Stampin’ Up! Card Ideas

A Box for All Seasons

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014

A Box for All Seasons

Don’t you just love having paper crafting items that work year round? This Fry Box is decorated as Santa Clause, but it could be done for New Year’s, Valentines, 4th of July, you name it!

You could probably fit 3 York Peppermint Patties in there, but 2 fit just fine with a little padding that we made ourselves.

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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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2 WOW Cards & Shipping Extended

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014

2 WOW Cards & Shipping Extended

Don’t you just love getting a card in the mail? And isn’t a handmade one just make you feel special?

Exclusive Free Shipping Extended Until Tonight!

Let me show you Karen’s first. But I have to warn you that it’s even prettier in person. Karen made her card with the Stampin’ Up! Limited Edition Stamp Set, Gentle Peace.

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Love Limited Edition!

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014

Love Limited Edition!

Have you ever missed one of Stampin’ Up!’s Limited Edition stamp set releases? We have! And boy, have we kicked ourselves!

Today’s card has a Limited Edition Stamp Set called Banner Blessings. We knew we had to have it the moment we saw it.

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3 Best Deals on the Clearance Rack

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014

3 Best Deals on the Clearance Rack

Have you noticed that the Clearance Rack is getting smaller? We just lost one more last night.

So, here are the 3 deals that this pup feels have the best value – just in case you may have missed them. And I hope you’ll enjoy our vintage video.

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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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Fat Santa Card Video Tutorial

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014

Fat Santa Card Video Tutorial

Do you like your Santa’s plump? Or does it matter? A skinny St. Nick might be able to get down your chimney easier, but a Fat Santa is more what I’ve come to adore.

I directed Ann to plump up the card that we showed in this post so we could make this video.

So come on! Which size Santa do you like?

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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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Not Your Average Card Day

Posted by on Dec 7, 2014

Not Your Average Card Day

Have you ever played bunko? Or you might spell it bunco.

It’s a popular dice game tha people usually do on a monthly basis. Ann says it’s kind of like playing group Yahtzee.

Last night, the group that Ann belongs to had their annual Christmas party and look what my friend Donna made for everyone using …

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Clearance Rack Christmas

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014

Clearance Rack Christmas

Do things sometime take a bit of time to grow on you?

Well, if you missed my favorite card last year, you’ll be able to get many of the supplies to make it this year.

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