Single Layer Thank You

Single Layer Thank You Card

It doesn’t take a lot to make a pretty card. This single layer thank you card was made with just one stamp set, 2 ink pads and half a sheet of white card stock! Whisper White card stock: 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″ Tips for making this card: Stamp the leaves along the bottom […]


Stampin’ Up! Leadership 2015 Swap Cards

One of the perks of going to a Stampin’ Up! sponsored event is the card swapping. You come up with one card idea, make a bunch of that same card and you end up with a bunch of different great ideas! It’s always fun to come home with a variety of new card ideas. I […]


Win a FREE Class!

I am so excited to announce the Spring Edition One Sheet Wonder Class is coming soon! Easter, Mother’s Day, Baby, All Occasion… the cards highlighted in this class will all be created with spring in mind. Of course the beauty of a One Sheet Wonder template is that you can use it with whatever supplies […]


Balloon Birthday Card

Today’s balloon birthday card idea comes to you from my daughter Rachel. She’s 10 (almost 11) and she loves to make cards… especially when she gets to use the Big Shot. A coordinating framelit die makes it so easy to cut out the stamped balloons for this card. Just pop them up with dimensionals and […]


Celebrate with Cake!

If you are like me, those black/gray stamp images they show in catalogs don’t always look very exciting. It’s not until I see them stamped in color that I begin to be inspired and see the possibilities. Color is so very important! One of my favorite colors right now is Calypso Coral, so I grabbed […]


Snuggles & Smooches

I am in love with the new stamp set Snuggles & Smooches. At first glance it might seem like just another Valentine stamp set, but it’s so much more! I’ve made a gazillion cards with it already and only a couple have actually said “Valentine” on them. Here’s a fun one that doesn’t look Valentiney […]

Texture Boutique Machine

Easily Add Texture to Your Cards!

When I purchased the Big Shot die-cutting machine years ago I was AMAZED at how much a little patterned texture could add to my cards. It seriously took my cards from okay to WOW! Really, here’s one of the first textured cards I made: How boring would this card be without that fun texture? While […]