A Little Smile Alternatives | June 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

I love the idea inspired by the June Paper Pumpkin kit to carry around small cards with me everywhere to hand out when the opportunity arises. I know tiny cards aren’t for everyone though, so for this month’s alternatives I used the supplies from the kit as well as some additional ink, cardstock and adhesives … More A Little Smile Alternatives | June 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

A Little Smile | June 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

This month’s Paper Pumpkin is perfect for a summer challenge. If you’re traveling or just staying home, this kit comes with 16 tiny cards that are perfect for sharing with those you come in contact with. You can leave them for the waiter at a restaurant or hand-deliver them with some homemade cookies. The possibilities … More A Little Smile | June 2019 Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

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

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

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

Peaceful Celebration | Simple Stamping Monday [Reboot]

Sometimes celebrating is all about partying, but sometimes it’s about much deserved rest after a job well done. This is a perfect card for celebrating such an event and with a monochrome color palette and a beautifully detailed focal image, this card is a simple but elegant option. I stepped this card up a bit … More Peaceful Celebration | Simple Stamping Monday [Reboot]