Use The Stampin Up Stitched Greenery Die For Gorgeous Backgrounds

I’m excited you’re here today because I have something I can’t wait to share. A while back I had ordered Stampin Up’s Stitched Greenery Die and I finally had a chance to play with it. It easily creates a beautiful, elegant background which can be used as-is or embellished with Continue Reading →

A Masculine Stamping Challenge

Earlier in the week I was in need of some stamp therapy. I wanted to sit down and create. I didn’t necessarily want to think about what I wanted to teach and share with you, which is what I normally do…I just wanted to stamp. I decided to find a Continue Reading →

How To Use Stencils For Cardmaking & Bold, Beautiful Backgrounds

Welcome! Thanks for joining me in my happy place. I’ve been enjoying the bright, sunny days of summer lately, and because of that, I want to share some bright and bold card designs. Along with the designs I’ll talk about how to use stencils for cardmaking. These were so fun Continue Reading →

Maui Swap – Masking, Blending & Gilded Leafing, Oh My!

Greetings from the airport! I’m currently en route to Maui, soon to be enjoying my Stampin Up incentive trip this week. Now don’t worry – I’m not blogging while I’m on vacation. I scheduled this week’s blog posts and videos ahead of time so that I can enjoy the week Continue Reading →

Add Color To Designer Papers? Try These 6 Different Techniques

Hello 🙂 Have you ever looked at your black and white designer paper and wondered what it would look like with a little color added to it? I love a classic black and white pattern, but sometimes I want it to be more personalized with added color. That’s why I Continue Reading →

Highlighting Butterfly Brilliance With The Joseph’s Coat Technique

Hello & welcome 🙂 I hope you’ve been enjoying my butterfly projects this week. We had an unseasonably warm weekend here in Northern Indiana this past weekend, and now I’ve got spring on the brain. These projects are definitely getting me in the spirit for warmer days ahead — hopefully Continue Reading →

Stampin Up Friends Are Like Seashells – 10 Ways To Use This Gorgeous Bundle

Have you had a chance to look at the new January-June Mini Catalog? If you have, I’m sure you’ve seen this gorgeous stamp and die set called Stampin Up Friends Are Like Seashells from the Sand & Sea Suite. I absolutely love this set. It has such a nice beachy, Continue Reading →

Blending Brushes And Embossing Make For Stunning And Simple Cards

Blending brushes have become one of my favorite new tools to use on my card projects, and dry embossing using embossing folders is one of my old favorite techniques. I have a really neat technique I want to share with you today mixing the two together. The results are truly Continue Reading →

Introducing Stampin Up Sand & Sea For Beautiful Coastal Projects

I just received the brand new Stampin Up Sand & Sea product suite featured in the 2021 January-June Mini Catalog, and once I had it I couldn’t wait to start creating with it! This is such an elegant set because of the beautiful beach-coastal them of it. Since getting this Continue Reading →

Stampin Up Floating And Fluttering & A Bright Butterfly Card

Are you excited about the 2021 January-June Mini Catalog? Because I am! Here’s another sneak peek from our upcoming Mini Catalog. This gorgeous Stampin Up Floating & Fluttering Bundle can be found in the catalog and is an absolute must. This bright and beautiful butterfly card was created using this Continue Reading →