Tag Archives: Just For You / Thinking Of You

Calypso Coral Floral Mini Card

Calypso Coral Tea for Two Mini Card Stampin Up 2

I was so excited to revisit my favorite layout for mini cards – using the adorable Petite Curly Label Punch from the 2013 Sale-a-bration promotion.  This feminine motif of calypso coral flowers makes a sweet Thank You card!

PAPER: Tea for Two DSP (Spring 2013), Very Vanilla Cardstock, Calypso Coral Cardstock, Lucky Limeade Cardstock.

INK: Calypso Coral Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SET: Ciao Baby Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Ruffled Ribbon Calypso Coral, Snail Adhesive, Petite Curly Label Punch (SAB 2013).



DIY Monogrammed Card Keeper

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Great for holding my outgoing mail, this monogrammed card keeper was simple to create and fun to embellish.  For the structure, I used a template from Craft Gossip.

PAPER: Riding Hood Red Cardstock, Midnight Muse Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock, Glossy White Cardstock.

INK: Midnight Muse Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Everything Eleanor Clear, Morning Post Alphabet Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Stitched Satin Ribbon Midnight Muse, Extra-Large Oval Punch, Designer Frames Folders for Big Shot Embossing, Sticky Strip, Snail Adhesive, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch.



Patio Party Greeting Card Organizer

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To organize my greeting card stash, I created this adorable card organizer box – complete with occasion dividers! I found the template on Craft Gossip.


PAPER: Patio Party DSP, Early Espresso Cardstock, Marina Mist Cardstock, Regal Rose Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock.

INK: Early Espresso Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood, Itty Bitty Bits Wood.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Simply Scored, Simply Scored Diagonal Plate, Tafetta Ribbon Marina Mist, Tafetta Ribbon Regal Rose, 1 3/8 Circle Punch, 1 1/4 Circle Punch, Snail Adhesive, Sticky Strip.



Thinking of You in So Saffron

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So saffron is a great spring color! For this sweet Thinking of You card, I found a pop of color with the Ruffled Ribbon Island Indigo.  I added some dimension by propping up a floral circle punched from the DSP on top of a circle for a great centerpiece place mat for the clean and simple salutation.

PAPER: Tea for Two DSP (Spring 2013), Very Vanilla Cardstock, So Saffron Cardstock.

INK: Lucky Limeade Stampin’ Pad, Early Espresso Stampin’ Pad, Many Marvelous Markers.

STAMP SETS: Tea Shoppe Clear, Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood, Oh Hello Clear (Spring 2013).

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Modern Label Punch, 1 3/4 Circle Punch, Ruffled Ribbon Island Indigo, Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive.



Chevron on Chevron – Thinking of You

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Chevron designs are all the rage! In the new Spring 2013 Catalog, there are several Designer Series Paper sets that include this popular design, including this one: Tea for Two DSP.

Here, I paired the chevrons of the DSP with embossed cardstock using Chevron Folder.  I love  the elegance of subtle details!

PAPER: Lucky Limeade Cardstock, Early Espresso Cardstock, Tea for Two DSP (Spring 2013 Catalog), Whisper White Cardstock.

INK: Lucky Limeade Stampin’ Pad, Marina Mist Stampin’ Pad, Early Espresso Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Oh Hello Clear (Spring 2013 Catalog) Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood, Tea Shoppe Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Modern Label Punch, Chevron Folder for Big Shot Embossing. Snail AdhesiveScallop Dots Ribbon Chocolate Chip.

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Tea for Two Gift Set and Card Box

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As a special gift, I created a set of greeting cards from the Tea for Two DSP and this complementing card box.  I LOVE the new stamp set: Oh Hello Clear.  It has a great zig zag patterned oval stamp and some bold salutations.

Check out the card posts for ingredient lists:

  • Pink Pirouette Birthday
  • Chevron Thinking of You
  • Quilted Thanks so Much
  • Calypso Coral Birthday
  • So Saffron Thinking of You

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The Card Box is a modified version of Kelly Gettelfinger’s One Sheet Wonder Bag.  For the template and step-by-step instructions, check out my first project using Kelly’s template.


Quick & Simple: Tea for Two DSP says Thanks

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For a quick and simple Thank You card, I started with a gorgeous and colorful pattern from the Tea for Two DSP.  With the contrasting colors and patterns in the paper, I didn’t need to add much to create a sweet card.

PAPER: Lucky Limeade Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock, Marina Mist Cardstock, Tea for Two DSP (Spring 2013).

INK: Marina Mist Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Oh Hello Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: 2 3/8 Scallop Circle Punch, Scallop Dots Ribbon Chocolate Chip, Snail Adhesive.




Envelope-Inspired and From My Heart

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Inspired by the lines of a classic envelope, I created this textured Thank You card.  After die cutting a piece of Parker’s Patterns DSP with the Label Collection Framelits, I trimmed it lengthwise and layered it on top of Marina Mist Cardstock.  Then I created the “envelope seal” with layered ovals and embellished with a fun new button from the Spring 2013 Catalog.  Inspiration is everywhere! :)

PAPER: Parker’s Patterns DSP (Spring 2013 Catalog) Crumb Cake Cardstock, Marina Mist Cardstock, Very Vanilla Cardstock.

INK: Crumb Cake Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: From My Heart Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS: Ovals Collection Framelits (Spring 2013 Catalog), Label Collection FramelitsBasics Designer Buttons Silver, Seaming Ribbon Crumb Cake, Linen Thread, Square Lattice Folder for Big Shot Embossing, Glue Dots, Snail Adhesive.

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Petite Cards with Sale-a-Bration’s Pretty Petites

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Inspired by my new stamping friend, Lisa Kmiec and her Petite Hello Card, I created these mini cards with Print Poetry DSP and 2012-2014 Cardstock.  So adorable!  The new Sale-a-bration Petite Curly Label Punch makes this project easy and fun!


PAPER: Print Poetry DSP (Spring 2013), Midnight Muse Cardstock, Gumball Green Cardstock, Raspberry Ripple Cardstock, Primrose Petals Cardstock, So Saffron Cardstock, Crumb Cake Cardstock, Very Vanilla Cardstock.

INK: Primrose Petals Stampin’ Pad, Midnight Muse Stampin’ Pad, Gumball Green Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SET: Pretty Petites Clear (SAB 2013).

TOOLS & EMBELLLISHMENTS: Petite Curly Label Punch (SAB 2013), Snail Adhesive, Stitched Satin Ribbon Primrose Petals, Stitched Satin Ribbon Gumball Green, Stitched Satin Ribbon Midnight Muse.


Don’t forget to check out the Sale-a-bration 2013 promotion….FREE products available until 3/22/13.


Springtime Get Well PLUS Gift Tag Idea


Offset ovals give this springtime greeting a fun edge.  I created this card with the new Sale-a-bration stamp set called Madison Avenue Clear.  It has many flower building options! The possibilities are endless! Of course, layering these pieces in multiple colors required the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig for easy alignment.  A cheery greeting to say get well!

PAPER: Sycamore Street DSP (2013 SALE A BRATION), Pool Party Cardstock, Rich Razzleberry Cardstock, Summer Starfruit Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock.

INK: Old Olive Stampin’ Pad, Pool Party Stampin’ Pad, Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Pad, Island Indigo Stampin’ Pad.

STAMP SETS: Madison Avenue Wood / Madison Avenue Clear (2013 SALE A BRATION), Thoughts and Prayers Wood / Thoughts and Prayers Clear.

TOOLS & EMBELLISHMENTS:  Ovals Collection Framelits (2013 SPRING Catalog), Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Stamp-A-Ma-Jig.


Using a Scallop Circle Punch, I created these gift tags and embellished with the Pretty Petites Clear from the upcoming Sale-a-bration product line.  This super cute Petite Curly Label Punch is a must-have! With a few Dimensionals, these tags were perfectly pronounced for special handmade gifts.

STAMP SETS: Pretty Petites Wood / Pretty Petites Clear (2013 SALE A BRATION), Alphabet Wood / Alphabet Clear

TOOLS & SUPPLIES: 2 3/8 Scallop Circle Punch, Petite Curly Label (2013 SALE A BRATION), Whisper White Cardstock, Dimensionals.

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Don’t forget the Sale-a-bration promotion begins January 22nd.  For every $50 purchase, you can select a FREE item from the exclusive SAB product line.

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