Introducing the NEW Little Ladybug Stamp Set

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’d like to share some cute cards and a quick video on our NEW Little Ladybug Stamp Set.  Grab a cup of coffee and join me for some fun stamping tips! Why the rush on the Little Ladybug … because next month Stampin’ Up! is offering “Coordination Products” so there will be dies to coordinate with our ladybug, more on that down further on this post. Ready …

Host a stamp party and you can earn this stamp set for free with a qualifying amount during Sale-A-Bration from Stampin’ Up!. These cute little ladybugs can work with so many of your projects. Your friends will love using this set to make their own cards so you can have a little ladybug part!

You can host in your home … or you can invite your friends to my stampin’ studio … or you can have a book party! Let’s set a date, it’s a great time to get your favorite NEW items from the Spring Mini Catalog all while earning FREE Sale-a-bration items (you and your friends) and as hostess you can get the ladybugs!

Check out these adorable cards …

Don’t you just love the “Shaker Card” on the far right … Looks like we’ll need the dies for that card.  Here is a closer look …

Oh my Gosh … they have the little ladybugs inside the shaker … I love it!  Here is more information about the Product Coordination…

Please let me know if you have any questions or when you would like to host a stamp party. I’ll get you the supplies you need to have a great party … even book parties!!

There is so much fun going on right now in stamping … I’d love you to join me. I’d be honored to be your demonstrator, if you do not have one. And if you need those catalogs … let me know!

Thank  you for joining me today, I hope yours is a good one!

Simply Sunday: Peaceful Poppies

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Hope you are enjoying your weekend and you have set aside some “peaceful” time for yourself. Yesterday I shared a card using the Peaceful Poppies bundle.  Today, I will be sharing a few cards that will show how easy it is to create with our Peaceful Poppies Designer Series paper.

First, let me share a quick video revealing all the beautiful paper designs …

Stunning, don’t you agree!?  The patterns are so pretty it was hard to pick just 2 for today’s cards. Let me start with the most obvious … the tall water colored poppies.  This one seems to be everyone’s favorite and it’s easy to see why …..

The color combination that I used is one of my favorite; Old Olive and Blackberry Bliss.  These two colors compliment each other so well and they really make the designer paper shine in all it’s glory. A simple  greeting is all you need, and I used the Peaceful Moments Stamp set from the Peaceful Poppies suite and punched with the Timeless Label Punch.

The next pattern is one of my favorites … the field of poppies. Poppies were always a favorite flower of mine, even as a child … my mom had them in the garden, the color is so bold and beautiful.

The poppy also commemorates the sacrifice of so many men and women who have given their lives fighting for their country.  Fitting that I used “sympathy” on this card, but it would be just as pretty as a birthday card.

The Pretty Label punch was used to punch out the sentiment, then I popped on a couple Peaceful Poppies Sequins to anchor the greeting.

Simple, simple cards … all you need is some beautiful designer paper and a couple of punches, that’s all it takes to create these pretty cards.


Thank you so very much for taking time out of your Sunday to join me and explore the Peaceful Poppies Designer Series paper.

I hope you continue to have an amazing day …  I will see you tomorrow with a card created using the Peaceful Poppies product suite.


Guest Stamper: Debi K. Sneak Peek!!

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

And a Happy New Year to you and your family!! I hope your 2020 is amazing beyond expectations… healthy and happy.

Today I have a cute card to share that was made by one of my Star’s team members, Debi Krebsbach for our Star’s Christmas Party swap.  I was so excited to see all the swaps, and I will share those with you as well … this one however, I do not have the stamp set (yet) and I love it!!  It’s the new “Music From the Heart” stamp set found on page 57 of your 2020 Jan-June Mini Catalog.

Debi spritzed her background with alcohol and a few drops of Balmy Blue ink refill in the Stampin’ Spritzer.  Once she stamped her staff on her spritzed cardstock … she “tore” the cardstock to the desired shape. I love it … tearing is an old technique you don’t always see anymore, because we are pretty much caught up in all the fun “die cutting”.

She then stamped her “Clef Note” … whew, I remember that from grade school!! And fussy cut it out.

Love this stamp set and I thank Debi for sharing it with all of us.

Thank you for joining me this New Years Day!

See you tomorrow ~

Simply Sunday: Lots of Cheer / Guest Stamper: Jenny F.

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I will be sharing with you three projects created with the Lots of Cheer stamp set, one of which includes a Christmas card I received from my friend and fellow demonstrator Jenny F.

You can spread lots of cheer using classic images with a twist from the Lots of Cheer Stamp Set!  You’ll find this cute stamp set in the 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog …

Let’s start with Jenny’s card …

She used the cute snowman image and created the amazing background with the Pigment Sprinkles.  The Pigment Sprinkles are watercolor pigment crystals in exclusive Stampin’ Up! colors. Mix them with water to make watercolor backgrounds and washes, and use them for other watercoloring techniques.

It’s always nice to see what else you can make with a stamp set you purchase, so my second project is a cute little gift box. I personally like this wreath … reminds me of those green and red ones you can find in the stores now days …

The last project I’m sharing is another card using the snowman. The simplicity of the card really highlights the snowman… and the blue just reminds you of the tones of winter.

Hope you enjoyed today’s fun and versatile stamp set … Lots of Cheer.

Thank you for sharing a part of your Sunday with me, I hope you have a beautiful day.

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in todays card, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you

Thank you for choosing me as your demonstrator.


The Itty Bitty Christmas Bundle …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I am sharing cards I created with the Itty Bitty Christmas bundle and a couple from Stampin’ Up! It is amazing how different each card turned out … I wanted to show the different elements of the stamp set and dies to demonstrate how versatile this bundle is.

The first card is bursting with holiday flair and is decked out in gold.  The floral pattern really highlights the greeting and ties in the gold throughout the card so nicely. The Shades Spruce and Cherry Cobbler look so regal together and are compliments of the Wrapped in Plaid Specialty Designer paper.

Here is another sample that highlights the floral dies cuts … I love these, they actually look more like a metal embellishment than a die cut piece of cardstock!! They also used the die cut image to create a fun background on this card.

My second card is so different from the first in that we have created our own “Shimmer” paper by spritzing the beautiful Seaside Spray from our 2019 – 2021 In Color collection.  For a little more sparkle, the snowflakes are cut from the Sparkle Shimmer Paper! But wait … there is one more layer of sparkle when I added the Rhinestones to the snowflakes.

My last card of the three is just simply elegant and done with White and Silver … and yes, graced with a touch of glitter. Instead of die cutting the image and adhering it to the base as I did in the first card, I actually cut it out of the front and used it to impose a second layer to the card… stunning.

I have another samples the highlights the foliage die …

If you didn’t know these cards were from the same stamp set/dies … you might not know that they were!  Stop back tomorrow and I will show you how these holiday cards will be turned into everyday cards!!

Thanks for checking in with me today … meet you back here tomorrow.

Have some fun today!

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in todays projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ♥ 


Everything Festive …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Are you a novice crafters … or do you just love making simple yet fabulous cards? Not all cards need to have 5 layers of cardstock and embellishments, sometimes we just like quick -n- cute.  Today we’re going to start with the Everything Festive stamp set …

The Everything Festive Stamp Set will make sure you’re not at a loss for words. Celebrate Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s, and Valentine’s Day all with one stamp set! Let’s start with the PS I Love You Card … it’s created with the Flirty Flamingo, Melon Mambo, and Whisper White Cardstocks and the Whisper White Note Cards and Envelopes … they are the beginning to quick-n-easy cards.

First, we’ll sponge some color on the note card, then add few strips of the Brights 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper; notice the basic layout of these cards are the same … just change up your colors!

When you have the Everyday Season punch pack you can add sweet little punched images quickly … on our PS I Love You card it’s the simple hearts in Flirty Flamingo and Melon Mambo. We used the leaves on the From our Home to Yours punched from the Brights Designer Series Paper.

I hope you enjoyed today’s card and that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and/or friends.

Thank you for dropping by today, I’ll see you tomorrow.

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in todays projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ♥ 

You Don’t Have to Wait until Black Friday to Enjoy Savings …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today is the last day to enjoy savings on the basics like cardstock and ink pads! Plus there are 8 bundles that are on sale too … yesterday I shared many, many samples and have listed them below as well.

It’s a great time to stock up on the items you always need.  Plus, with orders of $50 or more … you will get your order shipped directly to your home, your Virtual Reward points for each $50 and a little “Thank You” gift in the mail from me!

Let’s start out with the beautiful “To a Wild Rose” Bundle …

I will be listing the details so you can see exactly what you would get (and the item number) along with samples to spark your creativity and get you stamping!

There are so many things you can do with this bundle, I have several examples to show you. Some are from my Stamping Clubs! Here you’ll see soft beautiful floral cards …

I love to use my Stampin’ Blends with this beautiful rose … I’ve used them here on the purple card (Highland Heather) so stunning!

This little beauty in Blushing Bride and Going Gray was simply sponging a hint of pink into the petals of our rose, and then using the Wink of Stella to add some sparkle.  The background was stamping our rose in Going Gray directly onto the Going Gray cardstock … a simple technique of creating your own backgrounds.

The yellow (Daffodil Delight) is actually using the two step process, stamping off for the first solid image and then inking up the detailed (line) image and stamping over it.

Here I have stamped our pretty rose (the two step stamping technique) onto the New In Colors … they are also on SALE! Both Cardstock and Ink Pads (excluding the Purple Posie ink) are on sale too.

Our next bundle in the card parade is the “Path of Petals Bundle”. This little beauty has beautiful, uplifting sentiments and stunning dies to highlight your sentiments and create a focal point on your card.

The next bundle “Parcels & Petals” where you can really stretch out your dollars as you create beautiful handmade gift boxes and then a stunning card to go with it! Just check out the samples below …

Once you create your box with your new dies … you can stamp these beautiful flowers and adorn them to your gift. So pretty …

This pretty card is simple to create by just stamping your Pear Pizzaz ink onto Pear Pizzaz cardstock (the technique we used earlier on our “To a Wild Rose” bundle.  Then with the dies, you can add some delicate embellishments behind your banner to really draw the eye to your greeting.

Next I would like to share the Memorable Mosaic Bundle …

You may also want to add the amazing Mosaic Mood Specialty Designer Series Paper (149478) It’s mosaic tile designs and floral imagery with shiny, transparent accents is the “cherry on top” to this bundle! The background on this card … and the bird are from this designer paper.

Here are more samples using the Memorable Mosaic Bundle …


The next bundle is one of my favorites, and one of the “Top Sellers” at Stampin’ Up! This bundle is so versatile, the dies alone are worth the price … I use them over and over on so many projects and coordinate them with any other stamp set!

The first card I’m going to share with you is one of our “Make & Takes” from the Stampin’ Up! OnStage demonstrator event…

Here I created a sweet -n- simple card using the stamp set and dies …

This next card I used the “Spotlighting Technique” to highlight part of the image. It too is a simple technique and creates eye catching focal point on your card …

Again I have used the “Spotlighting Technique” but instead of stamping, I did it using the designer series paper. Talk about an easy but beautiful card …

On this card, it fussy cut out the little bird on the branch from the Bird Ballad Designer paper (149592) and teamed it up with the Laser Cut Cards & Tin (149595). *Perfect Christmas Gift for your Crafting Friends.

I’ve got to show you one more (told you this was one of my favorites!) Again, I used the designer paper, however you could use the stamp set too, these are just colored already.  Then I used the die to cut out from the background paper (also included in the Bird Ballad Designer Paper) and then put my greeting behind it.  I love that it created another layer of depth to the card … almost a 3D look!


Lets have some fun now! The Dino Days Bundle is great for kids … girls love them just as much as boys, and this bundle is so much fun to play with!

These guys are soooo cute, you will most definitely want to team this bundle up with the Dinoroar designer paper: 149589. This is a Stampin’ Up! card …

Here is one of the first cards I made with this bundle. This is representing a “surprise” as he pops out of the egg …

These two cards are actually “Welcome Baby” card … It’s a Girl or It’s a Boy! How cute and unique are these, perfect for the dino lovers in your tribe.

A Dino Birthday card is next … sweet -n- simple!


Here is one of my favorites that I made with this bundle. I used a piece of vellum so you could still see the background yet allows your dinosaur to be the main attaction on your card… Love, love, love this one.

The next bundle, Bloom & Grow has beautiful floral designs and sentiments for all occasions …

Did you notice that the card on the top right is using the die from the “Bird Ballad” bundle? I love how Stampin’ Up! designs to coordinate not just one bundle … but many bundles!

On our second card they used the dies to cut out a elegant mat to highlight the greeting …

Last but not least is the beautiful “Band Together Bundle”. The stunning dies in this bundle really highlight the sentiments and bring the flower to life!

Here you will see several ways to change up your flower to give your cards a totally different look. Simply stamp is as a background or stamp it on a separate piece of cardstock and cut them out to make a pretty bouquet behind your greeting … amazing!!

I hope you enjoyed this parade of cards as much as I did pulling it all together and revisiting some of my favorites. It also added 2 more to my Wish List!! Let’s get them ordered before Midnight tomorrow so we can get our 15% Discount. I love a savings too!

If you need any help, please let me know … even though the promotion says OnLine Extravaganza, it doesn’t mean you can’t come to me with your order.

Thank you for hanging out with me today!

Have a wonderful rest of your day.

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in todays projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ♥  The sale price might not appear on the links, but I assure you, all items on sale will have the 15% discount when we check out.

Supply List

Thank you for choosing me as your demonstrator!