Hearts and Country Floral Embossing Folder

June is fast approaching and wedding bells are in the air!  My niece is getting married in June, and I've been thinking a little more about cards for bridal showers and weddings.  I love this card made with Country Floral dynamic embossing folder, Meant to Be stamp set, and the lovely Be Mine Stitched Framelits.  Very simple to make, yet elegant!

Meant to be



4 1/4 x 11" Very Vanilla card stock scored at 5 1/2" for card base.

5 1/4 x 4" Very Vanilla card stock for embossed piece.

Gold foil paper for die cutting hearts

Scrap piece of Very Vanilla for die cutting heart

Gold embossing powder

Versamark ink


Heat tool

Stampin' Trimmer

Multipurpose glue


Cut out multiple heart piece for bottom of card and large gold heart from Gold foil paper.

Die cut Very Vanilla heart using Be Mine Stitched Framelits.  Emboss with sentiment from Meant to Be stamp set

Emboss 5 1/4 x 4"  Very Vanilla piece with Country Floral embossing folder.  Adhere to card base

Attach large hearts to top of card.

Adhere large piece of multiple hearts to bottom of card with multipurpose glue.

Stamp sentiment inside.







Saying Goodbye to Retiring Stamps!

It's time to say goodbye to retiring stamps.  They will be available for purchase only until June 3rd.  Look through the list of beauties, and grab those special ones you want while they are available!

Remember to use the April Host code for orders between 50 and 150 dollars (before tax and shipping).  I will send you the beautiful tea time ribbon set.  

Here's the lists - take a look!



Retiring pic 2019


Retiring stamps from Occasions catalog (Download OCC 19 Retiring List_US 2019

Retiring stamps from Annual Catalog Download AC 18-19 Retiring List_US


Hopping Along with Fabled Friends Bunny!

This little bunny is bringing an Easter greeting today.  I have posed him in a watering can from an older retired stamp set (Garden Grown).  It reminds me of the story of Peter Rabbit!  Use him for Easter or a cute baby card!




Fabled Friends Stamp Set

Basket Weave embossing folder

Rectangle Framelits

Very Vanilla card stock - base is 4 1/4 x 11 scored at 5 1/2"; embossed piece is 5 1/4 x 4"; scrap pieces to stamp bunny and watering can.

Stampin' Blends - Petal Pink, Balmy Blue, Crumb Cake

Memento Black ink

Balmy Blue card stock or Petal Pink card stock for framelits.

Garden Grown stamp set (retired).

Silver and Pink or Silver and Blue Baker's Twine.

MIni glue dots.



Stamp bunny with memento ink.  Color as desired with Stampin' Blends markers.  Fancy cut bunny, and cut around elbows to go over watering can.

Stamp watering can.  Adhere bunny to watering can with elbows hanging over edge.

Die cut frame using Rectangle Framelits (second and fourth I think).

Emboss Very Vanilla Piece for background.

Place bunny/watering can where desired on card stock with dimensionals.

Place frame around bunny with dimensionals.

Adhere bow with glue dot.

Stamp sentiment inside.




This card is soooo fun!!  It's pretty on the outside, but open it up, and SURPRISE!  A little beauty and fun in a card to share with a friend!  This is a get-well card, but you could use the recipe below to make a card for any event.

This card was CASED from Ronda Wade.  If you haven't seen any of her tutorials, you should!






Designer series paper - 11 1/2" x 5 1/2"

White card stock for front - 3" x 4"

Gorgeous Grape card stock for front mat - 3 1/4" x 4 1/4"

Whisper White card stock for inside (2 pieces) 5" x 3 3/4"

Whisper White scraps to punch out daisy

Vellum card stock, 11 1/2" x 3/4"

Butterfly DSP

1/2" circle punch

Daisy punch

Butterfly punch

Gorgeous Grape ink

Tear 'n Tape

Black/silver 1/4" ribbon

Stampin' Trimmer

Snail adhesive

Glue dots



Score the 5 1/2" x 11" DSP at 4 1/4, 5, 5 3/4, 6 1/2, and 7 1/4"  Fold in half, and then a mountain fold on either side of center fold.

Run a piece of Tear 'n Tape in each valley fold on front, peel and tape.

Punch six butterflies from Butterfly DSP. Adhere one to each side of narrow vellum with dimensionals.

Run a piece of Tear 'n Tape in valley fold on inside .  Attach the vellum/butterfly pieces and seal.

Stamp sentiments on white card stock for inside and adhere.

Stamp sentiment on front.  Decorate as desired and adhere to black mat, and then to card front.

Punch out two daisy pieces.  Layer one on top with glue dots.  Punch out 1/2" circle, color, and add to center of daisy.





This cute frog birthday card is for my grandson.  He is going to be five tomorrow, and I know he likes frogs, toads, and all of those funny creatures that are coming alive right now because it's spring!



Supplies:   Card stock - Mango Melody 4 1/4" x 8 1/2" scored at 5 1/2" (Card base)

                    Card stock - Whisper White 5" x 3 1/2" for stamping on

                   Card stock - Bermuda Bay  5" x 4" for mat

                    DSP - Green Gingham Gala  5 1/4" x 4"

                    Black Baker's Twine

                    Stampin' Blends - Pumpkin Pie (light), Granny Apple Green, (dark and light), Bermuda Bay (dark), Daffodil Delight (dark)

                    Memento Ink (black)

                    Rectangle Stitched Framelits

                    Adhesive, Dimensionals, Glue dot

                    Stampin' Trimmer

                    So Hoppy Together stamp set

                    Piece of Cake stamp set (for "Birthday" stamp)


Cut the Whisper White cardstock piece with the 3rd largest Rectangle Stitched Framelit.  Cut the Bermuda Bay piece with the 2nd largest Rectangle Stitched Framelit.

Stamp frog on Whisper White cardstock and color.  Stamp "Hoppy" at top (tape off the words you don't want while inking, pull off tape and stamp "hoppy").  Then stamp "birthday" from the "happy birthday" sentiment in Piece of Cake set, using the same technique (cover the words you don't want while inking the stamp and remove the tape before stamping).

Adhere Gingham DSP to card base.

Adhere Bermuda Bay Piece to card.

Tie Baker's twine bow around white card stock with frog.  Adhere in place with a glue dot under the bow.

Adhere White frog card stock piece to Bermuda Bay piece with dimensionals.

Stamp sentiment on white card stock for inside of card.  Adhere to inside.