Today at Stylin' Stampin' INKspiration we're playing around with Fancy Folds! I wanted to make this card for a friend who just loves elephants! This Gate Fold Card is so simple to make, but it's extra special because of the way it opens. The stamp is from the host … [Read more...] about Fancy Fold Friday
We learned how to do this Fancy Fold in our Maui Big Shots! meeting last weekend. It's called a Full Pleated Card and I got excellent directions from Linda Bouwin. Thanks, Linda! Stamp Sets: Birthday Blooms Colors/Paper: Mint Macaron, Crushed Curry, It's My Party … [Read more...] about Full Pleated Card
A downline is someone who has signed up under me (the upline) to be a Stampin' Up! demonstrator. Most do this just to get a 20% off discount on everything! You don't have to have classes to be a demo. Our group is called the Maui Big Shots! and they are a fun & creative … [Read more...] about My Downline May Projects
I'm excited to participate in a blog hop today with the Borderline Buddies...this time from a border quite far away! Maui! The theme is SPRING! That gets me thinking flowers & butterflies, which I noticed all around me as I took my walk this morning. I'm lucky … [Read more...] about Spring Blog Hop!
I attended an event a year ago on Oahu hosted by Cindy Baughman (Stamped With Aloha) and was so excited to meet Dawn Griffin! She's basically a ROCK STAR to me!! She gave a stamp presentation and I finally got around to making her cute Step Panel Card today! The Maui Big … [Read more...] about Dawn’s Step Panel Card
Yesterday I had my last Card-in-a-Box Class! Here everyone is hard at work... Thought you'd enjoy seeing how everyone's projects turned out! I have such a creative group!! Isn't it fun to see how everyone put their own … [Read more...] about Card in a Box Class Results!
Here's a pretty Valentine Card with a simple, but fancy fold: This is a great way to use up some of those scraps of DSP! Directions: Crumb Cake Base (4 1/4 X 11. Score at 2 3/4 & 8 1/4). The sides should fold in & meet in the middle. Glue panels to … [Read more...] about Bloomin’ Love
Watermelon = summer! When I saw this post from Debbie Henderson, I knew I had to make these for club!!! I know!!! Aren't they adorable?! Here's the bow on the side: We'll be getting lots of practice using the Big Shot! Project #2 will use the Curvy Keepsake Box … [Read more...] about Watermelon for August Club
My card today features 2-step stamping! The new stamp set, Wild About Flowers, allows you to stamp 2 stamps that make 1 image. Simple & pretty! The fold was easy to do. You just cut your cardstock at 4 1/4" x 11" and score at 5 1/2". Then score the front in half at 2 … [Read more...] about Wild About Flowers
Club is next weekend and we'll be making a couple of Easter projects! One of the projects is this adorable card I found on Rachel Tessman's blog. I think the Best Day Ever DSP is perfect for Easter! Get it FREE with your $50 order during Sale-a-Bration (through the end of … [Read more...] about March Club…Easter Theme!
My first attempt at a Waterfall Card... it's really pretty easy. And super cute!! Pull the trim... and the panels start unfolding...Got this cute idea with tutorial from Leeann Greff's blog. We'll be making these at November Club! … [Read more...] about Waterfall Card
I've always wanted to learn to make a "tunnel card", so I signed up for a swap at Convention called "Fun Folds". I made my first tunnel card and discovered it's really simple!! Can you tell by the photo... it's a valley, mountain, valley fold. Here's a picture of the front of … [Read more...] about Tunnel Card Fun Fold