Simply Sunday: Season’s Greetings

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I have another card created from the Snowflake Sentiments bundle. I have had many requests to showcase more than one card when doing the popular bundles.

I hope you got to see the “glamorous” Gold and Vanilla cards that I shared yesterday … oh so pretty! Today I’m using one of my favorite new In-Colors “Tranquil Tide” … all stamps and dies used today are again from the Snowflake Sentiments.

With the exception of the Oval Framelits and Stitched Shapes Framelits … these were used for the “Season’s Greetings” which comes in the bundle. I love the little swirls that come in this bundle – I used the Silver Foil for these, and the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper for the snowflake.

Our designer paper comes from the “Delicate Daisy” paper. Hint… Hint … this is one of the designer papers that are currently on sale (Buy 3 / Get 1 Free).

The inside was stamped with this wonderful sentiment and with little swirl that are included in the bundle as well. I also created a matching envelope by using the snowflake stamp and the swirl.

Super Simple to create … just a little stamping and a few runs through the BigShot and you are ready for assembly.

Thank you so much for joining me this Sunday. Stop back tomorrow, I have a cute Christmas card that features 2 more of the dies (you haven’t seen) that are included in the Snowflake Sentiments bundle.

Enjoy your Sunday ~

Today’s Stampin’ Supply List …



Happy Christmas Card

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Just a quick post today to share a cute card that can be found on my website:  that was made by the Stampin’ Up! home office.

I also have my creations on there as well. So just a little reminder to check it out from time to time … I’ve added some recently but have more to share!

• Oh, What Fun Stamp Set

• Garden Green Cardstock
• Whisper White Cardstock
• Quilted Christmas Designer Series Paper

• Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad®

Accessories and Tools
• Christmas Around the World Embellishments
• Stitched Felt Embellishments
• 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon
• Quilted Christmas 1/4″ Ribbon
• Big Shot™
• Stitched Shapes Framelits™ Dies
• Holly Textured Impressions Embossing Folder™

Thank you for sharing a part of your day with me.

Hope you have a beautiful day ~

Merry Little Christmas Suite

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’m sharing a card and project idea straight from Stampin’ Up! It’s from our Merry Little Christmas product suite!  You can view the suite on pages 10-13 of the Holiday catalog … I heard from some of you that your catalogs have arrived!!

This product suite fills up four glorious pages of the holiday catalog, the Merry Little Christmas suite is packed with festive stamps, Designer Series Paper, accessories, and tools.

There is so much for you, and I can’t wait to show you more! We already had one class and made 4 beautiful cards … some I already shared with you.

Like this one…

I know I’ll be showcasing this product suite again so keep an eye out for my Upcoming class listing!

Till then … Have a great day, and thanks for stopping by!


Snowflakes in July

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Hope you enjoyed the beautiful day yesterday! I picked up my sister Eileen and escaped for a little day trip to Baraboo! We did the Circus World Museum and the Merrimac Ferry … it was a good day!

Sunday I shared my Daisy card with you and said I would show you how versatile the Delightful Daisy Designer paper could be, well, I teamed it up with the amazing Colorful Seasons bundle from the Color Theory Suite and here is the result …

At first glance at the designer paper I got the feeling of a pretty snowfall … the beautiful new Tranquil Tide color, adds to the softness of a snowfall. Kind of brought me back to the days when I was a kid and loved to watch the snow first fall.

The greeting comes from the Flurry of Wishes stamp set and was stamped in Tranquil Tide Ink. It was cut out with one of the oval shapes from the Stitched Framelits dies.

I made the snowflakes from the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper.  When cutting from the Glimmer paper, I cut from the back (not the glittery side) because it cuts through easier. The new Faceted Gems were added to the snowflakes for even more sparkle and texture.

Another simple layout but the outcome is beautiful. With the heat wave that will soon be upon us … the thought of pretty snowflakes might be a little comforting!

Have a wonderful day, and thanks for stopping by today!



Christmas in July …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Hope you have been enjoying the “My Hero” showcase. You’ve seen 3 different cards made with this stamp set and I have another for you today.

We’ve all heard of Christmas in July, and today is the 1st of July so I’m sharing my first Christmas card of the year! The saying is from the “My Hero” stamp set and was teamed up with the “This Christmas” Specialty Designer Series Paper and the NEW “Holly” Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.


I just love that Stampin’ Up! packages cardstocks to coordinate with our Designer papers … it just makes life so much easier.

Once the greeting was stamped in Cherry Cobbler it was punched out using the 2″ circle punch. I backed the greeting with our “Metallic Foil Doilies” … it just adds a beautiful touch to the card.


To top it all off and complete my card, I added a gold star from the NEW “Metallic Enamel Shapes.

Are you starting to see how fun and versatile this stamp set it? I’ll have another for you tomorrow too, so be sure to come back and check it out.

Till then …

Have a great day!




Throw-back Thursday: Christmas Past

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I wanted to share with you some of my favorite Christmas cards from Christmas’ past.  I’m taking cards that can still be made with a change of designer paper or so.

I’d like to start with my JOY card using the  “Wondrous Wreath” stamp set and “Wonderful Wreath” Framelits … that is where the Joy and the Bow come from. This card comes from my November 2014 files and is still current today!

000_1652-BThe wreath framelit coordinates with our new “Peaceful Wreath” in the Holiday catalogs and is still available.

This quick and easy card can also be made today with our “Star’s Framelits” and any designer paper you love, and a touch of ribbon!


We also have some great holiday greetings sets. My favorite is the Versatile Christmas stamp set (CLICK HERE).


My tree card comes from the “Festival of Trees” stamp set and the “Tree” punch which are both still available to order.

000_1734_0001You could add any designer paper as a background to add more color. This year we have then new “Peaceful Pines” stamp set which can be bundled with the Perfect Pines Framelit Dies!

Looking for a super simple card to make? So true … some of us do not have our cards done yet, so here’s the answer … Designer Paper, a greeting and a bow!


This card is so easy to make and will still leave quite an impression! Just think of all the beautiful designer papers in the holiday catalog.

I hope this gave you a few more ideas. The last one would work great for birthdays too!

Thank you for joining me today.

Have a wonderful day ~



ALL IS CALM … In Black & Gold

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I want to share with you a beautiful card that showcases one of this years hottest trends: Black and Gold! This is another of the swap cards made for our Holiday Stampin’ Retreat. Our guest stamper today is Anne.


This layered Whisper White card has just the right amount of black and gold to make this card so elegant. I love the textured background using our new “Softly Falling” embossing folder.

The banners were created using the Triple Banner punch and highlight the “Festival of Tree’s” stamp set and “Tree” punch. All three items can be found in the main Stampin’ Up! catalog. The Gold Cord Trim that adds that touch of glimmer to the card can be found in the Holiday catalog on page 24.

The greeting comes from the “Wonderland” stamp set … very popular stamp set this year.  Check it out, you’ll find it on page 23 of the Holiday catalog.

The star and gold banner were created using the gold Foil Sheets in the main catalog. This gorgeous card was then topped off with the pretty pearls.


What do you think of this new trend of Black & Gold? I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Thanks for dropping in today.

Hope your day is a good one.