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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

3D Paper Flowers

Happy Wednesday! 

I recently got the We R Memory Keepers Flower Punch Board (and stem kit) and couldn't wait to make some 3D paper flowers.  I used some Echo Park (Be Mine) Valentine's paper I've had for eons and a recycled spaghetti jar painted with white paint.  To top it off, I used Stampin' Up! Strawberry Slush Baker's Twine and Thread Linen.

Thanks for stopping by!


Sunday, January 25, 2015

CYCI54 Designer Choice

Hello and welcome to CYCI#54!

This week at we have a Designers Choice challenge, meaning we can choose pretty much anything.

I like little 3" x 3" cards. They are like a little mini canvas to create on.  This card uses Occasions 2015, Sale-a-bration 2015 and Annual Catalog products. 

I used the following Stampin' Up! products:

Whisper White and Hello Honey Cardstock
Moonlight Designer Series Paper Stack
Butterfly Basics Stamp Set
A Happy Thing Stamp Set
Large Oval Punch
Scallop Oval Punch
Bitty Butterfly Punch
Blackberry Bliss Ink Pad
Jewel Rhinestone

Have a wonderful week ahead and please stop by to show us your creation and see if you can CASE it!


Sunday, January 18, 2015

CYCI53 Clean and Quick

Welcome to CYCI53 Clean and Quick!  This week at, we designed cards that could be made in under 10 minutes.

I needed a quick card this week.  I have been so busy at work and nursing a really bad cold.

For this card I actually had a helper, my 15 year old kitty Bella.  She decided she wanted to be right in the middle of my craft desk, so that's where she was.

For this card, Bella and I used the following Stampin' Up! products:

Real Red and Whisper White Cardstock
Stacked With Love Designer Series Paper Stack
Real Red Ink Pad
Groovy Love Stamp Set
3/4" Basic Black Chevron Ribbon
Ticket Duo Builder Punch
Sweetheart Punch

Corner Rounder

Have a "groovy" week and stop by and play along!

Thanks for visiting,

Sunday, January 11, 2015

CYCI52 Color Challenge

Hi Friends,

This week at we have a color challenge for CYCI52.  The 3 colors are Whisper White, Gold and Pool Party.

For this card, I used my Gold Sequin Trim as accent pieces. It's hard to see in this picture, but I also used Gold Glitz Dazzling Details on the butterfly.

The following Stampin' Up! products were used:

Whisper White and Pool Party Cardstock
For The Birds Stamp Set,
Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Melon Mambo, Real Red
and Olive Stampin' Write Markers
Gold Sequin Trim
Gold Glitz Dazzling Details
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad

Head over to to check out the projects our design team has added and join us for this week's challenge to see if you can CASE it!

Thanks for stopping by,

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

ICS Blog Hop Be Mine

Happy New Year and welcome to the ICS January 2015 Blog Hop! Our theme this month is "Be Mine".

I wanted to make a Valentine's card, but make it a masculine one, and this lumberjack dude fits the bill.  I admit I had to resist blinging it up a little.  I wanted to color the rest of the hearts in the background stamped images red, but I resisted (whew!).

I used the following Stampin' Up! products:

Whisper White, Real Red, Soft Suede and Crumb Cake Cardstock
Wood You Be Mine? Photopolymer Stamp Set from the 2015 Occasions Catalog
Real Red, Night of Navy, Crumb Cake and Old Olive Stampin' Write Markers
Skin Tones Stampin' Blendabilities Markers
Old Olive and Soft Suede Ink Pads
Heart Punch from the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack
Stampin' Dimensionals

Now it's time to check out Stampin With Darla and Sisters.  Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Treat Bag for January Stamp Club Members


I debated at first about whether I 'needed' the new Stampin' Up Mini Treat Bag Thinlits Die set, but I am so glad I went ahead and got it and I have already used it so much.  Here is a treat bag I made for my Stamp Club members for January.  I used some retired DSP and thick twine on purpose.  Now you know what to do with all that paper in your craft room!  I filled it with little items from the Stampin' Up! 2015 Occasions Catalog.  If you don't already have a demonstrator, please contact me at and I can mail you a catalog.  Also, during Sale-a-bration (January 6-March 31, 2015), there's even more reason to enjoy some crafty goodness.

Enjoy and thanks for stopping by!


Sunday, January 4, 2015

CYCI51 Sketch Challenge

Hello friends!  Thanks for joining me for the CYCI51 Sketch Challenge.  Can you believe it's already a new year?  That means lot of goodness at  This week we had a sketch to work with and I needed a baby card, so there you go!

This card contains sneak peeks from the Stampin' Up! 2015 Occasions going live very shortly (January 6th)!

 I used the following Stampin' Up! products to create this card:

Soft Sky, Whisper White and Daffodil Delight Cardstock
One Tag Fits All Stamp Set (2015 Occasions)
Note Tag Punch (2015 Occasions)
1" Circle Punch
Jewel Rhinestones
Coastal Cabana Stampin' Blendabilities Marker (Dark)
Daffodil Delight Stampin' Blendabilities Markers ( Light and Medium)
Large Polka Dot Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Stampin' Dimensionals

I also used an Action Wobble for the tag on the front.

Head over to to see if you can CASE it!  We would love to have you join us!

Thanks for stopping by!


Thursday, January 1, 2015

Happy New Year 2015!

Happy New Year Friends!

I've been making 2015 Easel Calendars for Christmas and other gifts.  Here is my Wetlands version, along with my kitty helper.

I hope you all have a wonderful year!

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