Circle Creations

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in Big Shot, Birthday, Other | 0 comments

Creating with circles is fun!  Today’s share has 4 layers, 3 colors (Early Expresso, Wild Wasabi and Calypso Coral), an assortment of circles, Garden Trellis (143741) embossed background and a sentiment.  How do you like it? This was my second sample and I love it!  The layers are popped up with dimensionals and I added a Wild Wasabi Enamel Shape and Wink of Stella on the sentiment, which you can’t see on the photo but in person, this card is a real WOW!  Try to recreate this card using the colors and circles of your choice!  Color is fun and I’ll be trying out a few more color combos myself!  I’d love to see your creations! Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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Mini Gift Bags!

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in 3D, Holiday | 0 comments

These adorable little gift bags were inspired by Jessica Taylor.  The one thing I like about creating projects, is that when you see something you like, you don’t have to have the same supplies to recreate the project.  In today’s project, I used the Warmth & Cheer Designer Series Stack from the 2016 Holiday catalogue.  To make one bag, you need 2 – 6″ x  6″ pieces of DSP.  Score at 1 1/2″ on three sides. on one sheet, cut out the two 1 1/2″ squares, attach to two pieces at the bottom, put adhesive on the remaining two 1 1/2″ squares as well as the back two 1 1/2″ sides.  Attach the squares to the back side panels and then adhere the front panels onto the back panels. Punch two holes for your ribbon, make the tag of your choice.  Cut two pieces of ribbon 7 1/2″ long, (I used the Mini Tinsel Trim Combo Pack #144636 (page 21) from the Holiday catalogue) and feed through the tag and then through the right hole on the front of the bag and tie a single knot.  Feed the other end in through the left hole and tie another knot.  Feed and tie the second ribbon through the holes on the back of the bag.  Add a little treat or surprise and your gift is ready! Why not make a mini gift bag today?  Have fun and try it.  Use whatever supplies you have and see how easy it is to create this bag.  Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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Tis’ The Season!

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Big Shot, Christmas, Holiday | 0 comments

Today’s card was created with an Exclusive Bonus Host stamp set, Tis’ The Season, free with a $375. order in addition to the regular Host dollars earned.  This is a two step stamp set so the color options are endless.  If you’d like to see more samples, take a look on Pinterest to see what others have created with this fun Photopolymer set.  Tranquil Tided is paired with Cherry Cobbler and the Daffodil Delight flames make this a perfect combo! The Stitched Shapes framelits  and the Brick Embossed background add lovely texture to this card! If you’d like to make a stack of Christmas cards, I’ve got my Stamp-a-stack scheduled for Saturday, November 25.  More details on my calendar so check it out and reserve your spot today to avoid disappointment. Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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Spooky Night!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Creative Folds, Other | 0 comments

Today’s share created with the Spooky Night Designer Series Paper is a CASE from Linda Bauwin with a few additions.  The first photo shows the card closed, the second card shows the first open position.  To fully open card, you lift the Trick or Treat layer and open it to the left. I will keep the last step to open this card a surprise, however, if you’d like to learn how to make this fun fold, plan now to attend my Creative Folds Class on October 30.  There are more details about this class on my calendar. Thanks for visiting today.  Happy crafting!...

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Winter Wonder Christmas!

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Big Shot, Christmas, Holiday | 0 comments

The Winter Wonder Textured Impressions Embossing Folder from the Holiday catalogue creates a beautiful textured background on this clean and simple card featuring a silver snowflake layer, a few rhinestones and a Christmas greeting in Night of Navy. Hope you’ve been inspired today to create a clean and simple card–change the embossing folder, the colors, the sentiment and show me what you come up with!  I would love to see your creation!  Thanks for visiting today.  Happy...

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Sweet Treat House

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in 3D, Big Shot, Holiday | 0 comments

This beautiful treat house, filled with yummy candy, was exchanged at our Dessert Night card swap.  The framework of the house was created with the Bundle of Love Specialty Designer Series Paper from the annual catalogue and the roof sparkles with the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper!  What a treat this was! This little house is big enough for an assortment of gifts!  The sky is the limit when it comes to paper crafting!  You Tube and Pinterest are both wonderful to get cool ideas and also to show you how to make beautiful gifts and cards. Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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Vintage Leaves Just For You!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Big Shot, Other | 0 comments

Gold Embossed Vintage leaves meet Woodlands Embossing folder on todays share.  The Vintage Leaves stamp set has a six different leaves and all have a coordinating framelit for easy cutting that make this card fast, easy and simple to re-create! The Woodlands Textured Embossing Folder add lovely texture and the Classic Label Punch is perfect to punch out a sentiment to add to any card at a moments notice.  I often do not add the sentiment to a card so as to leave my options open–when the need for a card arises, I pull a card, add the sentiment and it’s done! Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for the October Paper Pumpkin.  If you haven’t heard, the October and November Paper Pumpkins are lovely Christmas kits that can stand alone but also coordinate with each other.  If you’ve never tried Paper Pumpkin before, this is the perfect time to try it out!  Click on the Paper Pumpkin icon on the side bar of this blog to get started.  You may stop or restart your Subscription at any time. Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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You Are Amazing!

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Big Shot, Other | 0 comments

Awesomely Artistic meets All Things Thanks in today’s creation, paired with 2016-2018 In Color Glitter Acrylic Shapes and layered circles.  The Stitches Shapes are a bonus layer which I totally love!  The stitching adds a lovely touch and this grouping includes ovals, circles and squares which all coordinate with the Layered Ovals, Circles and Squares. Are you interested in more crafting ideas and a relaxing, fun night out?  Why not consider attending one of my upcoming classes and enjoy the fun of creating with others.  Projects are prepared, cut and scored.  Some Big Shot work may be required and all supplies are included!  Check my calendar today and book a date with me in my stamp room.  Thanks for visiting...

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Vintage Leaves Thank You

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Big Shot, Thanks | 0 comments

Time to start posting!  Today’s share features Vintage Leaves–perfect for a fall card.  On the background, we have the Woodlands Textured Impressions. To make the colored leaf, I started out with a Whisper White piece of cardstock.  Then I sponged fall colors over the entire piece–Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive and Always Artichoke.  When the entire sheet was covered with color, I stamped the vintage leaves in Always Artichoke and cut them out with the coordinating framelit. The rest of this card is pretty self explanatory but if you have any questions, or would like more information about making this card, please contact me by phone, e-mail or messenger and I will be happy to help! Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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Box in a Card

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in 3D, Big Shot, Christmas, Holiday | 0 comments

This lovely Box in a Card was a retreat project, featuring a lovely plaid from Christmas Around the World Designer Series Paper.  The stamp from Tags & Trimmings was just perfect!  You don’t need an envelope for this card as is plain to see–you would hand deliver this delightful card!  Garden Green, Real Red, Basic Black and Whisper White cardstock plus the Quilt Top Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and a Season of Glits Mini Gift Bow, all from the Holiday catalogue except for the cardstock which is in the Annual Catalogue. Thanks for visiting today.  There’s more to share next time!  Happy...

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