Handmade Cards

Elmo and Cookie Monster Birthday Card

Handmade Cookie Monster and Elmo Birthday Card

This card uses paper punches or punch art to make the Elmo and Cookie Monster Faces. I personalized them by stamping candles representing how many years they were turning. There’s a long supply list since there’s lots of colours of card stock used for such small pieces like Elmo’s orange nose. So you may have […] Read more…

Frameable Handmade Christmas Decor

Handmade Frameable Christmas Decor

I took my Halloween and Fall Decor down the other day. I had a letterpress tray that I decorated with Halloween paper and embellishments that came down so now my wall is bare. I had to make a new piece for Christmas now that Christmas is the new season to celebrate. This is a very easy […] Read more…

Crystal Effects Close Up

Crystal Effects Stampin’ Up! Card

This card uses Stampin’ Up! Crystal Effects on the die cut number. I just adore the way it looks when featured like this. It takes a very long time to dry but the result is absolutely worth it. Just a couple tips or notes when using Crystal Effects: It’s very sticky when you get it […] Read more…

Bootiful Occasions Stamp Set

Bootiful Occasions Stamp Set

This past weekend I attended the Stampin’ Up! Tacoma Regional with some lovely ladies from Canada Inks Up and Blingy Babes. Some of us went shopping the night before and one of us found a great pair of knee high boots she loved. When she tried them on she turned into a young girl prancing […] Read more…

Betsy's Blossoms In Color Card

Betsy’s Blossoms Stamp Set Card

This card uses the new Stampin’ Up! Betsy’s Blossoms Stamp Set and Comfort Cafe Designer Series Paper. I had to purchase this stamp set mainly because of the name as I almost named my daughter Betsy. It also features 2 new In Colors for Stampin’ Up! -Midnight Muse and Summer Starfruit. This was also the […] Read more…

Established Elegance Card

Established Elegance Handmade Card

I made this card for my Mother-in-Law’s Birthday. She has a lot of nautical things in her house including beautiful blue and green colour combos so I chose these colours for her. She also loves Paris and this card has that elegant vintage feel. And actually she’s a quilter too so the bust reflects sewing…….mais […] Read more…

Male Birthday Card

Male Birthday Card Idea

This card I made up for my Father in Law’s 65th  birthday awhile back. I feel it’s a great card for any guy in your life. The colours are nautical too so can be used for anyone of course. The #65 is popped up using Dimensionals. Stampin’ Up! Supplies Used: Card Stock – Whisper White, […] Read more…

Pop Up 3D Graduation Card Front View

Pop Up 3D Graduation Card

I can’t believe my older boys are graduating! I knew it was coming but it’s hard to believe it’s actually happening! This is an awesome card! I would call it a Pop Up Card but it’s also called a Spring Fold Card, Fancy Fold Card, or 3D Card.  I just love the way it turned […] Read more…

Baby Bundle Stamp Set Baby Shower Card

Baby Bundle Stamp Set Baby Shower Card

 I’m attending a baby shower this weekend so I decided to design a new card. I could have used one of my other designs but nope. I had the time to design so I took it and here’s the result. I think it’s perfect for someone having a baby girl because of the pinks. You […] Read more…

Four Different Card Ideas

Four Different Handmade Card Ideas

I had brought these four cards to share at a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator meeting I attend monthly.They’re all made using mostly different supplies but I thought I would share them as inspiration and ideas for ya. At this meeting I had also demoed an amazing flower technique using the Floral Fusion Die. It went over […] Read more…

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