My regular blog followers will know that I love to get the maximum use out of my crafting budget. So when I saw the Signs of Santa Stamp Set I immediately thought of, Mother's Day! Of course I'd need a little help from some other stamp sets, and soon I had what I needed. With Apron of Love and Letter Board Messages from the 2018/2019 Annual Catalogue, I was good to go. THE BASICS Beginning with a piece of Thick Very Vanilla Card, I cut and scored it using my Stampin' Trimmer. Then I ... VIEW POST
What a morning!
I suppose being Friday the 13th I shouldn't complain too much, but I've just had a morning where everything was just that little bit more difficult that it should be. It started with an e-mail from UPS telling me that my latest order from Stampin' Up! which was routed via Richmond, BC (don't ask me why) has spent the past week stuck in customs. Instead of being delivered to me yesterday it's now not due until next Thursday! So much for spending the weekend playing with the new limited edition ... VIEW POST
Beautiful You meets Letter Board Messages
One of the things I love about creating projects using stamps is the ability to mix and match images and sentiments from different sets. This morning I decided to create another card using the Letter Board Messages Stamp Set from Stampin' Up! and when I saw the 'Just miss you. That's all' sentiment one particular image came immediately to mind. So out came the Beautiful You Stamp Set and a few Stampin' Blends alcohol markers and away I went. I knew that I wanted the outline of the ... VIEW POST
Sparkle and shine
I was never a really into shiny, sparkly stuff like glitter on my papercrafting projects, until someone introduced me to Stampin' Up! and their Glimmer Paper and Stampin' Glitter. Since then I've not used it a whole lot but it has made an appearance from time to time, and probably more and more often as time has moved on. So I was a little surprised to feel real disappointment when two of the three Stampin' Glitters and all the Glimmer Paper appeared on the retiring list this year. Of ... VIEW POST