Monday, April 14, 2014

Celebrate Cards

I wanted to create some simple cards for my next card workshop and I also wanted to incorporate the new embossing folders into them.
These cards were so simple and fun to make and I think they turned out so cute.
I used the Hooray Bouquet Stamp set and inked the edges with the same color cardstock I used. 
I also used an old stamp set Happy Birthday for the Sentiment.  I used pop dots on each flower to make it pop off the card, then I said I need some bling but want to keep it simple so I used the Clear Sparkles, the bigger ones for the center of the flowers. 

I will keep you posted on the next workshop for these Cute cards!

Thanks for stopping by to take a look!

Friday, April 11, 2014

Ivy Lane Box Card

This past Saturday was my Grandmas Birthday and I have been wanting to create one of those Box Cards that everyone is creating.  So I googled Box Card on youtube and watched a few videos and then started my card,  They are so easy to make and fun too!  I made this one using the Ivy Lane Paper and the Ivy Lane Cardmaking Workshop Stamp Set and the Holiday Tags Occasions Stamp Set I used Cotton Candy and Pear Ink.

I also added a little sparkle with the New Purple Glitter Gems, Purple is my favorite color so I just love those little gems.

These box cards are so fun to make I am planning a workshop for one in the near future so I will keep you updated.

Happy Stampin and Scrapin

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

April Stamp of the Month: Ballon Talk

Its a new month that means a new Stamp for this month only you can purchase this Cute Balloon Talk stamp for only $5.00 with your purchase of $50.00 or more in Close To My Heart Products.

S1404 Balloon Talk, set of 24
Recommended Blocks:
1" × 1" (Y1000)
1" × 3 1/2" (Y1002)
2" × 2" (Y1003)

Beautiful Stamps, Amazing Discounts

Each month you can purchase a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $5 — that’s over 70% off retail! When you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.

April 2014: Balloon Talk (S1404)

Spend $50 and get this Stamp of the Month set for just $5.

Incredibly Cool Crafts

In love with the artwork we created with this stamp set? Get ready to make it yourself! Purchase the materials listed here along with your deeply discounted Stamp of the Month set to get started!
Materials Needed
  1. My Acrylix™ Balloon Talk
  2. Lollydoodle Paper Packet
  3. Honey Triangles Washi Tape
  4. Purple Shimmer Trim
  5. Purple Glitter Gems
  6. Flamingo Dots
  7. Base & Bling Craft Queen Charms
  8. Cricut® Artiste Collection
Required Tools
  1. Honey Cardstock
  2. Sky Cardstock
  3. Goldrush Cardstock
  4. Goldrush Exclusive Inks™ Pad
  5. Honey Exclusive Inks™ Pad
  6. Hollyhock Exclusive Inks™ Pad
  7. Sky Exclusive Inks™ Pad
  8. Pear Exclusive Inks™ Pad
  9. Juniper Exclusive Inks™ Pad
  10. Baker’s Twine Neutral Metallic Assortment
  11. Scallop Border Punch

12" × 12" Crazy Silly Fun Page

Helpful Hints

To create the techniques featured in this artwork, follow the helpful hints outlined below. Then use the pattern found on page 38 of our Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 1 how-to publication for inspiration.
  • Cut the following Cricut® Artiste shapes using paper of choice:
    • 1 1/2" Accent 2 <B> (p. 65)
    • 10 1/2" Card <C> (p. 63)
    • 1" <font> “Crazy Silly Fun”
  • Stamp coordinating speech bubble image on die-cut in Goldrush ink; stamp additional speech bubbles in inks of your choice and trim.
  • Sponge sections of edges of shaped White Daisy die-cut background with various inks of your choice.
  • Create page border by trimming purple Shimmer trim in half and placing it around page edges.
  • Adhere letters for title across bottom of page, using 3-D foam tape as desired.

4 1/4" × 5 1/2" Hello Card

Helpful Hints

To create the techniques featured in this artwork, follow the helpful hints outlined below.
  • Cut the following Cricut® Artiste shapes using paper of choice:
    • 1 1/2" Accent 2 <B> (p. 65)
  • Stamp corresponding speech bubble sentiment on die-cut in Pear ink; stamp additional speech bubble sentiments in inks of your choice and trim.
  • Stamp blank speech bubble images in Hollyhock, Honey, and Goldrush inks on a White Daisy cardstock panel.
  • Cut pennants of various lengths and styles using your choice of papers; layer them on right side of card.
  • Adhere stamped speech bubbles over pennants, using 3-D foam tape as desired.

4 1/2" × 3" Tags

Helpful Hints

To create the techniques featured in this artwork, follow the helpful hints outlined below.
  • Cut the following Cricut® Artiste shapes using paper of choice:
    • 1 1/2" Accent 2 <B> (p. 65)
    • 1 1/2" Shift+Accent 2 <B> (p. 65)
  • Cut 3 strips of paper of your choice; punch scalloped border diagonally along bottom of each.
  • Trim tops into tag shapes; fold the strips in half and adhere edges to form pockets.
  • Embellish with stamped images, baker’s twine, washi tape, shimmer trim, glitter gems, and charms as desired.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Floating Your Fancy

Watch this video for some fun and easy home decor ideas.  Cant wait to try this!

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Kraft Pocket Album

When I recently went to the CTMH Rediscover Event in Ontario, we did a few projects there, one of them was this cute Kraft Pocket Album.

We used 3 of the different paper packs to make this, they coordinated so well.  They were Lollydoodle, Skylark, and Timberline.
We also used the the stamp sets D1578 Flight of the Arrows and B1432 Love This.

I was so proud of myself for already adding photos, I usually have the stuff for a while before I finally add them.  We also used some of the new Base and Bling style sheets.  I never thought of adding then to layouts and cards but they really do work well.

We used the Cotton Candy, Blush and Gypsy ink pads, love these colors.

We used some of the Durables Triangle Studs Z1928 which come in both gold and silver.

The Flamingo Dots(Z1934)  are a cute embellishment to add to the pages.

The black outline around the pictures are done with the Journaling pen,  I have never done this before but I am liking it.  It makes your photos stand out.

This album has 16 pages to decorate and add photos.  Here are the last couple of photos of mine.

I had to add Bleau in the album also!!

And that is the end of my Album, Hope you enjoyed looking at my creation.  If you are interested in making an album like this one or would just like to purchase some supplies to do one yourself.  You can contact me at or order on my website at

Happy Scrappin'