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 paper stash! Stampin’ Up! Products to make this card: Strawberry Slush Cardstock (retired); recommend Rose Red Painted Blooms DSP(retired) Blackberry Bliss Cardstock (retiring soon) * Whisper White Cardstock Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper Butterflies Thinlits Ovals Framelits (retiring soon!)* Itty Bitty Punch Pack (retiring soon!)* April 2014 Paper Pumpkin Stamp set Stampin’ Dimensionals Blackberry Bliss…

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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 both spring and mothers! To create this card: Card base 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ in Daffodil Delight – a nice bright happy yellow! Designer Series Paper 5-1/4″ x 4″. This sample paper is from Park Lane (Stampin’ Up! 2014-15 catalog). Butterfly Thinlits Dies and a Big Shot with the Precision Base…

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New Stampin’ Up! Weekly Deals

Weekly Deals for Feb. 9 – 15 Enjoy this week’s Weekly Deals! Stretch your crafting dollars by combining items from the Weekly Deals with items from the Clearance Rack. If your order is $50 before tax & shipping, you can also earn a FREE item from the Sale-a-Bration brochure!Here’s one of two cards I created with the beautiful Butterfly Basics stamp set. See the details in this previous post   Baker’s Box Thinlits Dies Item # 138279 Regular Price: $33.00 US/$41.00 CAN Discounted Price: $24.75 US/$30.75 CANSee some cute treat holders made with this die on my Pinterest Treat Holders board…

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Butterfly Basics for Mom and Everyone Else too!

Butterfly Basics Variations I’m loving the Stampin’ Up! Butterfly Basics stamp set. The two cards above were cased from the card below that I received in a 2015 Leadership swap (sorry I don’t know who it’s from, but if you do, let me know). I simply added a Mother’s Day greeting to it. For the first card above I die cut the butterfly with the Butterfly Thinlit die from a piece of striped dsp that I really didn’t like much at all (Autumn Traditions in the Stampin’ Up! 2009-2010 catalog). First row, second image below. Because the die cuts so…

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