A stamp and die set named Ornamental Envelopes may not evoke cards, but think twice, my dear Crafty Friends! You’ll want this combo all year long for the details that make a handmade card stand out from the rest. … More Ornamental Envelopes make great cards!
Our series of Stitched Dies – Stitched Triangles, Rectangles, Ovals, Circles, Labels – provide a quick and easy “step up” to any project. The Tree Angle stamps in the August – December mini catalog got me thinking, but in the end it was Tis the Season Designer Series Paper that made these cards come to life. … More Stitched Triangle Trees Two Ways
I’m a little late to the party on Slimline cards, but I’m happy with my first effort. Poinsettia Place was the first thing on my list for the August-December mini catalog, even though back in July my heart just wasn’t into Christmas crafting! News flash: it’s November and it’s time to get cracking. … More Poinsettia Place: The Slimline Card
My November 2020 DIY calendar is a super-sneak-peek, and here’s a little hint: it’s really good luck if one of these lands on your head! … More DIY Calendar November 2020: Dragonfly Garden
The ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS Brightly Gleaming Designer Series paper was so popular last year that it’s making a “Hana Hou” (one more time!) appearance this year. Those metallic accents work beautifully with the kraft composition of our charming Mini Coffee Carrier. … More Brightly Gleaming Coffee Carrier
I visited two Maui State Parks and a National Park last week, and big trees were on my mind when I started thinking about my October DIY Easel calendar. Stampin’ Up! has Designer Series paper on SALE this month, and the Stitched Triangles dies gave me a way to tie it all together. … More October 2020 DIY: Stitched Triangles (and a DSP sale!)
You know that friend…the one who always knows? I have a friend like that, and she’s in one of my regular stamping groups. She always has little favors for every holiday, but since we’ve been meeting and stamping on Zoom she hasn’t been able to share them, so she mailed them. … More No trick – oh, what a TREAT!
Playing with shapes – circles, squares, triangles – yields great graphic images. Well, maybe not every single time, but when it happens, it pops! I’ve seen this Split Circle Technique and spent a couple of afternoons with a desk full of circles. … More Split Circles
ONE DAY STAMP SALE! September 23, 2020 save on select cling and photopolymer stamps. Starts 8pm HST on September 22!! … More ONE DAY STAMP SALE!
I’m at it again with the Acrylic Block Technique and Rooted in Nature stamps. I’m very pleased with this version. This is a single layer card with very limited embellishment, but the background technique catches your eye. … More Rooted in Nature with the Acrylic Block Technique