Presents and Pinecones OSW

There’s something cool about being able to make 5 cards with one little 6×6 piece of Designer Series Paper.  I love that once you have the cutting directions, you can easily replace the DSP used for anything else you have in your supplies! I like to…

Flourishing Phrases color swap

A nice thing about being on Facebook (or a part of any online community, really) is the opportunity to partake in things that you might not get to in real life.  Take swapping cards, for instance.  Unless you have a great cardmaking community in your area, you probably aren&#8217…

Holiday catalog, specials, oh my!

Some exciting things are happening at Stampin’ Up! right now!  The 2016 Holiday Catalog is up on the site, so be sure to check out all the awesome new things that you can get!  The direct link to the online catalog is here!   Stampin’ Up! has some pretty…

Four Seasons with Thoughtful Branches

Ever since I saw the Thoughtful Branches set, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it!  I had just put up some floating shelves over my corner fireplace, and wanted to do a “four seasons” picture.  I saw a picture on a friend’s Facebook…

Has this happened to you?

Its Sunday, and I’m all ready to create some beautiful, inspiring cards.  I’ve got my stamp set and inks picked out, my layout in my head, and I’m all ready to crank out this card. Except. It really doesn’t turn out well…

Candy Cane Lane DSP

This Designer Series Paper was the first thing to catch my eye (granted…its on page 4 or something, but hey).  I knew just what I wanted to do with it!  Since I don’t have unlimited funds at my disposal to buy the whole catalog, I try…

Quick, simple cards!

This couldn’t be any easier.  Really. Cut a sheet of 12×12 DSP into 6 pieces of 5 x 1/4″ by 4.”  You’ll have a strip of paper 1 x 1/2″ by 12″ left.  Cut this into 3 strips…