Archives for May 2016

Affectionately Yours Specialty DSP

In the past I have had a hard time incorporating patterned paper into my card making, but I am learning to embrace it more this year and have loved the result. I decided to grab the Affectionately Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper in my pre-order to see what I could put together with it. Also, Read More

Global Design Project 036: CASE the Designer – Paula Dobson

I am always excited for Monday morning to see what the Global Design Project has in store for us! This week we get to CASE a wonderful card-maker from New Zealand: Paula Dobson. I love the stamp set she used for the inspiration card and while I don’t have it myself, I was happy to pull Read More

Happy Birthday Card using Project Life

I have done a lot of scrapbooking in the past, both traditional and digital. When the Project Life system was introduced by Beck Higgins I was so impressed by the simplicity of the products and how it worked for both the beginning as well as the seasoned scrapbooker. Now I have another reason to love Read More

Easy Thank You Cards with Retiring DSP

Thank you cards are probably the type of card you use the most. There is always a need to thank someone for something they did for you or gave to you, and it is nice to have a go-to design to make a quick card. And what could be quicker than a card base, designer Read More

Stamp It Group Father’s Day Blog Hop and Giveaway

This blog hop was a bit of a challenge for me seeing that I have absolutely no Father’s Day or even masculine stamps in my arsenal. So I had to get a little creative. I contacted one of my downline and asked if she had any stamps in this theme I could borrow and the Read More

Stampin’ Up! Blog Highlight – Thank You Theme

Hello from Washington State in the USA! I have been enjoying taking part in Kylie’s blog hops the past couple months and am glad to have a card ready to go for this one. This was actually the first card I made for the Global Design Project #034 challenge this week but then I got another Read More

Global Design Project #034: Watercolor Sketch Challenge

I was sad to have missed the color challenge last week at GDP, but I did make a card which I will show at the end of this post. Now this week was right up my alley. I love watercolored backgrounds, and all the samples by the design team were amazing! But in the end Read More