Monday, May 3, 2021

Happy Birthday Box Set

 I'm so excited that there are only 3 days left until the Grand Opening of Just A Little Craft Store - and this boxed set will be in my shop there. I hope you like these double Z-Fold Cards I made!













Saturday, May 1, 2021

Retro Stamps and a 2 Sheet Wonder

 I have been following Chelsey Christiansen's (Creative Chelsey) online class using this layouts for this set of cards. I love this vintage looking retired stamp set from Stampin' Up! called Petal Palette. These are cards #3 and #4. Two pieces of 12x12 coordinating scrapbook papers make 11 cards. This was a fun way to use up some retired papers that have been sitting in my stash. Next week I'll post the final two!





Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Retro Stamps

Today's cards used a pattern from a 2 Sheet Wonder I found on Creative Chelsey's blog. These are cards using the patterns #1 & #2. I used a retired stamp set from Stampin' Up! called Petal Pallette and the coordinating dies. The paper is also retired SU. One of these cards is a general "Thinking of You" and the other is a Sympathy card. Both of these cards will be in my shop at Just a Little Craft Store in Palmer. The Grand Opening is May 6th and I'm so excited!





 

Monday, April 26, 2021

Art Gallery Bundle

It was so much fun playing with these stamps and dies from the Art Gallery. This set of cards includes 2 Z fold and 2 double Z fold designs and is available for $20 in my shop at Just A Little Craft Store in Palmer. If you're in the area you should stop by for the Grand Opening on May 6th!




















Sunday, April 25, 2021

I Scream - You Scream!

Here are some fun cards I created using a combination of stamps from the Sweet Ice Cream stamp set, along with the April Paper Pumpkin So Cool. I hope you like them!






















Friday, April 23, 2021

Hippobirthday 2 Ewe!

 Today I'm sharing a fun birthday card featuring a stamp set from Stampin' Up! called Hippo Happiness. It was designed by a Stampin' Up! demonstrator and I think it's super cute. I have made so many fun cards with these adorable animals and matching dies. 





Thursday, April 22, 2021

Sweet Ice Cream



 After years of people telling me that I should sell my cards, I'm finally making the leap and opening small space at Just a Little Craft Store on Park Street in Palmer. 

Here are one of the cards I'll be putting into my shop. I just love this sweet stamp, don't you?

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Sometimes Goodbyes Are Hard

Hi Stampers!

Today I'm sharing a few cards I made using the Royal Peacock Stamp Set and Detailed Peacock Dies. These were on my wish list for so long and when Stampin' Up announced they were retiring I just had to have them! Below is a set of cards I created using the stamp set and matching dies, along with the Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Series Paper, the Noble Peacock Foil Sheets, and the Noble Peacock Rhinestones.




I hope you enjoyed looking at these. If they inspired you to make your own set of Royal Peacock cards you can order the supplies to make your own in my online store individually, or as a bundle that will include all the items you see here as well as well as Beads and Baubles embossing folder and a spool of reversible ribbon in Pretty Peacock and Old Olive. 
The item number for this Noble Peacock Suite  bundle is 152187 for $92.75. If you order this suite from my current workshop using the workshop code:
Y9BQG4ME
on or before May 14th I will also send you a package of Whisper White Cardstock item #100730 as a Thank You for your order. If your order comes to $150 before tax and shipping, choose me  as your  demonstrator, don't use the hostess code and earn $15 or more in free Stampin' Rewards. I will still send you the card stock! Thanks for stopping by today! 

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Farmhouse Chic


Today I am playing along with Stamp Ink Paper's Farmhouse Chic challenge. For this card I used a combination of retired and current Stampin' Up! products.

Among the retired items are the DSP, seam binding in Pear Pizzazz, and the small tag from Chalk Talk Framelits.

I stamped the tag with Wisteria Wonder ink, embossed the bird with white and sponged more Wisteria ink over the tag. The remaining dies and cuts came from the Petal Palette Bundle.
This week's challenge was to be inspired by the above photo. You can see the links to other entries  by clicking on this link to the Stamp Ink Paper blog.  If you stopped by today please leave a little love on my photo!


Sunday, April 29, 2018

Coloring Challenges


Hi Stampers! It's a rainy dreary day here, but I am adding a little sunshine to my corner of the word with this happy card. I dug out an older stamp set today for my verse. After taking some time off from my blog and stamping, I have spend the past few months with my stamping friends revisiting my favorite creative outlet and I am slowly adding to my stash of stamps and paper supplies. With my primary focus having been the paper and dies in recent months.

For this card I used some paper from the Stampin' Up! Petal Passion pack and colored in the flowers using my markers in Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst and Powder Pink. The base was done using Berry Burst cardstock, and I added a little softness with a little Sweet Sugarplum ribbon from my stash. I love this soft color, but it will be gone soon so I have stocked up on the ink refill, cardstock and ribbons.

I am linking this card to two challenges this week, the SUO Challenges blog, since I used only Stampin' Up products and Stamp Ink Paper's Color It Challenge. This week's challenge is coloring. The design team has posted a couple of pretty sweet cards on their blog, so head on over and take a look at their amazing creations.

If you stopped by to visit or peek at my card today, please leave a little love in the comments section. Enjoy your Sunday!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Sunday Stamps: Rectangle Love

Hi Stampers! Today I am playing along with the Sunday Stamps challenge Rectangle Love.
Today's card uses all supplies from Stampin' Up! I chose to make it a birthday card because who can't use a birthday card?

Here is my recipe:
Basic Black Cardstock
Whisper White Cardstock
Paper Pumpkin Clear Stamps (from my stash)
Petal Passion DSP
Petals and More Thinlit Dies
Stamps: Express Yourself (SU)

Here are a couple more pictures:
I used more of the dies from Petals and More on the inside to turn this into an easel card.

I love the contrast of the black cutouts on the white background. I don't love using the photopolymer stamps but this greeting is gorgeously detailed. 

Thanks for stopping by today. Please leave a little love on my post!

Monday, April 16, 2018

Sending a Little Sunshine


Recently I have found time to return to my love of stamping. I have dug out some of my old stamp sets and dies and added some new goodies to my collection. Today I am sharing a card I recently made to send to a friend who needs a little cheering up. I believe I used some Bashful Blue and So Saffron, as well as Crisp Cantaloupe and Pistachio Pudding paper and ink from Stampin' Up!, as well as irridescent glimmer paper, also from Stampin' Up! The dies used for this project come from the Rainbow Builder set, as well as the Petals and More Thinlit Dies.

This particular card was inspired by one I saw by Lauren at the Crafty Little Peach. I love how she uses white layers on her projects.

Thanks for stopping by to take a peek. Don't forget to leave a little love!!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Make A Wish Pennant Birthday & Project Life Club Call

Hi Stampers!
It had been awhile since I have updated my stamp collection, so a few weeks back I took advantage of SAB and stocked up on some things to keep me busy for a bit! Here is my first creation using the Perfect Pennants Stamp Set. Here is a list of the supplies I used to create this card:
Chalk Marker
Jet Black Stayz-On Ink
Cherry Cobbler Ink
Coastal Cabana Ink
Midnight Muse Ink (if you didn't get this yet, sadly it's sold out!)
Cherry Cobbler Dazzling Details
Essentials Wooden Elements
Fresh Prints Designer Series Paper Stack
Scallop Tag Topper Punch
Baked Brown Sugar Card Stock
Whisper White Card Stock
Cherry Cobbler
White Stampin' Chalk Marker
This is a great card to add to your masculine card collection. It's sometimes hard to come up with ideas that aren't too girly!

Now on to the Project Life Club Details...this club meets once a month, on the last Tuesday of each month beginning May 27th @ 7:00pm. Each month you will complete a page using one of the templates from the Project Life 12x12 photo pocket pages. Each month we will assemble a page (into) the pockets and stamp an additional project. The club will run for 5 months - May through Sept. There is a minimum order of $30 for each month, and each member will receive the hostess benefits once during the course of the club.
Sound like fun? Email me to confirm your space! katherinerock@live.com

Thanks for stopping by!


Sunday, April 20, 2014

Watercolor Backgrounds

Hi Stampers! Today I am sharing a card I made recently using the Watercolor Wonder Designer Note Cards & Envelopes. I love how easy it is to put together a card in a jiffy using this card kit, with almost no preparation at all. I used my clear block to create a watercolor background on a piece of Whisper White card stock that I had in my scrap basket. Can I tell you that it was so quick and easy? You can view a tutorial showing you how to use this technique here.

Thanks for stopping by today!



Friday, April 18, 2014

I'm back!

Hi Stampers! These past months have been a bit of a whirl wind for me - and they have sure flown by quickly! But with all  the hours I have dedicated to work this past school year (more than I ever imagined possible!) I have decided that I need a little creativity back in my life. At work this week, I needed to leave a little something for a coworker. I like finding treats that are not edible, and after seeing these cute treat holders with chocolate eggs everywhere, I decided to make some with lip balms. Here's the result:
Hope you like them! Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Come To My Party!


Hi Stampers! I am excited to share this card with you this week, I just adore these little animals, and the shading on the stamps make it so easy to add a bit of depth to my colored image. For something a little different I even added cute little birthday candles on the side. I'm keeping my post short today, and sadly it will be my last for a few weeks as I took a  pretty hard fall this past week and fractured my arm fairly close to my shoulder. I'll be back as soon as I can though, in the meantime I plan to enjoy the crisp fall weather we're having!

Thanks for stopping by!