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Appreciation/Encouragement

Happy Spring with Basket Bunch

Happy First Day of Spring!   Don’t you think daffodils just seem like spring! I made these bright and cheery daffodils in a basket with the Basket Builder Bundle (pictured below).  This adorable stamp set comes with so many different Easter and spring pieces. And almost every image can be cut…

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Watercolour Spritz Technique

In honour of International Women’s Day, I thought I’d post this gorgeous card from Karen Duke of Spruce Grove, Alberta, using the lovely women stamps from the Stampin’ Up! set  Beautiful You. Karen did this amazing watercolour technique using her clear block.  She used her stamp pads to ink up…

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Inside the Lines with Watercolor Pencils

The Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper is one of the items you can get during Sale-a-bration 2017. On this card, I cut a small piece of this black and white paper and coloured it using Stampin’ Up!’s new Watercolor Pencils.   I then blended the pencils using a blender pen. …

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Masking with Avant Garden

Avant Garden is one of the most popular picks this Sale-a-bration.  It is no surprise that even though this stamp set is mostly flowers, that it was popular because it has lots of versatility.  In the Avant Garden stamp set, there are two different types os flower, both a watercolour…

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T-Shirt Paper Piecing Technique

I made this card using a modified version of the paper piecing technique.  You can see some various ways to use the paper piecing technique in this post here.  On this card, I used the Treats Specialty Designer Series Paper and the T Shirt Builder Framelits Dies.  I stamped the…

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Easy Washi Tape Cool Treats

The Cool Treats stamp set has all sorts of fun pieces to make ice cream cones and sundaes and popsicles.  And it also has various accessories, one stick (like I have on this card), double sticks, various cones, a strawberry, a cherry, sprinkles and little highlight pieces.  And it includes…

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Perfect Mix Dozen

When I saw the Perfect Mix stamp set in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions catalogue, I had to have it as I love the puns in it!    Each image has a matching saying and pun. To make this card, I stamped the image first with Basic Black ink. Then I coloured…

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Beautiful You with Paper Piecing

The Beautiful You stamp set is THE most popular stamp set in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions 2017 catalogue.  Have you got your set yet? And the Paper Piecing technique is perfect on this stamp set.  Simply stamp the image twice. Once on the white cardstock and once on the designer…

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Quick and Easy Valentines Treat Holder

Looking for a quick and easy little gift to give to someone for Valentine’s Day? Or just a quick and easy way to say thank you to someone?  I made this little treat holder, using the Diaper Fold technique, or as I like to call it the “fry box”.    You…

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