A Sweet Free As A Bird Card Idea

lt’s Saturday! Another week has passed and we are one week deeper into this fall season. My husband continues to harvest the crops and we look forward to finishing that and somewhat of a break! It will probably be another month before he can think about a break, but we Continue Reading →

Cardmaking 101 Lesson 7: Using Punches For Cardmaking and Scrapbooking

Welcome to Cardmaking 101 Lesson 7: Using Punches for Cardmaking and Scrapbooking! I’m really enjoying getting back to the basics to help beginning crafters out there learn how to stamp and help you more experienced crafters learn more! If you are new here and want to start at the beginning Continue Reading →

DIY Halloween Treats Day 4 – Cookie Box Treat Holder

Welcome to Day 4 of DIY Halloween Treats Week! I’m having a lot of fun this week sharing ideas with you that you can use for Halloween, which will be here in just a few weeks! On Day 1 I shared our Septembmer Paper Pumpkin Kit for Halloween Treats, then Continue Reading →

An Earthy Kindness Card Idea

Do you ever get on a kick with your crafting, where you make several projects that resemble each other? I sat down the other day to make up a few cards to share with you this week, and all three of them turned out brown. I’m not sure if it Continue Reading →

International Top 10 Blog Hop – A You Are Wonderful Card Idea

Hi everyone and welcome! I’m so excited to be participating in an international blog hop today hosted by Australia Stampin’ Up Demonstrator, Kyle Bertucci. We have some neat projects to share, so check out mine and then make sure to visit the other blogs as well! I have a you Continue Reading →

Pretty Purple Just Because Card Idea

Have you ever had an off-the-wall craft product catch your eye and you absolutely fall in love with it? I designed today’s project off of one of these products. It’s small, hardly costs anything, but the impact it can have on your cards is BIG! Let’s take a look at Continue Reading →

A Lovely Gold Wedding Card Idea

Hi everyone! Welcome to my cardmaking and scrapbooking blog. I’m so glad you stopped in. Today I have an elegant gold wedding card idea to share with you. Keep reading and I’ll explain how I made it! In Stampin’ Up’s Holiday Catalog, which was released last week, we now have Continue Reading →

Quick, Easy, and Beautiful Fall Wreath Card

Some of the best things in life are the simple ones. I do my best to appreciate the small things that make life good like smiles, hugs, sunshine, beauty in the outdoors, and kind gestures from others. Sometimes those kind gestures include a handmade card from someone, and I absolutely Continue Reading →

A Nautical Anniversary Card For Husband

**Warning…some serious personal stuff is included in today’s post!** Do you ever feel like a lot of life has happened in a short time? If so, I get it. Two days ago was the two year anniversary of when my husband and I first started talking. Two years. It seems Continue Reading →

A Simple Birthday Card With Stampin Up Beautiful Friendship

Do we have any September birthdays out there? Here in the Helman family, we have almost no birthdays this time of year. We seem to have crammed almost all of them into the January – April months, so I don’t need a ton of birthday cards this time of year. Continue Reading →