An Any Occasion Friendship Card with Tutorial

I just love it when I can play along with my two favorite challenges using the same card! Sandy at The Paper Players is challenging us to “Cut It Out!” (dies, punches, fussy cutting, etc.), while Jen Mitchell at Freshly Made Sketches has a stunner of a sketch for us. …

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The Stamp Review Crew: Lift Me Up

It’s time for another round of inspiration from The Stamp Review Crew. If this is your very first visit, we are a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators whose mission is to do a blog hop on the first and third Mondays of each month. Our hops are unique because each…

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Butterfly Basics for The Paper Players

The Paper Players are having a wonderful theme challenge this week: Clean and Simple Featuring a Flower.  I pulled out one of my favorite sets, Butterfly Basics, to create today’s card.  Enjoy! Blushing Bride Perfect Plum Tip Top Taupe Very Vanilla The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips This card measures 4-1/4″…

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Beautiful You for The Paper Players and Freshly Made Sketches

I am thrilled to combine my two favorite challenges this week:   The Paper Players and Freshly Made Sketches.  The result is a quick and easy, clean and simple design which uses the Beautiful You stamp set.  I hope you enjoy today’s little paper-pieced gal in red! The Stampin’ Schach…

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Dragonfly Dreams for Freshly Made Sketches

Dragonfly Dreams is one of the sets which spoke my name when I first opened up the 2017 Occasions Catalog.  A lover of art nouveau, dragonflies have always been one of my favorite images.  And what better sketch to show off this winged beauty than Jen Mitchell’s classic sketch for…

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Hey Chick for Freshly Made Sketches

The talented designers at Freshly Made Sketches have what I think is a very cute sketch this week.  I know I should be making holiday cards, but I really wanted to play with some of my new goodies from the upcoming Sale-a-bration Brochure.  This fun little set is called Hey, Chick.  I…

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Window Shopping…An Occasions’ Sneak Peek

Are you ready for a “sneak peek” from Stampin’ Up!’s Occasions Catalog? I hope so, because today’s card features the new Window Shopping stamp set.  What a coincidence the sentiment is just perfect for The Paper Players this week!  Laurie is hosting a theme challenge “Count Your Blessings”.  In this…

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