Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Thinking Of Wonderful Romance

I did a little casing of Amy K over at 
for my third card for card classes next week.
This could be a birthday, wedding, Valentine's, sympathy,
etc. card with these soft hues.  I like having a card like this in 
class where my guest can stamp a variety of sentiments
to fit what they need.

I started with the Petal Pink base and layered a piece of
Whisper White ran through the Big Shot with a new embossing 
folder called Lace Dynamic Textured Impressions 
embossing folder.  I love the details in the design.
I then stamped the large floral image on white in Memento Tuxedo Black 
and colored it with the Stampin Blends markers 
in Petal Pink, Soft Sea Foam and light Soft Suede.
 I then cut it  with the matching die and popped it up.
I stamped the sentiment in same ink and cut it with the oval 
stitched die in the Wonderful Floral framelits dies.
Last touch with the make a cut bow with the pretty
Petal Pink and White variegated ribbon and then a few tiny pearls
on the flowers.

Hope you have a wonderful day and thanks for 
stopping by!

Stamp set: Wonderful Romance
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Stampin Blends- Petal Pink, Soft Suede and Soft Sea Foam
Paper: Petal Pink, Whisper White
Lace embossing folder, Wonderful Floral framelits dies,
Petal Pink and White 5/8" variegated ribbon 

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Hello Beautiful Butterfly!

This is my second card for card classes next week.
Love the Butterfly Gala bundle- a great 
stamp set and a matching punch that cuts both 
of these butterflies out at once!
I stamped the butterflies on a piece of white in 
Memento Tuxedo Black and 
colored them with my Stampin Blends in
Highland Heather and Daffodil Delight colors.
I used the Butterfly Duet punch and then layered the 
large one on a white stitched circle from Stitched Labels dies.
I added a Heather circle behind.
I have a Heather base and then a layer of Daffodil 
then a piece of white card stock cut with the 
Stitched Rectangles framelits dies.
I layered a piece of the free Botanical Butterfly DSP
at the bottom and stamped the sentiment in 
Highland Heather. I finished it off with a strip of the free
sheer ribbon in Heather across.
Loving the purple and yellow together.
Free items like the ribbon and DSP are 
part of the SAB promo going on right now 
at SU! when you spend 50.00 in product, you
earn a free product to chose from in the SAB brochure.

Hope you have a lovely Tuesday and thanks
for stopping by!

Stamp set: Butterfly Gala
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Highland Heather
Stampin Blends- Highland Heather, Daffodil Delight
Paper: Botanical Butterfly DSP,
Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Highland Heather
Highland Heather sheer ribbon, Stitched Rectangle framelits dies,
Layering Circles dies, Butterfly Duet punch, 
Stitched Labels dies

Monday, January 21, 2019

Hummingbird's Amazing Birthday

Love this card...turned out better than I had in my head!
I like when that happens!
This is my first card for the new year card classes!
New set in the Occasions/spring catalog called 
Humming Along.

I have a white base and layered some Balmy Blue 
then a piece of white cut into with the Hummingbird dies.
I added a strip of Balmy Blue Gingham Gala DSP
plus free sheer ribbon in Calypso Coral.
Free You Say?  Why, yes with the 
SU! SAB promo right now when you spend 50.00
you receive a free product.  The ribbon comes in 
5 colors and you get all five rolls 5 yards each.
I stamped the sentiment in Memento Tuxedo Black 
on Balmy Blue card stock and cut this label die.
I stamped the humming bird on white and colored 
it with Stampin Blends and cut it with the matching die.

Hope you have a wonderful  Monday and thanks
for stopping by!

Stamp set: Humming Along
 Paper: Whisper White, Balmy Blue,
Gingham Gala DSP
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Stampin Blends- Calypso Coral, Balmy Blue, 
Mossy Meadow, Smoky Slate, Color Lifter
Hummingbird dies, Calypso Coral sheer ribbon

Friday, January 18, 2019

FF0025 Just For You With Stitching

#FestiveFridayChallenge, #FF0025, Stampin Up, Belly Laugh Day, Stitched card, handmade card

A little casing out of the SU! annual catalog with the 
Stitched Label dies plus Meant to Be stamp set.
I stamped the sentiment in Bermuda Bay on a white oval.
I layered it on a stitched Melon Mambo oval and then the awesome
Flirty Flamingo detailed stitched label.
I added from the same dies the Coastal Cabana stitched circle,
the small Bay label and hearts in Mambo and Flamingo.
For the background, I cut a piece of Powder Pink and cut/embossed
the stitching die from the set twice then layered on the white base.
Love the look and all the colors flowing together.
Great challenge over at with 
all the wonderful stitching!

Hope you have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by!

Stamp set: Meant To Be
Ink: Bermuda Bay
Paper: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay,
Flirty Flamingo, Powder Pink, Coastal Cabana,
Melon Mambo
Stitched Labels dies, Layering Oval dies,
Stitched Shapes dies, pearl

Thursday, January 17, 2019

GDP172 Gorgeous Grape Day

I love the free designer paper you can now with SAB promo
called Botanical Butterflies DSP.
I used this Highland Heather floral print for the background
and added the Gorgeous Grape strip with the stitched edging
from Be Mine Stitched dies.
I stamped the sentiment from Forever Lovely set in 
Grape on a white stitched rectangle then popped on my butterflies 
stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black ink
 and colored in Heather Stampin' Blends.
Quick and cute card but perfect layout from Shawn D!

Head over to to pay along!
Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp sets: Forever Lovely, Butterfly Gala
  Paper: Botanical Butterflies DSP, Gorgeous Grape,
Whisper White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Gorgeous Graoe
Stampin Blends- Highland Heather
Butterfly Duet punch, Stitched Rectangle dies,
and Be Mine Stitched dies

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

PP424 Good Things

More butterflies---always a good thing!
I do not know why the Pool Party ink looks so 
light for the looks normal in real life!
I stamped the butterflies from Butterfly Gala
in Memento Tuxedo Black on white card stock.
I also stamped the sentiment from the same set 
in Black then I used the three colors to add color 
to my butterflies. I inked up the "bubbles" from the 
Beauty Abounds set and stamped over the images.
I layered the White on a piece of Basic Black (my other color)
and then added some Gingham Gala DSP in Grapefruit Grove
behind before adding on the white base.
I finished it off with some sequins.

Very fresh and clean/simple today!
Thanks for stopping by!

Head over to play along with the color challenge at

Stamp sets: Butterfly Gala, Beauty Abounds
Ink: Grapefruit Grove, Pool Party, 
Daffodil Delight and Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Gingham Gala DSP
Gingham Gala adhesive backed sequins

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

FabFri154 Waterfront Thanks

Love the Waterfront stamp set...perfect for most colors!
I grabbed it and thought I could make a scene with this color combo!
I like how it turned out.
I started with the Highland Heather for the mountains
 and the thanks at the top. 
I used Tranquil Tide for the dark trees and then Pear Pizzazz
for the others. I stamped both Mint Macaron and Lemon for the water
and then more Lemon for the texture. I then thought the thanks was too light 
and stamped over it with Tranquil Tide and it now looks blurry but cool.
I layered the Very Vanilla square on a Mint Macaron square and then 
added it some Lemon Lime Twist sheer ribbon I got free with 
the SAB promo going on now through March 31st with Stampin' Up!
When you spend 50.00 or more you can receive this or several 
other items you can choose from for free.
The back ground paper is from Tranquil Textures DSP
layered on a 4" square of Tranquil Tide card stock for the base.

Hope you can play along over at 

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp set: Waterfront
Ink: Highland Heather, Pear Pizzazz,
Lemon Lime Twist, Tranquil Tide and Mint Macaron
Paper: Very Vanilla, Mint Macaron, Tranquil Tide, 
Tranquil Textures DSP
Layering Square dies, Lemon Lime Twist sheer ribbon

Monday, January 14, 2019

CTS304 Amazing Beauty Abounds

This set was staring at me as I was starting this sketch challenge.
A new set called Beauty Abounds and yes more butterflies!
I stamped the long floral stems twice in Memento Tuxedo Black
and then colored them with my Stampin Blends markers
in Mint Macaron and Petal Pink.
I stamped the sentiment on the bottom in Lovely Lipstick
and mounted the white background on a piece of 
Lovely Lipstick card stock for the base.
I then stamped several butterflies in Memento
on white card stock,  colored them with the
Stampin Blends in Lovely Lipstick and Petal Pink
then used the matching die to cut out and pop on 
my stems!
Really a clean and simple card.
Hope you can play along over at 

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp set: Beauty Abounds
Ink: Lovely Lipstick, Memento Tuxedo Black
Stampin Blends- Petal Pink, Mint Macaron, Lovely Lipstick
Paper: Lovely Lipstick, Whisper White
Butterfly Beauty dies

Friday, January 11, 2019

Petal Palette Wedding Card

Last wedding card for the week!
I might make one wedding card a year so this was a challenge for me!
I used the lovely Petal Palette set and matching dies for this card.
I have been hoarding this DSP since last spring and thought it 
would come in handy sometime. 
This retired paper is called Bundle of Love specialty DSP
and has Very Vanilla and gold running through it.
I layered it on a Very Vanilla base and then added 
another piece of this paper in blue across the front.
I stamped the roses in Memento Tuxedo Black 
on Very Vanilla then cut with matching 
die after I colored them with the Pool Party and 
Old Olive stampin blends markers. 
I cut more leaves and filter with Vanilla and gold foil
with the matching dies called Petals & More.
The sentiment is stamped in black on Vanilla it 
along with the sentiments inside are from a very old retired set 
called From This Day Forward. I have kept this set for 
wedding card and sentiments.

Hope you enjoyed my 4 days of wedding cards
and come back later for non wedding cards! Haha
Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp sets: Petal Palette, From This Day Forward-retired
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Pool Party
Stampin Blends markers- Pool Party, Old Olive
Paper: Bundle Of Love DSP-retired,
Very Vanilla, Pool Party, gold foil
Petals & More dies, Triple Banner Bunch

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Petal Promenade Wedding Card

Yes, another wedding card for today!
I used the beautiful Petal Promenade DSP on the front 
and most of the work is done! I layered another print behind
and then some Mossy Meadow card stock before adding on the 
Very Vanilla base.
I added the sentiment in Fresh Fig ink and then wrapped some 
1/2" Verry Vanilla lace trim around.
I stamped the flowers from the same set called 
Beautiful Promenade in Mossy Meadow and cut 
with matching die called Beautiful Layers.
I stamped the flowers again in Fresh Fig and cut just the flowers by hand
then layered them on the Mossy ones.
Inside I added more DSP and a little trim in Fresh Fig along with the 
sentiment stamped in Fig.

I hope you have a wonderful day 
and thanks for stopping by!
Last wedding card tomorrow-come back over!

Stamp set: Beautiful Promenade
Ink: Fresh Fig, Mossy Meadow
Paper: Petal Promenade DSP, Very Vanilla,
Fresh Fig, Mossy Meadow
1/2" Lace Trim in Very Vanilla, Beautiful Layers dies

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

First Frost For A Wedding Card

Of course, First Frost makes a wonderful and beautiful wedding card!
I grabbed the designer paper and picked the beautiful print that shimmers!
It is a soft Mint Macaron and I used that color along with Blackberry
Bliss and Tranquil Tide.
I cut leaves and filter from the Frosted Bouquet dies
 in both Tide and Macaron card stock.
I stamped the roses in Bliss and cut them with the matching dies. 
I added the Tranquil Tide velvet ribbon which is now retired.
I stamped the sentiment in Bliss on White and cut it out with the 
label die in the set and with a layer behind in Bliss.
The long stem of flower and leaf on the front I 
used my markers in Tide and Bliss to color then stamp then
cut with the matching die.

I thought it made a beautiful card especially for this season.
Thanks for stopping by and if you like wedding cards- I have 
another for you tomorrow so come back.

Stamp set: First Frost
Ink: Tranquil Tide, Blackberry Bliss, and Mint Macaron
Paper: Frosted Floral DSP, Whisper White,
Blackberry Bliss, Tranquil Tide, Mint Macaron
Frosted Bouquet dies, Tranquil Tide velvet ribbon-retired

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Meant To Be Wedding Card

This is day one of 4 wedding cards I designed 
for a friend last week. I combined on this one the 
new bundle called Meant to Be in the new Occasions 
catalog that started last week plus an old set for the inside called 
So In Love which is now retired.
I also used an embellishment kit from last spring 
called Cake Soiree. 
Love the new paper and its colors called All My Love DSP.
On the front I used this new DSP along with Flirty Flamingo
card stock for the base and Lovely Lipstick across the front.
I cut a piece of Whisper White and used a die from 
Lovely Flowers to cut the corners
after stamping the sentiment in Lipstick.
The flowers and vellum leaves are from the Cake Soiree kit. 
I added a white die cut rose behind from the Be Mine Stitched dies.
I finished the front off by adding a little 
All My Love ribbon in Flirty Flamingo in 1/8". 

Inside I used the vellum from the kit
which I colored with my Stampin Blends markers
in Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick and Old Olive.

Thanks for stopping by 
and check out another wedding card tomorrow.

Stamp set: Meant To Be, So In Love-retired
Ink: Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick
Paper: Flirty Flamingo, Lovely Lipstick,
Whisper White, All My Love DSP
Cake Soiree embellishment kit-retired,
All My Love ribbon in 1/8" Flirty Flamingo.
Be Mine Stitched dies, Lovely Flowers dies

Monday, January 7, 2019

PP423 Wild About You( & Critters)

I did a little casing of my friend and the awesome
stamp King- Brian King over at
 I used the sweet Rectangle Stitched framelits dies you can now 
get in the Occasions catalog that started January 3rd!
I stamped the sentiment from the Animal Outing set in Basic Gray
on Whisper White and cut it along with a Call Me Clover rect die.
I layered lots of the Animal Expedition DSP together all on a 
Call Me Clover base. Simple but it has several cute critters 
figured on the DSP. 
Head over to to play along this week!
Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp set: Animal Outing
Paper: Animal Expedition DSP, Whisper White,
Call Me Clover
Ink: Basic Gray
Rectangle Stitched framelits dies

Saturday, January 5, 2019

FF0024 Balmy Blue Butterflies

When I saw the blue in this challenge over at I thought it was a another 
great chance to play with the Gingham Gala DSP
and my lovely Butterfly Gala bundle. 
I added a piece of Balmy Blur card stock to the 
white base and then stamped the sentiment in Memento
Tuxedo Black ink.
I cut the DSP 2" by 5 1/2" and added a white doily
before layering the Balmy circle and white cut out circle
on top.  I stamped the butterflies on white in Memento
then punch it out with the matching Butterfly Duet punch.
I colored both of the butterflies with my Balmy Blue marker.
I like how it turned out with this classic sketch.  
Thanks for stopping by and go play along
 with the challenge this weekend!

Stamp set: Butterfly Gala
Ink: Balmy Blue marker, Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Whisper White, Balmy Blue, Gingham Gala DSP
Butterfly Duet punch, pearlized doily, Laying Circle dies,
Stitched Label dies

Friday, January 4, 2019

Lovely Flowers

Playing around with the new bundle called Forever Lovely.
I needed to do it in purple- well wanted to do it in purple! 
My fav color!
I stamped the flowers in Highland Heather and the stems 
in Granny Apple Green. I added the hearts and sentiment in 
Gorgeous Grape.
I cut the corners with die set called Lovely Flowers and layered the 
Very Vanilla background on a piece of Gorgeous Grape for the base.
I pooped up a flower and the sentiment also in Vanilla.
I added the sweet Gorgeous Grape 1/4" mini stripe ribbon to 
finish it off.
Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp set: Forever Lovely
Ink: Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather, Granny Apple Green
Paper: Gorgeous Grape, Very Vanilla
Lovely Flowers dies, 1/4" mini strip ribbon in Gorgeous Grape 

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Let It Ride

A fun new set that starts tomorrow with the new 
Occasions or spring catalog called Let It Ride!
I love horses- my favorite animal and thought it 
will be awesome coloring this set whether with 
water coloring or like today with my Stampin Blends markers.
I stamped the images in Memento Tuxedo Black
on the Very Vanilla background. I stamped the sentiment 
in Soft Suede. I layered this on a piece of 
Granny Apple Green card stock I ran through the Big 
Shot with the Simple Stripes embossing folder.
It is a Very Vanilla base under it all.
I colored the trees with dark Granny Apple Green and the 
trunks and bottom in light Crumb Cake.
I colored the horse in Light and dark Soft Suede, Ivory,
Bronze, and used  the color lifter in a few spots.
I like how it turned out.
Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp set: Let It Ride
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Soft Suede
Stampin Blends- Crumb Cake,
Soft Suede, Ivory, Granny Apple Green, Bronze
and Color Lifter
Paper: Very Vanilla and Granny Apple Green
Simple Stripes embossing folder