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Floral & Nature

Favourite Retiring Stamp Set: Love & Affection

The Love & Affection stamp set (pictured below) is one of the stamp sets on the Stampin’ Up! retiring list. Stamps sets are guaranteed to be available for purchase until May 22nd. What I love about this stamp set is that you can stamp it in a solid colour like…

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Favourite Retiring Items: Helping Me Grow

The Helping me Grow stamp set is one of the stamp sets that I’m sad to see retire from the Stampin’ Up! Catalogue. The large images look amazing as a focal part on a card.  On this sympathy card, I stamped the image with Basic Black ink and then just…

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Brayered Background Technique & Video

In today’s edition of “Film Friday”, I’ve got a card using Stampin’ Up’s Sponge Brayer and the lovely Irresistibly Floral Designer Series Paper.  See what accessories might retire on Monday, when Stampin’ Up! retirement list comes out.  Make sure you are on my newsletter list to a get a copy…

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Last Chance to Get Avant Garden

Avant Garden is one of the gorgeous stamp sets from the Sale-a-bration promotion.  This lovely card was made by a demonstrator in my group Beckie Roy, from Hamilton, ON.  I love how Beckie stamped the neutral panels all with the same image for a stunning mosaic. Colours are:  Soft Suede,…

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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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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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High Tide Reflection Technique

High Tide is one of the new stamp sets in the Stampin’ Up! 2017 Occasions Catalogue.  I made card using that stamp set and doing a reflection technique with the birds.  This stamp set is actually all about the light houses (see the image of the High Tide stamp set…

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Give Thanks

As Thanksgiving weekend approaches, I find I want to stop and give thanks for all the good things in my life and the amazing people — especially my family (including the 4 legged ones), my friends, and all of you!  Thank you for stopping by today!  What are you thankful…

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