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Stampin' Thursday - Sweet Strawberry Card

Mixing colors from different Stampin' Up! Color families, I made this cute berry card. All it needs is a sentiment on the bottom right and it's ready to go.

What do you think about the color coordination?

  • Strawberries are in Mint Macaron, Flirty Flamingo, So Saffron, Granny Apple Green, and Polished Pink with seeds in Mango Melody.
  • Cardstocks are in Mango Melody and So Saffron.
  • Background is stamped in Momento Black.

Ready to try it out? I'll be making this tonight (Thursday, May 13th) from 9-10 PM CST.   Click on contact me to get the Zoom link or the PDF instructions to do at your own time.

Supplies List (if you do decide to purchase items from here, please add the current HOST code on your order).

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Technique Class - Alcohol Blending Markers & Cool Effects


Register by June 1, 2021 by clicking here.

Alcohol markers are very popular amongst artists and crafters and originated in Japan for the animation, architectural, and fashion industries. They  are used to add dimension and depth to their artwork and anime. They are great for blending, create shades, tints and ombr├ęs by overlaying colors. In this class, we will explore the use of alcohol markers to make some cards. We will use them on vellum, embossed paper, and preprinted paper. This class has two 1 hour sessions. Materials are included and are yours to keep. The markers included in this class are quality Stampin' Blends alcohol markers valued at $36. There is a brush end and a fine tip end and the rectangular barrel prevents them from rolling off your surface.

The class will span two sessions: Saturdays 2-3 PM, June 12 & June 19
It will also be available on video for those who cannot attend or for review.

Register by June 1st, 2021.

June 12 Easy Peasy Card Making Session


Register for the class by clicking here or the image

Join me and others on a virtual video meet to make quick and lovely cards as easy as 1-2-3. Using Designer Series Paper and different die cutouts from Stampin' Up!, anyone can create fantastic handmade cards!  In this session, we will make cards ready to show our appreciation for fathers! This would be a great activity to partake with your child.

Register by May 25th, 2021 for mailed (out of town) & local pickup in the Twin Cities.

While it is more fun to make the cards with us, you can always watch for FREE.

Cost for each kit: $5 (arrange for no contact pickup/drop off for guests in the Twin Cities Area. Outside areas will be shipped.)

Supplies included in each kit: Precut cards and shapes and envelopes to make 1 Father's day card.

You will need: scissors, adhesive (such as glue stick, adhesive gun, or glue dots), and scratch paper.

Optional supplies: your own stamps for sentiments and ink.

Additional items are available for add on:

3M Scotch Glue stick $1 each.

Skill Level: Beginner (fine motor skills).

Ages: 8 and up.

May 7: 2021 - 2022 Annual Catalog Blog Hop

Hello folks. It's the beginning  of May and there has been much excitement around the new Stampin' Up! Annual catalogue that was released on May 4th! You can download it on my website (either on the sidebar if you are on your laptop or scroll further down if you have a mobile device). 

One of the highly anticipated reveal is the new set of In Colors which is available from 2021-2023. The lovely cool modern colors work so well together and I love that they are available on card stock, ink, and ribbon, and even rhinestone. I made the Simply Succulent card below with three of the colors - Fresh Freesia, Pale Papaya, Soft Succulent.

Want the instructions for this card? You can access a tutorial bundle of 60 projects showcasing the new catalogue. Just place an order from my website (make sure the current host code is used) and I'll send you the link to the Annual Catalogue Tutorial Bundle as a thank you for choosing me as your demonstrator!