Stampin’ Up! Clean and Simple Hydrangea Haven Card

This week’s Happy Inkin’ Thursday Blog Hop is a color challenge using the new 2021-2023 In-Colors.

I decided to keep things real clean and simple using the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set. This card is perfect for someone just beginning to stamp or for someone who wants a quick and easy card.

My card starts off with Fresh Freesia cardstock, which I covered with a pattern from the Pansy Patch Designer Series Paper.

I then took a panel of Basic White cardstock and stamped the images from the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set in Soft Succulent and Fresh Freesia ink (stamping off for the lighter shade).

I then matted this on Fresh Freesia cardstock and adhered it down using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I then stamped the sentiment from the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set in Evening Evergreen ink.

Stampin' Up! Hydrangea Haven

Lastly, I added a Bumblebee Trinket next to the flowers.

Thanks for checking out my project today!!!

Stampin' Up! Hydrangea Haven

Now click the button below to see what Sue’s created this week!

  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Kristi Gray
  4. Jaimie Babarczy <– You Are Here
  5. Sue Prather
  6. Karen Finkle
  7. Akiko Sudano
  8. Karen Ksenzakovic

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Stampin’ Up! Forever Fern Square Thank You Card

Last Thursday on Facebook, I challenged you to use your Designer Series Paper.

With the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog coming to a close, I’m trying to use up the last bits of my Designer Series Paper.
I mean, we have to make room for all the new goodies, don’t we?!

So I have a really quick, simple, just #simplestamping, no die cutting, card for today.

My card starts off with Pretty Peacock cardstock, which by the way, will be retiring for good the end of April. It would be a great idea to stock up on this color while it’s still available!

Next I cut a pattern from the Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper almost square – 1/8″ shorter width wise and then cut it on a diagonal.

Next I stamped the sentiment from the Forever Fern Stamp Set in Pear Pizzazz ink and a fern in Pretty Peacock ink on a square piece of Basic White cardstock, matting a panel of Pretty Peacock cardstock behind it.

I then wound around a piece of the Pretty Peacock/Old Olive ribbon behind the square, adhering it down with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Stampin' Up! Forever Fern Square Thank You Card

Thanks for checking out my project today!!!

Be sure to head over to my store and stock up on the retiring Forever Greenery DSP and Pretty Peacock cardstock and ink pad!!!

Stampin' Up! Forever Fern Square Thank You Card

Today’s card was inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.


Place an order of $50 (before shipping and tax) in March and receive an upgraded spiral bound 2021-2022 Annual Catalog in April.

If you’ve placed an order through my store in the last year, you will automatically be mailed a catalog in April. But to receive the upgraded spiral bound catalog, just place a minimum $50 order in March!!

The spiral bound makes a HUGE difference with the annual catalogs, really helping you browse easily.


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Stampin’ Up! Only Stamping Welcoming Window Card

Sometimes you just throw the bells and whistles out the window and stick to paper and ink.

I shared today’s card a few weeks ago in my live video, but wanted to share it here on my blog as well.
Granted, the Welcoming Window Bundle is gorgeous and I highly recommend getting the matching dies, but I wanted to show that you can still make a beautiful card with just the stamps.

My card starts off with Mint Macaron cardstock.

I then took a panel of Basic White cardstock and created my window scene using Crumb Cake (window, sentiment), Gray Granite (stamped off for bricks), Mint Macaron (shutters, plant), Bumblebee (pot) Inks.

I then matted it on a panel of Crumb Cake cardstock.

And that’s it – super simple – ink and paper.

I’ll be back tonight with a live stamping tutorial on my Facebook page at 7:30 EST. It’s a masculine card…which can always be tricky so you won’t want to miss it…AND it’s a fun fold!

WHAT?! Me…a fun fold?! I know, what can I say.

Join me live and you might just win the card!!!

Thanks for checking out my project today!
Whether you’re just starting off stamping or have been doing it for years, be sure to add the Welcoming Window Stamp Set to your wish list!


Place an order of $50 (before shipping and tax) in March and receive an upgraded spiral bound 2021-2022 Annual Catalog in April.

If you’ve placed an order through my store in the last year, you will automatically be mailed a catalog in April. But to receive the upgraded spiral bound catalog, just place a minimum $50 order in March!!

The spiral bound makes a HUGE difference with the annual catalogs, really helping you browse easily.


Color Swatch Now Available!

Ever wonder what certain colors would look like together?
Ever wish you could access a sample of each color of cardstock?

I created a Color Swatch to help you with just this!!

For just $20 (includes the cost of shipping), you get a sample of every current Stampin’ Up! color, clearly labeled, and all on a ring for easy access – that’s 53 color samples!!
I did update the labels to include each color name and which color family it belongs to (i.e., Brights, Regals, etc.).

You can order a Color Swatch using this form here.


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Stampin’ Up! Peace on Earth Snow Front Card

Happy Monday everyone!

I sure everyone has a great week ahead!!!

My card starts off with Real Red cardstock, which I embossed using the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder.

I then took a panel of Whisper White cardstock and used the Snow Front Stamp Set to create a scene. I used Smoky Slate (mountains), Soft Suede (cabin), Garden Green (trees), Balmy Blue (water), and Real Red (bird) inks. I then trimmed the end in a banner.

Lastly I stamped the sentiment from the Wrapped in Christmas in Garden Green ink, adhering it down with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Thanks for checking out my project today!


Today’s card was inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches Challenge.


Buy the Quite Curvy Variety Bundle in the month of November and I’ll mail you eight card kits (2 each of 4 designs).

The Quite Curvy Variety Bundle is available starting Nov 3rd and includes the:

  • Quite Curvy Bundle
  • Curvy Christmas Stamp Set
  • Classic Christmas Designer Series Paper

The cards in the kit include two Christmas cards, a birthday card, and a “just because” card. The kits come with everything you’ll need to make these cards (minus ink pads and adhesive).

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Stampin’ Up! Super Quick and Simple Lovely You Card

You know me, I love a super clean and simple card.

Jazzed up cards are nice too, but there’s something beautiful about simplicity.

And the Lovely You Stamp Set is perfect for just that!

My card starts off with Just Jade cardstock.

I then took a panel of Whisper White cardstock.  I used a pencil to draw a diagonal line across it so I knew where to stamp.  I used the Lovely You Stamp Set and stamped the different images in Pretty Peacock, Jude Jade, Mint Macaron, and Petal Pink ink.

I then wound around some Gold thread and stamped the sentiment just above it in Just Jade ink.  I also added a few Gilded Gems next to the sentiment.

Lastly, I matted this on another panel of Whisper White cardstock and adhered it down using Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Thanks for checking out my project today!


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I have lots of options to choose from to get your hands on all the new Designer Series Paper and Ribbon & Embellishments.

Participate in one of my Product Shares and get a sampling of all the new goodies at a fracture of the price!


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For every increment of $50 in an order placed now through August 3rd, you’ll earn a $5 coupon that you can spend between Aug 4-31.

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Stampin’ Up! Bloom By Bloom Card

Happy Friday everyone!!

I am constantly mailing out cards.  I keep my mailman pretty busy.

So when I receive one in the mail, it really makes my day!

My card today was inspired by a card that I received from one of my downlines, Karen.  I loved the overall design of it and decided to CASE it.  You can check out her blog here.

My card starts off with Call Me Clover cardstock.  I trimmed down the right side of the front flap of the card and adhered a pattern from the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper to the right inside of the card.

I used the Bloom By Bloom Stamp Set and stamped the flowers in Versamark ink over the Call Me Clover card front.

Next I took a panel of Whisper White cardstock and stamped the stem from the Bloom By Bloom Stamp Set in Call Me Clover ink and the petal in Petal Pink ink, matting this on Petal Pink cardstock.

I then stamped the sentiment from the Flourishing Phrases Stamp Set in the bottom corner.

What I love about this card is when you open the card front, the beautiful floral pattern of Happiness Blooms DSP is still there.

Enjoy!


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