June 2022

Video - Saying Goodbye Featuring Symbols Of Fortune DSP & Sports Event Dies (Not On The Same Project)

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Here's my final saying goodbye video for the outgoing January through June mini catalog! I would have loved to do more projects and I especially wanted to get to some coloring but there were a couple of more urgent projects to be completed by 7/1. I talk about those in the video as well as walkthrough three projects! I already have a sneak peek video queued up with some fun holiday catalog...

Video +20 Alternatives - June 2022 Paper Pumpkin - Pick Of The Crop Featuring Sneak Peeks From The Holiday 2022 Catalog

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This kit finally had me flummoxed<- yup this is a word... 

I ended up having to just embrace the food die cuts and not think about them as food. They are just decorative items to place on a card, yup, that is all they are. And it worked!

I believe there are 30 different layouts and all of them came out great! I even snuck in 3 simple stamped layouts because I know I've been...

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2022 Episode Six - Whimsical Layouts Using NEW Holiday Catalog Haul Products

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I slid this video out a week so my holiday catalog pre-order could arrive. I walk through some rough design ideas using the whimsical DSPs Santa Express & Storybook Gnomes.

Other fun new products include three new embossing folders, new sequins, two new stamp sets and A FREE Sale-A-Bration die set that is just perfect for me!

I will be revisiting these layouts later in the...

Video - Catching Up - Two Card Walkthroughs - Sneak Peek, Saying Goodbye & My Retired Products Summer Sale!

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When I think life cannot get any busier, it goes and proves me wrong. Check out these two fun cards from a crafting session with Libby a few weeks back. 

If you like to buy used retired Stampin' Up! products, I am listing everything, and I mean EVERYTHING on this Facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/...

Video - Color Matching / Swatching Charts - Organizing (& Expanding) My Swatches

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Copic Coloring Comparison Swatch Chart

I love to swatch, there I've said it! I find it relaxing. It also allows me to get to know a new set of coloring tools and how they react on various papers. Finally, I get to see all those lovely colors! Some sets I plan to use in alot of scenarios so I may swatch them out on six or more papers. Other sets have a very specific use so I will swatch on very few types of papers. 


Video - Saying Goodbye To Seas The Day - Twist & Pop Birthday Card - Mechanism Tutorial

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I really enjoyed making this type of card at stamp class!

Of course I had to make my own design using the same twist & pop mechanism. In this video, I walk through creating the mechanism step by step.

This was going to be a Father's Day card but hub took it for his sister's birthday card instead.

It is a good thing that I left the sentiments off just in case I found a...