Gnomes, Gnomes and more Gnomes

I just cant stop. Gnomes are so fun! They are everywhere!

These are mostly from the Simon Says Stamp December card kit. Sadly, the kit itself is sold out. GOOD NEWS: You can purchase the main items, like the stamps, paper and the gnome dies separate. YAY! (links below)

Santa gnome is from the coloring challenge. That just means I stamped and colored him in November. And now he is on a cute card. BONUS! This stamp set has matching dies! wooohoooo!

Same for the Tree Gnome. He happily is now on a card.

Green Santa gnome is also a coloring challenge image. Now he is a Holiday thank you.

Next up is the Gnome Die. There are 2 sizes. You can see my original “Large Gnome” die post HERE. And here is the one that didn’t make a card from that post. He’s so cute!

NOTE: at the time of this post you can order the Gnome dies on reserve. That means you will get them and it looks like they will ship around Dec 17th

Here you can see the difference in the sizes.

And here is how I put the smaller Lil gnomes on a card.

Pastel colors inspired by HomeGoods.


Penguin Waddle

Hi Stamping Friends! Back today sharing the The Fun Stampers Journey Stamp of the Month. It is adorable penguins! Penguins you can use all year. YAY!!

The December Stamp of the Month is called Penguin Waddle. It really is SO MUCH FUN! Look close at my little penguins. I made them shiny with journey glaze.

The glaze makes these little cute guys look really black too. The sentiment on this window card is from Cottage bouquet . Perfect for a Smile card all year round. I love the whip cream ink for the snow. The stamp is from a previous card kit. (link below)

They even come with accessories. I did not use all of them but there are Hats, glasses and a bow tie/hair bow too!

Did you notice? I’m kinda on a snow mound kick with a lot of my cards . It’s so easy with the Spellbinders Curved A2 borderabilities.

Do you like getting new stamps each month? Join the Stamp of the Month Club. Plus, members get store savings, extra deals, gifts, and more!


A Holiday Thank You

A thank you card is the perfect way to tell your loved ones how much their time, money and efforts meant to you during the holidays. I once again have inked up “O Christmas Tree” from The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store. Absolutely LOVE this set!

You always have someone to thank. Family members for holiday meals and gifts or friends for tasty treats and maybe wine.

You can even change the “Thank you” to “Merry Christmas” if you are in need of last minute cards.


December 2019 Spellbinders Card Kit (11 cards)

It’s my favorite crafty time of the month: Spellbinders Card Kit of the Month time! Of course the December kit does not disappoint. I easily whipped up 11 cards to share with you. YES! ELEVEN!!

This december kit is called “Hey Foxy” and has the most adorable fox dies. And its filled with gorgeous papers- I loved the pink ones. As usual the kit is overflowing with crafty goodness!

Check out the new Monthly Card Kit Extras. This is if you want just purchase select items from the kit or need more embellishments. You can shop the store or even add to your cart at the club checkout.

This kit is definitely does NOT have a Christmas theme. I did make a few more Christmas cards! I paired the fox with the Sharyn Sowell die cuts and a glimmer sentiment from last month . The wreath is a die cut from the kit that is paired with a glimmer sentiment in rose gold. and an embossing folder.

Love these kits- they are so much fun!

Fall Leaves, Pies and Critters

As I catch up from the Holiday Weekend I realized I forgot to share these cards.

These are from the Daily Marker 30 Day coloring challenge I did in November. I have shared several cards and projects already, here are a few more:

Outline Leaves, in Fall colors from Simon Says Stamp:

A sweet Deer from The Woodland Whimsy Card kit (also Simon Says Stamp)

The hedgie, also from the Woodland Whimsy card kit.

Guess What? My favorite Ellen Hutson Bear accessories can be used all by themselves to make adorable cards. Yup, they sure can!

The Woodland Whimsy card kit has sold out, but you can still get the stamps and dies and papers! YAY!! Pop on over to my Instagram account if you want to see the colors of markers for each card.


Stamp Simply Holiday Tag Trio

Fabulous Holiday gift packaging is a fun part of the holidays. Even with all the crazies of the season, adding handmade touches to gifts for friends and family is a must.

These tags are quick and beautiful! and of course use my favorite tree set “O Christmas Tree” from Stamp Simply.

I can not believe that I do not have a larger tag die in all of my stamping stash. That means it’s time to create a rectangle one! The kraft cardstock layer is cut to 3″ x 5-1/2″ and the colored cardstock is 2-3/4″ x 5-1/4″. The tree is stamped, and die cut, in coordinating ink to match the colored cardstock.

Heat embossing with white embossing powder for the sentiment. And to complete the “tag” look, with out a tag die, a 1-1/4″ circle die cut on the top. Just fold it in half and punch with any hole punch- mine is about 1/4″.

The snow is Nuvo drops in white. (a favorite of mine this season) The back of the tags are blank… ready for the the recipients name! oh and that silk ribbon is DIVINE!!!! (cut ribbon to 18″)

Oh yeah…and save some money on shipping this week too:


Crafty Friends Blog Hop Featuring The Stamp Market

Hey stamping friends today is the 20th and time for the Crafty Friends blog hop. This month we are featuring The Stamp Market. Of course we have some savings for you! See below for the coupon code.

For todays hop I am featuring Candy Cane Christmas bundle and the gift card slot die.

Ready for the best part? Now you can turn ANY card into a gift card holder with the Gift Card Slot die. A MUST have!!!

Look close, I did add a panel to the inside of the card. Mostly because I did not want my gift card to fall out the back. A few More designs:

and a snowy background with Echo Park paper:

Happy Shopping! The Stamp Market has some really beautiful stuff.

Now it time to Hop with my Crafty Friends:

Ilina Crouse
Becky Roberts
Sandi MacIver
Sue Plote
Sara Sherlock
Lydia Fiedler
Jill Hilliard <—– You are here
Jen Timko
Amy Kolling
Jenny Hall
Tanya Boser





As we approach Thanksgiving I wanted to share a Thankful card. This is the Welcome Fall bundle from Stamp Simply Ribbon Store.

Do you remember seeing this this pumpkin before? Yes you did, the sage green one here. And of course this checks off the the coloring challenge for today!

I am thankful for so much this year. Sending an early “Happy Thanksgiving” to you and your families.

Hanging with my Gnomies

Happy Sunday! If you have been here before you know I may have a slight obsession with gnomes. It started last year and it continues. These Gnomes are the Simon Says Stamp Gnome die.

I quickly die cut several gnomes in plain white neenah cardstock. As part of the coloring challenge, I simply colored them with copics.

The hat is the gingham background, also from Simon Says stamp. It is stamped on a 6×6 piece of white card stock, in black ink. Then I die cut and and added color with copics. This way I can get lots of hats and shirts in gingham of any color.

Holly Jolly sentiment is from Concord and 9th (from last year). The red hat pom poms are from last months Woodland Whimsy card kit. SSS has lots of pom poms to choose from.

ADDED BONUS: This die is part of the Simons Says Stamp Card kit available now. A GREAT DEAL! with adorable gnomes stamps and perfect matching paper. I added the link to the die by itself, as well as the card kit.

I got my coloring inspiration from all the gnomes at HomeGoods. So stinkin’ CUTE!!!

Pink O Christmas Tree

Hello Crafty Friends! It’s a non traditional Christmas color for today’s O Christmas Tree (Stamp Simply). PINK! And you know love pink!

Tired of green and red? Shake things up with some pinks, purples or even turquoise blue. It’s really is SO FUN!

To make this card, stamp (randomly) 4 trees on the white panel and color them with copics. Stamps and die cut a 5th tress (color the exact same way) and pop it up on foam squares. Finally, carefully stamp the sentiment. I used distress oxide Picked Raspberry and my misti tool. Each time I stamped, the stamp was only partially inked.

Loving that this card is also part of my 30 day coloring challenge. Please follow me on Instagram if you want to see all the coloring. Ready to try some non traditional colors on your next Holiday project? Go for it and most of all have fun!