Simple and Pretty Handmade Card – Mothers Day

Today’s simple and pretty handmade card features the retiring Botanical Blooms stamp set with the coordinating Botanical Builder Framelits Dies, as well as the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set. All three items are retiring May 31st. Simple and Pretty Handmade Card – Mothers Day The Botanical Blooms stamp set is 25% off (available through May 22) and […]

Favorite Retiring Stampin Up Items for 2017 Blog Hop

This time of year with Stampin’ Up! is always a little bitter sweet. I not only get the list of my favorite retiring Stampin Up items, but I also get a sneak peek at new items that will be available with the release of their new Annual Catalog on June 1st. Fortunately, I do not have a […]

Retiring Items List For 2017 – Stampin Up

It’s official, the retiring items list for 2017 at Stampin’ Up is now available! You will save up to 50% on select products. Some of these items will only be available while supplies last through May 31st. See below for more details! Retiring Items List 2017 There are several items I hate to see retiring from Stampin’ Up. […]

Easy Knitting Project For Beginners – Convertible Mitts

I’m finally done with my first “big” knitting project. Despite this being an easy knitting project for beginners, it took me almost two years to complete a pair of convertible mitts. The only excuse I have for it taking so long is that there were many long periods of time with no knitting. Easy Knitting […]

Monochromatic Thank You Card Idea In Flirty Flamingo

I’ve seen many cards done in the monochromatic style, and have been dying to give it a try. I utilized stamps from both Beautiful You and All Things Thanks to create this monochromatic thank you card. Monochromatic Thank You Card We’ve had many, many days of overcast, dreary days, but today the sun is finally […]

Handmade Christmas Gift Tags Box Set Stampin Up

Fa, la, la, la, la! I’ve been crafting. The other day I saw a video by Robin Cardon of My Pink Stamper where she was making handmade Christmas gift tags. Every year I wish I had created gift tags, but I always think about it way too late. Seeing Robin’s video really inspired me to […]

Crafting Handmade Cards: New 2016 Stampin Up Stamp Sets June Blog Hop

This is one of my favorite times of the year – the annual introduction of Stampin’ Ups newest sets. For the June Blog Hop, we are crafting handmade cards using stamp sets introduced in Stampin’ Ups 2016-17 Annual Catalog. Crafting Handmade Cards As of today, June 1st, 2016 you can now purchase newly released stamp […]

Handmade Valentine Cards – Design Ideas

I have been having so much fun designing different handmade Valentine Cards this year using some of the newer stamp sets I’ve purchased through Stampin’ Up. Every year, from July through March, Stampin’ Up has what is called a Sale-A-Bration. This is the time of year when you can earn free products. It is their […]