SU Hold on to Hope

SU Hold on to Hope Fun Fold Video Tutorial

March 5, 2018

Can you tell I LOVE the SU Hold on to Hope Bundle?

Here is another fun fold card using the bundle with a video showing you how to make it!



I used the Happy Easter sentiment from the SU Sweet Little Something stamp set-
the one with the photorealistic stuffed bunny:)


I think if you didn’t use the Happy Easter sentiment, you could add in
“Celebrating One of God’s Most Remarkable Creations…You”
and it could be a wonderful Confirmation or Baptism card,  what do you think?

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Taking a second look at a card…SU Hold on to Hope

February 28, 2018

This is a NEW post…read on…

So, I made this card, I liked it, and I posted it…remember?

And then…I kept looking at it and wondered what was off…do you ever do that?

Aha! I mistakenly thought the ribbon was black with silver in it
(late night stamping can do that)
…well, the Sale-a-bration Shimmer Ribbon is gray! So I revamped my card…

Isn’t it a totally different look?
I still like the black on the card, but prefer the Basic Gray card base!
What do you think?

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SU Hold on to Hope Emboss Resist

February 23, 2018

May I say that the NEW Sale-a-bration Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper is GORGEOUS!!!!
And it is fun to emboss resist, too!
Look how beautiful the silver and gold shine through after I sponged Memento Black ink over it!!
My friend, Linda Heller, brought this old technique of emboss resist using this paper to my attention last week:)

It is easy to see how I made this card…I just die cut the larger gold cross and adhered the thinner silver cross to it.
I added a Clear Faceted Gem to the middle of the silver cross and added a banner embossed in gold. Simple yet elegant!

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NEW Sale-a-bration Items! and SU Hold on to Hope

February 16, 2018

Happy Friday, friends!

Starting today and running through March 31, 2018-
more items have been added to the Sale-a-bration Line-Up!
You can see them HERE.
You can get the Eclectic Expressions Stamp Set or
the Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper  FREE for a $50 purchase.


And for a $100 purchase, you can  get the Blossoming Basket Bundle:)

I also wanted to share  a “Celebration” card  with you using the Hold on to Hope stamp set.
I used the Sale-a-bration Shimmer Ribbon- the silvery shimmer on the black paired well with the
rhinestones in the middle of the flowers made from the Tree Builder Punch!

I call it a “celebration” card because you get to pick the celebration…
is it a birthday? a graduation? a baptism? a christening?
a confirmation? or may be even a bridal shower?

Don’t you just love those little corner images?
I can see those cuties adorning many a card in the future!

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SU Hold on to Hope Bridge Fold Card Video Tutorial

January 29, 2018

Hello, friends!
I have another fun fold video for you today using the
Hold on to Hope Bundle found in the Occasions Catalog.

Here is how you create a  Bridge Fold Card:

Notice the framelit that cut out the fancy cross below is an additional one that does not coordinate with any image-
how nice to have that, huh? I inlaid the cross in the cut out I made with another die after stamping the foliage.

Here is a simple way to finish off the back to write a message of encouragement or sympathy.

The Hold on to Hope Stamp Set is a versatile one that offers a variety of uses
because of these two sentiments-

You can use this stamp set for many occasions like
a Birthday, a Graduation, a Christening, a Baptism, a Confirmation,
a Holy Communion, or even a Bridal Shower!


Tranquil Tide Card Base- 4-1/4″ x 8″, scored at 1-1/4″, 2-1/2″, 5-1/2″, and 6-3/4″

Tranquil Tide Bridge- 1″ x 5-1/2″, Whisper White 3/4″ x 5-1/4″

Fresh  Florals DSP- 1″ x 4″ (x2)

Stitched Shapes Oval- 3″ x 3-1/2″, Tranquil Tide Oval Scallop 3-1/4″ x 3-1/2″

Middle Whisper White Panel & Back of Card- 2-3/4″ x 4″

Cross Die Cut- 2-1/4″ x 3-1/4″

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