Thursday, January 28, 2016

Sunburst Thank You

I'm so excited that Stampin Up has released a starburst thinlit! Here's one option--a sunburst square. This card is 4 1/4 x 8 1/2, folded in half. I added a layer of Crumb Cake cardstock at 4 x 4 and doodled around it with my white gel pen. The Sunburst Thinlit cut my Love Blossoms DSP stack perfectly, and I centered it on the layer and then trimmed off the edges.

I really wanted a white sentiment in the center, so I used this "thank you" stamp from Happy Happenings (page 103 in the main catalog) with Versamark ink and white embossing powder. A circle punch and a bit more white doodling, and that's all there is to it!


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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Sky is the Limit Treat Bag

I love making the Mini Treat Bags! It's so easy with the thinlit set, and they make darling gift card holders. And what a great way to use up that designer paper we've been hoarding! Have to make room for the new stuff, right?

This Treat Bag was a January Stamp Club project using the limited-time Sale-a-bration set Sky Is the Limit. It's a great set for any occasion and includes a happy birthday, congratulations, and the sky is the limit sentiment, along with the one shown above.


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Friday, January 22, 2016

Bear Hugs Valentine

This fun card was a Stamp Club project in January. Can you see the heart embossing on the left side of the main panel?? The adorable Bear Hugs stamp set comes with a set of matching dies! Be sure to check it out in the links below.

Card inspired by Mary Fish. 


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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Monday, January 18, 2016

Glimmer So Loved

Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper and Shimmery White cardstock make this valentine something special! Can you believe how intricate that Bloomin' Hearts die is?

The sentiment is one of my favorites from the Watercolor Wishes kit.

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Just for You Botanicals

This set is so versatile! Bright or somber, masculine or floral--you have it covered with Botanicals for You. Get it free for Sale-a-bration!


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Monday, January 11, 2016

Bloomin Love Valentine

This 4x4 Kraft cardstock card base has been sitting on my stamp table for a few months. I couldn't make it work at Christmas time, so I set it aside for "later." I'm happy to report that "later" is here, and this Valentine's Day card came together so easily!

The background paper is from the Love Blossoms DSP stack, which is full of wonderful prints! Can you see the bit of Blushing Bride Glimmer Paper??? I'm addicted to that gorgeous stuff, and I'll be ordering more soon! The banner and saying are from the Bloomin Hearts set, which coordinates with the Bloomin Hearts dies (only the small flower shown here). I had to hand cut the banner, but you don't need to! The Large Numbers Framelits set contains a die designed to match!


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Friday, January 8, 2016

Paper Pumpkin Calendar

The first 3 pages of my December 2015 Paper Pumpkin calendar!

The January page I went out on my own, because I saved the background to use for something else! Ha!

It's a perfect time to try (or resubscribe!) to Paper Pumpkin, because 3-month prepaid subscriptions are ON SALE!  Just click over to my Stampin Up shop and add a prepaid subscription now! You won't regret it!
After you place your order, you'll receive an email with the code for your subscription. Just go to and enter the code to start receiving your kits!

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Masculine Botanicals for Sale-a-Bration

I wanted to use this great new Sale-a-bration set, Botanicals for You, on a masculine card. I started with the Watercolor Wash background in Soft Sky, then added the Just for you stamp and a few leafy things in Soft Suede. If you look closely, you can see the White Perfect Accents in the photo.

Have you picked out a must-have Sale-a-Bration set yet??? My big order will arrive on Friday (I hope!), and I'm excited for a weekend of stamping!


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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-Bration 2016!

Today is the day!

You can now order from the Occasions Catalog!

Click the above image to view and order from the Occasions Catalog on my website.

Click here or on the cover photo in the side bar to view (or download) the pdf file.

While you're at it, earn some Sale-a-Bration freebies!

Click the above image or the cover photo in the sidebar to view (and save) the pdf file.

When you order online, the system will automatically prompt you to add the Sale-a-Bration items you've earned!

Need some more Paper Pumpkin (I always do!), it's on sale PLUS helps you earn Sale-a-Bration! Click the image above or click here to order a prepaid Paper Pumpkin subscription on sale!

Weekly Deals January 5

Weekly Deals are up!

Don't forget to follow my Card Buffet page on Facebook to see the latest in sales, updates, classes, and creative projects! 

Monday, January 4, 2016

Bloomin Heart in Black Glimmer

A little preview of new product available tomorrow!

 Tomorrow (Tuesday, Jan 5) is the Opening Day for the Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-bration! You can order this gorgeous heart die, the Bloomin' Heart Thinlits set, from page 16 of the Occasions Catalog. Isn't it gorgeous in Black Glimmer Paper?? I used this card as a wedding card over the New Year's weekend.


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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Paper Pumpkin Calendar Pages

The December Paper Pumpkin kit was for a desktop calendar! I substituted for a few of the backgrounds, because I wanted to make something else with them. This calendar is going to look so cute on my piano!

Here's the December video: