Graduation Cap Curvy Treat Box

Celebrate Grads! Do you have someone in your circle of friends or family who is celebrating a graduation soon? These little boxes are perfect decorations to hold a small treat for the party! They are made with the Stampin’ Up! Curvy Keepsake Box Thinlits Die and the Big Shot. Simply…

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Mother’s Day

Painted Blooms for Mom May will be here soon, the temperatures are climbing, and flowers are bloomin’! So it’s Mother’s Day in my craft room. This Stampin’ Up! Painted Blooms paper (sadly retired) is one of my favorites for Mother’s Day cards. Good thing I still have some in my…

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Butterflies for Mom

Mother’s Day Butterflies Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. When I go out in the yard and see the hyacinths, tulips and daffodils blooming, I’m in my happy place! So naturally, my spring card creations often feature flowers and butterflies. They’re a great combination for celebrating…

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Graduation Paper Pumpkin

Pocketful of Cheer for Graduation Graduation is a great time of year, and cause for much celebration! I had a few pieces of the March 2016 Paper Pumpkin – Pocketful of Cheer left over, so I used them for one more graduation card. This one is most appropriate for someone…

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It’s A Good Day

Look Out the Window! When you looked out the window this morning, what did you see? Here in Wisconsin, I saw snow! I’m ready to see green grass and flowers blooming everywhere. So I created this little spring scene in my stamp room. Once the scene was complete, I needed…

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March 2016 Paper Pumpkin

Easily Adapt Paper Pumpkin I love my Stampin’ Up! Paper Pumpkin kits, but I rarely make all the projects exactly alike. It is so easy to make the pieces provided in the kit uniquely yours by adding a few small touches. The March kit had 4 small gift cards and…

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Lifetime of Love

Wishing You Love and Laughter Spring is a season of new beginnings, and for many that may include beginning life as a couple. Today’s card expresses a wish for that life to include two essential ingredients: love and laughter. To create this card: Cut a card base from thick Whisper…

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Drapery Fold Flowering Fields

Experiment with Card Folds Every once in a while, it’s good to shake up your card-making routine by using a different technique. This card features an easy fold that allows you to see both sides of your pretty Designer Series Paper. It is called a Drapery Fold or Pleat Fold,…

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Where is Spring?

Flowering Fields Work of Art Last week the box of flowers I ordered in February arrived for the “right time for planting in Wisconsin”. But it’s been cool and rainy lately, so I planted some flowers in my studio instead. Flowering Fields This was my first chance to play with…

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Special Celebration Paper Pumpkin

March is a big month for Paper Pumpkin–it’s our third birthday and we just shipped our ONE MILLIONTH kit! To celebrate, we are sending an exclusive stamp set called All about Everything in ALL of the April Paper Pumpkin kits. We’re keeping the artwork a surprise, but we are sure…

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