“Joy to the World” Kit is Here!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Bells are ringing, angels are singing, and the new Joy to the world Paper Pumpkin Kit is here! And we have another amazing kit on the way … keep reading!

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! I will be sharing more from this kit, including alternative projects later this week.

I have a couple of the tote bags left if you’d like one … Purchase a 3, 6, or 12 month subscription (Just click the links below) and I will send one out to you!

Now it’s time to take a sneak peek …. We’ve baked up something special for your November Paper Pumpkin!

Make the Christmas season a little sweeter with the Jolly Gingerbread kit! This box is filled with peppermint candy embellishments, curly designs, and an exclusive stamp set you’ll love!

Glad you stopped in today, this special offer is for any who purchases one of the subscriptions below … While supplies last

Thank you for hanging out with me today. Don’t forget to join me tonight for another technique on my Facebook Live

Have a great day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s 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 ♥ 

Ready for a Sneak Peek?

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

I just had to share this amazing new suite with you! It’s called the Quite Curvy bundle or the Variety Bundle which includes a Curvy Christmas! It’s a celebration and it coming on November 3rd! I’m so excited!!

The Quite Curvy Variety Bundle can be used for Christmas, New Year’s, and Valentine’s Day crafts. The products can be bought separately, or you can save 10% by purchasing them all! The Quite Curvy Variety Bundle includes everything your customers need to create cards for a variety of upcoming special occasions.

156228 – QUITE CURVY BUNDLE

158396 – QUITE CURVY VARIETY BUNDLE

This is a limited time only offer … The sales period runs 3 November 2020–4 January 2021… Let me know if you’re ready for one!

Thank you for stopping by and checking out this amazing new bundle, or should I say “Bundles”.

Have a great day ~

For the Love of Ferns …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’m sharing two cards created with the Forever Greenery Designer Series paper. I made these cards for some wonderful ladies who have supported me and my business through orders, clubs, classes or attended retreats … I have more cards on the way!!

I also have some more Mini Catalogs … Who NEEDS one!? If you don’t have a those holiday pages in your hands, please let me know. I’m one of those people who needs it in my hands so I can go over it again, and again!

My first card uses a quarter sheet of the Forever Greenery Designer Series paper … trimmed down an 1/8 of an inch to have a Garden Green mat behind it …

The ribbon is stunning!! It is the Old Olive/Pretty Peacock Reversible Ribbon. It matches perfectly with the Forever Greenery Designer Series paper because of all the beautiful shades of green in this paper.

My next card began with a 1/4 sheet of another pattern from the designer paper but then cut in half. You will get 24 cards out of your designer paper with this layout …

Along with the pretty paper and beautiful ribbon, I’ve added a touch of texture to this card … the Tasteful Textile embossing folders. It adds such a pretty touch to the card.

The greeting comes from the Forever Fern bundle but the die cut circle comes from the Heartwarming Hugs product suite … you must check it out, it is soo cool.

Hope you have enjoyed my card share today, feel free to leave a comment below. Thank you so much for stopping by ….

Have a great weekend!

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s 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 ♥ 

Best Moments Card + FREE PDF file …

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

If you are looking for the perfect way to tell someone how much you card, then I have the perfect card for you. Today I have a beautiful card that can express your feelings and warm their heart with a fall bouquet of wild flowers.

This pretty card is just one of the cards created for my Stamp Club. My Clubs meet once each month, but since the Covid outbreak we began communicating virtually… let me know if you are interesting in a club.

The focal point of the card is it’s beautiful greeting … “The best moments in my life happen with you”. It is then highlighted by the spray of greens and flowers.

The flowers and greenery frame the stamped greeting cut with a circle die and layered with the Stitched So Sweetly die … these are then layered onto a “wood” strip of designer series paper.

The card base is Very Vanilla as is the card front which is embossed with the Subtle Embossing Folder. You can actually attach the designer paper to the card front and emboss with the Subtle folder … the wood designer paper looks amazing embossed!!

Don’t forget to add a little bling! If you can’t find the right color in one of our color packets of rhinestones, color your own … Our Stampin’ Blends will color the Rhinestones to match your projects.

If you would like a FREE PDF file with Step by Step instructions to this card, please message me in the comment section below. And if there are any supplies you need to recreate this card, please consider me as your demonstrator … I will have links below.

Thank you for stopping by to check out my blog today. It made me smile! Have a good day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s 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 ♥ 

Christmas Means More

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Yesterday I shared the “I Believe” card (shown below) and today I’d like to share another card that I made during World Cardmaking Day using the same simple design.

I began with a Whisper White card base and 4″ x 6″ sheet of the Heartwarming Hugs Designer paper. I scored the designer paper at 5-1/4″ and folded the pretty polka dot side over onto the top of my plaid paper… No cutting!

Instead of using a piece of cardstock, I used another piece of the Heartwarming Hugs designer paper …

These fun designer papers look so great together and add such a fun core to the card. I’ve added the Silver Edge Ribbon to add a touch of bling to the card.

The focal point of my card is the Christmas Means More stamp set …

This is such a fun stamp set and really works well with any of our Holiday Designer Papers.

I did not get my video made yesterday but I will share it with you as soon as it’s done… and I’ll demonstrate how easy the cutting and embellishing the card is.

Thanks for coming back today … I’ll be back tomorrow this another pretty card.

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s 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 ♥ 

Simply Sunday: Designer Paper Fun

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I’d like to share a sweet -n- simple card that I made during World Cardmaking Day last weekend. It’s simple design makes it easy to create multiple cards … and with Christmas coming, that’s a good thing!

I began with a Whisper White card base and 4″ x 6″ sheet of the Heartwarming Hugs Designer paper. I scored the designer paper at 5-1/4″ and folded the pretty polka dot side over onto the top of my plaid paper… No cutting!

I found a piece of scrap in Real Red so I used the Wrapped in Texture embossing folder with the dots… I then added the Tulle Polka Dot Ribbon … it adds some fun and dimension to the card.

I used the Pine Tree Punch to punch out my Christmas tree … this piece was “Heat Embossed” with clear embossing powder from a demonstration I did LIVE for my Technique Tuesday on Facebook. Don’t want to waste anything and with the embossed tree, it really highlighted the designer paper on my card.

The greeting comes from the Christmas Means More stamp set. This stamp set was a must have on my Wish List. I BELIEVE … do you?

I hope you enjoyed today’s Simply Sunday card, I will be demonstrating this SIMPLE cardmaking technique tomorrow with yet another version of this card.

Thank you for joining me this Sunday, and I look forward to hanging out with you tomorrow.

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s 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 ♥ 

Don’t Miss the “Joy to the World” Kit!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Bells are ringing, angels are singing, and the new Joy to the world Paper Pumpkin Kit is coming soon! I’m here today with a friendly reminder that today is the last day to get in on the October Paper Pumpkin kit.

The Joy to the World Paper Pumpkin Kit was designed to bring people together—connecting them with one another and spreading joy with each other around the world! I think it’s going to be amazing! With die-cut sentiments in English, French, and German, you can send holiday cheer to their friends across the globe—in their language.

I have a couple of the tote bags left if you’d like one … Purchase a 3, 6, or 12 month subscription (Just click the links below) and I will send one out to you!

You’ve seen my “alternative” cards with the September kit … Here’s a reminder …

I cut apart one of the “cracker” wraps and used it to create my little flower pots … the flowers where there so I made little pots for them! Then I used the scalloped edge as a valance … it is secured directly to the top, and the bottom half is popped up.

Glad you stopped in today, this special offer is for any who purchases one of the subscriptions below … While supplies last

Thank you for hanging out with me today. Enjoy your weekend!

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s 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 ♥ 

Forever Fern Tri-Fold Card …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

If you are looking for a new Fun Fold that is quick and easy to make … look no further because I have a great card to share with you today. With a few score lines you can create this fun card!

I am using the Forever Greenery product suite that you can find on pages 108 – 110 in our Annual Catalog, so you’ll see the stamp set, dies, designer paper and the awesome Gold Hoop Embellishments.

I love this picture because it shows the designer paper was embossed with the “Subtle” embossing folder … it compliments the other designer paper next to it. They all look nice together.

Grab a cup of coffee or your favorite beverage, sit back and relax while I show you step by step how to create this quick -n- easy fun fold card….

Such a super simple fun fold card to make. The designer papers make it easy to get complimentary patterns that look so good together. The Gold Hoop really adds a special touch to this card. Here is the full layout …

Here are the measurements for the card and designer series paper panels …

On my Facebook Live last night (in the video) I promised I would share a second card … a Halloween card! I chose my favorite for Halloween, the Magic in this Night product suite. Here is the front of the card …

Using 3 different patterns from the Magic in this Night Designer Series paper and Gorgeous Grape cardstock, we have the base of our card. We stamped some Gorgeous Grape bats and die cut them along with smaller bats out of the Black Glitter Paper. I created a belly band with the ribbon.

Such a cute little card for the Halloween lovers in your family. One of my stampin’ friends stated on my facebook comments that it’s and easy card to make but looks like you worked really hard! lol I must agree … it is fun and easy to make and can be used for any occasion.

I hope you give this card a try, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make. Have some fun with this one!

Thank you for hanging out with me today. Hope you enjoy your day!

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s 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 ♥ 

Technique Tuesday: Fun Fold Card …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’m sharing a fun fold card created with the Forever Greenery Suite … the designer paper in this suite is currently ON SALE! These products are so versatile and can be used for any occasion.

The Forever Greenery Suite Collection by Stampin’ Up! features watercolor patterns and images in a glorious array of green hues. Today’s card is a fun fold and super easy to recreate… and cute!

This Triangle Fun Fold works great for showing off your designer series paper. With a few simple cuts your card is over half way done. You can add layers if you prefer and some additional embellishments to “jack it up” even more. And when you open it ….

The simplicity of this card makes it easy to whip out many at a time … hmmm, a consideration for my Christmas cards! And they are fun to open.

FREE INSTRUCTIONS: When you purchase this suite or bundle through me (anything over $50 before ship/tax) I will send you the full color PDF with step by step instructions for this card AND the Double Triangle Fold Card!

Be sure to join me tonight for my FACEBOOK LIVE presentation of yet “another” FUN Fold card using the Forever Fern and more!

Thanks for stopping in today! Enjoy this beautiful day… See you at 6 pm.

Here is the Suite and Bundle that is the focus of the products I used to today’s cards. Find out more information about these products by clicking on the image … or you can begin your shopping from here as well. Thank you!

To Halloween… and Beyond!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Who said a Halloween kit has to create Halloween cards? I’m still reeling from the excitement that I experienced on World Cardmaking Day with a group of wonderful stampers. We gathered from Wisconsin, Canada, South Dakota, Montana, Oklahoma and beyond!! It was awesome, and so were the projects we made with the Paper Pumpkin kit.

Today I’d like to share the fun alternative Paper Pumpkin projects that I shared on Saturday. It’s amazing how the energy of others really can get the creative juices flowing. I thought this one turned out so cute … It goes beyond Halloween!

I cut apart one of the “cracker” wraps and used it to create my little flower pots … the flowers where there so I made little pots for them! Then I used the scalloped edge as a valance … it is secured directly to the top, and the bottom half is popped up.

The group decided that I should put the greeting onto the valance… I agree, I think it looks cute on there!

Our second card is all Halloween and also created from the cut pieces … actually the panels, and the cute embellishments enclosed in the kit.

This little cutie was quite simple and easy to create. I love playing and making alternatives to the Paper Pumpkin kit, just shows the versatility. The only thing I used that wasn’t in the kit for this card was the “Subtle” embossing folder … wanted a little texture (on both cards).

Glad you stopped in today, I have a special offer this month for any who purchases one of the subscriptions below … While supplies last

Thank you for hanging out with me today. Enjoy your week!

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s 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 ♥ 

A World of Good …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

First and foremost I want to send a BIG THANK YOU to all of you who joined me yesterday for my All Day “Virtual” World Cardmaking Event … I had so much fun. The best part were the cards that we made together, and I’m here to share those with all today.

You can’t do World Cardmaking Day without using the World of Good Suite …

You will simply fall in love with this beautiful suite … it’s perfect for scrapbooking your travels and making beautiful cards! We stepped out of the box yesterday and created Christmas cards with this amazing suite. Let’s begin with the “Gold” card …

We began with the beautiful World of Good Specialty Designer Series paper … this is part of the entire suite or can be purchased along with the bundle (but you’re going to want it all!) It’s hard to see but the designer paper has a Gold Foil mat behind it.

Next, we sponged Balmy Blue and Pear Pizzazz onto Whisper White Cardstock and die cut with the detailed globe die. These were then glued onto Gold Foil paper to tie in the gold in the World of Good Specialty Designer Series paper.

Once we attached our “world” we wanted to make them look like Christmas Ornaments so we added bows, using the Old Olive ribbon from the”All the Trimmings” Ribbon Combo pack. This added a cute touch to the card and gave us the “ornament” look we were going for.

Next up… our greeting which comes from the Itty Bitty Christmas stamp set. I embossed it with Gold Embossing Powder onto a piece of scrap paper that was previously watercolored from my Technique Tuesday LIVE on Facebook. My stampin’ friends and I were very happy with the way this turned out, so we moved onto our next card ….

We started this card with our globes … Stamped with Tuxedo Black Momento Ink and sponged with Balmy Blue and Pear Pizzazz. Then they were die cut with the coordinating dies from the bundle. Wink of Stella was added on the sponged areas … and then they were embossed with Clear Embossing powder … WOW!!

For the backgound we choose the Old World Paper embossing folder …

The Old World Paper embossing folder is included in the product “suite” … I will have the suite and the bundle along with the other products listed below for you. During our stamping session, I let the attendees of my presentation pick out the background color … the winner was Old Olive …

I had to share this angle with you so you could see that the Wink of Stella shows through beautifully with the clear embossing … it also makes the black stand out! They are stunning! To keep with the ornament them, I used the Black Bakers Twine that was included with the September 2020 Paper Pumpkin kit!

The greeting comes from Itty Bitty Christmas and was die cut using the cirlcle dies. The little banner behind it was hand cut and used to pop the greeting.

I hope you enjoyed these two beautiful cards the I created with the help of my stampin’ friends on World Cardmaking Day. It was a blast!!

Thank you for joining me today, I hope you have a beautiful 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 

Heartwarming Hugs …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’m going to share a parade of cards designed with the beautiful Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series paper. This is one of many that are currently On Sale …

I’d like to begin with one of the pretty patterns that I used as my background on this card. I teamed up the Heartwarming Hugs with the Festive Corners stamp set. Click Here to check out the entire blog post!

This is just one of the pretty patterns included in this amazing collection of designer papers. You’ll find the perfect pattern for your holiday needs along with patterns you can use for everyday occasions.

My quilt pattern card showcases another 4 patterns for this package. This simple layout is perfectly suited for using up those scrap ends you have left over from your cardmaking.

And talk about using your scraps … The Pinwheel card is perfect for those smaller scraps, and besides … It’s cute!! Read more about the Pinwheel card HERE and get the template.

One more card I’d like to share is just another way to use up those scraps!! This little cutie is easy to make and is so colorful … one nice thing about a designer series package is they all coordinate.

You and I both know that there is so many more things to do with designer paper and the Heartwarming Hugs is part of a product suite that will knock your socks off…. the Heartwarming Hugs Suite! Check out this project ….

The Heartwarming Hugs designer paper elevates this gift to the next level. If you’d like to see more of this product suite, join me on October 3rd for my WORLD CARDMAKING DAY Party!! Hop on over to my Linda’s Stampin’ Escape Facebook page … Kick Off begins at 9 am.

Thank you for hanging out with me today, and I hope that you join me on Saturday … Gather with your friends and tune in!! I’m planning a fun filled day.

Enjoy your Friday ~

 

Sharing More Magic …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Yesterday I shared the Magic of Embossing and how the transformation can be an amazing addition to your cardmaking. We saw how the embossing changed the color of the cardstock and how it enhances the designer paper.

I also showed you that you can emboss directly onto your stamped images, I demonstrated on the sunflower … Today, I’d like to share the finished card with you!

I used the “In Good Tasted” Designer Series paper as my background on my card and behind the card for the photo. I love the rustic look with the sunflower, and it is one of the designer papers that go On Sale Today!

The In Good Taste Designer paper is so very versatile because the textile patterns are so stunning and well chosen. I think Stampin’ Up! gave us a good variety of patterns.

I teamed up my Celebrate Sunflowers with the dies from the Well Said Bundle to add a pop of color with the leaves and a simple greeting ….

The results are amazing! The dark color of the “In Good Taste” Designer Series paper and the depth you get when you clear emboss your sunflower really stand out and compliment each other well.

If you are enjoying any of the items showcased today, and would like to add them to your stampin’ collection, I have a list of ingredients below. Just click on any item … it will give you a full description and takes you directly to my store. I appreciate your support.

Here are two more cards that Stampin’ Up! created …

Two new textile backgrounds … a woven pattern and tiles! This designer paper is simply amazing.

I hope you enjoyed seeing my finished sunflower card and the two Stampin’ Up! samples. Thank you so very much for spending a part of your day with me.

Have a great 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 Magic of Heat Embossing

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’ll be sharing my short video on the Magic of Heat Embossing … this simple technique probably dates back many years. I’ve been stamping and a demonstrator (Yes, I was not a cardmaker before I signed up!!) for 20 years, and heat embossing is what caught my attention!

I will be showing you how amazing a VersaMark pad and Clear embossing power is in transforming your projects. Grab your favorite beverage and sit back for a short video as I show you three (3) different items to emboss …

I must admit … not my best presentation but I hope you saw the magic in the technique. Here’s the the first card that I made on the video …

but I’ll also be sharing the two cards that I promised. Lets begin with the balloons ….

The balloons were created as shown in the video. In the video I said I prefer the “strings” on my balloons versed the hand drawn strings so I found some Bakers Twine and added them to my balloons.

Since we I shared the upcoming Designer Paper Sale with you, I thought I would use one of them for a background. I’m using the “In Good Taste” Designer Series paper on this card …

In fact, I have been using the “In Good Taste” Designer Series paper as my backgrounds for all my photo shoots for posting my cards right here!! All of those beautiful wood patterns, brick and tiles all come from this package, including this rustic wood which is probably my favorite!

Let’s move on to the Heartfelt Hugs designer series paper we embossed …

I love the look of the Heartwarming Hugs Designer paper, and embossing it created a stunning new look. When I punched it out with the heart (Heartwarming Hugs paper … get it! lol) I knew exactly where I was going with this card. Create layers of this designer paper to highlight the heart.

In the video you can see how lovely the designer paper is embossed so I decided to mat the heart with the new Red Foil from the Mini Catalog. The shine on both of these creates an amazing focal point to the card …

The only thing I would add to this card is “Red Rhinestones” … might add a little balance on the right side. BUT … I still love the way this card turned out.

Hope you enjoyed the video and the final cards created with this simple and fun technique … there truly is magic in heat embossing!

Here is a list of the Designer Papers on Sale starting tomorrow …

Thank you for joining me today, I’ll be back tomorrow to share the “Sunflower” card with you!! Till then …

Have an amazing 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 “Magic” of Designer Paper …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

We only have two more days before one of my favorite sales of the year is here … the Designer Paper Sale.

Today, I’d like to invite you to take a walk back with me through the hauntingly tempting “Magic in this Night” product suite. Let’s see the many looks this one suite can create ….

Above I have a simple layout that highlights 3 different patterns that are included in the designer paper pack. For a Halloween designer paper there is an ire of elegance with this paper. CLICK HERE to view the pattern and the all the details of creating this fun and simple card.

When you click on the link to view the banner card, you will also find another pattern and card that features the Heartwarming Hugs Designer paper (also on sale).

Next, Pinwheel card …

The Pinwheel Technique is a fun and easy card to create. You can CLICK HERE to view the post on this card, or CLICK HERE to watch the video on how to make the PinWheel card!

Stepping it up a bit by introducing the Hallows Night Bundle dies …

In Basic Black and Gorgeous Grape added to the stunning designer paper, this Halloween card has gone Gothic with a flair! You can read how this card was HERE … just click that link. The patterned bats are beautiful and I added a few “glitter” bats to enhance it further.

This card uses some of the same dies but by switching out the designer paper pattern, it changes the entire look ….

I like all 5 of the cards I’m sharing with you today, however I think this one is my favorite … it’s kind of sexy for a Halloween card! I share the tips on creating this card – just CLICK HERE to view. I love this pattern in the Magic in the Night Designer paper, I believe it would be beautiful on other holidays as well as Halloween.

A Halloween Kitty for you ….

They tell us to watch out for black cats but how can you resist this cute little kitty. Yet another pattern from the Magic in the Night Designer paper sets the stage for our card (Read More Here) Fun and simple and perfect for your feline lovin’ friends.

Here’s the last one …. for today anyway!

I’ve gone a bit batty on this one … with the designer paper and the die cut bats this quick -n- easy card would be a treat for anyone who loves to celebrate Halloween. You can read the full details HERE.

With Halloween just around the corner, I thought today would be the perfect day to share all these amazing cards. Tomorrow I will be sharing another of the designer papers on sale.

Thanks for stopping by today. Hope yours is a good one.

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 ♥