Category Archives: Craft Tutorials

Embossing Powder Uses You Can Try Today

By | April 20, 2017

5 Embossing Powder Uses For Fun Card Making Techniques Are you ready to learn 5 embossing powder uses and experiment with some different card making techniques and styles?  Are you new to stamping?  Let’s expand your knowledge and try new things. Are you an experienced stamper?  Maybe you would like to learn a few new techniques or revisit some… Read More »

Join My Mailing List For Free Card Making Tutorials and More!

By | April 10, 2017

Why You Should Join My Mailing List There are many reasons to join my mailing list. Here are just a few: You’ll receive my craft newsletter, and it’s absolutely FREE! You’ll receive craft and card tutorials that are exclusive to subscribers only. You’ll receive card making tips and tricks for using your rubber stamps and accessories. You’ll find… Read More »

Handmade Birthday Card Idea Using Beautiful You

By | January 17, 2017

Handmade Birthday Card Idea For Niece This handmade birthday card idea started out as a challenge to my team to see what other designs we could come up with using the basic sketch of a thank you card in the 2017 Occasions Catalog on Page 34 (the one with the strawberries).  This is what I came up with. The… Read More »

Handmade Wedding Card Using Falling in Love Designer Paper

By | January 16, 2017

Handmade Wedding Card The prominent features of this handmade wedding card are the golden dragonflies, which I cut out of a Gold Foil Sheet using the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits, and the Falling in Love Designer Paper… which is absolutely gorgeous! I love the softly lit images and patterns that are included in this paper collection. I had actually created a… Read More »

Inspirational Handmade Card Idea and Video Tutorial

By | January 10, 2017

Inspirational Handmade Card Idea Today’s inspirational handmade card idea features the Lift Me Up Bundle which you can find on Page 10 of the new 2017 Occasions Catalog.  I really appreciate the sentiments in this set… and of course, who doesn’t love balloons? Have you ever been to the hot air balloon festival they have every year in New… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Build It Framelits Card Making Video Tutorial

By | January 4, 2017

Stampin’ Up! Build It Framelits Video Tutorial Making cards for guys will be a breeze with the Stampin’ Up! Build It Framelits!  It’s part of the Urban Underground Suite collection in the new Occasions Catalog.  I was immediately drawn to this collection and knew I’d be buying quite a bit from it. Check out the card making video below where… Read More »

Cupcakes and Carousels Handmade Card Tutorial

By | January 2, 2017

Cupcakes and Carousels Handmade Card Idea Today’s handmade card idea features the Cupcakes and Carousels Designer Paper, new in the upcoming Occasions Catalog which you can start purchasing from on Wednesday. I love the color combination of this vintage-looking patterned paper. The new stamp set Suite Sentiments provided me the card greeting. Below you’ll find the color scheme, supplies… Read More »

Quick and Easy Christmas Card Ideas

By | November 7, 2016

Quick and Easy Christmas Card Ideas Click HERE for access to more quick and easy Christmas card ideas with a bonus tutorial, today only! Using Candy Cane Christmas (wood-mount or clear-mount) and Candy Cane Lane Designer Paper I put together this quick and easy Christmas card. The paper really does all the work.  I even cut out the little… Read More »

Quick & Easy Christmas Cards: Calling All Procrastinators!

By | November 1, 2016

Quick & Easy Christmas Cards Class I’m pleased to announce my newest online class, “6 Creative Quick & Easy Christmas Cards.” Has another year caught you by surprise again and you still haven’t completed your Christmas cards?   Well, don’t despair!  I’ve designed this class to help you FINALLY keep that promise you made to yourself last year… Read More »

2016 12 Weeks of Christmas Announcement

By | September 30, 2016

2016 12 Weeks of Christmas Announcement I’m almost giddy with excitement as I announce that in just five short days I’m going to begin the 2016 12 Weeks of Christmas, my much anticipated annual FREE e-mail campaign! Each week for 12 consecutive weeks you will receive, via e-mail, a different holiday project tutorial.  The first few weeks we’ll start off with… Read More »

12 Weeks of Christmas Coming Soon!

By | September 7, 2016

12 Weeks of Christmas 2016 edition will be starting soon! Every year I send my 12 Weeks of Christmas as a very special thank you bonus to subscribers of my newsletter.  It’s absolutely FREE, but you can only get it if you’re on my mailing list. Don’t be left in the cold trying to get your holiday stamping done on your… Read More »

Handmade Christmas Card – Christmas Magic

By | August 29, 2016

Today’s handmade Christmas card features a sneak peak at a few items from the upcoming Holiday Catalog.  Yes, it’s almost that time of year again! The directional sign to the North Pole and the holiday greeting below it come from the whimsical Christmas Magic stamp set (clear-mount or wood-mount).  I pulled out a Blender Pen to do a little coloring… Read More »

5 Creative Cards That Move

By | August 28, 2016

Tomorrow is the last day to pick up your FREE BONUS TUTORIAL with my new class, “5 Creative Cards That Move, Part 1.” In this class you’ll receive 13 videos (over 100 minutes!) demonstrating the secrets to creating fun and beautiful movable projects your friends & family won’t be able to put down! And if you act fast you’ll… Read More »

Learn to Use Your Embossing Powders in Creative Ways

By | June 23, 2016

Do you love to try new things?  I’m so excited to announce my new online class, “5 Creative Ways to Use Embossing Powders, Part 1.” In this class you’ll receive nine videos (over 75 minutes!) with step-by-step instructions to complete five beautiful & unique cards using five different techniques that beg to be touched!  And if you act fast you’ll… Read More »