Global Design Project 038 – A Special Thank You Card

I missed last week at the Global Design Challenge because I never know what to substitute when I don’t have the right colors – the struggle is real, right?! I wish I could just go buy up all the colors but then I would have no money left for stamps and what good is ink Read More

The Stampin’ Up! 2016-2017 Annual Catalog is Live!

What an exciting day for the Stampin’ Up! community! The 2016-2017 is now live and anyone can order. Wahoo! Although I did order a couple things in the demonstrator pre-order, I had to wait until today (just like everyone else) for my favorites. At the top of that list is the Jar of Love bundle. Read More

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

Global Design Project 032: CASE the Designer – Krista Frattin

I really need to get the subtles collection of ink pads – I only have the brights and they are, well… bright! There is nothing wrong with that of course, but I do like the softness of the card by Krista Frattin for the CASE the Designer challenge this week at the Global Design Project. Read More