Make a Medallion Stamp Set

Make a Medallion new stamp

Hello stamping friend!  I’m sure by now you’ve checked out the new Sale-A-Bration products that have been added; if not, READ THIS POST for the details.  One of the new favourites is the Make A Medallion stamp set. This beautiful set has 2 large medallion pieces that you can use separately, […] Read more »

A Balloon Adventures Birthday Celebration

Balloon Adventures birthday celebration card

Balloon Adventures is, I think, the quintessential birthday stamp set!  It has everything you need for a great celebration – images of balloons, confetti, balloon strings that are curly & swirly; and some of the best birthday sentiments I’ve seen in a long time.  Yes, this set truly makes me […] Read more »

A Review of Birthday Cards

Z Fold Birthday card

Today we’re celebrating our youngest son’s 19th birthday!  Since he hasn’t seen his card yet (we do the cards & presents after dinner), I thought it would be a good time to share a review of birthday cards I’ve done over the past year (or two). Family Birthday Cards This birthday […] Read more »

Fun with Watercolour Pencils

Watercolour Pencils and Beautiful You stamp

Using our new Watercolour Pencils, and how to use them with different tools and mediums is a lot of fun.  This past weekend, I had a great time teaching some wonderful ladies about how to get the most out of the Watercolour Pencils. The Watercolour Pencil Colours: In the package, you get […] Read more »

New Paper Craft Crew Sketch Challenge

Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge 232

Welcome back to another fun sketch challenge with the Paper Craft Crew! I am really enjoying seeing the amazing cards that you make for each challenge.  I know you’ll knock it out of the park with this one, too. Here is Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge 232: This sketch challenge […] Read more »

New SALE-A-BRATION ITEMS ARE HERE!

New Sale-A-Bration items now available

They’re here – the new Sale-A-Bration items are here today!! You are going to love, love, love these new Sale-A-Bration products – and they’re FREE for you!!  These are in addition to the existing Sale-A-Bration products that you can still earn for free – you can now choose from all […] Read more »

Get Prepared for Wedding Season

Sentiment Panel of Wedding PocketCard

Hi there, stamping friend!  We’re almost through February, which means that wedding season will be soon upon us!  Now is the time to start getting your cards ready, so that you’re not caught short-handed. Sorry I’ve been missing in action for a few days; I have been busy, though!  Today […] Read more »

Wacky Watercooler Spring Fever Blog Hop

Special Reason stamp set with Stylish Stems Thinlits

Are you tired of the snow and cold weather, and ready for Spring?!  I know I am 🙂  Welcome, stamping friend, to the Spring Fever edition of the Wacky Watercooler Blog Hop! How It Works: If you haven’t enjoyed one of our hops before, you’re in for a treat!  All […] Read more »

An Awesome Sketch Challenge with the Paper Craft Crew!

Cupcakes & Carousels meets Balloon Adventures

Hello stamping friend, and welcome to another terrific challenge with the Paper Craft Crew Design Team! I was sad to have missed out on last week’s challenge (this cold has been brutal!) but I’m back, and I hope you’ll join me! Here is the Paper Craft Crew challenge for this […] Read more »

Here’s Some Inspiration for Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine's Day card Heart Trio

Hi there, stamping friend!  Well, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day.  Are you ready, or do you pass on the celebration? As a card maker, well – it’s kind of a *given* that I will have Valentine’s Day cards 🙂 It’s always an internal struggle for me; I know that we don’t […] Read more »