Stamp Review Crew: Butterfly Gala

It’s time for the Stamp Review Crew: Butterfly Gala Edition! If this is your very first visit to one of our hops, the Stamp Review Crew is a group of international Stampin’ Up! demonstrators whose mission is to do a blog hop on the first, third and fifth Mondays of…

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Monochromatic Thinking of You for PP429

It’s Sunday, and time to play with The Paper Players! This week, the lovely LeAnne  is hosting a Clean and Simple Monochromatic challenge.  Clean and simple cards have minimal layers and embellishments, plenty of open space, and are simple and uncluttered. I always have trouble creating Clean and Simple cards,…

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A Card of Encouragement for PP428

It’s Sunday, and time to play with The Paper Players!  This week, the lovely Laurie is hosting a color challenge for us.  What a fun trio of colors she has selected:  Smoky Slate, Melon Mambo, Basic Gray. When a new catalog comes out, such as Stampin’ Up!’s  recent Occasions Catalog,…

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On the CASE: Tag Card

Woo hoo! Nicole and I are back with another On the CASE.  I am working my way through Stampin’ Up!® catalogs, breaking down samples step-by-step, in order to provide you with free tutorials so you can CASE your own.  Nicole is using her investigative skills to solve CASES throughout the…

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All Occasion Card with Butterflies

The Floral Romance Specialty Designer Series Papers are such a beautiful collection of papers! I had this piece of floral vellum already cut, and it was just crying out to me to make it into a versatile all occasion card. Who am I to deny a piece of paper its…

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A Friendship Card for PP424

It’s Sunday, and time to play with The Paper Players! This week, the lovely Anne Marie has a beautiful color challenge for us:  Grapefuit Grove,  Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, and a color of your choice.  I used Whisper White as my fourth color.  Isn’t this a yummy combination? I used…

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Humorous Card for #FF0025

What better way to start off a new year of challenges than with a touch of humor!  After all, laughter is the best medicine, so the saying goes.  I have a friend and fellow stamper who is undergoing major surgery, with six months of recovery time facing her.  I thought…

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Butterfly Card for On the CASE

Woo hoo!  Nicole and I are back with another On the CASE.  Last year,  Nicole and I worked our way through Stampin’ Up!® catalogs, breaking down samples step-by-step, providing you with free tutorials so you could CASE your own. This year, I am still working on unsolved Stampin’ Up! CASES,…

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On the CASE: Cat Note Card

Nicole and I are back for the final On the CASE of 2018. As you know, in this series, we work through current Stampin’ Up!® catalogs, breaking down gorgeous samples step-by-step, in order to provide you with free tutorials so you can CASE your own. This week, I am back…

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#FF0020 Thanksgiving and/or Thank You

It’s time for the Festive Friday Challenge, where every challenge is a party! For FF0020, we are celebrating Thanksgiving (Nov. 22) with a thank you card twist.  I opted to create a “thinking of you-thank you card”  in Fresh Fig and Blushing Bride.  We can’t wait to see what you…

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