Holiday Photo Card Blog Hop with LOTS of Prizes!!

Hi All! Just wanted you to know that I am hosting a fantastic blog hop with LOTS of prizes! Each one of these sponsors has a prize: Start the hop at LiveLoveCards, where you’ll find a free video of my holiday card for this year… It’s a shutter card and really fun to make. Oh, and I also have a DisneyWorld stay giveaway! Enjoy your virtual trip!

Waterfall Snowman Holiday Photo Card

Hi All! Today I am a guest on the Simon Says Stamp blog with my 2015 holiday photo card! It’s a waterfall card made from a snowman. If you pull the tab that says “pull”, the snowman parts flip over to reveal a message underneath. The final “landing” snowman part has our holiday photo and the pull tab has a personal message. Click here to read more about the card, see additional photos, and view the video. I also have {Read More}

Essentials by Ellen 2015 Blog Hop!

Hi All! I am so excited and honored to be participating in the Essentials by Ellen Blog Hop for their latest holiday release! I’ll be showcasing two cards that use the new products. CLICK HERE to see the entire release. Here is a quick snapshot: And, yay!!! I get to give this new stamp set, called Thankful: Please leave a comment below by August 11, 2015 to enter my giveaway! There is also a Grand Giveaway in the CLASSroom! To {Read More}

Explosion Cards!

Hi All! Today I have two examples of an “explosion card”. The fold used in this card is called a Turkish Map fold and it has been around for a long time. I thought this was the perfect time to break out my Owl Punch! The inside is made using printer paper so that it has almost no bulk. So, when you open it, it’s very unexpected. I made the card in a “celebrate” theme so that it could be {Read More}

Wednesday’s Cards: Penguins with the Owl Punch!

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Wednesday’s Card: Owl Pop Up!

Hi All, I thought it was time for a pop-up card. And, of course I love to make them using owls. I found this cute little build-an-owl set and matching die. I just noticed they have another owl set that fits the die. So sweet! And relatively inexpensive too. Side note: Simon Says Stamp has free shipping on orders over $75 through May 31st. Use code DSC799 at checkout. I tried to keep the outside simple to (1) save time {Read More}

Wednesday’s Card: Photo Cards!

Hi All, Today I am working with some new products by Top Dog Dies. Awhile back, I sent my sister a birthday card with a photo from our childhood on the front. Years later she still has it hanging on the fridge! There’s just something special about a photo. When I saw this camera die, I really wanted to incorporate a photo, so I created a birthday card for my brother with a picture he probably has never seen – {Read More}