read more...] about Celebrate Everything – More Christmas Prints!
Hi, There, Stampers! Here's another print from the Celebrate Everything Designer Series Paper set. This one is a very colorful and busy print, just right for a holly jolly Christmas type of merry card. It's a Swingfold Card I chose fun fold cards for this and my next Christmas card with prints from this paper set. This Swingfold Card (layout below) looks a bit complicated, but it's really not. … [Read more...] about Even More Christmas Prints in Celebrate Everything
Hi, There, Stampers! Last week's posts (well, one slipped into this week) had to do with the Halloween prints in the Celebrate Everything Designer Series Paper set. For the rest of this week, I'll show you some of the prints in the paper set that I think are perfect for Christmas. Pink Works for Christmas? Of course Pink works! Especially when it's full of white snowflakes. And this print is … [Read more...] about A Christmas Print from Celebrate Everything
Hi, There, Stampers! As I was in the final stages of getting ready for our vacation road trip, I wanted to make at least one more card. And I wanted that card to feature at least one product from the current Stampin' Up! Sale-a-bration Brochure. Sale-a-bration, as I'm sure you know, is the promotion that allows you to choose products FOR FREE once you've purchased $50 or $100 of Stampin' Up! … [Read more...] about Fun With Sale-a-bration FREE Dies!
Hi, There, Stampers! I did manage to get a couple of more Christmas cards made this July before we left on vacation. I'm almost wishing that I could just stay home and make more! After all, I have this gorgeous Stampin' Up! 2022 July - December Mini Catalog on my desk. And it's loaded with holiday products I'm anxious to try out. But I guess there will be time for that when we get back. Showing … [Read more...] about Another Christmas In July – With a Sketch!
Aloha, all! These are 6 of the 20 cards I made in one afternoon this weekend. OK, it was a full 5-hour afternoon. But still, it was 20 cards! And you can get everything you need to make these cards and more for just over $50! Read on to find out how I did this. It All Started With the Gingerbread & Peppermint Papers I'm sure you can imagine that, with all of the fab products in the new … [Read more...] about Fun, Fast and Ink-Free Cards!
Aloha, all! How could I have a series of blog articles in July without a Christmas In July post? Of course I had to have such a post because one of the Stampin' Up! Designer Series Papers that I've featured in this series is the fabulous Tidings of Christmas paper set. And that set is one of the many paper sets that are on sale during the month of July. Even better, today you get a … [Read more...] about Tidings of Christmas Designer Papers – And Island Hopping
Aloha, all! On Tuesday I chatted about a gift that I made to give to my friends who knit warm hats and other items for people less fortunate than they are. Today I'd like to share the cards that I made to go with the gift. Using the Retired Embossing Folder Again As I mentioned on Tuesday, I used the retired "Winter Knit" 3D embossing folder for the tags I made for my friends. I originally … [Read more...] about A Christmas Card for Friends Who Knit!
Aloha, all! I am SOOOO glad to be back at my desk writing again. Even better, once I finish catching you up on what I've been doing the last couple of weeks, I'm actually going to be able to get some crafting done! Imagine that you have brand new products from a pre-order of Stampin' Up!'s next Mini Catalog and you haven't been able to touch them. Yikes! But that time is about over. Finishing … [Read more...] about A VERY Busy Holiday Season!
Aloha, all! Yes, it's the first day of December 2020. And on we go into the last month of 2020, a year that has definitely had its challenges. But one challenge I have not had is having the time to do a lot of paper crafting that I would ordinarily not do. One crafting activity that I would let slide more often than not was opening my monthly Paper Pumpkin kit when it was NOT a straight up … [Read more...] about And December is Here!