Category Archives: Card Making

Spooky Kitty Card Tutorial

I am ready for fall! This Sunday I set out some Halloween decorations and did some cleaning with my new pumpkin spice scented candle burning all day. The weather is cool and a breeze helped filter that yummy scent through out the house. I also received my latest Stampin’ Up order – it’s so exciting to receive my crafting goodies, never gets old for me! I quickly unpacked the box and I immediately knew I wanted to make a Halloween themed card for my happy mailers. Once I opened the Spooky Night Designer Series Paper these two ideas came to…

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Christmas Card Club September 23

If you visited any store recently you might notice fall, Halloween and -gasp- Christmas decorations are beginning to be set out on shelves! That’s right, the holiday season is COMING! Don’t catch yourself unprepared – get ready now by joining my Christmas Card Club. Come to as many or as little sessions as you would like, and pay as you go. Each class we will make 2 card designs, 10 of each for a total of 20 cards per class. If you participate each month from September to December you will have a total of 80 handmade cards ready to…

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NEW Stampin’ Up 2017 Holiday Catalog is Here!

The new Stampin’ Up Holiday Catalog is here! YAY! Are you into decorating for the fall and winter holidays? I am! I love themed wreaths, lawn decorations, transforming the inside of my home – everything – bring IT ON! It’s September and the temperatures are not cooling down quite yet where I live, but I so want to put out my Halloween decorations already. If you would like a free Stampin’ Up 2017 Holiday Catalog come to one of my upcoming classes or contact me to schedule a pick up or delivery! Can’t wait?? You can browse the digital version…

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100 Heroes for our Heroes Soldier Card Making BBQ Fundraiser

Join me THIS Saturday, July 1st from 11 am to 2 pm in Thousand Oaks as we create 100 Heroes for our Heroes! This is a fundraising event where all funds go towards care packages for the troops and each guest will make a set of super hero themed cards that will be sent to deployed troops so they in turn can send these cards home to their kids!¬† The local Gettin’ Crafty Stampin’ card making group that I am a part of sends handmade cards to deployed troops all year long and over the holiday season we send care…

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Mark Your Calendar for June Crafting Events

June is HERE! One crafting event down, a few more to go! Are you ready to create and connect this month using all NEW Stampin’ Up crafting supplies? Join the fun! Saturday, June 10 – Crafting at Free Press Marketing From 10 am to noon we will craft at Free Press Marketing, located in downtown Oxnard. We’re making a set of note cards, cute little wood-like crate and will wrap it all up in a gusseted clear bag. Perfect for giving or using! This project features the Wood Words¬†Bundle, this includes a new stamp set and framelits. RSVP HERE or…

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Creativity Starts Here – Paper Pumpkin Discount!

I adore the monthly Paper Pumpkin kit that arrives in my mail box each month. I love receiving cute, fun mail – or happy mail in other words!! New projects, ink and stamps to play with for a great price – $19.99 Have you been on the fence about joining? Now IS the time to try out Paper Pumpkin, you get to save 25% on your first 3 months when you sign up by June 10th when you enter code STARTHERE. What is so great about Paper Pumpkin?? Let me tell you! The convenience of an all-inclusive kit arriving at…

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It’s Fiesta Time!

Are you ready to fiesta?? Let’s create and connect over cards and margaritas! Next Wednesday, May 10th is my usual Wine Wednesday Craft Night except let’s swap the wine for margs! This class will start a bit earlier, 6:30 pm so you can enjoy a margarita, “fiesta” dinner and check out my BOGO Crafting Sale! How does the BOGO sale work? Pick what you like from my table then order that dollar amount from the catalog (lot’s of items on sale now!) you get everything from the table FREE! Take those items home free and your catalog ordered items will…

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Oh So Succulent

I use social media on the daily (it’s my job!) and I noticed something new on Snapchat – there is now a succulent themed crown filter!! I LOVE succulents and my latest card features the Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper, Oh So Succulent stamp set and Succulent Garden Ribbon. Guess what? These lovely items are RETIRING and DISCOUNTED – bittersweet news! They are on sale now, which is lovely and makes our wallets happy, but this also means that once they are gone – that is it forever! Product List Oh So Succulent Photopolymer Bundle [145184] Oh So Succulent Photopolymer…

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Craft and Connect Free Meet Up April 2

Hello crafty friends! The cutest Paper Pumpkin arrived and I can’t wait to share it with you! It came with enough supplies to make 9 cloth bunny treat bags and 9 bags. Want to make this with me? Join my free Coffee + Crafts meet up on Sunday April 2 from 10 am to noon. Craft and connect over coffee and bagels! This is a great time to check out what Paper Pumpkin is all about, for free. If you’d like to learn more about it go over to the Paper Pumpkin section of this website. Right now when you…

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Foxy Friends Bookmark Card

Do you have an avid reader in your life? I made this card with my niece in mind! She needs to be read to every night for her pre-school homework and I wanted to make her a card she could use. I became inspired to create a bookmark card! The bookmark on this card is adhered with 2 glue dots and can be removed easily, so the bookmark can be put to use! Here’s what you need to recreate this card: Product List Foxy Friends Photopolymer Stamp Set [141549] Foxy Friends Photopolymer Bundle [142326] A Little Foxy Designer Series Paper…

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