Countdown to Christmas | Using Non-Christmas Stamps to Make Holiday Cards

I’m one of those people who insist on waiting to put any Christmas decorations up at home until after Thanksgiving. I want to make sure our family has the opportunity to fully enjoy one holiday before moving on to the next. If that’s the case, why on earth am I bringing up Christmas in July? … More Countdown to Christmas | Using Non-Christmas Stamps to Make Holiday Cards

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

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

Hello Bird and More of You | Lessons from Crafting with My Eight-Year-Old

I wanted to spend some one-on-one time with my oldest son. He’s been begging me to make cards with him, and we had the house all to ourselves, so we dug in. I let him be the guide and I served only as his vehicle to supplies and an extra set of hands for the … More Hello Bird and More of You | Lessons from Crafting with My Eight-Year-Old