A Valentine Treat

So often we get stuck on what a product is “supposed” to do that we forget to look beyond that to see the many other uses. I wanted to use the Stacked with Love paper with the Mini Treat Bag Thinlets Dies, but the 4-1/2″ x 6-1/2″ paper is just too small. So I got […]

Memento Ink vs StazOn Ink

Memento Ink vs StazOn Ink

Memento Ink vs StazOn ink… What’s the difference? Can I use them interchangeably? The answer is yes, and no. I like to think of them as opposites attract.   In this case I’m talking about the Memento Tuxedo Black Pad and the Jet Black StazOn Pad. If you just want to stamp something in black, […]


Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration 2015

Would you like some FREE STAMPS? Every year Stampin’ Up! has an annual celebration called “Sale-A-Bration” where YOU can earn FREE stamps and other great craft products. In addition to exclusive stamp sets, this year you can choose from an embellishment pack, designer series paper, Project Life cards and Blendabilities marker sets! This year the celebration goes […]


“Love” Mini Treat Bag

I am absolutely loving the new Mini Treat Bag Thinlets Dies! These treat bags are so quick & easy to put together – even my 10 year old can do it! Watch this video to see how to make them! The possibilities for these cute little bags are unlimited! Use them for wedding or shower […]

Tips for Using Photopolymer Stamps

Tips for using Photopolymer Stamps

Do you have problems getting a good image from your photopolymer stamps? They just don’t ink up right or your stamped images are blotchy? Here are some tips for using your photopolymer stamps: Try running a pencil eraser across the stamp. Use a clear block that is close in size to the stamp image. Make […]

Love Valentine Card

Sketch Challenge Valentine Card

Sometimes you just need a starting point and that’s why card sketches are so great! It doesn’t matter what stamp sets or supplies you have, you can look at a card sketch and use what you’ve got to create a fabulous card. When it comes to card sketches there are no “rules”. Some sketches come with […]

Hey, Valentine Card

Handmade Valentines

I’m pretty sure that Valentines were meant to be handmade. Just about everyone has a memory of cutting up hearts and doilies to make a Valentine card. Then we started adding candy and things started to get crazy from there. While candy is still good, let’s go back to making handmade Valentines. When I first saw […]