Posted on May 8, 2020

What the heck has happened to our lives? What have you been doing for the past 2 1/2 months with all this craziness? Have you been staying home and healthy? Have you ventured out, at least for groceries? What about your pets? Have they been making you crazy with all the pent up energy? Have you been crafting away the day? Have you cleaned your home from top to bottom? 2020 started out fabulous, I was on a roll withRead More

Tabbed card

Posted on February 27, 2020

Recipe: Card base is 11″x4 1/4″ scored at 5 1/2″ DSP is 5 1/4″x4″ and 5 1/8″x4″ insert base is 4 3/4″x3 1/2″ and whisper white 4 5/8″x3 3/8″ scrap whisper white & card base scrap. Circle tab punch Dimensionals and Snail ribbon Instructions: The insert is very simple. Stamp an image near the bottom of the whisper white 4 5/8″x 3 3/8″ and add any sentiment (if you choose too). Adhere this to the insert base with snail. PunchRead More

Shutter card with belly band

Posted on November 29, 2019

The shutter card is so much fun to make & send! Shutter cards can be adapted to any occasion. You can fiddle with the shutter measurements to make it a bigger open as well. Recipe: Card base is 8 1/2″x5 1/2″ scored at 2 1/8″ & 6 3/8″ inside mat is 3 3/4″x5 1/2″ & DSP is 3 1/2″x5 1/4″ reveal behind shutters is 3″x3″ coordinating card shutters are 4 1/8″x3 1/2″, score at 1/4″ on one side. Outside matRead More

Bridged Z-fold card

Posted on November 23, 2019

For this card, I was inspired by a Halloween card I did a few years ago. This time I made it a Thanksgiving card. I demonstrated this card and you can check out my video on my Facebook business page . The recipe is as follows: RECIPE: card base 5 1/2″x4 1/4″ crushed curry and 9 3/4″x 4″ blackberry bliss. you will need some scrap Whisper white and a Whisper white piece that is 3 3/4″ by 2″. YouRead More

Fancy Fold – Triple Z in Opposites

Posted on October 17, 2019

This fun card is so easy to make and it looks so difficult.  Your family & friends are going to love the Triple Z in Opposites.  I made this name up because the folds are in opposition to each other.  I’m sure there is some technical name for it, but I like mine! Here’s the recipe: 8 ½”x11” or 12”x12” card stock Designer Series Paper (DSP) cut to 5 ¼”x1 ¾” (2pc), 3 ¼”x 1 ¼” (2 pc) Coordinating cardRead More

Just another Fancy fold!

Posted on October 16, 2019

This one I had to really figure out.  The example I have is from a card swap and I basically deconstructed it so I could remake it!  Here’s what I learned; I was wondering why not just cut on the diagonal instead of wasting all this designer paper?  Well, our DSP is really not thick enough to do this as a cut piece unless you are using one of the heavier foil-based DSP packs, this is why it is folded. Read More

Bridge Card

Posted on October 1, 2019

I love this card, the Bridge Card is diverse, it can be used for any season any reason! RECIPE STARTS HERE: Terracotta Tile Card Base is 8″x4 1/4″ scored RtoL: 1 1/4″ 2 1/2″ 5 1/2″ 6 1/4″same card stock: 5 3/8″x1″ and 2″x2″Whisper White: 5 1/8″x3/4″ 3″x2″ 4″x2 3/4″Garden Green: scrap 3″x3″Mosaic Mood DSP 1″x4″ (2pcs)Layering Ovals & Butterfly Dies were usedSnail & black dimensionals for adhesive Here is how you build it! >>Adhere your DSP to the twoRead More

Corner Flip card

Posted on September 26, 2019

This beautiful Corner Flip card is made with the Feels Like Frost 6×6 DSP. It is so easy to make. Your recipient will think it took you all day to make it! RECIPE starts here: Card base is standard 8 1/2″x5 1/2″ scored at 4 1/4″Mat sizes are 5 1/4″x4″ (inside) & 2 3/4″x2 3/4″ (front) & 4 3/4″x1 1/8″ for bannerDSP is 2 1/2″x2 1/2″Whisper White is 5″x3 3/4″ (inside) & scrap for sentimentTriple Banner Punch (or use snipsRead More

Here’s what has been going on

Posted on September 20, 2019

Here’s what has been going on in my life lately. I try to be Live on Facebook every Tuesday at 3 pm so I can give you news updates and cool new/old technique. I like to post the card info here so you can have all the measurements. Well, I got a call from my web hosting company stating that Google is shutting out bloggers without security on their site. So I listen to what they have to say andRead More

Bird Ballad Fancy Fold card

Posted on August 5, 2019

Wow, what a challenge it was to get this video made & uploaded! The Bird Ballad suite is one of my favorites, but technology is a bit challenging lately. My editing software isn’t working correctly, so this video is completely unedited and showing sideways for some reason. There is no audio, but I have all the measurements right here. The video is below for you to follow along. So, without further ado! Thick Whisper White card base is 5 1/2″x6Read More

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