Category Archives: Techniques

Designer Series Stencil

For today’s card, I decided to remake a card I made a couple of weeks ago because I wasn’t too happy with the colors.  To see card, click here This is cased from the Bloom This Way Mini Trends Catalog (page 49).  Love the way this one came out. I also used the reverse side of the Green Olive Satin Ribbon so that it wasn’t as shiny. So which one… Read More »

Everyday Script

Today’s card features a technique I saw on Deb Valder’s video on youtube.   It’s like the card featured on page 41 of the Bloom This Way Trends Mini Catalog. I used the Everyday Script Stamp Set and the Designer Series Stencil from the mini catalog. I also had a chance to use the Rainbow Dots that I ordered during the 12 days of Christmas. Download the supply list:  Everyday Script… Read More »

Poppy Days

Today’s card features the Poppy Days Stamp Set. The girls made this card at the last technique card class.  The technique was experimenting with liquid colors. You can download the instructions and supply list below if you are interested in making this quick and easy card. Download: Poppy Days Card Measurement, Instructions and Supply List   Free Gift when you order at my online store in JANUARY 2018. The new… Read More »

Good Bye Kinda Eclectic!

Special Offer 6 – 13 May 2017 The name of this stamp set kinda says it all.  There’s a little of everything here, but they all work together for some unique layering and depth to your projects. Today’s card features the retiring Kinda Electic Stamp Set.  I also used colors I haven’t used in quite a while – Always Artichoke, Delightful Dijon and Elegant Eggplant. I also used the masking… Read More »


Invite peace and serenity into your holiday season with pine-adorned cards and scrapbook pages. The images in the Wonderland Stamp Set add gentleness and beauty to any project. I decided to go simple with this stamp set.  I thought it captured the peace and beauty of the night – what do you think?  The technique used for the moon is called masking.  You add a circle (post it note) to… Read More »

Talented Trio in Blue

Retired Stamp Set Sale  Weekly Deals Earn a free stamp set August Hostess Code:  7942YYXT Use hostess code   7942YYXT when placing your online order and you’ll receive a gift from me. If your order is over $150, please do not use it – you will receive your own hostess benefits. I made this card for the daughter of my nephew (great-niece, Destiny) while she was in the hospital.  She loves… Read More »

Question from customer

I received the following question from a reader and I thought I would share with you in case you were interested in how to make the doilies. Hi Rachel, Thanks for posting all of this nice photos from Convention on your FB page.  It looks like you had a lovely time. I am happy for you! I am curious about some miniature doilies I see in one of the photos.… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Bearing Gifts

Who could turn away these children bringing gifts on the back of a friendly polar bear? The heartwarming Bearing Gifts wood-mount stamp is perfect for Christmas cards. I think this is one of the cutest stamp sets in the Holiday Catalog.  I stamped the image on Whisper White Card Stock with Black Tuxedo Ink.  Then I colored in the children using the Real Red and Garden Green Stampin’ Write Markers. … Read More »

Faux Dip-Dye Technique

Learn how you can create an ombre look on ribbon by using this Faux Dip-Dye technique.   Donna shows you just how simple it is in this video.  Check it out! If  you would like to place an order for  Stampin’ Up! supplies, visit my Stampin’ Store for 24/7 service.  Ordering is easy and simple and you’ll have your products within seven days. Don’t want to mess with it?  Simply call or e-mail and… Read More »

Starbursts Video

The holiday season is the best time of the year to show off fresh, trendy techniques. This year, why not impress your customers with the starburst technique? Don’t let it overwhelm you or your customers with its brilliance—it’s really easier than you think. Check out this video by Carrie Cudney for full instructions. If you would like to place an order, visit my Stampin’ Store for 24/7 service and for… Read More »