More Tunnel Cards!

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Finally Friday … Awesome!  I am back today to share more Tunnel cards with you! The first three are the cards we made in our Technique Club this month.  They all have the same layout, but I used different colors to match the Designer Paper “Cherry On Top”.

The last card will be a spin off of the original Tunnel Card I shared.  I used the same paper, dimensions, ribbon … I just switched out the stamp sets. AND instead of stamping on the inner flaps … I used the Elegant Butterfly Punch. 

Enjoy …

This is our Cucumber Crush “In-Color” teamed up with Melon Mambo. The greeting and inside verse comes from the “A Whole Lot of Lovely” Hostess stamp set.


The inside layout is also the same on all the cards so I’m just showing the Cucumber one today.


This was made with the “Crushed Curry” cardstock with a touch of Marina Mist.


For my last card with the same layout, I used Bermuda Bay with just a hint of the Crushed Curry.


Are you ready???

Remember the cardstock for the original? Here it is …


NOW … Combine those with our “Friendly Wishes” stamp set and this is what I came up with. As you can see, I added a butterfly from Papillion Potpourri and the  Elegant Butterfly punch to catch your eye!


The inside has been stamped with the butterfly too but the bottom right has been punched out to create some awesome texture. Inside greeting also comes from the Friendly Wishes stamp set.


Hope you enjoyed the additional samples, and thank your for stopping back to check them out.

Have yourself a fabulous Friday!!


Today’s Highlighted Stampin’ Supplies ~


Let me introduce you …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Yesterday I posted the Weekly Deals which has some really fun items…

Supply List

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Let me start with the “File Tabs Edgelit Dies”. If your looking for a way to jazz up your workspace … Create your own file folders using Designer Series Paper.

This video shows you how to use your Big Shot and File Tabs Edgelits Dies for a home office just right for you. Check out these really fun ideas …


Next is the Bow Builder Punch … Skip the store and make your own tiny bows with just one punch. Watch this video to learn how easy it is to create custom bows.

Here is a little project I made with the Bow Builder punch.  A simply layout you can use for any type of card… just change out your designer paper and greeting! I love the bow with the tag!


Here is a Christmas card I made last year with the Silver Foil Vellum … I’ll be sure to get my next pack on sale (this weeks Weekly Deals) and make more cards this year!


I hope you enjoyed learning a little more about some of the products featured in the Weekly Deals and the card samples I shared with you.

Thanks for spending time with me today!

Have a day filled with fun and creativity ~


Friendly Wishes …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Just a quick post today … I am having technical difficulties (computers!) but I have two cute projects from the Stampin’ Up! catalog to share with you using the “Friendly Wishes” stamp set.

This is one of the 7 stamp sets that will be featured at tonight’s Kick-Off party. Although we will not be doing the Chalkboard technique as shown below …. this is the perfect set to use it!

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The cute paper is from “Everyday Chic” Designer Series paper!  Next is a cute project …

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I’ll be back tomorrow with the Weekly Deals and hopefully some of the fun from the kick-off party!

Have a wonderful day!



Simply Sunday: You’re the Friend

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I have another Simply Sunday card share for you. I chose the Friendly Wishes stamp set and paired it with the beautiful English Garden Designer Series Paper. The outcome was a beautiful card that you would be happy to share with a friend …. a friend everyone wishes they had!


I used our new “Lot’s of Labels” framelits. It frames the verse beautifully and is matted with Early Espresso. I used Blushing Bride and the flower from the Itty Bitty Accents punch … notice how the four petal flower coordinates with the flowers on the designer paper!

I’m introducing the new Metal Rimmed Pearls on this card, I thought that it was the perfect choice for the top. The “friend” was colored in with the writing tip of the marker (not the brush tip). I stamped the greeting in Early Espresso, and if you used the brush tip, you could smear the two colors.


To finish off my card I popped up the greeting and added a scrap piece of the designer paper inside. There really isn’t any scrap … is there!

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

I hope you have a wonderful day … spend it with a friend 🙂




You’re the Best!

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

I am totally excited to share today’s card with you!! As some of you know, Eileen and I have been working on the upcoming Catalog Kick-Off party and this holiday weekend was no exception! But yesterday I came up with the cutest card made with the “Friendly Wishes” stamp set.

Friendly Wishes is just one of 7 stamp sets that will be featured at the Kick-Off party.  We will also have 7 boards showcasing additional card samples so you get an idea how fun and versatile these stamp sets are… Oh yes, and I raffle these boards off at the end of the night, so seven lucky winners go home with these fabulous cards!!

And here is one of those cards …


This super cute and easy card was created with the Friendly Wishes stamp set and I teamed it up with the “Pretty Petals” Designer Series Paper Stack. Don’t you just love this pattern! Oh my gosh… I love it!

I added a bit of color to the greeting by highlighting the “BEST” with a marker, and stamping the flower.

I used the “Chalk Talk” framelits but found that I had no Calypso Coral ribbon, hmmm … what to do? So then it popped into my head … ya, you have a “bow” builder punch! And presto … the card was complete!

This view shows you how pretty the bow really is, and the great dimension it adds to it.


We all love pretty cards, but that doesn’t mean they always have to take 3 hours to make! Use your designer paper … that’s what it’s here for.

We have another 5 cards showcasing this set, but you will have to come to the Kick-Off party to see them all. (A total of 42 card ideas!!) Remember … you must RSVP by this Friday, July 10th. Click Here to view full details and e-mail me at to RSVP.

I also want to give a quick shout out to a second wave of new “Pinterest” followers! Thank You!!

Have a beautiful week … I’ll see you tomorrow with the newest wave of Weekly Deals 🙂

Thanks for stopping by ~


Designer Series Paper Stacks and More

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Just had to share the “Get Inspired” post by Stampin’ Up! with you.  Check out all these cute projects!!

The new annual catalog is out! Wooh!!! I don’t know about you, but my wish list is enormous. And our new (adorable) Designers Series Paper Stacks are my faves.

Check out these striped and floral patterns! For this project, I used Crushed Curry, Cucumber Crush, Pool Party, and Watermelon Wonder. It takes just a minute or two to make the fun little Designer Series Paper floral accents featured here using the Flower Medallion Punch (item # 137417). Just snip the petals to give them a little dimension, then adhere them to the tags using Stampin’ Dimensionals.


Do you love the adorable floral centers? They’re our new 2015­–2017 In Color Blossom Accents (item # 138383)—1/2″ in diameter with 20 flowers per package and four each of five colors.


The stamp sets featured here are Friendly Wishes (item # 139579) and Sweet Stack(item # 138948).

Create the tag using the Ornate Tag Topper (item # 137416).


Love the new Watermelon Wonder 1″ Dotted Lace Trim; it’s item # 138425 in the new catalog.


The cute taffy paper used to make this card is included with the Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack (item # 138443). Make the gift box with the Big Shot (item # 113439), the Fry Box Bigz L Die (item # 132966), the All about Sugar Stamp Set (item # 138684) and the Sprinkles on Top Stamp Set (item # 139569). I slipped the treat inside a Gusseted Cellophane Bag, item # 133770.


Just for fun, I made a necklace out of stamped doughnuts (see right side of picture). Just make a “sandwich” out of two punched doughnuts with a Stampin’ Dimensional in the middle, then adhere it to the soon-to-be-available-and-super-awesome Silver Metallic Thread (item # 138402). Add a balloon to this cute little ensemble and you have a bright and happy birthday gift for a friend!


Thank you Cindy B. for the awesome projects! Get’s you in the mood to party!

Thanks for stopping by …

Go out and celebrate the day!