Category Archives: Project Ideas

Technique: Using Scenery Papers!

Using Scenery Papers! Using Scenery Papers can be difficult. The Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack falls into this category. It is perfect for quick cards by adding a saying but most of the nature patterns featured are large and out of proportion for images. My last post featured the beach pattern, along with the Beautiful You stamp… Read More »

Technique: Paper Piecing

Technique: Paper Piecing In my last post I featured the Beautiful You stamp set from Stampin’ Up! using black and white with a splash of red using paper piecing. Today I continue with the paper piecing technique only this time the featured paper is the 6″x6″ Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack. Paper piecing is… Read More »

Black – White with a POP of Color!

Black – White with a POP of Color! I participated in a recent challenge where the theme was Black – White with a POP of color. Today’s projects are the result of that challenge. (Note: I’ll be sharing another project I created for the challenge next week, so be watching for it.) I hadn’t played with my… Read More »

Split Panel I LOVE Swaps Card!

I LOVE Swaps! If you are a regular reader then you know I LOVE swaps! Yesterday I shared the results of our Stampin’ Up! unit’s Occasions catalog and Sale-A-Bration brochure swap that was held last month. I continue the theme today by sharing my second project for the swap. It is my first ever Split… Read More »

3D Fall Christmas Trees Projects!

3D Fall Christmas Trees Projects! I continue my Fall Christmas Trees collection with a couple of 3D Fall Christmas Trees projects that are easy to find the time to create during the busy holiday season. Both use the Stitched with Cheer and Paisleys & Posies stamp sets, and the same fall colors as my previous Fall Christmas Trees… Read More »

Fall Christmas Trees!

Fall Christmas Trees! I shared the Stitched with Cheer Project kit and stamp set in yesterday’s post, with the promise of sharing alternate uses for the stamp set that were NOT Christmas. I am doing just that today with the beginning of my Fall Christmas Trees collection! I have mentioned before how much I miss all… Read More »

August Stamping Specials!

Stampin’ Up! has a couple August Stamping Specials! Did you know that Stampin’ Up! has a couple August Stamping Specials? One of the August stamping specials is a NEW photopolymer stamp set and Thinllits Dies bundle – Thoughtful Branches – that is only available this month… or while supplies last. The Thoughtful Branches stamp set includes… Read More »

Watercoloring Technique: “Making it Yours!”

Today’s watercoloring technique: “Making it Yours!” Today’s featured watercoloring technique: “Making it Yours” card is the final in my Pretty Kitty series of cards… for now at least. How did I “Make it Mine!”? I had a calico kitten as my first pet and the memory of it has stayed with me throughout the years, so… Read More »