Sunday, November 27, 2022

Happy Birthday Little Man!

 I've been saving this set for a special little birthday.  My grandson has just turned three and as he is affectionately known as Charlie Bear this set is made for him!

Cuteness overload really!

Here is what I have used:

Stamps: Happier Than Happy, Hello Ladybug (sentiment)

Ink: Calypso Coral, Soft Suede

Card/Paper: Basic White, Old Olive, Soft Suede, Happy Forest Friends DSP

Tools:  Happy Forest Dies, Picture This Die, Stylish Shapes Dies, Playful Alphabet (retired)

Embellishments:  Twine, Rustic Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots

Thanks for popping by,


Sunday, November 6, 2022

An Alternative to Christmas

 I love a stamp set that can be used for more than just one occasion which is what is great about this set!

I made this side step card for my grand-daughter for her recent birthday and love how it turned out.

Here is what I have used:

Stamps:  Yeti To Party, This Birthday Piggy

Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Calypso Coral

Card/Paper:  Balmy Blue, Storybook Gnomes DSP

Tools: Yeti Dies (retired), Paper Snips Scissors, Stampin' Blends

I have fussy cut a lot of things from the DSP which I absolutely love and thought it matches well with this big friendly yeti!

Happy crafting,


Thursday, November 3, 2022

A Little Bit Punny

 I love a good pun and this set was just too perfect for a "significant" birthday for a dear friend. I had lots of fun with this one and played along at CTC392.

I used the sketch from page 58 of the annual catalogue.

And used my Stampin' Blends to colour in the images.

Here is what I have used:

Stamps: Forever Friendship, Alphabest

Ink: Old Olive, Memento Tuxedo Black

Card/Paper:  Crumb Cake, Basic White, Basic White Thick, Design A Daydream DSP

Tools:  Stampin' Blends, Best Label Punch, Stylish Shapes Dies

Embellishments:  Rustic Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots

Thanks for popping by!


Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Sunflower Celebrations

 I needed to make a card for a special friends milestone birthday and wanted something bright and fun too.  I love the Celebrate Sunflowers set but admit I haven't used it much at all so that needed fixing!

I really enjoyed colouring this one!

Here is what I have used:
Stamps:  Celebrate Sunflowers
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Versamark
Card/Paper: Basic Black, Basic White, Gingham Cottage DSP
Tools: Stampin' Blends, Sunflower Dies, White Embossing Powder, Static Pillow, Heat Gun
Embellishments: Rustic Metallic Adhesive Dots, Linen Thread, Natural Finish Ribbon

Thanks for popping by,

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Hey Cutie!

 I'm playing along at CASEing the Catty Sunday Challenge #CTC387 today. The challenge was to case a punch project from either the Annual or Mini Catalogue.

I chose to case a card from page 73 of the mini catalogue and have finally inked up my Christmas Scottie set that is just totally adorable!

Here is what I have used:

Stamps:  Christmas Scottie, Cottage Wreaths

Ink:  Basic Black, Pear Pizzazz, Soft Suede, Versamark

Card/Paper: Basic White, Pear Pizzazz, Gingham Cottage DSP

Tools: Scottie Dog Punch, Country Wreaths Dies, White Embossing Powder, Statis Pillow, Heat Gun

Embellishments: White Baker's Twine, Basic Rhinestones

I love this little dog so very cute!

Happy crafting,


Sunday, September 18, 2022

Happy 40th!

 I've been looking for an excuse to use the stunning Metallic & Shimmer 6 x 6" Specialty Paper and what better occasion than a milestone birthday!

Here is what I have used:

Stamps: Charming Sentiments

Ink:  Versamark

Card/Paper: Basic White, Silver Foil, Metallic & Shimmer 6 x 6" Specialty Paper

Tools: Numbers Dies (retired), Sentiment Silhouettes Dies, Stylish Shapes Dies, Stampin' Blends, Dimensionals, Silver Embossing Powder, Static Pillow, Heat Gun

Embellishments: Basic Rhinestones (coloured with Stampin Blends), White Glittered Organdy Ribbon

This paper is lots of fun!

Happy crafting,


Saturday, September 10, 2022


 Playing along today with Caseing the Catty CTC385 which was to case a glitter project from either the annual or mini catalogue.  I chose a card from page 56 of the mini catalogue which was for Halloween but made it Christmas!

For a change its a slimline card!

Here is what I have used:

Stamps:  Peaceful Deer

Ink: Evening Evergreen, Versamark

Card/Paper: Basic White, Evening Evergreen, Santa Express DSP, Glimmer Specialty Paper

Tools:  Embossing Buddy, Heat Gun, White Embossing Powder

Embellishments:  Bakers Twine, Adhesive Backed Seasonal Sequins

I love that even though I haven't used a coordinating suite all Stampin' Up! products are made to coordinate!

Happy crafting