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Adding Dimension with Alcohol Markers (Stampin' Blends)

I've been working on a video to show how use Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers and happy to report that it is available on my Youtube Channel now (click here) or you can click on the video link on the top of my homepage.

This card uses the printed flowers in the Love You Always Collection. I also used stamps and dies from the Wild Rose Set. However,

February's Easy Peasy Card Making Session - February 6, 2020

Love is in the air. 
Let's send some love to our loved ones by making and sending out some heartfelt cards! For the month of February, my Easy Peasy Virtual Card Making Session will be heart themed. We will use Stampin' Up! See a Silhouette designer paper to make 2 cards. One of them will be a pop up card.

The session is free for viewing. If you would like materials to make along, you can purchase a kit. Each kit will contain precut cards, shapes and envelopes to make 2 cards. You will need to supply your own adhesive like a glue stick or glue dots. The cost is only $5. Please register whether you will need materials or not as this is the only way for you to receive the Zoom meeting link.

Register by clicking here. Please register by 1/27/21 to have materials mailed to you or 2/1/21 for local pickup.



I just love the Sweet Strawberry Stampset in the Jan-June Mini catalog. It's so cute and reminds me of the spring to come. What makes it extra sweet is the complementary Berry Blessings Stampset and designer paper bundle that is FREE in the SALE-a-bration catalogue!

I've been having lots of fun making cards and even a cute little strawberry treat box! Great for Valentine, May Day, Teachers Appreciation gift. Any other occasions you can think of?

Here are a few cards I've made so far using the Sweet Strawberry Stampset and the FREE Berry Bessings Bundle. 

Ready to have some fun and make some berry sweet cards to send out? Contact me  or click the SHOP ONLINE button on top to order your supplies and join me for the month of February to make at least 4 cards from this collection.



What is Paper Pumpkin? Paper Pumpkin is our monthly One-Stop Box™ that offers a unique variety of paper projects for subscribers of any skill level to enjoy! These thoughtfully-themed and all-inclusive craft kits encourage you to explore your creativity, try new techniques, and discover your potential in papercrafting.

Sadly, there is heartache, hardship, and hopelessness in the world all around us. Sometimes, we feel it ourselves; other times, it’s felt by the people we love. In their trying times, send them sympathy and strength with the Bouquet of Hope Paper Pumpkin Kit.

Why Sending Cards is Still Relevant


One of the best parts of Christmas and New Year is the flood of cards and pictures my family receive from all our friends and families everwhere. I get a chance to catch up on how everyone's doing and to see kids and adults grow. It's great since we generally tend to get to busy the rest of the year to send cards.

However, yesterday, my old friend and roommate from college posted on her Facebook news feed about how she has a file in her cabinet called "Words of Encourage" where she stores "thoughful, intentional cards" from her friends over the years. It reminds her what a blessing true friendship is. Hui-wen has graciously given me permission post her Facebook post here. During this very rough time in our world, it feels more important to than ever to send these types of cards out. The value

Jan-June Mini Catalogue & Sale-a-bration Starts Today!


One of the best times to shop for papercraft supplies is during the Stampin' Up!'s semi-annual SALE-a-bration! Starting today, the company releases new products in their Jan-June Mini Catalogue. Then on top of that for every $50 you spend, whether it's in the Mini Catalogue or any of the existing catalogues,  you get to choose your choice of FREE gifts! There's no limit on how many free gifts you can earn as well!

Click here to see what's inside the Mini Catalogue.

Click here to see the free gifts to choose from.

Click here to download a wish list you can fill out.

The free gifts SALE-a-bration ends on February 28th. So grab a cup of your favorite beverage, a notepad and start browsing for ideas and products!

When you're ready to order, email me at HueSooCrafty@gmail.com.

SALE-a-bration free gifts with purchases

 Are you like me and raise a suspicious eyebrow when a company offers freebies? Or do freebies get you excited? Well, the freebies coming up soon in the Stampin' Up! SALE-a-bration catalogue is great for both camps! They include stamp sets and fancy papers (designer series paper).

The way it works is for every $50 spent, you can select a free gift and there are quite a few. Fortunately, I got a chance to get my hands one some of them by making qualifying purchases in their Jan-Jun mini catalogue and you can get a chance to do so too!

Over the next few days, I'll share some of the items so you can check them out beforehand!

Simple Card Using Embossing Folder and Designer Series Paper from Sand & Sea Collection


It's amazing how an embossed image and some fancy paper can make a card pop. I have a sweet spot for embossing folders and this one is my first 3D embossing folder (called Seashells 3D Embossing folder). It is part of the Sand & Sea Collection available in the Jan-June Mini catalog.

Email or comment if you'd like  to attend a card making session!

If you'd like or own embossing folder or designer series paper (the fancy double sided designed paper), contact me at HueSooCrafty@gmail.com.

Easy Peasy Home Made Cards using Designer Series Paper

Do you ever feel like homemade cards are just too difficult and time consuming to make? What's great is that it doesn't have to so.

I love how cards can be handmade so quickly and simply by using the designer series paper that Stampin' Up! makes. I don't need any stamps. I can just cut out the images and layer them on top of the background. Also, the paper has images on both sides that are different so it is versatile.

If you like these cards, join me to make theme!

You can sign up for a session by clicking on my HueSooCrafty Facebook page or click here.