Playing With the Stampin’ Blends

Playing With the Stampin’ Blends

I finally had a chance to sit down with the new Stampin’ Blends markers!  I’ve always liked coloring, but these markers really make it enjoyable!  I’m pleased with how well the different shades blend together.  I haven’t had a chance to mix colors yet, but I bet it’s going to be a breeze with these.

Check out this extra simple card.  I totally focusing on trying out the markers, and keeping the rest uncomplicated.Continue reading

Decorative Box for Christmas Tags

Decorative Box for Christmas Tags

We are making a fun box to hold all the handmade tags we are making in the Christmas Tag class!  This box turns the tags into a fun and practical gift you can actually give away if you like.  If you prefer to use the tags yourself, then you have a pretty box you can then use to hold a gift.

That may sound a little weird, but check out this box.

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Good Tidings of Great Joy Christmas Tag

Good Tidings of Great Joy Christmas Tag

I’ve been a little slow about sharing the Christmas Tag class with you.  Sorry about that!  I’m going to extend the class dates for you because I don’t want anyone to miss out on these great tags.  They’re going to look great on Christmas packages!

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Amazing You In Color Card

Amazing You In Color Card

Those who are part of the In Color Club have been enjoying their monthly bag of In Color goodies!  Along with their bag of supplies, they also receive a handmade card from me using the color they received for the month.

I thought I would share one of those cards today.  I forgot to take a picture of all the cards before they starting going out the door, so you don’t get to see all the different cards, just one.Continue reading

Christmas Gifts Class 2017

Christmas Gifts Class 2017

I am looking forward to the Christmas Gifts class!  I have some fun ideas planned that I know are going to be well liked.  How do I know?  People are already signing up for them just from hearing my descriptions!  I guess I’d better get to work with the designing part!

I do have one ready to share with you.  I was asked to bring back the little clipboards again this year.  Last year we decorated clipboards to hold notepads or recipe cards.  This year, you can still choose those two options, or you can choose a 2018 calendar option!

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Stampin’ Blends Markers are Coming!

Stampin’ Blends Markers are Coming!

I have some great news to share with you today!  Our new Stampin’ Blends markers are going to be available for purchase beginning November 1!  These alcohol markers are going to be so much fun to create with!  I’m hoping to do some coloring this weekend and get to share samples with you soon.

You can see a lot more information about the new Stampin’ Blends Makers by following the link or clicking on the picture below.

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Easy Carols of Christmas Card

Easy Carols of Christmas Card

I hope you are not tired of seeing the Carols of Christmas cards.  I am really enjoying this set this year.  I like both the stamps and the and the corresponding dies.

This is another simple card.  Although it will take more than the 2 minute card I shared the other day, it still doesn’t take too long if you need to make multiples.

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Painted Harvest Sunflower Christmas Card

Painted Harvest Sunflower Christmas Card

Did you know you can make a simple Christmas card using the Painted Harvest sunflower?  Pull out some green and red ink pads, a  Christmas sentiment, and some ribbon and you’ll be good to go.

If you’ve got all these supplies together, and the cardstock cut, you can make this card in just a few minutes.  How do I know?  The other week at Jo’s party, I was able to make this card in 2 minutes.  If you time runs low, this may be the card for you.Continue reading