Hey Lady Clean and Simple

Hello Everyone ~ I have a Hey Lady Clean and Simple idea for you today.

Today is National Cheesesteak Day!  Support your local restaurants and find a mom and pop shop and order Cheesesteak Sandwiches for pick up!  Great way to have dinner quick and easy!

The dentist called me yesterday and had to cancel my appointment next week as they are closing for only emergencies.  They did have a cancellation that day that I took.  I love having clean teeth!  When I got home I made a You Tube video as I discovered you have to have 1,000 subscribers before you can do a You Tube Live.  I had planned on doing a You Tube Live showing how to make a cute Easter Treat holder and a coordinating card.  I made the video showing how to do both those projects and posted them on You Tube.  Then I cut for my workshop today.  It is very small and those coming have not traveled and have stayed home.  It will probably be my last one for a while.  I am thinking of doing some online classes with kits to help people get through this quarantine.  I am also thinking of doing another Facebook Live showing a card you can make using a specific set.  Do you like this idea and would you tune in?

Today’s creation uses the hostess set from Sale-a-bration.  The Little Ladybug stamp set is adorable and makes clean and simple cards.  The best part was Satmpin’ Up came out with a coordinating die set.  To begin I took my Poppy Parade card base and embossed the front using the Subtle embossing folder.  The flower and ladybug image were stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  The flower was colored using markers and the ladybug was colored with colored pencils.  The coordinating dies were used to cut them out.  The flower was added to the card front using Multipurpose Liquid Glue.  The ladybug was attached using dimensionals.  The grass dies and Granny Apple Green card stock were used to cut out 2 of the clumps and then added to the bottom of the flower using glue.  The sentiment is part of the stamp set and was stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  The 1 1/4″ circle punch was used to punch it out and then the 1 3/8″ scallop circle punch was used to punch out a Basic Black circle.  The 2 circles were layered and then added to the card front using dimensionals.  Here is the completed Hey Lady Clean and Simple creation.

Whimsical cards are fun to receive. This Hey Lady Clean and Simple is a great whimsical card to send to a friend. Details on the blog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This cute ladybug and flower are images in a great set. Don't miss the details for the Hey Lady Clean and Simple creation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whimsical cards are fun to create.  This fun Animal Outing idea uses a watercolor background.  Check out the Over the Moon card that uses a stamp from Love What You Do for the cow spots.  Check out this fun unusual card front that uses This Little Piggy stamp set.

Stampin’ Up supplies used for my creation

 

Happy Birthday Flowers

Hello Everyone ~ I have a pretty Happy Birthday Flowers card for you today!

What technique do you struggle with most?  I think the one that I struggle with is foiling.  Not because I can’t get it but because I am trying to do it without the correct equipment.  I keep trying different ways but have mixed success so far.  I will keep trying and hopefully I will get a method that will finally work.

Sale-a-bration is almost over.  Have you gotten all the fabulous product that you want?  One of the offerings is the Happy Birthday to You stamp set.  This set has a few sentiments, a dots stamp, and a great cake.  Stampin’ Up came out with coordinating dies so you can cut out the cake as well as a die to cut out just the flowers.  What a great way to extend the use of this stamp set.  I decided to use those flowers for my creation today.  I began by inking up the cake using Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  I wanted to use just the flowers so I used that die to cut them out.  The flowers were colored using Coastal Cabana and Granny Apple Green markers.  For my card I began with a card base of Coastal Cabana and wrapped some Silver metallic edge ribbon around the front.  For the background I took a piece of Whisper White and embossed it with the Scripty 3D embossing folder.  Then using the Stitched Shapes dies the next to the largest oval was used to cut out the shape.  The oval was attached to the card front using Tear & Tape.  The flowers were added using dimensionals.  To finish the card a bow was tied using the ribbon and it was added using Glue Dots.  Here is the completed Happy Birthday Flowers creation.

I love being able to extend the use of my stamp sets. The Happy Birthday To You set is one that is perfect for extending its use. This Happy Birthday Flowers card uses just the flowers for a pretty All Occasion card.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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These flowers are part of a larger stamp. I love inking up just the flowers to extend the use of this stamp set. See the card front for the Happy Birthday Flowers creation to see how I used them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are some great products in Sale-a-bration this year.  Here is a card that uses the same flowers as the card shared today.   This idea uses a suite of products you can get for free with a qualifying order.  A cute bee card uses another Sale-a-bration item.

Stampin’ Up supplies used for my creation

 

Thanks for visiting me today and I hope I inspired you.  I am doing a You Tube Live tomorrow at 3:00 pm EST.  I would love to have you join me as I show you how to make a cute Easter treat holder.  Have a Marvelous Monday and did you like the pretty Happy Birthday Flowers creation?

 

 

Beautiful Friendship with Best Dressed dsp

Hello Stampers ~ A clean and simple card is my share with the Beautiful Friendship with Best Dressed dsp creation.

I am excited!  When I was last at Jess’ I left my knitting and a few other things at her place.  I did not have her send it to me as I was planning on going up there at the end of the month for Zoie’s birthday.  With the COVID 19 virus quarantine I am not going up so I asked her to send me the things I had left.  The box came yesterday so I can spend some time knitting.  I had started a project while I was there for my sister and had also left my needles.  Now that I have everything I can knit on the shawl I started and start the new project I got yarn for.

I got 2 videos made yesterday.  Then I went to Barb’s and I took a bunch of images to color.  While she made a few cards I colored my images.  I managed to get quite a few completed.  Now I will have a bunch I can make into cards.  Today I am going to make my last video for this week and go to the grocery store.  Then I think I will work on more cards so I have a bunch I can post when needed.

My 10 Minute Creation today is a clean and easy idea.  I used a favorite stamp set and some gorgeous designer series paper.  Here is the video showing you how I created my Beautiful Friendship with Best Dressed dsp card.

 

 

 

Here is the photo of the card so you can see the gorgeous designer series paper.

Don't you love this clean and simple card? It is so pretty and the video for my Beautiful Friendship with Best Dressed dsp shows how to make it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Isn't this a great fun image? Click through to see how I used it on the card front for my Beautiful Friendship with Best Dressed dsp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Beautiful Friendship stamp set is fun to play with.  This idea is a clean and simple 1 layer card.  This card is another idea using the same stamp set and a different pattern of the designer series paper.  Here is a fun card that has a decorated edge.

Stampin’ Up supplies used for my creation

 

 

Thanks for visiting me and I hope I inspired you.  I am thinking of doing a You Tube Live tomorrow with an Easter Treat holder.  I saw a cute one that I think would be fun to make.  Have a Sensational Sunday and isn’t the Beautiful Friendship with Best Dressed creation a gorgeous card?

 

 

 

 

#ShopYourCraftStash Circle of Spring

Hello Everyone ~ the weather is getting nicer and nicer each day so I used the #ShopYourCraftStash Circle of Spring for my card today.

Yesterday was a lazy day.  I did get my cleaning done and my card for today made.  I also spent some listening to videos for my business.  It was a very relaxing day.  I am not sure what I am doing today.  I am thinking I need to go to the grocery store for a few things so I will see what the day brings.  I will be working on cards and videos today for next week.  I may try and do a few other ideas that I had saved.  I am waiting for my knitting needles to get here as I left them as Jess’ and she mailed them to me.  Once I get them I will work on my knitting.  I have lots of things to keep me busy.

The other day I pulled a bunch of retired stamp sets that I can use for my #ShopYourCraftStash series.  One of the sets has been retired for a few years.  I decided to use it as it is such a pretty set and perfect for Spring.  I stamped the wreath with the Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  Then using the Blushing Bride, Daffodil Delight, Highland Heather, Lovely Lipstick, and Soft Sea Foam markers to color it.  The coordinating dies were used to cut it out.  The sentiment was stamped using Lovely Lipstick and then the 1″ circle punch was used to punch it out.  A panel of Lovely Lipstick was embossed using the Subtle embossing folder then attached to a Whisper White card base using Tear & Tape.  The wreath was added to the card front with dimensionals.  A piece of retired Whisper White Organdy Satin Edge Ribbon was added to the sentiment circle using Tear & Tape.  The sentiment was then attached to the card front using dimensionals.  Here is the pretty #ShopYourCraftStash Circle of Spring creation.

Don't forget to check out your retired sets for a fun card. Check out this #ShopYourCraftStash Circle of Spring card great idea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This section of a wreath makes a fabulous card front. Get the details for the #ShopYourCraftStash Circle of Spring creation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are lots of flowers that say Spring.  Look at this idea that uses daffodils for a great card creation.  Spring also means showers so check out this fun umbrella card.  And lastly it is not Spring without tulips so look at this pretty tulip card idea.

Stampin’ Up supplies used for my creation

 

Thanks for visiting me today and I hope I inspired you.  I hope you are all staying inside and enjoying this forced quarantine.  I know I am!  Have a Super Saturday and don’t forget to #ShopYourCraftStash so you can make a great card like my #ShopYourCraftStash Circle of Spring.

 

 

 

 

Fast and Fabulous Butterfly Wishes

Hello Ladies ~ Wait until you see my Fast & Fabulous Butterfly Wishes creation today!

I don’t know where yesterday went.  I did make 2 cards and cut for my Facebook Live last night.  I did not do any cleaning so I will have to work on that today.  I did listen to some videos for a class I am taking.  I also did not read my book as I turned around and it was dinner time.  I am going to have to get busy today!

Fancy edge cards are very popular right now.  I love the Delicate Lace dies and have used them for edges before.  One of the dies in the set I have to admit I have not used much.  I decided to use it for my card today.  I love the delicate look of the edge on this card.  It is so pretty and feminine.  Here is the video for the Fast and Fabulous Butterfly Wishes creation.

 

 

Here is the photo of the card so you can see this gorgeous lace edge!

I love adding texture through fancy edges. This card uses a die to create this gorgeous fan edge. Check out the video for the Fast and Fabulous Butterfly Wishes creation!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Do you see that fancy edge in the photo? I created it and then used the stamp set to decorate the card. You can see the video as to how I created my Fast and Fabulous Butterfly Wishes creation on my blog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love the Butterfly Wishes stamp set.  This card uses one of the detailed butterfly with new In Color paper and card stock.  I used the same sprig and flowers for this clean and simple card.   This card uses the sprig and flower with some designer series paper for a pretty creation.

Stampin’ Up supplies used for my creation

 

Thanks for visiting me today and I hope I inspired you.  I am hoping the weather will be nice as I would like to power wash my porch so I can sit outside and enjoy the gorgeous weather.  Have a Fabulous Friday and did you like the edge of thisFast and Fabulous Butterfly Wishes?