Inspired by Hugs from Shelli |May 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

The May 2019 Paper Pumpkin kit was one of my favorites, but what if you missed out on the kit and fell in love with the cards like I did. This is your guide to creating cards with a similar look and feel using products from the 2019-2020 annual catalog, featuring the Bird Ballad suite. … More Inspired by Hugs from Shelli |May 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

Let’s Make it a Year of Cards | 100-Year-Old​ WWII Vet’s Birthday Request

Joseph Goode served our country in the United States Air Forces in WWII. He has seen our country through the Great Depression, Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, sending humans to the moon, new inventions like color TV, computers and cell phones just to name a few. It’s safe to say that Mr. Goode has seen … More Let’s Make it a Year of Cards | 100-Year-Old​ WWII Vet’s Birthday Request

Weathered Sailing | Simple Stamping Monday

I thought it would be fitting to make a few nautical cards for Simple Stamping Monday. The Sailing Home stamp set is really perfect for quick and easy or beginner cards.  The sentiments and images are so beautiful and detailed that they can really stand on their own. This would be a perfect set to use to make a set of cards to gift to a friend as well. … More Weathered Sailing | Simple Stamping Monday

The Catalog is More than a Shopping Tool | A Little Lace Tutorial

It’s fun to look through a brand new catalog to see all of the new stamp sets, embellishments, dies and more, but did you know the catalog is an amazing idea book that can get your creative juices flowing?! This was the case for me with the A Little Lace bundle. I really like this stamp … More The Catalog is More than a Shopping Tool | A Little Lace Tutorial

Hugs From Shelli Alternatives | May 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

As I shared in my Paper Pumpkin unboxing this month, I totally love this kit. Because of that, it was difficult for me to sacrifice some of the cards for alternatives, but I’m so glad I did. I think in general, that’s been my biggest take home this past month. Don’t be afraid to try … More Hugs From Shelli Alternatives | May 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

Stars Forever| Simple Stamping Monday | Memorial Day Special

In honor of Memorial Day, we are making three easy cards today. As we take time to remember our fallen soldiers, let’s also take some time to remind those mourning the loss of their loved ones that we remember, we recognize their pain, and that we are truly grateful for their sacrifice. For these cards, … More Stars Forever| Simple Stamping Monday | Memorial Day Special

How to Die Cut Large Detailed Images | Crafting Quick Tip

Sometimes cutting big and detailed dies, especially background dies, can be tricky. After playing around with this beautiful background die from the Stitched Lace Dies set, I found a combination that works like a charm every time. This sandwich should work with most die cutters as well, but you may have to tweak it a … More How to Die Cut Large Detailed Images | Crafting Quick Tip