Pop Up 3D Graduation Card Front View

Pop Up 3D Graduation Card

I can’t believe my older boys are graduating! I knew it was coming but it’s hard to believe it’s actually happening! This is an awesome card! I would call it a Pop Up Card but it’s also called a Spring Fold Card, Fancy Fold Card, or 3D Card.  I just love the way it turned […] Read more…

Mexican Festive Party Straws

Decorative Straws for a Mexican Fiesta Theme Party

It’s a beautiful hot summer day here in Vancouver and I spent it on laid back Mayne Island visiting family and crafting. So this is the perfect time to sit with a nice chilled glass of wine and write a creative post. My mother in law is holding a Mexican Fiesta theme party on Tuesday […] Read more…

Do It Yourself Tutu for Pirate Party

DIY Tutu For Pirate Party

Here’s a tutu I made up last night for my daughter to wear to a Pirate Birthday party on Saturday. I like making No Sew Tutu’s as they’re super easy. This type of Tutu is also called Hand Knotted Tutu. Directions for a Do It Yourself Tutu are Below. I hope they make sense. I […] Read more…

Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue 2012-2013

Today is the day!! SO exciting when a new catalogue is comes out. Even more exciting when you can finally order the new stuff. You may notice too they’ve changed the name of the Idea Book & Catalogue to Annual Catalogue. With last years catalogue retiring yesterday I have had to say goodbye to some […] Read more…

Baby Bundle Stamp Set Baby Shower Card

Baby Bundle Stamp Set Baby Shower Card

 I’m attending a baby shower this weekend so I decided to design a new card. I could have used one of my other designs but nope. I had the time to design so I took it and here’s the result. I think it’s perfect for someone having a baby girl because of the pinks. You […] Read more…

Four Different Card Ideas

Four Different Handmade Card Ideas

I had brought these four cards to share at a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator meeting I attend monthly.They’re all made using mostly different supplies but I thought I would share them as inspiration and ideas for ya. At this meeting I had also demoed an amazing flower technique using the Floral Fusion Die. It went over […] Read more…

Mixed Bunch Blossom Punch Mothers Day Card

Blossom Handmade Mothers Day Card

I love the Mixed Bunch Stamp Set and Blossom Punch by Stampin’ Up! I made this card for Mothers Day and was short on time so I got inspiration from a card Dawn Olchefske made which I thought was adorable.  I’ve made my own version using some different supplies and colors. It really proves how […] Read more…

Heart Flower Glimmer Card

Heart Flower Glimmer Card with Personalized Envelope

This card was for my son’s girlfriend for Valentines Day. He told me she likes purple so originally I was going to use a bunch of purple shades but it evolved into this and I really like it. Hope you do too! The flower petals are punched out hearts slightly curled at the ends for […] Read more…

Simply Adorned Charm

Simply Adorned Jewels

This is a photo of my Simply Adorned Necklace by Stampin’ Up!  I honestly thought I’d never buy one because I’m a dedicated Clutch Jewels customer but I was always curious. So what changed for me? I saw a chain on sale so decided to give it a whirl. Then I got a Square Charm […] Read more…

Butterfly Birthday Party Banner and Tissue Paper Poms-Poms

Butterfly Birthday Party Theme Ideas

At my daughters first birthday party I had made a banner that said ‘Happy Birthday’ and another that said her name ‘Betty’. Yes my daughters name is Betty! I hung them on opposite walls however you could hang it all together. I made the pennants with Stampin’ Up! Card Stock and Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper […] Read more…

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