Clean & Simple Cards

90 Second Gift Card Holders Video

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014

90 Second Gift Card Holders Video

Are you finding that your gift list is longer than the time you have available to shop?

Do you like to give a little something extra to some of the people who help you throughout the year? Here are a few who would probably love to give a handmade card from you – especially if there’s a little treat in there:

Hairdresser
Mail Carrier ($20 max)
UPS Driver (& Stampin’ Up! delivery)
Newspaper delivery
Manicurist
Neighbor

And here’s the video tutorial that will show you TWO ways to gives those gift cards or tip cards in a quick and fun gift card holder.

First, a quick look at the projects:

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5 Minute Gift Wrap

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014

5 Minute Gift Wrap

Do you find that small gifts aren’t always the most impressive when they’re wrapped? You might think that putting it in a bigger box is the answer.

Maybe not.

Wrap some chocolate up like this and it will be the hit under the tree! It’s got a reusable charm and a nice big bow. It’s a different slant on red and green using…

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New Stamp Set & Deals!

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014

New Stamp Set & Deals!

Do you ever see something that you’re instantly attracted to? That’s how it is for me with the latest limited edition photopolymer stamp set, Snuggles and Smooches.

I think I’m buying it with my allowance as soon as Ann’s back is turned.

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Is It Too Soon for Valentines Cards?

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014

Is It Too Soon for Valentines Cards?

Who is still out there working on their Christmas cards?

I see a lot of hands raised!

Many crafters start early on projects because it might take a bit more time than driving to the store or ordering online. But this early?

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It’s a Santa Card!

Posted by on Nov 30, 2014

It’s a Santa Card!

I’d like to think that everyone loves Santa! Just watching the movie “Elf” was enough to make me believe.

I did see Santa once. This card is about as close to what I remember. Although I have an idea for next time that will even be closer.

Free Shipping has been extended until tonight!

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Are You Ready for Black Friday?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014

Are You Ready for Black Friday?

Are you ready for Black Friday? Do you like to go out and about in the crowds and spread some cheer? Or do you like to stay all cozy in your home?

I’m sure all of my friends with that white stuff outside prefer the latter. In fact, when we polled our newsletter readers, most of them stay out of the crowds on Black Friday.

And that’s okay, because we’ve got something special planned. We’re just putting the finishing touches on it and hope to have it ready for the stroke of midnight when all the turkey leftovers are secure in the refrigerator.

Be looking for our email shortly after midnight!…

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Even More Savings

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014

Even More Savings

Do you have something that you have on your stamp table that you haven’t used in a while?  Well, this sale reminded me that Ann hasn’t been putting enough bling on her cards recently. There’s bling – and then there’s bling.  You can put glitter on with a 2-Way Glue Pen, but glitter gets everywhere!  Silver Sparkle Dazzling Details to the rescue!  and it’s on sale this week! It was the perfect thing to put some snow on this roof. Here’s what we used on this fast & fun card.  We didn’t even have to cut out anything!  (That’s especially...

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Two Specials for You!

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014

Oh, what an exciting time this is! I have TWO separate specials for you to consider.

If you’re on our mailing list and opted in for the early notice, you already know about one of them. AND you know the best strategy.

But I’m going to share something with you first.

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Embedded Washi Tape Video

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014

Embedded Washi Tape Video

I’m sure I shared this card before. It was over a month ago in this post.

Some of our local stampers made it with us at one of our Christmas Stamp a Stacks. I’m sure they liked it because that Lost Lagoon and Silver really sends me into holiday mode.

Are you…

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Exciting New Stamp Set!

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014

Exciting New Stamp Set!

Is there someone you need to send a thank you card to? Then this is the one to send!

We’ve been so excited about this new limited edition Banner Blessings stamp set ever since finding out about it last week….and it finally came yesterday!

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