So in the mood for spring!!!

The wings have Some dazzling details on them to give just a hint of sparkle

Stamps: Spring Sampler, Perfectly Penned
Paper: Whisper White, basic Black, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Black Stazon
Accessories: 7/8 inch scallop circle punch, 3/4 inch circle punch, Honeycomb folder, ribbon

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Clean & Simple (CAS) Holiday Thanks!

To finish off my Christmas in July Month, my club girls made some holiday thank you notes. Cased from a convention swap, this is a great way to use scraps! these are 1″ squares of DSP.

and another:

Chock full of Cheer is so easy to use.  I love all the cards I have made with this set!!!

Stamps: Chock full of cheer, Perfectly Penned
Paper: Very Vanilla, Gumball Green, Cherry Cobbler, Be of Good Cheer
Ink: Gumball Green, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Scallop border punch.

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Apples are cute!

Stamps: Perfectly Preserved, Perfectly Penned
Paper: Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Whisper white
Ink: Real Red, Lucky Limeade, Early Espresso
Accessories: Cannery Framelits, Woodgrain Embossing folder, 2-3/8 scallop punch, 1-3/4 circle punch

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Owl Occasions- Sneak Peek

This is a CUTE Christmas set in the new Holiday book.  So cute- even not for Christmas!

Stamps: Owl Occasions, Perfectly Penned
Paper: So Saffron, Basic Gray, Whisper White
Ink: Markers
Accessories: Chevron Folder, 2-3/8 Scallop punch, 1-3/4 circle punch, basic gray stitched grosgrain ribbon.

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Loving My Betsy’s Blossoms!

Here is a card I sent to my downline announcing the ten meeting schedule for the year! 

I loved the card so much I made a 2nd one that was a Thank You note!

Stamps: Betsy’s Blossoms, Perfectly Penned
Paper: Rose Red, Tangerine Tango, Floral District
Ink: Rose Red, Tangerine Tango
Accessories: Rose Red seam binding, Decorative label Punch, 1/2 circle punch(for the flower), Oval Accent Bigz Clear die, polka dot embossing folder

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Not just for Scrapbboking

A quick 6×6 page and a 6 x 3 card!

Stamps:  Perfectly Penned
Paper: Pinwheels on Parade Simply Scrapping Kit
Ink: Midnight Muse
Accessories: Rhinestones

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Card Box FREE Tutorial


I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, this little box.  I make so many cards and I am always excited to find a cute way to package them.  So love the Simply scored tool too!  I whipped these up in no time!

Here’s how you make it!

Island indigo Card stock: 6 x 10.25, scored at 4-1/2  and 5-5/8

Melon Mambo card stock:  4 x 11, scored at  2-1/4, 3-1/4,  7-3/4 and 8-3/4.  Turn and score the long side of the melon mambo at 1″.  Then Punch the other long edge with the scallop trim border Punch.

Snip the short score lines as shown below.

Fold the melon mambo to form a box as shown below. The seam will be in the back.   

attach it to the Island indigo as shown with the paper seam in the back.  

now attach the side of the cover to the side of the box. (optional)  

this box holds 4-6 lightly embellished cards and envelopes

an open shot: 

and another version that uses this Months club card!  

Leave a Comment and let me know if you like it.  a Big thanks to Stampin Connection for the inspiration!

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Triple Treat Birthday

Stamps: Triple Treat Flower, Perfectly Penned
Paper: Very vanilla, Crumb cake, soft suede
Ink: soft suede, pool party and more mustard
Accessories: fancy flower, 5 petal and 1/2 circle punches, tasteful trim die

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Did you miss me??? Got Scraps?

Not sure where the last week went to!  Holy smokes it just FLEW by.  My kids will be back in school soon so we are enjoying a nice week together!  Here is a super easy and clean and simple card and a great way to use some scraps.

Stamps: Perfectly Penned
Paper: Berry Blossom dsp, whisper white
Ink: early espresso
Accessories: ruffled coral ribbon and designer printed brads.

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My July club card

Love the Calypso Coral

Stamps: Perfectly Penned

Paper:calypso coral, very vanilla, black, first edition specialty paper

Ink: black

Accessories: Fancy flower punch, scallop dot ribbon, scallop border punch

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