Bridal Shower Card: Bundle of Love and Sunshine Wishes

bridal shower card

Bridal Shower Card for Paige Hello Paper Crafters!! Let me show you how to create a simple yet elegant bridal shower card, like I did for Paige. I have known her since she was 18 months old and I am good friends with her mother, who just so happens to be my Stampin’ Up! mum!! There is a core 5 of us who we refer to as “Playgroup”. In 1997…

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True Gentleman Suite Birthday Card: Truly Masculine [Tutorial]

True Gentleman Suite Birthday Card

Truly Tailored Brother Hello Paper Crafters!! I created this True Gentleman Suite Birthday Card for my little brother, Dale. At 6’ 4” he’s not “little” any more. His birthday is May 1. He has a lovely family and I am proud to call him my brother. I just love the True Gentleman suite of products. It’s my favorite masculine suite ever!! I knew that I would put this suite to…

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True Gentleman Suite Card #GDP 134 [Masculine Card]

True Gentleman Suite Card

 Global Design Project 134 | Sketch Challenge Hello Rubber Stampers!!  Today I created this True Gentleman Suite card. I am using it to participate in my first ever design challenge with Global Design Project. I thought this would be a good way to stretch my creativity. How does it work? Every week you are given different types of inspiration for the challenge. It could be Color, Theme or Sketch inspiration. This week Global…

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2018 OnStage Make n’ Takes Sneak Peak

2018-2019 annual catalog

My 2018 OnStage Make n’ Takes Hi Rubber Stampers!! I just wanted to pop on real quick and show you the beautiful 2018 OnStage Make n’ Takes I did last Saturday. I had so much fun with my Stampin’ Up! friends. I am super excited about all the new stuff in the 2018-2019 Annual catalog. I will share more with you in the coming weeks. Here are the Make n’…

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Vellum Overlay: How to Add One to a Handmade Card [Tutorial]

vellum overlay

 What is a Vellum Overlay? I have always loved the look of vellum on a hand stamped card. It gives your card a soft, elegant look. What is vellum you ask? Modern ‘paper vellum’ is made of synthetic plant material and imitates actual vellum. Actual vellum is a prepared animal skin or “membrane” used as a material for writing on. Vellum is often a much underused card stock. Perhaps because…

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Coloring Designer Series Paper Is So Much Fun!!

coloring designer series paper

Coloring Designer Series Paper with Stampin’ Blends Hello! Have you ever colored Designer Series Paper? Coloring Designer Series Paper is a great option when you want to add color and give your card a more personal touch. The Springtime Foils Specialty DSP is gorgeous on its’ own but when colored with Stampin’ Blends it has a real WOW factor. Coloring for adults has become all the rage. “It relieves stress,…

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Fussy Cutting with Heartfelt Blooms [How to Tutorial]

fussy cutting

Use Fussy Cutting with Heartfelt Blooms I just love this stamp set. When I first saw it I thought it was nice, but that it was limited. Then, the more I played with it the more I realized it was quite versatile. You can see the other projects I created with it here and here. The main technique I used to create this card is called fussy cutting. It is…

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Sweet Little Someone Easter Treats [Step by Step Tutorial]

Easter Treats

Sweet Little Someone Easter Treats Hello! Today I wanted to share with you this Easter Treats project I put together on Sunday to give to my children on Easter. I know that they are both 20-somethings, but I just love making them special projects for holidays. And if the truth were known I think they love getting candy, all prettied up, from me. I used the Sweet Little Something stamp…

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