Sweet Shop Birthday

I just loved the Sweet Shop product suite from the Occasions Mini!  I designed this card for a colleague of mine. I wanted to use up some of the scrap pieces of DSP and ribbon I had so this worked out perfect!  The glitter look on the ice cream cone comes from a few drops of Dazzling Details! 

Supplies include:
Mouthwatering Stamp Set
White Organza Ribbon
Sweet Shop DSP and Brads
Marina Mist and Soft Suede Ink
Pretty in pink, bashful blue and wisteria wonder cardstock
Dazzling Details

Summer Smooches Flower

I designed this card with products from the new Summer Smooches suite!  So excited about the products in the new Stampin’ Up catalog!

Supplies include:
Real red, daffodi delight and island indigo cardstock
Real red Ink
Bright Blossoms Stamp Set
A word for you Stamp Set
Brights Buttons
Eyelet Border Punch
Summer Smooches DSP and Brads
Tulip Embossing Folder

Uncharted Territory

I am always on the look out for stamp sets that have a more masculine look to them.  This set is called Uncharted Territory and, unfortunately, is on the retired stamp list for this year.  I have two children that are graduating college in May so I needed a more masculine card for my son.  🙂

Supplies include:
Uncharted Territory Stamp Set
Teeny Tiny Wishes
Old Olive, Naturals Ivory and Island Indigo Card Stock
Old Olive and Island Indigo Ink
Stampin Pastels
Gold Brads
Twitterpated DSP

Circle Circus

I was looking for something to make with my Circle Circus stamp set…this seemed like a good way to start as I am always in need of Birthday cards!  I saw a similar design from one of my followers on pinterest.

Supplies include:
Circle Circus stamp Set
Perfectly Penned Stamp Set
Lucky Limeade, Peach Parfait and Pool Party Ink
Lucky Limeade, Pool Party Whisper White and Calypso Coral Card stock
Brights Buttons
Everyday Enchantment DSP


This is a Sale-a-bration style card….made with all of the supplies from the Sale-a-bration event this past Jan-March 2012!  This was my first year participating in the Sale-a-bration event!  It was soooo much fun! This card was a big hit at my May card making event!

Supplies include:
Outlined Occasions Stamp Set
Basic Gray Ink
Pool Party, Calypso Coral and Lucky Limeade Markers
Everday Enchantment DSP, Brads and Ribbon
Calypso Coral, Pool Party and Whisper White Cardstock
Calypso Coral Bakers Twine
Cupcake, Scalloped Circle, Circle and Eyelet Border Punches
Dazzling Details Glitter

Packed for Dad

“Packed for Dad” is a really cute stamp set from the Occasions Mini. I love the look of the white ink on the early espresso card stock! I shared this card at my May cardmaking event and the ladies loved it!

Supplies include:
Packed for Dad Stamp
Well Worn DSP
Early Espresso, Island Indigo, Soft Suede and Bashful Blue Cardstock
Whisper White and Early Espresso Ink
Houndstooth Embossing Folder

You’re My Type

When this stamp set first came out in the Occasions Mini I wondered what I would use a typewriter for? Then I saw a variety of very cool projects and cards being made from this stamp set…that’s when I decided I had to have it!! 🙂

Supplies include:
You’re my type Stamp Set
Early Espresso and Red Riding Hood Ink
Everday Enchantment DSP, Ribbon and Brads
Red Riding Hood and Naturals Ivory Cardstock
Early Espresso ribbon from the Holiday Mini

Open Sea Birthday

One of my favorite masculine stamp sets is “The Open Sea.”  So happy to find out that it will be in the new Stampin Up catalog which comes out June 1, 2012!

Supplies include:
The Open Sea and Happiest Birthday Wishes Stamp Set
Bravo Burgundy, Naturals Ivory and Crumb Cake Cardstock
Striped Embossing Folder
Early Espresso and Crumb Cake Ink
Well Worn DSP


Ahhh….Paris!!  Someday I will be able to visit Paris! 🙂  I designed this card using the Artistic Etchings stamp set from the 2011-2012 Idea Book and Catalog.  I love the pink and black colors together. I also used the stamp around wheel on the pink embossed cardstock to get the background effects for this card.

Supplies include:
Artistic Etchings stamp set
Black and Sahara Sand Ink
Very Vintage Stampin Wheel
Black Striper Grosgrain Ribbon
Pretty in Pink, Whisper White, Black and Sahara Sand Cardstock
Striped and Designer Frames Embossin Folder

Beau Chateau

When I saw this card on pinterest, I knew I had to make one!  The Beau Chateau DSP is one of my favorites from the 2011-2012 Idea Book and Catalog!  Unfortunately it won’t be around for long…it has been selected as one of the items that will retire at the end of May 2012. For more information about retiring products, click on the retired products link on the right side of this page!

Supplies include:
Beau Chateau DSP
Teeny Tiny Wishes Stamp Set
Fun Flowers Big Shot Die
Soft Suede Ink
Blushing Bride and Soft Suede Card Stock
Everday Enchantment Brads
Chantilly Crochet Trim

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