Creative Inking Blog Hop – 2 Step Stamping

Welcome to this month’s Creative Inking Blog Hop.  This month we are focusing on 2 step stamping.  It is one of the easiest techniques in my humble opinion that creates great dimension and a very cool finished look.  I chose to use one of the most popular Product Suites from …

Tutoring with BJ on Thursdays

Today I have a GORGEOUS card for you combining some of my favorites.  SCRAPBOOKERS – pay attention to this one – It includes project cards that are perfect for scrapbooking!  (in fact, I need to get more to work on my Thailand scrapbook!) As you know, Berry Burst is one …

I’m Back!

Thailand was absolutely amazing!  Stampin’ Up! did a phenomenal job of treating us to culture, gifts and tons of fun!  As you know, Jim had a conflict so I traveled with my daughter Mandy.  (Stampin’ Up! pays for 2 people).  I apologize for missing a few days. . . I …

Masculine Happy Birthday

Every now and then I struggle a bit with creating the masculine cards I need. . . I guess I am drawn to those girlie things.   Here’s a simple masculine card that is super duper easy! What makes this card is the designer series paper from the Wood Textures …

Tutoring with BJ on Thursdays – Coffee Cafe

Yes, it’s Thursday!   One day closer to Friday and it’s another day of Tutoring with BJ on Thursdays.  Today’s Tutorial uses the Coffee Break product suite. There’s a bundle involved in this card. . . the Coffee Cafe stamp set is bundle with the Coffee Cups framelits for a …

Beautiful Bouquet Tri-Fold Beauty

One of my most popular pins and videos ever has been the Tri-Fold card.  Check out the Video here.  Well, I have updated the card with the Whole Lot of Lovely Designer Series Paper and the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set.  Here’s the post with 2 other samples. Honestly the Whole …

Lovely Beautiful Bouquet

I’m calling this my beautiful bunch combination card for more reasons than 1. . . . here’s what I mean; The first combination is the Lovely Inside & Out stamp set paired with the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set (which is bundled with the Beautiful Bouquet framelits). The second combination is …

Lovely Words

As you may know, I was up in Northern Minnesota over the fourth of July holiday.  My husband lives up there from March to November each year helping my dad with a home he owns there.  My dad is able to card for himself but caring for the beautiful property …