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SU Springtime Impressions with Itty Bitty Greetings

May 18, 2018

Happy Friday, kids! I made the quickest card in my history of cardmaking this morning…

die cut, sponge, stamp, die cut…DONE.

I used a Whisper White Notecard so I did not even have to score….hahaha.
I simply snipped off two little parts off the die cut, and it is the perfect size.
So, the die can be used for both A2 cards and notecads. Nice.

I wanted to play around with the NEW Springtime Impressions die
and see how it looked sponged with my easy.
So easy I thought why not share my first attempt with all of you today?
I jazzed it up with some of the NEW Mint Macaron Faceted Dots
and used a NEW die from the Stitched Labels Framelits:)

That is the NEW Highland Heather ink- to me a very nice purple- the cardstock is a perfect match.
The NEW Gorgeous Grape is a lovely darker purple as well. So excited to have these new colors as “good” purple is hard to find! After typing purple a few times, I am thinking it is a funny word- made me giggle:)

Have a great weekend-
I am planning on playing with my new goodies to have fun stuff for my June luncheon in Pittsburgh!
Love my stamping gals so much- can’t wait to see them again!!!
Had fun with my Florida gang last night! How blessed I am!

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SU Soft Sayings One Sheet Wonder

May 14, 2018

Wow! The new In Colors 2018-2020 are just so fresh and vibrant
that they are going to knock your socks off!
I played around with a way to show you all the colors in one place this weekend.
I decided to do use the One Sheet Wonder Technique using an 8-1/2″ x 11″ patterned paper you make yourself!

Here is a video I made to show you the steps I used to make this 7 card set.

Here is the Soft Sayings Designer Series Paper I created:

Here is the template I used to cut the DSP:

Card # 1
Thick Whisper White 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″ on the 8-1/2″ side
DSP 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″
Call Me Clover: 3/4″ x 4-1/4″
Blueberry Bushel 1/2″ x 4-1/4″
5″ Lovely Lipstick 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon
Whisper White 2″ Circle
Grapefruit Grove 2-1/4″ Circle

Card # 2
Grapefruit Grove 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″ on the 8-1/2″ side
DSP triangle
Call Me Clover 1/2″ x 8-1/2″
Blueberry Bushel 2-1/4″ Circle
Whisper White 2″ Circle

Card # 3
Pineapple Punch 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″ on the 8-1/2″ side
DSP Triangle
Call Me Clover 1/2″ x 8-1/2″
Blueberry Bushel 2-1/4″ Circle
Whisper White 2″ Circle

Card # 4
Blueberry Bushel 4-1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5-1/2″ on the 11″ side, Tag 3/4″ x 3-1/2″
DSP 3-1/2″ x 5-1/2″
Whisper White 1/2″ x 3-1/2″
Call Me Clover 3/4″ x 5-1/2″
6″ Pineapple Punch 1/8″ Grosgrain Ribbon

Card # 5
Call Me Clover 4-1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5-1/2″ on the 11″ side
4″ x 5-1/4″ Whisper White
Blueberry Bushel 1-1/4″ x 5-1/4″
DSP 1″ x 5-1/4″

Card # 6
I should have used the CONGRATULATIONS sentiment on this one!
Thick Whisper White 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″ on the 8-1/2″ side, Tag 2-1/2 x 3″
Blueberry Bushel 3″ x 4-1/4″, Tag  2-1/2″ x 3/4″
DSP 2-3/4″ x 4″
Lovely Lipstick 1-3/4″ Circle

Card # 7
Lovely Lipstick 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, scored at 4-1/4″ on the 8-1/2″ side
Blueberry Bushel 3″ x 4-1/2″, Tag 1″ x 3-1/2″
Whisper White 3-1/4″ x 4-3/4″, Tag 3/4″ x 3-1/2″

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SU Lilypad Lake Sneak Peek

May 4, 2018

Here is a sneak peek of the NEW bundle coming out June 1st in the Annual Catalog.
I used the new stamp set Lilypad Lake and its coordinating Lakeside framelits to create this simple card.

Both blues used on this card are new as well- the lighter blue is Balmy Blue and the darker one is Blueberry Bushel.
Balmy Blue is kind of a brighter mix of our retiring Marina Mist and Soft Sky.
The Balmy Blue panel with the waves die cut measures 3-3/4″ x 5″.
I bordered it with the new IN COLOR Blueberry Bushel cut to 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″.
I stamped some Blueberry Bushel waves to the inside with a sentiment of calmness.
The sun is  a 1/2″ circle of So Saffron cardstock set behind the awesome die cuts from the Lakeside Framelits.
I love having new dies to cut out sentiments, don’t you?

This new set has great little sailboats in it, too- it’s going to be a winner!

Don’t forget about my May Online Order gift: a FREE DSP Sampler
with (6) 4″ x 6″sheets of the beautiful Share What You Love Designer Series Paper
to any $40 ONLINE order* made in May! It will mail June 1-4!
Please use the Current Hostess Code at the top of my blog header.

*not to be used with any current promotions I have going on at the time

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SU Birthday Wit with Picture Perfect Party DSP

March 30, 2018

I am at it again with that Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper
but this time I paired it with the super cute SU Birthday Wit stamp set…..LOVE IT!
I know you all know someone who will get a kick out of these sentiments!
And…of course, I love the “belated” one, I always need that one!


I used a 1-3/4″ x 4-3/4″ piece of the Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper
on each card with a  2″ x 5″ cardstock border and added a
Stitched Shapes accent. I pulled the colors from the paper.

“YOU’RE WELCOME” pairs with each sentiment on the inside of the card
along with “HAPPY BIRTHDAY”. I really like the font on this set!

Oh, I did add some little Pool Party sketched stars on this card
from the Marquee Messages stamp set.
And, aren’t those Tutti Frutti sequins just adorable?

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SU A Mother’s Flair Waterfall Card Video Tutorial

March 12, 2018

I have a fun Waterfall card for you today using the SU A Mother’s Flair stamp set.
It’s a great card for the ladies in your life.
I made two versions- a Mother’s Day one and a Birthday one:)

It’s a WOW card that is so very easy to make…I even have a video for you!


The happy birthday sentiment comes from the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set.


Card Base: Basic Black 4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″
Sliding Tag Mechanism: Basic Black 2-3/4″ x 8-5/8″ scored at 1-3/4″, 2-1/2″, 3-1/4″ and 4″. (1) 1″ x 4″
Tutti Frutti DSP: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Whisper White: (3) 2-1/4″ squares, (1) 1-1/4″ x 2-1/4″, (1) 2-1/4″ x 3-1/4″, (1) 4″ x 5-1/4″
Bermuda Bay” (2) 2-1/2″ squares, (1) 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2″
Daffodil Delight (1) 2-1/2″ square, 1-1/2″ x 2-1/2, (2) 1/2″ circles


P.S. I have been  sitting at the hospital since 5 am with my mom waiting for my dad to have a procedure. I told her to glance over here at my post before it went live in case this card never makes it in the mail…lol…she could not stop laughing:))


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