Sunday, March 30, 2014

Birthday Sampler

Here is another offering in my sampler series!  We met over this past weekend to make this birthday sampler - and it was so much fun to make!  Whether you choose to use a white frame, a black frame, or a platinum frame - and whether you choose to use black and white chevron ribbon, white organdy ribbon, or the Delicate Details Lace Tape with a button embellishment, they all turn out cute!

All supplies used and shown are from Stampin' Up!  To order these great products, visit my 24/7 online store at  The sampler recipe is as follows:


Paper:  Melon Mambo - 8 X 8; Silver Glimmer Paper - 6-1/2 X 6-1/2; Old Olive - 6-1/4 X 6-1/4; Crumb Cake - 6 X 6; Basic Black - 4-3/8 X 4-3/8; Whisper White scrap; Pumpkin Pie scrap; Melon Mambo scrap; Basic Black scrap; Silver Glimmer Paper scrap
Stamps:  Just Sayin'; Pennant Parade; A Dozen Thoughts; Birthday Cake; Sketched Birthday; Big Wish; Remembering Your Birthday
Inks:  Pumpkin Pie Marker; Old Olive Marker; Melon Mambo Marker; Basic Black; Melon Mambo; Pumpkin Pie; Old Olive; Basic Black Marker
Miscellaneous:  Stamp-a-ma-jig; Stampin' Dimensionals; Bitty Banners Framelits; Paper Snips; Basic Rhinestone Jewels; Big Shot Machine; 1-3/8" Square Punch; Silver Sparkle Dazzling Details; SNAIL Adhesive; Chevron Embossing Folder; 7/8" Scallop Circle Punch; Old Olive Simply Styled Embellishment (retired); Multipurpose Liquid Glue; Mini Glue Dots; Itty Bitty Punch Pack; Dazzling Diamonds Glitter; 2-Way Glue Pen; Sticky Strip; Tea Lace Paper Doilies; Delicate Details Lace Tape - 7" long; Tasteful Trim Die; Neutrals Button; Brights Button; 3/4" Chevron Ribbon - 20" long (or White Organdy Ribbon - 20" long); Owl Builder Punch; Pinking Hearts Border Punch (retired); Postage Stamp Punch; 1" Square Punch; Needlepoint Border Embossing Folder; Star Punch (retired)

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Petal Parade Card

It feels so good for it to almost be Easter!  We've had such a nasty winter - cold and wet - and I'm ready for spring!  This card embodies Easter and spring for me!  It looks so soft and elegant, so Easter......PLEASE get here quickly!  This is one of the items we made at my Friday Felicity.  LOVE IT!  Original Card Designer:  Joanne James


Paper:  Whisper White - 11 X 4-1/4; Pool Party - 5-1/4 X 4; Whisper White - 5 X 3-3/4; Whisper White - 3-1/2 X 2; Pool Party - 2-1/2 X 1/2; Whisper White scrap
Stamps:  Petal Parade; Happy Watercolor
Inks:  Pistachio Pudding; Pool Party; Summer Starfruit; Basic Black
Miscellaneous:  Stampin' Dimensionals; Decorative Dots Embossing Folder; Big Shot; Scallop Tag Topper Punch; Summer Starfruit Twine - 7" long; Mini Glue Dots; Corner Rounder; Paper Snips:  SNAIL Adhesive; Pearl Jewels; Stamp-a-ma-jig

Eggstra Spectacular Easter Card

Isn't this adorable?  I really love this card.  This is another item we made at my Friday Felicity.  Doilies, bunnies, buttons, and polka dot paper?  Can't go wrong with that!  To order these products, visit my website at  Original Card Designer:  My precious friend Jenny Peterson


Paper:  Smoky Slate - 11 X 4-1/4; Smoky Slate - 4-3/8 X 3-1/8; Watercolor Wonder Designer Series Paper - 4-1/4 X 3; Watercolor Paper; Watercolor Wonder Designer Series Paper - 3-1/2 X 3/4" and 3 X 1/2" for the banners; Smoky Slate - 2-3/4 X 1/4" for the banner
Stamps:  Eggstra Spectacular
Ink:  Smoky Slate; Basic Black Marker; Daffodil Delight Marker
Miscellaneous:  Stampin' Sponge; Tea Lace Paper Doily; SNAIL Adhesive; Stampin' Dimensionals; 1-3/4" Circle Punch; Paper Snips; Basic Metal Button; White Baker's Twine - 7" long; Blender Pens

Blessed Easter Card

Here's another item we made at my Friday Felicity.  Although it took some time to make, everyone loved it and felt it was too nice to send to anyone!  Ha!  These are the kinds of cards you use for home decor.  Prop it up on an easel and you have a beautiful home decor piece for Easter!  To order these products, visit  Original Card Designer:  Natasha Schwecke


Paper:  Very Vanilla - 11 X 4-1/4; Crumb Cake - 5-1/4 X 4; Watercolor Paper - 5 X 3-3/4; Blushing Bride - 2-1/2 X 2-1/4 (for the tiny butterfly)
Stamps:  Blessed Easter; Hello Doily; Gorgeous Grunge
Ink:  Black Stazon; Crumb Cake; Pistachio Pudding; Blushing Bride
Miscellaneous:  SNAIL Adhesive; Simply Scored Scoring Tool; Stamp-a-ma-jig; Blender Pens; Pearl Jewels; Paper Snips; Beautiful Wings Embosslits; Big Shot; 2-Way Glue Pen; Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon - 16" long; Mini Glue Dots

Scallop Tag Topper Box

Greetings, my friends!  Last Friday I offered a Friday Felicity event where we made four Easter items.  It was a lovely day - I truly enjoy my stamping buddies so much!  If you would like to order any of these great products, I'd be thrilled for you to do so on my website @  This is what we made!


Paper:  Pool Party - 6-1/2 X 2 - scored at 2-3/4 and 3-3/4; Pool Party - 1-1/2 X 1-1/2 - scored at 1/4" inch on two opposite sides to form the sides of the box; Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper - 2-1/4 X 1-3/4 (for the eggs); Pistachio Pudding - 6 X 3/4" (for the grass); Crisp Cantaloupe scrap; Whisper White scrap
Stamps:  Springtime Hello
Ink:  Basic Black
Miscellaneous:  Scallop Tag Topper Punch; Polka Dot Embossing Folder; Big Shot; Simply Scored Scoring Tool; Sticky Strip; 2-Way Glue Pen; Fringe Scissors; Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack; Pearl Jewel; Paper Snips; Backyard Basics Framelits; SNAIL Adhesive; Mini Glue Dots; Crisp Cantaloupe Twine - 10" long; Linen Thread; Paper Piercer with Mat; Bitty Banners Framelits; Chocolate Nuggets (3)